Best of Dayton 2018: Tell us your favorite place to shop for that fabulous Dayton gift

Where’s the best place to shop for the perfect Dayton-related gift? Where do you find clothing so you don’t look like everyone else?

There are gobs of unique shops and gift ideas in Dayton. The Best of Dayton contest is your chance to tell us the best place to find that special item.

This year, Best of Dayton is bigger and better than ever. The contest is now in the VOTING phase, meaning the official finalists have been named.

Here are the contenders in the 2018 Best of Dayton Contest:

Best Dayton-centric gifts:

• Baker Salvage Co. Dayton signs

• Heart Mercantile T-shirts and gifts

• Omega Music's Dayton Funk T-shirts

• Carillon Park's gift shop

• Esther Price candies

• Dorothy Lane's Killer Brownie

• Dayton beer

Best place to shop if you don't want to dress like everyone else: 

• Wildflower Boutique

• Clash Dayton

• Gill Mart & Co.

• Style Encore

• Hedges and Wolf

• Monarch Market

• Showroom Boutique

Best Place for Unique Gifts:

• Heart Mercantile

• 2nd Street Market

• The Contemporary Dayton (DVAC) Gift Gallery

• Agnes & Orson

• Luna Gifts & Botanicals

• Frieszell Liberty Gardens pepper jelly

• Yellow Springs Toy Company

• Asanda Imports

• Stockslagers

• Unique Aromas oils

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