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  • Gifts Ideas for the Season of Giving

    Gift giving is a wondrous thing. It encourages us to spend some extra moments thinking about the people we love from their perspective: What would she like? Would he use this? I think they would get a kick out of this!

    As a life-style store, we feature a variety of gift options year-round, including homewares, personal accessories, jewelry, and women's apparel. We always amp things up during during the holidays to ensure that you have plenty of options for yourself and others. Here are just a few ideas to consider - with many more in the shop. 

    GIFTS FOR HIM

    Big bold watches from Newgate are for him (or her!) and make just the right kind of statement ($215-$269). These Stainless Steel Wallets are ultra thin and flexible and automatically shield credit cards from identity theft ($59-$72). A set of 4 shot glasses or whisky sippers can be set in a custom wooden tray or kept free to spin on any table top ($72). And socks in a variety of patterns from Conscious Step - each designated for a different charity are perfect stocking stuffers ($15). 

    GIFTS FOR HER

    Stainless Steel as a material for beautiful accessories this year continues with stainless steel and leather handbags from Wendy Stevens - show-stopping pieces that she will love ($288 and up). We're not sure there is such as thing as too many scarves - we have a variety of styles, colors and fabrics starting from under $30. We're stocked with jewelry from Denver native Elaine B Jewelry, from stacking rings starting under $30 to some statement necklaces under $150. Finally, everyone could use a new sweather this time of year! Lots of lovely options, including this cozy piece from Three Dots ($136).

    FUN FINDS FOR EVERYONE

    From small porcelain bowls ($8) to a cookbook for nacho lovers (who isn't? $25) - we'll help you find something fun, useful, and memorable! Stop in for these and many other selections. We're open every day from now through Christmas Eve!

  • Host Season

    Family, friends, colleagues, oh my! So many gatherings this time of year that require a bit more creativity in our efforts - whether as the host or the guest. 

    Get inspiration from "Host," a modern guide to eating, drinking, and feeding your friends from W&P Design ($35). Then pour your favorite wine into a fun, yet ever so elegant, decanter from Sempli and take it and your table conversation for a spin ($52). And we have several styles of white serveware that will jazz up whatever you've decided to serve - or better yet, we can gift it up for your favorite host ($30-$54)!

    Just a few ideas to get you started - stop by the shop to see what else we have in store!

     

  • Father's Day 2016

    There are no ordinary fathers out there. Each one makes his mark in distinctive ways. Treat the fathers in your life to designs as distinctive as they are. Here are a few suggestions to get you started:

     

    Socks from Conscious Step will help him stand out from the crowd while providing funds to four different charities, from safe drinking water to therapeutic food packs for children. How about geometric coasters for the dad who loves to entertain in style?

    A crossbody bag of fine German design from Olbrish will keep his tablet, phone, water bottle and other misc. necessities collected and contained for a day on the go. And brass money clips from Beehive Handmade make a big statement while keeping a small profile in the pocket.

    More distinctive options for dads along with greeting cards are in the store now. Come visit us at our new location in Cherry Creek North!

  • Holiday Gift Guides

    We'll help you make your gift giving easy and on piont this year! We have a full set of gift guides for everyone on your list up on our Pinterest page. Here are a few ideas to get you started:

    She will adore this Prairie Underground Long LeFay Hoodie, made in Seattle of organic cotton. We have it in this "Oxblood" color as well as a lovely gray. 

    Guys are expressing their style rockin' interesting socks. But these are not ordinary socks! Knitted in Fair Trade conditions, the Conscious Step gift set supports a different charity for each of the four pairs of socks included in the box. Doing good and looking good.

    These JOCO Cups are the "it" to-go cup of the year. They are "barrista approved" and available in 16 or 12oz and lots of fun colors!

  • Father's Day | Man Made

    For Father's Day this year, give the father(s) in your life something distinct, handsome, and, yes . . . man made. We're featuring new products from some of our local gentleman makers. Whatever the media or material, the designs are fresh and purposeful and the quality is top notch. 

    Glass plate by Glass by Wood, custom t-shirts from Tarazzo Vintage Original, Hive Vessels from Housefish, and dual Trivet/Cutting Boards from Sjotime Industries.

  • Holiday Gift Guides - His Turn

    Come on man. Are guys really that difficult to shop for? We don't buy it! We've got some ideas for some of the men in your life - up now on our Pinterest page. Here are just a couple to get you started:

    Mail-Key-Coin Bowl Handmade by local maker Sjotime Industries - $55

    OG Sack - Hybrid Bag with all kinds of options, handles and uses - made in Denver - $90

  • Gift Guides for the Holidays - Let's Start with Her

    Gift giving is a joyful expression of how we feel about someone, which is also why it can be fraught with some degree of anxiety. How can we make sure that what we give really does reflect both the giver and receiver?

    Let us help you find something beautiful, affordable and maybe unusual. Something that you didn't even know you were looking for. Check out our Gift Guides on Pinterest, starting with Gifts for Her. We'll be updating and adding to them throughout the season.

    Let's focus on the joy and forget about all the rest.

    Handmade Druzy Studs from Doozie Jewelry - $78

  • Gift Ideas with Style and Function

    Our piggy banks may be feeling lighter at this time of the year, but that doesn't mean we have to sacrifice style and function in our gift giving. Here are a few ideas - all at or under $50!

    The Chalk Board Clock ($50) allows you to customize messages throughout the day and week (chalk included!). The glass carafe from Bormioli Rocco ($45) is a beautiful addition to your table for water or wine, or maybe changing water into wine? The stylish wine coat ($30) will keep your favorite bottle cellar temperature even for a picnic on a warm day. And the simple elegance of the dove salt and pepper shakers ($34) speaks (or coos) for itself. Finally, previously-used chopsticks find new life as a folding basket ($34) to keep fruit or whatever you need organized in check.