Savvy

Savvy Shopper: April Spruce up your spring wardrobe.

A World of Good If there’s anything Savvy loves more than shopping, it’s shopping local. And Waverly’s new Mondo Deco has walls and shelves full of art from Baltimore-based creators: bright watercolor scenes from Rod Cook, otherworldly black-and-white rowhouses from Amanda Burnham and upcycled mosaic pieces from owner Leigh Kramer, …

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Savvy Shopper: December Shake up your shopping trip.

Lapel Luxury Italians do everything better. The food, the wine … and the suits. So Savvy’s thanking her lucky stelle that Wilkes & Riley, a Baltimore-based men’s retailer that specializes in Italian fabrics, has taken its biz from the World Wide Web to a walk-in. Though the company, owned and …

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Savvy Shopper: November

(TWE)e-commerce When Savvy heard gifted Baltimore bloggers 30th & Weldon were opening an online shop in conjunction with their site, she was first to scout it out. The offerings are slim but solid: pretty, minimalist gilded neighborhood prints, a few scented soy candles (though “Coffee and Tobacco” hits a little …

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Savvy Shopper May/June 2016

    Dial Me Up! Little M Style, the oh-so-haute designer showroom that offers styling, personal shopping, retail and consignment to fashion savvy locals and the famous, turns three this year. “Our showroom is like a closet,” says owner Maria Williams of the space that features accessories for men and fashions …

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Savvy Shopper: April 2016

Divas wanted The A in the new Ellicott City shop A’Divaz Boutique stands for “Any diva.” “There’s something for everyone here,” says shop owner Angelina Brannigan. With a background in both retail and makeup, Brannigan says she has always wanted to open a store. Opportunity knocked and the North Laurel …

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