Shop Local: Where To Go This Holiday Weekend For All the Goodies

We love love love shopping local at our brick & mortar shops in WNY. This weekend is the biggest event of the year for them- but really, it should be ALL YEAR ‘ROUND (amiright?). These places work hard to give us gorgeous pieces, superior customer service, and a full-on experience catered just for us WNY folk. We better see you out and about at the local stores ASAP! Here is a list of some of our fav spots we shop at. Now? There is no excuse not to go!


Unique & Fun Gifting

Oxford Pennant

One of our most fun and clever shops in Buffalo! Their pennants are manufactured locally and their shop is located on Main St. in downtown Buffalo. Find smell-good scents, sweatshirts, kid toys, and little stocking stuffers here.

Paloma Exchange

With a brand new storefront, this shop carries vintage finds (like super awesome Buffalo Bills Superbowl sweatshirts). Guaranteed you will find something cool in here for your significant other- and yourself.


A shop filled with local artisans all in one spot. Eco-conscious shopping happens here and unique finds, of course.

Thin Ice

Handcrafted jewelry and tons of wood, pottery, and glass pieces perfect for those with a new home or looking for one-of-a-kind pieces.

Vidler’s 5 & 10

Oh, c’mon. If you haven’t been here you have to go! It’s fun and silly and has a massive selection of everything possible you need for a kitchen.


Home Decor and Gifting

Nigh Road

Decor, clothing, jewelry, baby gifts- you can find something for everyone here. The perfect spot to go for yourself, too! You get a personal and curated experience when you walk in here, so get ready to fall in love.

Molly + Kate

Another spot filled with a bit of everything- decor, clothing, jewelry. It’s a super happy place filled with beautiful pieces for everyone on your list. And wait…they have a baby/kid shop…keep reading!

Tattered Tulip

The Niagara County mecca, I’m telling you. If you want to get all the decor ready, then go NOW. With two spaces filled with everything you need for your home, you’re not going to leave empty-handed.

Scandinavian-style home decor. We’ve picked up some cool vintage finds in here, too. Perfect for your home or someone with a new home that needs a cool gift.

white birch + burlap

Decor, furniture, and gifts. Another beautiful space filled with pieces that will cozy your home right up.


We’ve been in love with room since we moved back to the city. Furniture and home decor live here and you can always find beautiful Christmas ornaments.

[nest] in the village

We are so lucky to have so many local shops that carry all these beautiful things! [nest] is another spot filled with stocking stuffers, home decor, and all the coziness you dream of.


Beautiful decor pieces and also a section of baby gifts. Perfect for getting your home ready for the holidays!


Clothing & Accessories

Research & Design

The Barn has perfect jewelry, clothing, baby items, and scents for you and all the women you need to gift to. Visit Sunshine + Bluebirds next door, too, for clever gifts! I never can go wrong at either shop!

Half & Half

Clothing & accessories for…you? Yes, always you. Get ready to be helped like you never have before here- the gals are so happy and friendly- you will leave having new bffs.

Anna Grace

Beautiful clothing, jewelry, and some scents here. I always find the perfect small gift here for my sisters.


If Beau could live in something forever, it would be Bureau suits. Pick up accessories like pocket squares for the guys in your life.


I love watching Blush’s Instagram which shows us new products every day. Find your holiday outfits here! They have several locations so you cannot miss out. Perfect for all ages and styles.

Lace & Day

These sister-owners are very serious about keeping your girls up. Go treat yo’self to a proper bra fitting and a new bra. We have to feel good through winter!

Modern Nostalgia

A staple in WNY, filled with clothing and accessories for everyone. It’s right next to room so you can hit up all that Hertel shopping!


Kids & Baby Gifting


Our classic toystore! Find toys, puzzles, STEM, dolls, and more for kids of all ages here.


We pick up little books and age-appropriate toys for Chloe every time we are in East Aurora. It’s filled with fun!

Main + Downing

Molly + Kate’s baby. Literally. For the babes. No techy nonsense here- it’s packed with all of the good stuff. Find adorable clothings, maternity wear, and baby accessories here.


Another beautiful toy store filled with games, stuffed animals, and pretend-play pieces. We especially love the puppets on a stick for our babies!

Jack & Gray Kids

Find gorgeous kid and baby pieces here as well as wooden toys that are simple and classic. It’s hard to get Chloe to leave here with all of the lovely toys!

Art Gifting


An artists dream! Find your art friend’s wish list here and even some stocking stuffers for the kids.


 From artist wants to clay pieces to jewelry, MUSEjar has beautiful items for anyone plus those looking to grab those gorgeous Rifle Paper planners too.

Roycroft Campus Copper Shop

If you want incredibly unique jewelry and home items, you have to stop by the shop which is aligned with the history of Roycroft Campus artistry.

Albright-Knox Shop

The physical shop may be hibernating but you can still buy A-K things online!


Spa & Self-Care Beauty Gifting

Woodhouse Day Spa

Ritual Skincare Spa

Renew Bath and Body

Groom Service

Buffalo Cryo


Bflo Beauty Bar

exo supply

Check out where exo supply is sold locally and please tell me you picked up their Lavender Face Oil. Stocking stuffer galore. It is my nightly routine obsession.

*this list is compiled of some of our favorite local shops with storefronts that are locally owned (since a couple have a national presence and online shops). remember to take some time to discover many more local shops in WNY on your own! go out & discover. All photos taken from Instagram business accounts if they had promos posted. Please look up any shop details on your own before you go.