Our compendium of retail therapy, from apparel and accessories to toys and souvenirs
After you enjoy the museum, why not explore the shop? At the Saint Louis
Art Museum (pictured), an especially appealing selection of kids’ books/activity books/hands- on kits makes creativity and art history irresistible (One Fine Arts Dr., 314.721.0072). Looking for merry- goround themed goods for a collector? The gift shop at the St. Louis Carousel has you covered (15189 Olive Blvd., in Faust Park, 314.615.8345). Finally, the new Loft
Gift Shop at the historic Sappington House Museum, near Grant’s Trail, stocks exquisite picnic baskets, charming home and tableware, locally made body and kitchen goodies, and much more (1015 S. Sappington Rd., 314.822.8171).