Longtime friends and shoe sidekicks Janie Griffin and Emilie Blaze are the slipper specialists behind The Little Shoebox’s sizeable selection of brand-name ladies' shoes. Like an indecisive metamorph, the selection of fabulous flats and popular pumps is always changing, but includes unique designer names not typically found in department stores, such as Bettye Muller, Kors, Martinez Valero, and Pour La Victoire. Keep foot hinges from rusting in winter with a pair of Vivien Westwood black ankle boots ($150). Toes can stay stylishly snug in Kors Winston Brown shearling clogs ($195). Eliza B’s black patent ballet flats ($135) will have you pirouetting in any outfit, while the eco-friendly cork flats ($110) keeps walking comfy with a wedge-shaped heel that preps customer for the day when it becomes socially acceptable to wear pie on one’s feet.
Lauded by the Knot magazine in 2009 for its stylish nuptial bouquets, Rutland Beard Florist has enlisted creative designers to fashion floral arrangements since 1923. Nestled deep in the heart of the boutiques' fragrant mazes inspired by French flower markets, bouquets brimming with seasonal blooms, perennials, and tropical flora spill out of elegant vases and baskets. The nimble-fingered staffers also pile fresh fruit into gift baskets, and they assemble themed creations suitable for all occasions, such as anniversaries, birthdays, or a baby's first successful attempt at landing an airplane.
Falls Road Running Store's wide selection of running and walking shoes provides mobile citizens of every speed and arch shape with something comfortable, and the store's friendly staff has expertise in helping customers find just the right fit. Pick up a pair of Brooks Adrenaline GTS 6 running shoes ($85.50) for thoroughly sweat-wicked jogging fins, or step up the shocks to your shins and connective tissue in New Balance x1007 ($90) cross-trainers.
The Floral Studio is a custom floral studio with expertise in weddings and special events. Their blooms are conditioned to last longer and bloom brighter than others. This Groupon is strictly for seasonal bouquets, ensuring you'll always get the freshest flowers, and can be applied to larger arrangements (customers must pay amount over $50 value). Usher in balmier temperatures, Easter bunnies, and puppy love with a springtime cluster of tulips, iris, and daffodils. Come summer, sample arrangements could include groupings of antique hydrangea, dahlia, and sunflower. Although the selection is seasonally changing, currently you can get a simple, classy dozen premium roses in your choice of color ($66). If the fear of fleeting flora leaves you wanting more, invest in life that will stick around a little longer. The blooming topiary lasts up to three weeks (your choice of color, $70), and a double-stem orchid plant for $55 is an exotic way to breathe life into your life.
We scour the world for the most stylish boots, flats, pumps, sandals, platforms and wedges, and convince designers to make them in sizes 10-15, exclusively for Barefoot Tess! We also have our own, rapidly expanding, Barefoot Tess private label. All women have the right to strut in style- regardless of their shoe size!
Walking through the shiny red doors of Woolworks, knitters are welcomed by wall-to-wall shelves packed full of yarn in all colors and gauges of the rainbow. More than 50 brands of yarn flaunt their fibers within the cozy confines of the store, such as the silky Road to China, a combination of alpaca, cashmere, camel, and silk wrapped together in seven rich colors ($15.25/skein), or the Savannah, a lighter yarn with lighter chromatics that combines wool, cotton, linen, and soya with a traditional array of Georgian table manners ($15.25/skein). To start out, refine practiced techniques, or add artifacts to a basement knitting museum, wool-weavers can also purchase instructional books, creative patterns, or all-inclusive kits.