This holiday season, we're encouraging our readers to support local businesses by shopping right here at home.
Me & Mrs. Jones
This boutique and studio has everything you need for your home-related art projects — from paints and stains to stencils and brushes. Embracing local makers, the shop also features candles, jewelry, and more. A perfect gift for kids or adults is this Memphis Coloring Book ($20), designed by Rhodes alum Sarah Baumann. Visit Me & Mrs Jones at 2135 Merchant's Row in Germantown, 2075 Madison #6 (studio), or mrsjonespaintedfinishes.com.
Since 1971, Whatever has been a Memphis' go-to for smoking accessories and unique gift items, like concert and music posters, tie-dye apparel, and hip home decor. Stop in to choose from the largest selection of incense in the city or pick up a cool T-shirt or tapestry, like this Indian Dark Star design (tapestries start at $22). Visit Whatever at 981 N. Germantown Parkway in Cordova, 555 S. Highland, 2027 Madison, or whatevershopmemphis.com.
More Than Words
With designer jewelry, home decor, and more, More Than Words offers gifts for everyone,. Art prints from local artist David Lynch highlight iconic people and places in our city — from eager customers at Gibson's Donuts to the Beale Street Flippers on their namesake street. Tigers fans might enjoy this Tiger Town 2.0 print ($24.95). Visit More Than Words at 2123 West Street in Germantown or morethanwords.com.