Best shops in Astoria

Ivona Bilicic, owner of Loveday 31 (33-06 31st Ave between 33rd and 34th Sts, 718-728-4057), has a keen eye for vintage clothing and jewelry and understands that we want bargains.

Stock up on cute jewelry and threads by up-and-coming designers at Candy Plum (30-98 36th St at 31st Ave; 718-721-2299, Add to the spree at KrisTees (24-01 23rd Ave at 24th St; 718-204-5031,, where local Kristie Foster-Chapman hawks looks by global designers.