Clarence returns with new apparel, signature wrapping paper for the 2017 Holiday Season


— Greentop Gifts’ Clarence Claus™ is back for the 2017 holiday season with a feature in the December issue of O, The Oprah Magazine. Clarence— the jolly old man with the chocolate complexion, white beard and red suit is included in editor-at-large Gayle King’s column “The World According to Gayle.”

Each month, King shares items such as books, movies and gifts she loves. In the December issue, she highlights how Clarence was created to bring joy to families of color during the holiday season.

Greentop Gifts— a wrapping paper and gift company for people of color— provides families with images that are reflective of their daily lives during the holiday season. In addition to its signature line of wrapping paper, Greentop Gifts is unveiling new Clarence Claus™ apparel and gift items including dad hats, socks, onesies, collar tees, specialty t-shirts and more. The 27″ x 60″ wrapping paper— along with the apparel and gifts— is now available to order at

“We are thrilled that Clarence Claus is featured in “The World According to Gayle,” especially in the December issue, said Jackie Rodgers, owner of Greentop Gifts. “Clarence has brought joy and happiness to families everywhere during the holidays and we hope that this will allow us to reach even more.”