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  • Writer's pictureSherri Bartley Rivera

Fairfield County Lifestyle - The List -2020

Updated: Dec 4, 2020

Please join us this holiday season as we promote shopping local! These businesses are some of our faves in the area! Fairfield County Camille helped us compile The List. And a big thanks to Marta Muryn Portrait for capturing the beauty of these items featured! Happy shopping! xo, Jean & Sherri

Designed by Libby Curulla, Arm Candy by LC is a collection of effortless, stylish and stackable bracelets handmade in Trumbull. Fun stocking stuffers!

Aimee Raupp Beauty's organic cocoa butter eye cream is extremely nourishing and hydrating to keep the delicate skin around your eyes moisturized while promoting collagen, reducing fine lines and visibly diminishing the appearance of dark circles and puffiness. Check out Aimee Raupp's line of hand-crafted skincare for hormone harmony & radiant beauty.

BD Provisions of Newtown and Fairfield offers over 300 bulk teas, spices, grains, snacks, baking ingredients, nuts, candies, chocolates and more sold by weight. This coffee package retails for $65 and includes the following coffees: Organic Peru- Dark Roast, Organic Guatemala- Dark Roast, Organic Papua New Guinea- Dark Roast, Organic Ethiopia (washed) – Medium Roast, Organic Ethiopia (natural) – Light Roast and Midnight Joe (their best selling coffee!) featuring beans from Brazil, India and Colombia.

Beautycounter has all your beauty needs to stay safe, healthy and beautiful this holiday season. With gift packages at many price points contact our friend Michele at Beautycounter!

Capri Clothing is a premier women's clothing boutique located in downtown Fairfield. Luella, 3 dots, Jude Connally, Not Your Daughters Jeans are just a few of the designers you'll find at Capri. Capri aims to make your shopping experience easy and fun!

Voted Best Chic Boutique, Ciao Bella in Fairfield offers Junior/Miss fashions size 0 to 12. Ciao Bella also carries unique gift items that are perfect for your loved one this holiday season! We love the "Someone in Fairfield Loves You" pillow! Unsure of what gift to pick, just ask the super-friendly staff!

Inspired and crafted by expert bartenders and mixologists, Cylinder ultra-premium vodka is Connecticut's most awarded vodka. Kindred Spirits of Fairfield and Westport carry Cylinder vodka.

At our small gatherings, we are sure to be playing Face Factor! “Welcome to Face Factor™; A Fun Game For People Who Have A Face!" When playing Face Factor™, players act out different scenarios using only facial expressions. The game is for ages 17+ and can be played in person or online with your fun crew! Sure to bring you hours of hilarity and fun!

Visit Franny’s Farmacy of Westport and learn about the world of CBD. These products are non-intoxicating and will not get you high as the cannabinoid THC would. This means you get the calming effect from Franny’s products and still keep a clear head. Try their CBD gummies to relax your stress levels during this busy holiday season! Curbside pickup is available!

Fresh Flower Bar carries exquisite flowers delivered door-to-door all along the Fairfield County Coastline. The floral studio carries a large selection of cut flowers where you can create your own bouquet, assistance is available if needed!

For smooth, instantly hydrating lip balm, go to @goodthingsorganicsus on Instagram. This lip balm makes the perfect stocking stuffer! We love their great smelling jojoba hand and body lotion too! Goodthings Organics offers personalized lip balms for weddings or other events!

Looking for a fresh new look this holiday season? H Salon of Fairfield offers meticulous attention and artistry to their haircuts and color. We love the positive vibe that you will feel as soon as you walk in their door!

In the Mood Intimates carries intimate clothing for all your moods, from the most intimate lingerie to the most cozy pajamas! Their mission is to make each customer feel good about themselves and their body!

Kosmatology was created by a compounding pharmacist. The result is an affordable organic skincare line for the entire family. Treat yourself to Kosmatology's holiday line of foaming hand soaps this season that will leave your hands feeling oh-so-smooth!

