21 Fanciful Experiential Gifts


For those seeking one-of-a-kind gifts and terrible present wrappers alike: Give an experience instead of more stuff. Here, we present 21 suggestions, from indulgent (someone to play with your hair, a personal butler) to adventurous (nude body-painting) to surprising (adopting one of Jon Stewart’s cows). Plus, some timely, ultra-unique Star Wars–themed finds (light-saber class, a stay in Luke Skywalker’s bedroom). Find these, and 15 more ideas, in the slideshow ahead.

*This article appears in the November 23, 2015 issue of New York Magazine.