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Top 10 Boutique Gift Shops in Boston

Below is my personal holiday shopping hit list. These 10 boutique gift shops have been my trusty resource for all the “tricky people” as well as the “not-so-tricky people” in my life.

1. Geeky gifts, jewelry, and novel toys at Xylem

Xylem
287 Third St. (see on map)
Cambridge, MA 02142
Price Point: $

2. Games, books, wrapping paper, and curiosities at Black Ink

Black Ink (Beacon Hill)
101 Charles St. (see on map)
Boston, MA 02114
Price Point: $
Black Ink (Harvard Square)
5 Brattle St. (see on map)
Cambridge, MA 02138
Price Point: $

3. Humor, games, and gag gifts at Joie De Vivre

Joie De Vivre
1792 Mass. Ave. (see on map)
Cambridge, MA 02140
Price Point: $

4. Sophisticated gifts and vintage toys at Abodeon

Abodeon
1731 Mass. Ave. (see on map)
Cambridge, MA 02140
Price Point: $-$$

5. Jewelry, handbags, men’s accessories, baby and home items at Good

Good
133 Charles St. (see on map)
Boston, MA 02114
Price Point: $-$$$$

6. Chachkies, collectibles, and throwback toys at Buckaroo’s Mercantile

Buckaroo’s Mercantile
5 Brookline St. (see on map)
Cambridge, MA 02139
Price Point: $

7. Upscale home gifts and accessories at Michelle Willey

Michelle Willey
8 Union Park St. (see on map)
Boston, MA 02118
Price Point: $-$$$

8. Stationary, baby items, and humorous books at Gracie Finn

Aunt Sadie’s and Gracie Finn
18 Union Park St. (see on map)
Boston, MA 02118
Price Point: $

9. Local artists, handmade jewelry, and posters at Magpie

Magpie
416 Highland Ave. (see on map)
Somerville, MA 02144
Price Point: $

10. Local artists, cards, wrapping paper, and modern gifts at Davis Squared

Davis Squared
409 Highland Ave. (see on map)
Somerville, MA 02144
Price Point: $

Have a reallllly tricky person to buy a gift for? Perhaps your husband’s great aunt’s niece’s boyfriend’s sister-in-law-to-be’s child? Or maybe just your dad? Leave a comment, and I’ll do my best to steer you in the right direction!

 
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