Oakwood has a boutique for everyone on your holiday shopping list

Credit: Lisa Powell

Credit: Lisa Powell

Nothing makes the transition to winter as pleasant as a drive down Far Hills in Oakwood, seeing the tree-lined boulevard twinkling with strands of lights offers a moment of warmth on a cold, blustery day.

Consider taking a drive to Oakwood to complete some of your holiday shopping this year at these well-stocked boutiques:

Toasty Barker Boutique

2306 Far Hills Ave., Oakwood

If you're shopping for a fan of all things vintage, check out Toasty Barker Boutique. Specializing in vintage and antique items, Toasty Barker also offers vintage clothing for men, women, and children as well as locally handmade items from crafters and artisans in the Dayton community.

Website | Facebook | (937) 657-3591 | Hours: M-F 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., S 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Closed Sunday

Wild Poppy

2426 Far Hills Ave., Oakwood

If your holiday heart longs for a beautiful window shopping experience, you can't beat Wild Poppy's lovely window displays. This women's clothing and accessories boutique also offers a wide variety of accessories, home goods, and gifts for anyone on your list. Wild Poppy is a great place to purchase local beauty brands like Skin, an Apothecary and Elle Landon.

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Facebook | Website | (937) 298-6078 | Hours: M-F 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., S 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Closed Sunday

J. Gilbert’s

2504 Far Hills Ave., Oakwood 

Men can be notoriously difficult to shop for, but thankfully there's J. Gilbert's. Offering men's clothing, accessories, and gifts, this boutique is sure to have something the men on your list will love.

Facebook | Website |(937) 221-8380 | Hours: M-S 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Closed Sunday

Get Dressed! Boutique

2501 Far Hills Ave., Oakwood

This fun women's clothing and accessories boutique has a great selection of items for women who like classic pieces while keeping an eye on current trends and fashion. Specializing in understated luxury, this is a great place to find a unique item for a stylish lady on your list.

Website | (937) 299-9109 | Hours: M-F 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., S 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Closed Sunday

The Little Exchange Fine Gifts 

45 Park Ave., Oakwood 

The Little Exchange offers gifts for anyone and everyone you're shopping for and sales benefit Dayton Children's hospital. They also have the opportunity for private groups to schedule time to shop after hours.

thelittleexchange.org | (937) 299-1561 | Monday to Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Closed Sunday

Bahar & Reza 

2308 Far Hills Ave. Oakwood

If you have a true fashionista on your list, you should definitely check out designers Bahar & Reza for some couture pieces that will definitely impress. This husband and wife team creates their designs based on inspiration from Persian history and art, while bringing in elements from today's styles. They offer men and women's fashions, jewelry, and accessories.

Website | (937) 294-1039 | Hours: M-Th 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., F-S 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Closed Sunday

Whispers @ Home

Many remember the beautiful window displays at the locations of Whispers Boutique. While they no longer have a brick-and-mortar store, their excellent customer service and wonderful selection of fine gifts are available online 24/7. Whispers is a great option for people who want to shop at a local business but prefer online shopping. This online boutique offers items for women, men and babies.

Website | (937) 951-2132 | shop@whispersboutique.com

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