Christmas Gift Guide

Exactly one month until the best day of the year! I couldn’t be more excited, after spending last Christmas in Georgia. For those of you who haven’t started your gift-shopping, consider these:Christmas Gift Guide

1. Anthropologie monogrammed mug – This limited edition of the classic has been making the rounds among blogs.
2. Izola flask – “Your everyday stainless steel flask”… Engraved with one of a dozen clever sayings.
3. Ideal Bookshelf – A print or a customized painting of a loved one’s favorite books.
4. Monkey Pod Games Wooden Four In A Row – A more sophisticated version of the original.
5. Humans of New York – Without a doubt, the most interesting collection of photos published this year.
6. Crate & Barrel Camille wine glass – Yes, these are the pretty wine glasses that appear in basically every episode of Scandal.
7. PureGear retro game case – A case that might even distract someone from the actual smartphone.
8. C. Wonder monogram glass plate – This plate, which comes in a variety of gorgeous designs, makes a perfect catch-all.
9. Essie mini cube – Essie’s winter collection is very impressive this year… And I don’t even wear nail polish!
10. Brett Cramer Himalayan Salt Tequila Glasses – Possibly the greatest invention ever.

Dear Santa…

This week, I’m forgoing my usual Friday Fancies to share my Christmas (and birthday) wish list. Perhaps you’ll find some ideas for yourself! (It’s never too early.)Christmas Wish List

1. Ferragamo Varina flats – The most perfect shoe on Earth.
2. Kindle Paperwhite – I’m finally willing to trade in my ancient model for this.
3. Vineyard Vines Tartan Bow skirt – Elegant, yet cozy. The epitome of winter attire.
4. Anthropologie Lavish collar – Thrilled to see so many great fur wraps this year.
5. Tory Burch Jess boot – Love the equestrian-influenced metal detail.
6. Kate Spade Skinny Mini Bow Ring – Adorable. Like an ornament for a finger.
7. Kate Spade portable charger – Clever, as always.
8. T-Fal ActiFry – Makes fries with just a spoonful of olive oil. Enough said.
9. The Wes Anderson Collection – The first official book about my favorite director.
10. Barbour Beadnell jacket – Utilitarian style in a sophisticated fit.