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2017 Holiday Gift Guide

There's a little something for everyone in our annual editor-approved gift guide

From the Editors of 35yaoxiao
  • Whether you're searching for the perfect gifts for kiddos or coworkers, dads or doggies, hostesses or in-laws, and maybe even a little something for yourself, we have you covered. Click, shop, and cross everyone off your list with our annual editor-approved gift guide. Happy holidays from 35yaoxiao!

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  • For the Competitive Set, Stylish Games Starting at $120

    Game on! Whether your family prefers , , , or , you can be sure to play in style. For a personal touch, get your family's name engraved on your very own  ($120 from Etsy). Available in black or white, a inlaid with brass is perfectly chic and sure to lure guests into a quick game ($199 from Restoration Hardware). If it's a multi-player option you prefer, consider livening things up with the gorgeously lacquered ($295 from Jonathan Adler). Crafted in Tuscany from briar-root walnut and complete with a striking leather net, is certainly the most luxurious way to play table tennis this season ($18,150 from Artemest).

  • , $850 from Bunny Williams Home

    A most exquisite gift for the hostess with the mostest, , hand-crafted with pieces of mother of pearl and coated with lacquer, is sure to dazzle. 

  • , $699 from Hurom

    Healthy living and stylish design come to play with the , whose outer case was designed by Giugiaro Design, the company behind production and concept cars for Ferrari, Maserati, Lamborghini, and more. Bonus: the easy-to-use, easy-to-clean machine extracts juice quietly so the user won't wake anyone from a long winter's nap!

  • , $525 from Fender

    Give the gift of music this holiday season with an iconic Fender guitar. While we are particularly fond of , any of Fender's Offset guitars—with their short scale, smaller bodies, and affordable price point—would make a truly memorable gift.

  • , $499 from TRNTBL

    Old school meets new age with the  Available in black or white, this high-tech turntable is Bluetooth, Airplay, and Sonos compatible and features the unique capability to identify old record tracks and generate a playlist based on your analog tunes.

  • , $400 for a set of 3 from Thos. Moser

    Beautifully hand-crafted from the same walnut and cherry used for furniture, these are treated with a food-safe finish making them perfect for storing snacks or taking a spread to go—the underside of each lid is ideal for cutting fruit, cheese, or meat. 

  • , $398 from Serena & Lily

    In our perennial favorite color combo, is the perfect gift for the pampered pooch. Measuring 37 by 28.5 inches, this sustainable rattan and woven plastic bed is suitable for even large breed dogs.

  • , $299 from RH

    would be a thrilling gift for the little ones in your life. The 1930s-look roadster is made from hand-painted metal and features smooth-gliding pedals and a simple steering system making it easy for even the youngest motorist to use. 

  • , $250 from Boxhill

    Have lantern will travel. Perfect for camping or extending the outdoor season, the features a unique curved light panel and a rechargable battery and is available in five colors.

  • , $225 from Matouk

    Give a little luxury this season with . Made in the U.S. from plush cotton terry from Portugal and trimmed with contrasting piping.

  • $200 from Smithey Ironware

    If there is one piece of cookware you want to give or receive this season, this is it. Smithey Ironware only proudces two items: the and the so you can be sure of the top quality and hand-craftsmanship of each item. Made in Charleston, South Carolina, Smithey's bespoke skillets are hand-finished and meant to last a lifetime.

  • , starting at $155 from Simon Pearce

    Inspired by the constantly changing waterways of Vermont, each unique is made by master glassblowers who wrap fine strands of glass around a cylindrical base. The candle holders come in three different sizes and include a complimentary pillar candle.

  • , $150 from RBT

    Made from wood, iron, and brass,  is a striking blend of form and function. With a unique platform that tilts and stabilizes the wine bottle for easy opening, this pretty piece would make any wine lover happy.  

  • , $500 from Simone LeBlanc

    Curated boxes from Simone LeBlanc are a most thoughtful gift. Treat your friends to peace and quiet dring the busy holiday season with the , which comes with Yoke Ayurveda Apothecary ritual incense, a Heather Taylor home blanket, and a Saikai brass incense ball among other delights.

  • , $125 from Waterworks

    Keep toes nice and toasty with Waterworks' . The 100% cashmere slippers come complete with their own drawstring bag making them a perfect travel accessory. 

  • , $115 from Katie Scott

    When designer Katie Scott collaborates with Vicente Wolf on a line of jewelry, the result is this dynamic collection. Inspired by Art Deco design and a love for architecture, these are custom made and ship direct from the designer's Houston studio.

  • , $114 for a set of 6 from Kim Seybert

    Kim Seybert's is sure to spark lively cocktail conversation. Featuring iconic landmarks, the beaded coasters would make a lovely hostess gift. 

  • $98 from Orvis

    For the pup who's made Santa's nice list, consider the from Orvis. Twenty four small doors and drawers provide the perfect spot for a small treat, so man's best friend can enjoy the holiday fun.

  • , $95 from Callie's Charleston Biscuits

    Give a taste of the south with , a collaboration between Callie's Biscuits and the makers of PieBox. Each box contains two bags of biscuit mix, Carolina honey, blackberry jam, peach & basil jam, and of course, an embroidered napkin.

