The 34 Best Gifts From Black-Owned Businesses of 2023

Our favorite gifts from Estelle Colored Glass, FORVR Mood, Ten Wilde, and more

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Best Gifts From Black-Owned Businesses

The Spruce / Kevin Liang

Finding the perfect gift for friends or family can feel like a challenge on any occasion. This is especially true if you're being intentional about supporting Black-owned businesses.

We researched products from brands that support Black businesses and are sure to provide tons of use, value, and beautify the spaces of any recipient. Our list includes vintage-inspired pieces from Estelle Colored Glasses, a sturdy tote from Sweet July, and so much more.

Estelle Colored Glass Regal Flute - Set of 6

Estelle Colored Glass Regal Flute - Set of 6

Estelle Colored Glass

Whether you want the perfect gift for a new homeowner or someone who just wants to upgrade their bar cart, Estelle Colored Glass has everything from cake stands to decanters to glasses. Try this set of six flutes so your recipient can toast it up in style for those special occasions. The amber color and structure of the glasses has a truly regal, luxe feel.

Price at time of publish: $225

Partake Foods Soft-Baked Vegan Cookies Variety Pack

Partake Foods Soft-Baked Vegan Cookies Variety Pack

Amazon

Cookie lovers need to try Partake Foods's vegan soft-baked cookies and this variety pack features the brand's most popular flavors and makes the perfect gift. The gift set features fan-favorite flavors including chocolate chip with some unique options like cookie butter. Plus, all of Partake's cookies are free from the top nine most common allergens.

Price at time of publish: $33

Chic Geeks Emerald Faux Crocodile MacBook Case

Emerald Faux Crocodile MacBook Case

Chic Geeks

Everyone has that friend who's always on the go with their laptop, so this cover from Chic Geeks is a useful gift to help them protect their expensive electronics. The faux crocodile cover easily snaps on and off, all while allowing access to all ports. It fits a range of models and comes in a ton of colors.

Price at time of publish: $95

Design Essentials African Chebe Growth Collection Special Edition Gift Set

Design Essentials African Chebe Growth Collection Special Edition Gift Set

Design Essentials

Specifically formulated for curly hair, the Design Essentials African Chebe Growth Collection helps nourish, and moisturize your hair for improved, healthy growth. The limited-edition gift set includes an intense repair masque, a moisturizing shampoo, a leave-in conditioner, a strengthening cream, and a curl-defining mousse. All of the products are available individually too, so you can target your recipient's needs for a thoughtful, self-care gift.

Price at time of publish: $50

I Love Me Coloring Book: Positive Affirmation

I Love Me Coloring Book: Positive Affirmation

Amazon

Coloring books, whether they're for kids or adults, can be a relaxing activity and one that doesn't cost a ton. The "I Love Me" book has more than 20 pages of illustrations and positive affirmations. This particular book is designed for boys of color, but the author has other affirming books as well.

Price at time of publish: $12

Ten Wilde Pearl Initial Necklace

Ten Wilde Pearl Initial Necklace

Ten Wilde

Ten Wilde's affordable and gorgeous jewelry pieces make great gifts for any occasion. We love this initial necklace for a personalized gift they'll cherish forever. The gold-filled pendant comes encrusted with shiny pearls in the initial of your choice with an adjustable chain so it lays perfectly day after day.

Price at time of publish: $65

54kibo Zazis Throw Pillow

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Courtesy of 54kibo

Throw pillows are one of the quickest ways to update any space. So for your recent grad who's moved into their first apartment or a new homeowner, these pillows make for a chic addition. You can find handmade options from Tunisia, Zimbabwe, and more.

Price at time of publish: $88

Hillside Harvest Hot Sauce Variety Pack

Hillside Harvest Hot Sauce Variety Pack

Amazon

If your friend or partner loves a bit of spice in their everyday life, check out this hot sauce sampler pack from Hillside Harvest. Made in small batches to ensure freshness, Hillside Harvest hot sauces pack a punch. Try out three best-selling flavors: pineapple Fresno, sun-kissed tomato, and the original hot pepper.

