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JA Whitney

Welcome to J.A. Whitney!

More than a specialty gift boutique, J.A. Whitney is a treasure chest of artful, affordable and inspirational items waiting to be discovered. Since 1994, we have prided ourselves on carrying the classic favorites, such as our hand-painted ceramic piggy bank, while continuing to enhance our collection with one-of-a-kind, handcrafted merchandise. By doing so, you are always guaranteed to find something new and a gift that special someone will always remember.

We have the perfect gift for anyone on your list – from baby to adult – or the perfect item to pamper yourself. And, we have thoughtfully selected each piece with quality and style in mind.

It’s all in the details. Top-quality gifts are just the beginning of the J.A. Whitney experience. Our knowledgeable, friendly staff is committed to personalized service, from brainstorming ideas and reviewing options with you for customized embroidery or painting, to managing all of the order and delivery details for you. Our customers can expect someone to listen to their needs, work within their budget and timeframe and help them make a lasting impression. It’s this thoughtful approach and attention to detail that has created a loyal following who return time and time again.

Jennifer Geschke & Lois Geschke, Proud Owners of a St. Louis Family Business

About the Owners:

Jennifer Geschke

A former practicing attorney and long-time customer of J.A. Whitney, Jen fulfilled a dream when she acquired the boutique in June 2011. Jen has a passion for shopping and takes great care in selecting and presenting a gallery of gifts that speak to her clientele and spark the imagination.

Lois Geschke

After 24 years in the education field, Lois was thrilled to partner with her daughter and assume ownership of J.A. Whitney. Together, Jen and Lois have developed a fun, inviting atmosphere along with an experienced team of retail therapists dedicated to personalized service.


One of the gems of Town and Country, J.A. Whitney is a boutique specializing in unique, distinctive and personalized gifts for every occasion. As you browse our website or visit our store, you will find a wide array of charming, hand-selected items, all of which can be customized for your personal or corporate gift giving needs. Each of your purchases will be beautifully wrapped and presented with the same care you put in to selecting the perfect gift. Learn what personal service is really about and shop J.A. Whitney today!