If it’s getting closer to Christmas there is one thing on everyone’s mind: what is the best gift to get? While everyone’s “big item” will be a little different, there are some quintessential Christmas gifts that most people will be utterly grateful for and completely blown away when they see it under the tree. So here are some ideas to get your holiday shopping season on the right track.
Apple iPhone 12
Yes, you can finally buy the iPhone 12 after all the waiting, and you can make someone very happy this holiday season with this gift (which can even be purchased in very affordable incremental payments, so you won’t feel guilty with shelling out for the people who matter most to you!).
UGGs Fluff Yeah Slipper
It can’t be denied: if you are shopping for cozy gifts for any special lady, these slippers are the ultimate gift by a major fashion brand. The hilariously named UGG Fluff Yeah slippers will keep her feet warm and cozy this holiday season as she curls up on the couch or heads out for coffee.
A New 4K UHD TV from Sony
Make no mistake about it, one of the best Christmas gifts you can ever get is a new TV and every year they seem to get better and better (and often more expensive). There is definitely someone on your list who needs and deserves the very best TV available and that is the LG sporting OLED technology which makes pictures the absolute best you can see.
A New Jacket from The North Face
As well as being an essential piece to any winter wardrobe, this has become a minor fashion statement. I remember the first time I actually needed a jacket—North Face was my go to. This will be the perfect weight to carry him through the ensuing days of Winter and early Spring.
A New Laptop Apple MacBook Pro
Without a doubt a new laptop is going to be high on everyone’s Christmas list nearly every year, so why not really do it right and get an incredible one? This Apple MacBook Pro is on the higher end and has a touchbar, a six-speaker sound system, and massive computing power. This is a top notch computer for creating pod casts, graphic editing, work, gaming, or coding.
Dinamica Automatic Coffee and Espresso Machine
This is likely the ultimate coffee gift as it combines both an elite espresso machine and milk frother with an amazing coffee machine and bean grinder from one of the leading Italian coffee brands. The Dinamica can make everything from iced coffee to excellent lattes and grind up a fresh set of beans every time so you don’t have to use yesterday’s ensuring you get the best tasting cup of coffee every single time.
A Brand New Mongoose Mountain Bike
The Mongoose Status 2.2 mountain bike is made of a light aluminum alloy frame with sturdy rims that will roll over anything and a set of handlebars that absorb most of the shocks so your forearms and shoulders don’t have to. With 21 different speeds available this will help your mountain bike enthusiast climb just about any terrain no matter how steep and rocky it might be. If your favorite outdoor adventurer is looking for something that can take on more difficult trails then the Mongoose with fat tires is also worth looking at.
Apple Airpods Pro
Discrete and always on-trend these noise cancelling pods from Apple are definitely going to be a big hit for the Apple fan in your life. Both sweat and water resistant, these little pods have transparency mode so that you can let the environment back in as needed. These are sure to be on someone’s Christmas wish list this year, so this is an easy one to nab for a big surprise come December 25th!
A Trusty Backpack from Herschel
Never underestimate a good backpack – everyone needs one if not a few. This Herschel Backpack is not only a dependable option but also stylish as well.
Newest Apple iPad (8th Generation)
Like all Apple products around this time of the year, it’s on the top of someone’s Christmas wish list. The 10.2 inch retina display is crisp and remains true to Apple’s standard of picture excellence. You can FaceTime in HD and take pictures on the new camera. 10 hours of battery life is enough to get you through a few movies, reading sessions, or even knocking out some emails.
A Giant Battery Powered Toy Car – Porsche
This battery powered Porsche is perfect for young children who are bound to be adrenaline junkies and it even has an MP3 player so they can rock out while driving! The maximum speed this will hit is 3MPH so even if you have a budding speed demon they should be safe to get behind the wheel and satisfy their need for speed. If you get the sense that yours is a really wild child they might like this daring purple electric mercedes car to really let it rip in.
