Holiday Gift Guide

by Catherine Trifiletti

Last minute gifts and stocking stuffers for everyone on your list. 

Pay It Forward: Gifts that give back 

HEIFER DARK CHOCOLATE SEA SALT CARAMELS ($25), These single- and sustainably-sourced, premium dark chocolates support small-scale Ecuadorian farmers. “Heifer works to sustainably improve the quality of life for small-scale chocolate farmers and their families by providing training and resources so families can increase the production of high-quality products and increase their prices.”

WARBY PARKER Hadley Sunglasses ($145), 1924 8th St. NW; 202-618-5606 “We work with a handful of partners worldwide to ensure that for every pair of glasses sold, a pair is distributed to someone in need.”

UNICEF KID POWER ($39.99), “The first Wearable-for-Good®, band, which empowers kids to help other children suffering from malnutrition … As kids get active, they earn points for their activity to unlock lifesaving Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Food Packets that UNICEF delivers to severely malnourished children around the world. The more kids move, the more points they earn and the more lives they save.”

ALEX AND ANI Daisy Charm ($38), “20 percent of the purchase price will be donated to UNICEF, an organization that helps children affected by conflict and natural disaster by providing life-saving medicine, food, clean water, sanitation and education in emergency situations.

TOMS Melange Del Rey Sneakers ($79.95), TOMS Shoes operates under the One for One® concept: for every pair purchased, the company gives a new pair of shoes to a child in need.

WAKAWAKA Power + Solar powered charger and flashlight ($49.99), With WakaWaka, everyone is able to access the power of the sun using solar powered technology. A portion of each purchase goes toward The WakaWaka Foundation, which donates products for emergency aid and offers WakaWakas to developing areas at a subsidized price or in exchange for community work.

LE CREUSET (RED) Special Edition Collection Oval Dutch Oven ($285), “10 percent of the suggested retail price from every item in the (Le Creuset) RED Special Edition Collection will go to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS.”

Support Your Local Businesses

BONBON BRASIL Brigadeiros, Brazilian truffles ($45/ box of 18), Union Market; 301-802-7991

LABYRINTH GAMES & PUZZLES D.C. Metro Puzzle ($16), 645 Pennsylvania Ave. SE; 202-544-1059

JOS. A. MAGNUS straight Bourbon ($92), 2052 West Virginia Ave. NE; 202-450-3518

NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART The “Capital Houses” coffee table book ($75), National Gallery of Art gift shop, 6th and Constitution Ave. NW

TINY JEWEL BOX Exclusive Tiny Jewel Box Decoupage 4 x 6 inch box featuring theWhite House with aWashington, D.C. map on the inside lid (can be personalized) ($225),1155 Connecticut Ave, 202-393-2747

GROOMING LOUNGE Our Best Smeller Body Wash, Super Powder and Greatest Pits Deodorant ($45), Grooming Lounge, 1745 L St. NW; 202-466-8900


DON CICCIO & FIGLI Limoncello ($33.99), Don Ciccio & Figli, 6031 Kansas Ave. NW; 202-957-7792

JOSE ANDRES FOODS Galician Clams ($67.95),

QUEEN BEE DESIGNS Large Coral Statement Necklace ($160), 3690 King St., Bradlee Shopping Center, Alexandria,Va.

SALT & SUNDRY Abe Lincoln flask ($34), Salt & Sundry, 1625 14th St. NW; 202-621-6647

Stay on the Couch -OR- Explore the World

JUNIPER BOOKS Fall in Love collection ($150),

NEST Learning Thermostat ($249),

AXIOS Cabernet Sauvignon 2009 (NapaValley) ($135),

JO MALONE Green Almond & Redcurrant candle ($205), Jo Malone CityCenterDC, 996 I St. NW; 202-789-4239

LACOSTE Classic Pique Robe ($95), Macy’s 996 I St. NW; 202-789-4239

CORAVIN Wine Opener ($199.95),Williams Sonoma, 4824 Bethesda Ave. Bethesda, Md.; 301-718-3071

MINNIE ROSE Cashmere Pom Slippers ($158), Saks Fifth Avenue, 5555 Wisconsin Ave, Chevy Chase, Md.; 202-657-9000

MICHAEL KORS x Fujifilm Instax® Camera ($149), 3105 M St NW; 202-342-3103

SHINOLA Canfield over-ear headphones ($595), Shinola, 631 14th St. NW; 202-470-0200

SOFIA CASHMERE Plane Intarsia Cashmere Travel Set ($395), Neiman Marcus, 5300 Wisconsin Ave. NW; 202-966-9700

W&P DESIGNThe Carry On Cocktail Kit ($24),Anthropologie, 322 M St. NW; 202-337-1363

TUMI ShortTrip Packing Case ($1,195),Tumi CityCenterDC, 996 I St. NW; 202-789-4239

GREENBRIER GIFT SHOP CarletonVarney Brazilliance iPhone 7 Dorothy Draper phone case ($48),

Spoil yourself Rotten

KHAVYAR Beluga Siberian Caviar ($264 for 30 G),

TIFFANY & CO. Schlumberger® Fleurage necklace in platinum and 18k gold with diamonds ($625,000), 8045 Leesburg Pike,Vienna,Va. 703-893-7700

DJI Mavic Pro Drone ($999),

ASSOULINE“The Impossible Collection Of Design” ($845),

INGLOT Portable Mirror ($210), INGLOT,7868 Tysons Corner Center,Tysons,Va.

LILJENQUIST & BECKSTEAD Dazzling Sapphire & Diamond Earrings 14.31 Carats of Sapphires 3.72 Carats of Pear Shaped & Brilliant Diamonds (by appointment), Liljenquist & Beckstead; Shops at Fairfax Square, 8075 Leesburg Pike, Vienna,Va., 703-749-1200

PAUL STUART Stuart Velvet Smoking Jacket ($995),Paul Stuart CityCenterDC, 906 I St. NW; 202-754-8866

NIKOS KOULIS 18k white gold and black enamel Oui hoop earrings ($7,725), Tiny Jewel Box, 1155 Connecticut Ave NW, 202-393-2747

LA MERThe Restorative Collection ($475), Sherber + Rad, 1101 15th St. NW; 202-683-9271

MIELE Compact C2 Electro+ vacuum ($599), Fairfax Square, 8065 Leesburg Pike, Ste. 110 ,Vienna,Va.; 800-843-7231 ext. 7719

MOET & CHANDON MCIII Prestige Cuvee ($450),

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