The 2017 Black-Owned Holiday Gift Guide

Nov 03 2017

The 2017 Black-Owned Holiday Gift Guide

Welcome back to Black Friday! Each week leading up to December, we will release a curated list of Black-owned goods for your holiday shopping needs. Nobody loves Christmas more than the kids! This Black Friday, Official Black Wall Street is happy to bring you our curated list of toys & tools to enrich and empower your babies. If you want the latest on Black-owned brands for (and some even by) children, keep scrolling! Download the new OBWS app for even more Black-owned gift ideas, and don’t forget to submit your favorite Black-owned brands to be reviewed for next week’s Black Friday category!

For Kids

Zandra Beauty

Price Range: $4 – $72

Since age 10, founder Zandra Cunningham has been creating skincare products for herself and her peers. Her brand’s mission is to empower young girls to pave their own way and take care of their skin.


Price Range: $10 – $30

Kido’s clothing for infants and children was inspired by the daily affirmations founders Keewah & Doug share with their young boys. Now you can spread the self-love through your family too!

The Rad Black Kids

Price Range: $25 – $4,900

This collection of clothing and lifestyle products is a great gift idea for teen boys.

Ayo's Money Jar

Price Range: $30

Ayo’s Money Jar teaches your child financial responsibility with simple instructions to “give, grow, and go”. Give your baby the tools to success this holiday!

J*Diza Clothing Company

Price Range: $22 – $42

Add some culture to baby's closet! J*Diza makes exclusive shoe and clothing designs featuring colorful African Kente prints.

Happy Hair Box

Price Range: $12-$125

Happy Hair Shop’s “Happy Hair” and “Cool Cuts” teach children of color to embrace their natural hair.

The Eco Baby

Price Range: $2-$460

The Eco Baby sells health-conscious and eco-friendly products, down to the packaging and shipping materials. Take a look at their selection of products for baby and mommy-to-be.

The Eco Baby

Price Range: $2-$80

Finally, a selection of dolls our beautiful Black girls can identify with! Not only does Ikuzi make Black dolls of all shades and hair textures, they make gorgeous clothes and accessories for their dolls too.


Price Range: $12-$120

Get him dapper like Daddy! Specializing in father-and-son bow ties, Son Son sells handmade bowties and pocket squares. SonSon perpetuates the importance of fatherhood, family, and traditions with its mantra: “one son to another.”

Just Like Me Box

Price Range: $28

Just Like Me Box invites your child on a journey to self-discovery with a monthly subscription to a book club featuring Black authors and characters. This new-age book club will make them fall in love with reading!

Solely Munchkins

Price Range: $7-$30

This shoe selection will keep your kids fly for years to come! Solely Munchkins makes comfortable, functional shoes for both children and infants.

Lusciously Chic

Price Range: $11 – $58

Lusciously Chic has everything from “mommy and me” separates to “Louboutiny” shoes for your mini-me.


Price Range: $12-$150

Feed your baby’s inner genius! Zyrobotics creates toys and apps to build STEM skills.

ABC Me Flashcards

Price Range: $15

These educational flashcards are a fun way to expose our children to Black leaders and historical events.

Yummy Mit

Price Range: $13-$20

Most new parents will tell you that the hardest part of teething is holding onto the teething toys. The Yummy Mitt was designed to fit snugly on your baby’s hand to allow self-soothing!

Sesi Mag

Price Range: $10

Sesi is a teen magazine for girls age 13-19. Give your daughter/sister/bestie all the Black girl tea this holiday with a quarterly subscription to this empowering community!

Brown Toy Box

Price Range: $35

No more scavenger hunting for toys and games that will affirm your children of color! Brown Toy Box does all of the work for you, curating monthly subscription toy box sorted by gender and age range.

For Him


Price Range: $12 – $189
We love a company on a mission! Battle deforestation in Haiti with these conscious wooden accessories for men. For each item purchased through Enbois, Grown In Haiti and The Haiti Tree Project will plant a tree in a damaged area of Haiti.

Dapper Black Box

Price Range: $28

IU Alum Aaron Barnes created Dapper Black Box as a creative way to invest in Black-owned businesses. The monthly subscription box is filled with men’s accessories, while the DBB website gives you a regular dose of Black Excellence with short videos on historical Black achievements.

Leisure Life NYC

Price Range: $12 – $537

This brand is the epitome of exclusivity and adventure. The owner of Leisure Life NYC expresses his love for art and travel with a curation of clothing and accessories for the creative business professional.

J. Arthur Skincare


Price Range: $19-$24

Made with plant extracts and other natural ingredients, J. Arthur Skincare was created to make skincare easy and efficient for men.


Price Range: $125 – $250

This incredible line of “eco-luxury” eyewear was made with reclaimed material. Bôhten battles blindness and disabilities in developing countries by donating a portion of each purchase to SightSavers.


Price Range: $5 – $500

Ona’s leather goods were designed with the creative in mind, but let’s face it; nobody can resist a well-made satchel. Check out their selection. You’re bound to find something for the man in your life.

G + Co Apparel

Price Range: $50 – $40

Help a friend complete his wardrobe with these affordable accessories. G + Co has lapel pins, pocket squares, ties and more!

Legendary Rootz

Price Range: $25 – $80

If he’s woke, Legendary Rootz will get the point across. These tees and sweatshirts inspire constructive conversation all on their own.

PURfect Pocket

Price Range: $12

Get his pockets right for 2018! The PURfect pocket keeps pocket squares in place all night.

