Stressed about your holiday shopping? Don’t be – we got you!
Pittsburgh is bursting at the seams with quirky shops selling amazing gifts and trinkets. No matter who you’re shopping for, there is a local shop that can help you out. From Lawrenceville to Oakland, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite stores in Pittsburgh for holiday shopping. Enjoy – and may the odds be ever in your favor!
What is your favorite store for shopping in Pittsburgh? Please leave it in the comments below!
The Best Local Pittsburgh Shops For Holiday Gifts
This popular Pittsburgh print company has two retail stores in Bloomfield and Mt. Lebanon. Stop by to shop their collection of apparel, stickers, and… well, almost everything! This shop offers a wide range of Pittsburgh-inspired designs, including tshirts, hoodies, and even parking chairs & pierogi pillows (yep). Stop through to get something for your Pittsburgh-obsessed friend. You won’t leave empty handed!
CommonWealth Press (Multiple Locations)
Von Walter & Funk
Bright, colorful, and beautiful are definitely the words to describe this Lawrenceville shop. Filled to the brim with carefully curated homegoods and trinkets, Von Walter & Funk has something for everyone on your list. Think: kitchen, bath, vintage, design, decor
Von Walter & Funk (5210 Butler St)
The Artsmiths of Pittsburgh
Located on McFarland Road in the South Hills, The Artsmiths is an local art center. It offers over 10,000 square feet of space, and functions as a gallery, cafe, workshop, and shop. The shop portion offers goods from over 300 greater Pittsburgh area artists – and you can tell! It’s crammed with beautifully handcrafted jewelry, artwork, ceramics and more.
Another idea is to gift one of their classes.
The Artsmiths of Pittsburgh (1635 McFarland Rd)
Juju dubs itself a “Metaphysical Boutique,” specializing in vintage, magic making, and tarot. Located on Reynolds St in Point Breeze, this store is a beautiful and relaxing place to find unique lifestyle items. You’ll learn so much from browsing Juju’s collection of books, tarot cards, crystals, vintage clothing, and more. It’s also possible to book a tarot reading.
Juju (6739 Reynolds St)
This classic Walnut Street shop has been providing Pittsburgh with quirky gifts and books for over 40 years! Whether you need a card, Star Wars shirt, Shakespeare mug, or anything in between… you’ll find it here.
Kards Unlimited (5522 Walnut St)
This baby boutique offers a large collection of unique baby clothing and gifts. According to their website, Brambler sells indie clothing brands, toys, modern children’s books, baby shower gifts, and lifestyle gear for people ages 0-
Brambler Boutique (3609 Butler St)
Carnegie Museum of Art
First things first: a Carnegie Museum Membership makes an excellent gift if you’re considering it. If not, anything from the gift shop at the Carnegie Museum of Art gift shop is a perfect alternative. This carefully curated shop offers a combination of both local and trendy items… like Jeff Koons balloon dog statues, and a Karl Lagerfeld stuffed animal.
Carnegie Museum of Art (4400 Forbes Ave)
It would be hard to not find something for the Pittsburgh-lover in this shop. Offering only Pittsburgh-inspired items and/or wares made by Pittsburgh artists, love, Pittsburgh is about as local as it gets.
love, Pittsburgh (Multiple Locations)
This newly opened homegoods and design shop has already made a name for itself in Pittsburgh. Stop by for retro-inspired furniture, decor, trinkets, and more. It’s a great place for practical (but funky) gifts. Think: handmade lamps, vintage alarm clocks, and framed art. The store also has a coffee shop from the folk behind The Vandal.
Schoolhouse (5811 Broad Street)
Maggie & Stella’s Cards & Gifts
The name says it all! This Oakland shop specializes in gifts and cards. It’s always easy to find a great gift in their colorful collection. Think: jewelry, bath bombs, Swell water bottles, and more!
Maggie & Stella’s Cards & Gifts (3925 Fifth Ave)
So Me Artisan Wares & Jewelers Studio
This tiny artisan shop is located just north of the city in Fox Chapel. In addition to being an excellent jewelry repair shop, So Me offers a large collection of artisan wears (think: platters, clothing, candles), as well as a wide selection of handcrafted jewelry.
So Me Artisan Wares & Jewelers Studio (3394 Saxonburg Blvd # 530)
Get something boozy for your loved ones at Pennsylvania Libations. The first privately owned liquor store in the state since prohibition, Pennsylvania Libations sells only booze made in PA. Discover all types of boutique (and local!) liquors.
Pennsylvania Libations (2103 Penn Ave)
Ten Thousand Villages
Ten Thousand Villages, a mainstay shop on Forbes Avenue in Squirrel Hill, offers fascinating trinkets and goods from all over the world. This is a great place to shop for your favorite travel lover! Discover crafts and housewares from Asia, Africa, Latin America & the Middle East.
Ten Thousand Villages (5820 Forbes Ave)
Beautiful trinkets galore at this Lawrenceville boutique! From cards and wrapping paper, to enamel pins and jewellery, it is easy to find something unique for everyone on your list.
Wildcard (4209 Butler St)
Farmer’s Daughter Flowers
Not only does Farmer’s Daughter sell beautiful flowers, but they also have a wonderfully curated shop, selling bohemian and delicate homegoods and beauty products. Stop by to discover interesting indie brands and adorable potted plants.
Farmer’s Daughter Flowers (431 E Ohio St)
Contemporary Craft has it all! The space, which is a gallery and workshop for all types of contemporary mediums, also has a shop “representing the best craft artists from around the US.” At the store you’ll discover “handcrafted, functional and decorative artworks such as statement jewelry, unique ceramics, blown glass, handwoven or hand dyed wearable fiber, and heirloom quality furniture.”
Contemporary Craft (2100 Smallman St)
Roxanne’s Dried Flower
What’s better than receiving flowers? Receiving flowers that stay pretty for years! That’s exactly what is offered at Roxanne’s Dried Flowers, Pittsburgh’s premiere dried flower shop. These flowers are expertely preserved and will make a statement in a room for much longer than traditional flowers.
Roxanne’s Dried Flowers (2115 Penn Ave)
What is your favorite shop in Pittsburgh? Leave it in the comments below!