Top 7 Souvenirs To Buy In Seattle

Seattle is a majorly populated area because it is highly cultured, artsy, and full of entertainment and history. No matter where you find yourself in Seattle, you are certainly close to a unique opportunity. It could be dining, shopping, or sight-seeing. No matter what the reason behind your adventure to this historical and inimitable city—you are going to want to commemorate it. By purchasing a Seattle original souvenir or two it is easy to do that. This guide exists to point you in some of the best directions for a successful souvenir search.

 

1. A Nirvana or other rock and roll shirt

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By Kelly, via Wikimedia Commons

 

Whether or not you are aware, I am unsure, but music legend Kurt Cobain and the band Nirvana was born in Seattle. If you are a fan of the arts or just good rock and roll, snagging a Nirvana shirt here is special. Right from where the whole Nirvana idea was born, this visit should be meaningful—especially for fans of the group.

 

Even if you are not necessarily a huge fan of Nirvana, Seattle has quite the selection of iconic rock apparel for both men and women. One of the bigger names I could mention is Jimi Hendrix. These stores have plenty of Jimi Hendrix t-shirts that never go out of style. If you have little ones at home, you can even find cozy rock onesies.

 

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2. Something Seattle quirky

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By tramarco, via pixabay.com

 

Let me begin by saying this, there are plenty of shops in Seattle that have seemingly everything… a lot of which is unexpected and intriguing making for the perfect souvenir or gift for a loved one. With items ranging from crafts and coloring to stuff for the little ones, to jewelry, journals, and unique home goods. Of course, if you are searching for Seattle original merchandise, there is plenty of that as well.

 

One of the cuter novelty pieces you can grab is the adorable salt and pepper shaker set, shaped like an avocado. Avocados seem to be trending heavily throughout the United States with multiple applications seen everywhere. And this salt and pepper shaker are happy and smiling, making for an excellent conversation piece in your kitchen.

 

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3. Novelty Items

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Jmabel, via Wikimedia Commons

 

There are not many shops in Seattle that contain the surprises and delights that exist within the hidden gem stores so to speak. One of the more unique pieces of novelty merchandise available here are the celebrity dollars. They feature faces of well-known character and celebs from Homer Simpson to Jesse Pinkman from Breaking Bad.

 

Other mentionable items include a range of fair trade products that are not only unique and mostly hand-crafted, but they support the global economy. From unique shoulder and tote bags to beautiful backpacks—you will be hard-pressed to not discover a lovely souvenir to bring back home with you if you dig into the selection of interesting souvenir shops.

 

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4. Monster Art, Clothing, and Gifts

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Picture credits: monsterartandclothing

 

Monster Art, Clothing, and Gifts is one of the unique brands in the entire United States. This is due in large part to the fact that Monster Art produces a vast array of unique, artsy pieces that are sure to liven up your place back home. Often when people think of Seattle they think of storm clouds and rain, but the art created by Monster Art, Clothing, and Gifts is much sunnier than you would imagine.

 

Something truly interesting and artistic that is sold by them is bathroom art. While you might be asking yourself, “what is bathroom art?”, it is not what you are imagining. This is art specifically designed for your shower and it is 100% waterproof. They feature different messages with unique designs to liven up any bathroom. Measuring 4.5 by 4.5 inches, these little pieces of art are both cute and inspiring.

 

5. Coffee from Voxx Coffee

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Photo by jeffwilcox on Foter.com

 

Voxx Coffee created in Seattle, WA produces the most delicious, wholesome, and flavorful coffee you will find in the city. Apart from taking home souvenirs, this quaint little spot is an excellent place to hang out, drink coffee, and enjoy some of the sweet pastries they produce fresh every single day.

 

They have a strong reputation in the area for the overall quality of their coffee and other specialty goods. This reputation is well deserved. If you find yourself visiting Seattle, be sure to stop in and see why. Once you taste what they have to offer, you will certainly want to bring home plenty of their tasty coffee.

 

6. Theo Chocolate

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Photo by dierken on Foter.com

 

No matter who you are or where you are – everyone loves chocolate. Theo Chocolate is some of the best chocolate you will find anywhere in the city. Not only can you get unique, high-quality chocolate bars, but also boxes of small chocolates as well. The best part of it all? These are not just ordinary chocolates.

 

In fact, Theo Chocolate products are available in an array of different flavors like the much-loved salted vanilla caramel, salted toffee, Root Beer Barrel, dark chocolate, lemon, honey, and so forth. While it might be hard to not eat it immediately, you should snag some extra chocolate to take home.

 

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7. Homemade jewelry, jewelry boxes, and beauty supplies

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Jewelry and jewelry boxes are another one of those unique categories you’ll find in Seattle. That includes only especially, hand-crafted goods that are truly one-of-a-kind; from gorgeous necklaces and earrings to jewelry boxes. Basically, every city has souvenir type stores that carry home goods, however, Seattle has some unique items that are more than worth checking out.

 

Charcoal is all the rage these days when it comes to personal care and beauty routines. All over Seattle, they have a variety of actual charcoal towels – both for your face and for scrubbing your body – and they are highly beneficial to both areas. Check out these items if you can. You are sure to find something that will never let you forget your visit to Seattle.

 

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