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Young readers' favorites, Bookends, Ridgewood,

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Gifts for Giving

Shop Local This Holiday Season

Still working on that holiday gift list, or haven’t even gotten started? Never fear, the good news is our area has a plethora of shopping options for everyone on your list. We called on Sally St. Clair, owner of Run About Town, a personal concierge service based in Upper Saddle River, to help us find the perfect holiday gifts.

“Some people think of gift shopping as fun, but many also think it’s stressful,” Sally says.

When personal shopping for her clients, she encourages them to consider the recipient’s interests and lifestyle.

“If your gift recipient loves the outdoors, that helps narrow down where you will shop," she says.

And she couldn’t be more excited about all of the small shops and boutiques Northwest Bergen County has to offer.

“When shopping locally, you get personalized attention and help support local businesses.”

Read ahead for some of her personal picks for the season.

  • The men's watch he wants: Danson Jewelers, Allendale,
  • One-of-a-kind collage art by Jim Nonas | Creative Den, Glen Rock,
  • For your stylish sports fan: Sal Lauretta for Men, Midland Park,
  • The perfect accessories at Eurica Home, Waldwick,
  • For the avid reader: Bookends, Ridgewood,
  • KICK Sambal gourmet hot sauces gift box, Mahwah,
  • Mensch on a Bench, Bed, Bath & Beyond, Mahwah
  • Jewelry to swoon for: Danson Jewelers, Allendale,
  • If her favorite color is blue, accessories from Eurica Home, Waldwick,
  • Holiday offerings from All is Well, Wyckoff,
  • Stylish fashion accents, J. McLaughlin, Ho-Ho-Kus,
  • For a pet lover, Groomington Coat Factory, Midland Park,
  • Local handmade gifts at Creative Den, Glen Rock,
  • The area's finest extra-virgin olive oils and balsamic vinegars, Olive R Twist, Ridgewood,
  • For your Frozen fan: Tons of Toys, Wyckoff,
  • Scooter for a youngster, Tons of Toys, Wyckoff,
  • Dress them up for the holidays, Little Nikki's, Ho-Ho-Kus,
  • Cool colorful pillows, Creative Den, Glen Rock,
  • Young readers' favorites, Bookends, Ridgewood,
  • Mitzvah Moose, Bed, Bath & Beyond, Ramsey
  • Lego Train sets, Tons of Toys, Wyckoff,
  • Furry Family pet gift, Groomington Coat Factory, Midland Park,
  • Sally St. Clair making gift giving easy this season and all year long. Upper Saddle River,