November 14, 2021 compiled by Anchor Staff (photos by Joshua Ross and some courtesy photos)
This holiday season we are so excited to be partnering with many of our local businesses to showcase the many opportunities we have to SHOP LOCAL this holiday season. With shipping delays and stock shortages galore, we are so fortunate to have such a variety of local gift and shopping options! Our local store owners have been working so hard behind the scenes for you to ensure they are well stocked this holiday season so that you can find something for everyone on your list right here in Hingham!
As local small business owners ourselves, we know how important it is to support our local economy and we are making every effort we can this holiday season to SHOP EARLY, SHOP LOCAL and SHOP OFTEN, and we hope you'll join us. Without further ado, here are a few of our favorite local things this holiday season!
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Local fashionistas are likely already familiar with ASSEMBLY SHOWROOM and if not, do yourself a favor and stop by one of their showrooms in Hingham, Cohasset, and Duxbury immediately!
Local owner, Matt Gallagher, has carefully curated a collection of designer brands including Marine Layer, Citizens of Humanity, Paige, Agolde, Velvet, Closed, Bare Knitwear, Taylor Stitch, Rails, Sol Angeles, Faherty, The Great, Free City, and more. In addition to apparel, Assembly Showroom also carries a variety of home and gift items such as outerwear accessories, unique (and hysterical) greeting cards, jewelry, sunglasses, cologne, wallets and hats as well as a stunning collection of framed artwork by local photographer Brooke Bartletta.
The gifting options are endless at ASSEMBLY this holiday season but here are a few favorites that we know will make your guy or gal smile.
ASSEMBLY is well stocked with local men’s favorite Marine Layer. With everything from outerwear, weekender bags and pom beanies – Assembly will have local men looking sharp this winter. The stylish and warm Marine Layer Corbet Full Zip Jacket retails for $145, the Marine Layer Pom Beanie comes in multiple colors for $48 and the Ski Bag comes in small and large in multiple color ways for $145-$185 pending size – the perfect winter weekender bag.
For those seeking the ultimate cozy gift, ASSEMBLY carries a wide variety of sweats from designer favorite FREECITY. FREECITY sweatpants and hoodies come in a rainbow of colors and Assembly has the best stock with new colors arriving weekly.
For those hard to shop for people, ASSEMBLY carries a line of Wooly fine leather wallets which are handmade in the US. Starting at $75 they come in both black and brown leathers in a variety of sizes. They also carry Abbott NYC fragrances. Each parfum is unisex, depicts nature and is inspired by different destinations around the world. Starting at just $29 the Abbott Exploration set is just $29 and makes a great gift for any traveler. To keep everyone warm and looking chic, they also have a variety of unisex wool beanies from Upstate Stock ($38 retail).
ASSEMBLY SHOWROOM in Hingham is located at 24 North Street, Downtown Hingham. You can also shop their collections online, and they ship anywhere! They are stocking new items daily and always looking to stock new brands – stop by and Matt, Evan and Mary will gladly help you find the perfect gift (or gift for yourself, we won’t judge!). If you have any questions email [email protected]
Hingham Jewelers is a third-generation local jeweler founded in 1948. Owners Stacey & David Page along with their son Michael (also Hingham’s favorite meteorologist) share the same level of commitment to integrity and client service that the business was founded on. Hingham Jeweler’s staff includes a jeweler on-site who handles jewelry repairs as well as the ability to design custom pieces of jewelry or rework an outdated look.
A visit to Hingham Jewelers is always a treat and they have a huge variety of unique and gorgeous baubles to spoil everyone on your gift list this holiday season. They are well stocked with a wide variety of options at varying price points. Not your average jewelry store, Hingham Jeweler’s offers something for everyone that you won’t find anywhere else!
A few of our favorites include the “Seven Hopes for You” necklace. This piece was specially designed by Stacey Page and is made in-house to meet the needs of customers looking for a simple yet meaningful gift. Whether near or far, the Seven Hopes for You Necklace will guide and protect you wherever you are! Each ring signifies Strength, Love, Happiness, Wealth, Peace, Long-Life and Health. The necklace is made in Sterling Silver and Gold and ranges from $75-100 in sterling silver pending length.
