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Amazing Brooklyn Boutiques & Gift Stores in Brooklyn

Take your gift-giving to the next level by checking out all these amazing locally owned Brooklyn boutiques and gift stores in Brooklyn! Whether you’re shopping for the holidays, birthdays, special occasion, or just because these independent shops in Brooklyn are a great way to shop local and shop small businesses to support your community, plus they have some REALLY great and thoughtful items that take gift-giving to the next level!

Let us know if we missed your favorite Brooklyn business that’s great for gift-giving in the comments section, we love expanding our Rolodex of great gift stores in Brooklyn and boutique shopping in Brooklyn!

Best Gift Stores in Brooklyn

Awesome Brooklyn

Awesome Brooklyn gift store on Flatbush Ave in Prospect Lefferts Gardens

Prospect Lefferts Gardens

Awesome Brooklyn is no misnomer – this gift store in the Prospect Lefferts Gardens neighborhood of the Flatbush area has something for everyone. From on-trend accessories, adorable cards for every special occasion, home goods, New York themed goodies, and female and Black made gifts, Awesome Brooklyn is your one-stop shop for everyone on your list!

Annie’s Blue Ribbon General Store


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Park Slope

Annie’s Blue Ribbon General Store puts a modern twist on the traditional general store. This Brooklyn gift store has gifts for all ages – precious yet trendy baby gifts, games and crafts for the whole family, niche books, and an expertly curated collection of home goods and Brooklyn themed gifts. Annie’s Blue Ribbon General Store has a little bit of everything.

This is just one of many great shopping options on 5th Avenue in Park Slope.

Woods Grove


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Cobble Hill

Woods Grove is a Brooklyn gift store you must visit when looking for truly artisanal and one of a kind gifts. They offer a marvelous array of home goods, accessories, wellness products, games, and stationary from artisans all over the world. They also offer a highly curated selection of vintage items. Woods Grove is the perfect place to find unique and artfully made gifts in Brooklyn.

Also, you can’t miss their amazing tumblers and plates with icons like RBG, Notorious B.I.G., Freddy Mercury, and the Golden Girls to name a few!



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Cobble Hill

Wanderlustre in Cobble Hill is a gift store for the modern and fashionable friends on your list! Each item in this shop is selected with style in mind. From home goods and decor to high quality jewelry and sustainably sourced smudge sticks, Wanderlustre is a beautiful Brooklyn gift store to stop by when looking for truly remarkable gifts for your loved ones.

Brooklyn Strategist

Carroll Gardens

Board Game enthusiasts look no further – the Brooklyn Strategist is the gift store you must visit! This community based store and cafe not only offers an amazing selection of games to purchase, it also operates as a space where customers can walk in and play board games from their impressive collection!

What’s better than shopping for gifts and getting to play some games with friends at the same time? Check out the best things to do in Carroll Gardens for more ideas.

Exit 9 Gift Emporium


Boerum Hill

Exit 9 Gift Emporium is the Brooklyn gift store to visit when looking for something seriously fun! This local shop has gifts, books, toys, a great selection of cards, and NYC specific gifts, and their collection is curated with a fun and eclectic flair! They also have a location in the East Village, if ever you find yourself gift shopping in Manhattan.

Pink Olive


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Park Slope

One of the cutest gift stores in Brooklyn, Pink Olive is the perfect place to find on-trend and whimsical gifts! They boast a collection of gorgeous stationary and paper goods, accessories, home goods, and even their own line of candles, hand poured in NYC! Pink Olive’s Park Slope location is the perfect Brooklyn shopping spot to pop in and grab some lovely gifts!



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Located in hip Williamsburg, Leif takes a fresh and modern approach to gifts. They have a highly-edited collection of home goods, decor, art, accessories, apothecary, and paper goods. This Brooklyn gift store is a great place to find fresh gifts by makers and artisans for the effortlessly cool friends and family on your list!

Collyer’s Mansion

Brooklyn Heights

For the bright and eclectic ones in your life, check out Collyer’s Mansion! Their selection of home goods and decor are a perfectly nuanced blend of color, fun, and sophistication. This gift store is perfect for finding one of a kind pieces for those with an eye for style and a home to match.

