As the years go by and our unique vintage shop expands. We are growing our ‘vintage lifestyle’ products and are so excited for our holiday gift selection this year! Our goal is to become your one-stop-shop for vintage wearable and usable’s. We have added to our lineup of incredible local creators along with accessories and bath & body products from USA and Europe.
It is going to be a busy month as we have a few more items to arrive in the weeks ahead; Apparel and canvas shopping totes with our printed logo and vinyl owl logo stickers!
I started making a list of ALL our local artisan creations that we carry in our shop. WOW! Over the past few years we have added some incredible European companies (lotions, soaps, perfume, socks), local artisan creations, plus…. all the items I create for the store. The North Pole (our apartment) has been very busy this year!
So happy to present to you our wonderful and beautiful Holiday Gift Guide from Most Everything Vintage for most anyone in your life.
Creations by Alisa, a.k.a. me
I love to make items for the shop. With every year comes more and more items. One of my many goals with our store is to throw as little away as possible and recycle what I can; fabrics, buttons, trim, jewelry pieces, etc. With my skills as a creative (thank you mom and dad!) and a little resourcefulness, I am very happy to showcase my ‘North Pole’ creations.
Phone Scarves: I started creating these last Christmas season and sold out quick! I wanted to create a scarf that gave you style, warmth and purpose. This gives you all three! A scarf that keeps you warm around the neck, stylish in its many designs and fibers and a pocket for your phone, passport or wallet! Perfect for going out on a walk or slipping under a classic coat or blazer.
Made a total of 45 (10 different materials) phone scarves for this year. A great, unique gift made above our shop and in the beautiful Pacific NW! $42 each.
The pocket gives you an extra space for a little extra gift if you wish!
Standard Scarves and triangle scarves: I picked up a bin of beautiful wool fabrics last year and started to create standard scarves for our gents and triangle scarves for our extra stylish ladies. Having great success with this product, decided to find some softer fabrics that gives you a lighter fashionable look. Only 15 standard scarves available this holiday season, $25-$35
Bow Ties: I love that I get to sell these throughout the year. A great way for me to up-cycle bottoms of knickerbocker creations or skirt and dress alterations. Each are limited to one or two from each fabric. All are made from above our shop and with all the vintage buttons we can find. Each one is sized giving a plus one and minus one inch for the neck. Once it is sized for the neck, there is a clip on the front for easy attachment. NOW AVAILABLE……. mini bow ties to attach to doggie collars ($15ea. or 2 for $25) and bow ties for our little dapper (toddler) gents ($20)! Standard gentlemen bowties $45
20’s headpieces and headbands: I love making these festive pieces. Have made 100’s over the past few years and with the year 2020 right around the corner, I know I will be making many more. Each unique piece has a substantial hair clip that can be worn alone or with one of my headbands. Clips range from $18 – $48 and headbands are $15 ea.
Photo by Mark Daniel Muzzy
Santa Hats: I started making these 5 years ago for SantaCon. Had no idea that these pieces would become a creative tradition each year. Occasionally, we have wool and Pendleton shirts come in that have a few too many moth bites. This has been a great way to up-cycle these incredible shirts giving them fun new festive stories to tell. 6 available this year, $28.
Humblebug Jewelry: Locally made HumbleBug Jewelry by the oh-so-talented Crystal Humble Lary. Made from discovered and up-cycled jewelry pieces. Our most popular pieces in the shop is from her book binding series made from ripped and torn books. All one-of-a-kind and perfect for the book-lover in your life!
Hand Painted Owl Ornaments by local artist Gail Zent. Signed and numbered with only 6 of each design available. $18.95 each or if you buy two or more, $17 each. Comes with a gift box!
Land and Camp: Beautiful wool cross-body bags (2 sizes) and back-pack bags along with clutch handled purses. Made here locally using Pendleton wools. $75-$240
Vance Family Soy Candles: Cannot say enough about this incredible product. Made here in beautiful Vancouver USA by the lovely Amy Meacham Vance. Vance Family Soy Candles is an all-natural product made of soy, organic essential oils (no synthetic fragrances) and cotton wicks. We carry a wonderful selection of their Christmas candles along with many other wonderful scents.
Fleur Chocolatte: Love chocolate? We have an incredible chocolate shop just 4 blocks up the street from our shop. This last year they were voted as ‘BEST’ chocolate shop in the state of Washington.
Excited to carry their sea salt caramels dipped in dark chocolate, peanut butter sandwiched graham crackers dipped in dark chocolate, sea salt caramel truffles and owl chocolates through Valentines day. if you haven’t tasted the chocolate from Fleur Chocolatte, you haven’t tasted some of the best around! What we carry is just a small sampling of what they make. At their location they have all kind of gift box options.
Hats by Linda: Such fun, locally made stocking hats by Linda. Many different color options along with some SEAHAWKS color themed hats. $20.
Fun story about this product… Linda loves to crochet and to give. All the money she makes from selling hats at our shop along with one other boutique gives her the funds to buy yarn to crochet 100+ hats to give to homeless people throughout the colder months. Your dollars spent gives warmth to someone in need!
Bru Pomade: I love that we get to carry this product! Locally created by our dapper barber up the street, Garrett Olmstead from Locksmythe Hair Salon. All natural products and produced right here in the Pacific NW.
We carry the full line of two pomades, an aftershave and shave cream.
Looking for the ultimate gift for the dapper man in your life? Garrett and Locksmyth Salon (3 blocks up the street from our shop) has gift certificates. A cut, shave, trim and pamper for your man might just be the perfect present to give!
