We all know it’s important to shop small, even if it’s not always our first instinct. To make your lives a little bit easier, we thought we’d introduce you to six small brands we love. We’re pretty sure you’re going to love them too.
Level up your picnic game with these handcrafted goodies. Get cozy under their colorful blankets or find the woven basket of your dreams. Click here to check out their website and shop their entire collection.
2. VINTAGE SOCIETY
If you love 90’s and y2k style, this curated vintage brand is perfect for you. Not only are their pieces adorable, but this brand is helping keep clothes out of landfills. Find the outfit of your dreams at https://shopvintagesociety.com/.
3. SOUL BLENDS COFFEE ROASTERS
Based in Oakland, this BIPOC-owned coffee brand is dedicated to inspiring communities through coffee. We’ll let you in on a little secret…it’s delicious. Try them out at https://www.mysoulblends.com/.
4. zamla organics
Treat your hair to the care it deserves. Zamla Organics offers natural hair oils for the whole family with ingredients that are clean for our mind, body, and soul. Shop the collection here: https://zamlaorganics.com/.
5. mur by ayca
This San Francisco-based brand is dedicated to spreading joy through art. Mür responsibly and sustainably creates small batch, made-to-last, timeless, pieces for your closet and home. Check them out: https://murbyayca.com/.
6. ALKALAI RYE
Last but not least, this Oakland beverage shop is a welcoming space that aims to highlight under-represented beverage producers. They are champions for sustainable agriculture who emphasize the capability of Earth’s resources. Learn more on their website: https://sipalkalirye.com/.
REMEMBER, THERE ARE MANY WAYS TO SUPPORT SMALL BRANDS.
Supporting small brands can go beyond just buying their product. Here are 4 ways to make an impact on small businesses:
- Educate yourself! Find out which brands are local to you, and try them out.
- Leave a meaningful product review.
- Buy gift cards for your loved ones.
- Share on social media.