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Many of you are trying to find the perfect gift for everyone on your list. Lifestyle expert Sydne Summer is here with a few items that might make it easier.

BEST HOLIDAY GIFTS FOR EVERYONE ON YOUR LIST

  • Gifts that give back
  • Stocking stuffers
  • Hostess gifts
  • Hard to buy for (typically husband)

Anthony Logistics For Men The Perfect Shave Kit

  • Maximize intimate moments by giving the man in your life exactly what he needs for a full service shave at home, no appointment needed. Featuring a shave regimen hand-picked by the grooming gurus at Anthony Logistics, this kit includes Glycolic Facial Cleanser, Pre Shave Oil, Shave Cream, After Shave Balm and a luxury dopp kit.
    • Anthony Logistics For Men donates a portion of the proceeds from the sale of all products to support prostate cancer research.

Price: $55; Available at Anthony.com and Sephora  

 

E BAY BRACELETS:

  • Just in time for the holidays, eBay and the Council of Fashion Designers of America are collaborating with five leading designers -- Mara Hoffman, Michael Bastian, MILLY by Michelle Smith, Rachel Zoe, and Shipley & Halmos -- to offer the Holiday Collective: a limited-edition collection of customized tech bracelets that double as a USB charger.
  • The eBay Holiday Collective is available at ebay.com/holidaycollective
  • Each bracelet is available at an accessible Buy It Now price of $25, with free shipping in the US and Canada, and all proceeds benefitting Council of Fashion Designers of America.
  • Vanessa Hudgens and her boyfriend Austin Butler were spied wearing the bracelet while out and about in NYC.
  • For ladies or gents, it's the perfect gift to give or to get – the sweetest arm candy of the season. Charging has never looked so chic!

 

STOCKING STUFFERS

Bliss mistletoe must haves gift set

This mega- moisturizing duo for lips and hands includes the fabulips softening lip balm and 1 oz. high intensity hand cream, the perfect mistletoe-ready combo.

Price: $12 ($24 value), available at BlissWorld.com, Sephora, Macy's, Neiman Marcus and Nordstrom

Bliss merry ‘kiss'-mas gift set

This pucker-perfecting holiday stocking stuffer leaves you with fresh breath and glossy, nourished lips. Includes new bliss glossy balms in peppermint and vanilla mint.

Price: $18 ($28 value), available at BlissWorld.com, Sephora, Macy's, Neiman Marcus and Nordstrom

 

Urban Decay Ocho Loco 2 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil Set

It's a whole new kind of loco. People went crazy for Ocho Loco last year, and this year it's back in a big way. Packaged in a slimmer case and featuring three bestselling shades and five never-before-seen, it's the perfect stocking stuffer for the color junkie on your list. It comes in a clear outer box so the beautiful shades are in full view and comes complete with a limited edition, exclusive neon green Grindhouse sharpener.

Price: $59, Available at Sephora, Sephora.com and UrbanDecay.com

 

Urban Decay Anarchy and Shattered Face Cases

An Urban Decay palette is the most coveted item on anyone's wish list, and this holiday, we're putting a new spin on the category. Introducing the Anarchy and Shattered Face Cases – an all-new take on the revered Urban Decay palette, now complete with all the color products you need for a full-face look. Inside each you'll find five new eyeshadows, two blushes in an exclusive powder formulation, a highlighter, a Super-Saturated High Gloss Lip Color and a 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil. Anarchy boasts a never-before-seen shade of Super-Saturated, while Shattered features two all-new shades of blush. The beautiful silver and gunmetal packaging looks gorgeous in a bag or on a vanity and each features TWO full-size mirrors inside.

Price: $44, Anarchy available exclusively at Sephora and Sephora.com; Shattered available at Ulta, select Macy's and online at Ulta.com, Macys.com, Beauty.com and UrbanDecay.com

Urban Decay Vice 2

Now here's a vice we'll gladly take a spot on the naughty list for. Introducing Vice 2, the limited-edition sequel to last year's holiday hit. Each palette features 20 gorgeous brand-new, exclusive, never-before-seen shades. As if that wasn't enough, each is also one-of-a-kind – the luxe ethereal design is applied by water transfer to make each palette unique, and each comes with a double-ended Good Karma Shadow and Crease Brush. With a mix of brights and neutrals in every texture imaginable, it's got a little bit of something for everyone on your list.

Price: $59, Available at Sephora, Ulta, select Macy's and online at Sephora.com, Ulta.com, Macys.com, Beauty.com and UrbanDecay.com

 

Havaianas

Cult favorite Havaianas flip-flops are truly the best rubber flip-flops in the world. The ultra-high quality of Havaianas is due to a top secret rubber recipe that makes you feel like you are walking on clouds. Every A-list celebrity like Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Jennifer Aniston are die hard fans. www.us.havaianas.com $24 - $78

 

Old Navy

For everyone on your list always a crowd pleaser and steals at under $20

 

HOSTESS GIFTS

Piperlime-www.piperlime.com

Under $50

Piperlime has YOU in mind this holiday season.And your Office Pal…and your Party Host…and of course, your BFF.

Introducing Piperlime's OMGift Boxes, a limited edition collection of gift sets that are so covetable, you'll want to keep one too.

Playing on Piperlime's Shortcut to Chic philosophy, these OMGift Boxes are the ultimate easy gift this holiday with amazing finds inside. Each gift box contains one exclusive Piperlime accessory along with other unexpected, festive items from top brands such as Kate Spade, Bliss Spa, Mrs Lilliann and more. Each set will cater to a certain recipient: Office Pal, Hostest with the Mostest, or BFF.

