Holiday Gift Guide 2014, Pt. 4
Time, illusion or not, sure knows how to sneak up us. Another fleeting year is about to pass, but before it ends as suddenly as it began – there are a few more holidays to be celebrated. No matter what holidays or traditions you celebrate in December, there is sure to be gift giving involved.
Skip the shipping. Check out three gift ideas available in-store at Phoenix retailers…
Cassette Tee, $36 via Bunky Boutique (buy online here or shop in store)
Help your loved one express their appreciation for music, cassette tapes and local businesses with Bunky Boutique‘s “Loyal to the Soil Cassette” Tee. For those who don’t know, this boutique is located in the same building as Giant Coffee, on the corner of first street and McDowell avenue. While you’re there, grab a coffee for you and a gift card to give as a stocking stuffer.
Color: raisin; 50% Polyester, 25% Cotton, 25% Rayon; Machine wash cold; Available in men’s sizes (S-XL).
First Draft Book Bar and Changing Hands Bookstore gift card, $5-$200 (buy online here or in store)
You can’t go wrong with a gift card, especially to a place that has just about everything your heart could desire. This year, the people behind Changing Hands opened First Draft Book Bar in Phoenix. First Draft is the beautiful mergence of bookstore and bar, and like Changing Hands, it carries a range of products that can be given as gifts. Browse the store to see what you might want to give and if you can’t decide, buy a gift card so they can do the shopping themselves. This is clearly a win-win situation.
No expiration. No taxes. No shipping. A timeless gift for all seasons sent for you via US mail.
Touch Speaker Boom Box, $39.99 via Zia Records
Zia Records is a great place for a last-minute shoppers with music lovers on their list. The company has six locations in Arizona, four of which are located in and around Phoenix. This means you can eliminate shipping stress, get gifts right when you purchase them and better fake that you procrastinated. Music in various formats, movies, books, games, gift cards, electronics and other goods are in stock. The Speaker Boom Box is a neat gadget for people who love to listen to music loud or on their mobile device.
Place your phone or device onto the speaker and the sound will instantly amplify. No wires or pairing needed! This wireless speaker is perfect for outdoor entertaining or as a travel speaker with the built in rechargeable battery lasting a whopping 10 hours per charge! New technology allows the speaker to interact with the speaker on your device so that the sound is instantly magnified, and because there are no cords or connections, the Boom Box is compatible with any device which has an external speaker. You’ll be amazed at the sound boost you get just from touching your phone to the speaker!