2020 Edmonds Holiday Gift Guide
Shopping local is high on most people’s radar this year and our downtown Edmonds merchants have great ideas to meet the needs of everyone on your list!
We’ve curated a special collection of gift recommendations and specials directly from our local merchants. You can take care of all your gift-buying needs conveniently in downtown Edmonds.
And make sure to check with your favorite retailer for additional options this year like private shopping appointments, curbside pickups, and online ordering to make your shopping extra convenient!
Gifts for Foodies and Imbibers
Gifts for the Hard to Buy For Person
For the Style Mavens on Your List
Pop in to Rogue at their new location on Fifth Avenue to see the great variety of fashion and accessories for the ladies on your shopping list. They also have a big selection of holiday candles in stock right now! Private shopping appointments and curbside pickups are available, so please inquire directly with the store for those opportunities.
Pear Tree Consignment is a delightful women’s clothing boutique in downtown Edmonds. Find unique treasures for gift-giving and a great selection of clothing, handbags and accessories. New items arrive daily so check back often! Plenty of free parking is available in the lot behind the store.
Give the gift of cashmere from Rebekah’s Boutique. They have a selection of oh-so-soft cashmere scarves made in Germany in many colors. This lovely cashmere is also available in reversible wraps that are perfect for travel. Rebekah’s also carries Firefly, a gorgeous line of jewelry is handcrafted in Guatemala.
Anchor Chic has a great selection of holiday style statements – from casual to dressy and including shoes, jewelry, and accessories. If you can’t make up your mind on exactly what to purchase, gift cards are available so the person on your list can choose their own perfect treasure! Gift cards can be purchased in any amount and used in-store and at the online shop.
Saetia offers unparalleled quality and service for your personal and professional attire. Treat yourself this holiday season with a beautiful selection of slippers, scarves and raingear. Saetia offers private and virtual shopping by appointment, and gift cards are also available for purchase.
Gifts of Beauty and Wellness
The Refinery Salon has an amazing selection of limited-edition holiday gift sets for both him and her (or yourself). They also carry fun seasonal items, and something for everyone on your list, including stocking stuffers. For all of your product purchases they offer free gift wrap and gift tag. Gift cards are also available for purchase and are presented in a beautiful box with a ribbon, ready to give!
Bodyworks Pilates is offering a Holiday Pilates Special of four private sessions at a discounted rate for new clients. New to pilates? It is a controlled system of exercises that engages the mind and conditions the total body. Pilates is a balanced blend of strength and flexibility training that improves posture, flexibility, strength, and reduces stress. To purchase the holiday package please email them at bodyworkspilatesedmonds.com or call 206-793-8388.
Ombu Salon + Spa has deliciously scented candles from Mer Sea and Barr Co, fuzzy socks from the Coffee Shoppe, and soaps and bath bombs from Mountain Madness Soap Company. For a little more ahhhh, Ombu also offers a CBD-infused personal care line from Vital Body Therapeutics. Many of their favorite haircare products will be available in travel sizes perfect for stocking stuffers!
Have a new mom on your list this year? Give her the gift of self-care this holiday season from Body Motion Physical Therapy! Their Postpartum Gift Bag includes goodies to make her feel great like the coregeous ball, a massage ball, a citrus basil candle, a pair of custom orthotics, and a copy of Dr. Allison’s best-selling book. This is a $480 value for only $347.
For Foodies and Imbibers
Kelnero’s featured gift is their Westland Whiskey Crate. This crate has everything you need to make an Old Fashioned or Manhattan in style with one of their favorite whiskies. The includes 750 mL Westland Sherry Wood single malt whiskey, 187mL broVo Pretty Sweet vermouth, 1oz Angostura aromatic bitters, Luxardo cherries, orange, sugar, detailed instructions, and a handmade wood crate. PLUS you get to choose a bonus piece of Westland gear! Choose from a Westland-branded Miir camping mug, socks, or flannel Filson bottle bag.
Kafe Neo and Demetris Woodstone Taverna gift cards make a tasty gift for anyone on your list! As part of a family of seven restaurants, your recipient can use their card at a variety of locations in the Puget Sound region. Plus, when you purchase $100 worth of gift cards, you’ll receive a bonus $20!
