Holiday Gift Guide: DC Edition



This holiday season we’re introducing our first ever annual DC Holiday Gift Guide which features local DC brands and makers:

Bailiwick Clothing is inspired by the pride and positive energy generated by DC aimed to create clothing that reflects the nation’s capital through t-shirt, hats, tanks, and more!

One Eight Distilling is named for Article One Section Eight of the Constitution, which among other things provided for the establishment of a district to serve as the nation’s capital.

Here are their holiday gift baskets:

Hugh & Crye is a men’s clothing retailer featuring fitted shirts, blazers, ties & other items. They also have a shop located in Georgetown.

Printed Wild is a small accessories company that creates custom prints through screen-printing on small bags, pillows and more. The products are handcrafted here in DC and the materials sourced are eco-friendly.

Harper Macaw are makers of fine chocolate that restores and protects rainforests near cacao sources in Brazil.

Matine is a line of fresh, minimal women’s accessories. They also create handcrafted leather purses, wallets, and handbags.

On us tees is a clothing brand that aims to promote Honest Propaganda through walking billboards of positivity through apparel such as t-shirt and sweatshirts.

Stitch & Rivet is an American Made bag and leather goods company which offers everything from leather bags, wallets, and keychains.

We recommend the Made in DC waxed canvas tote as a gift.

From their white rum that doesn’t shy away from cane’s depth of flavor to their dry spiced rum Cotton & Reed is now serving award-winning cocktails at the distillery tasting room next to Union Market. This holiday season, they are releasing 450 bottles of a limited-edition ‘Spice As Nice’ rum.

Grooming Lounge is the country’s premier source for men’s grooming solutions with iconic Barbershops & Men’s Spa locations (in D.C. and Northern Virginia) and barber-formulated Grooming Lounge products.


Give the gift of a travel experience this season with a curated adventure while supporting and sustaining tourism with El Camino Travel. Did we mention that each trip comes with a personal photographer and photos that are insta-worthy for a lifetime?


What other local shops or brands do you shop from that we should know about?





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