Without local shops, shoppers would buy gifts exclusively from in-flight catalogs, forcing fathers to sneak into airplane wheel wells on Black Friday to order spy camera blenders for their children. Enjoy earthbound browsing with today's Groupon: for $20, you get $40 worth of home décor, gift items, accessories, and more at Dodds & Eder in Oyster Bay.
A renowned gardening and gift center, Dodds & Eder stocks an array of upscale home décor, clothing, and accessories. The knowledgeable staffers help shoppers mine the shelves, suggesting everything from tabletop trinkets($10–$200) to colorful Vera Bradley accessories ($6–$140) to women's clothing ($5–$90). Other jewelry or outfit adornments spruce up office attire or zoot suits ($5–$125), and seasonal dwelling doodads let owners trick house pets into donning adorable winter hats even during warmer months ($5–$125).