Have a person on your list that is tough to shop for? We’ve got a few ideas for you! If that person loves Springfield (of course they do), how about giving them some gear that will show off their pride in the community? Right now, there are tons of options for people who love Springfield. Let’s take a look at just a few of the great options out there for the holiday season in 2019!
SGFCO is a fresh, hyper-local apparel company that is quickly becoming one of the most popular in the city. This is a perfect place to pick up a gift for the young folks on your list. SGFCO’s retro style is epitomized with these minimal caps. They also have some really cool t-shirts, like the Cobra Blues shirt that playfully nods to the infamous Cobra Scare of 1953 in Springfield.
The absolute made-in-the-lab perfect stocking stuffer for Springfield-heads. Askinosie chocolate is one of Springfield’s most famous businesses and for good reason. They have a chocolate for everyone. Whether it’s the festive Peppermint Bark bar, the A Beautiful Mess team-up bar or simply just one of their classics, you can’t go wrong giving the gift of chocolate.
Culture flock is a super-hip shop in the Galloway district that has a wide range of cool gear for the local lovers on your list. They have a totally unique line of graphic tees and sweatshirts that you can’t find anywhere else. Culture Flock also has clever patches, pins, hats and plenty more.
Got Your Six Coffee is not only a really delicious gift to give to coffee lovers this holiday season, it’s also a gift that gives back. The mission of Got Your Six is to end veteran homelessness and to decrease the veteran suicide rate. They donate net profits to groups that support veterans, first responders and other civil servants who put their lives on the line to make our world safer. They have lots of great gifts for the holidays, including several packages specifically for Christmas.
Staying in a hotel in the city you live in might seem counterintuitive, but not if you’ve seen how stunning Hotel V is. Booking a night on the town for your family members is a great gift idea for people who love Springfield. Hotel V’s new sister hotel has a breathtaking rooftop bar and of course, the renowned cuisine at the Order in the lobby. It’s sure to be a memorable gift!
Can you believe it’s already been nearly a decade since Five Pound Apparel started slinging cool tees in Springfield? Their stuff always takes a little bit of local pride, a little bit of humor and a lot of fashion and makes some really cool products. For the folks who are advocates of the proposed Springfield Flag, Five Pound has a ton of gear to show support. Plus, they’ve got all the classics fully stocked and ready for Christmas.
Phelps Grove Outfitters is just two years old as a company, but they’re starting to make some waves with locals. They also have a unique, original style to locally focused apparel that is perfect for your trendy family members. The bonus here is that they also have gear for folks from St. Louis and Kansas City too.
Bear Wear is the perfect gift for your MSU students and alumni. They have so much to choose from. Dozens of t-shirts and sweats, a bunch of different hats and scarves and plenty of other cool gear and trinkets to show off Bear Pride! Check out the shop online for the latest items.
Let’s be honest. If the person on your list loves Springfield, they probably already have a sub to 417 Magazine. But if they don’t, it’s the perfect gift! The subscription costs less than $25, so it won’t break the bank and it comes out once a month for the whole year. Right now, you can also get quarterly issue of 417 Home for FREE! Obviously, we’re huge fans of 417 Home!
Anvil is located on Park Central Square here in Springfield, MO. They have a plethora of custom made wallets, apparel, leather bags, belts, motorcycle parts, and much more. Anvil combines modern style with old-world craftsmanship and quality!