Can you believe we’ve already come to the end of 2021? The holiday season is fast approaching, and after yet another pandemic-addled year, we are more than ready to spread some holiday cheer! Read on to find out how you can shop small for all your gifting needs.

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  • Walk around Logan Circle’s splendid Cork & Fork wine shop and choose from over 80 wines to craft the perfect seasonal four-pack, all for only $44! These wines are selected by the all-star, award-winning wine buyer team of Cork & Fork.
  • Gift the perfect wine and holiday dinner. Estadio’s staff suggest La Rioja Alta Vina Alberdi from Rioja. This wine is known for its pair versatility so that it will complement any meal. Gift cards are available online! 


  • Give your friends the gift of a fun time! Head to Stoney’s on Wednesdays for Trivia Night. They are the home of the best wings in DC. 
  • Gift your friends an eclectic bohemian escape and culinary adventure at Gypsy Kitchen DC. This is a gift that keeps on giving! For every $50 gift card purchase, receive a $10 bonus card for yourself. 
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  • Filson’s Rugged Twill Original Briefcase is an iconic classic. It features bridle leather and solid brass hardware. 
  • From cigars to hookahs, Tobacco and Vape King has a great selection! The staff is dedicated to making sure you have the best experience and can help you choose the perfect gift. 


  • Rice Market offers a carefully chosen selection of housewares to compliment your interest in Asian-influenced kitchen and household goods. This holiday recommend giving Noodle Bowls and Chopsticks for a stylish minimalistic gift!
  • Make someone’s holiday a little merrier when you select a dozen vintage ornaments at Miss Pixie’s! It is the perfect gift to mix the fun and the funky. 
  • Saatva’s organic weighted blanket provides deep pressure stimulation and a relaxation option while at home. Available in graphite and taupe. Saatva’s Organic Weighted Blanket comes in 2 sizes and starts at $295. Saatva’s organic weighted blanket helps de-stress and calm for better sleep. It’s the perfect gift to give friends and loved ones a hug whenever they need to feel comforted! 
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Casual hobbyists and festival performers alike prefer Kohala soprano ukuleles. Head to Crown Pawnbrokers to purchase this fun and affordable instrument with a carrying case and tuner. And best of all, it’s brand new! 


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Feetures Running Socks are the perfect gift for anyone trying to stay active. Get yours a Pacers! Feetures socks offer your feet unparalleled comfort by providing a compressive, no-slip fit that wicks away sweat to help prevent toe and foot blisters. Coming in three different thicknesses and several different colors, Feetures are the sock to help anyone perform at their best. 


  • The recycled cotton DC Flag Throw from Salt & Sundry is a cozy way to show off your DC pride! Custom designed in a series of chic color combos, the DC flag blanket makes an excellent accessory for naps and chilly nights.
  • ‘Tis the season of resilience at The Outrage! Gear up for the holiday season with their new collection of ugly sweaters. You can stay warm while fighting the patriarchy.