 

Sugarfina

  • **Sugarfina just opened gorgeous boutique in Beverly Hills
  • 40% of Sugarfina Candies Are Not Available Anywhere Else in the us
  • Consumers to customize their own box by selecting from over 140 candies from around the world.
  • Ditch the traditional bottle of wine or box of chocolates and grab this Happy Holidays Bento Box for your hostess gifting needs this holiday season. The holiday bento includes eight petite cubes (3.25oz each) of holiday-inspired candies, to keep that festive feeling. Flavors like:

1.    Cocoa Almonds

2.    Candy Cane Caramels

3.    Dark Chocolate Sea Salt Caramels

4.    Pumpkin Pie Caramels

5.    Chocolate Berry Basket

6.    Peppermint Malt Balls

7.    Marzipan Lemon Cakes

8.    Champagne Bubbles

Price: $50, Available at Sugarfina.com

 

MACKENZIE-CHILDS

  • The number one holiday brand at Neiman Marcus and Saks
  • Affordable items this holiday season including festive wine bags, holiday sachets, vases, ornaments, holiday plates and more.
  • Our sumptuous velvet Holiday Tartan Table Linens are a visual delight, with our merry and bright new tartan mixed with holly-accented Courtly Check. They're sure to bring extra cheer to any table settings.
  • The brand is best known for distinctive designs which combine vibrant colors and pattern-on-pattern surface decoration to create a fresh, original aesthetic best described as "tradition with a twist"
  • Website: www.mackenzie-childs.com / Price: starting at $10

 

CAKEMIX (I SUBBED FOR TREATHOUSE BC SHIPMENT LOST)

  • Everyone knows the amazing DIY decorating studio but Cakemix also has an amazing bakery with fresh baked goods
  • Cakemix is all about fun-come on in, get a cake, hang out with me and my friends, and decorate your very own yummy masterpiece! When you leave Duff's Cakemix, you are gonna smell like butter and sugar and you are not only gonna leave with your very own cake, you are also gonna leave with a smile

 

 

Hard to Buy For (Typically your husband)

QUIRKY

www.quirky.com

Quirky, a social product development company founded in June 2009, makes invention accessible by partnering with creative people around the world to bring new products to life. Each week, Quirky engages its online community to collaborate in all aspects of product design and development - from ideation all the way to packaging. Quirky brings two brand new consumer products to market every week and shares the revenue with all of the individuals who were influential in bringing these products to life. Quirky is rapidly changing the way the world thinks about product development.

Pivot Power Genius

Item: Pivot Power (Flexible Surge Protector)
Price: $29.99

Description: You know what makes sense? This. Reclaim your outlets with Pivot Power, a flexible surge-protecting power strip that bends to fit every sized plug or adapter without wasting a single outlet. That means no more plug traffic jams or blocked outlets—even those big ol' bricks are welcome.

 

Upwrite
Stand For Style

  • Make the most of your keychain with Upwrite, a conductive stylus that doubles as a metal kickstand for your phone.
  • Use Upwrite to prop your phone up to read, watch a movie, or take some notes on the go.

If you ask us, that lucky rabbit's foot dangling from your key ring screams 20th century. Your keychain can do a whole lot more, and Upwrite is proof. The stylish metal key-wrangler serves as a conductive stylus for your smartphone. Its clamp shuts tight to keep your keys in place and it doubles as a kickstand when open. If we didn't know better, we'd almost say it was trying too hard.

Website: www.quirky.com/ Price: $27.99

 

Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine

  • Great Gift Idea For Dad or the Perfect Hostess Gift
  • Retails at around $20-$25 per bottle with slight fluctuations by city, state and retailer.
  • Ole Smoky offers 8 flavors of moonshine:
  • Original
  • White
  • Moonshine Cherries
  • Peach
  • Apple Pie
  • Blackberry
  • Strawberry *new flavor
  • Lemon Drop *new flavor
  • The Ole Smoky Moonshine™ distillery, known as The Holler, is America's most visited distillery and produces the brand's signature flavors.  
    • Where to buy: Available at BevMo, Sam's Club, Costco and a variety of other local retailers.  Ole Smoky is available in 49 states and Canada. For more info, please visit www.olesmokymoonshine.com.

True to its roots, each Ole Smoky Moonshine flavor is born from the hand-crafted recipes of the Tennessee families who have been filling moonshine jars and jugs in the Smoky Mountains for more than a century. Follow on Twitter: @OleSmoky!

 

HERVE LEGER BARBIE

With more than five decades of fashion heritage stemming from her first career as a teenage fashion model, Barbie® doll has served as inspiration for countless designers and has remained a fashion icon for girls of all ages.

The Hervé Léger by Max Azria Barbie® doll dons a red bandage dress, accented with a black corset harness belt, black gladiator boots and a signature black and gold clutch, perfect for a red-carpet event.  Never one to go without options, the Hervé Léger by Max Azria Barbie® doll also includes a full outfit change – complete with a second runway-inspired, black and white jacquard dress, open-toe booties and a black studded clutch.

Barbie's miniature dresses are constructed out of authentic Hervé Léger by Max Azria bandages and yarns, and are manufactured at the same factory that produces the full designer collection.

The Herve Leger by Max Azria Barbie will retail for $150.00 and is available for sale on HerveLeger.com and in select Herve Leger by Max Azria stores.

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