Another unique item is the Circle of Life necklace. Each circle can slide onto almost any necklace or chain. Designed in-house at Hingham Jewelers, the Circle of Life charms are a nice substitute for a traditional mother’s ring and are available in any birthstone. Charms start at $240 (pending birthstone).
For the ultimate WOW factor – diamonds are always a good choice! Hingham Jewelers offers a variety of nearly colorless, quality diamonds from Tennis Bracelets to Necklaces and Diamond Studs starting at .25 carats to 5+ carats and up! They offer an exquisite collection of diamond jewelry.
Stop by Hingham Jewelers, located at 35 Whiting Street in Hingham or call (781) 749-2108 to make a shopping appointment. They will be open seven days per week November 30 through Christmas Eve and their website is updated every evening with their latest inventory.
Home in Harmony Designs is a full service residential and commercial design firm and retail boutique in Hingham creating inspired, healthy, and vibrant spaces. Founded by Christa O’Leary, an interior designer, author and green-living expert, Home in Harmony creates spaces that inspire everyone to live a more stylish, harmonious, healthy life. Whether it’s your home or office they provide creative solutions to help their clients live their optimal lives.
With interior design clients located across the country, Christa travels quite a bit and has curated a retail showroom experience located in Hingham Center featuring a variety of home gifts and items inspired by her travels. Creating a space and products that are both aesthetically pleasing as well as nurturing is Christa’s design philosophy. Located at 290 Main Street, her boutique is full of unique holiday gifting gems – from hostess gifts to fine art, home décor & more there is something for everyone in your life.
For the hostess with the mostess, you will find coordinating matchstick sets, napkin holders/napkins & serving dishes.
With Christa’s help your home will be holiday ready for both cozy winter nights at home and wowing holiday guests! Christa can help with all the little extras that make a big impact from tissue holders, waste baskets, high-end pillows, and more.
You can also give the gift of design and enlist Christa’s full residential/commercial design services – the gift that you will enjoy for years to come. Follow @homeinharmonydesigns on Instagram to be inspired through her designs and visit her showroom to make your home special this holiday season! Home in Harmony’s Retail boutique is located at 290 Main Street Hingham and can be reached at 781-749-2194 or [email protected].
When you enter La Petite Maison in Downtown Hingham, you are instantly whisked away to Paris! Nanette Walsh has owned La Petite Maison for 22 years and makes an annual trip to France each year to shop the local markets and keep her store well stocked with a variety of antique finds and the finest luxury home goods. Their holiday window displays are breathtaking, and we look forward to them each year as a sure sign that the holiday season has arrived in Hingham!
From Yves Delorme and Matouk luxury bedding lines to Le Jacquard Francais table linens and Juliska tableware, La Petite Maison’s high-end collection of homewares is trés magnifique! They also carry a precious collection of fine Baby’s clothing from Petit Bateau, Joy Street, and among other fine brands, as well as a collection of beautiful soaps, candles and fragrances that make great hostess gifts.
A few of our favorite gift items from La Petite Maison this holiday season include:
Handmade “Apt Ware” Provence Pottery – Nan bought this exquisite pottery line directly from the craftsman, Atelier Rigo. His work is known for its marbleized appearance. The pottery line is truly unique. Limited stock is available in a range of designs starting at $40 to $450. Stop by to see this for yourself, it is STUNNING!
La Petite Maison carries a gorgeous line of sleepwear and luxury robes to help you stay warm and cozy all winter long. They have colorful, patterned pajama sets from Bedhead, an organic and ethically sourced designer. They also carry sleepwear and robes from European designers, Laurence Tavernier and Pluto.
Throughout La Petite Maison you will find seven different holiday trees outfitted with an incredible assortment of unique ornaments that make a thoughtful gift for every person on your list. With specialty collections curated for Animal Lovers, Chefs/Foodies, Pop Culture, Children, and Coastal lovers we promise you will find something for everyone that will be cherished year after year! Ornaments start at just $10.
Be sure to stop by La Petite Maison located at 142 North Street this holiday season. They pride themselves on a personal shopping experience and unique product offerings.
