Top Tier Holiday Shopping Guide 2019

As we head towards the end of 2019 and the beginning of the next decade, TTCP hopes to make your holiday shopping a little easier with this collected list of popular products from our portfolio companies.
We hope that this will help you pick out the latest technology-driven gifts for all of your friends and families.

Many of these products have been used by the team here at Top Tier, so if you have any questions relating to a product or service, please do not hesitate to ask!

Shopping Guide 2019 - Fashion

Simplicity and sustainability continue to be stylish trends in fashion. Anine Bing mixes sophistication and edge for a modern twist on everyday classics; from shoes and jeans to children’s attire, Anine Bing’s collection will help you revamp your wardrobe. Cotopaxi’s outdoor clothing and accessories help you enjoy the outdoors and do good in the world; they tie their earnings to impact by allocating annual revenues to the Cotopaxi Foundation, which advances their mission to support global poverty alleviation by directing grants to selected nonprofits. Kimaï is an ethical and fair trade fine jewelry brand that uses lab-grown diamonds and recycled gold. This jewelry has been seen on the likes of Meghan Markle and Emma Watson.

Shopping Guide 2019 - Food

New styles of healthy eating continue to emerge as “vegan” continues to be one of the top trending Google searches globally, and food delivery continues to grow as consumers want more convenience. Since low-carb, high-fat diets (also known as Keto) are here to stay for 2020, Magic Spoon’s cereal combines health and taste for a Keto-friendly, high protein breakfast to start your day. From fresh and local groceries to weeknight meal kits, Good Eggs has it all and is available in most Bay Area cities.  Looking to learn to cook in the New Year? Salted’s subscription-based online cooking tutorials will bring the best of the best from the culinary world right to your kitchen.

Shopping Guide 2019 - Health & Wellness

Consumers today care deeply about holistic wellness, fitness, and balance, encompassing every aspect of our everyday life. Eight Sleep’s mattress and various sleep accessories help you sleep better and manage your rem cycle using different metrics. Talkspace is an online therapy platform intended to eliminate the stigmas associated with mental illness and make therapy more available. Motiv Ring is a smart ring that tracks our fitness and sleep 24/7 while also acting as a two step-authentication device to protect your identity online.

Shopping Guide 2019 - Classes/Experiences

Looking to implement a different routine or try something for the first time in the new decade? This year, there are several apps that will give you that opportunity for 2020. Hipcamp allows you to book a unique camping experience on over 300,000 campsites, cabins, RV parks, public parks, and more. Cameo will help you surprise friends and family with personalized video shootouts from their favorite celebrity, influencer, or athlete. Take your musical talents to the next level, with Tonebase, which has a collection of online lessons, courses, and interviews that will help you learn piano or guitar.

Shopping Guide 2019 - Beauty

Although timeless beauty classics continue to show their relevance, new products, materials, and designers emerged in 2019. Eighteen B uses a lab-created silk protein to create a line of lightweight skin products that make for a more radiant complexion. Lady Gaga’s newest beauty line, Haus Laboratories, is not only bold, but it is also vegan and cruelty-free. Causebox is a quarterly beauty box with exclusive and ethically made beauty products that are curated just for you.

Shopping Guide 2019 - Miscellaneous

Across the Top Tier portfolio, we have radical new technologies, brands, and business models that have emerged to adapt to new consumer trends. Literati is an excellent gift for all the little ones in your life. A subscription to Literati offers book clubs for children ages 0-12 with monthly options sent to your home. Can’t pick just one picture to frame? Aura’s digital frame is the gift that keeps on giving as it allows you to share and upload memories to the frames remotely so that you and others in your network can enjoy them. Affirm offers you the optionality to pay now or later. With thousands of stores, many of which are included on this list, you can shop worry-free knowing that they will have a payment plan that works for you.

Still haven’t found what you’re looking for? Check out our extended list below!  

