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Best of the North Shore 2018

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NSHOREMAG.COM 154 AUGUST 2018 shop PHOTOGRAPH BY SARAH PHILLIPS A C C E S S O R I E S EDITORS' CHOICE PIPER & CHLOE, NEWBURYPORT PHILOSOPHY: Although they carry some large brands, many of Piper & Chloe's lines are sourced from up- and-coming designers and artisans, ensuring originality and the quality that comes with products made in small batches. Favorite local brands include Forest Bound (designer and maker of the original ESCAPE bag), handmade in Somerville. Their jewelry line Mulxiply is designed in Portland, Maine. Drifter & Bloom is a Plum Island line that crochets and does macramé. WHAT'S NEW: A recent move to The Tannery in Newburyport (hello free parking and Sunday farmers' markets.) as well as new workshop offerings (typically held after hours in the shop with snacks & sips and discounted pre- workshop shopping). STANDOUT QUALITIES: This is one place that strives to give customers an inspiring experience, whether you are shopping in the store, by browsing their Instagram feed (@piperandchloeshop), or attending one of their workshops. You can turn to them for accessories for yourself, your home, and your friends. 50 Water St., The Tannery, Newburyport, 978- 255-1675, READERS' CHOICE AINE'S BOUTIQUE, READING PHILOSOPHY: To make every customer not only look beautiful but feel beautiful from the inside out. WHAT'S NEW: Lucite, blush, and yellow are all big trends this summer. FUN FACT: The name Aine's is Gaelic for "radiance and beauty." 662 Main St., Reading, 781-944-0429, B A B Y C L O T H I N G EDITORS' CHOICE LIVELY KIDS, NEWBURYPORT PHILOSOPHY: A stylish boutique for babies, kids, and tweens. WHAT'S NEW: An ever-changing and up-to-date assortment of the cutest clothes for every kiddo in your life. Brands include Angel Dear, Art & Eden, Egg by Susan Lazar, Native Shoes, and many more. STANDOUT QUALITIES: Personalized service and original items you won't find in every other store (and an assortment of thoughtful and unique gifts for babies and tots). 15 State St., Newburyport, 978-465-7650, READERS' CHOICE GOODHEARTS CHILDREN'S SHOP, READING PHILOSOPHY: To offer unique baby outfits and boutique pieces sure to give all children an adorable look. WHAT'S NEW: Their renowned christening assortment receives new pieces weekly. STANDOUT QUALITIES: Good- Hearts has an extraordinary assortment of christening styles and sizes in store, allowing customers to see the details and workmanship in each piece. TREND: Holiday fashions for festive photo cards as well as for visits with Santa, trips to see The Nutcracker, or holiday parties and school events. 642 Main St., Reading, 781-942- 9700, B A B Y G E A R EDITORS' CHOICE HIP BABY GEAR, MARBLEHEAD PHILOSOPHY: To provide quality products customized to the needs of each family. Customers can expect a cutting-edge curated selection of items that are organic, non- toxic, and all natural. WHAT'S NEW: Furniture, nursery layout assistance, and one-on-one appointments to customize your baby registry around your needs and the size of your baby shower. STANDOUT QUALITIES: Midrange to high-end brands that will last and transition into the "after baby" phase. 118 Washington St., Marblehead, 781-631-5556, READERS' CHOICE HIP BABY GEAR, MARBLEHEAD Hip Baby Gear

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