See more of the best things to do in Brooklyn Heights in our guide.

Cafe Con Libros


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Crown Heights

Cafe Con Libros is the Black-owned, feminist bookstore that dreams are made of. Located in Crown Heights, Cafe Con Libros is a vibrant community space that offers coffee, programming, book clubs, and an expert selection of feminist literature. Pick up gifts for all of the strong femme folks in your life at Cafe Con Libros!

Also if you’re into bookstores, you’re in luck because there are tons of amazing independent bookstores in Brooklyn to check out that have gifts and great book selections!

Make Manifest


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Located in the heart of Bed-Stuy, Make Manifest is a Black-owned community space and gift store. They offer a gorgeous collection of ethically and thoughtfully sourced gifts by Black makers and artisans from all over the globe including an impressive range of textiles. They have stunning jewelry, accessories, and candles, making them an excellent choice for sustainable gift shopping!



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Alter is an LGBTQ-owned Brooklyn gift store that has a huge selection of clothing, accessories, and housewares. Their hand-selected collection, including some specially curated vintage pieces, has beautiful pieces for everyone on your list! From gorgeous scarves, to designer rugs and decadent candles, Alter has a sophisticated collection of gifts and goodies.

Wilcoxson Brooklyn Ceramics


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This Brooklyn-based ceramic design studio creates high-quality, handmade, modern ceramic goods. They have stunning collections of kitchenware, vases, planters, and lamps that are made to last. These works of art are perfect gifts for the aspiring ceramic artist, artisanal-made connoisseur, new homeowner, and anyone else in your life who appreciate beautiful and practical gifts!



Seasons in Bed-Stuy is a Black-owned neighborhood nursery and garden center. Not your typical gift store in Brooklyn, this nursery is the perfect place to pick up gifts for your green-thumbed friends and family members! You’ll get to take in the gorgeous greenery and fresh air, all while snagging the perfect gift.

Yesterday’s News


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Carroll Gardens

What better gift than a mid-century treasure that you had to hunt down in Yesterday’s News’ Carroll Gardens digs? This antique store offers a huge selection of antique and vintage clothing, furniture, art, accessories, and home goods. You’ll find the perfect one of a kind gift for your one of a kind friend, while enjoying rummaging through all the antique gems this local shop has to offer!

This is one of those shops where its hard for me not to walk out with something for myself too!

Idlewild Books

Carroll Gardens

For your well-read friends and family members, check out Idlewild Books in Carroll Gardens. This local bookstore offers a great selection of good reads, as well as language classes! You can pick up a book on France and a gift card for a French class all in one, for the perfect gift for your world-travelling loved ones!

SW Basics


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Although this Brooklyn-based apothecary doesn’t have a brick and mortar location, you can find their small-batch, organic beauty products in various Brooklyn boutiques and online. They offer a beautiful collection of face, body, and baby products, all made with care and ingredients you can feel good about.

With the majority of their beauty products being vegan, you can find the perfect gifts for your skincare-obsessed and health-conscious friends alike! You can shop SW Basics online here!

Bad & Boozy


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This Black-owned company makes and delivers custom-blended cocktails and cocktail sets. From juicy fizzes, creamy concoctions, boozy frozen pops, and gourmet jello shots, Bad & Boozy is the perfect place to pick up gifts for your favorite party friend or supply the fun for your next get together. Although they don’t have a storefront, you can place orders for delivery or pick-up here!

A.MANO Brooklyn


Prospect Heights

Welcome to the world of creativity. This Brooklyn boutique and home shop features stylish interior decor and small gifts made that are either vintage or made by local artists including quite a bit of ceramic pieces from artists who create at BKLYN CLAY next door.

Better yet, there’s an airy cafe located in the store so you can shop and caffeinate yourself for a little pick me up. So many cool finds here, this is where to go if you’re looking for a unique gift or something to spruce up your own interiors.

Kings County Distillery


Navy Yard

Give the gift of craft whiskey from Kings County Distillery! This Brooklyn-based distillery comes from humble beginnings and retains its integrity to this day. They offer a wide selection of expertly crafted whiskeys for every sophisticate in your life. Kings County Distillery combines New York history and pride with artisan distilling and their packaging is beautiful!

