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Luxe indulgences

Small businesses and artisans are creating some of the most alluring jewelry, housewares, edibles and other indulgences. Check out FSB's picks for your holiday shopping.

Vicuña Cape
Peruvian Connection
Vicuña Cape
$2,800

Peruvian Connection is a luxury knitwear company founded more than 30 years ago by Annie Hurlbut and her mother, Biddy. The two became obsessed with hand-woven alpaca sweaters after Hurlbut bought one in Peru. They started importing the garments to their Tonganoxie, Kan., home and selling them to high-end department stores such as New York City's Henri Bendel. This cape is made from the soft coat of the vicuña, a relative of the alpaca that was once in danger of extinction.


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Last updated December 18 2007: 10:01 AM ET

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