Holiday Gift Ideas from Local Shops
Black Lattice Necklace, $135
ICA Store, 100 Northern Ave., Boston
Art history buffs will be pleased to know that design by Ronni Kappos was inspired by the work of Anni Albers, a key figure in the ICA’s landmark exhibition on the experimental Black Mountain College. But even those unfamiliar with the history and significance of Bauhaus will appreciate the sleek, elegant design, comprised of black vintage beads on a nylon cord.
Handmade Voice Recorder, $66
Magpie, 416 Highland Ave., Somerville
For a cute, thoughtful gift, record a secret message on this handcrafted recorder. Then, raise the red flag to let the recipient know that there’s something waiting.
Sparkle Bag, $57
Patch NYC, 46 Waltham St., Boston
Perfect for any occasion—as a makeup bag or a clutch for a night out on the town—this limited-edition accessory comes in a variety of prints and colors.
Kennebunkport Bracelet, $70
M. Flynn, 40 Waltham St., Boston
One of M. Flynn’s holiday picks, this bold, nautical-themed bracelet handmade by a Maine designer makes for a great gift. Plus: It’s on the more affordable side of the South End jewelry shop’s selections.
Octopus Ring, $176
Flock, 274 Shawmut St., Boston
This brass octopus ring is perfect for the girl that wants to make a statement. Other options at Flock include a rabbit, peacock, ladybug, and whale.