It''s Small Business Business Saturday, and WBDC is thrilled to announce that our Virtual Holiday Marketplace is open!
Shop small today and support our amazing local businesses
this holiday season!
Here, in our first Shop Small/Shop Local Holiday Gift Guide, is just a sampling of the businesses featured in
the WBDC Virtual Marketplace.
VISIT THE MARKETPLACE TO SEE ALL OF OUR VENDORS!
The Do Good Shop - Fair trade handmade scarves, jewelry and ornaments that have been crafted by families in some of the world''s poorest countries to lift them out of poverty
Initial Reaction - Hand painted leather, straw & canvas bags, Personalized Jewelry & Accessories - as seen in Mark & Graham, Williams-Sonoma, Neiman Marcus & more!
Annette Nouvo - Dresses, Tops, Pants, Masks, Plus-size, Sets, Rompers, and Jumpsuits
Lorca Coffee Bar - Spanish inspired cafe and bakery located downtown Stamford, CT
Biscotti Road - Traditional Italian-style biscotti, handcrafted with all real ingredients, with no dairy, no soy and no added fats. Treat yourself or a friend to a bag of one of 5 classic flavors, or try them all in the Variety Pack or sweet little Gift Box.
molly & mags - Sweet treats: English toffee, cinnamon pecans, fudge, chocolate dipped cookies, pretzels, pecan turtles, coconut clouds, etc.
Loree’s Fine Food - Wonderful bakery items, shipped them world wide. Offerings include, cookies, brownies, and loaf breads, which are all packed in decorative personalized houses!
DOUGH GIRLS - DIY Pizza Kits (Cheese, Pepperoni or Margherita) and Take and Bake Giant Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough
SPADET - All natural, olive based skin care essentials for at-home spa day everyday
Jodi Cup of Health - All Natural Handmade Beauty Products
Akorie - unique hand-made jewelry, stylish for all ages and genders; customized bracelets in different beads and semi-precious stones; they can be personalized or created with a company logo engraved in different metals and finishes.
Aspekto Jewelry - Jewelry that balances contemporary bohemian style with the spirit of modern design. Each piece is handcrafted using natural materials.
Genius Box - A monthly STEM adventure delivered right to your door and packed with projects and learning opportunities. Each kit comes with at least three activities to expand the mind and learn-by-doing, all free from screens.
Harper Lawrence - Women''s handbags, produced with the finest quality calf leather and suede and crafted in Florence, Italy, where the attention to detail is outstanding. As part of our infinity logo of inspiration and holding true to our value of giving back, part of your purchase will be donated to World Vision to educate and empower women and girls.
Love The Dog - Nutritious, premium
quality dog treats handmade in small batches
Sassy Black Yarns - Hand dyed yarns in bold, fresh colors for knitters and crocheters alike.
Glaze Handmade - Functional stoneware pottery handmade by owner Lyndsay Meiklem Dean, also known as The Vegan Potter. A ranges of colors and designs appeal to a wide audience. Whether it’s a new favorite mug, a serving platter or a plant pot, we’ve got something for everyone.
Elibea, LLC - Original artwork and designs by artist Lisa Small.
HAYVN - A flexible workspace for professional women to connect, create and collaborate.
Dream Weavers LLC - A wide selection of corporate gifts, promotional items, premiums, logoed clothing, PPE, as well as PhoneSoap, which neutralizes the bacteria that other phone cleaners can''t kill.
Yoga Fun with Marisa - Yoga for kids of all ages and abilities, meeting children where they are both physically and emotionally. Marisa believes learning should be fun, so let’s play yoga!
The Well for Women - Connecticut''s only massage therapy sanctuary especially for women. Specializing in prenatal and postpartum massage. On our WBDC Marketplace page we are offering gift certificates for massage and our favorite self-massage tool: Yoga TuneUp Therapy Balls. Give the gift of self-care this holiday season!
Rachel Beths Healing Therapies - Natural health and beauty products utilizing therapeutic grade essential oils, including custom oil blends, body scrubs, soaps, face mists, and room sprays. Healing crystals and sage are also available. Rachel, a Reiki practitioner, is available for energy healing and will cleanse and charge your crystals upon request.
FOLLOW ON INSTA TO LEARN ABOUT OUR CLIENT VENDORS
Make sure to take a picture of your purchases from the virtual marketplace and post on Instagram using the hashtag #WBDCVirtualMarketplace!
Check out a recent segment on NBC CT about the WBDC Virtual Marketplace!