This guide is curated by Bushwick Daily and sponsored by respective vendors.


Curating the Ultimate Bushwick Holiday Gift Guide was definitely a highlight of this year’s holiday season! Bushwick (and slightly beyond) is home to a number of talented and innovative makers, and we strongly suggest you do your holiday shopping locally with us! We swear we have something special for every single person in your life, including that special hip chick, your chain smoking dad or the music super-freak. Just scroll down, and enjoy our finds!


For that hip chick: Gold Zipper Earrings from April May June

What: These earrings are made from #5 zipper pulls with a gold finish. The backings are surgical steel posts, 100% nickel free with a matchbook included.

Where to buy: Online

Price: $18


For the 1990s nostalgia nerd: Super Bushwick World Print from Art by Ken

What: “Super Bushwick World” is a celebration of all things awesome in Bushwick, made even more awesome through the visual language of Mario Bros! Get this cool, high quality digital print. It comes in two sizes (12″ x 12″ and 18″ x 18″) on photo paper in a protective sleeve with backing board.

Where to buy: Online [local pick up available!]

Price: 12″ x 12″ for $30 and 18″ x 18″ for $60

bedford slims

For your chain-smoking dad: Bedford Slims E-Cig

What: This Christmas, don’t make your dad sneak smokes behind the shed. Give him a Bedford Slims Vapourette and let him puff away. Take 15% online with promo code: Bushwick

Where to buy: Online or at one of these retailers

Price: $12-49

neighborhood frank t 2

For that special ape in your life: Neighborhood Frank Ape Tee from Brandon Sines

What: Frank Ape, iconic illustrated Bushwick character, should not be missing under any proper Bushwick Xmas tree. Get the Neighborhood Frank Ape tee by local artist Brandon Sines, screen-printed at Silky’s, and let the party begin.

Where to buy: Online

Price: $25

killing time tee

For your slacker roommate: Killing Time Tee from Brandon Sines

What: If you need to kill some time, then kill it in style with a cool tee by Brandon Sines screen-printed at Silky’s.

Where to buy: Online

Price: $20

bushwick hardware lamp

For your upcycling mom: Industrial Lamp from Bushwick Hardware

What: Your upcycling mom will love you if you get this industrial, unfinished, desk or table lamp made to order. The base is a 5.5″ x 5.5″ block of reclaimed wood. The steel arms are adjustable via cast brass hinges with wing nuts, and a brass ball swivel at the head allows for rotation of the stamped brass hood. The Edison base socket has on/off settings controlled by a rectangular brass key. Made in Bushwick!

Where: Online

Price: $240

fine and raw

For a sexy sweet mermaid: Truffle Chunky from Fine & Raw

What: Eat the Truffle Chunky in your forest green nightgown as you stare out the window reminiscing about that time you fell in love with a mermaid. Oh, was that a dream? No matter. The Truffle Chunky is the original chunky. Silky and smooth. Chocolatey and chocolatey. Through and through. Only at FINE & RAW.

Where to buy: Online or at Fine & Raw Factory, 288 Seigel Street, Brooklyn

Price: $7


For your dorky booze-loving aunt: “The Essential Scratch and Sniff Guide to Becoming a Wine Expert”  from Henry’s Wine & Spirit

What: You’ll know what you like, why you like it and therefore what you should drink! Pick up a few bottles at the same time and put the book to the test.

Where to buy: Henry’s Wine & Spirit, 69 Central Avenue, Brooklyn

Price: $15 (a steal when you see that Amazon sells it for $18)


For your serious music freak [starter kit]: Used Turntable from Human Head Records

What: Pick up this beautiful Sony PS-X20 used turntables and the music freak in your life will melt with joy like a snowflake in your hand. The turntables are clean and have new styluses.

Where: Human Head Records, 168 Johnson Ave, Brooklyn

Price: $110


For your serious music freak [expanded addiction]: Vinyl records from Human Head Records

What: Once your personal fave music freak has a turntable, it would be a shame not to give them a collection of new and used record essentials of all genres.

