Emma Sarran | November 24, 2014 |
Lifestyle The Latest
This year, think beyond a bottle of wine and poinsettias when you attend all those holiday parties. Instead, surprise your host with one of these truly special gifts.
For the hometown hero: Philadelphia neighborhood coasters
Neighborwood Coasters ($36). The Little Apple Store, 4353 Main St., 267-335-4968
Party hosts can never have too many coasters. Gift these Neighborwood coasters—each features a different Philly neighborhood—to that friend with real hometown pride.
For the cocktail connoisseur: Locally made, artisan spirit
Snap, Art in the Age. 116 N. Third St., 215-922-2600
Philly’s own Art in the Age offers house-made spirits that’ll put standard liquor bottles to shame. Pick up Snap, the ginger snap-inspired organic spirit perfect for the holidays.
For the entertainer: Personalized cheese tray
Cheese Tray, Scarlett Alley ($80). 241 Race St., 215-592-7898
Surprise your hosts with a beautiful and thoughtful addition to their kitchen collection: a custom, personalized slate serving tray, complete with a stand so they can display it proudly when it’s not in use.
For the photographer: Polaroid camera
Polaroid Camera ($180). Urban Outfitters, 1627 Walnut St., 215-569-3131
These instant, retro cameras are making a major comeback, and your party host will love to use one to document the holidays and beyond.
For the musician: Colorful turntable
Cruiser Turntable, Crosley Radio ($80). Nordstrom, 190 North Gulph Road, 610-265-6111
Stir up some memories with this vintage-style gift. Really wow ‘em by picking up some of the host’s fave tunes on vinyls.
For the spa lover: Luxe bath set
All-Bath Collection, Lush ($155). 1525 Walnut St., 215-546-5874
This 20-piece gift set full of handmade soaps, bubbles, and more will guarantee relaxation well after the busy holiday season.
For the over-scheduled: Cozy throw
Cozy Chic Throw, Barefoot Dreams ($132). Nordstrom, 190 North Gulph Road, 610-265-6111
There’s nothing quite like curling up under a cozy blanket after a busy holiday party, and this Barefoot Dreams throw is about as cozy as it gets.
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