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xmas Gifts2 2012: Christmas Gift Guide

“Some samples were provided by the PR and/or brand for review. Opinions expressed here are of the author.” Top Christmas picks for those who live the lavish lifestyle, to hip Moms and the modern man. This year we have put gifts in the spotlight that cater to everyone on your list all year round!

gift guide1 2012: Christmas Gift Guide

1. Native Union Animal POP Phone – This season, it’s all about animal print. Native Union’s newest addition to its popular retro handset is the perfect accessory for those who want to join in on the fun trend without actually wearing it. Available in Leopard, Zebra and Snake Green, the Animal POP plugs into any mobile device for more comfortable conversations and protects against up to 99% percent of cell phone radiation. $39.99 at NativeUnion.com

2. Karen Kane Long Sleeve Animal Print Cascade Wrap Dress – You will look fierce and feel confident in this form fitting dress. The wrap style accentuates your curves in all the right places. Animal print stripes are added for a boost of sexy. Pair this piece with your favorite Jimmy Choo’s for a romantic night out! $108 at KarenKane.com

3. CHI Touch Dryer – Get the ultimate blowout with this intelligent hair dryer. Specially designed with a 3 inch full color LCD touch screen display for easy navigation. Its 1800 watts of power means 50% faster drying time and an advanced ceramic heater utilizing infrared technology reduces static and rehydrates dry, damaged hair. Its state-of-the-art ionizing feature boasts 3 hair type selections (fine, medium and coarse) that take the guess work out of eliminating frizz. The 3 power and temperature settings are controlled by a simple slide of the finger. CHI Touch also has a built in memory function that automatically recalls its most recent settings. Take your styling to the next level this holiday season! Farouk.com

4. Kellie Little Elliptic Hair Brush – Get perfect holiday hair with the elliptic hair brush. Maintain and keep your mane healthy with this unique brush. This multi-function brush can: massage, brush, straighten, smooth, shine, polish, volume and style the hair. Its ergonomic body and handle are specifically designed for comfortable all day use – and to easily integrate with other essential styling tools. Once you start you wont be able to stop touching your tresses! $49 at KellieLittle.com

5. Deborah Lippmann Nail Lacquer in Today Was A Fairytale – You will own the spotlight at every holiday soiree! Treat your nails to pure Hollywood glamour with this star studded sparkling color. Designed by Deborah Lippmann, manicurist to the stars. A silvery-blue starlight nail color created by virgin diamond powder. $20 at DeborahLippmann.com

6. Marchesa PARFUM D’EXTASE Gift Set – Give the gift of red-carpet glamour this holiday season with a decadent gift set featuring the premiere fragrance by the renowned fashion house Marchesa. With a 1 oz. bottle, portable rollerball and special hair mist featuring this gorgeous scent that boasts notes of iris, amber and musk, this luxe gift set is the perfect gift for the fashionable woman who loves sophisticated femininity. $75 at Sephora.com

7. Executive Lady timepiece – The Executive Lady is for the woman who takes charge of her life, orchestrating it with the skill of a master composer. This special, individually numbered timepiece celebrates every woman who is making her mark in the world – her way – and garnering the interest of the man in her life who wants to show his adoration for her. Like the woman whose wrist it adorns, the Executive Lady is not to be underestimated. Although purely feminine in aesthetic, the self-winding timepiece holds the same exactness and durability of its male counterpart. $20,100 at Ulysse-Nardin.com

8. Free People The Kombucha Cuff Thermal Top in Apricot Combo – This thermal adds a feminine touch of soft peach color and a fancy decorative stitching along the sleeve. You will own the night in this sophisticated piece. Pair with a cute white skirt for a chic holiday look. $68 at MissKL.com

9. Parker 5th Generation Sonnet Pearl with Rose Gold Trim – Inspired by the Pink Gold trend, the Sonnet Feminine Collection is a premium range designed with modern, feminine finishes and an elegance that is as covetable as it is impressive. In feminine Pink Gold, subtle Pearl Lacquer and assertive and elegant Metal and Pearl Lacquer, the expert craftsmanship of the Sonnet Feminine Parker 5TH Collection makes it a must-have accessory for any discerning modern woman. It speaks of confidence, style and depth, distinguishing its owner as a woman of taste and uniqueness. $210 at ColoradoPen.com

10. Urban Decay Naked Palette – A far cry from ‘G’ rated, the Naked Palette features a shade range that runs from the nudest champagne to the grittiest gunmetal. Office-appropriate and smoldering all at once, this new palette features 12 eyeshadows, including 7 best-sellers, and 5 new saucy shades (Buck, Creep, Darkhorse, Hustle and Virgin). Matte, shimmer, satin or sparkle, we’ve upped the ante with these essential shadows. And as if that wasn’t enough, the sleek chocolate brown velvet box comes complete with a mirror, plus a never-before-seen, exclusive double-ended version of the award winning 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil in Zero (black) and Whiskey (a rich brown new shade). Also included is a travel-size Eyeshadow Primer Potion. Go ahead get Naked! $50 at UrbanDecay.com

11. Bottega Veneta Deluxe Collection – Bottega Veneta, the eau de parfum, evokes the suppleness and sensuality of the house’s renowned leather goods. This holiday season, the signature scent offers layers of luxury. A complex fragrance woven harmoniously with notes of jasmine, plum and leather for an intriguing and sensuous woman. The new collection includes a refillable eau de parfum bottle with an elegant poire atomizer, a 100 ml EDP refill, a solid perfume compact that is also refillable, and a luscious perfumed candle. $110-$165 at NeimanMarcus.com

12. Shoshanna Amber Dress – $375 at Shoshanna.com

13. Marc Jacobs DOT – Dot is a lush, Juicy Floral – Happy and vivacious. Inspired by his love of polka dots, DOT is a personal signature for Marc Jacobs – a favorite theme he has returned to time and again, beginning with his very first collection. Happy and upbeat, the oversized butterfly-inspired cap flaunts a chic play of proportions. This fragrance captivates you with a delectable blend of red berries, succulent dragonfruit, sweet honeysuckle, jasmine, coconut water, orange blossom, creamy vanilla, and sensual musks. Dot balances modernity and elegance. $89 at Bloomingdales.com

14. Josie Maran Moroccan Bazaar Argan Skin & Hair Bestsellers – This must-have set features Josie’s Argan-infused essentials for lustrous skin and hair, including 100% Pure Argan Oil, Argan Cleansing Oil, Argan Balm, Whipped Argan Oil, Argan Hair Serum and Argan Daily Moisturizer SPF 40. Each item comes in a chic travel size making it perfect for the woman on-the-go to pack during her holiday travels! $39 at Sephora.com

15. 5th Avenue Holiday Set – Any dedicated, city lover will indulge in the new 5th Avenue Holiday Set. The Moisturizing Body Lotion, Hydrating Cream, Cleanser and Eau de Parfum Spray are sophisticated, floral and modern, just like New York’s very own star studded street. $50 at ElizabethArden.com

16. Richard Tsao Carmen Jacket – Introducing the glamorous Carmen Jacket by artist and designer Richard Tsao. This beautiful jacket, inspired by the Met’s hit production of Carmen, is tailor-made from iridescent Thai silk spun on old fashioned looms in Thailand. $450 at MetOperaShop.org

17. Teleflora’s Shimmering Snow Bouquet - Add sparkle and shine to the holidays with Teleflora’s whimsical ornament bouquet. A Teleflora exclusive, this ornament jar shimmers with iridescent silver glitter and comes overflowing with beautiful hand-picked red roses and carnations. Perfect for filling with goodies for many happy holidays to come. $49.95 at Teleflora.com

18. HALL Wines Artful Giving - Featuring HALL’s renowned flagship wine, 2009 HALL Kathryn Hall Cabernet Sauvignon and the 2009 HALL T Bar T Cabernet and 2009 HALL Napa River Ranch Merlot from the exclusive Artisan Collection, ARTFUL GIVING is an expression of HALL’s commitment to winemaking in the most precise, expressive, non-interventionist way possible. HALL Wines estate vineyards encompass more than five hundred acres of classic Bordeaux varietals; Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Sauvignon Blanc. Through meticulous attention to detail, HALL wines employs organic small-vine viticulture, precision winemaking, wild yeast fermentation, and micro-block-blending,  to fully extract the purity, and to express the unique and diverse character of Napa Valley’s soils and climate. $210 at HallWines.com

19. Panty by Post – Want to spice up your relationship? Give your sweetheart a gift that delivers sexy surprises every month. Panty by Post sends luxurious underwear right to your doorstep. Choose from an array of styles – hipster, thong and bikini – all delivered with a romantic note written by you. You will have fun every month slipping into a new underwear. Not only women can enjoy this service but men can also join in on the fun with their masculine line for Him. Subscriptions $15-$60 at PantybyPost.com

20. Chandelier Cuff by Clara Kasavina – Hand-sculpted metal cuff embellished with Swarovski crystals. Inside lined with leather. $161 at MetOperaShop.org

21. Free People The Hyperactive Cuff Newbie Thermal in Ruby – Tight fitting thermal with boat neck with faux V-neck detail; contrast cuff with abstract print, plaid and stud details. $68 at MissKL.com

22. Fiore Ring – The Hail Storm collection emerged from a very snowy winter in New York City. The ombré effect from white to grey to black illustrates the snow covering the gritty city. The Fiore Ring is 6.44 ctw of G-H/SI1 diamonds in a Platinum setting with 2.02 ctw of vintage Old Mine diamonds in an 18K Yellow Gold bezel setting with 18K Yellow Gold accents. Starts from $75,000 at SorellinaNewYork.com

23. Special edition “Gucci for UNICEF” Boston bag – In its seventh year of partnership with UNICEF, Gucci has introduced this special edition bag, designed by Creative Director Frida Giannini.  Gucci will donate 25 percent of the retail price of each bag to support UNICEF’s “Schools for Africa” and “Schools for Asia” initiatives, which aim to provide quality education for millions of children. This is the fifth annual “Gucci for UNICEF” bag. Over the past two years, the “Gucci for UNICEF” bags have generated more than 2 million USD for UNICEF. The “Gucci for UNICEF” Boston Bag will be available in Gucci stores worldwide and on Gucci.com through May 31, 2013. Since the Gucci partnership with UNICEF began in 2005, Gucci has donated more than $13 million to support UNICEF’s HIV/AIDS and education initiatives in sub-Saharan Africa. $1,520 at Gucci.com

24. Steam Healthy Hair System – Gift the git of glamorous hair! Pamper your hair with this set of pure essential oils and hair vitamins. Let the aromatherapy take you away to a spa state of mind. Improve and restore a healthy balance to the hair and scalp. Each product is rich in vitamins and minerals with hydrating, emollient and restorative properties to nourish, strengthen, heal and protect your scalp and hair. Used regularly and as directed, Steam Creams and Oils will restore balance to your scalp providing ideal conditions for your hair to grow healthy, vibrant, radiant and strong. $120 at SteamProduct.com

25. Luscious Locks – Get the beautiful hair you have always dreamed of! This amazing elixir encourages growth, stimulates circulation, cools the scalp, and discourages hair shedding and loss. Luscious Locks is formulated with Avocado oil, which is rich in vitamins A, D, E and B6, copper, amino acids and folic acid, all of which are essential for hair growth and nourishment. It also promotes thickening of existing hair shafts. $39 at TriniteOrganiques.com

26. Ciaté Caviar Mini Bar – Strictly for nail aficionados, this mini bar re-invents Ciaté’s innovative Caviar Manicure with adorable pocket sized minis. Create, mix and play – dream up your very own combinations and live colourfully. $29 at Sephora.com

27. Face to Face: Amazing New Looks and Inspiration from the Top Celebrity Makeup Artist – World-renowned celebrity makeup artist and author Scott Barnes – the man behind J.Lo’s famous looks aims to inspire you to express yourself, try new things, push the envelope, and reach your full potential using the power of makeup. Face to Face is designed for the busy modern woman who has everything but time. Learn to approach makeup from Scott’s point of view, tailor your look to a variety of situations, get it done both beautifully and efficiently, and become the most irresistible woman in the room. Packed with practical tips and celebrity guests, Scott’s invaluable advice will have you looking and feeling your best. $24.99 at QBookShop.com

