BaltimoreBcause Issue #2

This week on BaltimoreBcause, we’re highlighting 3 Baltimore locally-owned retailers.

So…before you browse the biggies online…think about helping local shops.

Even if you are staying home, you can buy online – or on the phone – from them.

Buy Baltimore. Because.


Regal Clothes

Location: Online & Maja Collections, 1921 Fleet Street
Regal Clothes – a Black-owned business – creates and curates handmade fashions, accessories and face masks using vibrant Ankara tribal prints from West Africa and batik fabrics from South East Asia.  

Celine Hi-Lo Cape Top: This stunning cape top is your summer go-to stunner. It is versatile and can be worn as an off shoulder top, cold shoulder, beach cover up and also as a SKIRT! ($45)

Featured Items: Bamboo cage wrapped skirt – Made of fabric remnants from all their designs ($100); African Flower Face Mask ($11.95)


Ruth Shaw

Location: The Shops at Kenilworth, 800 Kenilworth Dr Suite 852, Towson
Ruth Shaw is recognized by Harper’s Bazaar and Elle as the “fashion destination stand-out” for Maryland, located just minutes from downtown Baltimore.

Featured Items: Red leather 24/7 Dress by Italian designer La Double J ($810); Cropped Trench Jacket by American designer Alexander Wang ($795)

Join Ruth Shaw & others outside of Stebbins near Felipe’s at The Shops of Kenilworth for “Street Fashion” – A special outdoor portion of their “Sales, Steals & Deals” – Thursday, July 23 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.


Poppy & Stella

Location: 728 S. Broadway, Fells Point
Poppy & Stella wants you to feel loved and cherished JUST THE WAY YOU ARE, with something that helps you feel amazing; a pair of shoes, a dress, or a pair of incredible earrings. 

Featured Items: Custom printed “Baltimore” tee ($36);  Kork-Ease San Carlos in Light Tab ($168)



Christina Giffin
Coldwell Banker realtor
“Work from Home Edit”
Tart Collections matching shorts suit from Raina Dawn
Jenny Bird earrings from Sassanova Harbor East
White House/Black Market tank from Harbor East store
Schutz block heel sandal from Nordstrom Rack
“This is one of my favorite summer outfits. It’s light and casual and I can quickly throw on the blazer for Zoom calls with clients.”

Sloane Brown

Baltimore's longtime fashion and social scene reporter, Sloane is the founder/managing editor of Baltimore Snap.