If the gorgeous autumn leaves, the smell of pumpkin spice and the plethora of mums and gourds have yet to put you in the holiday spirit, this list of goodies sure will! We’ve curated a wonderful selection of items for your home, seasonal decor and fashionable apparel for him and her. Take a look at what’s in store around town and put your shopping gear into full throttle. You really don’t want to miss out on these great picks!


Throw blanket

The time is right to snuggle with your loved ones (and pets) in front of a fire with a good book and great blanket. These gorgeous throws by Barefoot Dreams come in so many pretty natural tones and would look great in countless homes. Available at Providence Interiors for $161

Cozy up with a nice throw

Barefoot Dreams throws, $161 at Providence Interiors

Decorative globe

This stunning vintage globe functions as both a decorative element in your home, and also as fitted bar storage. The top half of the globe opens to reveal an inner chamber that can hold ice, as well as your many bar tools. The printed color map is in 12 sections and multiple colors. It stands 34 inches tall with a 44-inch diameter. Available at Northgate Gallery for $1,950

This attractive antique globe also serves as a bar aid.

Antique globe, $1,950 at Northgate Gallery

Decorative trays

While Merridian is known for its beautiful furniture, we know that it is always a go-to for decor and gifts, as well. Both of these textured metal trays were sitting on top of a gorgeous mirrored table. Both have gold interiors. The large light pink tray is $55 and the medium red tray is $45. Sit them on top of your coffee table or ottoman, or use them to serve drinks at your holiday party.

Decorative trays from Merridian are perfect for entertaining guests.

Decorative trays, $45 to $55 at Merridian Home Furnishings



When you have several long months of chilly football games, tailgates and bonfires ahead, it’s nice to know that there is a bootie out there that is comfy and cute. These booties by the brand Dromedaris offer incredible support and they look adorable with dresses and jeans! Available for $189 at Cute & Comfy Shoes

Practical and cute booties are a winter must-have

Dromedaris booties, $189 at Cute & Comfy Shoes

Teal faux fur vest

Our 2015 Fall Fashion Calendar nailed it — colored fur is definitely the next big thing. This teal, faux-fur vest is the perfect way to add a pop of color to your monochromatic outfits this year. It would look fantastic with some leather leggings — or even just with jeans and a long-sleeve top! Available for $55 at Violet Flower

Rock a colorful fur vest this fall

Colorful fur vest, $55 at Violet Flower

Ceri Hoover bag

Ceri Hoover, a Nashville favorite, has done it again with this stunning white bag that doubles as a clutch and a crossbody. As you may know, we are champions for winter white and find it elegant when it shows up in leather accessories. Shop this leather bag ($345) and others at Hemline.

Winter white in the form of a handbag!

Ceri Hoover leather bag, $345 at Hemline

Girls’ boots

Treat your little girl to a stylish pair of riding boots that she can wear all season long. Super soft and flexible, but well made, they are the perfect item for a girl-on-the-go to look stylish and feel comfortable! Available at Plaid Rabbit Gifts for $122

Give your girl these stylish boots for cool winter days

Girls’ boots, $122 at Plaid Rabbit Gifts

Doggie style

While updating your winter wardrobe, don’t forget about your furry friends. come.sit.stay has fabulous finds for pups of all sizes. This “Furberry” coat will have your small pooch looking stylish and staying warm as the temperatures drop. Available for $45 at come.sit.stay

Keep your dog warm this winter!

Doggie coat, $45 at come.sit.stay


Aveda Control Force

Set your locks in place with this firm-hold hair spray from Aveda. The spray provides 24-hour hold without the crunch. The organic essential oils of Bulgarian lavender, bergamot, palmarosa and vetiver offer a fresh and calming aroma. Pick up a can for $30 at True Blue Salon.

Aveda Control Force hairspray keeps everything in place

Aveda Control Force hairspray, $30 at True Blue Salon

Draper James Lipstick Queen

With Draper James’ flagship store now open in Nashville, we have found ourselves loving the brand even more. Everything from items with playful patterns to tasteful home accessories caught our eye at last week’s opening. This lipstick, in a shade perfect for fall, is the necessary accessory for any gal out on the town. Check out the new store and grab this lipstick in Black Tie Red for $50 at Draper James (available in-store only).

