2019 MVMA Winners – Retail Therapy

We are happy to present the winners of the 2019 Merrimack Valley Magazine Awards. This spring, the top picks in all categories were chosen by our readers via our online voting platform. Thank you to everyone who took the time to vote and congratulations to all the winners.

Florist (tie)
The Flower Mill
Since it opened in 2012, The Flower Mill provided the Lowell community with a wide variety of custom floral arrangements for all occasions. Owner Joanna Hall is a self-taught designer who studied fine arts in Italy and at Manchester’s New Hampshire Institute of Art. She also makes the stores 100% soy wax candles.
183 Dutton St.  |  Lowell, Mass.

Flowers by Steve
Step into a floral paradise at Flowers by Steve’s Haverhill store. Steve’s can create specialized arrangements for weddings, anniversaries and other special occasions. Offering everything from classic roses to exotic bouquets, Flowers by Steve can tailor arrangements to your requests. Find the perfect bouquet for your favorite person with the help of the expert designers at Steve’s.
14 Cross Road  |  Haverhill, Mass.

Barmakian Jewelry
Barmakian Jewelers Nashua offers a large selection of loose diamonds, engagement rings, wedding bands, designer jewelry and Swiss watches in their newly renovated showroom. Shop for top watch brands such as Omega, Breitling and TAG Heuer or jewelry from bridal designers such as Tacori, Coast Diamond, Kirk Kara and Scott Kay.
300 Daniel Webster Highway  |  Nashua, N.H.

Mens Fashion
The Andover Shop
Men can dress for success with quality clothing from The Andover Shop. Their unmatched selection of suit jackets, oxford shirts and silk ties will make you the best dressed man in the office. Spending the day at home? Their jerseys and colorful shorts will keep you cool and classy through even the hottest summer days.
Cambridge and Andover, Mass.

Womens Fashion
Humanity sells overlooked and timeless pieces that encourage their clients to live in style. As a Lowell-based boutique, they incorporate the culture and style of the city into this mix and attitude. This is why over the years they have become the go-to place for individualistic fashionistas.
128 Merrimack St.  |  Lowell, Mass.

Consignment Shops
Chic Consignment
Clients come from all over the Merrimack Valley to visit this Andover consignment shop. They offer an ever-changing selection of fun, trendy and high-end clothes and accessories, with a head-turning selection of handbags.
46 Main St.  |  Andover, Mass.

Apothecaries/Natural Products
Red Antler Apothecary
Red Antler Apothecary is located in Lowell’s Mill No. 5, a repurposed factory on Jackson Street. The apothecary sells soaps, moisturizers, cleansers and even mustache wax. Their ethically created, home crafted products include a pine tar soap recipe that is over 100 years old. Environmentally conscious clients can bring their own containers —
Red Antler’s cream, lotions and cleaners are sold by the ounce.
Mill No. 5  |  250 Jackson St.  |  Lowell, Mass.



Stop by next week for the winners in the ‘Retail Therapy’ category.

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