As the holidays approach, there’s not much time left to be good if you have a history of being naughty. But just in case Santa Claus does stop at your place, there are some fashionable Christmas stockings to hang on the fireplace mantle guaranteed to attract his attention.
For those who prefer a homespun approach to the season, there’s a range of folksy stockings suited to a cozy cabin complete with an animal motif. Nordstrom features a version complete with appliqué dogs, while Gump’s does a stocking with Santa’s reindeer team.
Ballard Designs faux-fur stocking, $19.99; ballarddesign.com
Horchow does a needlepoint nutcracker with drum stocking suited for kids and adults alike. If you hurry, you may still be able to get it monogrammed. For the elf in everyone, Grandinroad has an ice skate style that’s done in soft felt, so there’s an old-fashioned charm about it.
New World Arts dog motif stocking, $29.98; nordstrom.com
Christmas is also a time to indulge, even when it comes to decorations. Ballard Designs has a fun faux-fur stocking for some holiday glam, while Neiman Marcus goes all out with a handcrafted champagne scroll stocking.
Even if the man in red doesn’t make it your way this time, these stockings can easily be tucked in a drawer for next year.