Mount Pleasant Magazine Jan/Feb 2022

74 2022 WWW. BESTOFMP.COM www. Bes tOfMP. com | www. Bes tOfMP. Vi deo | www. Bes tOfMPpodcas t . com BEST PLACE TO BUY A GIFT A charming local boutique, Oyster Candle Company & Coastal Gifts handcrafted candles are made using oyster shells from Shem Creek restaurants. While the candles are the “pearl”of the show, they offer a variety of unique gifts to adorn any home’s interior. Other Nominees: Bubbles Gift Shoppe / Zinnia Gifts and Jewelry BEST PLACE TO BUYTIRES Having an auto repair shop you can trust is invaluable, and Gerald’s Tires and Brakes sets the gold standard for friendly, reliable customer service. Their prices are reasonable, and they will never goad you into fixing something that isn’t broken. Other Nominees: Costco / Hay Tire Pros BEST PLACE TO BUY ELECTRIC BIKES If you are searching for an electric bike tailored uniquely to you, locally-owned Pedego Electric Bikes Charleston “peddles” a full line of electric bikes to help you find a perfect fit for your individual needs and personal style. Other Nominees: Trek Store of Charleston / The Bicycle Shoppe BEST SHOE STORE Serving the area since 1967, you could say Phillips Shoes, winner of best shoe store, knows a thing or two about footwear. For all the top brand names, walk (or run) to Phillips. After all, any day is a perfect day for a new pair of shoes. Other Nominees: Copper Penny / DSW BEST SPORTING GOODS DICK’S Sporting Goods has it all: from basketballs to camping gear and even archery equipment. Named best sporting goods, DICK’S knows how to beat out the competition. Score! Other Nominees: Play it Again Sports / Haddrell’s Point Tackle and Supply BEST SWIMWEAR Let’s face it: swimsuits are one of those things you have to try on. Let the Las Olas staff help you pick the perfect swimsuit – no pressure, no stress. Named best swimwear, their welcoming atmosphere will help you get the most fun in the sun. Other Nominees: Parrot Surf Shop / Dick’s Sporting Goods BEST TOY STORE You’ll feel like a kid again as you browse Wonder Works, named best toys. Featuring all the latest and greatest, the only problem you’ll have is finding a willingness to leave. Remember: We don’t stop playing because we grow old —we grow old because we stop playing. Other Nominees: Hollipops Fine Toys and Gifts BESTWOMEN’S ACCESSORIES Created by the teenage namesake of Haven’s Furniture, Haven Foster is the brains behind Haven’s Accessories. Stop by the furniture store for a curated selection of bracelets, earrings and more that ooze style and Southern charm. Other Nominees: Copper Penny BESTWOMEN’S BOUTIQUE Meredith Murphy and Megan Masters created Mulberry & King, a women’s clothing store on Ben Sawyer Boulevard, in a garage apartment in 2016. Through their friendship and business partnership, the pair curated a one-of-a-kind Lowcountry brand. Other Nominees: II Brunettes / Copper Penny BESTWOMEN’S STORE Stop by either of Copper Penny’s Mount Pleasant locations for a selection of on-trend booties and heels, rompers and jumpsuits, dresses, tops, pants and more. Their high-end selection has something for every occasion. Other Nominees: Gwynn’s of Mount Pleasant / Mulberry & King