Peek-A-Boo Couture, an "elite children's clothier," helps guardians to gussy up youngsters ranging from newborns to teens in accessories and clothing that accentuates what makes each child special. Pintsize fashionistas can don vibrant flower headbands, which are perfect for baby announcements or attracting curious hummingbirds. The sociable staff also helps shoppers to navigate racks overflowing with frilly pageant dresses, whimsical animal-print onesies, and vintage dresses, all hanging in a bright, airy boutique with hardwood floors and pink accents.
Discovery Toys are fun, kid-powered, education toys and games for all ages and abilities. Discovery Toys also has a Special Needs Guide for children and adults with special needs as well as an Autism Toy Chart that matches toys and games to the specific needs of the child/adult.
The capable cobblers at Sykes Shoe Repair mend worn-out heels, soles, and partial soles on men's and women's shoes, performing minor repairs in minutes. Nimble hands can put out-of-commission men's shoes back in business, fixing half soles ($35) or full soles ($59) with rubber or leather, including an imported Italian variety called Vibram that protects feet while singing romantic arias. Shoe remodelers also transform men's heels ($18) or heels and half soles ($45) languishing in disrepair. Women's flats or high heels that have deteriorated from workaday weariness enjoy restored heels ($9), large heels ($14), or protective soles and heels ($25). Sykes’s loafer overhaulers can also repair luggage, handbags, and specialty shoes for individuals in the industrial, military, fire and police, or professional-clowning fields.
The friendly bloom bearers at George K. Walker Florist have embellished special occasions with fresh, colorful floral arrangements for almost 40 years. The FTD orchid trio ($50.99+) croon a floral-scented lullaby from their perches in three 4-inch ceramic vases, and the yellow lily, yellow roses, and other sunshine-colored blossoms in an FTD Flourishing Garden basket ($49.99+) can cheer up a morose coffee table still moping over its argument with the living-room couch. Alternatively, opt for a special-occasion package, such as an FTD birthday bouquet ($55.99+) bursting with gerbera daisies or an FTD Big Hug bouquet ($50.99+) that greets newborns with a vase of pillowy purple lisianthus grasped by a fuzzy 6-inch stuffed bear.
When sports fans need to transform their house into a shrine devoted to their favorite team, Replay Photos is happy to oblige with high quality portrait photos and prints of every NBA team, every NFL team, and more than 130 college teams. Their framed and unframed prints capture thrilling moments and commemorate special events, including players standing around gabbing, slamming down a dunk, and the moment when teams win a national championship, and then stand around gabbing. They also sport unique wall art for 90 different college campuses, which is emblazoned with iconic landmarks and phrases unique to each school.
Plato’s Closet curates a collection of gently used name-brand apparel, incentivizing their customers to bring in their own quality used clothing for cash. Each week, the staff pores over piles of clothing and accessories in search of young and on-trend sweaters, dresses, shorts, and hazmat suits from such brands as Hollister, Abercrombie, Steve Madden, J.Crew, Guess, and American Eagle. After picking out the best clothes and accessories, the staff reshelves items, priced at up to 70% off their retail value. The style-savvy staff aims to keep the shop’s stock in line with current trends and classic fashion statements, generally choosing only pieces that are 12–18 months old. Most of the available apparel comes in sizes 0–16 for women and waist size 28–40 for men.