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2017 Gift Guide: Natalie Bowen Brookeshire

If an ethereal arrangement designed by Natalie Bowen shows up at your doorstep, you know someone loves you (and has excellent taste).

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The Giver: Natalie Bowen Brookeshire, Owner, Natalie Bowen Designs. If an ethereal arrangement designed by Natalie Bowen shows up at your doorstep, you know someone loves you (and has excellent taste). Natalie Bowen Designs 1110 Harrison St. 

Words of Wisdom: “Get clues by looking at what people have. Are there tons of candles in their home? Get them another. If somebody loves something, they will be happy to have more of it.”

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For: My fellow florist friends.
Hand-painted porcelain Katherine Glenday vase, $2,500 at ateliercourbet.com

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For: My one-year-old
Jess Brown Doll$198, Nest

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For: My spiritual sisters.
Ironwood thorn spiral incense, $38 at tennen.us

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For: Myself.
Metier Victorian bracelet$4,900, Metier

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For: My friend with whom I have a standing monthly tea date.
Hand-thrown single teapot, $295, MMClay

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For: My vintage-car-loving husband.
A one-week rental of a 1971 (his birth year) Corvette, $4,150 at legendscarrentals.com

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For: My floral assistants, who are always willing to get their hands dirty.
Lucia goat’s-milk-and-linseed soap, $12, Anthem

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For: My holistic aesthetician.
Crystals: The Modern Guide to Crystal Healing by Yulia Van Doren, 
$15 Available January 2, Chronicle Books

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For: My bird-loving astrologist.
A donation to the National Audubon Society, audubon.org

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For: My loyal clients.
Cire Trudon's Positano candle, $105, Hudson Garce

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Check out the gifts in the slideshow above, and read more with the links below.

Catherine Bailey, co-owner, Heath Ceramics
David Barzelay, chef and co-owner, Lazy Bear
Emily Holt, owner, Hero Shop
George Revel, owner, Lost Coast Outfitters
Ray Signorello Jr., owner, Signorello Estate
Sherri McMullen, owner, McMullen Boutique
Lisa Wong Jackson and Lisa Fontaine, owners, Morningtide
Natalie Bowen Brookeshire, owner, Natalie Bowen Designs
Jay Jeffers and Michael Purdy, interior designer (Jeffers) and co-owners, Jay Jeffers—The Store

 

Originally published in the December issue of San Francisco

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