28. Ferro Cosmetics – Get glamorous the Eco-Friendly way! Tis the season to stay beautiful and dazzle the night away. The Ferro Cosmetics collection offers a full face of mineral makeup that caters to every unique skin tone. Designed by Celebrity Makeup Artist & Founder Krissy Ferro, she puts TLC into all of her products so women can stay fabulous and healthy. The minerals used are crushed purified rocks that offer the skin natural healing benefits, and provides high performance results. Ferro Cosmetics uses three times the minerals in every product compared too other brands. All the ingredients are 100% natural earth-derived ingredients. Using only minerals provides water-resistant, long wearing, crease resistant and irritant-free. Stock your stocking stuffer with the “Best of the Best” this holiday season! $50 at FerroCosmetics.com

29. Ume Pink Shirt Tail Pajama by Pine Cone Hill – Perfect PJ’s to snuggle up with a cup of hot chocolate. A menswear favorite reinterpreted in cotton voile with a feminine print. Extremely cozy for those chilly winter nights. Long-sleeve top has collar, front button closure, breast pocket, and side vents. Pants have elastic waist with drawstring. $84 at PineConeHill.com

30. Smashbox Lip Enhancing Glosses – Lip Enhancing Glosses pack quite a punch, with superior glide, long-lasting color and, thanks to a polymer-rich formula, non-stop shine. Plus, each provides tons of lip nourishment thanks to a large dose of hydrating Vitamin E. Packaged in a clear tube that is larger than ever before, the Lip Enhancing Glosses are available in a variety of shades including classic best-sellers and new hue additions. These shades are divided into three families – sheer, true and full colors – so you get the exact lip look you desire. Pucker up to these shades this holiday season! $18 at Smashbox.com

31. Birchbox – The perfect gift for the beauty obsessed! Hand-picked beauty and lifestyle samples, delivered to your doorstep. Birchbox is a subscription service that sends monthly deliveries of high-end beauty samples from the newest and best brands, plus plenty of expert tips and tricks, making it the best way to discover new items. Share the Birchbox love and make someone’s month a little more beautiful. Subscriptions$10 at Birchbox.com

32. Mitsubishi’s Mammoth 92-inch 3D DLP Home Cinema TV - The ultimate in large-screen home entertainment, the 842 Series includes 73-inch, 82-inch and 92-inch sizes. The 92-inch model features a Clear Contrast Screen to further enhance the high-quality viewing of 3D and high-definition programming content. The 92-inch TV also offers four times the viewing area of a 46-inch class. Images are delivered with 3D DLP technology for a fully-immersive, cinema-like home theater experience. Mitsubishi DLP Home Cinema TVs are powered by DLP technology, which is the same technology used in most digital cinemas in theaters all over the world. It offers unparalleled picture quality. Mitsubishi DLP Home Cinema TVs also include superior StreamTV Internet Media, powered by VUDU TM, and built-in immersive sound technology (IST). This is the largest 3D capable TV available on the market. $4,999-$5,999 at Mitsubishi-TV.com

33. ANSR: HALO – The ANSR: HALO utilizes two different types of light therapy (both LED and infrared) to penetrate the skin on two different levels which increases collagen production and, in turn, reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, reduces appearance of pore size and redness and helps people achieve healthier looking skin. The ANSR: HALO will be available in select spas throughout the country and utilized as an added benefit to any anti-aging facial. In addition, the product can safely be used at home and makes a great addition to any skincare routine. $299 at ANSR.com

34. Devon & Devon Admiral Tub – A historic piece with a personality all its own, and is presented for the first time in colored dress. The color option is part of Devon & Devon’s collection of 210 water-soluble matt paints dedicated to all of the company’s cast iron bathtubs. Regal features an enameled cast iron interior while the outside is lined with aluminum and then painted in the color warm grey. $5,643 at Devon-Devon.com

35. Pacifica Tuscan Blood Orange Holiday Wanderlust Collection – Take an Italian holiday with this vivacious blend of Tuscan Blood Orange. This set includes body butter, sulfate-free body wash and a portable perfume roll-on. Indulge in the warmth and lushness of a Tuscan tapestry. Lift the lid to reveal a sumptuous selection of Pacifica must haves. $28 at PacificaPerfume.com

36. 100% Pure Super Fruits Skin Care Gift Set – Want to revitalize the skin and turn back the clock? Super Fruits Age Corrective Collection is a blend of the most powerful anti-aging fruits from around the world with the highest ORAC value of antioxidants for aggressive age corrective treatment for your skin. $49 at 100PercentPure.com

37. Martin Katz Original Microband Ring – Martin Katz’s Original Microband rings are handcrafted and the perfect understated and elegant piece that still add amazing sparkle. You can wear them alone or stacked. This standout piece is available in diamonds or a variety of colored gemstones created in 18KT white and yellow gold. Price upon request – 9540 Brighton Way, Beverly Hills or MartinKatz.com

38. Ekornes Stressless Voyager – Enter in to a brave new world of recliner comfort with the all new Stressless Voyager. With its characteristic and innovative Scandinavian design, the Stressless Voyager brings a new and exciting dimension to the Comfort Collection. The narrow shape of the back makes it look smaller than it really is. The comfort is, of course, unrivaled. The soft cushioning feels sumptuous and luxurious as you relax, while it embraces and supports your body. We have been committed to our comfort philosophy for more than 40 years. Every single detail on the Stressless Voyager has been designed with your well-being in mind. $3,095 – $4,195 at EKORNES.com

39. Pyar&Co.’s Pillows – Jazz up your home with these exquisite pillows. Capture the essence of joy, Lantana pillow speaks to the glamour of the iconic sari, while highlighting the double hand knotted craftsmanship of the intricately placed beads. The hand dyed sari crushed velvet adds a welcome pop of color and a luxuriously soft feel. For a more Indian style, the Uttar pillow means rainbow in Hindi, embodying the light and curvature that can be seen after rainy days. Made of turquoise Shantung silk, this pillow dazzles with each hand-sewn purple and gold bead, creating a piece of art to be treasured. PyarandCo.com- Photo Credit: Ms. Danielle Moss

40. Gold Collection Soy Candle Gift Set – The ultimate gift for all candle lovers! An array of beloved Pacifica blends in a beautiful luxurious, gold box and wrapped with signature, white ribbon. Nine, clean-burning and gorgeous, 3-oz Soy Candles in Mediterranean Fig, Tuscan Blood Orange, Hawaiian Ruby Guava, Mexican Cocoa, Lotus Garden, Malibu Lemon Blossom, Tahitian Gardenia, California Star Jasmine and French Lilac. A perfect holiday treasure that will have your home blooming with enchanting scents. $45 at PacificPerfume.com

41. Ralph Lauren Big Pony Collection CUSTOMIZABLE Fragrances for Women and Men - This holiday, Ralph Lauren is adding the element of customization for a more personal gift giving experience.Consumers will be able to choose from a series of four unique scents designed to complement specific personas, and then personalize the bottle, making this the perfect gift and ultimate signature item. Complimentary with any purchase of The Big Pony Fragrance for Men and/or The Big Pony Fragrance for Women, with a 10-character limit, consumers can engrave a full name, a simple monogram, or a short message onto the glass bottle that best embodies either theirs or the gift recipient’s personal style. $70 for a 3.4oz./100ml bottle (Women) or $67.50 for a 4.2oz./125 ml bottle (Men), Exclusively at RalphLauren.com

42. JNB Jewels Bella Ring – Drusy ring with solid sterling silver dainty bank. Each ring is unique and one of a kind. Each stone is 100% different and original. $90 at JNBJewels.com

43. Arianna Ultra Rich Mineral Body Butter & Hydrating Mineral Body Lotion – Double the moisture, double the softness! This selection of body butter and lotion will give you baby smooth skin. This rich, creamy Body Butter contains a superb blend of natural plant extract renowned for their moisturizing properties such as Olive Oil, Chamomile, Jojoba, Papaya and Avocado. The lotion is blended with active Dead Sea minerals and enriched with Vitamin E to create a light, softly scented lotion that leaves skin refreshed and rehydrated. Arianna-Skincare.com

44. Margania Limited Edition Pure Argan Oil – This Argan oil is a truly amazing , and completely organic. It is very rich in Vitamin E, and essential fatty acids. Its a versatile moisturizer because it can be used on your face, body and hair. Argan Oil also has natural healing properties in treating acne scars, psoriasis, and it’s deeply moisturizing effect fights wrinkles, and because it’s a nut oil, it is also non-comedogenic. The oil can be used on it’s own, or added to your moisturizer. You only need apply a few drops a day, and your skin will be transformed into a new beautiful you! $50 at Margania.com

45. Hellman Chang Crystal Omni Side Table – Crafted entirely from solid wood, the Omni Side table was meant to represent the core philosophies of Hellman-Chang: sculptural surfaces, unique lines, highly versatile, and at the core artisanal crafted in solid wood. The concept was that it could be appreciated differently from any angle, and evoke an unassuming beauty that encouraged curiosity. To do this, the curves had to be intrinsically natural and sleek and the center opening and the way light reflected from its surface had to pique curiosity as one walked around it. $12,000 at Hellman-Chang.com

46. Corbett Lighting | Dolcetti – The allure of Dolcetti is not only in its initial eye-catching appeal, but also in its artisanal, Italian elegance.  Featuring handcrafted iron in Dolcetti silver finish, as well as native shells and honey art glass with crystal and stainless accents, this chandelier is sweeter than candy. $5,505 at CorbettLighting.com

47. shu uemura Eyelash Curler – Want red carpet ready lashes? Recognized for its high quality and craftsmanship, shu uemura eyelash curler has been beloved by make-up artists and celebrities to be the world’s best. For a limited time the luxurious shu uemura eyelash curler offers an exclusive edition in 24k gold. The upgraded silicone pad in a new “mushroom” shape provides a protective, stay-put edge for improved safety and a fabulous curl. $24 at shuuemura-usa.com

48. Cane + Austin’s new Retexturizing Cream – Achieve a more youthful appearance with this dual action hydrating and regenerative facial cream. Containing 10% glycolic acid in an ultra-pure crystalline form, the Retexturizing Cream revitalizes fine lines and brightens skin without irritation.  Considered the gold standard in skincare ingredients, glycolic acid, derived directly from sugar cane, has the smallest molecular size (of any alpha hydroxyl acid) enabling it to work effectively as an exfoliator and moisturizer. The Retexturizing Cream also contains Vitamins A, C and E and anti-oxidant rich Green Tea and CO-Q-10 in a liposomal delivery system, enabling it to penetrate deeper into the epidermis, to restore smooth skin. $80 at CaneAndAustin.com

49. Savoir Bed (Savoir No. 1) Hugo – Savoir Beds makes the most luxurious beds in the world, date back to 1905 and the London Savoy Hotel, which owned and operated the bed brand (known as Savoy Bedworks to ensure that their hotel guests got to sleep on the very best.  The beds remained a product of the Savoy Hotel until 1998 when the brand gained its independence.  Savoir Beds then began serving hotels and interior designers from its West London showroom. Over the past two years the brand’s distribution has increased greatly with showrooms popping up in many major cities including, Paris, Nice, Berlin, Shanghai, New Delhi, and New York City to name a few. Each bed is tailor-made to suit each customer’s particular height, weight and, naturally, style. Fans of the Savoir beds include Oprah, Madonna, Liza Minnelli, King Hassan of Morocco,Princess Yasmin Aga Khan and Emma Thompson. $72,500 (King Size) SavoirBeds.com

50. Nicole Miller V-Neck Rouched Gown – $550 at NicoleMiller.com

51. Judith Leiber Carrie Studded Woven Leather Clutch – Luxurious and edgy, the Carrie clutch is designed in a woven metallic leather and adorned with our elongated bow ornament. Finished with edgy silver studs, the perfect mix of nighttime feminine! $495 at JudithLeiber.com

52. Ciaté Sequined Manicure Kit – You will be shining bright this holiday season! The Sequined Manicure is made for the woman who loves to sparkle. Get an extravagant nail look to give an embellished dazzling finish, unachievable by regular nail polish. All eyes will be on you this holiday season! $13 at Sephora.com

