Black women have accomplished a lot this year. From getting ourselves and others elected officials into office, to serving as the catalyst for the #MeToo movement, where hundreds of women have been able to finally come forward with their own stories of sexual assault. And oh, did we mention our national treasures, Tiffany Haddish and Cardi B? One who has overcome insurmountable obstacles to achieve comedy success, while the engineered Instagram fame into reality TV stardom into a poppin’ rap career?
Needless to say, there’s nothing a black woman can’t do. And when black women aren’t off running the world, we’re plotting for world domination at home and at work. To celebrate your girl boss bestie this year, here are a few gifts that will make her feel appreciated and celebrated for all that she does each day.
The Lord said, “Write the vision, and make it plain.” And what is a girl boss without a plan? Here to help you with all your plots and moves for 2018, one sista’ created The Boss Moves planner as a scheduling tool to assist visionaries in planning, implementing and succeeding in their desired venture(s). The goal of the planner is to make the visionary's goals tangible, or help them make substantial progress toward the their goals within a year's timing.
With these headphones, you can keep your soundtrack going on the subway, in the gym, in the office or even when you travel. For those who need something more durable, and even more comfortable than those pesky little earbuds, which can start to hurt, this is the perfect gift for the girlboss who is constantly on the move.
Since we spend almost as much time at work than we do at home, an office should feel like it. Now, your homegirl can make room on her desk for work, without sacrificing the sentimental stuff. Rather than cluttering up her workspace with picture frames, put all of her favorite photos in Chatbooks she can keep on her desk (covers designed by Kate Spade New York).
The SPHERA is the perfect gift for the girlboss on your list who binges podcasts - or simply likes to blast a little bit of Cardi B while their office is closed at work. This minimalist speaker blends perfectly with any decor style by combining high-quality fabric and a real wood cabinet, in three chic color combos!
Working out is already a pain, but at least you can do it and still be cute. K-Deer offers the cutest selection of apparel and leggings, with bold, beautiful prints. Not to mention, they kept all girl bosses in mind with their range of apparel which goes up to a size 3X.
Launched by our favorite black travelista, Teri Johnson, the Harlem Candle Company is a collection of candles that will have your house, lit -- literally. This world traveler was inspired by the fragrances she's experienced in the 66 countries she’s visited, but also pays homage to her home: Harlem. From one girl boss to another, these candles are sure to keep any home smelling amazing.
You know what they say: a vitamin a day keeps the doctor away! And for black women especially, vitamins are essential in taking care of our health. And because both of these brands offer a variety of benefits, specifically with women in mind, you’ll want to make sure your friend stocks up on her vitamins next year!
Tis’ the season of getting snuggly with your loved one... naked (if you’re lucky!). Byourbed.com is making it easier for the girl boss who needs a day off, in bed. These innovative sheets are specifically designed for sleeping nude, and your friend may just want to take them up on the offer! These luxurious sheets grant you the comfort you crave when it's time to hit the hay- the cozy microfiber is infused with spandex, making this unique bedding an absolute essential.
The epitome of #BlackGirlMagic herself, Oprah Winfrey is obsessed with GOLDEN DOOR. And because every girl boss can’t afford its pricetag of $9,000 a week, their new Try Me Kit is the next best thing. This uber luxurious kit contains Golden Door’s best-selling skin-loving items, TSA approved and perfect for beauty on the go!
Surprise your boss bestie with a monthly or weekly delivery of fresh blooms at her door from BloomsyBox. Whether she works from home or has her own business space, she'll appreciate the positivity and motivation your gift will give her to keep owning her career, well after the holidays are over. For as little as $39.99 per month with free delivery, your bestie will receive a single-variety hand-tied bouquet of non-toxic flowers straight from the farm each month.
After a long day, everyone needs to come home to a haven of comfort, and hopefully some style. Because being a snob when it comes to the comfort is a must, you want to have a bed that feels like you’re floating on a cloud. Give your girl boss bestie’s bedroom an ethereal makeover with the lavishly detailed pattern of this luxuriously soft cotton sateen bedding set.
Self-care is essential for black women. And with a Bloom Beautifully box, it’s packed with self-care products that will help you take a break from life’s stresses. The bimonthly box comes with five to six items, including beauty, personal development, and health goodies.
Not only does our girl Wendy spill the tea to us everyday, but she’s also come through with a collection of clothing that includes essential work and travel pieces deemed, "effortless and chic." Her product line features an array of dresses, bombers, wide leg pants, off-the-shoulder blouses and shoes that are perfect for any girl boss looking to ramp up their clothing collection for the board room, or the runway.
If you've gotta take notes, do it in style with Betsey Johnson's stylish pens! Now she’ll never have to dig through her bag to find a pen, because with this one, she’ll never want to leave home without it.
Every girlboss needs a good pair of pumps for work and play. And Lifestride offers the best selection of comfy shoes with their work-to-weekend shoe collection that dresses up or down at the right price With a selection of sizes and widths they ensure you will find the perfect fit.
As the only footwear company made for women, by women, it’s only right that any boss babe, would want to workout in style and comfort designed specifically with her in mind. For your friend who wants to make their health a priority for 2018, or even those that may be killing their workouts each day, why not help them take it up a notch. Ryka’s varying styles fit the shape of a woman’s foot perfectly with a narrower heel, roomier forefoot, increased instep volume, and a more secured footbed. Delivering the best in running, walking, training and training specific options, the empire has maintained a high-performance athletic shoe with unsurpassed fit, comfort, cushioning and control.
This one is for your spirit - literally. For the girl boss who has ever had “one of those days” at the office, Minibar can help ease that pain. Give your girl the gift of any liquor they choose, which will be available to them for delivery in 30 to 60 minutes. Price varies depending on product. Speaking of having one of those days, Courvoisier V.S.O.P. is also another gift that keeps on giving. A favorite for black women ever since Gabrielle Union toasted to the “good life” on her 40th with some Courvoisier, this VSOP offers a delicate bouquet and excellent balance of oak and exotic flavors with a harmonious under-notes of peach, toasted almond and jasmine. It’s a perfect cognac that can be sipped neat or in a cocktail.