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December 15, 2014 - fall Denim

Krystal Ramirez

1950’s thru 1960’s Aprons for squeeze during Amberjoys Vintage Closet in downtown Las Vegas. Aprons sell anywhere between $20 and $60.

Monday, Dec. 15, 2014 | 2 a.m.

Food and Treats

Ethel M Chocolate Factory

2 Cactus Garden Drive, Henderson | 702-435-2655 |

Satisfy a chocolate partner on your list with chocolates, caramels, pecan brittles and peppermint barks.

Ethel M was founded in 1981 by Forrest Mars Sr., one of a founders of a Mars chocolate empire, as a reverence to his mother, Ethel, and her chocolate recipes.

A six-piece box of tawny caramels costs $12; a Holiday Classic Gourmet Chocolate Collection retails for $42; a 6.4-ounce package of peppermint bellow costs $22; a 4.5-ounce box of divert chocolate pretzels costs $12.

Popcorn Girl

1000 N. Green Valley Parkway, Henderson | 702-568-0557

8550 W. Charleston Blvd., Suite 109, Las Vegas |702-258-2676 |

Classic flavors, such as film museum butter or caramel, or extravagantly strange flavors, including lemon meringue pie, installed baked potato or blue coconut. Pack it in a holiday box or tin for a ideal gift.

The company, founded by Laurie Sabol and Mark Smith, began in Summerlin in 2009 and stretched to Henderson dual years later.

A 3-pack holiday box costs $28.99; a Christmas tin sells for $34.95.


702-623-9223 |

Brewed chocolate done from roasted and belligerent cocoa beans. Richer and some-more clever than prohibited chocolate, brews only like coffee and comes in mixed flavors. Manufacturers contend it provides long-lasting appetite though a caffeine crash.

Choffy, done in Henderson, is a brainchild of Jason Vanderhoven. He spent 3 years researching, tasting and building his cocoa brew.

A 12-ounce enclosure of Volta costs $16.49; a tumble accumulation bullion with 3 flavors and a French press sells for $83.90.

Artisanal Foods

2275 E. Sunset Road, Las Vegas | 702-436-4252 |

Hundreds of specialty apparatus from around a world: gummy rice nuggets from China, coffee from a Indonesian island of Sumatra, uninformed wasabi from Oregon, chorizo from Spain. Store specialties embody foie gras, truffles and charcuterie with Iberico.

Owned and operated by UNLV grad and general food purveyor Brett Ottolenghi.

A 1.3-pound package of solidified foie gras sells for $64.99; a 14-ounce enclosure of black winter truffle batch retails for $49.99; a 500-milliliter tin of sesame oil sells for $10.99; a 1-ounce jar of vanilla pulp sells for $14.99.

Booze and Beer

Tenaya Creek

3101 N. Tenaya Way, Las Vegas | 702-362-7335 |

A dozen varieties of beer, including God of Thunder Baltic porter, Hauling Oats oatmeal stout, brownish-red ale, pilsner, hefeweizen and several dark ales.

Tenaya Creek non-stop as a grill and brewery in 1999 though sealed a kitchen henceforth in 2008. Its bottling line now is accessible in 4 states and Canada.

Most 22-ounce bottles sell for $5 to $8; cases of 12 sell for $50 to $80.

Las Vegas Distillery

7330 Eastgate Road, Henderson | 702-629-7534 |

Nevada-grown wheat and corn clever into whiskey, vodka, gin, rum, moonlight and bourbon. Specialty brews such as Summerlin Peach and Apricot Liqueur. The distillery also offers tours and alcohol-making classes.

Founded by George Racz, a business was Nevada’s initial qualification distillery, and Racz wrote a legislative check that authorised his business to open.

Pahrump Valley Winery

3810 Winery Road, Pahrump | 775-751-7800 |

Nevada’s largest producing winery and leader of roughly 400 inhabitant booze awards given 2004. Current and past varieties embody zinfandel, syrah, tempranillo, chardonnay, and merlot.

The Pahrump Valley Winery non-stop in 1990, with a initial vines planted shortly afterward. The winery and on-site grill now are owned and operated by Bill and Gretchen Loken.

A bottle of Desert Blush costs $13.95; a bottle of 2012 chardonnay retails for $15.95; a bottle of creme sherry costs $16.95.

Clothing and Accessories

LVCK by Vegas Apparel

Downtown Container Park, 707 Fremont Street, Las Vegas | 702-530-3025 |

A streetwear boutique that specializes in round caps, striking tees and infrequent wear from local, inhabitant and general brands.

Owner/designer and Las Vegas internal Edward Dorville recognised his code in early 2011. One of his goals is to foster an “unwavering adore for a hometown and a clever enterprise to competition it (hint: pro leagues.)”

