Gifts Made In The Northwest

From umbrellas to whiskey, Seattle-based companies have something for everyone.

Go local and support your local entrepreneurs! Seattle is distinguished by successful homegrown businesses — and many of them have just what you need for the holiday season.

Local Bumbershoot: Bella Umbrella

Bella Umbrella makes vintage-inspired umbrellas to brighten any day. Though they are nice-looking, these babies can withstand the unrelenting weather, thanks to 16 metal ribs and a canopy made from waterproof polyester. Bella Umbrellas come in a variety of colors, and each one features a crystal jewel at the end of its handle.

Bella Umbrella | $129

Local Booze: Woodinville Whiskey Co.

Impress the liquor connoisseurs with this hot holiday gift. Woodinville Whiskey Co.’s inaugural Harvest Release introduces two limited edition American whiskeys. The Harvest Bourbon is characterized as flavorful and balanced, while the Harvest American whiskey is smooth and approachable. Mark your calendars and get ’em while they last, because only 8,000 bottles will be made available.

Woodinville Whiskey Co. | $39.95 (750ml) | Available Nov. 19


Local Bling: Daly Bird

If you want to get your loved one something that sparkles, Daly Bird will stun you with their leather necklaces and earrings, Each set is cut and colored to shimmer, designed in a whimsical, Bohemian style. Best of all, these pieces are affordable — nothing in the company’s catalog costs more than $70.

DalyBird | $45 — 70

Local Carryall: Alchemy Goods

Alchemy Goods uses recycled materials, such as seat belts and inner-tubes from cyclist shops, in their products.  In this large collection of bags, laptop sleeves, belts, and wallets, each item’s logo indicates how much recycled material was used to manufacture it. All of these products are waterproof, functional and durable — but as a bonus, the company offers a lifetime warranty on all purchases.

Alchemy Goods | $7 and up