5 Online Stores For Truly Unique Gifts


No longer the wave of the future, online shopping has become the norm for most of us. With more than 50 percent of millennials and baby boomers using the internet to meet their shopping needs, online stores have become an ever-growing and evolving industry, with new sites popping up on a daily basis. The plethora of choices can be a little overwhelming, so we’ve narrowed it down to a few amazing stores you really have to check out. Whether you’re looking for something fun for yourself or an unusual gift for someone else, these online shops have anything and everything you could ever want.

Cool People Shop

Cool People Shop is really the place where the cool people shop; shopping here will definitely add to your street cred. This site has a little bit of everything, with tons of hilarious gag gifts as well as homewares, books and crazy gadgets. There’s also a “For Cool People Only” section, where you can buy things like a wetsuit that looks like a business suit or glow-in-the-dark soap. Because we all need soap that glows, right?

Dog Is Good

For the good dogs and good people in your life, Dog Is Good has gifts to please al the animal lovers you know. There are hoodies and t-shirts for both men and women, as well as home décor, accessories and pet supplies. Check out their collections page for special themes such as patriotic gifts and pop art. And they’ve even got a section for cat lovers, because cat is good too.

Jane Wandering

A great site for travelers, or for those who might just be dreaming of travel, Jane Wandering has a wide assortment of must-have travel items. From fun scratch-off maps to document where you’ve been, to journals to write about where you’re going, these one of-a-kind travel accessories will feed the soul of any wanderer. If you want something a bit more customized, check out their travel kit collection where you can build your own gift set and have it shipped directly to your traveling friends.


Satisfy your foodie dreams or make a foodie friend’s dream come true when you shop at iGourmet. Featuring specialty foods (800 varieties of cheese!), gifts for chefs and hand-arranged gift baskets, you can’t go wrong with one of these delicious gift options. And for the gift that keeps on giving, choose one of their “Of the Month” clubs, which offer monthly deliveries of exclusive gourmet treats like Italian fare, fruit preserves or even a Bacon of the Month Club.


Makeup artists keep Beautylish on their go-to list when it comes to finding the laest makeup collections at an affordable price. Originally founded as a site for beauty lovers to share their favorite brands and ideas, Beautylish has grown into not only a successful online retail shop, but a community where all things beauty come together. In addition to great prices, free shipping on orders over $35 and cutting-edge products for any glamorista, they have a host of online tutorials for new and different looks, editorials on different brands and articles covering the latest in beauty news.