Holiday Gift Guides 2021: Gifts That Give Back

As holiday shopping reaches a fever pitch, these are presents that come with positive repercussions

In December, our collective consumerism can reach a fever pitch and prompt some very real self-reflection regarding our approach to the festive season. With this in mind, we encourage readers to donate time or money—if possible—to local mutual aid initiatives or larger organizations like The Loveland Foundation, The Trevor Project, Last Prisoner Project, Everytown, Kiva, RAICES, Know Your Rights and the ACLU. Sometimes, though, you …

Holiday Gift Guides 2020: Nesting

Products that encourage relaxation and replenishment for you and your home

Even for insatiable travelers, extroverts and social butterflies, quiet time at home remains sacred. Staying in needn’t be defeatist; it can be replenishing. Whether soaking in the tub, curling up under a blanket with a book or redecorating a corner of your home, the products in our Nesting Gift Guide encourage staying home and creating a special space that feels tranquil. We encourage readers to …

Holiday Gift Guides 2019: Brick + Mortar

For those who need to buy offline, pleasant presents found in real-life stores

It’s officially too late to shop for holiday gifts online, but there’s still time to grab a last-minute present the old fashioned way: making a dash to real-life brick-and-mortar stores. These gift ideas are available from retailers across the country—be it New York or New Orleans, Saint Paul or Sacramento, Detroit or Dallas. Each item continues to be readily available but still makes for a …