SITC 2015 Holiday Gift Guide & Giveaway
For The Bag Lover – Rebecca Minkoff’s Mini Perry Satchel is elegantly structured and crafted, ideal for the everyday carryall. It’s spacious enough to fit all your must-haves, and it won’t weigh you down.
For The Jewelry Lover – Let me introduce you to Emma Winston Jewelry. I’m totally obsessed with this brand and you need to be too. She aims to capture the eye of modern women with her unique, contemporary pieces that suit any occasion, day or night. Her pieces have a chic, sexy and feminine feel. They are designed using architectural, geometric and classic forms, striking an elegant balance between trendy and timeless design.
For The Art Lover – While Minted is the only place I go to for my holiday cards, have you checked out Minted’s Art Collection of independent artists yet? Have a look at this real gold foil photo with the saying C’est La Vie. Your wall will shine the minute you hang it up.
For The Sweet One – Check out LINDT’S LINDOR’s new Assorted Peppermint Gift Box. The new Holiday LINDOR Assorted Peppermint Gift Box is the ideal ready-to-gift box for all peppermint-lovers in your life. Filled with LINDOR White Chocolate Peppermint, LINDOR Dark Peppermint and LINDOR Mint truffles, this gift is sure to delight your friends and family this holiday season.
For The Collector – Every mom needs a Helen Ficalora Necklace in their jewelry box. The eponymous jewelry collection reflects the art and beauty of nature, and in turn, brings to life her philosophy of harmony with the environment. Between the simple nature of her signature initials charm designs and their beautiful versatility, each Helen Ficalora piece is a work of art.
For the mom who doesn’t sleep – Well I’m psyched to share this collaboration that SITC has worked on with Emi Jay. Emi Jay first introduced to you this soft and cozy nightshirt saying “Namaste” In Bed, and I told her she must make one for us mamas that reads “Mama Stay In Bed”. Perfect for sleeping and lounging on lazy Sundays, or not!
For the mom who likes special surprises – Mommy Mailbox is a monthly box filled with gifts to uplift and reward mothers. Being a mom comes with great days and challenging days, they want the day your Mommy Mailbox arrives on your doorstep to be your favorite day!
For The Fashionable Mom – This holiday season why not treat that special mama, friend, or daughter in your life to a BURU Gift Card Set with an Ace & Jig scarf and cute dust bag included. The size is always right and as a shopper, who doesn’t love a free gift with purchase.
For The Hip Dad – A must for the cool dads, Cloth & Caviar. Not only is this red plaid flannel button down perfect for Christmas day, it can be worn all year round. It’s all about the little details when it comes to this brand, like the added hoodie.
For The Winter Months – These rich, rugged gloves from UGG will keep your man’s hands warm in harsh winter climates. Crafted from their signature Twinface sheepskin, they put the luxury of UGG right at your fingertips.
For A Gym On The Go – Have you heard of the David Kirsh Gym Bag? Perfect for taking your workout routine to the ultimate level. Used by many of David’s celebrity clients and those who want to take David with them on the road. This fitness package features: one set of wrist weights, one medicine ball, and The Ultimate New York Body Plan DVD.
For The Sweet Dad – Enjoy eight different varieties in this special tin of cookies from 1812 House. Cookies flavors include: Toffee Cashew, Fruit Filled, Marzipan, Molasses, Sparking Chocolate, Cranapple Cookies, as well as Lemon and Pecan Shortbread. Your Cookies Deluxe will arrive in an attractive green gift tin with a gold signature label.
For The Movie Goer – The Fandango Gift Card is good for any movie on Fandango.com or the Fandango mobile app, Dad can use his gift card for a date night with mom, night out with the guys, or an outing with the whole family. We are giving away a $200 Fandango gift card, there is truly something for everyone!
For The Hands On Dad – The new Unisex 3-in-1 Foldover Tote from Twelve Little is the first of its kind. It is the first Diaper bag that can be carried in three different ways with a single strap! By using the webbing handles, it can be carried as a handheld tote. And with the padded adjustable long strap, it can be attached to the sides as a fold-over messenger, and then easily converts into a backpack. Durable, spacious and comfortable, the unisex foldover tote is designed for both moms and dads that are style conscious and frequently on-the-go.
For The Runner – New Balance running shoes for men range from racing flats to minimal styles to trail running shoes. Designed to meet the unique needs of athletes, their variety of styles deliver the cushioning, stability or lightweight feel you need to perform your best. Constantly evolving and ever-changing to improve their men’s running sneakers, New Balance is committed to bringing fresh, high-performing products every time.
