Velvet | Posh, Plush and A La Mode

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For accessible luxury, it’s hard to beat velvet. Today’s fabric bears little resemblance to the stiff, fussy velvet that graced the formal parlors of previous eras. Thanks to modern technology, this traditional textile has been updated with a soft sleekness…

Festive Flutes

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Nothing says celebrate like a glass of sparkling wine. Champagne, prosecco, cava—even sparkling cider feels like a special occasion when served in a champagne glass. When stemware came into vogue several centuries ago, Champagne was served in a bowl-shaped glass…

Shop Local For Hostess Gifts

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Throughout the year, but especially during the holiday season, it’s helpful to know where to go for thoughtful hostess gifts. While a nice bottle of wine will always be in style, Roanoke region shops feature unique and charming gifts which…