Downtown Alley


There’s never a shortage of quaint places to shoot in Charleston, and one of my favorite places is Hutson Alley around the corner from Dandy Boutique.  Dandy is a gem of a store located on John Street in the Upper King Street area and is packed full of vintage inspired women’s clothing and accessories.  Most people might think shopping local is expensive, but I beg to differ.  You can buy a full outfit head to toe for under $150 like this cute denim dress for only $68!


Owner Holly McGetrick is making your holiday shopping easier at Dandy Boutique with their personalized gift boxes.  You can pick from 3 different size boxes packed with goodies and receive 20% off your entire gift box purchase.  This is the the easiest way to give holiday cheer without the stress of running around.

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And if your wondering about my new whiter and brighter smile, I can give credit to Peninsula Cosmetic & Family Dentistry.  I’ve never had my teeth whitened and I wanted to go somewhere I could trust, so of course I went to my dentist.  Me and my family have been going to Peninsula Cosmetic & Family Dentistry for years and I always have the best experience with the entire staff there.  It also helps that their office is in a beautifully renovated house on Savannah Highway in West Ashley.  The procedure was somewhat quick (45 min), totally painless, and I couldn’t be happier with my results!  Now it’s up to me to stay away from those pesky teeth staining vices like ice tea and red wine.


Autumn Daze Overall Dress $68, Upata Bomber Jacket $124, Teacher’s Pet Spectator Shoes $82.50, Hey Frenchie Beret $39, and Sunnies from Dandy Boutique

Photography by Clifford Pate