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5 Women-Owned Businesses in Downtown New Haven

As March comes to an end, we are proud to honor and support women-owned businesses in Downtown New Haven during Women’s History Month. We have compiled 5 noteworthy women-led businesses that deserve the spotlight, a bit of recognition, and your business before Women’s History month comes to a close. 

Located on Chapel Street, Soulful Threads offers shoppers the most unique finds from their curated collection of ‘90s-era and Y2K-style clothing and accessories. The shop prioritizes sustainable fashion, outfitting locals with the best vintage, second hand, and upcycled clothes.

Bridal Trousseau, located in the ninth square area, is the perfect place to find the wedding dress of your dreams. This boutique prioritizes the bride’s needs and is dedicated to bringing your vision to life on your special day.  With a wide selection of different style gowns, ranging from simple and traditional to glam or luxurious, Bridal Trousseau is a trusted choice for brides seeking an unforgettable dress shopping experience.

Right in the heart of downtown, you can find New Haven’s largest selection of yarn and accessories at Knit New Haven. This cozy yarn shop caters to knitters, crocheters and weavers, providing a variety of carefully curated yarn and supplies. They also host workshops and classes, creating a welcoming environment and community to anyone at any skill level! Knit Haven is a perfect example of female entrepreneurship bringing people together and building a creative community.

One Good for Another is a socially conscious boutique that believes in the power of giving back. You are sure to find something to take home from the hundred’s of clothing and shoe brand options along with accessories like handbags, home decor, small appliances and home goods. By shopping at One Good for Another, you are not only supporting a women-owned business, but a business that believes in sustainability and that everyone deserves access to quality goods at an affordable price.

Located on Chapel Street, More Amour is a proud black women-owned boutique that aims to provide a welcoming space where people of all backgrounds can celebrate their uniqueness. Founder Kimberly, who can be seen in the store almost always, believes clothing is a prominent part of self expression and wants her clothes at More Amour to inspire others to be fierce and chase their happiness.