Explore the mysteries of the metaphysical, find out how to become holistically whole or learn how to help usher in the new age at the Aquarian Bookstore. Along with a vast selection of books, you will find crystals and unusual jewelry, tarot cards and other gifts. Psychic readings and classes on topics like yoga and astrology are available.
It is hard to walk by this shop without stopping in for a look. The window is full of fascinating items from almost every period of Richmond's history. Inside, a charming collection of antique clothing, shoes and accessories await discovery. Cases look more like your grandmother's jewelry box, filled with antique jewelry, gloves and fans. The shelves are almost a time-line, showing hats and shoes from the closets of decades of fashionable southern men and women. Tuxedos and beaded dresses from the 1920s, capes from the 1890s, and kid gloves and feathered hats are just a few examples of items you will find here.
Shoppers enjoy 110 stores and food vendors at Regency Square in Richmond's West End. Hechts department store, Ann Taylor, Crabtree & Evelyn, The Gap and Gap Kids, Laura Ashley and 9 West are a few favorites. Among items shoppers can find in other specialty stores here are toys, books, records, shoes and lingerie.
Other stores in the district offer stylish clothing, but Lex's is just as up to the minute minus the markup. The racks are crammed with clothes you will not find anywhere else in town. The sales associates are creative and helpful. The sizes here run a little small. Those of you who usually wear a six may very well take a larger one at Lex's.
Where do all of the beautifully carved mantles, doors, iron gates and fences go when ancient houses are torn down? They come here. Governor's specializes in architectural materials and contains over a million antiques. If a door is just too much to take home, stop by anyway for fascinating browsing or to find Civil War relics, glass, jewelry and furniture. A free brochure is provided on request.
From the 1890s to the 1970s, Luxor Vintage displays the luxury of several decades. Packed with clothing, hats, shoes and accessories, there are many unbelievable bargains. For example, a 1930s brocade box purse, over $100 in most stores, was only $30 here! You could spend hours poring through the racks and piles of offerings. This is the largest collection of vintage wear in town.