It's about that time to start shopping for the holidays. Downtown Austin has plenty of options for everyone on your list-- from that special someone to the kids in your life. Here are some of our favorite local shops for unique finds sure to please anyone this holiday season!
In need of something special for him? You can’t go wrong with anything from Stag, a South Congress staple stocked with clothes, accessories, books, and some awesome gift ideas like candles, pocket knives, and flasks.
Mercury Design Studio is the perfect destination for discovering something new or uncovering something old. The 2nd Street store offers an eclectic assortment rare artifacts, art, furniture, and fine leather goods, which are perfect for the hard-to-shop-for guy.
Spoil your lady with something special from Hemline. Hemline has achieved national recognition as a leader in women’s retail by building its success on superior customer service and an unmatched eye for the best new trends.The shop offers an array of designer clothing and accessories with an authentic Austin vibe.
By George is a fashion and lifestyle boutique downtown that has beautiful gifts for both him and her. The store is known for its friendly personal service, amazing selection of handbags, shoes and complimentary champagne while you browse.
For the Kids (old and young)
Toy Joy is an Austin original that has an eclectic selection of toys and gifts for your inner child and for the kids themselves. Toy Joy was voted by CNN as one of the Top 10 Toy Stores in the World, and it’s located right in our 2nd St District neighborhood.
For the Pets
Our four-legged friends deserve gifts too, and Just for Pets has an amazing selection of unique toys, pet accessories, bedding, and healthy treats. Or, treat your pet to one of their full service grooming appointments!