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  1. The Buyer Diaries: Stylemax January 2018

    February 9, 2018

    Ah, the glamorous life of a retail fashion buyer. We know you’re all jealous of her job—or are at least curious about it—so we tagged along on Leslie Waterson’s recent trip to the Stylemax show in Chicago to see what we could learn. (By we, I mean me, the anonymous assistant.)The day starts with a […]

  2. New Year’s Resolution: Get Organized

    January 11, 2018

    Keep those resolutions going strong! We’re here to help out with your resolution to get organized in 2018—with fun products that’ll make it feel more like you’re playing than “working.”1. Fun & Decorative List padsHousewares DepartmentSo pretty, you’ll want to have them out in the open so it’s easy to write down those lists that’ll help […]

  3. Got January Birthdays?

    January 8, 2018

    Here are a few gift ideas for your favorite January girls.(Any of these will work great for Valentine’s Day, too. *hint* *hint*) Alex and Ani Birth Month Bangle for JanuaryA sign of creativity, good luck, and motivation.Brighton Spectrum Necklace & EarringsSwarovski crystals in shades of red, like January’s birthstone (garnet).Blingy Snoozies SlippersDorothy wore ruby slippers, but January birthday girls wear garnet ones.You know it’s what […]

  4. Creative Gift Packaging

    November 17, 2017

    We challenged our custom gift basket design team to come up with six creative ways to package a gift. Here’s what they came up with—we hope it inspires you!1) Dress up a Wine BottleTie a bold, colorful bow around the neck and top with a little bling—we used a crystal snowflake pin as our topper.2) The […]

  5. Top 10 Grown-up Stocking Stuffers

    October 20, 2017

    1. Tony’s Chocolonely Bars (slave-free chocolate) Fair Trade Galleries/Gourmet2. A Nora Fleming Mini Housewares3. Bottle-stoppers & Wine Charms Housewares4. Single-serve Hot Cocoas Tea Room5. Retro Lip Tins & Roll-ons Bath Shop6. Baabaazuzu Upcycled Mittens Clothing Galleries7. A Blessing Bracelet Accessories Rooms8. Travel Candles & Tins Gift Gallery9. Nostalgic Candy Candy Room10. Little Traveler Gift Card Buy in […]

  6. Year-Round Christmas Rooms – Holiday 2017 Highlights

    October 20, 2017

    Your inner-elf will be dazzled by hundreds of Christmas ornaments in our five rooms dedicated to Christmas. Also find a large variety of garlands and other holiday décor. Don’t miss over 50 themed trees! Here’s Robbie from our Chistmas Rooms showing off her favorite themed tree—our King Louis XVI tree. Stop in to find his mate, […]

  7. Top 10 Gifts for Pets and Pet Lovers

    October 20, 2017

    1. Pet Picture Frames Gift Gallery2. Healthy Pet Treats Gourmet3. Dog Breed Car Coasters Housewares4. Portable Water Bowls Gift Gallery5. Glass Dog Breed Ornaments Christmas6. Dog and Cat Socks Shoe Room7. Paw Print Bracelet Alex and Ani8. Recycled-glass Dog Ornament Fair Trade Gallery10. Gourmet Birdseed Sculptures for outdoor feathery friends Conservatory

  8. For the Kiddos

    October 20, 2017

    A Wonderland of Fun in Our Toy ShopFamily fun is at the heart of the holidays, so we invite you into our Toy Room to discover great new games, activities, and toys for the whole family to enjoy. Also try Gibby and Libby Christmas art activities, games, and cards. Games from Thinkfun are designed to […]

  9. Top 10 Gifts for Men

    October 20, 2017

    This time of year, we set up a Men’s Shop in the Clothing Galleries, with a selection of sweaters, ties, socks & more that you won’t find just anywhere else. Find more great gifts for men in many other departments. Here are some of our faves:1. Craft Beer & Hard Ciders Wine Room2. Body Care […]

  10. Bath & Body – Holiday 2017 Highlights

    October 20, 2017

    We have so much to show you in our Bath Shop, including the best in skin care, massagers, and aromatherapy. Via Mercato, a new line of soaps made in Italy is inspired by the scents and liveliness of authentic Italian markets. Enriched with natural moisturizers, they’ll leave your skin feeling clean & loved.All-natural Mom & Baby […]

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The Buyer Diaries: Stylemax January 2018

Ah, the glamorous life of a retail fashion buyer. We know you're all jealous of her job—or are at least curious about it—so we tagged along on Leslie Waterson's recent trip to the Stylemax show in Chicago to see what we could learn. (By we, I mean...

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