The Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide

December 8, 2016

 

Holiday season for us is always the best excuse to do some extra shopping for the ones we love. If you're anything like us, you probably end up struggling last minute to find the perfect gift for a friend, sibling, parent, or boss, and get a bit of anxiety when it comes Christmas week and you still have a large list to check off.

 

But no fear, our holiday gift guide is here! We have hand-picked dozens of awesome presents in a variety of price ranges for your shopping convenience if you're looking for some shopping inspiration this month. Whether it be for your girl and guy friends, parents, or someone at work, we have it all covered! Happy shopping spree and please let us know what items on our lists you would love to receive for Christmas!

 

 

 

Our first and longest list in this gift guide is for the ladies in your life -  sisters, cousins, best friends, girlfriends... we know they're not easy to shop for! We chose these items based on what we would personally choose for our friends and for ourselves too! The best part is that a ton of these items are the perfect stocking stuffers :) 
 

1. Kate Spade Gold Stripe Thermal Mug: $18.00

2. Forever 21 Striped Fuzzy Socks: $4.00 

3. Umbra Prism Jewelry Tray : $18.00

4. Catseye London Small Kitty Pouch: $12.00

5. Victoria Secret Love Spell Lotion: 16.00

6. Topshop Glitter Phone Case: $22.00

7. Erin Ring Holder: $3.52 

8. Love A Latte Mug (similar) : 14.00

9. NARS Mind Game Velvet Lip Guide Set: $45.00

10. Topshop Frill Gloves: $48.00

11. MantraBand - $35.00 

12. Free People Kolby Brushed Scarf: $48.00

13. BaubleBar Evanthia Crystal Studs: $28.00

14. Topshop The Fashion Book: $48.00

15. Kate Spade Cameron Street Travel Passport Holder: $88.00

16. Kate Spade Gramercy dot dial watch: $195.00

17. Fuji Pink Instax Mini 8 Instant Camera: $69.99 

 18. Pandora Dazzling Daisy Band: $90.00 

19. Rebecca Minkoff Power Puff: $60.00

20. Sparkling Champagne Stainless Steel Water Bottle - $25.00 - $45.00

21. Perfume Sampler: $65.00

 

 

The boys in our lives are relatively low maintenance and don't need the fancy things in life, but this time of the year may be the perfect excuse to go and purchase those items that our brothers, guy pals, and boyfriend may not get for themselves. Our list consists of pretty practical items that fit a variety of tastes and personalities, including the young professional and the athlete.

 

1. Stripe Key Fob: $19.50 

2. Georgetown Cupcakes: $2.75/each

3. UO Bi-Fold Wallet: $15.00
4. Uniqlo Men's Heattech Knitted Cap: $14.90

5. L.L. Bean Merino Wool Socks: $22.95

6. Clinique For Men Post Shave Soother: $20.50

7. Adventure Duffle: $39.95

8. Men's Cathy's Concepts Monogrammed Cuff Links: $43.95

9. Executive Writing Portfolio and Document Organizer: $60.99

10. L.L. Bean. Men's Plaid Shirt: $44.95

11. Bumble Bumble Sumotech: $29.00 

12. Crosley Harper Wireless Speaker: $79.00

13. Adidas Velour Superstar Track Pant: $80.00

14. Men's Canyonlands Hoodie: $85.00

15. Bey-Berk Watch and Cufflink Box: $101.99

 

 

Mamas always deserve a little extra love for all they put up with during the year, and our top picks for our "Mom List" this year includes a pretty mix of classic favorites, including winter candles and cozy slippers to luxury beauty goodies like skin care sets and pretty polish!

 

1. Funny Mug: $16.50 

2. Yankee Candle Holiday Collection: $14.99 - 24.99 

3. Aqua Zinger Flavored Water Maker: 17.99 

4. Rebecca Minkoff Marble Print Case for Iphone7: $35.00

5. OMG Tea Towel: $6.95 

6. Deborah Lippmann: $34.00 

7. Ceramic Succulent Planter: $30.00

8. Faux Pearl Choker Necklace: $44.00

9. Monogram Heart Keepsake Box: $32.00

10. La Mer Mini Miracles Duo: $85.00 

11. Rectangular Frame: $327.12

12. Ugg Dakota Slipper: $99.95

13. Beats by Dr. Dre UrBeats Earbuds: 99.95

14. Love It All - Blockbuster Skincare Set: $59.00

 

 

Getting gifts for dads are so tricky sometimes, and we've noticed over the years that gifting techy and nifty things is the best way to go. Combining these gadgets with some practical items will surely be a great holiday bundle for the hard-working dads out there. In our list, we cover everything from the useful every day, winter gear, to the necessary but fun toys and novelties that will made an dad giddy and feel like a kid again!

 

1. Jelly Comb Cable Clips: $8.99

2. Joby Gorilla Pod: $14.99 

3. Uniqlo Heattech Knitted Gloves: 14.90

4. Uniqlo Heattech Scarf: 19.90

5. Brookstone App Controlled Bartending: $49.99

6. Baumgartens Tablet Bamboo Stand: $22.32 

7. Uniqlo Men's Ultra Light Down Vest: $49.90 

8. Jack Black The Ultimate Shave: $38.00

9. Parrot Airborne Cargo Travis Minidrone Yellow: $129.99

10. Tumi ID Lock Card Case: $75.00 

11. Beer Chilling Coaster Set: 68.00 

12. Fitbit Alta Wireless Fitness Tracker: $129.95

 

 

Gifting in the corporate world can sometimes be a tricky thing to deal with, though small gestures and holiday gifts to your client, boss, or co-workers can go a long way. Perhaps you have an inside joke with someone at work and see something at the store that reminds you of them, or maybe you noticed throughout the year that they loved snacking on something in particular. A small gift this season is a great way to end the year on a high note before departing for the Christmas and New Years' break. If you happen to be going on vacation during this time, perhaps a small trinket or souvenir would be more appropriate!

1. The Wood Notebook: $25

2. Ipad Case: $25.99

3. The Snowball: Warren Buffet and the Business of Life: $12.35

4. The Cellar Glassware Basics Wine Sets: $19.99

5. Decision Paperweight: $20.00

6. Deluxe Passport Cover: $50

7. Pencil It In 12 Month Agenda: $40.00

8. On the Rocks Set: $34.00

9. On the Go Coffee Press: $34.95

10. Z Gallarie Cubed Bookends: $49.95

11. Beckett Leather Travel Toiletry Case: $35 

12. Golden Edibles Deluxe Gift Basket: $78.99 

13. Philippe Gonet Extra Brut Blanc de Blancs 3210: $89.99

The holidays for us are never really about the gifts, but always more about the spirit and fun of getting together with family and friends to share memories and create new ones. However, a gift or two to the ones you love could never hurt, so spread the holiday cheer everyone! Always remember this season is not always spent in bliss for many, and there are so many people out there that could use our help in the world. Please check out some of the organizations we fully support to help those who could use a little extra love.

 

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Winter Wishes

 

Love Always,

Jessica & Melissa

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