Specialty Gift Shops in Calgary

Need to find a gift beyond the usual? These are some of the city’s best specialty gift stores where you can find that unique, one-of-a-kind something that you may just want to keep for yourself.

Reworks Upcycle Shop

1
1325 1 St Se, Calgary, AB T2G 5L1

Reworks Upcycle Shop in Inglewood is an emporium of unique and interesting items made of cleverly repurposed used materials. From briefcases constructed of seatbelts to journals made from vintage books, you never know what cool gift you might find. Most items are Canadian made.

Moonstone Creation

2
1219 10 Ave SE, Calgary, AB T2G 0W6

Moonstone Creation on the east end of the Inglewood boutique strip is a First Nations gallery and gift shop. Local native artisans work in-store to produce a wide variety of gifts and artworks. Expect intricate beadwork, tanned moose hide and porcupine quillwork.

Plant

3
1327 9th Avenue SE, Calgary, AB T2G 0T2

As its leafy name suggests, Plant is focused on plants. Everywhere you look in this Inglewood greenery boutique there are tiny terrariums that look like something out of a fairy tale. The shop stocks a wide selection of these indoor glass gardens as well as indoor gardening and landscaping supplies and more.

Mañana Imports & Gifts

4
1132 Kensington Rd NW, Calgary, AB T2N 3P3

Kensington's Manana features fair trade imports from around the world including Putumayo world music CDs, clothing, crafts and jewellery produced by numerous international cultures. Many gifts found here are decidedly one of a kind. The eclectic shop is always a great browsing destination.

Mastermind Toys

5
16061 MacLeod Trail SE, Calgary, AB T3K 5A5

Canadian owned Mastermind Toys features over 10,000 unique, educational and fun toys and books. With a focus on excellent customer service, shop staff members know their stuff and can help you choose the perfect toy. Four Calgary locations.

Twisted Goods

6
3625 Shaganappi Trail NW, Calgary, AB T3A 0E2

As its name suggests, Twisted Goods offers hip household decor items with numerous twists. With the motto “Nothing you need and everything you want,” the shop carries great funky international finds that will make the perfect gift for a friend, or yourself. Goods include jewellery, handbags, home decor items and stationary.

Steeling Home

7
1010 17 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2T 0A5

Decked out like a contemporary general store, Steeling Home is a gift store with a bit of everything. The 17th Avenue Southwest boutique carries items such as wall hangings, hooks, mailboxes, pillows, books, kitchen decor and more. Make sure you have a bit of time to browse when you visit.

Ten Thousand Villages

8
220 Crowchild Trail NW, Calgary, AB T2N 2R2

Ten Thousand Villages works with international artisans who would otherwise be underemployed or unemployed. Feel good about buying unique household goods, jewellery and home decor while supporting those in need.

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