2013 BEST LINGERIE STORE
BEST BOUTIQUE FOR WOMEN
Schwartz’s Intimate Apparel This store is loved for its amazing customer service and large array of brands and sizes that work for a wide variety of shapes.
Stella For more than a decade, Rachel Hershinow has been filling this Central Street shop with cool, unusual finds. From funky frocks to artist-made jewelry and bags, there’s something for everyone.
BEST RESALE SHOP Principessa Children’s Boutique This Highland Park boutique is the perfect outlet for kids clothing—and even stuff for mom! It’s stocked with everything from Burberry tees to Hunter boots. RUNNER-UP North Shore Exchange
BEST PERSONAL SHOPPER Mollie Milano — Style Spies This Style Spies founder has an amazing sense of style that translates well to her clients as both a personal shopper and closet consultant.
BEST SHOE STORE Lori’s The Mecca of designer shoes at faint-worthy prices—arrive with as much self-control as possible. RUNNERS-UP • Shirise • Nordstroms
BEST HANDBAGS + BEST JEWELRY Willow Boutique Hubbard Wood’s hidden gem—Willow has the solution to any last-minute accessory emergency with unique and locally designed jewelry and handbags.
RUNNERS-UP • Neapolitan • Willow Boutique
BEST PLACES TO BUY GALA ATTIRE Our readers’ favorite places for soiree-appropriate attire are spotted along the shore from Lake Forest all the way down to Chicago. • Neiman Marcus • Lake Forest Shop • Saks Fifth Avenue
MOLLIE’S PHOTO COURTESY OF MOLLIE MILANO; LORI’S AND WILLOW BOUTIQUE PHOTOS BY KIMBERLY CARROLL, PRINCIPESSA PHOTO COURTESY OF PRINCIPESSA CHILDREN’S BOUTIQUE; SCHWARTZ’S PHOTO COURETESY OF MANUFACTURER; LAKE FOREST SHOP PHOTO COURTESY OF PAMELLA ROLAND
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