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Birmingham, Alabama is blessed with many local gift stores to find just the right gift for your someone special. Avoid the big box stores and embrace the customer service and attention to detail that you’ll find at the stores below.

At StyleBlueprint, we partner with only the best businesses in town that eagerly look forward to serving you!

Below, find the top gift stores in Birmingham and enjoy shopping local!


Neighborhood: The Summit

This boutique chain, with just 10 locations around the USA, with all but one located in the South, Swoozie’s is an excellent choice when it comes to picking out birthday gifts for all ages, teacher gifts, holiday gifts, stocking stuffers, and everyday “happies”. With an abundance of items that can be personalized on the spot, as well as invitations, embroidery, thermal cups, journals, and so much more. This store is bursting with color and choices galore!

A view of Swoozie's in Birmingham
Swoozie’s is located at The Summit and is a great place to stop by and find a gift! Image: Swoozie’s


Neighborhood: Homewood, Trussville, Hoover, and Auburn

The winner of the ‘Alabama Retailer of the Year’ award, this boutique offers up everything from Greek gifts for sorority and fraternity life, seasonal gifts, home decor, clothing, jewelry, and accessories. Shop tried-and-true lines as well as exclusive products and brands that only Wrapsody carries in the Birmingham area. Check them out monthly for their 25% off candle selection! Look for brands like eNewton, Corkcicle, Nest, Barefoot Dreams, Anne Neilson, and many more.

Wrapsody storefront
Shop Wrapsody at any of the four locations in middle Alabama: Hoover, Trussville, Homewood, and Auburn.

The Mercantile

Neighborhood: Cahaba Heights

Since 2017, The Mercantile by Miller has been delighting shoppers from Birmingham and beyond with curated variety of options that comes from showcasing 50+ vendors in booths set up throughout the welcoming space. Owner Kay Miller used her decades of home remodeling and interior design experience to create an eye-catching marketplace with something for almost everyone. You’ll find everything from food and jewelry to adult and children’s clothing, luxury sleepwear, furniture, art and floral arrangements. When trying to find a gift for one person, or checking off a large list, this is your stop to find unique and delightful items for everyone while having fun enjoying the fun shopping at The Mercantile always brings.

a booth at The Mercantile in Birmingham, AL
You’ll delight in shopping at The Mercantile as you’ll find a large variety of offerings from small gifts, to home decor, to fashion, and more in a wide price range.
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Liza Graves

As CEO of StyleBlueprint, Liza also regularly writes for SB. Most of her writing is now found in the recipe archives as cooking is her stress relief!