Featured Shop - Company C, Concord.When it comes to seduction, Company C has pure luxury to offer all cuddling cupids. The shimmer quilt in wine and copper is reversible and fast replacing traditional down comforters. The Acanthus bed sheets are dreamy and the abundance of pillows in all shapes and sizes adds the little extra bounce to this ensemble. Company C, Old Turnpike Road, www.companyc.com.What's NewVanilla Bean BakeryVanilla Bean Bakery, 205 N. State St., Concord, is dedicated to the art and taste of the cupcake. Baked in tulip wrappers, each bite of cupcake ($2.50) unfolds like a present for the mouth. Red velvet cupcakes with cream cheese butter cream frosting make a lovely valentine gift. Don't forget the dog; adorable homemade heart-shaped biscuits are only $1.50. Call (603) 856-7232.Nifty ThriftyTwo new thrift stores in Concord are getting a lot of foot traffic. OutFITters Thrift Store Boutique, 5 Market St., in Bicentennial Square, overflows with racks and racks of clothing including cocktail clutch purses and gently used shoes. All proceeds benefit Families in Transition. Visit www.fitnh.org/thriftstore.htm. Scoot across town to Thrifty B's, 111 S. Main St. for more great finds including gently used children's clothing. Very low prices. For more information call (603) 715-7547.Bravo BoutiqueOh, it sparkles in here alright. Bravo Boutique, 26 Warren Street, Concord, is where you'll find custom-made, one-of-a-kind special event clothing tailored to your every curve. Owner Arnaldo Silva can whip up a ball gown overnight (he really has, but he won't name the client). Abundant selection of unique jewelry pieces and handbags at delicious prices. Hooray for Bravo at www.bravobravobravo.com or (603) 856-7382.
This article appears in the February 2011 issue of New Hampshire Magazine