Holiday Shopping Made in Colorado
This season, shop local and support Colorado artists, makers and mom-and-pops. Call on these Colorado creators for unique gear, clothing, art and other thoughtful handmade gifts.
Beauty & Accessories
Visit Aspen Meadows Soap in Cañon City for handcrafted herbal soaps, lotions, skin care goodies, candles and oh-so-sweet bath accessories.
Cibado Handcrafted Leather Bags and Goods is a one-woman operation based in Glenwood Springs, producing detailed buffalo leather handbags and purses.
Shop Alpine Naturals out of Cripple Creek, Colorado for artisan soap and body products designed to lift spirits. Check out their custom blended herbal and shaving soaps.
Outdoor Gear & Clothing
Fashion created for real mountain living, Leadville’s Melanzana stitches high-quality performance hoodies, vests and skirts in bold colors.
Icelantic was founded in Evergreen, Colorado when Ben Anderson started making skis in his parents’ garage. Today, the largest USA-manufactured ski company pumps out raved-about, next-level skis with stunning original artwork top sheets.
Steamboat Springs’ SmartWool brings stylish, ultra warm Merino wool socks to the masses, while hometown favorite Big Agnes wins awards for its lightweight, remarkably comfortable tents and sleeping bags.
Score classic snap-button Western shirts and bolo ties from Rockmount Ranch Wear in Denver. The third-generation family business has been known to attract celebrity shoppers looking to sharpen their cowboy style.
Eat & Drink
For the coffee lover in your life, nothing beats a fresh roasted bag of beans from Durango Coffee Company or Silver Canyon Coffee in Boulder.
Bring smiles to chocolate connoisseurs with Ouray’s Gus Chocolate and add some heat to your gift with a variety pack of Horsetooth Hot Sauces out of Fort Collins.
Select artisan goat cheeses from Buena Vista’s Jumpin Good Goat Dairy and Longmont’s Haystack Mountain Goat Dairy.
Pick up tasty Colorado-made spirits from Honey House Distillery in Durango, Montanya Distillers in Crested Butte or Peach Tree Distillers in Palisade.
For the Home
Head to Firehouse General Store next to the Historic Delaware Hotel in Leadville for one-of-a-kind Western gifts, jewelry and Colorado souvenirs.
High Country Designs in Frisco sells handcrafted furniture and accessories made in Colorado. Browse lamps, log beds, ski prints and locally made mugs.
San Juan Gems Rock Shop in Cortez features beautiful jewelry, collector’s items and one of the largest gem selections around.
Don’t Forget the Dog
Treat your furry friend to handmade, all natural dog snacks from Paws Barkery in Evergreen or bison jerky from Element Pet Nutrition in Ridgway, where everything is sourced from hormone-free Colorado livestock.