‘Tis the season once again; the time to give! We knew it was coming, so being a couple of good doobies, we’ve been working on our favorite gifts to give for quite some time. To be honest, it wasn’t that hard, we’ve encountered so many amazing products from the people and businesses we’ve met making this list was easy!
And that’s our goal, to make things easier for you! The holidays are stressful enough, so why not use our gift-giving guide to take the anxiety out of finding the perfect gift. Our list is creative, focuses on many small businesses, is unique, and without a doubt “HAUTE!”
So, pour yourself a drink and get those credit cards ready! Let’s check off that gift list now so we can enjoy the holiday season!
Kimberly & Jessica
2017 Holiday Gift-Giving Guide
SYLTBAR Sparkling Rose (750ml Bottle)
As you can see, this bottle of SYLTBAR Rose is so gorgeous it will surely captivate the rose lover on your holiday list. No sugar added, sulfates, or color and it is all natural and vegan. The best part, only 63 calories per 6oz glass. A unique and healthy gift to receive. Make someone’s new year a little more bubbly! Read our article on the love story behind SYLTBAR!
Feed The Foodie- A Gift To Eataly
We all know that person, the one who can’t stop thinking, talking, making, or eating food! Actually, that sort of sounds like us! The perfect place to satisfy the inner foodie’s soul is Eataly! The mega cool specialty shop is heaven for the person who loves to cook. You can easily buy and send an e-gift card via their website. That makes the holiday gift-giving even easier! Take a peek at our video shot at their Prudential location.
J’enwey Tea Co. – Detoxify
Transform the person on your holiday list with J’enwey Tea Co.’s “Detoxify” Tea Blend. Tea Master Lisa Marie believes ” Tea touches all our lives….Tea starts us off, meets us in the middle, and dances us through to the end.” A beautiful gift for that special someone!
April Soderstrom – Arm Party – Gold Rush Budda Bracelet
She’s been called “Bay State Glitterati” by the Boston Herald. We personally own enough of April Soderstrom jewelry to have an all-out AS Body Party! Her eye for color and mixing materials has landed her jewelry and “arm party bracelets” on many celebrities and magazine covers. We really dig the “good vibes” of her Gold Rush Budda Bracelet. Gold-plated hematite beads and a perfect little budda head make this piece extremely interchangeable with any look! It’s the perfect unique piece for the jewelry lover on your list. Read more about the fun-loving designer on our site.
Lots of giving happens with this gift! Tailored for Education provides school uniforms to children in impoverished areas where one of the requirements for enrollment is having the proper attire. This beautiful tie designed by Vineyard Vines comes in both royal blue and raspberry. Tailored for Education will provide one school uniform with the sale of each tie. Read more about our profile on the two amazing women who started this non-profit!
Cocktail Artist -Premium Lemon Juice
This premium quality cocktail mixer was inspired by the award-winning Boston bartender and our friend Tenzin Samdo. Tenzin believes that with the right lemon juice you can bring so many drinks to life! This is the perfect gift for the hometown mixologist in your life. Keep that bar stocked and also raise the bar for that unique gift! Learn more about Tenzin’s amazing story and passion on The Haute Life!
Christofle Mood Egg- Rose Gold Edition
So, we’ve been captivated with Christofle’s mood flatware collection for quite some time. But, now that they have the pretty little egg in rose gold, we’re absolutely obsessed. If you have some “spare change” and know someone who has everything, THIS is the perfect gift! Take a peek when we visited the store for an etiquette lesson.
The Gift of Cheese- Wasik’s Cheese Shop
We’ve featured Wasik’s Cheese Shop several times because it’s literally one of the best places on Earth! Their custom cheese and charcuterie boards are slices of heaven, and they make the perfect gift for the holidays. Call Wasik’s today to have a holiday cheese board sent to your favorite cheese lover. Read here for more about the wonderful shop and the basics of making the perfect cheeseboard.
Get A Cue From Lindsay Tia
This Boston fashion babe can take care of all of your fashion needs! The handbag and jewelry designer has now branched into clothing by providing a personalized shopping experience at her style lounge, The Cue. Visit the store or website to pick up a Lindsey Tia bag or have the designer guide you to the perfect piece of clothing to put a smile on your bestie’s face. Besides having really cool things, the Quincy native has a great backstory. Be sure to take a peek at our profile on Lindsay.
Boston Harbor Distillery Maple Cream Liquor
We thought we’d end the list on a sweet note! This summer, we were introduced to the amazing Rhonda Kallman and her Boston Harbor Distillery. From whiskey to rum to Kim’s favorite Rum Maple Cream, the Sam Adam’s co-founder has made a super cool distillery with premium spirits. Any of her products would make a great gift. But, we both agree ,the rum maple cream will undoubtedly please all. Cheers!