It's Not Too Late! Here Are 61 Incredibly Cool Last-Minute Gifts For Everyone
Between your work deadlines and domestic responsibilities (which might include parenting), life can get pretty hectic, and you may forget to spoil your loved ones with the gifts they'd been dreaming of.
Don't fret, though. We pulled the coolest presents from retailers that offer fast shipping, so no one will know you didn't remember. Add them to your cart ASAP, and you'll look like the most thoughtful person in the room when the holidays hits.
These items are perfect for friends, family, significant others, coworkers, and everyone else in your life who deserves a treat. Don't worry, we won't tell anyone you procrastinated. Get shopping!
— Additional reporting by Macy Cate Williams
Essential Oils: Serene House Pure & Natural 3-Pack Essential Oils
Give each person a different scent with this Serene House Pure & Natural 3-Pack Essential Oils ($30) set. There's one for comfort, relaxation, and refreshing.
A Fantastic Coffee Table Book: The Encyclopedia of New York
The editors of New York magazine put together this incredible book, and it's one I'd gift to anyone who loves New York as much as I do. The Encyclopedia of New York ($25) is a collection of fun facts, unexpected origin stories, hidden histories, and useful guides about the city.
For the Person Who Loves Games: Scrabble, Monopoly, and Clue Vintage Board Game Bookshelf Collection
This Scrabble, Monopoly, and Clue Vintage Board Game Bookshelf Collection ($100, originally $120) looks so elevated. It contains three of the classic games they'll love.
A Wine Sampler Pack: Wonderful Wine Co The Starter Pack
For when the days are long, they'll be obsessed with this clean, sulfate-free Wonderful Wine Co The Starter Pack ($60 for three). The wine is delicious, and many people have reported a more minimal hangover the next morning.
For the Person Who Has Everything: Viktor & Rolf Flowerbomb Eau de Parfum Spray
The person who has everything needs a signature scent. Viktor & Rolf Flowerbomb Eau de Parfum Spray ($85) is beloved by millions, and they'll be so excited to unwrap it.
For the Campers: Stanley Classic Legendary Camp Mug
This Stanley Classic Legendary Camp Mug ($20) is built with double-wall vacuum insulation and a secure lid, so their drink will remain at the ideal temperature for longer. It's a great match for camping trips and outdoor adventures.
For the Goal-Setter: The Five-Minute Journal
For a fun and effective way to get their mind working in the morning, they can try writing in The Five-Minute Journal ($25). If they set the day's intentions, it'll make them that much more excited to tackle them. Plus, it's a great way to practice gratitude — something all of us could use a little more of!
For Fashion Fans: Peter Lindbergh: On Fashion Photography
If they love fashion and coffee-table books, this Peter Lindbergh: On Fashion Photography ($51, originally $70) makes for the perfect present. We'd want to flip through it all day long.
A Useful Weekender: Longchamp Le Pliage 21-Inch Expandable Travel Bag
We especially love that this Longchamp Le Pliage 21-Inch Expandable Travel Bag ($255) doubles in size. It's perfect for their weekend trips, or to take on the plane.
Something Cozy: Richer Poorer Recycled Fleece Classic Sweatpants
For People With Lots of Screen Time: The Book Club Blue Light Grime in Banishment Glasses
If they need one thing this year, it's blue light glasses. We like the look of these The Book Club Blue Light Grime in Banishment Glasses ($40).
A Leak-Proof Stanley Classic Legendary Bottle
They'll take this Stanley Classic Legendary Bottle ($40) to go, whether they're hiking, driving to work, or going on a road trip. It features a collapsible handle, an insulated lid, and a double-wall vacuum insulation for easy travel.
A Bagel Feast: Russ & Daughters New York Brunch
They say New York has the best bagels, and you only need to have this Russ & Daughters New York Brunch ($189) to see why. It contains the city's finest hand-rolled bagels and all-natural cream cheese, among other mouthwatering treats. It's a great gift to share with a group of people.