Siwatu Jewelry

Price Range: $30-$510

Siwatu makes handmade jewelry for both men and women. Every piece is made with high-quality materials and features a nod to our African/Caribbean heritage.

Perfect Haze

Price Range: $13-$23

Kamilah Holder built Purple Haze on a dream to celebrate her mother’s unique style and selfless spirit. She offers eye-catching shades at a low price.


Price Range: $50 – $400

This bold, unique lifestyle brand represents unity through common interests, experiences and backgrounds.

Benson Watches

Price Range: $179-$349

Benson watches boast a minimalistic design and an engraved with a reminder to spend your time doing what you love to do - and it’s clear to see that the owner of this company has done just that. You’ll love Benson’s collection of luxurious watches.

Cutlass by Pesanteur


Price Range: $7-$25

If we’ve learned anything at all this year, it’s that #BeardGameMatters. Cutlass by Pesanteur is a beard care line tailored to the needs of men of color.

Gentleman's Choice Kollection


Price Range: $13-$120

The bright colors and expressive patterns of GCK’s socks add personality to any ensemble. Hook someone up with a monthly subscription box of dress socks.



Price Range: $14-$40

Wear Magnepels on your vest, blazer, sweater and anything else you can imagine. No more poking holes in your garments

The Alpha Male Project


Price Range: $297-$497

Let a fitness coach get you back into the gym after the holiday season. Ronnie will help you restore your self-confidence while you get your body right for the summer.  

For Her

My Filibo

Price Range: $10-$15

Inspired by Caribbean and African heritage, these vibrant lapel pins are the perfect statement piece.

Gregory Sylvia

Price Range: $69 – $425
Gregory Sylvia is a luxury brand of fine handbags and leather goods for the discerning, design-focused consumer.

Made by Malyia

Price Range: $35 – $295
Made by Malyia is a New York based handmade jewelry brand designed with you in mind. The collection features delicate and dainty necklaces, body chains, hand chains and faux nose jewelry.

Christoff Davis

Price Range: $5 - $200 
Looking for vibrantly designed home goods, stationery and accessories? Look no further than the remarkable work of New Orleans artist Chanel Christoff Davis.

Perspectives Yoga Wear

Price Range: $25 – $49

Everybody has that one friend who checks the fitness goals. Perspectives Yoga Wear, a women's athletic wear and lifestyle brand will be her best friend. Behind you, of course.


Elle Vie Body Butter

Price Range: $3 – $30

Elle Vie body butters and oils are made with quality ingredients. Give a gift that smells delicious and adds a sense of escape to your skincare routine.

The Wrap Life

Price Range: $9-$132

Get into these eye-popping head wraps! The vibrant colors and exciting patterns offered by The Wrap Life make for a perfect stocking stuffer.

J. London Boutique

Price Range: $5 – $50
London Boutique strives to provide affordable clothing options that empower women to dress for success.

Siwatu Jewelry

Price Range: $30 – $150

Siwatu Jewelry celebrates love, African culture and creativity through beautiful handmade jewelry. Their unforgettable designs are made to last long and reconnect us to our roots.

City Republik

Price Range: $12 – $90

City Republik is an ethnic contemporary women's boutique featuring apparel inspired by women of color and boho chic fashion bloggers.


Price Range: $25-$45 

This monthly collection of beauty and lifestyle products is filled with all things “Bad and Beauty-full”.

Aminah Abdul Jillil

Price Range: $125 – $385

Aminah Abdul Jillil is a luxury shoe brand specializing in fashionable pumps, flats, sandals and boots. With a stamp of approval from our girl Ri-Ri, the designer (Aminah Jillil) urges her shoppers to "try something different".

Soho + Cienega

Price Range: $50 – $89

Handmade jewelry by Soho + Cienega will add a unique touch to any woman’s wardrobe! Take a look at their exclusive chokers and bracelets.

Oh Honey Skincare

Price Range: $3 – $25
In 2015, Oh Honey’s founder turned her lifelong relationship with natural skincare into a business venture. This year, she has just what you need to maintain gorgeous, glowy skin over the holidays. Check out her holiday gift set and so much more at her online shop!

Pear Nova

Price Range: $4 – $40

From vibrant holiday shades to celebrity-acclaimed nudes, Pear Nova has an extensive offering of nail shades to flatter any skin tone.

Karibou Journals

Price Range: $40-$50

These stunning Karibou journals are founder Arielle’s answer to issues of depression, anxiety, and self-doubt. Build up the queens around you with a constructive outlet.

High Fashion Thrift

Price Range: $7 – $180

High Fashion Thrift sells high-quality, gently worn clothing and accessories. Find unique style and exclusivity with this online treasure.

Soul Sense Box

Price Range: $35
The Soul Sense community is here for all things self-care. Their monthly subscription box will help you “get your mind, soul, and elbows together.”

Moijey Jewelry

Price Range: $29-$11,400

Moijey Fine Jewelry & Diamonds is your fine jewelry expert for custom rings, bracelets, necklaces, and more.

Yes I Am

Price Range: $10-$45

Designer Michelle Cadore’s apparel and accessories are designed to remind you of your dopeness.

Therapeutate Parfums

Price Range: $240 - $480 
100% Botanical fragrance and apothecary masterfully crafted employing raw materials that are organic, wild harvest and therapeutic.

Queen for Life Fitness Program

Price Range: $47-$750
Slide into the new year with a brand new glow. Fitness coach Riona will help you find a fitness and nutrition plan that works for your lifestyle!

Curated by:
Jade McDonald


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