Wichita is chock full of woman-owned businesses, many of which are stunningly decorated and photo ready. Charge your phone and check out these photographic shops.
GROW Giesen Plant Shop / Botanic
Add some life to your social media with aesthetic photos from GROW. Wichita's first boutique plant shop and bar includes unique plants, pots, plant accessories, locally made plant art and so much more. Create at the DIY Plant Bar, unwind at Botanic martini bar, and enjoy many educational classes/events at GROW.
Find Wichita’s best local shopping at The Workroom. They carry locally made artisan products, workroom originals, flag swag, art & collectables, snacks, homeware and more. The Workroom also features a sewing room for home textiles including custom drapery, beddings, pillows, headboards and ottomans. With an array of different colors this is the perfect place to take vibrant photos for your Instagram feed.
Find eclectic goods for bath, body and home at Bungalow 26. Don’t stop there, check out their extensive collections of glassware, fragrance, gifts, home décor and so much more. Not only can you find needs for lifestyle, but snap some photos inside this seasonally decorated shop featuring exposed brick.
Violas Pantry is an Italian eatery and market specializing in authentic everyday eats, homemade take-out pastas and sauces, Italian-centric cooking classes, wine and locally made merchandise. This quaint shop is perfect for a photo shoot. Take Instagram-worthy photos by their pasta mural, the vintage theme inside of the store or on their bright patio. The opportunities are endless!
Generations Antiques and Artisans
Treasures old and new are found at Generations Antiques and Artisans. Specializing in antiques, vintage, repurposed, upcycled, refurbished, rescued and refurbished home goods and more. This urban store is a perfect place to spice up your Pinterest or VSCO feed.
The Selfie Spot on Douglas
This self-serve photo playground is equipped with 12+ selfie booths featuring different themes. With just a cell phone or camera capture photos deserving of a spot on your feed in just a matter of seconds at The Selfie Spot on Douglas.
The Loud Cicada
The Loud Cicada, located in Revolutsia, is more than just a shop. It offers guests an experience. This photogenic store offers prints, postcards, stickers, guest artists, toys, markers, pens and jewelry.
Old Mill Tasty Shop
Since 1932, Old Mill Tasty Shop has been a staple in Wichita for generations. Stop in for a soda made the old-fashioned way, grab a delectable chocolate malt, try a peanut butter, banana and honey sandwich and so much more at this retro feel shop. Family owned and operated; this charming shop will make for the best photos.
With amazing food and service and even better atmosphere, The Monarch is a great place to take low light photos in the evening. Enjoy one-of-a kind service from beginning to end. Grab a photo prop from their highly ranked bar and have your choice of whiskey, scotch and other tasty spirits.
Find even more unique Wichita shops with this guide and learn more about Wichita’s notable women in business – like Catherine McCarty, mother of Billy the Kid and Wichita’s first female entrepreneur – in this piece about Wichita’s past and present influential women.
A very “unique” home décor/ gift store, Uniquities Home specializes in architectural salvaged elements, as well as antiques, re-purposed goods and gifts from around the world. Located in Old Town, open by appointment only, this is a must-visit store in Wichita, KS.