Kitchen accessories from the world over reside on shelves at Attrezzi (78 Market St., 603/427-1667, www.attrezzinh.com , 10 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Mon.–Sat.; 11:30 a.m.–5 p.m. Sun.)—meaning both the inedible (French pottery, Irish linens, and delicate tableware) and edible (excellent specialty foods and cheeses). The shop shows off its wine collection with regular in-store tastings.
Bespoke men’s suits, tailored pants, and casual-but-elegant shirts fill Cavanaugh & Company (57 Bow St., 603/430-3722, 10 a.m.–6 p.m. Mon.–Thurs., 10 a.m.–7 p.m. Fri.–Sat.; 11 a.m.–5 p.m. Sun.); the meticulously kept shop feels remarkably like a European men’s shop, and has the high-quality duds to match.
Stylish-to-its-core Nahcotta (110 Congress St., 603/433-1705, www.nahcotta.com , 10 a.m.–6 p.m. Mon.–Thu.; 10 a.m.–7 p.m. Fri. and Sat.; 11 a.m.–5 p.m. Sun.), a home and gift shop, operates with a gallery-like ethos: Showcase your best pieces as you would great pieces of art. To that end, you’ll find glass lamps by Simon Pearce , luxurious shag rugs, downright adorable tea sets, and yes, original artwork too.
There’s more where that came from at Worldly Goods (37 Congress St., 603/436-9311, www.worldlygoodsnh.com , 10 a.m.–6 p.m. Mon.–Sat.; 11 a.m.–5 p.m. Sun.), an impressive collection of hand-crafted works by more than 200 artists. Think funky stained-glass-fish drink coasters, bowls carved from recovered timber, and contemporary glazed dishes.