December 04, 2020

22 San Antonio artisans and boutiques to support with your holiday shopping

Tempting as it may be to scour big-name online retailers for holiday gifts, we're here to remind you that the Alamo City is home to a multitude of creative entrepreneurs who can provide unique gifting options for your inner circle.

Now more than ever, it's crucial that small businesses feel the love, so we gathered 22 locally based makers that create gifts pretty much anyone would be thrilled to unwrap.
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Red Cat and Co.
2202 Broadway St., redcatandco.com
Housed in a bus parked at Broadway News, Red Cat and Co. is the place to find the perfect gift for your most stylish, hard to shop for friends. Whether you opt to splurge on a chic dress or stock up on stocking-suffer sized jewelry and accessories, Red Cat has got you covered.
Photo via Instagram / redcatandco
Red Cat and Co.
2202 Broadway St., redcatandco.com
Housed in a bus parked at Broadway News, Red Cat and Co. is the place to find the perfect gift for your most stylish, hard to shop for friends. Whether you opt to splurge on a chic dress or stock up on stocking-suffer sized jewelry and accessories, Red Cat has got you covered.
Photo via Instagram / redcatandco
Lunchroom Anxiety
2202 Broadway, lunchroomanxiety.com
Working authentically on a 1927 Singer chain-stitch machine, Bronte Treat creates covetable patches that put a contemporary spin on the Cosmic Cowboy aesthetic (think stars, planets, mushrooms and yellow roses) for her brand Lunchroom Anxiety. 
Photo by Bryan Rindfuss
Lunchroom Anxiety
2202 Broadway, lunchroomanxiety.com
Working authentically on a 1927 Singer chain-stitch machine, Bronte Treat creates covetable patches that put a contemporary spin on the Cosmic Cowboy aesthetic (think stars, planets, mushrooms and yellow roses) for her brand Lunchroom Anxiety.
Photo by Bryan Rindfuss
Carmel Soap Company
19178 Blanco Road, Suite 104 carmelsoap.com
The Carmel Soap Company has been providing plant-based, vegan friendly, additive-free skin and hair products since 2016. With no artificial colors or scents, their artisan soaps, lotions and scrubs are good and good for you. 
Photo via Facebook  
The Carmel Soap Company
Carmel Soap Company
19178 Blanco Road, Suite 104 carmelsoap.com
The Carmel Soap Company has been providing plant-based, vegan friendly, additive-free skin and hair products since 2016. With no artificial colors or scents, their artisan soaps, lotions and scrubs are good and good for you.
Photo via Facebook The Carmel Soap Company
Tillage Plants
125 Lamar, (210) 999-5717, tillageplants.com
Tillage Plants' lushly outfitted shop at 125 Lamar is a houseplant paradise, filled with everything from tiny succulents to tall potted palm trees, with options both for the budget-conscious as well as those looking to splurge.
Photo by Kara Johnson, courtesy of Tillage Plants
Tillage Plants
125 Lamar, (210) 999-5717, tillageplants.com
Tillage Plants' lushly outfitted shop at 125 Lamar is a houseplant paradise, filled with everything from tiny succulents to tall potted palm trees, with options both for the budget-conscious as well as those looking to splurge.
Photo by Kara Johnson, courtesy of Tillage Plants
Suck It Up, S.A.
suckitupsa.com
Suck It Up S.A. produces everything-but-the-booze cocktail kits with fresh juice mixers, syrups and shrubs that let folks sip expertly crafted drinks from the comfort of home. Gift a kit — priced between $15 and $25 — and be sure yours will be the gift everyone will be talking about. Try the seasonal coquito!
Photo courtesy of Suck It Up, S.A.
Suck It Up, S.A.
suckitupsa.com
Suck It Up S.A. produces everything-but-the-booze cocktail kits with fresh juice mixers, syrups and shrubs that let folks sip expertly crafted drinks from the comfort of home. Gift a kit — priced between $15 and $25 — and be sure yours will be the gift everyone will be talking about. Try the seasonal coquito!
Photo courtesy of Suck It Up, S.A.
Breakfast Friend
breakfastfriend.shop
For her brand Breakfast Friend, Bárbara Miñarro decorates reclaimed and vintage handbags with an array of designs featuring fruit, pastries and other (sometimes odd) items you might find stashed in a purse — even a can of Modelo beer.
Photo via Instagram / breakfastfriend
Breakfast Friend breakfastfriend.shop
For her brand Breakfast Friend, Bárbara Miñarro decorates reclaimed and vintage handbags with an array of designs featuring fruit, pastries and other (sometimes odd) items you might find stashed in a purse — even a can of Modelo beer.
Photo via Instagram / breakfastfriend
Honey Dipped Cosmetics
iamhoneydipped.com
Honey Dipped Cosmetics provides masks, hair serums and formulated skincare that’s specially curated to work on specific skin types. The formulated skincare kits can get a little pricey, but if social media feedback is to be believed, the reviews are glowing.
Photo via Instagram  
honeydippedcos
Honey Dipped Cosmetics
iamhoneydipped.com
Honey Dipped Cosmetics provides masks, hair serums and formulated skincare that’s specially curated to work on specific skin types. The formulated skincare kits can get a little pricey, but if social media feedback is to be believed, the reviews are glowing.
Photo via Instagram honeydippedcos
BEXAR Goods Co.
2202 Broadway St., bexargoods.com
Specializing in handmade leather products that are rugged, durable and attractive, BEXAR Goods Co. has a whole online shop full of beautiful items that are one of a kind and practical. The outfit even offers gift cards for those hard-to-shop-for adventurers on your list. 
Photo courtesy of BEXAR Goods Co.
BEXAR Goods Co.
2202 Broadway St., bexargoods.com
Specializing in handmade leather products that are rugged, durable and attractive, BEXAR Goods Co. has a whole online shop full of beautiful items that are one of a kind and practical. The outfit even offers gift cards for those hard-to-shop-for adventurers on your list.
Photo courtesy of BEXAR Goods Co.
Cereal Killer Sweets
1031 Patricia, Ste. 104, cerealkillersweets.com
This SA bakery is offering special Stocking Stuffer Boxes for the holiday season, featuring four large cookies and four cereal killers. Each box will contain limited edition flavors that won’t be available anywhere else, so don’t sleep on these sweets. 
Photo via Instagram / cerealkillersweets
Cereal Killer Sweets
1031 Patricia, Ste. 104, cerealkillersweets.com
This SA bakery is offering special Stocking Stuffer Boxes for the holiday season, featuring four large cookies and four cereal killers. Each box will contain limited edition flavors that won’t be available anywhere else, so don’t sleep on these sweets.
Photo via Instagram / cerealkillersweets
La Casa Frida
2202 Broadway, (210) 920-1907, la-casa-frida.myshopify.com
Another resident of Broadway News, La Casa Frida carries unique handmade items sourced from all over Mexico. The shop’s selection of handbags, phone cases, face masks and even pet accessories is guaranteed to bring a pop of color to your life.
Photo via Instagram / lacasafrida
La Casa Frida
2202 Broadway, (210) 920-1907, la-casa-frida.myshopify.com
Another resident of Broadway News, La Casa Frida carries unique handmade items sourced from all over Mexico. The shop’s selection of handbags, phone cases, face masks and even pet accessories is guaranteed to bring a pop of color to your life.
Photo via Instagram / lacasafrida