As many places are there are to get souvenirs in Manhattan, Brooklyn also has their own collection of fabulous souvenir shops and unique finds. You may just be surprised at some of the items you can get your hands on. It's a great borough with a lot to offer, and if you want to do some shopping in Brooklyn, head over to one of the following souvenir shops.
Brooklyn 10 Best Souvenir Shops
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Here are the 10 best shops to check out in Brooklyn!
#1. Wrecords by Monkey
304 Boerum St
Brooklyn, NY 11206
For the most interesting artisan made designs in both home decor and fashion and completely New York inspired, look no further. By marrying music, art, and fashion, Monkey Chirico steals the top spot of best Brooklyn souvenir shop with his innovative designs that we just can't get enough of. For a sneak peak at how he does his work, check out the quick video below.
This Williamsburg based food & flea market has absolutely everything you could ever want. It's got a breathtaking view of the New York City skyline over the East River, incredible artisan made gifts, the tastiest food you'll find anywhere in the city, and great live indie music!
For the whole experience, grab a low cost ride on the East River Ferry from the Big Apple (Midtown or Wall St) over the river to the Brooklyn side of town and Smorgasburg is right there.
Smorgasburg is THE place to watch NYC's spectacular Fireworks display on Independence Day. It's like a hip exclusive party and community BBQ rolled into one!
3. CB I Hate Perfume
The Bond No. 9 of Brooklyn... except they only use real essential oils and absolutes, making their products the height of perfumery craftsmanship. If you're not sure why we include this Greenpoint indie shop in the category of Souvenirs, it's because they've literally got a scent for every single neighborhood and borough in New York City. Prepare to be amazed.
4. Exit 9 Gift Emporium
Ever wonder what kinds of things the hipsters of Brooklyn buy? Enter this gift shop and you'll immediately be schooled in the ways of this ultra trendy group. Their products are unique and fun, making it the perfect place to shop for kids (or the kid at heart), the creative and artsy, or anyone as trendy as a hipster (or wants to be)! Great for corporate gifts, company keep sake's and anyone who needs something ultra stylish and cool.
Souvenir Shopping Tour
If you're not sure where to start your souvenir shopping, maybe you need a Brooklyn Souvenir Tour instead of a list of shop locations. For the ultimate shopping tour, check out New York Souvenir Tours, which features a locally guided walking tour showcasing gallery and street art, tasty cuisines, and exclusive discounts at all the best shopping locations in Williamsburg Brooklyn.
5. Brooklyn Charm
Conveniently located on Bedford Ave just two blocks from the L train, and near some of Brooklyn's best restaurants, Brooklyn Charm allows shoppers to custom create any piece of jewelry imaginable, and at a great price!
The shop contains thousands of creative charms and precious stones that you arrange any way you like, and then right before your eyes they turn it into the necklace, earrings, bracelet, ring, of your dreams! It's like watching magic happen right before your eyes.
6. Brooklyn Brewery
Chances are you've heard of Brooklyn Brewery, and it may even already be on your itinerary, but did you know that they also have a store where you can pick up some merchandise? To take a tour of the brewery, you can head over Monday through Thursday at 5pm (reservation is required; $12) for a small batch tour.
The tasting room is open Friday, Saturday and Sunday where you can try out their latest creations, such as the luxuriously malty Black Chocolate Stout. Items you can find in the shop include apparel, barware, drinkware, books, prints, hats, accessories, and various other products.
7. By Brooklyn
By Brooklyn sells products that are strictly made in Brooklyn, so when you shop at this store, you're buying items that were made with love by locals.
Some of the many items you can buy include hand towels, ginger syrup, cookbooks, bags, chocolate, jewelry, children's books, mugs, caramels, and more.
Located on Smith Street, By Brooklyn is open Sunday through Wednesday from 11am to 7pm, and Thursday through Saturday from 11am to 8pm.
8. Green in Brooklyn
If you're looking for eco-friendly items, Green in Brooklyn is where you want to shop. They have a reputation for offering high quality products while delivering a smile and excellent customer service. Just a handful of the products you can buy include stationary, towels, blankets, chocolate, books, crafts, and beauty products. Set on Myrtle Avenue, Green in Brooklyn is open Monday through Friday 11am to 7pm, Saturday from 10am to 7pm, and on Sunday from 11am to 6pm.
9. Brooklyn Superhero Supply Co.
Are you a secret superhero? Know someone who is or wants to be? Then you should stop by the Brooklyn Superhero Supply Co.
On 5th Avenue where you can find all the superhero products you need to get going. Items you can buy include capes, t-shirts, bags, goggles, lights, and more.
The store is run entirely by volunteers, and it's open seven days a week. Hours are usually 11am to 5pm.
10. Brooklyn Flea
So technically Brooklyn Flea isn't a souvenir shop, but it is where you can find a huge amount of fabulous souvenirs that you can't find anywhere else. Many of the items are made by locals. There's over 100 vendors as well as 30 food vendors, so you're never going to be short of places to shop or eat. Check out their website for the latest information of where they're going to be and when.
The aforementioned list are just some of the many options of where you can buy souvenirs across Brooklyn. So what are you waiting for? Let's do some shopping! Don't forget to tell your friends. Tweet Now!
If you're looking for more things to do in Brooklyn and want some home decor ideas, check out Arkada's Brooklyn showroom. Their architectural ornamentation and designs are a gorgeous mix of classical meets minimal modern chic.