Shop Local: Olives & Grace
I love this place. Everything about it. It may be my favorite shop in all of Boston. Sofi (Olive & Grace’s shop owner) is darling and so is her shop in the South End. I was brought to Olives & Grace by my friend and fellow blogger, Liz of Little Moments of Happiness, three years ago. At this time it was located in a small storefront on a Pembroke Street. At the time, you could miss it if you weren’t looking. Now, Sofi’s expanded to a much larger location and moved her shop to Tremont Street. It’s wonderful to see Olives & Grace grow!
It’s no surprise that Olives & Grace won ‘Best of Boston’ Best Gift Shop. I could shop for myself (I mean buy gifts for others) all day! Every inch of Olives & Grace has a story to tell (and is Instagram-worthy, if I may add). Sofi is committed to her tagline, “a curtsy to the makers”, and stocks local small-batch products. Most weekends you can find one of these ‘makers’ visiting Sofi’s shop, happy to chat about the motivation behind their product.
This weekend was no exception: Sofi will be carrying The Everyday Napkin by Bash Studio (seen in a previous post, here). How exciting that you can now find these products in a store!
If you haven’t check out Olives & Grace yet, run now. It’s perfect for small gifts that are meaningful and support a local small business. Like this creamer and sugar set for Mother’s Day, these easy thank-you gifts and this cookbook for kitchen inspiration. I also tried these ridiculously good oat cookies!
(from my first Olives & Grace visit, 2012)
This cookbook is on my list of things to pick up during my next visit. I flipped through at the store and so many things caught my eye!
623 Tremont St.
Boston (South End) 02118