By Jean Detjen, Artful Living
Canada Goose “Hybridge Lite” Vest from The Haberdasher Limited in downtown Green Bay. Great-looking lightweight layer with a snug fit for essential core warmth. Breathable, abrasion resistant soft outer shell with 800 fill power hutterite white goose down. The slim cut stays close to your body and side stretch panels increase movement and help regulate temperature. $345. Other Canada Goose outerwear styles and colors available. The black vest is paired here with a Gran Sasso button mock over a Robert Talbott sports shirt. From classic suits and sport coats to updated and rugged sportswear, Haberdasher Limited appeals to men of all ages.
Bring on the cozy in your neighborhood and beyond with these his and hers “Grandpa” cardigan sweaters. Both new and vintage styles available. Found at Beatnik Betty’s Resale Butik in downtown Appleton where you can find unique fashions for both men and women. The shop’s ever-changing inventory includes designer labels, vintage, denim, leather, current basics, and brand new merchandise.
Hot cocoa never had it so good with these vessels of pure happiness. These adorable retro-inspired marshmallow mugs are just too cute! $10 each, perfect for gift-giving. Found at Vintique, an inviting women’s clothing and gift boutique in downtown Neenah. It’s a shop where ‘new meets vintage,’ and the result is a whole lot of fun! Store owners strive to offer unique items with a vintage, retro or romantic inspiration.
“Chicken Lick’n” original painting by Midwest artist Deborah (“Debo”) Vandenbloomer. Whimsically wonderful and vibrant, this piece is sure to add cheer to whatever wall it is perched upon. Artwork measures 16”x16” Medium: acrylic. $300. Found at The Hang Up Gallery of Fine Art in downtown Neenah. The shop offers distinctive custom framing, original paintings, ceramics, jewelry, sculpture, and accessories by regional and national artists.
A state love-fest on wheels comes your way with this pink Wisconsin deck from Surfin’ Bird Skateshop in downtown Appleton. $44.99. Rollin’ since 1988, Surfin’ Bird carries a wide variety of skateboard and longboard hard goods, apparel and shoes. Their knowledgeable, friendly staff is proud to serve and support the Wisconsin’s Skate Community.
Sweet inspiration abounds with this Good hYOUman “Great Things” baby onesie. Super soft 100% cotton, made in the USA. Shown here in storm grey with this wonderful message: “I’m going to do great things for this world…promise.” Makes a great gift! $32. Found at Besselli, in Green Bay, a cozy and quaint family owned and operated woman’s boutique with a bohemian feel and spin of flirtiness.
Mixology hand-poured soy wax candles by Paddywax honor the craft cocktail movement in style. Each comes in a retro-inspired collectible cocktail glass. $16.95 each in a variety of libatious scents. Choices include: Mint Julep (Mint/Bourbon), Negroni (Gin/Vermouth), Dark & Story (Rum/Lime/Ginger) and Wisco supper club favorite…the Old Fashioned (Whiskey/Orange). Features cocktail recipe on back. Fantastic host/hostess gifts! Found at The Frame Workshop, in Appleton is known for their award winning custom framing, gifts, art and home decor.
Cheers to living artFULLY in the heart of Wisconsin!
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