Charleston continues to be an area of massive growth and entrepreneurial opportunity. We are shining a light on the women who are who are making a name for themselves in the Lowcountry.
Keep in mind this is not a comprehensive list. This is just a handful of the many awesome women owned businesses in town.
Food and Beverage
Pink Cactus is a great spot to grab flavorful Mexican and support local. Owner Brooke Warden was born and raised in Charleston and brought back her knowledge of food from traveling to open the downtown restaurant.
When it comes to cookies Annie O’Love’s Cafe of Sweet Abundance has options for all. The vegan and gluten free spot is owned by Annie Oswald. Try this: Sweet & Salty Gangsta of Love Cookie.
Carrie Morey has built one of the most well-known businesses in CHS and continues to break boundaries. She is the owner of Callie’s Hot Little Biscuit and has taken the industry by storm bringing Lowcountry foods to the whole nation.
The Woodhouse Day Spa is a sure pick for anyone looking for luxury beauty treatments in the Holy City. Kim Powell opened the Mount Pleasant location in 2015 and has continued to thrive and branch out.
Sarah Frick hit the ground running or should we say stretching when she opened The Works studio in 2018. The self titled sweat studio offers high energy workout classes with a variety for every fitness enthusiast.
When it comes to accessories we have two ladies who come to mind — Mimi Striplin and Haley Holzworth. Both of these girl bosses focus in jewelry and lifestyle gifts. Give them a shout for all your outfit finishing touches and gifts.
Hampden clothing specializes in curated fashion to break traditions, and is run by Stacy Smallwood. The business continues to thrive and has come out with multiples locations.