Manhattan – East Village
6 E 2nd St between Bowery and Second Ave
World-famous for his eternally popular decoupage plates and platters depicting everything from turn-of-the-century love letters to mating donkeys (starting at about $48), Derian's old-world-feeling shop is chock-full of great gifts like papier-mâché votive holders ($30), canvas totes printed with images of whales ($16), and Moroccan poufs in gold and hot pink ($225--$285). The adjacent dry-goods shop features a slew of covetable linens, such as delicately printed pillowcases from John Robshaw and imported suzanis.
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