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26 Holiday Gift Ideas That Support Black-Owned Businesses 

Find great gifts and support Black-owned businesses at the same time.
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October 28, 2020
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When it comes time to shop this holiday season, consider skipping the big-box stores this year and going for a more diverse range of businesses. To help you get started, we've curated a list of beautiful holiday gifts, all from Black-owned businesses.

You'll find a great gift here for everyone on your list, and you'll be supporting Black-owned businesses in the process. It's truly a win-win! 

Holiday Gifts for 2020 That Support Black-Owned Businesses

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two Morning Joy Co Recipe Cutting Board in different wood stains
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A Cut Above 

Immortalize hand-written recipes with this laser-engraved wood cutting board. Be sure to check out all the custom home decor from this Fort Worth-based brand. 

Buy it: Morning Joy Co Recipe Cutting Board, $69; Etsy

brown bag of inbooze alcohol infusions
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When Life Gives You Limes…

InBooze creates cocktail infusion kits made up of dehydrated ingredients, spices, and herbs to infuse your alcohol. All you need to do is add the booze. This classic margarita infusion kit is a fan-favorite with over 900 glowing reviews. Plus, it's completely sugar free. 

Buy it: Classic Margarita Cocktail Kit to Infuse Tequila by InBooze, $13; Etsy

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Woven Together

We love this unique utensil holder because of its handmade, woven design. Not only does it add a bohemian vibe to any kitchen, but the soft raffia and sweet grass material is perfect for the accident-prone cook. 

Buy it: Woven Kitchen Utensil Holder, $69: Jungalow

White Laila Ali Spice Blends Box with three different spice blends in background
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Seasons Greetings 

Laila Ali, world-class athlete and daughter to the late Muhammad Ali, created her own lifestyle brand that celebrates the joy of food and prioritizing health. This gift box includes three of her original spice blends: Sassy, Spicy, and Soulful. These blends were created to mix and match, so you can get creative in your kitchen. 

Buy it: Spice Blends Trio & Gift Box, $33; Laila Ali Lifestyle

Trade Street Jam Co Cranberry Jam in glass jar with red label
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Berry Sweet 

Trade Street Jam Co. gets its name from the tiny North Carolina apartment it started in. Their limited-edition holiday jam is now available for pre-order. The tart-sweet combination makes the ideal spread for a turkey sandwich, breakfast pastry, or even a holiday cocktail

Buy it: Cranberry Raspberry Sage Jam, $14; Trade Street Jam Co.

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Lunch Bunch 

Bento boxes are all the rage these days for kids and adults alike. This bamboo-fiber bento box features a removable divider so you can customize your box to your lunch. Plus, the lid doubles as a plate for easy serving.

Buy it: Ekobo Rectangular Bento Box, $23; Goodee

Abundance amber candle in basket of apples
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Get Lit 

Glo Through It is a creative endeavor born out of quarantine. Stuck inside a tiny apartment, Kandace Florence of Virginia Beach created her own line of handmade soy-wax candles. This comforting, apple spice-scented candle has notes of bourbon, cinnamon, butter, and of course, apples. 

Buy it: Abundance Candle, $22; Glo Through It 

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Bake Me Proud

Know a little baker in the making? This set of wooden baking tools makes play time sweet. It includes a wooden stand mixer with a metal swivel whisk, bowl, kitchen scale, wooden egg (that cracks to reveal a felt egg white and yolk), a pack of butter, a box of flour containing 15 white felt discs, and a wooden cake tin. 

Buy it: Home Baking Set, $50; Kido

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Batch Made In Heaven 

The Cookie Society is a boutique bake shop founded by Marissa Allen (with the support of her former-NFL player husband). This sampler set contains one of each of their classic flavors, for a total of six cookies. Nationwide shipping is available, and if you're local be sure to swing by their store front in Frisco, Texas. 

Buy it: Classic Cookie Sampler, $20; Cookie Society

One green and one pink velour eye mask that says "good night" in gold typeface next to cup of coffee/tea
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Beauty Sleep 

For the jet setter, nap lover, or anyone who relishes a good night's sleep, this adorable face mask will send you to la-la land in style. The velour exterior is available in both emerald and pink, and the silk interior sits comfortably across your eyes. 

Buy it: Velour/Silk Sleep Mask, $12; Bifties

Set of southern hospitality products including nail polish, bath soak, and other bath products
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Y'all Come Back Now 

Southern Hospitality was created by a Southern husband and wife podiatrist team. Their line of natural foot-care products are made in small batches with high-quality ingredients. Pamper your loved ones with this starter kit that includes a sweet tea foot soak, foaming sugar scrub, foot cream, and your choice of a foot file or pumice brush. 

Buy it: Southern Hospitality Gift Set, $42; Southern Hospitality

White mug with "bless your heart" text in black
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Mug-nificent 

Anyone will start their day off with a smile when they use one of these mugs with a mantra, quote, or even a custom print. Browse their dozens of pre-made mugs, or add your own personal message. 

