Holiday Gift Guide: Last-Minute But Totally Perfect Black-Owned Gifts For Your Favorite People
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Holiday Gift Guide: Last-Minute But Totally Perfect Black-Owned Gifts For Your Favorite People

By now, you’re probably scrambling to find the perfect holiday gift for several people in your life—your tech-obsessed bestie, your book-loving bae, and your neighbor who helped you stay sane during the pandemic. Either way, here’s a list of last-minute gifts from Black-owned businesses that you can shop right now (except Telfar, of course!).

 

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Ethel’s Club Digital Membership, $20

Founder Naj Austin has created a digital wellness community for people of color, giving access to workshops, healing sessions, and so much more.

 

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Black Futures, $40

Authors Kimberly Drew and Jenna Wortham have curated a collection of Black works—from compelling essays to dazzling art to provocative memes—to present what it means to be a Black creator today. Get one for you and your fav book lover.

 

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Yo Soy Afro Latina Negrita Mug, $20

Coffee, tea, or eggnog, this ceramic mug is the best way to drink your beverages.

Rootedinblk Pot Planters, $19

This one’s for the person in your life who’s developed a love of gardening during the pandemic. These $19 pots display cool sayings and affirmations that you need wrapped around your herbs, plants, and flowers.

 

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Moonlight Roller Skates, $249

An entrepreneur by day, a disco skate queen by night. If you’ve got someone in your life who likes to roll around to blow off steam, look directly into the Moonlight brand that not only designs downright chic skates but also creates a community for women rollers.

 

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Cuff Cards, $20

We all have that friend who loves to talk sex, dating and relationships. Well, with this $20 deck in hand, they’ll have all the questions they need to spark any conversation.

 

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Black Girl Baking, $22

Your favorite foodie will love to dive into the pages of this cookbook filled with soulful recipes and self-discovery. One review writes, “After reading her book, I felt inspired to learn something new in the kitchen and inspired to discover something new about myself.”

 

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Culture Tags, $30

For girls’ night, family holidays, or just a Friday night, Culture Tags is a Zoom-friendly card game that tests your knowledge of Black culture.

 

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Brother Vellies Cloud Socks, $30

Everyone wants to be cozy while hunkering down at home, and few things are comfier than BV’s Cloud Socks (we can vouch!). They come in an assortment of colors, and what’s more, proceeds from the lavender pair fund the brand’s mask-making and food distribution initiative in Kenya. What’s better than a gift that keeps on giving?

 

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Telfar Logo Hoop Earrings, $175

Telfar is one of the most coveted designer brands this year, even making Oprah’s Favorite Things this year with its adored Shopping Bags. If you want to buy a pair of these unisex gold hoops, sign up for email notifications ASAP. Trust, to see the smile on your fav jewelry lover’s face will be worth it.

Effortless Composition Home Decor Gift Card

Give the gift of warm, eclectic home decor for the holidays. Seeing as this brand’s bestsellers are flying off the shelves, a gift card will secure that the recipient can catch their favorite goods the minute they become available. Gift card amounts range from $10-$250.

 

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Maison Noir Wines

How did many of us survive the panny? With wine, duh! Founded by sommelier André Hueston Mack, this Black-owned brand offers an assortment of delicious and distinct flavors. Grab a bottle (or three) for your neighbors (your community!) and a few for yourself to toast to the end of the year (finally!).