Oakland Grown Holiday Guide
We've made it easy! Buy direct from Oakland merchants with our picks below, or visit our holiday blog for holiday season inspiration and in-store only gift ideas.
FARIBAULT ECO-WOVEN™ COTTON THROW
Eco smarts meets enduring style, the new Eco-Woven Cotton Throws are kind to the earth using recycled cotton. A touch of polyester ensures exceptional durability. Woven with a pattern that adds clean-lined design to your home. Marion + Rose Fine Goods: $90.
2016 DRY ROSE OF ZINFANDEL
The Signal Ridge Vineyard is the highest elevation vineyard in the Mendocino Ridge appellation. The steep slopes, rocky soil, and cool climate of the vineyard make for a complex wine and an acidity that just balances out the lovely fruit flavors of the wine. Fermented bone-dry, this rosé is reminiscent of the beautiful dry rosés that we love from the south of France. Dashe Cellars: $22.
NATURAL WOMAN - PHONE CASE
One-piece, clip-on protective case that’s slim and lightweight. Impact resistant polycarbonate shell allows full access to device ports. Super-bright colors embedded directly into the case. Minimal impact on overall device size, for extra protection, try Tough Cases. Features your chosen design by an independent, local artist. Compatible with Qi-standard wireless charging. Creative Allure: $26+.
OAKLANDISH STARTER JACKET
Since 1971, Starter gear has been a right of passage for sports fans – making it one of the most iconic fanwear pieces in sports history. Starter quickly became one of the most recognized global sports brands in history. Starter pioneered the fusion of sports clothing with popular culture by forging partnerships with legendary athletes and major pro and college teams. Oaklandish: $109.
OAKLAND GROWN BABY ONESIE
Organic Infant Long Sleeve One Piece (Royal Apparel 2037ORG). Natural color. 1/2″ neck, sleeve and leg opening binding. 3 snap closure. Made in the USA. Oakland Grown. $38.
CALIFORNIA LOVE ORNAMENT
Our California glass ornament measures 2.5" x 4.5" tall. The design is inspired from the cover of the 1913 sheet music for California's state song "I Love You California." Nathan & Co.: $16.
Take your music with you, ideal for picnics or the beach. Choose between FM radio or your own tunes. The large speaker unit is powered by 4xAA batteries (included) generating good volume levels without distortion. The telescopic aerial not only looks super-retro but gives great FM reception. The high quality speaker and audio system is housed in a simple folded card construction. The world's first radio to be made (mostly) from recycled cardboard can also be recycled at the end of the products life. Hatch: $52.
JOY - MONTHLY CHOCOLATE SUBSCRIPTION
Four new chocolate bars delivered to your door every month. Two full size limited edition bars made exclusively for subscribers. Two microdose bars from our archive of award-winning best sellers. Endorfin Foods: $22.50.
HONEY BUTTER TOUGH LOVE SCRUB
A detoxifying raw sugar base makes this perfect for anyone who wants to get down to serious exfoliating business. Can also be used to pamper feet and rough areas of the skin (elbows, knees etc). The lasting moisture and lightly sweet scent will have you wishing you could fast forward to the next scrub day. Beija Flor Naturals: $22.
Spiny Oyster Silver Earrings
These beautiful earrings make a bold statement and add a pop of color. They were crafted by Native American artists in the heart of New Mexico. The warm tones of spiny oyster are complemented by their sterling silver frames. Rare Bird: $94.
SKINNY LIN GREY BEAM
The Skinny Lin from Swedish denim brand Nudie Jeans is a super tight fit with a narrow leg opening. Grey Beam is 12.25 oz of organic power stretch denim with an ecru weft and a black warp. 98% cotton, 2% elastane. Maple Street Denim: $210.
STRATHMORE VISUAL JOURNAL
Strathmore's Visual Journals offers a great way to tell stories through art. This drawing journal consists of heavy-weight, medium tooth paper that is excellent for pencil, colored pencil, charcoal, pastel, marker, pen & ink, and more. The wire-bound journals come with 42 sheets of acid-free, 100 lb. paper. Available in 9" x 12". Flax art + design: $13.59.
