Shopping & Style
Without all the sparkling lights, fresh pine trees, traditional ornaments and other winter-themed decorations, it wouldn’t quite feel like Christmas. So let the spirit move you to deck the halls inside and out this season and visit these shops in Baltimore for the best selection of holiday decorations. If you’re seeking inspiration, check out the eye-catching arrangements and spectacular light displays on 34th Street in Hampden.
While it may seem easier to hit big department stores for Black Friday specials, these Baltimore-owned shops not only offer great deals but also those unique, personalized gifts that will show how much you care. Before heading to the mall, check out this list for the best local stores to shop at on Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Plus, feel good about supporting Baltimore’s small businesses by shopping locally this holiday season.
Putting together a fantastic Halloween costume can be an expensive undertaking, but nobody wants to spend a whole bunch of money on something they’ll wear once, or at best, once a year. With a little creativity and knowledge of the right places to go it is possible to put together a sexy costume with impact for less than $40. These are the best places to budget shop for a costume this year.
While there are hundreds of whitening treatments available over-the-counter, do not be fooled as many are ineffective and will not produce the desired results. So treat yourself to a pearly white smile that will not only greatly improve self-confidence, but your overall happiness. After all, you’ll be smiling a lot more too.
Rainy days are headed this way. Fall marks the end of brief summer showers and begins a season of dreary, chilly rain. While you may cringe at the idea, these days do not have to bring your spirits down completely. Spend some time and a little bit of money on some special pieces of rain gear that will brighten your mood on not-so-bright days.
Fall is the time to dust off those jeans and hope that they still look as good as they did last year. If you’re not thrilled with the jeans you have, your style has changed or you just want to stock up on some fabulous denim for the colder months, you need not go broke. Everyone wants the best designers without paying ridiculous prices. These five stores offer a variety of the top, name-brand jeans for manageable prices. If you simply must have a phenomenal pair of Diesel or True Religion jeans this fall, be sure to check out one or all of these stores throughout Baltimore to find your perfect pair.
The great thing about the onset of fall is that you do not have to say goodbye to your beloved summer clothes in favor of heavy sweaters and neutral colors. All your bright and bold summer pieces need is a light, stylish fall jacket.
The current state of the economy should certainly not put a strain on your sporting activities. Instead of relying on suspicious online options, just swing by one of these stores throughout the Baltimore area to find quality used sports equipment for significantly reduced prices. No matter your interest, these area venues will have you covered.
Yoga is a phenomenal practice to help you focus on the balance between your mind, body, and spirit. It keeps you focused, disciplined, in shape, and stress-free. One or more of these locations will certainly provide you with what you are looking for.
Sun bathing season is winding down but you are probably not ready to say good-bye to the summer glow you earned from your days lounging at the beach. Tanning beds can be very dangerous and cause unsightly and unnecessary wrinkles. The solution is sunless tanning to maintain your bronzed skin all year round.
Men tend to see shopping for shoes as a tedious chore; something that they put off as long as possible or avoid entirely. If you are one of these guys, know one of these guys, or even if you are a guy who loves to shop for shoes, this list of stores will serve you well.
Do-it-yourself projects have been increasing in popularity over the past few years. If you are an aspiring designer or simply enjoy crafting and sewing in your precious free time, this list of local fabric stores will serve you well.