2015 BEST SHOP FOR BRANDS YOU'VE NEVER HEARD OF:

My Little Redemption
The clothing here ranges from whimsical to aggressively modern, but it’s all refreshingly different, in part because all the items are from Israeli designers — including Kidem Sassoon, Assaf Pelleg and Mizo — so talented that they give Paris a run for its money.
126 North 3rd Street.

 

2015 BEST COMFORTABLE SHOES:
Erdon
On-the-go ladies who prefer to sport comfortable shoes that are also cute (not Crocs) should step on over to the city or suburban location of Erdon, where they’ll find footwear that rivals the comfort level of Danskos, in the form of stylishly clunky Robert Clergerie sandals, Trippen booties and MM6 sneakers.
162 N 3rd Street.

2015 BEST TOY STORE:
Momo’s Tree House
Every lawn game, art kit and ride-on the kids unearth here is handpicked, totally wholesome and — most importantly — fun. Plus, parents and babes alike really dig the free play area and craft table.
205 Arch Street.


2015 BEST DUAL-CONCEPT SHOP:
United By Blue
Here, an eco-minded lifestyle shop (high-quality tees, wovens and accessories) is coupled with an in-store coffee shop so great that you’ll leave thinking it’s just plain wrong that you can’t enjoy a donnoli (that’s a cannoli-doughnut hybrid) and iced hibiscus berry tea during all your shopping ventures.
144 North 2nd Street.

 

2015 BEST MEN'S VINTAGE:
Briar Vintage

In pursuit of a Members Only jacket? Move along — Briar only carries carefully selected fashion from the 1800s through the ’60s. To avoid looking costume-y, consult managing partner David Lochner (you’ll recognize him by his tattoos) for smart styling suggestions.
62 North 3rd Street.

2015 BEST WOMEN'S DENIM:
Third Street Habit
Jean-hunting can be a fraught endeavor. To up our odds of walking out of a store happy, we head right to TSH, which has a bountiful selection of both designers (Mother, Current/Elliott, Frame) and styles (skinny, boyfriend, flare), plus a helpful staff to guide us through them all.
153 North 3rd Street.

 

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