Looking for a perfect present for someone special? These gifts in the $100 to $250 range will wow them with your thoughtfulness, elegance, and plain old coolness.
FitDesk™ Exercise Bike, $199.95, – For everyone who’s ever dreamed of being able to work out and work at the same time, this exercise bike-slash-desk is perfect. How awesome would it be to pedal while checking emails, writing that brief, or whatever?
Lumete Wandering Red Queen Sunglasses, $200, – These sexy, sassy sunglasses are a step out of the ordinary. The fabulous black, white, and red design is embellished with Swarovski crystals. Made by an independent, women-owned company, they come in a satin drawstring bag with both a hard case and a soft pouch inside, as well as a Lumete locket, which doubles as an eyewear holder.
Philosophy Philanthropy Kit, $145, – This fab kit comes with three perfumed shampoo, shower gel, and bubble baths and three coordinating fragrance sprays. It’s a lovely, pampering gift for the lady who deserves a little pampering.
Adopt an Olive Tree from Nudo, $134.99, – When you adopt a star, you get a little certificate, but the rewards of adopting an olive tree are so much greater. Nudo is a family-run cooperative of olive tree growers who run an Adopt an Olive Tree program. Not only do recipients get an adoption certificate and booklet about the tree, but you also get four 500 ml. tins of first cold press extra-virgin olive oil in the spring and three 250 ml. tins of infused extra-virgin olive oils in the fall; plus, you are welcome to visit your tree anytime.
Lauren Embree Jewelry, up to $250, (http://www.laurenembreejewelry.com/) – The edgy one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces from Lauren Embree are fabulous. Flirty necklaces and snazzy cocktail rings, the jewelry is made from recycled vintage and castoff jewelry as well as natural gemstones. Adore!