Price at time of publish: $30

Sorel Liquer

Sorel Liqueur

Sorel

For recipients over 21 years old, opt for a Black-owned alcohol brand like Sorel. Based on the Caribbean tradition of incorporating hibiscus in your favorite drinks, Sorel combines Brazilian clove, Indonesian cassia, Nigerian ginger, and Indonesian nutmeg for a delicious addition to any cocktail.

Price at time of publish: $39

FORVR Mood Candle Duo Set

FORVR Mood Candle Duo Set

FORVR Mood

You may see the luxurious lifestyle of Jackie Aina on Tiktok, who wakes up each morning and steams her sheets for a clean, hotel-quality look. Achieve just a taste of the former beauty YouTuber's envy-worthy home with her candle brand, FORVR Mood. Perfect for gifting, this duo set features the boozy scent, Sip Happens, and the floral and woody fragrance cocktail, Floral Play.

Price at time of publish: $72

Sweet July Woven Carry-All Tote

Sweet July Woven Carry-All Tote

Sweet July

All of Ayesha Curry's favorite products come together to make the online marketplace, Sweet July. The beautifully curated also highlights products made by Curry herself, like this carry-all tote we love for everyday use. Suitable as a work, gym, or school bag, the woven tote feels extremely high-quality and has a tall design that fits everything you need to tackle the day.

Price at time of publish: $129

Moonshot Variety Pack

Moonshot Variety Pack

Moonshot

Speaking of Ayesha Curry, the entrepreneur gives her seal of approval to the cracker brand, Moonshot. The climate-friendly crackers use regeneratively grown, organic, and non-GMO ingredients housed in 100 percent recycled packaging, available in delicious flavors including rosemary garlic and margarita pizza. Gift to a friend who's always down to craft a charcuterie board.

Price at time of publish: $36

Be Rooted Plan It and Achieve It Bundle

Be Rooted Plan It and Achieve It Planner Bundle

Be Rooted

If you're still a bit behind on your New Year's Resolutions, Be Rooted has you covered. The plan it and achieve it bundle includes a stylish journal, a helpful planner, and a set of affirmation pens to keep you motivated along the way. The planner comes undated, so you can start organizing your life any day of the year.

Price at time of publish: $50

Actually Curious Card Game Happy Hour Edition

Actually Curious Card Game Happy Hour Edition

Crate and Barrel

Connect on a deeper level with friends, family members, or significant others with the card game, Actually Curious. The travel-friendly card game includes 52 thought-provoking questions designed to encourage empathy, foster gratitude, and spark meaningful conversation during your next game night or dinner party.

Price at time of publish: $25

SHASH Nylon Boar Bristle Brush

SHASH Nylon Boar Bristle Brush

SHASH

While a hairbrush may not be the first gift that comes to mind for a special occasion, this boar bristle brush from SHASH will always be welcome and appreciated. Suitable for normal to coarse hair, the natural bristle brush easily detangles and smooths your hair while exfoliating your scalp for increased hair growth without itching discomfort.

Price at time of publish: $36

Scotch Porter Beard Collection

Beard Collection

Scotch Porter

Help your man keep his beard looking and smelling good with this collection from Scotch Porter. With beard wash, conditioner, balm, and serum, he'll condition and moisturize his beard and his skin to promote healthy hair growth. You can choose from three woody, fresh, and musky scents, so when you lean in for a kiss, he'll always smell amazing.

Price at time of publish: $70

McBride Sisters Black Girl Magic Rosé

McBride Sisters Black Girl Magic Rosé

Drizly

Half-sisters Robin and Andréa McBride founded the now largest Black-owned wine company in the US in 2005 and they've been a force in the wine industry ever seen. We love their Black Girl Magic Rosé for a delicious and affordable hostess gift. The sister also founded a non-profit, the She Can Fund, which strives to close the gender and race gap in leadership positions in male-dominated industries.

Price at time of publish: $25

Healthy Roots Dolls Zoe

Healthy Roots Dolls Zoe

Healthy Roots Dolls 

You can still support Black-Owned businesses when shopping for the little ones in your life, especially when seeking inclusive representation for kids in toys and media. Healthy Roots Dolls strives to show the beauty in diversity through dolls and toys. The first doll from the brand, Zoe, embraces her naturally curly hair so children can too.

