For friends, neighbors, and colleagues:
A good book and a bottle of something red. I would call this gift
"Here's to a good night this holiday season"
(For some friends I might throw in a pack of lucky strikes).
We made a list of some cheap wines to try here
For anyone that loves food:
Old cookbooks offer endless wonder and delight
It deserves to be wrapped up with a fork and knife or a big wooden spoon
To add to any food basket:
A vintage ice cube tray. You can buy new metal ones here,
but it takes a few years to look this good
For the special people in your life:
Vintage slips, velvet robes, and silk kimonos. This one is a
1930s dress by Vionnet, but it would make a beautiful night gown...
if it wasn't in the Met
For Moms, Aunties, and Best Friends:
As for me:
All I want for Christmas is this studio