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HOLIDAY 2013 an online gift guide curated by your favorite bloggers and tastemakers twitter @TOANDFROMGIFTS instagram @TOANDFROMGIFTGUIDE


EDITOR’S PICKS from Anthropologie

Root Needles Necklace — $88

Confetti Striped Pullover — $138

Leopard Striped Calla Tote — $338

Rubied Dusk Dress — $298 Measuring Gaggle — $36

Dane Booties — $395

Shearling Swing Vest — $198 Curacao Earrings — $38

Trimmed Mazurka Gloves — $32

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Aven Romper — $68

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Drifter Train Case — $88


TABLE OF CONTENTS LETTER FROM THE EDITORS — 5 EDITOR’S WISHLISTS — 12 GIFTS FOR GRANDPARENTS — 18 GIFTS FOR MOMS — 22 GIFTS FOR DADS — 36 GIFTS FOR GUYS — 44 GIFTS FOR 20-SOMETHINGS — 58 GIFTS FOR TEENS & TWEENS — 62 GIFTS FOR KIDS AND BABIES — 74 GIFTS FOR PETS — 93 GIFTS ON A BUDGET — 100 GIFTS FOR DIFFERENT PERSONALITIES — 116 GIFTS FOR THE HOME — 154 GIFTS FOR TRAVELERS — 170 GIFTS BY COLOR — 182 GIFTS WITH HOLIDAY SPIRIT — 202 HOLIDAY DECOR — 210 HOLIDAY CARDS & GIFT WRAP — 212

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EDITOR’S PICKS from Honest Company

Organic Lip Balm Trio — $9.95 Aromatic Soy Candle — $19.95

The Honest Life by Jessica Alba — $22.99

Bamboo Scrub Brush and Bowl — $12.95

Bubble Bath — $11.95 DIAPERS & WIPES BUNDLE $79.95/MONTH

Baby Teether — $9.95

BAR SOAP $4.95

Healthy Child Healthy World by ChriStopher Gavigan — $16.00 Dish Towel — $7.95

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LETTER FROM THE EDITORS It’s that time of year again! The temperatures are dropping, suddenly we’re craving egg nog, and our favorite radio station is playing Kelly Clarkson’s Wrapped in Red on repeat. The holidays are officially here!

KATIE ANDERSON MODERN EVE

We love this season, but we also know that it can be stressful – hurried, busy, and even overwhelming. We have trees to decorate, cookies to bake, parties to attend and, of course, plenty of gifts to buy. Holiday gift shopping is meant to be a joyous and rewarding tradition. That’s why we, at to & from, have partnered once again with some of the Internet’s most stylish and discerning tastemakers and editors to curate 214 pages of gift suggestions all for you. There’s something for everyone on your list! You may even find a item or two (or three or twelve) to add to your own wish list for Santa. For every style, from every price-point, there’s sure to be something you’d be happy to find wrapped underneath your own Christmas tree this year. Don’t be afraid to pass along a link and a helpful hint to your loved ones.

MEG BIRAM MEGBIRAM.COM

So, cue up your Spotify holiday playlist, grab a cup of hot chocolate and mini marshmallows, get comfy, and dive in to & from Holiday 2013. Just make sure to have your credit card handy, many of these amazing products are sure to sell out soon! Happy Holidays, Katie + Meg

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EDITOR’S PICKS Shop Ten 25 Hoop Teal Velvet Stool — $1,320

Fuchsia Agate Acrylic Tray — $440

Gold Leaf Tortoise Lamp — $800

Shop Ten 25 is a collection of well-edited, high style pieces curated by interior designer Abbe Fenimore. The exclusively online store ranges in style from glamour to rustic and from furniture to lighting and accessories. Thanks to Abbe’s keen eye, rare and hard to find designer style is right at your fingertips with a moderate price tag.

Nirakar Pillow — $293

Cosmo Navy Rug — $250+

Action Centerpiece — $170

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Foley Green Lacquer Lamp — $625 Lola Quartz Side Table — $1,696

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EDITOR’S PICKS Honeydew

Toasty Pajamas — $56

All American Sleep Tee — $38

Emma Elegance Lace & Modal Chemise — $48

Emma Elegance Camilette & hipster — $36, $16

All American Romper — $38

Cuddle Up Plush Robe — $58

Printed Slub Drop Shoulder Sleep Tee — $38

Ahna Sleepshirt $48

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EDITOR’S PICKS May Designs

PATTERNED AGENDAS — $22

PEACOCK & ICE — $14-22

FUSCHIA PATTERNS — $14-22

May Designs is a custom stationery company that allows you to personalize notebooks and notecards online. Combine patterns with a variety of inside pages including: agendas, dots, lines, bump diaries, baby diaries, and many more! RISE ART COLLECTION — $14-17

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KIDS COLORING BOOKS & HANDWRITING BOOKS — $14-22


EDITOR’S PICKS Caldrea

Sea Salt Neroli Countertop Spray $9

Coconut Fig Leaf Travel Set $20

Rosewater Driftwood Candle $20

Crimson Pear Ginger Kitchen Set $20

Basil Blue Sage Linen & Room Spray $9

Tea Olive Lime Body Oil $28

Ginger Pomelo Glass Hand Soap $18

Vanilla Quince Santal Ceramic Sink Set $32

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EDITOR’S PICKS UGallery UGallery.com is a curated online art gallery that sells original, one-of-a-kind artworks from the world’s top emerging artists. With affordable prices, free shipping, and easy returns on any piece, we strive to democratize the world of original art and make it accessible to all. EXPERT CURATION We hand select each artist and every piece of art shown on UGallery. Our curators are art business professionals who select the highest quality work for exhibition. ROBUST SELECTION UGallery is the largest curated online art gallery on the Internet. We offer 6,000 original artworks created by more than 500 artists from around the world. Our robust collection features a wide range of mediums, styles, and price points, providing art for any space. RISK-FREE PURCHASING With free shipping, expert art packaging, and easy returns on any piece, UGallery makes the process of buying art online simple and riskfree.

Piero Manrique — $475+ Glenn Losack — $475+

Alexandra Henry — $200+

TAKE 20% OFF! We’re offering 20% off sitewide for To & From readers this holiday season! Use promo code toandfrom20 at check out. Ends 12/31.

Valerie Chiang — $145

Casey Rodgers — $200+

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Hang Nguyen — $275+


EDITOR’S PICKS Yosi Samra

SAMARA EMBOSSED CROCO $99 KIM TWO TONE GLITTER FLAT LEATHER WITH TASSEL $119 EZRA MULTI PANEL WITH PONYHAIR CENTER $335 BLAIR STUDDED TUMBLED LEATHER $335 ABBEY TWO TONE GLITTER CAP TOE FLAT WITH ANKLE CHAIN $92 SAMARA CHUNKY GLITTER $55

MAYA TWO TONE WITH PONYHAIR CAP TOE AND BACK $84

KIM STUDDED TUMBLED VEGAN LEATHER $148

BLAIR COLOR BLOCK TUMBLED LEATHER $298 (ADVERTISEMENT)

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MEG’S HOLIDAY WISHLIST

SOLID BRONZE DICHOTOMY SCULPTURE — $1,295

LOEFFLER RANDALL — $450 rag & bone, bowery jacket — $850

RAG & BONE, Wide Brim Fedora — $175

EQUIPMENT SIGNATURE IN TAWNY PORT — $208

tray — $30

ceramic camel — $98 opal ring $385

COLLECTION CASHMERE BOYFRIEND SWEATER — $248 secrets canister — $128

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BRONZE SLIM HAND LETTER OPENER — $165


jennifer ament, Georgia May’s Lips — $250

Club Monaco Abby Striped Gloves — $99

KEY CHAIN — $75

RAG & BONE, Brynn Pullover — $395

CERAMIC SPHERE CENTERPIECE — $1,295

CLARE VIVIER Simple Tote $368

Thin Band in White Gold with Oxidized Black Diamonds — $950

SNAKESKIN TRAY — $350

AURORA RING $164 S/S LIP DELONGPRE TEE — $95

bel air mini scoop vase — $98

REBECCA MINKOFF, Tiger Curved Sweater — $248 to & from

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KATIE’S HOLIDAY WISHLIST

eberjey — $115

hanky panky — $38 Citrus Zinger Water Bottle — $18 This bottle is perfect for my daily lemon water.

rebecca atwood zip pouch — $58 I love all of Rebecca’s designs. This foldover clutch features one of my favorite prints.

Jonthan Adler — $125 I would love this pillow for my daughter’s nursery. It’s something she’ll keep forever.

bodum — $20 for two These are my favorite glasses. I love the design, plus they’re double-walled, allowing you to use them with both hot and cold drinks.

reiss —$370

chanel nail color in taboo $32

UGG Australia $100

Rachel Mulherin — $260

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technogym — $ 225 I’m looking to trade my office chair in for a wellness ball. It would help improve my posture, strengthen my core and increase my balance, all while working at my computer!

target — $15 The best basic tee, at a great price and super long length!


Missoni Home — $455 equipment — $288 Talk about a winter wardrobe staple. I would love to have this cashmere sweater in every color.

Lele Sadoughi — $165 These malachite stud earrings are absolutely stunning!

amazon — $25

rodin luxury face oil—$112 Lately I’ve been really into treating my skin with serums and oils. I heard great things about Rodin and am dying to try it.

worlds away — $3,000 I have been having dreams about this coffee table. It would the perfect upgrade for our living room. Hot+Cool Fan Heater, Dyson — $400

jawbone up $130

knocked up baby bag, Rebecca Minkoff — $345 No one would even know I was carrying a diaper bag.

Seychelles — $130 LuluLemon Athletica — $64 to & from

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FAMILY

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EDITOR’S PICKS meg’s picks

j.crew GLOW-IN-THE-DARK SLEEP SET — $52 What little boy wouldn’t love these?

katie’s picks

GRILLBOTS, GRILL CLEANING ROBOT — $100 Basically a Roomba for the grill. Husbands and dads will love this gift!

DARING GREATLY — $15 This book is truly life-changing – the perfect gift for anyone you love. TEAM DUCT TAPE — $10 This might just be the best gift (not to mention affordable) for any and every man in your life. All NFL teams available.

PBTEEN Fur Superstorage Lapdesk — $90 Perfect for your younger sister or niece.

BOOKS TO BED, PAJAMA & BOOK SET — $46-50 A bedtime story and matching pajamas make a great gift for the little ones in your life. to & from

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GIFTS FOR GRANDPARENTS

VIETRI, Old St. Nick Dog Bowl — $47 *Sponsored

SERENA & LILY, Square Pedestal Trays — $98-$128 Perfect for showing off her holiday cookies!

KANSAS CITY PRINT — $13.50-$50 There are other cities available as well!

ginger jar tissue box cover — $32.50 30 FISHING LURES — $16+

HERBS & SPICES 2014 CALENDAR — $18

GARDENIA WOOL RUG — $70

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eyeglasses bag — $15 She’ll always be able to find her glasses in this colorful bag.

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POTTERY BARN, SILVER-PLATED ENGRAVABLE FRAMES — $29-69 I don’t know a grandparent that wouldn’t love a new photo of the family — especially in such a special frame. Get it personalized with your family name.


FOUNDER’S RESERVE SCOTCH A gift I’m positive my grandpa would like, and it’s as easy as heading to your local liquor store — just be sure to get a nice bottle. LULU & GEORGIA, SWEET PEA TRAY — $23

JULIE VOS — $144

bucket hat — $34

BINOCULARS — $120 Whether they’re for watching sports or birds your grandparents will get a lot of use out of these.

JUDE’S RUM CAKE — $12-$50 These rum cakes are a-ma-zing. I know from tasting experience... pink cabana sachet $26.50

WHISKEY STONES — $24 Pagoda Porcelain Serving Tray — $56

HEIDI MERRICK, MOSS BEACH BLANKET — $245

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GIFTS FOR GRANDPARENTS

UGG Australia — $110 amazon — $16 sharper image — $40 They’ll love having this out when the grandkids come visit.

tervis tumbler collegiate drinkware $22-34

garden organizer, wild & wolf — $23

led hat, restoration hardware — $24

Cashmere Ballet Slippers, mark & graham — $79

YLIVING — $110

family history book, graphic image — $197 Help them record your family history for future generations in this beautiful leather-bound book.

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Tivoli Audio AM/FM Table Radio — $150 CURATED BY KATIE ANDERSON

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moroccan amber reed diffuser, nest — $38


grandfather journal, paper source — $10

red envelope — $170 tory burch — $60 columbia — $35

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GIFTS FOR MOMS

Allison Czarnecki PETIT ELEFANT

Roll on eye shimmer, NYX Cosmetics — $4 This NYX eyeshadow roll on has saved me many times in the carpool lane. It’s so simple to use you can practically put on your makeup in the dark. It’s inexpensive, and it lasts all day. Plus, who doesn’t need a little sparkle in their life?

Skullcandy — $150

Tieks — $175+ Gorgeous leather flats that fold up into a cute little purse? Perfect for the daily commute to the office before you whip out your gorgeous work-a-day high heels.

Netflix annual subscription — $96 All those late night feedings can make a girl go crazy. Luckily if you’ve got a tablet and some Netflix you can watch Sherlock on repeat.

Canon — $190

SEPHORA — $19

What is your favorite holiday TRADITION?

Yoga Mat — $20

My favorite Christmas tradition is one we’ve incorporated as a family since marrying my husband and having kids. My husband is Polish and as such comes with a whole slew of national traditions. The best thing is that we celebrate on Christmas Eve by cooking all day, handing out gifts to the neighbors, and preparing for a fancy dinner. At the sight of the first star, which our two kids compete to find in the sky, we start dinner. We eat Polish barszcz with uszka we’ve made ourselves as a family. It’s a great way to hang out and connect as a family without any media. I love it. 22

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StriVectin Face scrub — $29 This exfoliating scrub transports you from baby spit-up and week old onesies to a deluxe spa in Morocco in the comfort of your own bathroom. It does wonders for your skin too.

ONE Mtaro Necklace $70

Petunia Pickle Bottom — $180

Ralph Lauren — $485 OPI Nail Polish $9

Viktor & Rolf Flowerbomb perfume — $115+

Powerstation reserve micro, Mophie — $40

Lands’ End — $59 The name “skinny jeans” is a bit of a misnomer, at least when it comes to this pair. There’s a bit of friendly *give* in this denim, so your delightful post-baby body will look slim and amazing. Sorel Snow boots — $210 Body oil, 80 Acres — $32

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GIFTS FOR MOMS MARC BY MARC JACOBS — $398 I just got these boots and recommend them to all.

HOT TOOLS HOT AIR BRUSH — $32 I am obsessed with my hot air brush. It gives some very 70’s bounce a la Farrah Fawcett.

Jaime Morrison Curtis PRETTY PRUDENT

SEE BY CHLOE — $59 CAT STUDIO CITY PILLOW — $158 Obsessed with these embroidered city pillows from cat studio. Perfect to give as a gift (with your city or theirs) to anyone who loves you from afar.

LAMPS PLUS $610 Still obsessed with nautical-style pieces for the home. Just ordered myself this splurge mirror. SHE INSIDE — $24

DeLonghi Lattissima Plus Nespresso — $360 Nescafe Latisima is the only way I can make it through the day.

What IS YOUR FAVORITE HOLIDAY GIFT YOU’VE EVER RECEIVED?

My favorite gift ever is a ring I received from my husband when I was pregnant six years ago. It’s a massive oval of turquoise in a gold setting by Alexis Bittar. He told me he picked it because it looked like an egg. I became superstitious about this ring, that it represented our baby, so when I hit it against a wall and it cracked a few months later I was very upset. He told me not to worry, it just meant our daughter was ready to hatch. A few days later she was born, and she was perfect. Now whenever I travel or am away from my daughter I wear the ring, it’s a superstition and it also makes me feel close to my family when I am far away. 24

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CB2 — $30 Every family needs a first aid kit, it might as well be awesome. SMASHBOX BROW TECH — $30 Fave on-the-go mom makeup product, (I feel naked without filled-in brows).

EIFFEL SCISSORS — $15

TRAVEL FLATS, NEIMAN MARCUS — $46 Perfect to keep in your purse after long nights in London or NYC.

