(Holiday) Shop like a local in DeSoto County

11 Nov / 2022

Looking for just the right gift for someone special this holiday season? DeSoto County, Mississippi, has a variety of locally owned shops with specially curated selections. From clothing for the whole family to home decor and trinkets, here are a few of our favorite local businesses we recommend you visit as you take care of that holiday shopping list.

Side Alley Gifts & Cafe has been voted “Best Gift Shop” by the DeSoto Times-Tribune three years in a row. The boutique’s offerings include handmade earrings and bracelets, kitchen utensils and seasonings, home furnishings, cocktail mixers and more.

Modern and eclectic, Saint + Social is a lifestyle boutique with products that will beg the question, “Where did you get that?” Glass vases, hammered stainless bowls, leopard bookends, candles and luxury spa goods are just a few examples of what you can expect to find in this shop.

Olive Branch
Olive Branch Florist is a full-service floral and gift shop with same-day delivery options. Specialized care is put into each bouquet whether your gathering is large or small. Gourmet baskets come with fresh fruits and tasty treats, and are a perfect gift for a holiday party hostess, your child’s teacher or for that one person in your life who says they don’t need anything at all. (Everyone needs flowers!)

All things baby can be found at Wild Oats Children’s Boutique. This shop in Old Towne Olive Branch specializes in adorable clothing ranging in sizes from newborn to juniors, children’s books and diaper bag essentials.

The BBQ Allstars is a dream store for food lovers and outdoor grill masters. This one-stop shop has barbecue essentials like specialty smokers, high-quality spices, sauces, supplies and more.

Family owned and operated for over 30 years, Custom Jewelry continues to be the go-to spot for dazzling designs in DeSoto County. Earrings, bracelets and necklaces, along with engraving and custom pieces, are available with expert jewelers guiding you every step of the way. What a beautiful holiday gift a piece from Custom Jewelry would make!

When you’re racking your brain to come up with unique holiday gifts to buy your nearest and dearest, think DeSoto County’s locally owned businesses. The variety of shops found here at the top of the ‘Sip are sure to have just what you’re looking for and then some.