A New Blender from BlendTec
Help someone get a start on their healthy New Year’s resolutions with this amazing blender from BlendTec. Another popular blender to consider is this one from Ninja, which is cheaper and will still get the job done.
A Tote Bag from Fossil
A dependable bag is something everyone can always use. Already have one? It’s always good to have another. This one from Fossil is in a muted blue which is stylish enough to go with everything from those low key days where you just need to knock some errands off your todo list to the nights out where you need a sophisticated minimalist look.
Powerbeats Totally Wireless Headphones by Beats
Everyone needs a pair of wireless headphones these days, especially if they frequent the gym or enjoy going on a run. These totally wireless headphones from Beats were created from feedback from top-tier athletes and are both sweat and water resistant. With 9 hours of audio these are sure to fuel some great sessions before needing to recharge. Decline non-important calls during your workout with the touch of a button is my most favorite feature [laugh-cry emoji]
A New Messenger Bag
If you are stumped and looking for a gift that is going to be a welcomed surprise, everyone can always use an upgrade to their current messenger bag. The Reaction from Kenneth Cole is made from luxurious Columbian leather that as it ages will only add a nice distinguished character to the bag. It is even large enough to fit a 15″ laptop, so there will be plenty of room for other personal items as well.
Simply put, the Nintendo Switch makes a great gift. It’s like the Kindle for gamers. Portable and versatile with a vast library of incredible games, this will thrill anyone who travels or vastly improve the commute for anyone who uses public transportation. I like the red and blue controllers it comes with but there is a black and grey version that looks pretty sleek and modern as well
KitchenAid Artisan Stand Mixer
Level-up someone’s kitchen and cooking game in a single swift gifting action. The KitchenAid Artisan Stand Mixer is a power center with 10 different places to attach key cooking tools and comes with a 5 quart stainless steel mixing bowl. The stand comes in over 40 different colors that are sure to either mesh perfectly on your counter or steal the show and become a conversation piece and focal point of the entire kitchen. Don’t hesitate, just order it: the smile on your favorite chef’s face will be a great thing to see this Christmas (probably get one for yourself as well).
Designer Smart Watch from Michael Kors
If a normal smart watch isn’t enough and you need a bit of that haute coutre, this popular designer smart watch from Michael Kors in rose gold is the perfect gift. It has everything a normal smart watch does like heart rate tracking and a GPPS and can connect to your iOS or android so that you stay plugged in to all the information you need.
A New Pair of Slippers Because Everyone Needs Them
For the person who is always cold, nothing is better than a new pair of warm and comfy slippers. These Unisex Gelrups are both functional and stylish and can even be used to walk outside.
A Coffee Machine
This classy coffee maker is just what your favorite coffee lover is looking for. Even if they have a Keurig or a standard drip coffee maker they still need a Frenchpress, and this one from Bodum in light polished copper is just the sophisticated touch they need.
Levi’s Denim Trucker Jacket
For the rugged individual who is always exploring and marches to the beat of their own heart, the Levi’s Denim Trucker Jacket is the perfect gift.
Bose Solo 5 Soundbar
A quick way to upgrade any sound system, the Bose Solo 5 Soundbar delivers a surprise array of features to enhance your TV experience. Not only does it make dialogue more crisp and clear but it also serves as a portable Bluetooth speaker so you can stream your favorite music or podcasts.
Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer
I never thought I needed a hair dryer until I didn’t have one. This is one of the most useful gifts you could get for anyone and this high end one from Dyson is sleek and modern in design and uses great technology to reduce the static you commonly get with other dryers and is also able to dry your hair ultra fast.
Oculus Quest Virtual Reality Gaming System
Video games continue to evolve in totally insane directions. If your special gamer is looking for the next level then he or she will totally love Oculus Quest which is a completely immersive stand-alone Virtual Reality gaming system. This headset is fully immersive and allows the player to use the whole room for VR, not just the limited screen space that the visor provides. This is part of a special promotion that offers two exclusive VR levels, Star Wars: Vader Immortal and Lightsaber Dojos, so get it before they sell out to make this Christmas extra special.