DECO WING EARRINGS — $67

GOLD LEAF TRAY, GRETEL HOME — $98

My favorite gift, as a mom, would be one night alone in a hotel, so I could sleep in and get a spa treatment. The SLS in Beverly Hills would be my choice.

SODA STREAM $99+ To make my favorite cocktail, which is sparkling water.

MY PRUDENT ADVICE — $14 My second book, a journal for any mother of a daughter to pass along her wisdom.

ANTHROPOLOGIE — $148 ONE KINGS LANE — $99+

ZGALLERIE — $25 EACH to & from

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GIFTS FOR MOM

Stone Textile, Fold Bag — $48 each *Sponsored LA KAISER, Gold Vermeil Rhino Disk Earrings — $210

TORY BURCH — $82 This scent smells amazing!

Kendra Scott, Rayne Necklace in Black — $80 *Sponsored

Ceramic + Leather Planters — $130 FOR SET OF 3

TOWNE & REESE, CHANDLER EARRINGS — $40 *Sponsored

DANIELLE NICOLE — $98

Nine Space, Knee Length Striped Jersey Knit Robe — $68 *Sponsored

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COLLECTION VALENTINA CALF HAIR D’ORSAY PUMPS $350


Giorgio Armani ‘Rouge Ecstasy’ Lipstick — $34 This lipstick is A-MA-ZING!

HONEYCOMB COASTER SET — $34

LAGOS Jewelry, Enso Diamond Caviar Bracelet $1,290 *Sponsored

GINA BRASS FIREPLACE SCREEN — $1,950

CUYANA, LOW BACK TUNIC — $145

mark & graham, Linen Satin Stitch Coasters $35 Have them monogrammed!

Montgomery Throw — $395

DAREN CONTAINERS — $320 PROUD MARY, GRAPH-RED WEEKENDER — $196

LOREN HOPE $165

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GIFTS FOR MOM

PULP DESIGN STUDIO, Bone Inlay Boxes — $164, $184 *Sponsored joie, Javone Fur Scarf — $328

Stone Textile, Bamboo Stripe Throw — $225 *Sponsored

LULU FROST, LUNAR EARRING $265

PLATED GOLD VASE — $68

OMBRE SCARF $275

HEIDI MERRICK, CASHMERE PONCHO — $485

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DeLonghi EC702 Stainless Steel Espresso Maker $220

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elva fields necklace — $248


TORY BURCH — $50

LOREN HOPE — $88

Social Monograms, Dinner Napkins with Monogram, Set of 4 — $95.00 *Sponsored

ILLUME, Gilded Amberleaf Large Harlow Jar — $36 These candles fill the room with their lovely scents!

kate spade ‘pierrepont place - spots’ frame — $75

Turkish Hydro Cotton Bathrobe $148

TOMS+ Tabitha Simmons Pink Cricket Stripe $124

la mer ‘The Moisturizing Soft Cream’ Smooth, Weightless Cream Collection — $285 Get her what she won’t get herself.

MARY MCDONALD TABLE LAMP $482

MERINO TIPPI SWEATER WITH TILE EMBROIDERY $89.50

BEAUTY AT HOME, AERIN LAUDER — $60 IT’S ALL GOOD, GWYNETH PALTROW — $32

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GIFTS FOR MOM

Nordstrom — $42

Sorrelli Jewelry, NECKLACE $250 *Sponsored

Topshop — $196 This pink coat is stunning! A must-have for your oh-sofashionable mom.

Home Decorator’s Collection $139 amazon — $17

RSVP marble salt box $25 each

Cuisinart yogurt maker — $117 Loren Hope $78

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towne & reese, KIRKLAND EARRINGS — $35 *Sponsored CURATED BY KATIE ANDERSON

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Superga — $65 ZingAnything Salad Zinger — $25 The genius cruet makes fresh infused salad dressings using fruit, herbs and other ingredients.

Lulu & Georgia — $62 *Sponsored

Lékué Macaron Kit — $40 A macaron baking kit is perfect for the baker in your family.

Armita Singh — $50 *Sponsored

CASHMERE SCARF, Calypso St. BartH — $265 A touch of soft cashmere is always a good gift.

Indigo — $8 Hugger Mugger yoga starter kit — $69.50

Homestead Octagon Tin in Ambrosia, Found Goods Market — $27.50 *Sponsored

C. Wonder — $48

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GIFTS FOR MOM The Container Store $139 I love this modern, lucite umbrella holder. It would look so chic in my entryway.

A+R Store $34 - $60

LAGOS Jewelry — $195 *Sponsored

Anniel — $235 Cuisipro Citrus Juicer — $19

Serena & Lily — $68 for four These are the perfect napkins. They’re neutral, but still pretty. Mom can use them to set the table year-round.

REISS — $180 She’d look so great in this cardigan on New Year’s Eve…and all season long!

INPINK — $28 *Sponsored Antique Double Monogram Tote, bespoke custom gifts — $140 *Sponsored

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Aerin — $220

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tori Tote, gigi new york $225 *Sponsored

Lulu & Georgia — $207.50 This agate sculpture is so beautiful. It would look great as a bookend or on her coffee table.

VIETRI — $140 *Sponsored

jewelry tree, West Elm — $29

CLARISONIC Pedi-Care Sonic Foot Solution — $200

Julie Vos — $275

Fragrance Bracelet, Lisa Hoffman Beauty — $65 *Sponsored

Target $40

Echo — $115 Peplum leather gloves! Need I say more? Gap — $65 Moms can always use a bright, new robe. CURATED BY KATIE ANDERSON to & from

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GIFTS FOR NEW MOMS O Venture — $65 This key ring slides on like a bracelet, so it’s always easily accessible, even when her hands are full.

Library of Flowers bubble bath — $36

j.crew cashMERE sweater — $188

Aveda Stress-Fix Concentrate Stress-Relieving Aroma — $24

chronicle books $15.50 I just received this journal at my baby shower. I am really looking forward to capturing my thoughts, hopes, dreams, and even fears in this sweet journal.

3 Ring Sterling Silver Teething Necklace, momma jewels — $339 *Sponsored

Elle Macpherson Intimates nursing bra — $68 A pretty (but comfortable) nursing bra is a must-have for breast-feeding moms.

kindle fire hd / hdx — $139+

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Amazon — $18.50 I heard this book (or the DVD) is lifesaving when it comes to getting your baby in a good sleep routine.


Pear Head — $15 To remember baby’s first Christmas. boxy backpack, Petunia Pickle Bottom — $179 *Sponsored

StorkStack — $84 / 3 months Moms will receive five special gender and age appropriate gifts each month with their subscription.

amazon — $11.50

equipment $388

uncommon goods — $150 Any mom would love this personalized family art.

Bell Dance — $28 Because new moms need their beauty rest.

irobot braava floor mopping robot — $300

chewbeads $19.50

gap — $45 Just because she’s wearing sweatshirts more often, doesn’t mean they can’t still be chic!

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GIFTS FOR DAD

ipad air $500+

BACKGAMMON, SERENA & LILY — $195 *Sponsored

WALLACE & BARNES PLAID CPO JACKET — $178

AMAZON $17+

LEATHER SHOE SHINE KIT — $159

nike dri-fit lightweight polo — $95

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pierrepont hicks, zebra tie $120 Also comes in blue & green.

where chefs eat, phaidon $20


TARTAN MUG SET $58

JACK SPADE IPHONE CASE $40

HOWDY DOORMAT — $50 Mancave? Garage? Deck? Lots of places for this. TEAM METAL HITCH COVER $37+

Smathers & Branson Mallard Coasters — $75

IZOLA DOPP KIT — $51 PATAGONIA DOWN VEST — $150+

FILSON LOG CARRIER — $88

furbish — $15.50

domino set — $59 Personalize it!

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Wüsthof Classic 7-Piece Knife Block Set — $250

IPAD SLEEVE — $35

Old Dutch Solid Copper Moscow Mule Mug — $137 FOR SET OF 4

The Family Chronicles Standard Calendar by Serenity Avenue, MINTED $29 Such a thoughtful gift! *Sponsored

GUTS & GLORY BOOK — $50

BACON MONEY CLIP — $68 Bacon is good in all forms.

COLUMBIA CONVERTIBLE PANT — $54+

Mini Dolmen Radio — $100 pocket square, j.crew — $27

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Brass Snake Letter Opener, pulp design studio — $63 *Sponsored

EYEGLASSES CASE $30

Men’s Boat Shoe $100

TEAM CAR MATS — $25 FOR SET

BROOKS BROTHERS $148 IL Ceppo 4 Piece Shave Set — $150

KEURIG — $158+

Big Green Egg book — $36+

Big Green Egg Cover — $79

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GIFTS FOR DAD

Golf Swing Analyzer — $186 This gadget fits perfectly into the end of his golf club and connects with his iOS device to analyze his golf swing.

crate & barrel — $80

outdoor life 1 year subscription — $10

topman $20

Antique Map Cufflinks, bespoke custom gifts — $119 *Sponsored

handpresso outdoor espresso kit — $200

amazon — $17 poker set, Barney’s New York — $595 High rollers will appreciate this designer poker set.

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12-piece craft brew set, Target — $40

Ultimate Carabiner Compass Watch, orvis — $79

J.Crew — $69.50

Monogramed Umbrella, bespoke custom gifts — $42 *Sponsored

The Art of Shaving starter kit — $21

amazon — $21

wild river tackle backpack — $110 This backpack is like a survival kit and tackle box in one! It includes an LED light system, protective rain gear, removable pliers and all kinds of loops, pockets and trays to keep all of his fishing gear.

j.crew — $55

Framed Declaration of Independence, orvis — $59 A great gift for history buffs!

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GIFTS FOR DAD

leather whisky tags, crate & barrel — $5

design darling — $102 Monogram this tray for a special gift.

arthur court — $20

amazon — $18 This is a great coffee table book for his office or mancave.

land’s end — $89

cuff link box, pottery barn — $59 crosley cruiser turntable — $99 the container store — $149

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club monaco — $130

krups wine dispenser — $500 This is a wine fridge, aerator and dispenser all in one. I want one myself!

amazon — $16 I have loved every single one of Malcolm Gladwell’s books. I don’t expect his latest to disappoint.

aviator bottle opener, z gallerie $20

cb2 $40, $80

cookie jar, anthropologie — $98 Fill it with an assortment of his favorite cookies. amazon — $13.50

duck commander mug, tervis — $15 Anything Duck Commander themed would be a hit in our family. I love this tumbler featuring Si’s beard.

z gallerie — $13 A shoe shine kit makes a great stocking stuffer.

leather cooler, jayson home — $350+

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LUXURY ESSENTIALS FOR GUYS

Jon Call

Lanvin — $495 Every man needs a grown up pair of sneakers, but few will indulge. Surprise him this year with these perfect shoes that will upgrade everything he wears them with.

MR CALL DESIGNS Comme Des GarÇon — $95 The perfect item to carry your ID, two credit cards, a few hundred dollar bills, and most importantly — to keep loose change out of your pockets. This wallet wont add bulk to the back pocket of your pants, or the breast pocket of your jacket. Additionally, the eye catching color helps prevent you from misplacing it in the back seat of a cab. J.Crew — $18.50 Your guy won’t be disappointed getting these socks for the holiday. The perfect pattern to mix with jeans, cords, or khakis.

APC Jeans — $205 The perfect jean to wear with a blazer to work, or with a sweatshirt on the weekend. Crisp, clean Japanese tailored jeans...with no pocket detail.

Cartier — $4,499 A masculine weight bracelet that is also the most romantic of statements. Designed by Aldo Cipullo in 1969, this bracelet has been spotted on the wrist of JFK Jr., Kanye West and Lenny Kravitz.

What makes the holidays special to you?

J.Crew — $225 Better than any sweatshirt he could possibly own, and also a favorite piece to borrow from his closet, buy a stack of these for your fella and he will be set for the season. The grey is a personal favorite.

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Oxford Button Down — $125 American designer Michael Bastian reworked the everyday Oxford shirt, and created the staple that every man needs. The cut of this shirt makes every man look 10 pounds slimmer and two inches taller. Pure magic. Buy them by the dozen and your guy will never have to worry about what to wear again.

Frederick Malle Bois D’Orage — $250 Looking to splurge on a new scent for your fella? Check out this signature scent from Frederick Malle. Woodsy and fresh, just one squirt on the nape of the neck will do.

Tumi — $395 Gift your man the luxury of organized travel. This bag from Tumi has saved my life a million times over.

Ray-Ban — $130 This frame style looks great on every man’s face. Choose the gold frames with Amber or Green lenses to update your fella’s wardrobe.

Brooks BrotherS — $698 Thom Browns collection for Brooks Brothers, Black Fleece, recently introduced these luxurious brogues. Wear them polished with a suit or scuffed up with jeans.

Timex — $110 This chronograph from Timex has been updated with a matte black face and band. Your guy will love it, whether he brings it with him camping on the weekends, or hitting the pavement in the city on his way to work.

Billy Reid — $725 Reminiscent of a military peacoat, Billy Reid reinvented this piece of outerwear to fit perfectly in any man’s closet.

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GIFTS FOR GUYS

Tad Carpenter TADCARPENTER.COM Baldwin — $42 Very proud of this local KC-based brand.

Forestbound $99 Super sturdy, strong and great typography on the front of the bag.

SCHOOLHOUSE — $110 Hopefully this is not a hint or starts a fight but advice we all need from time to time.

Timex — $45 The price is unbeatable and the pop of color is great with anything you will wear.

Prairie Goods — $80 All hand made in my home town, Kansas City.

Nike — $115 So fresh and so clean.

J.Crew — $44 Looks great with black, grey, or natural suiting year round.

What is your favorite holiday memory?

WILLIAMSSONOMA $180 Pretty great simple mobile speaker with great overall design.

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DWR — $259 Lovely in white and orange and perfect for home or your office. J.CREW — $98

FIRST AND FIFTEENTH — $125 I really enjoy Stephen’s work and this print. I currently have it in my office.

MULTEE PROJECT $40

Jonathan Adler — $135

MOMA — $25 I love a design with a hint of whimsey, also super affordable as a gift.

Bexar GOODS CO. — $50

SHOPPE — $225 I think I am going to get one of these to hang in our high stairwell. Raw and refined and the same time.

Baldwin — $174 I really love Baldwin’s Reed fitted pants. A slim fit but not as slim as a skinny fit. Great for an athletic frame.

J.Crew — $28 I like to wear patterned colorful socks with my white or navy vans in the winter. to & from

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FOR THE WEEKEND ADVENTURER

Stephen Haskell ONE KINGS LANE

Survival Kit in a Sardine Can, FROST RIVER — $15 Postalco Notebook, J SHOPPE — $14+

Billykirk Bifold Snap Wallet, ACRIMONY — $104

Wool Camp Hat, APOLIS — $68 Camp Wandawega Compass — $35 In case your phone and GPS run out of batteries...this compass is so old-school, I love it. DANNER, Bull Run Boot $190 BRIEFING iPad Case, MILKMAID — $115

What IS YOUR FAVORITE HOLIDAY TRADITION?

As cliche as it may sound...my favorite holiday tradition has always been decorating the Christmas tree. When I was a kid, I had mentally cataloged each ornament, knowing which were my favorites, which should be placed towards the bottom or top of the tree. We have a lot of ornaments from my parents’ childhood mixed in with ornaments my brothers and I made over the years...so the result is this funny, adorable mix of 1950’s vintage meets 1990’s kids art. 48

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Camera Clip Keychain, ACRIMONY — $35

ROGUE INDUSTRIES Passport Holder — $40 If the travels take you farther afield...you can’t go wrong with this brilliantly designed and constructed passport holder. MAKR, Farm Ruck Sack — $165

APOLIS — $98

Light Daypack , TOPO DESIGNS — $89 Everyone needs a great daypack...I love the look of this brand Topo, based in Denver.

Woolen Socks, J SHOPPE — $18

ONE KINGS LANE — $22 When the adventure is over, keep the memories alive in this cool wooden frame. In the age of digital photography, it’s fun to actually print and frame photos! Canvas Lunch Bag, FROST RIVER — $25

Winter Session Garrison Bag — $265 These handmade bags are perfect for a weekend getaway. to & from

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GIFTS FOR GUYS

Herschel Supply Co. — $80

Fab chef salt — $30

forever 21 — $20

scotch & soda — $39 You can never go wrong with a sleek tie.

