Top Spots to Shop for Presents for Parents


Sam Brown

Find good stuff to put under the tree this year.

Sam Brown, Copy Editor

The holiday season is a time of family, joy and gifting. Getting together as a family and exchanging gifts is undoubtedly one of the most anticipated events of the season. Unfortunately for some, gift-giving can be a challenge, often leading to last-second, sub-optimal gift purchases. This pattern is especially prominent in kids’ gifting to their parents. Despite the numerous years of parents’ gift-giving to kids, kids often fail to come up with good gifts for their parents. This list will give a complete guide to the websites with the perfect gifts for parents.

1. MoMA Design Store

The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is one of the most unique and fun places to shop for Christmas gifts. From affordable art pieces to stylish and useful gadgets, this store has it all. Spending 15 minutes scrolling through the store will surely provide many gift options. Any museum store is a great place to go Christmas shopping.

2. Huckberry

Huckberry is the ultimate site to search for gifts for the men in your life. They carry quality clothing, watches, outdoor gear, cooking gear and many other miscellaneous items. Their website includes a section of “stocking stuffers” sure to provide any shopper with gift ideas. They also carry quality cigars and syrup.

3. Lego

Lego is a unique site because it provides a shopper with gifts for all ages. While Lego may seem like a place to buy for young people, they are increasingly broadening their horizons to provide unique products for adults. Recently they have created a lego flower line. This line contains unique flower, succulent and bonsai designs that are sure to be a cool addition to any room. For car-loving men, they have myriads of realistic-looking cars that would make a perfect desk ornament. 

4. REI

REI is the best store for anything and everything outdoors. Any parents who enjoy the outdoors could use the wide variety of gear the store sells. The categories are endless, and you are sure to find many deals on the specific needs or wants of outdoor-loving parents.

5. Etsy

Etsy is a perfect place to look for fun and homemade gifts. With many companies on Etsy providing customization, there is much potential for personalization. Etsy also carries jewelry, clothes and party supplies. If you are shopping for an art and crafts-loving person, Etsy is where you need to look.