Shopping by the Sea

Top Shops for High Design

Washington Post Staff Writer
Thursday, May 21, 2009

With the unofficial start of the summer season this weekend, it's time to start planning trips to the beach. But such vacations aren't all about sitting by the ocean. On some beach days, especially rainy ones, it's fun to do a little shopping, too. ¶ To help you navigate, we combed the towns, streets, avenues and alleys along the Delaware shore, looking for home furnishings stores that offer more design than seashell-themed linens and palm tree pillows. Inside you'll find our picks for the best interior design stores by the sea. And don't forget the best part: Shopping in Delaware is tax-free.

Terri Sapienza

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