Reed Wilson Design — $50 This would be perfect for your collegiate brother.

Topman — $52

Studio Vertu — $58

puma x Alexander McQueen — $160 nordstrom — $38 Plum Island Soap Co. — $50

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iLaunch Thunder $53.50 Who said he’s too old for toys?

Bubo Handmade — $40

Fresh Words Market — $50 This personalized world map is great for any guy that loves to travel.

Amazon $20.50

The Settlers of Catan — $38 I’ve never met a man that didn’t love this game.

T-Fal ActiFry— $250 Any single guy would appreciate this easy-to-use multi-cooker. Pendleton $30

Uncommon Goods — $68

west elm — $9-14

Barney’s New York $2,500 to & from

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GIFTS FOR GUYS

Zinc Door — $260

Yliving — $3,800

Artsy Modern — $35 coach x billy reid — $400 S’mores Roasting Rack $22.50

Joseph Joseph — $45

amazon — $15 Help him succeed in business with this thought-provoking book. DoorBot — $199 This high-tech doorbell lets you see and talk to visitors using your smartphone or tablet.

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Fusionbrands iceorb — $24.50 This super efficient tool make ice, chills, serves, and stores foods all in one!

Echo — $68 TASCHEN — $46.50 Target — $20 This umbrella is stylish and budget-friendly.

Wisteria — $18 A little something for his desk.

‘47 Brand — $25

Amazon — $16.50

Antler & Co. $15

JCPenney — $66

ted baker for wild & wolf — $37

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GIFTS FOR GUYS

Bushakan Dock, Walnut — $155 *Sponsored

Bolle Mojo Snow Goggles $20+

BIRCHBOX MAN — $20/MONTH

Brandy Snifter $46 for four

HUGH & CRYE L’ENFANT BLAZER — $245 Specializing in men’s shirts, this DCbased company has redefined sizing in men’s clothing.

B17 Standard Men’s Steel Saddle, Brooks England $130

J.BROMWELL FLASK, MUTINY $148 Made of pure, solid copper. UGG — $100

hiking boot, the north face — $130

BLEED BY BETH HOECKEL — $350 Give the gift of original artwork. His walls could probably use some love.

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nike duffle bag — $75


BECOMING A SUPPLE LEOPARD — $60 Written by a physical therapist and CrossFit gym owner, this book is getting rave reviews.

XBOX ONE — $500 Going on sale 11/22 — good luck getting your hands on this popular item this year!

Ciccio SUNGLASSES $259

EXO VAULT Black Aluminum IPHONE CASE $240

THE NEW YORK TIMES TEE $35 SONS OF TRADE RUBICON RUCKSACK — $345 *Sponsored

MICHAEL KORS — $250

JONATHAN ADLER MATCH STRIKE — $42

j.crew trapper hat $68

weeN, la cucaracha — $13 My brother wants all of the Ween albums.

ALCATRAZ JACKET — $86

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GIFTS FOR GUYS

Blenderbottle with Blenderball — $10

plaid shirt, j.crew — $76

12 beers/month — STARTING AT $38/ month

BULLDOG BOTTLE OPENER $14.50

Pulp Design Studio, Sabine Brass Desk Lamp — $497 *Sponsored

Garmin Approach gps GOLF watch $250

SONS OF TRADE, CABLE CUBE $38 Take control over all those pesky cords.

TYLT ‘VÜ’ Wireless Charger — $100 He’ll be able to charge his phone wirelessly with this smart stand. Designed to work with all Qi-enabled phones.

CHARLIE HUSTLE, KC HEART TEE — $32

THE JAMES BOND ARCHIVES — $200

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Memory Foam Pillows — $40 FOR TWO Trust me, he’ll thank you when his head hits this pillow.

Corkcicle Chillsner Beer Chiller— $30

THE NORTH FACE ‘eTip’ Gloves $40-$45 These gloves allow you to continue using your touch-screen phone without freezing your hands off. TOMS — $54 JACK SPADE DUFFLE — $395

SONOS WIRELESS SPEAKERS — STARTING AT $200+

nixon — $125 THE NORTH FACE, GRIZZLY JACKET $160

CARRERA AVIATOR SUNGLASSES — $119

COMPRESSION SOCKS — $20+

Boulder Outdoor Survival School — COURSES STARTING AT $375+ Give the gift of an outdoor experience.

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GIFTS FOR 20-SOMETHINGS

Lulu & Georgia, Kate Spade Thermal Mug — $18 *Sponsored

Serena & Lily, DODOCase — $88 *Sponsored

Sorrelli Jewelry, BIB Necklace $350 *Sponsored

Pulp Design Studio, Aldo Metallic Hide Pouf — $875 *Sponsored

Capri Blue, Signature Large Jar — $30 *Sponsored BUSINESS CARD HOLDER — $95

MASSI, Avanti Bracelet — $145 *Sponsored

ROBERT ABBEY — $167

Bespoke Custom Gifts, Sterling City Map Necklaces $130-$160 *Sponsored

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Lulu & Georgia, Kenza Moroccan Pouf — $205 *Sponsored


Armita Singh, Amrita Reversible Bib Necklace — $250 *Sponsored

VIETRI, Safari Small Rectangular Tray — $63 *Sponsored

Emily Elizabeth Jewelry, Bee Open Bangle — $65 *Sponsored

CURRENT/ELLIOTT — $128

Graphic Image, 2014 Desk Diary — $97 *Sponsored

TORY BURCH, MOUSE PAD — $45

AMPERSAND DESIGN STUDIO $39

Stansberry Design, Chevron Cuff — $38 *Sponsored DO WHAT MATTERS ART PRINT — $20

BAN.DO HAIR PINS $10-$25

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GIFTS FOR 20-SOMETHINGS Parker Daniels, The Modernist Cuff — $220 *Sponsored

Skot Apparel Inc. — $195 wild & wolf $15

Towne & Reese, Charlotte Scarf — $40 *Sponsored

clare vivier — $210

Minor Obsessions $225

Amazon — $11

Lulu & Georgia, Your Majesty Ring Holder — $35.50 *Sponsored

Paloma’s Nest, I AM NOT AFRAID Ceramic Bowl — $28 *Sponsored

PETUNIA, Bisou Bowler — $282 *Sponsored

target — $60 I have this side table in my home office and I am always receiving compliments on it.

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brevity custom signature necklace $295


Simple Human $200 Every woman needs a good makeup mirror.

LAGOS Jewelry, Prism Blue Topaz Stud Earrings — $295 *Sponsored

Kate Spade New York — $498 This handbag is so cute, plus it has a ton of room!

Armita Singh, Rock Princess Necklace — $250 *Sponsored

gameday boot company — $299 These boots are perfect for tailgating.

drybar blowout in a box — $220 She might not be able to go to salon every morning for a blowout, so bring the salon to her!

Bespoke Custom Gifts, Zodiac Cuff Bracelet — $50 *Sponsored

Dormify — $58 This tech-saavy alarm clock jumps from your nightstand and rolls away to get you out of bed.

amazon — $13 nasty gal — $138 Plaid is one of my favorite trends this fall and winter. I am loving these big checks!

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GIFTS FOR TEEN GIRLS

Monogrammed Converse, bespoke custom gifts — $90 *Sponsored forever 21 — $23

Dockside Tote, Luxe + Lillies — $50 *Sponsored

Tory Burch — $95 This bracelet’s holographic shine is cooler than cool.

The Container Store — $15, $20 These are perfect for displaying all of her necklaces and bracelets. stila — $28

uncommon goods — $40

Home Decorator’s Collection — $193 Her bedroom can always use extra seating when her friends come to visit .

AV Room Portable USB Turntable urban outfitters — $160

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sultra the bombshell — $126.50 This curling wand is the ONLY thing that gives my long hair that perfect wave.

Amazon — $19 This book has over 40 DIY projects for fashion, décor and entertaining.

CRYSTAL REGENCY NECKLACE SET, inpink — $52 *Sponsored

hobo bags — $128

Nordstrom $52 These monogram stud earrings will become her favorite pair.

PJ Salvage — $58 She’ll love these macaroon flannel pajamas.

Make Your Own Wristband, topshop — $28 Her and her friends can make custom braclets with all of their inside jokes.

Paper Source — $30 The donut motif is so on-trend.

West Elm — $24 each

Chronicle Books $12 French nails are so 1990’s. Today it’s all about the nail art! This book features 25 how-tos for looks like plaid, leopard and lace.

nike free TR fit 3 — $100 Bright training shoes are a must-have for every teen.

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GIFTS FOR TEEN GIRLS

CERAMIC STYLING IRON — $50

zig zag pillow — $110 flannel pajama set — $49.50

LAGOS JEWELRY, Rare Wonders Elephant Pendant — $295 *Sponsored

KENDRA SCOTT, DANIELLE EARRINGS — $60 *Sponsored

SEE NO EVIL, CANVAS PRINT — $190

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GOLD ‘DIPPED’ SOFT SERVE — $60 each


KENDRA SCOTT, TESSA STUD EARRINGS $65 *Sponsored ted baker ipad case — $70 AIN’T NOBODY GOT TIME FOR THAT PRINT — $21 This hilarious saying is from a popular YouTube video.

get it girl pillow cover — $38 FRINGE BAG — $80 FAUX FUR INFINITY SCARF — $24

HOLLYWOOD SUNGLASSES $32

URBAN OUTFITTERS — $16 This iPhone case is just too funny!

black sand hourglass, feathered home — $22

bauble bar $34

BCBG STUD EARBUDS — $38

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GIFTS FOR TEEN BOYS

Onitsuka Tiger T-Stormer Sneakers — $125

Jokes Every Man Should Know $15

MACHO MAN TEE — $24 WOOD TIE — $36-42

King Apparel 6 Panel Cap — $57

NIKE FOOTBALL T-SHIRT — $16

OAKLEY — $160

UP BY JAWBONE $130 STUPID FAST BOOK — $9+

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SNOWBOARD BOOTS — $200

Camelbak Rogue 70 oz Hydration Pack — $45-183

Thermal Compression Long Sleeve Top — $130

SNOWBOARD — $300 Mind Gym : An Athlete’s Guide to Inner Excellence $13

PICK PUNCH — $25

Knee / Elbow Skate Pad Set — $40

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GIFTS FOR TEEN BOYS Numark iDJ Live II — $100 He could become the next Tiesto (who has an annual income of $22 million, by the way) with this iPad / iPhone / iPod Touch compatible DJ controller.

Triangle Moderne Journal by chocomocacino, minted — $16 *Sponsored The Original Slush Mug — $14 This mug turns liquids in slushees in minutes! forever 21 — $26

cb2 — $80

dormify — $30

Ukulele, sunnylife $30

sorel $130

amazon — $10

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Reebok Adjustable Kettle Bell — $62 This adjustable kettle bell quickly transforms from 5 to 25 pounds, providing multiple weights in one simple unit.

Bicycle Tool & Puncture Kit, wild & wolf — $23

VIKTOR & ROLF spicebomb $85-145

Remote Control Helicopter, Macy’s — $80

gap — $13

nike — $50

amazon — $16

Rawlings Wallets — $38

Nerf Firevision Sports Football & frames — $9, $15.50 Only players wearing Firevision Frames will see this glowing ball. Playing football in the dark is just that much more fun.

forever 21 — $10

levi’s — $47

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GIFTS FOR TWEENS

HASBRO — $8 Board games are one of my favorite gifts to give!

Darth Vader Gumball machine, nordstrom — $20

Old navy — $23

RIPSTIK — $55 This cross between a skateboard and snowboard will keep him entertained for hours.

crew cuts — $32.50

Nike — $20 REI — $59.50 K’NEX Super Cyclone Coaster Motorized Building Set — $35 This roller coaster set would be so fun to build as family on Christmas Day.

Sonic Snow Tube, l.l.bean — $99 Sledding is one of my favorite winter pastimes.

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fatboy — $89


AMERICAN GIRL MAGAZINE 1-YEAR SUBSCRIPTION — $27

PBTEEN — $29.50 GLIMMER BODY ART — $18 I loved playing with temporary tattoos when I was younger. This glitter set is so fun.

CHINA GLAZE — $20

PBTEEN — $69.50 Perfect for all of those sleepovers!

SCOTCH & SODA — $46 Girls love bows. This leather studded bow belt will become one of her favorite accessories.

amazon $13.50

H&M — $7 Who can resist a kitten? CREW CUTS $32, $42 TARGET — $8 hunter — $75 These rain boots are so pretty in teal. CURATED BY KATIE ANDERSON to & from

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GIFTS FOR TWEENS

coach mini coffret — $48 cat ears headband — $12

convertible mittens — $12

FUR SLEEPING BAG — $179 This is so adorable! BOSTON WICKED SMAHT T-SHIRT — $28

ROCKY SLANKET — $27

glitter tote — $18 CLINIQUE — $40

Ella Beauty Bin — $49-89

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Burton Sleeping Bag — $149

IPHONE 5 CASE — $35

NOTABLE MUSTACHES — $7 Sequin Pillow Covers $35.50

POPPIN PINK LOCKER SET — $47

nike sneaker $85

SMASHBOX EYE SET $32 travel set $148

fabric FRAME $20 Mini Speaker — $19.50

hologram iphone case $14 GAMING AUDIO HELMET — $70

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GIFTS FOR KIDS

Joni Lay LAY BABY LAY

Memory Game, HUSET — $16 A really beautiful take on the classic.

Littlephant — $55 Crazy cute knit animals that play sweet music.

Ferm Living — $59 Fun for playing pretend. Old Navy — $17

the Land of Nod — $199 For super stylish imaginative play.

What is your favorite holiday MEMORY?

Land of Nod — $59 Sweet enough for a little girl to push her baby doll in and pretty enough for Mama to want to leave around the house.

I grew up in South Georgia, where winters are quite mild and a white Christmas really is just a dream. One Christmas Eve, my dad left the sprinkler on our playhouse running for part of the night so that on Christmas Day, we were surprised to see it had a beautiful layer of ice all over the roof with gorgeous icicles and a frosty ground below. It felt really magical to us, and was such a rare treat to see “snow.” 74

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etsy — $95 Toddlers love to be able to help or do things on their own, whether washing hands, brushing teeth, baking, or washing dishes. This pretty and polished step stool is pretty enough to be out (and make mama happy), and will also make the little ones feel tall.

Ferm Living $146 A colorful and cuddly but fierce friend.

Playsam — $450 An incredibly beautiful splurge that will be a keepsake. IceMilk Aprons $35 Perfect for helping in the kitchen and making memories.

Atsuyo et Akiko — $36 Both a snuggly friend and decor; a fierce but friendly wolf that would be a great protector in the dark!

Gap — $15

Cinnamon Bears Doll, etsy — $32 She makes adorable dolls which you can have customized.

Pottery Barn Kids — $259 A sweet little play kitchen that even grown ups would envy.

Matchbox Mouse, Maileg — $29 A pocket-sized friend that can go with you anywhere.

Black Sheep Pillow, Gingiber — $32

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NATURALLY PLAYFUL GIFTS FOR KIDS

Tooth Fairy pillow, OEUF — $36 A fun way to save your child’s tooth for the Tooth Fairy. The pillow is all natural wool and helps support women and children in Bolivia.

Meta Coleman ONE MORE MUSHROOM

Our Blue Planet Puzzle — $20

Twig Creative play camera — $40 Handcrafted from ecofriendly materials. Simple design for imaginative play.

Coloring Poster — $15.50 Provides hours of colorful play and imagination. Produced from responsibly managed forests.

What IS YOUR FAVORITE HOLIDAY TRADITION?

Circus Shadow Puppets, MY SWEET MUFFIN — $21

Pastel Playon Crayons — $12

Sparkle and Spin — $10+ This book is a classic. Husband and wife duo Ann and Paul Rand use word play, graphic shapes and letters to captivate their audience.

As a child I grew up celebrating a lot of my mother’s German traditions and I feel it important to pass them down to my children. One of our favorites is St. Nicholas Day. On the night of the 5th of December children set out one of their shoes in front of their bedroom door. The hope is that St. Nicholas will come that night and reward you. If you’ve been a good child you will get treats and small toys, if you’ve been naughty you get a switch or lump of coal. The morning of the 6th you open your bedroom door in anticipation to see what awaits you in your shoe. My son Henrik is finally at the age where he understands the traditions we do and gets excited for them. Last year it was so fun to see the look of excitement on his face when he opened his door and found that St. Nicholas had brought him some fun toys and chocolate. Hooray for being a good boy! 76

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Animal tail, COLETTE BREAM — $42+

Wooden Alphabet, amazon — $55 Play around with words using this colorful alphabet.

