Looking to sample the best accessories around town?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best high-end accessory hot spots in Portland, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to fill the bill.
1. Lisa-Marie's Made in Maine
Topping the list is Lisa-Marie's Made In Maine. Located at 35 Exchange St., the jewelry spot, which offers accessories and home decor, is the highest-rated high-end accessory spot in Portland, boasting 4.5 stars out of 20 reviews on Yelp.
This store, highlighted for its "locally-made trinkets," was named one of the top spots to visit during a weekend getaway in Portland by the Amherst Wire. Look for pottery, prints, photography and more.
If you're hungry for more, we found these details about the shop.
"Lisa-Marie's Made in Maine, Inc. began long before the store on Front St. opened in 2003," per the history section of its Yelp profile. "Lisa-Marie has been involved in promoting Made-in-Maine products since 1990."
Next up is Zane, situated at 41 Exchange St. With four stars out of 15 reviews on Yelp, the women's clothing and jewelry spot, offering accessories and more, has proven to be a local favorite for those looking to indulge.
The site has lots more information on the business.
As to what the shop is known for, "Zane in Portland Maine is a female-owned and -operated clothing boutique curated with the modern woman in mind," it notes on Yelp in the section about specialties. "We specialize in designer denim, ready-to-wear fashion, shoes and accessories."
3. Sea Bags
Sea Bags, located at 25 Custom House Wharf, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the fancy luggage spot, which offers accessories and more, four stars out of 15 reviews.
This spot, which boasts nearly 20 stores in Maine and New Hampshire, uses old sails and recycles them into bags and totes, according to Forbes.