14 Holiday Gifts Everyone Loves to Receive (Seriously!)

We all want to get our hands on one of those temperature-controlled coffee mugs.

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December 04, 2019

What makes a truly special gift? One that comes from the heart. We searched high and low to come up with 15 thoughtful gift ideas that pretty much anyone on your list will enjoy. From personalized gloves to handmade soap, these are our top picks to give this year.


Can we take a minute to appreciate how gorgeous and timeless these leather gloves are? The buttery finish, the minimalist monogram, the stylish array of hues. Gift them with a set of luxurious, long-lasting gloves, and they’ll never suffer through frozen fingers and shivering hands again.

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Classic, clean, sophisticated. Just a few words that come to mind for these personalized, silver-beaded picture frames. Each frame offers an etched personalization and features a timeless, mirror-like silver finish that will look stunning in any home.

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You know you’ve reached adulthood when you unwrap socks at Christmas, and you’re actually, really, excited about it. This sophisticated sock set features five pairs, each personalized with a modern monogram and the recipients’ full name along the toe.

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We recommend this luxe, leather tech envelope for any parent that’s in the market to knock their workaholic kiddos' socks off at this year’s holiday gift exchange. The soft leather envelope comes in two sizes, four classic hues and an optional, gold-foiled monogram. Each jacket features multiple pockets, pouches and slots to store all their most important gadgets.

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Coffee that never gets cold again? This temperature-controlled coffee mug is the gift that keeps on giving. The mug is a game changer because it uses an innovative technology that connects with an app on your smartphone to control and maintain the temperature of your coffee or tea. Life-changing.

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Who doesn’t need a little something-something to spruce up their entry console or workspace? This pretty, personalized marble and wood catchall makes for a keepsake gift that anyone would cherish, but no one would think to buy for themselves.

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This handy leather tech roll is the life hack we never knew we needed. The supple leather design is offered in four tartan prints and features three pockets to store your phone charger, cables or any other random wire that typically sinks to the bottom of your bag. Add a foiled monogram for a pretty, personalized touch your Secret Santa recipient will love.

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Who doesn't love this modern-day crooner's holiday tunes? Everyone will enjoy listening to Bublé's smooth, melodic voice warm up a room.

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We're huge fans of P.F. Candle Company's scents. Not only are they sustainably made, but they don't smell overpowering or fake. Reed diffusers make a great gift since they often outlast candles and passively fill a room with inviting fragrance.

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Treat someone on your list to a bag of high-quality coffee. We're partial to Stumptown's organic blends, but a tea sampler or beans from a local roaster would not go unappreciated.

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It's hard to think of a more thoughtful gift than one that's handmade (either by you or someone else). This bar of organic rosemary mint body soap will invigorate and moisturize winter skin.

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This isn't just a basic pair of underwear. ExOfficio is renowned for its breathable, travel-friendly underwear for men and women. We promise, no one will be turned off by this tried-and-true undergarment.

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Ah, the classic holiday treat. When all else fails, a pretty vintage-style tin of peppermint bark always impresses. Pair it with a festive mug, and you've got yourself a winning gift.

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This time of year, we're all looking for ways to stay warm. Gift a classic cashmere beanie to protect loved ones from winter's chill.

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