Gift Guide No. 05: Last Minute

Still looking for inspiration? Forgot to get a gift for someone on your list? Have no fear! We have some great last-minute gifts, some of which also make super stocking stuffers, all picked out for you. And in case you need more ideas, check out our other gift guides: Thoughtful & EconomicalFor HerFor Him, and Splurges.

No. 01: These mixed metal Moroccan quad hoop earrings by Jude Frances feature pave and bezel set round diamonds in sterling silver with 18k yellow gold accents and work for day and night. (Available at Mystique, $730)

No. 02: Who doesn’t need a new metallic clutch in their wardrobe? The Clic Clac clutch by Jerome Dreyfuss, also available in black, is the perfect size for you phone, keys, lip gloss, or whatever else you may need. Perfect all year and a timeless style. (Available at The Shoe Hive, $224)

No. 03: We have everything you need to propel yourself into the world of calligraphy. If you know someone who has considered testing the waters, choose a pen, pair it with some of our many color options of Ziller Ink, and perhaps add on a gift card to take a class with local calligrapher, Michele of Meant to Be Calligraphy. (Available at Penny Post)

No. 04: Our Shape-Shifter studs would be the perfect stocking stuffer for sisters, cousins, or best friends. They’re each handmade in our Alexandria workshop and every single earring is very slightly unique, but all coordinate as pairs. We make them in 14k yellow, rose, or white gold; opt for one of each for a personalized but coordinated trio of small gifts that they’ll treasure forever. (Available at Alx&Co., $120)

No. 05: Thick enough to do the job without feeling heavy, Sara Happ Lip Slip adds the prettiest subtle shimmer. (Available at Bellacara, $24)

No. 06: This limited edition brut rosé pencil sharpener is part of Caran d’Ache’s collector’s edition. Accompanied by a vintage metal box – it, too, picked out in a gentle shade of rosé – it is aimed at collectors and devotees of beautiful objects. (Available at Penny Post, $285)

No. 07: Catherine Osti cuffs are a chic and unique addition to any woman’s wardrobe. They’ll elevate anything from a t-shirt and jeans to a cashmere sweater. (Available at TSALT for $228)

No. 08: Give the gift of long lashes. Revitalash has a gentle yet effective formula, and has been a staff favorite since it arrived. (Available at Bellacara, $98)

No. 09: Luxurious essential oils bubble out of this next-level Bath Bomb and into the bath, leaving you silky and relaxed. (Available at Bellacara, $6.50)

No. 10: Whether you’re on a long-haul flight or treating yourself to some much needed beauty sleep on the go, the Slip Pillowcase Travel Set, which includes a mini travel pillow, travel pillowcase, and matching sleep mask set, all in the most luxurious silk, will have you dreaming in no time. Too cute. (Available at Bellacara, $119)

No. 11: Give the gift of fitness this year! Whether it’s a jumpstart, a deep dive into wellness, or a year of health, Fitness on the Run has you covered this holiday season from stocking stuffers like a Class Pass for $35, Duet for $61, or a Get Fit for Life Introductory Package, three private one-on-one training sessions for $99 (a $174 value!) to statement gifts like a Wellness Visit,$150, which includes a wellness plan and audit that focuses on their sleep, exercise, stress and nutrition; a 3-Month Unlimited package for $199/month; or FIT FOR Life Fat Loss Program, $349, a five-week comprehensive program built to jumpstart their fitness, reset their nutrition, build lasting sleep and stress habits and achieve a reasonable and achievable 5-week goal. (Available at Fitness on the Run)

No. 12: Do you have a golf lover, a weightlifter, or an overall globally inflexible man in your life? Yoga will balance him out and prepare him for the things he loves to do. Try our Yoga Fundamentals Course, a program that runs every six weeks on Monday nights or our Yoga for Men Workshop at 2pm on January 12th. Our new Active Recovery program will also address his mobility needs after heavy weightlifting or weekend warrior activities. We offer this special workshop every month for only $25, it’s a steal! Customize a gift certificate right here online for anything on our schedule. You can print it or even email it, just make sure you choose your date if you’d like it to arrive in their inbox on Christmas Day. (Available at Mind the Mat)

No. 13: The absolutely best tool for applying most foundation, cream blushes, and cream highlighters, beautyblender is the industry standard. Love! (Available at Bellacara, $20)

No. 14: There’s a reason your grandmother used it and it’s still a best seller: Rosebud Salve works. Dry lips, cuticles, cheeks…this healing salve cures it all. (Available at Bellacara, $7)

No. 15: Out with the old, in with the new. A closet audit is a great way to start the new year, organized and ready to tackle your goals. (Available at DC Style Factory, $600; additional $45 to take away and donate clothing. We send you the tax receipt!)

No. 16: The Aquis Hair Turban dries hair in the turban so you can avoid all those little frizzy hairs you get from air drying. (Available at Bellacara, $30)

No. 17: Non-messy, results-driven skincare you can take with you, Patchology Tissue Masks are perfect for after a flight or pre-night out. (Available at Bellacara, $8)

No. 18: You can’t go wrong with a Sydney Hale candle. All candles are thoughtfully made in Richmond, Virginia, and are truly some of the best smells we’ve ever come across. Add on a box of holiday-themed matches, and you’re set. (Available at Red Barn Mercantile, $32; $4 for matches.)

Nos. 19, 20 & 21: Splurge away with genuine fur accessories! A terrific and sooooo soft investment that will keep her toasty warm all winter! (Available at Kiskadee, Hat, $110; Gloves, $85; Slides, $98)

No. 22: One of our newer lines, we have a variety of sizes and color options of these gorgeous Injiri pillows. Their design pays homage to traditional Indian textiles and have intricate button and tassel details. Most of the colors combinations are neutral, but so incredibly special. (Available at Red Barn Mercantile, $160-210)

No. 23: Sprints, squats, or both! With a gift certificate for their first two classes at a special rate of $22 or a 5-class package gift certificate for $95, Ascend Cycle and Ascend Underground will get them happy and healthy. (Available at Ascend Cycle, get an extra 10 percent off when you mention Stylebook!)


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