When I was born — $17 Areaware Dovetail Horse — $19

Miller Goodman Play Shapes, SMALLABLE — $114 Endless possibilities of different 3D shapes that can be created with these beautifully crafted wood figures.

Plan Toys Banjo — $30

Langley dollhouse, little HUSET — $60 This darling dollhouse is made from recycled paper. You can customize your dollhouse with various papers to make it fun and unique, or leave it in the simple natural color:

Mielasiela toy set, orphan socks — $40 A beautiful natural wooden toy set. choose from a boy or girl set.

Bee toy, colette bream — $54 A darling, funny, and uniquely stylized busy bee. Hand knit from 100% wool.

Slippers, SHAKSHUKA — $48 Made from 100% wool felt. Soft and funny little badgers to keep your child’s feet warm during the long winter months.

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GIFTS FOR KIDS

J.CREW Sorel® Yoot Pac boots — $75

Chloe, Instead — $16

TOMS Glitter Dots Classics — $42

THE LAND OF NOD, Gold Confetti Play Canopy — $149 *Sponsored

Periodic Table Block Set — $36

Long Sleeve Bat Top — $52

playableART Angle — $40 Penelope the Octopus Lunch Box — $34

Outside the Lines: An Artists’ Coloring Book for Giant Imaginations $14+ LeapFrog LeapPad Ultra Kids Learning Tablet — $150

WOLFGANG AMADEUS JR. PIANO — $79

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Animal Crayon 12 Pack — $12

Jellycat ‘Bashful Dino’ — $20

Negative Space Letters PRINT — $29

A to Z Bookends — $54

popsicle bubbles $3 each J.CREW polka-dot cashmere hat — $58

J.CREW — $48 The sweetest “good night” (in French) pajamas for your little lady.

PRISMANIA BLOCK SET — $55

SIMON MEMORY GAME — $25 A classic!

Howdy Bouncy Rubber Cow — $42

black stripe teepee — $159

Disneynature: Chimpanzee $26.50

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GIFTS FOR KIDS

Jellycat ‘Cordy Roy Cat’ — $24

Fancy Nancy Box Set, Books 1-3 $18 J.CREW — $98

J.CREW Atsuyo Et Akiko® kisses tee — $44

PrimaLoft® blue overalls, GAP — $50

TATTLY TEMPORARY TATTOOS, POPSICLES — $5

MUJI Funny Face Stamp Set — $20

J.CREW glitter lodge moccasins — $45

Karaoke System with Disco Lights $78

ART EASEL — $135+

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Peacock Storage Box — $26


Alphabet Art Cards: Animals A-Z — $24

Animal Parade Puzzle — $45

Razor A Lighted Wheel Kick Scooter $35

NIGHT LIGHT — $49 Beasts By The Bunches CD by Mifflin Lowe — $15

YBIKE® Pewi! Ride-on, JCPENNY — $60

GAP, HEART SATCHEL BAG — $25

POTTERY BARN KIDS, My First Anywhere Chair — $89

GAP, FLEECE HAT — $15

SEWING MACHINE & KIT — $88

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GIFTS FOR KIDS (GIRLS)

LAGOS Jewelry, Kinder Macrame Bracelet — $125 *Sponsored

Amazon — $9

old navy — $25

May Designs, Butterflies — $14-17 *Sponsored

Mini Boden $34 Amazon — $24 Anthropologie — $30

Carley Kahn — $99 Turn your child’s art into a custom pillow!

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Toysmith — $7 I love giving art kits as gift. It’s always great to encourage creativity!


Little Librarian kit — $20 Old Navy — $17 I seriously want these for my daughter...and she’s not even born yet!

Diggin skootcase — $53.50

Mr. Boddington’s Studio — $9 for six These bookplates are so cute. Pair with your favorite children’s book for a great gift. Forever 21 Girls — $18 I love that Forever 21 now had a girls section. Great style at super prices!

Crew Cuts — $48 My niece would love this jeweled peplum sweater.

Amazon — $8.50 DwellStudio — $32 Blue Orange Games $11.50

ChariTotes Design a puppet theater kit — $30

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GIFTS FOR KIDS (BOYS)

Muji — $19.50

Amazon — $8.50

Gap — $35 Because every boy is a super hero sometimes.

National Geographic Chameleon Vision Goggles — $14.50

Feathered Home — $25 LAND OF NOD, Great Indoors Sleeping Bag $89 *Sponsored

Amazon — $14.50

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PlanToys — $10


Battat — $25

Uncommon Goods — $89 One Step Ahead — $30 Wooden toys are my favorite. This tool kit is to just too cute.

Scotch & Soda — $30

Modern Twist — $28

Nutcase — $60 What little boy wouldn’t love this helmet! PlasmaCar — $40

NFL 12-in-1 Robot — $40 LEGO — $29

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GIFTS FOR BABY GIRLS paigelauren $30 This blanket is so soft. I received one at my baby shower and I love it.

Skip Hop — $6

baker by ted baker — $36 I love the new Baker by Ted Baker line at JCPenney.

j.crew — $38

Petunia Pickle Bottom, Social Set Layette — $42 *Sponsored

joe fresh — $6

Maxim EverEarth — $83

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janie and Jack — $12

jellycat — $12.50

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NOÉ & ZOË $40, $52


babylit board books — $8.99 each These board books based on popular literature are so fun and well-designed.

Baby Petit Bateau — $86

baby gap — $50 This sweet baby coat has an adorable bow in the back.

Little Hip Squeaks — $10 each I am not a big bow fan, but these knotted headbands are too cute.

Serena & Lily — $36 Hanna Andersson makes the best sleepers. I love this print exclusive to Serena & Lily.

OshKosh B’gosh — $10 Baby girl would look so cute dressed up in this plaid skirt for Christmas Eve.

manhattan toy $11.50 Modern moms rave about the Winkle toy. You can even put it in the fridge to help with teething. Home Decorator’s Collection — $69-109 I think this animal hamper is the cutest thing ever! We have one for our daughter’s nursery.

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GIFTS FOR BABY BOYS

Guavakids — $16 I’ve heard these are some of the only booties that stay on baby feet. I have to try these out.

The Land of Nod, Rainbow Wood Stacking Toy — $79 *Sponsored

MINTED, Alphabet In Motion Custom Art Print by Erika Krystek — $76+ *Sponsored

boon — $8 These toys make bath time that much more fun!

personalized cup & bowl set, giggle — $60 A personalized cup and bowl make a great gift and a keepsake they’ll have forever.

BABY BOW TIE, PLAID — $25 *Sponsored gap $35

gap — $17

Maxim EverEarth — $200

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j.crew — $24.50


Eric Carle $21

babylit board books $8.99 each giggle — $225 This zebra rocker is fun twist on the traditional horse.

oeuf $76

trumpette — $15 target — $15

plan toys — $49 zutano — $25 amazon — $9 CURATED BY KATIE ANDERSON to & from

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GIFTS FOR BABIES

Scivvy Diaper Cover, Heidi Merrick — $35

Art For Baby Book — $22

The Land of Nod, The Little Piggy Rocker — $129 *Sponsored

Minnetonka Bootie $20

Cashmere je t’aime baby sweater — $145

COZY BEAR HAT — $19

Blue Tartan Tiny TOMS — $36

‘So Pure’ Vanilla Teether $15 The Land of Nod, Heartfelt Blanket — $69 *Sponsored

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Crochet Zebra Head — $210

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SERENA & LILY Quilted Bunting $148 *Sponsored

Baby 7 A.M.® Enfant mittens — $27 Skip Hop Treetop Friends Owl Activity Toy — $18

Bear Faux Fur Slippers $19

Baby Oeuf® peeking cat sweater — $88

Bark Western Letter Pillow — $58

Sweater-Knit Penguin Critter Hat — $13

Dot Lapped Bodysuit — $15 Lips Pacifier — $9 VONBON Triangle Blanket — $54

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GIFTS FOR BABIES

Sperry Top-Sider® $32

CLEOBELLA BABY HAREM PANTS — $39

MOUNTED ZEBRA $158

gap, CableKnit Sweater $20

Skip Hop Moby Bath Spout Cover — $13

Baby Xylophone — $29 Striped Thermal One Piece — $35

‘Vaider’ Crib Shoe $30

gap, socks $8

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GIFTS FOR PETS

Pure + Good, All natural pet shampoos, conditioners, and spritzers Starting at $8 *Sponsored cat dog toy $9

Dog Magic Interactive Treat Game $39

Essential Square Dog Bed — $98-168

anchor dog toy $14

ROACH CAT TOY PURPLE STICK $16.50

BLUEBLOOD GRETEL PET COLLAR $36 pooch parka, kate spade saturday $45

to-Go bowl $16

Lump of coal dog toy $10

Harry Barker Scottie Dog Toy $12

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GIFTS FOR PETS

KONG $15

rope dog toy $9

Lucite pet bed, c.wonder $248 HuggleHounds Puff The Knottie Dragon Squeak Toy — $25

pet stocking $9

Cafe Biscuits Peanut Butter Dog Treats $15

Fatboy Doggielounge Marimekko Unikko $140

Energy Pyramid Cat Teepee — $32

EIFFEL TOWER DOG TOY $10+ Pet carrier, kate spade saturday — $130

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Harry Barker Santa Dog Toy — $12

Serena & Lily, Dog Beds $128-248 *Sponsored

rubber dog tassel toy $16

Bow Tie Dog Collar $43 each

FOX TERRIER CAT TOY $10 Harry Barker Dog Food Storage Canister $58

West Paw Bumi Dog Toy $16 each

Harry Barker Rubber Good Dog Ball With Rope — $12

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GIFTS FOR DOGS

Prestige Pet Products — $25.50+ BarkLogic Natural Tick & Flea Prevention & Treatment Spray — $28 Sleepypod — $140

West Paw $63 each Ware of the Dog — $145 Your pooch will be the most stylish on the block. Brew Buddies Dog Treats — $4 These treats are made with malted barley, just like in your beer.

Harry Barker — $10+

found my animal leash $54 West Elm — $145

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Harry Barker — $22.50 Because all they really want is for you to play fetch with them.


coach — $78 The holidays are a great time to upgrade your pet’s collar.

Jonathan Adler — $20 I HEART PET HEAD Nail Junky Cordless Nail Grinder — $17 Tory Burch — $65

Travel-tainer — $14.50 Filson — $38 This collapsible dog bowl is perfect to bring along to the park. Kiehl’s Cuddly-Coat Dog shampoo & Conditioning Rinse $17 each BarkBox — $199 / year

Waggo — $16 - $20

I HEART PET HEAD dry clean waterless spray shampoo $10.50 Reiko Kaneko — $55 CURATED BY KATIE ANDERSON to & from

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GIFTS FOR CATS

Hauspanther, etsy — $8

AlphaPooch — $30 Melia Pet — $9

Ike & Stella — $28 I love Ike & Stella’s trendy, handmade pet collars.

petco — $4

Pawbreakers All Natural Catnip Toy — $3 Every cat deserves some catnip during the holidays.

The Arch Groomer — $11.50

FroliCat Bolt Interactive Toy $17.50

Pioneer Pet $40 Litter Genie — $23

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Pioneer Pet — $23.50 This smart pet bowl is designed to challenge cats to fetch out their own food! They’ll eat only as much as they need, so there’s less waste and less overeating.

Eco-Me — $9 This unique formula of distilled water, white vinegar, witch hazel and plant essential oils keeps your cat’s coat healthy and clean.

Modern Cat, 2-year subscription — $18 Omega Paw — $11

target — $5 petco — $20

Cat Head — $8 ORE — $10

SmartCat — $20 This peek and play toy box would keep my cat entertained for hours.

Petco — $20

Waggo — $16

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katie’s picks

skull shot glass — $10 Cool and super affordable! ROSANNA FLASHCARD KEYS TRAY — $15 This trinket tray series is perfect for an entryway or bedside table. Check out the other letters, they’re equally as cute!

la PLAYING CARDS, FURBISH — $10 The pattern on these cards is so fun. STRIPE INFINITY SCARF — $12 You can’t beat this price!

gold ikat coasters, C.WONDER — $38 for set of 4 Pretty coasters always make a great gift.

baublebar — $32

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GIFTS UNDER $25

FAUX FUR THROW — $25

ACRYLIC LIPSTICK risers — $8

Black Polka Dot Notebook — $16

KATE SPADE SATURDAY, COSMETIC case — $25

“Do Something Awesome” Notepad — $16

kusmi green tea assortment — $24

Dwell Studio Malachite Rocks Glass — $22

tuckernuck, freaker — $10 3-pack cookie cutters — $5 paul arden — $15

Chevron Photo Frame — $13

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MISCHO BEAUTY NAIL LACQUER (5 FREE) — $18 EACH

Six Bottle Wine Rack — $25

Rifle Paper Royal Coasters — $18

sphere Ice Molds $11 / set of 2

Acrylic Desktop Dock — $24

Four Votive Candleholder Brass Finish — $20

CONSTELLATION MATCHES — $4 silk hangers, set of 3 — $17

paper napkins $3

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GIFTS UNDER $25

target — $20

Purple Painted Lady Earrings, INPINK — $24 *Sponsored

topshop — $8 each

kate spade saturday — $10 biscuit home — $22 Hedgehog Dryer Ball Set, west elm — $9

baublebar $18

amazon — $14 Perfect for those that love to entertain! kate spade new york — $14

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Crate & Barrel $22

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Anthropologie — $8 each


Fairfax + King Wrapped Soap in Botanical Garden — $13.50 *Sponsored

Deluxe Electric Fabric Shaver, oreck — $20

Crate & Barrel — $23

deck of cards, Jayson Home — $25 each Fun, decorative playing cards make a great stocking stuffer.

the container store — $5 amazon — $21.50

dormify — $25

cb2 — $17 target — $15

emily ley — $20 Forget the rest. west elm — $25 A soup and sandwich never looked so chic.

c. wonder $12

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FOR THE EVERYGIRL (ALL UNDER $50)

Clear Wine Rack, cb2 — $40

Danielle Moss and Alaina Kaczmarski THE EVERYGIRL

pens, design darling — $22 journal, JAYSON HOME — $20 Perfect for the aspiring writer or the friend with a serious case of wanderlust to document their travels.

Biscuit Home $30

Cotton pajama set, VICTORIA’S SECRET $49.50

CB2 Pinch Bowls — $5 - $15 Anthropologie — $38

What is your favorite holiday TRADITION?

elva fields — $28 The perfect accessory to go with any outfit at any time of day for any occasion.

Our favorite holiday tradition is getting the tree, preferably from a nearby lot so you can carry it home like they do in When Harry Met Sally. (It’s a ten-second clip in a two hour movie but it made an impression.) Then decorating the tree while drinking hot cocoa and listening to Christmas music. 106

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wishbone jewelry holder, pure home — $37

Keep Not Settling iPhone case, The Everygirl — $34 On sale starting November 20th!

Essie — $8.50 Monogrammed Acrylic Tray, design darling — $42

Monogrammed Cheese Board — $25

Stemless gold-rimmed glasses, west elm — $32 After college, it’s important to retire disposable kitchenware and start investing in quality pieces. Of course that takes time, so help a friend out and gift them some kitchen and dining pieces you know they’ll use. We assume this means wine.

Illume Gilded Mercury Candle — $15.75 This is one of our favorite holiday scents, is a beautiful candle that will go with any decor, and is less than $20.

Nate Berkus for Target — $25

c.wonder $24

Turkish towel, 30PonteV — $48

West Elm throw — $39 Who doesn’t love cozying up come winter? This throw is eye-catching, soft and comfy, and reasonably priced. to & from

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GIFTS UNDER $50

Crate & Barrel — $49.50

Kira Striped Towels, grandiflora — $28 *Sponsored

Minted — $35+

max & chloe — $26

Monogrammed Clutch, somono — $48 EACeach *Sponsored simplehuman — $40

pj salvage — $48

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Furbish — $26


Wine Thermometer, anthropologie — $34

old navy — $40 This faux leather tote also comes in emerald, black, tan and snakeprint.

baublebar — $48

Jayson Home $28 modcloth — $30

luxe + lillies — $50

personalized purse mirror, red envelope — $30

gap — $45 These are the perfect aprés ski leggings.

furbish — $27

amazon — $29 190 recipes from a French master chef.