Holiday hours are Monday to Saturday 10-6, Sundays 12-5, and Thursdays in December from 10-7. They can also be reached at 781-741-8393 or [email protected] and on Instagram @lapetitemaison_.
The Whitney Gordon’s Jewelers is a family run business in downtown Hingham since 1950 where Michael and Lorraine Campbell have owned it for the past 36 years. They offer a friendly atmosphere and personal service which only a local jeweler can achieve including local repairs & on-site engraving. This holiday season they have something unique and special for everyone on your list.
Here are a few of our favorite items this holiday season:
They have a fine selection of silverplated holiday ornaments – an awesome keepsake every year. You can engrave each ornament with a name, date, or any sentiment you choose. The ornaments range in price from $30-$50 plus cost of engraving.
For the special little ones in your life, they have adorable and affordable holiday earrings including Star of David, Christmas Trees, Santa’s and more starting at just $12. For Tween and teens, charm bracelets are a great choice starting at $25 for sterling silver with charms starting at $20 and up. They have a wide variety of Rembrandt charms for every occasion and hobby imaginable!
For the loved ones you want to spoil they also offer a fine selection of diamond and precious stone jewelry, including these delicate eternity circles that come in sterling silver, gold or gold fill from $48-$325. Layering necklaces is the latest fashion and they have lots of great choices in stock!
Go visit Lorraine & Michael and they’ll help you spoil all the special people in your life! They will be open seven days a week between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Whitney Gordon’s is located at 39 Main St. in Hingham. You can reach them at 781-749-0690 or email at [email protected].
Walking into the new STUDIO on South Street in Downtown Hingham is like taking a big breath of fresh air with its coastal imagery and serene vibes. STUDIO was opened in 2021 by local photographer, Sarah Dasco featuring a gorgeous collection of her coastal photography. Sarah’s unique pieces capture many local landscapes and vistas from the south shore, cape and beyond. Sarah was born and raised in Edinburgh, Scotland and now calls Hingham and Harwich Port home where she lives with her husband and two sons. Photography has always been her passion and she credits family and friends for inspiring her to take her hobby a bit further through the opening of STUDIO.
At STUDIO, Sarah’s coastal photography is available in a variety of sizes and finishes with pieces available and ready to shop off the wall or ordered to best fit your space and Style. Making a unique holiday gift for any beach lover (or really any art lover), Sarah’s finished and ready to go framed and matted prints range in size from 10x10 up.
STUDIO’s frameless acrylics are also popular for a modern look - they almost look like they are floating on air! They range in size from 16x24 and up. All sizes and finishes can be customized to your personal needs.
Sarah’s pieces also come in a variety of “shelfie” acrylic blocks available in a variety of sizes, with prices starting at $75, perfect for bookshelves, desks, hostess gifts and more!
STUDIO is located at 60 South Street in Downtown Hingham (next to Chel Bella) and is open Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 11-3 and by appointment. You can connect with Sarah at [email protected] to discuss your custom framing and gifting needs!
Born from a love of a beautiful, colorful and happy home, Trellis Home Design’s mission is to bring classic decor with a colorful flair into their homes of clients, creating vibrant and livable spaces that will stand the test of time. Walking into the Trellis Home Design Showroom and Shop in Downtown Hingham is an instant dose of happy with all the vibrant colors and gorgeous patterns!
Allison Mattison, owner of Trellis Home Design, is an interior designer driven by her experience as a fashion buyer, and by colorful textiles. Allison works with her clients to create happy, comfortable spaces that are classic with a modern spin. She loves mixing “new” with “old” and creating vibrant spaces that reflect clients’ unique personalities. In her Trellis Home Design Shop, Allison has curated a unique collection of designer items that create a wow factor in any home. Trellis Home Design is currently expanding to meet customer’s needs in today’s climate of shipping delays and inventory issues with ready-to-take home items that make a big impact. In the expanded space, Trellis Home Design will include even more one-of-a-kind furniture pieces, custom upholstery items, lighting, and art. She currently carries many popular designer brands including Dunes & Duchess, Kerri Rosenthal, Gray Malin, Bungalow 5 and Society Social to name a few.
