The Procrastinator’s Gift Guide
Thanks to the magic of expedited shipping and digital gift cards, even the slackers among us get to make Christmas morning, well, magical. The gifts below have universal appeal and forgiving order-by dates (check each individual retailer’s Christmas delivery schedules)—some fall in the “experience” category while others have delayed gratification elements that stretch well into the new year, making them great options if you’re headed to a friends house but don’t have a traditional hostess gift on hand.
CHINTI AND PARKER
Star-intarsia cashmere robe Net-a-Porter, $1,000 You don’t have to worry about sizing,
Net-a-Porter often delivers same day,
and it’s the ultimate in cozy luxury.
Nudo Adopt welcome
pack & certificate Nudo Tree, $79 This Italian small-batch olive oil
collective lets people
adopt a tree for a friend, then
sends boxes of olive oil from
said tree three times a year
(from the spring, summer, and
goop E-GIFT CARD ($50-$1,000) goop
Sure we’re a little biased, but this is the
best gift ever.
donors choose gift card Donors Choose
You load the printable gift card with
the desired dollar amount, then your
friend gets to pick the education-
centric project it supports.
Skagen Lilli Iphone 6 Plus Sleeve Skagen, $55
An iPhone case that also keeps credit cards
in check is clutch for anyone who wants to
leave their purse behind.
- THE SILL GIFT CARD The Sill, $25 Live houseplants, delivered.
m.gemi year of shoes
gift card M.Gemi, $3,000 A pair of gorgeous Italian
shoes every month (it’s going
to be a very good year).
ABERDEEN SLIPPER Nordstrom, $131 A necessity this time of year.
terrapass Personal Carbon Offsets (Monthly Subscription) TerraPass, $5.95
This is a meaningful gift for anyone who
is a frequent flier in your life: Use the
calculator tool to estimate annual
outputs to offset a full year of emissions,
and then print out a gift receipt.
west elm Yours,
Leather Key Rings West Elm, $13 Prevent any and all
l.l. bean Merino Wool
Ragg Sock L.L. Bean, $19.95 So square, it’s kind of cool
(plus, everyone always
cherry bombe 2-year subscription Cherry Bombe, $75
Like four mini gifts spread out over the
course of two years.
- dean & deluca Viva Italia Dean & Deluca, $85 The next best thing to a ticket to Italy
TA VIDEO STREAMING monthly
SUBSCRIPTION Tracy Anderson, $90 Their butt will thank you.
terrain Bee Raw Varietal
Honey Flight Terrain, $78 A sampling of nine raw honeys
from around the world.
mast the complete
2016 collection Mast, $95 No wrapping paper
required: these are
stunning all on their own.
13 HAND PICKED FRESH GEORGIA PEACHES
GIFT BOX The Peach Truck, $29.50 Sending someone a crate of fresh Georgia peaches
is such a great summer surprise. To present
something physical now, buy peach gummies and
tell them the real thing is coming in the Summer
(they’re accepting orders in the new year).
ROE 125gm Roe, $275
There’s still time to get this limited-edition white
sturgeon caviar (you may recognize it from our
“For the Entertainer” gift guide). They deliver through December
31st in California, and if time doesn’t allow they’ll
email a gift card directly to the recipient.
- the sauce bucket Barbecue Gift Box The Sauce Bucket, $79.95 How to pass the time ’til BBQ season.
- THREE CHEERS FOR THREE JERKS Mouth, $83 Filet mignon jerky. That’s all.
MOMOFUKU ‘HOME RUN’ GIFT PACK Momofuku, $40
We’ve yet to meet a momofuku fan who’s not
addicted to ssäm sauce.