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GIFTS UNDER $50

albie designs, Florence Italy print — $35 *Sponsored

kora Energizing Citrus Mist — $44

VIETRI, Ruffle Glass Gold Stripe Service Place — $38 *Sponsored

LINE AND DEFINE BRUSH SET — $39

lililoi living, Hibiscus Passion Active Hydrator — $44

Python-Embossed Luggage Tag — $35

Nate Berkus Aluminum Enameled Decorative Box — $25

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Knock Knock Self Therapy Flashcards — $10


GRAPHIC IMAGE, 4 Coasters with Tin Box Crocodile Embossed Leather — $38

Tea & Rose Liquid Soap — $32 MIZZOU TIGERS T-SHIRT — $34

Honey Absolute Rare Botanic Candle — $48 Twain Vintage Cigar Catchall — $45

BAMBOO CHEESE KNIVES $34

THE DIAMOND STATIONERY SET $30

nix foil tray — $26 craft cocktails — $50 CURATED BY MEG BIRAM to & from

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GIFTS UNDER $100

FAUX BONE SERVERS — $55

Carolina Amato Fingerless Knit & Leather Gloves — $95

Jack Black Triple Luxury Set — $98

THE QUINTESSENTIAL COLLECTION $75

GOLD ARROW HAND WRAP — $72

COLORBLOCK LINEN PILLOW $96 EACH

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SNAKE IPHONE CASES $32


SHIBORI ZIP POUCH — $58

Python-Embossed Medium Envelope — $95 Mario Testino: In Your Face — $60

Fortune Cookie Box $25

THE GREAT GATSBY SWEATSHIRT — $42

C’est Tout (It’s Everything) - Love Screen Print in French $25

Honeycomb Decal Beverage Tub $20 ceramic candles — starting at $65

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GIFTS UNDER $100 nordstrom — $100 The perfect holiday shoe!

Promenade Pocketbook in Pewter, petunia — $59 *Sponsored

Bryan Solarski, ugallery — $50+ I love giving the gift of art.

loren hope — $68 crate & barrel $60

nordstrom — $58

Gold Madame de Pompadour Candle, biscuit home — $90

kendra scott $65

shop ten 25 — $75

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raincoat, cath kidston — $55


Alabaster Glass Deep Serving Bowl, VIETRI — $59 *Sponsored dwellstudio — $95

j.crew — $98

shopbop — $65 Who wouldn’t love cashmere gloves in the color of the year, emerald?

fossil $60

feathered home — $60

Home Decorator’s Collection $59

madewell — $79.50

mark & graham — $99 Monogram this special set of games for your in-laws.

honeydew intimates — $54

the land of nod — $69 CURATED BY KATIE ANDERSON to & from

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PERSONALITY

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EDITOR’S PICKS meg’s picks

katie’s picks

FOODIE FLASHCARDS — $9+ For your friend that doesn’t know what gnocchi is. Lele Sadoughi, Sputnik Pendant Necklace — $165 For girlfriend with a little edge.

ILIA LIP EXFOLIATOR & LIP CONDITIONER — $24 EACH For the beauty product junkie.

REBECCA MINKOFF MONOGRAMMED POUCH — $50 Every girl can use an extra pouch!

MASSI Fitness Mat & Carrying Case — $129

The Flower Recipe Book — $19 Perfect for friends that love DIY. to & from

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FOR THE FASHIONABLE FOODIE

Jeanine Donofrio LOVE & LEMONS

Crate & Barrel — $8

Reclaimed Wood Serving & Cutting Board, Food 52 Provisions — $125

White Pie Plate, Suite One Studio — $60 Everyone loves pie, and everyone will love this handmade pie plate.

White Truffle Sea Salt, Kaufmann Mercantile — $29 Finishing salt is the perfect hostess gift (especially when you don’t know what else to get).

Crest Bottle Opener, Fort Standard — $60 Like jewelry...for your kitchen or bar.

Enamelware Colander, Kaufmann Mercantile — $40 For draining pasta, in style.

Milk Glass Cake Plate, Food 52 Provisions — $55

What is your favorite holiday memory?

My favorite holiday memories are in the kitchen, baking with my mom and sister. Before I could reach the countertop, my mom would pull over a chair to stand on so I could “help” and get my hands messy in the flour. 118

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Marble & Wood Rolling Pin, Terrain — $38 Ceramic Measuring Cups, Terrain — $28 West Elm —$35

Ceramic Ginger Grater, Father Rabbit — $11.50 For the cook that has everything — the cutest little ginger grater ever.

Clementine & Cointreau Marmalade, Cow & Co. — $6 ‘Tis the season to splurge on fancy foodie gifts with good packaging.

Marble Mortar and Pestle, Crate & Barrel — $30 A classic marble mortar & pestle will last a lifetime. Anthropologie — $36

Ware Bakeware, West Elm — $13-$24 My favorite bakeware — a very practical gift for newlyweds or holiday housewarmings.

Folded Miso Bowl, Pigeon Toe Ceramics $40

Anthropologie — $20 Everyone needs a spoon rest, they just might not know it yet. to & from

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DAY TO NIGHT, LEFT TO RIGHT

Hilary Phelps HILARYPHELPS.COM

Fraiser Fir Candle, Thymes — $29 Pure and simple, it smells like Chirstmas!

Silk & Cashmere Wrap, La Fiorentina — $198 A necessity for the traveler who spends a lot of time on a plane or train.

J.Crew $165

Danielle Nicole Handbags — $48

Alexander Wang — $495 PIPERLIME — $84

What IS YOUR FAVORITE HOLIDAY gIFT YOU’VE EVER RECEIVED?

Anthropologie — $32 A fashionable way to protect designer clothes while in the kitchen.

A chemistry set I was given for Christmas when I was 7 years old. For as long as I can remember, I’ve loved learning and embracing the unconventional. Even now, some 25 years later, there are some things that never change! I love the unique, creative gift of learning more now than I did even then. 120

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3-pack small caps, EZSqueezees — $10 These refillable packs are great for the girl on the move — whether with workouts or active children. I put my own fuel and gel in these packs during longer bike rides, runs and post workout snacks, but they are great for moms-onthe-go who want to provide their children with nutrientpacked homemade foods. Nespresso — $100

Custom Headphones, Sol Republic — $100+ Create a gift that’s unique! Whether it’s the logo of your best friend’s company or your brother’s alma mater, you can give a gift that’s one of a kind.

Under Armour — $90

One month - one year subscription, Yogaglo — $18-$216 Second Nature by Hand — $10

Spiral Slicer, Joyce Chen — $22 The spiral slicer makes raw zucchini noodles or decrative veggie embellishments — the perfect gift for a raw foodie, a gluten free goddess or a woman who likes to entertain and create wonders in the kitchen.

How to Cook Everything, Mark Bittman — $26

Square Lacquer Tray, West Elm — $34

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HEALTH & FITNESS GAL

Bose headphones $100 These are my all-time favorite headphones. They’re a little pricey, but work better than any I’ve tried.

Gina Harney FITNESSISTA

Foot wakers — $65 It’s so easy to forget to stretch out our feet, and these little half-spheres can help with foot pain and plantar fasciitis.

Polar FT4 heart rate monitor $100 This is a great way to gauge how hard you’re working during your workouts!

NIKE — $110 For your barre-fanatic friend, these are perfect during class and something she may not buy for herself.

URBAN GYM TIGHT — $65 Can easy be worn for a workout, or with a sweater and boots.

iPod shuffle — $49 Load it up with a workout playlist you know they’ll love!

What IS YOUR FAVORITE PART OF THE HOLIDAYS?

Getting to enjoy them with our almost two-year-old daughter. Everything about having her with us makes the season even more magical. She already knows that Santa comes on Christmas and brings baby dolls. One of my favorite traditions, that we’ve been doing for years before she was born, is having hot cocoa and watching Christmas movies late Christmas Eve with my husband. I especially love The Grinch. 122

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YOGOCO — $89 A pretty yoga mat bag. I especially love the print and patterns. Road ID — $30 This is crucial for anyone who does outdoor workouts or distance runs.

Garmin Forerunner 10 $130 This is a low-cost GPS option and acts as a running coach too. It will cheer you on when you hit a new goal or time distance and easily helps you keep dibs on your runs. It also comes in beautiful colors!

Headbands OF hope $20 Gorgeous headbands for a wonderful cause.

LULULEMON — $68 These are great for any type of workout, whether it’s a run, class, or weight lifting session.

Lotus necklace — $45 This is perfect for your favorite yogini.

Soli Beat — $27 This is my first dance cardio DVD set to the beat of live drummers. It’s a dance cardio class that torches up to 700 calories in one hour and is an absolute blast. FLEX hoodie — $39-65 I love the bright colors and funky neckline of this hoodie! Yogitoes — $50 This helps to keep you from slipping off your mat and soaks up the power yoga sweat. to & from

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NERDY CHIC

Hanna Seabrook GADABOUT

Jonathan Adler — $42

Furbish — $17

Everyone will be going thank-you-letter crazy after the holiday season. Gifting stationery can be a great immediate-use gift.

Porcelain Euro Numbers, Sara Kate Studios — $12

Furbish $10

Portable owl speakers, Sloane Ranger — $32

The perfect stocking stuffer for a music lover.

Dean Davidson $140 J.Crew — $188

What MAKES THE HOLIDAYS SPECIAL TO YOU?

Kate Spade — $148

There are so many things that we put off during the year because we are all “too busy.” I feel like the holidays are the one time of year that we allow ourselves to do the things we want to do year round: curl up with a good book for a few hours, watch movie marathons, stay in your pajamas all day, eat too many cookies, have full and meaningful conversations, catch up with family and take the time to feel thankful for what we have. Though I wish we all made more time for these things year-round, getting to experience all these happy, cheerful things over two weeks feels pretty wonderful too. 124

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kate spade — $48

Cire Trudon — $90 Tory Burch — $150

Gifting a statement frame is such a nice way to celebrate a memory. I love how framed photos encourage conversation and storytelling. Especially while entertaining over the holidays.

Duffy — $265

The two-tone paneling makes this sweater a modern upgrade from the usual cashmere Christmas gift.

Furbish $458

scrabble typography edition — $199 This scrabble edition is sleek enough to be played on the most stylish of tables.

Jayson Home — $88

Barneys — $98

Have a planner on your list? I love the idea of a giving a gift that can get them excited for the new year.

MAISON MARTIN MARGIELA — $195

Zhush — $91 to & from

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UBER ORGANIZED

Nicole Warren THE BOSS MAG

Feather Bookmark, BARNEYS $68

West Elm — $54+

Copper Pencil Cup, Ferm Living — $39 Pebble Tape Measure, Leif — $17 Form meets function — a worthy stocking stuffer. Cork Envelopes, Jayson Home — $28+

F*ing Genius Sticky Notes, Paper Source — $5 Whether it’s a co-worker or a college student, these little notes will earn a grin.

High Street Market — $25

What is your favorite holiday tradition?

Agenda, Barneys — $115 More interesting than the usual black leather versions.

The first glass of my family’s (adult) eggnog signals the holiday season for me! It’s a Virginia tradition I haven’t let go of — even now that I live in London. 126

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Paperweight, Kate Spade — $30 Motivational words and it’ll corral her papers.

Graphic Image — $53 Smythson — $695 The really luxe holdall they’ll keep forever.

Williams Sonoma Home — $99

PENCIL Cup, High Street Market — $18 Because why not have a horn pencil cup?!

Push Pencil, JAYSON HOME — $24

PAperweight, Kate Spade — $30

Paperweight, Furbish — $55

More gifts for the uber organized:

Knock Knock Sticky Mental Notes — $4

PAPER NESTING BOXES, SATURDAY — $45

Ostrich File Folders $10 for set of 6

100 black & white stripe paperclips — $4 to & from

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ONE FOR YOU, ONE FOR ME

Merritt Beck THE STYLE SCRIBE

Loren Hope — $68 Every girl should have a pair of bright statement earrings!

FURBISH — $38.50 A cheeky pillow for my girlfriends in Texas.

RabLabs $140

Equipment — $388 I already have one pair of Equipment PJ’s and they are worth the splurge — I love mine!

Tom Ford — $210 I never buy perfume for myself — I love receiving perfume as a gift so I can try a few new ones every year.

Tory Burch Acrylic Tray — $295 Trays are a great gift because they can be styled and used in so many different ways.

What is your favorite holiday gift you’ve ever received?

Last year I received a brand new Nikon D600 for Christmas and it’s such a dream! Not only is it the pride and joy of my blog (for outfit photos, travel, and more), but I’m also able to capture the most beautiful photos of my family during the holidays and at other memorable moments throughout the year. 128

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Tory Burch — $78 Gigi New York — $50

Mark & Graham — $50 Great personalized gift for the foodies in your life.

C.Wonder — $12 Holiday ornaments as gifts are underrated — it’s another thing you don’t always think to buy for yourself but are always fun to receive.

NEST — $34

Kate Spade — $228

NET-A-PORTER — $32 LuluLemon — $118 Madewell — $98 to & from

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THE HOMEBODY

Alissa Swedlow THE GOODS DESIGN BLOG Nordstrom — $49 A night at home is the perfect time to change your nail polish color. And the holidays are a perfect time to gift these glittery polishes.

Amazon — $9 I love a book that transports you — when I read this book I was sucked into the story immediately. Reading is always a great way to spend the night in, and a book is always a thoughtful gift. Neiman Marcus — $65

Jonathan Adler — $24

Anthropologie — $188 The perfect blanket to cuddle up with while at home, plus it would look gorgeous draped over a chair or sofa when you aren’t snuggled up in it. Rifle Paper Co. — $10

C. Wonder $158

What makes the holidays special to you?

Holidays are special in my family because of all the delicious foods my family makes. We are Jewish, so our Hanukah celebrations are filled with brisket, chicken soup and potato latkes with my Grandma’s homemade applesauce. I’m lucky to live close to my family and see them often, and the food that we eat for the holidays makes our get-togethers even more special. 130

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Jonathan Adler — $195 Shop Antiquaria — $55 I’ve recently started doing calligraphy for fun and am obsessed. This is a great starter kit for that friend who loves tackling new arts and crafts.

Net-A-Porter $160

Sephora — $55

Amazon — $21+ C. Wonder $38

Neiman Marcus $65

Saks Fifth Avenue — $58 A night at home (especially in the winter) calls for a warm drink. This hot cocoa is the best (and would be perfect in the Jonathan Adler mugs)!

Calypso Home $415

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MOVIE LOVER

Elizabeth Midgett

Archie Grand Notebook $20

THE NOW STYLEBOOK

Alfred Hitchcock DVD Set $162

Furbish $14.25 Hollywood’s always within reach with these cute notecards.

Mean Girls Pencil Set $9/set

Donkey Products Movie Star Tea Bags $12.75

Popcorn Seasoning $28

Wes Anderson Collection — $24

what is your favorite holiday tradition?

Every year around Christmas, my family and I head down to our lake house for some serious rest and relaxation. We play games, eat s’mores, some people fish and I curl up by the fire, watch holiday movies, and read. It’s the best way to wind down before the new year. 132

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Jonathan Adler — $165 Incorporate their love of movies into their décor with this classic quote pillow! Charlotte Olympia $995 These kitschy shoes would make any girl feel like a leading lady.

Matt Owen Print — $19

Shopbop — $20

Apple TV — $99

Klippan Throw — $133 This blanket will keep them cozy for movie nights at home.

C. Wonder Popcorn Popper — $29

Kate Spade iPad Sleeve — $35

Love Actually — $10 The perfect movie to put anyone in the holiday spirit! to & from

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COLOR-LOVING FASHIONISTA Bauble Bar — $38 Add a little polish with a gem necklace.

Brittany Hebb & Whitney Powell BRITT + WHIT

Julep Nail Polish — $39

LORD & TAYLOR $64

Tory Burch — $75

Hunter $140

J. Crew —$365 Blues hues were all over the runways and this coat fits that bill.

What is your favorite holiday tradition?

