It hardly seems possible, but Christmas is right around the corner. If you’re like most of us, you haven’t even started yet. Worry not! We’re here to help you get a list started. Plus, we’re going to pick gifts that are based in Springfield. Keep it local this holiday season!
Sometimes our dads can be the hardest to shop for because they never say what they want! It’s always good to play it safe with anything from Grayson Home. They are a lifestyle specialty shop inspired by modern living in the mid-west. They provide a well curated, personal, and quality assortment of home goods, furniture, and gifts! They have a huge assortment of apothecary items for dad, including products like beard oil and shaving cream that he’s sure to love.
We all know that the moms out there need a break once in a while. Treat your mom, or a mom you know to a relaxing day at Grove Spa this holiday season! They’ve been featured in the 417 Mag’s Best of 417 multiple times and have been helping the Springfield area relax for more than 17 years. Click here to order a gift card online and see all of the great packages they offer!
When someone in your family has everything already, what could you possibly buy them? He could definitely use something from Anvil Custom Leather, located on Park Central Square. They have a plethora of custom made wallets, apparel, leather bags, belts, motorcycle parts, and much more. Check out these aged leather wallets they have available on their website!
Sometimes our wives can get so busy that they forget to care for themselves, so treat her to a haircut from Studio 417! Located in the awesome Farmer’s Park area, Studio 417 has been voted Springfield’s best hair salon since 2000, so you know they’re good. They can customize a hair design to suit her needs and her lifestyle, and they always have deals going on.
For the brother who’s got a knack for good style, check out the men’s boutique Haberdasher at Dapper, located downtown right off the square at 312 Park Central East. They have everything that a vintage fanatic could want: hats, boots, pocket squares, rings, cuff links, and much more. You can even get fitted for your own suit there! These awesome Alden Indy Style 403 Boots are available at the Haberdasher at Dapper.
We’ve all got at least one family member who’s got their gift list ready by the time the holidays roll around. Staxx is a great place to shop when it comes to new clothes on those lists! Consistently voted best women’s fashion and accessories, Staxx brings the latest trends from the east and west coasts to the heart of the midwest. Check out this cozy sweater here.
When in doubt, chocolate. Always chocolate. And you can’t go wrong with the local Askinosie Chocolate! Askinosie Chocolate is a small-batch bean-to-bar chocolate maker specializing in single-origin chocolate, right here in Springfield, MO. The cocoa beans are 100% sourced directly from small farmers. Check out this popular holiday gift, Askinosie Peppermint Bark, for that person you don’t know what to get this season!
Take a trip to Dynamic Earth this season for the nature junkie you know! Locally owned and operated, Dynamic Earth specializes in outdoor gear and also carries a range of sustainably minded apparel for the active lifestyle. From rock climbing to commuting in the rain, they’ve got you geared for life. Check out this awesome rock climbing gear, available at the store located at 1110 E. Republic Road, near Mama Jeans.
Let’s be honest, it’s a need. Stop by 5 Pound Apparel and check out the cute baby onesies they have, like this one from the brand Out of Print! They have many other designs to choose from, including those famous Missouri is Awesome shirts that 5 Pound is known for.
Let us know if you’ve shopped local this holiday season!