Once again, the holidays are upon us, and with that comes the craziness and stress of shopping for gifts for everyone on your list. If you've been reading the news, you've probably heard that major retailers are facing supply shortages and are experiencing shipping delays. Don't fret! You can still find the perfect gift for your friends and family by supporting local businesses in Orlando North, Seminole County.
Not sure where to find these small shops? We've put this list of local stores together to help you find the perfect gift this season.
Sophie & Trey offers a wide range of fashion-forward pieces, including accessories like jewelry, handbags, shoes, and hats to top every outfit. Suited for outfits for any style or occasion, this clothing boutique makes perfect gift ideas for any lady in your life. And if you’re not confident in your fashion senses to pick something out yourself, just ask one of their experienced personal stylists for assistance or pick up a gift card!
And did we mention their holiday dresses? Absolutely perfect for all those upcoming office parties and events!
Duckie’s Vintage specializes in vintage (pre-1999) clothing that celebrates the decades with an extensive collection of vintage apparel from the Roaring Twenties to the Nineties Grunge. In addition to clothing, Duckie's offers a curated section of vintage books, music, movies, technology, and novelties.
While shopping, don't miss the interactive elements in the store like a social media photoshoot area, a stage for live performances, and a free vintage, video game play-area.
The Cute Boutique has been in business since 2015, offering unique fashion for all fashionistas and handcrafted jewelry and accessories. The Cute Boutique treats all its customers like the queens they are, regardless of size or style.
Craft killer outfits for your friends and family this holiday season. From unique, size-inclusive clothing to handcrafted jewelry, you’re sure to find something for everyone on your holiday list.
Gandi Clothing is run by two sisters who are determined to help women in their community feel comfortable and confident in their everyday wear. Their clothes are young, fun, and fresh and give their customers an opportunity to express themselves in a way that makes them feel confident. Find the latest fashion trends at an affordable price at Gandi Clothing.
Oceanology features your favorite classic surf brands as well as unique Bali home furnishing and a wide variety of sunglasses and sandals for your friend's and family's Florida lifestyle. With unique Florida trinkets, you can fill up all your stockings with these gifts.
If you’re looking for a fresh stock of women’s name brands to give to your friends, then hop on over to Sprinkles Jewelry & Gifts. You'll find the perfect gift with different name brands from Sam's Club, Macy's, and more.
Inspired by the beauty of the Florida tropics, Coastal Gifts & Decor offers special gift items to complete your holiday wish list from home. Enjoy the unique experience of perusing the work of very talented artists with new products added daily. There is something for every beach lover, from sea-hued jewels and tropical hand-stitched linens to seasonal decor and perfume bottles.
Cottage Gift Shop has been family-owned and operated since 1995. It’s the perfect spot to find just the right gift for that special someone. Find a baby gift, Chamilia Jewelry, Vera Bradley and so much more. If shopping for your loved-ones becomes overwhelming, the staff at Cottage Gift Shop are more than happy to offer suggestions and help you find that unique present.
Don’t miss The Collective for the comic book lover in your life. They carry new comics every Wednesday and a back-stock to fill holes in collections. They also offer card games, miniature games, role-playing apparel, and board games. Get a little nerdy and find something special here.
The Spill Wine Bar is one of the only music venues in the Winter Springs area, providing live music 3 to 4 nights a week. They offer a fine selection of over 100 wines from all around the world and a large selection of domestic and craft beer. If you’re looking to give an experience, buy a gift card and give your friends and family a unique night out on the town.
Pierre’s Wine Cellar is home for fine wines from around the globe in Central Florida. From affordable to collectible, their knowledgeable staff will assist you in selecting the ideal wine to gift. Pierre’s also creates expertly designed custom or pre-made gift baskets. Still not sure what to give? Gift a Pierre’s Wine Cellar Gift Card or a membership to their Wine of the Month club.
In the age of big-box retail and online shopping, Tim’s Wine Market is looking to restore a simple yet lost concept: service. At Tim’s Wine Market, they are excited to help you select the perfect bottle for any occasion or gift. With an extensive collection of handcrafted, small production wines, they’ll help you select a wine that exceeds your (and your friends and family’s) expectations for quality and price.
Still not sure you’ve found the perfect gift? Don’t forget to check out these other local shops:
This holiday season, don’t forget to shop small and support your local businesses in Seminole County. If you take the time to look out of the big-box, you’ll be surprised at the hidden gems you’ll find.