Walnut Street Coffee is not only your go-to spot for a shopping pick-me-up, they have handpicked some fun, fresh merchandise for the holidays. Check out the adorable mid-century modern-inspired ceramic poppy mugs by Seattle artist Misha Zadeh. These make great teacher gifts! You’ll also love the new Kalita Wave pour-over brewing equipment and assorted loose-leaf tea options.
Maize and Barley is quickly becoming an Edmonds staple and a gift card makes a great stocking stuffer for the foodie or beer lover on your list. They frequently rotate their 13 taps with a list of local beers and ciders and also have several wines and non-alcoholic options, too.
To Deck Your Own Halls or For the Hard-to-Buy-for-Person
For your holiday decorating needs or those hard-to-buy-for people, check out these businesses!
Crow is your go-to shop for unique, hand-crafted gifts. They feature locally-made candles and soaps, beautifully crafted artisan jewelry, cozy knitwear and scarves. Crow has something for everyone on your list. They also offer gift cards when you just can’t decide on that one perfect item!
Gallery North features beautiful locally-produced artistic gifts including watercolor, acrylic, and oil paintings, as well as pottery, sculpture, silk scarves, photography, jewelry, and more for unique gift giving. Gallery North has been a fixture in Edmonds since its founding in 1961. The gallery is the longest continuously operating artists’ cooperative in the country.
Garden Gear & Gallery has everything the green thumb in your life could ever desire including hand-blown glass with vibrant colors, amazing sculptural shapes from local artists to brighten up any home and garden all year round.
C’est la Vie carries everything from home décor to clothing to great hostess gifts. This year gift wrapping is available by donation with proceeds benefiting Phoenix Camp for Burned Children. Join them for an open house by appointment on December 7th from 2-6pm.
Enhancing your home with your favorite art gives happiness, excitement and value to your daily life. At Edmonds Frame Design & Atelier any artwork will be framed beautifully, with a masterful touch. A gift certificate for framing gives your friends or family members the joyful opportunity to choose the design and materials to showcase their art in a creative way to be treasured for a lifetime.
This holiday season, consider giving the gift of music! Alley Bell Music has musical opportunities for all ages. Their classes include Music Together, Music Together con Español, Rhythm Kids Djembe Drumming, Beginning Ukulele Classes for kids and adults, private piano, voice and recorder lessons. They are now registering for winter classes and their Holiday Jingle Jam at alleybellmusic.com. Gift certificates are also available!
Randall J Hodges Photography Gallery has put owner Randall’s book Images of the West on sale for half price during the holidays, regularly $39.95, now only $20.00. This is a full-color coffee table book featuring 20 years of Randall’s photography in locations all around the western United States and Canada. Makes an excellent gift for that photographer in the family or anyone who enjoys the beauty of the West. The Gallery also has the Images of the Northwest 2021 Calendars on sale $10.00 each, buy two get one free.
Glazed and Amazed is a paint your own pottery studio that offers a variety of artistic experiences and handmade gifts. Their studio is the perfect place to make personalized holiday gifts for your friends and family. Open seven days a week on a walk-in basis for creative fun, they have pottery, fused glass, clay and canvas painting. Gift cards are available for purchase and make great gifts for the artists on your list. Gift cards can be bought in any denomination at the studio or online.
Teaching the next generation about financial fitness is the goal of BUCK Academy, a new book series providing parents with the tools to make sure that the next generation does better with their financial security. And what a gift that is! Written and illustrated by entrepreneurial husband and wife team Dustin and Febyolla Goss, BUCK, a friendly personification of a dollar, breaks money down to the basics and what it takes to “make a buck” with the goal of creating a new society of young savers and investors. Check out their website for all of their products!
If you want a super simple way to give an already packaged gift basket from a local retailer, make sure to check out the fun options on Edmonds Localvore! They feature an ever changing array of clever themed gifts and offer local delivery, too!
And don’t forget about First Dibs which is taking place over the course of a week this year! This year’s event brings a mix of over 30 retailers and restaurants enticing you with their personalized gift with purchase to thank you for your support.
So eat, shop, and be merry in Edmonds! To check out all the great businesses in downtown Edmonds for all of your holiday needs, visit http://edmondsdowntown.org/.
By Kelsey Foster