Two Twin Cities glossy magazines have just published their best-of-the-year lists, and some top local designers, retailers and salons have gotten shout-outs.
Topping Minnesota Monthly's list: STYLEDLIFE (best accessories); martinpatrick3 (best men's store), Pierrepont Hicks (best neckwear); Stephanie Lake Design (best jewelry), I Like You (best place to buy local), gh2 (best sale), and HAUS Salon (best new salon). Local designers Joynoelle and Anne M. Cramer also made the list. Best Women's Shop went to Picky Girl, which just announced it will be closing at the end of the week.
As for METRO's Top 100 list, Anne Kristine Lingerie, Hackwith Design House, Ina Grau, Gina Marie Vintage and a. anthony designs came away with nods for top emerging designers of the year. Other local style best-of winners include Duluth Pack bags, Selby and Snelling's shopping district (which includes A. Michele, Allee Metro Chic, The Drawbridge, Flirt, Patina, Lula Vintage Wear, Up Six Vintage and Go Vintage).
For full lists, be sure to pick up a copy of both magazines, now on newsstands.