10 best places for Holiday shopping in Park Slope, Gowanus, Prospect Heights


The gift of relaxation, the most delicious Olive Oils, Gowanus kitsch, housewares, handmade gifts, and more can be found strolling the blocks of these neighborhoods.  Stay ahead of the game and happy shopping!

d’mai Urban Spa
Park Slope
157 Fifth Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
(between Lincoln and St. Johns)

Via d’mai Urban Spa

This Holiday season, treat that special someone to a d’mai Urban Spa gift card. This full-service spa offers a full range of face and body treatments in a laid-back, relaxing atmosphere.

O Live Brooklyn
Park Slope
140 5th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
718-783-1680 or 718-384-0304

via O Live Brooklyn

O Live Brooklyn has a fantastic selection of infused olive oils and balsamic vinegar! There are tasting stations and you can taste before you buy. Numerous combinations of flavors. O Live Brooklyn offers great holiday oil and vinegar gift boxes, body care, Olivewood and home accessories.

Gowanus Souvenir Shop
567 Union St
Brooklyn, NY 11215
b/t 4th Ave & 3rd Ave
(424) 888-2869

Gowanus Souvenir Shop (via Yelp)

A hidden gem, the Gowanus Souvenir Shop is described by the owner as a place “…dedicated to the complex story of the Gowanus Canal and offers souvenirs that riff on the many facets of the canal’s mystifying and troubling yet often humorous and darkly fascinating history“. There is a mix of classic souvenirs and work by local artists and makers, authentic and inauthentic curios and historical objects, and literature related to the canal, all to create a truly museum-like space that invites the visitor to linger and explore.

Homebody Boutique
Park Slope
449 7th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11215
b/t 6th Ave & 16th St
(718) 369-8980

If you’re looking for quirky, unique goods, Homebody Boutique offers a creative collection of indie-artist handmade jewelry, homewares, gifts and bath products. Many unusual, one of a kind pieces!

Planet Cute
Prospect Heights
704 Washington Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11238
b/t Prospect Pl & Park Pl
(347) 425-8464

Planet Cute (via Facebook)

Handmade gifts are the best kind! Planet Cute is a gift boutique and crafting studio bringing the best of cute handmade arts and crafts to you! You can also sign up for their classes and events and learn how to make your own cute crafts.

Knot & Bow
253 3rd Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11215
b/t Union St & President St
Phone number (718) 855-5393

Knot & Bow offers a highly curated range of cards and gifts, at all price points, from the best brands and makers out there.

Annie’s Blue Ribbon General Store
Park Slope
232 5th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11215
b/t President St & Carroll St
(718) 522-9848

Annie’s Blue Ribbon General Store (via Facebook)

Annie’s Blue Ribbon General Store is a fun yet sophisticated shop that combines the modernity of a well-lived urban lifestyle with the comfort and charm of a country general store.  Annie’s Blue Ribbon General Store specializes in all things fun and functional.

Sterling Place
Park Slope South
352 7th Avenue
at 10th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Tel: 718-499-4800

North Park Slope
148 7th Avenue
at Garfield
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Tel: 718-788-1216

Sterling Place (via Facebook)

Sterling Place specializes in sourcing unusual and eye-catching objects that will be sure to spark conversation in any home. The store has a terrific assortment of home decor and entertaining items, and an excellent selection of specialty gifts for both men and women. Men’s gift ideas include a wonderful assortment of cufflinks, wallets, European shaving sets, and watches. Wide selection of everyday items like cards, artistic wrapping paper, and candles, too. Many eco-friendly choices available in all categories.

OM Gift Shop
Park Slope
152 5th Ave
Park Slope
Brooklyn, NY 11217
b/t Douglass St & Degraw St
(718) 230-0230

OM Gift Shop (via Facebook)

Great spot for all your spiritual needs. When you can’t find a gem, incense or the like, this is the place! OM Gift Shop offers an impressive collection of Tibetan Singing Bowls, Crystals and Minerals, Jewelry, Statues, Essential Oils, Incense, Spiritual Items, Books, Candles & Smudge, as well as clothing and accessories. There’s a wide range of sizes, materials, workmanship, and intricacy of design.

Gift Man – Brooklyn Gifts & Souvenirs
Park Slope
176 5th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11217
b/t Degraw St & Sackett St
Phone number (718) 499-0721

Gift Man – Brooklyn Gifts & Souvenirs (via Yelp)

Established in 1982, this mom and pop store has been frequented by locals and visitors from all over the world.
It was originally a small shop selling chairs to neighborhood restaurants and the local community. It slowly transformed into a gift and souvenir shop, now specializing in “Brooklyn Shirts ” and memorabilia. Brooklyn and NYC themed magnets, mugs, t-shirts, sweatshirts, maps, globes, postcards and so much more. Children and adults enjoy shopping for wind up toys, bendable action figures, games, and puzzles. Gift Man also carries vintage USA license plates for serious collectors or hobbyists. Ladies enjoy a good jewelry section with silver and precious stone bracelets and earrings. Quality, affordable and practical products for everyone.

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