Photo collage of Gretel's Fine Gifts near The Whittaker Inn

West Lafayette Shopping

Lafayette has plenty of places to shop including the Tippecanoe Mall, Meijer, WalMart, and chain clothing stores. However, if you are looking for local treasures we recommend the boutiques below!

Exhibits in Artists' Own near The Whittaker Inn

Artists' Own

Artists' Own is a co-operative gallery and gift shop featuring original works by over 20 established Indiana artists. This shop has been a thriving downtown business for 22+ years! Artists' Own is proud to have received the peoples choice award for favorite art gallery many times! They’re located at 518 Main St, Lafayette, IN 47901.

Clothes & bags on shelves in Boutique by Michele, Whittaker Inn

Boutique by Michele

Michele Brouillette has been in retail for 20+ years, and enjoys helping customers find items that they absolutely love! Boutique by Michele sells clothing, jewelry, handbags, baby gifts, home decor, candles, and gifts. This is a must see for visitors of the West Lafayette/Lafayette area who are looking for a unique array of boutique items.

Clothing on display at Boutique LoriAnn near The Whittaker Inn

Boutique LoriAnn

Boutique LoriAnn opened it’s doors in downtown Lafayette in September of 2018. They specialize in showcasing a range of high quality, affordable styles from designer brands to new and coming fashion trends. Stop by to shop their unique selection of women’s clothing, accessories, jewelry and home décor.


Ornaments on shelves, Gretel's Fine Gifts, The Whittaker Inn

Gretel's Fine Gifts

A gift from Gretel's is a gift carefully chosen, always thoughtful, and full of love, and distinctively unique. They feature home décor, custom floral arrangements, works from local artists, candles, wind chimes, outdoor décor, women's fashions, custom charcuterie boards and purses, jewelry, toys, greeting cards, and much more! Free gift wrapping for your purchases is also available upon request.

Exterior view of McCord Candies near The Whittaker Inn

McCord Candies

McCord Candies is a Historic Downtown Lafayette icon. This sweets shop, formerly known as "Glatz Candies" was founded in 1912, and has brought the community joy for over a century. If you are in town for the winter holidays, be sure to check out the process of making candy canes!

Ornaments on shelves at Retail Therapy near The Whittaker Inn

Retail Therapy

Retail Therapy is a small local boutique located within downtown Lafayette, Indiana. As a woman-owned business, they strongly believe in giving back to the community and supporting other local businesses within the Greater Lafayette area. This boutique loves bringing you trendy clothing and one-of-a-kind unique gifts for your loved ones.

Dining tables in Rose Market outdoors near The Whittaker Inn

Rose Market

Rose Market is a one-of-a-kind specialty food market and apothecary in Historic Downtown Lafayette. Here you can find a wide variety of homemade, vegan and gluten free food options as well as allergen friendly snacks. In our opinion, the vegan donuts are well worth the short drive!

Entrance of Two Tulips Boutique near The Whittaker Inn

Two Tulips Boutique

Located only one mile from Purdue's campus, Two Tulips Boutique offers a pleasant and convenient shopping experience. From childrens clothes to Purdue gear, this unique shop has so much to explore.