2014 Best of Tallahassee

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Antique Shop: Killearn Antiques Mall
Whether on the hunt for collectable art, jewelry, crystal glassware or a unique keepsake from the past, you’ll find it here. This antiques wonderland holds a plethora of treasures that would appeal to any curious individual with a keen eye. The knowledgeable staff will guide you toward that perfect piece of furniture to be repurposed, or simply assist you as you spend time looking through the many special items in the Killearn Antiques Mall.
Honorable Mention — Chandler Market

Cosmetic Vendor: Sephora
Located in the Governor’s Square Mall, Sephora offers one of the most extensive and diverse ranges of beauty supplies within the capital city. With everything from makeup, cosmetics, skincare and perfumes, this is a one-stop shop for all your beauty product necessities.
Honorable Mention —So Pure Salon & Spa

Terri Smith Photo

The Hour Glass | Best Eyeglass Store

Eyeglass Store: The Hour Glass
This locally owned business offers a selection that surpasses even the biggest box retail stores. At The Hour Glass, hundreds upon hundreds of frames line the expertly illuminated shelves. And, their highly skilled lab technicians will have your eyewear ready and out the door in just one hour. 
Honorable Mention — Eye Associates of Tallahassee

Furniture Store: Turner’s Fine Furniture
Turner’s Fine Furniture has been assembling the best brands in our region for four generations. Stocked with beautifully crafted designs from 50 of the world’s top manufacturers, their showroom is ready to fill your home or office with quality furniture. Plus, Turner’s eclectic and savvy styles are sure to fit any taste and budget. 
Honorable Mention — Haverty’s

Gift Store: My Favorite Things
Whether checking off your Christmas List or looking for the perfect engagement gift, My Favorite Things’ unbelievable (and unbelievably beautiful) selection of merchandise is sure to do the trick. Peruse an assortment of rustic, European and chic home good creations from designers like Vietri, Simon Pearce and Salisbury.
Honorable Mention — Blue Abaco

Jewlery Store: The Gem Collection
The Gem Collection’s impressive jewels have been dazzling Tallahassee since 1977. As the place to go for all of those, shall we say, special purchases, Gem Collection’s selection of engagement rings, fine jewelry and Pandora accessories is utterly unmatched. Next time you’re in, take a looksee at the Nina Nguyen, Yael Designs or Alwand Vahan cabinet for something fresh, too. 
Honorable Mention — Tallahassee Diamond Center

Scott Holstein

The Gem Collection | Best Jewelry Store

Kids Clothing: Pink Narcissus 
Take any fashion-forward little lady to Pink Narcissus to get her Lilly Pulitzer jam into high gear. At this fabulous boutique, located in the bustling Market Square District, fun patterns, bold colors and flattering silhouettes are a must for fashionistas of all ages. 
Honorable Mention — Tres Chic

Locally Owned Store: Pink Narcissus
Kids aren’t the only one who can find cheerful Lilly Pulitzer designs at Pink Narcissus. A locally owned boutique, Pink Narcissus is brimming with top-of-the-line clothing and accessories destined to liven up any occasion. 
Honorable Mention — Cole Couture

Men's Clothing: Nic’s Toggery
“Generations of Southern style” have been purchased from Nic’s Toggery. A true Tallahassee institution, Nic’s is where stylish men suit up and prepare to truly dress to impress. From measurements to composing just the right ensemble, Nic’s embodies the Classic American look with the greatest of ease. 
Honorable Mention — Kevin’s Fine Outdoor Gear and Apparel

Nursery/Garden Center: Tallahassee Nurseries
Life is always in bloom at Tallahassee Nurseries. Since 1938, their green thumbs and horticultural dexterity have been keeping Tallahassee’s residential and commercial properties alike looking lush and fabulous. From the perfect houseplant to a total backyard redesign, Tallahassee Nurseries’ massive selection is sure to have just the thing. 
Honorable Mention — Esposito Lawn & Garden Center

Sporting Goods Store: Academy Sports + Outdoors
Academy took the Tallahassee sporting world by storm when it opened two years ago and has remained popular ever since. It provides one-stop shopping for running, shooting, camping, grilling, fishing, team sports, boating, clothing and much, much more. If you need it, chances are they’ve got it. 
Honorable Mention — Kevin’s Fine Outdoor Gear and Apparel

Teen Clothing Store: Chameleon
Shopping for tweens can certainly cause growing pains considering their constantly evolving style and sizes. However, Chameleon makes it easy to purchase the most stylish clothing for any girl in sizes 7–16. The only boutique catering to tweens in Tallahassee, Chameleon offers the cutest garments that will surely please you and your growing girl. 
Honorable Mention — Cole Couture

Women's Accessories/Shoes: Narcissus
Narcissus is definitely the place to shop for Tallahassee fashionistas. With everything from swimwear to formalwear from designer brands such as Tory Burch, Rebecca Minkoff and Trina Turk, Narcissus keeps the ladies of the capital city glamorous and up with the latest fashion trends. 
Honorable Mention — Cole Couture

Women's Clothing: Narcissus
If a new outfit or a session of retail therapy is what the doctor orders, visit the Market Square District’s own Narcissus. Kate Spade, Tori Burch and Alexis Bittar all call this boutique’s posh walls home. The stylists of Narcissus will have you decked out in the latest and most flattering styles imaginable. 
Honorable Mention — Cole Couture

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