Fabulous Finds


Pretty Patterns—This Hopscotch Designs girl’s party dress has cotton and crinoline slips that give the skirt some poof, $89. FAB FACT: The two moms behind Hopscotch Designs also make boys’ shirts, pillows and more using vintage and new fabrics.





Available at Cottage Affair, Lyon Village, 2580 Fair Oaks Blvd., Sacramento; (916) 480-0971









Tie One On—You’ll be the apple of her eye in this Ted Baker silk tie, $79.50. FAB FACT: U.K.-based Ted Baker does no formal advertising.





Available at Nordstrom, Arden Fair, Sacramento; (916) 646-2400; nordstrom.com














Purse Pursuit—
This patent leather Coach tote is the perfect color to transition from summer to fall, $358. FAB FACT: The detachable coin purse can hook to your belt loops.



Available at Coach, Arden Fair, Sacramento; (916) 641-1772; coach.com








An Apple a Day . . . —Serve Two Rivers Dry English Hard Apple Cider at your next party as a refreshing alternative to beer, $11.99. FAB FACT: It’s made locally from Apple Hill apples.











Available at Corti Brothers, 5810 Folsom Blvd., Sacramento; (916) 736-3814; cortibros.biz








Hot Pot—This Lodge Cast Iron Apple Pot goes from cooktop to tabletop, $99.99. FAB FACT: Founded in 1896, Lodge Cast Iron is the oldest family-owned cookware company in the U.S.



Available at East Sacramento Hardware, 4800 Folsom Blvd., Sacramento; (916) 457-7558; eastsachardware.com




Provence Pleasure—
Smooth your sun-kissed summer skin with L’Occitane’s Verbena Body Salt Scrub, $36. FAB FACT: L’Occitane products are made in France.




Available at L’Occitane, Arden Fair, Sacramento; (916) 564-9848; usa.loccitane.com