As the holidays get closer and closer, online orders may no longer be an option—not to mention that the best way to support your local workers in our increasingly flagging is to shop local. Luckily there are plenty of options included in the 2008 Cool Hunting Gift Guide that are available nationally at Brick and Mortar Stores.
With tons of colorful basics as well as a flashy statement pieces, American Apparel is a great place for pleasing a range of giftees on your list. We selected the Shiny Denim Diagonal Strap Gym Bag and the colorful Baby Rib Men's Briefs.
Love them or hate them, Whole Foods has amazing chocolate options. We especially love both the fair trade Kallari Chocolate and Chocolove Mini Bars.
With its eclectic selection of clothing, accessories, housewares, books and novelties Urban Outfitters is another great resource to find gifts from everyone to bad joke-cracking uncles to irreverent teenagers. Our favorites picks include the Speedball Block Printing Kit.
The Gift Guide also includes a ton of other awesome selections from: Crate and Barrel, Restoration Hardware, Barney's, Old Navy, Target and West Elm.