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Stacey' Holiday Gift Guide for Women

tech <h1 style="text-align: center;"><span style="color: rgb(255, 0, 0); font-size: 0.7em; line-height: 1.3;">Remember to shop locally this holiday seadon at the wonderful stores in our neighborhood. I have found gifts with a touch of luxury, whimsy, comfort and chicness, which are perfect for your wife, sister, daughter, co-worker or friend.</span></h1> <p style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" class="featured featured" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/5739/blog/Sandi%20Fellman%2C%20Deception%2310%20(1).jpg" style="width: 288px; height: 384px;"></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="color: rgb(20, 24, 35); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px;"> For the woman who loves art, this glorious photograph by Sandi Fellman is a wonderful gift. The artist transforms singular flowers and insects into abstract studies of shape, color and form. Edition of 11 $3,500. (Frame:$400)</span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><a href="https://www.kmrarts.com/" style="font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px;"> KMR Arts</a><span style="color: rgb(20, 24, 35); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px;">- 2 Titus Road, Washington Depot- 860-868-7533</span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/5739/blog/pony%20pouches_2.jpg" style="color: rgb(20, 24, 35); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px; width: 350px; height: 350px;"></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="color: rgb(20, 24, 35); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px;"> Who would not love these luxe clutches from Lambertson Truex? Perfect as a makeup bag or evening </span><span style="color: rgb(20, 24, 35); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px;">accessory, they are available in black, teal, camel and leopard or camel python. $225</span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="color: rgb(20, 24, 35); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px;"> <a href="http://privethouse.com/">Privet House</a> -13 East Shore Road, New Preston-860.868.1800</span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span><img alt="" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/5739/blog/j.%20Seitz.jpg" style="width: 200px; height: 373px;"></span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="color: rgb(20, 24, 35); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px;"> All that glitters with geodes and crystals will delight the woman who loves statement necklaces and accessories.</span><br style="color: rgb(20, 24, 35); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"> <span style="color: rgb(20, 24, 35); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px;"> Raw pyrite and crystal necklaces $148- $188;</span><br style="color: rgb(20, 24, 35); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"> <span style="color: rgb(20, 24, 35); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px;"> The Geode Slab, slicked agate on geode cheese board with a silver rim. $350</span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="color: rgb(20, 24, 35); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px;"> <a href="http://www.jseitz.com/">J. Seitz & Co.</a></span><span style="color: rgb(20, 24, 35); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px;"> -9 East Shore Road, New Preston- 860-868-0119</span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span><img alt="" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/5739/blog/Huntington%20%26%20Hope.jpg" style="width: 240px; height: 180px;"></span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="color: rgb(20, 24, 35); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px;"> You can choose a unique scent that she will love; lemongrass & ginger or orange blossom & grapefruit are two of my favorites. $42 to $48</span><br style="color: rgb(20, 24, 35); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"> <span style="color: rgb(20, 24, 35); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px;"> <a href="http://www.huntingtonandhope.com/">Huntington & Hope</a></span><span style="color: rgb(20, 24, 35); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px;"><a href="http://www.huntingtonandhope.com/">-</a> 2 Green Hill Rd- Washington Depot- 860-868-2424</span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span><img alt="" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/5739/blog/DK%20Shulman.jpg" style="width: 280px; height: 373px;"></span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="color: rgb(20, 24, 35); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px;"> Shower her in fresh water pearls! Here is a delightful selection of necklaces, bracelets and chokers from DK Schulman. Lariat Necklace $390; Bracelet $300; Choker $250</span><br style="color: rgb(20, 24, 35); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"> <span style="color: rgb(20, 24, 35); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px;"> <a href="http://dkschulmandesign.com/">D.K. Schulman-</a> 15 East Shore Road, New Preston- 860-868-4300</span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/5739/blog/Giraffe%20Blankets.jpg" style="text-align: start; color: rgb(20, 24, 35); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px; width: 248px; height: 186px;"></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="color: rgb(20, 24, 35); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px;"> These Giraffe at Home blankets are sooo soft and warm. They come in baby to twin size. $99- $279</span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="color: rgb(20, 24, 35); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px;"> <a href="http://www.bestmonogram.com/">Best Monogram Fine Linens & Gifts</a></span><span style="color: rgb(20, 24, 35); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px;">- 1 Titus Road, Washington Depot - (860) 868-7707</span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span><img alt="" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/5739/blog/Hickory%20Stick%20Bookshop.jpg" style="width: 280px; height: 373px;"></span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="color: rgb(20, 24, 35); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px;"> If she loves to sit in front of a roaring fire with her favorite book, here is a selection of the best on interior design, travel and photography.