Keep your toes on trend. Stop by Poppy and Stella, and step into a pair of fabulous footwear from the likes of Poetic License, Pour La Victoire and Sam Edelman. Ooh, and just get a gander at those handbags!
The Sound Garden is the place to go for vinyl and new and used CDs and DVDs, in addition to great prices on boxed sets. In 2010, Rolling Stone magazine ranked Sound Garden as the second-best record store in the country.
Squidfire was one of the pioneers on the Baltimore DIY scene and even sponsors an annual DIY craft sale. Though it is not currently operating out of the storefront in Hampden, you can order screenprinted baby clothes, T-shirts, totes and accessories at squidfire.com or look for the pop-up shop in Fells Point.
901 S. Bond St., 410-522-7010
Su Casa has a fun, colorful assortment of kitchen accessories, Maryland-themed gifts and modern furniture.
1704 Thames St., 410-558-2195
Trixie's Palace is the place to go in Fells Point for gifts for cute, waiflike girly girls. You'll find T-shirts, handbags, jewelry and stationery here.
Black Eyed Susan
7 Railroad Ave., 410-833-5427
Black Eyed Susan is the perfect place for edible goodies such as coffee, candy, ice cream and other snacks. The store also carries a selection of Maryland gifts, toys, and prepackaged foods. Known for its premade and customized gift baskets, the store is equipped to ship these tastes of Maryland throughout the country.
4825 Butler Road, 410-526-2220
Polish pottery, gourmet food, glassware, clocks, furniture and other home goods greet customers at Boxwood Collection.