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Holiday Gift Guide

Little gifts that go a long way

Holiday 2018

The Stocking Stuffers

Theater tickets, special sweets, and accessories to amp up any outfit: small gifts that make a big impression.

When it comes to holiday gifting, you don’t have to overdo it with ornate, expensive gifts to impress all of the loved ones on your list. After all: what could be better than receiving a stocking full of the best, bespoke finds that you absolutely need but wouldn’t ordinarily buy yourself?

That could mean a mix of the silly (a set of bright and bold Liana socks plus Emily Levine Milan’s Flower Power necklace) and the sentimental (Zebby Wahls’ Woman Playing Cards and tickets to Gloria: A Life). And you can never go wrong with an evergreen read like Cheryl Strayed’s Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life From Dear Sugar or a box of beautiful floral pressed cookies from Loria Stern. Then top it all off with a gift card from The Muse–because career coaching always comes in handy.

In short, the best gifts really do come in small packages.



Rootfoot Eye Pillow

Anthropology, $55

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Two containers of herbivore botanical bath salts

Herbivore Botanicals

Herbivore Botanical Bath Salts

abc carpet & home, $18

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Fredericks and Mae Moon Dominoes

Fredericks and Mae

Moon Dominoes

Fredericks and Mae, $45

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glossier phase 2 make up set


Glossier Phase 2 Set

Glossier, $40

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Annie Super-Natural sculpted soap by vilaines filles mauvais garcons

Vilaines Filles Mauvais Garcons

Annie Super-Natural Sculpted Soap

Vilaines Filles Mauvais Garcons, €23

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Emily Levine Milan Flower Power Necklace

Emily Levine Milan

Flower Power Necklace

Emily Levine Milan, $25

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container of herbal tea from olivia clementine

Olivia Clementine

Herbal Teas

abc carpet & home, $22

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aquinnah original mug by ank ceramics

Ank Ceramics

Aquinnah Original Mug

The Dreslyn, $38

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Lori Food + Cakes flower pressed short bread cookies

Lori Food + Cakes

One Dozen Flower Pressed Short Bread Cookies

Lori Food + Cakes, $48

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3-pack of magnets by malka dina

Malka Dina

Magnets – 3 Pack

Malka Dina, $24

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sashiko denim repair kit from apprvl


Sashiko Denim Repair Kit

Apprvl, $35

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Liana set of three socks


M’O Exclusive Set of Three Socks

Moda Operandi, $54

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jennifer fisher clean gold-plated hair clides

Jennifer Fisher

Clean Gold-Plated Hair Slides

Net-A-Porter, $75

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red matte lipstick holiday set by mented


Red Matte Lipstick Holiday Set

Mented, $50

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KNC Beauty All Natural Collagen Infused Lip mask

KNC Beauty

All Natural Collagen Infused Lip Mask

Net-A-Porter, $40

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the woman cards

The Woman Cards

The Woman Cards

Get her in the game

The Woman Cards, $20
10% off with promo code THEHELM

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sandy sitron the moon journal

Sandy Sitron

The Moon Journal

Chronicle Books, $17

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HAY Sonos One Limited Edition

HAY Sonos

HAY Sonos One Limited Edition

Sonos, $209

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wood hair tie by saskia diez

Saskia Diez

Wood Hair Tie

Bird, $10

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pat mcgrath labs perma precision liquid eyeliner

Pat McGrath Labs

Perma Precision Liquid Eyeliner

Sephora, $28

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Rachel Comey Dalmatian Cuba Earrings

Rachel Comey

Dalmatian Cuba Earrings

shopbop, $70

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asceno printed silk eye mask in red


Printed Silk Eye Mask

Matches Fashion, $65

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rodin olio lusso crema

Rodin Olio Lusso

Crema, Luxury Hand & Body Cream

The Line, $84

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White + Warren Cashmere Ballet Slippers

White + Warren

Cashmere Ballet Slippers

Orchard Mile, $140

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love adorned set of four brass coasters

