It is a tradition for many to shop the day after Thanksgiving, known as Black Friday. This is very true for the over 2 million residents of Southern Nevada. Dedicated shoppers will camp in chilly weather in parking lots for days to get the best deal and the most unique gifts. This year, several new businesses have open ready to accommodate their customers. One long time chocolatier has remodeled and expanded the business to bring in returning and new customers as well. For a gamut of gifts, try these businesses in Las Vegas, with the personal touch of the owners as well as a chance to actually enjoy shopping on Black Friday.
River North
Tivoli Village
410 S. Rampart Blvd., Suite 145
Las Vegas, NV 89145
(702) 331-0344

Shelley Gorman, interior designer of SKG Designs, owns River North in Tivoli Village. This home décor boutique offers unique and stylish items including holiday options perfect for anyone looking to add a little glimmer to their winter entertaining. The mix of eclectic inspired items includes art, accessories, art, throws, pillows, area rugs, upholstery and furniture. Gift ideas include candles and candle holders, cuff and wrap bracelets and accessories for the office. On Black Friday, beverages such as water, Perrier, Starbucks coffee and mini holiday-themed cupcakes by CupKates will be served and there will be tastings of MAST chocolate. The owner will be in the shop giving tips and guidance on how to stage for the holidays.

Ethel M Chocolate Factory And Botanical Garden
2 Cactus Garden Drive
Henderson, NV 89014
(800) 438-4356

Ethel M Chocolate Factory and Botanical Garden is celebrating its 35th anniversary with a total remodel of its flagship factory store. Along with an updated look, there are also interactive elements, 7,500 square feet of retail space and expanded menu for its café. But it is the chocolates and gifts that make it special. The factory sells hand-crafted, preservative-free chocolates and treats including seasonal favorites, gourmet collections, stocking stuffers and gift baskets. The Festive Collection includes Milk Chocolate Creamy Caramels, Peppermint Bark, Pecan Caramel Raptures and Almond Butter Krisps, the latter two of which are Kosher. There is also plenty of parking available.

Leather Couture By Jessica Galindo
Downtown Summerlin
1980 Festival Plaza, Suite 120
Las Vegas, NV 89135
(702) 982-5899

Leather Couture by Jessica Galindo, custom leather boutique and atelier, offers leather goods, handbags and accessories. The retail outlet will feature her collection of statement leather handbags, bold accessories and original gifts including custom-painted zip clutches, eccentric cuffs, personalized leather flasks, rings and neckwear. Each piece of leather goods is custom made, hand-finished and designed to be a wearable work of art. There will also be a leatherwork station for made-to-order leather creations.

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JAECI Boutique
The Juhl
107 E. Bonneville Ave.
Las Vegas, NV 89101
(888) 756-6968

Jenna Consiglio, president and designer of JAECI, has recently opened JAECI Boutique in downtown Las Vegas. Featuring the JAECI signature jewelry for men and women, as well as additional lifestyle brands, each piece has a different meaning, phrase, message or symbol. The design encompasses bohemian punk aesthetic mixed with an industrial chic vibe. There are also one-of-a-kind gift selections. After shopping, the boutique offers a café style lounge complete with free Wi-Fi.

Atomic Style Lounge
1237 S. Main St.
Las Vegas, NV 89101
(702) 329-0770

Atomic Style Lounge is a retro-themed beauty salon and store that features mid-century antiques and collectibles from the 1950s and 1960s as well as modern items with a retro aesthetic. For fashion, the store carries the Limited Edition Viva Las Vegas handbags by Lux De Ville. Cruiser Totes features tuck and roll stitching across the front pocket, chevron hardware, zipper closure, large silver bullet feet, inside custom Lux de Ville card suit lining and an inside pocket. Other gift items include shaving kits, flasks and beauty products.

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Post Author: Debbie Hall.

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