This year, shopping small is more important than ever! That’s why we’ve made it easy to support independent brands and makers without sacrificing quality or style. Here’s our short list of truly thoughtful holiday gifts made locally, and responsibly, right here in New York State.
Alysia Mazzella in Oneonta, $16
For the host with the most, these elegant table candles are made using sustainably-sourced beeswax from apiaries within New York State. Recently featured in Vogue magazine, Alysia’s entire collection of handmade beeswax candles are available in person and online at HyperboleNY.com. (woman-owned, black-owned business)
Artifacts in Manhattan, $160
For the artist in your life, these curvy, playful brass Mirage earrings were inspired by Ettore Sottsass’ iconic Ultrafragola mirror. Artifacts is an independent jewelry line handcrafted with sustainable practices and made locally in New York City by designer Casey Perez. (woman-owned, Mexican-American-owned business)
Willow Deep Studio in Ulster County, $220
For the free spirit with expensive taste, we recommend this handmade, one of a kind, stained glass mirror. Nestled just outside of Rosendale, Brenna Chase of Willow Deep Studio, creates mystical masterpieces in her secluded Hudson Valley workshop. Hyperbole is proud to feature multiple, distinct moon mirror designs in complimentary jewel tones both in-store and online. (woman-owned business)
Fledgling Press in Beacon, $60
For your significant other this year, we recommend this sweet-not-sappy framed block print, hand carved by Melissa Schlobohm of Fledgling Press. This original piece is from a larger show entitled “I Love You But…” a series of artful animal puns which debuted at Bau Gallery in Beacon and is currently being made into a book. (woman-owned business)
Wyldaire in Brooklyn, $165
For the wanderer who can’t wait to travel again, these packable! travel hats fold up in your carryon and then bounce back to life like magic. Each Wyldaire hat is crafted in the oldest hat factory in the US with water resistant, humane wool. The rich burgundy color is our favorite for the holidays. (woman-owned business)
Estuary Co. in Coldspring, $38
For the friend who appreciates the story behind a product, Estuary Co.’s sweet, deep Tobacco Honey scent is our most popular candle ever. Handmade in small batches by Coldspring local Monica Eisner, each high-quality ingredient is sustainably sourced, vegan, non-toxic, and cruelty free. Hyperbole is proud to be one of the first retailers to carry this exceptional new candle line. (woman-owned, AAPI-owned business)
Want to support 6 small businesses at once? Check out our Holiday Gift Box now and happy small shopping!