Love Adorned

Set of Four Brass Coasters

Love Adorned, $85

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gem&bolt mexcal artesenal


Gem&Bolt Mezcal Artesenal

Reserve Bar, $50

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L.A. Burdick Chocolates Signature Assortment

L.A. Burdick Chocolates

Signature Assortments

L.A. Burdick Chocolates, $18-$74

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twelve south plugbug duo charger

Twelve South

PlugBug Duo, USB iPad and iPhone charger with global adapters

Twelve South, $50

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alice made this morris brass key ring

Alice Made This

Morris Brass Key Ring

Alice Made This, $65

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pop & suki travel luggage tag in green

Pop & Suki

Travel Luggage Tag

Pop & Suki, $40

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one girl cookies classic cookies collection

One Girl Cookies

Classic Cookie Collection

One Girl Cookies, $26

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maison balzac doctor cooper series

Maison Balzac

Doctor Cooper Series Candles

Maison Balzac, $69

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miwak junior papa papa charlie

Miwak Junior

Papa Papa Charlie Ceramic Pipe

Miwak Junior, $85

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tata harper skincare aromatic stress treatment

Tata Harper Skincare

Aromatic Stress Treatment

Nordstrom, $80

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appntd for the bullet journaler


For the Bullet Journaler

Appntd, $45

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we are knitters sienna beannie knitting kit

We Are Knitters

Sienna Beanie Knitting Kit

We Are Knitters, $55

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tiny beautiful things: advice on love and life from dear sugar by cheryl strayed

Cheryl Strayed

Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar

Books a Million, $13

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CAP Beauty neat matcha stick box

CAP Beauty

The Neat Matcha Stick Box

CAP Beauty, $34

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pop& suki customizable iphone case

Pop & Suki

Customizable iPhone Case

Pop & Suki, $35

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lizzie fortunato ridge cuff

Lizzie Fortunato

Ridge Cuff

Shopbop, $115

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By Terry

Lip and Lash Duo

Space NK, $25

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jennifer behr mignon headwrap

Jennifer Behr

Mignon Headwrap

Jennifer Behr, $98

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Shhhowercap the envy shower cap in green


The Envy Shower Cap

Net-A-Porter, $43

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binu binu seshin korean body scrub

Binu Binu

Seshin Korean Body Scrub

Need Supply Co., $36

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herbivore botanicals jade facial roller

Herbivore Botanicals

Jade Facial Roller

Herbivore Botanicals, $30

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unbound squish vibrator


Squish Vibrator

Unbound, $99

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makie hot water bottle dream


Hot Water Bottle Dream

Makié, $95

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mariebelle impressionist box

Mariebelle - SOLD OUT

Impressionist Box of Chocolates

Neiman Marcus, $35

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universal standard the gift of choice gift card

Universal Standard

The Gift of Choice Gift Card

Universal Standard, Prices Vary

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The Muse

Career Coach Gift Certificate

The Muse, $49-$250

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gloria: a life play ticket; playbill

Gloria: A Life

a new play based on the life of Gloria Steinem from Tony Award-nominee Emily Mann and Tony Award-winning Diane Paulus

Ticketmaster, Prices Vary

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wolfum rampli manacala set


Rampli Mancala

Wolfum, $130

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floral smudge stick by catherine rising

Catherine Rising

Floral Smudge Stick

abc carpet & home, $16-$24

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sezane nicolas wallets


Nicolas Wallets

Sézane, $40

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odacite paris to LA gift set


Paris to LA Gift Set featuring best-selling Serum Concentrates

Space NK, $78

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agmes small gia studs


Small Gia Studs

Agmes NYC, $160

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maison louis marie no.04 bois de balincourt perfume oil

Maison Louis Marie

No.04 Bois De Balincourt Perfume Oil

Get her started with a signature scent

Of A Kind, $57

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the land of women absolute rose balm

The Land of Women

Absolute Rose Balm

Need Supply Co. , $58

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billie razor subscription


Razor Subscription

Billie, Prices Vary

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lola personal lubricant


Personal Lubricant

LOLA, $13

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