As we embrace the cooler days and anxiously await the holidays, we’ve rounded up an array of FINDS to help you transition through the seasons with ease. From tailgating essentials to celebrate the peak of college football, to seasonally inspired decor to spruce up the home, these November FINDS are our early holiday present to you. Take a look!
As we enter the height of football season, these cute gameday earrings will help you cheer on your favorite team through rivalry week and into the college football championships. Find these, in a selection of styles, at Hemline for $75.
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As Nashville transitions from summer to winter, layers are definitely necessary — especially for those chilly tailgate mornings. Oak Hall helps us stay cozy and warm with this oversized Barbour scarf for $75. The design of the over-sized scarf is multi-purpose — wear it as a scarf or a shawl, or drape it over your legs as a blanket — it will soon become your favorite winter companion.
Butternut squash seed oil
Looking to add a new flavor to your tailgate favorites? Try this golden-amber butternut squash seed oil for mixed-vegetable soup, roasted meats and veggies, or even to dip bread in. Check out Galena Garlic at their East Nashville location for a variety of specialized olive and seed oils, or you can order online here.
HOLIDAY TRAVEL NECESSITIES
If you’re one who loves to travel, this wrap from K. McCarthy is a must-have. This cute and comfy wrap can act as a blanket to keep you cozy on the plane, or you can even fold it into itself to create a small pillow — catch some zzz’s before you land at your destination! Visit K. McCarthy to snag your own for $110.
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Through the hustle and bustle of holiday travel, convenience is key. To help simplify your travels, this 3-in-1 clutch, $38 from SVM Boutique, saves precious packing room while remaining stylish and practical. Wear it as a crossbody or a clutch, or add the strap to transform it into a wristlet. The Caroline clutch will have you covered for any occasion.
For us, a neck pillow is a must for those layovers and longer holiday flights. South of Hampton’s Travel Neck Pillow takes airplane comfort to the next level with a fluffy, ultra-cozy feel and beautiful, customized monogram. Get yours at SB Shop for $65.
FOR THE HOME
A long-stick lighter becomes a household essential as the cooler days start to roll in and flickering candles are a must. Try this eco-friendly USB rechargeable lighter, available at Paddywax Candle Bar, and never go back. The best part about this lighter is that it’s designed to last forever and utilizes flameless single ARC technology. Plus, it’s butane-free. Head over to the Paddywax Candle Bar in Berry Hill or East Nashville to buy the last lighter you’ll ever need — and it’s only $32!
Compass wall decor
With the rustic style taking home design by storm, this metal compass from Merridian Home Furnishings is the ideal wall piece to tie your space together. Great for living rooms or screened porch areas, this compass will help complete the design in any room. Find it for $175.
As the crisp fall weather gets pushed out for the cool winter temps, keep a piece of the outdoors in your home with this easy-care ZZ plant, available for $55 at Flower Mart. This plant is the right choice for those looking to add some natural color to their home — and for those, like us, who may not have the greenest of thumbs. Check out the array of custom flower bouquets, plants and holiday decorations at the Belle Meade or Green Hills Flower Mart locations.
As you’re snuggled up on the couch reading your favorite book, there’s nothing better than having the ambiance set with a candle burning in the background. These Anecdote candles from Longevity Boutique smell incredible and are the perfect gift for your pun-loving friend (you’re welcome, early holiday shoppers).
FOR YOUR HOLIDAY WISHLIST
Custom pet paintings
For pet-lovers, there’s nothing better than incorporating your fur baby into custom pieces, such as a custom-created work of art by Nashville artist Brian Nash. It’s just right to gift those who can’t stop showing you their pet photos, or even an as early gift to your animal-loving self. Send Brian a photo, and he creates a one-of-a-kind work of art featuring your beautiful fur-baby. Get yours for $175 through SB Shop.
These gorgeous Dina Mackney pendants make a statement. From stunning opal to aquamarine, they’ll pieces, which range in price from $220-$265, easily elevate any winter look or act as a thoughtful gift for someone who has a special place in your heart. Check out the full collection at Harpeth Gallery on White Bridge Road.
Bundle up with this beautifully handcrafted Turkish-T cashmere fringe scarf this holiday season. Great for layering with an outfit or gifting to a friend, this item will fast become anyone’s favorite accessory. Available in a variety of colors, find one for those on your list (or yourself) at the SB Shop for $220 each.
Sterling silver necklace
If you’re looking for a gift to make a lasting impression or simply want to add a swoon-worthy piece to your jewelry collection, this sterling silver necklace available at Cindi Earl is a gorgeous way to do so. The 36-inch sterling silver chain is accented by beautiful colored stones making it a unique piece that will be treasured for a lifetime. Visit Cindi Earl in Belle Meade to shop this item for $195.
Get a jump start on your holiday card mailing with these beautifully handwritten cards from Valorie Ward Calligraphy. Gorgeously crafted, pricing varies from $50 to $100. Reach out to Valorie by email to get all of your custom card needs this holiday season!