Whether or not you’ve come to terms with it, the 2018 holiday season is officially here and no doubt already filling your inbox with ads, your television routine with Christmas morning commercials, and your favorite food and drink menus with holly jolly concoctions galore. In our opinion, there’s no better way to start ringing in the holidays than Small Business Saturday, which celebrates local entrepreneurs and enterprises. Here, we’ve rounded up 10 of our favorite Twin Cities spots for you to stop by on the community-driven day (or any other day!) to get your holiday shopping off to the right start.
Edina and Minneapolis
Looking to gift a piece of art this holiday season? Boasting a large, unique collection, Art Resources Gallery brings together a varied group of artists from all media, including oil and acrylic painting, photography, sculpture, blown glass, and much, much more.
Thoughtfully curated to inspire its patrons, Burnet Fine Art & Advisory is Wayzata’s premier art destination. Whether it’s textiles, sculpture or paintings, the ever-evolving collection continuously supports artists and gives collectors plenty to admire (and purchase).
After relocating from the North Loop to South Minneapolis earlier this year, the Foundry Home Goods remains one the Twin Cities’ most unique shops. Among its many suitable gifting items: eclectic home decor, tableware, bath and body products, and more. And with two shop dogs to greet you upon arrival, the Foundry is the perfect stop this coming Saturday.
’Tis the season to go all out decorating your home. For two decades, family-owned Indulge & Bloom has crafted stunning arrangements prime for your next flower-arrangement-worthy life moment. Freshen up your space this holiday season with florals galore.
Created by JB Hudson Jewelers, The Loupe is the newest luxury boutique experience in town, offering high-end jewelry for her and an exceptionally handsome range of watches for him. Located inside premier menswear store Martin Patrick 3, the Loupe will be hosting a number of holiday trunk shows this season with a wide selection of original and one-of-a-kind pieces.
One-stop menswear shop Martin Patrick 3 continues to inspire the community by elevating the modern, luxury lifestyle. Boasting a wide range of covetable apparel, furniture, apothecary items and more, Martin Patrick 3 is the perfect spot to get your gifting on.
St. Louis Park
Representing true artisans and craftspeople, Max’s provides a standout jewelry buying experiencing with its wide selection of beautiful, unique and at times unconventional pieces. Maintaining a level of excitement among its peers, Max’s is your destination for one-of-a-kind finds.
Edina, Minneapolis, St. Paul
Boasting three family-operated jewelry shops across the Twin Cities, R.F. Moeller prides itself on its unmatched customer service. Whether you’re aiming to make a memory or simply bring a smile to someone’s face, R.F. Moeller has the perfect piece for any occasion.
With a large variety of hand-selected pieces, Scheherazade Jewelers takes immense pride in the romantic stories its offerings create. From engagement pieces to estate offerings to sleek watches, Scheherazade has something for all your luxury gifting needs this holiday season.
A design institution in the Twin Cities, the Sitting Room Design + Boutique has earned an exceptional reputation among regional architects, builders and remodelers. There’s no project too large or too small for the Sitting Room.