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.

7. Dabney Lee

A stationery junkie's haven, Dabney Lee puts a Brooklyn spin on Southern tradition. With monograms and personalized paper galore, this tiny DUMBO destination has spunk to spare. Pick up a custom lunch box for your favorite little school girl, or a set of unbreakable melamine plates so that the whole family can dine together in civilized style.

Dabney Lee
45 Washington St.
Brooklyn, Ny
Phone: 718-596-4169  
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun.,10 a.m.-5 p.m.
 
Photo courtesy of Dabney Lee
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