Last Minute Gifts that Don’t Suck

23 Dec, 2015

It’s Christmas Eve and there’s still names you need to cross off your list – some important, some maybe not so much.  Either way, you really don’t want to earn a reputation as ‘the gift card guy.’

Since it’s obviously too late for on-line ordering you’ll have to brave the crowds of your fellow last-minute shoppers. While you mentally prepare for crowd navigation we’ve taken care of the hard part with our picks of 10 last-minute Christmas gifts that don’t suck! Your family and friends won’t have a clue you just purchased their present less than 24-hours ago!

*It doesn’t matter if she has a favorite brand, color or style, women love new cosmetics. This Pixi brow powder palette is sure to be enjoyed by any woman on your list. ($12 Target)

*This unique frame, and unisex gift, will make any picture look cool. ($15 CB2)

*If she wears lipstick she has this and will need more or she needs it and doesn’t know it yet. The French Girl Organics rose lip polish scrub ensures easy application and is the trick behind every bold color. ($15 Anthropologie)

*This simple and chic initial necklace is a stylish piece that can be worn everyday. ($16 Urban Outfitters)

*At some point we’ve all waken up in the middle of the night thirsty. This Serax Night Bottle is the perfect solution. ($25 The Line)

*The next time their battery is at 2% they won’t panic because you’ve gifted a portable charger. ($30 Nordstrom)

*Technically they’re whiskey stones but they can also double as table decorations sure to spark interesting conversations. ($35 Food52)

*Big plans for 2016? Write them down in this Julia Kostreva Any-Year Daily Planner. ($35 The Dreslyn)

*This Assembly Home Eos hanging planter is a great way to incorporate life and greenery into any space. ($39 Urban Outfitters)

*If he doesn’t know how to mix a drink he’ll want to learn with this gold cocktail shaker and strainer. ($24 – $39 West Elm)



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