To make it simple I provide a list of suggestions, asking him to pick just one and surprise me. Usually he gives more than one gift but it is always a surprise. To make it as painless as possible I give him website links or contact information to help him complete the purchase.
|Image from TPF - I have drawn a box around my chosen colorway|
|Image from TPF|
|Image from TPF|
Getting a big box under the tree can be nice. I posted about the Aquatalia Rhumba boots in black HERE when I first got them and again recently HERE. I have been wearing these boots a lot this season. They are so comfortable all day long and very flattering too. I thought they would be nice to have in anthracite suede as well, which is a medium/dark gray. I often wear outfits with grey or colored tights, some of which would look much better with grey tights. My current pair of grey boots are older Chie Mihara that are no longer really my style. They are already in the charity box.
Another item on my possibilities list is a Cashmere Hoody from Brora. I've wanted one of these for a while but the colors were never very appealing. They are typically quite basic and with a casual sweater like this I prefer a livelier color. But it would be such a good basic and it would last for years and maybe will never be available in a lively color so I thought, why not make it a possibility this year. Winter has been so cold already and even if I have to wear it open for now, it won't be that way forever.
I put it on my list in Blueberry , which looks like navy. One reviewer said that it is more purple than it appears online, which would be nice. In reality, if I get my hands on this I probably won't care what color it is.
The list wouldn't be complete without the option to go for a little bit of bling. Jewelry is such a personal statement and when carefully chosen, makes a wonderfully sentimental gift. I always appreciate the one-of-a-kind. Calgary Jewelry has a nice selection of vintage jewelry and the staff there are so pleasant and helpful.
By now I hope that my husband has wrapped up his shopping and is back to stressing about the other December things, like fiscal year end for the family business and the politics of family gatherings on the horizon. That is enough pressure for one month.
Any items from my wish list that are also on yours? What do you hope to find under the tree?
Have a wonderful day!