Friday, December 19, 2014

12 Days of Christmas



Holiday Gift Guide 2014
By Shandra Hill Smith

There’s nothing wrong with a little last-minute gift shopping. Turn to the ideas here for gifts for your loved ones before or after Christmas.


KEDS keeps the woman and man in your life in style with selections such as Champion Felt for women. The style comes in camel, grey, navy and red. www.keds.com

 
She’ll find function and fashion rolled into one with BareTraps footwear that includes knee-high riding boots, booties and more. Stylish picks include the Pasadina riding boot featuring copper studs and Roxie with a stacked heel and buckle detailing.  www.baretraps.com
 
Brrr! Sole Society has her covered — from berets to cowls and more. Choose from Garter Knit Cowl in plum and hunter green, Ombre Muffler in black grey and Cable Knit Beret in ivory and grey. www.solesociety.com


Hanna Andersson has the little ladies and the more mature ones in your life covered, too. With sweaters, jackets, tights and more, she’ll keep warm this winter sporting HA’s Cozy Textured Tights and Fair Isle Wrap Sweater. www.hannaandersson.com


Proud Grandmom can preserve precious memories thanks to the Grandparent and Grandchild Letter Book Set from UncommonGoods.com. The set allows grandparent and grandchild to share a set of cards between each other that can be saved in the keepsake letter book. www.uncommongoods.com


With its two-in-one design, the Soup and Sides Bowl from UncommonGoods.com makes it easier for you to keep your soup and snack close at hand. Featuring attractive colors such as sea blue and green, the bowls — go Georgia! — are handmade in Watkinsville, Ga. www.uncommongoods.com


Ponchos never seem to go out of style, and Kohl’s knows this best with its collection of ponchos and ruanas to choose from during cooler months. This includes the Croft & Barrow Colorblock Border Reversible Ruana and the Croft & Barrow Ruffled Knit Ruana. www.kohls.com


Give her the gift of pampering with the bliss buttah-bling gift set and skincare winners such as Fabulous Foaming Face Wash, Triple Oxygen + C Energizing Cream and Clog Dissolving Cleansing Milk. www.blissworld.com


Add a pop of color with lasting shine with LipSurgence lip gloss from tarte. Will it be Envy or Park Ave. Princess? So many colors to choose from! www.tartecosmetics.com


Featuring a slick red-and-black design, the T-Pro Trimmer from Wahl lets him trim, shave, fade and more. The compact design makes it easier for him to take it on the go. www.wahl.com


Don’t forget the non-human members of the family! Keep pets smelling good with alcohol-free All-Natural Doggie Deodorant from Wahl. It consists of plant-derived ingredients.

Pets also can stay fresh with help from Wahl’s No-Rinse Waterless Shampoo. www.wahl.com