2017 Holiday Gift Guide
Here are 22 ideas from shops and boutiques throughout the Brandywine Valley.
Olga Ganoudis Bracelet
This sterling silver and astrophyllite quartz cuff bracelet is the perfect statement piece to add to any wardrobe. Wilmington, Del. designer Olga Ganoudis handcrafts each of her items, which means no two are the same.
$388. Available online at Olga Ganoudis’s Etsy shop.
Chadds Ford, Pa. designer Bri Brant brings her “deep woods” magic to life in the form of this signature leather bag, that she’ll use all year long.
$240. Available online at Arden + James, or by appointment at 1609 Baltimore Pike, Chadds Ford, Pa.
Wine Flight Board
Whether gifting it to a wine connoisseur or someone who wants to become one, this cute board is perfect for wine tasting parties. Plus, it’s edged with slate, so you never forget which wine you’re sipping.
$52. Available at Terrain, 914 Baltimore Pike, Glen Mills, Pa.
Alexis Kletjian Small Snake Star Necklace
This beautiful necklace combines two Victorian concepts of eternal love and luck with its circular nature and star shape. Awarding-winning Chadds Ford, Pa.-based designer Alexis Kletjian offers custom options, as well.
$500. Available online at Alexis Kletjian.
Pine Cabin Building Set
This wooden cabin kit is perfect for creative kids looking to express their artistic abilities.
$18. Available at Terrain, 914 Baltimore Pike, Glen Mills, Pa.
Upgrade his belt with this horween leather one. Its simple but elegant design makes it ideal for almost any outfit.
$90. Available at Waltzing Matilda, 21 West Ave., Wayne, Pa.
Everyone needs the perfect weekender for last minute getaways. Bonus: the Pink Turtle will custom monogram this canvas one for an extra special touch.
$84. Available at the Pink Turtle, 3801 Kennett Pike, Wilmington, Del.
Christmas Dog Ornament
For the person whose pup is an integral part of the family, these polyresin ornaments will make the perfect gift. Available in a variety of breeds, including chocolate lab, pug, dachshund and German shepherd.
$7.50. Available at Grassroots, 93 E. Main St., Newark, Del.
A Country Estate Cookbook: Recipes from Winterthur
For the history buff whose also a chef, this collection of recipes is a must.
$21.95. Available at online and at Winterthur, 5105 Kennett Pike, Winterthur, Del.
Alashan Camel Soft Woven Finish Scarf
This scarf is an instant classic and perfect for the man in your life.
$115. Available at Wright & Simon, 911 N. Market St., Wilmington, Del.
Around the World in 80 Days Board Game
For the adventurous young traveler and adults alike, this board game is based on the book and move of the same name and cleverly integrates travel necessities like money and travel journals.
$39.99. Available at Monkey Fish Toys, 662 Downingtown Pike, West Chester, Pa.
Ambitious Elegance Clutch
This cute clutch is the ultimate versatile bag. Available in seven colors, it can be used as a clutch or with a strap to make it a shoulder bag. Each bag is made in Italy, but designed on the Main Line.
$225. Available online at Madda & Co.
Rainbow Knitted Mittens
Available in four colors, these mittens are both practical and fun.
$16. Available at Grassroots, 93 E. Main St., Newark, Del.
Brandywine Botanicals Vienna Woods
This fall and wintery scent has notes of citrus mixed with pink pepper and jasmine accord. Owner Robin Kielkowski creates each of her unique fragrances in Delaware, drawing inspiration from nature and the Brandywine Valley.
$50. Available online at Brandywine Botanicals.
Equestrian Wine Stopper
Horse and wine enthusiasts will love these wine stoppers, which make for a perfect stocking stuffer.
$20. Available at Patricia Adams, 379 Lancaster Ave., Haverford, Pa.
Arden Modern Woven Tote
For the woman who needs a little edge combined with a classic look, this leather tote is just the ticket.
$320. Available online at Arden + James, or by appointment at 1609 Baltimore Pike, Chadds Ford, Pa.
Linda Richards Fur Wrap
This fur wrap adds a touch of luxury and warmth, making it the ideal holiday gift.
$370. Available at No. 109 Shop, 109 W. State St., Kennett Square, Pa.
This fragrance is the perfect match for the man with an adventurous spirit. Bergamot, grapefruit, lemon and mandarin are the key notes in this Tibetan landscape-inspired scent.
$395. Available at Houppette, 3842 Kennett Pike, Greenville, Del.
Vineyard Vines Shep Shirt
This classic pullover will keep him warm all winter.
$98.50. Available at Wilmington Country Store, 4013 Kennett Pike, Greenville, Del.
Cody Foster Ornament
Whether they like steeplechase races or just love nature, this vintage inspired ornament is sure to please.
$14.95. Available at Adorn Goods, 5712 Kennett Pike, Centreville, Del.
Bosca Dolce Duffel
Made with hand-stained Italian leather, this bag is much more than a duffel.
$795. Available at Bag & Baggage, 4001 Kennett Pike, Greenville, Del.
Isola Melino Boot
Spoil her with these gorgeous Italian leather boots, perfect for the season. Bonus: they come in two colors—black and brown.
$198. Available at Ashley Austin Boutique, 106 W. State St., Kennett Square, Pa.