It’s quite a challenge picking out that “perfect” gift for your Mom, Dad, Brother, Boyfriend/Girlfriend and Best Friend so we’ve decided to put together a few of our favorite picks together that work for everyone!
FOR THE PARTY PLANNER
The Original Packed Party Disco Drink Tumbler $18, Fa La Freaking La Holiday Sweatshirt $52, ‘ Tis The Season Signature Package $42 Packed Party packages are centered around a life occurrence or theme and includes four to five full-sized hand-picked items based around that theme (think something like an Arch-ery Nemesis bow and arrow in our You Don’t Need ‘Em Anyway, or a confetti push pop in their Birthday Beb!). Not only do packages have fun and unique items, but they also include a letterpress card stating what the party is, why it’s being sent, and we sign it with your name to make the package the perfect personalized gift! Pictured are three of our favorite packages for the holidays, a disco drink tumbler, a sassy sweatshirt and their signature package.
FOR THE ADVENTURER
Pokhara Pendant $88, Surya Earrings $48, Candra Earrings $48 You know that friend you have who is always snapping pics of her latest adventure? Well, the product from Didi & Dhai like to travel and were inspired by the Founder, Nora Parry’s travels to Nepal with proceeds benefitting Nepalese women.
FOR THE HOSTESS WITH THE MOSTESS
Ready Set Sparked $35 Gather the gals, the wine and this board game for a life changing night of laughter, insights and stories. Ready Set Sparked is the anti Cards Against Humanity rather focusing it’s attention on empowerment, togetherness and a magic wand. Trust us, this wand is powerful. This is a game for all ages that should become more regular in your life than book club.
FOR THE “NIGHT CAP” FRIEND
(Left to Right) Brenne Ten, Available at: Mash and Grape , $93.99 , Brenne, Available at: Caskers $57.99 Brenne Whisky is crafted from seed to spirit in the heart of Cognac, France in very limited batches, developed by former ballerina Allison Patel. Allison’s first expression, Estate Cask, has no age statement as every barrel is bottled in single barrel releases and the aging time on each cask may vary slightly. Cheers to that!
FOR THE ARTISAN
Key Chain $12, Money Clips $15, Lapel Pins $12, Cufflinks $25 A gift from Wooden Accessories Co make the best conversation starters. With each gift personalized the option of branding is endless from their initials, sports team or icon that best represents them. The accessory options are endless but are favorites are their And chic money clip to stylish cufflinks and key fob. Plus your artisan friend will be pleased to know that all products are made locally in our nation’s capital from local cherry wood.
FOR THE MONOCHROME OBSESSED
Cooper Coat $365, Crosby Blazer $245 Of Mercer is our favorite “work” wear if you can even call it that. The dresses and pieces are so gorgeous you’ll want to take them straight from the office to a night out. Check out their pieces online or in their chic little Flatiron boutique.
FOR THE MOST “TRES CHIC”
Baby Alpaca Infinity Scarf $75, Leather Zip Pouch $85 Classic Alpaca Cape $195, Leather Luggage Tag $55, Leather Tassel Key Chain $65, Slim Leather Passport Case $75 You don’t know about Cuyana ?? It’s only the chicest leather brand out there. Their leather and products are chic, stylish and so practical. Plus their showrooms offer in-store monogramming (that happens within minutes). We also love their mission of “fewer, better” in prioritizing quality over quantity.
FOR THE DAIRY QUEEN
Butter Churn $240 Jump on the farm to table bandwagon and whip up your own butter with this beautiful Churncraft butter churner created by a Swiss family based in Connecticut. You’ll agree, it tastes better when it’s homemade.
FOR THE FASHIONISTA
The Silk Tee $225, The Elbow Pad Sweater $295, The Slouchy Silk Pant $295 anjé is the brand for your fashionista and responsible friend. All of the pieces are American made, mostly in NYC’s Garment District. The pieces are timeless styles that don’t fade with trends.
FOR THE BOOKWORM
Born A Crime $28, The Swans of Fifth Avenue $16, Talking As Fast As I Can $28 The holidays are for family and fireplaces. Sitting by the fireplace wouldn’t be the same without a glass (or bottle) of wine and your holiday read. Plus after binging Gilmore Girls over Thanksgiving, we can’t wait to spend more time with Lorelai ahem Lauren Graham.
FOR THE WANDERLUST
Fragrances $130, Candles $65 Are you nostalgic for smells? Nomaterra’s scents will transport you to some of your favorite destinations like Cape Cod or our personal favorite, East Hampton .
FOR THE “ARTY” ONE
Do good and be Knotty this holiday season and get your arty friend one of Knotty Gal’s beautiful handmade pieces. Proceeds from the product benefit a Bangladeshi school for women created by co-founder Nur-e Rahman’s Grandfather.
FOR THE PHILANTHROPIST
Compass Chain Necklace $115 We all have those friends that are volunteering abroad and on the board of every major charity. A gift from The Brave Collection would make the perfect gift. Handmade in Cambodia using traditional metalwork techniques by local artisans 10% of the profits are donated to fight human trafficking in Cambodia.
FOR THE HOME BODY
House Slippers $49 Slip into comfort by a fireplace with TOMS trendy and cozy slipper offerings. With a one for one model you know that your purchase will be warming the tootsies of someone else as well.