Marche Rue Dix


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Crown Heights

Marche Rue Dix is a Black-owned boutique, gift store, vintage shop, and nail salon all rolled into one amazing local shop! They offer some amazing vintage clothing, accessories, home goods, coffees, teas, spices, skincare, and assorted gifts! This Crown Heights gift store is perfectly one of a kind!

Peace and Riot


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This Black-owned Brooklyn gift store has a gorgeous selection of gifts, furniture, decor, and home goods. Find unique books, gorgeous throw pillows, intriguing scented candles, inclusive and representative baby dolls, and handmade soaps all under one roof at this Bed-Stuy boutique.


Park Slope

Min-k in Park Slope is a gorgeous women’s clothing store. Boutique shopping in Brooklyn is like nowhere else, and Min-k is no exception! With simultaneously on-trend and classic dresses, jumpsuits, tops, bottoms, and outerwear. They also offer eclectic collections of patterned skirts and dresses and is one of my personal favorite shops.

Min-k is a great place to pick up gifts for your most fashionable friends!

St. Hrouda

Park Slope

Named after the owner’s grandmother, St. Hrouda is a Brooklyn boutique offering timeless clothing, accessories, art, home goods, and decor. They offer a wide selection of tasteful and fashionable finds that are perfect for your worldly, cosmopolitan loved ones. With high-quality and affordable pieces, St. Hrouda is a gorgeous stop on your gift shopping adventure!

Something Else


Cobble Hill & Park Slope

Something Else in Cobble Hill and Park Slope really is something else! This trendy Brooklyn boutique boasts designs from hard-to-find independent designers and exclusive brands. Something Else has a curated selection of clothing and accessories for both men and women, as well as home goods and goodies for the kiddos. This Brooklyn institution is a trendy paradise for gift shopping!

Miles Culture


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Crown Heights

Miles Culture is a hip Black-owned boutique offering an amazing collection of graphic tees, leather goods, accessories, and jewelry. Every single piece in this small Brooklyn boutique is way too cool, and is the perfect place to pick up gifts, and maybe even snag an awesome tee shirt for yourself!

Martine’s Dream

Crown Heights

A fresh boutique located in Crown Heights, Martine’s Dream is a Black-owned clothing store bursting with gorgeous color, intricate patterns, and flowy goodness! They offer absolutely stunning pieces from makers all over the world.

Micòl Ceramics


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Sunset Park

Another great ceramic studio and boutique in Brooklyn located at Industry City is Micòl Cermaics. This ceramic studio is owned by a Spanish ceramic artist whose modern work and pieces are inspired by the Mediterranean. We especially love their beautifully hand crafted brownstone ornaments which makes the perfect Brooklyn gift or souvenir! You can also find their beautiful work in a few other Brooklyn gift stores as well! 

Gowanus Souvenir Shop


Another great gift store in Brooklyn based in Gowanus now only available online is Gowanus Souvenir Shop which sells great gifts and items that tie into the history and story of the Gowanus canal along with in house souvenirs and trinkets as well as items and gifts from different local artists from furniture to beauty products to jewelry and more!

Bushwick Yacht Club 


Don’t let their name fool you, Bushwick Yacht Club is one of the most inclusive clubs in NYC. Their site offers a variety of t-shirts, hoodies, sweatshirts, and headwear that is sure to keep you warm and cozy during the next winter season.

Bushwick Yacht Club is also dedicated to improving the Bushwick area, and for every item that’s purchased; the business donates to Breaking Ground (a non-profit organization for housing the homeless).

If you’ve been searching through a lot of gift stores in Brooklyn and haven’t found the cozy winter clothing you need, visit Bushwick Yacht Club’s website.

Lockwood Shop


Greenpoint & Williamsburg

This colorful Brooklyn gift shop has four locations in Astoria, Greenpoint, Jackson Heights, and Williamsburg. Lockwood has a wide selection of gifts and accessories for men, women, and children as well as some women’s fashion. 

They also sell some pretty great holiday items including ornaments and holiday cards. Lockwood is also one of the more affordable shops around, so it’s well worth any New Yorker’s time to check out!

