The ultimate gift guide for every CHAARG member! We’ve compiled what we’re loving this winter season to help you make your own wish list + get amazing gifts for others. We’ve highlighted shop small brands as well as female owned, BIPOC owned, + LGBTQ+ owned brands so that they are easy for you to find + support this season! : )
$$, Shop small + Black woman-owned — Based in Chicago, Black woman-owned bookstore + gallery space, Semicolon Bookstore and Gallery is committed to nurturing the connection between literature, art, + the pursuit of knowledge
$, Shop small + woman-owned — Corvus Botanicals is a female owned sustainable skincare + self-care brand crafting some amazing eco-friendly products — we love their shampoo bars!
Ninja XL Air Fryer
$$$ — This amazing air fryer can cook two foods at two different temperatures AT THE SAME TIME! Obsessed!
$$ — Sustainably and ethically made activewear in sizes XXS to 6XL — we love their material that makes us feel good + do good for the planet!
$$, Woman-owned — Bootaybag is a monthly underwear subscription that gives you the freedom to build your own bag! Their designs are super cute + the shipping is ALWAYS free. It’s a huge win!
$, LGBTQ+ owned — ONE/SIZE Beauty creates a variety of beauty products that are meant for all identities! Their Go Off Makeup Dissolving Mist is INSANELY good!
Send a Cake
$$ — Send a surprise explosion cake to someone to let them know you’re thinking about them this holiday season! They won’t know what’s coming!
$$ — Want to commemorate a college grad or gift a college friend with something unique? Personalize one of these super cute college pouches for one of your besties!
Sugar Lip Balm
$ — Need a stocking stuffer that anyone will love? We love the sugar lip balm to keep our lips hydrated this winter.
Gift card to a local coffee shop
$, Shop small — Support a local coffee shop near you + get your friend a gift card so they can grab coffee or go on a study session!
Travel Jewelry Case
$$, Shop small — These personalized jewelry cases are perfect for all your destinations in the New Year.
$$, Black-owned — Cookie delivery business that sends huge + unique cookies straight to your door! So many yummy flavors!
Comfy Lounge Set
$$ — These gender-neutral lounge sets are perfect for anyone to keep them warm + comfy this Winter. Comes in 9 colors!
Book Reading Light
$ — This book light is perfect for the late night bookworm bestie or family member!
The Five Minute Gratitude Journal
$ — This gratitude journal is a perfect way to start off your day! Gift this to someone to start off the New Year on the right foot!
On the Moon Hats
$$, Shop small + Woman-owned — On the Moon’s corduroy hats are super cute + trendy right now, ++ there are so many colors + designs to pick from!
OFFLINE by Aerie Seamless Crop
$$ — Aerie has some super cute + trendy items that everyone will love!
UGG Tasman Slipper
$$$ — These UGG Slippers are everywhere, everyone wants them this Holiday season!
Disco Ball Planter
$, Shop Small — This SUPER CUTE Disco Ball planter is from a small shop on Etsy + is perfect for any plant or disco ball lover!
Casetify Phone Case
$$ — Casetify has the cutest phone cases that are super protective as well. A portion of their cases are also made out of recycled materials!
$-$$$, Shop small, Woman-owned + Black-owned — Heritage Apothecary is a Black Woman-owned business that “supports your journey to becoming the fullest expression of your highest self.” The items in this super are super affordable, unique + amazing for self-care!
We Are Fluide
$$, Shop small + LGBTQ+-owned — We are Fluide is a LGBTQ+ owned small business, with super cool + high-quality makeup products! They have lots of sets + bundles that make the perfect gift.