Holiday Gift Guide

ACE Holiday Gift Guide

Isle of You

A Custo Barcelona "T" is fabulously fun for all your holiday parties. Isle of You features a large collectoin of Custos for fashionistas of all ages. Voted "Best Women's Clothing" in the 2001 Best of Lexington Readers' Poll. Isle of You is located downtown on the corner of Jefferson & Short, 254-3024.

The Black Market

This celestial-themed pendant, available at The Black Market, would make a great gift for that special someone. The pendant is made of hand-carved bone in a sterling-silver setting. The Black Market carries a variety of bone-face pendants (with matching rings), as well as 16", 18", and 20" sterling-silver, snake-box chains and silver slides. Voted "Best Eclectic/Artsy/Funky Jewelry" in the 2001 Best of Lexington Readers' Poll, The Black Market is located at 516 East High Street, 281-1421.

Emmett's Restaurant

Emmett's Restaurant offers two ways to make gift-giving even more special. A traditional gift certificate is an elegant way to wish your loved ones a happy holiday. "The Chef's Table" gift certificate allows you to invite friends to a custom designed five-course dinner prepared by Emmett's executive chef. For more information, contact Emmett's Restaurant at 245-4444, located at 1097 Duval Street.

Horse Feathers

Folkman's lovable puppets of the land, sea, and sky need a child to bring them to life. Find everything from dragons and lizards to barnyard animals and wild birds to frogs and octopi. Horse Feathers is sure to have a puppet for every young one on your list. Family Fun Magazine voted Folkman's Chinese Dragon puppet "2001 Toy of the Year." But, remember, it's not just a toy store - it's much more. Horse Feathers, Victorian Square, 401 West Main Street, Suite 109. 225-1900.

John's Run/Walk Shop

Looking to drop those pounds gained over the holidays? Your first move should be to stop by John's Run/Walk Shop. Whether you want to track 50 miles a week or just jog around the block, you'll find all the shoes and accessories you're looking for. So if you're planning an asphalt assault, make sure you stop by John's to stock up your arsenal. New Balance 804, $90. John's Run/Walk Shop is located at 317 South Ashland Avenue, 269-8313.