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Gold Plated Giraffe
Available from Brooklyn Navy Yard-based designer Kiel Mead at kielmead.com $150
The holidays can be rough. Make like a giraffe and keep your head up with this pretty little gold pendant, which also makes quite a charm-ing gift.
Wool Blanket Stripe Necktie
Available from The Hill-Side, a Brooklyn-based brand sold at Smith & Butler, 225 Smith Street, Cobble Hill $94
Keep your guy’s neck warm with this fuzzy (and stylish) wool necktie. Perfect for those cold winter days at the office.
Spitfire Novocaine Sunglasses
Available at shop.alterbrooklyn.com $38
Lady Gaga meets Theophilus London, in sunglasses form.
Christophe Lemaire Buckle Creepers
Available at Bird, visit shopbird.com for store locations $410
Jumping on the creeper train is the easiest way to make yourself and someone else look like you know how to dress yourselves.
Tuesday Night Band Practice Lilith Leather Biker Jacket
Available at Oak, 208 North 8th Street, Williamsburg $922
Leather. Suede. Ironic patriotism. A girl needs nothing else.
Jeffrey Campbell Studded Vias Loafter
Available at Oak, 208 North 8th Street, Williamsburg$169
No festive wrapping required!
Reid.Damnit Lipstick Red Leather Belt
Crafted in Wiliamsburg and available at etsy.com/shop/reiddamnit $55
The perfect accessory for the lady on your list who wears red lipstick.
Touch Screen Mutewatch
Available at Bird, visit shopbird.com for store locations $260
This space-age bracelet tells the time, and features a vibrating alarm and hidden touch screen. Love.
Deborah Lippmann Boom Boom Pow Nailpolish
Available at Catbird, 219 Bedford Avenue, Williamsburg $20
It doesn’t get much more local than this: the legendary, family-owned Audio company is based on 7th Avenue in Sunset Park, and their awesomely vintage looking SR60i on-ear headphones are generally regarded by audio nerds everywhere as the best buy under $100
G (Brooklyn to Queens) T-Shirt
Available at the New York Transit Museum, Boerum Place at Schermerhorn Street, Downtown Brooklyn $20
Rep the only subway line fortunate enough never to set rail in Manhattan with this shirt from the New York Transit Museum.
Available at Old Hollywood, 99 Franklin Street, Greenpoint $85
Cockfighting may be illegal, but these earrings are so cute they should be illegal.
RHLS Triangle Dress
Available at Moves, 419 Graham Ave, Williamsburg (Price not listed)
This triangle dress from RHLS, the Brooklyn-based label with a knack for creating dreamy geometric-inspired pieces, will really whip your holiday wardrobe into shape.
Digby & Iona Spyglass Necklace
Available at Catbird, 219 Bedford Avenue, Williamsburg $250
For blind people, like us!
PETROU\MAN Shirt with Patch Pockets
Available at Oak, 208 North 8th Street, Williamsburg $400 This button-up is formal enough to legitimize wearing plaid to your holiday party.
Georgia Varidakis Gold-Plated Wing Necklace
Available at Artists & Fleas, North 7th Street, Williamsburg, or georgiavaridakis.com $120
Boyfriends, buy this for your girlfriend. She’ll like it. (Unless she’s really Goth or something.)
The Countdown Party Dress
Available at Dalaga, 150 Franklin Street, Greenpoint $80
So perfectly Twenties it hurts. This sequin mini-dress will take you from holiday parties to New Year’s Eve faster than you can say, “Boardwalk Empire.”
YML Leather Holster
Available at shop.alterbrooklyn.com $115
This Italian leather holster is the perfect size for sneaking a flask into the ol’ holiday office party.
Pamela Love Sterling Silver Double Finger Crystal Ring
Available at pamelalovenyc.com $525
‘Tis the season for holiday parties. And what better way to accessorize than this crystal-adorned cocktail ring from NYC-based jewelry designer Pamela Love?
Spitfire Daxx Suglasses
Available at shop.alterbrooklyn.com $38
Who cares if it’s a snowy winter day? These glasses are too amazing to keep tucked in a drawer until summertime. Throw in some candy canes and you’ve got the perfect stocking-stuffer.
Carrot Company PVC Backpack
Available at shop.alterbrooklyn.com $78
The kind of backpack that looks just as good filled to the brim as it does with just a spiral notebook and a number two pencil.
Collina Strada Muff Bag
Available at Smith & Butler, 225 Smith Street, Cobble Hill $264
A cross-body leather bag to rival all the rest. It’s a no-brainer, really.
No. 267 Telescope Crown Hat
Available at Smith & Butler, 225 Smith Street, Cobble Hill $84
The wide-brimmed hat trend is not over just yet, so you might as well gift the perfect one.
Whit Knit Wool Turban
Available at Bird, visit shopbird.com for store locations $195
The 1920s beanie with equal parts warmth and style. It’s a win-win.
Flotsam & Jetsam Pygmy Seahorse Ring
Available at Catbird, 219 Bedford Avenue, Williamsburg $90
Errrrehhhh! (Seahorse sound).