Here’s a primer on what to get the clotheshorses and accessory addicts in your life — from designer socks and slippers to a comfortable party dress, a modern pocket watch, and more.
Let them show their pride in the return of the W line.
Socks Down Under
Designed by a painter now based in Brooklyn; sewn one sock at a time in her native New Zealand.
Fashion items with words on them are usually a risky gift — but not in this case.
The quintessential little luxury of cashmere socks can actually be improved upon when you add cute winking eyes.
Alexander McQueen Socks
For the fashion person who also loves Beetlejuice.
Some opulent (but not insanely expensive) padding-around-the-house shoes.
Made of water-repellent canvas and featuring a comfortable, thick Nike-made insole.
Bright-Red Saddle Bag
It feels very “12 little girls in two straight lines,” but in an elegant way.
This Michael Kors wearable tracks steps and sleep.
Look like a boy in a Van Dyck painting with this Ralph Lauren tunic.
Hedley & Bennett Potter’s Apron
So that friend who took up ceramics can throw at the wheel without getting clay all over her culottes.
No more bumping into mailboxes during thunderstorms.
A wearable sleeping bag (for campfires, sitting around the house on a Sunday) made in collaboration with outdoorsy brand Poler Stuff.
A Tory Sport update of a freshman-year Deerfield staple.
Created by SSCY with the bike commuter in mind. The Tack Sling can hold unwieldy items like a bike wheel.
A Nice Hat
It’s 1 00 percent wool.
Some “starter Dior.”
Half-orange, half-gray, all fringe.
Modern Pocket Watch
MMT’s updated pocket watch is made of walnut and has a genuine leather strap.
A pouch pretty much made for the holiday party.
Of 1 00 percent bright-red lambskin, made in Italy.
Kanye’s Art Director’s Sneakers
Forget the impossible-to-buy Yeezy’s. Justin Saunders, whom Kanye calls “the Taste God,” designed these Trail Runners.
Comfortable Party Dress
The easygoing gal sparkles in Gigi Hadid for Tommy Hilfiger sequined dress.
Burberry adds flair to the classic cotton look.
Real mink surrounds an 18-karat-gold-plated hoop for a cozy winter-ready ear.
Stella McCartney’s leafy-green silk crêpe de chine set has a sporty pair of shorts for bottoms.
Designed by snowboarder Danny Davis with a Gore-Tex liner, these are the Stan Smiths of snow boots.
Artist Trevor Andrew designs his first official collection since becoming the GucciGhost.
The Perfect Shirt
Brunello Cucinelli’s button-downs are machine washable.
A Classic Suede Shoe
Not necessarily new, but no one does driving shoes better than Tod’s.
A Bunch of Diamonds
In just the right size ring for stacking, but they’ll look as amazing on their own.
Gold accents up the ante on Furla’s suede three-and-a-half-inch heels.
Dolce & Gabbana’s lace-trimmed silk briefs come with a matching balconette bra.
Not an Ivanka Trump Sandal
Join the resistance by supporting Aquazzura, the first shoe company to sue Ivanka Trump’s brand for copying its Wild Thing shoe.
A weave of comfortable calf leather.
Prada’s new structured saffiano leather satchel.
Gucci embellishes your average double-breasted wool winter jacket with military-like stripes down the sleeves and a teeth-baring panther on the back.
Keep them guessing in asymmetrical yellow gold, amethyst, and emerald.
‘Cast Away’ Watch
This watch has a dual-frequency Personal Locator Beacon that sends alerts and guides rescue missions.
*This article appears in the November 28, 2016, issue of New York Magazine.
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