Whether you’re a quirky friend or looking for a gift you’re sure no one else has, these seven Seattle stores have you covered.
We bet you’ve never even surveyed most of the items these stores sell.
Here are seven quirky Seattle shops selling things your quirkier friends will love.
With a name like Ugly Baby Shop, you just to know this place doesn’t take itself too seriously. The shop features local artists while focusing on DIY kits and enamel pins. The shop is the first in the world to sell Shower Art: art that hangs in your shower thanks to a suction cup. This shop is perfect for the person who has everything.
Mark McPhee, Archie’s great-nephew, has been providing gifts and toys to Seattle residents since 1983. The shop started in Mark’s garage, where he sold knick-knacks and other random items. The neighbors couldn’t get enough of his goofy shop, which prompted Mark to open a veritable storefront in big-city Seattle. This shop is perfect for adults who have never really lost their childlike wonder.
Poppylion is both a hair salon and a ritual shop. If you’re in the spirit and wizarding world, grab something cool like a cauldron, book, magic candles, and more.
Retail Therapy specializes in apparel, gifts, art and accessories created by independent artists and designers. Whether you’re looking for cartoon-themed chocolates, fun cards, candles, or fun mugs, this shop has it all. This store is perfect for those who love fun sayings and themed gifts.
Pick up a few titles from Brick and Mortar Books. The bookstore also sells games and socks and offers a multitude of cards to buy. You can shop in store, call the store at 425-869-0606 or email them at [email protected]for availability and ordering. This shop is perfect for book lovers – duh.
Prism’s accessories are everywhere – in a great way, of course. The shop sells items you won’t find elsewhere, including astrological puzzles, wacky socks, tableware and more. This shop is perfect for trendsetters.
Alair Seattle seems to have it all. Whether you’re looking for clothes, household items, office supplies, books, bath products or small trinkets, you’ll find it here. This shop is perfect for those who really don’t know what they want.