Are you searching for what to buy a loved one, family member, friend, colleague, acquaintance or simply yourself?!
We’ve rounded up some great gifts for you with the special: Holiday Gift Guide 2015!
Some gifts have been submitted by our amazing readers and some have been chosen by us. We hope you will find something that you like…
Holiday Gifts FOR HER
Locally owned company BearHush provides women with affordable fashion that embraces the unification of modern and bohemian styles. BearHush is the premier online boutique that offers a wide range of attire to fit any women’s unique style.
RusticThread is a local boutique located in the Highlands neighborhood. Their collection is carefully selected to include quality pieces that can be added to a growing wardrobe with a focus on fit, style, fabrication, color and lifestyle.
I think the BB Dakota – Elise Dress is perfect for a holiday party!
I’ve always wanted to feel like I stepped out of a Hollywood movie set and applying makeup should be extra special with a Hollywood Vanity Glamour Vanity Mirror.
This holiday season treat a special lady in your life to a massage treatment! Heavenly Embrace is offering a special holiday 1 hour intro massage using personalized blend of therapy techniques and holistic bodywork like Deep Tissue, Swedish, Reflexology and Energy Healing for $69 (regular price $90) or a 1.5 hour massage for $99 (regular price $110). Heavenly Embrace was founded back in 2006 by Liraz Bergman-Turner, a Licensed Massage Therapist, Reiki Master and Re-connective Healing Practitioner. I have had multiple massage treatments with her and I have also sent my mother her way. She is amazing!
How about this chic Rebecca Minkoff iPhone 6/6S Charging Wristlet Wallet that will ensure your cellphone is always charged to send your loved ones texts while out with your friends?
Have you always wanted to create the perfect smokey eye look? My friend, Lisa Harrison, introduced me to Too Faced Boudoir Eyes Soft & Sexy Collection. I absolutely swear by this amazing product since then. It comes with complete step-by-step instructions on how to create the look and once you do it a couple of times it becomes a really easy night make-up ritual!
I’m obsessed with pretty boots and these Sheplers Ariat High Society Riding Boots are simply gorgeous and on sale now for $207.69 (original price $441.99)
Holiday Gifts FOR HIM
Founded in 2014,Locally owned, Spruce, is a style consultancy with an in-house barbershop and clothier for men located in Denver, Colorado. Created by husband and wife team Taylor Romero and Becca Miller.
If you are looking for a more expensive item to ‘wow’ then the 7Diamonds Glasgow Peacoat is definitely an item to consider.
Men Essentials has everything a guy needs to get groomed. They are also offering 10% off your entire first order exclusively to The Denver Ear readers! Use the coupon code: ME10PERCENT at checkout.
My hubby tried the LEA Classic Shaving Cream In Metallic Tub and loved it. The Merkur 23C Double Edge Safety Razor is especially nice because it makes shaving seem really sophisticated. If however, you are all about maintaining your beard, then you should check out the Bluebeards Original Wonder Beard to keep your beard looking fresh and clean!
Need a gift for the men in your life? You need Diane Hanfling Reed. She is a personal menswear stylist with J.Hilburn, a luxury menswear line that delivers custom and ready-to-wear apparel, using the finest materials in the world at an uncompromising value. Diane works to customize clients wardrobes to fit them and their lifestyle perfectly. My hubby loves every item of clothing he’s purchased from her. Contact Diane to set up an appointment, buy a gift card or ready to wear! diane.reed@jhilburnpartner.
If you love camping and want to feel like you are camping while at the office or at home, then try the Campfire Cologne that burns like incense and smells like the woody outdoors.
Holiday Gifts FOR TEENS
Since my teenage years are in the past, I asked some teenagers to scour the web and send me some products they wish they could get. Here are some of their selections…
This Diamond Rain Throw Pillow is girly and chic.
The Zombie Pillow was also a hit.
Apparently the Harry Styles Pillow Case was a big hit as well (As long as you are OK with your teenager’s mouth resting on his face.)
And if we are already mentioning teen stars then you should know that the Official Taylor Swift 1989 Pink Sunglasses (replicas of her tour posters) are a sure hit for your ‘Swiftie’ fans and how appropriate that they cost… $19.89.
The Blackweb Lil’ Dude Bluetooth Speaker is both cute and inexpensive!
