Holiday Gift Checklist – For Him, For Her, For Kids

Holiday Gift Checklist Blog BannerOur concierges have selected last minute gift ideas for the hard-to-buy-for men, women and children in your life. With these options, you can’t go wrong this holiday season!

Gifts for Him

Having a guy on your last-minute holiday list is enough to strike fear and panic in the calmest of hearts. Guys are so hard to buy for, even when you have several months to do it. If you only have several days or hours, well, then we’ve got a full-blown emergency on our hands.

swipe tieSwipeTie
Give him a double dose of polish: These silk classics have a microfiber lining that shines up a phone or a tablet. SwipeTies are made of 100% imported silk so you can be assured of the highest quality. SwipeTies come in a variety of patterns and colors.

Working Man’s Hygiene Kit
Hygiene KitEven a manly man likes a little spoiling, as long as it’s “his” and not “hers.” From soothing sore feet, to healing cracked lips and knuckles, to buffing the dickens out of dry skin, this kit goes beyond simple cleansers to get the job done. Hook a brother up.
Proudly made in the USA!

Laser PutterLaser Putter
Sink your putt…with a little help. Attach this device to any putter and the laser will show him where the ball is headed. This is great for the budding golfer on your holiday gift list!

Fitbit® Force™ Wireless Activity & Sleep Wristband
FitBitThere’s nothing today’s athlete loves more than exercise-related data. For the hardcore, it helps improve performance faster and with greater precision. For the aspiring, it gives the feedback necessary to set realistic expectations. For everyone else, it’s fun to see how many calories you burned walking from the brick oven pizza joint to the ice cream parlor. FitBit’s newest activity tracker uses an altimeter and accelerometer to keep tabs on your exercise (steps taken, calories burned, etc.); it also tracks sleep patterns and syncs wirelessly to the cloud so you can review your stats on FitBit’s website or via the app. Bonus points for a handsome, unobtrusive design.


Famous Dave’s BBQ Kit
Remember that every guy’s inner caveman fancies himself a griller of fine meats over an open flame in the great outdoors. That’s why this Famous Dave’s barbeque kit will speak to any of the men on your holiday gift list.

Opena Case

Opena Case
He’ll feel like a tech savvy bartender the next time he goes to open up a cold one. Opena Case is an iPhone case with a built-in stainless steel bottle opener. Currently available for the iPhone 4/4S and iPhone 5/5S.

beltThe Peyton Heritage Belt Collection—Kiel James Patrick
A well-made belt will help the young man in your life get ahead. Kiel James Patrick takes the best leathers, classic & preppy prints and makes quality gear.  For a nautical touch, consider the more casual rope collection for the young man who prefers to be on the water.
Proudly made in the USA!

Gifts for Her

Shopping for the little lady in your life isn’t always easy, especially at the last minute! But whether she’s into exercise, jewelry or gadgets, we’ve got you covered.

NookNOOK Simple Touch with GlowLight
For the reader on your list this year. Carry up to 2,000 books anywhere on the lightest NOOK ever. Handpicked fonts specially optimized for easy reading. Amazingly long battery life that lasts up to eight weeks. Easy access to more than three million books with built-in Wi-Fi.

cologneJo Malone Holiday Cologne Collection
A veritable feast of colognes comprise a collection that makes the perfect holiday gift for her. You can even break up the collection and share with all the ladies on your list!

Texting Gloves
glovesDon’t ask us how these gloves work, just know they do. Something about silver nylon, which sounds super hi-tech. Now she can keep her digits warm while updating her Twitter status. And for the ladies who expect more style from their text-friendly gloves, these are also available in stylish colors.

polaroidPolaroid Instant Mobile Printer
It’s a Polaroid camera for your phone.
Got a friend who constantly takes and posts photos from their phone? Well now she can instantly print those shots too.

Everything Fits Gym Bag
gym bagFrom clothing to cool devices, these finds are for the girl you know who’s always looking to break a sweat whenever she can. Your yogi friend will adore you for this. There are few things more frustrating than having to lug your gym clothes, yoga mat and purse all separately from office to studio.

wine glassesWine Glasses
Wine glasses are a perfect and most welcome last-minute gift at the holidays. Folks are stressed and frazzled from all the running around, baking, social commitments and impending family visits. They’re going to need a bit of the vino and they are going to need new, festive glasses to drink it out of. The best part of this gift? You can help break it in!

Hand CreamL’Occitane Hand Cream Soirée
Pamper her hands with this limited-edition collection of L’OCCITANE’s award winning hand creams for silky-smooth, hydrated, and protected hands. With 10 luxurious, travel-sized hand creams packaged in a beautiful tin box, she can keep hands soft and supple while on the go. The nourishing formulas will leave her hands feeling ultra-hydrated and deliciously scented.

maine lineMaine Line Co
Bring a bit of Maine to her jewelry collection with an item from Maine Line Co. Pick her favorite color combination & watch everyone “ohh & awe” in envy.
Proudly made in the USA!  Hand Made in Maine

baremadeEach BareMade product is made from burlap coffee sacks from around the world, fashioned into functional items for everyone to use to tote around their items. The BARE Burlap Collection is for the traveler in us all. It speaks to our desires for exploration, adventure, and new experiences. It’s a point of connection between ancient traditions and craftsmanship, modern day elegance and simplistic design.
Proudly made in the USA! Hand made in Colorado

For Kids

Twerps, tweens and kiddos all love the anticipation of Christmas morning, but for the adults in their lives, buying the perfect gift can be time consuming & stressful. A few new ideas to consider for the young (or young at heart) in your life.

dollsOliver & Adelaide Bespoke Family Portrait Dolls
Consider turning your family photo into dolls for the little ones to play with year ‘round! Perfect for the family who has members always on the road or a big brother off to college. Help comfort a younger child with a replica of anyone in your family.
Proudly made in the USA!  Hand Made in Georgia

blanketAden & Anais Classic Musy Mate™ Lovey
For the littlest or newest member of your family, consider this new twist on the classic security blanket.  Hand-made with soft cotton muslin to provide your little one with comfort & joy.  Available in a variety of animal shapes and colors.

historical 1historical 2Stuffy Historical Figure
For the family that always incorporates learning into play time, consider a Late Great Stuffy Historical Figure!  Consider bringing Abraham Lincoln, Dorothy Parker or even Biggie Smalls into your home.
Proudly made in the USA!  Hand Made in Connecticut

GB_Box_v6_6_2013Goldie Blox
Construction toys for girls?! Why yes, they do exist. Make the little engineer in your life happy with a set of Goldie Blox. You may find yourself getting down on the floor with her to build an epic Rube Goldberg Machine.

nail polishNail Polish Sets
What girl, regardless of age, doesn’t love a brand new bottle of nail polish? Julep brings new colors & textures directly to your door. Have her take the quick quiz to determine her style profile and gift a monthly subscription of bottles delivered directly to her that are perfect for her style. Or pick up a color caddy & a few funky colors and voilà, picture perfect gift & nails!

toteMimot Studio’s Large Tote
Help your college student stay organized by gifting them a sturdy tote from LA’s Mimot Studio.  The tote made from a single sheet of super strong rip-stop nylon and then lined with another sheet of nylon. It can carry up to 30lbs without worry and is easily collapsible, tied and tucked away. And in case you have some smaller items to carry, there are two pockets on the outside of the bag. Mimot offers a variety of totes, some even have built in yoga mat straps.
Proudly made in the USA! Designed & Assembled in California

Check back for other gift ideas as we update our blog this holiday season!

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