@iloveanchorage holiday gift guide, part 2

iloveanchorage, part 2

On day two of my stint as the @iloveanchorage Instagram host, I focused on picking out holiday gifts for guys. I’m not going to lie, shopping locally for men just isn’t always in the credit cards because most stores know who typically exercises their purchasing power. However, when I started to think outside the box (er, closet?) and look more closely, I discovered how smart some of our local shops are at bringing in select, but clever choices that made my shopping adventure super inspiring.

Here’s Tuesday’s guide to shopping local for your favorite fellows:

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@iloveanchorage holiday gift guide, part 1

iloveanchorage, part oneI’m pretty excited to be this week’s guest host of the Anchorage Economic Development Corporation’s @iloveanchorage Instagram account. This super-cool project has a new guest host post photos and share Anchorage through their eyes each week. If you haven’t followed the @iloveanchorage Instagram account yet, you better get to clicking!

My focus as the host is to share my favorite shopping spots and help out with your holiday gift giving. All stores featured in my photos are locally owned, and each day I’m focusing on a different theme. I’ll also recap the day’s gift picks here at the end of each day.

Here’s Monday’s guide to shopping local for the ladies in your life:

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Welcome to akshopgirl the blog!

Welcome to akshopgirl.com! This is a blog about living a stylish life in the 49th state.

I’m Leslie Boyd, and I’ve been writing about shopping and style in Alaska for more than eight years. I’ll buy just about anything but the excuse that living in the Last Frontier means you shouldn’t have to dress up. (But don’t hold that against me if you see me dressed down at the grocery store. I am Alaskan, after all!)

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