Gifts Worth the Splurge
Whole Latte Love
This vibrantly colored De'Longhi kMix Pump Espresso Maker ($300; delonghi.com) is sure to perk up any coffee lover. The pro-quality machine uses ground coffee or convenient pods and even allows you to preheat your cup—a key for maintaining the froth.
Any food lover's tastebuds will appreciate a monthly treat of jars of homemade assorted jams and marmalades (think boysenberry-strawberry or bourbon'd lemon) from the Blue Chair Fruit Jam Club ($240 for a year or $120 for six months; bluechairfruit.com) delivered right to her door.
The Bond No. 9 Perfumista's Perfect 10 set ($250; bondno9.com) delivers 10 über-luxe fragrances to ladies who love options.
Cardio Made Cool
Does your hubby want to take his workouts up a notch? The collapsible ProForm 14.0 CE Elliptical ($800; proform.com) features incline levels up to 25 degrees to target specific muscles, plus 14 levels of resistance to maximize calorie burn. Built-ins he's sure to love: the iPod-compatible speakers and adjustable fan.
Burberry’s elegant timepiece ($500; burberry.com) gets updated in rose gold—a modern alternative to traditional metals.
Day-of-the-week undies now have grown-up appeal! This 7-Day Bikini Pack from Stella McCartney ($195; scoopnyc.com) features sexy, cotton-and-silk-blend panties.
Light Camera… Action!
The Swann SportsCam Waterproof Mini Video Camera ($100; swann.com) allows any outdoor enthusiast to document her finest fitness feats—just strap the petite (1.6 ounces!) device onto a bike, board, or waistband and press record.
Bling It On
For a fashionable gift that always fits, go for a pair of .33-carat Forevermark diamond earrings (from $1,199; forevermark.com). And even more dazzling: They’re sourced in a socially responsible manner.