Favorite Things

The power of personalization and the biggest selection of monogram-friendly gifts and accessories in town make Mary Kay Lonneman (left) of MK’s Totebags and Monogramming the queen of custom in MainStrasse. (All prices include up to six letters). 607 Main St. (859) 491-0597 or Facebook.

Boffo Boots

“Great waterproof boots, and Zoubaby is a local company,” says Lonneman. What could be better? They come in kids’ sizes, too and all have a comfy knit lining. (Women’s $98, kids $69.)

Custom Tote

Bellemonde tote’s 18-by-14-inch size is a day-in, day-out workhorse with room for everything you toss in, designed in Scotch grain faux leather with sturdy strapping. ($38)