Monday, July 16, 2012
Cast your vote for the best local store when it comes to getting a deal in our Readers' Choice poll.
What's better than finding the perfect new shirt, a great bag or a pair of earrings? Getting that new purchase at a rock-bottom price, of course. Not only do you save money, but you can brag about getting deal. We asked for your favorite places to find a bargain, and you responded with a multitude of local discount stores and events. Here's what you listed: Crossroads, the Evanston Farmers Market, the flea market at the Robert Crown Center, Food 4 Less, the Junior League thrift store, Let's Tailgate Inc., Marie Parie, Market Fresh Books, Marshall's, ORT Resale Store, Secret Treasures, the Super Summer Sidewalk Sale, Stepping Out On Faith, Target, The Classy Closet, The Mexican Shop and TJ Maxx. So which one is the best? Hardcore bargain-…
Vote for your favorite local place to shop for the latest trends in women's fashion.
Ladies, the options are endless. Do you want consignment, up to the minute trends, workhorse workwear or something that can stand up to a trip up a mountain? For the best women's clothing store in Evanston, you nominated Accents Plus, Apple the Second, Asinimali & Coucou, Chalk Boutique, Francesca's Collection, Hot Mama, Let's Tailgate Inc., Lois & Co, Marie Parie, Mexican Shop, Notice, Stella, Stepping Out On Faith, Ann Taylor LOFT, The Classy Closet, the Gap, Title Nine, Uncle Dan's the Great Outdoor Store and Williams' Next Door. So which one is the best? Cast your vote in the poll below. Once you've weighed in on this category, please vote in the others. Polls remain open through August 17. After that, we'll crown one winner in each …
Vote for your favorite local shop to buy men's duds in our Readers' Choice poll.
Whether you're a suit-sporting gentleman or an athletic-wear loving dude, you'll need to go shopping eventually. Yup, you can't wear that raggedy softball team jersey forever. While at least one of our readers said "hah!" to the concept of the best men's clothing store in Evanston, many of you would beg to differ. You nominated American Apparel, JoS. A. Bank Clothiers, Let's Tailgate Inc., The Classy Closet, he Gap, TJ Maxx and Uncle Dan's. Now we're asking which one of those stores is the very best. Cast your vote in the poll below. Once you've weighed in on this category, please vote in the others. Polls remain open through August 17. After that, we'll crown one winner in each category!
Cast your vote for your favorite local shoe seller in our Readers' Choice poll.
The right shoes can make all the difference. After all, how far are you going to get in a pair that pinch your feet? They may be the most beautiful shoes in the world, but eventually, you'll have to take them off. When it comes to comfort, fit and flair, our readers are loyal to their local shoe stores. You nominated Hanig's, Murphy's Fit, The Classy Closet, Uncle Dan's The Great Outdoor Store and Williams' Shoes as the best in town. Now we'd like to know which one takes the cake. Vote for your favorite in our poll below.
Cast your vote for your favorite local bauble seller in our Readers' Choice poll.
When you need that finishing touch, the right piece of jewelry is key. It's got to hang just so, catch the light just so, and look like it's one of a kind. (Ideally, right?) Whether that means gold, silver, beads, wood, wire, thread or recycled materials, Evanston offers you plenty of options for adornment. Our readers nominated Accents Plus, Apple the Second, Asinimali, Ayla's Originals, Christopher Duquet, Cottage Jewelry, Eve J. Alfille Gallery & Studio, Hot Mama, private designer Leny Basa, Marie Parie, Mexican Shop, Notice, Peggie Robinson Designs, Sam's Club, See Jane Sparkle, Stella, Ten Thousand Vilages, The Classy Closet, Virag Jewelers and Williams Next Door. But which one is the best? Vote for your favorite jewelry store in our …