You don’t have to break the bank to shop local this holiday season. We are sure you can find something for everyone on your list at Local First Lexington member businesses! We hope you enjoy these holiday shopping gift ideas. Everything is under $25 and each business is participating in our Holiday Shopping Challenge. Get your passport and start shopping today!
The Jewelry Admirer
For the budget conscious jewelry buyer, you do not have to sacrifice quality to get a great gift.
St. John & Myers Jewelry specializes in antique and custom jewelry. Run by husband and wife team Louis and Olivia Sholz, you’d be hard pressed to find more knowledgeable owners, or an experience more enthralling then shopping with this team.
If your looking for locally crafted jewelry, you need to stop by Rachel Savane’s studio. With a BFA in Crafts/Metals, Rachel Savane has been selling her hand crafted silver and stone pieces under the name Savané Silver since 1996. Uniquely beautiful and lovingly created, her pieces are not to be missed.
The Vintage Enthusiast
If you have a vintage enthusiast on your list, Lexington has several local places to meet every vintage need.
Street Scene has kept Lexington’s vintage enthusiasts well dressed, and their homes well stocked since 2007. They offer a large selection of men’s and women’s clothing and accessories, jewelry, barware, kitchenware, furniture and home goods from the 50s, 60s, 70s and a touch of the 80s and 90s.
These cute little tins range from $11-$13. Way under the $25 limit, super useful, and cute as they could be.
Fox House Vintage is the new kid on the vintage block. Owner Lauralee Crain Estill says, “I’m obsessed with the huntin’ and pickin’, the history behind the vintage pieces I find, and sharing the fun of shopping vintage with my customers.” These super sweet succulent planters may be just the ticket to mark the next person off your holiday shopping list.
That Outdoorsey Friend
For that friend who never wants to come inside, help them light their way with these Luci Inflatable Solar Powered Lights from J&H Lanmark – The Outdoor Store. $17.99 – $24.99. Lay them in the sun during the day and have light all night.
Perhaps they’ve moved away, or maybe they just love their home state, either way we all have that Kentucky friend. World’s Apart has the perfect gift to remind them of the Bluegrass state. Aunt Sadies Tree in a Can $19, a Kentucky Christmas card set $18, Kentucky Bourbon Glass $12.
The Crafter Extraordinaire
Know a knitter with a since of humor? These ‘Knitters Against Swatches,’ unofficial knitting-themed expansion pack for Cards Against Humanity may be the most uniquely fun gift you can find. Created by the ladies at Rebelle, this expansion pack along with a Rebelle gift-card for the yarn of their dreams would make a great gift under $25.
Help your spiritual or simply stressed friends chill out with this relax pack from sQecial Media. This entire package is under $25 and can be made with a myriad of different items from sQecial.
The Sports Fan
Everyone has a sports fan on their list, and as Lexington citizens, that sports fan is probably a UK lover. Get your Game Day Nail Polish and Hats at Bluetique.
The Animal Lover
Fur-babies deserve gifts under the tree too! Check out Most Valuable Pets in Beaumont for a collection of gifts your pet will adore. Each gift pictured is under $15
For your friend who wishes they could bring their pet with them everywhere, these dog and cat bracelets and jewelry from Incredipet may be exactly what they need this holiday season.
Office Party/ Gift Exchange
Artique was conceived as a celebration of the spirit of creativity. Alive. Upbeat. Continually evolving. They have been giving local and national artists a platform to sell their art for over 37 years.
These sweet little ornament sets are conveniently packed in ready-to-give boxes and easily meet that $25 max your office, or gift exchange may have set.