Oxford Shopping -

You will find a variety of locally-owned shops downtown where you can purchase designer clothing, custom crafted pottery by Gail Pittman and McCartys of Merrigold, Mississippi, local artwork, local music albums, and a variety of other upscale wares. Most stores will allow their customers to have charge accounts, which makes it convenient for wealthy students to send the bill home for payment.

  Square Books is a locally-owned bookstore that has been rated as the best independent bookstore in the nation. The New Yorker described it "as good as or better than any in New York." Frequent signings by prominent authors. Look inside the cover of your favorite book, as it may be signed. They also operate Off Square Books, a discount bookstore that is actually on the Square but in a separate building. In addition, they have a children's bookstore also located separately on the Square.
  Neilson's Department Store, 119 Courthouse Square (on the square), (662) 234-1161. Oldest continuously running department store in the South and offers the latest in every department. You'll find clothing, shoes, and accessories for the whole family, as well as home furnishings and gifts. Neilson's also carries Clinique and Estee Lauder cosmetics. Features all the typical department store items, but specializes in personal service.
  Hinton & Hinton is a men's store featuring designer clothing in the traditional style and outdoor gear.
  The Uptop Smoke Shop, located on the third floor of the building on North Lamar across the street from the county chancery building, sells fine cigars and provides a nice atmosphere to smoke and great perch to watch the ladies pass by.
  Mississippi Madness on the Square features a variety of cooking accessories, Mississippi designer pottery, and Mississippi-made gourmet foods. Pick up some Knock-You-Naked margarita mix made by in Natchez, MS. You won't be disappointed.
  Village Tailor, Designer women's clothing and accessories.
  Duvall's, Designer women's clothing and accessories.
  Oxford Floral, 1103 Jefferson Ave, (662) 234-3514. Flower shop just off the Square that also specializes in designer plate-settings and glassware. A popular spot for wedding registries. If you are looking for a wedding gift, most Oxonions and Ole Miss students will be registered here and at Neilson's. Also a good florist (but expensive) to order those rush flowers for that special girl going through sorority rush.
  Campus Book Mart, 1111 Jackson Avenue West (Inside the Oxford Mall), (888) 712-5081, (662) 234-5993. Ole Miss apparel, gifts, accessories, and textbooks. Somewhat cheaper than the campus bookstore with a decent selection. Locally owned and operated.
  University Sporting Goods, 105 Courthouse Square (Historic Oxford Square), (662) 234-1736. University Sporting Goods has served the Oxford community and Ole Miss students for over 30 years. The store is a must-stop for Ole Miss apparel, running shoes, and t-shirts. University Sporting Goods also does screen printing for t-shirts.
  Lilly Pad, 128 Courthouse Square (on the Square), (662) 238-2900. This is the perfect spot to purchase fraternity, sorority, and other personalized gifts. They also offer Yankee candles, Vera Bradley luggage, Department 56 collectibles, trendy beaded jewelry, and more.
  Oxford Kids Co., 124 Courthouse Square (on the Square), (662) 236-3307. Featuring a large selection of upscale infant, children's, and maternity apparel.
  Therapy, 136 Courthouse Square (on the Square), (662) 281-1197. Fine shoes, cosmetics, apparel, and accessories.
  Na-Ann's Interior Design 401 S. Lamar Blvd, (on the Square), (662) 236-3747. Custom frames, gifts, home accessories, and interior design.
  Mid-Town Farmer's Market. The market is located on the north side of the Mid-town Shopping Center parking lot on North Lamar Boulevard. The market is staffed and run totally by volunteers and is restricted to farmers, producers and bakers who grow or use products grown in Mississippi. Sat 7-11 AM, Wed 2:30-5:30 PM. May-Sept.  

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