It’s the season for giving! Black Friday is the busiest shopping day of the year. We know you’ll be standing in line for 12 hours waiting for the new Apple Watch. But did you know there is a thing called SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY? After you brave the madhouse of the big-box stores, we hope you’ll SHOP LOCAL and show some love to these awesome business owners. Your friends and family will appreciate a thoughtful, unique gift – and you won’t have to break the bank for it.

1. DNA Gallery – Plaza District

SHOP LOCAL: DNA Galleries | We Sell Oklahoma
With a mix of art displays and textile wares, DNA is one of our top choices for gift purchases in the metro. Find everything from hand-made sculptures to funny greeting cards. You’ll also have your pick of Thunder wear, hand-made scarves, unique jewelry, and lots more. DNA is located on NW 16th & Blackwelder in The Plaza District, and is open from 11am-8pm Monday-Saturday, and 11am-5pm on Sundays. Holiday hours may vary. Dnagalleries.com

2. Bombs Away Gallery – Paseo Arts District

SHOP LOCAL: Bombs Away | We Sell Oklahoma
We’re partial to Dustin Oswald’s showcase gallery. His work involves incredibly detailed pen and ink drawings, that come to life on paper. The shop also carries a series of screen printed shirts and hoodies, with designs inspired by everything from Thunder basketball to the characters in his drawings. Bombs Away just recently opened their bigger, better storefront at 3003A Paseo St, on the main strip in Paseo OKC. Order online at bombsawayart.com

3. TRADE Menswares – OKC Midtown

SHOPW LOCAL: TRADE Menswares | We Sell Oklahoma
New ownership and rebranding have turned TRADE Menswear into the hot shop for men’s apparel, grooming accessories, and gifts. Summed up, this store embodies the “rugged sophistication” style. With a great selection of denim, outerwear, tee’s, and leather, you’re sure to find the perfect gift for that special guy in your life. Check out their new face and even better prices. Located in the heart of Midtown, right across Walker from McNellie’s. 1112 N. Walker Ave, Suite 102, OKC. Trademenswares.com

4. Shops on Western – OKC

SHOP LOCAL: Shops on Western Ave | We Sell Oklahoma
The Western Avenue corridor offers a number of local boutique shops, including Radian Beauty (exclusive medical spa), Guestroom Records (record store), KB Gallery (kitchen, bath, living spaces), Howell Gallery (art gallery), R&R Estate Jewelry (antique, vintage, and contemporary jewelry), Gil’s (clothing & denim bar), and so much more. Just off of Western Avenue is Classen Curve, which is home to even more local shops and restaurants. Enjoy your holiday shopping experience at the shops on Western, and finish your day with dinner at Cafe 501 in Classen Curve. Located along North Western Avenue, between NW 36th & Grand Blvd. See more at www.visitwesternavenue.com

5. Craig’s Curious Emporium – Paseo Arts District

SHOP LOCAL: Craigs Curious Emporium | We Sell Oklahoma
Do you have that wild and funky yoga-loving hippy aunt? Craig’s Emporium is surely to have the perfect gift for any enlightened family member! Chock full of knick-knacks, boutique items, incense, jewelry, hats, mantra bowls, clothing, and so much more. Get lost in their maze of quirky pieces that’ll have you browsing for hours. Located in the heart of the Paseo, just across the street from Bombs Away Gallery. Find them on Facebook

6. OKC Flea – Farmers Market

SHOP LOCAL: OKC Flea | We Sell Oklahoma SHOP LOCAL: OKC Flea Farmers Market | We Sell Oklahoma
December 11th is the last OKC Flea of the year. Spend the day and shop for unique holiday gifts with their local makers and artisans, listen to live music, enjoy a drink or two and some snacks from local food trucks. Kids can participate in the free craft area. They’ll also take care of your gift wrapping. The perfect opportunity to finish all your holiday shopping! Located at the OKC Farmers Public Market, 311 S. Klein Ave. December 11th, 12pm-5pm. Okcflea.com

7. Pop-up Shops – OKC Midtown

SHOP LOCAL: Midtown Pop-Up Shops | We Sell Oklahoma
Every weekend starting November 25th will be a different group of local merchants selling their wares at the Midtown OKC Pop-Up Shops. With a total of 44 vendors, you’ll have a reason to stop by each weekend! Located on the open lot at the corner of NW 10th & Hudson in Midtown, just around the corner from McNellie’s and across the street from the Bleu Garten. For a full list of shops & weekly schedule of vendors, visit www.okcpopups.com

8. MUSE (by Lucca) – Edmond Spring Creek

SHOP LOCAL: MUSE by lucca | We Sell Oklahoma
I have been in love with MUSE since they opened in Edmond several years ago. If you’re looking for fun and fresh house wares or trinkets to give your lady friends, this is definitely a must. While you’re there, you can try on a few trendy clothing items for yourself. There’s also a MUSE location in Penn Square Mall, upper level. Check them out at the Spring Creek Shopping Center on the northwest corner of 15th & Bryant in Edmond. 1489 E. 15th St, Edmond OK. Musebylucca.com

9. Blue Seven – OKC

SHOP LOCAL: Blue Seven | We Sell Oklahoma
Everyone’s go-to for gift giving! Blue 7 carries the latest trends in clothing, shoes, watches, gag gifts, camping gear, jewelry, and clever greeting cards. Men and women can find gifts for a wide range of prices. Last week I walked in looking for a coffee mug, and walked out with a sleeping bag! Located on May Ave, north of 63rd. 7518 N. May Ave, OKC. You can also shop their web store at www.myblueseven.com

10. Weldon Jack – OKC

SHOP LOCAL: Weldon Jack | We Sell Oklahoma
Do you need a gift for the man who’s hard to shop for? Weldon Jack offers a touch of vintage motorcycle culture with a clean cut style. Their inventory includes moto-inspired leather jackets, men’s grooming kits, beard oil, leather bags, pocket knives, belts, and a boutique barber shop attached to the store. Go talk to Jerrod about his latest motorcycle project, and get your beard man-scaled! Weldonjack.com