BetsEy Johnson $34

The Fashion Book —$60

BRITT — We were allowed to open one present on Christmas Eve and it was always new pajamas. We would wear them to bed and to open presents on Christmas morning. It’s a nice tradition that I’m excited to carry on! WHIT — The holiday time always makes me think of family, especially my mother. She always makes sure that we trim the tree and frost Christmas cookies together as a family. It has created some lasting memories and moments I can’t wait to recreate this Christmas! 134

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Kate Spade $27 each Alice & Olivia $295

Emi-Jay Hair Ties $6.50

Kate Spade — $428 For a pretty in pink vibe, go with this option for holiday parties.

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GIRLY GIRL

Amy Havins DALLAS WARDROBE

EUGENIA KIM — $112 A precious addition to any accessory collection. What girly girl wouldn’t want this dainty piece?

RED Valentino — $895 Kate Spade — $38

Romwe — $70

Jo Malone Perfume $115 Perfume is one of my favorites to receive especially if it is a great scent like this Jo Malone!

What is your favorite holiday gift you’ve ever received?

Valentino $945

My watch. My husband (fiancé at the time) got it for me the Christmas before we got married. It is a timeless piece that will always remind me of that special time that I know I will have forever!

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Cartier Stainless Steel Watch $4,300 This is a really special gift (and also a personal favorite). This is the gift that you will always have.

Press Chiffon Feather Skirt $79

Deborah LippmanN Big Bang Nail Polish Set $78 Who doesn’t want a vast amount of nail polish?

Saint Laurent — $548

Topshop — $150

Bellerose leopard print coat — $489

BAUBLE BAR — $28

TORN BY RONNY KOBO — $276

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FOR THE BAKER

12-Piece Large Tube Set, byAteco — $24

Uncle Beefy aka Bradford Crowder THE BEDLAM OF BEEFY

Cacao Barry Extra Brute Cocoa Powder — $13 You may think, “What does anyone need with 2+ lbs of cocoa powder?!” But, lemme tell ya, this is the *only* cocoa I will bake with. The *only* one.

Trophy Cupcakes & Parties — $25 Aside from the fact that it’s a visual treat to peruse through, and that there are cupcake recipes aplenty, it has inspiration galore for throwing a fantastic fête.

Round Gold Crown Baking Cups — $6

Mauviel® M’passion Copper Mixing Bowls — $100-190 Ateco Revolving Cake Stand — $44

What IS YOUR FAVORITE HOLIDAY GIFT YOU’VE RECEIVED?

Wilton® Craft Treat Boxes — $6

A few years ago my partner gave me a small gift bag with a few little books on Paris...and surprised me with the trip to go with it! Paris?! For a Francophile who loves to bake?! Magnifique! 138

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Cupcake Courier Cupcake Carrying Case $34

KitchenAid Professional 620 Stand Mixer, Satin Copper — $900

Anniversary Bundt® Pan $35

Flo Braker’s Baking for All Occasions $35 One of my all-time favorite baking books!

Vietnamese Cinnamon 4.5% Oil Content — $6 Cinnamon is cinnamon? That’s what I thought before I tried Vietnamese Cinnamon. Amazeballs!

Demarle Silpat Non-Stick Baking Mat — $23

Stacked Cooling Rack — $25 A great way to increase kitchen counter space without calling a contractor. Sturdy but compact design that folds up for easy storage. Williams-Sonoma — $100 Zenker Layer Cake Slicer — $30 What baker doesn’t love the idea of people exclaiming, “You *made* that?!”? For the baker on your list, this will make that grand impression a whole lot easier.

Ivory Scalloped Metal Pedestals — $10+ to & from

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CORPORATE GIRL

Brighton Keller BRIGHTON THE DAY Kate spade — $29

Rainbow Sticky Notes, PAPER SOURCE — $10

Mousepad, Poppin — $9

Kate Spade $328

Heart Stickers multi pack, PINK OLIVE — $6

Money Sign Paper Clips $4 Happy Notes — $18

What is your favorite holiday GIFT YOU’VE EVER RECEIVED?

I know it’s super cliche, but each year I look forward to getting new nighties and/or pajamas. My mom always lets us open our “PJ Present” on Christmas Eve and it’s so nice getting to wear brand new jammies to bed...and then all day long on Christmas Day. Last year, my sisters and I each got a new set of Eberjey pajamas — they’re the BEST! But really, they’re amazing. 140

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Sugar Paper — $52

Kate Spade — $25 Sticky notes are great reminders and a useful way for keeping track of all the things we have to remember — and since these notes are usually always in front of us, shouldn’t they be cute and stylish too?! I just bought myself this adorable little set — I’m pretty confident their cuteness will serve as extra motivation for my day-to-day to-do’s! West Elm — $14-$29

WARBY PARKER — $95 Cute + nerdy spectacles — yes, please! And their Winter Collection is adorable. Printerette Press — $12

poppin — $7+ She’ll take better notes with pretty pens. AMANDA CATHERINE DESIGNS — $12

Notebook, BRANCH + COTTON $14 NEST multi-function stand, BLUE LOUNGE — $15 I love the hot pink, of course!

DESK PLANNER, Henri BendEl — $95 to & from

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CHIC CITY GIRL ON THE GO

Cori Sue Morris BITCHES WHO BRUNCH

Fresh Sugar MINI LIP TRIO — $28 These are the best! Kate Spade Thermos $18 Ferragamo, Nordstrom — $450 Kate Spade notebook — $14 Perfect for keeping track of brilliant ideas and upcoming dinner dates the old fashioned way. Polka Dot Tights, Nordstrom $16

Tory Burch — $175 Because when you’re wearing them daily it’s worth the splurge.

What IS YOUR FAVORITE HOLIDAY TRADITION?

Kiehl’s Ultimate Strength Hand Salve $15 I have this in my handbag at all times to keep my hands from drying out all winter.

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Red Beret, Betmar Hats $29

Jo Malone — $100 The city girl likes a variety. These are small enough to toss in your purse.

Kate Spade $20

J.Crew — $298 Rifle Paper Co. — $24 Because no matter how busy you are there’s always time to send a quick thank you. Bauble Bar $100 CaseMate — $80

Essie — $8.50

Scalamandre Umbrella — $95 Dry Bar Detox Dry Shampoo — $20 How you survive gym-to-work-to-play. Bauble Bar — $42 to & from

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FOR GLAMAZONS

La Caravelle Champagne Cuvée Niña Champane — $35 Everyday is a celebration! It’s a must to always have a chilled bottle of bubbly in the fridge ready to open when the occasion arises, so why not have an excellent and affordable bottle of bubbly on stand by for the girls, promotion, engagement or just because.

Makeda Saggau-Sackey GLAMAZON DIARIES

Delta Travel Gift Card The gift of travel is something a Glamazon would love because not only does she get the freedom to choose where she wants to go, she can choose when. Delta has an amazing roster of destinations to choose from so whether its to escape or attend SXSW or Sundance, getting there is just a gift card away.

Train Case — $40

Vanity Table — $417

What is your favorite holiday memory?

kate spade — $80

Gucci Disco Bag —$895 This is going to be the must-wear crossbody bag in 2014, so why not get on the trend train now. With so many colors to choose from, matching our outfit with your bag is a cinch.

Coach ‘Sydney’ Pumps —$328 This pump is going to be a must-have of 2014! Why not gift your favorite fashionista a gift ahead of the trend.

My first Christmas in the United States after I emigrated from Ghana. It was the first time seeing snow, an actual Christmas tree and taking photos with Santa Claus like I saw in the movies. What made it even more special was the fact that I spent it with my entire family. 144

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MicrOSOft Surface $349+ Now that we’re allowed to use our electronic devices on planes, blogging while on the go or catching on on the latest fashion and business news is as simple as logging on to the wi-fi on the plane, train or automobile.

Olympia Le Tain Clutch — $1,610

Nokia Lumia 1020 — $200

More gifts for glamour girls:

DIOR GLAMOUR — $115 Perfect for her coffee table.

stationery, society 6 $12 / set of 3 cards

c. booth honey almond dry oil mist — $5 The BEST dry oil!

CRYSTAL GARBO BRACELET, BAUBLE BAR $40 Works with all of your favorite outfits!

CHLOE SIGNATURE BINDER — $24

KATE SPADE, KICK UP YOUR HEELS IPHONE CASE — $40

lizzie fortunato — $795

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FOR THE BEAUTY GALS

Kara Manos POLITICS OF PRETTY Butter London Nail Polish Set — $35 A timeless nail polish set and the perfect stocking stuffer gift.

BeautyBlender Duo Set $40 You can’t do any wrong with gifting this easy to use makeup blender for the beauty buff or beginner.

Marc Jacobs Rollerball Trio Gift Set — $39

Stila Color Me Glossy Lip Glaze Set — $28

Rebecca Minkoff Cosmetics Case — $75 Every gal needs a pretty little case to fit all their makeup necessities.

Lauren Conrad Beauty — $18 This has been my go-to guide for everything from makeup application tips to general wellness.

What IS YOUR FAVORITE HOLIDAY TRADITION?

Every Christmas morning, my mom makes French Toast Bake (if you haven’t had it, it’s amazing—baked French Toast with syrup on the bottom) and we sit around the tree listening to Christmas music and talk. I crave French Toast Bake every year! Usually, opening gifts is always last on our agenda! 146

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Estee Lauder Golden Horseshoe Compact $95

Cloud Nine Hair Styling Micro Iron $130 Oribe Purse Size Collection $65 This is at the top of my wish list—four purse-size hair styling products from my favorite line.

Alex & Isabelle Double Hair Ties — $12

Alterna Caviar Experience Kit — $30 Estee Lauder Modern Muse — $78

Stila Liner Set — $24 I’m obsessed with makeup gift sets because it’s the perfect opportunity to try more than one shade.

Tory Burch Lip & Cheek Tint — $38 Philosophy Peppermint Stick bath pearls — $24 Crème de Corps — $29.50 A must-have to keep skin hydrated during the cold winter season.

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TRENDY GIRL

Miss Dior — $90

Rachelle Porsenna PINK SOLE

Paris Street style book $25

Michael Kors — $250 A classic piece that will never go out of style. Elizabeth & James — $195 A soft and classic cat eye, just in case she is not ready to tackle this trend.

Valentino Rockstud — $1,045

Topshop snood $50

What is your favorite holiday memory?

Felix Rey Umbrella — $65 Any trendy girl would love this, this is the perfect piece to stand out on a rainy day.

C.Wonder monogram jewelry box — $78

My favorite holiday memories are helping my mom with Christmas dinner. She’s an amazing cook. For Christmas she would always let me pick something new from her many cookbooks and we would prepare everything together. My dad would always splurge on the fanciest charcuterie such as foie gras or terrine for us to have in the morning. Now that I don’t always get to spend the holidays with my parents I really miss these moments. 148

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Chance — $68

Anthropologie lipstick holder — $38 Stylish and useful, at $38 this lipstick holder is a winner.

J.Crew — $198

RIFLE PAPER CO. iPhone case $38

Jo Malone diffuser $80

Inslee Card set — $25 Tory Burch $495 This is a present that any girl would use for years to come.

Coach wallet — $128

Clare Vivier — $143 This is a unique piece that can be styled easily.

Giles & Brother — $160

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EDGY & ECO-CHIC

Rachel Mlinarchik

Alkemie —$176

MY FAIR VANITY Tarte Lip Stain $24

Shwood — $350 This gift is truly one-of-a-kind since each pair is handcrafted from wood and stone in Portland, Oregon.

Tsi-La — $44 This perfume is organic, vegan, and free from harmful synthetics, colors and preservatives.

Voluspa — $27 Zoya nail polish — $8 Eco-chic girls can stay on-trend with Zoya’s toxin-free varnishes.

What IS YOUR FAVORITE HOLIDAY TRADITION?

Tory Burch — $95

Kelly Wearstler $295 Made in the U.S.A. These are the perfect statement earrings to pair with a little black dress.

Of a Kind $68-145

Heidi Merrick — $325 Ethically made in Los Angeles of vegan leather, the interesting texture adds grit while the flattering sheath silhouette adds polish.

I absolutely love decorating gingerbread houses. My mom always has one ready for me when I come home for the holidays, and we decorate gingerbread cookies as well. I like to make alien ginger bread creatures, and my Mom tells me I am “so weird,” but my little aliens make me happy. 150

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Gabrielle Artega for Of a Kind — $228 Gifts from Of a Kind are all the more special because they are made in limited edition batches of 50.

Kenneth Jay Lane — $95

Angela + Roi — $65 This is a feel-good gift for any woman. $5 of the purchase of this bag will be donated to the Alzheimer’s.

Alexis Bittar $195

Reformation — $178 Made of vintage fur.

Lighting & Home Furnishings

Your Home for the Holidays... Shop Style 

Get design tips by Meg Biram, co-founder of at LampsPlus.com/blog

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COFFEE LOVER

Ashlyn Williams LET IT BE BEAUTIFUL

Crate & Barrel — $17 Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream — $12/pint

Nordstrom $18

CASO Germany Mini Hand Held Frother $25

Amazon — $7

Target — $13

Krups ESpresso Machine — $375 With this bad boy you won’t have to go on your daily Starbucks run.

What IS YOUR FAVORITE HOLIDAY TRADITION?

Zara Home — $30 These gold coasters will spruce up any dull coffee mug.

Since I was a little girl, Christmas mornings have always been special to me. Whatever child wakes up first, runs through the house waking everyone else up, (because we weren’t allowed to go downstairs until we are all up). We spend the morning opening Christmas presents from Santa (aka mom + dad) with It’s a Wonderful Life from 1947 playing in the background. Mom always has a new breakfast recipe planned & spends most of the morning preparing breakfast. Since I have gotten older, Christmas mornings have changed slightly, but they are always special in their own way. 152

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Starbucks — $20

West Elm — $9-$20

Breville Smart Coffee Grinder, Crate & BarreL — $200 An all-around amazing coffee grinder that has 25 settings to choose exactly how fine or coarse you want your coffee grounds. You can also choose the number of shots.

Norpro Stainless Steel Scoop + Clip Coffee Measure, Amazon — $9+

Anthropologie $8 Stylish mugs always make drinking coffee more fun, but a goldmonogrammed mug tops the charts, in my book!

Forever 21 — $3.80

Thermos, Jack Spade — $35 The man in your life needs a sweet thermos to take to work, so all his coworkers are jealous!

Ashley Brooke Designs — $42 These Mr. & Mrs. mugs have been on my wishlist for what seems like ages. Perfect for a Sunday morning with your significant other.

Crate & Barrel — $25

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EDITOR’S PICKS meg’s picks

HAND CARVED COW SKULL, CLEOBELLA — $495 This goes beyond your average skull.

METALLIC PRINT GLASSWARE SET, WEST ELM — $34 This affordable gift comes in silver or gold.

TORY BURCH DONKEY NEEDLEPOINT PILLOW — $175

katie’s picks

ROOST BUBBLED BEVERAGE DISPENSER — $298 For someone who loves to entertain, this modern beverage dispenser makes a great gift.

LARGE PYTHON TRAY, FURBISH — $60

Coyuchi Air weight bath sheet — $50 It’s probably time to replace the towels we received from our wedding. I would love to receive some fresh, new bath sheets. to & from

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HOME & ENTERTAINING

Brian Paquette BRIAN PAQUETTE INTERIORS

CANDLE STICK HOLDER, GRAIN — $7-$14 Obsessed with these candle holders from local guys Grain Design. Grandma’s silver can take the night off. NAPKINS, CAROLINE HURLEY — $60/SET OF 4 I like these napkins paired with a black and white chinoiserie salad plate for something unexpected.

Astier de Villatte Candle — $75 Scent should never be a sense overlooked. This is my favorite of all Astier’s line and reminds me of my dear friend Grant ... wash em out when there done and you’ve got great cocktail glasses.

BOWL, NICKEY KEHOE — $235 A proper meal should be served on white, but no one said anything about the appetizers.

TEA TOWEL, MAKELIKE — $28 I love Makelike’s prints, and who’s to say they can’t help clean up the mess after dinner.

helen levi ceramics —$48 Make even the most mundane act of having coffee in the morning that much better with these beautiful mugs. Hey ... sip whiskey at night out of ‘em too after all the guests have gone.

What MAKES THE HOLIDAYS SPECIAL TO YOU?

Iacoli & mcallister $48 Where form and fuction meet, Seattle geniuses make cracking open that beer that much more stylish.

