November 30, 2010

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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