Gifts Made in DC – Updated for 2021
A Store Called Galore: Not only does this shop sell amazing vintage ornament wreaths but they have other holiday decor and vintage kitsch as well. She will be taking a lot of my money.
Dingus Designs – Sassy bandanas for dogs and some things for humans too.
Icons DC has some great art and other gifts featuring iconography from the city.
Gifts of Attire and Accessories
Speak Vintage has so many incredible pieces.
Slant is really worth a look, their fashion forward menswear is very cool!
Velvet Wire Supply Co – fun and rebellious tees and mugs.
Definition Studio has some of the prettiest jewelry ever.
Banu Jewelry – boho steling silver jewelry
JSW Metal Works – mostly jewelry
Sneekis – tee shirts for DC and Virginia. Some hats too.
Lost and Forged makes jewelry and other home gifts from upcycled silverware and other metals.
Woodcoholics makes watches, bow ties and other accessories out of wood!
Paper Goods and More
Rebound Designs – repurposing book covers into journals and more.
Little Goat Paper Co. – greeting cards galore with some other gifts too.
The Card Bureau – sassy and feminist greeting cards and gifts. A lot of RBG stuff.
Haute Papier – personalized paper goods and gifts.
Wooden Accessories – Cuff links, keychains, sunglasses, money clips and more.
Female Power Project – prints, textiles and more while being unabashedly female empowerment.
Circuit Breaker Labs – Geeky Circuit Board Jewelry and Accessories
Proper Letter – hand-lettered goods for home decor and gifts.
Joyful Bath Co. – I’ve used these shower steamers and they are awesome. I bet the rest of their bath products are just as great.
Modern Little Mystics – healing home decor.
Fourth Trimester Mama – gifts that celebrate and support new moms.
Banner Bee has apitherapy, honey, beeswax candles, and many other cool honey-themed gifts.
Naked Decor – kitchenwares, pillows and more, featuring animals and other whimsical subjects.
Wood, Wool and Wick Co – tea towels, koozies and more.
Shop DC In-Person
Brave enough to shop in-person? Here are some great shops:
The Brown Beauty Co-op – featuring “colorful” beauty and natural hair items.
She Loves Me – flowers and plants
Shelter – Jewelry, Clothing & Accessories and Home Goods
Nubian Hueman – Clothing for men and women, home, food and beauty items
Marcella Kriebel – art, cards and kitchenwares
Salt and Sundry – baby & kids, home goods, kitchenware and more
I hope you find something to buy from these gifts made in DC. Did I miss your favorite DC artisan? If so, please send me a note and I will add them!
If you’re still shopping, check out my other gift guides: Christmas and Hanukkah decor ideas, Work from Home Gifts, Gifts for Pets and Pet Lovers, Gifts for New Homeowners, Gifts for Small Kids, Gifts for Him, Stocking Stuffers and Gifts for Her.
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