The tree is up, and the stockings are hung … the only thing left? Gifts! For those of you who are staring at your lengthy gift list, StyleBlueprint has your back … and your wallet. Make your list, check it twice, and shop for everyone right at home. We have the ultimate holiday gift guide for you — each item is found locally (and available online) and is $50 or less. Happy holidays, Memphis!
These earrings will make them the star of the show! These sterling silver studs are dainty but eye-catching and will become their go-to earrings all season long. Find them for $40 at Sachi.
Ice, ice baby! This knit Barbour beanie is quite possibly the cutest piece of winter fashion we’ve seen thus far. With a faux fur pom-pom and a neutral color scheme that will match almost any piece of cold-weather gear, your giftee will be stylish and warm. Find this beanie for $50 at Oak Hall.
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Hello, stylish comfort! Encourage the gal in your life to cozy up by the fire for a movie night with a glass of wine. This lounge set’s tank has adjustable straps, and the pants have pockets and an elastic waistband for the ultimate comfort. Find this set for $49 at Shelby Jewel.
FOR THE HOME
Viva by Vietri champagne glass
Add some sparkle to their kitchenware with colored champagne glasses. Available in green, turquoise, pink, yellow or rainbow, get one or the whole collection to make their drink display brighter. Find each champagne glass for $15 (that’s three for under $50!) at Babcock Gifts.
Tabletop gardens and planters are a lovely, long-lasting addition to any home or office. This succulent-filled planter makes a perfect gift for your favorite hostess, best friend, coworker, or next-door neighbor. You can find this succulent planter for $30 at Memphis Botanic Garden‘s Gifts of the Green seasonal pop-up shop, along with customizable planter sets and pre-planted tabletop gardens.
Beaded serving board
This serving accessory will look beautiful on a kitchen island or dining room table. Perfect for cheese, appetizers or a selection of fruit, it is ready to be beautifully displayed. Find the small board for $38 and the large board for $42 at Southern Farmhouse.
Initialed napkins and acrylic holders
Add a touch of personalization to their cocktail hour. These white and gold napkins can go on a bar cart or dining room table, or bring them along when it’s safe to attend dinner parties again. Find the napkins — 20 for $10 — and the acrylic holders for $26 each at The Pink Nest.
FOR THE ONE WHO DESERVES TO RELAX
Matcha Goddess gift kit
Relaxation can be hard to come by these days, but this gift kit can make it easier. With antioxidants that soothe, balance and purify the skin, this gift will bring out that goddess glow. The kit features ‘Matcha Kiss’ lip balm, ‘Green Tea Matcha’ facial scrub, and a ‘Matcha Mint’ DIY detox mask. Find the kit for $32 online or in-store at Falling Into Place.
Glitz Capri Blue candle
This may just be the best-smelling holiday staple! Featuring Capri Blue’s signature jar shape with a beautiful berry finish, scents of vanilla, forest woods and cinnamon will fill their home. Find this candle for $33 at Southern Muse.
This all-purpose balm protects and soothes dry, sensitive or injured skin, and it can be used on lips, hands or the face. Made with natural ingredients like flowers, plantain leaves, beeswax, rosemary extract and olive oil, it leaves skin feeling silky smooth. The balm comes in two sizes, ranging from $17-$26, and is available at SB Shop.
Aveda gift set
Men may not like to admit they enjoy receiving grooming products … but we all know they do. This set is made to moisturize and protect the skin. It comes with shaving cream, rosemary mint hand and body wash, and a lip saver to protect them from the frigid temps. This pre-wrapped gift set can be found for $41 at Pavo Salon Spa.
Everything’s bigger in Texas … and Tennessee, too. This Duke Cannon Big Texas Bourbon Beard Kit comes with oil, beard balm, and bourbon soap, making it perfect for the Buffalo Trace lover. Find this kit for $50 at Nine 01 Five 04.
FOR THE MEMPHIS LOVER
Merry Christmas, Memphis
Now they can show their 901 love in the kitchen or on the grill. Home of the blues, jazz and rock ‘n’ roll, this towel will make any Memphis lover beam with pride. Find it for $24 online at Deanna Hamsley Artwork.
Memphis collage print
Featured in this Memphis print are local favorites — from Beale Street to FedExForum, Sun Studio, The Peabody, music notes and more. If you want to get your friend a print for their office or room, this will remind them of the 901 and bring a smile to their face. Find the 8-by-10-inch print for $27 and the 11-by-14-inch print for $47 at Custom Art by Nat Coop.
Spread the Memphis spirit with this set of six notecards with notable Bluff City landmarks. The set contains two notecards of the pyramid and bridge, two notecards of just the bridge, and two notecards of the skyline. Find them for $24 at Rose Pereira.
FOR THE BUSY BEE
Leopard cosmetic bag
Personalize and accessorize … or something like that. This cosmetic bag is perfect to throw in a purse while running errands around town. Plus, the leopard print makes it oh-so-chic and fabulous, and they’ll use it time and time again. Find this clutch for $42 at SB Shop.
Large toiletry bag
We all know that friend who carries literally everything in her purse. Lipstick, gum, snacks … you name it, she’s got it. To keep everything secure and in one place, this stylish toiletry bag can be thrown into any purse to save space. Plus, you can get it monogrammed for that extra personalized touch. Find this bag for $29.95 at RSVP Stationer.
Here’s hoping we can travel freely again in 2021. This weekender bag comes with dual carrying handles, adjustable and removable shoulder straps, a water-resistant interior, and a soft, sleek faux fur exterior. They’ll want to take this bag with them everywhere they go! Find it for $42 at Pickering Boxwood.
FOR THE LITTLE ONES & FURRY FRIENDS
Hollywood Feed treats
In honor of the King, Hollywood Feed’s new biscuit recipe features peanut butter, banana, bacon, and maple syrup. Any hound dog will love them! Find them for $11.99 at Hollywood Feed.
This darling stuffed animal and matching book by Jellycat will inspire the little one in your life to play and learn. Plus, the penguin is super soft and cuddly. Find the stuffed penguin and other animals, starting at $22, and the book for $20, at Cotton Tails.
The most precious memory a child can have is baking with their family. This set comes with a baking sheet, a wooden rolling pin and spoon, a metal cookie cutter, and a recipe card. Find it for $18.95 at More Than Words.
The Gingerbread Man in Memphis
You can’t catch me, I’m the Gingerbread Man (in Memphis)! Perfect for a stocking stuffer, your kiddos will love their newest friend and the adventures he’s taking through the city of the Mighty Mississippi. Order this book for $19.99 online, or you can find it in-store at Social.
GIFTS THAT GIVE BACK
Chestnut and Clove candle
Picture this: Breakfast in bed with a cup of hot coffee. This candle’s scent was inspired by those slow, cozy mornings that we all need. Each purchase benefits RE+NEW+ALL and its mission to end human trafficking by providing meaningful work for survivors. Find this candle for $38 at RE+NEW+ALL.
A Christmas tree already adds joy to the room, but how about adding just a bit more? These 4-inch glass ornaments are inspired by artwork from St. Jude patients. All proceeds benefit the hospital’s mission of saving lives and researching the cure for cancer. Starting at $7 (reg. $10), find all the designs at the St. Jude Gift Shop.
Honey trio gift box
Pair these honey flavors with a favorite cheese, or spread them on a buttery biscuit. The seasonal flavors include vitex, tulip poplar and fall wildflower — all giving a little taste of Memphis through the seasons. Each purchase goes toward Thistle & Bee’s mission of helping human trafficking survivors. Find this trio gift box for $45 at Thistle & Bee.
We wish you a safe and happy holiday season!
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