You would be hard-pressed to leave this cheerful store without finding something that makes you crack a smile. Though both the East Village outpost and its sister store in Brooklyn boast a plethora of items—home goods, electronics, clothing—they all have similarly upbeat energy. Expect lots of bright colors, sassy quotes (“This is fucking delicious!”) and whimsical toys, with an entire section dedicated to products made in New York City. Oh, and you’ll need a card; the shop has a sweet selection of funny ones, for example: “Let’s drink mulled wine and talk shit!”
Searching for Christmas gift ideas for someone who’s one of a kind? Luckily, so are the NYC gifts from New York’s brick-and-mortar shops. Before you start pinning through your BFF’s Amazon wish list, take a moment to sift through the unique gifts that can be found at the best places to go shopping in NYC. To get you started, we’ve curated a list of home decor stores with stunning antiques, the best bookstores with cute-as-hell merchandise, and more only-in-New-York gift shops with extraordinary presents.