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  • Best Adult Boutique

    Best Adult Boutique

    1) VIP 170 Boston Post Road, Orange (203) 799-7040 vipct.com    

  • Best Antique Store

    Best Antique Store

    1) The English Building Markets 839 Chapel St., New Haven (203) 772-1728 englishbuildingmarkets.com   2) Seymour Antiques Co. 26 Bank St., Seymour (203) 881-2526 seymourantiques.com   3) Sally Goodman Antiques 901 Whalley Ave., New Haven (203) 387-5072 sallygoodman.com  

  • Best Bike Shop

    Best Bike Shop

    1) The Devil's Gear Bike Shop 151 Orange St., New Haven (203) 773-9288 thedevilsgear.com   2) Zane's Cycles 330 E. Main St., Branford (203) 488-3244 zanes.com   3) Amity Bicycles 18 Selden St., Woodbridge (203) 387-6734 amitybicycles.com  

  • Best Clothing Boutique

    Best Clothing Boutique

    1) Odeon 918 Whalley Ave., Nww Haven (203) 389-8704   2) Dava Boutique 2100 Dixwell Ave., Hamden (203) 230-0039 shopdava.com   3) The Red Barn of Woodbridge 378 Amity Road, Woodbridge (203) 389-2910 redbarnwoodbridge.com  

  • Best Consignment Store

    Best Consignment Store

    1) Karma Consignment 3565 Whitney Ave., Hamden (203) 248-3800   2) Consignment Originals 959 S. Main St., Cheshire (203) 271-0475 consignit.com   3) Cinderella's Attic 1058 Boston Post Road, Guilford (203) 458-2211 cinderellasatticct.com  

  • Best Eyewear Store

    Best Eyewear Store

    1) Eyeworks CT 600 New Haven Ave., Derby (203) 732-4916 eyeworksctderby.com   2) Kennedy & Perkins Guild Opticians 80 Whitney Ave., New Haven (203) 624-3145 kennedy-perkins.com   3) Opti Care 1785 Highland Ave., Cheshire (203) 271-2020 opticarepc.com  

  • Best Jewelry Store

    Best Jewelry Store

    1) Rumanoff's Fine Jewelry & Design 4133 Whitney Ave., Hamden (203) 230-1199 rumanoffs.com   2) Libero Jewelers 32 Middletown Ave., North Haven (203) 624-0525 liberojewelers.com   3) Material Girls Boutique 463 Boston Post Road, Orange (203) 298-9062 shopmaterialgirlsboutique.com  

  • Best Local Men's Clothing Shop

    Best Local Men's Clothing Shop

    1) Raggs Fashions for Men 1020 Chapel St., New Haven (203) 865-3824 raggsnewhaven.com   2) Enson's Inc. 1050 Chapel St., New Haven (203) 562-4136 ensonsmenswear.com   3) Mario & Joseph Men's Clothing 1060 W. Main St., Branford (203) 488-6391 mario-joseph.com  

  • Best Local Women's Clothing Shop

    Best Local Women's Clothing Shop

    1) Odeon 918 Whalley Ave., Nww Haven (203) 389-8704   2) Material Girls Boutique 463 Boston Post Road, Orange (203) 298-9062 shopmaterialgirlsboutique.com   3) The Red Barn of Woodbridge 378 Amity Road, Woodbridge (203) 389-2910 redbarnwoodbridge.com  

  • Best Place For Video Games

    Best Place For Video Games

    1) GameStop 1060 West Main St., Branford (203) 488-4818 gamestop.com   2) Game X Change 116 Boston Post Road, Orange (203) 298-4232 gogamexchange.com   3) Retro Games Plus 350 Boston Post Road, Orange (203) 553-9330 retrogamesplus.com  

  • Best Place To Buy E Cigarettes

    Best Place To Buy E Cigarettes

    1) Northeast Vapor Supplies 550 East Main St. #28, Branford (860) 877-8273 nevapor.com   2) E-Six Vapors 869 W. Main St., Branford (203) 208-2227 esixvapors.com   3) Vape 175 Main St., East Haven (203) 466-2218 vapethestore.com  

  • Best Place To Buy Unique Gifts

    Best Place To Buy Unique Gifts

    1) Dava Boutique 2100 Dixwell Ave., Hamden (203) 230-0039 shopdava.com   2) Wave Gallery 1046 Chapel St., New Haven (203) 624-3032 wave-gallery-gifts.com   3) The Red Barn of Woodbridge 378 Amity Road, Woodbridge (203) 389-2910 redbarnwoodbridge.com  

  • Best Shoe Store

    Best Shoe Store

    1) Woodbridge Running Company 7 Landin St., Woodbridge (203) 387-8704 woodbridgerunningcompany.com   2) Thom Brown 37 Broadway, New Haven (203) 776-7463 thombrown.com   3) Shoetique 1060 W. Main St., Branford (203) 488-0021 facebook.com/shoetiquect  

  • Best Thrift Store

    Best Thrift Store

    1) Helping Hands 334 Boston Post Road, Orange (203) 298-0499 helpinghandsctfb.com   2) Goodwill 1700 Post Road E., Westport (203) 259-3943 goodwill.org   3) Savers 130 Boston Post Road, Orange (203) 891-0789 savers.com  

  • Best Adult Boutique

    Best Adult Boutique

    1) VIP Manchester 480 Oakland St., Manchester (860) 645-9600 vipct.com   2) VIP Hartford 100 Brainard Rd., Hartford (860) 246-1875 vipct.com   3) VIP Southington 228 Queen St., Southington (860) 628-6910 vipct.com   Honorable Mentions Luv Boutique, Hartford Tina's Fine Lingerie and Swimwear, Southington

  • Best Antique Store

    Best Antique Store

    1) The White Rabbit 1029 Storrs Road, Storrs (860) 429-3415   2) Memory Lanes Antiques 2224 Boston Tpke., Coventry (860) 742-0346   3) Antiques on the Farmington 10 Depot St., Collinsville (860) 693-0615 antiquesonfarmington.com  

  • Best Bike Shop

    Best Bike Shop

    1) Scott's Cyclery 1171 Main St., Willimantic (860) 423-8889 www.scottscyclery.com   2) Newington Bicycle 1030 Main St., Newington (860) 667-0857 newingtonbike.com   3) Bloomfield Bicycle Shop 38 Tunxis Ave., Bloomfield (860) 242-9884 bloomfieldbike.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 151 Queen St., Southington (860) 620-1266 www.uptownconsignment.com  

  • Best Consignment Store

    Best Consignment Store

    1) Uptown Consignment 1735 Ellington Road #17, South Windsor (860) 644-9090 www.uptownconsignment.com   2) Uptown Consignment 781 Cromwell Ave., Rocky Hill (860) 257-1661 www.uptownconsignment.com   3) Jolie Boutique Consignment 25 East Main St., Avon (860) 678-0808 www.jolieboutiqueconsignment.com

  • Best Eyewear Store

    Best Eyewear Store

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

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