It’s no secret that we love all things Birmingham, including the small, local businesses that make up the city’s incredible retail scene. After the hustle of Black Friday dies down, make plans to get out and support your local businesses on Small Business Saturday on Saturday, November 26. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite spots to add to your shopping route!
Where to Shop Small Business Saturday in Birmingham
5287 US-280, Suite 249, Mountain Brook, AL 35242 • (205) 769-6986
If you haven’t visited The Mercantile by Miller yet, it’s high time you paid a visit! With more than 62 galleries and 45 suppliers, The Mercantile offers a wide range of furniture, clothing, art, antiques, jewelry, artisan foods, floral arrangements, and more. You could truly spend hours perusing all the different booths and vendors. As an added bonus, they gift wrap! Shop for everyone on your holiday list, let the team at the Mercantile wrap it for you, and you’re all set!
4300 1st Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35222 • (205) 323-6033
The largest direct importer of French antiques in the Birmingham area, Lolo French Antiques, is full of unique treasures with lasting style that you can’t find anywhere else. Stop by Lolo to find fine European antiques, furniture, mirrors, accessories and lighting, longcase clocks, and countless other timeless treasures.
Scandinavian Design Gallery
3075 John Hawkins Pkwy, Birmingham, AL 35244 • (205) 985-4507
Birmingham’s Scandinavian Design Gallery is characterized by an aesthetic that is bold, colorful, and sleek, specializing in designs you’ll be hard-pressed to find anywhere else. Shop furniture and accessories for every room in the house and consult with experienced design experts in-store. For Black Friday and Small Business Saturday, they will be running a 15% sale — the perfect time to shop for gifts and for fabulous pieces to spruce up your own space!
Bromberg’s is one of Alabama’s leading jewelers that has been serving loyal customers for more than a century. The team at Bromberg’s specializes in designer jewelry, engagement rings, timepieces, fine china and crystal, everyday tableware, and an extensive bridal registry. Your own holiday wishlist will certainly fill up after spending some time in this beautiful store!
The Lingerie Shoppe
2403 Montevallo Road, Mountain Brook, AL 35223 • (205) 871-8994
A staple in Mountain Brook Village, The Lingerie Shoppe excels in customer service and carries only the best brands in sleepwear, personal wear, and shapewear. In addition to personal wear, The Lingerie Shoppe carries satin pillowcases, lingerie bags, and handkerchiefs, all of which can be monogrammed in-house. This is a must-visit shop in the heart of Mountain Brook!
3048 Independence Drive (Highway 31), Homewood, AL 35209 • (205) 783-1350
For more home decor gifts — or for furniture and accents to spruce up your own space in time for holiday guests — Stock & Trade is a must-visit, offering stunning options for every room in the house. Beyond their in-stock pieces, they offer an extensive inventory of custom and special-order options. (And, if you’ve ever furnished a new or newly renovated space, you know a gift card to an amazing spot like Stock & Trade is an absolute godsend.)
1900 Cahaba Road, Mountain Brook, AL 35223 • (205) 918-0505
From antique French chests to modern light fixtures, Henhouse Antiques has one-of-a-kind finds that span generations of style. Their accessories include handwoven baskets, ironware, crystal, and silver pieces. In addition to beautiful decor, Henhouse Antiques has a remarkable collection of jewelry and accessories.
Paige Albright Orientals
2814 Petticoat Lane, Mountain Brook, AL 35223 • (205) 877-3232
At Paige Albright Orientals, you can expect to find gorgeous oriental rugs, custom woven wool flatweaves, cowhides, pillows, and beautiful, unique gift items. The team at Paige Albright Orientals strives to provide unique pieces for their customers, and they truly have an undeniable eye for stunning decor.
2815B 18th Street South, Homewood, AL 35209 • (205) 703-8821
More than just a floral design studio, Wild Things is a small local business you need to visit. The team at Wild Things has carefully curated a wide range of gift-giving options like bath and body products, jewelry, kids’ novelties, sweet treats, and even items for your furry friends. Grab a gift for someone on your holiday shopping list, and maybe a little something for yourself, too!
Holland & Birch
1816 28th Avenue South, Homewood, AL, 35209 • (205) 283-5338
Holland & Birch offers a line of ornaments and carefully handcrafted jewelry, all classically stylish with a hint of bohemian charm. The best part? Many of their designs are created to support a variety of local fundraising efforts! This year, they’re offering a Black Friday sale that’s already in effect, both in-store and online. Be sure to check back regularly, as they’ll be adding new items to the sale every day.
Cradle + Bee
3150 Heights Village, Mountain Brook, AL 35243 • (205) 972-1414
In Cahaba Village, you’ll find the incredibly cute boutique, Cradle + Bee. This shop has everything you need from clothing and gifts to home decor and accessories. They even have a great selection of furniture for nurseries and adorable clothes for mamas-to-be. The team at Cradle + Bee prides itself on carrying several local brands and supporting their local community!
2829 2nd Avenue South, Unit 100, Mountain Brook, AL 35223 • (205) 324-7613
In the market for a gorgeous new piece of furniture or two? Richard Tubb Interiors is a beloved store in the heart of Pepper Place that simply exudes elegance. In addition to fabulous home decor, Richard Tubb has a beautiful collection of designer jewelry, fine art, and accessories.
3122 Heights Village, Birmingham, AL 35243 • (205) 871-9093
If you’re out shopping for the fashionista on your list, or if you want to treat yourself to a new piece or two, Manhattan South is the place that can dress you from head to toe. Known for its easy West Coast style with the perfect balance of sophistication, this Cahaba Heights boutique has popular name brands, beautiful handbags, designer denim, jewelry, and accessories.
281 Rele Street, Mountain Brook, AL 35223 • (205) 871-9093
If you’re looking for something unique, A’mano is your one-stop-shop. From home decor and accessories to baby gifts, books, and fashion accessories, A’mano has something for everyone on your holiday shopping list. The staff at A’mano can assist you in picking out the perfect gift for anyone on your list!
1028 Marble Terrace, Suite 116, Hoover, AL 35244 • (205) 989-7277
For unique home décor, festive holiday items, trendy clothing and accessories, and everything you need to make your house a home, head to Wrapsody on Small Business Saturday.
1130 22nd Street South, Birmingham, AL 35205 • (205) 802-2100
It would be easy to spend your entire Saturday at Pepper Place. With multiple shops, restaurants, bars, and coffee shops, you can support several small local businesses in Birmingham’s entertainment district. Pop in Farmstand by Stone Hollow Farms and pick up a beautiful bouquet of local flowers, peruse all things Birmingham at Yellowhammer Print Shop, and stop by Red Cat for a hot cup of coffee when you run low on shopping fuel!
Support these amazing local businesses and many, many more on Small Business Saturday. Happy shopping, Birmingham!
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