Each Thursday, we feature Patch Picks to highlight local businesses, destinations, services, organizations, ways to spend a day off and more. This week, Crofton Patch picks five fashionable shops to check out.
From the outside, Mixed Elements looks like a salon and spa. Inside, there is a boutique full of treasures waiting to be discovered. Along with getting a new 'do and freshly polished nails, visit the boutique for unique and stylish jewelry. Mixed Elements is located in the Crofton Princess Center.
Last fall, Little Treasury Jewelers expanded their boutique operation to a larger location at the Village at Waugh Chapel. The store carries a large selection of jewelry and watches, including many designer brands as well as one-of-a-kind pieces.
It's a fine line between "thrift store" and boutique depending on the current inventory. This consignment store on Defense Highway offers a little bit of everything—including handbags and clothing for men, women and children. The store usually carries toys and accessories for the home, many in new or excellent condition.
Here are two boutiques that are worth driving to the Annapolis Towne Centre at Parole to visit.
Eclectic describes in terms of the selection of items and the style of the boutique. Items range from lighting fixtures to handmade jewelry made by local artists. The store is full of bright colors, fashionable clothing, unique gifts and more.
While in Annapolis, stop in to for one of the best denim selections in the area. Not interested in jeans? This boutique has much more to offer with designer clothes and shoes.