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SHAPE's Holiday Gift Guide 2007

The gift of balance
Make them smile with these mood-boosting picks.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Gift of Beauty
Treat the people you love to these pampering products.

 


Clean Start
The Aveda Refreshment at Hand body wash and body lotion duo contains skin-soothing aloe and invigorating rosemary and mint extracts ($38; aveda.com).

 


See the light
These colorful Good Tidings votive holders add warmth and inspiration to any home ($30 for a set of four; redenvelope.com).

 


All-In-One
Keep legal, health, and family info at your fingertips with the Life.doc organizing binder ($30; seejanework.com).


Earth Angel
Remind a stressed-out friend to relax with the Guardian Angel of Inner Peace tree ornament from Our Name is Mud ($10; ournameismud.com).

 


Pick up a PositiviTee World Hunger tee and $5 will go to Heifer International, a nonprofit organization dedicated to feeding the needy ($49; positivitee.com).

 


Card Tricks
Make a big impression with the customized PSA Essentials self-inking stamp ($40) and note cards ($12 for 10; both at polkadotdesign.com).

 


Sharp Shooter
The wide-screen LCD panel of this super-sleek Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T200 digital camera allows you to show off your photos in style ($400; sonystyle.com).

 


Food Finder
Download the Zagat to Go guide to a cell phone or PDA for the 411 on the places to eat, stay, shop, and play ($30; mobile.zagat.com).

 


Holding Pattern
Handcrafted in Uganda, these unique Green as Grass baskets from World of Good are certain to be conversation starters ($40; worldofgood.com).


Get Personal
The Sephora Scent Sampler features 10 vials of top-selling fragrances, as well as a gift certificate for a fullsize bottle of the one your pal likes best ($45; sephora.com).

 


Pretty Handy
The bars in the Fresh Oval Soap Trio are superhydrating, thanks to shea butter and pure vegetable oil ($42; fresh.com).


Tub Treat
Lothantique Amelie et Melanie Matin Precieux Bath Oil gives you soft, fragrant skin, with just a hint of holiday sparkle ($110; 877-425-7627).


Go Pro
The Sonia Kashuk Prized Possession Kashuk Tools Set includes brushes for blush, all-over blending, and eye shadow ($30; target.com).


Hang Time
The Fruits & Passion Fruity Foaming Bath Gift Set boasts seven ornaments filled with deliciously scented gel ($24; fruits-passion.com).


Three For All
Find eye shadows, liners, cheek stains, and more in the Tarte We Wish You Wealth Palette ($52; sephora.com).

 


House-Warming
Spicy and elegant, Jo Malone Pomegranate Noir Pot Pourri is a hostess must-have ($125; jomalone.com).

 


All of the profits from Cargo Glossy Greetings cards (each containing a single-use pink gloss) go to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital ($10 for five; cargocosmetics.com).

 


Hidden Treasure
You'll be up to your neck in compliments with the Margherita "It" Item from Missoni. The chic necklace has a locket filled with the designer's Acqua solid perfume ($50; nordstrom.com).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Gift of Style
Sophisticated finds for the fashionably inclined.

 


Oh, Couture!
The coffee table-worthy anthology Dior captures 60 years of creations from the iconic design house ($150; assouline.com).

 


All the proceeds from these Joan Hornig 18-karat gold triple-pinwheel earrings will be donated to the charity of your choice ($1,925; joanhornig.com).

 


Affordable Luxe
Available in 14 colors, this Lands' End cashmere crewneck is the perfect fit for even your pickiest pals ($90; landsend.com).

 


The Write Stuff
In this age of BlackBerries, the Montblanc Diaries & Notes Collection organizer is a classic choice ($235; montblanc.com).

 


Haute Tote
Delicate ruched leather and gold lettering feminize a Prada Gaufre bag ($1,950; 888-977-1900).

 


Warming Trend
Upgrade your sister's outerwear with this Armani Exchange hat ($58) and scarf ($68; both at armaniexchange.com).

 


Silk Set
Treat a friend to a Sexy Panties and Naughty Knickers camisole ($85) and panties ($39; both at sexypantiesandnaughtyknickers.com).

 


Change It Up
Put a smile on any label-lover's face with this Marc Jacobs coin purse ($18; marcjacobs.com).

