Holiday Guide: 20 Gift Ideas Under $300

Splurge-worthy presents for the special people on your list

Simone Bag by Ceri Hoover

Nashville-based designer Ceri Hoover dreams up beautiful handbags that hold their own against passing trends. And this bag includes a detachable strap, so you can operate hands-free. $295;

Leatherology Jetsetter for Her Gift Set

The travel sets by Leatherology in Texas are available in twelve colors, including grape, and include a face mask, luggage tag, pouch, and passport cover. All of which make airline travel a little more stylish and comfortable, even in the cheap seats. $170;

Orvis Outdry Waterproof Hunting Gloves

On the wettest days in the field you’ll still be comfortable and dry with these naturally waterproof sheepskin leather gloves. $109;

Walnut and Copper Round Serving Board by Meadors, Inc.

The perfect place to set up a Southern cheese board: a hand-made walnut cutting board by South Carolina artisan James C. Meadors. $220;

Made in the South Large Gift Box

Did you know that Fieldshop by Garden & Gun offers signature boxes stocked with all manner of our favorite Southern sundries, from duck fat caramels to satsuma syrup? It’s like an entire Southern pantry arriving on your doorstep. $215;

Tortoise Glasses

Bring a little organic pattern to the table with these faux-tortoiseshell glasses rimmed in festive gold. $95 for a set of four;

Grand Tour by Vito Nesta Las Palmas Blue Plate #3

These gorgeously teal-colored dinner plates are emblazoned with palm-scapes that call to mind the tropical South. $110 each;

Stilt Houses of Texas

The South is home to all manner of vernacular architecture; this book focuses on the stilt house form. Photographer Tim Romano and author Michael J. Medrano visited and documented more than 400 examples, by boat, along the Intracoastal Waterway of Texas. $75;

Trask Polson Slippers

Yes, you can actually wear these out in public, thanks to the rubber sole and handsome bison leather styling, but the shearling lining is so comfortable you’ll most likely want to stay home. $195;

Tivoli Andiamo Bluetooth Speaker

How’s this for a charming spin on technology: Tivoli’s Andiamo speaker is designed with a leather strap that conveniently threads through a bike handlebar, so you can add a soundtrack to your next sojourn around the neighborhood. $200;

Outdoor Voices Fleece Pullover, 7/8 Springs Leggings, and Spalwart Marathon Trail Runners

There’s nothing like endless holiday buffets to make you want to get fit in the new year, and thankfully there’s a company with a Southern connection to help you do just that. With stores in Austin, a newly opened space in Nashville, and their flagship in New York, Outdoor Voices brings a subtle, vintage-inspired vibe to everything they do, from their new line of fleece ($135; to their leggings ($85; to their sneakers ($290;

Carbon and Steel Griddle by Heart and Spade Forge

Hand-forged in the Blue Ridge Mountains, this griddle provides a beautiful, even-cooking spot for your next batch of country ham and fried eggs. $300;

Llani Shoes Babouche in Leopard

Available for pre-order in time for the holidays, these cozy, beautifully made alternative to heels work as well with dresses as they do with denim. $125;

Classic Label Soap Box

Whether you tuck these charming and deliciously scented Portuguese soaps in a sweater drawer, display them in a powder bath, or use them every day, they make for gorgeous stocking stuffers. $22 for three;

Gentleman’s Grooming Kit by Wren & Ivy

Ensure a place for everything and have everything in its place with the dopp kit by Mississippi-based sporting outfitter Wren & Ivy. $195;

Helle Fixed Blade Knife

Handcrafted in Norway, the Eggen and Trofe knives by Helle are companions for hunting and everyday use. The Eggen, shown here,  has a handle made from handsome curly burch and arrives with a leather sheath. $109;

Muzen Radio

This Bluetooth radio and speaker has an old-school Art Deco look, but the technology is thoroughly modern. And that radio dial? It’s not for show. It works and the sound is clear as a bell. $135;

Lake Pajamas Picnic Pocket Pants Set

This menswear-inspired sleepwear set by Lake Pajamas in Savannah calls to mind holiday ribbon candy. It’s the ideal gift to open on Christmas Eve, since you can wear them to sleep (and look presentable in pictures on the big day). $128;

Mineral City Decanter by Terrane

No home bar can ever have too many decanters, and this contemporary take on the idea by North Carolina’s Terrane glass makers will stand out in the crowd. $160;

Indie Vase with Stems by the Vine

Each season, the floral design team at the Vine in St. Simons Island, Georgia, teams up with Fieldshop by Garden & Gun to create stunning mail-order arrangements. This holiday grouping arrives with wonderful elements like purple millet, coneflower, tulips, ruscus, and amaranthus in a simple ceramic vase. $140;

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