Last Minute Gift Shopping in New York

Various sizes of holiday shopping bags and gift boxes on white background

It’s mid December and Christmas is just around the corner! If you procrastinated a bit this year in picking out gifts for friends and family, don’t worry. There are plenty of shops near Roosevelt Island that are stocked up on gift items. Check out the stores and shops near The Octagon below for some inspiration!


Extraordinary– Taking up residence for over 15 years on the Upper East Side, Extraordinary is a retail gift and home décor shop, offers a number of affordable gift options for the special people in your life. This boutique offers the advantages of providing a unique selection of gifts for those who are looking for something more special than you would find in a large department store or online shopping destination. Gift-wrapping is also included with your purchase, perfect for your last minute shopping trip!


Gracious Home – Located on the Upper East Side, Gracious Home offers all things for the home – from home décor items, to glassware, dinnerware and furniture. Stop in soon to take advantage of some of the holiday promotions they are running, including 20% certain linens.


Kreuther Chocolates – This holiday season, give the gift of sweet treats! Visit Kreuther Handcrafted Chocolates, located on the Upper East Side to get your fill of chocolate, as well as other tasty treats like macarons, bon bons, ice cream sandwiches and pastries. You can even ship items to friends and family that live out of state, and while you’re at it, bring a few treats home for yourself too.



247 E 57th Street New York, NY 10022

(212) 223-9151


Gracious Home

1210 3rd avenue New York, NY 10021

(212) 517-6300


Kreuther Handcrafted Chocolate

43 W. 42nd Street New York, NY 10036

(212) 201 – 1985


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