Fanciful for a Cause

Breast cancer survivor Rebecca Clay of South Carolina turned her sow's ear of an illness into a silk purse with Bra-cketbooks, fanciful handbags stitched together from bra cups on the inside and repurposed fabrics on the outside, including men's ties that never looked so good, at Three French Hens. They come in C, D and DD sizes and help Support the Cure, $147. 3444 Michigan Ave. (513) 321-1161

Fragrant & Fancy

Blenk'™s collectible , handcrafted pitchers, originally created to fit in a fridge door in the '30s, pair beautifully with Rewined, handmade soy candles, at Nest. They are made from sheared off vino bottles in delicate fragrances inspired by the yummy fruits and spices in Chardonnay, Champagne, Cabernet etc. Vase/pitchers, $48-$66. Candles, $28. 3439 Michigan Ave. (513) 871-8852 or

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