Kopke Leatherworks: Made locally and only available though December! Bar Ware accessories, passport covers, wallets, coasters, keychains, journals, etc.
Maya Espiritu: We only have a few items left from this beautiful line. Made in Guatemala using vintage and upcycled woven blankets and blouses. One belt, one small purse and 5 guitar straps. All one-of-a-kind! A perfect gift.
Pre de Provence Private Collection (france):
Lotion – We brought in this product from France a year ago and they have become an incredible addition to our shop. Wonderful lotions with added shea butter. Incredible combinations of scents that will last you all day long. Private collection in gift box $18.95 each and ‘riche’ lotions for purse and travel $12 each.
GIFT BOX OF 3 LOTIONS $25 – comes in two combinations
Travel lotion and matching soap: $14 – comes in Mirabel, Starflower and Shea Butter Lavender.
Pre de Provence #63 (france) mens collection: This French made product for our gents is incredible. Masculine fragrance with a peppery, citrus top note rounded by woody cedar wood, juicy plum and violet leaves that finish into an ambery base of leather and tobacco.
Excited to showcase their old-school shaving soap, bar soap, beard oil, shampoo, after shave, shave cream, intense hand lotion, spray cologne, body wash and lotion. We have been collecting old cigar boxes so that you can create the perfect gift box!
My Socks (Italy): So excited for our collection of SOCKS from Italy!!!! Honored to carry #mysocks in the shop. 80% cotton in over-the-knee, knee-heigh (for all my knickerbocker lovin’ guys and gals) and dress socks. They have great stretch while staying put on your leg. Fun patterns and colors $12-$15.
Only have a few in each design so hurry in. Perfect for a stocking stuffer!
Solid State (Australia): Such an incredible product made for the person on the go! No liquids and made from essential oils, beeswax and jojoba oil. Last December we brought in their original 6 gentlemen scents ($39.95) which quickly became a steady seller in the shop.
CRUISER – Musk, amber and tangerine
AVIATOR – Grapefruit, mint and Sandalwood
JOURNEYMAN – Cedar, vetiver and mandarin
WAYFARER – Tobacco flower, spice and vanilla
DRIFTER – Mahogany, ginger and blood orange
FRESHMAN – Bergamot, persimmon and bitter citrus
Last year Solid State released their new line of 3 fragrances ($55) ‘Bloom’ is our ladies favorite while ‘Haze’ has become our top seller for our gents.
BLOOM – Sandalwood, musk and violet leaf
MOSS – Oak moss, patchouli and black pepper
HAZE – Sweet lemon, pine and bergamot
Solid State is all about providing quality, naturally sourced fragrance products that are truly ‘SOLID.’ With there being no liquids, it makes for easier traveling. With their last release, I was happy to also bring in their solid bath and body products; shampoo, conditioner, moisturizer and cleanser. $25-$29
SHAMPOO – with peppermint, jojoba oil and tea tree oil
CONDITIONER – Kakadu plum,, lemongrass and sage oil
MOISTURIZER – Mango butter, primrose oil and native peach
CLEANSER – Acai berry, clary sage,
Perfect to give as a gift to the one you love or just for yourself.
SoVia Mercato Italiana Shea Butter Soaps: Comes in 4 different everyday scents along with 4 limited edition Christmas scents. $4 each or 4 for $15. Perfect for hostess gifts, stocking stuffers, for your own home or even placing in your drawers to scent your clothing.
Duke Cannon: Made in Michigan, USA using natural ingredients. This concentrated balm melts at your fingertips for precision scent application. Comes in the following scents…
LAND – Smells like you just took a walk through the redwood forest with notes of Sandalwood, Amber, Orange, Clove and Rosemary.
SEA – Smells like a splash of fresh water with notes of Coconut and Rosemary
AIR – Smells like the freedom of fresh air with notes of Mountain Rain fragrance and rosemary.
Perfect for the traveling man! $29.95 each.
A portion of proceeds from the Duke Cannon products benefits U.S. Veterans.
Bailey and Kangol Hats: Pennsylvania, USA. Since 1922 Bailey has been setting the benchmark for dress and casual headwear. We carry an assortment of Newsie, flat cap, fedora, straw, wool and Panama hats. All of our Bailey, Kangol and vintage hats (ladies and gents) are on sale 40% off through December!
Last but not least…. can’t decide what to get but know the recipient loves vintage? A gift certificate is a great gift to give. Available in any denomination with no expiration date.
Vintage can sometimes be hard to buy as a gift when dealing with style and size. Just know we have a shop (very) full of all kinds of wonderful true vintage clothing and accessory pieces to choose from for that special person on your list. Stop on by and we will see how we can help assist you!
Did you know that businesses with less than five employees make up 62% of all businesses in the US?
I know many of you support your local small retailers, eateries and drinkeries. I encourage you to get out there and support small on this day and every day. By shopping ‘small’ every one of your hard working dollars goes back into your local economy while helping the dreams of those in your community.
Owning and operating a small business is a lot of work. I would say that every week I work between 60-80 hours. Yes, it’s work….. but I love it and am blessed to do what I love!
If you need a map of other small local businesses downtown, stop on by and we will take care of you.
Sunday and Monday – 12-4
Tuesday – Saturday – 11-6
OPEN CHRISTMAS EVE – 11 – 4
Closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day (Dec. 26th)
Look forward to seeing you soon!
Alisa & Jamie my employee elf