intentionalist gift guide for teens

As we get older, it’s hard not to feel a little out-of-touch with what the teens are into these days. We’ve compiled a list of holiday gifts that has you covered for a range of different interests. Here are 10 picks to #SpendLikeItMatters on a gift for the teen in your life!

prism, gift guide for teens

Umbra Glo LED Frame, $20

Prism #WomanOwned

Your budding photographer will love this unique frame. They can showcase all of their latest polaroid masterpieces and keep the vibes in their room impeccable.

hella happy, gift guide for teens

Sneaker Care Kit, $60

Hella Happy! #AsianOwned #FamilyOwned #WomanOwned

If your teen is a total sneakerhead, they’re going to need the proper tools to take care of their kicks. Give this to your Nike-obsessed, Jordan-loving, trendsetting kiddo.

alyce on grand, gift guide for teens

TwoRoots Bauhaus Earrings, $48

Alyce on Grand #BlackOwned #FamilyOwned #WomanOwned

These bold polymer clay earrings are a trendy statement piece. They’re woman-owned and woman-made in Oakland and your teen will feel super cool on their next zoom call to sport them with a cool outfit!

flora + henri, gift guide for teens

Trickster Box Design Skateboard $80

flora + henri #WomanOwned

Your skater kid will absolutely love this new board. Handcrafted in the USA, this unique piece of art is a thoughtful design from Trickster Company, an indigenous-owned business that promotes Northwest Coast art.

light owl healing, gift guide for teens

Sleep Mask, $11

Light Owl Healing #LatinxOwned WomanOwned

This year has been tough on all of us. If your loved one experiences anxiety or insomnia, give them the gift of a handmade sleep mask. These soft eye covers are scented with calming lavender essential oil and filled with flax seed.

one sunday at a time, gift guide for teens

Nightbloom – One Sunday Candles, $35

One Sunday at a Time #MinorityOwned

For the kid who cultivates a tidy, cozy space in their room — their space is not complete without a hipster candle shipped straight from Brooklyn, New York. If they can’t fulfill their dreams of living in NYC quite yet, help their room smell like a slice of the Big Apple.

alair, gift guide for teens

Who Would Beat Who Mash Up Game, $10

Alair Seattle #WomanOwned

There’s nothing more clever than getting someone a game for Christmas. It’s an awesome gift to give at a small get-together because it provides fun group activity! This game has you calling the shots on a head-to-head battle between characters of all sorts.

adorned abode, gift guide for teens

Quill Pen & Stand Set $15

Adorned Abode #BlackOwned #WomanOwned

For the kid who loves Harry Potter or period movies, a quill pen is the perfect eccentric gift. Luckily, they won’t have to teach themselves calligraphy just yet — this is just a ballpoint in disguise. Pro tip: it works great as a homework motivator!

klum house workshop, gift guide for teens

Woodland Full Maker Kit, $70

Klum House Workshop #AsianOwned #LatinoOwned #WomanOwned

If your giftee loves to build, craft, and make things with their hands, this gorgeous kit will keep them occupied for hours. You can choose a custom canvas and leather color for their taste and they’ll finish with a sleek storage bag for art supplies, travel, makeup, and more!

retail therapy, gift guide for teens

Oceans Layflat Journal, $9.95

Retail Therapy #POCOwned #WomanOwned

This sleek journal is the perfect gift for the talented artist or writer. The velvet laminated cover is water-resistant and the smythe sewn binding allows the notebook to lay flat.

sweet alchemy, gift guide for teens

Bonus Gift!

If you live in the Seattle area, give the gift of a gift certificate to a local business! You can purchase a gift certificate from over 50 participating businesses by visiting our Gift Certificate Marketplace.

For the teen, we recommend Sweet Alchemy. There, they can enjoy a unique, delicious variety of ice cream and maybe even treat a friend!

Click here to explore other Intentionalist Holiday Gift Guides.



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