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Who's in your personal holiday pageant? Whether you're shopping for homebodies or party animals, beauty addicts or sports nuts, we've got gifts that fit the bill.

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Lady of the House
Delectable offerings for the goddess of the hearth.

Clockwise from left: Jill Rosenwald vase, $145 at Barneys New York. Coat, $2,300 at Escada. Game box, $295 at Bergdorf Goodman. Leather bag, $840 at Tod's. Cake plate, $350 at Homer. Book The Last Course: The Desserts of Gramercy Tavern, by Claudia Fleming with Melissa Clark (Random House), $40. Plaid bag, $54 at Sisley. Hable Construction shoe bag and inserts, $88 at Barneys New York. Entertaining box, $2,000 at Smythson of Bond Street. Also at Saks Fifth Avenue. Makeup bag, $180 at Celine. Also at Bloomingdale's. Honey sampler, $49 at Nice House. Wool bag, $980 at Hermès. Towel, $130 at Salvatore Ferragamo.

Beauty Queen
The prettiest products for the woman who's passionate about pampering.

Clockwise from top: Stila bath crystals and candles, $45 at Barneys New York, Bergdorf Goodman, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Sephora. Shiseido incense, $30 at Bergdorf Goodman, Macy's, and Sephora. Makeup bag with products, $125 at Prada. Lip pencils, $48 for five at Bliss. Soap set, $20 at M.A.C. Handbag with makeup compartment in front, $790 at Frédéric Fekkai and Bergdorf Goodman. Scented bath stones, $27.50 at Armani Casa. Lancôme palette, $32.50 at Bergdorf Goodman, Bloomingdale's, and Macy's. Noir Lamé compact, $30 at Chanel. Prescriptives Calyx travel candles, $22.50 at Bloomingdale's, Lord & Taylor, and Macy's. Marc Jacobs perfumed body cream, $80 at Saks Fifth Avenue. Clinique compact, $25 at Bloomingdale's. Drawer liner, $25 at Takashimaya New York. Toiletry bag, $220 at Bally.

Girl Wonder
Sure-to-be-popular picks, whether you're shopping for Buffy or Barbie.

Clockwise from top: Bag, $98 at AIX Armani Exchange. K2 Slip-Fit skates, $150 at Paragon Sporting Goods. Philosophy shower gel (sold with salt scrub), $30 at Sephora. Sunglasses, $25 for seven, at E.A.T. Gifts. Meryl Waitz frame, $10 at International Center of Photography. Tri-fold album, $110, and journal, $95 at Kate Spade. Slippers, $80 at ABC Carpet & Home. Glitter set, $20 at M.A.C. Juicy Couture cashmere sweater, $245 at Henri Bendel. Casio color wrist camera watch, $200 at Macy's. Belt, $19 at H&M. Sweater, $34.50, and scarf, $14.50 at Old Navy. Thong, $16 at Crush. Shower gel, $16 at Diesel. Tommy Hilfiger top, $20, and shorts, $12 at Macy's. Marc by Marc Jacobs belt, $95 at Marc Jacobs.

Good Sport
Fun and (video) games he'll be after -- whatever his age.

Clockwise from top: Kikkerland tabletop dart board, $12 at Service Hardware. Reflector, $13 at Crush. Sneakers, $345 for a pair at Hogan. Burton snowboard, $470, and bindings, $160, at Blades, Board, and Skate. Scarf, $68 at Sean. Weekend Pak, $20 at Nice House. Slingshot, $68 at Moss. Strip Flips flipbook, by Leslie Lyons, $11 at St. Mark's Bookshop. Microsoft Xbox, $299 at Toys 'R' Us, Kmart. Black & Decker cordless drill with built-in lamp, $40 at Kmart. Wool hat, $32.50 at Paul Stuart. Peanuts: The Art of Charles M. Schulz, edited and designed by Chip Kidd (Pantheon), $30. Duffel bag, $400 at Marc Jacobs. Salomon Winter X-Adventure snowshoe, $199, and boot, $129, at Princeton Ski Shops. Can You Dig It? The '70s Soul Experience six-disc set (Rhino Entertainment), $100. Polo by Ralph Lauren shirt, $69.50 at Lord & Taylor.

Cosmo Girl
Party-ready favorites for the woman who likes to Carrie on.

Clockwise from top: crystal-and-rhinestone belt, $2,395 at Dolce & Gabbana. Cannon digital camcorder, $1,699 at the Wiz. Halston, edited by Steven Bluttal, essays by Patricia Mears (Phaidon), $39.95. Gloves, $150 at Sergio Rossi. Also at Saks Fifth Avenue. Broom, $190 at Gucci. Clutch, $15 at H&M. Dom Pérignon champagne, $119 at Sherry-Lehmann. People: Life After Dark, by Roxanne Lowit (Assouline), $29.95. Weekender, $480 at MaxMara. Alberta Ferretti tank top, $1,340. To order, call 203-661-6603. Bodum fondue set, $60 at Crate & Barrel. Bag, $695 at Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche. Also at Bergdorf Goodman. Sound Space 9 CD player, $3,499 at Nakamichi Eastside. Sandals, $755 at Jimmy Choo. Also at Bergdorf Goodman.

Lord of the Loft
Dressings of success for the man already at the top.

Clockwise from top: Lady Day: The Complete Billie Holiday, 1933-1944, CD box set (Columbia/Legacy), $145. The World Atlas of Wine, by Hugh Johnson and Jancis Robinson (Mitchell Beazley), $50. Duffel, $650 at Dunhill. Glass, $145 at Armani Casa. Travel set, $695 at Paul Smith. Baci set, $870 at Prada. Nautica tie, $32.50 at Lord & Taylor. Photo album, $95 at Armani Casa. Ashtray, $75 at Ligne Rosset. Remote control, $25 at the Wedding List. Toothbrush, $9, and comb, $18, and night-vision device, $229, all at Room Interior Products. Golf set, $350 at Takashimaya. Marantz flat-screen TV, $2,099 at Stereo Exchange. Red shirt, $125 at Thomas Pink. Gray shirt, $135 at Hickey-Freeman. Black shirt, $125 at Hugo Boss. Nodding dog, $190 at Links of London. Egg cup, $10 at Crate & Barrel.


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