2018 holiday gift guide: 12 gift ideas from small businesses and independent designers
When it comes to holiday shopping, I love to shop small businesses. Whether that's online or in person, small businesses always have more unique and meaningful gift options. Plus, you're supporting an actual person's dream, not a big corporation. I've rounded up a few of my favorite things from small businesses and independent designers that are all currently ON SALE, if you're looking for some gift ideas or just want to #treatyoself.
1. Bow Embroidered Beret from Beau XOXO
Beau XOXO makes the CUTEST embroidered berets. Use the code CYBERWEEKEND for 20% off plus get a free gift with your purchase until 11/27.
2. Saddle Shoes Pin from The Silver Spider Print Shop
The Silver Spider Print Shop sells pins, t-shirts, and more. I have a few pins from the shop, but this is one of my favorite and most frequently worn pins in my entire collection. They're currently running 25% off their shop until Monday.
3. Breakfast at Tiffany's Sleep Mask from Utopiat
Utopiat makes the best Audrey Hepburn costumes, but this sleep mask makes the perfect little gift. Use my code nicole13 for 13% off your order.
4. Girls Support Girls T-Shirt from Daisy Natives
The perfect tee for the feminist, girl boss in your life. This style is sold out, but Daisy Natives has lots of other versions of their famous Girls Support Girls tees to choose from, plus tons of other cute graphic tees. Their entire website is 30% off with code MERRYANDBRIGHT. Sale ends Monday.
5.Audrey Phone Case from Casetify
My friend Gabriella is an amazing illustrator and I love this Audrey Hepburn phone case I bought from her Casetify shop. Use code BF30 for 20% off this case.
6. Art Deco Bow Tie Pin from Color Theory Shop
Color Theory Shop has the cutest pins, patches and more. I have a few pins from the shop, but this bow one is my favorite (because you all know how much I love bows). I love adding it to my collars, berets, etc. Use code MOREPIE for 15% off. And if you buy 3 pins or patches you get one free!
7. Guilt Trippin' Tee from Poetic Betty
I love this retro inspired tee from Poetic Betty. The graphic gives me some serious Don and Betty Draper vibes. This tee is only £20 but use code BLACKFRIDAY20 for an extra 20% off until Monday.
8. Pin from A Vintage Nerd
My pal Daffny, who I met through Instagram, designed this pin. A bunch of you inquired about it when I shared it on my Instagram, so of course I had to include it in this list. You can order it in a pin, magnet, or compact mirror. You can find the link to order here:
9. Coke Tee from Sober Is Sexy
I can't resist a cheeky graphic tee. I always love giving them as gifts, and there's nothing I love more than coming across one that feels like it was meant for one of my family members or friends. Sober Is Sexy is currently offering buy one get one free on some of their tees if you use the code CLEAN at check out.
10. The Smiths Pin Set from Thread Famous
This song will forever remind me of 500 Days of Summer, anyone else? Thread Famous sells tons of fun pins, necklaces and clothing items. These pins are the perfect gift because you can give one away (or keep them both for yourself!). Use code KISSMAS for 15% off until the end of Saturday (11/24).
11. Tartan Dress from Tallulah's Threads
I got this dress from Tallulah's Threads last year and it's seriously the perfect piece for the holidays. The black watch tartan is so festive, but the fabric and cut of the dress are super comfortable. Their whole site is on sale for 40% off, no code needed, so this dress is currently only £31.
12. Mood Boosting Sunglasses from Rainbow OPTX
These mood boosting sunglasses from Rainbow OPTX would make a super fun gift. Each color lens has a different energy and they come in a bunch of cool frames. They are offering 50% off of their entire site with code HOLIDAY50.
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