Last-minute gifts for everyone on your list that are thoughtful — and convenient.
You pride yourself on your savvy shopping (you always find the best deals), super-preparedness (you Christmas shop in July), and well-thought-out gift giving (only the best for your friends and fam).
And yet, somehow, here you are, just days before Christmas, realizing someone slipped through the cracks. Panic not, sweet shopper. We’ve rounded up 16 great last-minute — and convenient — gifts for everyone on your list.
Lulu DK Love Letters Spinning Initial Necklace ($68 at Nordstrom). This sweet initial pendant can be worn with either the etched or bejeweled initial facing out, depending on her mood that day. The super-swamped can order online and pick up the gift curbside until 9 a.m. on Dec. 24 at the downtown Seattle and Bellevue Nordstrom stores.
A New Day Jewelry Roll with Interior Organizer ($15 at Target). She can keep all her adornments organized and untangled in this pretty metallic jewelry roll, which has zippered pockets to separate rings, necklaces and other baubles. As of press time, it’s still available at most Seattle-area Target locations.
Minted Blush Leather iPad Case ($70 at primenow.amazon.com). Surprise her with this rich pebbled-leather iPad case and she’ll never guess you didn’t search for weeks to find just the right one. Order from Amazon Prime Now and have it delivered within two hours through Christmas Eve.
MantraBand Soul Sister Cuff ($25–$35 at Nordstrom). Celebrate your BFF with this pretty gold, rose gold or silver cuff that’s stackable and meaningful.
W&P Design + Punch Carry On Cocktail Kit ($25 at Starbucks). She who travels frequently — or ever — will appreciate these compact kits with everything needed (except the liquor) to craft two hot toddies or Moscow mules midflight. And you can grab one while swinging into Starbucks on your coffee break.
UGG Scuff Slipper ($80 at Nordstrom). These suede slippers are super cozy for winter weekends. The wool lining mimics shearling’s cushiness and warmth, and they’re made to last for Christmases to come.
Sony Premium Noise Cancelling Wireless Behind-Neck In-Ear Headphones ($228 at primenow.amazon.com). He will never guess you waited until the last minute to score these super-luxe headphones, which detect activity and auto-adjust the volume and noise cancellation accordingly.
Sugarfina Maple Bourbon Caramels ($7.50 at Starbucks). Give him chocolate-covered caramels with a kick with these grown-up candies infused with Maker’s Mark bourbon and maple sugar.
Brooklyn Brew Shop Beer Making Kit ($40 at Bartell Drugs). If he loves a good microbrew, pick up this kit that will provide a fun project and some delicious refreshment of the DIY variety. Available in Afternoon Wheat, Chocolate Maple Porter, Single Hop IPA and Warrior Double IPA.
Melissa & Doug Giraffe Plush ($80 at Bartell Drugs). There’s not a preschooler on the planet who wouldn’t flip for this giant giraffe, which stands more than 4 feet tall. The lifelike details and the irresistible cuddle factor make it a winner.
Crayola Inspiration Art Case ($25 at primenow.amazon.com). Older kids can update their art supplies with this 140-piece set of markers, crayons, colored pencils and paper, all tucked into a smart carrying case.
Capelli New York Monster Bag ($22 at Nordstrom). This adorable fuzzy monster bag with glittering eyes begs for affection and will delight the littlest “It girl” in your life.
Lego Minecraft The Crafting Box 2.0 ($50 at Target). If the kid in your life can’t get enough of Lego and Minecraft, please them on both fronts with this set of 715 pieces that can be configured into three different setups.
For the host
Metropolitan Market Hand-Dipped Truffles ($15 at Metropolitan Market). Show up to any gathering with this box of locally made goodies and be forever favored by the chocoholic host. The hand-dipped European-style truffles are so good you may want to snag a couple extra boxes to put under your own tree.
Kikki.K Create Your Life Plan Book ($40 at Nordstrom). Purposeful pals will appreciate this thought-provoking journal designed help them map out their values, goals and life passions.
Urban Cheesecraft DIY Cheese Kit ($20–$25 at Metropolitan Market). A foodie host will flip for this super-cool DIY kit that includes everything needed (except milk) to make eight batches, or up to 16 pounds, of either queso blanco and paneer, or mozzarella and ricotta.