10 Places to Shop for Father’s Day in St. Louis
Get a head-start on Father’s Day shopping in St. Louis this year with our foolproof shopping guide. Think vintage guitars, a new Carhartt jacket, gardening supplies, cigars, shaving tools and more.
East + West
East + West is without a doubt St. Louis’ standout menswear boutique, with a variety of contemporary, classic and upscale pieces. Owner Brian Simpson only carries specialty items from a curated lineup of brands—from Carhartt to Reigning Champ—with a team of experts who can easily help you find the perfect piece.
Jennifer Hill of Lonesome Traveler created her own brand of handmade menswear accessories including neckties, bow ties, pocket squares tie clips and more, with the artisan’s signature aesthetic that’s a stunning mix of eclectic and vintage-inspired pieces.
This independent boutique in Downtown St. Louis carries a contemporary selection of menswear pieces, with an emphasis on athletic and leisurewear. Treat your father to casual style that still has a curated elegance about it with a piece from DNA Boutique.
Rolling Ridge Nursery
If your father has a green thumb, this nursery in Webster Groves will soon be one of his beloved spots. The garden center is awash with hidden treasures, from specialty potters to potted plants, seeds and more.
This eclectic garden center in the Central West End is constantly being refreshed with eclectic new inventory, especially during the spring and summer months. Treat your father to a gift from the nursery or a meal at the adjoining Cafe Osage, where dishes are crafted with produce grown in the nursery.
If you’re looking to find a gift for the dad who likes to sit down after a long day and play a few notes on a guitar or banjo, a visit to the vintage instrument store Music Folk in Webster Groves is a must. Dish about music favorites with the owner, who’ll help you pick out the perfect specialty gift.
David’s Guitar Loft
A one-of-a-kind guitar shop and studio in Webster Groves, David’s Guitar Loft is another must-stop on your list for the music-lover in your family. You can easily find a specialty guitar for purchase or to rent, as well as corresponding lessons for a truly thoughtful gift for dad.
You can’t go wrong with cigars and spirits, and if you’re on the hunt for a perfectly curated selection to choose from for your dad, Brennan’s is the perfect place to shop. The elegant Central West End bottle shop, bar and event space is full of upscale elegance and mysterious class.
If your dad is a bookworm, look no further than this specialty store in the Loop, where you’ll find a fully stocked selection of new and used reads of all types and genres. You could even purchase their subscription program as a gift, which sends a book to your loved one every month at reasonable prices.
Top image courtesy of David Lezcano.