The Wonder Mart

Crown Heights

The aptly named Wonder Mart is full of wonder, and has a lot to offer any and all patrons who come in to visit. This Crown Heights shop sells all kinds of jewelry, accessories, apparel, and artwork.

What stands out about this Brooklyn gift shop is that they offer items from emerging New York artisans’ brands, an example being Jeffrie Wayne Skincare. If you’re looking for an opportunity to discover some high-quality goods from emerging brands, pay The Wonder Mart a visit!

Granru Market


A local favorite, Granru Market is located right in the heart of Flatbush—and has something for anyone looking to improve their wardrobe! This clothing store offers an impressive and wide selection of urban vintage clothing and accessories.

And as far as finding new items at a Brooklyn boutique go; you won’t find them any cheaper than you do here. Amazing and affordable in equal measure, Granru Market is the epitome of ‘bang for your buck’ shopping!

Twenty Sided Store



In the mood for gaming? Located in Williamsburg, Twenty Sided Store is a game store that sells it all. RPG games, collectible card games (like Magic), board games! I also got some of my favorite puzzles here!

Not only is the selection great, but the prices are relatively inexpensive as well making this a great choice if you’re looking for the more affordable gift stores in Brooklyn.

The owners and staff are also pretty well versed in gaming and should be able to help you with whatever you’re looking for. Great for veterans as well as those who are just beginning their gaming journey—Twenty Sided Store is great place to visit!

Quality Goods


This Brooklyn gift shop is one of the smaller shops on this list, but it also feels more carefully curated and intimate as a result. With their nice selection of cards, gifts, and party supplies—it’s hard to not find something cute at this Bushwick store.

There also happens to be a great florist (Mary’s Florist Shop) right next door to this shop. A great option for anyone looking to do some last-minute gift shopping, Quality Goods is definitely worth a visit.  

Sterling Place

Park Slope & Boerum Hill

This Brooklyn gift shop has two locations, one in Boerum Hill and another in Park Slope—and currently stands as one of the most eclectic shops in the city.

Sterling Place sells home décor (Candles, wall art, rugs), furniture (dining chairs, bookcases, desks and tables) as well as entertainment (books, games and puzzles).

This store also does virtual shopping via video chat and you can make an appointment by going to their website.

True Love Always


Windsor Terrace

One of the best-looking home goods and gift stores around, True Love Always is one of a kind! This Brooklyn gift shop is located in Windsor Terrace and offers a nice blend of home accessories and vintage clothing.

The vinyl collection isn’t too bad either! The merchandise here is all carefully curated and great option for last minute (or early) gift shopping. A hidden gem you don’t want to ignore, True Love Always is must try shop!

Park Delicatessen 


Crown Heights

If you’ve ever wanted to see flowers, skateboards, and clothing all in one place—Park Delicatessen has exactly what you’re looking for. Located in Crown Heights, this Brooklyn gift shop will satisfy all of your skateboarding needs as well as offer some of the best flower arrangements and bouquets around.

Park Deli is an especially great place to buy flowers for Valentine’s Day. If you’re ever in the Crown Heights area, give Park Delicatessen a shot!

Green in BKLYN  

Clinton Hill

This eco-friendly store is located in Clinton Hill, and is easily one of the best Brooklyn gift shops in the city in terms of customer service. The staff at Green in BKLYN is very friendly and will help navigate through their many different gifts, décor and other home accessories.

As mentioned before, this is an eco-friendly shop and green products are their specialty! Green is a great place to pick up some gifts for not just loved ones, but yourself as well!

Heart to Heart Gifts

Bay Ridge

Heart to Heart is a Brooklyn gift shop located in Bay Ridge and has been there for over 20 years. They offer a unique selection of jewelry, toys, hallmark cards, candy, and a lot of other goods.

It’s basically a jewelry shop, toy shop, gift shop and convenience store all wrapped up in one.  One of the more underrated shops in the city, you owe it to yourself to check out Heart to Heart!  



Located in Gowanus, Craftspring is a Brooklyn boutique that offers shoppers handcrafted ornaments as well as children’s decorations. The ornaments here are some of the cutest and best looking in the city, and you can tell they were all made with care. If you’re on the hunt for some great handmade Christmas tree ornaments for the next holiday season, Craftspring is your best bet!

