The holiday season is in full swing, and hopefully by now you’ve already tracked down everything that your assorted loved ones would love to receive. But if that’s not the case—and in all likelihood, it’s probably not—then it’s a good time to tap into our carefully curated selection of last-minute gifts. These little festive surprises are sure to brighten their day!
Winc Gift Card
Much like fragrance, selecting the perfect wine for someone can be tough. There are all types of details and nuances that differentiate one blend from the next, and what appeals to you may not quite tempt the palate of another. Play it safe with a Winc gift card, available in denominations of $60 and over. Consumers can sort by type, as well as select from a variety of gift packages with snacks and wine.
Magma Sketchbook: Art & Illustration: Pocket Edition
With 112 sheets of crisp blank paper, the Magma Sketchbook is a genius addition to any artist’s repertoire. More than just the ideal companion for creating, it also contains 16 pages of valuable information about paper types, tools, human proportions, paper- and canvas-stretching details, digital file types, and even a glossary. In other words, it’s great for the novices in your life, too.
Homesick Holiday Scented Candle
We all know those folks who eat, sleep, and breathe all things holiday season. Their tree is up before Thanksgiving, they shop for gifts throughout the year, and they’re known for their sugary baked goods. Consider the Homesick Scented Candle an obvious choice for this festive individual. The Holiday scent is enriched with notes of freshly chopped pine trees, sugar cookies, pomander balls, and pies.
Exceptionlab Inc. We Are Happy to Serve You Ceramic Cup
For the java junkie in your life, nothing is more appropriate than this ceramic cup from Exceptionlab Inc. Branded with “We Are Happy to Serve You,” it’s a replica of what is conceivably the most popular design in coffee cup history. Originating in 1963, the blue and white print is reflective of the Greek flag’s colors. It’s both microwave- and dishwasher-safe, making it a great choice for any latte lover
Areaware Table Tiles
Entertainers and drink enthusiasts alike will appreciate the beauty and quality of these Areaware Table Tiles. Made with MDF, cork, and beech veneer, this set of six coasters is essential for keeping beverages steady and protecting delicate tabletops. Moreover, they offer an artisanal touch courtesy of the geometric design and eye-catching color scheme. They can even be positioned to form an artful trivet!
Atlas Obscura Page-A-Day Calendar 2020
The world is beautiful, mysterious, and complicated. The Atlas Obscura Page-A-Day Calendar 2020 celebrates its many global oddities, natural wonders, and fun features that are well worth deeper exploration—or, at the very least, a single calendar day to appreciate what makes them so special. Featuring crisp color photography and intriguing facts, this is a must for any trivia buff on your list.
Anker 40W 4-Port USB Wall Charger
Convenience is everything in this fast-paced world. If your recipient could benefit from something that makes life considerably easier on the go, the Anker 40W 4-Port USB Wall Charger is sure to be a hit. It’s designed to provide a quick charge via each of its four ports, and is efficiently compact to comfortably fit anywhere. The plug is foldable, and it also includes an 18-month warranty.
Allbirds Gift Card
Allbirds is renowned for their breathable, lightweight, and highly comfortable footwear. Because it’s relatively impractical to give shoes when you aren’t entirely shoe of their size, a gift card to Allbirds offers the next best thing. A $95 card is enough to snap up a great pair of loungers or an effortless pair of runners—both classics that play well with everything from khaki pants to jeans.
Suitsupply Gift Card
Much like shoes and wine, suits and separates are decidedly difficult to select unless you’re with the person and entirely sure of their size. Leave that to the expert—the giftee, in this case. A gift card to Suitsupply is the easy option. The retailer is known for its immaculately designed pieces, including suits, jackets, bottoms, coats, tops, knits, turtlenecks, T-shirts, and waistcoats. He could conceivably build an entire wardrobe thanks to your gift!
Amazon Gift Card
There’s always that one person who you aren’t quite sure will love anything that you give. Or, ya know, you’re a little short on time. There’s no shame—not when you give an Amazon gift card as a conciliatory gift they will undoubtedly appreciate. In denominations starting at $25, it’s the perfect surprise for the person who would really prefer to purchase their own gift, thank you very much.
In case you missed it, the Disney subscription service launched in November. Since then, it’s amassed several million subscribers and earned plenty of accolades for its diverse selection of films and television programs from the Walt Disney Studios and Walt Disney Television properties. There’s also content from 20th Century Fox, National Geographic, and Marvel, and it’s accessible on all types of devices. Why not surprise the Disney junkie in your life with a subscription?
Because not everyone has time to read a book, a subscription to Audible makes sense. Your lucky recipient will have access to a huge selection of audiobooks, plus at least three titles each month for the duration of their membership, along with 30% off any additional audiobook purchases. They can even exchange audiobooks, and keep the books even after the subscription expires.
Speks Magnetic Balls
Whether for easing stress, quelling anxiety, or simply having a good time, nothing tops the gift of Speks Magnetic Balls. These quirky little magnets arrive in packages of 512, which is just enough for your recipient to craft, smash, and masterfully arrange them into fun and unexpected shapes. In addition to the magnetics, the package includes a base to put the creation on display, plus a user guide and a handy case.
elago 3-in-1 Charging Hub
So practical and sleek you may just want one for yourself, too, the elago 3-in-1 Charging Hub is a handy little tool that is designed to power your Apple Watch, Airpods, and iPhone all in one spot. It’s compatible with all Watch models, and with phones 5C to 11 Pro Max. It’s made with heavy-duty silicone, and fits comfortably anywhere from the nightstand to the desktop. They’ll love the way it performs—and how great it looks.