Meaningful gifts for the one who has everything
Nobody is harder to choose a gift for than people who have everything. If they wanted it, they would already own it, right? Why not get them something they will really love but didn’t realize they needed?
Pack it up
Vacations are a luxury these days, but for those times when you do pack your bags and get away, you need some amazing luggage. From carry-on bags to rolling suitcases, there is an incredible assortment of sizes to suit everyone's needs. This American Tourister 7-piece set (Sears, $150) would be a great gift to surprise someone special. Check your local T.J.Maxx for great buys on luggage pieces.
Just faux you
Who wouldn't enjoy wrapping up in a cozy faux fur throw on a cool winter night? For the person who has everything, this uber-soft throw will be a welcome gift. These beauties are available in a variety of different shades, but in ivory (Pottery Barn, $129) this throw would blend beautifully with the decor in anyone's home.
Sure, she has vases for those everyday bouquets — but what about a beautiful, tall glass vase that really makes a statement? Grouped together with various shapes and sizes or used as a stand-alone decor item, these tall vases are great for incorporating into holiday decor and everyday use. This beautiful vase (Pottery Barn, $49-$69) is made from heavy soda glass and hand-blown into a graceful trumpet shape. Find an assortment of glass vases and bowls at a HomeGoods store near you.
The write stuff
Life is full of sticky notes and plain, lined paper. Kick it up a notch and give the gift of a beautiful journal stamped with clever quotes or words of wisdom. We all need to write things down — even if it's a simple grocery list. These beautiful journals by Eccolo (Amazon, $14) bring a touch of class to even the simplest of lists. Who knows? Beautiful paper may just lead to beautiful words. Find journals, note cards and other writing gifts at your local T.J.Maxx.
Wrap her up
Sweaters and coats are fine, but when you're really going in style, nothing is more elegant than a shawl. Available in a wide variety of weights and fabrics, you are sure to find one that fits her personality. This gorgeous shawl (The Pashmina Store, $60) combines the beauty of pashmina wool with the sheen of silk. Give her something she will treasure each time she wraps it around her shoulders.
Are you game?
Everyone loves to play games — at home or even at the office between client calls. Tabletop games are a fun, portable way to play favorites like ping pong, pool or hockey. This tabletop pool game (Amazon, $35) is small enough to play almost anywhere, and bound to be a favorite gift. Look for this and other tabletop games at a Marshalls near you.