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Best Costume Jewelry

2013 BEST Costume Jewelry


If your baubles arent packing serious ca-rat-age, they should at least carry a st-ory. Recent treasure hunts yielded a stack of chunky Lucite cuffs from the 60s, Art Deco necklaces, and enough candy-colored rhinestones to keep everyone guessing.

63 West State Street, Doylestown, PA | 267-247-0454 | Website

2012 BEST Costume Jewelry


Eagle Village Shops, 503 West Lancaster Avenue, Wayne, PA

Much of the outfit-making jewelry at this year-old shop is of owner Kate Lawson’s own design; some of it is from boutique names like Coralia Leets; all of it will end up either in your shopping bag or on your wish list. Read more »

2011 BEST Costume Jewelry


108 South 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA

You’ll go, buy something fabulous for your friend, decide to keep it for yourself, and not even feel a little bit guilty when you wear it and she tells you how much she loves it. Read more »

2009 BEST Costume Jewelry

Scarlett Alley

241 Race Street, Philadelphia, PA

You think of Old City’s eclectic boutique for gifts, decorative knicknacks, tableware even PJs. But jewelry? Oooh, yes. Pay attention and you’ll find charm bracelets from Findings, chunky statement pieces from John Wind/Maximal Art, and make-your-outfit brooches from Alexis Bittar. Read more »