Price at time of publish: $85

KINLÒ Daily Ritual Kit

KINLÒ Daily Ritual Kit

KINLÒ

Founded by Naomi Osaka, KINLÒ makes clean beauty products meant to protect, nourish, and enhance melanated skin. The daily ritual kit is a great introduction to the brand. It comes with a daily moisturizer with SPF 40, a hydrating golden mist, a nourishing eye cream, and a replenishing lip balm.

Price at time of publish: $50

You Go Natural Black Pleated Sleep Turban

You Go Natural Black Pleated Sleep Turban

You Go Natural

Sleep in luxury and wake up with beautiful, smooth hair with a sleep turban from You Go Natural. The black pleated turban is lined with premium silk to retain moisture, reduce frizz, and keep your hair looking gorgeous for the next day. An adjustable elastic strap ensures it stays in place through any tossing and turning.

Price at time of publish: $48

ALLKEM Multi Ombre Extra Long Ballerina False Press on Nails

ombre press on nails

Amazon

For an affordable gift for the beauty lover in your life, we love these easy-to-use press-on nails from ALLKEM. They come in tons of gorgeous colors and designs like this stunning pastel ombre. They come in an extra-long ballerina shape, but you can cut and file them to your liking for an eye-catching manicure that lasts up to two weeks.

Price at time of publish: $13

ARCH Plush Edit Slippers

ARCH Plush Edit Slippers

ARCH

Get daily chores done in style with these adorable slippers from ARCH. The heavy sole is suitable for indoor and outdoor use, while the open-toe plush design keeps you warm in the winter without overheating during warmer days. Made with faux fur, these slippers are meant to be durable and comfortable so you'll have them for years to come.

Price at time of publish: $110

EDAS Yshaia Mini Leather Shoulder Bag

EDAS Yshaia Mini Leather Shoulder Bag

EDAS

Meet your new everyday bag. The Yshaia Mini Leather Shoulder Bag from EDAS fits comfortably on your shoulder with an adjustable strap, holds all of your daily essentials, looks stylish with any outfit, and comes in unique colors including a deep jade and warm mustard. While it comes at a high price, the high-quality leather will last for years to come.

Price at time of publish: $275

Beauty Bakerie Black Egg-cellence Beauty Sponges

Beauty Bakerie Black Egg-cellence Beauty Sponges

Beauty Bakerie

You won't find more adorable beauty products anywhere other than Beauty Bakerie. Every makeup lover knows you can never have enough beauty sponges, so this six-pack of blending eggs that come cutely packaged in an egg carton makes the perfect gift. We love the limited edition black color, fittingly named the "black egg-cellence" blending eggs.

Price at time of publish: $20

Upgrade your next family game night with Brilliant or BS?, the engaging trivia game that challenges players to lie their way to victory. Made for adults and teens over 14 years old, the game includes 88 general knowledge trivia questions across six categories that players must answer and convince the judge of the round why they're correct, even if they're not.

Price at time of publish: $14

Macklin Bath & Home Bamboo Tray and Bath Pillow Combo

Macklin Bath & Home Bamboo Tray and Bath Pillow Combo

 Courtesy of Macklin Bath & Home 

Soaking in a bathtub after a long day is at the top of the list for many hardworking adults. And this 100 percent bamboo tray has all the necessary features to create a relaxing vibe. There's a wine glass holder and consoles for a book, phone, or candle.

Price at time of publish: $65

Wellthy Wrap Around Ring

Wrap Around Ring

Wellthy

For the person who appreciates a less is more approach to jewelry, Wellthy's accessory line is a good pick. The brand offers necklaces, rings, bracelets, and earrings in 14k yellow gold, gold vermeil, and sterling silver. The pieces are understated, which makes them wearable with pretty much anything. The brand's focus is on sustainability and every order comes packaged in 100 percent recycled materials.

