BYT Gift Guide 2017: Holiday Stuff

Well, hello there! REAL TALK: You only have three weekends left before Christmas. So, you better get that last minute holiday shopping ball rolling. And we’re here to help. Below you’ll find a hand picked, mood board inspired selection of items your friends and family would be FOOLS not to love (SIDE NOTE: FEEL FREE TO GIVE THEM MOST OF THESE YEAR ROUND, and not just when you’re obligated to).

This year, we got SO MANY great things to share, that we will be running this edition of BEST GIFT GUIDE EVER in installments.

BONUS: Follow us on Instagram (@brightestyoungthings) for giveaways of some of the goodies below and use #BYThings when sharing

So, lets dive into the final section here: nothing but seasonally appropriate gifts….

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Some serious shine and some serious attitude.

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APPAREL / ACCESSORIES:

  • Gold clutch – lululemon
  • Sparkle grey and black beanie – Violet Boutique
  • Black skirt – Ann Taylor
  • Blue sequin shirt – Femme Fatale Pop-Up Shop
  • Grey jersey gloves – Ann Taylor
  • Rose Gold clutch – Salt & Sundry
  • Sparkle boots – Violet Boutique
  • Long gold crystal necklace – Lettie Gooch
  • Metal snake necklace – National Gallery of Art Gift Shop
  • Leaf earrings  – Mint Lola at Steadfast Supply
  • Gold hoop earrings – Mallory shelter at Brief Assembly
  • Baby booties – Salt & Sundry

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FOOD / BOOZE:

  • Champagne – Whole Foods Market
  • Silver Chocolate  – Whole Foods Market
  • Gold Chocolate – Whole Foods

BOOKS / PAPER GOODS:

  • Read This If You Want to Be Instagram Famous book – National Gallery of Art Gift Shop
  • Champagne card – Marcella Kriebel at Steadfast Supply

HOME GOODS:

  • Pink sparkle ornament – Miss Pixie’s
  • Snowflake key chain – SoulCycle

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Nothing pairs with holiday cocktails like some high impact cocktail rings

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BOOZE:

  • Bittermilk no 4 Old Fashioned – Salt & sundry
  • Apple Nutmeg – Shrub District
  • Ivy City Gin – One Eigth Distilling
  • Fernet Francisco

HOME GOODS:

  • East coasters – National Gallery of Art Gift Shop
  • Metal shot glasses – Shrub District
  • Booze ornament – National Museum of Women in the Arts Gift Shop
  • Cocktail glass – Miss Pixie’s

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JEWELRY:

  • Eye ring – Curio Concept Store
  • Blue moon and stars ring – Ann Taylor
  • Blue and gold ring – Goodwood
  • Stackable small gold rings – Ann Taylor

BOOKS:

  • Meehan’s Bartender Manual – Salt & Sundry

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Because this holiday season, it is about other babies too, not just Jesus

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APPAREL:

  • The Future Is Me shirt – Steadfast Supply
  • I Am My Own Superhero shirt – The Outrage
  • Striped Peanut shirt – Shopkeepers
  • All Ages All The Time onesie – 9:30 Club
  • Mobile shirt – National Gallery of Art
  • Grey button up Enfant Terrible cardigan – Shopkeepers

BOOKS / PAPER GOODS:

  • Super Cool Scientist book – The Outrage
  • The Art Book for Children – Shopkeepers
  • Superheroes book – Shopkeepers
  • Black and pink cards – Cherry Blossom Creative
  • Welcome to the World Little Nugget card – Cherry Blossom Creative
  • Love of Letters game – Salt & Sundry

HOME GOODS:

  • Stuffed donut – Salt & Sundry
  • Hot cocoa – Salt & Sundry
  • Stuffed ice cream – Salt & Sundry
  • Stuff dog – Shopkeepers
  • “A” letter block ornament – Miss Pixies

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This is what Scandinavians call “cozy”. Lean into the snuggle this winter:
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HOME GOODS:

  • Small wave bowl – Salt & Sundry
  • Dark wave bowl – Salt  & Sundry
  • Snug candle – Steadfast Supply
  • Pink crushed glass bowl – Salt & Sundry
  • Balsam fir incense – Goodwood
  • Mint mug – Take Care Shop
  • Creme Mains hand cream – Goodwood
  • Fluorescent pretty bird essential oil – Steadfast Supply
  • Snow light up sign – Miss Pixie’s
  • Sweet Dreams Darling – Salt and Sundry

