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Wayne boasts one of the best retail scenes on the Main Line and is known for its incredible group of shop owners. AroundMainLine.com celebrates the six best shops in downtown Wayne we recommend supporting for this holiday season. This coming weekend is Small Business Saturday—could not think of a better time to show your love for these fine local retailers highlighted below.
Lucky Duck Toys
Lucky Duck Toys is a specialty toy store with two locations in the western suburbs of Philadelphia: 106 E. Lancaster Ave in Wayne, and 379 Lancaster Avenue in Haverford. They offer the largest selection of specialty toys on the Main Line, with products from industry leaders such as International Playthings, Playmobil, Lego, Bruder, Manhattan Toy, Melissa & Doug, and Corolle. Lucky Duck also has unique items from several small manufacturers from around the world. They believe in offering playthings that stimulate the imagination, and foster creative thinking. Lucky Ducks experienced staff can help you select the perfect gift for everyone on your list and they offer free gift wrapping for all purchases. Stop in and see their beautiful selection of fabulous toys this holiday season!
Cole Wellness Spa
Cole Wellness Spa takes the natural alternative approach to real long lasting and truly healthy skin, hair, body and mind. They offer a variety of services including Therapeutic Massages, Nutrient Rich Facials, Organic Microdermabrasion, Face and Body Waxing services, Jane Iredale Mineral Make Up Applications and Retail Products, Organic Hair Color, Reiki and More.
Their retail products at Cole Wellness Spa are Organic, Pure, Aroma Therapeutic, and free of dyes, artificial fragrances, parabens and sulphates. Come in to purchase the best clean and green products on the Main Line! Suki, Innersence, Hamadi, Pevonia, Jane Iredale Mineral Make Up, Arnica, Traumeel, candles, soaps and more.
Stocking stuffers are available! Check out their affordable skin care kits for all ages, makeup and hair care product packages.
They also have the perfect skin care products for him. Purchase your holiday and special occasion gift cards at Cole Wellness Spa in any denomination. Your family, friends and co-workers will love it. They can use it towards all services and retail products carried by Cole. Cole takes phone orders for gift cards and will mail them out that the same day. Stop on in to check out their holiday specials this season!
104 East Lancaster Avenue
Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 10-5; Thursday 10-6. Call for special holiday hours.
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Known simply as Fiore, this Soho-inspired boutique is located in the heart of the historic Wayne shopping district. The unique European flair of this boutique is expressed through the hip affordable clothing, accessories and the exquisite Italian decor. The cozy intimate surrounding and the “passion for fashion” of the boutique owner will make your visit a truly distinctive shopping experience. Grab an espresso and discover how one or two chic and trendy items can update your whole wardrobe. Fiore—where fashion is always in bloom!
Color Me Mine
This year give the gift of creativity. Color Me Mine is a paint-your-own pottery studio where you can explore your creativity by creating one-of-a-kind pottery pieces. Whether you’re looking for the perfect gift or looking for spending special bonding time with your friends or family – Color Me Mine has the perfect setting for you.
Don’t think you’re artistic? Color Me Mine has tons of samples to copy, stamps and stencils, and easy-to-do techniques that will amaze you when you see your finished product.
Amuse children of all ages, including infants-paint your baby’s feet or your children’s hands on a platter, a clock or a coffee mug. Color Me Mine has over 400 pieces to choose from including kids items to holiday, household and decorative items. Don’t have the time? They can do it for you! Simply ask the friendly staff about custom painting.
Pricing and turnaround time: There is a studio fee of $7 for children 12 and younger and $10 for ages 13+ plus the price of the piece. Prices vary depending on the size of the piece, but start at around $16. Please allow at least one week for glazing and firing of your pottery items. The paints are non-toxic and lead-free and items are food-safe after firing. Reservations are recommended. Check out their website for special events and discounted days.
Color Me Mine is the ideal setting for birthday parties, team building, camps, after school enrichment, classes, gifts, private parties, fundraisers, corporate events, scout parties and more!
Bark Avenue Boutique
From the moment you first enter The Bark Avenue Boutique, you’ll realize this is not an ordinary store for dogs! You’re greeted with a sense of sophistication as you take in all that’s before you-artwork of royal dogs hanging over the fireplace with beautiful crystal chandeliers hanging from the ceiling. Whether it’s an accessory for your own precious pup (big or small) or the perfect gift for a friend, you’re sure to be delighted with all The Bark Avenue Boutique has to offer. Stop in and see them in their brand new Wayne location or in their flagship shop in Suburban Square. Bark Avenue Boutique is the address for the sophisticated pooch!
Blue Horse Boutique
Blue Horse is a fun boutique with unique gifts for everyone on your shopping list. They offer gift items for you, your entire family, all your friends, and the dog. Are you shopping for that person who has everything? They are the store for you! Some of their more popular brands are Patience Brewster, Curly Girl, Lolita, Dimacci, Mud-Pie and Ellie Rose.
If you are the first person through their door any day you will receive 20% off any non-sale item of your choice, or you can check in on Facebook or Foursquare for additional discounts.
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