Price at time of publish: $68

Rayo & Honey "Lift Every Voice" Quote Black Canvas Tote Bag

Rayo & Honey "Lift Every Voice" Quote Black Canvas Tote Bag

Rayo & Honey

Tote bags serve so many functions (groceries, travel, work, etc.), but one that features a message is even better. The "life every voice" handmade tote by Rayo & Honey measures 23 inches long, so it can easily hold essentials and more. The zipper pockets help keep smaller items from getting lost in the shuffle.

Price at time of publish: $68

Marvel Black Panther Wakanda Forever Shuri Fashion Doll

Marvel Black Panther Wakanda Forever Shuri Fashion Doll

Marvel

Winner of the Toy Association's 2021 doll of the year award, Fresh Dolls' Black Panther collection makes the perfect gift for Marvel-obsessed girls and boys of all ages. The Fresh Fierce line features the stunning and strong woman of Wakanda with natural hair and outfits to match the film. Shuri even comes with her own signature helmet, just like in the movie.

Price at time of publish: $50

Blondery Anniversary Variety Box

Blondery Anniversary Variety Box

Courtesy of Blondery

There's no wrong time to gift a sweet treat to someone you love. Blondery makes it easy with its anniversary variety box, featuring six of the brownie brand's bestsellers. The flavors included are brooklyn blackout (which happens to be gluten-free), cinnamon sugar, birthday cake, pecan and salted caramel, red velvet, and sweet potato. There's guaranteed to be something for everyone!

Price at time of publish: $125

Ami Colé Lip Treatment Oil

Ami Cole Lip Treatment Oil

Ami Cole

Glossy nourished lips in just one step. The Ami Colé lip oil treatment comes in four gorgeous shades designed for dark skin. The moisturizing formula features Baobab and camellia oil for intense hydration and passionfruit seed oil that acts as an antioxidant for a functional lip product that looks stunning day after day.

Price at time of publish: $20

OMA The Label The Nova Choker

OMA The Label The Nova Choker

Macy's

Oma the Label seeks to create high-quality beautiful staples that add class and diversification to your jewelry collection. We love the Nova choker for everyday layering for both men and women. Inspired by Zoe Kravitz, the necklace is set in 18K gold-plated brass with a hidden lobster clasp that hangs at 18-inches long. But, it's also available in silver.

Price at time of publish: $172

Linoto 100% Linen Sheet Set

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100% Linen Sheet Set
Courtesy of Linoto.

Gifting a new pair of sheets to your partner feels intimate and thoughtful and is often a present you get to enjoy as well. Linoto's 100 percent linen sheets feel smooth and seamless with a timeless design. The sheets are machine-washable and designed to be low-wrinkle, so you won't have to worry about ironing your sheets every morning to make them look perfect. Plus, they come in tons of fun colors.

Price at time of publish: $391

Bolé Road Cotton Stripe Bed Runner

Bolé Road Cotton Stripe Bed Runner

Bolé Road

Speaking of bedding, check out this gorgeous bed runner from Bolé Road. Handwoven in a Fair Trade Certified facility in Ethiopia, the bed runner combines muted and vibrant colors to jazz up any boring bedspread. It's made from 100 percent cotton and comes clean easily in the washing machine,w which is another plus.

Price at time of publish: $165

FAQ
  • How do you find Black-owned businesses?

    Finding Black-owned businesses can be as simple as doing a quick search. Once on a brand's page, you can look through their website and about page to see if there's information about the founder. Social media is also a great way to find amazing Black-owned businesses you may have never heard of.

  • Why is it important to support Black-owned businesses?

    Supporting Black-owned businesses doesn't just support the specific brand, but it can lead to further support for other Black business owners. The steady support to their brand affords them the opportunity to not just stay in business, but create additional products, afford marketing, etc. It also shows other potential Black-owned brands that there's a market for their business.

  • How else can I support Black-owned businesses?

    In addition to purchasing from brands, one way to assist Black-owned businesses includes everyday acts like showing support via social media. This includes following brands and liking and reposting their content. Another way to show them support is by leaving product reviews on their website or Google after purchasing from them.

Why Trust The Spruce?

This article was written by Julia Fields a lifestyle writer for The Spruce covering all things surrounding toys, gifts, and the holidays since October 2021. Before that, she covered similar topics including toy reviews, product round-ups, expert-focused articles, and more.

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