Christmas shopping can be stressful because sometimes it’s really hard to know what you should get someone. Need a gift for a friend? Boyfriend? Your grandmother? No matter what they like, we’ve got something for them.
There are so many people to think about on your list from family, to friends, to neighbors, to that person at the office you don’t really like all that much but feel obligated to get something for. Trust me, we get it.
The best way to give a gift that the other person loves is to think about what their interests are. It’s not so much whether you would enjoy it as if you honestly think that they would. But time is ticking, so let’s get to it!
Gifts For The Classic Gal: Embellished Slider Slippers
Every lady deserves to lounge around in style. These slippers might just be the height of loungewear sophistication. Snag a pair for a lady who loves to channel Holly Golightly.
Gifts for the Classic Gal: Wayfarers
What’s more classic than a pair of wayfarers? If the classic gal in your life doesn’t already have these, she’ll be over the moon to receive them. Think Taylor Swift 1989 era. These glasses are good. So good that if she has them in one color, you should consider getting her the other color. (Saks Fifth Avenue, $153)
Gifts for the Classic Gal: Pearl Earrings
Pearl style earrings can be found at every price point imaginable. But if you’ve got more to spend, these pearl studs from Mikimoto are the crown jewel. They do continue to get more expensive as you go up in size though. But, hey, they’ll last a girl a lifetime! (Nordstrom, starting at $300)
Gifts for the Classic Gal: Cashmere Sweater
For a classic girl, there are never enough cashmere sweaters in her wardrobe. She’ll make good use of this one for years to come. (And feel grateful to you every time she puts it on, of course.) (J. Crew, $98)
Gifts for the Classic Gal: Jo Malone Holiday Set
If Jo Malone is good enough for Kate Middleton, rest assured it’ll be good enough for the classic gal you have in mind. This set is great to let her play with the brand and see if she likes any of the included scents. (Sephora, $48)
Gifts for the Classic Gal: The Jane-a-Day Journal
If she’s a classic kind of girl, chances are she loves Jane Austen…and will love this 5-year journal with a Jane Austen quote at the top of each page. “If I loved you less, I might be able to talk about it more.” (Called To Surf, $17)
Gifts for the Beauty Lover: Tom Ford Luxe Lip Gloss
Sure, she has tube after tube of lip gloss. But has she ever treated herself to one from a high-end makeup brand? You bet this will be the one she loves to have in her bag! (Sephora, $55)
Gifts for the Beauty Lover: Every Hair Product She’ll Ever Need
These travel sizes of salon-quality hair products will make her day. Heck, her week because that’s how long her hair will look good! (Bloomingdales, $58)
Gifts for the Beauty Lover: Silk Scrunchie Ornament
Save her from hair breakage with these silk scrunchies. Frizz, be gone! Plus, it comes inside of a cute ornament that’s the perfect size for a stocking or a small gift box (whichever you choose.) (Anthropologie, $25)
Gifts for the Beauty Lover: Charlotte Tilbury Eyeshadow Quad
There’s nothing like an eyeshadow quad to simplify her life, and this one from Charlotte Tilbury comes in so many different combinations that you can certainly find the one with the eyeshadow shades she doesn’t already own. (A hard task, we know.) (Sephora, $53)
Gifts for the Hostess: Christmas Dessert Plates
Dessert plates that illustrate the 12 Days of Christmas song — I promise this will be a hit. So whether you get her the one you think is the cutest, or spend $192 to get her them all, she’ll love it. (Anthropologie, $16 each)
Gifts for the Hostess: Ina Garten Foolproof Cookbook
Chances are she loves the show and will love you for getting her this amazing cookbook to make her days entertaining a little easier with recipes that Garten says you can’t mess up. (Barefoot Contessa, $35)
Gifts for the Hostess: Marble Wine Cooler
You might not think of it, but your wine does need to be cold for a perfect party! Elevate your bestie's wine game with this chic and unexpected gift! (Crate & Barrel, $29)
Gifts for the Hostess: The Handy-Dandy Charcuterie Board
If she entertains a lot, she may already have a charcuterie board. But it’s probably not one like this. This board folds up until it’s just one wedge. So it’s perfect for the party and perfect for storing when she’s not throwing one. (Uncommon Goods, starting at $42)
Gifts for the Men in Your Life: The Grill Master
The hostess style gift doesn’t have to just apply to the women in your life. Hook up the men you know who love to barbeque or cook with a monogrammed chef’s apron. (Tuckernuck, $36)
Gifts for the Men in Your Life: Mr. Practical and Prepared
I don’t know if there’s anything my dad loves more than his pocketknife. It’s a practical gift that will come in handy more often than you think. Does something need cutting? He’s there. (Amazon, $23)
Gifts for the Men in Your Life: The Dapper Gent
This gift definitely wouldn’t work for all the men in your life. But if he takes pride in his appearance and has a little preppiness to his style, then this scarf is perfect for him. (Tuckernuck, $65)
Gifts for the Men in Your Life: Mr. Outdoor Activities
This cooler isn’t cheap, but it will make his day. Maybe even his year! So whether he’s into sports, concerts, or camping, this is a gift that will serve him well. Careful though, it’s hard to beat. (Amazon, $250)
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