September 2019

Buy Sieger by Furstenberg Emperor’s Garden 5-Piece Plate Setting, $555

eve-robinson-emperors-garden-plates-250

Buy Sieger by Furstenberg Emperor’s Garden 5-Piece Place Setting, $555, at michaelcfina.com

  • Porcelain
  • Chinese imagery with hand-glided motifs

Shop the Full Story:
Home for the Holidays: Dress Up Your Party Table Settings for Holiday Entertaining
By Eve Robinson

Buy Colgate Wisp Portable Mini-Brush Toothbrush, $7.99

fashion-emergencies-colgate-wisps-250

Buy Colgate Wisp Portable Mini-Brush Toothbrush (here in peppermint), $7.99, at drugstore.com

  • Available in cinnamint, spearmint, and peppermint
  • Mini-brush with a soft pick on end of the handle
  • Each package includes 2 toothbrushes
  • Built-in mint breath freshener

Shop the Full Story:
Trish McEvoy: How Do You Want to Dress Your Face?
Interview by Lindsay Leff
Fashion Emergencies & Perfect Little Products to Come to Your Rescue
By Daniela Apeloig & Lindsay Hahn

Buy Barbara Ann Kipfer’s 14,000 Things to be Happy About, $8.95

secret-santa-14000-things-to-be-happy-about-250-v2

Buy Barbara Ann Kipfer’s 14,000 Things to be Happy About, $8.95, at amazon.com

  • 611 pocket-size pages of good cheer, for holidays and year round
  • Bestseller celebrating the little things that make life worth living, such as Starbucks caramel macchiato and a real person answering the phone
  • Any random page is an instant pick-me-up

Shop the Full Story:
25 Gifts under $25: Let Your Inner Secret Santa Loose
By Daniela Apeloig & Lindsay Hahn

Buy David Markson’s The Last Novel, $10.20

secret-santa-the-last-novel-250

Buy David Markson’s The Last Novel, $10.20, at amazon.com

  • Author David Markson
  • Brilliant collage of actual facts, anecdotes, quotes, and more from the worlds of art, sports, and history, assembled to create a work of fiction
  • Possibly the greatest writer you’ve never heard of—in 1,001 Books You Must Read before You Die, 2 are Markson’s
  • This writer’s writer recently passed away

Shop the Full Story:
25 Gifts under $25: Let Your Inner Secret Santa Loose
By Daniela Apeloig & Lindsay Hahn

Buy Record Coasters, $11.99

secret-santa-record-coasters-250

Buy Record Coasters, $11.99, at perpetualkid.com

  • Silicone coasters that look like a vinyl 45
  • Record label printed with The Watermarks “Keep It Clean”
  • Set of 4 with labels in blue, green, orange, and red
  • Dishwasher safe
  • 4″ diameter

Shop the Full Story:
25 Gifts under $25: Let Your Inner Secret Santa Loose
By Daniela Apeloig & Lindsay Hahn

Buy USB Mixtape Memory Stick, $15.99

secret-santa-usb-mixtape-250

Buy USB Mixtape Memory Stick, $15.99, at thinkgeek.com

  • USB memory stick
  • Packaging looks like an analog audio cassette tape
  • 90 minutes of storage (128 megs)
  • Space to hand write your track list
  • Available in 4 distinct styles

Shop the Full Story:
25 Gifts under $25: Let Your Inner Secret Santa Loose
By Daniela Apeloig & Lindsay Hahn

Buy Balanzza Ergo Digital Luggage Scale, $19.97

secret-santa-balanzza-luggage-scale-250-v2

Buy Balanzza Ergo Digital Luggage Scale, $19.97, at amazon.com

  • Made of Polyurethane
  • Available in green or black
  • Stay within airline weight limits to avoid expensive overage fees
  • Measures pounds or kilograms on large digital display
  • Requires two AAA batteries

Shop the Full Story:
25 Gifts under $25: Let Your Inner Secret Santa Loose
By Daniela Apeloig & Lindsay Hahn

Buy Pantone Universe Mug, $14.95

secret-santa-pantone-mug-250

Buy Pantone Universe Mug, $14.95, at walkerart.org

  • Perfect for color-loving coffee and tea drinkers everywhere
  • Available in 20 colors, such as lilac, paprika, and spearmint
  • Pantone color-chip design with color number
  • Made of fine china
  • Dishwasher and microwave safe

Shop the Full Story:
25 Gifts under $25: Let Your Inner Secret Santa Loose
By Daniela Apeloig & Lindsay Hahn

Buy Box Appetit Lunch Container, $22

secret-santa-box-appetite-250-v3

Buy Box Appetit Lunch Container, $22, at momastore.com

  • Lunch box with clear lid that locks shut
  • Microwave and dishwasher safe
  • Includes a built-in dipping well, sauce pot, removable food compartment, and fork
  • Sauce pot ideal for salad dressings and condiments

Shop the Full Story:
25 Gifts under $25: Let Your Inner Secret Santa Loose
By Daniela Apeloig & Lindsay Hahn

Buy Muji Colored Pencil Set, $17

secret-santa-muji-colors-250-v3

Buy Muji Colored Pencil Set, $17, at momastore.com

  • Great for adults and children
  • Includes 36 vibrantly colored pencils
  • Packaged in a recycled cardboard storage tube
  • Environmentally-friendly modern design
  • Perfect for travel, home, or office

Shop the Full Story:
25 Gifts under $25: Let Your Inner Secret Santa Loose
By Daniela Apeloig & Lindsay Hahn