Holiday Gift Guide

The best time of year is upon us once again and we are rounding up the best local gifts for all your loved ones. Gift giving feels even better when you are shopping locally and giving back to all the amazing small businesses in our little community!

GIFTS FOR HER:

Anabel Aram Jewelry from Patina Polished Living – Crafted with luxurious 18k gold dipped brass and accented with hand set crystals.

Give a gift of memories to cherish forever! A photography gift certificate is the perfect way to make memories and capture them all at once. And a Renée C. Gage Photography gift certificate allows your loved one to choose the photography package that’s perfect for them — family session, headshots, portrait session, prints…

Of course, women always love their jewels for the holidays! King’s Jewelry has tons of great options like this King’s Diamond “Tennis” Bracelet & King’s Bezel Set Diamond Stud Earrings which are sure to win over the ladies in your life! They have tons of holiday savings in store through Christmas Eve, stop by and mention the ad from their website to check out all the deals.

Wild Gardenia Boutique has tons of seasonal offerings and a gorgeous selection of carefully curated clothing and accessories. Surely they have something for all the gorgeous ladies on your list! Overwhelmed with options? Try a gift card so your favorite lady can shop for herself!

Pamper your loved ones with some good skincare! Sarah Akram Skincare has tons of kits specific to different needs for everyone. If you aren’t sure, a gift card to one of their luxury facials is always a win!

Who doesn’t love designer for the holidays? No better time to spoil the ladies in your life than now, especially when shopping both sustainably and locally! Sure to go fast, check out this hot LOUIS VUITTON BLACK MARELLINI EPI LEATHER HANDBAG W/COIN PURSE from VIDA STYLE Shop. Snag this amazing find while you can for one lucky lady!

Give your favorite gal the gift of a tan this year! Bronze in a Box by The Bronze Collective comes with THREE full-body tans inside! Includes a Self Tanning Mousse (custom to your skin tone), Facial Tanning Mist, Exfoliating Towel, Tanning Mitt-Hempz Lotion and TBC Chapstick-Step-by-step instruction card.

The Giving Tree by Aiyana Atelier is back with curated bundles of skincare and products that are sure to be great gifts for you or a loved one. Everything from $25-$200 tiers, and of course gift cards for those that are extra particular!

It can be overwhelming to shop through all the sales and promotions that are going on at this time…so if you’re still stumped on a good gift, let our lovely clients over at ACCESS | Style do it for you! They put together their team’s Top 10 gifts for the woman in your life. Although they had women on our minds when selecting these items, many of these could be suitable gifts for anyone on your list.

GIFTS FOR HIM:

Patina has great gifts for the men in your life too! Like these Pasotti Italian shoe horns, handmade in Italy since 1956!

Watches are always a safe bet to make the men happy! Check out the these sleek options from King’s Jewelry

VIDA STYLE’s men’s collection features brands from top designers that are on-trend and in-season. Enjoy a selection from brands such as Theory, Vince, Boss, English Laundry, J. Crew, Scotch & Soda, Brooks Brothers, and much more. From jeans to suits, you will be delighted with the pieces they have curated just for you. They also carry men’s shoes, belts, ties, and other accessories. Stop by in store to shop the collection for your man!

Treat every special man in your life with the first bundle geared towards men! Nutrafol Men’s vitamin supplement promotes stronger, faster, thicker hair growth. Combined with the Growth Activator Serum applied once daily, this three month supply re-energizes the scalp. For the face- we kept it simple. PCA Daily Exfoliant gently cleanses and exfoliates. Aiyana Atelier Ultra Firming Marine moisturizer, with glycolic acid, peptides and Vitamin C, promotes healthy skin.

Continue to check names off your holiday gift list & shop the A|S Team’s latest gift guide! — this time they focus on the men in our lives. For the man who has everything…you can find options ranging from comfortable clothing staples to convenient tech essentials. Their gift guides have options that anyone on your list (not just the men) would love, so don’t limit your shopping.

GIFTS FOR THE HOST or HOSTESS:

You can’t beat an easy gift like this Holiday Warmth Gift Box from Helen Olivia Flowers. They have tons of gift box options for everyone on your list depending on what they like!

Patina is the best place for the hosts and hostesses too! Below are just a few options but be sure to shop their website or stop in the store for more.

Mint and Ivy Gifting has tons of merry gift baskets that are easy to give to your hostess!

Get ready to up your entertaining game this holiday season and beyond with luxurious linen cocktail napkins from Stitched by NPK’s Pop, Fizz, Clink Collection! These beautifully embroidered napkins are a fun way to add a little luxe statement to your cocktail parties or bar cart styling. They make excellent hostess, housewarming and holiday gifts! You can mix and match any of their festive champagne-inspired designs, a few of which can even be embroidered with a monogram or name. You can even add a matching guest towel to your order, in your choice of 100% linen hemstitched or 100% cotton.

No better way to say thank you to your hostess than with a bottle of delicious wine! Blüm wines has tons of great red blends that will taste perfect with your holiday meal.

Give the gift of a gorgeous print from an amazing local artist, Cris Logan! She has the sweetest seasonal prints of areas around DC & Alexandria and a set of greeting cards that your local host will love.

Thoughtful Gifts Await! Explore Petal’s Edge in-store holiday shop for carefully curated hostess gifts, candles, wreaths, and more. Find the perfect presents that embody the spirit of the season, making your holiday shopping a breeze.

GIFTS FOR THE LITTLE ONES:

Spoil your little ones this year with a personalized gift! Stitched by NPK’s baby set includes one monogrammed bib with ruffle trim and one matching monogrammed ruffled burp cloth.  These are very soft and perfect for newborns or beyond!

Monday’s Child has the best local options for kids! Whether you are looking to dress your kids for the holidays or just trying to find a toy they will enjoy, they have it all!

We hope you enjoy all of these local gifts as much we do, Happy Shopping!!