The Best Independent Boutiques for Holiday Gifts
We're big advocates for supporting small businesses and local artisans year-round. Handcrafted, small batch, and often one-of-a-kind artisanal essentials make the perfect thoughtful gesture. Keep scrolling for a list of our must-haves from hidden gems around the web.
Who: By George
What: This stylish Austin boutique stocks everything from high-end apparel to home goods. Their curated offering of beautiful fragrances, hand-made leather accessories and thoughtful details never disappoints.
Where: Austin, TX
Who: Black Lamb
What: Stocking everything from an in-house jewelry line to fashion and homewares, this eclectic boutique offers up special somethings at every price point. Playing host to a diverse range of independent designers from around the globe, it is the perfect spot to hunt for the well-traveled friend.
Who: Consort Design
What: The Los Angeles–based interior design company's online store offers up a masterful selection of home goods sure to satisfy any design aficionado's wish list. The selection is the epitome of well-edited chic, with a dose of laid-back California cool.
Where: West Hollywood, CA
Who: Kindred Black
What: Home to everything from soulful vintage to Céline, this online shop stocks eco-responsible and ethically manufactured goods from designers around the world. The beautiful assortment is consistently flush with finds you won't find anywhere else.
Who: The Line
What: Curated by Joseph Altuzarra and Vanessa Traina, The Line takes a pedigreed and storied approach to curated living. Each piece is hand-selected and as wildly cool as you'd expect from the pair. Stock features a range of considered artisanal goods from distinctive furniture pieces to luxury linens, and, of course, killer fashion.
Where: New York; Los Angeles
Who: Love Adorned
What: This Venice, California storefront is known for their enviable offering of vintage, contemporary, and one-of-a-kind jewelry. They also offer a selection of handmade goods and vintage scores from throws to children's toys.
Where: Venice, CA
Who: Mohawk General Store
What: Stocking luxury brands and top designers from Dries Van Noten to Acne, this modern Los Angeles shop is host to names both big and small. The curation is impeccable, full of special, unique details and unexpected home wares on top of the amazing fashion collection.
Where: Silverlake, CA
What: My de-facto Los Angeles perch for all things gifting, West Hollywood's Tenoversix is a treasure trove for everything from the perfect card to fragrances and fashion. Their small leather goods selection is among the best in the town.
Where: West Hollywood, CA
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