Glass City Gifts – Toledo City Paper

The holiday shopping season has officially started. Now you only have a few weeks left to get your gifts for your friends and relatives. Black Friday has passed, Cyber ​​Monday too. So where can you go to get these must-have freebies? We give you a head start by giving you a list of local stores to support!

Photo courtesy of the Simply D’Vine Boutique Facebook page

Shops and clothing

  • Since Simply D’Vine Shop Opened a few years ago, the store offers trendy clothing and accessories for men and women at affordable prices. You can shop online and have your order delivered or stop by the brick and mortar store located on West Sylvania Avenue, adjacent to Mercy St. Anne’s Medical Center.
  • Ragazza store offers handpicked clothing for all occasions. If you don’t know what to buy for someone on your list, stylists are always here to help you find exactly what you’re looking for. For added convenience, Ragazza offers an online store and has a location in downtown Sylvania!
  • Sophia Lustig is more than a name in the Toledo region. His namesake store opened in downtown Toledo in 1936 and offered handpicked clothing and accessories. Since then, several owners have carried on the tradition and adapted to today’s fashion trends. Now found in downtown Perrysburg, customers can buy perfumes, skin care products in addition to clothing and accessories. The store offers an online holiday gift guide as well as gift cards starting at $ 50.
  • Who would have thought that a thrift store could be so good? Bella River Shop on River Road in Maumee offers second-hand designer handbags, clothing, accessories and more, for a fraction of what you could pay for a brand new item. If you are still not sure what to find, take the time to visit their online store which shows high quality images of the products available. Gift cards are also available for purchase.
Photo courtesy of Fuller Art House’s Facebook page

For art lovers

  • The More complete art house in downtown Sylvania features artwork by local and regional artists, and the owner, Dani, and several other teachers run classes and workshops throughout the year. You can consult the calendar in click here.
  • After stopping at the Fuller Art House, continue your journey through the Red Bird Arts District to Hudson Gallery to see the work of contemporary artists from regional and national artists. If anyone on your lists has artwork that needs framing, Hudson Gallery offers in-house custom orders for all types of artwork.
  • In the heart of Grand Rapids, Ohio, you’ll find Northwest Ohio’s oldest private gallery. Since 1993, Angelwood Gallery features ceramics, glass, wood, paint, metal, jewelry, mixed media, and photographs by regional artists that can be purchased for the home, garden or office. You can shop in person or by using the online shop.
  • The Maumee Antique Mall in Maumee is one of America’s largest antique stores and features over 2.75 acres (110,000 square feet) of antiques and collectibles from over 170 dealers.
Photo courtesy of Jupmode’s Facebook page

Inspired by Toledo

  • You may have heard of the expression “You will do better in Toledo”. It is not only the motto of our city, but it is also the motto that Jupmode lives by. The full-service screen printing company offers Glass City inspired clothing for the Glass City lovers on your list, as well as accessories and collectibles. Visit their website by click here or visit the store located on Adams St or Cricket Place West on Central Avenue.
  • The swamp shop in downtown Toledo, you can easily take care of the Toledo Mud Hens or Toledo Walleye fans on your list. The store offers merchandise for both teams in person inside the Huntington Center and Fifth Third field, and online. Gift cards are also available.
  • Handmade Toledo, located at 1717 Adams St., offers 10,000 square feet of 100% homemade gifts from people who live here in Toledo and an online store with curbside and in-store pickup available. You can also take advantage of free shipping on orders over $ 50. If you can’t make up your mind, gift cards are always available in options of $ 25, $ 50, $ 75, and $ 100. If you have any questions, please feel free to email [email protected] or by calling 419-214-1717.
Photo courtesy of the 419 Ale Trail Facebook page

Beer connoisseurs

  • Are you struggling to find a gift for the beer lover on your list? The good news is that there are 29 breweries spread across Northwestern Ohio. The best news? There is a nifty way to support these breweries and earn free stuff while you do it by browsing the 419 Beer trail. Participants can sip local beers, win prizes and win chances of winning grand prizes. Click here to learn more. The 419 Ale Trail operates until June 17, 2022.
Photo courtesy of the Gathering Volumes Facebook page

For bookworms

  • For the bookworm on your list, Gather volumes is a community bookstore in Perrysburg that adds a personal touch to its selection of books – all of the books on the shelves are all based on customer reviews. If you’re looking for something specific that you can’t find in store, you can place a special order, which usually arrives within two to three days. If you know what types of literature they like, you can purchase a subscription service personalized to their liking. You can find out more by visiting their website here.

For science lovers

  • Imaginary Station can help the creative and scientific kids on your list. There are many activities on offer each day as well as programs, events and educational resources. You can buy a day pass, membership, gift card, or anything from Science2Go to the online store.

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