Oooh, See What’s Under the Tree in Our 2017 Gift Guide

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uuni pizza oven

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We’ve rounded up cool presents at every price point that would make even old Scrooge himself smile with delight this holiday season.

Uuni 3 Portable Wood-Fired Oven

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Making pizza is as easy as pie with this powerful stainless steel tabletop machine. It heats to 932 degrees in 10 minutes — and can deliver a pizza in just 60 seconds. Now that’s what we call fast food. ($300, uuni.net)

Movie Pass

The concept is simple — and revolutionary: Pay a flat fee, get a membership card and see an unlimited number of movies at more than 4,000 theaters nationwide. Popcorn, soda, and candy not included. ($10 per month, moviepass.com)

movie pass

Brooklinen bedwear

How come no one ever says, “This place needs a man’s touch!” It’s is a mystery to us. Brooklinen offers patterns with a distinctively masculine look in a variety of styles and colors. And with a 480 thread count, you don’t just slip between these sheets — you glide. ($149, brooklinen.com)

brooklinen bedware

Zoku Water Bottle

Keep your favorite gym bunny hyradted and cool can next time they’re working up a sweat. Made of heavy gauge stainless steel and topped with a vacuum seal, this container keeps drinks cold for up to 40 hours because… science. ($30, zokuhome.com)

Zoku water bottles

The Smiths

The Queen is Dead
For the music aficionado with a moody streak: this new deluxe boxed set of the band’s legendary 1986 album features remastered songs, B-sides and the previously unreleased track entitled “Rubber Ring/What She Said.“ ($40, officialsmiths.co.uk)

The Smiths boxed set

Keith Haring Notebooks

“Art should be something that liberates your soul, provokes the imagination and encourages people to go further,” the late great Keith Haring once said. Inspire a creative type with this limited edition sketch book featuring selections of Haring’s iconic work on the cover. ($20-$25, moleskin.com)

Keith Haring Notebooks

Kilbourn Backpack

Solo NY has the backpack you’ll never want to be without — and it’s a fashion statement in itself. The Kilbourn backbpack is crafted from pebbled leather with metal hardware finishes and a sleek macho camo lining. There’s nothing quite so giftable as an accessory they need that they also can’t wait to show off. ($299.99, solo.net)

KILBOURN BACKPACK

Onyx Mink Bench

Here’s a throne fit for even the most regal queen: This masterpiece, constructed from polished mineral and silky-soft fur, works as a either a decorative art piece or functional furniture. ($5,950, jungleeny.com)

Onyx Mink Bench

L’Oiseau Botté Cushions

And now, some pillow talk: These sumptuous, printed cushions designed by Delphine Chopard — available in velvet, satin or cotton — promise to spruce up any bed or sofa. (Price available upon request, roche-bobois.com)

gouttes Oiseau textiles

Kripalu Yoga Center

Namastay here for a full weekend,or even just an afternoon. The Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health in Stockbridge, MA offers everything from guided hiking and cooking instruction to — yes — yoga. Give a gift card so the health nut on your list can plan a customized visit. (Prices vary by program, kripalu.org)

Kripalu Yoga Center

100 Contemporary Brick Buildings

Who doesn’t like to linger over something strong and well built? But these are no utilitarian boxes. Taschen’s gorgeous two-volume tome is a love letter to some of the most innovative brick structures of the last 15 years. ($60, taschen.com)

100 Contemporary Brick Buildings

Classic Gold Slinky

What walks down stairs, alone or in pairs? The Slinky, of course. With a gilded makeover — it’s plated in 14 karat gold — the classic midcentury toy is fun to play with and a swank conversation piece. ($150, designstore.theglasshouse.org)

Classic Gold Slinky

Deluxe Batch Discovery Box Annual Subscription

Leave the work of picking perfect presents to experts, y’all. Every three months, the tastemakers at this Nashville-based company curate cool items from around the South (think snacks, sauces, salsas, etc.), pack ‘em up, and send ‘em on to your lucky recipient. ($400 for four boxes, batchusa.com)

Deluxe Batch Discovery Box Annual Subscription

Crux Espresso Machine

Save your favorite caffeine addict some coin (those $5 lattes do add up) and gift this sleek countertop drink maker that whips up cappuccinos bound to impress even the fussiest barista. ($150, macys.com)

Crux Espresso Machine

Hamptons Salt Collection

Good things come in small packages. These one-ounce jars of salt each have distinct flavors such as black truffle, rosemary and smoked hickory. They’re a perfect gift for the expert chef, or encouraging a novice cook to take some chances. ($40, hamptonssalt.com)

Hamptons Salt Collection

MADE-TO-MEASURE custom Suit

Ready to upgrade your look? Black Lapel checks many of the same boxes as a tailor, but at prices that may convince you to buy two at a time. As part of the process, your favorite fashionable friend will be meticulously measured and their suits are constructed precisely to each body’s proportions in styles that will have you feeling runway ready. ($549-$949, blacklapel.com)

made-to-measure navy blue suit

100 Years of Olympic Films

Let the history buff in your life relive magical moments in international sports, such as black track and field athlete Jesse Owens embarrasing Hitler on his home turf in 1936. This comprehensive 32-disc Blu-Ray collection highlights Olympic games going all the way back to 1912. ($400, criterion.com)

100 Years of Olympic Films

Schwinn Phocus 1600

No drag here: This bike’s lightweight aluminum frame — like the kind found in pricier brands — allows riders to zip through traffic in the city or power past slowpokes on the riding trails. ($400, schwinnbikes.com)
Schwinn Phocus 1600

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Last modified: December 6, 2017

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