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  • Best Adult Boutique

    Best Adult Boutique

    1) VIP Hartford 100 Brainard Rd., Hartford (860) 246-1875 vipct.com   2) VIP Manchester  480 Oakland St., Manchester (860) 645-9600 vipct.com   3) Luv Boutique 151 West Service Road, Hartford (860) 724-5589

  • Best Antique Store

    Best Antique Store

    1) Antiques on the Farmington 10 Depot St., Collinsville (860) 693-0615 antiquesonfarmington.com   2) Three Ladies Antiques 328 Park Road, West Hartford (860) 231-1678 facebook.com/threeladiesantiques   3) Griswold Street Antiques 119 Griswold Street, Glastonbury (860) 657-2885

  • Best Athletic Apparel or Equipment

    Best Athletic Apparel or Equipment

    1) Fleet Feet Sports 1003 Farmington Ave., West Hartford (860) 233-8077 fleetfeethartford.com   2) REI 71 Raymond Road, West Hartford (860) 233-2211 rei.com   3) Dick's Sporting Goods 2985 Berlin Turnpike, Newington (860) 666-3877 dickssportinggoods.com

  • Best Bike Shop

    Best Bike Shop

    1) Newington Bicycle 1030 Main St., Newington (860) 667-0857 newingtonbike.com   2) Scott's Cyclery 1171 Main St., Willimantic (860) 423-8889 scottscyclery.com   3) Pedal Power 359 Main St., Middletown (860) 347-3776 pedalpowerct.com

  • Best Clothing Boutique

    Best Clothing Boutique

    1) BLISS Boutique 41 High St., Willimantic (860) 456-2569 williblissboutique.com   2) Kimberly Boutique 968 Farmington Ave., West Hartford (860) 523-4894 shopkimberly.com   3) Uptown Consignment 1735 Ellington Road #17, South Windsor  (860) 644-9090 uptownconsignment.com

  • Best Consignment Store

    Best Consignment Store

    1) Uptown Consignment 781 Cromwell Ave., Rocky Hill (860) 257-1661 uptownconsignment.com   2) BLISS Boutique 41 High St., Willimantic (860) 456-2569 williblissboutique.com   3) Uptown Consignment 1735 Ellington Road #17, South Windsor  (860) 644-9090 uptownconsignment.com   Honorable Mention: Consignment...

  • Best Eyewear Store

    Best Eyewear Store

    1) Harvey & Lewis Opticians 45 Asylum St., Hartford (860) 522-2020 harveyandlewis.com   2) Central Optica 33 LaSalle Road, West Hartford (860) 236-2329 centralopticaeyes.com   3) Sight 17 South Main St., West Hartford (860) 231-8482 sighteyehealth.com

  • Best Jewelry Store

    Best Jewelry Store

    1) Kevin Edward Jewelers  395 West Main St., Avon (860) 677-2777 kevinedwardjewelers.com   2) Lux Bond & Green 46 LaSalle Road, West Hartford (860) 521-3015 LBGreen.com   3) Becker's Diamonds and Fine Jewelry 65 LaSalle Road, West Hartford (860) 521-3202 beckers.com

  • Best Local Men's Clothing Shop

    Best Local Men's Clothing Shop

    1) Stackpole Moore Tryon Tuesday's 242 Trumbull St., Hartford (860) 522-0181 stackpolemooretryon.com   2) Daswani Clothiers 959 Farmington Ave., West Hartford (860) 561-4435 daswaniclothiers.com   3) BLISS 34 Wilbur Cross Way #102, Storrs (860) 477-0825 blissresale.com

  • Best Local Women's Clothing Shop

    Best Local Women's Clothing Shop

    1) BLISS 34 Wilbur Cross Way #102, Storrs (860) 477-0825 blissresale.com   2) Uptown Consignment 1735 Ellington Road #17, South Windsor  (860) 644-9090 uptownconsignment.com   3) Stackpole Moore Tryon Tuesday's 242 Trumbull St., Hartford (860) 522-0181 stackpolemooretryon.com

  • Best Shoe Store

    Best Shoe Store

    1) The Shoe Smith 503 Main St., Willimantic (860) 423-8873 theshoesmith.com   2) FootPrints Shoes 79 Costello Road, Newington (860) 666-3100 footprintsshoes.com   3) Nordstrom 600 Westfarms Mall, Farmington (860) 521-9090 shop.nordstrom.com

  • Best Thrift Store

    Best Thrift Store

    1) BLISS 34 Wilbur Cross Way #102, Storrs (860) 477-0825 blissresale.com   2) Savers 432 Buckland Hills Dr., Manchester (860) 648-9436 savers.com   3) Uptown Consignment 1735 Ellington Road #17, South Windsor  (860) 644-9090 uptownconsignment.com

  • Best Vape Shop

    Best Vape Shop

    1) Rock and Smoke of Vernon 352 Hartford Turnpike #12, Vernon (860) 454-0032 rockandsmoke.com   2) Vapor 9 451 New Britain Ave., Newington (860) 436-9908 vapor9usa.com   3) Rock and Smoke of Rocky Hill 397 Cromwell Avenue, Rocky Hill (860) 757-3622 rockandsmoke.com   Honorable Mention: Artisan...

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