Overwhelmed by all the options for gifts out there? You just want a selection of the best ones, right? That’s why we’re giving you this shopping blueprint so you can get all the items you need and get back to enjoying the holiday season. Here’s your SB Shop Gift Buying Blueprint.
Here’s what to buy … (and note, everything is on sale (up to 20% off) through Monday at midnight! Details at SB Shop.)
FOR YOUR MOM
Cindi Earl moonstone necklace
Give the gift of great taste when you give Mom this beautiful piece by Cindi Earl. The necklace can be dressed up or down, and you can wear it as a single strand, or pair it with others. Available in both moonstone or labodorite, each stone is set in black rhodium sterling silver. Find them for $195 each here.
FOR YOUR SISTER
OMI Beads sea glass set
Your days of Sis stealing your favorite accessories are long gone — especially when you give her a set of OMI Beads sea glass bracelets for her very own. The set of five hand-made bracelets includes pyrite beads with silver tube, grey sea glass with brass spacers, natural matte agate with pyrite, silver druzy and natural matte agate with bronze tube. Find them for $120 here.
FOR YOUR GOOD GIRLFRIEND
Carden Avenue C bracelet
For your best friend through thick and thin, the Carden Avenue C bracelet is perfect! It’s endlessly wearable, and it can be easily dressed up or down. Mix and match or layer — opportunities abound. And it’s a beautiful way to start her collection of Carden Avenue bracelets! Find it for $72 here.
Another great option is the Carden Avenue dueling pearl cuff. Available in 14K gold-filled or sterling silver, the large and small freshwater pearls are simply stunning! Gold-filled is $88, sterling silver is $78. Both are found here.
Find more great ideas in the Girlfriends’ Gift Guide. Click here.
FOR THE LESS-THAN-$50 FRIEND
Trabeautiful apology notecards
Trabeautiful owner and designer Elizabeth Trabue creates designs that are timeless and elegant, and with this “apology” collection, she showcases her sense of humor. Forgot your manners? Stuck your foot in your mouth? Use these clever cards to handle those social gaffes! Too much to drink at the holiday party? Check “consumption.” Aforementioned consumption led you down the path of political rantings at the seasonal affair? Yep, there’s a box for that too! Surely the 15-card set will carry you through the holidays. And at just $28? Well that’s a small price to pay! For the girlfriend (or guyfriend!) with a sense of humor, these are perfect. Find them here.
Find more great gifts for less than $50 in our “Gifts Under $50 Gift Guide.”
FOR THE HOSTESSES OF YOUR HOLIDAY PARTY LINEUP
Mary Frances Flowers ornaments ($25 each; sold as a set of 3)
Struggling with what to bring as a hostess gift? We have the perfect solution! Purchase the Mary Frances Flowers set of three ornaments, and give one ornament to each of your hostesses! For $75 (for a set of 3), the ornaments are available in brushed brass or copper and come in several shapes. Find them here.
Christina Cohn ceramic spoon
Another great option is this ceramic spoon by Christina Cohn. For $55, you’ll be giving the gift of a hand-made item that’s perfect for special occasions and everyday use alike. It’s luxurious yet affordable! Staying at someone’s house this holiday season? You’ll need more than the standard “party-hostess” gift. Give some local coffee with one of these spoons and this gift is beautiful and practical. Available in cream/gold or bronze/gold here.
Find more great hostess gift ideas in our Hostess Gift Shop.
FOR YOUR MOTHER-IN-LAW
Maizie Clarke custom platter
This truly one-of-a-kind gift will make your mother-in-law praise the day you entered the family! Made by artist Maizie Clarke, each platter features a custom-drawn home portrait, which is created on paper and printed on the porcelain platter. The platter is food-, dishwasher-, microwave- and oven-safe. In other words, it’s versatile and easy to get along with. Just like your mother-in-law, right? Normally $388, we’re selling it for $268. Find it here.
Is your MIL not much of a platter person? That’s okay. Find more great MIL gifts here.
FOR THE MAN IN YOUR LIFE
Mary Frances Flowers birch tie bar
Keep your man looking dapper with a Mary Frances Flowers birch tie bar. The birch tie bar will make a chic statement at the next formal event. Plus, it’s unique — like your man — in that it’s cast from birch bark into sterling silver. Exquisite! Find it for $140.
FOR YOUR SON
Nisolo canvas weekender duffel
If your college-age kid is going to be home for the holidays, send him back after the holidays with this stylish Nisolo weekender canvas duffel bag. Not only is it handsome, like him, but it will encourage him to come home more often. At least a mom can hope, right? Find it for $198 here, or spring for the leather version for $398 here.
FOR YOUR BROTHER
Tame the Beast gift box sets
Your brother always was a little unruly. It’s time he is tamed, if only his hair! Gift your bro any of our Tame the Beast gift box sets or one-off products. From body wash to beard brushes, there are options galore. And with prices starting at just $14 (we’re looking at you, beard brush!), taming is also cost-effective! Click here.
Find more great items in our Men’s Gift Shop here.
FOR YOUR PETS
Custom pet portrait
If you want to give your pet the gift of his own good looks, a custom Brian Nash pet portrait is hands-down the way to go. Normally $250, we’re offering the portrait for $175. Send Brian a photo of your most treasured pooch, and he’ll return to you a hand-painted keepsake that will last a lifetime. Click here.
Looking for something a little more understated? We can help there too! Gift your pup a WigWag dog collar, and you’ll both be thrilled. The waterproof, odor-proof (YES!!) collars start at just $20 and are available in a variety of festive colors. Click here.
Find more great pet gift ideas in our Pet Gift Shop.
FOR THE QUIRKY SOPHISTICATE IN YOUR LIFE
Artist Trace Meyer’s Museum Bees are a pleasing addition to any wall display. Buy one or several, and hang them alone or together. Each bee is created from recycled antique picture frames, bourbon barrels and gilded ornaments and curiosities. No two bees are alike, and we have a limited edition — select the number you (or your friend) wants, and call it your own. Each bee is $55. See the complete collection here.
Find more gifts for less than $100 here.
THE HINT TO DROP FOR YOUR SIGNIFICANT OTHER…
Yearly Co. gold bangle
Want to secure a gift you know you’ll love and that your significant other will enjoy giving you? Drop the hint for the Yearly Co. gold bangle. The hand-made anniversary bangles are the perfect tradition to start no matter how many years you’ve been married. Each solid gold bangle represents a year of wedded bliss. Find one or more for $280-$300 here.
Find more luxe items in our Luxe Loves Gift Shop.
Hearne Dry Goods large feather earrings
If all this gift buying for others has you jealous of what they’re about to unwrap, curb the jealously and treat yourself to a little something special. The perfect solution? Hearne Dry Goods large feather earrings. At an affordable $35, you can get the feel-good feeling of a new pair of earrings and none of the guilt of indulgence. Find them here.
Find more fun ways to treat yourself here.
Alright! You’re officially equipped to knock out your shopping! And just because we’re feeling the holiday spirit, we’re giving you up to 20% off through Cyber Monday. Use code STYLE10 to receive 10% off purchases under $100, code STYLE15 to receive 15% off purchases under $200 and code STYLE20 for 20% your entire purchase over $200!
Happy holidays to you and all of your loved ones! May it be every bit as magical as you imagine!
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