Trellis Home Design is not just for interior home design renovations, as you get your home holiday ready and shop for unique gift options be sure to stop by the Trellis Home Design Shop on South Street. A few of our favorite gift options include:
Gray Malin Puzzles – is there anything better than puzzling with family around the holidays? These gorgeous Gray Malin puzzles come in a variety of his signature photos and retail for only $25.
Kerri Rosenthal "Blocks of Love" - Trellis Home Design has a great stock of Kerri Rosenthal’s Blocks of Love – they are vibrant, chic and add an instant pop of color! Available in a variety of colors, patterns and unique sayings, the Blocks of Love make a great gift, stocking stuffer or tablescape or shelfie décor! They range in price from $38-$148. Trellis Home Design also carries a great assortment of Assouline Books and a variety of styling vases starting at just $22.
Designer Pillows – A classic designer pillow is a quick way to refresh your home by adding some new color and pattern! Trellis Home Design has the largest selection of ready-to-take designer pillows available with a large selection of designer fabrics, colors, and patterns including Lacefield, Square Feathers, Cotton & Quill, Shumacher as well as custom designs. Pillows range in size from 20x20 to 24x24 and range in price from $175 to $300.
Trellis Home Design is located at 28 South Street in Downtown Hingham. They are open Monday-Friday 10-5 and Saturday 10-4. Starting in December they will also be open on Sunday’s from 11-4. Contact Trellis Home Design at at 781-385-7907 or [email protected].
Bar Method Hingham reopened in Hingham this September by Suzanne Garland. Suzanne was a Bar Method client previously and felt the time was right to re-open the studio as people were ready to get out of their basements and back to a community and she was right! Bar Method Hingham is buzzing with an active community of residents and eight former instructors all excited to be back at the Bar together. The Bar Method Hingham is a boutique fitness studio offering barre classes for students of all levels. The signature method uses your own body weight, the ballet barre, and a few props to create a transformative workout that results in long, lean sculpted muscles.
They offer a range of Bar classes from early morning, mid-day, and evening classes. They also offer a fantastic retail selection from a wide range of hard-to-find retailers including designer bags, athleisure wear, Goodr sunglasses and more!
For the holiday season, they are well stocked and have a variety of grab and go gifting options. A few of our favorite holiday finds that any active loved one would be grateful for, include:
The Think Royln bag line is new to the studio. They are a great everyday functional yet stylish design by the New York based brand. All bags come with multiple straps to change up your look from day to night. Cross body, purse and tote styles are available in a variety of sizes and colors and prices range from $78-$258.
Bar Method carries an awesome range athleisure wear apparel from a variety of designer brands including Tavi Noir, DYI (Define Your Inspiration), Core Studio Apparel, Spiritual Gangster, All Fenix, ALALA, and Varley. Tank tops, leggings, sweaters, crops, athletic bras as well as kids athleisure wear are available with prices ranging from $30 to $150+.
Gift Cards also make a great gift for the active people in your life as they head into the New Year! A free pair of grippy bar socks will be included with any gift cards of $100 or more. They have a New Client Special for two-weeks of unlimited classes for just $39
Offering a retail showroom as well as interior styling services, Doublemint Home showcases beautiful home accents and thoughtfully selected gifts to greet the season and provide season’s greetings! Located at 106 North Street in Downtown Hingham, Doublemint Home is co-owned by Hingham residents Jenny Nugent and Megan Pollenz. They recently transformed their showroom into a winter wonderland bursting with holiday goodies and gifts for the home!
Megan and Jenny take pride in selecting quality items and accessible prices to make every house a chic and comfortable home! Styling your home for the holidays is always so much fun but especially so with the help of Double Mint home from whimsical holiday touches to elegant décor they have all the bases covered. And making gifting super easy, they have already wrapped gift bundles perfect for teacher, hostess and gratitude gifts this holiday season.
A few of our favorite Doublemint Home gift options this year, include:
Perfect for any chef or charcuterie lovers, the Etu Home circular charcuterie board with two strips of contrasting timber is stylish and functional. For a modern take, this unique serving board is constructed of reclaimed wood and 100% plant-based food-safe wax. Organic and beautiful, ideal for use as a charcuterie plate or as a decorative kitchen accent. Available in multiple colors, in round and rectangular for $155.
