Where To Find Unique Gifts in New York

Where To Find Unique Gifts in New York

 

Shopping for gifts can sometimes be a little overwhelming, especially in a huge city like New York. But don't stress. New York is packed with independent, original gift shops all waiting to be discovered, and with most of them, you can purchase online. Shopikon has compiled the top 30 unique gift shops in New York, easing you into the holiday season and adding a personal touch to this year's presents.

 

  1. City Foundry

    Sohrab Bakhshi was a collector. He collected furniture and found objects, refashioning used items for new purposes and accumulating an eclectic mix of home decor pieces. One day he decided to turn his passion into a business, and…

    365 Atlantic Avenue, 11217 Brooklyn

  2. Kisan

    Olivier Brémond and Thorunn Anspach opened their first retail space in Iceland in 2005, a quirky shop brimming over with comfort clothing, funky home décor, and whatever else struck their fancy. Finding quick success, the pair…

    125 Greene Street, 10012 New York

  3. Michele Varian

    On a cobblestone street in SoHo, in an old smokehouse still adorned with original wrought iron hooks and chains, there is a place that feels more like a home away from home than a store. Shortly after graduating from Parsons with…

    27 Howard Street, 10013 New York

  4. Three Lives & Company

    Lost amid the cacophony of the publishing industry’s ongoing death rattle is the fact that many independent bookstores are doing fine. Sure, financial success is a relative term when it comes to anything literary, but becoming a…

    154 West 10th Street, 10014 New York

  5. Pippin Vintage Jewelry

    In 2003, Rachel and Steve Cooper started a mission to fill their 17th Street vintage jewelry shop with rich, timeless objects full of history and beauty. Peeking into Pippin Vintage Jewelry today, it seems they have succeeded…

    112 West 17th Street, 10011 New York

  6. Modern Anthology

    Walking into Modern Anthology feels a lot like stepping onto a film set. To wit, local directors and photographers sometimes do set up shop at the moody DUMBO boutique, where a series of vignettes provides rich background…

    68 Jay Street, 11201 Brooklyn

  7. Thomas Sires

    As fashion changes more and more, designers are learning that it is possible to make good affordable clothing. Welcome to Thomas Sires, owned by Fiona Thomas and Allison Sires, where military and nautical styles are chic and…

    243 Elizabeth Street, 10012 New York

  8. Mociun

    Caitlin Mociun is a jewelry designer who opened her namesake shop in Williamsburg not only to sell her own designs, but also to promote the works of upcoming artists, many of whom she counts among her friends. The result is her…

    224 Wythe Avenue, 11249 New York

  9. Oroboro Store

    Handcrafted goods from around the world, unique found objects, textiles with a luxe feel and one-of-a-kind look - these are the obvious draws to Williamsburg shop Oroboro Store, which opened in 2011. Owner April Hughes is a…

    326 Wythe Avenue, 11249 New York

  10. Dry Goods

    What exactly are dry goods? Well, they're lots of things - paintbrushes and fabric, incense and jewelry. But the dry goods sold by the eponymously named Dry Goods in Brooklyn are much more than knick knacks and trinkets. Carla…

    362 Atlantic Avenue, 11217 New York