Searching for the perfect, quirky, meaningful gift with a story behind it? Look no further! These are our top picks from Tivoli’s Astounding Magic Supply. Bonus: you can feel great knowing that 100% of proceeds will help DC young authors write their own paths forward in 2018.
1. Ski Hat — $15
Up your cozy-game with the latest addition to our lineup of 826-branded apparel. No guarantees that the “third eye” will help you see into the future, but we do predict you’ll get MANY compliments on this new ski hat.
2. Patron Saint of Magic Candles – $6.99
This holiday season, why not pay tribute to the masters? Our unscented wax candles come in three iconic varieties, perfect for the magic history-buff on your list.
3. Gold/Kohl Soaps – $12.99
A stocking stuffer that doubles as shade? We’re sold. Get everyone on your list exactly what they deserve (*wink*) with these organic, goat’s milk soaps from Beekman 1802.
4. “Having to Tell Your Mother Is the Hardest Part” – 826DC’s 2017 Young Authors’ Book Project – $15
Praise from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie published in the NYT Magazine: “There was something so clean and pure and true about his writing, don’t you think? Increasingly I find that that’s the kind of thing I want to read.” Our latest student publication makes a perfectly local gift.
5. Psychic Reader Bandanna – $10
Add hipster flair to your next holiday party outfit with this cotton bandanna designed by local artist Travis Pietsch. We recommend pairing with a crystal ball and giving unsolicited predictions to fellow partygoers on New Years Eve.