Into the Woods: Autumn in Ridgefield is a Sight to Behold
Ridgefield has so many beautiful places to take in the changing scenery, and we’ve put together a short list of our favorite places to walk and drive among the rustling and falling foliage.
Our beloved Main Street is lit up with twinkling lights, Lounsbury House is decorated with ribbons and garland, and shop windows are festive and full of holiday gift ideas… The holiday season is upon us! With many of us starting holiday shopping, we wanted to share our latest gift guide that will help check everyone off your list right here in Ridgefield. Our local shops offer fabulous one-of-a-kind gifts and the perk of great customer service that will make your holiday shopping experience a delight. Happy shopping!
Hutton’s Fine Men’s Wear
Make sure the man in your life is well dressed this holiday season with a new stylish jacket and shoes, dress shirts and slacks, or simply a new cozy sweater to enjoy at home from Hutton’s Fine Men’s Wear. Hutton’s has been around since 1875, so you can count on their quality items to make a memorable, long-lasting gift.
Head over to Audrey Road for a stylish selection of women’s clothing and accessories! Who doesn’t need a cozy new pajama set, winter scarf or hat, or these Nordic Beach Cozy Wraps for the ultimate night in or out this holiday season?
This classic lingerie shop has been in town since 1964 and recently moved to 416 Main Street. Shopowner Pam continues to provide the highest quality service in fittings and a variety of lingerie and sleepwear for women. Get something special and classy for your sweetheart at the Candlelight Shoppe!
Addessi Jewelers is the spot for all things jewelry – for three generations now. From diamonds and anniversary bands, to colored gemstones and pearls, you can get a special gift on any budget. Hint, hint – Addessi Jewelers are also experts in engagement rings! Don’t wait to get a precious stone for the precious love of your life.
Ridgefield Running Company
For the athletes on your list, stop by the award-winning Ridgefield Running Company for athletic gear, running accessories, and of course – shoes for every workout! Their innovative virtual fittings for custom sneakers make for a great custom gift.
Zoe & Co. Sugarbead
Head over to Zoe & Co. Sugarbeads for a one-of-a-kind selection of jewelry and beads perfect for all ages. Pick up a bead kit for your little one to make at home, or a stunning piece of jewelry for someone special.
Sammy + Nat
For the newborns, toddlers, and young kiddos, come in to Sammy + Nat’s for a precious selection of clothing, gifts, and toys to put a smile on the young ones’ faces. Be sure to check out their monogram section for a personal touch on a wide variety of select items.
Get your kiddos the opportunity for creativity through any one of Recess Playworks‘ virtual or in-person classes. Their “Build it, Break it, Mold it, Make it!” class which brings together science and art, their “Little Artists” class for those who love drawing and painting, or get the “Art Box” virtual class for five weeks of craft projects.
The perfect spot for all things kids, tweens, and teens for your growing girl! Shop for sweaters, jackets, and cute accessories at Miss Confident, where you can also get your gift wrapped and shipped directly to family and friends near or far! You can also purchase a gift card to plan for a fun day of shopping with the teen in your life to create a lasting memory.
The one-stop shop for all your toy needs! From Legos and Magna-Tiles, to Melissa & Doug creativity toys and puzzles. Pick up your fun and colorful gift items from the beloved Toy Chest.
Books on the Common
Books on the Common is sure to have the perfect something for everyone in the family. There will be snowy days in our future that will be perfect for curling up with a good book, and there’s a genre there for everyone. Plus, they carry jigsaw puzzles and games for the family to enjoy. Give the gift of togetherness 🙂
Ridgefield Bicycle Co.
Start a new outdoor hobby for the family to enjoy together. Ridgefield Bicycle Co. is the place to go for new bikes and gear. Getting outside in the fresh air is a great way to change up the routine for many of us who are working and learning from home.
Some of us may have picked up new habits during quarantine, such as knitting. Or maybe there’s someone in your life who has always wanted to start. Go to nancy O to pick up a starter kit of knitting essentials and start a new family hobby – a great activity to do while cozying up to holiday movies.
A date-night or family outing is a perfect way to get some quality time with your loved ones and the Ridgefield Playhouse is entertainment central. Now available is their $50 Movie Pass for a family or four, or purchase $200 worth of gift cards and get a free $20 gift card to any future shows at the Ridgefield Playhouse.
Don’t forget that your fur-baby needs a little something special for the holiday season. Pick up new treats, a new cozy dog or cat bed, or maybe even a stylish warm fleece to stay warm (and fashionable) on winter walks from Ridgefield Pet.
The ultimate gift of love that comes right back at you! Won’t you consider adopting a new member of the family? Contact Ridgefield Operation for Animal Rescue (Home of the Donofrio Family Animal Shelter) where precious little ones are looking for a loving forever home.
BellaHome is the perfect spot for festive and cozy gifts, with a great selection of candles, holiday decor, and a unique selection of home goods items. Private shopping is also available.
Olley Court has a beautiful selection of apothecary items, pillow and throws, functional and stylish storage and decor items, plus a high-quality collection of women’s clothing and accessories. Stop in to get your ideas flowing for home decor gifts, as well as adorable stocking stuffers.
Adam Broderick Salon & Spa
The gift of beauty and relaxation is surely a welcome treat this holiday season – for everyone on your list! Adam Broderick Salon & Spa is running a special through December 31st with a $25 gift card for every $175 in gift cards purchased. Their online holiday guide also includes personal shoppers available to help you choose the perfect gift from their selection of fashion accessories, makeup, and more.
Susi Laura Massage
Book someone special a mini stay-cation at Susi Laura Massage, complete with massages, organic facials, healing touch and reiki, and more. Special offers for the holidays include a $275 value gift certificate for $25 off. Cozy attire and accessories are also available in-store for gift purchases.
The Dapper Den Barbershop
No-Shave November is over, and if there’s a man in your life that is past due for a trim or cut, get them a certificate to The Dapper Den. The “Executive” package is an experience in itself, complete with Dapper Den’s highest haircut service, mini-facial, beard trim or full shave with a straight razor, hair styling, and more. End the Executive experience with a gifted cigar and drink. Manicures and pedicures now also available!
109 Cheese & Wine
109 Cheese & Wine has the perfect combinations of.. well, cheese and wine! Stop by for their gift baskets, ready to go as a perfect starter kit filled with cheese samples, cooking goods, and more.
Give the gift of personalized cakes, cupcakes, or other bakery items for the sweet tooth in your life! A great gift for family celebrations or other small gatherings where everyone can grab a slice and enjoy. Pictured is a Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Pie topped with chocolate ganache, caramel, and sea salt. A must try from the Cake Box!
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Wishing you and yours a happy and healthy holiday season! We look forward to seeing you #inRidgefield.