Thursday, December 22, 2011

All I want for Christmas Is...

A one of a kind Vintage Bauble necklace from Lexingtonian Stacey Gudeman. 

WINK necklaces, $168.00

A sassy hand beaded clutch for New Year's Eve.

Beaded Bags $88.00 to $150.00

Fun throw pillows that won't break the bank.

Turkish Kilim pillows $55.00

 A cozy throw to keep you warm.

Cotton throws, $95.00.  Wool throws, $150.00.

Pretty earrings that will take you from day to night.

Balboa by Jane Pope drop earrings, $55.00 to $63.00

We wish you a very merry Christmas!  xoxo, the Adelé girls

Friday, December 16, 2011

12 Days of Stylish Gifting: Day 12 - Splurge Worthy

There's no better time than the holidays to splurge a little.  Below are some ideas that are sure to make the recipient go "wow."

Each piece in designer Jan Barboglio's line is hand-cut, fashioned and forged by artisans in Mexico.  These works are made to look naturally aged and every piece has intended flaws so that no two are the same.  Pictured from top to bottom: Horseshoe Frame, $92.00.  Petite Rose Box, $86.00.  Velera de Guadalupe Votive Holder, $130.00.

Julia Failey uses reclaimed metals to reduce environmental impact, and her concern for the preservation of natural resources is also reflected in her designs. Uniquely appealing with both style and substance, the Julia Failey collections are fashionably fresh and timeless.  Celebrity fans of Julia Failey include Cindy Crawford, Kate Bosworth, Vanessa Minnillo & Ashley Jones. In 2007, the Women’s Jewelry Association Midwest Chapter nominated Julia for the rising Star Award.  Pictured from Top, Lotus Blossom Pendant Necklace, available in gold, silver and rose gold, $130.00.  Fortuna Stud Earrings in Silver, $98.00.

Hyla DeWitt’s passion for jewelry design began at a young age. As a child, Hyla accompanied her mother to Peru to visit family and friends, but spent much of her time there having custom jewelry designed at the local jewelry stores out of gemstones she collected during her travels.  Hyla continues to be inspired to create unique fashionable, and chic jewelry that can be worn everywhere from the grocery store to a wedding.  Pictured from top: Dahlia Necklace, gold plate chain with vermeil links, blue chalcedony and turquoise gemstones, $220.00.  Betty Necklace, antique gold and gold plated chain, emerald rhinestones with green chalcedony gemstones, $275.00.

Thursday, December 15, 2011

12 Days of Stylish Gifting: Day 11 - The Under 50 Crowd

Does all of this holiday shopping have you on a budget?  We've got plenty of options for $50 and under.  After all, stylish gifting doesn't need to break the bank. 

For the girl on the go, travel necessities from California designer Stephanie Johnson make the perfect gift.  Zippered Wallet, $30.00, Flat Makeup Bag, $30, Snap Mirror, $20.00.

Hand poured in Saratoga, NY, Kobo Candles are 100% soy and burn for 80 hours.  The Holiday collection features "Happy & Merry," with notes of berries and passion fruit and "Peace & Joy," with notes of woodland sage.  Hip packaging makes this an easy grab and go gift.  $36.00.

Hand enameled charm bangles from Wimberly out of Austin, TX, feature different charm emblems such as horseshoes and fleur de lis.  Available in a variety of colors and widths.  1/2" charm bangle (shown in hot pink), $42.00.

  Pretty with or without flowers, this white ceramic vase features delicate butterflies.  $22.00.

A versatile handbag for day or night is always in style.  Chic pleating and optional chain to wear cross body make it even more perfect.  Available in natural (shown), black, cognac or navy and a steal at $47.00.  

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

12 Days of Stylish Gifting: Day 10 - For the Girl that has it All

There are some people that are difficult to buy for.  Not because they have bad taste or are picky, but rather, they already have EVERYTHING.  What's a gift giver to do?  Here are some ideas.

Dainty Wildflower Stud Earrings with white sapphires from our newest jewelry designer, Julia Failey.  Handmade in Chicago and available in Sterling Silver, 18K Gold Vermeil and 18K Rose Gold Vermeil.  $80.00 to $95.00. 

Spruce up her sofa with Dwell Studio's Chelsea Stripe pillows.  The shades of grey are on trend and will give an instant update to any decor.  Linen/Cotton blend with down feather insert.  $72.00.

This necklace from Hyla DeWitt will take her from day to night.  Handmade in Raleigh, NC using semi precious stones, each piece is a true work of art.  $115.00.

This is a coffee table book that she will not set her drink on.  300 portraits from the iconic magazine's 95 year history are compiled in Vanity Fair: The Portraits: A Century of Iconic Images. $60.00.

She can pamper herself after a long day with this ultra moisturizing lotion from MOR.  Our best selling scent, Basil & Grape, resonates clusters of sweet, ripe summer grapes tempered with fresh basil & a hint of soft violet.  Hand Lotion, $16.00.  Body Lotion (shown), $18.00.  Hand & Body Soap, $20.00.

