Gift Guide

Holiday Cheer Leaders

Thirty-three festive gifts for everyone on your list—from the sportsman to the food lover, and even the gundog

December 2016/January 2017

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Pop Art: This cork centerpiece bowl by Juliska ($375; juliska.com) is naturally watertight and doubles as a container for flowers and a beautiful spot to ice down some bubbly, such as this 2015 Blanc de Blancs Brut made from 100 percent Georgia-grown chardonnay grapes at Wolf Mountain Vineyards ($26; wolfmountainvineyards.com).

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Keep the Piece: This suede and leather jewelry box from Ralph Lauren Home ($1,995; ralphlauren.com) provides a lovely home for treasures, such as an 18k-gold diamond star locket by Monica Rich Kosann ($2,200; monicarichkosann.com).

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Pot Luck: Festive—and useful—touches for the stove top: Le Creuset’s bold red enameled cast-iron braisers and Dutch ovens with golden knobs ($285–$350; lecreuset.com).

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Fringe Element: The beauty of this winter-white Novis frock is in the details: delicate fringe, tortoise-glass buttons, and a graceful silhouette ($1,450; bygeorgeaustin.com).

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Warm Fuzzies: Wrap up in a jewel-toned mohair throw by Peacock Alley and sip a hot toddy by the fire ($260; peacockalley.com).

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Made to Measure: An engraved brass ruler from Bell’Invito stationers in Dallas can also serve as a bookmark or a helpful tool for keeping your eye on the bottom line ($185; bellinvito.com).

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Bottle Service: Blade and Bow’s Kentucky Straight Bourbon continues the tradition born at the famed Stitzel-Weller Distillery ($50; bladeandbowwhiskey.com).

Dog’s Life: Meet the last dog crate you’ll ever need: a Gunner Kennel, manufactured in 
Tennessee ($500–$700; gunnerkennels.com).

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Well Heeled: The subtle chicken-wire-and-feather jacquard on Sarah Flint’s pumps gives a playful nod to Southern yardbirds, while the silver details exude glamour ($695; sarahflint.com).

Buttoned Up: Give a gift that keeps giving: a Ledbury shirt every month for a year. Dress or casual, oxford or flannel, spread collar or button-down, each choice is yours ($1,500; ledbury.com).

Hanging Around: Rainbow-hued, featherlight 4-inch Les Bonbons earrings by Bahamian Rebecca de Ravenel are the only sparkle you’ll need at holiday parties ($895; modaoperandi.com).

True Blue: Tuckernuck brings two style titans together: The lining of the Barbour x Wedgwood Catherine jacket mimics the revered china maker’s Hibiscus pattern ($399; tnuck.com).

Smooth Operator: Body oil by Little Barn Apothecary is a year-round reminder of summer ($34; littlebarnapothecary.com).

Ready to Roll: At 2,585 pounds, Airstream’s new Basecamp trailer is light enough for most crossovers to tow, and fits a kitchen, bath, and bedroom into its compact footprint ($34,900; airstream.com).

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Hot Head: Quirky wax busts of Napoleon by Die Kers in New Orleans are both candles and conversation pieces ($100; die-kers.com).

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Support System: Arteriors’ polished nickel bookends mounted on teak bring equestrian style to a study ($420; arteriorshome.com).

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True Colors: Toast the good life—and good bourbon—with cut-crystal tumblers by Nachtmann in blue, green, amber, or gray ($20 each; riedelusa.net).

Meat Maker: Once an occasional menu highlight, the old-fashioned bologna from Georgia’s Southern Soul Barbeque is now available via mail order. Just add white bread ($10; southernsoulbbq.com).

Big Time: Fifty-six diamonds set off the tiger’s-eye dial of this women’s watch from the Gomelsky by Shinola collection ($1,350; shinola.com).

Country Classic: Dubarry’s men’s waterproof Meath midcalf boot features a rugged sole, leather pulls, and reinforced heels ($479; dubarry.com).

Jacket Requirement: These pocket squares are block-
printed on silk by Sistersgrimm Design in Charleston, South Carolina ($80 for a set of 3; sistersgrimmdesign.com).

Look Sharp: A Megalodon tooth replica tops Georgia Artist Gogo Ferguson’s handsome catchall for cuff links or keepsakes ($350; gogojewelry.com).

Chocolate Shock: Palmetto bugs molded in white, milk, and dark chocolate, exclusively sold at G&G’s Fieldshop in Charleston ($65 for an 8-piece box; ggfieldshop.com).

Bright Side: Bold meets classic in these oversize shades with 24k-gold-plated details from Krewe of New Orleans ($335; krewe.com).

About Face: The Nashville artist Emily Leonard interprets the tradition of family portraits in decidedly modern fashion ($800–$3,000, depending on size and media; emilyleonard.com).

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Editors’ Choice: Carter and Holmes Orchids of Newberry, South Carolina, hybridizes and ships thousands of unusual varieties, including this green lady’s slipper ($10–$35; carterandholmes.com).

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Fine Print: Beretta: 500 Years of the World’s Finest Sporting Life ($75); Plant: Exploring the Botanical World ($50); John Derian Picture Book ($75); and The World of Ornament ($20)

Weekend Warrior: Travel in style with this right-size zip-top bag made of oak-bark-tanned leather and canvas from Purdey ($1,800; purdey.com).