Top Spots To Buy Gifts For Grads In Denver

May 7, 2013 6:00 AM

Changes in Latitude (credit: Audie Streetman)

Changes in Latitude

Changes in Latitude (photo credit: Audie Streetman)

Graduation is an exciting time for all involved. High school grads are getting ready to start new adventures in college or out in the world. College graduates are getting ready to take a step forward in their lives and careers. When congratulating the new grad in your life, you can go with a sentimental gift or a practical present. Either way, they will be glad to know that you care. Go beyond the card stuffed with money and get your grad a gift that will last longer than 20 minutes. These retailers will help you find a personal gift for any high school or college grad.

Lulu’s Furniture
2050 W. 30th Ave.
Denver, CO 80211
(303) 756-2222

Help your new college grad furnish his or her new digs with a one-of-a-kind piece of furniture from Lulu’s. Whether you are looking for a simple throw pillow or a bowling-lane dining table, this store has it all. Family owned and operated, Lulu’s features a mother daughter design team with no shortage of creativity. Pick up an accent lamp or some wall art for the one-of-a-kind graduate in your life.

Hazel & Dewey
70 S. Broadway
Denver, CO 80209
(303) 777-1500

For kitchen accessories, dishes and bake ware with a vintage feel, stop by this shop on South Broadway. A wide selection of merchandise coupled with friendly staff members makes Hazel & Dewey the perfect place to shop for a gift. From kitchen standards like cutting boards and rolling pins to handmade ladles and even cookbooks, this shop will help you create a custom kitchen for your grad. With so many choices, it might be hard to leave the store with just gifts for those that you are buying for!

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Right Time International Watch Center
1485 S. Colorado Blvd.
Denver, CO 80222
(303) 691-9658

A good time piece is not only practical, it’s also a stylish accessory. With a warm and welcoming staff and high quality merchandise, you can find the perfect gift for the special graduate in your life. Offering a full range of watches at many prices, there is something for everyone. Whether your graduate prefers a classic, timeless piece or a sportier look, you will find the perfect gift.

Changes in Latitude Travel Store
2525 Arapahoe
Boulder, CO 80302
(303) 786-8406

Graduation marks the perfect time to travel. At Changes in Latitude, you will find anything required for travel, from guidebooks and maps to luggage and daypacks. With a full variety of merchandise for everything from a road trip to a backpacking trek through Europe, you can find travel gear that matches your graduate. Give them a gift that shows you are proud of their hard work and they deserve some R and R.

1855 29th St., Suite 1164
Boulder, CO 80301
(303) 449-4737

With accessories for many different types of electronics, Shieldmans is a great place to find a gift for your tech-savvy grads. From headphones to tablet cases, you can be sure to find a practical gift that your grad will love. The staff at this store will answer your questions and help you find an appropriate gift. Whether you need a simple phone case or protector for a tablet, this store has got you covered.

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