Find the Perfect Gift in San Jose

Halloween is over and store shelves are quickly filling with turkeys and holly and ornament laden trees. Music of the season is blasting from speakers and taking over radio stations right and left.

Whether you are ready or not, the holiday season is upon us. With it’s arrival comes the sometimes panic-inducing need of gift giving. If you feel lost on what to get, or if you have a friend or family member that is especially hard to buy for – do not fear!

At The Salon Professional Academy(TSPA), San Jose we have compiled a list of some of the best shops and boutiques in our beautiful city. Ready to help you find just the right gift for everyone on your list, shopping at these stores does something even better. By shopping locally, and supporting small business, you are helping our local economy, and helping our beautiful city to thrive.

Ready to get shopping? Here are our favorite local stores and boutiques, just in time for the holiday.

Magpie Gifts

magpie boutique products

This shabby-chic store features a wide array of gifts for everyone on your list, plus hand-made decor for that home decorator that always leaves you scratching your head. You could spend hours in this beautiful apportioned boutique, so plan ahead.

IBISS Boutique

IBISS Boutique

”The moderns girls dream closet” and it’s all for sale! This shop features clothing and looks that are designed to stand out and stay on trend. Have a fashionista on your list? Check these guys out!

Vintage and Modern

Thrift City Furniture

If you are looking for consignment furniture and decor, or that perfectly preserved chair from the 1940s, then look no further than this eclectic furniture shop that is sure to have just the right item for the special someone.

Schurra’s Fine Confections

Schurra's Fine Confections

Creating chocolate and candy magic since 1912 this shop is a staple for many locals. If anyone you love has a sweet tooth, make this your first stop.

Kogura Company

Kogura company

Located in the heart of Japantown in San Jose this local import store has gifts from around the world. With everything from household items to books, candy, and gifts you will find it here, and get lost for hours.

Williams Cutlery & Gifts

Williams Cutlery and Gifts

The foodie on your list should not be forgotten, and this store will help you find the perfect gift. With professional quality supplies and tools that you never knew you needed your kitchen will never look so good!

The Salon Professional Academy, San Jose

The Salon Professional Academy San Jose students

We couldn’t leave ourselves off of this list! As we train the next generation of beauty professionals we strive to make each guest’s experience the best it could be. With gift certificates available in any dollar amount, you can give the gift of beauty and relaxation to that special someone in need of a little “me time”.

We are sure you will find that unique gift that will help make this holiday season jolly and bright.

From everyone here at The Salon Professional Academy, San Jose we hope you have an amazing holiday season, full of magic and memories to last a lifetime!

Happy Holidays!

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