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2023 MKE Black Holiday Gift Guide

Updated: Dec 23, 2023

The MKE Black Holiday Gift Guide Is Back!

Holiday Gift Ideas from Milwaukee Area Black-Owned Businesses

Who’s got the perfect gift? Milwaukee’s black businesses have you covered with various offers you can’t find anywhere else. Check out our list of black businesses with online and in-store shopping options.

Clothing & Accessories 

Queen’s Closet  Gently used clothing boutique. Proceeds go towards the Grateful Girls organization, which provides skills to young women who survived human trafficking.

Men’s shoes and apparel are located in Mayfair Mall. Home of the $100 Hookup: suit, shirt, tie, and shoe!

The Mil Clothing Company provides an urban/artsy feel to Milwaukee-themed apparel. Our brand gives pride to the city that groomed us. Milwaukee has so much talent and is an elegant and unique place that breathes culture. The Mil, “We Just Built Different.” 

Comfort, quality, and stylish athletic wear for men and women. Grab your new motivation today! 

At 5 Creative House, we provide an array of services, such as direct-to-garment apparel printing, screen printing, embroidery, drop-shipping, photography, and business development services.

“Classic” branded and graphic apparel, with shirts, hoodies, hats, and more.

Birdsong known as the “oil people”, this shop on MLK Drive has so much to offer, including hard-to-find outfits for everyone. If you know, you know this is the spot.

Coffee & Drinks

Rise and Grind café is the place to get your coffee fix. Check out their full menu and gift card program.

Style Pop Cafe brings the innovative, productive, and resourceful energy of a coffee shop into people’s own private spaces.

Soul Brew Kombucha Milwaukee’s first Black woman-owned kombucha tea brewing company.

Coffee Makes You Black is a community gathering place serving house-roasted coffee and so much more.


1700 Pull-up are so much more than just soul food. Pull up!

Bake Something MKE is one of the hottest bakeries in town. Check out their social media and order the perfect holiday gift.

A Taste of Soul MKE Is a whole vibe you don’t want to miss. The food is delicious, and the enjoyment is plentiful.

Coaches 1125 has some of the best food in town. Surprise someone you love with a night out at Coaches. 

Belli’s Bistro & Spirits is a family-first American bistro where attention to detail comes first. They offer various delicious foods for brunch, lunch, and dinner. 

Home Goods & Décor

She Slangs Wood Handmade woodwork gifts are custom-made and can’t be found anywhere else. 

Blaque Luxury Living Design and Décor is an outstanding home décor and furniture store. You have got to see what is in store.


Battle Box is king of all things gaming, providing a unique space for gaming tournaments with Competition and prizes.

Arts of the Heart is an art kit experience like no other. It is a fully mobile and virtually available paint party.

Alone Bird Book is a unique story about autism. 


Honey Bee Sage is a global community of homegrown healers with a phenomenal gift idea.

Spinn MKE is a place where fitness meets fun. This is a great gift for fit lovers and those working to be more active.

Cloud 9 massage therapy invites you into wellness. Gift wellness and self-love.

Embody Yoga is where culture meets yoga and where you get started.


Signature Dance Company is an amazing celebration of dance and beauty. Gift the experience of one of their unique events.

TRUE SKOOL is Milwaukee Center for transformative, creative arts and hip-hop culture.

The Skin Museum is a whole tattoo experience. Give the gift of self-expression.



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