Five St. Louis Businesses We Love For Holiday Shopping

As the countdown to the holidays continues, finding the perfect gift for everyone on your list can be a stressful ordeal—especially as the days and minutes seemingly slip away.

However, you’ll find a variety of shops, businesses and designers across St. Louis where we know you’ll find the perfect piece even for that friend or family member who seems to have everything. Delectable desserts, scents, jewelry, designer clothing for men and women abound at the following locales below.

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Bissinger’s Handcrafted Chocolatier
Bissinger’s crafts premium, award-winning chocolates and confections in small batches sourcing the highest-quality ingredients. Headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, the company works with Rainforest Alliance Certified™ farms in the Cote d’Ivoire, where superior cocoa beans, esteemed for exceptional taste, are grown.

Items above:
– Signature Truffle Collection, 21 pcs. Assorted: $42 
– Holiday Buffet Ballotin, 47 pcs. Assorted: $68 
– Christmas Classic Collection28 pcs. Assorted: $46 
(63 pcs. Assorted: $90) 

Multiple Locations: Maryland Plaza, Central West End & Plaza Frontenac, Frontenac
1 800 325 8881 

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Byrd Designer Consignment Boutique
Byrd Designer Consignment offers a curated selection of pre-owned designer items in a boutique environment, with a revolving collection of clothes, shoes and accessories, appealing to classic styles and current trends over a range of price points.

Items above:
– Gucci Sunglasses: $250
– Ippolita Gemstones and Sterling Silver Bangles:  $225-$395
– Chanel Wallet on Chain: Price Upon Request

8825 Ladue Road
314-721-0766

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East + West
East + West is a contemporary, casual menswear store, with a focus on unique, quality products from around the world.

Items above:
– Carhartt WIP Lambswool Sweater: $128
– Rogue Territory Denim Jacket: $325
– Chup Socks: $35

387 N Euclid Ave
314-553-9288

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KIND Soap Company
KIND soap company is a natural bath, body and beauty boutique in Webster Groves. KIND products are always three things: kind to your skin, the earth and others.

Items above:
– Lip Balm Lovers Gift Set: $24
– Aromatherapy Soap Sampler: $36
– Peppermint Hot Cocoa Gift Set: $32

20 Allen Avenue, Suite 105
314-942-2024

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Urban Matter
Urban Matter offers unique, independently designed artisan-made gifts for the home and body to enhance the way we live.

Items above:
– Kelly Draper Cuffs/Bracelets (St. Louis): $140
– Leather Accordion Wallets (Nashville, TN): $92
– West Third Brand Cologne (Austin, Texas): $36

4704 Virginia Ave
314 456 6941

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