14K GOLD ORB HOOPS
1.5" diameter. Working in the studio upstairs from the shop, Kate Ellen crafts her work to look and feel handmade with rich textures that look like archaeological discoveries dug up from the earth. Her work reaches beyond the visual into a full spectrum of sensual experiences with the tactile, with movement, sound, weight - leaving the wearer connected to the ultimate sense: spirit. Crown-Nine: $350.
CURVY STRIPED VASE
Stoneware vases with colored vertical stripes by Amber e Lea Designs. Handmade vases with accents of gold paint. Each vase is one of a kind. Available in 4 colors: brown, grey, aqua, and marine blue. Size small. Dandelion Post: $40.
WHALE PATCH CORDUROY HAT
Made in USA, 100% cotton, charcoal color. Embroidered patch sewn into corduroy baseball cap. Oak Common: $35.
GREY POLYESTER PULLOVER
100% polyester, durable, and a people's favorite. Beast Oakland: $45.
CHIKUNO CUBE CHARCOAL AIR PURIFIER
This Chikuno Cube Charcoal Air Purifier makes breathing a little easier. The bamboo charcoal and clay minerals attract impurities in the air. The particles and its odors get trapped in the honeycomb-like screen and filter the air in which they inhabit. Umami Mart: $70.
THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN (HARDCOVER)
A woman looks out a train window on her daily ride and focuses particularly oon one house and its inhabitants, making up stories about them. From that very small beginning, the story keeps building up steam, going faster and getting complicated. It races along just like the train. Laurel Book Store: $26.95.
This fat panda has a belly full of catnip goodness for your furry feline friend! Massage its belly like Buddha to make it even more potent (if you dare). Handmade locally. RAWR: $12.95.
Features include outside back pocket, suede lining, interior pocket, turn key latch and hand painted, stitched leather feather applique. Leather color may vary slightly. Dimensions: 10.5" x 14". PCco. Handbags: $475.
A combination of ten vintages from Glenrothes, using whiskies that are said to some of the finest examples of their individual vintages. Wine on Piedmont: $49.99.
20" SQUARE PILLOW - DUIKERS ALOE RED
Our Skinny laMinx pillows are screen-printed on both front and back using water-based inks on a cotton-linen blend material. Covers are removable and feature invisible zippers. Synthetic down insert included. Wash in cold water with a mild detergent and hang to dry. SOBU: $59.
IC PANELED REVERSIBLE JACKET
Charcoal reverses to charcoal/cream stripe. Rayon, poly, spandex. Hand wash only. Made in USA! Harper Greer: $168.
Sixteen handcrafted shortbread cookies joined with dulce de leche and sprinkled with cinnamon and sugar. They are snickerdoodle-liscious! Wooden Table Baking Co: $24.
LEMON LEMONGRASS LIP BALM BEESWAX
Lemon Lemongrass Lip Balm is an all natural alternative to waxy lip balms that are currently on the market. Made only with simple ingredients including real Lemon Oil, Lemongrass Oil, Shea Butter, Cocoa Butter, Beeswax, and Coconut Oil. Easily Lars' Natural: $2.
Brew your own beer with ease using this excellent Brooklyn Brew Shop kit! FARMcurious: $45.
Blue Dragons on hair pins. Handsome in Pink: $5.
HOTSHOT VINTAGE FIRETRUCK KIDS ZIPPER TOTE BAG
This modern tote imprinted with a vintage firetruck will inspire your little hero to have the courage to "BE BRAVE" throughout life's fiercest adventures. All our cottons bags are soft, lightweight and foldable for maximum comfort. Mamoo Kids: $27.
CROPPED HOODIE IN BLACK
For all your crop top, high waisted lovers out there. We made this perfectly flattering Cropped Hoodie to pair with all of our dresses for the chillier days. Perfect lightweight liner for cropped jackets. Made in small batches from reclaimed fabrics. Brass Made in America Zipper, lined hood, 100% cotton. Stay warm and show your waist line at the same time! Field Day: $47.
