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 Nashville, Tennessee. One of the best things about Music City 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 Nashville:
FOR THE HOST WITH THE MOST:
For the one in your life that loves any chance to host a gathering, level up their dining and cooking ware from one of Nashville’s local pottery makers, Handmade Studio TN or RV Pottery. From vintage Turkish rugs to fun apparel and accessories Apple + Oak has a great selection of gifts. For those that seem to have it all- White’s Mercantile or Barefoot Cottage have a wide variety of gifts from apparel to home décor to various food and cookware items, you can find the perfect, unique gift.
FOR THE PLANT LOVER:
Fill your plant lover’s pots with succulents, leafy jungle plants and rare finds from our favorite plant stores: Foiled and Fern, Flora, Lawrence and Clarke Cacti Co or Gardens of Babylon. Transform your Ficus (and Fern) loving friend’s home with a new plant baby or sign them up for one of their many workshops, including classes for beginner’s calligraphy and terrarium workshops.
FOR THE BEVERAGE BUFF:
If you are shopping for the beer enthusiast pick up a six pack from one of our local breweries, Tailgate, Bearded Iris, or Yeehaw. Or stop by The Filling Station where they have a selection of local craft beers along with craft beers from all across the country. If bourbon is their thing, a bottle or a tour at Belle Meade Bourbon or Nelson’s Green Brier may just be the perfect gift for them! If they fancy a cocktail, WithCo are locally made batch cocktail mixers that are truly some of the best on the market! For the wine lovers take them for a tasting at Arrington Vineyards or Grinder’s Switch Tasting room. Or take them to the ultimate experience at City Winery where they can tour, taste, and even catch a show!
FOR THE SELF CARE GURU:
For the ones in your life who appreciate skin care, relaxation, and quality made products. The natural beauty and wellness store, Lemon Laine where you can create custom and organic facial oils or just pick up a wide variety of other natural beauty products. With candles or unisex fragrances for the home or body, Ranger Station uses sustainable and hand-made fragrances. An added bonus? Their candles also double as whiskey glasses once fully burned and come with a cocktail recipe to! Thistle Farms is a special place with candles, body care, essential oils, and more they give a space to live and work to women who are survivors of trafficking, prostitution, and addiction.
FOR THE FASHIONISTA:
Imogene + Willie is a locally owned and operated denim store, they create truly unique denim for both men and women that your fashion-forward friends would love! Nisolo creates sustainable leather goods, most notable their shoes that are of great quality and come at a fair price while creating a healthy working environment and fair trade wages for the makers of their products. For a one-stop shop head to Shoppes on Fatherland in East Nashville that is home to many local businesses, so you can find the perfect gift for anyone from jewelry to activewear. Another great place to stop and be able to get a gift for just about anyone in your life is Alexis + Bolt. This trendy boutique located in an old house has Men’s + Women’s apparel, shoes + accessories, home goods, gifts + more!
FOR THE COLLECTOR:
Give your art enthusiast a thoughtfully curated piece of art from David Lusk Gallery, the Rymer Gallery, or the Red Arrow Gallery. If music is their thing, you know in a place called Music City you are bound to find them a good gift. A few of our favorite spots for instruments and more are Fork’s Drum Closet, Fanny’s House of Music, or Carter’s Vintage Guitars. More collecting records is what they fancy, try Ernest Tubb Record Shop or Third Man Records. Discover rare finds from Savant Vintage or Old Made Good.
FOR EVERYONE ELSE:
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. 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!