Shop Talk!

Chatting with Darilynn Evans, owner of Darilynn’s

A sunlight-filled gift shop in the heart of downtown Cohasset, Darilynn’s is a destination for elegant wedding and hostess gifts, cute baby items and an assortment of coastal home accessories.

What do you love most about running your business?

I love that each day is different and presents a new challenge. I love that my business is in my hometown. I love that the business is so very social and has allowed me to meet so many wonderful and interesting people these past 12 years. But, what I love most is when customers say, “I knew I could find just the right gift at your shop!” This comment puts a smile on my face and makes it all worthwhile.

What do you look for when choosing items to bring into the store?

I look for items that I would be proud to give as a gift or have in my home; things that are appropriate for my customer base and on trend.

What advice do you have for people creating gift registries?

Choose gifts that you wouldn’t necessarily buy yourself. It’s okay to be practical, but it’s also okay to choose some very special gifts that can be used over the years. Give your family and friends many choices in all price ranges.



64 South Main St., Cohasset



1. Polished Poplar Serving Trays

With easy-care aluminum alloy accents, these serving trays are perfect for displaying your finest cheeses. Combine with other serving pieces to create a coordinated tablescape.

2. Porcelain Cohasset Mugs

Show your hometown pride while you sip your coffee from these personalized porcelain mugs that have a crisp blue and white design with nautical details. The mugs are microwave and dishwasher safe.

3. Bella Tunno Plush Animals

Each plush animal has an embroidered sentiment that expresses a wish for both the child and parents. For every product sold, Bella Tunno donates a meal to a child through its B1G initiative.

4. Vail Pom Pom Hats

These soft and stylish acrylic hats are available in several colors and feature interchangeable pom poms to match your winter wardrobe.

5. Simon Pearce Nantucket Hurricane

Part of Simon Pearce’s iconic Nantucket line, this simple yet elegant glass candle holder makes a beautiful centerpiece and is a great wedding or
housewarming gift.

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