64 Marvelous Holiday Gifts Made in the Bay Area
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64 Marvelous Holiday Gifts Made in the Bay Area


Raise your hand if you're ready to chill out with your quarantine pod, friends, and family and send out 2020 with a safe holiday season filled with only pleasant surprises. (We are!)

Bay Area artists, makers, and businesses need our support more than ever—and, we promise, their halls are stacked with unexpected and delightful gifts at every budget and for all your loved ones near and far. Whether you're looking for affordable stocking stuffers, artisanal host gifts, or splurge-worthy items like private concerts and wellness escapes, we have something for absolutely everyone on your list. Shop local, and tag your perfect presents #7x7shopslocal on Instagram. Happy holidays, friends.

Gifts for Foodies and Drink Connoisseurs

(Courtesy of The Xocolate Bar)

The Xocolate Bar's 24-piece bonbon box is packed with 12 seasonal flavors (two of each) of bite-sized organic, fair trade, Berkeley-made chocolates. Opt for the variety box with flavors ranging from matcha sesame to coconut toffee macadamia—or please chocolate-loving vegans with the all dark box. // $49, thexocolatebar.com

Gifts for Arts and Music Lovers

(Courtesy of @raredevice)

Windy Chien's book, The Year of Knots, will have knot and macramé experts and novices alike creating everything from dog leashes to necklaces to room dividers for 365 days in a row. // $28, sfmoma.org

Gifts for Wellness Warriors

(Courtesy of Molly Jones)

In flavors such as sparkling wine, pomegranate, and Grand Marnier, Molly Jones' Cocktail CBD Gumdrops are the perfect New Years–friendly gift. Featuring American-grown hemp and CBD, the festive candies are available in 25mg and 50mg doses. // $45 for standard dose and $65 for high dose, mollyjones.com

Gifts for Fashionable Guys and Gals

(Courtesy of Frēda Salvador)

Boot-stomping Frēda girls will love the Sausalito-based brand's new Italian leather Lou bag, handcrafted in Spain. With space for a phone, keys, lip gloss, hand sanitizer, and more, the black embossed croc bag can be worn in three ways—as a belt bag, shoulder bag, or crossbody. // $395, fredasalvador.com

Gifts for Design Enthusiasts

(Courtesy of Sonson)

Sustainable Black-owned bow tie brand Sonson's Tremayne bow tie lumbar pillow will instantly jazz up an armchair—and it reduces back pressure to boot. The pillow is made in Oakland with African Mali-inspired cotton fabric and naturally harvested organic kapok fiber filling. // $40, sonson.com

Gifts for Adventurers

(Courtesy of @unsettleco)

Perfect for a biker or hiker, creative studio Unsettle's Rover belt crossbody bag has plenty of pockets and a lanyard—and thanks to a water-resistant 100D nylon exterior and AquadGuard YKK zippers—will protect from the elements to boot. The compact bag can be worn as a sling or belt bag—and the buckle strap can even be removed and transformed into a belt. // $55, unsettleco.com

Gifts for Cool Kids and Dogs

(Courtesy of Yellow Owl Workshop)

Crafty kiddos—and adults too—will have endless fun carving 12 of their very own rubber stamps, and then using them emblazon T-shirts, stationary, posters, and whatever else will sit still. Yellow Owl Workshop's Carve-a-Stamp Kit includes all the needed materials: a stamp block, carving tool, ink, instructions, and 125 templates. // $24, yellowowlworkshop.com

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