The Farmers’ Almanac forecasts that it’s going to be a cold and snowy winter, so to keep the chill at bay, here are six cozy local finds to help warm you up, all from local businesses that are either owned or co-owned by women.
MICROWAVABLE SLIPPERS FROM BLACK SHEEP GIFTS
Not only are these faux fur slippers from Lisa Bennett’s Black Sheep Gifts soft and comfortable, they are also designed so that you can pop them in the microwave for sixty seconds for an extra heat boost.
Slippers, $27.50, Black Sheep Gifts, Blacksheepgiftshop.com for store location information.
ROBE FROM ABBY ADAMS BOUTIQUE
Make your stay-at-home time ultra-enjoyable with this plush animal print robe from Abby Adams Boutique on Fox Road. It’s available in tan or pink, and there’s also a matching throw if you’re looking for even more warmth.
Robe, $64; coordinating throw, $74, Abby Adams Boutique, Abbyadamsboutique.com for store location information.
Treat yourself or a loved one to this cozy gift box from Unplug Soy Candles. It includes a gorgeous white stone candle in the fragrance of your choice, a USB lighter, a wick trimmer, and an indulgent hot cocoa mix. The candle scents range from hazelnut coffee to exotic cardamom, so you’re bound to find the perfect pick.
Cozy Gift Box, $65, Unplugsoycandles.com.
You can get ready for the upcoming holiday season — and keep toasty doing it — with a warm cup of this “Holiday Black” loose-leaf tea from Sharon Moore’s Tilly’s Tea Room. It’s a delicious blend of Indian black tea, vanilla pods, and cinnamon.
Holiday Black tea, $14, Tillystearoom.com.
Barbie Turner’s Be the Boutique store on North Illinois Street sells luxurious faux fur scarves from the brand Pretty Rugged. They are faux fur on one side and a waterproof SatinTex lining on the other, and the best part is that they have a zipper pocket for stowing your phone or keys in. They’re available in three colors either in-store or at betheboutique.com for $60 each.
Pretty Rugged Faux Fur Scarves, $60 each at Betheboutique.com.
GLOVES FROM JOSEPHINE’S IN IRVINGTON
Not only will these gloves from Josephine’s in Irvington add a pop of cheerful color to your wardrobe on a dreary day, but there are also stylish scarves available for sale to coordinate with each artistic design.
Gloves, $25 per pair; matching scarves, $35 each, Josephine’s in Irvington, Josephinesinirvington.com for store location information.
Stephanie Groves is the Executive Editor of Indy Maven.
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