Christmas is almost here folks and chances are that you need gifts for some special people in your life. Why not support local and shop from great small and highly curated businesses right here in our city? If you don’t know where to start, don’t worry because we have you covered.

Here are 6 spots to find cool gifts in Seattle this holiday season.

Lucca Great Finds


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Need an assortment of smaller but truly unique and extraordinary gifts? Lucca is an excellent choice. From self-care to home goods to stationery and more they have covered. You’ll probably end up taking something home for yourself as well.

Where:  5332 Ballard Ave NW
Hours: Monday-Saturday 11 am-6 pm, Sunday 10 am-5 pm

Big Little News


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If someone in your life loves unique magazines, Big Little News is your one-stop spot. They have all sorts of magazines with a range of focuses, a subscription service, and gift boxes. So whether you’re after one magazine or a whole gift box, Big Little News is well worth checking out.

Where: 1102 E Pike St
Hours: Daily 11 am-7 pm



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If you’re looking for fine gifts you have to visit Essenza. It’s a long-time Fremont favorite chock full of home goods, jewelry, fragrances, self-care items, and more. You’ll probably want everything which is totally understandable considering the store is so beautiful and smells heavenly.

Where: 615 N 35th St
Hours: Monday-Saturday 11 am-6 pm, Sunday, 11 am-5 pm

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Need that perfect article of clothing, piece of jewelry, or self-care item for your perfectly curated friend? Glasswing has you covered with all that and more. You’ll also find a selection of plants if that same friend wants to give another go at being a green thumb.

Where: 1525 Melrose Ave
Hours: Monday-Sunday, 11 am-6 pm

Elliott Bay Book Company


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If you’re struggling to come up with gift ideas, a book is always a great choice. Luckily for you, Elliott Bay has tons of options in almost every genre you can possibly think of. And if you can’t pick something yourself, chances are that one of the employees has a great recommendation for you.

Where: 1102 E Pike St
Hours: Sunday-Thursday 10 am-8 pm, Friday & Saturday 10 am-9 pm

Throwbacks Northwest


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With the ever-growing number of sports teams in this city, we’ll bet that you have a sports fan in your life. Throwbacks Northwest specializes in both vintage clothing and sportswear making it one of the most unique places to grab a jersey. From tees to hats to sweatshirts, they have it.

Where: 1507 11th Ave
Hours: Monday-Saturday 12 am-7 pm, Sunday 12 pm-6 pm

Be sure to check out these shops and if your gift list is already full, consider sharing the list with a friend. Happy holidays folks!