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December 9th, 2019

Deck The Halls

Play Santa at 2ND Street District.


2ND Street District
214 Guadalupe Street

All lit up and decked out for the holidays, 2ND Street District is home to Austin-owned boutiques, award-winning local fare and entertainment that makes it the perfect holiday stroll.

Here, our picks for 10 stylish gifts that await.

1. La Condesa // The local institution’s gift cards arrive in custom-designed enclosures and can be left blank or made out to and shipped directly to the recipient. With a menu reflecting influences of Mexico City and Austin, two cities deeply rooted in their history, a memorable meal awaits.

2. League of Rebels // Since 2009, the Austin-based menswear brand has been rooted in a passion for fine tailoring and craftsmanship. The gentleman on your list will feel cozy in the BLK Ash pullover, fitted and 100% French terry cotton.

3. Yummi Joy // Wrap up joy by way of a house-made fudge gift box that makes the perfect hostess gift. Select six flavors of creamy fudge and the in-store elves will pack it in a festive gift box perfect for friends, clients and dinner parties. Buy four pieces, get two free.

4. Numero 28 // Need a festive night out? Celebrate the season with a sophisticated dinner at Numero 28 to feast on items such as homemade spaghetti chitarra al cacio e pepe.

5. Sneaker Politics // For the stylish set, the mid weight cuffed beanie features Sneaker Politics’ iconic P logo. Browse the expertly-edited selection of sneakers, accessories, apparel and sunglasses for both men and women. 

6. Sikara // Make heads turn with bold, sculptured earrings inspired by Bilbao, Spain. The sterling silver and 18k gold plated earrings with a hand-brushed finish have hollowed areas and a beautiful art deco look, inspired by the architectural beauty of the Guggenheim Museum.

7. Upstairs Circus // Join the Circus—this is where DIY workshop meets bar. Gifts mean more when you hand-make them yourself, so plan a night for your girlfriends to DIY while enjoying craft cocktails, beer and wine. Unique leather working, woodworking, jewelry making, art and other design options available. 

8. Luxe Apothetique // Invite Austin into your living room. Entirely hand-embroidered on tea-colored 100% organic cotton, the original design on Cat Studio’s throw pillow celebrates the Live Music Capital of the World. 

9. Toy Joy // For the kid-at-heart, Toy Joy specializes in unique toys and gifts. Blindbox toys are the perfect entry into the collectable vinyl art toy hobby, featuring designs by renowned artists and popular licenses to appeal to kids and adults alike. Bonus: Free gift bag wrap is always available.

10. milk+ honey // Fa la la la spa. With healing, award-winning massage, body, facial and natural nail treatments, a milk + honey spa retreat gift certificate is like putting indulgence under the tree. Gift certificates never expire.

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