The Illume luxury soy candles come in quintessential classic holiday scents including Balsam & Cedar and Winter White. Each candle comes in festive mercury glass packaged in a holiday box, perfect for easy gifting! Each candle will burn for 120 hours and retails for $58 each.
Searching for the perfect hostess gift? Doublemint Home has you covered with their custom holiday bundles! You can stop in to choose your own items OR take your pic from their pre-wrapped bundles!
Visit Double Mint Home Showroom at 106 North Street or shop online anytime. They are open seven days a week through the holiday season and also offer in-home styling consultations and gift cards.
At fig. a you'll find luxe knits + unique jewelry including timeless, long lasting pieces that make the most special gifts. Local owner Aha Amonte has curated a really unique collection of athleisure and women's wear, jewelry, skincare, accessories, and more. We especially love her beautiful hand-knit sweaters by Wol Hide and Emerson Fry, or an everyday piece of fine jewelry like Jennie Kwon's dainty yet detailed rings!
Located at 102 North Street in Downtown Hingham, fig. a will be open seven days a week for holiday shopping beginning in late-November and you can also shop online. You can contact owner, Aja Amonte anytime at [email protected]
Gift of Healthy Eating at Home with Clandestine Kitchen
Clandestine Kitchen offers a variety of organic, scratchmade, fully-prepared home meal delivery menus. They also offer gift certificates and special menus throughout the holiday season. They offer home delivery for their clients Monday through Friday with weekly deliveries happening Tuesday through Thursday and plant based menus delivered on Monday. They offer a variety of options each month and special pop-up menu's on Fridays so check out their website to learn more and begin your journey to convenient, healthy eating this holiday season!
Contact [email protected] for more details!
Hingham Medical Aesthetics is a state-of-the-art medical spa offering the newest and most cutting-edge skin and anti-aging treatments located at 38 North Street in Downtown Hingham. From medical grade facials to Hydrofacials, to Dermaplanning,, Brow Lash treatments and more – you can give the gift of beauty this holiday season!
On Black Friday, they are offering a holiday special of $25 off when you purchase a gift card of $200 or more when purchased either online (code 25 Black Friday) or in-person at the spa! And, to celebrate Small business Saturday this year they will be offering free B12 or fat burner shots with every purchase (including services, gift cards purchases, or in person skin care products purchased).
Hingham Medical Aesthetics is located at 38 North St. Hingham, Ma 02043. You can reach them at (781) 556-5676 or, check out their website at www.hinghammedicalaesthetics.com/
This holiday season you’ll find everything from beautiful home decor, to entertaining essentials, to carefully curated gifts at Thacher & Spring. Favorites include cozy throws, decorative ceramic & wood trees, fragrant candles, glass ornaments, marble serveware & dainty jewelry (just to name a few!). Stop in to pick up a few gifts for your friends & family, and leave with a few things for you, too!
RSVP in Downtown Hingham is your go-to place for beautiful gifts for all the paper-lover's on your list! This year's favorites include the Haute Papier letterpress Petite Box (swoon-worthy), Grandparent + Grandchild Pen Pal kit, Puzzles from Rifle Paper Co. and plenty of holiday wrapping paper, bows and tags to wrap it all up in a beautiful way. Stop by their location at 37 Main Street and be inspired!
kloTH is a specialty store in Downtown Hingham offering fashionable women’s and men’s clothing, accessories, jewelry and shoes. kloTH combines the leading brands in modern style with personalized service, attention, honesty and fun. kloTH is owned and operated by Higham resident, Katia Orth. From Aviator Nation Sweat Suits to cozy slippers and chic winter wear for men and women they offer something for everyone on your list! You can check out all their brands at www.klothhingham.com.
Stop by their expanded store located at 6 Station Street in Hingham, or contact them directly by phone 781-875-3928, email [email protected] They will be open seven days a week starting after Thanksgiving through Christmas!
Acquire Good offers gifts to celebrate every occasion this holiday season! As a home and gift boutique, they stock unique gifts that blend Coastal New England style with a modern flair. This gifting season they are continuing to focus on sourcing goods from talented local makers! In an effort to create an efficient shopping experience, Acquire Good offers online shopping, local delivery, shipping and complimentary gift wrap. From local "zip code" wine glasses, candles, hot chocolate sets, locally made salt and spice kits, and more they have an awesome selection of unique gifting options. Acquire Good is located at 132 North Street in Downtown Hingham and is open seven days a week! Be sure to stop in to see owner Tamala Levin and her awesome team this holiday season.