Measure Twice

Cobble Hill

This stationery store, located in Cobble Hill offers some of the best holiday and birthday supplies in Brooklyn. Not only that, but they also have a pretty great selection of carefully curated home goods as well such as writing utensils, books, and notebooks.

Its wide selection and high-quality items make Measure Twice one stationary store not to miss! Measure Twice acts as a great Brooklyn gift shop where you can find some thoughtful presents. Take your time, and you’re sure to find something of great use here.

Awesome Home

Prospect Lefferts Gardens

Awesome Home is a home goods store in Prospect Lefferts Gardens, and similar to Measure Twice has a wide variety of merchandise.

They serve as a perfect place to shop if you’re looking for gift stores in Brooklyn as they have a lot of nice accessories (jewelry, socks, Fanny packs) as well as home goods (furniture, scented candles, and decor).

You can even find a good cookbook if that’s what you’re into. They regularly showcase some of their many items on their Instagram page, so check out their page to see all of the awesome merchandise Awesome Brooklyn has for your gift giving.

Homebody Boutique   

Park Slope

Homebody Boutique is a Park Slope shop that sells a slew of different goods such as Home decor, candles, cards, and gifts—most of which were made by local designers.

The prices are pretty affordable and Homebody is a great option for Mother’s Day gift shopping. This Brooklyn Boutique offers New Yorkers a great opportunity to find some unique decor while also supporting a local business at the same time!


Cobble Hill

Whisk is a kitchen supply store is located in Cobble Hill and is owned by Brooklyn locals. This store makes for a great Brooklyn gift shop as they offer a lot of affordable kitchenware, bakeware, and general cutlery.

They also have Holiday themed cookie cutters, in case you’re really big on holiday baking. Whisk is your one-stop shop for all cooking and dining needs, and a place every Brooklyn resident should check out!

Melissa Joy Manning

Cobble Hill

Another Cobble Hill gem would have to be Melissa Joy Manning. This unsung Brooklyn boutique is devoted to selling custom-made jewelry in a positive way.

Their refined necklaces, earrings, and rings are ethically made; all created using recycled metals and stones. If you’re looking for some high-quality jewelry made the right way, stop by Melissa Joy Manning!

Brooklyn ARTery  

Ditmas Park/Victorian Flatbush

This unique Brooklyn gift shop is located in Ditmas Park (Flatbush) and has become a local favorite. At Brooklyn ARTery, they put a great deal of effort to offer a wide range of gifts to appeal as many different customers as possible. Some of these gifts include jewelry, art, cards and books. Brooklyn ARTEry also has pop-up shows, and you can check out their Instagram page for more details.

Cups and Books

Prospect Lefferts Gardens

This small, yet cozy book store and coffee shop is located at the heart and center of Prospect Lefferts Gardens on Bedford Avenue. Cups and Books offers readers a selection of best sellers as well as other great books offered in their carefully curated selection of reads.

There’s something for everyone whether you’re an avid reader or a casual one who likes to just pick up a book here and there. There are also plenty of reads that make great gifts too!

This independent Black-owned store also doubles as a book shop and cafe, so there’s the added bonus of enjoying a fresh pastry as you scroll through their excellent book selection, or while you’re out gift shopping grab yourself up your next book and sit down and enjoy a coffee while you relax and read.

Tarzian West

Park Slope

This Park Slope hardware store has been serving the area since the 1970s, which is not an easy feat given many Brooklyn boutiques, shops, and stores struggle to stay around with surging real estate prices.

Tarzian West has maintained its business with great service and even better products. They offer patrons a wide range of mostly kitchen goods and home products which makes gift giving to that chef in your life a breeze.

They carry high-end kitchen and cookware like Le Creuset, to fancy knife sets, and any table or cooking accessory you can think of plus other home goods!


Did we miss one of your favorite Brooklyn gift shops or boutiques in Brooklyn? Please let us know we are always looking to add new places to our radar! Happy gifting & shopping!


Did we miss one of your favorite Brooklyn gift shops or boutiques in Brooklyn? Please let us know we are always looking to add new places to our radar! Happy gifting & shopping!

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