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  • Black Shopfronts

    Classic, smart and elegant, black shopfronts are always stunning. From London to Paris, Edinburgh to New York, these are ten of our favorite black shopfronts. I’m sure you’ll agree the black…

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  • 10 Best NYC Plant Shops

    “Plants make people happy”. We agree whole-heartedly and believe you can never have too many plants. New York City has plenty of great plant shops filled with every imaginable type of…

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  • Favorite Brighton Shops

    Brighton is a popular seaside destination, just 50 miles south of London. Known for its pebble beaches, the Royal Pavilion, Brighton Palace Pier and its vibrant, independent shopping district, North Laine.…

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    What Makes A Best Shop?

    We are frequently asked what makes a “Best Shop”. So we thought it would be helpful to share a list of the elements we consider when we designate a shop to…

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  • Favorite Ghent Shops

    Ghent is one of Belgium’s oldest cities and the historic capital of Flanders. The impact of its rich past can be seen when viewing the imposing architecture of churches and the…

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  • Albanese Meats & Poultry

    WHAT WE LOVE: As much a museum as a butcher shop, Albanese Meats & Poultry is a testament to the heritage of Nolita. Housed in a distinctive red-painted brick building since…

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    Vote for 2021 Best Shops

    We invite you to vote for 2021 Best Shops, our annual independent “Shop Hall of Fame” to celebrate and shine a spotlight on the best shops around the world. We’re happy…

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  • Lindquist

    WHAT WE LOVE: Leather bags and accessories handmade in a beautiful studio in Rhode Island. Each piece is created with great attention to all the details, from the naturally dyed leather,…

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  • Vintage Shopfronts

    We love vintage shopfronts. Historic shopfronts add character inviting customers in to browse the wares on offer. Often paired with original architectural details that create unique shopping experiences. A shopping experience…

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  • July Roundup

    ICYMI (in case you missed it) this is our July roundup of shops news, openings, events and things we are loving around the internet. This month we featured shops of Dublin,…

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  • Favorite Ice Cream Shops

    A roundup of our favorite ice cream shops, parlors and carts. This delicious frozen treat is ubiquitous around the world. Loved by all and for kids and adults alike the best…

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    Pink Shopfronts

    We love colorful shopfronts and there is nothing more eye-catching than pink shopfronts. From pale pink to hot pink, these are some of our favorite pink shopfronts from around the world.…

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