A LOT of teens mentioned the Apple Watch straight away when I asked. I then asked them to find an alternative that wasn’t so expensive. The JoyGeek All-in-1 Bluetooth Watch connects to iPhones & Androids and costs 10% of the price of the Apple version.
The Splendid Spa Nail Dryer should be great fun for hangouts and sleepovers.
Holiday Gifts FOR KIDS
Since I have two little girls ages (nearly) 8 & 6 years old, this category was the most fun to research.
I just bought them Mermaid Swim Tails and I can’t wait for them to enjoy them on our next vacation!
I’m loving the idea of a Personalized Kids Book where the lead character is named after your child and even looks like him/her!
All Things Bean is a locally owned children’s clothing boutique that has beautiful and comfortable clothes for your Colorado munchkins. They are offering 10% off your entire purchase exclusively to The Denver Ear readers through December 25th 2015. Enter the code: denverbean at checkout.
Right now they are also running a wonderful campaign called “Bib for a Bib”. For every bib you purchase, they will donate one to A Precious Child. A local charity that helps disadvantaged children.
I love the CO Flag Oval Bib.
While browsing online my girls noticed I was looking at the Kids Canvas TeePee and immediately asked if they could get one as well.
I got a Personalized Super Hero Cape for my daughter’s 6th birthday last summer and she still runs around the house with it.
My oldest daughter loves Black Light Putty but as a precaution and from experience, don’t let your kids play with it on a carpet…
If you want to spend more then the WowWee® MiP™ Robot looks really fun!
And apparently the Spooner Board is all the rage at the moment.
Holiday Gifts FOR ANYONE
If you really wanna splash some cash then I found hands down the COOLEST GAME EVER… An exact Replica 1:1 Scale Jumanji Game Board handmade complete with magnetic board pieces, dice and fully working compartments, all painted and ready to display or play. (Minus the magic but you never know…)
The Tea Leaf Reading Kit could be a fun way to entertain your guests this holiday…
If you love your showers then the Essio Aromatherapy Shower Kit is a great way to indulge in them.
If you are a bookworm like me, then you should know that the Kindle Fire HD 6 is now going for $69.99!
If you want to experience the movie Rapunzel first-hand then consider the Eco Wishlantern® that comes in a pack of 10.
Holiday Gifts FOR HOME
Want a massage chair and still lay in bed? Consider the Brookstone Nap® Massaging Bed Rest.
I’m a self-proclaimed caffeine addict (Lattes only!) and since my friend, Marina Kazatcker, introduced me to the Nespresso Citiz Bundle, I can enjoy amazing cups of joe at home. It’s on sale now for $209 (original price $299)
I love candles and yes I know that spending $28 on a candle sounds pretty crazy but let me tell you, the Anthropologie Capri Mercury Glass Candle is worth every penny. There is simply no smell like it. I am addicted to this candle and I bet you will be too…
If you can stop yourself from popping all the dates before they pass then the Bubble Calendar can be a fun 2016 calendar for your home.
Get in the holiday season with this adorable Nutcracker Pillow.
This Cube LED Alarm Clock looks like a small wooden cube until you clap your hands and a digital time display appears on its surface.
Holiday Gifts FOR GAGS
I love a good laugh and these holiday gag gifts are worth mentioning…
I have two cats so I’m well on the way to needing the Crazy Cat Lady Action Figure.
Want your kids to give you a massage and not get bored after 2 seconds? Then consider the Train Play Mat T-Shirt so your kids can play while you relax!
You will never forget your keys with the Bill Murray Key Holder.
Do you feel like you need an update on the slang going around nowadays? Then don’t fret and buy some Slang Flashcards to stay in the know.
Holiday Gifts FOR PETS
If you want to shower your pets with some gifts this holiday season then look no further than these cool items…
Let your dog feel like he’s attacking a squirrel without harming one with the American Classic Squirrel Doll.
I find the Silicon Chew Toy for Dogs extremely funny.
Cats like scratching toys and the DJ Cat Scratching Pad should provide some pleasure for your cats and some great photos for your social media friends.
Whatever you choose to gift this holiday season, don’t forget that the most important gift is the one that is priceless and free… Love.
* For more gift ideas check out Holiday Wish List 2015!