Easy & Impressive Gift Ideas Even the Hard-to-Buy-For Will Love — 2017 Holiday Gift Guide
Have someone in your life who seems to already have everything? Or perhaps they’re the type of person who you deem hard to impress (because likely, they’d never admit to that moniker)? From Airbnb gift cards and vintage-inspired tech to social media-friendly photobooks and beyond, you can’t go wrong with anything on this roundup of gift ideas for the hard-to-buy-for friend/family member/boss in your life.
If the hard-to-buy-for person on your list is a frequent traveler, introduce them to a whole new world of treehouses, funky arts district lofts, tiny houses, and lighthouses for rent around the world.
Great photos are always a prized gift, no matter how fancy the recipient might be. Fortunately, this custom-made photo calendar on a brass stand does happen to be quite fancy.
What do you give the person who already has a Diptyque candle in every room? The opportunity to make their own candles! This kit comes with two intoxicating-sounding scents.
This is an aspirational piece of jewelry, so give it to the fabulous person who always inspires you to live your very best life.
A bottle of wine is a classy gift for almost all occasions and recipients, but two bottles of wine in an impeccable black linen box? Unimpeachable.
Someone who has it all together shouldn’t waste their precious time Googling things by hand or double-checking their schedule, so give them this little cutie to take care of all that mundanity.
Is your Instagram account the unofficial documentation of all of your family or friend group’s adventures? Give them a hard copy they can treasure forever, regardless of the whims of tech.
A new type of camera is an excellent gift for that person who has everything, especially when it’s as Wes Anderson-cool as this camera. It makes credit card-sized instant prints for crying out loud!
This calendar would be perfect for both the experienced world traveler and the newly retired type who’s about to embark on worldwide adventures. Or anyone who loves Rifle Paper Co!
If coloring books provide relaxation, imagine how wondrously calming it would be to recreate great works of art using geometric stickers. Hours of fun and display-worthy results.
Finding a good book light is always a challenge, no matter how posh you are—and everyone needs one! This minimal number provides 60 hours of LED light between charges.
These are one of those perfectly gifty gifts. They’re giant hunks of essential oil-rich soaps that look exactly like magical minerals: everyone should have one, nobody will buy themselves one.
Who couldn’t use a new carry-on suitcase, especially one this charming? It features a hardside design that can take a beating as well as 360-degree spinning wheels to get you through the terminal with ease. A large inner zipper keeps shoes and clothing separate in case your hard-to-buy-for person is also a bit of a clean freak.
If you’re looking for a gift for someone who’s all about mixology, help them drink with dignity in the sky. But not too much dignity, as this stylish kit comes with a gummy bear.
This beautiful set is the perfect sort of thing to bring to a holiday dinner at the boss’ or distant relative’s house. The design is impeccable, and the six scents allow you to hedge your bets.