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5 Charming Oxford Shops Where You Can Find Gifts to Spread Joy This Season


If gift-giving is your love language, then the holiday season is your time to shine. And with so many charming local shops near UNCOMMON Oxford, you’ll have plenty of places to peruse and find the perfect gift. Check out our list of the best gift shops in Oxford, Mississippi, and spread joy to the special people in your life!

Feel-Good Funky Finds

What’s better than gift shopping? Gift shopping with a purpose! Start your browsing at Holding Hands Resale Shop, a can’t-miss thrift store here in Oxford. Not only will you enjoy checking out their fun and funky offerings – like vintage decor, quirky accessories, and some wild pieces of jewelry – but you can feel good about supporting their mission to employ people living with mental illness.

Food for Your Bookworm

For readers, few things bring us as much joy as a good book. Find just the right one to keep the bibliophile in your life occupied this holiday break at Oxford’s old standby, Square Books. Located in Courthouse Square, just a short stroll from UNCOMMON Oxford, this independent shop features a wide selection with a special focus on the American South. Not a reader yourself? Get some great gift ideas from their staff recommendations.

What If I Don’t Know What I’m Looking For?

If you’re in a know-it-when-I-see-it gifting mood, Provision Oxford is the place to peruse. This charming shop on University Avenue has a little bit of everything, and every item has been thoughtfully curated. Find a cozy sweater and slippers, soothing candles and diffusers, classy stationery and home decor, or an indulgent sweet treat. It is the holidays, after all!

A Local Stop for Trendy Tops

For wearable gifts and plenty of items to spread your school spirit, hop into The Lily Pad, where you’ll enjoy looking through their on-trend styles and graphic tees. Looking to gift something for game days at the Grove? Pick up a “Hotty Toddy” tee, so you and your friends will look the part while cheering on our University of Mississippi Rebels. You’ll also find a selection of sweet accessories like candles, soaps, and room sprays. You never know what might call your name!

Shopping for Oxfords in Oxford?

Head to Hinton & Hinton to find a classy gift for the Southern gentleman in your life. Established in 1991, this upscale clothing shop on the Square remains a go-to for good-looking outfits. Check out their jeans, corduroys, and button-ups, or pick up a gift card and let your person choose their own treat.

Looking for tips on where to find great local fun and shopping in Oxford, Mississippi? Check out the UNCOMMON Oxford Neighborhood page for more favorite spots, and make sure to visit our UNCOMMON Oxford blog.


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