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

12 Days of Stylish Gifting: Day 9 - For the Mr.

Here at Adelé we tend to be pretty feminine, but we did bring in some goodies for the guys this Holiday Season.  Whether it's your hubs, beau, bro, or dad, here are some stylish ideas for the men in your life.

Detailed maps and historic views make up American Cities, which features the cartography of nine great American cities including Chicago, New York and San Francisco.  This rich work showcases both rare and never before published images and is a true piece of art in itself.  $69.95.

Wallets made from 85% post consumer stainless steel are both environmentally friendly and fashionable.  Among their benefits is their ability to prevent credit card fraud by blocking non-deliberate communication by RFID enabled smart card sand passports.  Stainless and leather driving wallet, $58.00 (top).  Leather bi-fold wallet with stainless interior, $68.00 (bottom).

Titanium and Enamel Reversable cufflinks offer a simple design for the detail conscience. These cufflinks will neither tarnish nor scratch. Each is packaged in a magnetic case, ideal for travel. $75.00.

 Handsome and practical, this stainless and iron milagro flask from artisan Jan Barboglio is handmade in Mexico.  Add some Pappy Van Winkle to make it even more special.  $84.00.

International wine expert Michael Dovaz identifies the finest wines of our time, and recounts how they came about. Includes a pricing guide. $50.00.

Monday, December 12, 2011

12 Days of Stylish Gifting: Day 8 - Oh Baby!

The Holidays are all about the kids, so why not treat them to something unique?  From newborns to toddlers, we offer a juried selection of gifts for special little people.

These little mice have the cutest personalities of their own.  Mouse in Matchbox (Little Brother Shown, Little Sister also available) $29.00.  Individual mice friends, $12.00.

The This Is by Miroslav Sasek are witty and keen homages to many of the world's greatest cities.  Open up a child's eyes to the sights of New York in this wonderfully illustrated book.  $17.95.
Handpainted onesies, bibs, bloomers and boxers by Bluechickadee out of Charleston, SC.  The holiday collection includes santa hats, reindeer and Christmas trees.  $15.00 to $21.00. 
The classic children's story, The Princess and the Pea, comes to life in this set which includes a hand knitted princess and pea, wooden bed, 7 mattresses, and book.  $98.00.

The soft flannel Safari blanket is a collaboration between Serena & Lily and an acclaimed Austrian textile company.  Available in 3 color combinations: Pink/Natural, Blue/Natural, and Citrus/Aqua, these reversible blankets are perfect for the stroller or floor time.  $45.00.

Sunday, December 11, 2011

12 Days of Stylish Gifting: Day 7 - Chic Paper

One of our favorite parts of the Holidays are the cards that arrive from old friends and family.  In this digital age, isn’t it nice to receive a hand written note?  Rifle Paper features the designs of Anna Bond, whose style is a mix of whimsy and nostalgia.  Bond takes great care in choosing all of Rifle Paper’s stock and printing methods to ensure her designs come to life in a way that’s elegant, durable and beautiful.

Peace on Earth and Twelve Days of Christmas loose cards, $4.75 each

Set of 10 Seasons Greetings Postcards, $12.00.

Garden Floral 2012 Wall Calendar, $21.00.

Set of 8 blank Boxed Cards, $19.50.

Saturday, December 10, 2011

12 Days of Stylish Gifting: Day 6 - Come Let Us Adorn Thee

The Angel Court Jewels collection is a collaboration of artistic expression by designers Angela Burgess & Courtney Taylor. Drawing inspiration from their backgrounds in fashion and art, they have united to create the jewelry once only found in their thoughts & dreams. Whether scouring the Deep-South or the World beyond Angela & Courtney are constantly in search of antique estate pieces and nontraditional objects to incorporate into their one-of–a-kind jewelry designs.
Make a statement with layers and layers of fabulous Angel Court Jewels

Tassel & Chain Necklace, $162.00

Emerald Green Drop Earrings, $96.00.

Set of 6 Bangles, $125.00.

Friday, December 9, 2011

12 Days of Stylish Gifting: Day 5 - Pretty Presents

For a quick grab & go present, you can't beat Lucia candles, soaps and diffusers.  Blue Lotus & Sicilian Orange, Pomegranate & Red Currant, Laurel Leaf & Olive, Bourbon & Vanilla...the fragrance combinations go on and on.  Lucia's soya is sourced from farming collectives all over the world, encouraging fair trade communities.  The colorful packaging makes a festive presentation and an easy pick up gift for even the most discerning hostess. 
Full Size Candle, 50 hour burn time, $22.00.  Votive Candle, 20 hour burn time, $10.00.

Set of 9 Petite Guest Soaps, $9.75.

Reed Diffuser, $44.00.