1802 Reisterstown Road, 888-455-2900
J. Brown Jewelers has served the Baltimore region for three generations. With its reputation for selling fine jewelry, watches and bridal goods, it appears that tradition will continue. The store features more than 30 jewelry designers, which should please almost every sense of style.
1848 Reisterstown Road, 410-484-0398
In 2001, the owners of Towson-based Radcliffe Jewelers and Pikesville-based gift store Creative Specialties merged, to the delight of the wedding industry. Now wedding guests can shop in one spot for quality, impressive gifts such as fine jewelry and watches.
737 Deepdene Road, 410-532-2000
Roland Park's Children's Bookstore has been specializing in books for children since 1978. This is the place to go to if you need a Maurice Sendak or Eric Carle classic. Additionally, stuffed animals, hand puppets and other snuggly gifts are available.
The Little Shoebox
7625 Bellona Ave., 410-825-3191
Many a Baltimore fashionista makes this Ruxton shop her go-to store for fanciful footwear. The Little Shoebox carries top designer lines, including Michael Kors, Sacha London and Bettye Muller.
10435 Stevenson Road, 410-580-0081
Lori Kilberg, a former personal shopper at Saks Fifth Avenue, brings her stylish eye to Lori K, a women's boutique in Stevenson Village. The boutique carries high-end designers such as Christopher Blue, Leifsdottir, Lafayette 148 and Kate Spade. Watch for Kilberg to move into a larger space in the same shopping center.
10427 Stevenson Road, 410-486-7072
It's a sweet trip to the candy shop, and a visit to Morgan Truesdell should sweeten any shopping trip. The store has candy, confections and gifts.
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