Home Black-Owned Holiday Gift Guide 2015 25 Holiday Gift Ideas from Black-Owned Businesses for Her
25 Holiday Gift Ideas from Black-Owned Businesses for Her

25 Holiday Gift Ideas from Black-Owned Businesses for Her

This holiday season, find the perfect gifts for your mother, sister, wife, or daughter and keep your dollars flowing through the Black community with our 25 gift ideas for Christmas and Kwanzaa.

1. Alana Ladson Art

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Alana Ladson Art caters to adding more melanin to the art world by making affordable art prints and paintings of beautiful, diverse women. Mixed with fashion, color and hair for days, looking at one of these lovely art pieces is bound to make you feel happy, fortunate and peaceful!

2. BGM apparel

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BGM is all about acknowledging and uplifting that special flare that makes us…. us. Join the movement.

3. Breukelen Polished

black owned nail polish company
Each color’s title is indicative of Brooklyn from “Paid In Full” to the “Bleuprint” – you wear your pride on your nails when wearing Breukelen Polished. They are free from all harmful carcinogens.

4. Cards For All People

Cards For All People
A fun and nostalgia-filled game celebrating American Black popular culture. It’s bound to elicit hilarious debates among young and old alike.

5. Color Grind

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A monthly subscription box celebrating black businesses by sending out 4-6 carefully curated products to your doorstep. Purchasing a subscription box with Color Grind is the perfect way to have your dollars circulate within the community one more time before it leaves.

6. Courtney Noelle

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Courtney Noelle is a women’s clothing company offering sizes S-3x. Their mission is to expand current definitions of beauty. #deathtothemumu

7. The Cuterie

black owned jewelry
Based in Brooklyn, The Cuterie is dedicated to all things fun, trendy and affordable. We’ve got the perfect pieces to accessorize your ensemble. You’ll love it. Pinky swear.

8. The 30 Day Man Fast

The 30 Day Man Fast book
In 2013, God told Nikki Carpenter not to speak to any men for an entire month. 2 months later she met her husband. After blogging about this experience, the 30 Day Man Fast was birthed. The 30 Day Man Fast is a devotional for single women who feel called to reconnect with God & leave the guys alone for a season.

9. Diaspora Neckwear

black owned neckties
Diaspora Neckwear makes culturally inspired neckwear for men and women we believe people should take pride in their cultural heritage.

10. Gold Label Cosmetics

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Luxury cosmetics brand Gold Label Cosmetics is changing the way modern women think about their natural beauty by offering a range of highly pigmented, moisturizing lipsticks for women in every part of the world. Created by makeup artist turned entrepreneur Kristen Elise Brown, Gold Label Cosmetics encourages women everywhere to celebrate their beauty with trend setting and natural beauty enhancing colors that are as bold as the women wearing them. Comprised of lip friendly, cruelty free, paraban free and gluten-free formulas, the ten piece lipstick collection ranges from bold fashion statement colors to wearable everyday shades.

11. Hecho en Harlem Jewelry

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Hecho en Harlem is an elegant line of fine jewelry, created for bold and fashion forward women. Each piece is handcrafted by Harlem native designer Ifé Abdus-Salam.

12. HerStory: Heartache, Happiness, and the Hiccups Along the Way

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HerStory is a collection of short stories – true tales of triumph, imperfections, joys, sorrows and the lessons learned from our unique experiences. We are 29 women, forever connected through a bond of sisterhood, formed in college who endeavors to pen an introspective reflection of the paths we’ve traveled as we’ve navigated unique journeys to womanhood.


INDIVIJU jewelry
INDIVIJU jewelry is unisex and caters to individuals who wear art not only to make a statement but to manifest the power of self.

14. Le Gendre Handbags

black owned fashion
Inspired by Afro-Caribbean culture; Le Gendre sources and selects colors, textures, embellishments and patterns primarily from West Africa and the Caribbean. Each bag is one-of-a-kind and handmade in NYC.

15. Meaux Moisture Gift Box

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Our gift boxes include 100% all natural body care products for those who value health, luxury, and natural beauty. Each product is hand made in small batches using the finest carefully chosen ingredients. The ingredients are are packed with therapeutic properties to help keep your hair and skin healthy and gleauxing.

16. mybestbox

mybestbox (MBB) is a lifestyle brand that helps people jump-start and maintain healthy lifestyles in a way that is convenient and affordable. They put together boxes with essential items that cover a broad range of health and wellness areas. Although every box has about $75 worth of products, you can either buy one box for $35 or subscribe for $25 a month. In addition to selling these boxes, they donate portions of the profits to feeding underprivileged people in Baltimore as well as providing clean water to people in Africa.

17. My Muse Dolls

black owned doll companies
Founded by four Black female engineering alums, My Muse Dolls is a socially-minded children’s company that gives girls the chance to design customizable dolls in their likeness. In turn, the “girl-powered” revenue from product sales funds a portfolio of social impact organizations dedicated to advancing the agenda and maximizing the potential within girls around the world. Their motto: “For every girl to see her beauty, for every girl to seize her dreams.”

18. Put It On Paper Stationery

Personalized Sorority Note Cards
Put It On Paper Stationery is an invitation and stationery company that specializes in custom wedding invitations and other stationery. Sorority note cards can be personalized with your name and specific sorority. We offer digital, thermography, foil stamping and letterpress printing options.

19. Sue Rock Originals Infinity Scarves

Sue Rock Originals Infinity Scarves
These beautiful infinity scarves are a hit! Timeless, they go with every wardrobe! Scarves are handcrafted using upcycled wool/rayon boucle yarns. Best of all, Sue Rock Originals donates 50% of the profits from each scarf sold to support the lives of survivors of domestic violence!

20. The Savvy Girl’s Guide to Getting the Job

This book is a go-to guide for any one looking to learn everything they need to know to get the job from an HR and Hiring Manager perspective. The author, Zena Thomas, is also the founder of Her Savvy Career, a website dedicated to helping women achieve career success.

21. Sequins n Pearls Handmade Jewelry

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Sequins n Pearls is a handmade jewelry and accessories company started in 2014 in West New York, New Jersey. All items are sourced and handmade right in the NYC area and are perfect additions to any wardrobe. SnP style is both edgy and eye catching. Order your SnP custom pieces today!

22. The Shoe-B

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Love wearing heels, but carry “backup” flats to change into for comfort. The Shoe-B is a stylish clutch that expands and transforms to fit your heels once you’ve changed into your flats. Long gone are days of carrying your shoes in a plastic bag, large tote, or your hands.

23. Tees in the Trap™

Tees in the Trap
Apparel and home goods inspired by pop culture, hip hop and everyday life. They love good music, reality tv, ratchet quotes, funny memes and celebrity tea.

24. UjamaaBox

black-owned subscription boxes
UjamaaBox is a curated collection of distinctive product samples and special promotional offers, exclusively from Black-owned businesses.

25. Vivrant Beauty

Vivrant Beauty
Vivrant Beauty is Harlem’s newest beauty retail experience with a vast selection of skincare, haircare and cosmetic products catering to women of all skin tones, nationalities and hair textures.


Genese Jamilah Genese Jamilah is the I DON'T DO CLUBS Founder and New York City Influencer. She is a graduate of Savannah State University. Genese Jamilah enjoys writing things down & making them happen, dinner & drinks with friends, and sharing inappropriate memes in her free time. Follow her @idontdoclubs on FacebookInstagramSnapChat, and Twitter.


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