The holidays are coming, and that means holiday shopping. If you’re like us, buying presents is fun—that is, when you keep the schlepping to a minimum.
That’s why City Point is the best place to shop in Brooklyn. You can get everything you need from fun to fabulous, for everyone from your sister to significant other. Plus, there’s a food hall and films to enjoy after you’ve checked off your shopping list. And it’s all under one roof!
Here are eight gift ideas for Brooklynites on any budget.
Truly, the most wonderful, whimsical cards are at Lovepop. These intricate 3D paper sculptures, handcrafted in the Asian art of kirigami, are delightfully designed and decidedly crowd-pleasing. Pop Up Dreidel Cards are perfect for sharing the Hanukkah spirit. The card is 5” wide by 7” tall. $13.99.
Need a special present for someone passionate about sustainability? CounterEv is the place. They make unique furniture and gift items for the home from reclaimed materials—all at their woodworking studio in Kingston, New York. Their products make great gifts for everyone from cooks to creatives to creatures of comfort, with prices to fit every budget.
Pictured: Set of four salt pinch holders and salt box. Salt sold separately.
Coaster set and holder, set of four, $60.
The Chop cutting board, 11x16, $150.
Joybird is your best bet for bold Brooklynites. Their custom-made midcentury-style furniture is perfect for spaces small and large. Splurge on a sofa or pick up a planter—you’ll delight them with something unexpected and irresistible.
If bling is their thing, try Prince Street Jewelers . From small charm baubles to dazzling diamonds, nothing says happy holidays like something shiny.
Clockwise from right: Five-row tennis bracelet with 8 carat diamonds and 14k white gold, $6999.00. Tennis necklace with 7.5 carat diamonds and 18k white gold, $8500.00. 3-carat diamond ring in 14k white gold, $4500.00.
Travel the world without leaving Brooklyn. HiO handpicks exclusive products to sell in limited quantities at reasonable prices. Stand out at your next meeting with Campo Marzio’s elegant 13’’x 9’’ Japanese document holder. It’s stitched on two sides with a corner snap and an extra pocket for notes. Available in five tasteful colors. $40.99
6. L:A Bruket
L:A Bruket skincare products use only natural ingredients and the finest organic essential oils. The Duo includes a lemongrass hand and body wash and a hand lotion with Shea butter and coconut oil to moisturize and protect the skin. Sage, rosemary, and lavender duo kits also available. $66.00
Check off everything on your holiday list at Target, where you’ll find toys, food, and special exclusives to make celebrating the holidays fun, festive and stress-free. There’s even the option for the kids to make a wishlist. Plus, extended hours make it holiday shopping even easier.
8. Century 21
Century 21 is the place for the designer lover on your list. They’ve got clothes, accessories, shoes and more. But beware, you’ll be hard-pressed not to pick up a few things for yourself, too.
If you’re shopping for a couple, help them cut the winter glare with cool aviator sunglasses:
For her: Stella McCartney gunmetal-tone aviators, a steal at $93.23.
For him: Tom Ford tortoiseshell-look aviators, $159.99.
9. Rain Africa
Rain Africa is the mecca of self-care—they’ve got everything you need for a radiant glow. Their luxurious handmade bath and body products are created from natural ingredients with African botanicals. The Indulgence Handcrafted Pamper Box includes 3 Geode Fizzballs, a 3-wick candle, 4 triangular glycerin soaps, and 2 scented sachets, $59.00
10. Katz’s Deli
Yes, you really can “Send a Salami to your Boy in the Army”—or to anyone, anywhere for $32.95 plus shipping. This is one gift they’ll be talking about for years to come.
This story "Top 10 Hanukkah Gift Ideas For Everyone On Your List" was written by Forward Staff.