holiday gifts 2018

49 Surprising, Delightful, and Weird Holiday Gifts Over $200

Including a water-rowing machine, a Dyson curling iron, and Biggie’s Versace sunglasses.

A cactus bracelet from Tiffany’s. Photo: Joe Lingeman
A cactus bracelet from Tiffany’s. Photo: Joe Lingeman

In all the Black Friday/Cyber Monday hysteria, you may have gotten a good deal on a flat-screen TV. But what about those gifts that elicit a truly delighted wow? Here, dozens of surprising, kooky, beautiful, and useful gifts, priced over $200 (we ran our under $50 and under $200 guides earlier this week). Don’t miss all of the Strategist’s holiday gift coverage right here, too.

No sunlight needed: This cactus (bracelet) is made of 18-karat yellow gold and diamonds.

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This German-designed seat is made of hardened polyurethane foam.

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Gift-trend forecasters say the series will be back big this year. Forgo the electric wands and floating Snitches for this classy complete set hand-bound in tear-resistant jackets.

Photo: Joe McKendry

David Mallett’s new NYC salon is among the few in the country to offer a Tokio Inkarami hair facial, which conditions layer by layer. 

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Via a new start-up that lets non-millionaires invest small amounts in millionaire-priced art.

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In pebbled leather, with a hidden business-card pocket.

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Fiber art for the flowers.

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For the garage craft-beer brewer who’s ready to level up.

$590
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For the 20-year-old or 90-year-old on your list.

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If you’re going to wear fur, it might as well be vintage.

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Straight from her Instagram to your backyard.