Friends, family and an excuse to gather to realize you should probably get together even more during the year. 156

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JAYSON HOME $68 When entertaining, I can’t think of how you could ever have too many sets of servers. These are just so good.

john derian calling card — 42¢ Never overlook the smallest of details when entertaining.

HIBERNUS INCENSE PYRES, blackbird — $27 A great take-home gift for after dinner, a scent that reminds you a night spent with friends.

Astier de Villatte VASE, SUE FISHER KING — $240 The perfect vase for any center piece. Dressed up or down with branches, its lines are forever.

Akiko’s pottery, Totokaelo — $24 Akiko’s pottery is so pure simple beauty. I have eaten off of them, used them as catchalls in an entry and even hung a collection of them on a wall.

shop fog linen —$30 Simple texture and something everyone needs. Heck I even matched some throw pillows on my sofa to these.

More gifts for the home & entertaining: ARIANNA BELLE, jungalow jet pillow — $118

set of 2 striped napkins, a sunny afternoon co. — $26

FRANKIES’ ORGANIC OLIVE OIL, old faithful shop — $30

society social, bottoms up wine tote — $15

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FOR THE WELL-STYLED HOME

Lindsay Souza THE PURSUIT OF STYLE

CANDLE, Kate Spade, — $40 You’ll want to have a few of these adorable candles on hand for hostess gifts during the holiday season.

Colorblock Linen Pillow, Society Social — $96

Lucite Hashtag, C.Wonder — $68 Have a blogger on your list? A lucite hashtag is a guaranteed hit!

Chad Wys Print — $20

Baily Box, Tory Burch — $395

Designers I Met and Liked Notebook, Biscuit Home $11

What is your favorite holiday TRADITION?

Candy Coated Photograph, West Elm — $169

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Shopbop — $25

Sun-Bleached Turtle Shells, Jayson Home — $85+

Small Blue Tray, Biscuit Home — $15 This little blue dish would be the perfect stocking stuffer.

Flowers by Lulie Wallace, Anthropologie, $98 Art is always a special gift to give and Lulie Wallace’s flower prints are stunning.

Jennifer Ament Eucalyptus Print, Serena & Lily — $595

Furbish — $50

Bazaar Animal Coasters, C.Wonder — $12

Bone Inlay Tray, Furbish — $195

Shopbop — $60 Books are always at the top of my holiday wish list.

High Street Market — $58 to & from

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PRETTY PRACTICAL

Dana Miller HOUSE*TWEAKING Serena & Lily $18 urban outfitters — $14

AMAZON — $80

LEIF — $24 This sophisticated tape dispenser is sure to bring a touch of luxe to someone’s desk and a smile to their face every time they use it.

AMAZON — $6+ These reusable straws are great for entertaining and kids. Every drink tastes better with a straw!

West Elm — $19

Serena & Lily — $48

What is your favorite holiday tradition?

Growing up, my family had a tradition of going down to the local firehouse and picking out a live Christmas tree each year. We would bring it home and decorate it with our favorite ornaments and strands of popcorn that we strung ourselves. My parents were really good about letting us kids have our way with the tree! It’s a tradition that lives on in my home today. We always have a live tree and it’s never too perfectly decorated. 160

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CASA — $10 (reusable produce bags)

soup & sandwich duo, UncommonGoods — $30 pouf.us — $150 A staple of the casual home, poufs can be moved from room to room and used as foot stools or extra seating. With forgiving leather and a soft round shape, it makes the perfect prop for babies just learning to stand. An ideal gift for someone with young kids in the house.

Leif — $12

TERRATRENDZ — $19

WAYFAIR — $54

ALLMODERN — $28 The solution to ugly cardboard tissue boxes. Cold and flu season never looked so good!

Dyson — $329

A+R — $150 This wooden radio evokes feelings of nostalgia but offers modern day amenities in a simple design. Perfect for loyal NPR listeners.

Land of Nod — $35

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RUSTIC CHIC

Abbe Fenimore STUDIO TEN 25

FORTY FIVE TEN — $450

JAYSON HOME — $58

ZINC DOOR — $250

NATURAL CURIOSITIES $3,240

DOG BED, shop ten 25 — $340 Never forget man’s best friend! KITCHEN TABLET, FORTY FIVE TEN — $30 WAITING ON MARTHA — $18 I wouldn’t mind my hubby leaving this piece sitting around the bar after an evening of entertaining!

What is your favorite holiday memory?

peacock alley — $300 Not too big and not too small, I love how cuddly this blanket is and the texture is super luxurious! Looks beautiful draped at the end of a bed or on the back of your sofa!

Seeing my new dollhouse on Christmas morning! My mother and father spent countless nights putting it together while I was asleep. It was a white dollhouse with navy blue shutters and trim! 162

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MINTED FOR WEST ELM — $109 I love gifting special framed pieces and supporting local artists. This is from a local Texas artist and graphic designer, Rose Lindo!

WAITING ON MARTHA — $26+ I adore this collection of faux bois dishes and chargers from Waiting on Martha! They are the perfect way to bring in a bit of rustic chic when mixed and matched with other basic pieces!

shop ten 25 — $150+ A great piece to stack on top of books or group with other pieces.

shop ten 25 — $425 The perfect serving piece.

the rug company — $195

the rug company — $1,195 The latest Alexander McQueen collection is now available at The Rug Company. The monarch cushion is a piece of art!

FURBISH $75

Obsessed with these rugs! They are stylish, super soft underfoot and easy to clean. The perfect piece for an entry or as a small piece in any kitchen or bathroom.

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COFFEE TABLE ACCESSORIES

Michaela Warner MICHAELA NOELLE DESIGNS

KATE SPADE — $20

NATE BERKUS FOR TARGET — $20

LULU & GEORGIA — $40 TILISSIMO — $25/set Every coffee table needs a set of cute coasters. They do double duty by providing a place for your drink of choice and also add a touch of sparkle or pattern. You can’t go wrong with white and gold polka dots!

cb2 — $10+

WEST ELM — $99

What is your favorite holiday tradition?

hattan home — $54

My favorite holiday tradition is decorating the house with my mom the weekend after Thanksgiving. We get all bundled up to go choose the tree, then get out boxes upon boxes of ornaments, each tied to a story or memory. Each year we choose a theme for the tree. This year it’s all things sparkly and I can’t wait to break out the ornaments, blast Christmas music and drink hot cocoa (with extra marshmallows!). 164

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THE OBJECT ENTHUSIAST $36

WIND AND WILLOW HOME — $29+

ANTHROPOLOGIE — $12+ Not only do these smell like heaven in a jar, but they’re also mini and come in a variety of colors, perfectly suited for any coffee table.

KATE SPADE $60

DESIGN DARLING — $120/set

NATE BERKUS FOR TARGET — $10 EACH

ANTHROPOLOGIE — $30

WEST ELM — $14

ZGALLERIE — $60+ My coffee table is never complete without a little life! This terrarium is perfect to fill with succulents as it’s low maintenance and stylish. POTTERY BARN — $69 to & from

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GIFTS FOR THE HOME

Lulu & Georgia, Golden Jaw Alligator — $45.50 *Sponsored

Stone Textile, Patchwork Pillow — $215 *Sponsored

Grandiflora, Lucia Cowhide Stool — $448 *Sponsored

NUTRI BULLET — $120 I kinda want one of these myself.

Nine Space, Sultan Throw — $96 *Sponsored

Grandiflora, Confetti Tumblers— $58 *Sponsored

COPPER PRISM TRIVET — $50 BAR CART, SOCIETY SOCIAL — $515

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wool zig zag throw, calypso st. barth — $425


mr. and mr. cocktail glass set, furbish — $18 SERENA & LILY, pandan bin — $28

TIME & TIDE — $35

pillow, shoppe amber interiors — $195+

nico oval server, crate & barrel — $12 stratus and cumulus glasses — $7 each the noir candle, huzza — $86

zara home — $60

BLACK DIAMOND PRINT NAPKIN SET $58

PENDLETON BLANKET — $298 CURATED BY MEG BIRAM to & from

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GIFTS FOR THE HOME

DRU SCULPTURE — $64 Luxe + Lillies, Monogrammed Seersucker Napkins Starting at $75 *Sponsored

Pulp Design Studio, Yellow Holister Embroidered Pillow — $150 *Sponsored

Press Filter Coffee Maker $184

collegiate needlepoint pillows — $135

JAYSON HOME — $295

letterpress snake print coasters $412.50 for 25 Get them customized.

KANTO MAGAZINE AND FIREWOOD RACK — $200

WHITE ceramic VASE — $98

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Bespoke Custom Gifts, Jonathan Adler Personalized Trays — $75-95 *Sponsored


MASSI, Comodo Throw — $225 *Sponsored

MAY DESIGNS, HOLIDAY RECIPE BOOK — $22 *Sponsored

Nine Space, Savanna Pillow Covers — $38 *Sponsored

Brass Lobster Wall Hook — $16

Social Monograms, Cocktail Napkins with Lip Design, Set of 4 — $62.50 *Sponsored

ZGALLERIE, gold ice gems — $26 to & from

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TRAVEL

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EDITOR’S PICKS meg’s picks

katie’s picks

SMYTHSON, Mara croc-effect leather jewelry case — $625 Possibly the most beautiful jewelry case I’ve ever seen. The New York Times, 36 Hours USA & Canada Books — $15 each You’ll want to plan a roadtrip after reading through all of these guides.

Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 Instant Camera — $100 Fun for traveling and every day!

Henri Bendel — $395 KAI TRAVEL SET — $49 I recently came across this brand and all of the products are amazing! Anyone you give this to will love it! to & from

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ESSENTIALS FOR CHIC TRAVEL

Courtney Kerr WHAT COURTNEY WORE Gorjana GRIFFIN Jewelry Wallet — $58 No more tangled or broken jewelry! All your gems will be safe and sound in this essential jewelry case!

Flight 101 Go Clean Lingerie Bag — $20

ASOS Blanket Wrap Cardigan — $85+ Functional and fashionable for traveling.

Herschel Supply Co., Parcel Suitcase — $240

Coach Electronic Cord Zip Pouch $148

What is your favorite holiday TRADITION?

My favorite holiday tradition is cooking with my mom...we always have Tex-Mex on Christmas Eve, a big traditional Christmas Day breakfast with popovers, strawberry butter, quiche, and our secret family spaghetti recipe for Christmas dinner! 172

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J.Crew — $45

Gigi New York Mini Phone Case — $65

Kiehl’s De-puffing Eye Stick — $20

J.Crew Nightshirt $68

Coach Soft Legacy Travel Satchel — $798.00 The best investment you’ll ever make. This carry-on travel bag is the perfect size, durable, and will have heads turning in the airport.

Kate Spade Coin Purse — $68 Why must other countries have so many coins?!

Mai Courture Oil Blooting Papier — $13 The greatest travel beauty secret out there! Keep a fresh makeup face for hours with these oil blotting sheets! Kate Spade — $30 Cold feet? No more!

Anthropologie Journal $98 Gorjana Griffin — $128 to & from

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GYPSETTER

Cristina Cleveland FUJI FILES

Jewelry Pouch, Clare Vivier — $70 If you’ve already showered your loved one with jewelry, then now’s a good time to give them a pouch to carry it. Bonus — a personalized monogram is included!

Viktor & Rolf — $35 Travel-size perfumes are a costfriendly way to give your loved ones a luxury item, plus they make the best stocking stuffers.

Zara — $100

What IS YOUR FAVORITE HOLIDAY TRADITION?

Argan Oil, Josie Maran — $14 Pure Argan oil is a beauty cure-all, perfect when you don’t have room to pack your entire skin regimen.

Triangl Bikini $79

Shark Pearl Earrings, Nektar De Stagni — $198

Anchor Scarf, The Boyscouts — $75 The easiest way to transform your outfit while traveling is with a scarf. They take up little-to-no space in your suitcase, and you won’t look like you wore the same outfit everyday!

My favorite holiday tradition is that my family celebrates on Christmas Eve with a Filipino “Noche Buena” feast. It really builds up the anticipation for Christmas, and we were always allowed to open one gift on Christmas Eve! 174

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Wild, Cheryl Strayed $15+ Every great trip should be accompanied by a good read. But fair warning, this adventure story might make you cry on the plane, train, or in public places.

Rosegold Headphones, Frends — $150

Little America Backpack, Herschel — $150

Scala — $42

Gold Arrowhead Necklace, Kei — $54 Bottle Opener, Kelly Wearstler — $95

GoPro Camera — $200 For the adventurer in your life. This gift will capture all of their greatest moments (hands free!). And you get to live vicariously through their travel videos.

Travel Candle, Jo Malone — $35 A travel candle is the quickest way to make your hotel feel a little more like home.

Bien Fait Sweatshirt, Madewell — $75

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THE WORLD TRAVELER

Chanel Dror MANAGING EDITOR, CAMILLESTYLES.COM

Travel Adapter, coach — $98

Leather Baggu — $160 This bag is super durable and versatile, and because of its soft leather, it can be folded flat into a 6x6 square. Perfect for packing away when not in use! L’Occitane Verbena Sparkling Breeze Discovery Kit — $32

Zara — $16

Travel Brush set from Bobbi Brown $135

What IS YOUR FAVORITE PART OF THE HOLIDAYS?

Tieks — $175 I swear by my Tieks. They’re comfortable and gorgeous, and this camel color pairs perfectly with virtually any outfit.

Any Jewish person will tell you that Christmas means two things: catching a matinee at the movie theater and eating Chinese for dinner. Since no other businesses are open, it always makes for a perfectly quirky and memorable winter day with the family. 176

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Travel Scale, paper source — $10 Give an inexpensive gift that’s immeasurably practical with this travel scale.

Corkboard Map, anthropologie — $48 LUXE City Guides European Travel Guide Set — $27

raindropsto $43 Nothing spoils a vacation quite like a rainy day. Help your travel-loving friend laugh it off with this umbrella that reads, “Shit! It’s Raining” in French.

Mochi Things $47

Ray Ban Folding Aviator Sunglasses — $194

sleep mask, mary green — $25

Pinch Provisions Minimergency Kit — $15

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GIFTS FOR TRAVELERS

Travel Pack fabric care set, The Laundress — $50

Tory Burch Robinson Zip Jewelry Case $175

Flight 001, Go Clean Shoe Bag Set — $24

LOEFFLER RANDALL WORK TOTE — $750

nomaterra travel perfume — $84 Airport approved!

ALTERNA DRY SHAMPOO $22 Jonathan Adler On the Go Charger $28

missoni knit turban — $210 Cover up a bad hair day easily. Hudson+Bleecker Garment Bag — $128

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Lizard Embossed Passport Cover — $72


CHAN LUU, Ombré cashmere and silk-blend scarf — $205 I always bring a giant cozy scarf — why must planes and trains be so cold?

KATE SPADE RAIN CHECK UMBRELLA $38

Flight 001 F1 Avionette Carry On Suitcase — $195

j.crew COLORBLOCK LEATHER LUGGAGE TAG — $30

j.crew FAIR ISLE SOCKS — $14.50 I always make sure to have a pair of socks in my bag if I’m wearing sandals while traveling.

kate spade saturday SMALL SQUAREDAWAY COSMETIC CASE — $45 Easy to hang in your hotel bathroom.

WELL KEPT, TECH WIPES — $5 I always wipe my phone, laptop and iPad down after a trip.

BLAIR RITCHEY LEATHER MAKEUP/PENCIL CASE — $70

ANYA HINDMARCH Patent leather-trimmed jewelry case — $350

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GIFTS FOR TRAVELERS

mini nail kit, Tweezerman — $18 Maintain your manicure while on the road. h&M — $6

Barrington Gifts — $225 Pick your favorite pattern, color and initials to customize this great leather weekender.

4-in-1 Adapter, Flight 001 — $25

j.crew — $16.50 These socks will keep your feet warm and toasty as you go through security. Wild & Wolf — $14

Cath Kidston $28

Slim Sonic Toothbrush, Violight — $15 I definitely need this travel sonic toothbrush. This would make a great stocking stuffer!

Cocoon grid-it — $15 Knock Knock — $7.50

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jewelry roll, jonathan adler — $68

Cocktail Travel Case, east dane — $178 Any Don Draper wannabe would love this travel cocktail set.