For the dad who is always on time – One of Swatch’s holiday best-sellers, the After-Dinner watch features a gold mirrored face with black indexes and a crocodile patterned black leather strap. The After-Dinner watch makes the perfect gift for any male on your list.
For Christmas Spirit – The Giving Manger is a fun and interactive Christmas tradition that will help your little ones focus on giving and the true meaning of Christmas. This complete box set includes; a book, wooden manger, bundle of straw, and a baby Jesus. This tradition will become a family favorite year after year and will create some of your most cherished Christmas memories.
For the ballerina on a rainy day – Kidorable Rain Set delights children by transforming everyday, functional kids’ accessories into objects that excite their imaginations and enrich their lives at play. This is more than just a raincoat and can be worn every day, all spring, summer and fall. Choose from an array of designs, but this ballerina one is my favorite.
For The Little Mama – Your little darling is sure to fall in love with this Doll Pram by Moover Toys made exclusively for HABA. This Danish-designed stroller will encourage your child to look after their dolls and keep them safe. The wooden wheels and rubber tires allow for both indoor and outdoor use, and the sturdy design provides stability to aid early walkers.
For Bathtime – Zoocchini’s cozy hooded towels do more than keep little ones warm after the bath, a dip in the pool or on the beach. Zoocchini’s unique design details such as hand grabs, paws, tails, fins and feathers offer kids an unexpected opportunity for costumed imaginary play.
For the little girl who likes to match her mama – You must check out A.Andreassen beautiful and chic slipper designs. These sweet slippers merge contemporary design with Scandinavian craft into chic, handmade women’s and girls’ slippers, accessories and more. With an emphasis on natural materials, quality craft and simplicity, their products are things to treasure for much longer than a season.
For The Accessory Lover – Meri Meri is a really fun company that make beautiful partyware, gifts and children’s accessories. They are the go-to for any celebration, with products ranging from glitter antlers to confetti balloons. The stocking contains lots of lovely Christmas treats including jewellery, tattoos, glitter tape, neon notebooks and christmas decorations. Meri Meri are also offering all Stroller in the City readers an exclusive 15% discount off their first order until the 31st of December. Simply enter the discount code Holiday1515 when you buy anything from www.merimeri.com.
For The Pet Lover – When pets travel around the world, they do it in style! The Littlest PetShop Jet comes with over 165 pieces to make every ride an exciting one. The LPS JET opens up into an extended play area featuring a translucent, opening canopy where kids can hang accessories and decorate with Deco Bits pieces. Comes with four exclusive pets, including a cheetah.
For The Doll Lover – What little girl doesn’t want an American Girl for Christmas? The American Girl is mixing up fun with the debut of Grace Thomas, the 2015 Girl of the Year! Grace, an avid baker with an entrepreneurial spirit, is motivated to follow her dream of starting a baking business after an inspiring trip to Paris. Available for only one year, the Grace collection includes a beautiful 18-inch Grace™ doll featuring long dark-brown hair and sparkling blue eyes, plus several French-inspired outfits, accessories, and toys that reflect her interests, such as the premium French Bakery Set!
For the boy who likes to roar – Zoocchini Hooded Towel is cozy hooded towel that will do more than keep little ones warm after the bath, a dip in the pool or on the beach. Loomed from 100% Cotton Plush Terry, their towels will delight your child with their plush softness.
For Horse Lover – Schleich Toys makes this perfect ready to play Riding Arena. The Riding Arena comes with hand painted and highly detailed figurines and accessories. Using the horse and rider, kids can use their imagination to prepare for the “big horse show”. Train the rider with her favorite horse in the paddock. Take the horse and rider through the course and perfect their ride as they go through the exercises. Collect more Schleich horses to complete your playworld!
For Some Quiet Time – Everyone needs a little space just for themselves. This multi-dot print kids teepee by Land Of Nod is the perfect home away from home while trailblazing the playroom frontier. Your little ones can read books, camp out, and even nap in this cool tent.
For The Train Obsessed – This season, Lionel is introducing an all-new toy line for preschoolers called Imagineering by Lionel. The Imagineering playlets are the perfect introduction to Lionel trains, and make the ideal holiday gift for young children who are interested in trains. The line consists of 4 different sets: The Polar Express, John Deere Farm Adventure set, The Crayola Imagination Express, and BATMAN vs. THE JOKER set.
For the boy with the need for speed – Micro Kickboards’ in our house make drop off and pick up from anywhere in town not only fast, but fun and adventurous. Micro Kickboard offers a full line of high-quality scooters, available for ages 1-100, with the world’s best-rated scooters and kick boards used for urban mobility.
