A Buzzworthy Holiday Gift Guide
This holiday gift guide is perfect for all of your fun-loving friends and family.
Perhaps never before in modern history has expressing yourself been more important. The home furnishings industry is certainly following the charge, from bons mots to buzzwords to sentiments filled with deeper meaning. Express yourself this holiday season and surprise your friends and family with these quirky and fun pieces.
So little time, so much to do, so in trouble if you don’t keep in touch. This 10″ x 14″ linen-and- felt accent pillow by Alexandra Ferguson is a handy reminder. ($70)
Scottish visual artist David Shrigley’s satirical mug allows coffee drinkers to start each day on a different note, depending on which side they sip from. ($24)
Laying heavy on the ice cream or having too much holiday fun? This Intervention-ware dish from Fishs Eddy will help you rein it all in. ($12.95)
TELL IT LIKE IT IS
New Orleans–based artist Alexa Pulitzer’s gutsy calling cards let you drop the F bomb in the most elegant way. $10 for a pack of 10. SHOP NOW
WE COULD USE SOME
Take off the chill this winter with a pair of hand- embroidered cashmere gloves from Saved NY. One size fits most. ($325) SHOP NOW
Put your own stamp on this new canvas market tote with leather shoulder handles from Hill House Home, available in mint green (shown) and light blue. ($75)
Put your money where your mouth is with Lingua Franca’s customizable cashmere sweaters, hand-embroidered by local New York women and available in a range of sizes in smoke, dark cobalt, or seafoam (shown). ($400) SHOP NOW
Keep guests in line and conversation lively with these wryly amusing paper cocktail napkins from the Monogram Shop. $18 for a pack of 50. SHOP NOW
WHAT A HOOT
Not only wise, but also irreverent, this Gucci 20″-square owl-print tartan pillow with an ochre velvet back by at the ready anytime, just as its French phrasing suggests. ($950) SHOP NOW
Artist Tracey Emin’s handwritten neon artworks inspired this bright-yellow steel coatrack, an ideal addition for an entryway or mudroom. How thoughtful! ($60) SHOP NOW
Hang in there by hanging up a banner bearing the inspiring words of the late Nelson Mandela. ($50) SHOP NOW
Make a bold statement with this limited-edition art piece by Barbara Kruger. ($2,000) SHOP NOW
The print version of this article appeared with the headline: Shop Talk.