Shop Small Holiday Gift Guide 2017
Do you feel it yet? The holiday spirit sneaks up on you eventually in December; on the third Sunday of this month, you’ll feel Miami’s holiday cheer concentrated at the A+E District during the Miami Flea: Holiday Bazaar! Shop to celebrate your favorite people by taking home holiday gifts from over 100 merchants strewn across our Vendor Village.
Have no idea what to get your boss, sister-in-law or that person who seems to have everything already? We’ve come up with a list of the sweetest goods by 10 local vendors, our regulars at the Miami Flea, to guide you in your hunt for the perfect present.
LAF LIV LOV
These handmade Huaraches by LAF LIV LUV are hand-woven and painted by the hands of Huaracheros, a tradition that has been passed down generation after generation. Intricately woven from a single piece of genuine leather for comfort, these Huaraches are made for walking and rocking, day and night. Imported from Mexico, each one of their products is unique, meaningful, comfortable and durable.
Beard Oil by Gentlemanly
Made for pogonophiles (AKA beard-lovers), hipsters, and generally anyone awesome, Gentlemanly is a unique facial hair care and lifestyle brand for gentlemen, of course. Made in Miami, their unique facial hair care products are vegan and never tested on animals, and they pride themselves on being able to pronounce ingredients in plain English; no preservatives or artificial chemicals! Their all-organic, all-natural, hand-crafted beard oils are made with the highest quality ingredients to ensure that gentlemen walk around with their beards smelling, looking, and feeling goodThe Tipsy Gardener
Displayed in art that matches the uniqueness of the plants themselves, The Tipsy Gardener’s tiny living blooms are perfect as home or office décor. Cacti, lithops and air plants sit inside handmade treasures; cement planters with pithy, witty phrases. Her geometric planters, terrariums, zen dens and hangars offer a variety of styles to frame your next plant pet.
Lolita Paper Goods
Hand-painted on wood, these holiday ornaments by Lolita Paper Goods are hand-lettered by Kathie Soza, a lettering artist and graphic designer who specializes in custom hand-lettering and typography for editorial, advertising, print and stationery design. Specializing in custom hand lettered event stationery and paper goods, their goal is to make the first impression of your special event absolutely memorable. All items created are one-of-a-kind designs, completely tailored to your event.
TV Head Co.
The brainchild of crafty brothers who create contemporary, eco-friendly pieces for the stylishly smart, TV Head Company is a sustainable-wear accessories brand. By combining elements of nature and modern society, their unique accessories elevate your personal style while maintaining a genuine respect for the environment. All of the wood, cork, vinyl and bamboo materials used to craft their products are locally-sourced and Miami-made. And as a promise of quality and authenticity, absolutely everything they design, manufacture, and distribute is done so with a discerning attention to detail.
Rust & Wax
Melanie & Jesse of Rust and Wax carefully scour all of the nooks and crannies across the country to curate a collection of the finest vintage goods and vinyls. They have crates on crates on crates of classic records to dig through; for the music collector in you or your concert junkie friend, these vinyls are timeless treasures.Bloomwolf Studio
Bloomwolf Studio creates illustration and papergoods by self-taught artist, Betsy Garcia. From initial designs to the final packaging, their cards and art prints are carefully created in detail to display Betsy’s cheerful illustrations of flowers, bright colors, and elaborate patterns. Their products are printed in the USA with carefully chosen, environmentally friendly printing and paper stock. They strive to create products that will help you share meaningful moments with others, as well as preserve the gift of a handwritten card.
Love Letters Candles
Love Letters Candles are hand-poured and made from soy and essential oils to refresh. Each candle contains a love note; it’s sealed with a spiritual message to offer comfort and positive energy. They have an excellent variety of fragrances to fill the room, including their seasonal holiday edition series of scents.
Inspired by the beaches of Rio, Solea supports artists and celebrates Miami to spread love one canga at a time. A canga is a Brazilian sarong or beach throw used instead of thick, heavy towels. Their lightweight material dries much faster when wet and repels sand making beach experiences more fun, versatile and easy. Each one of Solea’s cangas is one-of-a-kind, conceptualized by artists from Miami or Rio de Janeiro, creatively designed with South Florida in mind.
This Miami-centric collection of lapel pins are perfect for the ventanita enthusiast and the Magic City lover. A popular conversation starter, these pins by PinsBro reflect the 305 vibe in funny, sometimes nostalgic imagery to collect on your backpack, hat or your collar, of course. Share ‘em with your friends, bro.