November 2006

Need an antler chandelier? Eames chair? Bargain kayak? Status bag? Cowboy art? Baby couture? No matter what’s on your mind (or gift list), we’ve got the goods: Denver’s best stuff, shops, and trends, plus expert picks, 5280 faves, and splurges worth the $$.


Trend Spotting

Pas De Deux
Here in Colorado, the couple that plays together stays together (and we don’t just mean on the slopes or trails). Up the romance factor at home with sensual baths for two—either customized to your scent preferences (lavender? citrus?) or prepackaged for a weekend getaway (we’ll take that to go, thank you). Get Some: Hammam Kit by Red Flower, $48, Glo (180 Steele St., 303-322-1090); Frolic Bath Erotica for Two, $20, Moon Dance Botanicals (307 West 11th Ave., 303-263-7275); custom blended bath and massage oils, $10–$20, Apothecary Tinctura (2900 E. Sixth Ave., 303-399-1175).



We Also Love

Flatiron Chocolates:
Made locally from Belgian, French, and Italian blends (plus exotic spices!). $5 and up, Spice Boys of the Rockies, 309 W. 11th Ave., 303-595-0551.

Italian Lace Pillow Shams:
By Dea—elegant, frilly, and romantic. $620, Brass Bed Fine Linens and Furnishings, 3113 E. Third Ave., 303-322-1712.

"Enchantment" Ring
By Hearts on Fire. $7,200 and up, Williams Jewelers, 2825 E. third Ave., 303-355-4322.