Your 2011 goal? Stop digging through bedbuggy thrift stores when searching for offbeat finds. Instead, visit the gloriously uncluttered Shag for mint-condition, midcentury treasures.
Lidded Pyrex Casserole Dishes, $10-$28
Your newlywed cousin dreams of wowing her husband with her culinary prowess. Sturdy cookware with floral motifs ensures her manicotti looks as good as it tastes.
Sixties Folk Records, $4
Since dousing his laptop with a latte, your boss has kicked caffeine. A stack of soothing, Woodstock-era vinyl will be a welcome distraction from his cravings.
Dan Blackman Prints, $30
Your BFF vows to leave the freeloading drummer she’s dating. The local artist’s cheery depiction of Philly row houses will lift her spirits when she moves into a new pad.
Apothecary Equipment, $4-$20
After discovering that a career in chemical engineering isn’t so glam, your brother-in-law became a mixologist. Beakers and flasks allow him to get his recipes just right.
Juice Glasses, $12-$30
Always in pursuit of a radiant complexion, your sister is planning to knock back more water. Pretty patterned cups make upping her intake more enjoyable.
Shag, 1118 Pine Street (215-627-7424 or shagphiladelphia.com).
Photo: Caitlin McCormack / Courtesy of Shag