Our 10 Best Gifts for Women in 2020 | Small Business Holiday Gift Guide 2020
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Be sure to visit our 2020 Holiday Gift Guide posts and our 2021 Holiday Gift Guide posts for even more fabulous gift ideas
including 50+ cool gifts for kids and teens, all under $15
Balance CBD Oil Tincture
This eco-friendly, high-quality CBD oil is formulated to restore balance, and we love that it’s from a small, woman-run company that was started to support the wellness needs of women of color. Check out the Rest Wellness Drops as well, for a bigger splurge, with bigger impact.
$68, Brown Girl Jane
A portion of profits support The Black Women’s Health Imperative
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I’m Speaking Shirt
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The gift every woman we know wants. But get this one, which supports the Phenomenal Woman Action Campaign…which happens to have been started by her niece, children’s author, and mom of two, Meena Harris.
Pair with the Kamala Harris memoir, The Truths We Hold.
Shirt $59, Phenomenal; book $27.60, Indiebound
(If sold out, they’re restocking!)
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Handmade raw stone earrings
Let her sparkle from the neck up on those Zoom calls.
We fell so in love with these Etsy Design Award winners…we may have ordered them for ourselves too.
Shown here: Herikimer diamond cuffs, emerald hoops, sapphire cuffs, tiny raw studs.
$24+ for studs, $74+ for cuffs, Dani Barbe
Holiday Cocktail Kit Delivery
Helps make Friday night feel…well, more like Friday night.
Shown here: The Chalet Shake-up, but lots to choose from.
$39.99 and up, Cocktail Courier
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Hand-Illustrated Dolly Parton Ornament
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And we chose this before we knew she donated a million dollars that partially funded a Covid vaccine.
Maybe add a tribute donation to the Dollywood Foundation to go with this.
$20, Jennifer Valdez of Sophie + Lily
Healer Collection Chocolate Alchemy Truffles
From chocolatier Katrina Marloff, these 17 truffles are “magically inspired.” Each one is crafted with rare healing ingredients, and infused with a specific celestial frequency for all kinds of inner good. But honestly… they had us at truffles.
$80, Vosges Haut Chocolate
Coyuchi Cloud Organic Cotton Robe
The beloved, soft-as-a-cloud robe that gives her one more reason to stay in her robe all day. Maybe the best one of all.
Inspiring one-word mug and Discourse and Dissent coffee box
Choose from phrases like hope, loved, strength, and be the change on these handmade mugs, that do good in the world.
Goes nicely with the the coffee gift box from this co-Latina run, woman-forward, highly lauded small coffee roaster
Mug $28+ (with discounts for quantity purchases), Mudlove
Coffee box $30, Little Wave Coffee
Totally custom, made-to-order leather jacket
Entirely made by hand to your specs by designer Rosa Halpern, she writes, “as your jacket is worn in, broken down, stretched to fit, and scarred from adventure, it will carry your story forward, as we have carried the stories of our namesakes.” How could we not want one of those?
$$$$, By the Namesake
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A toy. Because it’s been that kind of a year.
This one’s made just for women. At a shop that’s made just for women.
That’s our kinda toy.
$54.99 for Glam by CaleXOtics, Babeland
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2020 Small Business Holiday Gift Guide
* Our 10 best gifts for women in 2020
* Our 10 best gifts for men in 2020
* Our 10 best gifts for Hanukkah in 2020
* Our 10 best gifts for grandparents in 2020
* Our 10 best gifts for teens in 2020
* Our 10 best gifts for tweens 9-12 in 2020
* Our 10 best gifts for little kids 4-8 in 2020
* Our 10 best gifts for babies and toddlers in 2020
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