Holiday gift guide 2012: The best one-stop shops in New York City

Make your holiday shopping easier and find the perfect presents by consulting this gift guide of one-stop shops in New York City.

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Take the stress out of holiday shopping: Our gift guide of one-stop shops features places to find the best gifts in New York City. Find stylish, unique gifts from Jonathan Adler, By Brooklyn, Dry Goods NY and more.


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  • Holiday gift guide 2012

    Coral & Tusk embroidered pillow, $80, at Cog & Pearl

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    Leafcutter Designs cocktail dice, $18, at Cog & Pearl

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    Pollen Arts “Vaseline” beeswax candle, $9; and Pollen Arts “Poison” beeswax candle, $29, both at Cog & Pearl

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    Brooklyn Slate cheese board, $30, at By Brooklyn

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    Gowanus Furniture Co. wine holder, $38, at By Brooklyn

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    By Brooklyn “Fuhgettaboutit” shot glass, $6 (or four for $20); and By Brooklyn “Oy vey!” shot glass, $6 (or four for $20), both at By Brooklyn

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    Found My Animal Handmade dog leash, $56-$66, at Dry Goods NY

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    Armor Lux striped scarf, $54, at Dry Goods NY

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    Pendleton 5th Avenue Glacier Park throw, $138; Pendleton Sunrise Song heritage blanket, $228; Pendleton Racine Woolen Mills tribute #2 blanket, $228; all at Dry Goods NY

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    Joyce Francis colored Lucite boxes, $300 each, at Blue Tree

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    Hand-carved UFO cameo, $3,000, at Blue Tree

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    Mozartkugel music box, $125, at Blue Tree

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    Jonathan Adler brass owl letter-opener, $98, at Jonathan Adler

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    Jonathan Adler bubblegum pop candle, $38, at Jonathan Adler

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    Jonathan Adler Mrs. & Mrs. Muse salt and pepper shakers, $48; and Jonathan Adler Mr. & Mr. Muse salt and pepper shakers, $48, at Jonathan Adler

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    James McDonald NYC typographic map in Queens, $25; and James McDonald NYC typographic map in Brooklyn, $25, both at Site NYC

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    Colorblock mortar and pestle in aqua, $38, at Site NYC

Holiday gift guide 2012

Coral & Tusk embroidered pillow, $80, at Cog & Pearl

Cog & Pearl

  • Price band: 2/4

Owners Kristin Overson and Seth Walter curate the selection of quirky goods at this Park Slope store, where you’ll find stylish apparel, jewelry, unique home goods and more. Pick up embroidered pillows by Coral & Tusk ($80) or one-of-a-kind beeswax candles molded from vintage jars and bottles by Pollen Arts ($9–$29) for a design-conscious family member. If you need a cool hostess gift for a holiday party, forgo a bottle of wine for a pair of cocktail dice by Leafcutter Designs ($18), which are printed with various ingredients for fun drink combinations.

  1. 190 Fifth Ave, (at Sackett St)
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By Brooklyn

  • Price band: 2/4
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This small shop is stocked wall to wall with items made by local artisans, including home goods, apparel, accessories and jewelry. You’ll find an especially robust collection of gifts geared toward people who love entertaining, including a Brooklyn Slate cheese board ($30), a wine-bottle holder by Gowanus Furniture Co. ($38), and the shop’s own brand shot and pint glasses ($6–$11) emblazoned with only-in–New York phrases like Oy Vey! and Fuhgettaboutit.

  1. 261 Smith St, (between DeGraw and Douglass Sts)
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Dry Goods NY

  • Price band: 2/4

Send your Pinterest-addicted friends into a posting frenzy with offbeat finds from this modern take on an old-timey general store. Owners and mother-daughter team Carla and Rita Brookoff source all of the store’s vintage-inspired Americana pieces; look for items like Found My Animal handmade dog leashes fashioned from sailing lines ($28–$66), striped scarves by Armor Lux ($54) and piles of gorgeous Pendleton blankets ($138–$228).

  1. 362 Atlantic Ave, (between Bond and Hoyt Sts)
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Jonathan Adler

  • Price band: 4/4

Fans of chic decor flock to Jonathan Adler’s multiple locations year-round for the designer’s elegant yet humorous creations. Indulge their tastes—or help a friend who’s ready to upgrade beyond Ikea—with fun home accessories. There are hundreds of items to choose from, including a stylish brass owl letter opener ($98), a cheerful bubblegum-scented votive candle in a reusable holder ($38) or a set of his-and-hers salt and pepper shakers ($48), which are also available for same-sex couples.

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Site NYC

  • Price band: 2/4

You’ll feel instantly cheered after stepping into this colorful Astoria boutique. The five-year-old store is filled with quirky items, many exclusive to the shop, including home decor, artwork and accessories, all sourced by owner Mackenzi Farquer. Snag locally themed gifts for the NYC natives in your life: We like hand-drawn typographic maps of Brooklyn and Queens ($25) created by artist James McDonald. You’ll also find bright housewares, such as an aqua mortar-and-pestle set ($38).

  1. 35-11 34th Ave, (between 35th and 36th Sts)
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