For The Little Runner – This classic heritage retro-running style shoe was inspired by one New Balance’s most iconic shoes. Incorporating the same superior technology with its EVA midsole/heel found in adult versions but with the bright and bold colors that boys love.
For The Gamer – TIC STAC TOE is a unique and clever 3D spin on a classic favorite from the past otherwise known as tic-tac-toe . First off, it is so much fun for the whole family, but this game also helps kids with spacial thinking. Be the first to get 4 of your pieces in a row to win either horizontal, vertical or diagonal.
For the gift that gives back – UNICEF Kid Power Bands are a wearable-for-good technology for kids that’s available at Target. Once your band is connected to the app, you’ll be able to check out the full features and capabilities of the band. In the meantime, enjoy tracking your steps and progress with your kids! For each UNICEF Kid Power Band purchased in US Target stores and target.com between 10.13.2015 and 12.31.2016, Target will donate $10 to United States Fund for UNICEF. The more kids move, the more Kid Power Points they earn. For more information on the UNICEF Kid Power program, visit www.unicefkidpower.org.
For the Hess Truck collector – The Hess Toy Truck has been a holiday tradition since 1964, and is one of the longest running toy brands on the market. This year’s Hess Toy is a red Fire Truck with oversized tires, swiveling chrome-detailed fire hose nozzles, LED lights including a high-powered pivoting LED searchlight, a slide-out ramp and 4 realistic sound effects. The accompanying Ladder Rescue features a rotating extension ladder with a movable nozzle and push-activated friction motor. Hess is adding a new surprise this year: 100 lucky customers will find an individually numbered Silver Edition Fire Truck and Ladder Rescue when they open their 2015 Hess Toy Truck package.
For The Crawler – The perfect holiday gift for any new baby this holiday season is Skip Hop’s Explore & More Amazing Arch Activity Gym. This activity gym is bursting with dynamic friends, including a hooting owl, a musical hedgehog, a dancing fox and more! Position the arch overhead for newborn exploration, then bring it down for tummy time or to convert to a seated activity center. Slip your phone in the parent pocket to record those special milestones or let grandma observe the action from afar! Baby will think he’s looking at a mirror and not your camera which means you’ll capture some truly amazing moments!
For The Perfect Nursery – Tiny Frenchy offers these beautiful Decorative Wooden Paris Mushrooms crafted in alder wood and hand painted. They will add a refined and colorful touch to your home decor and will fit perfectly in any nursery or kids room.
For The Cuddler – Aden & Anais is must for every baby. Check out their newest swaddle + cuddly companion, an adorable duo featuring a plush toy with a coordinating 100% cotton muslin swaddle. No matter how you use their breathable soft swaddle, it surrounds little ones in comfy goodness. And the cuddly companion is sized just right for small hands.
For the nostalgic mom – Lapin Dolls are adorable, mid-century collectables. These cuties have charming appeal for both young and old and they were first produced in Japan in the early ’70’s, as a squeaky toy. After a long search, Woodland Toys tracked down the original company and now these collectables are made exclusively for them.
For the New York Lover – Meet the sweetest shop for kids in NYC, Piccolini. They now offer their own NYC signature doll. Lennox has rosy cheeks, layers of gorgeous black tulle, black and white bow, white polka dot tights and black sneakers. She’s soft and cuddly and most importantly has the I Love NY Pretzel tee.
For The Newborn – This Healthy Essentials Basket by Johnson & Johnson’s Baby is everything you need for a new baby. Enjoy a basket of your favorite shampoos, baby washes, diaper creams, bandaids, wipes, and much more.
For The Boater – How sweet are these little Oil & Carol Retro XL Beetle Cars in 6 monochrome colors. Made from 100% natural latex from Hevea trees with safe natural dyes. Ecologic and biodegradable hand made products.
For the one who needs a little friend – We love Apple Park’s signature Farm Buddy collections. Choose from your favorite Farm Buddy animal and the gift set includes a plush toy and rattle inside.
For the special moments – Milestone Toddler Cards are for your child’s early years which are filled with memorable moments. Learning to jump, dance, throw and catch a ball, ride a bike, count to ten, climb the stairs, are just a few of many toddler highlights. With their original photo cards, you can capture and remember them as the years go by. This set of Milestone Toddler Cards contains 30 cards with memorable events that occur somewhere around the ages of 1 to 4. Simply fill in the date and take a picture of your little one together with the card.
I’m so excited to offer SITC readers a chance to win one of these five Holiday Gift Guides. Here’s how it will work, follow along the rafflecopter, then I will pull five names randomly, one for each of the five guides. I’m sure this will definitely help your holiday shopping list. Good luck everyone and Happy Holidays xx