San Diego is the place to shop for those hard to please people on your holiday list. From Point Loma to North County California’s Beach City has you covered. Here are just a few boutiques to shop this holiday season.
Rare Bloom Boutique
2841 Canon Street
Rare Bloom Boutique is an all-in-one women’s boutique located on a quiet street in Point Loma and is just one of San Diego’s well-kept secrets where the locals shop. Carrying everything from women’s apparel, jewelry, home goods and accessories emphasizing the coastal living, this is a great place to pick up a well thought out gift for one of your friends or maybe just for yourself. Whether you need a unique gift for a holiday party, a gift exchange, or a teacher’s gift, the prices are reasonable enough to complete your shopping list.
Love & Aesthetics – 2 locations
621 Fir Street
2910 University Avenue
Love & Aesthetics is a favorite of San Diegan’s due to the out-of-the-norm gift selections. With two locations in San Diego, this boutique was awarded by Mashable.com as one of the top five gift stores in the U.S. The carefully curated design collections from housewares to furniture, jewelry to gifts and bath and body products to fragrances will keep you coming back for more. The owner hand selects unique, independent and handmade pieces from all over the world. There is even a section for one-of-a-kind baby gifts with some of the best onesies out there. If you have someone on your holiday shopping list that is hard to buy for, this is the boutique to find that special gift that no one else will have.
Pigment – 3 locations
2885 Perry Road
3801 30th Street
3715 Caminito Court
Pigment is a must-shop experience for the holidays. Known for its organic, modern and local pieces, this boutique offers shoppers gifts with a personal touch. The plant lab is just one example of this by having you select your own gorgeous pot or planter and add a succulent, cacti, or house plant of your choice. You can also create your own beautifully packaged gift box with jewelry, lux candles, beauty care, chocolate, and books. If shopping is overwhelming for you, have the Pigment team help you arrange that perfect gift. The sunny spacious store offers gifts for everyone on your list from men to women, teens and children.
Maison En Provence
820 Fort Stockton Drive
Maison En Provence is a quaint French country-style boutique that is known for treasures and trinkets imported from France. Carrying such exquisite authentic items such as pottery, linens, kitchen home goods, perfumes, books, scarves, kimonos, totes, children’s toys, soaps and jewelry just to name a few. Each item has been hand-selected by the husband and wife owners who are from the Provence region of France. This boutique is a must-shop for unique and special holiday gifts.
James at Home – 3 locations
2355 India Street
2870 Fourth Avenue, Suite 107
4379 30th Street
With three locations in San Diego, the flagship James Coffee Co. resides in the vibrant neighborhood of Little Italy. The “Space” is the building that houses the delicious James Coffee Co.- coffee shop and roaster- in addition to showcasing a well-curated collection of individual boutiques all under one roof. One, in particular, is James at Home, focusing on home brewing equipment and premium quality goods for the home and kitchen. For the coffee lover on your holiday list, you will want to check out the coffee brewing equipment, candles, mugs, t-shirts and hats.