Karen Templer of Fringe Supply Co cares about the quality and appearance of not just the things she makes, but the tools she uses to make them. The bag is made from sturdy 10oz cotton canvas with a vegetable-tanned leather carry loop and cotton drawstring. A Verb for Keeping Warm: $65.
I LOVE ME SOME OAKLAND™
Silver Heart children’s T-shirt, unisex. Oakland Annex: $15.
BBQ MASTER'S GIFT BOX
The weekends won’t be the same once your favorite BBQ master has taken possession of these ingredients. This set contains Jamaican Jerk, Carlito’s Rojito Yucatan, Better Than Everything Bagel Spice, and St. Basil’s Chop and Rib Rub. Each box is packed with bay leaves and cinnamon sticks and allspice and sage for smoke! Also includes a recipe card. Oaktown Spice Shop: $32.
SIRI STRIPED TEE
Loose crew neck tee in soft lightweight jersey fabric. One Size. Striped Light weight jersey, cotton blend. Owl N Wood: $42.
#NSFW TOTALLY NAUGHTY COLORING BOOK
40 pages; 36 images is in this extremely dirty coloring book! Your hands are going to need washing right after you play with this cute and awesome coloring book. Feelmore Adult Gallery: $18.99.
PATHFINDER CROSSBODY BAG
Comes with a waxed canvas shoulder strap that is easy to detach if needed. It is 52" at its longest. All bags are lined with a printed cotton. The prints and colors will always coordinate with the outer print but will vary based on what we have in stock. Resurrect: $64.
AVERY STORAGE OTTOMAN
The Avery Storage Ottoman is as versatile as it is stylish. The essential storage space is great for storing throw blankets or extra toss pillows. The Avery Ottoman brings charm to any ensemble. Rockridge Furniture: $210.
FRĒDA SALVADOR WIT D'ORSAY OXFORD
100% Leather. Designed in USA, made in Spain. 1" heel. Photo taken from a Size 7. Hawthorn: $306.
REFRESH: DENTIST-FORMULATED HOLISTIC MOUTH RINSE
Refresh is the only dentist-formulated, all-natural, herbal mouth rinse using Aloe Vera Gel, Licorice Root, Holy Basil, Calendula, and White Oak Bark. Refresh is alcohol free, vegan, gluten-free, and has no chemical additives. 16 oz. Dr. H & Co.: $20.
A feminist deck for modern witches created and illustrated by Casey Zabala. This deck features suits of moon, stones, knives, and feathers that will lead you to a deeper understanding of your personal power; emotionally, materially, mentally, and passionately. Comes with guide cards that break down meanings of numbers, suits, and major arcana. Homestead Apothecary: $45.
SOLE TERRA™-ALAMEDA BOOT
Sole Terra’s stylish lace-up ankle bootie is constructed of supple Italian glove leathers and suedes, with dual density cushioned arch support and removable leather-lined insole. Shoes on Solano Rockridge: $159.
TWINKLE TWINKLE CARD
"Twinkle Twinkle" . . . little squirrel. Holiday card measures 5" x 7". Blank Inside. Knimble: $5.
Gel-Kayano Trainer Knit Carbon. SoleSpace: $150.
ROGUE TERRITORY RIDGELINE SUPPLY JACKET
Slim fit. Hits slightly below waist. Waxed U.S.-made canvas, 10 oz. Rogue Territory standout take on a jean jacket. Chest welt pocket, two hand pockets, one inside pocket. Chain-stitched seams. Adjustable waist. Made in Los Angeles. Two Jacks Denim: $295.
FINE SILK SPECKLED NECKERCHIEF
Fine silk speckled neckercheifs are the perfect hair and outfit accessory. Tie it around your neck with a relaxed t-shirt or wear it in your hair and add a little flare to your look. Viscera: $35.
Scrappy's "Exotic" Gift Set
Scrappy's Exotic Mini Set (4) 0.5oz grapefruit, chocolate, lavender, cardamom. Alchemy Bottle Shop: $20.
