Upon entering Haught Style, shoppers are greeted warmly by compassionate fashion advisors who will happily dole out generous portions of personalized fashion advice, style consulting, and sandals to munch on. The boutique's lineup of featured designers includes Amanda Uprichard, Kooba, Helena de Natalio, and By Francine. Shoppers can gear up on office-friendly garb such as a DEPT button-down bodysuit ($66) or pick out evening wear such as an AU Winston silk tunic ($220) for after-work socializing. BCBGen drape-front print jersey day dresses ($110), Max & Cleo shirred-knit party dresses ($129), skinny pants, skirts, and the rest of Haught Style's tastefully chic attire will dazzle your peers, be they men, women, or well-tailored cartoon-penguin millionaires.
Employing a quarter-century of experience, the floral artists at Matney Floral Design meticulously craft detailed and elegant English garden bouquets that accentuate the beauty of homes with seasonal varieties and intriguing arrangements. With Easter and Mother's Day fast approaching, customers can treat motherly rabbits to a 6-inch rose bowl housing gerbera daisies, tulips, lilies, spray roses, and seasonal green stock ($50) or an 8-inch rose bowl that uses its extra inches to include ranunculus, hydrangeas, viburnum, and freesia ($75). Curly willows line the sides of a 6-inch square vase, which gently cushions roses and other seasonal flora like a kangaroo pouch cradling a newborn Joey Lawrence (starting at $100).
Mady and Me outfits male and female newborns and children with gifts, stylish accessories, and boutique clothing created by brands , such as Lemon Loves Lime, Le Top, Charlie Rocket, and more. Children can practice for a career as a runway model or fashionable real estate lawyer with clothing by Mud Pie ($25–$35), Haute Baby ($45–$55), and Havengirl ($50–$65). The Lulu Lop bib protects new duds from spills and hugging trees coated in sap ($15), while a Sophie the Giraffe baby teether ($22) can be gift wrapped with the Angel Dear blankey ($13) for an extra soft, squeezable gift.
RSVP in the Village knows that invitations set the tone for an entire event, be it a Flemish wedding or a summer barbecue séance, and its staff is dedicated to producing quality prints tailored to every occasion. Personalized invitations, announcements, holiday cards, and ransom notes are printed in two to three days and range from $1.25–$2.50 each. Personalized address stamps ($40), meanwhile, save on hand cramps and quill refills. Custom note cards ($12) and notepads ($22) make it easy to mark off the thank-you notes, Dear John letters, and to-do lists on your to-do list. RSVP also sells useful office accessories such as Linnea calendars ($18–$36), momAgenda planners ($36–$40), and John Adler note cubes ($12.95).
The Learning Tree extends its wisdom-whittled branches in all directions, boasting hands-on learning tools, toys, games, and activities for kids of all ages. From art supplies and science kits to scrub-a-dub-dub bath toys for the tub, there's no shortage of interactive mind-candy worthy of mental mastication. Sharpen a young mind with school supplies such as Faber-Castell's 15 Erasable Crayons ($5.99 for a pack of 15) and the 68-piece Alex Toys Art Studio ($15.99), or let juvenile phalanges forage across a Wigglin' Water Snake ($24.99), Stomp Launcher ($14.99), or the Klutz Incredible Clay Book ($19.95). No matter what goes in the cart, all contents will tickle the minds and giggle-plexes of all their gracious recipients. Both stores are open seven days a week, come rain, shine, or brain storm.