Who says you can't be chic in the kitchen? Not only are appliances, cookware and other gadgets for your inner chef much more stylish than in the past, there are more options than ever before for cool aprons, fun pot holders, and other accessories and items to put a personal touch to whatever you're making in addition to your signature treats.
A great source for all things unique and unusual in server, glassware and more is Fishs Eddy, an east coast favorite for its eclectic selection. It ranges from retro influences to cityscapes, to virtually anything else you can think of. Online shopping makes it easy for anybody to shop from anywhere.
Cooking has never been so cool with the sleek and modern cookware and other odds and ends on AllModern.com, which also happens to carry a bunch of things for kids in addition to adults tapping into their culinary skills. Uncommongoods.com can also be a fun favorite for unusual kitchen and serving pieces.
While it's well known for its design element, Crate and Barrel has some of the best product options for adding big, bold color -- bright yellow toasters, mixers and other great items make working over a hot stove much more entertaining.
Speaking of entertaining, keep your clothes free from whatever you're making with a hip and fashionable apron. FlirtyAprons.com has a huge, fashionable range of aprons of all kinds including for kids.
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