Your Guide to Small Business Saturday in Downtown St. Louis

Thanksgiving is upon us, and we all know what comes after the parades and food coma: holiday shopping. You may be standing in line at big-box stores on Black Friday waiting for deals, but remember to check out St. Louis’ local businesses for truly one-of-a-kind presents. Wondering where to start this Small Business Saturday? Here are five stores in Downtown St. Louis you can’t miss.

Fresh Image

714 N. Tucker Blvd.

Hoping to give the gift of fashion this holiday season? Downtown’s Fresh Image offers an ample boutique shopping experience of curated, urban streetwear items. Shop on-trend brands like Cult of Individuality, Rock Revival and Vie+Riche for quality hats, denim, shoes, sweatshirts and more. Be sure to give yourself enough time to shop—the selection size is impressive.

Kessler Mroz Jewelry

777 Olive St.

Since 1904, Kessler Mroz Jewelry has brought St. Louisans expert craftsmanship in the custom jewelry business, as well as ready-to-purchase fine jewelry and watches. Shopping hint: Minimalist pieces, hoop earrings and colorful pieces are all in style—although if you’re unsure what to purchase for your loved one, the Kessler Mroz staff can certainly point you in the right direction.


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Levine Hat Co.

1416 Washington Ave.

Forget grabbing dad another tie this year. Upgrade your gift by purchasing a hat by Downtown’s historic Levine Hat Co. Founded in 1903, Levine Hat Co. stocks literally thousands of headwear options displayed on racks for a better shopping experience. Dress things up with a sleek fedora or dashing 8-panel cap, or play it safe with a baseball cap or beanie of the highest quality.

Star Clipper

1319 Washington Ave.

On the hunt for a fun gift? Star Clipper may be your one-and-done shop. In addition to its exuberant comic selection, Star Clipper carries a variety of graphic novels, action figures, collectibles, themed apparel, board games and collectible card games. Make your Small Business Saturday twice as local by picking up a St. Louis-based comic—the store stocks a variety of work by local writers.


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Big Shark Bicycle Company

1009 Locust St.

Support your favorite athlete with items from Urban Shark, the Downtown St. Louis branch of Big Shark Bicycle Company. In addition to its full-service Downtown repair shop, Urban Shark stocks plenty of bicycles and accessories. If you want to make 2019 your family’s year of healthy living, start with the right (active) holiday presents.


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Julia Cain

Julia Cain is a St. Louis reporter and blogger.


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