Download the 2021 Pepperdine Alumni Gift Guide
Tis’ the season to give with our very own Pepperdine Alumni Gift Guide! Presented to you are 25 alumni-created products/services that make delectable and delightful gifts to give to your family and friends. Featured in the gift guide are four of Graziadio’s very own alumni entrepreneurs: Sarah Newman (MBA '17), Zochilth Flores (MBA '21), Charlene Goh (MBA '13), and Monzerrat Brunkhorst (MBA '17). Take a look at the variety of gifts along with the alumni behind the ideas below:
For the One With Fine Taste
$10 - 60 | Created by: Zochilth Flores (MBA '21)
RAMC (pronounced as "ram-sey") jewelry is handmade and created to provide gold alternative pieces at an affordable price. To be worn for all occasions and make you stand out.
$26.99 | Charlene Goh (MBA '13)
The perfect mix of form and function, store and display your rings with elegance and ease. Handmade from 100% white Italian Carrara marble, or 100% black Nero Margiua marble.
For Five O'clock Somewhere
$64.99 | Offered By: Sarah Newman (MBA ‘17)
To be savored respectfully after dinner. Aged 14 months in Kentucky White Oak Bourbon Barrels for full flavor with an evolved aroma and smooth taste of butterscotch, serrano pepper and smoked earth.
$129 | Co-Owned by: Alexa Chappellet (‘84)
An ideal gift for clients, or the wine lovers in your life, this holiday duo brings together the rich complexity of our famed Signature Cabernet Sauvignon, with the lively elegance of our single-vineyard Chardonnay from the renowned Sangiacomo Vineyard.
For the One Who Does It All
$65 | Made by: Monzerrat Brunkhorst (MBA '17)
Spread love and light this Holiday season to those you love, including yourself! This box features fun tools to bring more love into our lives-- ethically sourced Palo Santo and cacao nibs, and a candle made out of 100% coconut wax, hand poured in LA.
$5 - 15 | Created by: Elise Catanese ('17)
Handmade in Southern California, Path Candle Co. uses virgin coconut soy wax with phthalate-free fragrance, these luxurious candles feature a unique wooden wick! Available in a variety of sizes and scents.
For the Stocking and Stuffers
$29.99 | Founded by: Dan Hock ('90)
It's all in the details! Zumer Sports manufactures every product from the same exact materials as your favorite sports balls. This gift is sure to be a home run! --or any other goal you're after!
Beaded Mask Lanyard
$17.95 | Created by: Priya Sprenger ('90, Parent)
Stay safe and stylish in this beaded mask lanyard, the perfect stocking stuffer and accessory this year. Choose from any number of colors and styles. No more taking your mask on and off, or forgetting where you placed it!
For the Thoughtful Tea-Timers
$12.99 | Offered by: Linda Taggart (Parent)
Profits from the sale of Compassion's high quality tea are given to CompassioNow, providing life-saving medical care and Gospel life to people in parts of Africa, including Uganda, Rwanda, Malawi, South Africa, South Sudan, Tanzania, Burundi, and Zambia.
$129.95 | Created by: Josh Tuz ('13)
The World's First Temperature Control Mugs!
Ember's patented technology allows you to set the precise temperature of your hot beverages so you can enjoy your drink from the first sip to the last drop.
For the Coffee Connoisseur
$15 | Co-founded by: Michelle Fadley ('09)
In partnership with local farmers in the Huye hills of Southern Rwanda, Impactful Coffee seeks to bring the best coffee in the world straight to your cup, while supporting communities at the source.
$17 - 19 | Founded by: Dan ('09) & Danielle Hentschl ('09)
Roasted at the source in Guatemala by female master roasters. Sign up to receive freshly roasted coffee by Village Collective, packaged and shipped directly to your door. It’s that simple! Shipping on subscriptions is always free.
For the Entertainer
$50 | Created by: Kiah Fuller ('16)
Homemade, fresh-baked, sugar cookies in the shapes of a stocking, a snowman, a Christmas Tree, and gingerbread people, packaged like a gift delivered to your door. Enjoy a Christmas DIY Cookie Kit for some family-friendly, delicious , and stress-relieving FUN!
$17.55 | Written by: Kylie Mazon-Chambers ('13)
Share+Savor: Create indulgent and impressive appetizer boards for any occasion, Paperback Edition. These are not your average charcuterie boards! Kylie's platters are brimming with decadent and elegant flavors.
For the Fashion Foward
$245 | Created by: Jennifer Jones ('10)
The best-selling Tulum Tote is handcrafted from leather and cane by artisan partners in Bali, Indonesia. The design is simple and structured, with a touch of texture. The Tulum Tote packs flat and is the perfect resort wear accessory or to wear for a day in the city.
$38 | Created by: Jackie Wright ('11)
Jackie's first design collaboration with NowhereLand; proceeds of this State Park t-shirt benefit the Big Basin Relief Fund to help with recovery after the entire park burned in the CZU Complex Fire in August of 2020.
For the Little Ones
$24.99 | Written by: D.L. Murphy (Parent)
This multi-award winning book features delightfully illustrated characters, 51 hidden images (think I Spy or Highlights magazine) and a positive message sure to captivate early readers and listeners of all ages. Hardcover, 46 full color pages, 11”x 9”
$15 | Created by: Paige Voehringer (PsyD '20)
Offering a wide variety of designs on baby onesies, toddler shirts, and more. All onesies and t-shirts are handmade out of 100% cotton and each package will contain care instructions for the particular item(s) purchased.
For the Family-Friendly Fun
$39.99 | Created by: Naomi Hoffman ('16)
Enjoy celebrating Christmas and spending time together with this DIY craft box! This kit contains all the supplies and instructions that you and your family need to make four different designs of angel ornaments.
$59.99 | Founded by: Monique Diaz Evancic ('06)
These adorable (and edible!) living backyard play tents are designed to bring your family together over a season of shared experiences.
For the Art Collector
$32 - 97 | Created by: Alexa Grambush ('13)
Original watercolor pieces and prints that are gentle, restful, and honor the sacred in the everyday. Alexa's work is tied to her tender perception that the world is complex, miraculous, and full of wonder.
Butterfly Giclee Fine Art
$399 | Created by: Dominique Kongsli ('09)
Dominque's fine art giclees bring a sense of hope, beauty, and joy to your home. Signed canvas giclees can be ordered in multiple sizes and are printed on fine art canvas.
For the Avid Reader
$11.99 | Written by: Jennie Lee ('87)
Spark Change offers readers a guided journey through 12 themes for self-reflection and personal growth. These prompts delve into some of the most enduring questions of psychology, self-improvement, and the spiritual path.
$20.50 | Written by: Bailey Hurley ('13)
Search the Bible through Bailey's devotional “Rooted in Love" about how women of Faith find the courage to serve their communities.. Glass mug holds 16oz. and is dishwasher safe.
For the Contemplative
$25 | Created by: John Niemeyer (JD '15)
The Enneagame is a card game based on the nine fundamental personality types of the Enneagram. Wield the unique abilities of each type to avoid identity crisis cards and be the last player standing!
$14 | Written by: Christie Yi Suh ('07)
This book is an introduction to the Enneagram and a forty day devotional on being an Enneagram 4. It is the first Enneagram book written by an Asian American author and encompasses spiritual meditations, contemplative practice, and invitations to soul care.