5 Stores to Shop Last Minute Holiday Gifts

The holidays are right around the corner. Before we know it, we’ll be turning in our last final paper and heading home to see family and friends. Stop at one of these shops for one of a kind gifts that your loved ones will cherish before you hop on a plane or train bound for the holidays. And maybe pick up something for yourself as a congratulations gift for completing the fall semester!



image via VERAMEAT

315 E 9th St, New York, NY 10003

132 N 5th St, Brooklyn, NY 11249

At VERAMEAT you’ll find handcrafted jewelry made with recycled materials like sterling silver and 14K gold. Pick up a zodiac choker or pin for your sibling or a large statement ring that makes for the perfect stocking stuffer. Find locations in Brooklyn and Manhattan. www.verameat.com 

Cloak & Dagger

334 E 9th St, New York, NY 10003

Located in the heart of the East Village, CLoak & Dagger is your destination for chic gifts. They carry a variety of small brands that will impress your Wes Anderson-obsessed friends from home—think Margot Tenenbaum and Suzy Bishop inspired pieces. Vintage coats and dresses rom so many eras await you in their storefront on 9th Street. www.cloakanddaggernyc.com

The Detox Market

image via The Detox Market

76 E Houston St, New York, NY 10012

For your beauty junkie friends and family, The Detox Market has you covered. They sell green products that are friendly to your body and the environment. A plethora of makeup, skincare and other wellness products await you on Houston Street. But if you can’t decide, opt for The Detox Box—a monthly subscription box filled with one featured brand that your loved one can try out for the month! www.thedetoxmarket.com

Pageant Print Shop

69 E 4th St, New York, NY 10003

Pageant Print Shop is your one-stop-shop this holiday season. Who doesn’t love a one of a kind poster for their living space—whether that’s your best friend’s dorm or your parents’ kitchen. From food prints to maps and typography, you are bound to find something unique and personal. If you don’t have time to make it to their storefront in the East Village, be sure to stop by their booth at the Union Square Holiday Market on your way home from class! www.pageantprintshop.nyc


image via Wildfang

252 Lafayette St, New York, NY 10012

Support reproductive, immigrant and human rights when you shop at Wildfang. Shop their line of feminist apparel like the WILD FEMINIST crewneck worn by both Janelle Monae and Evan Rachel Wood. There are also a number of fun accessories to choose form so your people can rep what they believe in. Stroll down Lafayette Street to check out their cool storefront. www.wildfang.com