December 12, 2008

The Perfect Present: My Picks for Guys & Gals

Perusing for presents? Here are my picks for the best gifts of the season, separated by gender.

Ladies First...

Perfect Present Picks: For the Lady in Your Life

Clockwise from Top Left:
  • A monogrammed tennis racquet carrier is perfect for the stylish athlete-- Ame & Lulu
  • Etiquette savvy gals in their early 20s will love this preppy stationery tote by Boatman Geller --
  • Any cook is sure to look chic in this lovely apron -- Anthropologie
  • This silver-plated case is ideal for storing credit and calling cards -- Wedding Depot
  • Wine enthusiasts with places to go will really appreciate these stemware stakes -- Baby Feathers Online
  • My personal favorite, this classic embosser is sure to leave a lasting impression --

Now for the Men...

Perfect Present Picks: For the Man in Your Life

Clockwise from top left:
  • Writers, travelers and business men alike will appreciate the subtle masculinity of this personalized leather journal --
  • A family crest ring will make a stylish statement about who he is and where he comes from -- John Christian
  • Keep your globetrotting gentleman organized with this monogrammed passport holder -- Pottery Barn
  • Handmade from cashmere and silk, this top-notch tie is perfect for professionals -- Brooks Brothers
  • Create your own classic with this personalized polo. Choose from 27 flag patches and multiple color combinations -- Ralph Lauren
  • This crystal and leather decanter will serve a full house during his next poker night -- Ralph Lauren