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The 2016 Washingtonian Gift Guide

Photo by Jeff Elkins. Additional illustration by Manyun Zou.

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Home for Gift Guide

1. Acrylic-and-brass candle holder, $49 at West Elm (no longer available).

2. DC map by Roam, $65 at Curated (Old Town).

3. “Mod” fabric box, $39 at West Elm.

4. Banker’s Alarm Clock, $125 at Design Within Reach.

5. John Derian Picture Book, $75 at Amazon.

6. Tom Dixon stapler, $75, and (bottom shelf) tape dispenser and desk tidy, $95 each, at tomdixon.net.

7. Living With Pattern by Rebecca Atwood, $32.50 at Salt & Sundry.

8. Gardenista by Michelle Slatalla, $40 at Amazon.

9. Monogram notebook, $34 at Appointed (appntd.com).

10. Michael Aram orange-blossom candle, $60 at Bloomingdale’s.

11. Purple “Greek Key” baby-alpaca throw, $295 at Jonathan Adler.

12. Anne de Solene “Jardin D’Hiver” flat sheet and “Graphic” duvet cover, $275 and $380 at Bloomingdale’s.

13. Lacquer backgammon set, $395 at Jonathan Adler.

14. Caryn Cramer pillows, starting at $189 at caryncramer.com.

15. Acrylic tray with marbleized insert, $68 at mintwoodhome.com.

16. Frame Trays by Johansen Faurschou, $232 for three (largest not shown) at Design Within Reach.

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Vanity for Gift Guide

1. Slip-silk eye mask$45 at Bloomingdale’s.

2. Herbivore Botanicals “Coco Rose” coconut-oil body polish$36 at becleanshop.com.

3. Axiology vegan lipsticks$28 at becleanshop.com.

4. Follain original-blend candle$42 at shopfollain.com.

5. Le Labo “Santal 33” unisex perfume$260 at lelabofragrances.com.

6. Fresh Vitamin Nectar vibrancy-boosting face mask$62 at Bluemercury.

7. Osmia organic tea bath$29 at shopfollain.com.

8. Sarah Moon for Nars eye-and-cheek palette$69 at Sephora.

9. Claus-Porto classic-scent soap on a rope$16 at Urban Dwell (Adams Morgan).

10. Sephora Collection makeup brushes$130 for 12 plus case at Sephora.

11. Leather travel-case set (includes two bags)$110 at cuyana.com.

12. RMS Beauty “Master Mixer” all-purpose luminizer$38 at shopfollain.com.

13. M-61 PowerGlow one-minute glycolic-facial-peel gift pack$14 at Bluemercury.

14. “Palm Beach” nine-ounce stainless-steel water bottle$25 at swellbottle.com.

15. OPI “Washington D.C.” nail lacquers (“Yank My Doodle” and “Pale to the Chief” shown)$10 at ulta.com.

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nursery for gift guide

1. This Is Washington, D.C. by Miroslav Sasek, $17.95 at Kramerbooks.

2. Cotton-velvet crown, $39 at nikoandava.com.

3. Presidential blocks, $108 at Salt & Sundry.

4. Moon nightlight, $16.99 at Target.

5. Strawberry “lunch box,” $30 at the Shoe Hive.

6. Balloon mobile, $192 at nikoandava.com.

7. Wool pompom hat, $43 at nikoandava.com.

8. Salmon-print one-piece, $33 at nikoandava.com.

9. Corduroy pants, $48 at Salt & Sundry.

10. Pearl-knit romper, $88 at nikoandava.com.

11. “Metro Line” wood train, $19.95 at landofnod.com.

12. Cozy Classics (War and Peace, Pride and Prejudice, Moby Dick)$9.95 each at Kramerbooks.

13. Panda bookend, $58 at Urban Dwell. 

14. Fridge Play Food, $29 at landofnod.com.

15. Knit ice-cream rattle, $12 at Salt & Sundry.

16. Shenandoah puzzle, $22 at Urban Dwell.

17. Fox pillow, $35 at A Little World on etsy.com.

18. Stacking rings, $12.99 at Target.

19. ABC by Xavier Deneux, $24.99 at Kramerbooks.

20. “Natalia” gold shoes, $86 at nikoandava.com.

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closet for gift guide

 

1. “Iberia” cashmere sweater, $350 at Tory Burch.

2. Erickson Beamon drop earrings, $535 at Tabandeh (Mazza Gallerie).

3. Vanessa Mooney wrap choker necklace, $42 at Bloomingdale’s.

4. Lele Sadoughi fluorite-and-gold “Jurassic” necklace, $450 at lelesadoughi.com.

5. Rosanna “Ladies Choice” vanity tray, $34 at rosannainc.com.

6. White-chocolate Oreo jewels, $2.65 each (minimum order of 24) at Buttercream Bakeshop.

7. Acetate-and-crystal clip-on lily earrings, $198 at lelesadoughi.com.

8. Sandro embellished bomber jacket, $795 at Bloomingdale’s.

9. Silk button-down shirt, $295 at Alice & Olivia (Georgetown).

10. Custom fashion illustration by DC artist Riley B. Sheehey, $60 to $70 at makethingsco.com.

11. “Riley” leather clutch with interchangeable magnetic cover, $625 for bag, $200 for cover (“Crackle” cover shown) at rileyversa.com.

12. Dries Van Noten suede Mary Janes with pearl-wrapped heel, $865 at Relish (Georgetown).

13. Rebecca Minkoff wool scarf, $98 at Bloomingdale’s.

14. “Pure Form” 18-karat gold bracelets, $3,500 and $8,500 at David Yurman (CityCenter).

15. Hatch Hats packable wool hat, $50 at Urban Dwell. 

16. Calf-hair “Citta” tote, $525 at Ann Mashburn (Georgetown).

foodie-happy

pantry for gift guide
Photographs by Jeff Elkins

1. Hammered-copper canister (medium), $79.95 at Williams-Sonoma. 

2. Landscape cup, $22, small pitcher, $32, and (bottom shelf) berry bowl, $52, at Kuzeh (Brookland). 

3. Republic kolaches, $45 a dozen savory, $35 a dozen sweet, at republic-kolache.com. 

4. Five Rainforest-Origin chocolate bars, $42.50 at harpermacaw.com.

5. Mi Comida Latina cookbook by Marcella Kriebel, $30 at marcellakriebel.com.

6. Corn rye bread, $7 at Bread Furst, available at Whole Foods.

7. Copper-wire breadbasket, $22 at Salt & Sundry.

8. Mcusta Zanmai Santoku Knife, $199.99 at dcsharp.com.

9. Nell & Mary Oyster Tea Towel, $20 at Salt & Sundry.

10. Capitoline rosé vermouth, $28.98 at Potomac Wines & Spirits.

11. Thrasher’s Ginger Beer Syrup, $11.99 at Glen’s Garden Market.

12. Republic Restoratives Civic Vodka, $29.99 at Schneider’s of Capitol Hill. 

13. Backroom Bourbon, $55 at District Distilling.

14. Giant dark-chocolate peanut-butter cups, $5 each at thecapitalcandyjar.com.

15. Pour-over coffee kit (Kalita brewer and filters not shown), $150 at Vigilante Coffee Company.

16. Pastificio Fratelli Setaro fusilli pasta, $9 at Centrolina (CityCenterDC). 

17. 1.5-liter “Fido” glass jar, $8.50 at Salt & Sundry.

18. All-Clad copper-clad two-quart covered saucepan, $359.99 at Bloomingdale’s (Chevy Chase).

This article appears in the December 2016 issue of Washingtonian.

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