Frankfort Avenue is a thoroughfare that starts in the suburb of St. Matthews and ends at the conjunction with Brownsboro Road near the Ohio River. Along the way, visitors will find many hip restaurants, bookstores, boutiques, bakeries and much, much more. Most of the shops are locally owned and operated; in fact, there is nary a trace of a big-box store. The Avenue also traverses through the historic, charming neighborhoods of Crescent Hill and Clifton, which are treasures in themselves.
Collectors and lovers of antiques visit The Antique Market at Distillery Commons to buy well-preserved antiques be it paintings, jewelry, furniture or other accessories. The friendly and knowledgeable staff make it easy for you to pick the right pieces. Those in search of furniture are sure to be pleased by the range on offer, which includes English, Asian and American pieces. Spread out over 12000 square feet, with more than 30 independent merchants displaying their wares, Antique Market at Distillery Commons is every collector's dream stop.
This shop on busy Frankfort Avenue features a curated collection of women's clothing and accessories. The upscale designers on the racks include the popular Anna Sui and Helmut Lang as well as some lesser known ones like Malene Birger and Rachel Pally. Many of the designs are quite eclectic and sometimes garish, but then again the store prides itself on the idea that it's always good to "ruffle some feathers."
If trendy, hip clothing and unusual accessories are the things your heart desires, then stop by Dot Fox and you will not be disappointed. This little boutique at Bardstown Road is stocked with a great collection of young, stylish clothing and accessories from a variety of independent lines including names like Leelu Q, Noo Works, Tangiers, Insight and Covet. With shoes, bags, scarves, jewelry and much more on offer, Dot Fox has everything you may need to complement your unique style.
Founded in 1914, Rodes is recognized as a premier store in Louisville that offers quality clothing for men and women. This family owned and operated showroom showcases a remarkable collection of traditional garments, Italian designs, sportswear and other accessories. Whether you want to sport an elegant and mild look or a trendy and loud look, Rodes has all things right to match your attitude.