10 cool gifts for creatives and entrepreneurs
Tis’ the season to be busy. No judgment here; we know you wait until the last minute to buy all of your gifts, so we made you this list. Below are ten badass, last-minute gifts that will guarantee to get a smile:
These stylish retro-inspired but fully USB-capable vinyl record players win in both form and function. A Crosley will add a style punch to any setting and will surely be a knockout gift for the music lover on your list. While you’re at it, pick up a vinyl or two.
Priced from $80-$400
Discarded wine bottles get new life with Rewined. After being cut and prepped, recycled wine bottles get a second life as candles. Staying true to the bottle’s first purpose, candle scents are blended to mimic your chosen wine – we recommend pinot noir, pinot grigio, and Riesling.
Priced at $28
Ranging from boots to bags, Frye has never done us wrong. Their quality is something to write home about and is beautiful. Anyone on your list would rejoice over being gifted one of their leather goods. If a functional gift is what you’re searching for, Frye’s Logan Buckle Messenger is not only the very definition of such but also a work of wearable art. Sunny, our co-founder and creative director, carries the Logan Flap Brief Case, which can be seen here. Leather has never looked so good.
Priced at $498
Designed by Massimo Vignelli in 1966, the Stendig Calendar is part of the permanent design collection at the Museum of Modern Art. It has remained a best-selling calendar for decades, proving modern and classic. Months are printed in either black or white. The days are ordered in the European style, where Monday starts the week. The Stendig Calendar is produced in limited quantities, so be quick about snagging one for the planner on your list.
Priced at $38
This is a must-buy in our books. This little camera takes some pretty great Polaroids and is portable, printable, and full of fun. It’s hard not to have a smile on your face when you’re carrying around one of the seven brightly colored Instax. Anyone who receives an Instax will have their day made (and documented!) Be sure to buy a couple of extra packs of film for the snap-happy recipient!
Priced at $80
Yellow 108 specializes in the craftsmanship of quality, unisex hats. Their ability to craft a solid hat has us coming back time and time again. Pictured above is the Eastwood Fedora in Carmel and Port. This is the perfect winter accessory for the fashionista in your life.
Priced from $38-108
Bath Bombs are the unicorns of the bath world! Each Bath Bomb contains essential oils, flower petals, fizz, and fun surprises. I’ll tell you this: forget Outer Space, think Water Space. With 28 different Bath Bombs, you’re bound to find one that will become a perfect gift to a friend needing a few magical moments.
Priced from $3.95-$8.95
RBTL Paper has their finger on the pulse of how to make you smile. Their simple prints with phrases like “You’re The Best and The Mostest” and “I Love Your Hair Will You Marry Me” have decorated many rooms and been given as gifts year after year. RBTL has a vast collection of phrases, allowing you to find the right one for whoever needs a smile this year.
Priced at $20 (unframed)
File Under: Awesome Things You Didn’t Know You Needed. James Bond meets preparedness with this gift. Meant to go on your keyring, this canister fits one rolled-up bill for a rainy day. It’s007 qualities kick in when you notice that a lock mechanism keeps your money safely sealed in the canister until the keyring is purposely removed from the keychain. Who knew so much peace of mind could fit into such a small canister? Buy yours for the free spirit who doesn’t always plan five steps.
Priced at $25
“Take the edge off with Whiskey Wedge,” without watering your drink. Designed to melt slower than regular ice cubes, Whiskey Wedge helps retain your drink’s complete favor and gives you the coolest (literally and figuratively) glass at the party.
Priced at $17.95
No need to spend hours Googling; everything on this list is available online. Check out the shipping guides specified on the store’s websites to ensure you get your gifts on time.