A Holiday Gift Guide for a #GirlBoss
For myself, and for countless others, the holidays will undoubtedly look a lot different this year than it has in the past. Many of us are fighting to stay afloat, push through these unprecedented times, and walk into 2021 as the fashionista boss babes that we came into 2020 as.
This year, we’ve curated a gift guide full of gifts that will impress your fashionista and assist her in her transitioning into 2021. These gifts are perfect to gift to yourself, a fellow gal pal, a colleague, or even your favorite boss, and the best part of purchasing these gifts for your fave is that you’d be supporting a small black-owned business in the process!
Alexandra Winbush is a brand that is dedicated to delivering Self-Care directly to your doorstep. They specialize in creating sets that feature a scented candle, an accompanying herbal tea, and a curated playlist to create the ultimate experience. This is the perfect gift for your #girlboss to relax, refresh, and reset with before the new year!
TELFAR is a unisex brand created by Telfar Clemens in 2005, in NYC, and is sold internationally. The brand wasn’t created for one specific person, individual, or target market, it was created for everyone. The fashion gals have been raging over this super cute shopping bag all year, and although they are extremely difficult to get your hands on, it is definitely worth a try! We’re almost positive your #girlboss will love you forever if you can pull this one off.
EDAS is a brand that is dedicated to producing feminine and staple accessories, that accomodate the everyday, eclectic woman. Creating each piece by hand, their signature is making each item one–of-a-kind, and uniquely tailoring it to whoever chooses to wear it. Definitely a must have.
BLK + GRN is a non-toxic marketplace by all Black Artisans. Their Black Artisans are carefully selected by Black health experts who know what an all natural product truly looks like. Their marketplace connects Black people to high-quality, toxic-free brands that share their mission of health, wellness, and community cultivation.
Matte Brand is a contemporary fashion label created by Briana Wilson in LA. The brand is known for their chic silhouettes, bold designs, and empowering pieces. Their Frame Collection is perfect for the #GirlBoss who is working from home as it features super cute but comfortable pieces that can easily be worn to lounge around at home but can also be dressed up worn out on the town.
Aya Paper Co. is a sustainable stationery brand that creates greeting cards and gifts to celebrate the people and moments that matter most. Founder and creative director, Savonne Andersen, defines Aya collection with neutral earth tones, minimalist illustrations, and modern typography. The Manifestation Journal is the perfect place for your #girlboss to manifest the life she deserves.
Grounded is black-owned plant company that was created to help you disconnect and decompress through the appreciation of plants in the spaces that we occupy. Their selection of plants has a plethora of benefits designed to elicit a sense of tranquility and mindfulness. Their gift cards are the perfect gift of choice, allowing your #girlboss to choose which plant is best for her!
Suite Eleven is a luxury nail care brand that was founded by Arieal “Ari” Smith-Liburd in 2018. The brand offers a vibrant, non-toxic and affordable option for beauty enthusiasts everywhere. Their products are hand crafted with your safety in mind and they come in a variety of colors, perfect to pair with any outfit!
Established in 2016, Kai Collective is a London-based womenswear brand of attainable clothing with luxury aesthetics founded by fashion and travel blogger, Fisayo Longe. With a deep passion for women and equality, KAI seeks to create clothing for multi-dimensional women who embrace their femininity in all of its various forms. Through clothing, they communicate with women and inspire that extra dose of confidence. Their Gaia collection is to die for as it features stretchy print mesh that was created in collaboration with print designer Adebusola Adetona of Grapes Pattern Bank. It is the perfect summation of pure elegance, sexiness and fun for your #girlboss.
We hope that this guide was helpful in helping you find the perfect gift for your fave fashionista, check out this list of Black-Owned businesses to shop with for more ideas!