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From The Blog Shop local: A Woodstock village guide

Woodstock village has an abundance of shops that are sure to contain the perfect gift for that special person in your life.

    If you, like the rest of us, are struggling to think of the perfect present for that hard-to-buy-for someone, rest easy! Take a stroll through Woodstock village with us and discover a treasure trove of options.

    Keep reading to uncover our shopping suggestions for the following categories:

    • Clothing
    • Home decor
    • Books
    • Creatively curated collections
    • Jewelry
    • Whimsical finds
    • Art
    • Kids' clothes & toys
    • Gently used & antique merchandise
    • Handmade pieces
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    For the fashion-forward friend:

    37 Central Clothiers is bursting with beautiful options for the fashionista in your life! Here you’ll find everything from party-perfect dresses to the coziest ski-inspired sweatshirt you ever did see.

    • Carries: Women’s clothing, jewelry, accessories
    • Location: 37 Central St, Woodstock, VT
    • Hours: 10 AM - 5 PM Monday through Saturday, 11 AM - 4 PM Sunday

      Practical-meets-fashionable at Elevation Clothing where you’ll find beloved brands of outdoor enthusiasts like Patagonia, Icebreaker, Barbour, Bogs, and more – for a top-to-bottom wardrobe that’s comfortable, chic, built-to-last, and ready for adventure.

      • Carries: Men’s, women’s, and children’s clothing, accessories
      • Location: 15 Central St, Woodstock, VT
      • Hours: 10 AM - 5 PM Monday through Saturday, 11 AM - 4 PM Sunday

      Footprints offers two floors of high-end women’s clothing, from beautiful boots built for comfort to wardrobe staples with pretty pops of color.

      • Carries: Women’s clothing, jewelry, accessories
      • Location: 29 Central St, Woodstock, VT
      • Hours: Call for more information at (802) 457-3395
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      Sudie's Boutique

      Sudie’s Clothing Boutique carries classic pieces with a twist, from cozy heathered sweaters with heart-shaped elbow patches, to wedge booties, statement-making cashmere turtlenecks, colorful puffer jackets, “game day” tops brought back by popular demand, and more.

      • Carries: Women’s clothing, jewelry, accessories
      • Location: 16 Central St, Woodstock, VT
      • Hours: 10 AM - 5:30 PM Monday through Saturday, 11 AM - 4 PM Sunday

      Cozy up within the Woodstock location of the Vermont Flannel Company – a wood-paneled oasis with racks and racks of insanely soft flannel that’s handmade, 100% cotton, and 100% comfy.

      • Carries: Men’s and women’s clothing, accessories, blankets
      • Location: 13 Elm St, Woodstock, VT
      • Hours: 9 AM - 6 PM Monday through Thursday, 9 AM - 7 PM Friday and Saturday, 10 AM - 5 PM Sunday

      For the ADRENALINE JUNKIE:

      Outdoor lovers, rejoice! Gear Traders, an outdoor gear consignment shop set right in the action of Woodstock village, is your resource for everything rustic and ready for out-of-doors adventures, from winter clothing to sleeping bags, boots, nordic and alpine skis, telemark gear, snowboards, ice climbing essentials, sleds, and more!

      • Carries: Clothes and outdoor gear
      • Location: 1 The Green, Woodstock, VT
      • Hours: 11 AM - 5 PM Sunday through Tuesday, 1 - 5 PM Wednesday, 11 AM - 5 PM Thursday, 10 AM - 5 PM Friday and Saturday

      Get amped at Woodstock Sports! This is your resource for not just bicycles, but also cozy clothes, winterwear from brands like Toni Sailer, travel accessories, backpacks by Douchebags (yes, you read that right), boots and shoes from brands including On, among others. Even the little ones are covered here – from head to toe.

      • Carries: Men’s, women’s, and children’s clothing, accessories
      • Location: 30 Central St, Woodstock, VT
      • Hours: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM Monday through Saturday, closed Sundays

      For the genius decorator:

      R.T. Home brings textures, colors, and shapes from around the world to Woodstock! With its selection of vintage carpets, furniture, place settings, throw pillows, and every piece of décor in between, you’re sure to find a range of household adornments that would make Martha Stewart proud.

      • Carries: Décor, gifts, furniture
      • Location: 43 Central St, Woodstock, VT
      • Hours: 10 AM - 5 PM Monday through Saturday, 12 - 4 PM Sunday
      Clover Gift Shop
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      Clover Gift Shop

      A store called a “must stop + shop when in Woodstock,” Clover Gift Shop is one that demands you take your time. Every nook and cranny contain a different product perfect for gifting, from souvenirs and mementos embroidered with bits of Vermont culture (hello hand-hooked ski pillows!), to candles, quilts, and a jaw-dropping assortment of CBD products.

