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BROOKLYN HOLIDAY SHOPPING
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The BookMark Shoppe
This independently-run bookstore
has made a name for itself not only
as the best in the borough but as
one with an enormous amount of
heart behind it. The local refuge for
bookworms specializes in fiction,
non-fiction, children’s literature
and bestselling titles. At the Book-
Mark Shoppe, next day orders
are available for no extra charge.
Patrons can also enjoy monthly
book discussions, a one-of-a-kind
knitting knook and a bevy of book
signings and guest appearances
by big- name authors and celebrities.
There is truly something
for everyone at the BookMark
Shoppe, where the staff cares just
as much about its collection of
written wonders as it does its clientele.
8415 3rd Ave (718) 833-5115
BEST TOY STORE
E And J Boutique
It’s business with a storied twist at
E and J Boutique. Run by self-proclaimed
the cozy hobby shop buys and sells
used items at prices and profits that
will make you happy to hand over
even your most beloved treasures.
From antiques and comics to video
games, toys, CD’s, records and other
collectibles, E and J has something
for just about everyone. Couple all
that with employees that are as remarkable
as its finds and it’s easy to
see why E and J Boutique has been
voted the best toy store in Brooklyn
by locals. 7001 Fort Hamilton Pkwy
BEST JEWELRY STORE
On Bay Ridge’s hustling and
bustling 86th Street, it’s sometimes
hard to get lost in a sea of
big-name, major chain realtors.
However, Malson’s Jewelers — a
gem-filled shop that’s been in the
business since 1970 — outshines
the competition. The retailer has
served generations of families as
their trusted jeweler for brilliant
diamonds, beautiful fine jewelry,
timepieces, custom styles and
even jewelry repair. Malsons
is an authorized dealer of top
brands from Gucci and Michele
to Swarovski and Michael Kors.
With all of the latest trends and
prices to fit every budget, they’re
sure to help you find the sparkling
treasure for your special
someone this holiday season.
464 86th Street (718) 491-6666 –
BEST WOMEN’S FASHION
Serving the Brooklyn community
for more than 30 years, Effie’s
Boutique has become a premier
destination for elegant pieces.
Whether you are searching for
the prom dress of your dreams or
need a gorgeous evening gown for
a special occasion, you are guaranteed
to find something stunning
at Effie’s. The glass windows offer
you a sneak peek at the wonders
that you can find inside, including a
caringly selected collection of short
and cocktail dresses, long evening
gowns, bridesmaids dresses, formal
gowns and club wear. But any girl
knows that the perfect dress is only
one small part of the whole ensemble.
Luckily, Effie’s also offers the
chicest accessories to go along with
your outfit, such aselegant, shining
jewelry and lovely handbags. 2075
86th St (718) 946-0736 – effies.com
Little Lords Little Ladies
Why shop at a big-name clothing
store for your kids when you
have the best clothing store in
the borough right in the heart of
Bay Ridge? At Little Lords Little
Ladies, your little ones will be
treated like princes and princesses.
For more than 20 years, the
children’s boutique has provided
the community with the highest
quality pieces for various special
occasions, including christenings,
communions, weddings and more.
With five-star reviews galore, it’s
no wonder this Bay Ridge treasure
just so happens to be the best children’s
clothing store in Brooklyn.
8217 5th Ave (718) 748-4366
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