Local Christmas Gift Guide: Vintage, Antiques & Gift Shops
Saturday November 28th, 2015
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It’s Christmas season and windsoriteDOTca is putting a bright light on some great local businesses for all your shopping needs. We’ll be focusing on different types of places to find the perfect gifts every weekend from now until Christmas.
Vintage and Antiques
If you have someone on your shopping list who loves the charm of eras past, you can check out one or more of the many vintage and antique boutiques Windsor has to offer.
Jones & Co.
1755 Wyandotte Street East
Vintage dresses, skirts, and blouses fill the racks at Jones & Co. You’ll also find vintage accessories and jewellery.
See our profile of Jones & Co.
1747 Wyandotte Street East
Timeless Treasures recently celebrated their 15th anniversary. The Olde Walkerville home décor shop has antiques as well as contemporary pieces.
See our profile of Timeless Treasures.
Penny Jane’s Vintage and More
1585 Wyandotte Street East
There is plenty to choose from in this large vintage store – clothing, winter coats, accessories, jewellery, and antiques. They even have $10 and $20 racks full of one-of-a-kind items.
See our profile of Penny Jane’s Vintage and More.
Full Circle Vintage
75 University Avenue West
Located downtown and full of vintage clothing and accessories. If you’re looking for an ugly Christmas sweater be sure to stop in.
See our profile of Full Circle Vintage.
Round About Treasures
14301 Tecumseh Road East, Tecumseh
Located just outside of Windsor and full of antique furniture and collectibles. Treasure hunters are sure to find the perfect gift.
See our profile of Round About Treasures.
The Vintage Witch Shoppe
4780 Wyandotte Street East
The Vintage Witch Shoppe has a little bit of everything – clothes, jewellery, furniture, collectibles and more. In 2015 they moved to a new and more spacious location at 4780 Wyandotte Street East.
See our profile of The Vintage Witch Shoppe.
4729 Wyandotte Street East
This gift shop carries plenty of gift ideas – from handmade home décor, to re-vamped vintage furniture. They have plenty of Christmas items in stock for the holiday season.
See our profile of C Shells.
The Vintage House
4667 Wyandotte Street East
This vintage and antique store carries vintage clothing, collectibles, and home décor.
See our profile of The Vintage House.
The Bird’s Den
4783 Wyandotte Street East
New in 2015, this vintage clothing and antique store has plenty of great finds for any budget. Santa will be making a stop at The Bird’s Den on Saturday, December 12th between 1pm and 3pm.
See our profile of The Bird’s Den.
Cow Sang Row Studio
1670 Wyandotte Street East
This antique shop specializes in bringing new life to retro and vintage furniture. If you’re looking for something classic with a pop of colour, be sure to stop in.
See our profile of Cow Sang Row Studio.
You can skip the crowds at the mall and shop in one of Windsor’s many gift shops. You’ll be sure to find something unique and the recipient of the gift will know you took the extra time to find the perfect gift.
Ten Thousand Villages
624 Chilver, Unit 102
A truly unique store with fair trade items from around the world. There’s a little bit of everything at Ten Thousand Villages, making it a great stop to shop for multiple people on your list (including kids!). They even offer holiday gift bundles, making shopping even easier.
See our profile of Ten Thousand Villages.
1645 Wyandotte Street East
ShopEco moved into their brand new location in 2015. The store has plenty of gifts for eco-conscious shoppers. Some of their 2015 gift giving ideas include Knitica Knitting Kits, colourful S’well stainless steel bottles, locally made Faerhaven soaps, or the Faerhaven Shave Kit.
See our profile of ShopEco.
Smudge Metaphysical Boutique
1506 Wyandotte Street East
Smudge Metaphysical Boutique is new in 2015 and won Biz X Magazine’s award for “Best Little Retail Shop of 2015.” The store has a large variety of natural products, holistic, and magickal gifts. Some gift ideas include vegan, handcrafted soaps, locally made channel bracelets, and spirit pouches.
See our profile of Smudge Metaphysical Boutique.
4050 Walker Road
Scented opened shop in 2015 and have a great assortment of gift giving ideas for those who like to be pampered. Everything is made in Windsor – from the bath bombs, artisan soaps, candles, and more. You can even have a custom made soap made for someone special – you can pick the scent or make a unique scent combination of your own.
See our profile of Scented.
Madison’s Personalized Gifts
5850 Wyandotte Street East
If you’re looking for an extra special item with a personal touch, Madison’s Personalized Gifts is the place to go. They offer custom monogramming on a variety of items, including blankets and bathrobes for both children and adults.
See our profile of Madison’s Personalized Gifts.
From the Heart
1356 Ottawa Street
This gift shop recently celebrated their 26th year in business. The shop has hundreds of unique cards you won’t find anywhere else in Windsor, plus a large variety of gift ideas.
See our profile of From the Heart – Coming Soon!
Art Expressions has many unique gift ideas for those who love home décor. The shop carries plenty of wall art, decorative mirrors, fashionable lamps, and artistic vases.
See our profile of Art Expressions.
Walker’s Fine Candies
2702 Howard Avenue
If you have a chocolate enthusiast on your shopping list you’ll want to stop by Walker’s Fine Candies. They have a large variety of chocolates (including diabetic chocolates) with lots of holiday packages to choose from.
See our profile of Walker’s Fine Candies.