  • , starting at $85 from Ralph Lauren

    Available in saddle (pictured) or black, the features hand-stitched details and brass hardware. The perfect accessory to give Fido that rugged edge.

  • For the Snuggler, Throw Blankets Starting at $79

    Nordstrom at Home's features decadent pompoms and is available in three soothing hues ($79). The  from ZigZag Zurich is a versatile and cozy blanket that doubles as a scarf or wrap and is available in a wide array of colors and patterns ($270). Morrow's hand-loomed is uber-soft and warm and fair-trade produced to boot ($319). Hand woven in Italy, the from Madeline Weinrib features a chic ikat pattern ($1,250).

  • For the Linen Lover, Linen Sheets starting at $129

    For the person on your list who values great style and fine fabrics, consider 100% linen bedding. Los-Angeles based  founded by Belgian born Hilde Leiaghat offers a variety of fine linen products from kitchen aprons to slipcovers, but for the ultimate in elegance go with their beautiful bedding. For a similar look in a more basic yet luxurious style, try , a direct-to-consumer bed linen company with a fresh approach.

  • , $59.95 from Villeroy & Boch

    Villeroy & Boch's aptly named combines multiple functions in one sleek, practical dish. Use it as a gorgeous porcelain bowl with a sturdy silicone base, pretty enough to take to the table, or flip the silicone to reveal a strainer while making pasta or rinsing veggies.

  • , $55 from The Wooden Palate

    Ready to roll? French rolling pins are the preffered rolling pins for the serious (and not-so-serious) baker. from the Wooden Palate are handcrafted in Los Angeles from reclaimed Atlantic City Boardwalk South American hardwood.

  • For the Sweet Tooth, Confection Boxes, $50

    Whether indulging in truffles or petits fours, the sweet tooth on your list is sure to be satisfied with these tasty treats. Boxes of from Valerie Confections come in a variety of flavors, but for the ultimate array consider getting a monthly subscription box. The from Vosges contains 17 fine chocolates packaged beautifully in a box adorned with custom made Milagros—a gift in itself!

  • , $48 for a set of 4 from Halo Home

    from Halo Home by Kimberly Schlegel Whitman will delight children and adults alike as they spread holiday cheer. Playful snowflakes embroidered in glow-in-the-dark thread on blue linen napkins will be a topic of conversation at any cocktail hour.

  • , starting at $45 from Waterford

    are delightfully festive presents for anyone. We love the gorgeous selection of shapes, sizes, colors, and personalization options available from Waterford.

  • , starting at $35 from Lula's Garden

    Bring verdant green inside during the winter months with a charming from Lula's Garden. Choose from the Spirit Garden, the Zebra Garden, or our personal favorite, the Jewel Garden, which contains three pre-planted succlents ready to enjoy in a beautifully crafted gift box.

  • , $28 from Cecil & Merl

    Dash away, dash away, dash away all! This contains a selection of all natural, hand-crafted bitters ideal for crafting a wide variety of tasty cocktails or enhancing your sparkling water or cooking.

  • Cookbooks for Everyone, starting at $25

    by the Washington Post's food and dining editor Joe Yonan takes readers on a journey across the states to celebrate the food of America, created in the homes and kitchens of chefs and food heroes ($25). Chicago's superstar chef Paul Kahan and associates share more than 150 recipes for the food they love to make and share in  ($25). She might be a fierce judge on the Food Network's Chopped, but in , Chef Alex Guarnaschelli is personal and inviting as she shares 300 approachable everyday recipes ($23). Beloved chef Yotam Ottolenghi shares page after delectable page of recipes for sweets, baked goods, and confections in his latest cookbook, ($22).

  • , $20 for a set of 4 from Wüsthof

    Heavy, so they can handle thick-cut items; flat and wide, so food doesn’t spin, was specifically designed to control and balance food properly for exceptional results. And at such an eye-catching price, they're a no-brainer for your favorite grillmaster.

  • , $20/month from Nicely Noted

    Keep in touch in style with Nicely Noted's . Each month, the recipient will get a curated delivery of handmade letterpress cards made by independent printers across the country accompanied by stamps.

  • For the Bookworm, Design Books starting at $20

    From Niki Brantmark, the author of the popular blog My Scandivanian Home, comes , a book about the Swedish art of living a balanced, happy life. Digestible bits and sweet illustrations make this a delightful read ($20). Learn the art of mi and layering pattern from the masters of the mix themselves, John Loecke and Jason Oliver Nixon of Madcap Cottage in their playful and colorful book  ($24). The must-have book for the fashionista on your list,  covers the six years designer Martin Margiela created 12 consecutive collections for Hermes while maintaining his own label ($40). With an introduction from architect Phillip James Dodd,  is jam-packed with gorgeous homes and stunning classic architectural details ($95).

  • , starting at $20

    Give a beautiful and sentimental gift with the . Take your favorite smart phone photos and upload them to create a special keepsake book. With 9 cover options, two different sizes, and hard or soft covers available, and with up to 366 pages per book, the combinations are limitless. Available beginning November 13.

  • , $8 from The Meadow

    Sourced from Wales, has delicate crystals that are cured over oak wood. Use to give steaks a complex oak finish and slightly briny tinge or use it in salted caramel to accent the dessert’s sugary, burnt, undertones—the possibilities are endless.

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