Holiday Gift Guide 2015
Every Holiday Enthusiast knows that finding the perfect gifts for loved ones can be a challenge. The Part Time Enthusiast gives you the best gifts of the season for all the people in your life.
For the hostess with the mostess: this holiday season give the gift of classic winter scent with my favorite winter candle, Fraiser Fir, by Thymes. This is the perfect candle to burn during holiday festivities and family time. Add a touch of green to any shelf or table to spread christmas cheer throughout the home. Any christmas tree enthusiast would agree. Available online at Thymes and in-store at Zitomer.
For the culinary queen (or king): Le Creuset cookware is perfect for that someone in your life who either blows your mind with his or her cooking or for that someone who desperately wants to impress in the kitchen. Whether or not they are skilled with a skillet, anyone who wants to be in the kitchen needs these staple products by Le Creuset, a brand which without, one cannot be considered a culinary enthusiast. Available online at Le Creuset and in-store at Sur La Table (both which have the line on sale).
For that person who wishes it was summer all year long: the collection of prints by Nantucket v. Hamptons will strike a cord with anyone who rejoices summer (and let's be honest, who doesn't love summer?). These cheeky watercolors bring whimsy to any room and reminds all seasonal enthusiasts that summer is a state of mind, not a season. Get your prints now online at Ack v. Hamps.
For the person who has everything: we all know that person, they have everything and are virtually impossible to shop for. Give them the gift of a helicopter tour over NYC for them to get a view from the top. (I happen to be one of those people who has everything and can attest that a helicopter ride with Zip Aviation was one of the coolest things I did all year). Gift Certificates available online.
For the Sunseeker: NYC-based accessories maven Eugenia Kim, makes the perfect gift for any sun-lover and chic traveler. Perfect for anyone taking a trip south this winter, the "Wish You Were Here" hat from her Cruise 2016 line looks great on the beaches of St. Barths, by a pool in Palm Beach or in the heat of the Mexican sun. Sun enthusiasts will love this statement hat and all the heads it will turn. Available online at Eugenia Kim and in-store Intermix.
For the well-groomed man: the classic skincare brand Kiehl's is a great go to for stocking stuffers and great gifts, for both men and women. But this year, give any well-groomed man, or one that you wish would be better groomed, the gift of Kiehl's CEO, Chris Salgardo's newest book, "Manmade". Salgardo customizes grooming practices to fit all different types of the 21-century man so that every man in your life will have a guide to great grooming. Available online at Kiehl's and in-store at Kiehl's boutiques (with free ground shipping for the holidays) and at Saks Fifth Avenue.
For the person with a nose for the finer things: By Kilian, the perfume, jewelry and homeware company by Kilian Hennessy, will offer olfactory delight! His lines allow scent enthusiasts to enjoy the "art of scent" in not just perfume, but scented homeware and jewelry. His perfumes are the perfect way to entice others into conversation (and their stunning cases double as clutches for the ultra chic) and his scented jewelry and home lines add a touch of divine scents to more than just your skin. Available in By Kilian boutiques worldwide and Bergdorf Goodman.
For the jetsetter: famed photographer Gray Malin, who transports you with his visual masterpieces of vacation destinations, has created a special cocktail kit (with sprinkles to garnish the rim of your plastic airplane cup) that any jetsetter will make great use of. He adds whimsy and color to airplane travel and supplies you with the perfect cocktail accoutrements. This is the perfect stocking stuffer for travel (and gin and tonic) enthusiasts. Get this fun gift online at Gray Malin.
Gifting-giving and gift-receiving enthusiasts will love to see these under the tree!