Five chic home gifts under $100
One-stop shopping for the latest fab presents
Ticktock, people--holiday shopping hours are flying by. If you?re like us, there?s not a lot of wiggle room in the Devil?s Triangle of time (short), budget (tight) and energy (what?s that?). Our tip: Stop by the new Ron Robinson flagship in Santa Monica. The space is a temple to sleek, chic merchandising--including many reasonably priced gifts. Here, our favorite items, all under $100.
Ron Robinson, 1327 Fifth St., Santa Monica; 877-476-6762 or ronrobinson.com
Skull iconography is an ongoing trend in interiors, and these brilliant candleholders are much more interesting than a plain old votive.
Kosta Boda candle holder ($54)
Super Huge Flask
Have a pal who likes to party? She?ll appreciate this two-gallon drinking flask to decant, well, a heck of a lot of liquor.
XXL flask ($85)
"Young Hollywood" by Claiborne Swanson Frank
Photographer Claiborne Swanson Frank used to work for Vogue editrix Anna Wintour, so her eye has been trained by the best. This glossy coffee-table book includes her photographs of Tinseltown?s PYTs in idyllic surrounds.
Young Hollywood ($75)
Eiffel Tower vase
Any Europhile will appreciate this handblown vase adorned with the City of Light icon. We like the idea of gifting it full of peonies for a Paris-in-the-springtime vibe.
Fringe Studio vase ($62)
The Silverlake-based arts collective Sisters of Los Angeles dreamed up this rag rug. Its cheerful stripes recall the ubiquitous Mexican blanket, and the saying is a clever reappropriation of an old Cali gibe. Represent!