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  • 5 Shops to Visit In Real Life

    Add these 5 shops to visit In Real Life to your list. These five beautiful shops can only be visited IRL because they either don’t have websites, don’t ship or don’t…

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  • Dilekerei

    WHAT WE LOVE: a cozy café and patisserie that reflects Berlin’s multicultural essence with an absolutely divine assortment of cakes and tarts. WHO: Dilek Topkara WHERE: In the Gesundbrunnen locality of…

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  • My Year in Shops

    My Year in Shops

    My year in shops is a review of the past twelve months with The Shopkeepers. The places I went, the shops I discovered and visited. How The Shopkeepers website evolved in…

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  • A Year in Review

    The best of 2019. The “Hit List” is highlights of the best of the best in shops from 2019. These are the shops, cities, features, posts and maps that were the…

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  • London Christmas shopfronts

    London Christmas Shopfronts

    London Christmas shopfronts are a delight to behold. Year-round London shopfronts are wonderful to admire but at Christmas they are even more delightful. Christmas is a perfect time of year to…

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  • 6 Richmond Neigborhoods to explore

    Local shopkeeper Rob Bland of Accoutre, a kitchen and homewares shop in Shockoe Bottom takes us on a tour of 6 Richmond neighborhoods, sharing Richmond’s best independents along the way. Use…

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  • Best New Shops 2019

    Introducing The Shopkeepers Best New Shops 2019. When we read about so many shops closing it’s encouraging to see unique independent shops thriving. These are our 10 Best New Shops that…

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  • Parcel

    WHAT WE LOVE: An enchanting stationery shop honoring the lost arts and trades of paper and related crafts. It’s possible to spend hours browsing Parcel’s beautiful, eclectic assortment of unique papers,…

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  • Christmas Shopfronts

    I love walking around New York City this time of year. The smell of fresh spruce from the sidewalk Christmas tree stands and the bare-leaved trees wrapped with twinkly lights. The…

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  • The Paris Market, Savannah

    The Paris Market

    WHAT WE LOVE: A beautiful lifestyle shop featuring amazing installations showcasing an enchanting mix of homewares, vintage, textiles and lifestyle goods. Wonderful to browse and enjoy a coffee in the lovely…

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  • Plain Goods, New Preston, Shops worth traveling for

    Shops Worth Traveling For

    We often think the world’s best shops are located in cosmopolitan cities such as London, Paris and New York. Inspiring shops are often located in remote rural areas that require a…

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  • Plain Goods, New Preston

    Plain Goods

    WHAT WE LOVE: A lifestyle shop celebrating  impeccable craftsmanship, purity of form, and nature’s ever-changing palette. We would love to live in the beautifully merchandised Plain Goods. WHO: Interior designer Michael…

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