Sarah Alexandra's Fave Picks for the Holidays
It's that time of year again! Who doesn't love spending time with family, making decorations and eating delectable treats? The holidays are just around the corner and, although it is a season of great joy, it can also be a time of great stress. For every festive song there is an awkward family dinner conversation, for every cup of hot chocolate is a turkey that didn't cook properly. But when it comes to the pressure of finding the perfect gift, we're here for you! Think of us as your best pal to shop with as we share some of our fave picks for the holidays that will make great gifts for the special men, women and kids in your life. Happy shopping!
Gift Guide: Men
For the environmentally conscious man in your life, consider a bicycle! A set of wheels is a fantastic example of an active gift that your guy will love.
Our Holiday Pick: D8i 2015 Bike from PUBLIC, $359
As the temperature drops, a warm jacket is a must. Have him looking cosmopolitan in neutral colors that work with a variety of outfits.
Our Holiday Pick: Rodin quilted blazer from Moncler, $1225
Everyone appreciates a new pair of kicks, and white sneakers always look sharp.
Our Holiday Pick: Stan Smith Shoes from Adidas, $75
For the man who has everything, think practical gifts that also add a stylish upgrade for the everyday items he uses, such as a keyring.
Our Holiday Pick: Craighill Closed Helix Keyring from LIKELIHOOD, $28
Though he may seem to never run out of energy, the same can't always be said of his electronic devices. Electronic gifts are a great go-to idea for the busy man in your life.
Our Holiday Pick: iPhone7 Smart Battery Case from Apple, $99
Is there anything better than relaxing in cashmere? We didn't think so, that's why we suggest the fabulous fabric for leisurewear.
Our Holiday Pick: Cashmere Sweatpant from James Perse, $375
Getting to wear boots is one of the best parts of the winter season. Have him step out on the town in a stylish new pair for date night.
Our Holiday Pick: Saint Laurent Suede Chelsea Boots from MR PORTER, $895
For the busy traveler, a high quality bag is an absolute essential he can take anywhere from a business trip to a weekend getaway.
Our Holiday Pick: Malle London Bruno Weekender Bag from Barneys New York, $535
A quilted vest is a great winter wardrobe staple that looks modern for casual occasions.
Our Holiday Pick: VINCE Down Channel-Quilted Vest from Barneys New York, $425.
Gift Guide: Women
Change things up at the office with fun keyboard covers that will have you smiling as you work away.
Our Holiday Pick: Emoji Keyboard Cover + Software from Amazon, $21.50
Jewelry is always a great choice for a gift, but so is an accompanying travel case that will keep those special pieces safe.
Our Holiday Pick: Bespoke Traveling Jewel Case from Anya Hindmarch, $795
There's something romantic about receiving a handwritten note in this age of digital communication, that's why stationery is always a lovely choice.
Our Holiday Pick: Skull and Crossbones Correspondence Cards from Smythson, $45
Just because it's cooler weather doesn't mean she can't look hot! Ditch the frumpy winter sportswear for something with more sizzle.
Our Holiday Pick: One-piece Ski Suit from Cordova, available 11/25/16
Thoughtfully selected art is a timeless gift she's sure to appreciate and admire.
Our Holiday Pick: Paintings by artist Tracy Rocca from the artist's website, contact email@example.com for pricing
An animal print pair of flats that can go from the office to happy hour is a great gift option for the stylish woman in your life.
Our Holiday Pick: Christian Louboutin Pigalle Follie Leopard-Print Patent Leather Flats from Saks Fifth Avenue, $645
Women do it all! That's why a chic tote that holds everything she needs, and adds a hint of sophistication to any outfit, is a must!
Our Holiday Pick: Large Shopping Saint Laurent Tote from Yves Saint Laurent, $995
Handcrafted kitchenware is a terrific gift for the woman that enjoys cooking and entertaining.
Our Holiday Pick: Large Wooden Salad Bowl from Vernon Leibrant, $795
For the woman that wants versatility and style, you can't go wrong gifting your fave lady a shirt from us here at Sarah Alexandra!
Our Holiday Pick: The Signature Shirt Winter White Creme Flannel from Sarah Alexandra, $395.
Gift Guide: Kids
Kids want to rock the latest styles, but they also need to be well layered for the season. A winter jacket in an eye-catching design will have them staying warm while looking cool.
Our Holiday Pick: Three-Quarter Length Faux Fur Coat from Zara, $65.90
Children find great joy in building and putting things together, that's why Lego is still a classic!
Our Holiday Pick: Technic Volvo EW160E toy excavator from Lego, $119.99 •
There's something special about a handmade doll. Give your child a friend they'll want to take everywhere and treasure always.
Our Holiday Pick: Jess Brown dolls from Flora and Henri, $198-$234
Give your child the freedom of the open road and start Driver's Ed early with a set of wheels made just for them.
Our Holiday Pick: Rollplay Chevy Silverado 6 Volt Battery Powered Ride On from Toys R Us, $239.99
Nightlights can be a real comfort to a child and a fun animal shape is sure to help get them excited for bedtime.
Our Holiday Pick: Rabbit Lamp from White Rabbit England, $86.50
Puzzles are a wonderful activity that gets kids thinking and they are sure to enjoy putting together an image of the whole family.
Our Holiday Pick: Children's Personalized Photo Jigsaw Puzzle from Wentworth Wooden Puzzles, $49.50
Babies may not be able to tell you exactly what they want, but a beautiful, warm blanket is sure to be appreciated by little ones and parents alike.
Our Holiday Pick: Dolce Chevron Baby Blanket from Little Giraffe, $78
Having a new pair of shoes after winter break always makes the first day back to school a little more exciting.
Our Holiday Pick: Golden Goose Deluxe Brand Kids "Super Star" Sneakers from Farfetch, $155
We're partial to warm winter staples with sweet details, such as a fun pompom.
Our Holiday Pick: Moncler Kids Pompom Ribbed Beanie from Farfetch, $112.