Those who don’t care for national chain superstores will find boutique shopping solace in the city of Cleveland and its surrounding suburbs. Here are some of the city’s best boutiques. – LeeAnn Mullen

The Littlest Details

36841 Detroit Road
Avon, OH 44011
(440) 934-3778

Located in the Old Avon shopping district, shoppers can find The Littlest Details just 20 minutes west of downtown Cleveland on Interstate 90. The small boutique specially caters to pregnant moms and babies. A variety of organic baby products, clothing, accessories and nursery décor are available, and the boutique offers a helpful gift registry service. The Littlest Details is open Monday by appointment only; Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.

Belle Soiree

25887 Detroit Road
Westlake, OH 44145
(440) 835-9977

Located in Westlake, Belle Soiree Dress Boutique is a designer black tie event, cocktail and mother-of-the-bride dress shop that offers impeccable service and international designer pieces, such as Terani Couture, Nicole Bakti, Mack and Mack, and Frascara. Executive apparel is also available. Sizes 2 to 26 are offered, so women of all shapes and sizes can shop at Belle Soiree. Belle Soiree Boutique is open Wednesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Red Carpet Boutique

668 Broadway Avenue
Bedford, OH 44146
(440) 786-7970

Specializing in glamour dresses and special occasion wear, Red Carpet Boutique is located in the southeast suburb of Bedford. Shoppers looking for the perfect prom gown, a knockout date dress or a dress for any other formal even can find an enormous variety of unique, colorful pieces in an assortment of styles and sizes at Red Carpet Boutique. The shop also offers alteration services, so shoppers can rest assured that their dress choice will fit them perfectly. Red Carpet Boutique is open Wednesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Mondays and Tuesdays, by appointment only.

Winds of Change

37 West Orange Street
Chagrin Falls, OH 44022
(440) 247-2420

Winds of Change is a women’s fashion boutique that is famous for its eclectic variety of boutique designer clothing and accessories. The boutique’s buyers travel the world in search of cutting-edge fashion trends to bring to their customers, who get service that is far more personal than what is offered at chain clothing stores. Winds of Change is open Monday through Wednesday and Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Thursday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.