→ Move over, Apple. Art Deco–style pocket watches from the 1920s are the classiest way to tell time in any century.
→ Carrie Bradshaw made a strong case for “something blue” when she wore these fancy heels to her courthouse wedding at the end of the Sex and the City movie.
→ This bag’s unique marble-like finish is created by swirling two resin colors together, to stunning effect.
→ Local jewelry designer Olga Davies creates vintage-inspired pieces from a collection of sparkly thingamabobs she’s collected over the years.
→ Made of sterling silver overlaid on a traditional ebonite barrel, Bexley’s Grand Finale pen is a major coup for serious collectors.
→ Fashion designer Elsa Schiaperelli’s creations made headlines in the 1930s; enjoy a piece of history with this vintage hat box in her signature shocking pink.
out of the box
Pub crawl? Nah. Try a vintage store crawl: Work your way from the basin, stopping in Ohio Book Store and Mannequin Boutique, up to Hi-Bred in Walnut Hills, NVISION and Chicken Lays an Egg in Northside, and finally land at Talk of the Town in Reading. Whether tired or over-inspired, finish with a glass of wine and an indie flick at Mariemont Theatre.