It’s time again for our annual Holiday Gift Guide! For 8 years now, all of the savvy folks at VIA Studio have hand-crafted this list of totally awesome gifts. So, strap in because we are taking you on a journey to be awarded as the best gift-giver possibly ever.
Pins are making a full-on comeback, and I absolutely need to show off my love of color with this cute little pin. Even though, most of the time my Pantone color would be Jet Black.
Brain Slide Coasters
I actually own these, but I will be buying them for a couple other people. They look like a 3D brain when stacked, and a Dexter trophy when used separately.
This simple black mug is made for the 21C Hotel by Louisville Stoneware and is part of my weekend morning coffee ritual.
642 Things to Draw
For when you’ve procrastinated so long that it turns into analysis paralysis and you can’t think of literally anything to draw ever again.
Slöjd in Wood
If you’d rather make your own kitchen utensils, this book, along with a small set of simple tools, will teach you to carve everyday household objects.
C01 Civilian Wallet
Minimalist wallet and survival tool in one. Great for everyday-carry.
Animal Tea Mug with Infuser
There’s no better drink for the winter than a steaming cup of tea, and what better way to make it than in a monkey?
Literally every way to make coffee, in one super beautiful device.
Uniden MHS75 Waterproof Handheld 2-Way VHF Marine radio
Want to take your ocean kayaking game to the next level? Safety comes first with this waterproof marine radio.
Metaxas & Sins Concept Turntable
Even if I could afford this, I wouldn’t buy it. That’s why I’m asking you to buy it for me.
ILIA Holiday Gift Set
This beautifully wrapped set from ILIA includes my all-time favorite mascara. Plus, all of their products are sourced from natural and organic ingredients.
The Booty Trio
We focus a lot of our beauty regimens on our face, but I say let’s focus on our lady lumps! This is a facial for your booty.
Dyson Airwrap Styler
Beauty bloggers have pushed the hype for this thing so hard it is sold out. Curiosity piqued. Dying to find out what justifies paying $500 for a beauty tool.
Glossier Haloscope + Boy Brow Duo
I can personally attest to this magical duo. When I need to rush out of the house without doing too much to my face, this little dewy highlighter accompanied with a natural looking brow pomade is all I need. And you need it, too.
Pendleton Unisex Jacquard Spider Rock Throw Blanket
Classy AF and ready for the next Kentucky ice storm.
Clam Floor Lamp
Can you tell I have a thing for minimalism?
Heng Balance Lamp
Not only does it look magical, it is also science – which is magic.
Potted Plants for Beginners, Monthly Subscription
Give the gift that grows! A monthly subscription box for all of the plant lovers out there. There’s even a “Plants for Beginners Subscription Box” for those without a green thumb.
Olympia Ceramica Turntable Sink(s)
I guess turntables are a theme this year, but I’ve always loved vinyl, so deal with it. What a great concept!
Michigan Sloyd Salad Spoons
This set of spoons is carved from beech with a small axe and knives. I love the facets and tool marks left behind by the knives.
Savage Industry EDC ONE
Adam Savage is the king of both practicality and innovation. I’m a little worried about what color this will end up, but let’s find out.
The Annual, 2019 Calendar
Minimal Swiss design AND a beautifully organized calendar? My life feels calmer already.
Electric vehicles will eventually be the norm, so get ahead of the curve… while driving over it at 100mph.
SureFly Personal Helicopter
A healthy fear of crashing (and budget) has kept a personal helicopter out of my reach… but maybe this year it could happen! A helicopter re-designed after drones that is supposed to be easy to fly… and affordable at $200k! Prep for the oncoming apocalypse like a winner, high above the competition in a personal helicopter.
LuxFit Foam Roller
For when I keep forgetting to have better posture when I’m working, and for post bootcamp!