This holiday season, we're encouraging our readers to support local businesses by shopping right here at home. Consider these Memphis-area establishments for your gift-giving needs.
Buff City Soap
Pamper your giftees with handmade products crafted in-store at Buff City Soap. Made with natural ingredients like hemp seed oil and rosemary and without detergents and harsh chemicals, their soaps, lotions, and bath bombs leave skin soft and clean. This three-piece gift box ($23) covers all the bases. Available at Buff City Soap locations (3000 Kirby Whitten Road, Bartlett; 101 S. Main; 944 S. Cooper, and others) and buffcitysoap.com.
This design and lifestyle boutique offers a variety of gift options, jewelry, home decor, and art, including items made by local artisans. The 2019 Bicentennial Memphis Calendar ($38) created by mixed-media artist Erika Roberts celebrates our city with watercolor paintings of Memphis landmarks, along with notations for dates that are of importance to Memphians. Visit Truffle Pig at shoptrufflepig.com or 9056 Poplar Pike, Suite 201, Germantown.
Bella Vita Gifts & Interiors
Featuring art and pottery, frames and furniture, bath and bedding essentials, dinnerware, and more, Bella Vita can help with your gift list. This bracelet set (starting at $219) from the exclusive Debbie Segal line made in East Memphis, is among the jewelry offerings within. Check out their Debbie Segal Trunk Show December 21st through 23rd. Visit Bella Vita at 3670 Houston Levee Road, Suite 101, Collierville, or shopbellavita.com.