Small Business Saturday

Jessica Sturdy wearing a plaid dress with a green sweater holding wrapped gifts in front of a pretty Christmas tree in Chicago.

I grew up in an entrepreneurial household so I’ve always been about supporting local businesses when I can! I’ve been trying to incorporate a mix of things in my gift guides so far… Our favorite retailers like Nordstrom, Amazon, and Shopbop, but also finding some cool things on Etsy and other smaller stores. While I try to #ShopSmall regularly, I love that there’s a big initiative around it this time of year… Small Business Saturday! We all know that the little things add up, but this rings especially true for small businesses. Here are some of my favorite (small) stores to shop this holiday season!

White Elephant Designs

White Elephant Designs has so many great gifts, as well as clothes and accessories! Use code THANKFUL25 to save 25% on your order this weekend. (UPDATE: use code HOLIDAY for 30% off on Cyber Monday)

Waiting on Martha

Waiting on Martha seriously has *the best* curated selection of gifts! Here are the codes for Cyber Weekend… 10% off everything with THANKS10, 15% off $50-$99 with THANKS15, 20% off $100-$249 with THANKS20, 25% off $250-$349 with THANKS25, 30% off $350+ with THANKS30 (UPDATE: use code CYBER30 for 30% off on Cyber Monday)

Loren Hope

Loren Hope has the most gorgeous gems and jewels! I’ve toured her Rhode Island factory and it’s cool that it’s all made and designed right here in the US. Use code SHOPNOW for 20% off this weekend.

Alice & Wonder

Alice & Wonder has it all for the girl on a budget! Cute clothes, fun accessories, and tons of great gifts, too. Save 20% this weekend with code HELLOHOLIDAY. (UPDATE: 20% off everything with code HELLOHOLIDAY, 25% off $200-$299 with code HELLOHOLIDAY25, and 30% off orders $300+ with HELLOHOLIDAY30)

Society Social

Society Social is one of my favorites for furniture! You can custom order just about anything. Roxy is the sweetest and has the best esthetic, too! SS *never* has sales, but check this page for some one-time-only savings this weekend.

Sweet & Spark

Sweet & Spark started with just vintage jewelry (can’t beat their one-of-a-kind pieces!), but now they’ve got apparel, too! Use code HOLIDAY for 20% off.

Packed Party

Packed Party has the *best* collection of fun gifts and things to add a little dose of personality to your everyday! You can now find them at Paper Source and Nordstrom, to name a few. Use code CYBERPARTY for 20% off.

What are some of your favorite small businesses?! I’ll add them to the list!

Photo taken at South Loop Loft in Chicago!

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  1. 11.25.17
    Briana said:

    Never heard of Alice and Wonder, such cute items!


  2. 11.27.17

    Totally agree with your genius tips.And the images are so colourful.
    anyway, thank you for your hard work! I have a son and a daughter.Hope it will be working for my sweet daughter.Thanks again!!