Stainless Steel Wallets & Purses
$38 - $64. Prices vary.
These Stewart/Stand wallets and accessories are not only cool; they’re functional as well. It’s no conspiracy that there is Radio Frequency Identification chips embedded in credit cards and passports making I.D. theft easy, but the thin sheets of stainless steel protects from unauthorized access.
Whimsical Children’s Clothing
$40. Prices vary.
Nina Rosenberg or “Ninarita” is a master seamstress with the NY fashion experience to back it up. Now her models are a bit smaller. She crafts children’s clothing that is so unique you’ll wish you were still in diapers.
Cowboy Rubber Rain Boots
$59 for a pair.
The rain may have subsided for now, but it’ll be back, so why not show it who’s boss by wearing the only rain boot that I’ve ever seen with a heel. You’ll be singing and dancing in the rain.
Leather Laptop Satchel
$425. Styles and Prices vary.
This is the real genuine article. 100% leather, 100% locally made. Oscar Parsons crafts these beauties using vegetable cured leather hides, tanned with tree acids rather than chemicals. They are hand carved and hand stitched ensuring their high quality design and durability.
Where to find these: The Uncommon Art Shop, 10618 Meeting Street, Norton Commons (502) 426-0611. theuncommonartshop.com
Historical Themed Chess Sets and Chessmen
$65 - $75. Prices vary.
You’ll have a hard time focusing on the actual game of chess with these colorful chess characters and boards. No one will blame you if you just want to play with them as action figures. Historical themes include the Civil War, Medieval, Pearl Harbor, Gladiators, and many more.
The Jacqueline Kennedy Jewelry Collection
$60 and up. Prices vary.
Jewelers Camrose & Kross have created replicas of the First Lady’s gorgeous jewelry. She is the epitome of American royalty. Who doesn’t want to emulate Jackie-O?
Gettysburg War Figures and Play Mat
$10 for army men
$5 for map
Who doesn’t want to play with this? You’re in command to stage your own battles, who knows, the Civil War might have a different outcome.
Where to find these: The Frazier History Museum, 829 W. Main Street (502) 753-5663. fraziermuseum.org
|You're welcome: A local list of ways and places to make the most of your gift giving [Christmas]|
|Happy holidays from the Louisville theatre scene [Theater]|
|Christmas starts at Carmichael’s: a Holiday wish list for your beloved bookworms [Books]|
|The 24th Bardstown Road Aglow lights up this weekend|
|Louisville Experiences That Make Great Gifts|
|Emotion Trumps Food (But Both Make the Holiday Season Go ‘Round)|
|Unexpected Intermission Demonstrates What is So Special about Community Theater|