Top Choice Sports & Outdoors in Denver


The flagship store of this outdoor-equipment supersupplier is an essential stop if you are heading to the mountains or just cruising through Confluence. In addition to top gear for camping, cycling, climbing and ski…
Top Choice Books in Denver

Tattered Cover Bookstore

There are plenty of places to curl up with a book in Denver’s beloved independent bookstore. Bursting with new and used books, it has a good stock of regional travel guides and nonfiction titles dedicated to the Wes…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Denver

Fancy Tiger Crafts

So you dig crochet and quilting? You knit a mean sweater and have a few too many tattoos? Welcome to Fancy Tiger Crafts, a sophisticated remodel of granny’s yarn barn that’s ground zero for Denver’s crafty hipsters.…
Top Choice Clothing in Boulder

Common Threads

Vintage shopping at its most haute couture: this fun place is where to go for secondhand Choos and Prada purses. Prices are higher than at your run-of-the-mill vintage shop, but clothes, shoes and bags are always in…
Top Choice Stationery in Boulder

Two Hands Paperie

A paper lover's fantasy, this sunny shop specializes in writing supplies from around the world. Leather-bound journals, high-end stationery, sketchbooks, writing instruments, artful greeting cards, even a kids' sect…
Top Choice Gifts & Souvenirs in Denver


It's easy to lose yourself, poking around this eclectic shop. Selling everything from mid-mod furniture and handbags to baby clothes and jewelry, it's a perfect place to window-shop, buy a gift or get that stuffed-c…
Top Choice Gifts & Souvenirs in Denver

I Heart Denver

This welcoming shop on the 16th Street Mall sells everything Colorado. Well-made, totally appealing, I-must-have tees, hats, postcards, baby clothes, jewelry, artwork… All items sold are created by local artists and…
Top Choice Food in Boulder


One of the coolest stores on Pearl, this kitchen, bed and bath supplier stocks upscale goods, locally produced foods, scores of specialized cookbooks and enough gizmos to delight a cooking geek. It’s a fun place to …
Top Choice Fashion & Accessories in Breckenridge

Magical Scraps

This is the girliest shop in Breck – and we mean that in the best way possible. Here are printed fabrics, stuffed toys, tot-sized tees, and dresses and hats for mom and baby. Not to mention funky handbags, scarves, …
Top Choice Books in Frisco

Next Page Bookstore & Tea Bar

A terrific bookstore that merges local naturalist literature, hiking guides, maps and children's books with modern, offbeat and classic fiction. Skinny but deep, with an excellent tea bar to keep you lingering.