This year has been a difficult one for most businesses especially retail. To finish off (or start) our Holiday Gifts List, we are shopping our friend’s stores and sites to spread some retail cheer!
Family first! Hilary’s daughter Gigi, created Doodles by Gigi for custom design or whimsical cards.
Or you can order an aspirational travel calendar ASHA by ADM by Gigi.
Next stop to Courtney Moss’s Glamourpuss NYC for fab furs and faux. Get ready for the snowstorm!
Charlotte Brody’s updated classic are so well-crafted with feminine appeal. Named for Jennifer Argenti’s beloved Grandmother and muse, you can read the rich history on her site.
Through my young muse, Lara Glaister, a talented artist in her own right, I have learn about Knock Out Beauty a brand that is way out in front of the beauty market. From consultations to thoroughly researched beauty product line. It is a great year to give the gift of beauty & wellness to all!
Libby Fitzgerald’s Sea*Star Beachwear has gifts for all. These neoprene water shoes are a breeze to wear for beach, boat and everywhere you go.
Laurette Kittle’s Walker & Wade is named for her two sons. She has created a line of delightful patterned dresses and tops which I wore all summer during the Covid shutdown. Putting them on just feels good, “Beach to Table.”
Alicia Adams Alpaca creates the MOST cozy and delicious items for everyone you hold dear. Imagine tucking in with a cashmere bottle warmer for company!
And get your kicks for your whole preppy gang with Susan Meyer’s J.P. Crickets.
Peggy Bitler created Notti Toffee, made by hand in the mountains of North Carolina to help the local economy. Everything is scrumptious! Perfect for sending ahead.
Chef Gavin McLaughlin will ship a selection of sustainably produced, superior-quality foods from a network of artisan purveyors he’s developed over his culinary career.
And for the men in your life. My young friend Charlie Pardoe just sent me a new business, YAXA to benefit the Mayan Foundation.
Oh my goodness, I almost forgot someone very close just created a digital version on Packing for Travel Covid Edition! It is available on ISSUU for $12 and would make a great stocking stuffer. Just print the front page, include your code, roll it up and tie with a ribbon and voila – instant gift!