Luxury portrait photographer, Marta Muryn will capture you in a Vanity Fair style that will rival no other! Treat that special someone or yourself to an incredible photo experience at

Myro deodorant is all natural and all about sustainability in addition to smelling great! Myro is eco-friendly, nontoxic and effective. The formula is 99% all natural and plant-based and the canister is fully recyclable and reusable

Hand poured by Annie and her team at her studio, her all-natural soy wax candles are the perfect gift this holiday season. Or a great gift for yourself! Looking for a candle with a fun title (i.e. "you got it girl!") on it for a loved one, order on line at

Outdoor Design and Living creates outdoor living spaces for family and friends to enjoy. Come inside their gift shop for an all-in-one place you can get your fresh wreaths, greens and Christmas trees as well as holiday shopping. Grab these comfy booties and get cozy outside!

Painted by the Shore brings women together to broaden their creativity by learning new skills & gives them a chance to socialize all the while. Or order a DIY kit to do at home, with online classes and have some festive fun!

Pure Poetry owner, Portia DiScala Antonio, handpicks all of the items in her gift shop and sells many from local artisans. This 203 bottle opener in our giveaway is the perfect home décor for your bar!

Susie Blumenfeld and Pink House Productions is a personalization service in Westport. She offers baby gifts, pillows, tumblers, tote bags and other fun items. Pink House Productions giveaway item is this hostess napkin holder and soap dispenser with your initial included – adorable for your powder room!

Westport's Savannah Bee Company is the place to go for a great hostess gift this holiday season, or a gift for yourself! Located conveniently on Church Lane, pick from their creative line of soaps, salves, body butter and honey!

Westport women’s boutique, Scout & Molly's, offers clothing, accessories and more. This boutique offers a fun atmosphere with stylish fashions. And Scout & Molly's Commando leggings are our personal favorite!

Shady Lady hats are made with the softest materials and specific measurements to fit a woman’s head (that’s why we love them!) and the fun designs. Owner Allyson Mandelbaum’s best selling hat is this camo hat pictured. Shady Lady hats are found online and in boutiques throughout Fairfield County.

Kayla Krasnow owns Shop Our Dyes, a custom tie dye and acid washed clothing company. Kayla sells tie dye masks, sweatshirts, and more. Each piece is hand-dyed and custom made to order. Check out her amazing tie dye creations at

Strength & Grace Boutique sells women’s apparel, accessories, gifts, home goods and more. Their customer service is wonderful in helping you find the right gift or size. This 2020 ornament in our giveaway sums up 2020!

Summer Street Studio designs beautiful, inspiring, one-of-a-kind jewelry. As Summer Street Studio’s website explains, “Paula uses her experience and vision to carefully curate quality materials inspired by nature and the sea, creating moments of peace within life’s storms.” The perfect holiday gift for your one-of-a-kind loved one!

Sun Kissed Glow is your place for organic spray tanning, makeup applications, teeth whitening, custom blend cosmetics, Airbrush & traditional makeup applications. Owner Nikki Medina will make sure you walk out of her salon absolutely beautiful! She always makes sure her clients are satisfied!

Teresa Rainieri is a fine artist, focusing on contemporary and modern art. Teresa has designed these barn swallow double old fashioned glasses based on her original artwork. You can drive by her amazing barn swallow mural at the Circle Hotel in Fairfield! Contact her at

Created by The Mason Jar Monroe, Northeast State of Mind celebrates the region with high-quality clothing from the coziest hoodies to tank tops and tees. A perfect gift for a loved one that has moved away and longs for that little bit of home! In addition to gifts The Mason Jar Monroe carries trendy apparel you are sure to love!

Kim Hein is the owner of the Painted Oar and she hand paints fun, nautical signs, oars and can personalize anything for you. She hand painted this tray just for our giveaway!

The Two Oh Three is Connecticut’s first lifestyle brand. All of their products celebrate CT and embody the lifestyle of Fairfield County’s active community. This limited edition ‘Home for the Holiday’s’ ornament is hand painted right here in CT.

Mamas Amy and Karen, have teamed up to spread brightness and joy through the power of tie dye. The Vivid Mamas offer a variety of upscale tie dye pieces including masks, flour sack towels, totes, apparel and more. Their products can be seen @thevividmamas and they take custom orders through email at

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