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Stay Golden

Giftable Favorites ($125)

SHELTER, the eponymous jewelry shop and studio by designer Mallory Shelter is home to nearly 100 independent designers from around the country—there’s always something new and sparkly to covet. Pick up a no-brainer gift for the aspiring minimalist in your life or send a *hint, hint* to your significant other. Unlock cool girl vibes with a whisper-weight Abacus Row Dorado necklace/wrap bracelet, Bohemi ring dish and Mallory Shelter Gold fill hoops.

SHELTER
1258 5th St NE
@shopshelter


For The One Who Has Everything

Deco Etched Rocks Glass ($24) Ovals Tall Cup ($45) Set of 4 Yan Gold Napkins ($48) Marble Many Moons wall hanging ($36) Cactus Flower Exfoliant ($32) Vela Negra Candle ($40)

Salt & Sundry is a home + lifestyle boutique with an eclectic mix of goods from 200+ independent makers and designers stocking tableware, jewelry, accessories, coffee table books, children’s toys, textiles and paper goods. Gift your cool aunt (the one who let you listen to the good radio station) some cozy self-care essentials like cactus flower exfoliant and a Vela Negra candle. Snag elevated home goods for your cousin who just got their first apartment or your partners mom (seriously, what do you get her?) like a etched rocks glasses, hand painted porcelain cup, a proper set of dinner napkins and a moon wall hanging.

Salt & Sundry
1309 5th St NE
@saltandsundry


Alpaca Your Bags

Alpaca Ribbed Beanie ($50) Alpaca Scarf ($85)

Salt & Sundry is a home + lifestyle boutique with an eclectic mix of goods from 200+ independent makers and designers stocking tableware, jewelry, accessories, coffee table books, children’s toys, textiles and paper goods. Keep warm in style with Shupaca’s super soft scarves and hats from Salt & Sundry, woven from sustainably sourced alpaca wool using traditional methods that have been used in South America for hundreds of years.

Salt & Sundry
1309 5th St NE
@saltandsundry


It’s a Jungle in Here

Jungle & Loom At Home Gift Box ($50)

Plant papas and mamas rejoice, Jungle & Loom has the perfect gifts for your future green thumb. The At Home Gift Box includes a hand-poured, small-batch Jungle & Loom x Handmade Habitat candle and a large Xerographica air plant. The Plant Parent Gift Box includes any plant and your choice of a 4” or 6” planter, or a macrame plant holder to go with it. Want more of an experience? Grab a friend and Build Your Own Terrarium with guidance plus container, soil, moss, plants and pebbles.

Jungle & Loom
1309 5th St NE
@jungleandloom


Here for the right Rieslings

Old World Wine + Cheese Basket ($75)

The best of the old world in one basket. Expand your French palate with a carefully curated selection of wine, charcuterie and cheese. La Jambe’s Old World Wine + Cheese basket comes with a bottle of Bordeaux Château Cazenove, cheese and charcuterie assortment for two, a box of Farmhouse crackers, artisan jam, dried fruits and mixed nuts. The perfect gift for your hard-to-impress Francophile BFF, snag a slam-dunk host gift or simply imagine yourself in the City of Lights.

La Jambe
1309 5th St NE
@lajambedc


Love You to the Wine Store and Back

French Favorites Wine Set ($50)

Vitis Fine Wines knows that cold weather means cozy wines. Impress even the biggest wine aficionado with French Favorites Wine Set: a two-bottle bundle of Jean Foillard Beaujolais Village and Chateau Pegau ‘Maclura’ Cotes du Rhone.

Vitis Fine Wines
1309 5th St NE
@vitiswines


Workin’ on Our Fitness

Align Pant ($98-118) Align Tank ($58-68) Hooded Define Jacket ($128)

Let’s face it, we’ve all been slacking on our workout regimen. Get back in the game with the lululemon Align™ collection, powered by Nulu™ fabric. It’s so weightless and buttery soft, all you’ll feel is your practice. Gifts for women who are up for adventure and ready for downtime, with favorites like the Align Pant, Align Tank and Hooded Define Jacket.

Lululemon
1256 4th St NE
@lululemon


Let’s Get Physical

The Fundamental T-shirt ($58) City Sweat Pullover Hoodie ($118) City Sweat Jogger ($118)

Let’s face it, we’ve all been slacking on our workout regimen. Get back in the game with the lululemon Align™ collection, powered by Nulu™ fabric. It’s so weightless and buttery soft, all you’ll feel is your practice. Wick away moisture, not style with the men’s Align™ collection: City Sweat Pullover Hoodie City Sweat Jogger and Fundamental T-shirt.

Lululemon
1256 4th St NE
@lululemon


Stay Warm

Planter by Bergs Potter, Amoona x Selah Sanctuary candle, coffee table book The Japanese Garden by Sophie Walker and a St. Plant sweatshirt. ($181)

TheTwelve is a collective of DC artists changing the way we interact with art and retail, and how we gather together. The 5th St NE store features design-focused housewares, conscious and sustainable accessories + apparel and plants (plus all the accoutrements) from shop-in-shop, St. Plant. Gift your BFF with a Brooklyn aesthetic and undeniable hygge vibes: a glazed planter by Bergs Potter, Amoona x Selah Sanctuary candle, coffee table book The Japanese Garden by Sophie Walker and a super soft St. Plant sweatshirt.

TheTwelve
1262 5th St NE
@thetwelvedc


Oy to the World

Hanukkah Half Dozen ($20)

If you’ve been to Union Market, you’ve probably walked by District Doughnuts and let your eyes wander behind the glass to these divine creations. Well, it’s time to get your own. Or, you know, give them to someone else. Just get two boxes, we won’t tell. The Hanukkah Dozen: 2 Vanilla Bean glaze with Hanukkah toppings, 2 Sufganiyah and 2 Funfetti with blue sprinkles. Available only from November 28 through December 6. The Hanukkah Half Dozen box comes wrapped in a holiday ribbon.

District Doughnut
1309 5th St NE
@dcdoughnut


Glazed and Confused

Christmas Half Dozen ($20)

If you’ve been to Union Market, you’ve probably walked by District Doughnuts and let your eyes wander behind the glass to these divine creations. Well, it’s time to get your own. Or, you know, give them to someone else. Just get two boxes, we won’t tell. The Christmas Dozen doesn’t skimp on the classics: 2 Hot Cocoa, 2 Funfetti with Christmas sprinkles, 2 Gingerbread Cookie with Christmas toppings. Available only from December 13 through December 26. The Christmas Half Dozen box comes wrapped in a holiday ribbon.

District Doughnut
1309 5th St NE
@dcdoughnut