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Lexington Community Holiday Gift Guide

Buy local. Buy Lexington this holiday season.

Looking for that one-of-a-kind gift for that one-of-a-kind person in your life? We can think of no better place to find it than right here in Lexington, KY. One of the best things about Lexington is that small local businesses are at the heart of our communities, so it’s no surprise that we support our neighbors. Show our community some love and shop local this holiday season. 

Here are some one-of-a-kind gifts you can only find here in Lexington: 

FOR THE KENTUCKY LOVER: 

Whether they need a little piece of home or just love showing their love for their state, we have great local options for just that. From graphic tees to a fried chicken ornament, Kentucky for Kentucky has all the fun gifts. Shop Local Kentucky also has all you need to get outfitted from head to toe in Kentucky gear. The Local Lex Market features items from over 75 small Kentucky crafters, makers, bakers, and artists so you are able to find something for anyone.  

 

 

FOR THE FASHIONISTA: 

Lexington is home to all kinds of boutiques, so you’ll easily be able to find the best gift for those fashion-obsessed friends. From the vintage-inspired boutique, The Black Market to a long-standing member of the Lexington community, Bella Rose, there is something for every kind of style. There is also something for everyone’s budget. For the best higher-end purchases, head to Morton James in the Summit at Fritz Farm or Omar + Elsie, for a more budget-friendly but still on-trend gift head to Pirie Boutique or AJ’s Casuals! For the men in your life with a taste for the finer things in life head to Stuart Mercer, Logan’s of Lexington, or Mac & Clay. 

 

FOR THE BOOKWORM:  

For the friend who always has a book in hand, the family member who sparked your passion for reading, and the little ones who are just getting started — surprise the curious minds in your life with a book from the beautiful Joseph-Beth Booksellers. For the reader who seems to have everything already, check out Black Swan Books, Lexington’s best rare and used bookstore. 

 

 

 

 

FOR THE COFFEE CONNOISSEUR: 

Give the gift of caffeine this holiday season. Lexington is home to many great locally-owned coffee shops. A bag of craft coffee made in Lexington from Manchester Coffee Co. Are they a biker lovers too? Broomwagon is part bike-shop, part coffee shop. The Amsden while technically located in Versailles not only sells 12 oz. bags of their signature dark roast, light roast, + Kentucky bourbon coffees, but also it the location of Gathered Living Mercantile, an eclectic + modern mercantile featuring over 20 local makers and artists. We proudly serve Nate’s Coffee here at 21c Lexington- so we recommended giving the gift of a Subscription Box, you can choose between 3, 6, and 12 months subscription. The gift that keeps on giving. 

 

 

 

FOR THE BEVERAGE BUFF 

If you’re shopping for a beer enthusiast, then you’ve come to the right place. Lexington is one of the best cities for beer lovers.  Grab a six-pack or a growler from Ethereal BrewingCountry Boy, or West SixthIf bourbon is their thing, we know a thing or two about that as well. Grab them a bottle and perhaps a tour from Bluegrass DistillersWoodford Reserve, or Castle and Key. Impress the wine lover in your life with a wine club subscription, wine classes, or wine tastings from Wine + Market. 

 

 

 

FOR EVERYONE ELSE 

Looking for a one-stop shop for everyone on your list? We got you. Visit our gift shop for our specialty curated selection of gifts. For the self-care guru or maybe the friend who could use a little R&R, grab one of our signature bathrobes or some Malin + Goetz products. For the bourbon connoisseur, pick up a limited edition bottle of one of our private single barrel 21c Select bourbons. Shopping for a penguin enthusiast? We have a variety of penguin swag from socks, a ceramic penguin, or even one of our infamous Cracking Art Penguins. You can also check out our online shop for our bed + bath items and more! 

 

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