Extend List
Anine BingBoutique fashion brand inspired by the fusion of Scandinavian heritage and American spirit
CotopaxiOutdoor clothing brand
EverlaneQuality clothing and accessories
FableticsHigh-quality athletic wear and accessories
GOATOnline footwear marketplace intended to buy and sell sneakers
GoopModern lifestyle brand by Gwyneth Paltrow
HawthornePersonalized men’s cologne brand
Honeylove SculptwearWomen’s shapewear
Just FabWomen’s boots
KimaïJewelry brand that uses lab-grown diamonds and recycled gold
MejuriFine jewelry at everyday prices
MM.LaFleurOnline clothing platform for women
Rothy’sWomen’s ballet and pointed toe flats
SenreveLuxury handbag brand
Mylo Driver BagHand bag made from Mylo, a new sustainable material made from mycelium, the underground root structure of mushrooms
ThreadFashion startup that uses online stylists
Vestiaire CollectivePre-owned luxury and designer fashion
WiresA modular eyewear brand focused on sustainable design
AllplantsPlant-based meal kits
Ancient Nutrition Keto ProteinPlant-based protein powder
Smart drinking water machine
Beyond MeatPlant-based “meats” such as burgers, ground beef, sausage, and chicken
BottomlessFresh coffee delivery service
Daily HarvestD2C frozen food and drink brand delivered through a subscription service
Dirty LemonBeverage brand
Flying Embers Kombucha Kombucha
Sparkling probiotic tea, hand-crafted with an adaptogen root blend of Ashwagandha, Turmeric, Ginger, and Astragalus
Good EggsFresh groceries delivery for Bay Area homes – including San Francisco, Marin, Palo Alto, Berkeley, and Walnut Creek
Kin SocialFunctional beverage meets craft cocktail
Linas MatkasseSubscription grocery delivery in Sweden
Magic SpoonKeto-friendly high protein low carb cereal
Maurten Gel 100Innovative sports gel for athletes
Truly wireless smart meat thermometer
MoalaOrganic, dairy-free beverages and creamers
NomNomNow100% healthy human-grade food for dogs and cats
OllieReady-to-serve dog meals
PactCoffeeProvider of freshly roasted coffee acquired directly from farmers across the world and roasted in-house
PlateJoyPersonalized nutrition plan and grocery list guides
Prime RootsSuper-protein superfood products
SaltedSubscription-based online cooking tutorial platform
Simple FeastDenmark-based provider of plant-based meals
Soma Water BottleRefillable water bottle
Strong Roots
UK-based Vegetarian frozen food
The Farmer’s DogSubscription fresh dog food
VivinoOnline wine marketplace
WincWine subscription service
8fitTailored workout and meal plan app
Art of Sport (AOS)Grooming and personal care products for athletes
AthosAthletic performance tracking compression shirts and shorts
Burst Sonic ToothbrushElectric toothbrush
Eight SleepSmart mattress and other sleep accessories
Enso Model 1Wearable device that manages pain relief to prevent opioid use
FuzzyIn-home veterinarian and preventative medicine delivery
Grove CollaborativeNatural household & personal care products
HelixPopulation genomics kits to test DNA for health and ancestry data
HundredPersonalized vitamin subscription
Keyto PremiumSmart breath sensor that can detect when the body is in ketosis
Lola Period EssentialsOrganic period and sexual wellness products
ManualLondon based men’s health and well-being products
Motiv RingFitness + Sleep tracking smart ring
Oura RingSleep tracking smart ring
Rootine VitaminsCustom-made vitamins based off of your lifestyle, DNA and blood levels
Shine TextApp that offers personalized content, including actionable tips and content based on confidence, daily happiness, mental health and productivity
SmileDirectClubAt-home teeth straightening systems
TalkspaceOnline and mobile therapy
The Pill ClubTelemedicine for birth control
Whoop StrapWearable sensor that tracks biometric data
CameoPersonalized video shoutouts from athletes, actors, and influencers
ClasspassSubscription gym access to many exercise classes via a flat-rate subscription
CodeCombatMultiplayer programming game to teach coding
FitOnGroup fitness app
Future ResearchTrainers and workout plans for personal training services
HipcampMarketplace that brings together campers and hosts
KnowableLecture-style audio courses
Millennial FoxSocial fitness app
NowadayLuxury city tour experience operating in NYC
OmazeTraditional auctions by offering people once-in-a-lifetime experiences for donations to non-profits
Peloton TreadmillHigh tech treadmill which streams classes
Remote Year4-month, 6-month, and 12-month remote work and travel programs
The MirrorFull-length workout mirror
TonebaseOnline classical guitar or piano lessons
TourlaneGerman-based online travel company that allows travelers to customize multi-day itineraries
UrbanBook massages, physiotherapy, facials, nails, lashes, makeup, and more to your home in the UK or France
CauseboxSeasonal beauty and home-goods subscription boxes form socially conscious brands
DermStorePrestige skincare and beauty e-tailer
Eighteen BScientifically designed facial moisturizers using b-silk protein
GlossierVarious makeup and skincare products
Haus LaboratoriesCosmetics by Lady Gaga
YoursPersonalized skin-care products
HeydayPersonalized skin-care
Mani.Me3D printed nails
MayvennMarketplace for hair extensions
NakedPoppyClean beauty products
The Honest CompanyE-commerce brand for baby and beauty products
AffirmPlatform allowing you to pay for purchases over time at thousands of stores
Artists Writers & ArtisansEntertainment studio for comics and graphic novels
AuraStylish digital picture frames
Bird OneElectric scooter
BirdieKid-powered scooter made for ages 3+
Cake MotobikesHigh performance electric off-road motorbikes
CoinmineOneCryptocurrency mining device and software
Deep Sentinel DoorcamNext-generation home security
DJIAerial drones and camera support accessories
Feather HomeOnline furniture rental platform for apartment furniture
Focals Smart GlassesStylish smart glasses with a holographic display that lets you manage your digital life
HollarE-Commerce marketplace for the extreme value segment
Interior DefineCustom-made furniture
JinxDirect-to-consumer dog food
LiteratiSubscription book clubs for children
OfferUpMarketplace for families to buy and sell gently-used items
PapierPersonalized and custom stationery
Pela Phone CaseCanadian maker of compostable phone cases
Philo TVLive or on-demand TV streaming service
reMarkable Paper TabletDigital tablet that feels like paper
SuperplasticJanky and superplastic toys
SwoonHand-crafted furniture at fair prices
TraceA sports artificial intelligence platform and action tracker that highlights performance analysis and auto-edits video
Happy Holidays from all of us at TTCP!

What do you think?  We welcome your views on these gift ideas and look forward to hearing about some of your own online gift resources. Please let us know via Twitter: @TTCP_SF.