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Splurge-Worthy Gifts for Those Closest to You

Covetable gift ideas, all under $400

Classic Copper Teakettle
Just like antique copper cookware, this Chantal teapot will gradually darken with a patina over time—but the distinctive whistle will stay exactly the same. $160; crateandbarrel.com 


Silk Print Tie
Pull any holiday ensemble together with this silk beauty by Drake’s for Sid Mashburn. The colors—indigo, tobacco, peacock blue, and green—go with the season. $195; sidmashburn.com


Paper Cyclamen
Forever flowers in paper, like these exclusive cyclamen blooms for Cutter Brooks, are always a welcome gift. $111; cutterbrooks.com 


The Blue Goose Flannel
The newest launch from the Southern folks at Poncho Outdoor, this flannel also acts as a technical fishing shirt with fibers that dry quickly and keep you warm on the water. $85; ponchooutdoors.com


Catfish Jigger
Leave it to the endlessly clever G&G contributor Julia Reed to dream up a sterling silver catfish jigger for her new line Reed Smythe—a truly Southern (and memorable) gift. $350; reedsmythe.com


Tompkin Slipper
These men’s slippers by Vionic take warmth and comfort to another level with handsome gray flannel. $120; vionicshoes.com


Cocoon Coat
A simple shape in the happiest raspberry color. $365; jcrew.com


Floral Plate
These handmade pieces by the Brooklyn-based ceramicist Morgan Levine nod to nature in a fresh way. $180; morganlevineceramics.com


Gold Pinecone Wreath 
The timeless beauty of this wreath by the Magnolia Company lasts way longer than live greenery. $98; ggfieldshop.com


Zocalo Long Pajama Set
Creatures great and small (and real and imagined) emblazon this indigo cotton pajama set from artful British brand Desmond & Dempsey. $200; desmondanddempsey.com


Doister Polarquilt Jacket
This quilted Barbour essential is light and stylish for the field or by the bonfire. (Read: You won’t look like the kid from A Christmas Story wearing it.) $350; orvis.com 


Clutch
These clutches by the South Carolina–based Villette are highly collectible arm candy: No two are alike, and the fabrics used range from vintage saris to Fortuny velvets. $200 each; shopvillette.com


Sand Franklin Corduroy Pant
Slide into these corduroy pants with a classic fit by the geniuses at the Virginia-based Ledbury. $165; ledbury.com


Black Denim Crosshatch Cotton Dress
The Tennessee-based designer Emily Phillips’s eponymous line features practical, flattering staples like this denim design, which can be worn as a tunic or a dress and also comes in corduroy. We’re also fans of her maxi dresses worn over jeans. $225; emilyphillips.co


Men’s Detrola the Daily Wear Watch
A waterproof, casual timepiece by Shinola that’s made for the weekend. $395; neimanmarcus.com


Velvet Venetian Mule
This ultimate day-to-night slip-on comes in a truly soft pink velvet by Le Monde Beryl. $385; orchardmile.com


Cocktail Set
Cocktail utensils don’t get more chic than this set by North Carolina’s Lost Cove Jewelry. $160; ggfieldshop.com


Camo Beverly Skirt
The Atlanta designer Abbey Glass creates effortless pieces to be worn season after season. We loved her take on camouflage in the form of a long, pleated silk satin skirt that moves from day to night easily. $385; abbey-glass.com


Mission Wheelie
Rugged and beautifully made, this roller in a warm khaki canvas from Mystery Ranch is the ultimate travel bag, whether you’re headed to Argentina to fish or just visiting the in-laws. $345; huckberry.com


Dragonfly Earrings
The San Antonio–based jewelry designer Nicola Bathie creates statement earrings with one thing in common: Her inspired-by-nature pieces look like works of art on your ears. $200; nicolabathie.com


Nokona Chukka
A handsome boot with a decidedly retro look. $220: harimari.com


Plant-Dyed Raw Silk Pillow
Each pillow by the artisans at TR Handy in Bordeaux, France, is crafted using vegetable-dyed textiles (in this case, wild berries are used to create pink). $158; bloomist.com


Arrowhead Brass Belt Buckle
“Themed” belt buckles like this arrowhead design could go wrong in the hands of anyone other than Atlanta’s Sid Mashburn. $85; mrporter.com


Fresh Gardenia Box
We’re of the opinion that if someone gifts you a box of gardenia blooms that fill a house with fragrance they’re a friend for life. $249; highcampsupply.com


Large Zippered Downtown Tote 
Southern women never run out of reasons to use a tote bag, and this design from Texas-based Leatherology kicks the luxury up a notch (and can be monogrammed). $210; leatherology.com


DB2 Indestructible Waterproof BT Speaker
Trust us, no one will re-gift this very cool looking, very durable DemerBox radio—ideal for the beach, the boat, and beyond. $348; huckberry.com


Cast-Iron Dutch Oven 
Made in the South Awards alum Smithey Ironware Co. debuted a dutch oven just in time for holiday cook-a-thons. $295; ggfieldshop.com


Copper Bar Tray
This bar tray, handmade in copper by the artisans who create pieces for Reed Smythe, adds instant warmth to any holiday setup. $250; reedsmythe.com


Amaryllis in Metal Urn
Send cheer in the form of these festive amaryllis bulbs that arrive with a perfectly paired container from Terrain. $58; shopterrain.com


Holiday gift guides from G&G
>> Gift Ideas for Southern Cooks
>> Gift Ideas for Those Closest to You
>> Gift Ideas Under $150
>> Gift Ideas for Every Budget


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