Platinum geodesic globe, $75, at Annie’s Blue Ribbon General Store
Lush Festive Fiesta set with Sandy Santa body scrub, Ponche shower gel, Slammer shower gel, Ocean Salt face and body scrub, Each Peach massage bar, Buffy body butter, Mr. Punch soap and Sandstone soap, $75, at Lush, locations throughout the city; visit lush.com
Accessorize Aztec Gem envelope clutch, $78, at Accessorize
Hoyt & Bond wide-stripe scarf, $85, at Project No. 8
Harry Allen C’mere hand hook, $75, at Bobby Berk Home
Jason Miller “Seconds” dessert plates, $80, at Bobby Berk Home
Jonathan Adler elephant bowl, $88, at Delphinium Home
Fashion: 150 Years of Couturiers, Designers, Labels by Charlotte Seeling, $60; and Living Architecture: Greatest American Houses of the 20th Century by Dominique Browning and Lucy Gilmour, $75; both at Archivia Books, 993 Lexington Ave between 71st and 72nd Sts (212-570-9565, archiviabooks.com)
It’s Only Natural Gifts build-your-own gift bag Artist Series, $75, at itsonlynaturalgifts.com
Choose a canvas bag with an artists’ print ($22) and fill it with Olivella Lavender Bath and Shower Gel, Ancient Secrets Lavender Bath Salts, Sunturtle Naturals Lip Balm, Avalon body lotion, a Bee Healthy natural beeswax candle, Herban Cowboy men’s organic grooming soap and shave cream, and a Zum Glow soy candle.
Guitar beer basket, $65, at pleasantsurprises.com
This miniature guitar case comes packed with a pint of Stone Arrogant Bastard Ale, Sparrer beef salami, Carolina Bar-B-Q peanuts, a Chocolove milk-chocolate bar, Dillon’s Gourmet Pecan Roll and Fancy Chocolate Divinity, John Kelly chocolate chipotle truffle fudge, chocolate-dipped almond biscotti and Cary’s of Oregon milk-chocolate almond English toffee.
Presented in a keepsake box featuring photographs from New York artist Grégoire Ganter, this package highlights the up-and-coming artisanal food purveyors of Kings County. It contains Asian-spiced ginger carrots from Sour Puss Pickles, rosemary-flavored snacks from Z Crackers, a Mast Brothers chocolate bar, mustache-shaped gingerbread cookies from Butter + Love, NYC Hotsauce Company sauce, and garlic-and-dill potato chips and Bloody Mary mix from McClure’s.
Book and Beach Bouquet, $75, at bookbouquet.com
Know someone going on a tropical holiday? Send them off with this warm-weather companion, which includes a beach towel, SPF 25 sunscreen, eco-friendly tote bag and best-selling book of your choice (there are currently 20 different titles to choose from).
Aerin Home Fragrance Collection aralia cedar candle, $58, at neimanmarcus.com
George Frost Love & Luck shoe protectors, $85, at H.W. Carter and Sons, 127 North 6th St between Bedford Ave and Berry St, Williamsburg, Brooklyn (no phone)
Coral & Tusk embroidered pillow, $80, at Cog & Pearl
Found My Animal Handmade dog leash, $56-$66, at Dry Goods NY
Armor Lux striped scarf, $54, at Dry Goods NY
MAC Sinfully Chic face kit (includes powder blush, lipstick, lipgloss, eyeliner and blush brush), $70, at nordstrom.com
Jonathan Adler brass owl letter-opener, $98, at Jonathan Adler
Jonathan Adler Mrs. & Mrs. Muse salt and pepper shakers, $48; and Jonathan Adler Mr. & Mr. Muse salt and pepper shakers, $48, at Jonathan Adler
Personalized crystal wine cradle, $70, at personalizationmall.com
Lomography the Diana F+ glow-in-the-dark camera with flash, $99, at karmaloop.com
Flud the Big Ben faux-wood leather-band watch, $95, at karmaloop.com
Vans the Sk8-Hi Reissue CA sneakers in Andorra leather, $85, at karmaloop.com
Emily Elizabeth Jewelry Open Secret bangle, $65, at emilyelizabeth.supermarkethq.com
Click & Grow battery-operated plant (no watering or fertilizing needed), $60, at clickandgrow.com
Ann Taylor Gator two-tone scarves, $58 each, at Ann Taylor, locations throughout the city; visit anntaylor.com
Acme Studio zipper pen, $73; and card case, $37; both at Art Brown International Pen Shop, 2 W 45th St between Fifth and Sixth Aves (212-575-5555)
Mend denim tote, $95, at store.invisiblechildren.com
Zara Home chunky throw, $100, at zarahome.com
Nau foldable down scarf with pouch, $65, at REI, 303 Lafayette St at E Houston St (212-680-1938)
Go ahead, shell out a little more for your parents or your siblings this holiday season. This gift guide includes presents that are available for $51–$100, including housewares from Bobby Berk Home, unique gift basket ideas, and holiday kits from Sephora and Nars.
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