Lipstick at Draper James

Lipstick, $50 at Draper James

Kevin Murphy DOO.OVER

New to the shelves of The Cosmetic Market, this product is a dry finishing hairspray that is gaining attention across the country. Similar to POWER.PUFF, DOO.OVER gives instant volume and holding power. Enjoy the freedom of movement and the soft-looking texture that this product delivers. $27.50 at The Cosmetic Market

Kevin Murphy DOO.OVER is a staff favorite!

Kevin Murphy DOO.OVER, $27.50 at The Cosmetic Market

Men’s Sport Coat 

According to the gents at The Oxford Shop, the one item every man must have this season is a plaid sports coat, whether it’s a distinct check, window pane or glen plaid. They go great with blue jeans or dress pants and a tie. Invest in the right one from The Oxford Shop, and it will last you decades — and never go out of style!

An Oxford Shop sport coat is just what every man needs this season!

Top Row (left to right): Peter Millar tan/blue/brown check wool jacket, $795; Sameulsohn Brown/High blue plaid wool and cashmere blend, $1,195; Peter Millar High blue/brown glen plaid wool coat, $895. Bottom row (left to right): Nikky gray with red windowpane wool coat, $995; Peter Millar navy/burgundy plaid wool coat, $995; Nikky navy/burgundy plaid with turquoise windowpane super 130 wool coat, $925 from The Oxford Shop 

Hair oil

This after-shower spray is the perfect addition to your beauty regimen. Adding shine and softness, as well as controlling frizz and simultaneously adding moisture and body, this is a must for all hair types. We will definitely be using this baby on good and bad hair days alike. Available at Paige Simmons Salon for $35

This hair oil will keep your hair silky smooth

Oi All in One Milk, $35 at Paige Simmons Salon


Paper coasters 

For all things paper and chic, visit The Paper Place on Bandywood. They have a great assortment of stationery, planners and wrapping paper, but they also have clever gifts and seasonal knick-knacks. We thought these paper coasters, which are decorated with recipes for your favorite classic cocktails, would be so much fun for a holiday party! Available for $26

great for gift giving!

Coasters, $26 at The Paper Place

Dish towel

A nice, cotton hand towel is always a thoughtful gift for a friend or family member. And we love it when they have a clever message, like this turkey-themed one from Silver Steer & Co. in Franklin. That’s right! Stuff it real good! Available for $15.95

Clever holiday dish towel

Dish towel, $15.95 at Silver Steer & Co.

Wine stoppers 

‘Tis the season to entertain — and pop bottles! We found these beautiful iron wine stoppers at Margi’s Chair for a great price. Made of sculpted metal and cork, they have a lovely architectural appeal and would not only be a great addition to your own bar, but would be a great hostess gift. Available for $18

The cutest wine stoppers around

Wine stoppers, $18 at Margi’s Chair

The Southerner’s Cookbook

Cook, dine, entertain and drink like a true Southerner with help of Garden & Gun’s cookbook. The Southerner’s Cookbook features everything from recipes for biscuits and fried chicken to an understanding of the origins of Southern food, giving you a true overview on Southern living and dining. BookManBookWoman is selling this for $30 (20 percent off the cover price).

Garden and Gun's latest cookbook

The Southerner’s Cookbook from the editors of Garden & Gun at BookManBookWoman


RED Spirits & Wine always has such a fresh and eclectic assortment of seasonal libations. This Clyde May’s Special Reserve Whiskey, which is 110 proof, is incredibly smooth and great for fall and winter cocktails. It makes a nice gift for any gents and ladies who enjoy a good liquor. Available for $59.99

This whiskey will keep you warm

Clyde May’s Special Reserve Whiskey, $59.99 at RED Spirits & Wine

Rattlesnakes & Cookies

Singer and songwriters, Leann and Tony Joe White give a glimpse into their family backgrounds through foods, music and stories in this cookbook. Through old family photographs and Southern home-style recipes passed down through the generations, you can see the importance of food and music in their lives. This book was recently included by the Library of Congress in their permanent collection as a great representation of American culture. Find this book at The Frist Center for the Visual Arts ($19 for the soft cover) or online.

Rattlesnakes & Cookies - a southern cookbook

Rattlesnacks & Cookies, $19 at The Frist

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