Aged in a combination of new French (70%) and American (30%) barrels for 3 full years before bottling. It is crafted in a style focusing on elevating dark berry expression via judicious use of artisanal coopered oak barrels then received nearly a year of bottle aging to marry the flavors before release. Brooklyn West Winery: $35.
KAMPAI SAKE BOX
Includes 3 sakes, sipping guidance from the brewers, seasonal information, and a surprise! Kampai Sake Box: $39.
ULTIMATE CALIFORNIA COMFORT
Send some love—and a little sunshine—from the Golden State. This basket is loaded with a collection of California's finest, including Séka Hills extra virgin olive oil, Katz wine vinegar, San Francisco-made confections from Charles Chocolate, addictive 4505 Chicharrones and more. Market Hall Foods: $165.
64oz. These double-walled, stainless steel, vacuum insulated, super durable Ale Industries mini-keg growlers will keep your beer cold and fresh for 24 hours. Ale Industries: $49.99.
THE PRINCESS AND THE PONY (HARDCOVER)
Princess Pinecone knows exactly what she wants for her birthday this year. A BIG horse. A STRONG horse. A horse fit for a WARRIOR PRINCESS But when the day arrives, she doesn't quite get the horse of her dreams... Mrs. Dalloway's Literary & Garden Arts: $17.99.
Do you love Alice Waters? Then you will love this delicious gift set! Alice Waters claims she doesn’t travel without a bag of Omnivore Salt! We’ve also included the savory and concentrated Omnivore Sicilia, crafted from a recipe by Angelo’s grandmother Sebastiana. Both the salt and the sauce will add a terrific umami finish to your sauces. Baia Pasta: $30.
I LOVE MY HAIR!
Wonderful watercolor illustrations complete this sensitive, sweet story of learning to love yourself without compromise. Marcus Books: $7.
BEASTMODE X SE RACING "BEAST MODE RIPPER"
This beast of a bike is built around insanely big and powerful 27.5” x 3.0” Beast Mode Vee tires. The frame takes design cues from the legendary PK Ripper with floval tubing and a looptail rear end. Avid BB5 disc brake, Beast Mode diamond stitch-Flyer seat, Oakland 4-piece cruiser bars, Beast Mode number plate and SE Wheelie pegs. Beast Mode: $899.95.
JACKSON TUPELO 12 2016
Kayak length: 11'10", width: 27", total capacity: 250 lbs, weight: 42 lbs (47 lbs w/seat). California Kayak: $899.
Rhinestone Christmas-themed ball ornaments. 4-pack. Size dimensions: 65 mm. Material type: glass. Laurel ACE Hardware: $143.88.
YOUTH BOXERCRAFT FLANNEL PANTS
4 oz 100% Cotton Flannel. Features a covered elastic waistband with taping (no fly, no pockets). Color: Navy/Columbia Blue. McCaulou's: $28.
OAKLAND GROWN UNISEX HOODIE
Royal Apparel 25050 unisex tri-blend fleece zip hood in tri-oatmeal color made of combed ring spun tri blend 50% polyester 37% cotton 13% rayon, 7.0 oz/sq yd. Soft and extremely conformable. It will be your favorite sweatshirt. Made in the USA. Oakland Grown: $50.
Unglazed white porcelain slipcast from a crystal decanter. Decanter measures approximately 6.5" in height, 3.5" in width and 3" in depth. Esqueleto: $90.
LEATHER HOT CUP SLEEVES
Hand crafted leather Hot Cup Sleeves in three colors. Calculated Clothing: $15.
Our classic lace up oxford is hand woven right to its same leather insole using natural vegetable tanned leather. Nothing but soft leather touches your feet. The dual density cushion midsole contours to the bottoms of your feet. Brand X: $39.95.
TRIPLE CHOCOLATE BROWNIES
These triple chocolate brownies trump even their most gluten-filled counterparts. Made with three kinds of the finest chocolate, our brownies will satisfy even the most ravenous sweet tooth. Gluten and nut free. Mariposa Baking Co.: $4.35.
UNIVERSAL TRACK JACKET - MAROON SILK
This jacket is an Indian maroon silk - I've never seen anything quite like it. Finished with dark shell buttons, this is probably my most luxurious Kali Made garment to date. Kali Made Garments: $250.