Give the gift of sweat, movement and human connection! A Cycle Town gift card is giving the power to be your best and enjoy the ride. Cycle Town is an indoor cycling studio providing one of the most effective high intensity cardio, low body-impact exercises. At Cycle Town they strengthen your body and your mind through perseverance and positive energy. Their talented team of instructors have a passion for serving good vibes, big beats and heart-pumping rides. According to local owner Kristen Grossman, "Incredible things happen when we work together and share our energy. We show up, we feel good, we live better. The power of the tribe. Or as we like to call it, the Cycle Town Army."
Conveniently located in Hingham Square at 50 South Street (2nd Floor), gift cards are available in the studio seven days a week or online. Gift cards can be made for ride packages, a monthly membership or a dollar amount. Pair it with new spin shoes and some studio swag and you just nailed the best gift of the holidays! You can reach out to [email protected], or studio phone during business hours (781) 740-4042 with any questions.
Located in Hingham Center, Kindred is a boutique filled with thoughtfully sourced, socially-conscious products, including artisan jewelry, home decor and women's clothing and accessories. At Kindred, local owner Bonnie Hertberg is particularly enthusiastic about supporting woman-owned and woman-run businesses. They want their customers and those they choose gifts for to feel good knowing that their purchases are supporting meaningful income opportunities for artisans and their families, making a difference and creating a positive, long-lasting impact.
Kindred’s frequently changing inventory includes brands like Sidai Designs, Hilo Sagrado, Love Is Project and INK + ALLOY who work with skilled artisans (many of whom are women artisans) in developing countries, providing artisans access to the global market, creating job training programs, and working to ensure artisans receive fair wages and safe working conditions.
In addition, Kindred sources unique goods made by small scale independent women artisans, including hand block-printed table linens crafted by Moontea Artworks, hand-made linen planters made by Gray Green Goods, small batch hand-poured soy candles by Rambling Caravan and hand-cut and sewn leather bags by Zina Kao. Whether shopping for yourself or looking for that perfectly suited gift for a loved one, Kindred offers a unique and varied selection of stylish goods!
Kindred is located in Hingham Centre at 292 Main Street and open seven days a week. You can contact Bonnie directly via email [email protected] or phone 617-759-2414.
This holiday season you can find gift certificates, stocking stuffers & Facial of the Month subscriptions all at Saisons Holistic Skincare in Downtown Hingham! Not all skincare treatments are the same and what sets them apart, is the 35 years of experience they have solving a myriad of skin care challenges. Saisons offers consistent, professional and courteous, one-on-one services. They pride themselves on offering both traditional and innovative skin care services. This holiday season, Saisons Hingham is offering the perfect gift for the person who has everything ... a Complete Facial Package that includes: a selected facial personalized to your skin, relaxing shoulder massage, take home products that compliment the facial, brow wax and tint, gratuity and tax all for $495!
They also have a few specials happening this holiday season including a Black Friday Special: save $20.00 off every $100.00 of retail purchases of SkinCeuticals & Sothys. Shop Small Saturday:purchase a gift certificate & receive a FREE gift.
Saisons Holistic Skin Care Salon is located at 98 South Street in Hingham. You can also visit www.saisonshingham.com for more information and contact details.
The Gloss Bar proudly serves the Hingham community and surrounding towns offering manicure, pedicures, facials, waxing services, and more. They have a huge selection of OPI holiday colors and offer spa manicure/pedicures in regular, Gel or Dip as well as acrylics! The Gloss Bar offers gift cards for the upcoming holiday season at 10% off $50+ purchases starting Black Friday until Christmas Eve. The Gloss Bar recognizes how important self care is and always promotes it. They love their loyal clients and offer loyalty points!
Meet up with friends and family this season as you get holiday ready at The Gloss Bar, located at One Derby Street in Hingham. Visit www.thegloss-bar.com to book appointments online and to purchase online gift cards!