Moisture-wicking, wrinkle-free and all-around great-looking. A shirt that even the most sartorially challenged guy can get behind.
(Mizzen + Main, $105)
The grizzly look is in, but non-exfoliated skin under a beard tends to get itchy. This beard oil will moisturize his skin, tame his frizz and make him smell awesome. (Birchbox, $65)
Bring out his inner 6-year-old with this classic race car that’s nice enough to take a pit stop on his desk. (Gracious Home, $40)
Bulky, zipper-laden cases are so 2002. Let him stash his laptop in style with this leather Ove sleeve. (No judgement if you “borrow” it as a clutch.) (The Ghostly Store, $130)
No need to tell your friend you got these beautiful, dangly sparklers for under $30. (Piperlime, $28)
Notebooks so cute she’ll almost forget about the pages-long to do lists scribbled inside. (Scoutmob, $53)
She’ll spark up the yule log in the chicest way possible with this Aerin Lauder match striker. (Neiman Marcus, $190)
Twist the top of this adorable rabbit ring to expose a tiny pot of lip balm. (Beautyhabit, $56)
A motion activated candy dispenser doles out the sweet stuff with a wave of their chubby fingers. Also works with “nature’s candy” (raisins). (Sharper Image, $40)
Stuffed animals so cute you’ll have trouble choosing just one of the 19 varieties. This is Reginald Fox.
(Hazel Village, from $39)
Because coloring with Crayolas is so much more grown up when the canvas is her index finger. (Claire's, $6)
Peter Pan to The Secret Garden, a set of classics reimagined in technicolor.
You’d be hard-pressed to find someone who loves a good photo album as much as Mom does. Treat her to something a bit more upscale with a gorgeous hardcover photo book that’s ready for the coffee table. (Artifact Uprising, from $69)
This rabbit infinity scarf is crazy-warm, beautiful and just the thing your mom doesn’t know she needs. (Otte, $225)
Nourish their nursery in style with this design-minded watering can that’s anything but garden-variety (sorry, had to).
(A+R, from $45)
No matter your in-laws’ propensity for technology, they’ll love this wooden kitchen stand--perfect the iPad or a good old fashioned cookbook. (Etsy, $34)
For the budding florist, a 12-bud ceramic vase makes arranging simple. (Jayson Home, $22)
Help your hostess embrace the calm during an otherwise hectic time with a five-variety set of wellness teas. (Kusmi Tea, $34)
Ready-to-drink cocktails come with the endorsement of one of Chicago’s most prominent mixologists and without the usual too sweet, too syrupy and too processed flavor. (West Lakeview Liquors, $20)
Because what would the Christmas tree be without a touch of canine charm?
(Crate & Barrel, $4)
Yes, this is a Dachshund letter holder. And yes, they will love it. (Anthropologie, $32)
It’s the holidays: You’re shopping, you’re cooking, you’re stressed. Treat yourself to this crazy-beautiful Sass & Bide jacket.
Nervous about nailing the perfect statement lip? Application’s a breeze with this bold lipstick duo. (Sephora, $12)
Boxes so gorgeous (they’re made of malachite and crystal), it doesn’t even matter if you stuff them to the brim with junk.
(Rablabs, from $310)
If anyone knows hair dryers, it’s blow-drying sensation Drybar. Get ready in a fraction of the time with the blowout pioneer’s preferred dryer. (Sephora, $190)
Another fashion fix for you little design doyennes: This coffee-table book is brimming with Diana Vreeland’s memos during her stint as editor of Vogue. You'll never think about freckles the same way again. (Amazon, $38)