From The Eclectic Collector:
Item: Marble jewelry [Each sterling silver piece (bracelets, rings and more) comes with a bag of marbles. Marbles can be easily switched in and out for a different look. Additional individual marbles, are available, too.]
Price: Jewelry (with marble bag) ranges from $60 to $195 (extra marbles are priced between $4 and $154).
Item: Jewelery (bangles, earrings, necklaces and more) made from copper, gold-filled and sterling wire, made to look like a mix of mesh and metal. It's made by designer Kathryn Scimone Stanko, who spent much of her childhood in Bedford at her grandparents' home.
Price: Starts at $55
Why, and for Who? Both items are good for anyone, and they're popular for nearly every age group, from 4 to 85, according to owner Ellie Kimelman.
From Squires Family Clothing & Footwear:
Item: 'Dakota' moccasins by Ugg
Why, and for Who? The sales staff—who stressed that Squire's has plenty in stock, even when it's crunch time—says this pair of shoes appeals to girls and women alike. The store carries them in 10 different colors.
Item: Quarter-zip thermal by Arc'teryx
Why, and for Who? This item is good for teenage boys and young to middle-aged men, especially those looking for a good item to throw on after a workout. It's machine washable, too.
From Katonah Art and Frame:
Item: Handmade ornaments from Eastern Europe
Price: $28 or $40
Item: Canopy plates and bowls, hand-painted
Price: $14 and $28, respectively
Why, and for Who? Each of these items are unique pieces carefully selected by the shop's owner. They would make great gifts for someone who enjoys decorating a home.
From Katonah Paint & Hardware:
Item: Cordless drill (14.4V, by Skil)
Item: Outdoor winter work gloves
Why, and for Who? Both items make great gifts for the average homeowner.
From Little Joe's Books:
Item: Every Day (for teens) by David Levithan, Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site (for young children) by Sherri Duskey Rinker, How Music Works (for a wide audience) by David Byrne, Olivia and the Fairy Princesses (for young children) by Ian Falconer, Tap Dancing to Work (for adults) collected and edited by Carol J. Loomis
Price: Starting at $15.99
Why, and for Who? These works were selected by manager Genevieve de Botton, for their engaging, interesting themes—and popularity.