It’s a Caribbean Christmas! Looking to spruce up your holiday shopping? Give the gift of Caribbean style to the women, men and kids in your life with these unique finds by island-proud designers. Use the links below to shop this year’s Christmas gift guide 2021.
For the Ladies
Selude Thigh-High Boots
Founded in 2018 by Karibbein Ann-Mariee, this brand makes a mark in accessible luxury footwear. See these sexy, olive-hued thigh-high boots as proof with a twist.
karibbeinannmariee.com | $525
Barbados-born accessory designer Blessing Olaniyi sews all her pieces by hand and each is uniquely made with love. As one of her signature styles, the Keza bag comes in multiple prints and tones and is accented by wooden handles.
ayola.store | $60
Designer Nicole de Gale McIntosh offers a fresh take on classic pearls but with a modern flair. The Eutropia Earrings offer a perfect example, featuring freshwater keshi pearls and 14k gold-filled studs.
nikkibiedes.com | $180 BBD
Designer Nicole de Gale McIntosh offers a fresh take on classic pearls but with a modern flair. The Simplicity Necklace offers a perfect example, featuring a freshwater keshi pearl pendant available in shades of white, peach and lavender.
nikkibiedes.com | $160 BBD
Available in baby pink, yellow, aqua blue or a multicolor rainbow, these festive rings by designer Rochelle Y. Lewis are made for parties. Add this as a staple to your jewelry collection to dress up any holiday outfit.
trelawni.com | $10
For the Men
Inspired by the infamous 1692 earthquake that gave way to modern-day Kingston, this menswear collection is an ode to beauty born from the rubble. Their Marble Jacket is made with premium heavyweight cotton twill and features utilitarian detailing like brass metal zips and plentiful pockets.
sixteenninetytwo.com | £225
This Trinidadian men’s fashion brand is all about craftsmanship and gentlemanly elegance. Their vintage-inspired Voyager travel bag is proof positive, made from durable full-grain buffalo leather and brass hardware.
ecliffelie.com | $442
Makeda Cap-Toe Oxfords
Designed with versatility in mind, these cap-toed Oxfords are made from genuine leather and a rubber sole for comfort and durability. Featuring a distinctive oxblood hue, this classic lace-up is perfect for any debonair Caribbean man in your life.
ecliffelie.com | $220
Pyer Moss Sculpt Shoe
Haitian-American designer Kerby Jean-Raymond is redefining fashion ― as shown by his futuristic Sculpt shoe, featuring an unusual, disproportionate sole. The piece is finished with the brand’s signature white topstitch and is made from suede and mesh, making the perfect addition to our Christmas Gift Guide 2021.
pyermoss.com | $595
For the Family
Ten To One Dark Rum
Elevate your bar stock with this decadent dark rum founded by Trinidad-born Marc-Kwesi Farrell. Featuring notes of tobacco, cedar, nut loaf and leather, the brew is a blend of 8-year-old Bajan, Dominican and Trinidadian column still rums aged to perfection.
shoptentoone.com | $48.99
My Haïtea Bamboo Travel Kit
Founded by a Haitian mother-and-daughter duo, this brand is inspired by their love of teas and passion for supporting Haitian women farmers. The perfect gift set for any tea fanatic, the travel kit is made from eco-friendly bamboo and can keep your beverage hot for up to six hours.
myhaitea.com | $24.95
The BusyBoard Co. Name Puzzle
Handcrafting in Trinidad and Tobago, The BusyBoard Co. makes hands-on toys to promote play and motor skills development. Personalize this creative name puzzle for your little one with a customized color scheme and fun icons like stars, moons and even dinosaurs.
thebusyboardco.com | $33
Tek A Tups Card Game
Created by children of Caribbean descent, this drinking card game celebrates the unique joy and hilarity of growing up Caribbean American. With 120 cards and five different game modes, Tek A Tups is the perfect nostalgic game for your next gathering with thirsty friends. This game makes a perfect interactive Caribbean Christmas gift to enjoy at your next holiday party!
tekatups.com | $25
Looking for more inspiration? Take a look back on our Caribbean Christmas gift guides from years past for even more options!