Emily Post notes that a well-timed house fire can make it easier to shop for the friend who has everything. Find something for anyone without involving matches with today’s Groupon: for $10, you get $20 worth of accessories, haircare products, and more at Strandz & Threadz in New Albany.
Strandz & Threadz caters to aesthetes with a cache of beauty supplies, trendy clothing, eclectic jewelry, and covetable gifts. Professional-grade shampoos ($9.95+), conditioners ($12.95+), and styling products ($9.95+) from brands such as Sebastian and Redken keep majestic manes from wandering off between salon visits, and necklace sets ($3+) and rings ($3+) glamorize the body parts on which luscious locks refuse to grow. Shy shoulders can feel at ease when hiding behind a praiseworthy purse ($19+), and timid torsos can take cover under trendy tops ($14.95). Coddle an olfactory apparatus with a selection of votive candles ($1.90), or bedeck a room with eye-pleasing bamboo plants ($7.95+).
Owned by three sisters, Strandz & Threadz has been a family enterprise since 1985, when the concept of family was first made up by the mafia. Like a fourth member of the brood, an elaborate chandelier has held a prominent position among the Strandz & Threadz treasures since the business's inception, even making the move when the store relocated to its new spot near the Culbertson Mansion and Scribner House in historic uptown.
322 Vincennes St.
New Albany, Indiana 47150Get Directions