Posted Jan 9th, 2019 in Retail Roundup
As you approach Poodle’s Island Wear, located in the J. W. Brooks building in Downtown Wilmington, the catchy, calypso sound of steelpan music drifting over the airwaves makes you think of the Caribbean and puts you in the mood for shopping on island time.
Situated toward the southern end of the 1.75-mile long Riverwalk, Poodle’s is perfectly positioned to serve both visitors and local shoppers. The entrance is adorned with t-shirts and island wear, an indication of what lies within. Step inside and you’ll discover this is more than just a t-shirt shop.
At Poodle’s Island Wear, you will find something for everybody including clothing for adults and children, footwear, Charles Albert silver jewelry, authentic beach glass and seashell jewelry, straw hats for men and women and products for cat and dog lovers. Dawson’s Creek enthusiasts and One Tree Hill devotees will delight in the range of themed merchandise.
Popular items that attract repeat customers are the high quality, Hawaiian shirts by Bamboo Cay and Margaritaville shoes for men. Women get excited by Fresh Produce sportswear and Mud Pie products. For children, there is Mackie’s Corner, a cute, Tiki-styled beach hut area containing unique gifts and clothing. This is a great little place for kids to hang-out while you shop.
Spend time in this charming store in Downtown Wilmington and dedicated owner, Poodle Lockhart, will take the time to get to know you and help you find what you are looking for. This year, she will celebrate the 20th anniversary of Poodle’s Island Wear and is grateful to her loyal customers for shopping local.
Poodle’s is currently operating shorter hours in the off-season. Take advantage of this time and you will find many quality products on sale. All end-of-season stock is 40% off until February. In spring, specials include buy one, get one half off sweatshirts.
Check out this great Downtown Wilmington store!
Call (910) 620-0404 for current hours.
In-season hours: Mon – Wed, 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m., Thurs, 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m., Fri, 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m., Sat, 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m., Sun, noon – 7:00 p.m.
Poodle's Island Wear
18 S Water St
Wilmington, NC 28401