Office-appropriate meets street-casual in the oh-so versatile stock at Vide de Luxe (73 North Main St., Norwalk, 203/354-5835, 10 a.m.–6 p.m. Mon.–Sat.; 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Sun.). Racks here brim with lovely suits, separates, and extremely pretty evening dresses.
More artistic endeavors grace the shelves of Perry-Matto Gallery (68A Washington St., Norwalk, 203/866-9119, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. daily), full of hand-blown crystal vases, oil lamps, perfume bottles, and Balinese puppets.