53. True Reflection by Kim Kardashian – An alluring scent that reflects the dynamic, sparkling spirit you embody. A tribute to the intriguing essence that defines you and the eye-opening experiences you have triumphed.  The fragrance that embraces every side of you, from your entrancing femininity to your sophisticated glamour. A tantalizing oriental fragrance that opens with a burst of sparkling Italian bergamot, luscious plum and succulent peach, True Reflection guarantees instant attraction. A rich floral heart blends night blooming gardenia, chocolate orchid and lotus flower for a thoroughly addictive mélange, while the earthy finish of textured woods, patchouli and skin musk rounds out the sultry scent.  Juicy and decadent, playful and seductive, True Reflection is a warm, sensual embrace that lingers on your skin in celebration of all that you stand for. $68 at KardashianFragrance.com

54. Pearl Jet Set Smile Kit – Are you ready for your close up? Light up your holiday party with the Pearl Jet Set Smile Kit. Get  professionally whiter teeth in 5 days and visibly whiter teeth in just 5 minutes with virtually no sensitivity. The Pearl provides 360° total whitening with its double-biting tray that treats all your teeth, front and back. Enamel-safe and easy to use, the ionic whitening gel breaks down stains on the teeth to deliver your whitest, brightest smile quickly and comfortably. $195 at Tanda.com

55. Per-fékt Skin Perfection Gel – Stay confident and sexy at all times! The ultimate multi-takser that will keep you looking fabulous for those holiday photos. Instantly per-fekt and enhance the appearance of the skin offering an easy alternative to traditional foundation, primer, color corrector and powder. Skin perfection gel provides natural, buildable coverage and leaves the skin with a smooth, airbrushed finish. $57.50 at PerfektBeauty.com

56. Juice Beauty Stem Cellular Repair CC Cream – The next generation in BB Cream and the ultimate color correcting, 12 in 1 multitasker. With its proprietary blend of fruit stem cells, Vitamin C and resveratrol rich grape seed base, Juice Beauty’s Stem Cellular Repair CC Cream is the ultimate in age defying, skin perfection. The CC Cream provides more coverage, protection, hydration and skin nourishing ingredients including chemical free SPF, antioxidants, minerals and rich organic moisturizing plant oils. $39 at JuiceBeauty.com

57. Soraya by Rozi Olivia Dress – This one shoulder maxi dress is a perfect combination of sexy and sophistication. This trendy coral dress features a thigh high slit. Dress this up for a night on the town or wear with a pair of gladiator flats for a more casual look. This dress is a must have for any fashionista! Gathered elastic banding at waist. $178 at SorayabyRozi.com

58. Malie Organics Holiday Gift Set Duo – Indulge in a tropical getaway with Malie. Created to pamper any beauty lover on your list and send them on their very own Hawaiian staycation! Beautifully packaged, the Holiday Gift Set Duo contains Malie’s luxurious Body Cream and Body Wash. Available in luscious scents: Plumeria, Koke’e, Pikake, Mango Nectar, Orchid and Coconut Vanilla. $50 at MalieOrganics.com

59. Vapour Organic Beauty Essence Restorative Night Treatment – Prepare your skin during the winter holidays with this groundbreaking anti-inflammatory serum. Essence is the perfect prescription for dehydrated, stressed and sensitive skin. Made from the finest organic skin soothing oils, powerful antioxidants and healing botanicals, Essence protects skin from daily environmental toxins by targeting free radical damage and inflammation. Essence promotes an increase in cell renewal and instantly plumps and brightens skin for a radiant new you. $90 at VapourBeauty.com

60. Sleep Masks – Self-proclaimed Wanderlista Andria Mitsakos (travel style expert and creative director behind the Milan-made, exotic skin handbag line, Dea Rosa) clocks over 100k air miles a year, sleeps in over 50 hotel rooms and needs her sleep. So when flight attendants were scrambling to buy a sample sleep mask in python she had created for herself, she put it into production as the ultimate, luxurious travel accessory. The perfect gift for the Wanderlista on everyone’s list. block out all light and add a bit of whimsy in-flight. $425 at DeaRosa.com and Wanderlista.com

gift guide2 2012: Christmas Gift Guide

1. BlackBerry Porsche Design P’9981 Smartphone -  This exclusive device is customized inside and out for a premium look and feel. Crafted with the highest quality materials, the P’9981 features a forged stainless steel frame, hand-wrapped leather back cover, sculpted QWERTY keyboard, and crystal clear touch display. Enjoy the exclusive Porsche Design User Interface, which includes a premium Porsche Design PIN, unique to your P’9981 smartphone from BlackBerry, to help you easily identify other P’9981 from BlackBerry users around you, as well as a customized Wikitude World Browser augmented reality app experience. The Porsche Design P’9981 offers a fast, fluid web browsing experience, HD video recording, the capability for augmented reality applications, and built in NFC support for sharing content and information with a simple tap. $1,800 at BlackBerry.com

2. BOSS ‘Bottled Sport’ – HUGO BOSS fragrances adds the final piece to the BOSS BOTTLED trilogy with BOSS BOTTLED SPORT., the scent that takes inspiration from the strength and durability of carbon fiber. This holiday give him this fresh, stimulating and unmistakably masculine scent that will keep him focused and mentally prepared for any challenges that lie ahead in 2013. The best-selling BOSS BOTTLED. fragrance for day and the seductive BOSS BOTTLED. NIGHT. round out the trio that embodies the competitive, driven, masculine lifestyle that is the BOSS Man. $67 at Nordstrom.com

3. Amouage Reflection for Men Eau de Parfum - The textured florals in the heart notes capture the seductive power of a man’s inner strength. The iconic notes of patchouli and vetiver in the base, blended with sensual woods, reflect his true elegance and underline the fragrance’s timeless appeal. Reflection Eau de Parfum for Man is compelling, distinctive and unmistakably masculine. $265 at MINNewYork.com

4. The 4 Elements of the Perfect Shave Kit  – The Mid-Size Kit is the ultimate gift to initiate him into the elite society of expert grooming. Art of Shaving aims to induct a new discerning male into the “Brotherhood of Shaving”, a mission to help men elevate shaving from a chore into a luxurious ritual, with the launch of the Mid-Size Kit: the young professional. Now a new generation of quality-seeking men can experience the brand’s trademark set-shave system, The 4 Elements of the Perfect Shave which centers on the revolutionary methodology “Prepare, Lather Up!, Shave, and Moisturize”, in an economic size. This kit has everything men need for soft healthy skin, a close comfortable shave, and helps to prevent ingrown hairs, irritation, nicks, and cuts. $60 at TheArtofShaving.com

5. Tivoli Audio iPAL – Mini hi-tech box rocks (times two) as portable radio or speaker. Engineered with a state-of-the-art AM/FM tuner, 5:1 analog dial and advanced audio circuitry, compact audio player delivers the same big sound as full-sized radios. Plug in your iPod or MP3 player to project playlists through the full range speaker or tune into the radio wherever you roam…in the house or on the road. $219.95 at CB2.com

6. Pistachio Sleep Eye Mask – This luxury Sleep Eye Mask has been designed to give you the best night’s sleep. Our eye masks for men and women are filled with sleep inducing lavender. Our Eye Masks for Sleeping completely blocks out the light and no matter where you are in the world you can be guaranteed a good night’s sleep. This luxury Travel Eye Mask makes the perfect gift for the global traveller and is boxed in our luxury packaging. Handmade in England, each Sleeping Mask conceals a hint of lavender whilst the 100% cotton velvet backing will gently caress your face. Perfect for traveling and equally for a good nights sleep. £45 at OtisBatterbee.com

7. Arquiste L’ETROG – In Medieval Calabria, a family gathers to celebrate a good harvest. Within a cabin built of Palm leaves and other woody branches, an aromatic bounty is presented. The citrusy scent of the Etrog citron, a regional specialty, brightens the air while embracing Myrtle and lush Date Fruit envelope the sweet warmth of the Mediterranean night. Arquiste.com

8. Würkin RFID Wallet – Credit and debit cards constantly transmit your personal information digitally through a radio frequency chip. Würkin Stiffs Wallets help protect your identity by blocking that signal. A thin alloy matrix is fused between the embossed Italian calfskin leather, keeping your information inside the wallet. Not only are they stylish….These wallets are constantly playing defense on your behalf! $75 at WurkinStiffs.com

9. Clive Christian Traveller Set for Men – Inspired by its history and tradition, Clive created a set of perfumes that embrace both tradition and modernity. Now available in a trio of travel friendly 10mL bottles, you can make sure that you always have your favorite Clive Christian perfume with you on your journey – wherever it may take you. Unconventional and unusual, the exotic ‘X’ Perfumes were created with some of the most powerful aphrodisiacs known to mankind. ‘X’ for Men centers on the root of the Iris flower – Orris. Inspired by the rich history and high quality of the original perfumery, Clive Christian set out to create a perfume with no reference to the cost. No. 1 simply contains some of the most rare and precious ingredients in the world. Due to the highest quality and concentration possible, this perfume can only be produced in very small quantities: only 1000 bottles of ‘No.1’ for Men and 1000 bottles of ‘No.1’ for Women are released to the world each year. $310 at BergdorfGoodman.com or NeimanMarcus.com

10. The Perfect Shave – Take shaving and skincare whole new level! Filled with the essentials you need to maintain a dapper appearance. Great for the businessman who is always traveling around the world and needs an extra boost of youth. Give your man the gift of great skin! $55 at Anthony.com

11. Jorg Gray 6300-33 – 41mm solid stainless steel case, black carbon fiber dial with rose gold accents, see through hands with applied superluminova luminous tips, ISA multi-function movement, GMT dual time, with day/date/ month indicator, sapphire coated K1 mineral crystal lens, water resistant to 50 meters $650 at JorgGray.com

12. Amouage Gold for Men Eau de Parfum – This powerful floral fragrance is made for the most special, luxurious, evening occasion, rich in sophistication and splendour. $305 at MINNewYork.com

13. Working Man’s Hygiene Kit – This all-natural set was created by a mechanic who let his dirty, damaged paws drive his inspiration to design products for dudes. The manly salves, scrubs and balms included are specially made to meet the needs of the working man. From soothing sore feet, to healing cracked lips and knuckles, to buffing your dry skin, this kit goes beyond simple cleansers to get the job done. $50 at UncommonGoods.com

14. Serge Normant Avah Fragrance – Take a moment and indulge in this unisex fragrance that brings out all the flavors of masculine. Jojoba, Aloe Vera and Vitamin E add to the unique Eau de Parfum composition with their caring, nourishing properties. A sensual floral musk, encompasses exquisite notes of ylang ylang, jasmine, amber, soft woods and musks to create a exotic fragrance experience. A great holiday scent for the man in your life! $60 at SergeNormant.com

15. Arquiste ANIMA DULCIS – The scent of exotic spices floats throughout the halls of the Royal Convent of Jesus Maria, where a group of nuns prepares a Baroque recipe of Cocoa infused with an assortment of chilies. After centuries of obscurity, the convent’s secrets are exposed in a rich experience for the senses. Arquiste.com

16. Café Noir Jar Candle – Get toasty this holiday season! This enticing candle enlightens and jumpstarts your morning. An essential oil fragrance blend reminiscent of fresh gourmet Coffee, Espresso and Vanilla. Mixed with a clean-burning soy wax blended into a masculine black and white apothecary jar with lid. 100% natural wooden wicks provide an Eco-friendly clean flame, invigorating scent and the soothing, flickering sounds of a wooden fire. $29.50 at Archipelago-USA.com

17. Aquabotix HydroView Sport - The HydroView is an easy-to-use remote-operated underwater vehicle that beams a live high def view back to the surface. Controlled using an iPad, smartphone or laptop, the HydroView shoots full 1080p HD video or stills which can quickly and easily be downloaded and shared. As users guide the HydroView through the water simply by turning their wireless device, the underwater vehicle simultaneously collects data on water conditions as it delivers video from the depths. For some, the HydroView is an additively fun way to enjoy the ocean and see what lies beneath, while for others it offers a unique tool for hull, anchor or prop inspection, or just simply to find the favorite sunglasses lost overboard. Whichever the reason, the HydroView is a must-have tool for charter guests or recreational boaters and their children to explore the sea and for commercial captains to sleep better on the hook. $3,995 at Aquabotix.com

18. U Nepresso – U has been designed to fit modern life and its demands, offering ultra-convenient, yet sophisticated technology. U’s first of its kind design allows you to rotate the water tank 180° around the machine to suit you and your unique lifestyle and living space, while its cutting edge technology delivers a perfect coffee, time after time. Not only does U memorize the preferred cup size, but the machine’s brewing unit will automatically release the capsule when it’s done.  A pleasure to use and display, U is the machine for those who seek ultimate simplicity, the highest quality coffee, and pure design. $199 at Nespresso.com

