It's the most wonderful time of the year, and that means it's time to get gifting! Our editors have rounded up some of their favorite items to help you pick the perfect present for that special friend, family member, or co-worker. We've got 100 great ideas to make the giving even easier this year, and if you're still stumped, check out even more gift guides to get you started. Happy holidays — and happy shopping!
At its best, shopping for others can be a cinch, but at its worst . . . "difficult" doesn't even begin to describe it. To help, we've collected presents perfect for all the different personality types in your life. Whether it's a sister who prefers the girlier things in life, a best friend who relates to anything hippie, or a work friend who'd rather be, well, working out, we have something sure to please them all, within.
— Additional reporting by Hannah Weil
You've probably seen Deborah Lippmann's handiwork in the likes of Vogue or on the runways at New York Fashion Week, but she's most well-known for her line of polishes that you can find at many department stores and Sephora. We tapped the celebrity manicurist for her holiday shopping list, and just like her polishes — you'll find nothing but luxury here. From cozy cashmere blankets to a special spa treatment, see what Deborah is gifting this season.
— Additional reporting by Kaitlyn Dreyling
As a judge on Top Chef, you know Gail Simmons has great taste in food. But the culinary expert, TV personality, and Food & Wine special projects director also happens to have great taste in holiday gift picks, too. She gave us the lowdown on what she's really coveting this year. Here's what's at the top of her wish list.
The Gramercy Tavern Cookbook
"After years of work on this project, chef Michael Anthony and Danny Meyer have published The Gramercy Tavern Cookbook ($30, originally $50), one of the most beautiful cookbooks I’ve seen in years. It's big and glossy and drool-worthy, and I want it!"
Michele Varian Large Baguette Board
Keep reading for more of Gail's top gift picks.
If you have a long holiday list to tackle, we're here to help you score the perfect find — without breaking the bank. We've rounded up 25 gifts, with selections for the runner, yogi, cyclist, and overall fitness freak. Your wallet will appreciate that all these finds are under $25.
Planes, trains, and automobiles — if you have a little one who loves all things that go, have we got the gifts for you! From ride-on finds to minigarages, electric autos, and more, these 35 finds are sure to appease pilots, captains, and speed racers-in-training. Click through and find the perfect transportation-themed toy that's sure to be the hit of your child's holiday season.
Dad is your rock. He's the family IT guy, the authority on all things sci-fi, and the ultimate adventurer. So this holiday season, get him gadgets and gizmos that'll up his tech game. We've got trinkets for outdoorsmen, photographers, Einstein enthusiasts, and more.
See all the fitness trackers, panoramic photo accessories, wireless speakers, and other doodads we handpicked for geek fathers in the gallery!
"Stay hydrated" is one of my most-loved health mantras, and a functional water bottle is a great gift for nearly everyone on your holiday shopping list. Whether you're perusing presents for a fitness buff, a friend looking to improve their health in 2014, or anyone who loves a good pop of color, click through all these options, and start checking friends and family off your list.
The holidays are almost here, and if you have a white elephant gift exchange coming up, we've got you covered — especially if you love pop culture. Click through to find silly, weird, and cool gifts to get your white elephant party started — there may even be stuff you want for real!
After buzzing around a whole lot of ecommerce sites working to bring you this season's best gift guides, we were particularly taken aback by Tory Burch's swatch of stylish presents. Whether you're on the hunt for something cozy, girlie, or simply classic, she has a product you'll love. To help you avoid present overload (as if), we're sharing our favorites.