• The Gift Of Fab

    From Sparkly To Sweet To Sensible, Great Finds For Everyone On Your List This Season

    By Joy Sherwood

    Looking for an inspired gift this holiday season? Our style director Joy Sherwood (and blogger at the Joy of Shopping) shares her favorite finds for everyone on your list this season. Happy shopping!

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        Color by
    the Yard Earring with Sapphires in Platinum

        Elsa
    Peretti for Tiffany
        $2500;
    tiffany.com

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                           Glitz Bag

                           Silver
    calfskin purse
                           with interchangeable short and long snake chain strap
                           Swarovski
                           $810; swarovski.com

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    Orange Faux
    Crocodile Bag

    St. Jude
    Profits
    benefit the fight against pediatric cancer
    $; stjude.org/shop

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             Bracelet
    bag in satin

             Available
    in onyx, violet and Tiffany blue
             Tiffany
             $795; tiffany.com

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      Holiday Lip Palette
      In shades
    of pink and gold
      Bobbi
    Brown
      $45; bobbibrown.com

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           Limited
    Edition
    Holiday Lip Gloss and Shimmer

           Four
    classic shades with four brand new colors
           Stila
           $25; sephora.com


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    Jeff Koons
    Limited
    Holiday
    Edition Creme De Corps
    A four-product
    collection featuring the new Creme De Corps Whipped Body Butter
    Kiehl’s
    Net profits
    benefit the International Centre for Missing and
    Exploited Children

    Starting at
    $27; kiehls.com

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                   Fox and Cashmere Fur Mittens
                   MaxMara
                   $395; MaxMara,
                   813 Madison Avenue

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       Reindeer Hat and Mitten Set
       Available
    in sizes newborn-6 months
       $50; poloralphlauren.com




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                                                  Musical Christmas
    Teddy Bear

                                                   Plays “Joy
    to the World”

                                                  Steiff
                                                  $220; steiff.com

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              Baking with
    Children Gift Basket

              Godiva
              $85; godiva.com

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                    Christmas Pudding
                    Limited edition
    batch of 150
                    Claridges
    of
    London

                    $72 for 35
    oz; $48 for 21 oz; claridges.co.uk

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    Paul Frank
    Nestle Crunch Bar

       Limited
    Edition Gift Envelope
       $1.99; Paul
    Frank Store, 195 Mulberry Street

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                                                          Grocery
    List Organizer

                                                          Smart
    Shopper
                                                         Voice
    recognition technology
                                                         $149; smartshopperusa.com

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      Mobile
    Digital TV and DVD Player

      Equipped
    with
    USB drive
      LG
      $249.99; amazon.com

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                           Mini Mate
    Shredder

                           Available
    in purple, white, silver and blue
                          Staples
                          $49.99; staples.com

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       “La
    Traviata” Pillow

        Limited
    edition pillows inspired by this season’s seven new productions
        Met Opera
    Shop
        $45; metoperashop.org


    ‘Tis The Season For Holiday Toy Drives
    Give back
    this season—and get your kids involved—by participating in one of the city’s
    toy and gift drives.

    Baby Buggy’s “Love, Recycled” Critical Gear Drive
    Donate new and gently-used
    strollers, high chairs, bassinets and other baby gear. Visit babybuggy.org for
    more information on how to donate.

    Room to Grow
    Dedicated to providing support for
    babies in poverty, Room To Grow accepts donations of baby items at its office
    and at locations around the city. Or, you can arrange for a pick-up. For more
    info, call
    212-620-7800 or visit roomtogrow.org.

    TODAY Show 17th Annual Holiday Toy and Gift Drive
    Through December 23, families can
    drop off toys and gifts at 30 Rockefeller Center during the
    8 a.m. hour of the Today Show, or any time
    at the NBC Experience Store. Donations will be distributed to 200 non-profit
    organizations across the country. Drop off your contribution during the show,
    and it might just be collected by a celebrity dressed as Santa! For more info,
    call
    212-664-7508.

    Toys for Tots of NYC
    Donate new, unwrapped toys to this
    charity that has become synonymous with the holiday season. Visit the website
    for drop-off locations throughout the city, or to make an online contribution.
    For more info, call
    718-338-9695 or visit toysfortotsnyc.org.

     —Kate Willard

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