19. Michael Chiarello … Napa Wines for Festive Meals – Super Chef Michael Chiarello – TV host, NapaStyle founder, vintner, and cookbook author – presents a flight of wines for sharing with friends and family. Perfect for a casual dinner or holiday soiree, these are great for all occasions. Start the evening with the crisp and refreshing Duckhorn Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc as an appetizer. Progress to the Jax “Y3″ Napa Valley Chardonnay, which stands out for its richness. The Judd’s Hill Pinot Noir is ideal for the hearty roasts. The two Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignons each offer distinct characteristics perfect for more intense and comforting foods. The delicious Flying Horse Napa Valley Petite Sirah is perfect for lighter meats, salmon and veggies. This diverse wine selection will provide hours of entertaining and delightful pairings. $39.95 at TastingRoom.com

20. Suntory Hakushu 12 Year Single Malt Japanese Whisky – This is the newest whisky from Suntory, the first and original Japanese whisky. Hakushu is made from barley imported from Scotland, distilled and matured in Japan. And what makes it special? The Japanese craftsmanship – specifically, the use of American, Spanish and Japanese ‘mizunara’ oak. $60 at Suntory.com

21. Vegan Sandwiches Save the Day! – Filled with healthy, natural, plant-based ingredients, vegan sandwiches are your one-stop shop to total breakfast, lunch, or dinner satisfaction. Inside Vegan Sandwiches Save the Day, you’ll find 101 amazing combinations to suit any time, any craving, and any occasion, from Apricot Breakfast Panini to Protein-Happy Quinoa Rolls and Curried Lentil Sloppy Joes. So whether you’re packing a lunch for work, school, or just want to indulge in a nutritious meal, Vegan Sandwiches Save the Day has the tasty recipe for everyone’s palette. $9.99 at Amazon.com

22. Braun Series 3 390cc – The Series 3 is tough on hair but smooth on skin – specifically designed for guys who don‘t want to compromise. Thanks to its improved Triple Action FreeFloat system, and increased motor speed and new SensoFoil, the new Series 3 easily adapts to facial contours helping to deliver an incredibly close shave. $119.99 at Braun.com

23. Birchbox Men - For the man in your life who already has everything, him the chance to explore top grooming and lifestyle brands on his own. Each month, he will receive trial-size products from the best men’s brands, including Anthony For Men, Jack Black, Kiehl’s, AHAVA and more. He can discover what he likes each month and pick up full-size versions of his favorites. Subscription $20 at Birchbox.com

24. Borbay Paintings – Dubbed a re-inventor of collage, the Big Kahuna, profiled on the BBC and featured by ForbesBorbay is a professional artist residing in the Upper East Side of Manhattan. This holiday season, you can acquire an existing available painting from Time Out Magazine’s Most Creative New Yorker with free domestic shipping (50% off international). Portrait and Location commissions are also available, with sizes and pricing starting at 20″X20″ for $3,200.

25. Vertu and Constellation Black Neon - Vertu’s Constellation Black Neon strikes the perfect balance between masculine and modern, created to seamlessly enhance the discerning lifestyle. Vertu is the market leader in luxury mobile phones and is dedicated to making “Life Beautifully Arranged” through enhancing customer’s daily lifestyle and delivering exquisite experiences. Vertu is really in a category of its own. The phones are made from the most pristine and rare materials available including sapphire crystal screens, a genuine ruby button, and genuine alligator skin backing. Most phones are made by a single crafstman, with unparalleled attention to detail. All phones come equipped with a 24 hour concierge. $8,300 at Vertu.com

26. LEDTV2326 Coby 23″ LED HDTV – Start seeing your living room in high-definition! With a super-slim profile, this TV fits in perfectly with its surroundings. The LED backlight delivers vivid color and contrast for a picture that is simply brilliant. A full HD 1080p screen delivers crisp, detailed images at the maximum resolution available today. Equipped with HDMI for easy digital connections, this TV plays nice with all of your devices. Enjoy digital 5.1 surround sound when connected to a home theater setup. The 23.0″ widescreen LED HDTV has a built-in digital TV tuner (ATSC/NTSC/QAM), a PC VGA connection for use as a computer monitor, and digital noise reduction, v-chip parental control, closed-caption and Electronic Program Guide support, and multi-language on-screen display. The unit is wall-mountable. A headphone jack is included for private listening. $209.95 at CobyUSA.com

27. Nautica Aqua Rush 4-Piece Gift Set – The perfect gift for the active, adventurous man. Includes 3.4 fl oz. eau de toilette, 4.0 fl oz. all-over body spray, 2.5 fl oz. shower gel and 2.5 fl oz. after-shave balm. $68 at Nautica.com

28. Mack Weldon Boxer Briefs – Ladies give your guy a priceless holiday gift by replacing their underwear with something stylish for the modern man. These essentials are made of luxurious fabric and performance features that ensure the best comfort and fit. Mack Weldon is perfect for those who want an added boost of self confidence in the bedroom. The brand offers an auto-pilot option so you can receive comfy undergarments throughout the year. Whether you’re looking for a great stocking stuffer or gift set, Mack Weldon will keep your guy sexy this holiday season. $24 at MackWeldon.com

29. Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed - Sonic and the All-Stars cast line up on the starting grid once again to battle for supremacy in the ultimate race. It’s not just racing, it’s racing transformed! Fully Transformable vehicles which change from car to plane to boat mid race, each with their own unique gameplay. Over 20 legendary All-Stars each with their own transformable vehicle. A multitude of modes including Grand Prix, Battle Arenas and the incredible World Tour. Unleash ingenious weaponry and your character’s All-Star move to beat the opposition. XBOX.com

30. LACOSTE’s EAU DE LACOSTE L.12.12 Rouge – This is the ultimate scent to wear this winter. Fiery and invigorating, the fragrance harvests a triple blend of spices at the heart to create this robust scent. Notes such as spicy mandarin liqueur, Madagascan black pepper, Indian ginger, and Guatemalan cardamom provide a warm welcome from the cold weather. A masculine and zesty fragrance with a spirit that can only be described as energetic has EAU DE LACOSTE L.12.12 Rouge top the top of everyone’s wish list for the holiday season. $62 at Macys.com

31. Nintendo 3DS – Get ready to experience a new level of playing in 3D! The Nintendo 3DS system combined next-generation portable gaming with the eye-popping 3D visuals – without the need for special glasses. Take 3D photos using the built-in cameras, and give them your own personal twist with interactive effects. The 3D effect can be cranked up to the highest level, scaled back to a more modest setting or even turned off completely. Connect to friends, other players, and wireless hotspots with the wireless StreetPass and SpotPass communication modes to unlock exclusive content for games and download other entertainment. From games to photos and beyond, Nintendo 3DS is the ultimate 3D entertainment system. $169.99 at Nintendo.com

32. Flexjet 25 Jet Card – The ultimate holiday gift this season is the Flexjet 25 Jet Card program, operated by U.S. air carrier Jet Solutions. The debit option offers access to as many private jet flight hours needed, with the cost of each flight simply deducted from the debit card balance. With the ability to reach 10 times the number of airports served by commercial airlines, travelers arrive closer to their destination … without ever having to remove their shoes. Not only does the Flexjet 25 Jet Card offer access to the very best in private jet travel, but it also comes with a host of special perks at no extra cost. Through its relationship with Executive Golfer’s “The Collection,” customers can easily secure tee times – no membership required – at 50 of the most exclusive private golf clubs in North America. A dedicated concierge will handle reservations for cardholders, while negotiating green fees to a significantly reduced rate. Card holders will also benefit from luxury travel company Abercrombie & Kent’s Private Travel experts, generous upgrades and spa credits at Lake Austin Spa Resort – voted #1 destination spa in North America by Condé Nast Traveler readers – and instant elite status in Korean Air and Qatar Airways’ membership clubs. Starts at $100,000 – FlexJet25.com

33. MoviePass – Perfect stocking stuffer for anyone who loves going to see the movies. The gift giver simply selects from a 1 month, 3 month or annual option and then you or the gift recipient will receive the MoviePass in the mail. All you need a smartphone and then you can use your MoviePass at any theater nationwide that accepts major credit cards. Once you get to a theater, simply check in via your MoviePass app, select your movie and then pay with your MoviePass card just like you would a credit card. It’s that easy, and your loved one will be able to watch up to one 2D movie per day. Subscriptions $50-$360 at MoviePass.com

34. Vivitar XVN-1 Touchscreen Camcorder – What makes the XVN1 touchscreen camcorder special? It’s able to record all your special memories in stunning 1080p full HD resolution. A must-have for family gatherings, holidays, and even everyday moments. Comes with a 4GB SD card, case, lithium-ion rechargeable battery, and HDMI cable.The compact, lightweight size of this camcorder means it easily fits in your pocket or purse without weighing you down. Keep it handy for those spontaneous moments you want to record. $175 at Vivitar.com

35. Svbscription – What do you give the person who has everything? Consider giving the Svbscription service to the man in your life who appreciate the finer things in life. This lifestyle service that is curated by tastemakers for discerning men who are conscious of aesthetics and design but don’t necessarily have the time or means to source one-of-a-kind products and custom experiences. You will be amazed to receive items of good taste and rare objects within each parcel. The team had wrapped and arranged the objects within a wooden box that is nailed shut, forcing members to physically interact with the parcel from the moment of delivery. Membership is limited and only available online and new subscribers are welcomed on a first come, first serve basis. Surprise the unique and special person in your life with an experience that keeps on giving!Subscriptions $330 (3 months) or $1,150 (12 months) at Svbscription.com

36. Me Undies (Men) – Don’t be shy ladies, give your man a gift he will appreciate year round. Me Undies have taken underwear to a whole new comfort level. Known to have the world’s most comfortable underwear, and we tried and tested and its true! The line of undies are crafted from micro-modal which is made from beechwood trees. They are available in 14 colors and range in size from Small to XXL and sold in boxer brief, trunk, and brief. $16-$20 at MeUndies.com

37. Wanderlust Airline Approved Travel Kit – You need to look your best before those face-to-face meetings. While you’re traveling leave that hotel stuff in the dust. Take Billy Jealousy’s Wanderlust Travel Kit instead. The airline-approved 5-piece travel kit is ideal for elite travellers who want to look and feel their best. Comes in a nifty see-through pouch to stash your grooming gear while you flash everything to airport security. All products are 2oz each and come with a one-quart sized clear zip top plastic bag. Makes a great gift for the dapper business man! $36 at BillyJealousy.com

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1. Antidote Chocolate – Ultimate Antidote Gift Set – The Ultimate Antidote gift set includes the entire Antidote collection  of 10 dark chocolate bars, with extraordinary, palate-wakening flavor pairings: Essential, Ginger + Gooseberry, Mango + Juniper, Lavender + Red Salt, Coffee + Cardamom, Rose Salt + Lemon, Almond + Fennel, Banana + Cayenne. Created with Ecuador’s superb Arriba Nacional cacao beans, these superb chocolates are very healthy, with no added fats and minimal added cane sugar. Packaged in a clas­sic box including gift a card. (until December 31st ) $72 at AntidoteChoco.com

2. Torie & Howard Organic Hard Candies – Sweet, chic & satisfying organic indulgences available in four sophisticated, orchard-fresh flavors for the discerning palate. The exotic tang of Blood Orange &  Wildflower Honey;  the mellow comfort of ripe D’Anjou Pear & rich Ceylon Cinnamon; the lively zing of tart California Pomegranate & Freestone Nectarine; and the peppery punch of Pink Grapefruit & smooth Tupelo Honey. These 12- calorie eco-friendly little treats are individually wrapped and produced with everything you want – and nothing you don’t- totally free of artificial dyes or flavors, and have NO: GMO’s; dairy; corn syrup; soy; or nuts…and are vegan and gluten free. Torie & Howard; a modern, luxuriously healthy and sophisticated way of looking at candy. Ideal for stocking stuffers, party favors, and hostess gifting, these dual-flavor-profile treats come smartly packaged in updated versions of those fondly-remembered retro-styled pocket tins AND an irresistibly darling assorted purse that is rapidly becoming the new “IT” bag for food fashionistas in-the-know. $4.99-$8.99 at TorieandHoward.com