Packable Goose Down Coat, Coatology — $349 This coat folds up, so it’s easy to pack and super light weight. coach — $698

phil&teds Traveller Crib — $198 If you’re traveling with kids, this packable crib only weighs 7 pounds!

Eagle Creek — $199

yosi samra — $70

taschen portrait of a city series — $43+ each

rebecca minkoff — $75 CURATED BY KATIE ANDERSON to & from

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COLOR

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katie’s picks

Banana Republic — $98 These metallic glitter ballet flats are sure to put a pep in her step. TORY BURCH priscilla CALF HAIR ZIP POUCH — $95

new york candle — $15

OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE COSMETICS Lip Tar All-Star Mini x 4 Set — $20

Juicy Couture — $58

Serena & Lily — $48 You can never go wrong with classic white stoneware.

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FOR THE NEUTRALIST

Ashley Robertson THE TEACHER DIVA

Clare Vivier $195 shopbop — $20 The perfect addition to any coffee table.

Diptyque $120

Rag & Bone — $261

Tory Burch — $275 Oh so chic!

Anthropologie — $28 The perfect gift for the hostess. Makes a fabulous bar-cart accessory! J.Crew — $98

What is your favorite holiday TRADITION?

My earliest Christmas memories involve my family and I together on Christmas Eve, where we would make cookies for Santa and watch holiday movies. Even as an adult, I love the cheerfulness this tradition brings and how everyone comes together. I look forward to it every year! 184

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Maya Brenner $220

Furbish Studio — $55

Equipment — $268

YSL — $25 Z Gallerie — $35

Jeffrey Campbell — $198 Joie — $328

Tom Ford — $380 Kate Spade — $148

Rails — $127 The perfect layering blouse. to & from

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BLACK & WHITE HOLIDAY

Hilary Rushford DEAN STREET SOCIETY

Sugar Paper — $52

Kelly Wearstler — $23 KATE SPADE — $40

Rifle Paper Co. — $18

Anthropologie — $58 This darling hat is one of those pieces we don’t always buy for ourselves but swoon when someone gifts us. Or at least I would swoon. Hint, hint ...

What is your favorite holiday memory?

Kate Spade $40 Broad black and white stripes are a gender neutral accent that makes this stocking stuffer perfect for any room in their home or office.

Bauble Bar — $32

Before becoming a stylist I toured with the Radio City Rockettes for years & my family came to celebrate with me in hotel rooms. It sounds sad but it was actually charming as mom would pack ornaments, stockings, even her Christmas morning coffee cake as a carry on, and we’d go explore a new city each year for Christmas dinner. 186

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Steve Madden — $38

ModCloth — $8 Ferm Living — $80 Whether throw blankets in the living room or umbrellas near the front door, this gift is so versatile yet with a chic pattern that makes it so unique.

IZOLA — $18

Anthropologie — $148

Sugar Paper — $24

Bauble Bar — $32 From teen sister to grandmother, these timeless Chanel colors add polish to anyone’s personal style. Dolce Vita — $189 With jeans or a LBD, the girl you give these to is going to get so much wear out of them and think of you everytime she leaves the house feeling like a rockstar.

BLOOMINGDALE’S — $6 EACH A monogram makes any item feel more personal, plus the letters can work for a variety of meanings such as “m” for mom or b for “beau”. Adia Kibur — $34

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GILDED GOLD

Sarah Tolzmann NOTE TO SELF

Aerin — $550

Tory Burch — $48 Her new beauty line is beautiful, right down to the artful brushes.

BARNEYS (Limited Edition) $695 A gorgeous anthology, this is the book to end all coffee table books.

J.Crew — $125 Kate Spade — $35 A fun stocking stuffer, these are perfect for spirited entertaining well into the New Year.

ABC Carpet & Home $75 Barneys — $48 J.Crew — $195 C.Wonder — $128

What makes the holidays special to you?

I’m sure I’m with everyone on this, but the holidays are particularly special because of the time we can spend with loved ones, and the sense of nostalgia associated with our well-honed traditions (whatever they may be). To me, it’s the feeling of absolute comfort and peace that I love most. It’s just a matter of getting there in one piece! 188

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Rodin — $110 For the girl in need of some serious pampering, Rodin makes the best body oils.

Loren Hope — $325 A statement piece with a story, all of Loren’s products are made in the U.S.A.! LeIf Shop — $25

JenNIFER Ament, Serena & Lily — $250

More gilded gifts:

gold polka dot cake stand, C.WONDER — $48 kenzo tiger necklace — $180

kate spade LIVE COLORFULLY 3.4OZ LIMITED EDITION EAU DE PARFUM — $95

illume Gilded Amberleaf Demi Harlow Jar $15.75 KATE SPADE BOW PAPERCLIPS — $12

MARGARET ELIZABETH BANGLES — $264 / SET OF 3 to & from

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SOFT NEUTRALS

Rebecca Taylor — $80

Target — $15

55 downing street — $126

Zara Home — $36 Zara Home has so many pretty accessories.

target — $25 I can’t believe this sweater is only $25. Buy one for yourself too!

Lazy Susan — $30

Kate Spade Saturday — $75 This pitcher would look great filled with flowers!

zinc door — $357 I’ve always thought globes make a great gift. I love this canvas version.

j.crew — $65 Vanessa Mooney — $135 This dream catcher is pretty cool. It would look great hanging next to the bed. lamps plus — $90

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dolce vita — $179

jewelry holder, LULU & Georgia $76.50 55 downing street — $370 I have this mirror in my daughter’s nursery. It’s abolutsely stunning in person.

Essie — $8.50

Nest — $55 This horn bowl makes such a sweet and simple gift.

Rennes $74

The container store — $15, $25 serena & lily — $36

piperlime — $95 This tote is perfect for the office.

Lamps plus — $295 The Minimalist — $100

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BRIGHTS

Elizabeth Cole Jewelry — $238 Talk about some statement earrings!

Furbish — $32 Target — $20

Nasty Gal $138

Dansk — $186

Monica Vinader $180

milly — $325

Kate Spade New York $35-60

Tart Collection $48

Bodum — $168 fab — $169 You’ll never loose your luggage when it’s this bright.

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Butter London — $39

Kate Spade New York $95

ghd — $235 I have this hair straightener in yellow...it works like magic! House That Lars Built — $29 A well-designed 2014 calendar makes a great gift.

Philip B $30

Tory Burch — $175 Bright leather gloves make a great gift.

Jordan Carlyle $35

maison scotch $339

Topshop $72

Furbish — $47

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METALLICS

Barneys New York — $175 Rebecca Minkoff — $165 The holographic look is right on-trend. The fashionista in your life would love this iridescent handbag.

equipment — $188

Mercury Candle Bowl, Capri Blue — $39.50 *Sponsored

D.S. Brennan Photography $40 This marble iPhone case is so cool. J.Crew COLLECTION $298

Club Monaco — $99

Happy Chic by Jonathan Adler — $28 for four These make great hostess gifts.

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Reed & Barton — $45 Mom and grandmas would always love an updated photo in this pretty rose gold frame.

Kate Spade New York $30

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Target — $30


Gorjana — $40 She can wear these silver studs with everything.

Topshop — $14

zara home — $60

Bobbi Brown $42

joe fresh — $14 How cute is this tiny skirt?!

furbish — $775

williams sonoma — $90 Copper makes the the most boring accessories chic.

Judy Ross Textiles $233

Loeffler Randall $295

j brand — $244 I am loving these pewter coated skinny jeans. CURATED BY KATIE ANDERSON to & from

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JEWEL TONES

GiGi New York, Emerald All in One Bag — $105 *Sponsored

joie — $325

BRYAN SOLARSKI, Beach Goers — starting at $175

Alexandre Birman Neola Python Peep Toe Booties — $895

Dots Tealight Holder — $17 TORY BURCH, priscilla CALF HAIR ZIP POUCH — $95

Faux Fur Batwing Coat $151

BUTTER LONDON, QUEEN VIC $15 makr, skateboard — $70

Medium M.A.B. Tote — $265

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NOTHING BUT NEUTRAL

GOLD & GRAY, PYRITE WITH DIAMOND & BONE HORN — $825

CALYPSO ST. BARTH, SNAKESKIN CLUTCH $375 leigh viner, Holiday, Vintage restored Photography Print— $28+

Handles Table— $189 URBAN DECAY NAKED 2 — $52

Social Monograms, Set of 2 Guest Towels with Egyptian Cat Design and Monogram — $52 *Sponsored MARIA PLOTNIKOVA Freeride — $150 CURATED BY MEG BIRAM to & from

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JUST ADD BLACK

stone textile — $140

equipment, REESE CLEAN BLACK FLORAL PRINT — $258

anek, Kitchen Art Print Herbs — $30

black lacquer stacking jewelry boxes — $120

Geometric Dessert Set — $8+

GILLIAN FLYNN NOVELS — $10+ EACH BLACK COFFEE SWEATSHIRT — $32

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COLORFUL ART

Joel Penkman, Krispy Kreme dozen. Limited edition giclée print — $90

Summer, print by Britt Bass — $40

CROSS-SECTION OF A YOUNG ALDER STEM (ALNUS), LM X12 Photographic Print| By Biodisc — $30

TARA ANDRIS, CLOUD STUDY — $60

Martin Davis, Aurium — STARTING AT $350

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BEYOND THE RAINBOW

Tory Burch Robinson Metallic Smartphone Wristlet — $165

rebecca minkoff, Mia Makeup Case — $75 Dan Flavin: The Complete Lights, 1961-1996 — $175

Hand Painted Picture Frame $35

Constellation Box-Aries — $28

White Opal Soap Rock — $12

BAN.DO PARTY TIME HEADBAND — $15

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Theodora & Callum Zanibar Towel $150


METALLIC MONARCHY

Everly Cutout Booties — $195

EXO17 BRASS IPHONE CASE — $140

Milly, Kendra Smart Phone Wristlet — $155

METALLIC LEATHER HEXAGON COASTERS — $44

Platinum Glazed Peacock Ornament — $28 HOLLYWOOD COASTERS — $68

Rose Patina Bronze Legs — $1,495

kate spade saturday, ipad folio — $60

kate spade saturday, key & coin purse — $35

FERM LIVING, COPPER PENCIL HOLDER — $124

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HOLIDAY SPIRIT

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katie’s picks

jungle christmas matches — $3.50

JINGLE ORNAMENT — $5

pinata glass ornament — $12

MERRY CHRISTMAS, BITCHES! HOLIDAY CARD — $4 For your gal pals with a sense of humor.

ALESSI PALLE PRESEPE ORNAMENT SET — $225 Forget the traditional nativity set. I love this modern ornament series. to & from

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SECRET SANTA

Nordstrom — $22

Mara Ferreira M LOVES M

C. Wonder — $28

Nordstrom — $24 I love cute baking gifts! Furbish — $9 I love getting gifts for my fellow dog-loving friends. This stocking is super cute!

Nordstrom — $10

What is your favorite holiday TRADITION?

eiffEL tower bottle opener, ANTHROPOLOGIE $18 A gift for the friend who loves Paris and drinking.

ANTHROPOLOGIE $14

C. Wonder — $58 Love the hearts and the phone friendly finger!

My favorite holiday tradition is making a big Christmas brunch with my family! We stay in our pajamas, eat cinnamon rolls, sing carols and open presents! 204

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C. Wonder — $35 A cute elephant phone case is the perfect accessory!

ASOS — $23 The perfect little bag for someone’s lovely things.

ASOS turban hat — $18

Christmas Spirit Decanter, Biscuit Home — $25 Everyone loves some Christmas spirit, especially in liquid form!

Lulu & Georgia $22.50

spice cake mix, ANTHROPOLOGIE $12

FurbIsh — $24 Lulu & Georgia $35

velvet coasterS, ANTHROPOLOGIE — $20 ANTHROPOLOGIE — $14

Snowman Surprise Balls, Biscuit Home — $39

DIY tattoos, Nordstrom — $6 This would make such a fun activity after the Secret Santa exchange!

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STOCKING STUFFERS

Lindsay Dress

Tory Burch $42

SADIE + STELLA

C.Wonder — $38 ANTHROPOLOGIE — $20

Gap — $30 CANDLES, Hattan Home $24 CANDLE, Kate Spade — $40 C.wonder— $68 TASSEL BRACELET, Leif Shop — $52

What IS YOUR FAVORITE HOLIDAY TRADITION?

ROLLERBALL PERFUME, Kate Spade — $24

Baking strudel with my mom with our leftover homemade pie crust. Pretty Martha Stewart for two self-proclaimed baking haters. We then sit there and eat the product in its entirety and share with no one. 206

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Ashley Brooke Designs $23

Russell + Hazel $30

MIRROR CASE, Neiman Marcus $50 GEM MAGNETS, Leif Shop $38 JOURNAL, May Designs — $19

Design Darling — $8

More stocking stuffers:

May Designs, Oh My Dear $17-22 Inside pages are a coloring book! *Sponsored

SORRELLI jewelry, afterglow Necklace $75 *Sponsored

Social Monograms, Set of 2 Guest Towels with Camel and Elephant Designs and Monogram $52 *Sponsored

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HOLIDAY SPIRIT

Metallics Signature Jar in Pomegranate Citrus, Capri Blue — $34.95 *Sponsored

fab — $21

pear tree greetings — $34 This personalized Christmas story makes a very special gift!

happy socks $12

raindeer games, cheree berry paper — $25 The holiday’s version of pin the tail on the donkey.

sagaform $10

modcloth — $65 Perfect for those tacky Christmas sweater parties. hable construction $21

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gap — $25


HOLIDAY SPIRIT

CHEERS banner — $16 For a holiday party with your friends. olivia helps with christmas book — $8 Get the little ones excited!

GLITTER TART SERVERS $23 EACH

TREAT BAGS $14 / SET OF 8 Send your friends home with a homemade treat.

the poinsettia package, MANE MESSAGE HAIR TIES $9.45

jonathan adler mr & mrs muse ornament set — $48

wine tote, kate spade — $28 An easy hostess gift to have on hand — just add wine or champagne!

naughty or nice checklist notepad — $7 This would be fun DEBORAH LIPPMANN to pull out at a party. GLITTER NAIL LACQUER $19 EACH You definitely need a festive mani!

fur stockings — $29 each I love these furry stockings!

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HOLIDAY DECOR wool pompom garland — $26

Serena & Lily, Plated Glass Ornaments — $38 for 3 *Sponsored

MALACHITE GUEST TOWELS — $5 for package of 20 I want these in my bathroom all year long!

WEST ELM, AGATE ORNAMENTS — $8 each

JAYSON HOME, GEOMETRIC GOLD ORNAMENTS — $8.50+

Marimekko Kuusikossa Tray — $38.50

red juju hat — $550

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CRATE & BARREL, Buffalo Plaid Dishtowel $6

joyeux noel tray — $110


HOLIDAY DECOR

waiting on martha — $13

target — $18

restoration hardware — $300 macy’s — $60 I am dreaming of a white Christmas tree this year.

party in a box, west elm — $149

h&M — $10 These placemats will add the perfect amount of sparkle to your tablescape. macy’s — $24 Paired with a bottle of wine, these would make great hostess gifts for all of those holiday parties.

jcpenney $26 jcpenney $30

target $25

H&M — $18

tory burch — $95 A decorative and functional nutcracker! CURATED BY KATIE ANDERSON to & from

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HOLIDAY CARDS & GIFT WRAP

shop by monika — $25 furbish — $4

furbish — $19

the container store — $7

cost plus work — $6

the container store — $10

sugar paper — $6

Paper Source $6 Don’t open until Christmas!

the house that lars built $4.50

watercolor wrapping paper, anthropologie — $12

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3d happy holidays card, Wit & Whistle $19.50

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smock — $9 Smock has the most beautiful wrapping papers.


HOLIDAY CARDS & GIFT WRAP

feliz navidad cards $18 / set of 8

pop, fizz, clink! holiday card set — $25 for 10 SMALL DOT GIFT LABELS — $4.50

fig 2 designs, gold chevron and mint striped gift wrap $12, Sold in packs of 3

REVERSIBLE GIFT WRAP — $12

BE MERRY AND BRIGHT CARDS — $18 FOR 8

DO NOT OPEN TAGS $20 FOR 18 TAGS

HOPE PEACE COOKIES NOTE CARDS $25 / SET OF 10

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