</span><br style="color: rgb(20, 24, 35); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"> <span style="color: rgb(20, 24, 35); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px;"> Robert Couturier 'Designing Paradises' by Robert Couturier $60;100 Places in France Every Women Should Go by Marcia DeSanctis $19.95;</span><br style="color: rgb(20, 24, 35); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"> <span style="color: rgb(20, 24, 35); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px;"> Chasing Beauty in the Litchfield Hills by Lesley Meyer $35</span><br style="color: rgb(20, 24, 35); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"> <span style="color: rgb(20, 24, 35); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px;"> <a href="http://www.hickorystickbookshop.com/">Hickory Stick Bookshop</a></span><span style="color: rgb(20, 24, 35); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px;"><a href="http://www.hickorystickbookshop.com/"> </a>- 2 Green Hill Road, Washington Depot- 860-868-0525</span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span><img alt="" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/5739/blog/J.%20McLaughlin.jpg" style="width: 240px; height: 180px;"></span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="color: rgb(20, 24, 35); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px;"> Keep her warm and looking stylish in these lovely cashmere and lamb's wool gloves and scarves. Scarves from $75 to $278; Gloves from $45 to $95</span><br style="color: rgb(20, 24, 35); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"> <span style="color: rgb(20, 24, 35); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px;"> <a href="http://www.jmclaughlin.com/">J.McLaughlin</a></span><span style="color: rgb(20, 24, 35); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px;"><a href="http://www.jmclaughlin.com/"> </a>- 6 Bee Brook Road, Washington Depot- 203-557-9275</span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span><img alt="" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/5739/blog/New%20Preston%20Kitchen%20Goods.jpg" style="width: 240px; height: 180px;"></span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="color: rgb(20, 24, 35); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px;"> Love these Simon Pearce pitchers myself and I sure she will too! The Irish-born designer makes the most unique glassware and is carried locally in New Preston. $130- $150</span><br style="color: rgb(20, 24, 35); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"> <font color="#3B5998" face="Helvetica, Arial, lucida grande, tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif"> <span style="cursor: pointer; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px;"><a href="http://www.newprestonkitchen.com/">New Preston Kitchen Goods</a> - </span></font><span style="color: rgb(20, 24, 35); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px;">New Preston- 11 East Shore Road, New Preston- 860-868-1264</span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span><img alt="" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/5739/blog/NuSport.jpg" style="width: 280px; height: 373px;"></span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="color: rgb(20, 24, 35); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px;"> She might not buy cashmere lounge wear for herself but you could! Here is a luxurious jacket and pants for her to wear around town or while she travels.</span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="color: rgb(20, 24, 35); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px;"> Jacket $428; Pant $378</span><br style="color: rgb(20, 24, 35); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"> <span style="color: rgb(20, 24, 35); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px;"> <a href="http://www.nusport.com/">Nusport</a> - Green Hill Road, Washington Depot- 860-868-3776</span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span><img alt="" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/5739/blog/Pergola.jpg" style="width: 240px; height: 180px;"></span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="color: rgb(20, 24, 35); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px;"> For the woman who loves a touch of green, here are some selections from Pergola: </span><br style="color: rgb(20, 24, 35); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"> <span style="color: rgb(20, 24, 35); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px;"> Handblown green glass vases with bulbs, for forcing paper whites $24; Mountain pine zinc lined tray $165; </span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="color: rgb(20, 24, 35); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px;"> John Derian green lacquered wood tray. $495</span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://www.pergolahome.com/" style="font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px;"> Pergola</a> <span style="color: rgb(20, 24, 35); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px;"> - 7 East. Shore Road, New Preston. 860-868-4769</span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span><img alt="" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/5739/blog/The%20Pantry.jpg" style="width: 240px; height: 180px;"></span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="color: rgb(20, 24, 35); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px;"> These pretty eucalyptus stoneware baskets are ideal gifts for the chic hostess who likes to keep her bread and fruit looking good! From $39.95 - $49.95</span><br style="color: rgb(20, 24, 35); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"> <span style="color: rgb(20, 24, 35); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px;"> The Pantry- 5 Titus Road, Washington Depot- 860-868-0258</span></p>

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