 


High Time
With its crystal accents, the Swatch Full Blooded chronograph is an updated, girlier version of the one your grandfather wore ($125; swatch.com).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Gift Of Health
Feel-good gets for everyone on your list.

 


Green House
No harsh chemicals were used in the making of the Caldrea Basil Blue Sage cleaning essentials set ($75; caldrea.com).

 


Stash and Carry
The Red Hot Mama pill case makes it easy for anyone to remember her meds ($27; hippychixshop.com).

 


Clear The Air
Homedics Brethe air revitalizer neutralizes odors with the scent of vanilla, lavender, or lime ($60; homedics.com).

 


Headstrong
Induce relaxation and slumber with the Wrapables linen herbal therapeutic pillow and headache pack ($40 for both; wrapables.com).

 


Cold Comfort
Bump? Knee pain? Kids aren't the only ones grinning when the Mr. Happy gel pack comes out of the freezer ($10; containerstore.com).

 


Big Tattoo Wines will donate 50 cents from the sale of each bottle (or $6 per case) to charities across the country ($10to $15; bigtattoowines.com).

 


Travel Light
The UV-powered Violight personal travel toothbrush sanitizer sends coldcausing germs packing in just seven minutes ($30; violight.com).

 


Window Dressing
Enjoy fresh herbs year round with Are You Going? spices in a can ($35; uncommongoods.com).

 


Balanced Diet
Vosges Yoga + Chocolate chakra gift box pairs seven exotic truffles (for each of the body's key energy points) with poses ($39; vosgeschocolate.com).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Gift Of Fitness

Wow any workout lover with these performanceenhancing finds.

 


Tote-ally Chic With its separate sneaker compartment, the Gaiam Everything Fits bag is office and studio appropriate ($60; gaiam.com).

 


All proceeds from the Adidas Right to Play mini red ball go to Right to Play, a nonprofit organization that helps establish sports and play programs around the world ($10; shopadidas.com).

 


Portable Trainer
Playaway ready-to-go audio players are preloaded with guided walking and yoga routines (from $30; playawaydigital.com).

 


Orange Crush
The New Balance Cocona run jacket wicks moisture, repels odor, and protects skin from UV rays ($70; newbalance.com).

 


Feet First
Nothing beats these plush Sierra Designs down mules ($35; sierradesigns.com) after a day of skiing, boarding, or just shoveling.

 


Jump To It
Work your upper and lower body at once by placing weights in the handles of the Gold's Gym Alpine Tech adjustable weight jump rope ($11; Wal-Mart).

 


Watch This
Time your running intervals, record your splits, and crank up your iPod tunes, all with this Timex Ironman iControl watch ($125; timex.com).

 


Let It Snow
The pivoting front skis on this CherryMax Hammerhead sled give you total control on steep or icy hills ($299; rei.com).

 


All Bottled Up L.L. Bean's Fitness in a Bottle packs essentials for an outdoor workout($23; llbean.com).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Gift Of Smart Eating
Gadgets and treats to make any meal healthier.

 


Snip and Serve
Add flavor-not fat-to dishes with the four offerings in the Smith & Hawken cook's herb wreath ($39; smithandhawken.com).

 


Cool Tools
Art and Cook's yolker, spatulas, and scrapers are made of durable zinc yet are superlightweight ($9 to $13; macys.com).

 


Out To Lunch
Brown bag it in the most stylish way possible with the lead-free Built Gourmet Getaway insulating lunch tote(from $20; builtny.com).

 


New York City's Tavern on the Green will donate 25 percent from the sales of its Flavors to Savor gift set to the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children ($34; taverndirect.com).

 


For Good Measure
These ceramic Nigella Lawson's Living Kitchen lavender measuring cups are too pretty to put away ($25; blisshome.us).


Doubly Delicious
Woo the wine enthusiast: Torn Ranch Wine Infused Chocolate Indulges are packed with hearthealthy antioxidants ($22; tornranch.com).

 


Super Bowls
Made from recycled plastic, Zak! Designs Confetti nested bowls are a perfect fit for everything from salad to pasta ($30 for four; kitchenkapers.com).

 


Glass Act
These vibrant Paisley Pop glass plates will enliven any table ($300 for five dishes and a platter; uncommongoods.com).

 


Hot Off The Press
Make café quality sandwiches or grill chicken and fish with the Calphalon enamel cast iron panini pan and press ($100; bedbathandbeyond.com).

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