If you’ve been out shopping in the past week or so, you’ve probably seen decorations for the upcoming holiday season. And if you’re thinking that it’s all happening too quickly, you’re not alone. However, we think that you can never start shopping too early for all the people on your list. And the good news is that Frederick has many shops for you to peruse and find the perfect gift. Here are some of our favorites:
For the person who appreciates vintage items: Emporium Antiques
Open seven days a week, this 55,000 square foot, old brick building in the heart of historic downtown Frederick is filled with unique antiques from over 130 antiques dealers. From furniture, fine art, books, and clocks to fine china, jewelry, lamps, linens and vintage toys; you’ll be able to find something truly special!
For the person who loves to decorate their home: Industrial Home
Industrial Home offers unconventional style that is really off the beaten retail path. Custom and unique furniture, lighting and decor are sold from a company that truly values excellence and a team who is dedicated to introducing new and exciting collections of industrial chic, rustic, and modern products and designs.
For the person who would rather read a book than watch TV: Curious Iguana
This popular literary hub for locals and tourists alike offers a globally diverse collection of books and vibrant events that promote their mission to “Get to Know Your World.” This amazing business is also a benefit corporation. Each month, the owners donate a portion of the store’s sales to international non-profits.
For the person who is obsessed with updating their closet: Velvet Lounge
The experienced sales staff at Velvet Lounge can give you the full attention you deserve to help you find the perfect pair of jeans, outfit or accessory. The store offers complimentary denim alterations, personal shopping consultations and closet sweeps. If you’re not sure what gift to give, you can always purchase a gift certificate for any amount with complimentary gift wrap!
For the person who cannot get enough sparkle in their life: Colonial Jewelers
As a fourth generation jeweler in beautiful Downtown Frederick, they offer everything you could possibly want from engagement rings and wedding bands to the perfect piece for any special occasion.
For the person who would eat cheese for every meal: Crisafulli’s Cheese Shop
Crisafulli’s offers the finest selection of cheese to Frederick, Maryland, and the surrounding Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Their cheese counter offers a rotating stock of over 200 different artisanal and small-batch cheeses from across the U.S. and Europe. You’ll be able to find the perfect cheese, pairing, and pantry items for every occasion.