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Holiday Gift Guide 2011

Our annual guide to triumphing over gift anxiety with perfect presents for the happy-go-lucky and the hard-to-impress.


2011 Gift Guide

The Gift Giver’s Manifesto
Sixteen new rules of holiday shopping, guaranteed to keep you sane.
Same Old Family, Brand-New Stores
What to buy at 50 retail rookies.
Lumps of Coal These Are Not
From colored pencils to diamond rings, a stuffer for every stocking.
The Muppet-Human Gift Chain
An inter-species game of Secret Santa starring 23 cast members of The Muppets.
Seasoned Cooks’ Debut Books
From first-time New York authors, a good read for every foodie on your list.
Gifts That Do Good
Nine charitable-minded presents for hard-to-buy-for recipients.
Open Up!
Wallets worth emptying yours for.


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