Your 2021 Holiday Gift Guide
We could all use a little holiday magic this year, so make the 2021 holiday season a time for giving and sharing gifts with your loved ones. Need some inspiration? Don’t worry—follow along as we announce one-by-one the 12 ways to give.
1. Diamonds Direct
Join us November 19-21 for our Annual Holiday Designer Showcase, where you can browse this season’s brightest and best selection of engagement ring mountings, wedding bands and an expansive selection of diamond, gemstone and pearl fashion jewelry! From on-trend pieces to timeless classics, Diamonds Direct has the gifts on everyone’s wish list! Take advantage of 20% Special savings off of nearly everything in the showroom! 3 Days Only– You won’t want to miss it! Learn more at diamondsdirect.com/virginia-beach
2. The Quality Shops
Since 1917, The Quality Shops has been dedicated to providing excellent value in fine menswear and personalized service in a relaxed setting. Co-owned and operated by 3rd generation brothers, Steve and Reid Rapoport, the business was founded by their grandfather, Morris, and later operated by his son, Herman. Visit the Virginia Beach and Norfolk shops for a most unique and focused presentation of dress and casual menswear. They have unique gifts for everyone on your list, including gift certificates. The Quality Shops experienced staff is committed to recommending the right looks for each individual. Learn more at TheQualityShops.com
3. The Shops at Hilltop
Make your life easy and shop at Virginia Beach’s premier shopping, dining and lifestyle destination. This one-stop shopping center houses 120 shops, 25 restaurants and a variety of services. This holiday season, they will even be offering free festivities on select dates, including carriage rides, visits to Santa, a Cool Yule Open House and a capella carolers. When you arrive, you’ll understand exactly why they won overall gold for Best Shopping Center in the 2021 CoVa Best Of Reader’s Choice Awards. Learn more at HilltopShops.com
4. Hemp House Wellness: A CBD Boutique
Hemp House Wellness is a CBD boutique specializing in personal consultations, education and premium hemp derived cannabis products. Their team is eager to share passion, knowledge and hemp-derived wellness and they even offer a complimentary consultation. Some of their products include CBD oil drops, topicals, edibles, bath bombs, pet products and much more. Learn more at HempHouseWellness.com.
5. Baker’s Fine Jewelry & Gifts
Pick out something gorgeous for your loved one from Baker’s Fine Jewelry & Gifts, your hometown full-service jewelry repair and creation shop, who also provides custom jewelry design. With over 100 years of experience in fine jewelry and unique gifting, you are sure to find something special to give. They even offer engraving options. Learn more at BakersJewelry.com.
6. SeaHill Spa at the Cavalier
Make this year extra special. Buy your loved ones the gift of relaxation and peace. We have gifts for every budget and every preference. A gift card from SeaHill Spa can be purchased in any amount, for a package, or a la carte services. Purchase online 24/7, perfect if you are always short on time. Our gift cards can be printed, emailed, or mailed to your loved one. We look forward to celebrating the holidays with you! Learn more at SeaHillSpa.com.
7. La Promenade Distinctive Shoppes
Discover a charming collection of distinctive shoppes, savory restaurants and lifestyle services that you won’t find anywhere else. La Promenade Distinctive Shoppes’ beautiful landscaping, relaxing fountain and other imaginative features make for a truly unique local shopping experience.Complete your Christmas shopping at a variety of stores, including Chico’s, Massage Luxe, Ocean Palm a Lilly Pulitzer Signature Store, Talbot’s and much more or grab a bite (or beverage) at Aldo’s Ristorante, Williamsburg Winery Wine Bar, Mizuno Japanese Restaurant and others. Learn more at LaPromenadeShoppes.com.
8.The Flowering Almond Spa at Founders Inn
The Flowering Almond Spa in Virginia Beach, VA will transport you to a distant, personal escape inspired by the elegant beauty of The Founders Inn and Spa resort and the time-honored rejuvenation and relaxation technique. Give the gift of relaxation this holiday season. The Flowering Almond Spa gift certificate is the perfect gift for anyone on your list. A massage, pedicure or facial is sure to impress. You can purchase gift certificates directly online at www.foundersinn.com under the Spa section or at their spa desk. If you purchase the gift certificate in their Spa, you will also enjoy 20% off holiday products, skin care and spa gifts. Complete your inner transformation with a visit to our peaceful conservatory and perhaps a spa lunch during your stay. Learn more at www.FoundersInn.com.
Happy Holidays from your local cheesemongers! Hampton Roads Leading Professional Cheesemongers are here with another year of The World’s Best Cheese, gifts and accompaniments that are sure to please. Whoever you are pampering or whatever you are planning – consider it covered! Hostess gifts, cheese baskets and boards or simply a few special holiday cheeses await you at Virginia Cheese Company. Gift cards redeemable for cheese classes, sandwiches, Fondue Friday, cheese purchases and more. Learn more at www.virginiacheeseco.com.
10. Petit à Petit Lingerie
Make your way to experience Petit à Petit Lingerie this holiday season for A-K Cups, Bridal, Maternity and Menswear. Our lingerie stylists will curate a luxurious intimate apparel wardrobe sourced from the best brands around the world. Visit our current collection and find your perfect piece to unlock the magic in you. It all starts here – schedule a bra fitting today. Whether it’s everyday or something special, we will pair you with a stylist who’s uniquely suited to your needs. Donate your gently used bra to receive 15%* your purchase. Learn more at www.petitapetitlingerie.com.
11. The Bizarre Bazaar
The Bizarre Bazaar is truly a Richmond shopping tradition! For 46 years, the show has attracted a loyal following of eager shoppers coming from up and down the East Coast, arriving in cars, limos, busses and caravans. Some coordinate their outfits or come dressed in elaborate costumes. It is a wonderful way to celebrate the season and enjoy a day of shopping with family and friends. If you’re an early riser, take advantage of the Early Bird, stroller-free hours on Thursday and Friday morning from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. You can get a jump on the crowd and shop early while enjoying some complimentary coffee and then stay all day if you want. General Admission hours are Thursday, December 2nd through Saturday, December 4th from 10 a.m .to 7 p.m. and Sunday, December 5th from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. New this year – Contact Free Ticket Purchase Option – you scan skip the lines and save a dollar by paying with a credit card either online via smart phone or special kiosk at the show. Learn more or purchase a ticket at www.thebizarrebazaar.com.
12. Hangin’ Around
The beaches have more than pretty views in Virginia Beach. Check out Hangin’ Around for all of your custom needs! We make custom creations for any occasion! Hangin’ Around is a local Virginia Beach boutique with 100% handmade gifts and accessories! Sparkle extra in our hand crafted jewelry on your wedding day, special occasions or for every day wear. Use our custom handmade trays as cutting boards or display trays. You can even put your wedding bouquet into one of our trays. Hang your wedding dress in style on our beaded hangers. You can get comfy and hang in style in our apparel, designed by local artists for Hangin’ Around. We have beads for all your needs, and a gift for everyone in your family! Make sure you and all of your family are Hangin’ Around with a custom gift this Christmas! Learn more at www.hanginaroundvb.com.