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Shop Local & Alumni-Owned this Holiday Season

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Endicott College’s alumni-owned businesses can help you cross off your holiday to-do list. Check out this list to see how these entrepreneurs can make your holiday season merry and bright!
11/19/2021
By: Rosemary Poppe


The holiday season is upon us, and with supply chain woes, it’s not too early to kick-start your shopping plans. Whether you’re looking for the perfect gift for someone special, or something unique to elevate your holiday party, Endicott’s alumni-owned businesses have got you covered. Take a look below at a snapshot of our alumni businesses, and see how they can help you cross off your holiday to-do list!

Apparel & Accessories

Hope Design
Worthy Girl
Misguided
Hope Design

The lifestyle brand, Hope Design, by Devon Holloway ’13 spreads the message of hope through clothing, collaboration, and conversation with the aim of unifying people from all walks of life. Instagram: @_hopedesign Facebook: Hope Design

Worthy Girl

Located right here in Beverly, Worthy Girl consignment shop is the brainchild of Pam Hulbert ’02 and Jonah Hulbert ’02 and offers customers a place to find stylish and curated clothes—from Forever 21 to Free People—at reasonable prices.

Instagram: @worthygirlshop Facebook: Worthy Girl Shop

Misguided

Thomas Messana ’19 launched this lifestyle apparel company for adventurers seeking American-made, sustainable clothing—and the company donates 10% of each purchase to a charity of the customer’s choice. Instagram: @misguidedusa Facebook: Misguided USA

Food & Beverage

Flip the Bird
Flip the Bird
Flip the Bird
Channel Marker Brewing
Channel Marker Brewing
Channel Marker Brewing
Bespoke Boards

Flip the Bird

More than just a fried chicken and rib joint, Flip the Bird is a local favorite for its high-quality food and casual atmosphere. Victoria Farnsworth ’07 chose to develop a small menu so that each dish has the opportunity to shine. From gift certificates to fun swag, you’ll find something here for the foodie in your life. Instagram: @flipthebird Facebook: Flip the Bird

Channel Marker Brewing

Offering distinctive, small-batch beers brewed by Jake Crandell ’11 and Justin Negrotti ’09, Channel Marker’s citrus-style beers make the perfect complement to any party—and their location is perfect for private events. Give these brews as a gift, supply it to your guests, or snag some swag and gift-wrap it up! Instagram: @channelmarkerbrewing Facebook: Channel Marker Brewing

Bespoke Boards

Caeli Byrne Vilandre '10 launched Bespoke Boards to fill a need for custom charcuterie and grazing boards that are both aesthetically pleasing, delicious, and designed to elevate your next social gathering. Impress your guests with their unique and artistic spreads. Instagram: @bespokeboards Facebook: Bespoke Boards

Health & Wellness

The Inner Cycle
The Inner Cycle
Energy Barre
Energy Barre
Energy Barre
Energy Barre

The Inner Cycle

This dedicated indoor cycling studio welcomes riders of all ages and of all fitness levels. With four locations north of Boston, as well as a virtual option, Emily Skoniecki ’04 brings riders together to work up a sweat in a fun group setting. Give someone you love the gift of health and a fun-loving community! Instagram: @theinnercycle Facebook: The Inner Cycle

Energy Barre

Founder Julianna Curtis ’08 started teaching group fitness in 2010 and Energy Barre sprang from that passion. With four studios north of Boston and a virtual option, this lifestyle studio specializes in group fitness, meditation, and yoga classes for all levels, ages, and people. Provide someone in your life the gift of movement and peace of mind. Instagram: @the_energy_barre Facebook: The Energy Barre

Art & Books

Holly Nichols Illustration
Stephanie Lowe Watercolors
Copper Dog Books

Holly Nichols Illustration

Artist, illustrator, and author Holly Nichols ’13 sells decorative art prints, art templates, guides, and tools for fashionable creatives from her studio just south of Boston. Give the gift of inspiration to your dearest fashionista for the holidays! Instagram: @hnicholsillustration Facebook: H Nichols Illustration

Stephanie Lowe Custom Watercolor Paintings

Boston-based artist Stephanie Lowe ’16 creates and designs custom watercolor paintings, cards, invitations, gifts, and so much more. Lowe collaborates directly with clients to create something they’ll love—and everything begins with a conversation, so reach out to discuss your one-of-a kind piece! Instagram: @Stephloweart Facebook: Stephanie Lowe Watercolors

Copper Dog Books

Who said print was dead? Julie Karaganis ’13 foundedCopper Dog Books in Beverly to give residents a quality selection of books, gifts, cards, and more. A world of literary treasures await your favorite bookworm! Instagram: @copperdogbooks Facebook: Copper Dog Books

The list of alumni-owned businesses doesn’t stop here! From financial and travel services to interior design and real estate, our entrepreneurial alumni have the businesses to meet your needs.