There are great gifts, and then there are Great Gifts. Items that are simultaneously fabulous and practical undoubtedly fall into the latter category. They’re more than just momentarily delightful. They bring a smile to your recipient’s face, but they define what it means to keep giving and giving and giving. These are objects of true value and meaning, which is what all of us hope to find when searching for the perfect gift for the most important people in our lives. Here are a few of the most worthy and practical gifts to give this season.
Kale Razor and Herb Stripping Tool
If you’ve got a kale lover in your life — and let’s face it, there’s definitely that one person who always touts its virtues — then there’s no question this stripping tool is just made for them. It’s designed to swiftly and simple remove stems from kale and strip herbs without any mess or fuss. Constructed of sturdy and durable stainless steel, this tool is built to last through countless uses and washes. Use the sharp blade to shear leaves from mustard greens, collard, and kale, and strip your favorite herbs using the holes of six different sizes. Talk about convenient.
Dyson Pure Hot Cool Air Purifier, Heater, and Fan
When it comes to comfort, cost is often no object. For the person in your life deserving of something truly special, consider the Dyson Pure Hot Cool Air Purifier, Heater, and Fan. This wonderfully sleek and sophisticated device doubles as a stylish home accent. Its futuristic looks alone make it worth a second glance, but it’s the pure functionality that makes it such a practical gift. More than just a fan, it also works as a space heater and a HEPA air purifier. Eliminating the harmful particulates in the air is the goal for anyone who suffers from indoor allergies; this is decided to dramatically improve indoor air quality by reducing everything from dust to mold spores. It’s even Wi-Fi-enabled for easy access and control.
Welly Excursion Kit
Whether for an avid hiker, an outdoor enthusiast, an infrequent camper, or anyone who appreciates being prepared at every moment, the Welly Excursion Kit is about as practical and straightforward as it gets. This thoughtfully curated box is filled with all of the essentials they need to treat cuts and scrapes, both inside and outside the home. Tucked inside are bandages in a variety of sizes and patterns, a roll of tape, several non-stick pads and wound prep pads, packets of triple antibiotic cream, hydrocortisone packets, and a vial of ibuprofen. Everything is artfully arranged in a vibrant orange box.
PhoneSoap 3 UV Smartphone Sanitizer and Universal Charger
It’s never been more important to make sure absolutely everything is clean and free of germs and bacteria. Enter the PhoneSoap 3 UV Smartphone Sanitizer and Universal Charger. It’s a clear necessity in the modern world, perfect for ensuring that their smartphone remains as clean as possible while powering it up at the same time. The device is designed to eliminate the bacteria and germs that otherwise accumulate on smartphones. Best of all, it accommodates all types of phones, including the Galaxy S20 Ultra and the iPhone 11 Pro Max.
Twelve South Store Curve for MacBooks and Laptop
Ask anyone who spends hours hunched over a Macbook or another laptop — it can get a little bit uncomfortable after a while. Yet the majority continue unchanged, instead just shifting position slightly from time to time. The solution comes in the form of this handy protective laptop holder from Twelve South Store. It features anti-slip silicone pads, along with slightly bend arms to provide enduring support. It’s designed with ergonomics in mind, elevated six inches from any surface to encourage better posture and reduce strain on the back, neck, and shoulders.
COURANT Catch:2 Multi-Device Wireless Charger
Keeping everything charged at the same time has never been easy (or possible) with one device, but the COURANT Catch: 2 Multi-Device Wireless Charger changes the game completely. It’s designed to power up a smartphone and wireless headphones, or a pair of phones, at the same time. Made with gloriously supple pebble grain Italian leather, this handsome charger evokes a sophisticated look that sets it apart from other devices. It’s the ideal functioning accent for a desktop or an end table.
Logitech Harmony Elite Remote Control, Hub, and App
It’s time to take full control of absolutely everything. With the Logitech Harmony Elite Remote Control, Hub, and App, that’s almost unbelievably simple to accomplish. Featuring a full-color touch screen, it allows the user to quickly tap and control everything from home devices to channels. There are even one-touch controls, making it easy to turn off a light or start a movie. It’s compatible with both iOS and Android devices, and also serves as a charging station so the remote is always ready to go.