Where to buy: Human Head Records, 168 Johnson Ave, Brooklyn

Price:  $5-$30

jam jarr

For your Brooklyn-curious grandma: Classic Jar Pie from Jam Jar Bakery

What: The Classic Jar Pie is a single serving Apple Crumb Pie baked in a jar. It is ready to eat on the go or can be a great gift for your trendy grandma or anyone with a sweet tooth! Comes tied with a bow and a spoon.

Where to buy: Online

Price: $5.99

Mini Girly Robot

For your robot obsessed lil niece: Mini Girly Robot from Jumping Bird

What: Girls like robots too! And here’s a really girly one for your robot-loving lil niece in a variety of sweet colors. This cutie is wearing a dress complete with puffy sleeves, a Peter Pan collar, flowers along the hem and a circuit board on her chest. It can be used as a huggable plushie, throw pillow or as a soft stuffed doll toy (kids really enjoy playing with them!).

Where to buy: Ridgewood Market this coming Sunday, Gottscheer Beer Hall, 657 Fairview Ave, Ridgewood

Price: $18


For your Zeitgeist leading lady: Star Ring from MAGGIE Fine Jewelry

What: Many Bushwick ladies are the Zeitgeist leading types who will appreciate this Star Ring made of solid sterling silver, hammered by hand, and accented with a brass star. Maggie Stevenson makes this jewelry entirely with recycled metals here in Bushwick.

Where to buy: Online or Old Hollywood, 99 Franklin St, Brooklyn

Price: $70


For your ultimate biker boyfriend: WU Tang Bicycle from NKBC

What: Is your one and only crazy about bikes? Wanna get him something special this year? How about this awesome one of only 200 limited edition 20th anniversary WU Tang Bicycles from State Bicycle Co? Oh. Yeah.

Where to buy: NBKC, Shops at The Loom, 121 Knickerbocker Ave, Brooklyn

Price: $700


For your sexy goth girlfriend: The Various Love Affairs Burnt Chiffon Cloud Hoodie

What: This classic-fitting pullover, patiently crafted with VLA’s signature hand-burnt chiffon, is a rare wardrobe essential.

Where to buy: Online or at Eat & Flea Holiday Bazaar taking place on Saturdays, December 14 & 21 from noon until 6PM at Tutu’s, 25 Bogart Street, Brooklyn, #EATANDFLEA

Price: $168


For the existential poet: Black Flowing Dress from Press Vintage

What: This flowing black dress from Press Vintage is good for night or day all year round, and is an absolute must for any artsy chick.

Where to buy:  Online at Eat & Flea Holiday Bazaar taking place on Saturdays, December 14 & 21 from noon until 6PM at Tutu’s, 25 Bogart Street, Brooklyn, #EATANDFLEA

Price: $68


For the specialty poster collector: Secret Handshake Poster “Choking Victim”

What: No longer will patrons of your fine establishment or house cringe at the sight of that normally boring choking victim poster by Bushwick design gurus, Secret Handshake. Let this instructional diagram shine upon the eyes of even the most grumpy of DOH inspectors. Information is legal and accurate, saving lives is its #1 priority. Looks remarkably good framed in your house, restaurant, or bar.

Where to buy: Online

Price: $50

vaya bags

For your eco-conscious BFF: Messenger Bag from Vaya Bags

What: Vaya Bags makes waterproof bike messenger bags, backpacks, laptop bags and other accessories out of recycled bicycle tubes, scrap sailboat awnings and old banners. Each bag is individually handmade in their store in Ridgewood!

Where: Vaya Bags, 70-8 60th St, Ridgewood, NY or Ridgewood Market this coming Sunday, Gottscheer Beer Hall, 657 Fairview Ave, Ridgewood

Price:  $150

wizard skull

For your perverted grandpa: Sexy Ronald, Stars and Stripes Print by Wizard Skull

What: Wizard Skull, Bushwick’s greatest street artist and undisputed beard champion, brings to you: Sexy Ronald. This is a 19.5″ x 12.5″ mixed media print; each print is screenprinted, hand painted and stenciled.

Where to buy: Online

Price: $100