gift guide 2016

Everything—From $0 to Nutty—in Our 2016 Gift Issue

Over 200 gifts for every budget: from a tortoiseshell toothbrush to a stream in Georgia, with a gravity-defying tray (and a book of tweets, and a python skateboard, and a personal food truck, etc.) in between. Find them all ahead organized by price, from $0 to nutty.

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A Book of Tweets

Bind every tweet she’s ever sent, because the internet is a fickle place.

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Bargain Red

A classic red lip — for only a dollar.

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Pre-Brexit Flag

To commemorate a time before “Leave,” an EU flag with the inclusion of the U.K.

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Party Hangers

For the host juggling lots of guests’ coats, consider these oversize-animal-head coat hangers.

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Pooh Parade

It’s one thing to collect Disney Tsum Tsum characters; quite another to stack them in lots of crazy, fun displays.

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Icelandic Volcano Soap

Contains charcoal as well as volcanic sand, ash, and soil, said to absorb toxins and produce collagen.

Night Nurse

The British version of Nyquil, called Night Nurse, is so much better, but you’ll have to get someone to bring it back for you.

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Noodle Pin

This playful accessory is straight out of BoJack Horseman.

$8
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Speak, Memory

Sigrid Calon’s memory game: 52 paired cards in fluorescent, Risograph-print-inspired patterns.

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Travel Spork

A lightweight titanium spork, available in great anodized colors, for the practical backpacker.

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Hedgehog Table Brush

An unusually shaped beechwood tabletop brush is a memorable hostess gift.

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Cricket Bolognese

Futuristic vine-ripened tomato sauce loaded with ground insects. And of course, it’s gluten-free.

Juggling Lessons

A gift with a quick payoff: The fundamentals of the basic “cascade” pattern can be mastered in a half-hour.

Vintage Sardines

Aficionados of aged canned fish — the flavors deepen over time — know that 2013 was a very good year for sardines

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A Jar of Lemons

For those not quite ready to batch their own salt-preserved Meyer lemons, this Inna version is the next best thing.

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Succulent Soap

Cold-pressed cactus soaps — in scents like cherry blossom — for the guest bathroom.

$10
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Neo Measuring Spoons

Levoon handles squeeze together to scrape off excess ingredients and show portions as small as millimeters.

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Handy Pens

These standing wooden ballpoint pens stay upright when not in use.

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3-D Shark Model

No glue or tools required to assemble this great white, which comes with laser-cut wood sheets and crafting ideas.

$16
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Cheese of the Year

The most exciting cheese match-up of 2016: Cheesemakers Jasper Hill use Transmitter’s H1 Harvest Zinfandel beer to create its peachy, creamy, and smoky Transmitter Willoughby cheese.

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Superior Nail Clipper

They may not get excited about seeing a nail clipper in their stocking, but just wait until they experience the satisfying heft and springiness of this Green Bell model, made in the city in Japan famed for producing samurai swords.

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Alex Katz’s Orange

For the grown-up just learning to paint: Alex Katz uses this particular pigment of cadmium orange by Rembrandt’s Artists.

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Turtle Plus Blocks
An award-winning choice in the Baby Soft Toys competition, the Italian Clemmy Turtle holds 15 huggable blocks within its shell.

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John Mayer Laundry Detergent

Yes, that John Mayer.

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Salt Therapy

The healing treatment du jour: a lamp carved from Indian rosewood and 100  percent pure Himalayan salt.

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The End of Back Hair

The Razorba is a plastic wand that grips any disposable razor and shaves those hard-to-reach places.

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Paper-Plane Launcher
The Sky Paper PPL-1 blasts paper planes up to a hundred feet and can stack three at a time for rapid-fire launch.