      • Carries: Décor, gifts, cards, CBD products
      • Location: 10 Elm St, Woodstock, VT
      • Hours: 10 AM - 6 PM Monday through Thursday, 9 AM - 7 PM Friday, 10 AM - 6 PM Saturday and Sunday

      For everyone’s favorite bookworm:

      Vermont’s oldest independent bookshop is our little corner of literary paradise! The bright, sunny exterior of Yankee Bookshop will draw you in, and within its cozy confines, you’ll uncover bestsellers, staff picks, new releases, and classics alike.

      • Location: 12 Central St, Woodstock, VT
      • Hours: 10 AM - 6 PM Monday through Saturday, 11 AM - 5 PM Sunday

      Pleasant Street Books & Cards is your go-to resource for the book collector in your life. First editions? Rare books? Refurbished tomes? They’ve got them all! With over 10,000 antiquarian books in all topics, this beloved shop sitting just outside the hubbub of the village is well worth a visit.

      • Location: 48 Pleasant St, Woodstock, VT
      • Hours: Call for more information at (802) 457-4050
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      A snowy December Evening at the Yankee Bookshop

      For creatively curated pieces:

      The Vermont Horse Country Store has hitched itself to Woodstock village – but only for this winter season! So head to this sweet shop now for “everything for horses and the people who love them” – from apparel to equipment to toys for the little aspiring equestrian in your life.

      • Location: 20 Central St, Woodstock, VT
      • Hours: Thursday through Monday 10 AM - 5 PM or often later, Tuesday and Wednesday 1-5 PM

      Set into the Woodstock Inn & Resort's gorgeous grounds, The Spa at the inn is an oasis of relaxation and rejuvenation, with ample goodies to take home for that special someone looking for some zen. In the spa's shop, you'll discover perfumes, soaps and shampoos, makeup, aromatherapy and skincare products, and other essentials for much-needed at-home pampering.

      • Location: 14 The Green, Woodstock, VT
      • Hours: 9:30 AM - 7 PM Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM - 7 PM Saturday and Sunday

      F.H. Gillingham & Son’s is our very own jack-of-all-trades! Walk over the creaking floorboards from room to room and spy a bit of everything this general store contains: local goodies like maple syrup, cheeses, and handmade wares, household goods, groceries, treats and toys for your furry friends, hunting and outdoor gear, clothing, and toys for kids young and old are just the beginning.

      • Location: 16 Elm St, Woodstock, VT
      • Hours: 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM Monday through Saturday, 10 AM - 5 PM Sunday
      Gillingham's Country Store Inside
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      Holiday gifts from FH Gillingham & Sons
      FH Gillingham & Sons
      Holiday gifts from FH Gillingham & Sons
      FH Gillingham & Sons
      Holiday gifts from FH Gillingham & Sons
      FH Gillingham & Sons

      For something with a bit of shine:

      Handcrafted in Vermont, everything found in Woodstock’s Danforth Pewter shop was designed with care – and the vision that each piece would be passed down through generations. The shop offers a wide range of products, including pieces for the home – like vases, picture frames, dinnerware, and more – as well as jewelry, baby keepsakes, and accessories.

      • Location: 9 Central St, Woodstock, VT
      • Hours: 9:30 AM - 5 PM Monday through Saturday, 10 AM - 4 PM Sunday
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      N T Ferro Jewelers

      Everything that glitters at NT Ferro Jewelers is gold – or something equally dazzling! This high-end jewelry shop carries estate jewelry, custom creations, bands, bridal pieces, watches, and charms – the perfect place to find a show-stopping gift for someone you love.

      • Location: 11 Central St, Woodstock, VT
      • Hours: 10 AM - 5 PM daily

        Zayas Jewelers is your resource for one-of-a-kind statement-making jewelry. From a pendant that emulates the sun and sea to a watch nestled in a flourish of diamond-encrusted flowers, the selection at Zayas is varied, but every piece is sure to catch your breath.

        • Location: 12 Central St, Woodstock, VT
        • Hours: 10 AM - 5:30 PM Monday through Friday, 10 AM - 3:30 PM Saturday, closed Sunday

        For the whimsical one:

        After 40 years of business, Unicorn hasn’t lost an ounce of its sparkle! Step right up to this jam-packed shop for a little bit of this and that and a whole lot of magic. There, you’ll get lost within the statement jewelry, crafts, toys that’ll make your eyes light up, pocket knives, novelty goods, gag gifts, and you guessed it, unicorns!

        • Location: 15 Central St, Woodstock, VT
        • Hours: 9:30 AM - 5 PM Monday through Friday, 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM Saturday, 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM Sunday

        Perched above the rushing water of Kedron Brook, Primrose Garden is its own fairy garden in the heart of the village. Inside, the shop’s walls are lined with colorful baubles, outdoor and indoor décor, and famously fragrant potpourri. Outside on the back porch, let your thoughts drift as the brook babbles happily in your ear.

        • Location: 26 Central St, Woodstock, VT
        • Hours: Call for more information at (802) 457-4049
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        For the art enthusiast:

        Take a tour of this family shop, Gallery on the Green, for a welcoming, homey art experience. With paintings large and small crafted by owner and artist Chip Evans – as well as other New England-based artists – there are many colorful scenes to admire with the friendly guidance of Chip’s wife Opal and their sweet canine assistant, Bear.