Superfoods: Golde Superfood Latte Kit
Prioritize their wellness with this Green Detox Kit ($77), which contains a skin-boosting blend of original turmeric, a debloating mix of cacao turmeric, and a matcha turmeric pack great at supporting skin health, metabolism, and serene focus.
A Pick-Me-Up: Olivee Floral Dried Floral Bouquet
This Olivee Floral Dried Floral Bouquet ($75 and up) will brighten up anyone's day. It's made with soft, textured, dried and preserved blooms that will match their cold-weather mood. Make it more special by getting them a subscription, so every month, they receive a surprise treat.
Party Pajamas: Sleeper Party Feather Trim Pajama Set
This Sleeper Party Feather Trim Pajama Set ($256, originally $320) is so festive, they'll wear it for cozy nights in or, if they're bold, date night. It looks luxurious, soft, and comfy.
For the Go-Getter: You've Got This! (POPSUGAR) by Jessica MacLeish
Gift them the You've Got This! (POPSUGAR) by Jessica MacLeish ($11) workbook that helps guide people in a positive direction by encouraging self-confidence, kindness, and friendship. The book includes 128 pages of writing prompts, feel-good quotes, and de-stressing methods.
For Dessert: The Cake Bake Shop's Pumpkin Bars
This The Cake Bake Shop's Pumpkin Bars ($90) are topped with a layer of sweet-tart sour cream, then finished with spiced streusel for subtle crunch. These bars are handmade by cake experts, so you can't go wrong gifting them.
For Their Sweet Tooth: Jam Sampler Collection
This Jam Sampler Collection ($30) is ideal for people with a knack for sweets. There's strawberry chipotle and fig, yellow peach, plum and rose, blueberry lemon and basil, sour cherry ginger, and blackberry mulled Merlot. In other words, mouth-watering.
For Reliable Hair Care: Briogeo Healthy Hair Wonders Value Set 1 Kit
They'll give their hair some TLC with this Briogeo Healthy Hair Wonders Value Set 1 Kit ($49), which contains formulas that will help restore dry and damaged hair. It includes a hair mask, conditioning spray, and hair oil powered by rich minerals and other nourishing oils to promote moisture and shine.
A Plant-Based Set: La Chatelaine Hand Cream Trio Gift Set
If they're constantly moisturizing their hands, the gift of La Chatelaine Hand Cream Trio Gift Set ($27) will be a hit. It is made with plant-based fragrances and created by distinguished perfumers in France.
A Coffee-Lover's Essential: Ember Temperature Control Smart Mug 2
This Ember Temperature Control Smart Mug 2 ($160) will keep their drink at their desired temperature for however long they decide to nurse it. It's perfect for those who need a warm cup of coffee to get through the work day. They can customize the settings all in the accompanying app.
For Endless Inpiration: Jungalow: Decorate Wild — by Justina Blakeney (Hardcover)
This Jungalow: Decorate Wild — by Justina Blakeney (Hardcover) ($20) is filled with clever tips and inspirational images, so they'll never run out of ideas for decorating their space. They can display it on their coffee table.
To Release Facial Tension: Renpho Eye Massager With Heat & Bluetooth Music
The Renpho Eye Massager With Heat & Bluetooth Music ($70, originally $80) is an electric shiatsu eye massager that will help relieve the tension from eye fatigue and eye strain. It's a gift that will truly keep on giving and actually help out.
A Cold-Brew Maker: Hario Cold Brew Coffee Bottle
If they're all about cold brew, then you'll want to get them the Hario Cold Brew Coffee Bottle ($34), specially made in Japan. Just fill the container with coffee grounds and water, and let sit for eight hours. The useful size makes up to five cups, so they can use it for a few days.
A Portable Espresso Maker: Wacaco Mini Espresso Maker
They can make their favorite espresso pretty much anywhere with the Wacaco Portable Mini Espresso Maker With Pod Attachment ($24-$64). The six-inch device is easy to take to work, on vacation, on a hike . . . you name it.
