[Opinion] 12 ‘tree-mendous’ holiday gift/wish list ideas

Miranda Sirota, Editor-in-Chief

The holidays are upon us, which means it’s the start of the season of giving. Even though finding the perfect gift for your friends or loved ones may seem like a daunting task, it doesn’t have to be all that intimidating.

Here below is a perfectly compiled list of unique items to use as inspiration for all your gift-giving needs, or to add to a wishlist of your own.

1. Record Player/Records

Over the past few years, vinyl has gone from antique to chic, and people from all ages have developed their very own record collections. Share the gift of song with the music fanatics in your life.

2. Weighted Sleep Accessories

Know any hard-core nappers? These weighted sleeping products seem to be all the rage. Whether it’s an eye mask or blanket, these cozy accessories are sure to bring comfort and warmth throughout the chilly winter weather.

3. Jewelry

As Benjamin Barry would say, “frost yourself” or your loved ones with these gorgeous earrings and necklaces. How can you ever go wrong with jewels?

4. Perfume

Did you know that back in the Egyptian period, perfumes were considered a token of love? Scents are one of the most memorable distinctions of a person, and can define who you are, as well as who you want to be. Find yourself with these broad arrangements of smells; perfect for anyone.

5. Bluetooth Speakers

Everyone can appreciate the usefulness of a good-quality speaker. They’re undeniably perfect for throwing parties, having dance frenzies, and, of course, blasting Mariah Carey’s “Merry Christmas” album.

6. Pajama Sets

Consider these an upgrade from the usual tried and true baggy t-shirt and sweats.

7. Bags

From classic leather shoulder bags to casual throw-on totes, bags and purses seem to be making an even larger splash in the fashion industry, reaching wider audiences now more than ever.

  • Doc Marten Messenger Bag
  • Corduroy Tote Bag

8. Coffee

There’s truly nothing better than waking up in the morning (especially Christmas morning) to the delightful smells of fresh coffee. Use these unique blends to spice up your morning cup.

9. Candles

Similar to perfume, candles have the power to evoke memories and spark joy, especially these perfectly personalized ones.

10. Plants

Greenery is one of the best ways to freshen up any living space. They are proven to alleviate stress and decrease the amount of pollutants that float around your air.

11. Phone Case

Phone accessories are yet another great way of expressing yourself; though perhaps on a smaller scale.

12. Hair Products

Hair is noted as one of the most prominent physical features of a person, and besides; who doesn’t want to keep their hair healthy and happy? Try gifting these amazing hair care products to ensure that you or your friends’ hair is always on point.