Columbus is home to countless unique stores for every interest imaginable, and shopping locally is not only convenient but also crucial to supporting our community. This year, avoid shipping delays due to pandemic-related supply chain issues and shop local! It’s a win for you, for your giftees, and for the local businesses that make up the heart of the Columbus community.
Also - don’t miss this year’s Columbus Gift Guide, compiled by Experience Columbus and curated with help from local, Columbus-loving social media influencers.
(Please note that the websites linked below remain the most updated, reliable sources of information on shipping options and store details.)
Alison Rose: Screen printed tees and clothing, accessories.
Artisan De Luxe: Men’s and women’s denim and casual apparel boutique. Free in-store pickup available.
Chunky Armadillo: Bohemian-chic clothing and accessories for the modern-day gypsy.
Clothe Ohio: Online-only clothing store offering Ohio pride shirts, kids/baby clothing and home accessories. Donates clothing to an Ohioan in need with every purchase. Free shipping.
Cub Shrub: Stylish clothing and accessories, quality toys, home décor for babies and kids ages 0-6. Curbside pickup available Tuesday - Saturday, 10-5.
Homage: Pop culture, sports team and Ohio pride apparel for adults and children.
Fabtique: Women’s clothes and accessories
Jolie Occasions: Feminine womenswear, jewelry and accessories boutique dedicated to contributing to local nonprofits and charities.
Ladybird: Casual-cool, upscale fashion and accessories for women. 15% off first online order, free US shipping over $100 and free in-store pick-up available.
Peace + Love + Bling: Ethically handmade jewelry from genuine pearls and natural stones with the intent of empowering women and homeless youth. Buy 1 get 1 free for a friend.
Pursuit: Modern, sophisticated, top-quality suits and ties. Suits ordered online can be tailored locally upon arrival. General in-store pickup may be available at certain locations.
Red Giraffe Designs on Etsy: Vintage and handcrafted jewelry. Free shipping for domestic orders $35 and more.
Rowe: Contemporary women’s clothing boutique offering fashion-conscious, trendy pieces. 15% off sitewide with code ROWE15, 30% off The Rowe Brand with code ROWE30. Curbside pickup available for some zip codes.
Samson... A Men's Emporium: Classic clothing, grooming products and lifestyle wares for the modern gentleman. Free domestic shipping available for orders over $150 and free in-store pickup is also available.
Small Talk: Ethically made women’s apparel in simple, classic-chic styles. Free in-store pickup available.
The Smithery: Online-only upscale artisan metalsmith jewelry.
Sole Classics: Lifestyle boutique offering streetwear apparel and sneakers. Free US shipping for orders over $100 USD that are placed online (except for release date items).
State of Devotion: Tees and accessories celebrating all things Ohio. Free shipping over $50. Curbside pick-up, local delivery, USPS delivery available.
Store 5a: Previously owned, luxury designer brand jewelry, handbags and accessories. Free in-store pickup available, as well as free standard shipping.
Thread: Curated contemporary fashions with Midwestern sensibility. Free in-store pickup available.
Tigertree: Fashion-forward apparel and accessories, home décor and greeting cards. Free in-store pickup available.
Vamp Official: Upscale, chic women’s clothing with a youthful edge. Free in-store pickup available.
Vernacular: Womenswear offering ‘East Coast classic and West Coast Vibe’ styles. Note that some items are offered for in-store pickup only.
Zer0z: Columbus-made super-skinny wallets.
Celebrate Local: Locally produced artisanal goods from over 300 Ohio small businesses. Products range from clothing to food & drink, skincare to home décor. Free in-store pickup available.
Donya's Florals: Gorgeous flowers and plantscapes for a variety of occasions and purposes. Free in-store pickup available.
Fortin Ironworks: Eclectic collection of fine art, as well as vintage and repurposed, hand-crafted home décor (such as handrails and table legs). Other products include candles and Ohio-themed merchandise. Shipping to continental US included in prices.
Happy Go Lucky Home & Her: Artistic, quirky home décor, artwork, knickknacks and furnishings. Also boasts a women’s clothing section.
Igloo Letterpress: Handmade letterpress art prints and greeting cards, letter writing and creative kits. In-store pickup available, free shipping over $20. Free next day delivery for online orders shipping to 43085 zip code.
On Paper: Carefully curated stationery, paper, writing instruments and journals. Free in-store pickup.
The Paper Daisy: Floral boutique that offers online orders and deliveries to location of your choice. Online-only, with free in-store pickup available; contact-less deliveries available for Designer’s Choice orders.
Penn & Beech: This local favorite offers online orders of candles and skincare pre-made in their signature scents for those who can't make it for the in-store pour-your-own experience.
Wild Cat Gift & Party: Quirky handmade gifts and knickknacks, balloons and party supplies. Free in-store pickup available; masks required, private shopping appointments available.
The Blowout Bar: Salon which features hair care, color and styling, shaving products for sale on their website. Free shipping with $70 purchase.
Glenn Avenue Soap Company: Natural, handmade soaps and skincare products. Free shipping on orders over $59.99.
Tiki Botanicals: Luxurious natural soaps, skincare, bath and beauty. Free in-store pickup available.
North Country Charcuterie: Handmade cured meats, offers shipping nationwide. Shipping included in charcuterie kit prices; purchase of other items will have standard shipping prices added in cart.
Columbus Food Adventures: Shop gift boxes filled with beloved Central Ohio food and snacks. The perfect gift for local loved ones or your family across the country, these boxes are great collections of Central Ohio classics, and Columbus Food Adventures also offers gift cards for purchase.
The Book Loft of German Village: Iconic 32-room bookstore that also boasts an online shop. Stock availability indicated in shopping cart; free in-store pickup available.
Cover to Cover Children’s Books: Books for kids and young adults. Free delivery for orders $25 and up; affordable shipping for orders across continental US under $25; free in-store pickup available. Also offers complimentary premium gift wrapping. Face masks required in store.
Lost Weekend Records on eBay: This local music store offers a variety of rare and collector’s item vinyl records, CDs and tapes on their eBay store.
Magnolia Thunderpussy: Local record store institution that offers a variety of vinyl for online purchase. Free in-store pickup available.
Prologue Bookshop: Wide selection of books that can be shipped from online store. Stock availability indicated for each item; free in-store pickup available
More Ways to Shop:
Holiday Maker's Markets
Many of Columbus’ best artisans do not have a storefront from which to sell their wares, so its imperative to catch them at a local pop-up market.
Boutique Shopping Districts in Columbus
Columbus is known for its incredible shopping and wealth of locally owned businesses.
Minority-Owned Local Businesses
One of the most direct sustainable ways to support Columbus' diverse community is to shop with our local minority-owned businesses.