Top Unique Gift Shops For Last Minute Gifts
Northwest Arkansas is home to many independent retailers, including plenty of niche and eclectic boutiques with apparel, records, toys and more. If you’re in search of a perfect last-minute gift, you’ll find something in stock at one of these gift shops. Pick out a unique gift, wrap it and give it all in the same day.
Fayetteville: The French Cottage
You are sure to find that “La Cadeau Parfaite,” or perfect gift in this quaint boutique is set in a restored 1920’s cottage. We recommend scrolling through their Instagram page to get a feel for the type of unique items they offer.
Springdale: Big Fish Vinyl Records & Uniques
Go retro at Big Fish Vinyl Records & Uniques, where the record selection is as big as the fishing tales you’ll hear. The store has the largest selection of vinyl in the region, and one that’ll compete with anywhere outside of the major metros (e.g. New York, Los Angeles). There’s especially a lot of 70s, 80s — and old-school country, of course. You’ll also find plenty of other eras and genres, though.
If you are or know a vinyl aficionado, Big Fish Vinyl Records & Uniques is worth a drive. Make sure to talk with Rod the owner, who’ll gladly point you to some less common recommendations and share any information you’d like to know. Take a moment to pet the dogs, too.
Rogers: Dilly Dally’s Toy Store
For last minute kids gifts, you can’t go wrong making a quick trip to Dilly Dally’s! They have a large assortment of toys, and their store is conveniently organized so that toys can easily be found by age group.
Best part? They are professional gift wrappers too 😉
Rogers: The Dotted Pig
The Dotted Pig has everything from stylish women’s apparel to a bunny-themed dip holder. There’s also men’s grooming supplies, locally designed jewelry, a whole section of candles — and all things pig.
Something for everyone is available here. If you have a candle lover or farmer to buy for, though, The Dotted Pig is a must-shop.
Bentonville: Remedy Road
You’ll find high-end gifts imported from around the world at Remedy Road. Clothing for all, jewelry, totes, satchels and a few candles offer a plethora of gifts to choose from. You can also pick up some eclectic home decor.
Bentonville: The Perfect Choice
The Perfect Choice has the perfect gift for a special woman in your life. Unique apparel, locally themed decor and games, and (really good!) special-order baked goods are just a few of the varied items. That special woman can likewise find an outfit for tonight’s date from the stylish apparel, if she needs to.
Whether you’re gifting or dressing, The Perfect Choice has good choices for an imminent date or other special occasion.
Find Great Local Shops
Northwest Arkansas is home to some excellent local shops. No matter what you’re looking for, you’ll find something for each person on your list at these unique boutiques. Have fun shopping the region!