Check out these 14 gift ideas from some of our favorite makers, support small businesses, and stay out of the mall this season!
Giving a handmade gift has never been more fun! These delightful, wool felt sewing kits are designed for beginners of all ages, with clear, step-by-step instructions to guide your every stitch. So, brew a cozy cup of tea and stitch some joy this season!
ART OF PROTEST BY DE NICHOLS
From Keith Haring to Extinction Rebellion, the civil rights movement to Black Lives Matter, what does a revolution look like? Discover the power of words and images in this thought-provoking, protest-art book by highly acclaimed artivist De Nichols.
DROPPINGSEEDS MULTI-USE HERBAL BLENDS
Empower yourself with the power of plants. When overwhelmed, try calming your nerves with herbal blends meant to ease stress as an herbal tisane, smokable botanical, herbal steam bath, or aromatherapy blend. Born in Brooklyn and POC/Womxn made in the Hudson Valley, NY.
A SHOP OF THINGS
Have no clue where to find affordable gifts for friends and family? We’ve got you! A Shop of Things is the go-to site for gifts for the modern adult.
RIOT GRRRL PRESS
Fun and empowering feminist-inspired T-shirts! Available in a variety of colors and in size small to 5XL. Designs made for rebel girls and riot grrrls of all ages! Start a revolution! We also have lots of ’zines, books, stickers, mugs, art, and other cool merch.
At FaB Lounge, we curate and design comfort- ing pieces for home and body, sharing unique, high quality, artistic products, like these FaB Velvet Robes. We bring you globally inspired goods and are truly inspired by all the people and cultures of this Earth.
MEDUSA’S MAKEUP CRUELTY-FREE BEAUTY BOX
You won’t get bored with our vegan beauty products. Each month’s box is truly unique, featuring five premium beauty products. With the wide variety of items Medusa’s Makeup carries, it’s no wonder it’s the number one vegan beauty subscription box. Subscribe for only $18.95 per month.
THE CHICAGO MANUAL OF STYLE
Nothing says Chic(ago) like the print edition of this iconic style guide. Leaf through 1,146 pages of smart, sensible guidance for writers, students, editors, grammar geeks, and everyday word nerds. A classic and stylish addition to any desk or book- shelf. Seventeenth edition. $70. Best. Gift. Ever.
At Zeeta Body, we believe the skincare you choose should leave you feeling happy and fresh. We utilize the principles of classical aromatherapy and herbalism to create effective formulas. To minimize our impact on the environment, we choose sustainably sourced, plant-based ingredients and minimal packaging.
ASH & ROSE
You’ll find botanical apothecary candles and soaps, sustainable fashion, handmade jewelry, alpaca knit- wear, locally sourced holiday gifts, and so much more at Ash & Rose! The “Love Notes” candle, pictured here, is hand poured with soy wax and essential oils and has a light, romantic scent.
The best stocking stuffers for everyone on your list are these three-cube bundles of organic and natural soaps! Ebaata Skincare offers plant-based baby and beauty products. Our natural, organic soaps are formulated to help alleviate dry skin conditions and keep skin moisturized during the cold weather.
THIS NIGHT SOCKS
THIS NIGHT socks are designed by an artist, made in the U.S.A., and are incredibly soft and com- fortable. Knit using U.S.-grown cotton in beautiful colors, each sock has a band that’s comfortable yet stays up, flat toe seams, and a little lycra to keep that cozy, fresh-pair fit.
HOUSE OF KELLOGG
The House of Kellogg is about breaking free from the outdated constructs of fashion tradition! By adding patches and embroidery to gently used “preppy” clothing, HOK adds a twist of humor while upcycling and repurposing clothes for the good of all Earthlings! Follow us @house_of_ kellogg, #dresstoaggress, #preppyrepurposed.
CYCLES JOURNAL & CYCLICAL NOTEBOOK
Cycles JournalTM is more than a planner and lunar calendar—it’s a grounding tool to unlock your inner wisdom through cycle tracking and creating a ritual of self-care. Gift yourself and those you love a heal- ing tool this year. Use code BUST2021 to take 15% off this set!