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Holiday Gift Guide, Part 9: Your Chic Friend Who Always Looks Put Together And Never Fails To Send A Thank You Note

embossed planner

A personalized gold planner for 2013. $113

iphone case

A cute iphone case that keeps your credit card handy. $35


A colorful set of earbuds. $40

recipe keeper

A chic recipe binder. $44

lush bathlush bath 2

A couple of bath bombs, like lush’s ‘sex bomb‘ and ‘phoenix rising‘, for the new year. $6.95 each


A luxury crystal chandelier. $251

agate coasters

A set of four coasters. $38

born shoes

A pair of born’s lisandra shoes. $98


An extravagant box of chocolates. $50

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Holiday Gift Guide, Part 8: Children’s Book Edition

dot book

The Dot by Peter Reynolds. $9.46

everything goes in air

Everything Goes in the air by Brian Biggs. $10.19

nothing book

The Gift of Nothing by Patrick McDonnell. $13.59

press here

Press Here by Herve Tullet, one of my absolute favorites! $10.87


One by Kathryn Otashi. $12.21

goodnight train

Goodnight Train by June Sobel. $11.55

children book

Children Make Terrible Pets by Peter Brown. $10.98

giraffes cant dance

Giraffes Can’t Dance by Giles Andreae. $11.55


Balloons Over Broadway by Melissa Sweet. $11.55


Mr. Willowby’s Christmas Tree by Robert Barry. $10.85

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l'occitane giftA luxurious hand cream collection from France. $40

kate spade stationary

A cute stationary set. $27

anthro brownieanthro rolling pin

A cute baker and rolling pin set. $18 – $54

back in the dayextract

The Back In The Day Cookbook and 8 ounces of Adam’s Best vanilla extract. $10 – $25


A speckled glass birdbath. $23

tote bag

A fun, summery tote bag for adventures in the sunshine. $57


A sheet of beautiful forever stamps. $9


A gilded french press. $60

shot glasses

A fun, colorful set of shot glasses. $20

bright ideas

A bright journal for keeping tabs on brilliant thoughts throughout the day. $25


A henna tattoo kit. $15

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traffic mobile

A mesmerizing and quirky traffic mobile. $35

sevilla blocks

A colorful set of unique blocks. $63

hippokangaroobrown bear

A few beautifully crafted maple wood play animals like this hippopotamus, kangaroo, or brown bear. $14 – $44

swaddling blankets

A hip three pack of swaddling blankets. $37

magica rattle

A stimulating rattle for little hands. $13

blooming bath

A blooming bath for washing baby in the kitchen sink. $40


A wooden toy recycling truck. $13

haba tent

A cozy tent to last through childhood. $171


A basket of play fruit and vegetables. $2.50 and up


A fun children’s book like Dragons Love Tacos or Interrupting Chicken. $11.15 and $10.61 respectively

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five fingers

A pair of Vibram ‘five fingers’ running shoes. $63 – $100 depending on style.


A Starbucks Verismo machine. $199


A highly rated mandolin for beginners. $50

wooden watchwooden watch brown

A unique wooden watch in black or brown. $120


The complete first season of Homeland on DVD. $35


A personalized spa terry robe. $90

wusthof knife

A 7 inch hallow ground santoku knife from Wusthof. $70

speakers blueblue mouse

A cool speaker system and glowing mouse for his home office. $17 – $87


A box of the oh-so-coveted Riviera Pears from Harry and David. $30

groupon tour

An unforgettable experience at a great discount, like an aerial sightseeing tour of his city, from groupon. $139

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silk scarf

A silk scarf. $38

sephora lash stash

The 2012 Sephora ‘lash stash‘ mascara sampler. $45


A fun little baking book. $20

lodis credit card case

A simple credit card organizer in her favorite color. $38

friendship bracelet

A couple of bracelets. $20 and up.

adler vase

A trendy Jonathan Adler ‘utopia’ vase. $28

anthro coinpurse

A pretty beaded pouch. $48


A delicate pendant necklace. $98

eyeshadow gift

A stunning, neutral eyeshadow palette sure to last all year. $50


A pair of Toms. $44

dkny pjs

A comfy pair of pjs. $69

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fossil wallet

A durable thin fossil wallet. $35


An ipod touch so he can have the power of instagram at his fingertips too! $235


A no-staple stapler that is both practical and eco-friendly. $47

tree of gondor

A geeky tree of gondor t-shirt. $20

speck case

A sleek speck case for his computer. $46

shirt and tieshirt and tie free

A couple of dress shirts and ties to invite unrepentant swagger. $135 for all 4 during BOGO


An interesting new read. $20


The XBOX 360 wireless ‘play & charge’ controller so the game can go on and on and on! $65


A weight and dumbbell set. $71

parker palm springs

A romantic weekend away to New York City or Palm Springs. Rooms from $165/night at GILT