It’s the most wonderful time of the year for so many reasons! The holidays are upon us… it’s already mid-December (yikes)!!! For those of us who have yet to start Christmas Shopping, never fear! Here is a list of unique and interesting gifts that (should) get under the tree just in time for Christmas Day!
This list is (mostly) a selection of women and/or minority owned businesses that have great stuff you won’t find at the mall! Don’t forget about Kwanzaa, we have the perfect gifts for that too! Browse, explore, and order ASAP! Need more ideas? Check out the #SupportingOurSistahs Holiday Gift Guide by our friends at the Sistahs In Business Expo!
Happy Holidays & Happy Shopping!
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Crown Me Custom Necklace by MelanieMarie.com
Way before Carrie was sporting a nameplate on Sex & the City, girls in the ‘hood rocked them proudly. In my day, you could order them at the local indoor swap meet! Now the nameplate necklace has gone high fashion, but here is a twist on the original! Melanie Marie has so many amazing jewelry and custom options for almost any budget! They even have grillz! Anything on their site looks perfect underneath the Christmas tree!
Gifts for Family & Home
Josephine Candle by Harlem Candle Co.
Candles are always a welcome hostess gift! Harlem Candle Co. has luxurious candles with scents that are inspired by the legendary and historic Harlem Renaissance era. These candles can arrive before Christmas by ordering HERE!
African Woven Dog Bed from Baba Tree
The Baba Tree Basket Company is a fair trade retailer of Ghanaian Bolgatanga market baskets. Each basket is featured with the person who made it, who also earn a portion of each basket sold. These baskets are phenomenal, and they even have dog beds!! Orders may not make it in time for Christmas, but they will look great in any home!
Mens Luxury Business Socks from J. Cooper Neckwear
I recently saw a meme that explained how men’s appreciation of socks as a gift increases as they get older. In fact, my hubby just asked for new socks, so I guess that makes it true. This site has a wide selection of colors and styles in socks, ties, pocket squares, and other accessories for a dapper man!
Things That Make White People Uncomfortable by Michael Bennett
For the sports fan who is also an activist at heart, this book by NFL Superbowl Champion, Pro Bowl defensive end, author, and activist Michael Bennett will definitely be a great gift! Bennett discusses political, racial, and cultural issues with conviction, humor, and honesty. Available on Amazon!
Christmas Getaway Packages at Salamander Resort
Christmas is a great time for a quick getaway, and there is no better place to take a mini-vacay than the Salamander Resort in Middleburg, VA! This ultra luxurious resort is a short drive from Washington D.C., has 5 star accommodations and dining, and a spa that is right on time for a holiday reset. This place is worth every penny!