Trendy Local Gift Shops

Tuesday Jul 27th, 2021



The gift-giving season has begun! Nothing feels better than choosing the perfect gift for your favourite person. However, this process can be daunting and somewhat frustrating at times. In Ottawa, there is no reason to fear; stylish, trendy and, timeless gift options are at your fingertips! The Jean Richer team loves supporting our local businesses, we hope you love these shops as much as we do. There is a great gift for the newest homeowner in your life just around the corner. 

The Gifted Type

The Gifted Type is a quaint downtown shopping location specializing in gifts for everyone in your life. Their website is unique and simple to navigate. You can choose from all of their purchasing options, such as creative arts, books and prints, and puzzles and games for example. They also have a great selection option where you can buy a gift for a person based on what they are interested in, such as "The Book Worm", "The Animal Lover", or "The Adventurer". The Gifted Type is open weekdays and Saturdays from 10-6pm, and Sundays from 11-4 pm. You can visit their location at 2546 Elgin Street (the second floor) in downtown Ottawa. The Gifted Type shop offers products and activities that can help stimulate your brain and keep the child in you alive. Their mission statement is to stay "curious, creative and clever." This is very evident in their intentional gift options. Whether the person in your life is artistic, mindful, or very humourous, there is something great for them here. 


Visit 3trees at their shop located at 202 Main Street in our lovely city. Here you will be delighted to find a compelling and unique shopping experience. 3trees offers personal care products, clothing, accessories, home goods, and much more. Many of the products come to the shop from the cities of India and Nepal. The beautiful handcrafted items inspired the making of 3trees. There are both luxurious and everyday practical options for you and your gift recipient to enjoy. Visit their shop today!

Flamingo Boutique

Flamingo Boutique is a local gift shop committed to offering glamourous, humorous, and original personalized gifts. The shop is family-run and located at 992 Wellington St West here in Ottawa. While you shop this Boutique, you will find jewelry, clothing, accessories, and many different gift options. If you can't be there in person, Flamingo boutique has created gift boxes that you can order online and have sent to a loved one's house! You can also purchase your fabulous gifts online on the boutique's website. It is simple to navigate, you are even able to search by theme or by colour for that special someone in your life. Whether it is a trendy piece of home decor, a humourous candle, or a sassy saying mug, you can find it here! Happy shopping!


Boogie + Birdie

Shop Boogie + Birdie, a local gift boutique filled with fashion. The boutique offers bath and body, home decor, paper goods, clothing, jewelry, and accessories. This gift shop is located at 256 Elgin St. Below the previously discussed shop "The Gifted Type." Boogie + Birdie values and carries locally made goods, cruelty-free items, and eco-friendly products. You can see the owner's love for artistic flair in the wide section of natural and design-inspired items in their shop. You can visit Boogie + Birdie by shopping online. There you will be met with a wide selection of options to choose from for your special somebody. Plan your in-person visit during the shop's open hours, Tuesday and Saturday 11-6, Wednesday to Friday 11-7 and Sunday 11-5.

Flock Boutique 

Flock Boutique opened eleven years ago in the Byward market in our city. Located at 1275 Wellington St. W. The boutique values handmade products and sustainability. They also believe in and support local female brands and creatures. Flock Boutique is filled with stylish clothing, eclectic, funky jewelry, and unique gifts. The owners are designers themselves and they create their own handmade pieces sold in store, with the help of their studio team. Their love of design and supporting local is what inspired this store's opening. Visit the Flock Boutique's website to shop their online store. The site has a feature where you are able to shop by the designer, whose products are sold in-house. This is a fantastic option where you can support your favourite designer specifically. Whether it is a sweet treat, personal care product, or a scented candle, you are sure to pick up a great local find at Flock Boutique that you are sure to love. 



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