The Knot website names Lexington’s Inscribed Monograms on Best of Weddings list

This personalized wood cake topper by Lexington-based Inscribed Monograms is $26 at inscribed monograms.
This personalized wood cake topper by Lexington-based Inscribed Monograms is $26 at inscribed monograms.

Lexington-based Inscribed Monograms has been named a winner in The Knot’s Best of Weddings 2016. The award recognizes the highest-rated wedding vendors as rated by couples, their families and wedding guests at

Inscribed Monograms, owned by Lisa Porter, offers personalized wooden cake toppers, monograms and signs for weddings, receptions or your home. Check out the company’s store at or the website at, or call 859-321-9514.

More shopping news

▪  The annual specialty-store sale is back for its 13th year with a new name: Boutique Bazaar, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Oleika Shrine Temple at 326 Southland Drive. Clothing and accessories will be 50 percent to 75 percent off. Admission is a suggested $2 donation that will go to Shriners Hospitals for Children.

Participating stores are AJ’s, Baby Bundles, Bella Rose, Bluetique, Cotton Patch, Embry’s, Peggy’s Gifts and Accessories, Seeds and Saplings, and Worlds Apart.

▪  Meant To Be Boutique opened in December at 105 Walton Avenue. Owners Ty McBrayer and Liz Cox offer upscale bridal consignment and sample dresses. Prices range from $300 to $2,500. Sizes range from 0 to 24. The store is by appointment only. Call at 859-523-4711 or go to

▪  The Office of the Fayette County Sheriff and Chase Dry Cleaners have partnered with Republic Bank for a Winter Care Coat Drive going on through February. Drop off coats at any Republic Bank location in Lexington.

Coats will be cleaned for free by Chase Cleaners before distribution. If you have questions or know of someone in need of a winter coat, call the sheriff’s office at 859-252-1771.

▪  The John’s New Classic Shoes Gambler’s Sale is Thursday through Sunday at 316 South Ashland Avenue. Savings start at 30 percent off on Thursday, 40 percent on Friday, then 50 percent off Saturday and Sunday. Keen, Sperry and Dansko are among the many brands carried by the store. Styles are available for men and women.