First State Favorites: Best gift shop


NEW CASTLE | Rose of Sharon Boutique

ADDRESS 3920 DuPont Parkway, Townsend

WEBSITE “Jewelry Diva Gifts” on Facebook

OWNERS Rose Roop and Sharon Tassone

YEAR OPENED 2006

Describe what makes your business stand out:Our customer service, friendliness and knowledge of our products.

What’s new about your business this year, or what do you have planned?

We are going to expand our gifts, accessories, our Chamilia bead line as well as focus on made-in-the-USA products.

 

KENT | Forney’s Too Ltd.

ADDRESS102 W. Loockerman St., Dover

WEBSITE forneystoo.com

OWNERGary Knox

YEAR OPENED 1985

Describe what makes your business stand out:

Unique selection of merchandise and even more importantly, customer service.

What’s new about your business this year, or what do you have planned?

We are always adding new lines and one in particular is called “EMBELLISH YOUR STORY,” which is best described as scrapbooking for your walls, using decorative metal memo boards and magnets to tell your family’s story or celebrate special occasions and holidays. Fun!

 

SUSSEX | Downtown Cowgirl

ADDRESS 146 Rehoboth Ave., No. 3, Rehoboth Beach

WEBSITE downtowncow girl.com

YEAR OPENED 2005

OWNERS Erin Kesselring and Jennifer White

Describe what makes your business stand out: Downtown Cowgirl is a women’s boutique specializing in affordable fashions, jewelry, accessories and gifts. DTCG style is an eclectic mix of beachy casual with a trendy downtown vibe. We are always searching for new and exciting pieces that make you stand out in your crowd. Fashion should be fun and affordable! We do our best to keep it that way!

What’s new about your business this year, or what do you have planned?

We have lots of fun new things for the upcoming summer season such as celebrity favorite bodycare line Farmhouse Fresh, and MapleXO Recycled Skateboard Jewelry. We have new merchandise arriving daily.