The FRHS Museum Shop & Boutique has garnered a reputation for carrying a wide range of unique quality merchandise at affordable prices. Recently expanded, the shop now includes eight separate areas where shoppers can enjoy browsing, including a "Christmas Bazaar" room that offers Christmas merchandise year-round and a "Sweet Shop" room stocked with seasonal old-fashioned candies and confections. Merchandise also includes books of local interest, jewelry, food items, bath soaps and lotions, fashion accessories for men, women, and children, home décor, and much more. In addition, the shop offers the largest selection of handblown glass Christmas ornaments in the greater Fall River, and currently has over 300 designs in stock -- sock monkeys, flying saucers, and the Statue of Liberty, to name just a few.
Items in ladies’ fashion include trendy infinities, a plethora of scarves, umbrellas galore, chapeaus such as charming feathered whimsies in the mode adopted by Duchess Kate Middleton, vintage-inspired sleepwear,and jewelry for every taste, from classic to trendy. Selections for men include wool hats and caps, imported cashmere scarves, rhodium-plated cuff links finished with enamel or semiprecious stones, and for the cigar aficionado, pocket and desktop humidors. Food items include holiday-flavored coffees, a large assortment of dip and cheese ball mixes, jams and jellies, and English cookies and biscuits. Other selections include Downton Abbey and Fall River-themed Christmas merchandise, holiday-themed items such as nativity sets from Armenia and figurines hand carved and painted by talented Russian artisans, and giftware including hand-painted porcelain pieces featuring realistic floral forms and Art Nouveau-inspired pieces worthy of the antique originals. p>
Shipping is available, and Historical Society members receive an additional 10% discount on all purchases. Call 508-679-1071, ext.5 for more information. ________________________________________