January, down. Next up, February. Since we are still in the middle of winter, and there is not much to love about that, we dedicate our FINDS to Louisville-themed items and, of course, we throw in some Valentine’s Day ones as well.
Why Louisville is jam-packed with everything from art and posters to T-shirts and even food. It is the ultimate go-to place to find the very best Louisville-themed items. These simple illustrations by Matt McDole are awesome, already framed and sell for $35.
Louisville neighborhood illustrations
Revelry Boutique Gallery is another great one-stop-shop for Louisville-themed items, especially art. These 4-inch-by-4-inch illustrations of Louisville neighborhoods are perfect for gifts or just for you to represent your digs. They sell for $55 each.
Valentine’s Day newspaper illustrations
These cute Valentine’s Day newspaper illustrations can be on display year-round. Pick one up in a variety of illustrations from Cartwheels for $26.
These large, horse tote bags can carry everything from books to groceries and are sold at Gifthorse for $33.
Lauren Merkin clutch
Fleur de lis clips
These fleur de lis clips from Scout are big enough for a large stack of papers or to hang on your fridge (just add a magnet to the back)! $15
You can never have enough throw pillows, especially if they are Kentucky-themed. These are sold at Work the Metal for $59 (small) and $79 (large).
These heart boxes are great for collecting everything from paper clips to your rings to your small studs. Pick one up at cale & cole for $22.
With the onslaught of Valentine’s Day floral arrangements you are going to receive, you’ll need a proper vase for all of them. Merridian Home Furnishings carries these striped vases in large ($59) and small ($45) sizes.
Strawberry Fields Finial
Stop by Lee W. Robinson Company to pick up these one-of-a-kind finials. They come in all different shapes, sizes and colors for $55. We are partial to the pink, or the Strawberry Fields one, for obvious reasons this month.
Horse and jockey wine glasses
It’s less than 90 days until Derby, but who is counting? Stock up now on these Derby horse and jockey wine glasses from Monkee’s of Louisville, and you and your sweetie can have a nice glass of wine or a cocktail together. They come in tall wine glasses, too. $30 each
Digs Home & Garden maintains a constant supply of indoor and outdoor home goods. This beautiful patterned platter would look perfect under a plate of seasoned chicken or to collect your keys. It sells for $46.
Let Moss Hill spoil your sweetie with perfectly packaged, ready-to-go ultimate spa gift boxes.This one includes revitalize, peppermint lotion and peppermint scrubbie soap sold for $30.
It is impossible to walk into Jordan Clines and not daydream about their beautiful jewelry being your own. These gorgeous diamond rings are small, dainty and would make the perfect Valentine’s Day gift (hint, hint, boyfriends and husbands). Prices range from $450 to $750.
J.McLaughlin has beautiful and luxurious clothes, which are truly investment pieces that you have for a lifetime. Stop by the Louisville store to pick up this adorable pink Reagan cashmere cardigan for $298.
Pink for your man
Don’t forget about your man for Valentine’s Day. The Fashion Post has a fresh spread of these Peter Millar collared shirts and pullovers in all different colors, but we love the pink for this month. Both sweater and shirt are sold for $125 each.
Hello beautiful! These Valentine’s Day and Louisville-themed chocolates are too delicious to not buy for a friend, your loved one and, of course, yourself. Stop by Cellar Door Chocolates to pick up one, two or five for $3.50 to $8.50.
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