Gift Guide 2018 – Clothing and Bags

Clothing and Bags Category

Shop the Rising Tide annual holiday gift guide for bags, clothing, hats, and scarves!

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Alexis Drake Leather Goods
& Accessories


“Together with her small but mighty team of women, designer, Alexis Garrett works from their Wyoming studio to create leather goods and jewelry that celebrate urban function and western heritage. Handbags, leather goods, sterling, and brass jewelry.”

Alyson Nicole

“Alyson Nicole is a Brooklyn based accessory designer specializing in bridal. All of her designs are made by herself in her studio with love and attention to detail.”

Clark & Taft Crafting Company

“Silvia Nikolov uses traditional materials and old-school craftsmanship to design bags for the modern demands. Clark & Taft was born when she found herself in search of the perfect anniversary gift for her partner – a monogrammed dopp kit. She discovered most dopp kits didn’t fully consider all of these needs so she decided to take matters into her own hands.”

Cultivate What Matters®

“We are Cultivate What Matters®, a team of women passionate about living more intentional lives. We created the PowerSheets, the ultimate intentional goal planner, and all the items in this shop to help you get closer to what matters most. When you intentionally use our products, change will happen.”

 daph. LLC

“daph. was brought to life as a result of a practical need and led to an adventure full of self-taught crash courses in design, meetings with leather makers across Peru, lots of patience and endless imagination. Daphne wanted to create a brand that showcased the high quality and durability of Peru’s leather craftsmanship, resources and bonded her unique style with her Peruvian roots.”

Digital Cinderella

“Lynsey Moore is a Michigan based graphic designer and event planner. She loves designing feminine products that are classy and fun. Her inspiration sources are Kate Spade, Walt Disney and her mom, Vicki (who also happens to be her business partner).”

Emmy Lou Bags

“I love making quality items that are both beautiful and functional. Each item is handmade by me. I love the process from design to production. My goal is each pouch and wristlet will keep you beautifully organized and stylish.”

Fete Guatemala

“All of the items sold through Fete are 100% handmade in Guatemala, with sustainable materials and dyes. Our slow fashion processes allow women and children in Guatemala to break the cycle of poverty, exploitation and working their fingers to the bone. With every sale we are able not only to empower women, but also to provide meals, sanitary items and clean water to remote locations in the highlands of Guatemala.”

Fortnight Company

“Fortnight Company is a collaboration between us, Kris and Andi. This space was created from our ever-evolving curiosity for different mediums, a love of design process and the need to keep our hands busy.”


“KJ Blattenbauer is a PR professional who is passionate about promoting women-owned small business and brands. She is the founder of Hearsay, a PR boutique, and vieve and jo, a dress line launching in 2019.”

Luna Blu Mar

“Luna Blu Mar was created when sisters + owners, Melody and Lindsey, had a vision of merging style and substance to create American-Made goods. Luna Blu Mar creates premium, high-quality goods for women, kids, and babies. A portion of all profits goes to providing educational opportunities for girls in the United States and around the world, distributed by our educational non-profit, Sowing Seeds of Love.”


“We think you should only give items you love, so we create everything with high-quality fabric, zippers, and thread, handmade in the United States by the two of us.”

Prairie Cloth Company

“I’m Emily and I started Prairie Cloth Company after we decided to cloth diaper our daughter. I wanted to share all the easy and fun ways to turn homes eco-friendly.”

Taylor Lee, LLC.

“Taylor Lee is a bright and color-obsessed artist with a passion for communicating about mental illness through acrylic paintings. She finds ways to bring the reality of a stigmatized mental illness into a celebratory light, creating paintings that are buzzing with energy, movement, and loud colors.”

Tutenago, LLC.

“As a woman and mom, I live my life in bags for kids, groceries, and work. I am passionate about making bags that you not only love but that function in everyday life. All the bags are designed and sewn in Connecticut.”


“I’m Citlalli, the heart and hands behind Tzoma. I’m a self-taught seamstress who’s obsessed with designing minimalist handbags and hand-crafting them from sustainable materials. I search high and low for the most sustainable materials to use for my designs so all my fellow crunchy gals can have a choice when it comes to picking out a purse they can truly love.”



“Stephanie Swilley is an artist and mother of two boys living in Muncie, IN. She has a dream to show all the busy women that silk scarves can make their lives easier, not harder.”

Claudia Strenger Calligraphy

“My name is Claudia, I’m a calligrapher and graphic designer with a passion for all handmade things. I’m from Colombia and currently living in Miami.”

époque évolution

“At époque évolution, we believe in fashion evolved, for real life (for real). Our clothing is functional, comfortable, sustainably made and easy to care for.”

I Love Nice People

“I Love Nice People is a give-back clothing line. For every item purchased, 40% is donated to help end human trafficking and modern-day slavery.”

Lake Effect Co

“Clothing that celebrates Lake Life in a minimal, classic, and emotive way! 5% of our sales go back to the lakes we love via the Surfrider Foundation – Milwaukee.”

Lemon Zesty

“Artist Monica Martino chronicles the absurdity and weirdness of everyday life, as messy, awesome and perplexing as it is. She was a producer for the Discovery Channel for almost 20 years but was seriously injured while filming in the Amazon. During the long recovery, she started drawing and painting. She founded Lemon Zesty in 2017 with the goal of creating “fresh art with a sour twist.”


“Karyn Villante has degrees in Fashion Design and Textile Production Management from New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology. Karyn left the business to raise her children but her passion of design, and working here with American manufacturers led her back. Focusing on sourcing everything here, Karyn is proud to represent the best that New York’s knitting industry has to offer!”


“Hi, I’m Fi from MadeforYOUbyFi. I create boho-inspired accessories for women with a relaxed, colorful style. You will find a range of luxurious and timeless pieces including gorgeous ponchos, gloves and beanies.”

Portland Apron Company

“I design and sew linen and hemp aprons, smocks, pinafores and tunics in a variety of colors and sizes.”

Ramble and Company

“Ramble & Company is a family lifestyle brand creating simple, timeless, quality apparel. Each piece is handprinted in our brick and mortar studio located in Wichita Falls, Texas. We encourage you to be the example for every age and to believe in something bigger and better than yourself.”


“Kristine Rodriguez is the founder + knitter of RESPONSIVE TEXTILES, cat mama of two and a chai latte enthusiast. While finishing up a degree in graphic design, she discovered the knitting machine in an elective class, and it has been her path ever since.”

Rosalynne Love

“Rosalynne Love is an apparel and mug shop, specializing in lettered products that bring joy to your life and your home. She accidentally started her business while in design school, and where her love for screenprinting was born. She’s an avid coffee drinker, plant lover, dog mom, and positively obsessed with all things fall and pumpkins.”

Selena Ashley Designs

“Designer fueled by color, florals & wanderlust. Lover of encouraging words, handlettered quotes and bucket list travels.”

Serene & Evergreen

“I am a knitwear maker and designer inspired by the power of nature. Growing up exploring the Adirondacks, I am inspired by the mountain summits and the evergreens. My knits are made for the wilderness wanderer and the urban explorer.”

Voltage Sport

“Voltage Sport is a lifestyle brand with a shop dedicated to an electrifying passion for sport & fitness. Our apparel collections include designs inspired by American Football, cycling & living your best life!”

Wild Public

“I am Kara, a designer who uses design to give back and spread awareness for causes close to my heart.”


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