Holiday Extra: Gift Hot Spots

If you’re like us (keen on originality, looking to avoid the big-box stores at all costs this holiday season), we’ve got you covered with this list of our go-to Denver boutiques that carry local products and designers.
December 22 2011, 10:15 AM

The whimsical Talulah Jones is showcasing local guest artists throughout December. From jewelry and accessories to clothing and TJ’s own line of all-natural candles, gift-seekers can find plenty of charming goodies for the folks on their lists. 1122 E. 17th Ave., 303-832-1230, talulahonline.com

Kitty Mae Millinery & Accessories stocks everything from fabulous hats and fascinators to statement jewelry and exotic scarves. Owner and self-trained milliner Susan Dillon curates an inventory chock-full of Colorado-crafted items. 3559 Larimer St., 303-295-0545, kittymaemillinery.com

DIBS (Denver Independent Boutiques) is a network of eight stores that have three things in common: They’re Denver owned and operated; they have permanent storefronts; and more than 50 percent of their merchandise is local. Support our community designers at favorites like Mona Lucero, Rakun, and Fashion Denver, and for a complete list of retailers, check here.