3. Gravelnuts – These gluten-free, vegan friendly snacks are perfect for the health nut on your list! Delicious and organic, Gravelnuts are sure to give you a burst of energy before any activity. Now you can enjoy a healthy munch while traveling on your holiday vacation, before or after exercising, or take in a quick nibble at work or in the car. Indulge in Gravel Granola, Gravelnuts Go-Bars and Gravelnuts in four yummy flavors including a tropical and chocolate mix. Packed with great flavors and nutritional benefits, these bars and gravel packs are so tasty you won’t be able to put them down. $7.95- $19.95 at Gravelnuts.com

4. Snacktacular – This is the best basket for professional snackers! Brimming full of homemade fudge, gourmet cookies, premium nuts and more, the Snacktacular basket delivers a concentration of snacky goodness that’s off the charts. The delectable brownies in this gift comes from Sweet Misgivings, a Chicago non-profit organization. Purchasing this gift helps support this organization and it’s worthy programs that serve the formerly homeless and HIV/AIDS-affected men, women, and children of Chicago House. It includes goodies such as sweet and salty Fleur de Sel Caramel Corn, Theo Organic Fair Trade Chocolate Bars, Theo Organic Dark Sipping Chocolate, All-Natural Homemade Individually Wrapped Cookies, All-Natural Sweet Misgivings Decadent Brownies, Roasted Almonds with Sea Salt and Roasted Salted Cashews. Everything is packaged in a keepsake “green” box” that is 100% fair trade and handmade by artisans in a remote Philippines village. $96.99 at GreenGiftsShop.com

5. Sandcastles Organic Rye Cookies by Black & Blanco – This Christmas leave Santa a plate of vegan cookies and almond milk. Celebrate with sweet treats that are delicious and wont add on too much unnecessary pounds. An original take on a traditional Moroccan recipe, these rustic, melt-in-your-mouth cookies are made with 100% organic whole grain rye and virgin coconut oil. They have an addictive crisp texture, and come in four unique gourmet flavors: Vanilla Black Sesame, Marzipan, Maple-dusted Cardamom, and Deep Chocolate Infrared. $45 at DeandandDeluca.com

6. DEAN & DELUCA Deluxe Nut Tray – How about mixed nuts by an open fire? This Eco-friendly bamboo tray comes loaded with healthful nuts and dried fruits. Harvest Nut Tray contains DEAN & DELUCA roasted and salted Pistachios and Cranberry Nut Mix. The larger Deluxe Nut Tray comes loaded with: DEAN & DELUCA roasted and salted Pistachios, roasted and salted Cashews, deluxe Mixed Nuts, and Cranberry Nut Mix. They come gift-ready, tied with a grey signature ribbon. $40 at DeanandDeluca.com

7. A Global Spice Blend Collection – Travel the globe without ever leaving your kitchen. This collection of spice and herb blends will transport you to Marrakesh, Sri Lanka, Spain, France, even Kentucky and seven more magical destinations. Each blend is a perfect balance of flavors to evoke the cuisines of the world. Simply sprinkle some on a salad or grilled chicken, add to sauces, soups, sautés, or any recipe you want. Let your imagination soar. $162 at TheIngredientFinder.com

8. Skinny Smoothies: 101 Delicious Drinks that Help You Detox and Lose Weight – Smoothies are not only delicious, convenient, and fun to drink,but they’re also a great way to get your daily requirements of fruits and vegetables. Skinny Smoothies features 101 original recipes for lighter drinks–low in fat and calories and high in nutritional value–ideal for anyone who wants to lose weight without feeling deprived. The book includes nutritional information and tips on foods and supplements to rid the body of harmful toxins. Try a Glowing Skin Smoothie or an Apricot Energy Punch, and get started on a delicious path to a healthier life. $10.76 at Amazon.com

9. Aqua Zinger – Quench your thirst with a Zing while keeping a low calorie profile. The Aqua Zinger water bottle works by subtly infusing water with flavors. From cucumber to lemon and lime, to blackberries, kiwi, strawberry, peach, ginger, or even mint – your Aqua Zinger can infuse them all. Mix and match and get creative; the flavors and ingredients are only limited by your imagination. $25.95 at ZingAnything.com

10. Empower Portable Pilates Studio – This Portable Pilates Studio lets you perform reformer-style Pilates movements without heavy equipment in your home. Sculpt, tone, and strengthen in minimum time! The affordable Empower Pilates training system provides an amazing total body toning workout in the privacy of your own home! Get slim and sexy with our simple and effective Pilates routine. Sculpt your legs, arms, buns, and thighs while targeting your abs with every move. $21.85 at Amazon.com

11. Nutiva Extra Virgin Coconut Oil – Cook your holiday meals with healthy, nutritious and delicious coconut oil! Known as the world’s best cooking oil, a great substitute for baking goodies. Add to your bread, veggies and popcorn for a burst of intense flavor. This oil is soo versatile that you can use it for your hair and skincare regimen. Maintain your health and beauty at the same time! $21.99 at Nutiva.com

12. Journey Gym – This holiday invest in your health because your worth it! The journey gym is a lightweight, compact and durable universal gym. It is efficient in giving users a total body workout and will allow anyone to use it as their primary source of resistance, cardiovascular, and circuit training. The journey gym comes with 30 resistance bands for a customizable resistance system, one set of adjustable handles, full set of legs which are used to raise the gym into a stair stepper for a full cardio workout and workout DVD specifically designed for quick but effective workouts. Perfect for the busy mom who cant find time for herself, the business traveler on is always on the go and the grandmother who doesn’t know where to begin. If you have given up on every exercise equipment out there, this will regain your faith and confidence about the power of fitness. Maintaining good health is a journey so start yours this holiday season. Take the high road, don’t be afraid of the journey to great health! $299 at JourneyGym.com

13. Seek Peace Gift Set – Looking for some peace this holiday? Teamotions’ handmade Gift Boxe is beautifully wrapped and contain a full size tin of Seek Peace (Coconut Rooibos Chai) loose leaf tea, ceramic mug with lid and stainless steel infuser, and a Perfect Tea Scoop. Each Gift Box addresses a different emotional need and turns a simple cup of tea into a truly healing experience. $42 at TeamotionsTea.com

14. 23andMe Personal Genome Service – Give the Gift of Self Discovery! 23andMe offers a personal Genome Service that analyses your DNA and gives you a private portrait of your health and ancestry. 23andMe members learn their genetic risk for over 100 diseases and 50 inherited traits (everything from Type II Diabetes and Parkinson’s Disease to Lactose Intolerance and Muscle Performance), as well as carrier status for over 20 diseases and syndromes, and responses to nearly 20 drugs (from blood thinners to coffee). You’ll also be giving a loved one the chance to learn about their ancestry, how genes have passed down in their families over the generations, and the regions where the majority of their ancestors originated. What’s even more fascinating is that you will have the ability to connect with living relatives. Give a gift that keeps on giving! $99 at 23andMe.com

15. Quantum Scale – During the holidays you tend to put on excess pounds. When trying to follow a diet plan it tends to be hard and seeing the number is scary. Now you can weigh yourself with confidence without the shame and stress. This scale focuses on the progress of the user rather than your desire to reach a target or ideal weight. Upon initial use, the scale registers (but does not display) the actual weight of the user, storing it in the scale’s memory. From that point on, the scale only displays weight loss or gain. This is a must have for anyone into the fitness lifestyle. Every woman will now feel positive, encouraged and empowered to stay healthy! $59 at QuantumScale.com

16. Empower Deluxe Total Body Toning System – Pump your way to a toned body with resistance cords that are stronger than traditional tubes. Great for use at home, gym, or for travel, these chords can provide up to 15 lbs. of resistance. Empower’s Total Body Toning workout, designed specifically for women, helps you build long and lean muscle while toning and sculpting those problem areas. Special power cords are include easy-to-grip handles provide constant resistance on muscles, giving you an easy workout that burns calories all day! $17.99 at Amazon.com

17. Smoothies for Better Health: 100 Nutrient Packed Drinks to Boost Your Energy and Supercharge Your Immune System – Smoothies are a great way to extra nutrients into your diet. Packed with multiple servings of fruits and veggies in every sip they’re quick to make, easy to digest, delicious to drink, and they charge your body with the energy and nutrients you need to stay healthy. The benefits of these frothy drinks come from “functional foods,” foods that contain large amounts of immunity-boosting nutrients to fortify your entire body–a feat no pill or supplement can match. Each of the wholesome and luscious recipes in Smoothies for Better Health is annotated for both its overall nutritional profile and for the specific nutrients it delivers, so you’ll learn exactly what benefits you are getting from every drink. $11.24 at Amazon.com

18. The Heat And Cold Therapy Massager – This handheld massager provides both hot and cold therapy. Ideal for relaxing tired muscles or relieving inflammation of stiff joints, its dual thermal system provides 113º F heat that stimulates blood circulation like a hot-stone massage while its 35º F cooling reduces swelling like an ice pack. Unlike vibrating massagers that only stimulate the surface of the skin, its two-speed percussive head generates 2,100 – 2,500 rpm vibrations that penetrate deep into muscles and relieve tightness and knots; its ergonomic head reaches areas that other massagers cant. $99.95 at Hammacher.com

19. O&CO. Specialty Oil Set – O&CO. offers an exclusive collection of olive oil, vinegars, tapenades, spreads, crackers, and sweets as well as an organic skincare range showcasing the flavors and the spirit of the Mediterranean. O&CO. is a destination for gifts as well with a selection sure to please every person on your gift list! Founded in 1996, O&CO.s mission is to provide customers with the finest olive oils and gourmet food products bringing the Mediterranean to you! Our O&CO. Specialty Oil Set contains four of our favorite specialty oils- Basil, Lemon, Chili, and Mandarin – wrapped in our signature gift box. This and many other selections in our gift boutique make a lovely gift for any food lover. $76 at OliviersandCO.com

20. Nutiva Organic Chia Seeds – The power of chia is great and is very nutritious! These mighty non-gluten seeds, packed with Omega-3, protein, rare antioxidants, and fiber, are making a strong comeback in the 21st century. Revered by the early Aztec and Mayan cultures, chia seeds are a superfood packed with fiber, protein, omega-3 fatty acids, and antioxidants. Tiny but mighty Nutiva organic chia seeds are versatile for use in recipes both savory and sweet, including yogurt and oatmeal, smoothiesand cakes as an egg replacement. $9.99 at Nutiva.com

21. Nutiva Hemp Shakes – Nutiva HempShakes are as delicious as they are nutritious, and make the perfect meal replacement or snack. The new Shakes are smoother, with less sugar and more protein. We skip using any cane sugar, and instead add healthy sweetners inulin (sunchoke) and tapioca. Hemp is a great protein source; an easily digestible, high-quality plant protein with branched-chain amino acids that are vital for good health. $16.99 at Nutiva.com

22. Le Palais des Thés – Thé du Hammam Rooibos – Inspired by a traditional Turkish recipe, Le Palais des Thés’ caffeine-free Thé du Hammam Roiboos is rich and fruity. This unique blend from Paris combines green dates, luscious berries and the smooth, mellow flavor of Rooibos. Packaged in an elegant reusable metal tin, containing 3.5 oz (100g) of loose tea $19 at US.PalaisdesThes.com

23. Baobest Baobab Drink Mix – Nutritious, Refreshing and Replenishing! Baobab Drink Mix is the perfect combination of 100% organic dried Baobab fruit pulp and energy-enhancing Vitamins B6 and B12. This delicious, ultra-healthy Drink Mix delivers more than 7,500 ORAC units of antioxidants per serving, plus potassium, magnesium, Vitamins C, D, B6, B12 and 3 grams of fiber, helping ease inflammation throughout the body and supporting a healthy immune system. Available in two delicious flavors, tangy Meyer Lemon and refreshing Peach-Mango. Add to juices, smoothies or plain water for a quick pick-me-up during the holidays. $23.99 (12 units per box) at BaoBabFoods.com

