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2018 Weekender Gift Guide

That time of year has come for my 3rd annual 12 Days of Christmas on Instagram! It’s a combo of 12 days of giveaways plus amazing gift guide recommendations! There will even be some discount codes sprinkled in, so read on & make sure you follow along on Instagram (just follow the hashtag #WeekenderGiftGuide2018) so you don’t miss any of the goodies I’m giving away!

This year, I've tried to find products that work for both men & women on your list, for ages ranging from your teenager to your grandma (smaller kiddos will just tell you what they want anyway, am I right?!). Many of these products are made or designed right here in Charleston, and I've also listed some great local stores for those of you that prefer to shop in person.

This post is sponsored by the listed brands. 

All images by Kim Graham Photo // Location: Grand Bohemian Hotel

-For Online Shoppers-

1. Happy Go Lucky Workshop Map


The sweetest local couple has created your new favorite Charleston art! They designed over 80 rubber stamps with local icons/landmarks & then meticulously hand stamped them on this adorable map of Charleston. Check it their 18 x 24 print, framed or unframed!

Use code WEEKENDER25 to get 25% off your purchase here // Enter to win a framed print here (Dec 7-12)!

2. Holy City Lip Gloss

Did you know Charleston has it’s very own lip gloss brand created by a local make-up artist!? My favorite part is that all of the names are based off of different areas of Charleston, so cute! As a lipstick lover, I appreciate that these can be layered over any lipstick, but they are also all great year-round colors to wear on their own. “Daniel Island” is the best choice if you want a sheer or if you want to give a crowd-pleasing gift to someone of any age; from your teenage cousin or mother-in-law. P.S. Don’t worry, they’re Paraben free and aren’t sticky at all!

Use code WEEKENDER for 20% off here // Enter to win a set of all 6 colors here (Dec. 6-12)!

3. Rheos Sunglasses

If you’re a Charlestonian, you probably spend a lot of time by the water!  How brilliant are FLOATING sunglasses that you don’t have to worry about losing in the ocean?  Meet Rheos, a Charleston-based brand offering 6 styles of polarized sunglasses.  Each pair has 100% UV protection, which is crucial since UV damage is TWICE as dangerous when you’re out on the water!  They have unisex styles, so this is a great gift to give to any adult on your list!

Use code BOGOCHS to buy one & get one free here // Enter to win 2 pairs of floating sunglasses here (Dec. 5-12)!

4. Riceland Gift Box


Give the gift that gives back! For every purchase of this Riceland Gift Box, $5 will be donated to Feeding America, which helps provide at least 50 meals to those in need! The word’s largest miller & marketer of rice, Riceland has been providing rice for the world since 1921. Rice obviously makes for the perfect holiday side dish, and this adorable gift box is the perfect way to gift it in a cute way. It includes a wooden cooking spoon, branded pot holder, & kitchen towel, and comes packaged in an adorable gift box.

Enter to win a $45 Amazon gift card & Riceland gift box here (Dec. 8-12)!


-For Locals-

5. Celadon Home


You have probably seen me tag Celadon on Instagram a lot, because some of our furniture and some great plant stands came from them! A lot of people know Celadon for their furniture, but they are always one of my favorite places to get gifts & cards as well. They have everything from candles to coffee table books, and their greeting cards are always 50% off. You can shop in store or check them out online!

Enter to win a $50 Celadon Gift Card here (Dec. 3-12)!

Address: 1015 Johnnie Dodds Blvd, Mount Pleasant

6. StyleDwell

I’ve loved this store for awhile, not only because of their clothes but also because of their adorable gifts they always curate so well. They recently expanded to a huge space in the Citadel Mall, and it’s gorgeous! You’ll find everything from clothing & accessories to decorative items, & they even have a great selection of local products like Old Whaling Company & Oysters All Around. You can shop them online, too!

Shop my cardigan here // Enter to win a 14k gold Charleston coordinates necklace here (Dec. 11-12)!

Address: 2070 Sam Rittenberg Blvd (Citadel Mall)

7. Historic Charleston Foundation


You may be familiar with Historic Charleston Foundation because of their local preservation advocacy, but did you know they have an adorable shop, too!?  You can find so many great locally made items for men, women, & children; everything from local tea to home goods to jewelry.  Pictured above are a couple of products I’m going to be getting for some people on my nice list!

Address: 108 Meeting Street // Enter to win this Charleston scarf here (Dec. 12)!

8. Anne Bonny’s Lash & Skin Boutique


Who doesn’t love a spa service for Christmas!? Anne Bonny’s is an Avondale spa with tons of service offerings and skincare products. They offer modern techniques to provide both men and women with outstanding services including: relaxing and corrective facials with the highest quality skincare products, microdermabrasion, eyelash extensions, eyelash perming, eyelash and eyebrows tinting, waxing/threading and skin care! Stop in to pick up a product to pamper your loved ones, or grab a gift certificate.

Get 20% off when you call or stop by, just tell them Charleston Weekender sent you! // Enter to win a $320 value gift basket (which includes a facial AND a massage) here (Dec. 4-12)!

Address: 829 D Savannah Hwy

9. See Eyewear


See is one of my favorite glasses & companies for statement frames!  They offer high quality eyeglasses & sunglasses, in all kinds of unique styles that are made from the highest quality materials.  They have an adorable King Street store with super friendly staff, so it’s a great place to pop in for a gift card or a pick up a pair of $99 sunglasses for both men and women.  You can also order online!

  • Dates: 12/10-12/12
  • Discount: 20% off, sitewide (online only

Use code WEEKENDER for 20% off on online orders Dec 10-12! // Enter to win a pair of See sunglasses here (also Dec. 10-12)!

Address: 355 King Street

10. Cannonborough Collective


Last but not least, I’d love for you to come shop in the store I co-own with The Tiny Tassel! This is the only place downtown you can find my products, from Turkish towels to canvas weekender bags. We also carry over a dozen local brands, so this is THE perfect place to find something for everyone on your list! We have everything from candles to skincare products to local art.

Enter to win some goodies from our shop here (Dec. 1-12)!

Address: 185 A St. Philip Street (corner of Cannon & St. Philip)


Don’t forget to check out my 3rd annual 12 Days of Christmas on Instagram! It’s a combo of 12 days of giveaways & even more gift guide recommendations beyond what you’ve seen here. There will even be some discounts codes sprinkled in, so read on & make sure you follow along on Instagram (just follow the hashtag #WeekenderGiftGuide2018) so you don’t miss any of the goodies I’m giving away!