        • Location: 1 The Green, Woodstock, VT
        • Hours: 10 AM - 5 PM Monday through Friday, 10 AM - 6 PM Saturday, 11 AM - 4 PM Sunday

        As the oldest artist-owned gallery in Vermont, Fox Gallery has a pedigree any aesthete can admire. Visit this stately brick building within the village for a fine selection of paintings (originals and prints) and sculptures.

        • Location: 5 The Green, Woodstock, VT
        • Hours: Call for more information at (802) 457-3944

        For art that embraces fun, check out The Woodstock Gallery! Encompassing various styles, colors, and mediums, this collection is sure to wow you with eclectic paintings, jewelry, photography, pottery, woodcarving, and metalwork.

        • Location: 6 Elm St, Woodstock, VT
        • Hours: 10 AM - 5 PM Monday through Saturday, 11 AM - 4 PM Sunday

        For the little ones in your life:

        Get ready to swoon at Red Wagon Toy Co.! Sweet ensembles, toys built for life, and interactive crafts round out a selection that harkens back to old-fashioned playthings with the zip, color, and playfulness today’s kids adore.

        • Location: 41 Central St, Woodstock, VT
        • Hours: 9:30 AM - 5 PM Monday through Saturday, 11 AM - 4 PM Sunday

        Although the Woodstock Pharmacy has much more than toys – think local snacks, cards, colorful Vera Bradley bags, toiletries and essentials – it’s the array of options from any kid’s wish list that wows. Quality brands like Duplo, Calico Critters, Lego, Melissa & Doug, and Schleich make up the bulk of the selection, guaranteeing you’ll find the perfect toy for any picky little one. Come for the snacks and toys, stay a minute longer for the stuffed dragon!

        • Location: 19 Central St, Woodstock, VT
        • Hours: 8 AM - 6 PM Monday through Saturday, 8 AM - 1 PM Sunday
        Red Wagon Toy Co
        Red Wagon Toy Co

        For something old but new:

        Who is Sylvia? is the shop out of any vintage-lover’s dreams. Painstakingly curated, this selection of designer throwback finds – from the likes of Karl Lagerfeld, Chanel, and Jean Paul Gaultier, to name a few – is sure to make you swoon.
        Carries: Women’s clothing, jewelry, accessories

        • Location: 26 Central St, Woodstock, VT
        • Hours: Monday 11 AM - 5 PM, closed Tuesday and Wednesday during winter hours, Thursday 11 AM - 5 PM, 11 AM - 6 PM Friday and Saturday, Sunday 11 AM - 5 PM

        Ellaway’s Attic is an upstairs gem we’ve covered before here in our Best of Antiquing guide! This consignment shop is brimming with finds priced to sell, including home décor, furniture, lighting, local art, textiles, and more!

        • Location: 14 Central St, Woodstock, VT
        • Hours: 10 AM - 5 PM Monday through Saturday, Sunday 11 AM - 4 PM

        Classic Louis Vuitton bags, Gucci watches, and vibrant, eye-catching scarves from the likes of Hermes and Chanel are just some of the treasures you’ll find at Encore Designer Consignment, at the intersection of Central and Elm Streets in Woodstock’s village.

        • Location: 1 The Green, Woodstock, VT
        • Hours: 11 AM - 5 PM Monday and Tuesday, 1 - 5 PM Wednesday and Thursday, 11 AM - 5 PM Friday through Sunday

        For a bit of handmade magic:

        Collective: The Art of Craft is where gorgeous works from local artists come together. Whether you’re in the market for handmade cheeseboards or carved chessboards, pottery for your mantlepiece or for sipping coffee, jewelry, paintings, clothes, friendly felt toys, lamps that are a work of art, or the most beautiful rocking horses you’ve ever seen – you’ll find what you seek at Collective.

        • Location: 46 Central St, Woodstock, VT
        • Hours: 10 AM - 5 PM Monday through Saturday, 11 AM - 4 PM Sunday
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        Fossilglass

        Set just steps outside of the busiest part of town in a quaint brick beauty, Fossilglass is filled with “works of art for the home and table.” Created by artist Cristina Salusti, these pieces are meant to be admired, from tea lights that cast a beautiful glow to bowls that catch your eye with a glint of gold – so it’s no surprise much of her work (made by hand) has found its way into shops throughout NYC.

        • Location: 75 Central St, Woodstock, VT
        • Hours: Call for more information at (802) 230-8070

        If DIY is more your style, head to Whippletree Yarn Shop for supplies for handmade hats, gloves, scarves, or whatever strikes your fancy. This store offers yarn in every shade of the rainbow, as well as needle cases for knitting on-the-go and plans to help bring your gift to life.

        • Location: 7 Central St, Woodstock, VT
        • Hours: 10 AM - 5 PM Monday through Saturday, 11 AM - 4 PM Sunday

         

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