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The Village Exchange

The Village Exchange

The Village Exchange

Located at the top of Bearden Hill, The Village Exchange is an eclectic collection of talented area retailers and regional artists. The ideal venue for discerning shoppers searching for that “just so” perfect gift, home décor item, the latest fashion statement or art piece, The Village Exchange will be sure to inspire you.
Every item at The Village Exchange is thoughtfully merchandised in colorful vignettes that both highlight the unique features of each item and inspire the designer within each of us. You’ll discover furniture, lighting, home accessories, apparel, jewelry, handbags, baby and children’s gifts, pottery, linens, and gourmet items. And the list continues.

All located under one roof, The Village Exchange is the creative collaboration of longtime Knoxville area residents and entrepreneurs, Frank and Kim Rolfes.

“The Village Exchange was designed to provide a very unique, one-of-a-kind shopping affair unlike anything else in the area,” says Kim. “We wanted to simplify the local shopping experience, similar to other big city trends, by selectively choosing top retailers and designers that would provide a special, one-stop shopping destination.”
The Village Exchange’s list of retailers includes:

Antiques & Accents – A longtime Knoxville interiors favorite, Swann Jaffurs brings a wonderful selection of lighting and unique tables for the home.

L & L Design House – Laura Leonard and Leighann Madden offer a retail vignette to show off their design skills. Specializing in interior design, they offer a rotating selection of the best for your home.

Lollypops – Laura Forrester provides the best of baby and children’s gifts beautifully wrapped and ready to give to the littlest ones in your life. From brands such as Kissy Kissy and Beaufort Bonnet to unique children’s toys, including bath games, puzzles, and board books, these are some of the special items you won’t find at other retailers in town.

Michael Peters Home – In addition to his flagship Bearden location, Michael’s space affords one-of-a-kind home accessories and furniture, gifts, and exclusive candles.

Modern Wardrobe Style – Meagan Puckett provides the best in women’s apparel, jewelry, handbags, and fashion accessories in her space. Have a closet full of nothing to wear? Meagan also specializes in in-home Wardrobe Style Consultations.

On A Pedestal – Ann Styron brings wonderful finds to your tabletop with Italian-made pottery, linens, and gifts at a variety of price points. Ann also specializes in fresh floral arrangements.

O.P. Jenkins – This long established, charming Knoxville favorite offers the best of home furnishings and accessories, showcasing a spattering of items to entice customers to their 30,000 square foot store downtown.

Phantom Chef – Sue Dilworth and Neill Townsend market gifts for every foodie, including gourmet olive oil, specialty vinegars, pottery, tabletop gifts, and homemade treats. They also take special orders!

Thistle Do – Kim Rolfes offers antiques, designer jewelry, original paintings, handmade pottery, and seasonal décor for the home. Currently, four regional artists are represented in the shop.

If you are in search of a truly unique shopping experience designed for even the most discerning shopper, please visit The Village Exchange, located on Bearden Hill next to Calhoun’s. They are open from 10 am to 5 pm Tuesdays through Saturdays.

The Village Exchange
6513 Kingston Pike, Suite 104
Knoxville, TN 37919

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