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Best Winter Accessories, Winterize Your Wardrobe In Baltimore

November 1, 2011 7:00 AM

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Baltimore can be a treasure trove of fun winter accessories and goodies if you know where to look. We’ve trekked around town to explore the brightest and best in cold-weather collectibles; great places to try from brisk November days to freezing January nights.

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Milagro

1005 W 36th St
Baltimore, Md. 21211
(410) 235-3800
Hours: Daily 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
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Best For: Hats And Scarves

This favorite Hampden haunt is infamous for its quirky selection of gifts, collectibles and accessories for both body and home. Even though you should certainly make sure to check out Milagro’s Frida Kahlo collection, Baltimore locals know to come poking around in the winter months for a funky selection of head toppers and neck wraps. Not your usual beanies and plain knits, Milagro offers finds that will be sure to make you stand out when it’s cold out.

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Trixie’s Palace

1704 Thames Street
Baltimore, Md. 21231
(410) 558-2195
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Best For: Ensembles

Just because you’re freezing, doesn’t mean you have to dress like a snowman. Trixie’s Palace can be an instant solution to that problem. This Fells Point boutique will assist you in becoming the best-dressed in Baltimore, all winter long. Featuring brands like Free People and Mat & Nat, this little shop has all the right favors to make you into a bohemian ice princess. 

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Earth Alley

3602 Elm Avenue
Baltimore, Md. 21211
(410) 366-2110
Hours: Tues to Thurs 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.; Sun 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.
http://www.earthalley.com/

Best For: The Eco-Minded

It’s no surprise that the many crunchy granola-eaters of Hampden share their neighborhood with a fair-trade store full of sustainable, do-gooder goodies. If you want to make sure no snowflakes were injured during the creation of your mittens, or want to support a Nepalese village to keep your tootsies warm, then this is the place for you. Full of body and heart-warming treats, our favorite is the bathtub tea: just toss the bag in your hot bath and enjoy a cozy soak to melt  away blizzardy blues.

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Squidfire

1628 Thames Street
Baltimore, Md. 21231
(410) 327-3300
Hours: Mon to Sat 11 a.m. -7 p.m.; Sun 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
www.squidfire.com

Best For: Hoodies Galore!

If you want funky fresh hoodies, Squidfire has them inked out for you. Perfect for those chilly November days or layering under more clothes when it gets a bit more frigid. Boasting an array of oddly illustrated emblems, you can take your pick of what you want emblazoned on your zip-up. Giant Squid? Pelican? Perhaps a snowman to suit the season? Wiggle into Squidfire and embrace your inner child with one of these super fun sweatshirts.

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Princeton Sports

6239 Falls Road
Baltimore, Md. 21209
(410) 828-1127
Hours: Mon to Fri 10 a.m. -8 p.m.; Sat 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Sun 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.
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Best For: Real Winter Gear

We thought we should include one solid spot to get good parkas, boots, ski pants and whatever else you need to actually spend some time outside in the snowier weather. Princeton Sports has two locations in Baltimore and Columbia, and has one of the largest selections of ski and snowboard gear in the area. If you’re planning on hitting the slopes, shoveling snow or just need a heavier coat for when the temperature drops into the teens, head to Princeton Sports and grab some stuff to bundle up.

Sophie Vinograd is a writer, creative strategist and funk enthusiast living in Charles Village.

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