GIFTING IN CHARLOTTE

The Charlotte Guide to Gameday Tailgating Essentials

The Charlotte Guide to Gameday Tailgating Essentials

| August 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

No one knows tailgating with class better than Myers Park’s THE SPORTING GENT. It’s in their DNA; a gentlemanly pursuit that goes well beyond fall football. At The Sporting Gent, you can outfit your guy with all the essentials for tailgating, from what to bring to what to wear.  It’s not a frat boy thing […]

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30 Gift Ideas for Dad from The Shops at Morrison and the Metropolitan Shops

30 Gift Ideas for Dad from The Shops at Morrison and the Metropolitan Shops

| June 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Shopping for dad doesn’t have to be so difficult, especially with a little help from your friends at scoop. From collectible wines to maple bacon popcorn (not joking), here’s your ultimate Father’s Day shopping list from the stores at Morrison & Metropolitan. And don’t forget to check out more gift ideas for dad from The Sporting Gent […]

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Tis the Season. Here are our top picks for Hostess Gifts.

Tis the Season. Here are our top picks for Hostess Gifts.

| June 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

At Scoop we believe in the philosophy of gift giving, especially for our hosts and hostesses who work hard to pull off a soiree of any size. When invited to someone’s home, whether for a dinner party or a summer stay, it’s just good manners to give token of appreciation. And always, always send a […]

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Father’s Day Gift Ideas from The Sporting Gent & LazerEdge

Father’s Day Gift Ideas from The Sporting Gent & LazerEdge

| June 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

PSA: Father’s Day is next Sunday, 6/21. We know how difficult it can be to shop for the men in our lives, so we’ve done the grunt work for you. Because there’s only so many ties and golf balls you can give. Shop outside the big box this Father’s Day and get your gifts locally […]

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June is Wedding season at Swoozie’s

June is Wedding season at Swoozie’s

| June 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

We’re springing right into wedding season, and it’s the perfect time to pick up what you need to tie the knot or help out someone who is.  Swoozie’s, your go-to gifting and party destination, is a one stop shop for everything you need to make it the best day ever. Here’s what we mean by a […]

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Here’s a special Savory Spice Shop gift for the Dad in your life.

Here’s a special Savory Spice Shop gift for the Dad in your life.

| June 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Is he the barbecue champion in the family, an aspiring gourmet chef, or just a guy who loves to cook? Regardless of his cooking skills, and the fact that he somehow uses every single pot & utensil in the kitchen every time he cooks, make this Father’s Day one he’ll remember with a gift (and […]

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Last Minute Teacher Gifts from the Charlotte Shops

Last Minute Teacher Gifts from the Charlotte Shops

| May 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

School’s almost out, and you know what that means.  Your annual last minute Teacher Gift panic.  Avoid the Starbucks or Borders gift card rut this year, and buy something personal and local.   Say thank you and farewell with one of these unique gifts we found in the Charlotte shops. THE PINK HANGER
 CHEZELLE BOULEVARD […]

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Beautiful Senior Portraits by Ariana Clare Photography

Beautiful Senior Portraits by Ariana Clare Photography

| May 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

It’s graduation time and scoop photographer Ariana Clare is offering a special exclusively for scoop readers! Senior portrait sessions are now $250 (normally $375) for an hour session, location changes, and outfit changes. Don’t miss this! For more information contact Ariana directly: arianaclare@gmail.com.  And check out her FAQ below about what to wear & where to shoot […]

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Order Your Monogrammed Gifts Now. For grads, dads, brides and more.

Order Your Monogrammed Gifts Now. For grads, dads, brides and more.

| May 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Our gifting focus is now shifted to upcoming graduations, Father’s Day and the wedding season, and the deadline is upon us to get orders in for monogrammed gifts for your dad, grad, brides and grooms. It can take a few days to a few weeks for stores to complete monogramming orders so order early to […]

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Diamonds Direct Grand Opening for new ECJ Luxe Watch store. You’re Invited!

Diamonds Direct Grand Opening for new ECJ Luxe Watch store. You’re Invited!

| May 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

  ECJ LUXE are luxurious designer watch boutiques in Miami, Palm Beach and Boca Raton, now opening within Diamonds Direct SouthPark location. For 30+ years, ECJ LUXE has been one of the world’s most sought after destinations for exclusive timepieces, and is synonymous with the place to go for anything and everything premium watch and horology […]

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Gifts for the Grads in 2015.

Gifts for the Grads in 2015.

| May 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

No matter if your favorite student is leaving high school or college, it’s always bittersweet when commencement congratulations call.   Even the 8th Grade “moving ups” can bring a tear.  That wash of happiness and excitement to be moving on to the next stage of life mixes with sadness and nostalgia for parents and grads […]

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Over 50 Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day from your local boutiques

Over 50 Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day from your local boutiques

| April 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Mother’s Day is fast approaching ~ one week from Sunday on May 10th ~ and it’s always a difficult holiday to shop for. Honestly, how can you ever give a gift that does justice to the person who gave you life and loves you unconditionally? This Mother’s Day, give your mom something that will last […]

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Find of the Week!  Beautiful Personalized Engraving at Nordstrom’s Scent Event this Saturday.

Find of the Week! Beautiful Personalized Engraving at Nordstrom’s Scent Event this Saturday.

| April 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

In springtime, all girls’ fancies turn to flowers. And nowhere will there be prettier, more personalized florals than at the Jo Malone London counter at Nordstrom SouthPark this Saturday, during the store’s spring Scent Event. There are lots of TREATS in store for you this week at the Nordy’s scent event, but my favorite is […]

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Elizabeth Bruns Welcomes Spring with a Toast To Entertaining next Thursday 3/26.

Elizabeth Bruns Welcomes Spring with a Toast To Entertaining next Thursday 3/26.

| March 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

If anyone knows how to entertain with style, it’s certainly the folks at ELIZABETH BRUNS on Morrison in The Specialty Shops. Not just for jewelry {although don’t get me started}, they are Charlotte’s best resource for luxury brands in tabletop, china, crystal, sterling, servingware, barware, plus antique decorative items, linens……the list goes on and on. It […]

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What’s New at 32 Flavors Boutique

What’s New at 32 Flavors Boutique

| March 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

If you haven’t stopped by 32 FLAVORS BOUTIQUE on East Boulevard, you should. They have some of the best local handmade art, jewelry, gifts, fashion & home accessories and much more. Whether you’re shopping for a gift or yourself, it’s hard not to find something to love in this happy, cute, friendly shop. See what’s […]

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Celebrate Swoozie’s B-day with a storewide 20% off…a $10 Gift Card for Charlotte only….and a Grand Opening Party.

Celebrate Swoozie’s B-day with a storewide 20% off…a $10 Gift Card for Charlotte only….and a Grand Opening Party.

| February 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Swoozie’s has been in business for 14 years around the South, and is celebrating by taking 20% off everything in the store now through Monday, March 9th. If you haven’t gotten one of their spring catalogs delivered in the mail, check out our fave picks below. AND the $10 off gift card good at their new […]

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