Buy it: Bless Your Heart Mug , $23; Mantra Mugs

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Treat Yourself 

This sister-owned business creates high-quality candles and body products using essential oils and natural ingredients. Their two-piece gift set features an eight-ounce soy candle and an organic soap bar all wrapped up in a complimentary gift bag. 

Buy it: 2-Piece Organic Soap and Soy Candle Set, $43; JenSan Home and Body

tea infuser ball shaped like a heart
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Postivi-tea 

Share the love with this heart-shaped loose-leaf tea infuser. It makes a great stocking stuffer or white elephant gift.  

Buy it: Tea Infuser, $3; Bifties 

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Party Starter 

Actually Curious was created to help people connect through meaningful question and answer games. The Happy Hour Edition explores dreams, ambitions, and more all in one pocket-sized playing card deck. The entertainer on your list will appreciate this instant conversation starter.

Buy it: Actually Curious Happy Hour Edition Card Set, $25; Amazon

Tea cup charm with gold chain and bookmark clip
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I'd Rather Be Reading 

This is one gift that embodies all things cozy: A chain bookmark featuring an enameled cup of tea charm. The hand-lettered "self care" message serves as the perfect reminder to stop and take time for what matters. 

Buy it: Self-Care Mug Enamel Bookmark, $12; Etsy

Set of three Lillie's of Charleston bottled sauces and seasonings next to cardboard package
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Secret Sauce 

Lillie's of Charleston is a family-run business that offers a variety of sauces and spice blends with authentic Charleston flavor. This variety pack is available in both hot and mild versions. Gift this set to the grill master, pit master, or any foodie in your life.

Buy it: Lillie's of Charleston 3 ct. Mild Variety Gift Box, $32; Amazon

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Three's A Charm 

Hana Getachew is a New York-based designer who created Bolé Road Textiles to pay homage to her Ethiopian heritage. This tea towel set comes in three different colorways. Each is handwoven in Ethiopia with 100 percent Ethiopian cotton. 

Buy it: Tea Towels Set, $135; Bolé Road Textiles 

Candle, body butter, and hair oil on palm leaves
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Pretty Boy 

These handmade, small-batch body products make the ideal gift for the men in your life. This set includes a soy candle, body/beard butter, and massage oil all in a woodsy and masculine Mahogany Teakwood scent. 

Buy it: Aromaology Men's Gift Set, $65; Etsy

Set of two honey jars in cardboard box
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Honey I'm Home 

Iveeys Founder Ivy Lawson left her job as an engineer and moved to Jamaica to become a bee farmer. This gift set is made up of three different flavors of creamed, raw Jamaican honey. 

Buy it: Ivyees Creamed Floral and Ginger, Hibiscus, Sorrel and Logwood Honey Gift Set, $54; Macy's

Bottle of Uncle Nearest 1856 Whiskey on white background
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Whisky Business 

According to their website, this all minority-led distillery is inspired by Nathan "Nearest" Green, the first African-American master distiller on record and the "best whiskey-maker the world never knew." Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey uses a unique filtering process whereby bourbon is filtered through sugar maple charcoal, a process confirmed to have been brought to Tennessee by enslaved people. The brand has garnered over 75 awards since its 2017 debut. Their 1856 premium-aged whiskey is the perfect introduction to this incredibly smooth line of Tennessee whiskey. 

Buy it: Uncle Nearest 1856 Premium Aged Whiskey, $59; ReserveBar

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New Year New Me 

Help your friends and family make this the most intentional year yet with this annual planner from Altar Planning Co. It features a vertical weekly layout, goal planning sheets for each quarter, in addition to money management sheets. All of it is bound together in their soft-touch, flexi-binding. 

Buy it: The 2021 Annual, $42; Altar Planning Co. 

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You Grow Girl 

Ultralight Dreams features a line of bright and colorful, handcrafted terra cotta planters that will bring a little light to anyone's life. It's the perfect gift for the plant-fanatic in your life. 

Buy it: Stripes Planter 6-inch Pot, $55; Ultralight Dreams

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Perfect Fit 

Little Likes Kids was founded by professional educators and moms who want kids to have a well-rounded learning experience. This jumbo toddler puzzle is designed to aid in brain development and features an original chicken and waffles design. 

Buy it: Little Likes Kids Chicken and Waffles Jigsaw Puzzle, $14; Amazon

Large diaper bag with leopard print that says "Mommy Bag"
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Mommy and Me 

Know a mom in need of a diaper-bag upgrade? The Mommy Bag can be used as a diaper bag, hospital bag for expecting moms, or travel bag. The interior is lined with pockets to keep everything organized, and the bag comes complete with a diaper changing pad for on-the-go changing. 

Buy it: Mommy Bag in Leopard, $169; Llama Momma Company

Estelle blue glass cake stand with cake on top
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Stand by Me

This brand of luxury, hand-blown glassware is a favorite of one of our staffers here at Allrecipes. Put your hard work on display with this colored-glass cake stand. It's sure to make any tablescape complete.

Buy it: Cake Stand in Cobalt Blue, $225; Estelle

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