24. The Meat Lover’s Meatless Celebrations – With a focus on holidays (or any celebration), O’Donnel’s versatile recipes ensure that eaters of all dietary stripes will leave the table satisfied. Cast aside those fears of cardboard tofurkey and gray starches. Instead, revel in dishes that inspire, surprise, and are so tasty, “meatless” is an afterthought (with allergy- and animal- free options, to boot). $12.91 at Amazon.com

gift guide4 2012: Christmas Gift Guide

1. Yankee Candle Room Sprays – Celebrate the holidays and bring the tropical island to your home. The perfect stocking stuffer for any home enthusiast. Refresh your room with dazzling scents of Sparkling Cinnamon, Pineapple Cilantro and Bahama Breeze. You will set the mood of cheer and pure relaxation! YankeeCandle.com

2. Free People The Ballpark Raglan in Berry – Sporty top that adds a bit of cheer to your average basic long sleeve top. Wear to fun filled baseball games or out to lunch with friends and family. $58 at KarmaLoop.com

3. Teleflora’s Peppermint Christmas Bouquet – Send sweet wishes of peppermint joy with this Teleflora bouquet that smells just as sweet as it looks. Bursting with red, white and peppermint florals and topped off with real candy canes, this merry bouquet is the ideal table topper for all of your holiday gatherings. $49.95 at Teleflora.com

4. Personalized Gift Card – A card personalized at GiftCard.com is thoughtful and can be used to commemorate a special time with the receiver’s favorite photo or showcase a unique customized message. With thousands of designs to choose from and the ability to design your own one-of-a-kind card, GiftCard.com is making gift cards the perfect, thoughtful choice for family and friends any time of year. In addition to custom gift cards, GiftCard.com offers e-gift cards and store  gift cards, making GiftCard.com your one stop shop for everything gift card. $10-$250 at GiftCard.com

5. Clarins Feed 10 Kit – Get a perfect complexion for a cause! This skincare kit includes all the essentials for a radiant and vibrant glow. The kit includes a Beauty Flash Balm, UV Plus HP SPF 40 Day Screen High Protection, Instant Smooth Perfecting Touch and Instant Light Natural Lip Perfector. The sale of each Feed 10 Pouch will provide 10 nutritious school meals through the United Nations World Food Programme—a beautiful way to feed your skin and your soul. $40 at Sephora.com

6. Super-Colour Sexy Mother Pucker Lip Plumping Gloss – Not your Mother’s ordinary lip gloss but its one that will defiantly make her feel confident. This extreme plumping lip gloss is supercharged with SUPERFILL volume-maxing microspheres and LIPSWELL natural plant oil infusion. A single slick of Sexy Mother Pucker can fool your lips into looking and feeling fuller. $15 at Sephora.com

7. Hello Kitty Intimates – The HK Flirty Kitty Pajama Set in Red. $23 at Karmaloop.com

8. La tablette QOOQ – Want to prepare delicious gourmet meals from the world’s leading chefs? This touchscreen tablet is made especially for the kitchen. With a catalog of over 4,000 exclusive recipes from more than 100 of Europe’s most acclaimed chefs, QOOQ provides a step-by-step interactive guide to create delicious appetizers, meals and desserts, through real-time HD video, photos and text as tools to guide users. Plus, unlike other tablet computers, QOOQ is designed to be spill-proof, non-slip, and survive the wear and tear of the kitchen. Created in France, QOOQ will revolutionize at-home cooking, simplify meal preparation and help to make everyday life easier. $399 at QOOQ.com

9. No More Dirty Looks: The Truth about Your Beauty Products and the Ultimate Guide to Safe and Clean Cosmetics – Now, with the help of top scientists, dermatologists, and makeup artists, the authors share their compelling findings and the easy way to detoxify your beauty regimen. No More Dirty Looks also reveals the safest, most effective products on the market and time-tested home recipes. Finally, you don’t need to sacrifice health for beauty—because coming clean is the best look yet. $10.17 at Amazon.com

10. Origami Owl Living Locket – Show your Mom how much you truly love her and appreciate the memories. Every Living Locket is custom designed with charms that tell the story of your life and represents the things that you love. Creating a Living Locket is easy and loads of fun. First you select the charms that have meaning to you and place them inside your favorite locket. If you want to add a little personality to your locket, you can even add a hand-stamped metal plate or dangles. Once this is completed, all you have to do is place the locket on the chain of your choice and you are good to go. OrigamiOwl.com

11. Zulugrass – Two identical gorgeous 26″ Zulugrass Single Strands made from grass beads dyed with low-impact dyes and strung on durable elastic. So versatile, they can be worn long as a striking necklace or bracelet. It has an earthy, organic look and feel, yet is completely modern. Zulugrass is light weight, durable and most importantly versatile. Your look can be blossoms into hues of rainbows or subtle and sophisticated. $21.95 at LeakeyCollection.com

12. Olay Professional Pro-X Advanced Cleansing System – Exfoliate your way to youth with this amazing cleansing system. Give her the gift of cleaner skin with the Olay Professional Pro-X Advanced Cleansing System, a professional cleansing system that delivers results as good as the leading department store brand. Cleanses as effective as a $200 professional device, revealing brighter, smoother skin in just 28 days. A stocking stuffer sure to please! $29.99 at Olay.com

13. In My Air Cropped V-Neck - 100% silk gauze cropped top with gathers at shoulders and side seams. $120 at InMyAirShop.com

14. Diamond Fascination Platinum Over Sterling Silver Diamond Accent Medium Hoop Earring – Shine bright like a diamond with these stunning earrings. $150 at KeepAmerica.com

15. Denimocracy Republic - In this buttery soft light wash, this bootcut will be your best friend. With a touch more drape than our Japanese core, this fabric and wash will be great for the coming warmer months. $172 at DenimocracyUSA.com

16. Soap & Glory Shower Trip Set – Take a trip and immerse yourself in bubbly soap suds! A pretty tote packed with six Soap & Glory body beautifiers in flight-friendly portions. Fly high with this travel-ready pack of Soap & Glory minis ready to soak, scrub, soften, and spritz with the delightful scent of rose and bergamot. Everything a girl needs to stay fresh during the holidays! $36 at Sephora.com

17. WEN by Chaz Dean Styling Gift Set – This handpicked set offers WEN’s most effective and universal cleansing and styling aids. The set includes the Lavender Styling Crème, a virtually weightless polishing gloss and styling gel that helps protect hair from the heat of styling tools while eliminating frizz, the Lavender Volumizing Treatment Spray, a unique blend of essential botanicals and extracts created to give  incredible volume, body and shine, the WEN Boar Bristle Round Brush, which has a wooden core to minimize heat absorption allowing hair to be styled without any damage and a 98-minute DVD created by Chaz Dean to achieve fabulous hairstyles. $73 at QVC.com

18. ToyWatch Metallic Stones Pink Watch – Metal made magnificent with a bevy of sparking stones. Feminine yet bold, with a feather-light all-aluminum casing, a slim 35 mm profile, and a handful of Swarovski crystals on the bezel and dial, the Metallic Stones Collection is a style heavyweight, a classic with a zesty dose of bling. $225 at ToyWatchUSA.com

19. Limited-Edition Picture Perfect Curler and Deluxe Lights, Camera, Lashes! 4-in-1 Mascara – This eyelash curler is dressed to the nines this Holiday season with an exclusive “baby, its bold outside” print silk-screened around the handles for a bold, colorful pop making it the ultimate collector’s piece to display on your vanity. The curved angle and wide mouth suits all eye shapes without pinching or crimping. lights, camera, lashes! 4-in-1 mascara lengthens, curls, volumizes, and conditions for dramatic, thick and sexy lashes. $16 at TarteCosmetics.com

20. Elizabeth Arden’s Pretty Holiday Set – For the ultra-feminine woman, Elizabeth Arden’s Pretty Holiday Set is the perfect stocking stuffer. Included in this fashionable package is the floral Eau de Parfum Spray and Body Lotion. Travel size items are also included in this stylish gift set. $55 at ElizabethArden.com

21. Little Black Dress Vodka -  Inspired by women, this vodka is more than a crowd pleaser. You will enjoy the sophisticated taste but love how things shake up. Call the shots, you’ll be turning heads with envy. Black Cherry Vanilla and Blueberry Pomegranate is a cocktail bursting with intense flavor. Perfect for holiday refreshments and getting the party started! LBDVodka.com

22. Josie Maran Bohemian Waves Argan Hair Mist – Want to get those fresh beach waves? Spritz your hair to sexy waves with this argan hair mist. A nourishing spray that delivers stunning, tousled style. Free-flowing, smooth waves are easy to achieve with Bohemian Waves Argan Hair Mist from Josie Maran.  An ultra-hydrating spray infused with Josie’s signature gold ingredient, Argan Oil.  A luxe fusion of mineral-rich, pure Himalayan Pink Sea Salt and restorative Argan Oil, this advanced formula conditions hair for perfectly-separated, voluminous tousles. Bohemian Waves Argan Hair Mist improves hair health while creating the ultimate, all-natural glam look. $22 at Sephora.com

23. Nail Rock 3D Nail Wraps – Get creative with your nails this upcoming holiday season. Zoe Pocock, founder and creative director  has taken her designer nail wraps to a new dimension with Nail Rock’s 3D Designer Nail Wraps. The holiday collection includes 4 designs that will take fingers from pretty to spectacular in minutes. Get rock star nails with these edgy nail wraps! $7.50 at ASOS.com

25. Urban Decay Naked2 Palette – Urban Decay introduces the most anticipated sequel since Empire Strikes Back. Naked2 raises the stakes with 12 taupe-centric, neutral shadows (with five new brand shades), a custom double-ended full-size shadow & crease brush, and a mini Lip Junkie Lipgloss in Naked – complete with a super-size mirror and housed in a sleek, taupe tin case. Cooler in tone than our brazenly bronze Naked Palette, tantalizingly taupe Naked2 delivers subtle ‘no-makeup makeup’ looks, smoky drama, and everything in between with shades that range from the palest nude to the lewdest black. Go on and take full frontal to another level. $50 at UrbanDecay.com

26. Beyoncé Midnight Heat – Surprise the sweet and sultry woman on your list with this sensual scent that’s ideal to spritz on before a romantic evening. $59 at Macys.com

27. Sebastian Professional Salon Gift Set – In celebration of the amplified Flaunt Collection, Sebastian Professional is introducing a co-branded, limited-edition gift set created in collaboration with its newest Visionary, celebrity eyewear designer and a-morir founder Kerin Rose. Fans of the fearless hair fashion brand can catapult to new dimensions of shine. The shine-packed set includes a-morir for Sebastian crystallized sunglasses designed by Kerin Rose and Sebastian’s new Trilliance Shampoo and Conditioner. $25 at SebastianProfessional.com

28. Adore Me Hailey Push Up Set – Wear this set with any clothing piece because the convertible straps provide excellent choices for numerous different styles.Convertible usage for the ultimate versatility. $39.95 at AdoreMe.com

29. Deborah Lippmann Trio in Rock This Town (Limited Edition) – This set includes three stunning shades with a sophisticated shimmer that will turn heads as you make your way through the holiday party circuit. There’s a hue to suit every occasion and complement any outfit throughout the season. Choose among Moon Dance, Chain Reaction and Phoenix Rising to add glamorous glitz to your holiday look. Whether spending time with family and friends or holiday party hopping, your nails will rock this town with these fashion-forward shades. $42 at DeborahLippmann.com

30. 100% Pure Fruit Pigmented Mascara – 100% natural mascara lengthens, separates, thickens and glosses lashes with fruit pigments and Black tea pigments. Lash conditioning ProVitamin B5, Vitamin E, Oat and Wheat protein conditions for healthier lashes. Gentle, all natural, good for you formula is suitable for everyone, even if you wear contacts or have sensitive eyes. $18 at 100PercentPure.com

31. Recycled Glass Angelfish Night Light – The colorful, textured glass is made from 100% post-consumer bottle glass, kiln formed by artisans Vawn and Mike Gray. Handmade in Cape Coral, Florida. $31 at UncommonGoods.com

32. butter LONDON Fairy Cake Nail Lacquer – Upgrade your simple manicure and sparkle this holiday season. butter LONDON want you to make a glittering statement. This color is playful and elegant, a definite eye pleaser. Nails are glistened with a gamut of colors perfect for every soiree. Whether the party leads you will gleam like the mistletoe! $14 at butterLONDON.com

33. Nourish Organic Body Butter & Body Wash – Nourish your body with these delectable skin treats. The light and creamy shea butter is made with coconut and olive oils, and antioxidant-rich Vitamin E. Easily smoothes and leaves even the driest skin soft, supple. You will truly feel good about your daily bath or shower when you cleanse your body with the hydrating body wash. The ultimate moisturizing and wash combo for a luxurious bathtime experience. $9.99 at NourishUSDA.com