An LV neon mistake leather margin strapback top costs $55; a Bets LV ball tee sells for $32; a UNLV beanie retails for $24.

Amberjoy’s Vintage Closet

1225 S. Main St., Las Vegas | 702-825-2020 |

Purses for squeeze during Amberjoys Vintage Closet in downtown Las Vegas.

Authentic selected habit and accessories from a 1920s by 1960s, as good as duration block replicas.

The shop, owned by Amber Burkhart, distinguished a one-year anniversary in November.

An authentic 1939 tender silk and sheer marriage robe retails for $1,500; a 1950s-style floral rockabilly dress sells for $155; a span of 1950s earrings sell for $21.

Alexia Kay

1-844-253-9425 |

Handmade bracelets, earrings, necklaces and rings exuberant with Swarovski crystals.

Designer Alexia Kay, who recently changed behind to a hollow after a prior 10-year army here, launched her line this summer.

Rings and tiny pendants sell for $80 to $100; some-more exuberant necklaces sell for $1,000 to $1,200.

Handmade in Vegas

Handmade in Vegas is a organisation of internal artists who came together in May 2010 to emanate a Vegas-centric online marketplace. Now numbering some-more than 50, a designers, manufacturers, jewelers and crafters sell their products on and combine on projects, marketing, preparation and more.

Among a apparatus for sale: a pheasant plume headband, handmade wooden trains, a Star of David copper pendant, festooned caps, mustache pacifiers and straws, workman soaps, whale baby booties, beaded gemstone necklaces and folded book art.

The Jeweler’s daughter

Sold during Tower of Jewels, 896 E. Sahara Ave., Las Vegas | 702-526-8140 |

Handmade, Las Vegas-inspired bracelets, rings, earrings, necklaces and slap links. Pieces underline iconic motifs from a Stardust, Riviera, Golden Nugget and Plaza, in silver, bronze, gold, Swarovski clear and marcasite. The collection includes label fit timber earrings, bracelets and rings in 14-karat bullion or argent silver.

Owner/designer Polly Weinstein grew adult in a valuables business, a daughter of internal jeweler Jack Weinstein, owners of Tower of Jewels. She started a Jeweler’s Daughter in 2011. She manufactures each block in her collection in her Las Vegas studio.

14-karat heart fit timber earrings sell for $230; scoop studs with diamonds sell for $500; a Riviera star ring costs $275; a Stardust necklace sells for $400; a Plaza bracelet retails for $395; a Golden Nugget ring costs $175.

The Market LV during Tivoli Village

440 S. Rampart Blvd., Las Vegas

A mini offered core within a offered center, a Market is a arrange of incubator for startup boutiques and tiny mom-and-pop shops. Vendors embody Ai Bijoux, a slip shop; B Sweet Candy Boutique; Mina Olive, a tradition spousal shop; Pas de Deux, a children’s selected habit store; River North, that sells home décor; Good Luck Accessories, a valuables store; and Annie Creamcheese, a selected habit and accessories boutique.

The idea is for a businesses to pierce into a mall’s categorical outside space as they develop and grow.


515 Fremont St., Las Vegas | 702-685-7741 |

Funky fashions and accessories for group and women — screen-printed T-shirts, mistake leopard fur beanies, hoodies, jeans, wallets, valuables and more. Staff offers giveaway styling sessions in a store and will send personalized “consignment boxes” to your home. Rummage through, keep what we like, send behind a rest.

The boutique, founded by Sarah Nisperos, non-stop in Aug 2012 in a heart of downtown with appropriation from a Downtown Project.

A “Will Work for Coffee” T-shirt sells for $75; a span of men’s unsettled denim jeans retails for $327.50; a span of fingerless gloves costs $14; a red lips compress counterpart costs $16.25.

Toys and sports equipment

Basic Sports

55 S. Gibson Road, Henderson | 702-564-9929 |

Supplies group uniforms and apparatus for all sports. Offers tradition shade copy and elaboration for letterman jackets, sweaters, uniforms and more. Brother-and-sister group Leo Hernandez and Irma Hooks non-stop a emporium 7 years ago. Both are Basic High School graduates.

Letterman jackets start during $195; hearten packages, that embody a school-branded skirt, bombard and briefs, start during $60.

Kappa Toys

In Downtown Container Park, 707 Fremont St., Las Vegas | 702-302-9363 |

Great finds for children of any age: retro steel lunch boxes, classical Etch-A-Sketches, dinosaur figurines, Elsa dolls, trolls, Sesame Street characters, superheroes and hundreds of other options. Owners Lizzy Newsome and Trevor Yopp debuted their emporium in Aug after using a successful fondle store in Austin.

