Celebrities' Favorite Gifts
Pick up a bottle of Unforgivable Woman for an unforgettable lady in your life. "It's going to be the number one women's fragrance," Diddy says. A 4.2 ounce bottle sells for $75.
In the summer of 2007, Sarah Jessica launched Bitten—her own low-price, high-fashion line available exclusively at Steve & Barry's stores. Everything in the collection comes in sizes 2-22 and costs less than $20!
This clothing line has something for the Samanthas, Mirandas and Charlottes in your life.
"I love to give a fragrant candle," he says. "I light one the moment I walk into my office in the morning."
Colin says his favorite is the Japanese Quince Candle by Seda France. He also loves travel candles. "You get to take it with you so you have the fragrance of home with you when you're in a hotel room," he says.
Vera has teamed up with Kohl's department store to launch Simply Vera Vera Wang—a fashion line for ladies that includes clothing, shoes, accessories and linens.
Her luxurious sheet sets and classic accessories make great gifts, but there are a few other items Vera says women need to complete their wardrobes.
This holiday season, surprise a friend with a pair of black leggings, winter sandals or a chunky necklace—three of Vera's must-haves.
Stephon made it big as a starting guard for the New York Knicks, but off the court, he keeps the crowds cheering with his Starbury sneakers, which he wears on and off the court.
With Stephon's athletic shoe—swhich are sold at Steve & Barry's retail stores—people can enjoy quality sneakers without paying top dollar. "You can take my shoe and a $150 shoe and cut it down the middle, and it does the same thing," he says. "And my shoe is $14.98."
A portion of profits from the sale of (RED) products goes to The Global Fund, which helps women and children affected by HIV/AIDS in Africa.
There's a (RED) product for every person on your gift list! Stuff holiday stockings with Apple's (RED) iPod Nano or a red MOTORAZR cell phone. You can also give a Gap PRODUCT (RED) T-shirt or a pair of Converse PRODUCT (RED) sneakers.
First, Rachael says to choose a super simple recipe from your collection, and print out the instructions on a recipe card. Then, head to the grocery store and stock up on all the ingredients you need to make the dish. Package all the ingredients in a gift bag or reusable grocery sack, throw in an affordable bottle of wine, and your present is complete!
Marc dresses some of Hollywood's hottest stars from head to toe, but when it comes to his toes, there's only one shoe that will do. He says he's been wearing Adidas Stan Smith sneakers since he was in junior high school.
Another go-to brand that tops Marc's gift list is Kiehl's, a line of skincare, haircare and body care products made from natural ingredients. "I like how unfussy they are. I like the sort of plain packaging. No frills. Not too expensive," he says. "They make good products."
You can stock up on these sweet stocking stuffers for as little as $10 per box. If you're looking for a high-end gift, Kirstie suggests Leron sheets. These bed linens are available in an array of qualities, starting with the 400 count sheet and going up to a 1,200 count Egyptian cotton set.
If you have a child on your gift list, Emma recommends The Tale of Mr. Tod by Beatrix Potter. For the mystery lovers on your list, she suggests The Valley of Fear by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Rebellious teens might like Naked Lunch by William S. Burroughs, while nonfiction readers can sink their teeth into Season of Blood by Fergal Keane.
For splurge-worthy jeans, Trisha turns to designer Elie Tahari. "[Tahari jeans] look like all the cute little size 0 jeans that all the girls wear," she says.
Friends don't let friends wear bad blue jeans!