32 Holiday Gift Ideas for 2021

From small treasures to grand gestures, our curated collection of gift ideas will bring surprise and delight on Christmas Day

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Limited-edition pearl jeweled trees ($1,200-$2,800) from American jewelry designer Clara Williams, handcrafted in Chicago by artisans. Also available in turquoise.

Floral Cascade and Flax Daydream stocking ($85 each) by Hibiscus Linens for Bauble Stockings. Hand-stitched in Haiti for fair trade; 5% profit goes to the Atlanta Children's Shelter.

Magnolia-scented Venus Intaglio artisan soaps ($20 for a set of 2) exclusively for Reprotique by Virginia Soaps & Scents.

Colonial Garden tablecloth ($85) and napkins ($45 for a set of 4) in Hydrangea Blue, block-printed on cotton by artisans in Rajasthan exclusively for J. Catma.

3-Step Skin Recovery System with Restoring Eye Serum ($549/3-piece kit) by Sapelo Skin Care.

blue glass container/matchstrike holding wooden matches

Lucy Cope matchstrike ($850) from Circa Interiors & Antiques.

Three-piece pearl necklace (Classic Pearl Double Strand Necklace, $1,200; Filigree Sterling Silver Centerpiece, $475; Baja White Pearl Tassel, $295) from Clara Williams.

Leather keepsake box ($250) by Moore & Giles.

Decoupage Snow Ball plate ($72) by John Derian Company. Handmade to order.

Mignonne Gavigan Poppy red flower stud earrings ($125) from Halsbrook.


Floral Street scent diffuser and box

Floral Street Santal reed diffuser ($46) from Nordstrom.

Arcade lacquer tray ($295) by Jonathan Adler. (Also pictured: homemade limoncello and pear ornament; see next slide.)

handblown Christmas ornaments resembling pears from Houses & Parties

Perfect Pair handblown, hand-painted ornaments ($38 each) from Houses & Parties.

Silver friandise service ($886) from Houses & Parties. (Also pictured: cookies; see next slide.)

Custom-colored Solid Sweet cookies ($40/box of 49) by The Rounds.

Remy Crystal Glass (Double-Old-Fashioned Set, $125; Highball Set, $125) from Ralph Lauren.

One-of-a-kind treasures handcrafted by artisans in India from J. Catma.

Herend Nutcracker Drummer figurines ($495 each) through Martin’s Herend Imports.

Handmade ceramic Fire Hose vases with 22k gold-dipped nozzles ($50 each) from Surcie.

In the Garden canvas (from $25), Sunlit Ferns canvas (from $126), and Gingher Stork embroidery scissors ($24), all by Lycette Designs.

Estelle cake stand ($225) in Rose by Estelle Colored Glass. (Also pictured: bonbonniere, rose jewelry box, and napkins; see next three slides.)

Fern covered bonbonniere ($745) by William Yeoward Crystal.

15 Pink Blush Roses jewelry box ($349) by Rose Box NYC, featuring long-lasting roses that are specially preserved to last an entire year.


Pink Dahlia dinner napkins ($40/set of 4) by Julia Amory.

Fresh gardenia blooms ($149 for 30; $249 for 50) from High Camp Supply through the Flower Magazine Shop. (Also pictured: bowl; see next slide.)

Sorrento bowl ($495) by Lily Juliet from Vanessa Fox.

Rock crystal stone intaglio bracelet ($16,925), Orvieto gold chain necklace ($14,875 for 31-inch), and cerulean Hound Head Venetian glass intaglio pendant ($4,725) by Elizabeth Locke Jewels.

Brennan desk accessories in Saddle Leather ($95–$595) from Ralph Lauren.

The Plush Mat in Bluebird ($78) by Jollie. Every purchase helps fund yoga-therapy programs for pediatric cancer patients.

Classic throw in Herringbone Sage ($445) by Alicia Adams Alpaca. (Also pictured: lamps; see next slide.)

Marbled paper table lamp shades ($48 each) paired with brass table lamp bases ($130 each) from Houses & Parties.

Foundry urn ($845) by Ray Booth for Arteriors.