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2018 holiday gift guide

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. The holidays are here, and it’s officially the season of giving. From practical to fun, rolling out is here to help you find the perfect gift for everyone on your list this year. Below are 10 holiday gift ideas that are sure to please everyone on your list.

CB Vior (Photo courtesy of CB Vior)

1. CB Vior Energy Fanny Pack

CB Vior is an affordable accessories line with luxurious detailing created by model and reality star Cynthia Bailey. The collection offers a wide range of products, including fanny packs, keychains and book bags. You can purchase this unisex fanny pack for $99.00

Click here to check out their website.


Mented Beauty Red Lipstick Trio (Photo courtesy of Mented Beauty)

2. Mented Beauty Red Trio Matte Lipstick

The holidays are the perfect time to pull out your red lipstick, and Mented Beauty has you covered. Mented Beauty is a Black-owned beauty company owned by KJ Miller and Amanda E. Johnson. Their lipsticks are vegan, paraben-free, non-toxic, cruelty-free, and proudly made in the USA. The Red Trio Matter Lipstick is an awesome gift idea this season to add a pop of color to your life. The set includes three velvet red matte lipsticks.

Click here to purchase this great set.


Tally and Twine watch (Photo courtesy Talley and Twine)

3. Talley & Twine Worley Chronograph Black

Talley & Twine is a Black-owned watch brand with the goal of creating quality, detailed, attention-grabbing timepieces that are affordable. Their 46mm Worley Chronography M in black is a beautiful gift option for this holiday season. You can purchase this timepiece for the man in your life for $230.00

Click here to view this beautiful watch and others from Talley & Twine.


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4. My Pride Apparel’s Black and Proud African Pride Print Sweatshirt

If you like to make a statement, My Pride Apparel is for you. The company was created with the sole purpose of giving women a way to express themselves without having to say a word. Their Black and Proud African Pride sweatshirt is a great gift for that woke individual you know this holiday. You can purchase this sweatshirt, which comes in several different colors, for $39.00

Click here to view this sweatshirt and other eye-catching apparel the company creates.


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5. Creme of Nature Pure Honey Line

There is no better gift than that of healthy hair. Creme of Nature’s Pure Honey line is a great gift to give — or receive — this holiday season. The line features ingredients like pure honey, coconut and shea butter that target dry, damaged hair. You can purchase these products individually for about $6.00 each from your local drugstore.

Click here to learn more about Creme of Nature products and the Pure Honey line.


Stella Hues Marsala Patent Leather Pump in red (Photo courtesy of Stella Hues)

6. Stella Hues Marsala Pumps

Who needs Jimmy Choos or Christian Louboutins when you can support Stella Hues? Stella Hues is a luxury Black-owned shoe brand created by Stella Maze. It combines authentic Italian tradition with the exotic luxuries of the Virgin Islands. If the striking Marsala patent leather red, pointed-toe stilettos aren’t enough to grab your attention, nothing will. This brand is a favorite of actress Tracee Ellis Ross. You can purchase these beautifully crafted shoes for $650.00

Click here to learn more about the brand.


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Wearbrims Sandlot Hat

Fashion is about individuality, and Wearbrims creates accessories to help customers curate a unique look. The company creates handcrafted, American-made hats blending fashion elements from the North and South. Their Sandlot, 100 percent premium wool felt, wide-brim hat is a great gift for anyone this holiday. The hat is accented with a luxury multicolored band. You can purchase this hat for $136.00

Click here to view their other styles and designs.

All Thai’d Up (Photo courtesy Pear Nova)

Thai’d Up Nail Polish Set

The holidays are a time for your nails to be on fleek. Pear Nova is a Chicago-based vegan, cruelty-free nail lacquer brand inspired by innovators in fashion design, world travel and artistic media. You can purchase this Thai’d Up Nail Polish Set for $22.00

Click here to purchase this collection.


Josephine Harlem Candle Company (Photo courtesy of Harlem Candle Company)

Harlem Candle Company Candle Lover Set

Harlem Candle Company was created by home and travel lifestyle expert Teri Johnson. Her candles are inspired by the scents she experienced in the 66 countries she’s visited. Each fragrance is infused with notes that create a perfect harmony and celebrates the old and new of the Harlem Renaissance. You can purchase this set of two candles for $85.00

Click here to purchase these unique candles.


McBride Sisters Wine (Photo courtesy of McBride Sisters)

McBride Sisters’ Black Girl Magic Reisling 

McBride Sisters Wines is a brand created by long-lost sisters Robin and Andréa. Although continents apart, both were raised around vineyards in the wine regions of Monterey, California, and Marlborough, New Zealand. This Black Girl Magic set is a California off-dry Riesling that is intensely aromatic and refreshing with a mild sweetness balanced by a bright core of tangy citrus. You can purchase this gift set for $50.97.

Click here to check out the McBride Sisters Collection.