shop local for the guys on your list

Happy Cyber Monday, friends! I know how hard it is to shop for the men in your life, so I’ve pulled together this little gift guide featuring DC area designers and artists (including myself) who make cool stuff for dudes…all handmade, of course. Just click on the images to be taken to their shops for more information, and to purchase.

Check it out:

handmade tie from Derringer Friday
rust plaid wool tie, Derringer Friday
handcrafted belt from Jon Wye
dinosaurs making toast belt, Jon Wye
handcrafted shaving kit from Herban Lifestyle
MAN shaving kit, Herban Lifestyle
wool houndstooth dopp kit from See Katie Sew
wool & leather dopp kit, See Katie Sew
handprinted moleskine notebook
handprinted moleskine, GoshDarnKnit
tweed ipad cover by Holland Cox
tweed iPad cover, Holland Cox
photographic collage of hockey game
photographic collage, Matthew Parker

A few things for the little dudes, too!

baby afro T-shirt from Bernos
baby afro t-shirt, Bernos
handmade plush squirrel from Tigerflight
sheldon the squirrel, Tigerflight
3D monkey collage from Artmonger
3D monkey collage, Artmonger
handbound book with LEGO base plates
handbound LEGO notebook, Moonlight Bindery

Remember friends, shopping local is better for the economy, plus it’ll make you feel good. 🙂 Also, your dude will have really cool stuff that none of the other dudes he knows will have! Let me know if you need help finding something awesome and handmade for the guys on your list!


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