‘Tis the time to do some shopping in Grand Rapids!
While it can be tempting to hop online, our community thrives when we support our local businesses! Nothing can replace the experience of chatting with the shop owner, hand picking that perfect gift from a curated selection and walking out with that flawlessly presentable package.
Here are a few suggestions for the special people on your list!
Grand Rapids Shopping – Gifts, House & Home
Rebel Reclaimed carries an assortment of gifts, paper goods and home accessories. When you step into their store, you notice that they really like color! You’ll also find a massive variety of options for everyone on your list.
Do you have pet lovers in the mix? According to their website; Dogs are people too, and cats will rule the world someday!
One of our new favorites in town! Located in the hip Wealthy Street corridor, you’re sure to find something unique for everyone on your list! Gifts are kid and pet approved, and you are sure to find a treat for yourself, too!
Grand Rapids Shopping – Fashion
Adored Boutique is a beautiful and welcoming environment where women and young ladies can come to shop for quality and stylish seasonal wear, accessories and home goods.
The best part? You know that when you shop at Adored, everything you buy is ethically manufactured and high quality. The majority of the items Adored sells are from organizations that employ women and children who have been exploited or are at risk for exploitation, largely through sex trafficking.
Read more in our post about Adored Boutique.
Another gem in the Wealthy Street corridor; find the perfect gift for the man in your life! Or, for yourself if you’re a man. 🙂 When you shop here, you get a unique, hand-crafted gift, standing up to the test of time, as they focus on not mass producing products, but only a hand full of thoughtfully designed and well-crafted goods.
DIME & REGAL is a concept gift shop that specializes in local handcrafted goods including jewelry, accessories, apparel & homewares. All of our products are made in Michigan and curated around the simple & cozy, hygge lifestyle.
Dime & Regal has evolved from a startup, to housing 27 local makers. Of those artists, 22 of them are Women, and 17 live & work in Grand Rapids, MI.
We like them so much, they were featured on our blog last year.
Grand Rapids Shopping – Skincare
With the goal is to assist you in taking a positive step forward out of big-box retailer products (full of harsh irritants, synthetic ingredients, chemicals), Fox Naturals is the accumulation of years worth of ideas, hard work, and determination to bring to you the best natural body care solutions.
For those of you who care where and how your products are made, at Fox Naturals, they have a commitment to quality and ethical standards, so rest assured that you are using products that are not only good for you, but cause no harm in the making.
Grand Rapids Shopping – Food
As you can tell, we are loving shopping on Wealthy Street.
Art of the Table is a pioneer because they have been located on Wealthy since 2003! Art of the Table is a beloved specialty gourmet shop that provides delicious products for entertaining and makes the big and small moments of life more memorable.
If you need a gift for the food lover in your life, then look no further. Stop by Art of the Table, because they would love to help you find exactly what you need, from familiar favorites to fresh new treats.
Grand Rapids Shopping – Books
If you still love opening an actual book, Books & Mortar is your store. Referring to their store as a Proudly Progressive, Consciously Curated, and Fiercely Independent Neighborhood Bookstore, you will be sure to find a personal, thoughtfully curated selection.
Located on Cherry Street in the hip East Hills neighborhood, you can hit this unique bookstore right after popping into Adored!
Grand Rapids Shopping – Kids
The list would not be complete if we didn’t include a kid-friendly selection!
Hopscotch Children’s Store is located in Grand Rapids, Michigan, carrying learning games and toys, baby gear, cloth diapers, children’s gifts and more in the thriving East Hills neighborhood.
The store focuses on unique, educational products that will inspire children and parents, including quality items that are locally made, organic and sustainable.
There you go! There’s no excuse now for giving boring gifts! Check out our list the next time you’re out and about.