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Homebody in Cherry Creek North. Photo Courtesy of Rebecca Stumpf

Go Now: Homebody Design

Score chic, hard-to-find accessories and furniture from around the world at this new Cherry Creek North boutique.

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We’ve got good news for shopaholics who lack the time or funds for international buying sprees: You can now head to Homebody to get your fix. The airy, 2,000-square-foot Cherry Creek North shop, housed in a 1921 storefront, opened in October with an expertly curated assemblage of stylish finds from around the world: sheepskin-and-chrome sling chairs handcrafted in Turkey, Belgian furniture that looks like wicker but is actually made with woven paper and wire, and organic soaps direct from the British Isles. “After college, I went into the Peace Corps in Bolivia and met my husband, and we traveled a lot,” says owner Dory Pratt, who taught in Ecuador and New York and later worked for Estée Lauder before becoming a stay-at-home mom. “Denverites are very sophisticated now, and I wanted to have products that people are excited about and haven’t seen before.” Some of Homebody’s wares aren’t available elsewhere in the United States; Pratt even imports midcentury and vintage furniture from Europe in 40-foot-long shipping containers. But don’t expect the store’s cool factor to be off-putting: It feels as warm and welcoming as, well, home. “I have a coffee bar to serve cappuccinos and lattes,” Pratt says. “I wanted to make it a place where people can come and hang out.” No passport required. homebodydenver.com

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