The Christmas countdown is on, and if you’re a last-minute shopper, panic may be starting to set in. If you’ve waited to get your gift shopping done (or, worse, you haven’t even started), don’t surrender to the big box stores and websites quite yet. There are plenty of unique and special shopping destinations across that city where you can find wow-worthy, one-of-a-kind presents for the MVPs on your “nice” list.

2. ABC Carpet & Home

The magical emporium of furniture, decor, gifts and more on Broadway near Union Square is a treasure trove of unexpected gift ideas for that tough-to-shop-for person on your list. Whether you're looking for your epicurean aunt, bohemian babysitter or own charmed children, ABC offers six floors of globally-sourced finds. The baby and kids selection includes these heirloom-quality handmade Jess Brown dolls, Steiff plush riding toys and Tegu wooden magnetic blocks.
 
ABC Carpet & Home
888 Broadway
New York, Ny
Phone: 212-473-3000  
Hours: Mon.-Wed., Fri. & Sat., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Thurs. 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sun.,11 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
 

Photo courtesy of ABC Carpet & Home

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