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Shop local from home: Technical.ly’s Delaware Cyber Gift Guide 2020

In lieu of IRL shopping, these local artisans and entrepreneurs need your support this holiday season.

Kamysha Martin of lolahSoul. (Courtesy image)
This list was updated on 12/11/20 at 02:28 p.m.

It’s Cyber Monday, and we want to make it easy for you to shop local from the comfort and safety of home. We always support shopping small and local when you can, but this year especially, when so many small businesses in the community are struggling due to COVID-19.

This list will be updated over the holiday season to add more Delaware small businesses that sell gift-worthy items that can be purchased online. If you have or know a business that should be added to the list (with or without an Instagram), email holly@technical.ly. Happy holidays!

2020 Delaware Cyber Gift Guide

Locally made graphic tees can be ordered online from Ambishes Diva’s web shop.

https://www.instagram.com/p/CE-gFoLnz_u/?utm_source=ig_web_button_share_sheet

Beautiful Emotions is a Newark-based purveyor of self care products for women and men.

https://www.instagram.com/p/CIQ0CFnDcUe/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link

Boobalicious is a growing personal care company based in Rehoboth that started with, yes, under-breast deodorant. You can find the product line on Amazon.

https://www.instagram.com/p/CHIt67ZBz83/?utm_source=ig_web_button_share_sheet

Carry My Own Weight’s web shop sells locally designed clothing to inspire.

https://www.instagram.com/p/CGkZStVhuGQ/?utm_source=ig_web_button_share_sheet

Cato Fashions in Dover offers online shopping, as well as gift cards.

https://www.instagram.com/p/CHpvr_Ej-AL/?utm_source=ig_web_button_share_sheet

DECO in downtown Wilmington uses the DoorDash platform that allows customers to order from any of its eight eateries for one delivery at no extra charge. Choices include Al Chu Sushi, Connie’s Chicken & Waffles and Pizzeria Bardea. Buy a giftcard.

https://www.instagram.com/p/CIJM83rFqlD/?utm_source=ig_web_button_share_sheet

Socks that are stylish and local? Look no further than Devere Sock Company’s web store.

https://www.instagram.com/p/CHx_VIgh-UA/?utm_source=ig_web_button_share_sheet

Joyride’s web store offers denim, sweats and caps for adults and kids.

https://www.instagram.com/p/CGOk94HDUwm/?utm_source=ig_web_button_share_sheet

Juxtamod is a high-fashion brand for kids — check out its web store for everything from sunglasses to leather jackets.

https://www.instagram.com/p/CH-yPsjhKzQ/?utm_source=ig_web_button_share_sheet

Lafate Gallery, owned by folk artist and art teacher Eunice Lafate, is located in downtown Wilmington. You can purchase her art and art classes through her website, and you can also buy printed items such as mugs, totes and t-shirts of her work via fineartamerica.com.

https://www.instagram.com/p/CIBG9qilZyr/?utm_source=ig_web_button_share_sheet

lola Soul offers handmade, one-of-a- kind jewelry by Kamysha Martin, who also teaches jewelry making (follow her on IG to learn about classes).

https://www.instagram.com/p/CH-ceasDJz_/?utm_source=ig_web_button_share_sheet

Milk & Honey, with locations on the West Side and now Lower Market in Wilmington, hosts a Small Business Saturday event every Saturday in December featuring local artisans — not online, but outdoors (and masked!) for safer in-person shopping. (See also the 7th St. Bazaar on Dec. 5.) Buy a Milk & Honey gift card.

https://www.instagram.com/p/CINrt-xjfl9/?utm_source=ig_web_button_share_sheet

For the fashionable moms on your list, the Mommy Connection web store has her must-haves, including self-care kits.

https://www.instagram.com/p/B-TKKGzDFX4/?utm_source=ig_web_button_share_sheet

Celebrating 40 years, Wilmington women’s clothing and accessories boutique Morgan’s of Delaware has lots of holiday specials, including free shipping on web store orders.

https://www.instagram.com/p/CH6DxbhFBvi/?utm_source=ig_web_button_share_sheet

Mrs. Robino’s in Wilmington’s Little Italy is staying busy providing their homestyle Italian meals for takeout and delivery. Buy a giftcard.

https://www.instagram.com/p/CGC69kAgour/?utm_source=ig_web_button_share_sheet

Check out our list of NextFab Delaware makers with web shops for handcrafted gifts.

https://www.instagram.com/p/CEX0VYiF7FJ/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link

 

Poppycock Tattoo artist Tina Marabito has a web store where you can purchase her unique art, as well as order gift cards for her tattoo work.

https://www.instagram.com/p/CIDJIxul6V-/?utm_source=ig_web_button_share_sheet

Spaceboy sells in-house printed t-shirts, masks and vintage clothing, with gift cards available. They’ll also print your logo or design on masks and tees.

https://www.instagram.com/p/CHcsFYSFFT-/?utm_source=ig_web_button_share_sheet

Wilmington’s Squeeze Box Records has a web store where you can order vinyl records, swag and, of course, gift cards.

https://www.instagram.com/p/CH8jDqJJUeA/?utm_source=ig_web_button_share_sheet

After 2020, who doesn’t need some extra pampering? Suds & Company out of Dover sells handcrafted soaps, body butters and candles in its web store.

https://www.instagram.com/p/CHx_qkwjBYU/

For more on shopping local, check WilmingtonMade.com.

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