Apple Watch Series 5
Smart watches are an essential part of living these days and the reigning champion of them is without a doubt Apple Watch. Now in the series 5, it sports a larger screen and amazing features like checking your blood pressure, heart rate, and keep track of your fitness goals. Of course it also lets you pay for stuff from the watch and ensures you can stream your music from the Apple store.
FitBit Versa 2
Another perennially popular request during Christmas time is for a FitBit Versa 2. Amazon Alexa is built in to this one, and fitness geeks will really love this as everyday you wake up the FitBit provides a completely new workout. Over time and as you provide feedback to the app it will slowly ensure that you are getting custom made workouts that ensure a challenging and pushing workout. challenging workouts
A New Suitcase
A dependable suitcase is one of the best gifts anyone could get because every always travels everywhere now and for everything. Samsonite is a recognized leading brand for suitcases and the Winfield 2 comes in a nice brushed grey metal look which is both sophisticated and will hide all the scuffles pretty well.
If you are looking for something with a little more personality and color check out this rose pink suitcase from Juicy Couture.
Daniel Wellington Sheffield 36mm Watch
This timeless timepiece sports a black strap made from Italian leather and gold accents on the watch face. You can also spring for the more trendy gold look.
A Kindle Paperwhite
Amazon really stepped up its game with the new Kindle Paperwhite. It is now both waterproof and has twice the storage of the previous models. It also has a glare proof screen so reads well even in the bright sunlight (which is perfect for the book lover who enjoys spending time at the beach). For the serious reader there is an even better e-reader; don’t hold back: get the Kindle Oasis.
I am a big fan of practical gifts since you can’t get a new giant TV every year. Ensure this person knows they were on your Nice list with this yeti thermos which will keep their coffee warm for their commute or ice cold, which ever they prefer.
Portable Bluetooth Speakers from Marshall
Offering up to 20 hours of great music off a single charge, this portable Bluetooth speaker from Marshall is sure to be a Christmas favorite. Marshall also added a really nice feature which allows for dual-hosting which means two different devices can connect to the same speaker. Time for some great music duels!
LEGO Ship in a Bottle
Build the ultimate ship in the bottle with this awesome LEGO set. A perfect and fun puzzle set for creative kids who are looking for something a little different this year.
A Luxury Pen from Visconti
If someone you know is really into writing this pen is the perfect Christmas gift for them this year. Dark and swarthy and irresistible, the Visconti Dark Age fountain pen is made of Basaltic Lava. Sporting a dark nib (making it somehow even more powerful and alluring) made of 23k palladium the Visconti Dark Age ensures not only a breath taking piece of art to behold, but a breath taking piece of art to hold and compose with.
YnM Cooling Weighted Blanket
If you know someone who’s been a little stressed this year and needs some help recapturing those good vibes, this cooling weighted blanket from YnM will be something they are excited to get Christmas morning.
A Brand New Balance Bike from Schwinn
Get the kid in your life off a fun outdoorsy new year starting this Christmas. This small balance bike from Strider is not only very affordable but will help your child avoid all those nasty falls that we all took when learning to ride a bike.
Echo Dot with LED
The all new fourth generation of the Echo Dot still plays your favorite music, delivering crisp and clean vocals and admirably balanced bass from anywhere in your home. It connects with Amazon’s ecosystem like Audible, and Amazon Music as well as other apps like Spotify now also has a trendy LED display for the time, alarm, and whatever timers you might want to set to keep up with your busy day.
Wild Tarot Deck
Both a fun deck of Tarot cards and also a compilation of vivid, energetic art, the Wild Tarot Official Keepsake by Kim Krans is an excellent and exciting gift that is sure to surprise anyone who gets it and propel them further along in their own journey of self-discovery.