Small Business Appreciation: Home/Gift, Accessories & Clothing Edition
May 15, 2020
So excited that you guys are enjoying learning about more of these small businesses and ways that you can support them during these crazy times. For today’s edition, I’m sharing some awesome home, gifts and clothing stores! So many cool options that are right up my alley!
Christina Ltd– Christina is a mother, designer, and creator of Christina’s Ltd stores. She’s passionate about seeking out & supporting the handcrafted , unique, locally made and grown. Offering Unique and beautiful clothing, jewelry, accessories and gifts located in Westerly, RI.
Urban Farm Boutique- located in Columbus, NE, they describe their boutique as “Farmhouse chic with an urban flair” offering clothing, accessories and home decor. Find them on IG @urbanfarmboutique.
Clayed Essentials- Features polymer clay earrings handmade by Native American sisters, Brianna and Courtney. Shop their designs and custom orders on IG @clayed_essentials. Based in NC/SC.
Blue Claw Co– Excited about this one as my friend established this in 2010! (fun fact – he helped me SO MUCH with the backend website stuff when I first started blogging). Inspired by a trip across Argentina, Blue Claw crafts quality travel goods, made by hand in Minneapolis, MN. Shop their products like the popular weekender bag and dopp kit.
Delfino Handbags– Another fun fact, this is my neighbor’s (in NYC) family’s business and they have the BEST selection! Established in 1983 on the Upper East Side of NYC, Delfino sources small artisan handbag makers from around the world, bringing you only the best. Shop handbags like this MZ Wallace tote.
Live In 8- Handmade Jewelry featuring personalized bracelets and necklaces. Shop their IG @livein_8.
Old Friend Footwear– Established in 1981, the brand has been manufacturing 100% sheepskin slippers & footwear for the whole family. Based in Chanhassen, Minnesota.
Liv-N-Grace– Based in Florida, Living Grace was created in honor of the passing of a beloved young woman. They offer jewelry handmade with hope. 100% of all proceeds go directly to The McKenzie Noelle Wilson Foundation where they aim to help young people realize their full potential.
Silverstone Jewelers– Located in Howell, MI, shop their collections along with custom orders and routine jewelry services.
New Creation VA– Faith based organization offering survivor made and fair trade accessories like this cute zip pouch. 100% of profits go to counteracting human trafficking. Based in VA.
Ambiancesf– San Francisco based women’s boutique offering clothes and accessories.
Arkward Shop– Female company who share their unique designs through iphone cases, headbands, and paintings. They’re also offering a free Resume writing webinar. Based in California.
Twenty Two West– Based in Charlotte, NC, they offer handmade statement jewelry like these cute earrings and art for the minimalist using porcelain clay and natural fibers.
LIT Boutique– Fashion forward boutique offering women’s apparel and accessories like these Quay sunglasses. Based in Boston, MA & Portsmouth, NH.
Taudrey– An all female team offering handmade, personalized, everyday jewelry like this ring set. Based in Miami, Fl.
National 5 & 10– Family owned and operated company where you can purchase all your DE & University of Delaware gear & apparel like this hat. Located in Newark, DE (lived here during college).
Little Words Project– Handcrafted bracelets with inspirational quotes. Company encourages women to both be kind to themselves and to others.
Nora Gardner New York– Designed by Women for Women, their brand is centered around creating attractive women’s workwear like this staple top.
Polka Dots Boutique- Polka Dots is a is a stylish and sophisticated women’s boutique located in PA. Shop them on IG @shopatpolkadots and Facebook.
Wheat Boutique– Sister owned Boutique offering an assortment of women’s clothes and accessories like this great, staple long sleeve tee. Based in Newburyport, MA.
Tie Dye for Tumors– A small business based in Florida who makes hand-dyed items benefitting families fighting tumors. Shop their products like this hand-dyed crop sweatshirt today!
Necessary Secrets– Mother-daughter owned, premiere lingerie and swimwear boutique. Located in Lutherville, Maryland.
Waterlily– NJ women’s clothing and accessories store. They describe their items as laid-back clothing for a lifestyle by the sea. Shop these cute flounce skirts today!
JLaw creations– Based out of Frederick, Colorado, Jlaw creations offers custom printed t-shirts and Tumblers.
Backyard Tye Dye- Offers high-quality custom tie dye sets for less. Shop them on IG @bkydtyedye.
Emma + James– Based in Skaneateles, NY, they offer men and women’s clothing/accessories.
Gotta Kill It To Heal It– Based in Thomasville, NC, their mission is “To honor the memory of those that have lost their lives fighting all cancers & to bring hope to those that fight each and every day for a cure.” They offer an assortment of Tops, hats, and decals with prints inspired by wildlife and cancer awareness. Each purchase commits a percentage of our proceeds to the Kay Yow Cancer Fund. You can check out their parent company for hunting and fishing line of apparel and accessories.
Onward Reserve– USA-Brand built around the moto of “living Authentically” and offers an array of men’s clothing and accessories like this t-shirt.
Shore– A resort lifestyle brand made in the USA. Shop women and men’s like apparel like these fun swim trunks.