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Unique Holiday Gift Ideas

Find something special for everyone on your list

Finding exactly the right gift for everyone this season, whether they're the ultimate gourmet, fashionista, mixologist or athlete.

But never fear. We've taken the guesswork out of holiday shopping and found creative and unique gift ideas for the special people on your list.

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Unique Holiday Gift Ideas

For the Wine Lover

A bottle of wine is always an appreciated gift, and go one step better by choosing one of these wines for the fashionista in your life. STLTO Prosecco, $15; STLTO Merlot, $15; STLTO Pinot Grigio, $10.

Unique Holiday Gift Ideas

For the Hostess

Gourmet Ethel M Chocolates are a sophisticated hostess gift with a range of options for the holidays:

  • Peppermint Bark ($22) This handmade delicacy features crushed peppermint candies drenched in creamy white chocolate and covered with a layer of premium dark chocolate.                
  • Holiday Deluxe Collection ($34) includes limited edition pieces of Peppermint Silk, Pecan Pie, Pumpkin Pie and Egg Nog, plus Satin Crèmes®, Almond Butter Krisps®, chewy and creamy caramels and Almond Crunch.
  • Creamy Caramels in a Keepsake Box ($12) are ready to give in a decorative box topped with a red acrylic bow. There are 6 pieces per box.
  • Seasonal Chocolate Bars  blend rich, premium chocolate with indulgent seasonal flavors: Milk Chocolate Buttered Rum, Dark Chocolate Pumpkin and White Chocolate Peppermint. (Set of 3 for $20; Set of 6 for $36)
  • The Nut & Caramel Collection ($28-$34) features toffee crisps, pecans, almonds and caramels, each drenched in dark or milk chocolate.
  • The Holiday Cocktail Collection ($28), with retro designs that evoke the 1960s, gives chocolate lovers a new way to toast the holidays. Each of the 16 pieces is filled with real spirits combined in a crème center: Champagne Cocktail and Mucha Margarita in milk chocolate or Lemon Drop and Chocopolitan in dark chocolate. 
Unique Holiday Gift Ideas

For the Mixologist

Unique and delicious for the home-mixologist is The Bitter Truth collection of cocktail spices. Pair the travel kit of bitters with a bottle of bourbon or gin. The Bitter Truth Bitters Traveler Kit, $20

Unique Holiday Gift Ideas

For the Gourmet

Our favorite of Papa Ben's Mandelbroyt Eastern European cookies is the Spicy Chipotle with ginger and dark chooclate. They are incomparable to anything you've had before with the slight kick of chipotle chiles combined with tangy gingerroot and the sweetness of dark chocolate. Pair with your favorite coffee, tea, wine or beer. $6.99.

Unique Holiday Gift Ideas

For Your Sweetheart

Opt for these quirky Star Wars cufflinks for the Hans Solo or Princess Leia fan. The film hinted at the romantic tensions between Leia and Han Soloa nd their true feelings came out in one fateful scene. As Han is frozen in ice Princess Leia proclaimed, "I love you" to which Han characteristically replied, "I know". $75.

Unique Holiday Gift Ideas

For the Traveler

Make it easy to pack with the TravelWise 3 Piece Packing Cube Set that allows you to utilize every inch of your suitcase space. One benefit? Clothes will be neat and tidy upon your arrival at that fabulous weekend spot! $25.

Unique Holiday Gift Ideas

For the Diehard

There's nothing like a bit of authenticity to thrill a true fan. This seat is an original from the stands of the legendary Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, and it's been turned into a desk chair to make work a little more fun. $824.95.

Unique Holiday Gift Ideas

For the Fashionista

Give your favorite fashionable friend the perfect scarf from Donna Karan. This gauzy, two-toned scarf is a truly luxurious gift. $495.

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