As graduation season approaches, loved ones gather to celebrate and ease their graduate into the next phase of their life. Whether they are leaving high school behind and joining the collegiate life or ending their academic career to start up in the working world, they’ll need the right tools to do it. The thought put into graduation gifts can make a lot of difference. It can remove some of the expected anxiety off of your graduate’s mind and allows them to take in the moment that they’ve worked very hard for. Check out some of the store and gift ideas for this year’s graduating class of 2016.

Suit Corner Inc.
630 Market St.
Philadelphia, PA 19016
(215) 922 – 4693
Suitcornerplus.com

If your son is graduating from college and heading out into the world looking for employment, he will certainly need at least one suit. Suit Corner, Inc is a local shop with a variety of picks in shirts, pants, ties and full piece suits as well as shoes. It’s been an established location in Olde City Philadelphia for over 50 years. Customers can visit the shop six days a week and also have alterations done on site.

Grossman Furniture
206 Arch St
Philadelphia, PA 19016
1-888-476-7762
Grossmanfurniture.com

Furniture is always a main component for alumni moving away from home after they wrap up their undergraduate or graduate career. Unless they’ve lived off campus over the last year, there is quite a bit of furnishing that needs to be done. You may only be looking for one special item to make your graduate’s apartment feel like a home, or looking to fill the entire area. If so, locally owned and operated Grossman Furniture is a great place to look. This furniture company has been established in Olde City for 86 years and serves the entire tri-state area. Grossman’s also has a price policy. In the event that you find a cheaper price for an item, they will attempt to match or beat the price.

Springboard Media
121 S. 13th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 988-7777
Springboardmedia.com

Springboard Media is an apple specialist that sells pre-owned Apple products and rents products as well. If you are attempting to prepare your high school graduate for success in and out of the classroom, you may want to give them a try. They honor Apple discounts and offer protection plans for their products. Depending on which product you are interested in — for example, a MacBook — you could pay $500 less for your purchase versus if you bought it from an Apple store. Springboard Media has several locations where you can speak with a specialist about saving money for your college student. Visit one of their stores in Midtown Village, Exton, or their headquarters in Center City.

Related: Best Gift For Newly Graduated Student

Nuts To You
1500 Market St.
Philadelphia, PA 19102
(215) 271-1644
nuts-to-you.com

Does your high school graduate have a sweet tooth? Perhaps you’d like to offer them a light-hearted gift basket full of chocolates, nuts and gummies from Nuts to You. This Philadelphia-owned business is a three-time ‘Best of Philly’ winner, and with several locations in the Philadelphia and Bucks county area you’ll be able to find the store closest to you. They have a delivery for their gift baskets, or you can plan a time to pick up your gifts.

Shibe Vintage Sports
137 South 13th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 566-2511
shibevintagesports.com

If your graduate is heading out of town for college, it’s always nice to send them off with something to remind them of home. Take a look at Shibe Vintage Sports. They have sports memorabilia for all of Philadelphia’s teams and also have the capability to create custom wear as well. You can even purchase artwork of Rocky Balboa and other Philadelphia legends. Shibe may have something special that can put the finishing touches on your graduate’s dorm room. You can scan their website for a look at some of their items or visit their Center City location during the week.

Related: Top Vintage Clothing Stores In Philadelphia

Amber Gibbs is a Philadelphia native and self-proclaimed dreamer who spends her days as a traffic reporter. She enjoys writing about sports, gaming news and other fun happenings around the tri-state area.

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