When it comes to buying gifts for your loved ones during this holiday season, it is important to find the perfect gift that not only is unique, but also resonates with the recipient. From the foodie, to the philanthropist, the beauty addict and more – here is a list of the top holiday gifts this 2016 for the special people in your life.
For The Foodie: Hamptons Salt Company
Hamptons Salt Company is the preeminent source of all-natural sea salt. With Hamptons Salt, merchants scour the world to offer gourmands the best selection of raw, flavor infused or smoked salts. Available in a multiple varieties including the decadent black truffle flavor infused salt to the luxurious Fleur de Sel sourced from France, each salt is packaged in unique black gift box perfect for delivery.
For more information on Hamptons Salt Company, visit www.hamptonssalt.com
For The Cocktail Connoisseur: Manhattan Moonshine
This highly acclaimed silver Whiskey recently received an impressive 89 rating from Whisky Advocate Magazine, making it the highest rated silver Whiskey in the world. Inspired by the cocktail renaissance that occurred during American Prohibition and the glamorous yet subversive nightlife that accompanied it, Manhattan Moonshine is the world’s first luxury silver Whiskey and has been developed to be the perfect Whiskey for cocktails. With its smooth, grain-forward flavor and lack of heavy barrel flavors that make aged Whiskeys harder to mix, Manhattan Moonshine makes an almost endless variety of cocktails, using flavors and ingredients that no Aged Whiskey can mix with. Manhattan Moonshine is available online to purchase for $49.99 at www.manhattan-moonshine.com
For The Beauty Addict: Angelo David Haircare Collection
Located in the heart of New York City, Angelo David Salon fuses a sense of couture with beauty. To make it happen, celebrity hair stylist and owner Angelo David leads a team of hair specialists, who craft highly customized beauty transformations for all of their clients. At Angelo David Salon, you can expect Couture Hair™ Extensions, Wigs, Hair Pieces, Ponytails & Additions made from human hair and designed on-site to match each client’s hair texture, type and color, as well as lifestyle. The salon boasts seven private VIP Hair Suites, offers a full range of services and retails Angelo David Hair Care, Couture Hair and the Angelo David Couture Brush Collection. For more information on Angelo David Salon, please visit www.angelodavid.com
For The Fashionista: Margo Manhattan Jewelry
Celebrity jewelry designer Margo Manhattan, whose clientele includes Beyonce, Selena Gomez and Amber Heard, is world-renowned for her bold, rock-n-roll chic aesthetic. Do not miss The Vault, a stunning collection of unique one-of-a-kind pieces, featuring diamonds, emeralds and sapphires, all set in white and yellow gold. Her ICONIC designs available exclusively at her Madison Avenue boutique, and www.margomanhattan.com
For Creating The Perfect Holiday Party: Lawrence Scott Events
Planning a luxurious holiday or New Year’s Eve party? Lawrence Scott Events will bring unparalleled creativity and imagination to your special event. A signature Lawrence Scott Event offers guests a chance to enter a magical environment that allows them to escape and connect in a magnificent space unlike any other. All of Lawrence Scott Events’ services are in-house, so clients receive only the best customized décor, food, flowers and entertainment which blends together to make a perfect event. Event themes are limitless and Larry has produced one of a kind events for many of life’s celebrations and milestones including: weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, as well as corporate events, charity galas, and more – no challenge is too big for this top notch event planner and his team. For more information, please visit website www.lawrencescottevents.com.
For The Giving: Successful Philanthropy: How to Make a Life By What You Give
Successful Philanthropy: How to Make a Life By What You Give, by prominent philanthropist Jean Shafiroff, is a practical guide to modern giving that redefines philanthropy for today’s era. Far beyond making monetary donations, philanthropy today encompasses giving time and knowledge, resources that can be just as valuable as financial contributions. Successful Philanthropy offers the practical guidance and inspiring perspective that empowers all of us to take part in building a better world. Learn to identify your passions and interests and discover how they can guide your philanthropic work. Find the best ways to choose a charity that will offer personal fulfillment while also making the best use of your contribution to the cause of your choice. Successful Philanthropy features a special introduction by Georgina Bloomberg who discusses how she paired her background as an equestrian and as a philanthropist to launch her charitable venture, The Riders Closet. In addition, the book features a foreword by Scott Elkins, US Campaign Director of the Margaret Thatcher Scholarship Trust at Oxford University and CEO of SE Advisors, who salutes author Jean Shafiroff for encouraging others to “help bring about change,” through the text and her philanthropic initiatives in any way possible. The book is available from Amazon.com and in Barnes & Noble Bookstores.
For The Well-Mannered: Manners That Matter Most
Etiquette is one of the most valuable assets a person can have: knowing how best to present yourself, and how to deal with others in a direct, effective manner, is paramount in all personal, professional, and social relationships. In Manners That Matter Most – the Easy Guide to Etiquette at Home and in the World – published by Hatherleigh Press, researched and written by June Eding, with a special foreword by Norah Lawlor – covers topics from introductions, greetings and thank-you’s, to the etiquette of modern technology. This book is a valuable resource and much-needed guide for the fast-paced digital world. The book, in its second printing, is available from Amazon.com and in Barnes & Noble Bookstores.
For The Movie Buff: Reel Wisdom
Classic films have had an immeasurable impact on our popular culture. Sean K. Smith’s Reel Wisdom captures these pivotal moments with 125 inspirational quotes from film history. There is a relevant movie reference for any conversation. Curated by screenwriter and director Sean K. Smith, Reel Wisdom is full of memories. Keep Reel Wisdom on hand to test your clique of cinephiles or to reminisce about awe-inspiring moments from your beloved films. Editor and Columnist of Showbiz411.com, Roger Friedman, writes an inspiring foreword introducing readers to Reel Wisdom. Showbiz411.com is the leading site for exclusive entertainment news. It is his experience as an American film critic, film writer plus co-producer, and entertainment journalist that makes Friedman’s foreword both substantive and enlightening. The movies and inspirational quotes chosen for Reel Wisdom have done the same to change our society. Reel Wisdom has catalogued quotes into overarching themes that serve as chapters, and are easy to apply to real life. Chapters include; Perseverance, Seize the Day, Ordinary People, Dealing with Conflict, The Wisdom of Clint Eastwood plus 13 more. The book is available from Amazon.com and in Barnes & Noble Bookstores.