Attention, holiday shoppers: With only days to go before Christmas morning, it’s time to get out your list and check it twice. You may still have some gifts to buy, both naughty and nice. To help you out, Globe Style offers a roundup of stylish quick hits that don’t scream “last-minute grab”:
Michael Kors watch
Tough yet feminine, Michael Kors’s Channing Moonstone and Silver Stainless Steel rhinestone pavé watch balances uptown elegance with downtown attitude for the holiday party circuit. $575 at Michael Kors (www.michaelkors.com).
Two icons – Roots’s cabin sock and the ever-popular sock monkey – meet in a suitably Canuck mash-up: the wool-blend Roots Cabin Cardigan (available in men’s and women’s sizes). $98 at Roots (www.roots.com).
Fitbit for Fido
Like Fitbit for Fido, the Whistle Activity Monitor is an on-collar device that measures a dog’s daily activities. Download the WhistleApp, share pics and compare your pooch’s movements with other dogs of the same breed, age and weight. $100 at PetSmart (www.petsmart.com).
Shiseido’s Clé de Peau makeup collection
Time to get photo-ready with Shiseido’s Clé de Peau Holiday 2014 makeup collection: La Beauté Céleste Makeup Coffret includes a deep burgundy lipstick, mascara, an eyeshadow duo and blush. $200 at Holt Renfrew (www.holtrenfrew.com).
KitchenAid for Nespresso brewing system
This bright countertop star marries the technology of a KitchenAid appliance with Nespresso’s brewing system for perfect ristretto, espresso and lungo coffees. It’s available in Candy Apple Red, Empire Red and Onyx Black. $399 at Nespresso boutiques and through www.nespresso.com.
Chanel Cruise cuffs
Chanel’s Cruise Collection Golden Faience cuff channels inlaid marquetry and oriental fabrics with 1,460 beads painstakingly hand-threaded and set in resin. $2,725 at Chanel boutiques (www.chanel.ca).
Converse All Stars
The new unisex Converse All Star Chuck ’70 Down Jacket is a limited-edition, winter-ready sneaker padded with an 80/20 ratio of down and feathers, the same ratio found in the high-end weatherized jackets. $110 through www.baggins.com.
J. Crew flannel pajamas
J.Crew’s snuggly red polka-dot flannel PJs are just the thing for opening presents – and lounging in throughout the day. $120 at J.Crew (www.jcrew.com).
Bottega Veneta perfume
In homage to its Knot clutch, leather maker Bottega Veneta offers The Knot perfume, a floral scent that evokes the Italian coast with hits of mandarin citrus and opulent cedarwood notes. From $130 for 50 ml at select Hudson’s Bay stores (www.thebay.com).
Technogym wellness ball
Italian wellness brand Technogym arrives in Canada just in time for New Year resolutions with its design-savvy take on utilitarian fitness equipment. The reimagined Wellness Ball/Active Sitting, a super-luxe stability sphere, performs double duty as an abdominal cruncher and sleek office chair. $242 through www.technogym.com.
Paul Smith cufflinks
For the stylish Luddite on your list, Paul Smith’s enameled brass pen-nib cufflinks have old-style charm (and without the dripping). $150 at Holt Renfrew (www.holtrenfrew.com).
Nate Burkus accent table
The Holiday Collection Nate Berkus Black and Gold 16-inch accent table is all business on top in hand-painted hardwood and a party on the bottom with gold tapered legs. $79.99 at Target (www.target.ca).
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