One of the season's essential pieces is the boot, whether it's an over-the-knee style or an open-toe heel.
Voce salon, which includes a boutique of clothing and accessories, will host a trunk show of Koolaburra boots from noon to 7 p.m. Friday. The sheepskin footwear is made for comfy walking in various styles.
To help you find the right look, Lauren Bidigare from Koolaburra will be there to take orders. Voce is at 124 Clay Avenue. Call (859) 252-8623.
For the well-dressed gentleman
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Crittenden Gentlemen's Clothing, a boutique in Midway, carries trousers, sport coats, suits, vests, flannel shirts, ties and outerwear jackets. The owner is Kentucky native Crittenden Rawlings, a 50-year veteran of the men's fashion industry who has worked with Oxxford, Norman Hilton and Ralph Lauren.
Crittenden also has a clothing line that is available in 150 stores nationwide, including Barneys New York, Rodes of Louisville and The Fashion Post of Louisville.
Visit this weekend, and you'll be there for the Midway Christmas Open House with stores offering specials, a home tour and more. For more info, go to Meetmeinmidway.com.
Crittenden's shop is at 141 East Main Street. Hours are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. Call (859) 846-4228.
Sweet Tea's T-shirts
Just Us Girls!, 2392 Woodhill Drive, now carries items from Sweet Tea Clothing Co. Women's and girls' T-shirts and baby onesies are available in a variety of colors, with "Kentucky girls sweeter than the tea," printed across the front.
The clothing is made in the United States, and the company is based in Asheville, N.C. Women's long-sleeve tees are $28, girls' short-sleeve styles are $19.50, and onesies are $24. Another cute touch: They come in a Mason jar. Call (859) 269-0312 for more info.
Open house times two
Janice's at the Saltbox, 859 East High Street, will have its Holidays on High Street open house from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday and Dec. 21. Refreshments will be served. Parking and gift wrapping are free.
Jared features Le Vian jewelry
Jared, The Galleria of Jewelry will host a Le Vian jewelry event from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday. The collection includes chocolate, yellow and pink diamonds; other colored stones; cultured pearls; and limited edition Swiss-made watches. The store is at 111 West Reynolds Road, next to Target.
Another Antique Affair
Vendors will gather for this month's An Antique Affair from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday at 1211 Manchester Street.