Furniture and Accessories

Gamblers General Store

800 S. Main St., Las Vegas | 702-382-9903 |

More than 15,000 gambling products including gaming tables, apparatus and supplies, chips, books, novelties, habit and art. The emporium also manufactures personalized tradition poker chips with logos, photos and images.

Established in 1984, a General Store is one of a world’s largest and many famous gambling warehouses.

A 10-foot craps blueprint cloth costs $275; wall tins sell for $9.99 each; a framed print of a Beatles in Vegas costs $250; a box of 50 Bicycle 8-gram clay poker chips sells for $4.99.

Hotflash Designs

Sold during a Christmas Goose Quilt Shop, 2988 S. Durango Drive, Las Vegas | 702-877-1158 |

Vintage linens, buttons and gifts. Also, do-it-yourself kits to make symbol bracelets.

Local friends Christina Chandler and Deborah Young started offered their products in 2010 and now are unchanging vendors on a qualification circuit.

Four selected barkcloth sham covers sell for $25; a selected lead thread tablecloth sells for $15; a pack to make your possess symbol bracelet, including 45 selected and contemporary buttons and beads and a band, sells for $25.

Artifact Las Vegas

At Town Square, 6551 Las Vegas Blvd. South, Las Vegas | 702-269-4620 |

Recycled and repurposed furniture, kitchenware, art, decor, clothing, crafts and valuables done by artists from Las Vegas and other tools of a United States. A best seller is antique china rings done from selected silverware.

Molly Gaddy-Walters, a self-described “glue gun expert, geek-of-anything cunning and weird of anything vintage,” non-stop a emporium in Apr 2010.

A 6-by-4-inch bike sequence design support sells for $30; a leather belt chair retails for $600; Grey Goose tumblers sell for $17.50 each; Mr. and Mrs. chuck sham covers sell for $40 a set; a reclaimed cedar console list sells for $1,250.


Amber Unicorn Books

2101 S. Decatur Blvd., Suite 14, Las Vegas | 702-648-9303 |

First-edition, antiquarian and singular books, autographed novels, used best sellers, psychic and self-help books, museum and film titles, cookbooks and an endless scholarship novella and anticipation collection.

Amber Unicorn non-stop in 2008 with some-more than 200,000 books, including 20,000 cookbooks. The store, owned by Myrna and Lou Donato, stretches some-more than 2,400 block feet.

Books Or Books

3460 E. Sunset Road, Suite R, Las Vegas | 702-301-4275 |

Kim Henry non-stop BooksOrBooks this year. She placed a transport in a front of a store where immature readers can take a book giveaway of charge.

Used books, including initial editions, out-of-print books and children’s selected literature. New books for children, inexpensive books for comparison adults and a giveaway shelve for students. The emporium frequently hosts reading groups and internal author events.

Kim Henry non-stop Books Or Books in Feb to share her adore of reading with a village and inspire children’s literacy.


At Your Service Pet Supply and Salon

55 S. Valle Verde Drive, Suite 300, Henderson | 702-982-4324 |

Presents for pets. A far-reaching accumulation of healthy foods, treats, remedies and toys for dogs, cats, fish, birds, reptiles and tiny critters. A bathing core can get your bushy crony looking his or her best
for a holidays.

Henderson Restaurant and Kitchen Supply

1201A American Pacific Drive, Henderson | 702-568-7528 |

Kitchen things for veteran chefs or home cooks. Flatware, chafers and smorgasboard ware, veteran cookware and more. Both new and used goods.

The store, that non-stop in 1998, is family owned and operated and has grown to turn one of Nevada’s largest food use apparatus suppliers.

Discount Firearms and Ammo

3084 S. Highland Drive, Las Vegas | 702-567-1158 |

A firearms clearinghouse that carries some-more than 40 brands of handguns, rifles and shotguns and promises to batch during slightest 1 million rounds of ammunition during all times. The store, that boasts a sharpened range, also sells holsters, accessories, cleaning supplies, operation apparatus and gun cases.

A Blackhawk 3 Slot Pancake Holster sells for $25; Remington Universal Gun Care System with Squeeg-E bag retails for $50; A Remington 1911 R1 45 ACP seven-round pistol sells for $569; Lawman Pistol 45 ACP ammunition costs $29.99.

The Knuttel Gallery

Grand Canal Shoppes during Venetian/Palazzo | 3327 Las Vegas Blvd. South, Las Vegas | 702-228-8808 |

Known as a “Irish Picasso,” artist Graham Knuttel will do a consecrated portrayal of a pet. Private sittings start during $25,000, and packages can be customized with habit styling, grooming, a pet playroom and on-site catering ­— for a animal.

The Knuttel Gallery non-stop on a Strip in Nov 2013.

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