MEN'S YELLOW SHIRT WITH HAND PAINTED DETAILS
Each element is printed individually and the layout unfolds organically. Hand painted details add depth and play to the otherwise flat viewing plane. Plastic Foliage: $150.
He's a bad peach. Let's spread the word! This is a 1.5" high quality enamel pin by NEPTUNES NEIGHBOR. Ali Golden: $11.
TRANSFER DRAWINGS FROM THE 1960s BY ROBERT RAUSCHENBERG
New York: Jonathan O'Hara Gallery, 2007. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Fine. No DJ as issued. 72 pages, oblong quarto. Forward by Jonathan O'Hara, with an illustrated introduction by Lewis Kachur and quotations from Rauschenberg throughout. Profuse color illustrations. First Edition. Book/Shop: $60.
WELLINGTON SUN GLASSES
Handmade in Japan to The Real McCoy's exacting specifications, these are an exact copy of the most popular frame style of the 1950's. Glass lenses, acetate frames, and a custom horsehide case. Everything you need, nothing you don't. Standard & Strange: $325.
Thick leather tassel with brass beading on braided waxed linen. Comes in black, brown or tan. 32 inches long. Marisa Mason: $165.
Dave Kim (2014). 9 x 12 x 1 inch gouache on wood panel. Vessel Gallery: $1,200.
1967 CORVETTE ROADSTER
Fully restored and correct. Numbers matching 327-300hp. Two tops. Power steering. Leather seats Powerglide automatic. Runs impeccably. Classic Cars West: $59,900.
RIVER ROCK BANGLE - TRIO
This listing is for *three* of the River Rock bangles. Modeled after the shapes of river rocks, having an organic shape to them that is not perfectly oval nor circular. When you order a set you will receive a set that is organically unique. Each set will come with one bangle that is more circular, one that is more oblong, and one that is somewhere in between. Tangleweeds: $60.
EUCALYPTUS BOX TOP
Great textural top with yarn dyed striped and unique woven details. Lots of visible mending on this beauty! Handwoven, hand dyed and hand stitched vintage fabric from West Africa. 24" wide, 19" long. Mira Blackman: $108.
2014 TEMPRANILLO, HOLLAND LANDING VINEYARD
Berry aromas lead, followed by a hint of herb and pepper that complements rich plum and a pinch of cocoa. Tapas is tailor-made for Tempranillo, so enjoy it with spicy sausage, nutty cheese, olives, garlic, and braises. Vineyard certified sustainable. Urban Legend: $32.
GOLDEN STATE CHEESE PLATE
Celebrate some of California's best artisanal cheeses—hand-picked by The Market Hall Foods Cheese Counter. Buttery Cowgirl Creamery Mt. Tam, bold Bay Blue from Point Reyes Farmstead and sharp, tangy San Joaquin Gold from Fiscalini Farms are paired with fromage-friendly bites. It's everything you need to build a beautiful, impressive cheese platter. 6-8 people. Market Hall Foods: $105.
YOU'RE ON MY MIND
Nastasia Faiella. 36 x 36 inch. Oil and graphite on canvas. Slate Gallery: $2,200.
SIGNED! MAN OF THE PEOPLE
A Photographic Tribute to Nelson Mandela by Peter Magubane. Autographed by Peter Magubane at flyleaf with an inscription, "To Rachel. Best Wishes 2010." Pan Macmillan, South Africa, 2008. 204 pp., First Edition. Winner of Retro Hugo Award for Best Novella. Walden Pond Books: $69.50.
ETHIOPIA YUKIRO COOPERATIVE COFEE
If you need a way to stop the coffee snob in your office from complaining all of the time, hit 'em with this. Varietal: Heirloom. Process: Fully Washed. Elevation: 1900 - 2100 masl. Timeless Coffee: $17.
VINTAGE SKIRT WITH HANDMADE POODLE
Vintage skirt with handmade poodle design. metal zipper up the back with hook and eye closure. slight elastic in the back "24" hips "open length "22" the cutest craftsmanship. lightweight cotton fabric. Pretty Penny: $42.
