The 11 Best Gifts from Black-Owned Businesses in 2021

These are unique, thoughtful gifts that support small businesses

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Bath time just became more zen with this bamboo tray.
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This yoga mat is for the fitness enthusiast who loves to stand out.
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This book offers hours of fun coloring and is full of positive messages.
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Between the length and soft material, this is one plush robe you'll want to practically live in.
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This roomy tote doesn't just hold the essentials, but its message is also encouraging.
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This subscription box offers up yummy tastes of the Caribbean.
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Every laptop deserves a functional and highly fashionable case like this.
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House your everyday notes and doodles in this stylish notebook with a durable cover.
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Purchase this as a one-time gift or subscription to create good vibes in every space.
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Notes of lilac, sandalwood, and ylang-ylang are sure to add that extra luxe touch to your pal's home.
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Finding the perfect gift for everyone in your life can feel like a challenge. This is especially true if you want to give a present that perfectly suits their interests and tastes. Consider gifting something handcrafted or custom made that also supports Black-owned businesses. From chic throw pillows to a cozy robe, there's something on this list for everyone.

Here, the best gifts from Black-owned businesses.

Macklin Bath & Home Bamboo Tray and Bath Pillow Combo

Macklin Bath & Home Bamboo Tray and Bath Pillow Combo

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.

Sugarmat Kiss & Make Up Suede Yoga Mat

Kiss & Make Up Suede Yoga Mat

Have someone in your life who loves yoga but also has killer style? Then this bold, colorful yoga mat is the perfect gift. The Sugarmat collaboration with Bouffants and Broken Hearts artist, Kendra Dandy, features an absorbent suede top, a rubber base, and a tropical theme with a lipstick-wearing cheetah.

I Love Me Coloring Book: Positive Affirmation

I Love Me Coloring Book: Positive Affirmation

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.

Ojai Lingerie Ultra Plush Jooley Fleece Bathrobe

Ultra Plush Jooley Fleece Bathrobe

It'll be easy to get comfortable and cozy with this robe. The high, shawl collar is sure to provide warmth, as well as the microfiber fleece material. With a length that hits below the knees, and even at the ankles for some, this is one plush robe. It's available in ivory or charcoal gray.

Rayo & Honey Joy Is An Act of Resistance Natural Tote

Joy Is An Act of Resistance Natural Tote

Tote bags serve so many functions (groceries, travel, work, etc.), but one that features a message is even better. The "joy is an act of resistance" 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.

Callaloo Box Subscription Box


Foodies will absolutely appreciate the Callaloo subscription box. Each box features seasonings, sauces, snacks, and more, all from the Caribbean. Make this a one-time gift or sign your recipient up for a monthly delivery so they can consistently jazz up their meals.

Chic Geeks Emerald Faux Crocodile MacBook Case

Emerald Faux Crocodile MacBook Case

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.

KLigg Inhale, Exhale notebook

Inhale, Exhale notebook

KLigg's notebook is perfect for the person who prefers pen to paper, whether it's doodling, journaling or jotting down a to-do list. The book has 80 lined pages and the cover features a retro-style clad woman with the important message: inhale confidence, exhale doubt.

The Nice Plant Blooming Energy Box

Blooming Energy Box

Help your friend or family member create a zen vibe in their home with the Blooming Energy Box. The set, which can be a one-time order or subscription, has a succulent that already comes potted, natural lip balm, sage, palo santo, and a 2 or 4-ounce room spray.

The Black Home Aphrodite Soy + Coconut Candle

Aphrodite Candle

Nothing says luxury like giving the gift of a scented candle. The Black Home's Aphrodite candle is the perfect gift for your candle-loving friend, and its attractive design makes it a beautiful addition to their coffee table or shelf. Notes of lilac, sandalwood, and ylang-ylang are sure to add that extra luxe touch to your pal's home.

Why Trust The Spruce?

This roundup was written by Patrice J. Williams. She has contributed gift guides to The Spruce since 2020. She loves helping her friends and family find unique, thoughtful, and wallet-friendly presents. In addition to her work for The Spruce, she writes commerce articles, including product suggestions and reviews, for other outlets as well as appearing on air for The Today Show, WEtv, and she was the Savvy Shopper reporter for WPIX in New York City.

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