24 Unique 2016 Holiday Gift Ideas For Everyone On Your List
The holiday season has descended upon us and that means it's time to shop for the ones we love. Whether you're shopping for family, friends, or partners, you'll find what you need right here with these 24 unique holiday gift ideas for everyone on your 2016 list.
Have you been tasked with buying Mom's gift this year? If so, why not gratify her artistic side with some digital wall art? Electric Objects' EO2 digital display frame will allow Mom to display her favorite artwork with the touch of a button. And with an added Art Club subscription, she can change her art whenever she wants. How about a Monday Monet? Or a Tuesday Picasso? Wednesday would defintiely call for an original photo or two. Whether Mom's into Expressionism, Realism, or Dada, she'll have a ball displaying her art du jour on EO2's digital display.
Got a globetrotting tech-savvy dad on your list? Make his year with a Bluesmart smart suitcase. This revolutionary smart suitcase wil allow him to charge his smartphone, track his suitcase's global location, and manage his flight itinerary — oh, and he can pack his socks and toothbrush in it too.
Shopping for your favorite culinarian? Dazzle her with an introduction to Coffee Flour — the eco-friendly cooking and baking flour that's made from the discarded coffee cherry pulp surrounding coffee beans. Not only does Coffee Flour make for delicious and nutritious pancakes, it also helps to further global environmental and economic sustainability by removing botanical waste from streams and soils and creating jobs in poor areas. Essentially, this gift is a win-win.
Whoever is on your list this year, you'll be sure to find the gift that makes them smile with one of these 24 holiday gifting ideas.
The best gifts are personalized. Enter Brook & York's coordinate bar necklace, engraved with the latitude and longitude of your choosing. This simple and sweet bar necklace is available in gold, silver, and rose gold.
Surprise your favorite tech geek with a Bamboo Slate Smartpad which allows you to digitize handwritten notes and drawings, convert handwriting to text, export sketches to vector, and collaborate with others in real-time.
With the EO2 display frame and Art Club subscription, you can successfully give the gift of art without imposing your taste on someone else. EO’s Android, iOS, and web apps let you control the art on your digital display with the touch of a finger. And the Art Club subscription allows you to change your art whenever you want, develop your own art playlists, follow other creators in the community, and even upload your own creative works.
Any film lover would appreciate this gift set filled with non-GMO popcorn kernels and natural seasonings. Each set includes white gold, ruby red, and tri-colored kernels, alongside a bounty of seasoning flavors like white cheddar, tangy dill pickle, kettlecorn, Sriracha, Asiago and cracked pepper, and buttery caramel.
Available in both men's and women's sizes, American Trench's Oregon City blanket socks are knit in Pennsylvania from merino and cashmere blended yarn — the perfect pair for winter boots.
Available in four bold colors (midnight, raspberry, surf, and tangerine), Goby's electric toothbrush is the perfect gift for the clean freak in your life. Goby features a removable USB charging shell and an easy-to-clean hygenic drip tray, relieving your bathroom of all unsightly cords and toothpaste residue.
For the tech, fashion, and travel enthusiasts in your life, consider the Bluesmart smart suitcase — the world's first smart luggage that allows you to charge your smartphone, track your suitcase's global location, and manage your flight itinerary.
With Fleishers' new jerky subscription program, meat lovers receive 100 percent grass-fed beef jerky straight to their door. Recipients can mix and match from a variety of flavors, including Pastrami, Maple Pepper, and Triple Chili.
The reversible Jenny Tote is the perfect gift for the frequent traveler. It allows you to easily switch between black and tan, complementing your outfit for any occasion.
J.R. Watkins' travel-sized hand creams are the perfect gift for anyone with a busy schedule. Each four-piece gift set contains such soothing scents as lemon, coconut milk and honey, lavender, and aloe and green tea.
Shopping for a Chardonnay devotee? Switch it up with a more eclectic varietal, like the Esporão Reserve White from Portugal. Made from a unique blend of Antão Vaz, Arinto, Roupeiro, and Sémillon, the White Reserve offers toasty stonefruit flavors and a creamy mouthfeel — the ideal alternative to holiday Chardonnay.
Rediscover your city through an Untapped Cities tour, where you'll unearth unique and surprising places, stories, and events. Unleash your inner explorer with tours like "Secrets of Grand Central Terminal" and "Remnants of Dutch New Amsterdam." Tours vary in topic and time, so check the webstie for monthly updates.
13. Coffee Flour
Coffee Flour promotes environmental and economic sustainability in coffee-growing communities by turning formerly discarded coffee cherry pulp into a flavorful, nutritious ingredient perfect for cooking and baking. It's the ideal gift for eco-conscious cooks.
14. Here One Earbuds
Named TIME's Best Invention of 2015, Here One consists of two wireless smart earbuds and a connected app that lets you stream music, take phone calls, and control how you hear the world around you — the perfect gift for music loving tech junkies.
When you give the gift of Graze, you give the snack box that keeps on giving. With a Graze subscription, you can plug in your snacking preferences online, then Graze will deliver boxes filled with your favorite treats on a weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly basis, right to your door.
The Small Spells Tarot Deck and accompanying reader are deisgned, drawn, and written by Brooklyn reader, Rachel Howe. The deck’s 78 cards embrace mysticism, while the accompanying book contains reproductions of the drawings with corresponding writings from Rachel’s perspective, pulling from tradition as well as personal investigations and intuitions.
Jar Bar produces naturally sweetened dairy-free snacks and meals. Specializing in parfaits made from a chia seed and almond/coconut milk base, Jar Bar is the healthy and delicious yogurt alternative that gets delivered straight to your door.
Designed by Blu Kicks, the SF-based mother and son shoe company that aims to raise awareness of endangered environments, the Charlie Navy sneakers are comfortable, breathable, and machine washable. And the best part? One dollar per kick gets donated to threatened habitats.
Keurig's compact brewer is a great gift for dorm rooms, small offices, or pint-sized apartments. This compact, three-cup brewer is available in bold colors, including true blue, jade, and chili red.
Pursonic's bamboo and ceramic aroma diffuser is a mini humidifier, aromatherapy, and air freshener in one. This eco-friendly, low energy diffuser includes eucalyptus and orange oils, ensuring pure relaxation in the comfort of your own home.
Sperry's duck-inspired wet weather boot offers protection in style. This stylish rainboot's micro-fleece lining will keep you warm and cozy, while the non-marking rubber lugged outsole keeps you safe and dry.
Give the gift of a healthy glow this holiday season. Dove Men + Care's ultra hydrating cream helps skin to repair and regenerate for a healthy glow over time.
For your favorite martini enthusiast, give the gift of premium vodka. Grey Goose's limited edition holiday gift pack includes one 750 ml Grey Goose bottle, two bespoke stirrers, and two flying goose-topped olive picks.
Enjoy radiant skin all day long with Caudalie's Glow & Go Set — a therapeutic complexion set that includes one 30 ml Vinoperfect Radiance Serum and one 30 ml Beauty Elixir. Once purchased, you'll be glowing from the inside out, because Caudalie will donate 20 percent of sales to Maya's Hope, a non-profit dedicated to improving the quality of life for impoverished chidlren on a global scale. Just mention "Maya's Hope" at the register.
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