The merchants at BT Watches and Jewelry don’t just peddle watches. Rather, they sell pragmatic pieces of art, equipping each customer with finely made digital and analog timepieces in styles ranging from graceful and elegant to outdoorsy and rugged. Men's and women's watches from ESQ by Movado flaunt a cosmopolitan, streamlined aesthetic, whereas reliable Swiss Army pieces continue to tick away when confronted with the pressure of 330 feet of water or 30 pushy EU diplomats.
When the shop’s experienced technicians aren’t busy bringing clockwork into perfect precision with their skillful repair services, they can also help customers navigate their glittering stock with battery and band repair, overhauls, and crystal replacement.
Shoe Strings' kid-savvy staff packs shelves with shoes, rain gear, and handmade accessories designed for young lads and lasses. As parents size their progeny in brands such as Skechers ($39.95–$49.95), Stride Rite ($42.95–$60.95), and Ragg Footwear ($34.95–$42.95), aspiring Peles can rest their kicking feet on stools shaped like soccer balls. A flashy pair of Lelli Kellys ($65.95) promises stylish baby steps, and Bog boots ($64.95) and Western Chief raincoats protect puddle-stomping youngsters from soiling their onesies or pinafores. Shoe Strings also carries cartoon-character rain ensembles, kids’ photo albums, and hair accouterments created by local mothers.
The Spoiled Girl outfits fashionistas in a constantly refreshed selection of decadent jewelry, snazzy handbags, and trendy clothes. Unlike unattended lemonade stands, the rhinestone-covered store welcomes guests with a personal shopper, who is ready to provide sage fashion advice. Peruse black wooded tables topped with bedazzled and super chic clothing (starting at $18), shelves lined with colorful scarves and shiny jewelry (starting at $14), or silver racks of handbags, each decorated with doodads including gems, and pendants (starting at $35).
The staffers at Sofia Jewelry LLC, a family-owned business, share their expertise in selecting keepsakes for men and women. In addition to offering 14- and 18-karat-gold and sterling-silver pieces from names such as Nikki Lissoni, they administer repairs and install watch batteries. To cater to a wide range of clientele, they also offer layaway programs during the holiday season.
The savvy staff at Beadz 'N Bagz helps to accessorizes outfits with an impressive inventory of eye-catching handbags and baubles. Like a jewel-crusted styrofoam cup, accessories weld fashion and function into handsome packages, as seen with the delicate paisley teardrop key-finder ($10.85). Stylishly stash belongings inside a collection of handbags, available in an array of patterns and colors, Or opt for jewelry, such as a fully-metamorphosed butterfly bracelet ($18) or pocket-watch necklace ($22) to keep necks, ears, and arms eternally chic and punctual.
Family owned, Modern art is a 3rd generation jewelers, with the 4th generation beginning to work at the store. Located in Rochester, Michigan for more than 17 years, the store is conveniently located in the heart of the downtown area. Employees take pride in that their service is delivered with a genuine interest in quality