Support minority-owned businesses with this handy gift guide
Even the most conscientious consumers can find it's not always easy to know how best to spend your money while supporting communities that could benefit most. If you're looking to make a difference while doing your holiday shopping this year, here's a gift guide with 6 great ways to support minority-owned businesses.
Niege Borges Illustrations: #LatinxOwned - Prints starting at $33.99
Niege Borges is a Brazilian illustrator based in Brooklyn. You'll find colorful prints featuring women that celebrate culture, identity and everyday life in her store. Check out this Rollers Skaters Art Print (one of our favorites) and more of Borges' artwork at Society6.com.
Little Likes Kids Musical Crossroads: #BlackOwned - 72 Piece Jumbo Puzzle for $19.99
Little Likes Kids understands that no gifting moment should come and go without an opportunity to share items with your child that reflect individuality.. Little Likes Kids create toys and playful images that reflect all children and their wonderfully diverse groups of friends. Check out this 72 piece jigsaw floor puzzle for kids who love music! For ages 5-9.
BAHTOH: #AsianOwned #LGBTQOwned - BAHTOH bag at $15
The BAHTOH team was founded by Seattle-natives, Bobbie Yanoupeth and Michael Sing in 2015 while the two were living on opposite coasts. The two met when they were 18 and quickly became each other's first love. After a few years going separate ways, living different lives, and honing their individual crafts, the pair decided to rejoin forces collaboratively and create beautiful magic together - it's this magic that created BAHTOH. Check out this cute canvas bag that’s the perfect gift for friends whose pockets are always too full.
CHEEKBONE BEAUTY: #IndigenousOwned - Bundles starting at $49 CAD
This Indigenous-owned and founded cosmetics brand is known for creating high-quality, cruelty-free beauty products. For every SUSTAIN lipstick purchase, Cheekbone Beauty donates one SUSTAIN lipstick to Indigenous youth. To date, Cheekbone has donated over $150,000 in product, monetary contributions, and project-focussed initiatives to organizations that support Indigenous youth and women across North America.
Be Rooted: #BlackOwned - Slim Lined Travel Set at $22
For the person who writes everything down, these travel journals will fit easily into any bag, so they can note-take on the go. Jasmin Foster founded Be Rooted to create a space for women of color to see themselves in a place they hadn’t been. Weaving culture into every design and message, Be Rooted inspires customers to explore their inner muse and celebrate self.
Fulcrum Roasters: #LatinxOwned #LGBTQOwned - Brazil Cleverson Daniel Da Silva at $16
This creamy and velvety light roast with caramel, chocolate, and mango notes will make any coffee lover happy. The coffee beans come from the Sítio Vargem Alegre Farm, which prides itself in using sustainable agriculture techniques.