Holiday Gifts: Great Finds to Make Your Gift-Giving Life Easier

Are you making a list and checking it twice? Relax! This year you don't have to sneak around to find out what they want this holiday season. We've got the lowdown on the hottest gifts around. You can thank us later.

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Barista Bath and Body's Coffee Aficionado Supreme

Indulge her with Barista Bath and Body skincare products, which use coffee as a key ingredient. Believe it or not caffeine doesn't only clean better than ordinary soap or shampoo, but it also acts as a gentle exfolient while promoting the appearance of smoother looking skin, especially in cellulite prone areas.

$165; Click to buy 

Barista Bath and Body

Amika Leopard Mini Flatiron

She’ll go wild for this must have stocking stuffer! This small but powerful flatiron features 100% ceramic plates with dual 400-degree voltage for perfect bangs and straight locks. A Obliphica with Argan Oil Treatment and matching carrying case is included.

$25.00; Click here to buy 


Sleep Number's In Balance Sheets

Sleep Number's In Balance sheets are made with Outlast material, which was developed for NASA. This bedding accessory features temperature‐balancing technology to release excess heat as needed and reduce unwanted temperature swings so you can sleep more comfortably. Available in colors: White, Sand, Sage, Sea Blue and Queen, Expanded Queen, Eastern King, California King, Split Eastern King sizes.

$224.99 - $274.99; Click here to buy

Sleep Number

Jess Necklace by Jennifer Fisher

Dazzle her with this Jess necklace by Jennifer Fisher. Each charm is sold separately so she can create the necklace she always wanted. The 16-inch 14K Yellow Gold New Small Link Chain is $1180; the 14K Yellow Gold Small Number is $150; 14K Yellow Gold, Pave Black Diamond Hollow Heartis $1500; 14K Yellow Gold, Pave White Diamond Large Circle is $2500; and the 14K Rose Gold Large Gothic Letter is $700.


Click here to buy

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Luisa Bag by Be & D

The Luisa bag by Be & D is both stylish and practical. It's made from hazel and black Lambskin with Python Trim and Gold Hardware. It also has exterior and interior zip pockets for extra storage.

$1,248.00; Click here to buy

Style Expo

Beaded Stationary Cards

These hand-made NIQUEA.D limited edition cards from PAPYRUS feature original designs by Project Runway’s Rami Kashou. Each card is enclosed in its own custom design drawer.

$28.00 each; Click here to buy


Via Spiga's Melania Heels

Release your inner Carrie Bradsaw in these Melania three-inch heels by Via Spiga. Your feet will feel like a million bucks in these trendy shoes made of suede and fur. Available in taupe and black.

$250.00; Click here to buy

Via Spiga

Recipe Rock

This paper holder is a two-inch, sculpted, concave rock that supports up to eight pages at a time--a perfect, palm-size stocking stuffer for the cook in your family who needs his or her recipes in a vertical position. 

$9.99; Click here to buy

Architec Housewares

Chivas Regal

Chivas Regal has partnered with New York Illustrator Dan Funderburgh to create a limited edition tin packaging in honor of the holiday season. A 12-year-old bottle of Chivas Regal comes inside the 750ml sized tin, which is a design inspired by the famous heraldic lion symbol featured on the company’s packaging.


$49.99; Click here to buy

Chivas Regal: Pernod Ricard USA

Fiat 500 by Gucci

Drive around like a star in the Fiat 500 by Gucci. This limited-edition subcompact car, available in the 500 and 500c, includes a power retractable cloth top, two toned seats in frau leather with the “Guccissima” print, premium heated leather seats with the symbolic “Guccissima” print and the signature Gucci green/red/green web stripes on seats, seatbelts, key fob cover & premium floor mats, interlocking “GG” embossed on front passenger head restraints and unique satin-chrome shift knob with interlocking “GG” logo.

Price starts at $23,500 (excludes tax, title, license and destination fee); Click here to buy

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TW Steel, The Watch in Steel

Bling it on! The TW Steel CEO Goliath timepiece features precision Swiss movement, 144 grade-A diamonds, a 37 mm steel case set in PVD white gold and surrounded in a crisp-white Italian leather strap.

$1,350.00; Click here to buy

Chobe Bag

Chobe is a sturdy well-designed, full-featured business and travel bag with room for a 15” laptop, iPad and Kindle. The high-tech, durable sail cloth bag expands to accomodate a change of clothes for a weekend out of town.


$349.00; Click here to buy

Gura Gear

Balenciaga Candle

Balenciaga created the “L’Essence” candle, which was inspired by their latest perfume. Enclosed in a beautiful silver casing, this scented candle is perfect to light for a night with that special someone.

$65.00; Click here to buy

Coty Prestige

The Alex Zipp Speedy

Since a big colorful handbag is all the rage this year, the Alex Zipp Speedy in Zucca is sure to please. This Italian leather purse also has solid brass hardware, hand laced tubular handles with fringe and double utility pockets.

$450.00; Click here to buy

Linea Pelle

Junior's Christmas Cheesecake

Junior’s mouthwatering Christmas Swirl cheesecake is twirled with real strawberry puree then topped with red and green chips and wrapped with yellow chiffon cake in a beautiful holiday pattern. Net weight: three pounds.

$36.95 (plus shipping and handling); Click here to buy


Orvis Golf Simulator

Forget reserving tee time! Your guy can now practice his game anytime with this golf simulator. Shot analysis, distance, club-head speed, and shot and tracking statistics are all displayed on a large, easy-to-read LCD that can show him exactly what needs work. Digital display box powered by 9-volt battery is included.

$198.00; Click here to buy   


Boot & Glove Dryer

Cold hands and wet feet are a thing of the past. This four-post drying unit by Orvis allows you to dry a pair of gloves and boots in one-hour. The posts extend up to 16-inches plus you can adjust heat levels to your liking. Plugs into a 110-volt outlet with an 86-inch power cord.


$129.00; Click here to buy


Pandigital SuperNova

For people who want an easy-to-use tablet—without shelling out the big bucks—consider the Pandigital SuperNova. Light on the wallet and in your handbag, this Android-powered device has full e-reader, gaming and video-watching capabilities.


($200; Click here to buy)

Classic Male Shaving Kit

Forget the ikky feel of his 5’o’clock shadow. The Classic Male is a basket filled with e Shave products such as a razor set, shaving cream, after shave smoother and pre-shave oil.

$200.00; Click here to buy

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Jennifer Lopez Scarf, Gloves and Beanie

Look like Jennifer Lopez this winter in one her signature accessories: Rhinestone Gloves, Rhinestone Beanie with Faux Fur Pompom and Rhinestone Scarf. Each item is sold separately and available in black, crème, silver and pink.


Gloves $42.00, Faux Fur PomPom $38.00, Rhinestone Scarf $50.00; Click here to buy


Disney Holiday Ornaments

Disney is sprinkling some of its magic this season with four one-of-a-kind holiday ornaments. Choose from Mary Poppins’ Carpetbag and umbrella glass keepsake, The Lion King Zazu collectible; Mary Poppins umbrella and The Lion King’s Simba Mask.

$20.00 each; Click here to buy

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The Bliss Bracelet by Lacey Ryan is a 5-piece bracelet set made from a combination of jasper pyrite, red tigers eye stones, brass and gold metal beads then finished with a silk tassel.

Click here to buy: Price: $160.00

Lacey Ryan

Theodora and Callum Scarf

The Theodora and Callum scarf is the gift that gives back. Not only is this colorful accessoory made from 100% viscose but 15% of the sales will be donated to the Child Mind Institute $175.00


First Published October 6, 2011

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