What’s a small way you can incorporate more local businesses into your holiday shopping this season? Stocking stuffers! Choosing to shop local for stocking stuffers not only adds unique delights but also supports our community businesses. From charming boutiques to specialty stores, the local scene is rich with thoughtful gifts that add an authentic touch to the season of giving. We’ve curated a few ideas to help get you started.
JACK BLACK NightMode Lip Treatment – Franco’s Fine Clothier
Rich, emollient formula provides soothing, replenishing hydration while you sleep – or while you’re outdoor in the field.
Aveda Hand Relief™ Iconic Aroma Trio of Hand Creams – Mango Salon
This trio is perfect for splitting amongst multiple stockings and will keep their hands hydrated all winter long.
Playful Socks – World of Mirth
From hobbies to personality traits, whatever they’re into, there’s a pair of playful socks for them. Socks vary by pair, but most fit Women’s size 6 to Men’s size 15.
Nectar Republic Apothecary Bath Soak – Mamie’s Apothecary
Equally as beautiful as they are functional, these nostalgic bath soaks are the perfect addition to any stocking.
Real Mexican Hot Cocoa Discs – Ladles & Linens
A rich and velvety treat for a cold winter day, these indulgent hot cocoa discs are a crowd pleaser in any stocking.
Leave in Conditioner for Hair and Skin – Jade Salon
This multi-tasking product by Richmond-based Adiva Naturals soothes and moisturizes skin and hair.
Set of Three Hair Claws – Erma Jean
One can never have too many hair claws and this set of three includes one for every occasion.
Gear from their Favorite Sports Team – Disco Sports
From college to professional, pick up a few items so they can rep their favorite team all year long, from the board room to school.
Melting Snowman Kit – Beasties
Build, melt, repeat. This reusable snowman kit is a fun seasonal addition to any stocking.
Hot (or not hot) Honey – AR’s Hot Southern Honey
From pizza to ice cream, there’s nothing that can’t be sweetened with a little dab of this locally-made honey- including stockings.
Pewter Virginia Ornament – Virginia Mercantile
A classically Virginia gift, and a great addition to any stocking or as a gift topper.
Thalhimer’s Mug – Papeterie
If they grew up with a Snow Bear at Christmas, they definitely need this Thalhimer’s mug in their stocking.
A Sprig Box – Brookland Park Flowers & Gifts
A stocking-sized miniature garden in a box, all they need to do is add water and love and watch it grow through the year.
Gift Cards – Your Favorite RVA Businesses
For the gift that keeps giving, add in a gift card to their favorite local restaurant or shop.