Still looking for the perfect gift that says I Love You? From chocolates to perfume and everything in between, these locally owned stores are here to help and many have on- line and pick up at store options. If shopping in person, don’t forget your mask.
One stop shopping
Essenhaus Village Shops
Explore five unique shops on one campus at the Essenhaus Village Shops in Middlebury. You’ll find something for even the hard-to-buy-for person with selections like inspirational gifts, framed artwork, games, lake, coastal and farmhouse-inspired décor, handbags, jewelry, quilts, fragrances, clothing and much more. Added bonus, you can stop in the bakery and grab a donut and coffee for yourself.
“Perfume is the art that makes memory speak”
Annie Oakley Natural Perfumery
It has been said that perfume puts the finishing touch to elegance. Stop buy Annie Oakley Natural Perfumery in Ligonier to see their selection of unique organic fragrance.
All things homey at Linton’s
Linton's Enchanted Gardens
Breeze through Linton’s Enchanted Gardens and you’ll find everything from home decor to plants to accessories such as coveted Vera Bradley handbags. You’ll find out why Linton’s is far, far more than a garden center. (Oh, and you can recharge with a snack at the Garden Cafe while you’re at it.)
Self-care from Soapy Gnome
We all have to wash our hands why not do it with handcrafted soap featuring all-natural ingredients. Each batch of soap is made by hand at their workshop in Goshen. They also have a full line of handcrafted skin care products. You can shop in-store with safety precautions, online, or order for curbside pick up.
How about some sweets for your sweetie?
Nothing says Valentine’s like chocolate
Olympia Candy Kitchen has satisfied sweet tooths in Goshen for more than 100 years. They’re famous for their turtles, but don’t pass on their truffles, toffee, chocolate-covered cherries or anything else in their old-style cases. Or make it easy on yourself and pick up a gift box.
A bit of candy heaven in Wakarusa
Wakarusa Dime Store
You’ll think you died and went to candy heaven here. You can start with the beloved jumbo jelly beans, but your head will turn when you realize Wakarusa Dime Store stocks all your childhood candy favorites. (Zagnut? Yes!) Having a hard time deciding? Pick up a pre-packaged and beautifully wrapped basket.
Plucked from the vines
Take the more complex route by choosing from the fine reds, whites and roses at Fruit Hills Winery in Bristol.