JING SLIDE SANDAL
The perfect summer sandal- your toes will thank you. Made in exclusive partnership with taller ndavaa who have been perfecting the craft of handmade hauraches for 30 years. Designed in our Oakland studio, made in Mexico. Ilano: $98.
CANYON TOTE IN OCHRE
Classic, simple, and durable all leather tote bag. Made from 5//6 oz oil tanned leather that ages and wears beautifully. Leather has a unique "distressed" finish with tonal variation, and a soft hand. Bag measures approx. 12.5" tall x 16" wide x 5" deep. Handmade in Oakland. Lyonhart Bag Company: $212.
Handmade baby onesie. 100 percent cotton, water based ink. Tina Produce: $24.
2015 PASO ROBLES ALBERINO
Like a printing press or a local farm, our winery is about a place; a people; a way. A wine crush takes a village, and we believe we have a damn good village. Two Mile Wines: $28.
1980'S LINCOLN NAVY BLUE VIN JACKET 40REG
This VIN Jacket is made from the seat of a 1980's Lincoln Mark IV. These jackets are reclaimed leather from vehicles. They are accented with a hood ornament on the zipper pull. Platinum Dirt: $1,100.
CUSTOM GUITAR STRAPS
One solid piece of high quality custom tooled, dyed, burnished and conditioned leather strap for guitar or bass. You supply the exact measurement (hole to hole) on your current guitar strap. We cut to length and begin the process from there. Most designs will run $125. Obsidian Monarch: $125.
RED BICYCLE PATTERN PRINT BOWTIE
The bow tie is pre-tied and fixed to maintain it's shape. It has an adjustable strap with a hook and eye fastening that will fit almost all neck sizes from 13 1/2 - 18 1/2. Anatoly's: $49.99.
YELLOW TERRACE MUG
16 oz. mug slipcast with a yellow clay exterior and white clay interior. Inside and top of lip are glazed with white glaze, outside is bare clay sanded to a smooth, stone-like finish. Product dimensions: 4.25" high x 4.25" lip diameter x 2.5" base diameter. Atelier Dion: $25.
AIR PLANT ORNAMENT
Each contains 1-2 air plants, moss, sticks, and some holiday flare. To water, simply remove the top and give the plant a spray of water once a week. The plants will continue living long after this holiday season with the proper care. Easy Growin Designs: $10.
ALEXA KIMONO - SKULLS
Our best selling kimono cardigan is a year round staple and so comfortable you will never want to take it off. This cotton blend knit fabric is made in Japan and we couldn't resist those skull faces! It is super soft to the touch and patch pockets will hold your essentials. Harumi K: $148.
CARVED BULB VASE
Purchase our Bulb Vase, which is a hand carved Celadon glaze porcelain vase. This is a beautiful vase for decoration or for flowers that is available in a variety of different colors. Lynne Meade Porcelain: $320.
TRACY CHAPMAN LP
Label: Elektra– 9 60774-1, Elektra – 60774-1. Format: Vinyl, LP, Album, Club Edition. Released: 1988. Genre: Rock. Econo Jam Records: $30.
WESLEY BUTCHER BLOCKS
The logo-embossed brass piece at the end of each board features a pocket in the back that allow these eminently functional pieces to be hung on a single screw and displayed as works of art when not in use. Jacob May Design: $300+.
Soak it out, or soak it in, with a handcrafted ritual bath created with special magical herbs, oils, and salts to create peace, relaxation, and harmony in your life. The Sacred Well: $10.
HOLIDAY MINI SEA SALT BAR SET
We put twelve mini bars of our most popular flavor into this adorable set for the Holidays. Who wouldn't be surprised to see this in their stocking! Maison Bouche: $18.
The 2-Zip Fleece is made of very warm 300 weight fleece. It has an interior front flap pocket and a bicep pocket with pen tubes. It wears like a sweater. The two front zippers aid in heat regulation for comfort at varying temperature and activity levels. Kitanica: $125.