Holiday Gift Guide

Home to chic boutiques, independent galleries and everything in between, Chestnut Hill is the ultimate shopping destination. With more than 125 retailers in the area, you are sure to find something for everyone on that shopping list—and perhaps a treat or two for yourself!   

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For the Art Lover

Whether they are an admirer or a maker, Chestnut Hill has the art lover on your list taken care of. For one-of-a-kind works in paint, fiber, jewelry, glass or ceramics (to name a few), the team at Gravers Lane Gallery has curated a world-class gallery in the heart of the Hill. For a piece of handsome history, visit The Philadelphia Print Shop and browse their selection of antique maps, prints and rare books. And for the Picasso in your life, check out Artist & Craftsman Supply where you’ll find a wide variety of materials, supplies and novelty items for the creative community.

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For the Home

For the most hospitable hosts, or those with an eye for design, the shops along Germantown Avenue offer the best in home décor and accessories. A visit to Hill Company will offer the ultimate options in gifts for the home with stemware, vases, signature entertaining pieces and so much more. For the stylish living lovers, head to Isabella Sparrow where rustic meets industrial for the perfect homespun and artisan goods like cozy knit blankets, mercury glass ornaments and small batch candles. In keeping with the art of craft, at Claudia Mills Showroom & Weaving Studio you can work with the weaver to create custom, hand-woven rugs in cotton or leather for a truly personalized gift. 

For the Style Star

From consignment to designer and everything in between, the boutiques in Chestnut Hill hit every style and price point. Head to Threadwell to find personalized gifts for him, her or baby with monogrammed totes, duffles, bibs, blankets, jewelry and many more items that are one-of-a-kind for your one-of-a-kind. At Artisans on the Avenue, you will find top brands including Eileen Fisher, Comfy, and HOBO. Style Camp features meticulously selected finds from Classic and upcoming Designers. Sara Campbell creates a customized experience while offering fashion forward apparel and accessories for the modern woman. Greene Street Consignment offers designer accessories (ladies love Louis and Louboutin), statement jewelry and on-trend threads—all gently (or never) worn and deeply discounted. Don’t forget the trendy tykes on your list. Check out Villavillekula, a children’s boutique offering unique children’s clothes and whimsical accessories.

For details on the shops in this gift guide and all outlets in Chestnut Hill, visit 

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