Tis the season for holiday gift guides. No group needs some help more than event planners—the people on-the-go so much that they don’t have time to research the best presents. So here is our present to you: 12 items—one for every day of Christmas—to choose from. Don’t worry: These gifts works just as well for Hanukah and Kwanza, but maybe not Festivus.
With ingeniously designed pockets and pouches, the O.G. is roomy enough to tote your laptop, tablet, essential work files and an extra pair of kicks. It’s also compact enough to sit pretty on or under your seat. Bonus: A chic nylon exterior in a variety of vivid color combos and all-leather trim make this bag as fashionable as it is functional.
Noisy airplanes, screaming children and bad lobby music are a thing of the past when you slide on these cozy noise-cancelling headphones. Plus, a built-in Google Assistant function allows you to catch texts and keep tabs on your schedule while jamming out to your perfectly plotted playlist.
Think beige, black and brown are the only neutrals out there? Think again. This winter, metallic tones are making their own argument for everyday wear. We love Isabel Marant’s version in a crackled-effect silver. A dainty ruffle adds a kick of flair, rendering these 3-inch heels perfect for holiday soirees — or stressful seminars.
Shaving’s nothing new but your system can be. Treat your skin to the Art of Shaving’s limited-edition Kingsman shave collection, which was created to honor the recent film “Kingsman: The Golden Circle.” A sumptuous pre-shave oil, shaving cream and after-shave balm soothe and hydrate your face, while a delicate bourbon amber aroma soothes the senses.
For days when travel isn’t on the docket but you’ve still got wanderlust, flip through this exquisite coffee table book by National Geographic. The high-gloss pages feature 50 extraordinary places—some less traveled than others—around the globe. It’s like stamping a passport from the comfort of your couch.
Why stop by a gift shop to purchase a pre-fab postcard of all the stunning sights on your travels when you can snap your own selfie right among them? The Leica Sofort translates in-the-moment experiences into crystal-clear, professional-grade memories and spits them out on the spot. Slip your shots into an envelope and mail them to everyone back home.
During this harsh cold and flu season, Brookstone’s handy traveling humidifier helps to keep your health top of mind when you’re not at home. This tiny, quiet wonder releases moisture into the air for 10 hours of uninterrupted relief from congestion. Best of all, it can fit into a seat-side cup holder or on a cluttered nightstand.
Whether you’re on the track or charting your own course, Under Armour’s first smart sneaker allows you to track data for up to five runs, hands free. Even better? The shoe’s Jump Score feature measures your muscle fatigue and recovery rate and then gives you a recommendation on how vigorously to exert yourself. All you have to do is jump. And after 400 miles of wear, the Gemini tells you it’s time to invest in a new pair of shoes.
If you’re a bookworm who prefers the timeless joy of a tactile reading experience over staring at one more screen, the Book of the Month Club is your new best friend. Pick a three-month, six-month or year-long plan, which allows you to cherry pick your next read while enjoying exclusive access to new authors and new releases. A beautifully packaged fresh copy arrives in your mailbox each month.
With 16-hour, smudge-proof staying power, this bargain-priced lip stain will make you feel like you splurged at the CHANEL counter. Rich, moisturizing shades that span pale pink to deep plum will keep your pout on point from early morning coffee meetings to after-hours cocktails.
Simplifying your life for under $40 is a cinch with Logitech’s Bluetooth keyboard. Compatible with all Bluetooth devices that support external keyboards, this ultra-light little keyboard does away with bulky cords and hefty laptops, while keeping you as connected as ever. Synch up to as many as three devices at once and forget finagling with a charger and an outlet; it’s AAA alkaline battery-powered.
Clothes don’t make the man, but a smart sport coat sure can make the man stylish. This tailored Paul Smith layer is as easy to slide on as a play-it-safe black blazer, but it’s so much more fun. With all of the professional trimmings—two-button closure, notch lapels and fixed cuffs—it’s a powerhouse piece with a dash of festive panache.