Giving a gift is an act of love, friendship and generosity. Especially during the holidays, there is no better way to express your gratitude for the people in our lives than to give a gift that speaks to who they are. We’ve curated a guide from local businesses in Hudson to help you find a meaningful gift for your friends, family, co-workers, significant other or anyone else you’re thinking of. Don’t forget to pick out something for yourself, too – you deserve it!
Foley & Cox
317 Warren St.
An elegant scent of fresh cut wild grasses, green leaves and birch shavings. This custom scent was developed in collaboration with source adage and is hand-poured in Hudson, New York using all-natural wax blend and a pure cotton wick. The perfect stocking stuffer for anyone in the family!
Perfect For: The Scent-Inspired
Spa Gift Card
Bodhi Holistic Spa
543 Warren St.
A gift card to Bodhi never expires and is good for Spa Services, Yoga Classes and anything in their Shop, filled with products for body, hair, spirit and soul nourishment.
Perfect For: Seekers of Rest & Relaxation
100 Hikes Book
Clove & Creek
613 Warren St.
This ultimate hiker’s bucket list, from the celebrated Appalachian Trail to Micronesia’s off-the-beaten-path Six Waterfalls Hike, treks through 100 energizing experiences for all levels.Filled with beautiful National Geographic photography, wisdom from expert hikers like Andrew Skurka, need-to-know travel information, and practical wildlife-spotting tips, this inspirational guide offers the planet’s best experiences for hikers and sightseers.
Perfect For: The Outdoor Wanderer
Maya “Pamela” Hoops
604 Warren St.
These gorgeous hoops made by Maya Jewelry are rose gold plated over surgical grade titanium. They’re fun, playful and mean business!
Perfect For: The Fashionista
Beeswax Candles & Decorative Boxes of Matches
103 Warren St.
Locally made beeswax candles and decorative boxes of matches.
Perfect For: Your Sweet & Special Someone
Wine Share Subscription
127 Warren St.
Let Grapefruit Wines pick out wine for you (or a loved one) every month! These bottles are dazzling, fleeting, sentimental, or otherwise deserving of further explanation for being somehow extraordinary. Get these wines once a month, plus info! recipes! stories! maps! playlists! … and also get 10% off in the shop all the time. Wine shares are available to pick up from the first Saturday of each month and share participants not only enjoy the in store discount but also get access to special tasting events, early releases, and more.
Bottles for $40, or Four Bottles for $100.
Perfect For: The Wine Enthusiast
Safari Field Bar
House of Manidae
522 Warren St.
Lovingly handcrafted by the Xhosa women in South Africa, the Safar Field Bar comes in a spacious leather carved bag that features a solid black wood cutting board, four Bohemian crystal glasses, four leather coasters and a stainless steel shot measure – all the ingredients to ensure you’ve got the perfect sundowner or picnic wherever your adventure takes you.
Perfect For: The Luxurious Adventurer
Utility Canvas “Quilted Snap Vest”
443 Warren St.
Made in New York, this versatile wardrobe staple is perfect over a shirt during seasonal transitions or as an added layer of warmth on colder days. For women and men, it comes in an array of colors including natural, honey, olive, black and charcoal.
Perfect For: The Trend-Setter
Gift Card for Coffee, Croissants and more
4 Park Pl.
Grab a gift card, starting at $18, for coffee, croissants, wine, cheese and charcuteries. Give the gift of all the best things from Hudson Roastery!
Perfect For: The Morning Person
Designed, cut, and sewn in the Hudson Valley, this Pinafore Apron provides complete coverage for the messiest jobs – cooking/gardening/art-making – with big pockets to hold essential tools. Best of all, just toss it in the washer and dry on low. The material is 100% natural and undyed linen from the Baltic region, known for linen of superior quality and durability.
Perfect For: The Messy Maker
“Miracle on Warren St.” Candle
Poured Candle Bar
711 Warren St.
Bundle up for a stroll down festive Warren St! Experience the frosty upstate air breezing through the warm spice of fragrant storefronts decorated with evergreen garlands and holiday lights. Available in tinted glass tumbler candle with gold metal branded lid. 14 oz. Frosted Air + Warm Spice with Cypress + Fir.
Perfect For: The Hudson Local
Pom Pom Felt Slippers
358 Warren St.
Felted from start to finish, these wool slippers are a year-round game-changer. Perfect for cozy nights, and lazy days, these slippers are as playful as they are functional. Handcrafted in Nepal.
Perfect For: The Cozy Homebody
Kate’s Mum’s Christmas Pudding
Talbott & Arding
323 Warren St.
Talbott & Arding’s famous Christmas Puddings are made only once a year and are now ready to ship in time for this Holiday season! Christmas Pudding is the traditional end to the British Christmas dinner. These are made with three kinds of raisins and candied orange peel. It is bound together with egg and Kinderhook Farm’s beef suet, distinctive sweet spices and finished with a robust dash of brandy. The recipe for T&A’s British Christmas Pudding comes from Kate Arding’s Mum, who served it for many years when the family gathered at Christmas. For the finishing touch, serve with their house made Brandy Butter.
Perfect For: The Anglophile Foodie
705 Warren St.
This Bluetooth portable speaker is small in size but (as its name suggests) mighty in sound. Just one of many thoughtful gift ideas for everyone on your list, from the li’l ones to the person who has everything—or for you.
Perfect For: The On-the-Go Audiophile
15 pc. Truffle Assortment
741 Columbia St.
Vasilow’s truffles are made using the freshest heavy cream and butter from local dairies. When blended with unsurpassed chocolate, all natural flavors, extracts, and in some formulations top shelf liqueurs, the resulting product is nothing less than awe-inspiring. Their ever-changing truffle flavors include Raspberry Chambord, Grand Marnier, Creme de Menthe, Champagne, Tiramisu, Bailey’s, Chardonnay, Espresso, Ebony, Creme Brulee, Pomegranate, Sea Salt Caramel, and Kirsch.
Perfect For: The Sweet Tooth
aétai eau de parfum
314 Warren St.
source adage’s latest fragrance, aétai, is a warm, gender-neutral scent with notes of wild flowers, amber, sandalwood, and spice – A perfect fragrance for anyone on your “very nice list.” Available in a 50ml bottle ($160) or 10ml roller ($40)
Perfect For: Someone You Want to Get Closer To
Donation to Hudson Fire Department
520 Warren St.
The brave first responders of Hudson’s Fire Department keep the entire Hudson community safe all year-round, but especially during the holidays, when calls for emergency services are at their highest. Help ensure that they have the equipment and resources they need with a donation to HFD. Donations can be made via check sent to City Hall: Hudson Fire Department, 520 Warren Street, Hudson, NY 12534
Perfect For: Giving Back to Our Community
Curated and written by Michella Hand. Michella is a marketing professional and small business “hype girl” in Upstate New York who founded the blog, michellahand.com, so she could help empower businesses and entrepreneurs to tell their authentic stories behind their self-made brand. Follow her on Instagram @michellahand