—Photos courtesy of XO Gift Company
Go For: Eye-catching gift and home items made by a diverse selection of crafty American artisans (including plenty of local vendors with Centennial State pride)
5280 Pick: This 16-by-11.5-inch messenger bag is locally designed and screen-printed by the Parker husband-and-...
December 15 2016, 5:10 PM
Left: Cornelia Peterson (pictured) and her mom, Sydney, create beautifully unusual floral designs for all occasions. Right: Western influences, such as cacti and mounted skulls, give Sacred Thistle a strong sense of place. —Photos by Rebecca Stumpf
If a dozen long-stem red roses is what you’re after, don’t call seven-month-old Sacred Thistle. Or rather, do—and let proprietors Sydney and Cornelia Peterson (mother and daughter, respectively) gently educate you on the beauty of other options: blooms that are less traditional, grown domestically...
The new interior of Denver's Mitchell Gold & Bob Williams signature store in Cherry Creek
—Photos courtesy of Mitchell Gold & Bob Williams
When Mitchell Gold & Bob Williams opened its first Colorado signature store in 2014, we quickly fell for the North Carolina–based retailer's commitment to creating American-made furnishings that are as durable as they are elegant. And with the brand's move in August across...
October 10 2016, 12:35 PM
Paul Ramsey estimates he's spent two years of his life in Turkey over more than 100 visits to the country.
—Photo by Jeff Nelson
Paul Ramsey, founder and co-owner of Shaver-Ramsey Fine Rugs, has crisscrossed the globe for 40 years to bring the world’s best rugs to Denver from exotic locales such as Turkey, Nepal, and Iran. We sat down with Ramsey and co-owner Elizabeth Vehko, who joined the business in 1998, to...
Revampt's interior combines the old with the new to create a unique showroom that fits perfectly with its mission.
—Courtesy of Revampt
Where: Cherry Creek North
Go For: Unique and chic furniture, accents, and accessories for the environmentally conscious decorator
5280 Pick: Tell time in style with these funky bicycle gear clocks, a perfect way to add outdoors-inspired flair to your indoor...
July 6 2016, 11:45 AM
Cooper & Dash's carefully curated space makes it easy to find a gifts for friends and family—or yourself.
Where: Union Station (LoDo)
Go For: Eclectic gifts, from quirky cards, coffee-table books, and pop art home decor to funky patterned socks and high-design kitchen gadgets.
5280 Pick: No need to leave home for a full-service bar; the Quench Bar10der: The Ultimate...
June 8 2016, 11:30 AM
Lulu's Furniture & Decor hosts a quirky, fun mix of vintage and modern pieces with a Colorado feel.
Go For: Friendly customer service from a mother-daughter team; unique pieces by independent makers from all over the country (but especially from Colorado), and antique gems. While you’re there, look into the store's design consult offering—an approachable, highly personalized...
February 1 2016, 11:25 AM
Compleat Lifestyles boasts one-of-a-kind inventory and friendly, personal service.
Go for: Kitchen supplies from serveware to citrus zesters to an ever-changing selection of sophisticated but fun home decor—all with a special focus on fair-trade items and products made in the United States.
5280 Pick: This honest dessert...
November 2 2015, 3:25 PM