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25 Awesome Brooklyn Souvenirs & Gifts

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Coming back from the city or planning a trip to the city and need to find the perfect thoughtful and unique Brooklyn souvenirs and Brooklyn gifts for your friends, kids, family, coworkers, or yourself to remember your trip by?

We’ve put together a guide of 25 thoughtful Brooklyn souvenirs and gifts for those in your life – or to just treat yo’self.

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Awesome Brooklyn Gifts

1. New York City Candle

The Homesick NYC scented candle is one of the best Brooklyn souvenirs for people who have lived in Brooklyn for a long time and miss the smells of the city or even for visitors who want to reminisce their times visiting Brooklyn.

These hand-poured, all-natural soy wax candles carry the distinctive scents of Brooklyn. Don’t worry, they picked the good smells! The scent is inspired by parks in Brooklyn, its department stores, and give the gift of nostalgia.

You can also get a larger 3 wick candle as well for 90 – 110 hours of burn time.


2. Brooklyn Souvenir Skyline Hoodie

This Brooklyn souvenir hoodie with a print of the NYC skyline is one of the best Brooklyn gifts for your friends, family, or yourself.

They are made to fit comfortably for men and women. Designed and printed in the USA and offered in many colors, these souvenir hooded sweatshirts carry the spirit of Brooklyn inside them.


3. Brooklynese Coffee Set

When in Brooklyn do as the Brooklyners do. Well, that’s not quite the quote but you get the idea. This fun coffee set and Brooklyn souvenir make a great gift for the person that loves Brooklyn slang.

This coffee set includes two coffee mugs, a creamer, and a sugar bowl. The print is in perfect Brooklynese and is great for teaching newbies some Brooklyn slang.

Pass the Shugah!


4. Brooklyn Bridge Pop Up 3-D Card

This pop-up card of Brooklyn Bridge is a great Brooklyn souvenir for any special event from birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, and more. Better yet, it can be kept as a Brooklyn gift or keepsake on the coffee table or on display because it’s that cool!

These 3D pop-up cards are assembled by hand and when unfolded from their envelopes, pop-up into a perfect replica of the Brooklyn Bridge. Pretty neat!


5. Brooklyn Beans Coffee Pods

Have a coffee lover you’re looking for the perfect Brooklyn gift for? This multi-variety coffee pod pack from Brooklyn Bean Roastery is a great Brooklyn souvenir that won’t collect dust to a lover of coffee!

This set contains 40 coffee pods of different Brooklyn Bean Roastery coffee varieties including medium roast, dark roast, extra fresh, and extra bold made of the finest quality Arabica Beans.

Hint, hint this goes well with Brooklyn gift #3 too, for all those cawfee lovers OR this is a great Brooklyn souvenir for the office!


6. Himalayan Salt Scrub by Brooklyn Botany

This exfoliating Himalayan salt body scrub is an amazing pamper and treat yo’self Brooklyn gift. Made with Himalayan pink salt, this natural scrub is used to thoroughly exfoliate the body and feet, sloughing away dead skin cells, stimulating blood circulation, and leaving behind healthier, fresher, and younger-looking skin.


7. BRKLYN T-Shirt

This fitted BRKLYN shirt is a great Brooklyn souvenir for yourself or for a friend!

This stylish shirt is designed with a slim fit for adult men and women, as well as youth sizing. The print is minimalist and subtle enough to go with any outfit. Plus, it’s available in a few fun colorways!


8. Brooklyn Bridge Mug


One of the most simple and classic Brooklyn souvenirs. This Brooklyn Bridge mug is a great Brooklyn gift for anyone who loves a daily cup of coffee, tea, or hot cocoa.

This mug is ceramic-based and has a gorgeous two-toned image of the Brooklyn Bridge, circa 1948. The Brooklyn Bridge is the most iconic symbol of the borough, and one of the best things to do in Brooklyn, making this the perfect and easy crowd-pleasing Brooklyn gift.

It is durable, microwave-friendly, and also looks great as part of a souvenir collection.


9. Brooklyn Bridge Tote Bag

Another awesome Brooklyn souvenir and gift is this gorgeous Brooklyn Bridge tote bag.

