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There are just a few shopping days left before Christmas, which leaves you with just a bit more time to buy gifts without resorting to two-day shipping — and right now, a good number of things are on sale that would happen to make great gifts. You can find Ninja blenders at Walmart, wool beanies at Moda, plus very cheap Pyrex at Macy’s. All that, plus Everlane jeans, bath salts, fuzzy jackets, and DVF dresses.
A perfect-for-layering, drapey hunter green coat that’s much less expensive than it looks.
A nice gift for a dad who would never think to get himself a pullover this polished.
Timberland boots don’t always have to come in that tan shade — this collaboration with Canadian line wings+horns puts a sleek, Batman-ish twist on the brand.
This sweater is saying, “Top off your cocoa and sit by the fire with me.”
A Chelsea boot for men that has a bit of the scuff and wear on the leather already kicked off for you.
Do not sleep on Cole Haan clothes! This handsome jacket would be just the ticket on a sleety Monday morning.
A very cool-looking set of coasters that’s so much more interesting than your typical agate design objects.
A nice little commuter backpack for the hypebeast in your life.
This elegant polka dot shirt would look good under a cardigan, worn with a sweater, or just on its own.
The coziest of pullovers for weekends in the country — or Thursdays on the couch.
We thought someone had made a mistake when we saw the price on this stretchy striped tank top, which features silver thread for its antibacterial (and stench-fighting) qualities.
There was a time when you couldn’t walk ten feet without seeing a guy in chambray — we miss those days.
A very James Dean silhouette.
There’s something very “cool rich lady” about the maroon on this faux-fur coat.
Much cooler-looking than the TOMS of our imagination.
Sometimes you don’t want a chunky scarf so much as you want one that twists and gathers perfectly around your neck.
Yes, that is the real price on these trousers, and yes, we already bought some.
You could carry this around as a handbag, but it’s much easier to use the strap and make it a cross-body.
A 3/4-length dress (both sleeves and hem) that’ll take you through the holiday season and well beyond.
The ruching around the collar on this red dress is an especially nice touch.
Our favorite part about these boots is the laces, which give them just that extra hit of visual contrast.
We like that the color of this jacket is so unusual — it’s not quite navy or cobalt, but a rich Yves Klein blue.
For living that lounge life.
This version of the Everlane polka dot shirt (this time in white with blue dots) has more of a Parisian-lady-on-the-way-to-the-boulangerie vibe.
We’re having visions of springtime picnics and walks in the park in this shirt, but for now, wearing it under a cashmere sweater would be nice.
Because why shouldn’t you look sophisticated while huffing and puffing at Flywheel?
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