9 Unique Stores for Festive Shopping in Shadyside
In the spirit of last-minute shopping? Sure, Amazon may have gifts delivered to you in a day, but where’s the fun in that? Take part in the holiday spirit by supporting local shops located in one of the most shoppable areas in Pittsburgh.
There are many unique places to browse for thoughtful gifts. Here are 9 stores around our Shadyside neighborhood with unique gifts for your favorite people.
You’ll discover charming household items at Glassworks over on Walnut Street. This creative local shop specializes in tabletop items like coasters, drinkware sets, photo frames, and more. Plenty of opportunities to find the perfect gifts here.
Toys, books, novelties and more; if you can imagine it, Shadyside Variety Store probably has it. This fun shop on Walnut Street is open every day from 9:30 am to 5 with altered hours on Sunday.
Over on Ivy Street, you’ll discover treasures that would make a child burst with excitement. S. W. Randall Toys and Gifts is one of Pittsburgh’s oldest and largest specialty toy stores. If you have kiddos on your gift list, S.W. Randall is the place to go!
Doing business on Walnut Street since the late ‘60s, Kards Unlimited has become one of Pittsburgh’s favorite gift shops. You’ll surely find a few presents here. Kards Unlimited is stocked with a variety of items like t-shirts, toys, mugs, photo albums, pet products and much more!
Eureka Chocolates & Gifts on Copeland Street is the local, specialty shop with a variety of mouthwatering chocolates! Need we say more? It’s the holidays after all. It’s time for everyone to have a little sweet tooth. Take a peek at all the flavors here.
This shop is all about the plant life. Over on Copeland Way, Synthesis brings exotic plants to a modern style. You’ll find cacti, succulents, handmade ceramics, hanging pots, gardening tools and more. Synthesis also offers plant consultations for homes, offices, restaurants, and shops around the Pittsburgh area for those who want to make a greener impact.
The items inside this local shop are just as unique as the name. Visiting ToadFlax on Walnut Street for any last-minute gifts is a must. You could snatch up great stocking stuffers like warm alpaca socks, awesome jewelry from Studebaker Metals, and much more.
Do you love to pass the time cozied up with a good book? Open from noon to 7 pm every day, you’ll find Shadyside Books on Ellsworth Ave stocked with over 5000 books of any and all genres.
Walking into Cienne Designs you’ll find home goods and vintage treasures! This unique shop on Ellsworth Ave is bright, cheerful, and filled with fabulous gift potential from Kantha throws to antique signs and so much more.
Have a wonderful holiday and don’t forget to shop to support local businesses this year!