APPAREL / ACCESSORIES:

  • Fuzzy pompom hat – Violet Boutique
  • Thick knit turquoise beanie – Steadfast Supply
  • Green scarf – Redeem
  • Black scarf with fringe – Hugh and Crye
  • Beige scarf with pink stitching – Brief Assembly

FOOD / BOOZE:

  • Roundstone Rye – Catoctin Creek
  • Eat This fruit preserves – Whole Foods Market

BOOKS / MUSIC:

  • The Monocle Guide to Cozy Homes – Take Care Shop
  • The Avalanches’ Since I Left You (AVAILABLE ON VINYL NOW!) – SOM records

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The naughty list preventive measures:

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APPAREL / ACCESSORIES:

  • Human t-shirt – Steadfast Supply
  • Raised By Wolves baseball cap – Maketto
  • Fire blouse – Redeem
  • Brain Washed Generation ear warmers – Maketto
  • Brain Washed Generation red belt – Maketto
  • Black shirt – Lou and Grey
  • Grey patch long sleeve shirt – Maketto
  • Eye socks – Goodwood

BOOKS:

  • Burning Man: Art On Fire book – Renwick Gallery Gift Shop
  • Julia Turshen – Feed the Resistance book – Svetlana’s private collection
  • The Hate U Give book – Kramerbooks
  • Meddling Kids book – Kramerbooks

HOME GOODS:

  • Terrifying gingerbread man – Miss Pixie’s

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Gifts we just want to snuggle up with.

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APPAREL / ACCESSORIES:

  • White fur coat – Ann Taylor
  • Fuzzy grey pullover – lululemon
  • Navy blue pullover sweater – Violet Boutique
  • Blue velvet dress – Lettie Gooch
  • Cheetah print jacket  – Ann Taylor
  • Fuzzy zip up jacket – Ann Taylor
  • Furry brown bag – Lettie Gooch
  • Black and white fuzzy sweater – Redeem
  • Navy blue pom beanie –  Ann Taylor
  • Furry Georgian Hats – SUPRA
  • Dangly fringe earrings – Violet Boutique
  • Long silver fringe necklace – Redeem

BOOKS:

  • Obama: An Intimate Portrait book – Kramerbooks

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FOOD / BOOZE:

  • Red chocolates – Whole Foods Market
  • Traditional and sweet balsamic panettone – Whole Foods Market
  • Sparkling wine – Whole Foods Market
  • Rainbow cookies – Whole Foods Market

FLOWERS:

  • Poinsettias – Urban Stems
  • Succulents – Urban Stems

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HOME GOODS:

  • Santa mug – Miss Pixie’s
  • Christmas wine bag – Scout
  • Gold ornament – 9:30 Club
  • Giant gold ornament – Goodwood
  • Red candle – Goodwood
  • Melting snowman – National Gallery of Art Gift Shop
  • Spruce garden kit – National Building Museum Gift Shop
  • White matches – Handmade Habitat for Cherry Blossom Creative
  • Silver green Merry Christmas ornament – Miss Pixie’s
  • Gold ornament – Miss Pixie’s
  • Christmas crackers – National Gallery of Art Gift Shop
  • Festal forest candle – Steadfast Supply
  • Green matches – Goodwood
  • Aburi Botanical soaps – Steadfast Supply

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APPAREL / ACCESSORIES:

  • Green velvet shirt – Redeem
  • Red ombre scarf – Renwick Gallery Gift Shop
  • Red fringe earrings – Steadfast Supply
  • Sparkle star earrings – Ann Taylor

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BOOKS / PAPER GOODS / MUSIC:

  • Holiday cat card – Steadfast Supply
  • Menorah card – National Museum of Women in the Arts Gift Shop
  • Don’t Stop Believin’ Santa card – National Museum of Women in the Arts Gift Shop
  • Red Thank You card – Steadfast Suply
  • Santa’s Husband book – Kramerbooks
  • Green I Love You card – Steadfast Suply
  • Tav Falco Christmas – SOM records

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 THIS GUIDE WAS PRODUCED BY:

Styling and sourcing: Svetlana Legetic, Marissa Rubenstein & Mary Godier

Photography: Jeff Martin

Styling, sourcing, and emotional assistance: Kaylee Dugan, Jenn Tisdale & Kendall Baron

with many thanks to the Gibson Guitar Showroom for letting us shoot on location there and the whole BYT team for running around, grabbing things, returning things and more.