This shopping bag is the perfect gift for the person who wishes to be environmentally conscious by reducing their plastic and paper bag usage all while sporting the iconic Brooklyn Bridge.

These totes are made with organic linen and are 100% reusable and recyclable. Their size gives enough capacity for an easy day bag or as a grocery store bag!

It’s the Brooklyn gift that keeps on giving!


10. Black & White Brooklyn Bridge and NYC Skyline Print

If you want to take Brooklyn and NYC home with you this is the perfect Brooklyn souvenir for you or a friend who loves the city.

No longer do you have to wish for the view of the Brooklyn Bridge and Manhattan skyline from your home, because you can take it home with you with this gorgeous NYC canvas photo print and wall decor.

This gorgeous, high-quality image is stretched onto shrink resistant frames that can be hung anywhere in your home or office for some Brooklyn flair.

No matter what size space you have, this Brooklyn gift comes in 4 different sizes so you can have this cityscape as big or small as your space.


11. Brooklyn Street Map Wall Art

This stylish Brooklyn Street Map Wall Art is the perfect Brooklyn gift for the denizen of the city or for the person who just loves this borough.

This minimalist map print navigates the Brooklyn borough, showing all its streets along with coordinates. It comes ready to frame (frame is not included) and can be hung up anywhere including the living room, office, bedroom, or den.

The print is 11″ x 14″ and is a great Brooklyn souvenir for even the coolest of friends.


12. Brooklyn Nets Optical Illusion Night Lamp

Go Nets! This Brooklyn Nets optical illusion night lamp is the perfect Brooklyn gift for basketball and NBA fans that lets you bring the magic of the Nets back home with you.

This Brooklyn souvenir uses unique lighting effects to create a 3D optical illusion that is breathtaking in the dark and pretty cool to look at.

This awesome gift can also be used in the kiddies room for kids that need night lights or for any basketball lover.

Just in case you also have other NBA fans in your life, there are other teams available for purchase too!


13. Brooklyn Nets Socks

These Brooklyn Nets socks are another great Brooklyn gift for a person that loves basketball and is a fanatic of the Nets.

Made to keep feet comfortable while declaring support for your favorite team, these officially licensed socks are pre-shrunk so they fit perfectly on large feet.

This Brooklyn souvenir is great for both men and women and small enough so they are easy peasy to pack!


14. Brooklyn Nets Hat

Another great Brooklyn gift idea is this Brooklyn Nets hat for those basketball fans in your life, or yourself!

This adjustable hat is a timeless classic and an excellent Brooklyn souvenir for the fan that loves showing support for their favorite team.

Made with an adjustable fit so it can be enjoyed by anyone, this hat is perfect if you want to go to a game or just hang out on a sunny day.


15. Brooklyn Beanie

We love love love this Brooklyn beanie! Whether you need to keep your head on a cold day or just want to wear an everyday beanie, this is the perfect stylish Brooklyn souvenir for both men and women at any age.

As far as Brooklyn gifts go, this cuffed beanie shows love to the great borough anywhere you go.

We love how simple the design is as it basically goes with anything and everything. There’s nothing better than a good old fashioned everyday versatile beanie.


16. Retro Brooklyn T-Shirt

Another Brooklyn souvenir we love is this retro Brooklyn t-shirt that comes in a variety of colors. Fashion recycles itself and this vintage design is perfectly in style and perfect for anyone who’s got mad style.

This retro design Brooklyn t-shirt is made for anyone who wants to keep the city close to heart.

The size range is great as they have men, women, and youth sizes so you can give this great Brooklyn gift to people of all ages, or yourself!!


17. Hand Painted Brooklyn Bridge Ornament

When Christmas bells are ringing, this is an excellent Brooklyn souvenir and holiday Brooklyn gift to give or to use as decoration for your own Christmas celebration.

There’s something about ornaments that make great presents and gifts of appreciation even when it’s not the holiday season!

This hand-painted glass ornament brings the Brooklyn Bridge and the massive New York skyline to your home as it hangs on your or your friend’s Christmas tree.


