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Shop Local! Holiday Edition

Updated: Dec 2, 2022

The holidays are upon us, and gift giving is a thing. Being so, our theme this round is SUPPORT LOCAL when considering your shopping options. Salt Lake is lucky enough to have many amazing local businesses to indulge in and nurture. If you care about your community, don’t hesitate to put your money where your mouth is and help sustain Salt Lake’s budding neighborhoods and small businesses. They have the best hand-picked and curated gifts, anyhow!


And guess what - you’ll find a few discount codes below, only for Salt Town readers! Shop and support away!


The Stockist

Discount Code: SaltTown - for 10% off your entire purchase!


Located in the heart of the 9th & 9th neighborhood, The Stockist has been a haven for quality clothing, shoes, and homegoods since 2009 when they originally opened across the street as “Fresh” (read our feature on owner, Helen Wade, to learn more!). Lifestyle and comfort are at the core of the shop, sourcing men’s, women’s, and non-gendered clothing from local makers and national brands who are just as committed to care in craft and responsible production. Their chosen lines focus on quality, small-batch productions that come from real people—independent designers supporting positive change and using their platforms for good.

875 E 900 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84105

10am-7pm Mon-Sat, 11am-5pm Sun


Barebones

Discount Code: SaltTown - for 20% off for the remainder of the year!


Barebones has a history steeped in philanthropic work and designs quality products in SLC that are manufactured by trusted facilities in China, Pakistan, and Taiwan, and is celebrating five years as a certified B Corp (designated to businesses that act in ways that benefit society as a whole). From cast iron cookware to vintage-inspired lighting to tools for gardening and foraging, Barebones' outdoor products are designed to elevate your time in nature. Barebones believes in empowering communities to thrive, both locally and internationally - as one (of many) examples, the production of their Classic Work Gloves are handmade by men and women in local Pakistani villages. Through this cross-cultural enterprise, craftsmen and craftswomen earn living wages that help raise their economic standing and allow them to provide more for their families.

1215 Wilmington Ave #140, Salt Lake City, UT 84106

10am-5pm Mon-Thurs, 10am-1pm Fri (closed Sat & Sun)


Mineral & Matter

Discount Code: SaltTown - for 20% off your online purchase!


Salt Town is an obvious fan of Mineral and Matter - you would know by our collaborative candles given to home buyers as closing gifts, and our favorite scented M&M candles given to clients as anniversary gifts. We love them! But M&M provides much more than candles… Mineral and Matter is a jewelry and accessories company using nature and outer space to inspire everyday designs that are produced in-house by their women-empowered team. And they are committed to the community, through giveback programs and events, using their social platform to uplift and encourage women through their corner of shiny objects. To add even more creativity to their space, they recently opened a small nail bar located inside the flagship store - nail art designs are updated seasonally by talented artists!

177 E 900 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84111

10am-6pm Mon-Fri, 10am-4pm Sat-Sun


Atelier

Opened in 2017 by two women that needed space to grow their own businesses after expanding beyond what a garage could offer. Today, Atelier carries the work of over 30 independent artists, many from Salt Lake City and others from all over the United States. Their mission is to empower local creatives by providing a physical retail space where they can market their work and ideas. The cute boutique is tucked on chic Pierpont Ave, steps away from The Rose Establishment.

337 Pierpont Ave, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

11am-6pm Mon-Sat, 11am-4pm Sun


Salt & Honey

Run by two female entrepreneurs, Salt & Honey is entering its 7th year as a well known makers market offering a unique space for designers, artists, crafters, food experts, and vintage collectors to sell their goods. The staple Salt & Honey shop is in the heart of 9th & 9th, but you can find another location at Fashion Place Mall, and a pop-up shop in the Visit Salt Lake Gift Shop on SW Temple.

926 E 900 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84105

11am-6pm Mon-Thurs, 11am-7pm Fri-Sat, 11am-5pm Sun


Commerce & Craft

Nestled in the Sugarhouse neighborhood, this curated shop highlights originality, craftsmanship, cleverness and soul. The owner, Gail, started making and selling stained glass creations on Etsy, at farmers markets, and craft shows until she found the perfect little spot for her own stained glass studio (Luna Bella) and the birthplace of Commerce & Craft. The shop is stocked with a focus on small product companies, as well as local, national and global artists and crafters.

1950 1100 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84106

11:30am-6pm Tues-Sat (closed Sun & Mon)


Urban Arts Gallery

Conveniently located at the Gateway downtown, the Urban Arts Gallery is a non-profit venue of the Utah Art Alliance that features local art from Salt Lake City and Utah, in a wide variety of styles, genres, and media. The gallery showcases contemporary works by over 50 emerging and established Utah artists in the broad spectrum of street art to fine modern art, encouraging the appreciation of city life, cultural diversity, and diverse art mediums. You’ll find the perfect gifts for any art lover, big and small - from magnets, cards, tote bags and t-shirts to large pieces and sculptures.

116 S Rio Grande St, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

12pm-9pm Tues-Sun (closed Mon)


Hip & Humble

Locally owned boutiques in Salt Lake City, Farmington and Bountiful, featuring unique home goods, clothing and gifts. The Salt Lake City location sits near the infamous new whale statue on 9th South, and is a staple for whenever we need to gift (or handbag) shop. It’s hard to believe they started out selling shabby-chic furniture! H&H is proud of their quality, sustainable, and locally sourced products - shoes, organic soaps, timeless jewelry, etc. In addition, owner Sheridan has served on local business boards and leadership teams, and has been a longstanding supporter of the local nonprofit, Women of the World, which helps forcibly displaced women assimilate into Salt Lake City and become our neighbors, community members and allies in female empowerment.

1043 E 900 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84105

10am-7pm Mon-Sat, 12-5pm Sun


Lillie Bee Emporium

Located in the heart of Sugar House (next door to Commerce & Craft), Lillie Bee works with many artisans and vendors locally and worldwide to fill the shop with unique items. An emporium of treasures, curiosities, & tea! The cute shop has a vintage aesthetic and features all types of goodies such as candles, jewelry, cards, boutique teas and teawares, home decor, soap, children's gifts, and more. There is a lot to see - new, vintage, and handmade.

1950 1100 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84106

11am-5pm Mon-Sat (closed Sun)


The Village Vintage Interiors

Also in Sugar House, at the Village Vintage Interiors, which opened at the beginning of 2021, you'll find anything from antique home decor, to vintage clothing, new handmade jewelry, art, and artisan products. The Village Vintage is a mix of over thirty vendors that collect some of the most unique and interesting pieces to make your house feel like home. Every visit feels like a fun treasure hunt.

2015 S 1100 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84106

10am-7pm Mon-Sat, 12pm-4pm Sun


Curriculum

Curriculum opened in October of 2016, right in the heart of the 9th and 9th neighborhood. They stock fine grooming products and an assortment of quality accessories, and lifestyle goods sourced locally and abroad. A beautifully chic shop selling quality goods, with an attached barber shop.

865 E 900 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84105

9am-8pm Mon-Sat, 10am-7pm Sun


Thyme and Place

Bringing people and plants together! This is not your traditional flower shop or nursery, but rather a light-filled store where offerings and displays are fueled by the owner, Melinda Meservy’s love for plants, community, and local and responsible sourcing. A DIY potting station anchors the lofty space. You'll also find gift cards, art pieces, décor items and gardening supplies. The charming shop hosts classes and activities and also houses Green Thread Herbs, an herbal apothecary and plant medicine boutique.

362 E 900 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84111

11am-6pm Wed-Sun (closed Mon & Tues)


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