Want to support your local community, various start-up businesses AND score one of a kind gifts for your friends, family and loved ones? LOOK NO FURTHER! San Diego is not only a beautiful beach destination, but it is one of the most up and coming creative hubs for artists, entrepreneurs, and makers! On Saturday, December 2, we attended the Local Holiday Bazaar at Liberty Station. This was a one-day, pop-up holiday market where over 100+ local artisans and creatives came together to share their creations with our San Diego community! The SKOVA team was thrilled to be a part of this event, alongside other INCREDIBLE brands! If you missed the hottest, holiday shopping event of 2018 don't worry, we have you covered! We created the ultimate list of some of our favorite vendors we saw at the Holiday Bazaar! 'Tis the season and let's get ready to shop!
"A Rais Case bag is your companion, intended to be a mirror of your day-to-day; creative, full, well-traveled, and experiential. Made with the highest quality materials available, all bags are designed, manufactured, and shipped from San Diego, CA."
Created from pure spontaneity, Craft and Foster started from a DIY candle kit and has expanded to a nationally recognized company! These candles are high-quality, non-toxic, and made from soy wax; in turn, supporting our local soybean farmers while protecting our environment!
"Wild at Heart Boutique is for women who live and love boldly. Our boutique is more than just clothing, it’s a state of mind. When you look good, you feel good, and there is nothing that will stop you from being fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire. Our hopes are that when you put on a piece of our clothing, you feel beautiful and confident and can handle whatever life throws at you that day because you are feeling fierce! "
Finding safe products for expecting mothers can be tough, thankfully The Modern Mamahood makes that a little easier! This is a "beauty line that is free from harmful chemicals and focuses on using 100% plant-based oils. All products are used with the highest quality ingredients made in small batches here in the USA. At TMM we strive to source ingredients that are sustainably sourced and certified organic when possible."
If you are looking for a dainty and classy jewelry piece appropriate for ANY person, Kassi Grunder is the lady for YOU! She believes that, "everything has an energetic vibration, and stones have vibrations that draw many of us in. Different stones have different gifts to offer us.The pieces in this jewelry line are designed not only to be beautiful, but to allow you to carry the magic of stones with you wherever you go, without having your pockets weighed down. Each piece is made by hand, infused with intention, and is created with the hope that it becomes personally meaningful for you."
Of course, our bohemian resort towels, beach blankets, and picnic rugs are MUST HAVE products when holiday shopping for friends, family and loved ones! Wrap yourself up in our SKOVA printed towels or have a romantic, sunset picnic on a travel rug! We have recently launched our new Fall/Winter Collection, so check our latest picnic rug and blanket styles and get your newest SKOVA design while they're still available!
We hope this shop local San Diego gift guide helped you make some pretty important holiday shopping decisions while looking for the BEST gifts for this 2018 holiday season! And remember, when you purchase from a small business, someone does a happy dance every time you place an order! Make someone smile, make others dreams come true and buy these best gifts of 2018.