10 Gifts That Perfectly Capture the Essence of Austin
With so many great local stores to shop for gifting, it’s easy to find the perfect present for each Austinite in your life. Capture the city’s unique personality and share the essence of Austin with your loved ones this holiday season — These gifts leave nothing to be desired!
Wildsam Field Guide to Austin
Perfect for those either moving to Austin or wanting to explore the depths of the city, this “field guide” is full of stories, interviews, maps and the best things to do around town.
El Arroyo Book of Signs
Chances are you’ve passed the snarky El Arroyo sign heading into downtown Austin, and the restaurant’s gift books compile the best of the best!
Jo’s Coffee Gift Box
While Jo’s Coffee has plenty of merchandise featuring the famous “I Love You So Much” script, possibly the company’s best gift is a box comprised of the signature Jo’s coffee blend and two branded mugs.
The Local Deck
This little box is full of coasters that double as over $300 worth of coupons to local Austin hot spots. It’s the perfect way to gift friends and family countless experiences around the city!
Sold by Luxe Apothetique, these coasters offer plenty of Austin icons to choose from — Meaning you’re surely find your friends and family’s favorite scenes to gift this year.
Elizabeth Street Cafe Cookbook
This well-know Austin establishment serves up fine French food with an asian twist. Now you can too! Bring the bold flavors of Elizabeth Street Cafe into your home with this great cookbook.
Kerbey Lane Cafe Pancake Mixes
While Kerbey Lane is known for its famous queso, the same can be said for its pancakes. These mixes bring the tastes of the Austin staple restaurant into the home!
Described as “reminiscent of cool summer mornings on Lady Bird Lake and hikes along the Greenbelt”, this candle was specifically designed with Austin in mind.
Matthew McConaughey Votive Candle
Alright, alright, alright! You don’t need to think twice about adding this candle to your Christmas shopping list. We live in a big city of Matthew McConaughey fans, so this is a safe bet for every white elephant gift exchange you attend this year.
Hand-Embroidered Austin Pillow
Bring a little Austin flare into your home with this gorgeous hand-embroidered pillow. From significant locations to city symbols, this chic accent piece perfectly captures the best of our city.