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 under $200 (yesterday we ran our under $50 guide). Don’t miss all of the Strategist’s holiday gift coverage right here, too.
Stockholm’s signature look, now in kids’ sizes.
So they’ll never leave the house with uneven foundation again.
Regulation-size and produced in collaboration with the brand that brought you some of the first emoticons.
Designed by women in Japan in a lovely shade of neutral, with cleverly defined edges for an enhanced user experience.
The iconic Toto warm-water-washlet experience is now handheld. This Waterpik-size travel bidet requires no installation and activates at the push of a button.
A deck replica of Dots Obsession (2018) for the hypebeast minoring in art history.
Enough of the aquamarine paint created by artist Yves Klein to double-coat a 30-square-foot room.
For those who’d like both their hair and their room to smell like Oribe’s signature aroma of Calabrian bergamot, jasmine, and sandalwood.
Forget YouTube videos — this Bluetooth-compatible instrument comes with a light-up LED fretboard.
It has hidden pockets, so it doubles as a hand muffler.
One hour in a private room at Koreatown’s Radio Star, where you can sob-sing “Shallow” and “I’ll Never Love Again.”
For reading or naps.
Future urban designers can develop their ideal aesthetic for a model city.
For lattes and curries, from a queer-woman-of-color-owned business with direct ties to Indian farmers.
Handmade in Germany.
L.A. photographer Sandy Kim and Brooklyn gallery Muddguts collaborated to make a limited run of 100.
A one-month membership for your soon-to-be-stranded Bushwick friend.