34. CHI Turbo Ceramic Round Brushes – The ergonomic design of this brush makes it the optimum styling tool for anyone. It provides 44 ceramic nylon bristles that are heat resistant eliminating frizz and static electricity. Easily gain full control of your tresses so you can style without the tangles. The round barrel keeps the temperature even without any hot or cold spots. In addition it reflects heat back to the hair, drying it from the inside out with drying time up to 50% faster. The outstanding performance of the CHI Turbo Ceramic Round brush leaves hair healthier with incredible shine. Farouk.com

35. 100% Pure Brightening Skincare Gift Set – Skin Brightening Skin Care Collection will give your skin a vibrant, healthy and glowing appeal. Rather than using harsh chemical skin lighteners, this 100% Pure formula gets its brightening effect from all natural and yummy ingredients like bearberry, kojic acid, sake, fruit acids, licorice, vitamin c, lemon juice and strawberries. $35 at 100PercentPure.com

36. Burton The Mountain Logo Fleece Hoody in Tart – Hit the ski sloops in style with this vivid sweatshirt. Warm and comfortable with plush fleece inside that will keep you warms during all those outdoor activities. Keep warm and toasty this holiday season! $51 at MissKL.com

37. Indian Coconut Nectar Take Me There Set – Pacifica Take Me There Sets are the ideal gift for anyone on your list this season. Indian Coconut Nectar is a sensuous and delicious blend inspired by tropical destinations full of relaxation. This warm, sultry blend of coconut and delicate creamy vanilla is pure ambrosia. Perfectly portable products with fragrances that will take your breathe away! $14.40 at PacificaPerfume.com

38. Me Undies (Women) – Dare to bare your backside? Slip into a comfy pair of sexy thongs, boyshorts or briefs from Me Undies. The most comfortable underwear that you will never want to forget to wear! If you love to collect fancy underwear, join their exclusive underwear club and save up to 50% below top brands. $16-$20 at MeUndies.com

39. eos Limited Edition 3-pack Lip Balm Collection – Add some whimsy to your Christmas gift with the eos limited-edition Alice in Wonderland Collection. The beauty lovers in your life will be thrilled to try these new lip balm smooth spheres in Blueberry Potion, Sweet Vanilla Nonsense and Watermelon Wonderland. Not only are they a feast for the eyes, they’re a treat for the lips that belong in every stocking! $8.99 at EvolutionOfSmooth.com

40. Birchbox Limited Edition Home Box – This exciting new collection marks Birchbox’s first foray into the world of home entertaining and design. new and existing Birchbox subscribers can sign up to give or receive this special-edition Birchbox. Filled with cocktail party accessories, kitchen tools, gourmet foodie finds and more, the dedicated box will feature a range of products from premiere lifestyle and home designers such as Jonathan Adler, Dean and Deluca, and Paperless Post. $58 at Birchbox.com

41. Beauty Box 5 – Looking for the best kept secret beauty brands? Beauty Box 5 is a subscription based service that sends beauty junkies 4 to 5 handpicked samples to your doorstep. You will receive items like makeup, skincare, haircare, fragrances and a other surprises. Indulge in organic, luxury, known brands, niche brands, and even vegan products. Beauty boxes contain packet, deluxe, and full-size products. Personalization can also be created based on your Beauty Profile, so there is always something for every beauty lover on your list! $12-$100 Gift Subscriptions at BeautyBox5.com

42. I Am Fragrances – I am blessed: For the spiritual woman, this scent is light and sumptuous. Notes include: bergamot, ylang, and rose. I am naked: For the natural woman, this scent is fresh, clear, and crisp. Notes include: sheer melon, violet, and a metallic twist. I am good: For the vibrant woman, this fragrance is bright, warm, and robust. Notes include: guava, jasmine, and honey. I am peace: For the woman who seeks tranquility, this scent is sheer, elegant, and floral. Notes include: white peony, tuberose, and jasmine. $35 at UncommonGoods.com

43. Adore Me Allie Set – Wear this set from season to season with your favorite outfits. The light material will feel cool against the skin no matter the temperature, keeping this a classic piece for your wardrobe. Simple eyelet holes create enticing visual stimulation on this classic set. $39.95 at AdoreMe.com

44. Per-fékt Body Perfection Gel – Get and an even tan without the effects of sun damage. A natural alternative to traditional bronzer or self tanner. Its so bendable that it looks like your wearing panty hose! This multi-tasking, modern gel-mousse glides on effortlessly to instantly help reduce the appearance of dry skin, uneven skin tone, redness, rough skin, self tanner streaks, varicose veins …and even stretch marks. Body perfection gel provides full coverage and leaves the skin with a smooth airbrushed and Tahiti glow. $48 at PerfektBeauty.com

45. Happy Feet Spa Set – Pumice stone: made from volcanic rock created by the 1968 eruption of Mount Agung. The stones are dug up and carved by traditional Balinese artisans in the Singaraja area of west Bali. Jasmine Soap & Nail Brush: Made from locally sourced materials and carved by a family of wood carvers, high in the mountains of central Bali. Fabric Box: The fabric covering the box is hand loomed in traditional women’s cooperatives in Central and Eastern Bali. Inside the box is a bed of organically grown and harvested fragrant vetiver root. Handmade in Bali, Indonesia under Fair Trade regulations. $20 at UncommonGoods.com

46. Aubrey Organics Jojoba & Aloe Desert Herb Revitalizing Shampoo & Conditioner – A moisture-rich conditioner that nourishes parched, over-processed hair to instantly relieve dryness and damage. Rebalances and rehydrates hair with the use of botanicals. Milk protein promotes elasticity and prevents breakage, creating soft, shiny and resilient hair. $15.50 at Aubrey-Organics.com

47. Savon et Cie Soaps – Lather with fresh, sweet orange and Açai Berry soap that revitalize and refresh your skin.  These vegetable soaps are made in the South of France crafted by an age-old process using only the finest ingredients. Free of parabens and animal fats, they are triple milled and enriched with moisturizing Shea Butter. These exquisite scents are derived from flower and plant essences created by distinguished perfumers in Grasse, the perfume capital of the world. $5 at TonSavon.com

48. Free People The Songbird Pullover Sweater in Coral – Warm up with this oversized cozy sweater! This pullover sweater features a ribbed V-neckline for a feminine style. You will feel comfortable sitting by the fireplace eating marshmallows and supping hot chocolate. . $78.95 at KarmaLoop.com

49. Free People The Aztec Swing Top in Cherry – Cute, trendy and adds a hint of curve to your waistline. The top features a beautiful triangle stitching at center neck with beaded detail. You will be glowing by the Christmas tree with this vibrant piece. $36.95 KarmaLoop.com

50. Josie Maran Argan Oil – Give the gift of beautiful skin from head to toe! The ultimate beauty multi-tasker, now in a bigger bottle. Josie Maran can never get enough Argan Oil, the nourishing treatment infused into every product in her namesake collection. That’s why she’s created a larger size of the cult favorite formula with a no-mess pump for easy application. With the new four-ounce bottle, there’s no need to skimp on Argan Oil application in the name of saving—you can use the light, vitamin E-rich Moroccan oil from head to toe. $96 at Sephora.com

51. LOVE YOUR LIPS Color Quench Lip Tint Trio – Show your lips off this holiday season with these fabulous lip tints. This luscious trio includes 3 shades of Guavaberry, Coconut Nectar and Blood Orange Lip Quench. Your lips deserve TLC and what better way to moisturize with a multi purpose formula. With natural coconut oil moisture and sexy, sheer color your lips will be loving you. $14.40 at PacificaPerfume.com

52. Who Knew? – Who Knew is the incredible best-selling book that that’s filled with thousands of tips, tricks and secrets that help you save! Who Knew is filled with almost 500 pages of useful tips that you can use in and around your house. The Who Knew book contains 10,001 easy solutions to everyday problems that can save you time and money. Learn how to whiten your teeth with strawberries, dry your clothes in half the time, get rings off your wood furniture and more. Who Knew helps you save so much, it practically pays for itself! $10 ($39.99 value) at WhoKnewBooks.com

53. Mixed Chicks Quad Pack – Trying to maintain curly styles can be hard but this kit makes you love being a curly girl! Packed with all the essentials you need to get those perfect picture curls. Hair will continue to to stay healthy, manageable and shine all day. This kit is great for keeping curls hydrated through the cold winter months. $39.70 at Amazon.com

54. Sigma Travel Kit Make Me Blush - Specially designed for a fun yet functional makeup application. This kit contains seven travel-size brushes from our best-selling Essential Kit. The brushes come in an innovative and functional container that turns into two brush holders to keep you stylish and organized on the go. $65 at SigmaBeauty.com

55. SheaMoisture Curl & Shine Kit - Give the gift of great hair with Shea Moisture’s Limited Edition Hair Kits.The Repair & Transition Kit contains everything needed to deeply moisturize, heal and strengthen dry, damaged hair. Each product repairs damage to hair and scalp while providing a protective barrier from heat and styling aids. The Curl & Shine Kit includes hair products that provide moisture, body and shine to naturally enhance waves and curls. $21.99 at Walgreens.com

56. Bliss Merry ‘Citrus’ Gift Set – A sensational set of blood orange+white pepper bath blends. ‘Tis the season to be soft and splashing with bubbles with this spa-inspired duo. Fragranced with spicy citrus scent, it’ll ‘shower’ you in holiday cheer from head to toe. Includes full sizes of blood orange+white pepper soapy suds and body butter, plus a cute shower pouf. $32 at BlissWorld.com

gift guide5 2012: Christmas Gift Guide

1. Ski Stripe Polo – He’ll claim the slopes for his own in this bold stripe polo. It does the job as a base layer on the mountain and works everywhere else as a smart-looking staple. $29.50 at TeaCollection.com

2. Every Little Thing – Teach your child the powerful message of love, peace, and harmony. This positive story is very upbeat and motivational.The story reminds children that the sun will always come out after the rain and mistakes are easily forgiven with a hug. Every family will relate to this universal story of one boy who won’t let anything get him down, as long as he has the help of three very special little birds. Including all the lyrics of the original song plus new verses, this cheerful book will bring a smile to faces of all ages—because every little thing’s gonna be all right! $16.99 at ChronicleBooks.com

3. World Vision (2 chickens and Plush Chick) – Chickens give children and families a lasting source of nutrition and income. Fresh eggs raise the levels of protein and other nutrients in a family’s diet, and the sale of extra eggs and chickens can pay for vital basics. In addition to providing two chickens, you’ll also receive Chuma the Plush Chick to keep or pass on to a loved one as a reminder of how you’ve helped change lives! $50 at WorldGisionGifts.org

4. MEEP! Kids Tablet – This Android 4.0 tablet from Oregon Scientific is designed just for kids! Including music, movies, games, e-books and more, MEEP! is a durable, Wi-Fi-enabled device even parents will love – the tablet features extensive parental controls allowing mom and dad to monitor activity remotely. Additional features include a 7-in color touch screen, front-facing camera for stills and video and 4GB of internal memory. $149.99 at RadioShack.com

5. The Honest Company – What’s in your diaper bag? Give the gift of honest products that you can feel comfortable about your family using. Parents have access to non-toxic, eco-friendly, beautiful family products that won’t break the bank. They offer a monthly subscription service of customized product bundles delivered directly to your front door. Moms can order everyday items their family uses such as diapers, wipes, baby bath and skincare, and home cleaning products. Honest.com

6. K’NEX Mario and Donkey Kong Beach – Bring Mario Kart Wii to life as you race Mario and Donkey Kong through a series of beach-themed obstacles! The set includes the parts to build Mario and Donkey Kong, 2 Standard Karts with super-fast battery-powered motors, 2 moving obstacles: Side-Steppers and Cataquacks PLUS 2 collectible items from the game: a POW block and a blooper! Also includes 14 pieces of buildable, interconnectable track that creates a closed loop – combine this set with other sets from the Mario Kart Wii Series to build even bigger tracks! $60.99 at KNEX.com

7. Alpine Hoodie – For cool days when you love the idea of a hat and he can’t stand the thought of it. He won’t object to this supremely soft hoodie. The super mod print looks cool under tees or all by itself. $30 at TeaCollection.com

8. Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site – As the sun sets behind the big construction site, all the hardworking trucks get ready to say goodnight. One by one, Crane Truck, Cement Mixer, Dump Truck, Bulldozer, and Excavator finish their work and lie down to rest—so they’ll be ready for another day of rough and tough construction play! With irresistible artwork by best-selling illustrator Tom Lichtenheld and sweet, rhyming text, this book will have truck lovers of all ages begging for more. $16.99 at ChronicleBooks.com

9. Toad Standard Bike Building Set – Build Toad and his Standard Bike from Mario Kart Wii! Includes a buildable Toad figure and K’NEX rods, connectors and bricks to build his Standard Bike, exactly like in the game. You can also use the package as a ramp when you’re done building! $9.99 at KNEX.com

10. Hard Rock Imagine Bear – Hard Rock’s IMAGINE THERE’S NO HUNGER campaign works to combat childhood hunger and poverty through the backing of sustainable agriculture education and feeding programs for children in need. To help in the advancement of long-term solutions to hunger and poverty, proceeds from an annual line of promotional products directly benefit WhyHunger and its grassroots partners worldwide. The centerpiece of this year’s product lineup is Hard Rock’s “IMAGINE THERE’S NO HUNGER” Bear, a 9 inch grey stuffed animal donning a blue and purple satin bow, featuring the Hard Rock logo on one paw and John Lennon’s iconic caricature on the other. This plush toy makes a great friend for children of all ages, as well as a cute and comfy companion for loved ones. Hard Rock will donate 15% of IMAGINE bear revenue to WhyHunger and participating partners. $18 at HardRock.com

11. Boogie Monster Book Set – A delightful interactive book – written by actress Josie Bissett – that inspires kids to dance. Includes book, furry slip-on “monster legs” and a CD of dance tunes. A portion of sales from each item in UNICEF’s cards and gifts collection will support UNICEF’s programs that save, protect and improve the lives of millions of children in more than 190 countries and territories worldwide. $30 at ShopCardsandGifts.UNICEFUSA.org

12. Early Childhood Development Kit – The gift of a child’s smile is priceless. Early Childhood Development Kits provide playtime, learning and basic hygiene for up to 50 children caught in a conflict or disaster. Every child deserves a childhood filled with play, creativity and smiles. Play is also crucial to early childhood development, forming the foundation for learning and social interaction. UNICEF’s Early Childhood Development Kit is a wonder of 37 well-sourced playing and learning items to stimulate, entertain and develop children at risk. Your fun and important gift has everything from pads and pencils to puzzles and puppets, and water and sanitation items to teach children about hygiene and keep them safe from water-borne diseases. $249.50 at UNICEFUSA.org

13. ARCHOS Alvin and the Chipmunks 3 Child Pad -  A fun 7” tablet made for kids running the latest Android version, 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Features a compact, lightweight and ideal form factor design for kids. Packaged with smart preloaded content for kids including “Alvin and the Chipmunks 3” themed video, pictures and wallpaper. Has parental controls for child safe web browsing powered by Editions Profil and a colored icon easy to use interface. Ready to use with preloaded apps such as Angry Birds, educational, general knowledge and more. Includes 1GB of RAM, a 1GHz processor and 4GB of Flash memory which is room enough to store 5 movies, 2,000 music tracks and more. $129.99 at ChildPad.us

14. Robotti Pajamas – Get him ready to re-boot with sweet dreams in these cozy Nordic-inspired toy robot PJ’s. Extra-long top stays put over nighttime tummies to keep warm during snowy winter nights. $39 at TeaCollection.com

15. Build-A-Bear Smallfry Calico Cat – Limited edition friends, small-sized, pre-stuffed pals with outfits and accessories just like the larger stuffed animals. Smallfrys are perfect for pet enthusiasts and anyone who loves little kitties. These small plush pals will bring big smiles to kids of all ages! $10 at BuildABear.com

16. The Potty Caddy – The perfect gift and all-around kit for the toilet-training set (and their parents). Here’s everything needed to say good-bye to diapers forever, including a 32-page full-color book, four toddler-size “magazines” for bathroom reading – including Vanity Fairy, BQ (Babies Quarterly), Rolling Stroller, and Sports Animated, 100 toilet targets, reward stickers, a potty chart, a helpful brochure for parents (written by a pediatrician), and, best of all, a child’s very own roll of toilet paper on a refillable holder. Your potty training nightmares will be over with this fun training system. $14.95 at Workman.com

17. Waterpik Water Flosser for Kids – The new Waterpik Water Flosser for Kids makes flossing fast, fun, and easy. It features the technology of a traditional Water Flosser unit, but is customized for kids ages 6+. It is designed to accommodate smaller hands, is simple to use, and features an extra safe, kid-proof electrical design. The Waterpik Water Flosser for Kids includes two tips, three pressure settings, energy-efficient design and is compact in size for easy storage. Great for kids with braces or want to maintain superior oral health. The unit also comes with removable cling decals in colorful designs that kids can use to customize their unit.  Leaves the mouth feeling incredibly fresh and clean. $49.99 at Waterpik.com

18. The Handheld Talking Spelling Bee – This is the handheld talking video game that hones a child’s spelling skills and builds their vocabulary with an interactive spelling bee. Similar to the National Spelling Bee, the color touchscreen displays a contestant and judges and the device speaks a word and players spell their response. Players can request to have a word used in a sentence, defined, repeated, or its origin explained and a judge responds in a clear, human voice. Over 12,000 words, definitions, and sentences are drawn from the Merriam-Webster and New Oxford dictionaries. The cell phone sized device stores easily in a pocket and supports up to six players. Other game modes include a game show, hangman, and word jumble. $69.95 at Hammacher.com

19. Kidz Bop Glammerati Pop Star Electric Guitar – Kids will have hours of star strumming fun and feel like a real pop star with the Glammerati Pop Star Electric Guitar. With its sleek modern look and feel and special glitter effects, this glammed out guitar will deliver the full pop star experience. The Glammerati Electric Guitar includes 3 KIDZ BOP hits featuring “DJ Got Us Falling in Love”, “Get the Party Started”, and “Good Life”, with additional built in keyboard, drums and bass sounds. Pop stars will fashionably take the stage with the groovy guitar strap, wireless headphone microphone and totally rock out with the life-like guitar strings which are extended down the entire guitar and play real music. $29.99 at Meijer.com

20. Kidz Bop Glammerati Pop Star Keyboard – Kids can jam with glam and play like a real pop star with the Glammerati Pop Star Keyboard. With its on trend color scheme and special glitter effects, the Glammerati Pop Star Keyboard is a full keyboard with 37 real working keys, 4 instrumental sounds, 8 rhythm sounds, 4 special sound effects and features 3 KIDZ BOP hits – “Billionaire”, “Break Your Heart”, and “Whip My Hair”. The record and playback function provides kids hours of superstar fun and can strengthen confidence levels for every performance in their lives! $29.99 at Amazon.com

21. Toystate James Bond Light and Sound Street Agent: Aston Martin DB5 – 2012 marks the 50th anniversary of the release of the first James Bond movie, “Dr. No”. It also marks the release of the 23rd movie in the franchise, “Skyfall”. These cars feature special lights, hidden, pop-up weapons, dramatic motorized actions and, of course, the iconic James Bond theme music. 007 Secret Agent features the Aston Martin DB5 from Goldfinger. Press the flush-mounted buttons to activate motorized driving, reveal hidden guns and deploy the rear bullet shield, complete with light up bullet holes. The DB5 is complete with dramatic lights, realistic car sounds and the iconic James Bond theme music. $55.99 at Amazon.com

22. Heifer International Flock of Chicks – Each chick is a life-saving gift for five-year-old twins Roeuny Chanda and Roeuy Chandy from Cambodia. $20 at HEIFER.org

23. Arlo Needs Glasses – Every child who wears glasses will know just how Arlo feels, and will feel better because of it. And every parent will want that child to know that glasses are cool and fun and enable us to do the things we want to do. In this picture book young readers see the joy of wearing glasses and that its OK to wear them. You can read an eye chart, look through a fold-out phoropter (that big machine optometrists use), and try on different pairs of glasses – movie star glasses! superhero glasses! mad scientist glasses! Arlo will show you just how special you truly are! $15.95 at Workman.com

24. TONKA CHUCK & FRIENDS TORNADO TOWER Playset – For the trill seeker who loves the action of race cars! The TORNADO TOWER playset allows kids to recreate their favorite scenes from “The Adventures of Chuck & Friends” on The Hub Network! The TWIST TRAX playset includes a special die cast CHUCK truck that can zip down the track, perform cool barrel rolls and even ride upside down! CHUCK truck and his friends can visit the “diagnostic center” to get “tuned up” and can be lifted up to the tower track for another super ride. $29.99 at HasbroToyShop.com

25. Mario Kart 7 – Delivers frenetic racing fun by air, land and sea. Longtime fans of the franchise will encounter new features and customization options, while newcomers will love racing with their favorite Mushroom Kingdom characters against opponents near and far. Using a broadband Internet connection or local wireless built into the Nintendo 3DS, players can race against their own friends or even against opponents worldwide. The new Community feature allows players to create groups with other Mario Kart fans while setting up specific rules to make customized racing environments. Players can show their own style by customizing their vehicles with accessories that give them a competitive advantage. People can choose to race as one of their favorite Mushroom Kingdom characters or even as their Mii character. New courses take players on wild rides over mountains, on city streets and through a dusty desert. $39.99 at Nintendo.com

26. Toystate James Bond Light and Sound MI6 R/C: Lotus Esprit -  The 50 years of James Bond have brought to life some of the most luxurious cars in the world. To commemorate this anniversary Toy State has created a line of the iconic James Bond 007 automobiles. Cars that recreate those seen in the action packed movies. The MI6 R/C Lotus Esprit S1 from The Spy Who Loved Me features a state of the art wrist watch R/C cntroller. Control every move of your precision, full function R/C Lotus Esprit S1 from your wrist. $52.99 at Amazon.com

27. Hello Kitty Earbuds – Rock out to your fave tunes with the Hello Kitty Earbuds; portable audio/video devices and game systems also work perfectly with them. They feature high-quality sound packaged in extra-cute Hello Kitty style. $19.99 at BestBuy.com

28. Build-A-Bear School Cool Bearemy – The coolest bear in town! For the student on your list who has a great love for education. This is the is the perfect study buddy, in a cool varsity jacket, classic jeans, fresh white tee, a hip silver pawtracks player and adorable black canvas high-tops. $49.50 at BuildABear.com

29. XXL Children’s Globe – This 180-pc puzzleball features extra large pieces that helps expand children’s map reading abilities and geographic knowledge. $24.99 at Ravensburger.com

30. Hello Kitty Digital Camera – Hello Kitty digital camera kit with changing face plates. Kit includes digital camera, photo activity software and camera software. Camera takes up to 152 pictures-no film needed, with preview screen $49.99 at ToysRUs.com

31. Fairfax Red Duffle Bag – Be unique and stand out from the crowd! Your little sports player will be the star of the team with this vibrant duffle bag. Kid approved with a hue of colors and great features for fun activities. Enjoy spacious side pockets for quick reach to accessories, a super-roomy interior and a spot for an ID card and keychain. Score big with this holiday with custom sports accessories! $43-$44 at PotteryBarnKids.com

32. Super WHY! DVD Collection – This fun filled DVD set includes hours of excitement and learning. From your child’s favorite nursery rhymes to the magical tale of Christmas. With a breakthrough interactive approach to reading education, classic fairytales come to life with an innovative twist and colorful empowering young heroes. Super WHY! helps kids learn the fundamentals of reading through interactive storybook adventures. Enjoy the Super WHY! journey with titles Humpty Dumpty and Other Fairytale Adventures, Jack and the Beanstalk and Other Fairytale Adventures, ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas and other fairytale adventures and Attack of the Eraser. The perfect gift for your little preschooler! $12.99 each at ShopPBS.org

33. Babbabox – Surprise your child with a box of hands on experiences! Once you open up the Babbabox your child’s mind will flourish with creativity and imagination. BabbaBox is a monthly subscription box of crafts, books, fun, and learning that is delivered to your home with alot of fun objects and know-how content to really engage with your kids. Also, helps fine tune a child’s development and critical thinking skills. Give your child a gift that never stops giving! $19.99-$39.99 at Babbaco.com

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