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Philadelphia Retailers' Gift Guide for Everyone on Your Nice List

By Audrey Trajano | December 6, 2019 | Lifestyle

The gift of giving is a wonderful thing, but the search always comes with uncertainty, never with ease. As the holidays are quickly approaching us, make your gifting adventure a successful trip with this holiday gift guide. Whether you need ideas for your close friends, distant relatives, or significant others, we rounded up the ultimate gifts—handpicked by our sources at your favorite Philly retailers.

Henry Davidsen: Custom Shirt Set


If you’re stumped on finding the perfect gift for a picky man, let Henry A. Davidsen help you overcome the daunting task. Gift him the Master Tailors & Image Consultants for a Three Custom Shirt Package, where he'll get started with a glass of whiskey and a private consultation with certified professionals. From top to bottom, he can choose every detail on each shirt, making your gift exactly how he wants it. Master Tailors & Image Consultants for Three Custom Shirt Package, $495 (Regular Value $570),

Bloomingdale’s: Bartesian Cocktail Mixer


Forget about candles and delicate home decor for the party host, and go to Bloomingdale’s to find an Oprah-approved gift: the Bartesian Cocktail Mixer. The premium mixer is like a Keurig for cocktails, making bartending at home easy and fun. This is a heavenly gift for any aspiring mixologist, as the lucky receiver can insert cocktail capsules and serve drinks right away with just a push of a button. From Cosmopolitans to Margaritas, the Bartesian Capsules contain real juices and natural extracts to mix with your spirits. Bartesian Cocktail Mixer, $449,

Shop Sixty Five: Initial Necklace


Charm your girlfriends with a piece of jewelry they can proudly wear everyday. At Shop Sixty Five, the Initial Necklace by Lotasi Jewels creates a memorable and meaningful gift for those who are close to you. Available in yellow gold, white gold and gunmetal shades, customize it with initials and create something more beautiful than just a shiny stone. Initial Necklace, $150,

Boyds Philadelphia: Sydney Evan Stone Roll Ring

Since introducing women’s fashion in 1993, Boyds offers an array of timeless gifts to woo the most special woman in your life. The Sydney Evan Stone Roll Ring is perfect for the one who stays true to herself, as the brand consistently brings self-expression and creativity to jewelry. Made of 14k yellow gold, white diamond and turquoise, the beautiful ring will make a statement. Sydney Evan Stone Roll Ring, $1,280,

DFTI: The Festive AF Holiday Sweatshirt

Skip the gold bracelets and necklaces, and gift your girlfriends the cutest “ugly sweater” from DFTI Boutique on Chestnut Street. The Festive AF Holiday Sweatshirt will become the new traditional sweater for all their seasonal gatherings. Purchase it for the friend that hates the holidays to save her from looking like the Grinch.—she’ll love it with a pair of blue jeans or over a chic dress. Festive AF Holiday Sweatshirt, $58,

Kin Boutique: Aéryn Paris Sugalite Jacket

Effortless style and high-end quality are some of the top things everyone wants for the holidays, and Kin Boutique can provide just that. If you want to really spoil someone this season, the Aéryn Paris Sugalite Jacket is a refined choice for that one-of-a-kind girl. As she walks the streets of Philadelphia, the faux fur coat from Paris will make her feel classy, chic and special. Made of vegan rose leather and soft shearling, the reversible jacket is the perfect combination of comfort and luxury. Aéryn Paris Sugalite Jacket, $423, 1014 Pine St.,

Moda Matters: Grenadine Tie

Moda Matters takes care of any man that you want to impress. Built on Italian principles of craft, tailoring and individuality, the Italian menswear brand has something special to spoil your top guy. Owner Francesco Reale swears by the Grenadine Tie in dark navy. Not only does the color go with any suit and setting, but the tie itself has a beautiful historical background as the original designs were produced during WWII. The exclusive grenadine woven silk can be found in only two factories in the world, which are both in Italy. Grenadine Tie, $88,

Victoria Wright: The Sabrina Dress

Every boss-lady needs an array of dresses, and The Sabrina Dress from Victoria Wright is a must for every modern woman’s closet, and is a thoughtful made-to-measure gift from the local designer’s new line. Specialize the tailored dress with different colors and lengths, making it just the right fit. Not sure about measurements or style? No worries—Wright also offers gift cards, so your friend or family member can work with her on their own time.The Sabrina Dress, $395,

Photography by: Henry A. Davidsen, LLC; Courtesy of Bloomingdale's; Courtesy of Lotasi Jewels