COPY-Gift Ideas

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By: Cris Pearlstein, www.HowDoYouFashion.com, @howdoyoufashion on Instagram and Twitter
There’s still time to get shopping done—everything here can be ordered in time to arrive for Christmas OR they are available locally for you to go pick up yourself.

FOR YOUR MOM + MIL:
1.    Claus Porto Deco Giftbox, $60 at clausporto.com—Handcrafted soaps from a 130 year old company, so beautiful she won’t even want to use them
2.    Lather Dream On Giftbox, $58 available at the Lather Store in Kierland Commons—Sleep-inducing and botanically-based bath and aromatherapy products to sooth the senses

FOR YOUR BFF:
1.    Earrings from April Soderstrom, $22-$125 available at aprilsoderstrom.com—Sparkly options no matter what her style is.
2.    Handmade stackable beaded bracelets from Mali Beads, $85-$115 per set, available at malibeads.com—Create your own stack with as many as you want
3.    Perfect-fitting jeans from NYDJ, $98-$144 available at nydj.com or in stores—Get her a giftcard with a free personal fit consultation at the store in the Fashion Square Mall in Scottsdale

FOR THE TEEN/TWEEN:
1.    Cool, canvas backpacks by Ban.Do, $65 available at bando.com
2.    Painterly Days by Kristy Rice watercoloring books for the budding artist, $25 available at Amazon—Includes tutorials and even a color wheel to help you decide on the best color combos to use

FOR THE BEAUTY JUNKIE:
1.    The Most Wonderfull of All Lacquer Collection by Butter London, a $237 value for $150, available at butterlondon.com or at local ULTA Beauty stores—Includes 18 colors plus everything you need for the perfect manicure like nail file, buffer, and topcoat
2.    Function of Beauty custom shampoo and conditioner, $42 for 16oz at functionofbeauty.com—Take a 3 min hair quiz, choose your fragrance, and your colors; there are 12 billion potential combinations; non-toxic, no harmful chemicals and you can live chat with a chemist to perfect your mix!

FOR THE UNDERCOVER CHEF:
1.    Small Victories cookbook by Julia Turshen, $35 available at amazon.com or locally wherever books are sold—Filled with gorgeous rustic images of simple and achievable recipes
2.    Bobby Q barbeque sauce gift set, $20 available at Bobby Q locations in Phoenix and Mesa—BBQ related gifts don’t have to be just for men, women love it too, right?!

FOR YOUR HUSBAND:
1.    Cashmere sweaters by Grana, $99 at grana.com—Their direct to consumer business model means high-quality products that would normally be in the luxury category at affordable prices. We’ve got to look at them and we’re the ones who have to touch them so they might as well be wearing cashmere, right?!

FOR YOUR BROTHER (THE KID AT HEART):
1.    Tzumi Dream Vision Virtual Reality Headset, $24.99 available at Dick’s Sporting Goods—The biggest thing in tech right now is VR, this one is compatible with iPhones and Android phones and all the best VR apps out there, plus it has retractable earbuds.

FOR THE MAN WHO HAS EVERYTHING:
1.    Jane Bakes Cookie Crates avail at janebakes.com, $69 for 6 pack, $36 for 3 pack—Homeade in small batches in NYC these cookies are made with all natural healthy ingredients including organic eggs and most have less than one gram of sugar, plus there’s a yummy gluten free option!

FOR THE GUY WITH STYLE:
1.    Pair of Thieves Perfect Everday Socks, $15 available locally at Target and at pairofthieves.com—Sneaky performance capabilities like moisture-wicking and breathable fabric means these socks are way more than just stylish.


FOR THE MAN THAT LOVES TO HOST/PLAY BARTENDER:
1.    Shake, Stir, Sip, $16.95 from Chronicle Books available on amazon.com or locally wherever books are sold—Every recipe in here is made with equal parts which makes for easy bartending.
2.    Pair this book with a bottle of booze for the perfect gift—like this bottle of Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum available online or locally at fine liquor stores—Use this rum to try the Negroni recipe from the book which is one part rum, one part sherry, and one part aperol.

*BONUS GIFT FOR A GROUP—A box of holiday Sprinkles cupcakes, $42 available on sprinkles.com or at the Sprinkles store in Scottsdale is the perfect gift for a group of people like a doctor’s office or your work family.