Gift Ideas for Everyone on Your Holiday Shopping List
From the coffee lovers to the travelers, these gifts are tried and true.
1. The Home Chef
Give the gift of health—and secure a seat at the next dinner party—with a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) share from Penn Farm (June through August, starting at $200 per week) or Coverdale Farm Preserve (22 weeks beginning in June, $275–$900, depending on membership and share size).
2. The Hedonist
Nothing says luxury like 100 percent cashmere. Agora Throw by Yves Delorme, $695, at Yves Delorme, Greenville, and usa.yvesdelorme.com.
3. The Mad Man
This popular midcentury cocktail (actually invented in 1919) has yet to go out of style. The Negroni from Avantgarde Spirits Company, $53 for 750ml, at avantegarde-spirits.com.
4. The Trend-Setter
This geometric fanny pack is for the hip to be square. Dia Asymmetrical Vertical Leather Belt Bag by The Volon, $535, at Nordstrom.
5. The Environmentalist
There’s no excuse for using plastic when being eco-friendly looks this chic. Insulated stainless-steel canteen by Corkcicle, $33, at Whimsy, Greenville.
6. The Outdoors(wo)man
When you need more than the music of nature, take the Makala Pineapple Soprano, $72, at Trail Creek Outfitters, Glen Mills.
7. The Family Dog (and you)
Need we say more? Cuddly Coat Cleansing Spritz by Kiehl’s, $13, at Neiman Marcus.
8. The Adventurer
Give them free access to Delaware State Parks with a pass from destateparks.com.
9. The Kiddos
Broaden little minds (and make learning fun!) with a Little Passports Early Explorers subscription, $16.95/month, at littlepassports.com.
10. The Traveler
Remind them of where they’ve been—and where they’ll go— with a Handblown Glass Travel Suitcase Ornament (available in multiple locations), $35, at Nordstrom.
11. The New Parents
Folks have long said babies should come with instructions. Now they do. “The Baby Owner’s Manual,” $10, at Target and Barnes & Noble stores.
12. The Coffee Lover
Support your local roasters and your caffeine addiction. Little Goat’s locally roasted beans, $13.50 (12 ounces), at Faire Market & Café, Honey Bee Kitchen & Market, and The Vintage Pantry in Wilmington; Janssen’s Market, Greenville; and Newark Natural Foods. Brandywine Coffee Roasters Smith Bridge Road Blend, $12, at Brew HaHa!, Greenville.