Local Gift Ideas

Looking to shop locally this holiday season? Check out our gift ideas below! Click on the item picture to purchase directly from the brand's website.
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Featured ITEMS

Gift ideas to fit your budget - under $25 / $50 / $100

Affirmation deck from Quartz & Rainbows [Under $25]
This lifestyle brand for "spiritual gangstas" has all sorts of amazing products—from colorful tools to vibrant stationary and more—to help elevate your lifestyle to the highest vibrations! These affirmation cards are bound to help someone start the new year on the right note. Check out her make-your-own gift box bundle too!
[Black-owned + woman-owned]
Handmade polymer clay earrings from Clae Handmade [Under $25]
We particularly love Clae Handmade's polymer clay earrings, but all her jewelry is stunning and versatile! Perfect for very last minute gifting too - until Dec 28th, use code SHIPCLAE for free 3 day shipping!
Noche Buena (Christmas Eve) candle from Ricandela [Under $25]
Ricandela's ethically-sourced creations are a love letter to Puerto Rico - their small-batch candles evoke scents from the island. Prolong the holiday spirit through the new year with this aromatic blend of pine, blue spruce and red berries!
[Latinx-owned + woman-owned]
Foodie themed sticker bundle by HelloHerren [Under $25]
We are smitten by Hello Herren's adorable stickers and just know your foodie friends will be too! Mix and match these die-cut stickers that are waterproof and tear-proof. Great for water bottles, laptops, computers, etc.! Be sure to also check out her creative wrapping paper & clever food pun cards that are so cute we could cry.
[AAPI-owned + woman-owned]
Boobs mug by Sally McBee Art [Under $25]
All hot beverages taste better in a mug that celebrates boobs of all shapes & sizes! Dishwasher and microwave safe. Pair these pairs with a boobs poster and your gift recipient is bound to have the BrEaST holiday season ever (sorry, couldn't resist…)
Botanical calendar by Plant Lady Draws [Under $50]
For the plant parent who already has too many real plants! This 2023 calendar features 12 lovingly hand-illustrated, mixed-media houseplant illustrations. Postcards are printed on 5"x7" 16pt paper with a matte finish.
Negroni Sbagliato kit by Republic Restoratives [Under $50]
The season's trendiest cocktail is here - featuring a ready-made, infinitely imbibable & delicious, local negroni! For the people in your life who think they are actually Emma D'Arcy 2.0, you can even leave them a custom gift message! If this concoction is not your cup of cava, be sure to check out Republic Restoratives' other cocktail gift packs with 2, 3, or more bottles (some products can be shipped nationwide too!)
[LGBTQ+-owned + woman-owned]
Rihanna print by Kelly Lottahall [Under $50]
We are huge fans of Kelly Lottahall's work! Invest in an original where the 3D mixed media elements really come to life, or opt for this ravishing Rihanna print to count down the days until her February 2023 concert (we hear there is some sort of football feature before+after she takes the stage or something?) Add a DIY activity by combining with one of her Kelly Kits to awe your favorite fashionista!
[Black-owned + woman-owned]
Not a consultant hat by Overheard District [Under $50]
The wonderful folks over at Overheard District have been cultivating chuckles, connections & community in DC for many years now, but did you know they are also incredibly supportive of local brands?! Their witty curation shines through with this hilarious "not a consultant" cap - the epitome of an anti-bro! You've found a great gift, now the challenge is just to find the non-consultants...
Hug in a Mug tea bundle from Calabash Tea [Under $50]
Every blend from Calabash feels like a hug in a mug to us! Now you can share the warmth with your loved ones - this set comes with a Calabash branded mug, 3 raw sugar stirrers, a tea strainer + your pick from 8 teas! We are particularly fond of the OcTEAvia blend (a hommage to author & MacArthur genius recipient Octavia E. Butler) - made with butterfly pea flower, it changes colors when you add lemon!
[Black-owned + woman-owned]
Deluxe customizable self-care box from Fig & Fire [Under $100]
Customizable right down to the color of the matchsticks! The gift set has all sorts of goodies/permutations - pick a watercolor card, candles, match bottles, sugar scrubs, shower steamers, bath bombs, wax melt bars… and more! Even includes a handwritten gift note.
Za'atar lovers gift set from Z&Z [Under $100]
Za'atar lovers rejoice! This nifty set includes an 8 oz za'atar bag, a manoushe woven tote bag + puzzle designed by Lebanese brand Lunatic. Please note this may arrive after Christmas, so make sure to stop by their storefront for other za'atar-esque (is this a word?) gift if a firm pre-12/25 arrival date is what you need!
Mid-century modern pedestal planters by It's Ok Clay [Under $100]
It's Ok If You Can't Pick Just One! These beautiful handmade pedestal planters will stand proudly on their own or might look even more beautiful with some botanical friends in them. Functional speckled stoneware pottery (they have a drainage hole!) with local pick up option or delivery.
Giclee prints by Rose Inks [Under $100]
Rose Jaffe is best known for her murals, printmaking and other mediums - but now you can bring some of her artwork into your (gift recipient's) home with these gorgeous giclee prints on archival matte paper!
3 month coffee subscription from Small Planes coffee [Under $100]
You may have had Small Planes' specialty roasts at some (or many) of our beloved spots in town such as Seylou, The Wydown, Slipstream, Pluma, etc… gift their delicious coffee at a frequency of your choosing!

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