For the Audiophile: JBL Tune Wireless On-Ear Headphones
If they're always listening to music or a podcast at home or while on the go, these JBL Tune Wireless On-Ear Headphones ($30, originally $50) will make the perfect present. They are easy to use and can provide up to 40 hours of fun.
A Wear-Everywhere Bag: Mansur Gavriel Tulipano Bag
For a reliable, everyday bag, opt for this Mansur Gavriel Tulipano Bag ($745). It's a splurge-worthy investment they can take to work, on weekend road trips, and for casual errands. It's spacious, stylish, and trendy.
For the Music-Lover: U-Turn Audio Orbit Plus Preamp Turntable
If they're always playing music when they come over, gift them their own U-Turn Audio Orbit Plus Preamp Turntable ($400) to display. It's built by hand by the audiophiles at U-Turn Audio and designed for enhanced speed consistency and punchier bass.
A Cool Speaker: Lexon Design Tykho 3 Radio and Bluetooth Speaker
This Lexon Design Tykho 3 radio and Bluetooth speaker ($60) has a cool retro look and a portable size, making it perfect for jammin' at home or on the go. Even though it's tiny, it packs a powerful sound with a punchy bass.
Stylish Storage: Mark & Graham Quilted Cosmetic Case
This Mark & Graham Quilted Cosmetic Case ($60, originally $89) will be her go-to for road trips or everyday errands as it can conveniently store all her essentials. Give her most-used travel accessory a special upgrade with this quilted style.
For the Beauty Buff: Herbivore Botanicals Rose Quartz Gua Sha Facial Sculpting Tool
A radiant glow is literally the gift that keeps on giving. And since the Chinese practice of gua sha is meant to improve your skin's circulation, this Herbivore Botanicals Rose Quartz Gua Sha Facial Sculpting Tool ($18) is a no-brainer.
Sweet Dreams: Casper Silk Pillowcase & Sleep Mask
The average person spends a third of their life in bed, so why not give your beauty sleep a well-deserved makeover? Made with Mulberry silk, Casper's Pillowcase & Sleep Mask ($119) will help keep the appearance of wrinkles, fine lines, and frizz to a minimum. Oh, and did we mention it'll amazing against your skin?! Sold.
A Special Present: Pierre Thiam Cookbook
This Pierre Thiam Cookbook ($90) makes an excellent gift for adventurous cooks. Since buying it after watching Anthony Bourdain's episode in Senegal, my husband and I have adopted a few recipes into our repertoire, and they have easily been our favorites.
A Fruit-Forward Wine: McBride Sisters Collection Black Girl Magic 2018 Califonia Zinfandel
This aromatic McBride Sisters Collection Black Girl Magic 2018 Califonia Zinfandel ($25) packs a bold flavor made of fresh plum, cherry and delicate crush black pepper followed by soft oak notes and a hint of spicy vanilla. It's fruit-forward and delicious.
For the Fitness Enthusiast: Bala Bangles
Level up their workouts with these stylish Bala Bangles ($49 for two). These one-pound bangles can be worn on their arms or ankles for a full-body, resistance-based workout. They can even wear them while they run errands or do chores to get an extra workout in!
A Colorful Glass Set: Estelle Colored Glass Stemless Wine Glass Set
The popular, handcrafted Estelle Colored Glass Stemless Wine Glass Set ($160) is a customer favorite. Each glass is hand-blown by glass artisans in Poland, and the set of six comes in 11 different color choices.
For the Home Chef: Le Creuset Signature 2 3/4-Quart Oval Enamel Cast Iron French/Dutch Oven
ICYMI, Le Creuset has been the gold standard of cookware since 1925. Its Signature 2 3/4-Quart Oval Enamel Cast Iron French/Dutch Oven ($255) might be a bit of a splurge, but it's a dream gift for the person who is always testing out new recipes.
Useful, Pretty Bowls: West Elm Marble & Brass Dip Bowls
These West Elm Marble & Brass Dip Bowls ($66, originally $78) make the perfect gift for the person who's always hosting. It's something super useful that they might not buy for themselves.