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Top Spots For Last Minute Gifts In Denver

December 17, 2013 5:00 AM

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With so many things to do around the holidays, it can be easy to run out of time. If you’re checking your list and find that you’ve skipped someone, you may consider sending little more than an apology. However, there are several shops you can pop into for a last-minute gift that is still thoughtful. If you’ve got some last-minute additions to your list or simply ran out of time, check out one of these shops and find something that your gift recipient will love.

Little Horse Books and Vintage
820 Main St.
Louisville, CO 80027
(303) 242-5382
www.littlehorsebooks.com

For book lovers and music lovers alike, Little Horse Books and Vintage has a plethora of appropriate gifts. The selection of vintage books is perfect for those who love to read and love the nostalgia that comes with opening an old book. Little Horse also sells vinyl albums from many genres. If you want to give your loved one something exceptional, you can also find record players and other classic furnishings.

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Irresistibles
2154 E. Commons Ave.
Centennial, CO 80122
(303) 660-8118
www.shopirrisistibles.com

With stylish and sophisticated women’s clothes and accessories, this shop is a great place to find something for the fashion-forward lady in your life. Choose from a wide selection of handbags, shoes, jewelry and more, including smaller items for stocking stuffers. Carrying brands like Nic + Zoe, Aventura and more, you are sure to find the perfect present. This shop is conveniently located at The Streets at Southglenn, so you’ll be able to pick up some other last-minute trinkets as well.

Jake’s Toy Box
14455 W. 64th Ave.
Arvada, CO 80004
(720) 974-3222
www.jakestoyboxonline.com

Jake’s Toy Box is an educational toy store that contains all kinds of toys for kids of all ages. Whether your tot’s into dressing up and playing make believe, engaging his inner artist or nurturing her inquisitiveness with games and puzzles, you’ll find the right gift here. This shop is perfect for people who like a little variety in their toy selection from the popular to the eclectic. Stop in and peruse for the perfect gift for the kid in your life.

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Reverie Living
1671 Central St.
Denver, CO 80211
(720) 524-3085
www.reverieliving.virb.com

For people who love modern décor, Reverie Living is a good choice for last-minute gift selection. With home furnishings that are sleek and sophisticated, you can find a beautiful vase, bowl or other home accent piece for your friend. The store also has a lot of practical gifts such as wallets and travel coffee mugs. Choose a gift that will add a pop of color into the life of that special someone. This eclectic mix makes this shop a must for anyone who still has someone left to shop for.

Bill’s Sports Collectibles
2335 S. Broadway
Denver, CO 80210
(303) 733-4878
www.billssportscollectibles.com

For the sports fan in your life, this is the place to go to find an exceptional gift. With signed memorabilia, collector cards and other items from all eras of sports, there is something for any fan. While there is a lot of merchandise related to Colorado sports teams, there is also memorabilia from teams in other cities. Collectibles are all of the highest quality and authentic, so this place is perfect for finding something that is truly special. Find some Orange Crush memorabilia for your dad or pick up a signed Rockies baseball for your baseball-loving girlfriend.

Alaina Brandenburger is a freelance writer living in Denver. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.
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