20 Holiday Gift Ideas from Columbia Entrepreneurs

Nov. 17, 2022
2022 gift guide - Homiah
For the adventurous home cook 

Southeast Asian spices from Homiah, founded by Michelle Tew ’15CC. Spice-kit trio with laksa, rendang, and red curry: $28.90


2022 Gift guide - The Clear Cut
The Clear Cut
For that extra-extra-special someone 

Bespoke engagement rings and fine jewelry from the Clear Cut, cofounded by Kyle Simon ’17BUS. The Olivia “everyday” ring with four 0.08 carat diamonds: $950


2022_Gift Guide - Goby
For the oral-care afficionado 

Superior dental products from Goby, cofounded by Claire Burke ’15BUS. Moonstone electric toothbrush with a stand, USB and AC charger, and brush-head cover: $95 ($85 with brush-head subscription)


2022 Gift guide - Maison-Atia
Maison Atia
For the person who could use a little warmth this winter 

Luxury faux fur from Maison Atia, cofounded by Gustave Maisonrouge ’22BUS. Lilou hooded coat: $640


2022 Gift guide - Delvaux
For the hair-care aware

Men’s styling clay made from Keratin protein, avocado oil, and other natural ingredients from Delvaux, founded by Filipe Delvaux ’22SPS. Three-ounce pot: $21.79


2022 Gift guide - EREK
For the outdoor trekker 

Temperature-regulating, sustainably crafted hiking boots from Erem, founded by Noah Swartz ’16CC. Xerocole hiking boots for women or men: $179.99 (sale price: $75)


2022_Gift Guide - Firstleaf
For the wine lover who wants to try something new   

Curated wine selections from Firstleaf, founded by Philip James ’05BUS. Holiday three-bottle red bundle: $59.95


2022_Gift Guide - StorySavor
For the person with an amazing story  

A professionally written personal biography from StorySavor, founded by Joseph Quaderer ’21JRN. Capture the life of a friend or family member: $2,850 and up


2022_Gift Guide - Cote-A-Coast
Côte à Coast
For the guy who likes to lounge in style  

Menswear, accessories, and home accents from Côte à Coast, founded by David Wu ’07BUS. Cruelty-free, handmade alpaca slippers: $190


2022_Gift Guide - Clear
Hero Cosmetics
For the skin-care devotee with sensitive skin

Skin care from Hero Cosmetics, cofounded by Ju Rhyu ’08BUS. Clear Collective trio with exfoliating jelly cleanser, balancing capsule toner, and clarifying prebiotic moisturizer: $35


2022_Gift Guide - Brilliant
For the casual cyclist

Bicycles and bike accessories from Brilliant, founded by Adam Kalamchi ’13BUS. Cooper three-speed bicycle: $550


2022_Gift Guide - The-Dear-Club
The Dear Club
For the festive baby (or fur baby) 

Matching baby and dog items from the Dear Club, founded by Ran Cui ’17BUS. Baby holiday jumpsuit: $42 / Dog holiday reversible harness: $38


2022_Gift Guide - Preening
For the hand-care fanatic

Luxury skincare products from Preening, founded by Tiffany Pek ’21BUS and Katy Ann Lyons ’21BUS. Lavender-sage hand cleanser and moisturizer set: $69


2022_Gift Guide - Allswell
For the classy comfort seeker 

Mattresses, bedding, and home accents from Allswell, a Walmart-owned brand started by Arlyn Davich ’09BUS. Zen two-wick spa candle scented with hinoki, cedar, and moss: $13


2022_Gift Guide - Adeam
For the haute fashionista 

Luxury clothing and accessories from Adeam, founded by Hanako Maeda ’10CC. Pearl ear cuff: $275


2022_Gift Guide - Benebone
For your four-legged friend

Flavored, durable dog chew toys from Benebone, founded by Peter Toolan ’00BUS. Holiday four-pack in gift box (medium-size toys): $37.50


2022_Gift Guide - Hodinkee
For the person who proudly still wears a wristwatch

New, used, and vintage watches from Hodinkee, founded by Benjamin Clymer ’12JRN. Swatch Clearly New Gent blue-striped: $85


2022_Gift Guide - Mode-Living
Mode Living
For the hostess who needs more of the mostest 

Table and kitchen accents from Mode Living, founded by Verda De Eskinazis ’09BUS and Tania Kooros ’09BUS. Seasons printed tea towel: $15


2022_Gift Guide - Amp-Beauty
AMP Beauty LA
For the amateur makeup artist 

Cosmetics for all skin colors and hair textures from AMP Beauty LA, cofounded by Angel Lenise ’11JRN. Luna Magic Cosmopolitan eye-shadow palette: $16


2022_Gift Guide_Coravin
For the home sommelier   

Wine pouring and preservation system from Coravin, cofounded by Josh Makower ’93BUS. Timeless Three+: $160.30

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