‘Tis the season! There’s nothing I love more than seeing someone’s face light up when you’ve given them that perfect gift. Here’s my ‘N A Perfect World holiday gift guide with a round up of our travel inspired picks, whether it’s a diamond necklace reminiscent of the oldest talisman in the world or a GoPro for you and your favorite travel buddy to chronicle your adventures, there’s someone for every wanderer on your list.
Daniel Wellington York Lady Watch – $199. A lot of us use our smartphones to tell us what time it is to check in at home but there’s little more elegant than a beautiful timepiece. I’m partial to a gorgeous leather band for men and women that ages so well. Luckily Daniel Wellington offers this elegance at a price that you can afford to get his and hers watches this holiday! Only $199 and just for my readers, use the promo code NAPERFECTWORLD for 15% off your purchase until January!
Tréstique Face Essentials – $85. This new makeup brand Tréstique is a traveling beauty junkies dream. These magnetized wands come equipped with not only the make up but also the tools on the other side. The concealer, foundation and highlighter of the face essentials bundle creates the perfect face.
Ghurka ‘Cavalier II’ Travel Duffel Bag – $1,595. Bring back the Golden Age of travel and style. Can’t you imagine Hemingway slinging a well-worn version of this beautiful duffel over his shoulder?
Love in the Time of Cholera – $15.95. I just spent a weekend in Cartagena and it’s every bit as magical as Gabriel Garcia Marquez described. Plan a trip inspired by the magical realism of Colombia.
Almasika Le Cauri Endiamanté small necklace – $2,856. What better present to give to someone you love than this cowrie shell from the Almasika’s Le Cauri Endiamanté collection revisits the most recognizable symbol of Africa’s heritage, culture and spirituality: the cowry shell, the world’s oldest talisman. Cowries have long been a symbol of prosperity, spirituality and fertility. They are still used today in the Art of Divination and continue to be worn as a talisman in different parts of the world to bring good fortune.
Canon Rebel – $449.99. Upgrade your special someone from an iPhone and take those ‘grams to the next level with this easy to use, compact, Canon Rebel.
Coordinates Collection Meridies Bracelet $175. Memorialize where you met, or their home away from home with this delicate bracelet from the Coordinates Collection.
Okapi Scarlet Red Springbok Pouch – $270.Springboks are like the deer of South Africa. The vision behind Okapi is to produce luxurious, artisanal handbags and accessories entirely handmade in South Africa from locally sourced materials. In this gorgeous scarlet red, you might want to give this gift early, it’s perfect for holiday parties!
Smythson ‘Make It Happen’ Panama Notebook – $80. Make It Happen! Do you know the power of positive thinking? Pass on the love and positive energy to that your loved ones and give them a beautiful notebook to chronicle their dreams, passions and travels.
Prada Vela Medium Backpack – $675. …But I love my Prada backpack! I really do! From a camera to a change of shoes, scarf for temples, this is a perfect day bag for exploring a new city.
Anndra Neen Bracelet – $477. Give a beautiful piece of Mexico City and an entree in the eclectic and beautifully crafted work of NYC & Mexico City based designers Phoebe & Annette Stephens. From a grandmother that ran in the same circles as Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera to counting First Lady Michelle Obama as a current fan, these made in Mexico pieces will put a smile on anyone’s face.
Killian Gold Refillable Travel Spray – $90. The olfactory is one of our strongest senses. From parfums with amazing blends or jasmine, tobacco, rum boutique perfumer Kilian does an incredible job at creating sensual memories. A must in your DOP kit, this gold plated refillable travel spray is etched with Achilles shield. Why not for your dear’s next jaunt in Athens?
Compass Dainty Necklace – $29. Make sure your wander-lusting loved one can always find their way back to you with this gold plated compass necklace.
Love Travel Guide Mumbai – $58. Handmade in India and packaged in a khadi cotton and silk pouch, this insider’s guide to Mumbai is packed with recommendations for the luxury traveler.
Skullcandy Knockout Headphones – $99.99. Not only are these awesome headphones comfortable, but they have great sound quality. And look at them! How cool is that design. The person next to you on the plane will be sure to want to strike up a conversation. Good thing you can tune them out. 😉
Kiini Swim Bikini – $300. Inspired by designer Ipek Irgit’s travels around the world, Kiini bikinis are the epitome of the boho-chic wanderluster. Current the full set is $300 at Avenue32 — one of the best prices I’ve seen! From Santorini to Bondi Beach to Montauk, trust me, she’ll thank you.
GoPro Hero -$299.99. One of my favorite stocking stuffers. I have a GoPro Hero first edition and think it’s time for an upgrade! From off-roading to cliff diving, this GoPro has served me well!
Finch Hattons “I Had a Farm in Africa” Flying Safari – $5,977. Splurge! To commemorate the 30th anniversary of the multiple Academy Award-winning film, Out of Africa, Finch Hattons is offering an eight-day “I Had a Farm in Africa” Flying Safari, along with Mahali Mzuri, taking guests on a whirlwind experience showcases two of Kenya’s top safari camps contrasting the golden age of safari rustic charm at Finch Hattons with the sleek, modern vibe at Mahali Mzuri. Finch Hatton’s “I Had a Farm in Africa” Flying Safari is a gift they’ll be talking about for years to come.