Christmas is coming – and if you’re anything like the rest of us, you try to start shopping early, but struggle with getting started. No worries! We gathered some unique and affordable stocking stuffers offered by local merchants. Let us not forget that November 25th is American Express Shop Small Saturday. You’re encouraged to celebrate your community by supporting the small businesses that make it special.
Velvet Handbag $40
The velvet trend has been revived and has dominated the runway! Grab this Chanel- inspired crossbody messenger from King’s Klutches, available in Black, Light Pink, and Burgundy.
Mini Crossbody Wallet $25
Small and chic, architectural-inspired bags from King’s Klutches make a great gift this season for women on the go who want a trendy pop of color. Also available in Cognac, Mustard and Brown.
Who doesn’t love socks that speak? These quality-printed unisex socks from When U Pray are the perfect gift of encouragement to loved ones for the holidays.
Rings & Pendants $10 and up
Ebony Gemstone Company creates custom gemstone jewelry and artwork. These pieces are sterling silver and copper wrapped with various stones. Order online or purchase at the Flint Farmers’ Market.
Lavender Bliss Shea Butter Body Lotion $8
Angelic Soaps & Gifts offers an elegant, handcrafted, skin-softening body lotion with 100% Shea Butter, a silky-soft feel and the calming scent of lavender and lemons.
Christmas Cookie Medley $12
Get ready for the coming of Santa with a dozen Christmas cookies! Krazy Kravings can provide custom cookies, cupcakes, brownies and more for all your holiday needs.
Beard 101 Care Essentials $32
With winter weather approaching, beard care is essential. This system by Awakened Naturals includes beard wash, oil and balm; designed to stimulate, cleanse and aid hair growth while strengthening, moisturizing and promoting an overall healthy shine.
Photography by Eric Dutro