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Best place for kids’ clothes 2013: Old Navy

Old Navy Barracks Road Shopping Center 984-0167 oldnavy.com Runner-up: Whimsies Barracks Road Shopping Center 977-8767 whimsieskids.com A child will grow at a steady rate of 2″ to 2.5″ per year from ages 2 to 12. In other words, that’s a lot of clothing. Parents know that when they want to buy in bulk, Old Navy […]

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Best place for last-minute gifts 2013: Cha Cha’s

Cha Cha’s 201 E. Main St. 293-8553 chachawithme.com Runner-up: The Virginia Shop Barracks Road Shopping Center 977-0080 thevashop.net Talk about an impulse buy: Richard Burton once bought Elizabeth Taylor a $960,000 jet they had flown in the day before. You won’t find anything like that Downtown favorite Cha Cha’s, but you will find a few […]

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Best place for a man’s suit: JoS. A. Bank

JoS. A. Bank Barracks Road Shopping Center 244-0015 josbank.com Runner-up: Men’s Wearhouse Charlottesville Fashion Square Mall 29th Place 973-8094 menswearhouse.com Fitting a suit is a fine science. Shoulder width, chest size, and arm length have to perfectly sync up to ensure that you look less like George Costanza and more like George Clooney when you […]