18. MetroCard Holiday Ornament

We love this MetroCard ornament as it pays homage to the city so nice they named it twice! This ornament is another excellent little item that can be used to decorate a Christmas tree and falls under the perfect Brooklyn gift theme.

Officially licensed by the Metro Transit Authority, this yellow ornament takes you on a trip through Manhattan to Queens, to the Bronx or to Brooklyn.

It can even be hung up in a car or around the house instead of a Christmas tree since it’s not super holiday-themed.

You can give it as a gift, or keep it as a Brooklyn souvenir.


19. Brooklyn Coffee Beans

Made by Olde Brooklyn Coffee, this 2lb or 5lb bag of whole bean Brooklyn coffee beans offers drinkers the delicious spirit of Brooklyn in every cup and is an awesome Brooklyn souvenir or Brooklyn gift for yourself, a friend, or even the office!

Olde Brooklyn Coffe sources the finest beans from around the globe and offers various blends that can be enjoyed all through the day from Dark Roast, French Roast, Italian Dark Roast, Medium Roast, Brazilian Santos, Breakfast Blend, House Blend, and more.

They roast their beans in small batches weekly so that you get the freshest coffee beans possible.

Note that these come as whole beans, you can enjoy your premium coffee experience by hand grinding the coffee beans with a coffee bean grinder at home.


20. Brooklyn Bridge Jigsaw Puzzle

Have anyone in your life that loves puzzles?! This 1000 piece Brooklyn Bridge puzzle is the perfect way to bring the city home with you while having a fun activity to do!

This Brooklyn souvenir is full of fun and color, children to adults will have the best time fitting pieces together and discovering the entertaining little details that unfold as you piece the iconic Brooklyn Bridge and NYC city skyline together.

Jigsaw puzzles are great for kids as they learn to think and improve motor control. It is a great gift for adults as well.


21. Brooklyn Coffee Table Book

An amazing Brooklyn souvenir for you or a friend is a beautiful Brooklyn coffee table book to remember your special trip by.

This Brooklyn Then & Now book is the perfect coffee table book featuring Brooklyn landmarks through amazing photography. There are both old and modern photos side by side comparing the city to the past to now and the dramatic changes that have taken over time.

This timeless Brooklyn gift is great for just about anyone.


22. Brooklyn Neighborhoods Poster

Another Brooklyn souvenir we love is this creative illustration and typographic Brooklyn neighborhoods poster for a fun way to spruce up your walls with style.

You can choose between two different styles framed or unframed for a great Brooklyn gift for yourself or a friend.

Split to reflect the neighborhoods in the borough, each neighborhood is perfectly arranged by letter in a cool typography puzzle style.

There are two sizes to choose from as well 11″x 14″ and 18″ x 24″.


23. NYC Pop-Up Card

Paper Spiritz’ NYC pop-up card is an excellent Brooklyn gift to give after your trip for any occasion or special event.

The New York silhouette card shows all of NYC’s popular landmarks like the Statue of Liberty and the Brooklyn Bridge.

You can give this Brooklyn souvenir it to a Brooklyn local, a friend or family member who you want to give a special memento to after your trip, or as a gift to anyone who loves the city. What’s even better is that this gift is so cool it can leave it on display on your coffee table.


24. Brooklyn Necklace

This gorgeous Brooklyn necklace is a perfect Brooklyn gift for her! Made of stainless steel that is plated with 18 karat gold, this gorgeous necklace is the perfect Brooklyn souvenir for that lovely lady who wishes to keep Brooklyn close to her heart.

The chain does not fade or rust, the design is simple and attractive, and the entire necklace design is elegant and stylish.

Remember your trip or bring home this great gift for the special lady in your life!


25. NYC Taxi Car

This little NYC taxi car toy is a great Brooklyn gift for children or collectors. Modeled after the famous yellow cabs of New York, this little NYC and Brooklyn souvenir is made with pullback action so that little people can drag it back a little and watch it zoom forward just like the famous yellow cabs in New York City.


Have any other great ideas for Brooklyn souvenirs and Brooklyn gifts? Let us know in the comments below! Also, be sure to check out our NYC souvenir guide for more fun gift ideas!

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