A Guide to Gifting Like a Southerner

This season, master the art of thoughtful giving. Nineteen inspired gifts go the extra mile for those you hold dear, delivering style, sparking memories, and gathering folks together. With loved ones in mind, shop our curated collection of foolproof presents that deliver on beauty, function, and a little holiday magic.

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Helios™ 3D Fly Rods and Mirage® Fly Reels by Orvis

For the avid or aspiring angler, a top-of-the-line fly rod and reel is a gift that gives for years to come, especially when paired with an Orvis fly-fishing trip or training program.

 

Orvis Helios™ 3D Fly Rods and Mirage® Fly Reels (starting at $898)

Rods: orvis.com

Reels: orvis.com

The Quail Belt Buckle by Grainger McKoy

A unique Southern accent captures the spirit of the sporting life with a touch of sophistication.

 

The Quail Belt Buckle ($250)

graingermckoy.com

Crane Pendant on Celtic Link Necklace by Elizabeth Locke

For the impeccably dressed woman in your life, an elegant touch of gold is always in style.

 

Elizabeth Locke Crane Pendant on Celtic Link Necklace ($4,775-$10,925)

elizabethlockejewels.com

Foresail Quilted Jacket by Coast Apparel

A light, versatile layer is a must for a Southern winter. Keep warm in this zip-up from South Carolina-based Coast Apparel.

 

Foresail Quilted Jacket ($95)

coastapparel.com

Crown Royal Extra Rare by Crown Royal

A Southern household worth its salt keeps a well-stocked bar cart at the ready. In a pinch, Crown Royal Extra Rare makes a fail-safe addition.

 

Crown Royal XR ($140)

crownroyal.com

Round Dutch Oven by Le Creuset

Cooking for a crowd calls for a reliable kitchen companion, and an iconic Le Creuset Dutch Oven makes tackling the holiday roast a breeze.

 

Le Creuset 5 1/2 qt. Round Dutch Oven ($350)

lecreuset.com

White House Christmas Ornament by White House Historical Association

An aviation-inspired ode to President Eisenhower, the thirty-eighth annual White House ornament continues a tradition—or helps start a new one.

 

Official 2019 White House Christmas Ornament ($22.95)

whitehousehistory.org/2019

Simon G Garden Collection Cocktail Ring by Diamonds Direct

A classic cocktail ring with a botanical twist, this diamond-studded statement piece from Diamonds Direct is bound to turn heads.

 

Simon G Garden Collection Cocktail Ring ($3,036)

diamondsdirect.com

Extra Wide Gold Cuffs Bangle by Croghan’s Jewel Box

A Charleston, South Carolina institution for more than a century, Croghan’s Jewel Box is known for timeless jewelry with old-world charm. Monogram this signature gold cuff for a personal touch.

 

Extra Wide Gold Cuff Bangels ($2,000)

croghansjewelbox.com

Fresh Dog Food by The Farmer’s Dog

Don’t forget the beloved pups on your list. The Farmer’s Dog offers a fresh, healthy approach to dog food, with plans tailored to each dog’s needs.

 

Fresh Dog Food by The Farmer’s Dog (prices vary)

thefarmersdog.com

Tudor Heritage Black Bay Watch by Replacements, Ltd.

A sophisticated timepiece delivers function and style that even the toughest to shop for can’t deny.

 

Tudor Heritage Black Bay Watch ($3,299)

replacements.com

Wayfarer Sac by Dooney & Bourke

An everyday bag makes for a foolproof gift. In a warm neutral with leather trim, this classic tote suits every taste.

 

Dooney & Bourke Wayfarer Sac ($159)

dooney.com

Meza Morning Blend by Westrock Coffee

Westrock Coffee Company ethically sources its beans and educates farmers in twenty-one countries about sustainable agricultural practices, meaning every cup goes a long way.

 

Westrock Meza Morning Blend ($9-$39)

westrockcoffee.com

Sterling-Silver Monogrammed Pendants by Silver Linens Jewelry

Crafted from nineteenth-century buttons, medals, and antique monograms, each delicate Silver Linens piece is as special as its recipient.

 

Sterling-Silver Monogrammed “Mom” Pendants ($115-$275)

silverlinensjewelry.com

Governor Poolhouse Lantern by Bevolo Gas & Electric Lights

Designed for use with candles and available in three sizes, these portable lanterns tastefully illuminate any outdoor space.

 

Governor Poolhouse Lantern ($400-$600)

bevolo.com

Tourbillon 3 by Orbita

Beautiful and functional, this state-of-the-art tourbillon is equipped with a wide range of capabilities, eliminating any mechanical watch errors behind a sleek LED display.

 

Tourbillon 3 ($2,995)

orbita.com

Cachepots by Hive Design

Inspired by traditional Italian cachepots, this ornate porcelain vessel can be used as a planter or champagne bucket. For a personal touch, add a delicate monogram in one of twelve colors.

 

Hive Porcelain Cachepots ( $112-$168)

hivegastonia.com

Flatwood Bundle by Orvis

Warm up a chilly night—this four-pound bundle of heartwood pine kindling easily sparks a flame in the woodstove, firepit, or campfire.

 

Orvis Flatwood Bundle ($20)

orvis.com

Smith Necklace by Madison McKinley

Worn as a necklace or bracelet, this understated gold chain is bound to become a wardrobe staple.

Smith Necklace ($40-$75)

madisonmckinley.us

Sundance Kittyhawk by Maho Shades

Drawing inspiration from the brand’s birthplace on St. John, U.S.V.I., the classic frames from Maho Shades marry style and durability for better, brighter adventures.

Sundance Kittyhawk ($170)

mahoshades.com