We know gift gifting. We are gifting experts. We are two women who collectively shop for two adult men as well as gifts for their friends and colleagues. Add in four children ranging from high school juniors to a newly minted adult in their first apartment and you know that we’ve scoured every store in every mall, too many thrift shops, specialty boutiques and aisles in Target that we’d previously forgotten.
If you need to email a gift… like now:
Try The World: A curated selection of gourmet foods—including ingredients to cook with, drinks, and snacks—from around the world every month. Starts at $39
The New York Times: It’s The New York Times and you know you want digital access so your friends probably do too. It’s just $9.99 a month right now and regularly $15.99 (I happen to know December 26th is an excellent day to check prices too).
Ulta gift cards: We love Ulta because we can get everything from Premium skincare to Maybelline. All of our shampoos are there too. We also think Ulta has the best rewards program. You choose the price.
Ipsy: This is Jessica’s favorite subscription service for beauty products. Starting at $10.
Rachel Zoe Box of Style: If Rachel Zoe is her fashion icon this the right gift. Each box is $99 but right now if you’re gifting use code GIFT20 to save $20 per box. The retail value of each box is said to be $400.
Burke Williams is our local luxury do it all spa. If you’re here it’s a great gift, if you’re not in a Burke Williams area find the spa she’ll love for a multitude of treatments. We recommend the 80 minute Burke Williams massage for $200, don’t forget to include the tip.
Spotify: Upgrade their music to premium at just $10 a month. Gift cards from $10 to $120.
The PlayStation Store: your momma plays Call of Duty… no really, gamers are everywhere. Any amount available starting at $10.
Here are some of gifts we’d love to get
Shark ION Robot: in addition to cleaning the floor and entertaining the pets, this little robot can be operated via an app on your smartphone. We kind of love this thing. $329.99 on Amazon
Spicy Sea Salt Collection: This is a great gift for the home chef. In additon to being a lovely countertop item these salts are exciting. $38.95 at Uncommon Goods
Le Creuset Technique 6-Piece Set: This is Stefanie’s dream gift. There’s nothing like Le Creuset for enduring beauty and great meals. $499.99 at Sur La Table
Alef Bet by Paula Chai Hebrew Red String Bendel Bracelet: Jessica’s been wearing hers day and night for months. This chai bracelet dangles from a red string bendel bracelet, which is worn for good luck and protection. $27
Congés Garnet Amulet: Jessica’s hairdresser wears a trio of these amulets every day and they’re so stunning that she bought one for her mother’s birthday this year. There are a variety of stones available, each with its own using properties. These necklaces are made right here in Los Angeles by women and for women. $1050 and worth every penny.
Gucci Scarf: it’s silk, it’s a timeless scarf, it’s Gucci. $242
Fendi – Kan I Mini Leather Shoulder Bag: a new logo for Fendi and a new bag for her, be first! $1,900.
Classic Pigskin Leather Catchall: these are the best for his keys, watch and wallet at the end of the day. Monogramming is a nice touch too. $129
Tumi Alpha 2 Garment Bag: You aren’t traveling right. I know you think you are but if you don’t have a good wheeled garment bag you’re doing everything wrong. This is a generous gift for the frequent traveler in your life. $1,010
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