By People Staff
December 03, 2012 12:00 PM


New Girl

The TV star and singer behind A Very She & Him Christmas suggests stylish gifts for all the ladies in your life

“It’s amazing how portable music has gotten. There is no better example than the always awesome Shuffle.”

iPod Shuffle, $49;

“From the writers of my favorite baking books of all time, a must-own for any baking enthusiast.”

Baked Elements, $32.50;

gifts for HER

“It’s a supercute spin on a functional everyday home item.”

Trompe l’Aundry Hamper, $27.99;

“If you enjoy crafts, this Japanese tape is great stuff to play with.”

Mini Pack of Washi Tape, $12.99 for 8 rolls;

“These mittens are so cute, they make me feel good about cold weather.”

Pow Pow Mittens, $68;

“A classic versatile turtleneck with a nice delicate pattern, it’s sure to get a lot of wear.”

Tissue Turtleneck Tee, $45;

more gifts for HER from ZOOEY

“These are very comfortable, and great to sleep in under a warm blanket.”

Cotton Mayfair Pajama, $49.50;

“These make great gifts for anyone who likes to keep a journal or an idea book.”

Lattice Flower & Rhododendron Check Notebook Set, $16 for 2;

“We started a Double Dutch club on the New Girl set. It’s a great way to stay active, no matter what your age is.”

Segmented Plastic Jump Rope 16-ft., $4.88;

“There is nothing better than a backpack for traveling.”

Herschel Supply Company Backpack, $90;

“I love singing Christmas carols. I know every harmony to every Christmas song.”

A Very She & Him Christmas CD, $9.60;

“These are like the future of stamps. They’re great for decorating wrapping paper.”

Critters Ever After Stamps, $15 (blocks sold separately)

“You can keep your feet warm and cute in these striped socks.”

Stripe Half Sock, $12;

“This amazingly clever invention is great for anyone who has a lot of electronics to keep track of.”

Grid-It iPad case, $34;


White Collar

The actor shares his top picks for making any man dapper, debonair and ready for action

gifts for HIM

“Most guys don’t know what half of the tools on this do, but it comes with a 25-year warranty so you’ve got plenty of time to figure it out.”

Leatherman Super Tool 300, $85;

“Give to charity on behalf of your guy,” suggests Bomer, who supports Project ALS and the Art of Elysium.

“If it’s cold, send him off with a little class in cashmere-lined gloves.”

Cashmere Lined Lambskin Gloves, $89;

“I don’t mind using this every day because the ingredients are all natural.”

Hamadi Shea Hair Cream, $24;

“We all like a beer, but if he needs to impress, this will help him out.”

The Gentleman’s Guide to Cocktails, $12.21;

“These ties come in pretty classic colors and patterns. They’re a safe way to show a little personality.”

Macartney-Stripe Silk Tie, $59;

“We have three kids and a dog. I need something that can get beaten up, played with, chewed on and still look presentable.”

LL Bean Signature Medium Zipper Duffel, $150.00;

“For the old-school music lover. I wouldn’t carry one on my shoulder, but I wouldn’t judge someone who did.”

Lasonic Bluetooth Boombox, $169;



Up All Night

The actress-and mom to 1-year-old daughter Sadie Grace-reveals her favorite gift ideas for the tiny tots on your list

gift for BABIES & KIDS

“These are so cuddly and whimsical, what kid would ever want to let go?”

Hold Me Tight Mustache Pillow, $52;

“You can decorate them together—and enjoy something yummy at the end.”

Color Me! Hearts & Flowers Cookies, $50;

“Nothing says holiday like a red party dress!”

Perfect Holiday Party Outfit, $39.95;

“This has been a great addition to our house. I hear the best giggles when Rody comes out to play.”

Racin’ Rody, $52.95;

“My daughter loves her tea set. “And I love her pretend tea!”

Eco-Friendly To a Tea Set, $29;

“A great book for reading time—and for playtime too.”

In My Tree (Board Book), $8.99;

“This is a go-to gift for baby boys and girls. They don’t put it down!”

Buff Baby Rattle, $8;



Keeping Up with the Kardashians

The youngest members of the Kardashian clan offer up cool gifts for those hard-to-impress teens

gift for TWEENS & TEENS

“It’s a funny stocking stuffer and makes for a great family portrait!”

Emergency Mustaches, $7.99 for a set of 6;

“It’s so cozy and cute for winter nights by the fire or ice skating!”

Kardashian Kollection Polka Dot Cardigan, $68;

“Perfect for teenage boys, but our dad [Bruce Jenner] loves to fly helicopters too.”

Helo TC Helicopter, $49.99;

“We love getting manis and pedis to complete our holiday look.”

Kardashian Kolor in A Gold Winter’s Night, $7.99; for stores

“We love to play old-school games like Pac-Man. We’re very competitive with each other.”

iCade Arcade Cabinet for iPad, $99.99;

“We’re obsessed with fisheye [app] for camera phones. Such a cool effect!”

iPhone Fisheye Camera Lens, $30.00;

“A scarf can add flair to any outfit. And they keep you warm as a bonus! ”

Reese Scarf, $30;


House of Lies

The Showtime star-and expectant mom-recommends an array of good things that come in small packages


“My sister will love this adorable tiny pouch and the great cause it supports.”

Feed India Pouches, $32.50;

“Lip balm: the greatest stocking stuffer there ever was.”

(Bell is a Neutrogena spokesperson.) Neutrogena Naturals Lip Balm, $2.99;

“My niece loves to draw, and these are just about the coolest pencils you can get.”

Holiday Smencils, $7 for five;

“This lavender-scented sanitizer smells lovely-not like alcohol.”

Jao Hand Refresher, $7-16;

“This travel mug is eco-friendly and gives back to the cause of your choice.”

Jonathan Adler on the Go Coffee Mug, $14;

“My friends love games. This is so portable, I stash it in my car.”

Bananagrams, $14.95;

“These will make teaching my nephew about the inside of his body really fun.”

Plush Organs, $20 each;


The Real Housewives of Atlanta

The reality star-and The New Normal actress-picks a wide range of presents that pack a wallop without costing a lot

gift for $40 & UNDER

“I know I’m not the only Glam’Ma out there, so all Glam’Mas will appreciate this!”

Sara Kety Glamma bodysuit, $14.99;

“This pillow is the perfect combination of comfort and glamour.”

Brentwood Originals Faux Fur Toss Pillow, $24.99;

“The entire family can enjoy singing, dancing and great story lines.”

Glee: The Complete Third Season DVD, $39.99;

“I like to encourage kids to play sports instead of watching them on TV.”

Spalding NBA All-Conference Full-Size Basketball, $19.99;

“When you need to feel fabulous, try drinking water out of a champagne glass!”

Vine Monogram Toasting Flutes, $27 for 2;

“A gift for the girl on the go. Hair has got to look good!”

Amika Hot Pink Mini Ceramic Styler, $25;

“A house should smell like pure goodness over the holidays. If you don’t have time to cook, this is a great trick!”

Pumpkin Pie 9 oz. Shaker Jar Candle, $6.99;

“Better to give a stylish shoe toy to your dog than have them in your shoes!”

Jimmy Chew Shoe Toy, $11.99;


Celeb Chef

The cookbook author and former host of Top Chef Masters satisfies the cravings of giftees with gourmet tastes

gift for FOODIE

“Whoever gets this will be cooking with it for months.”

McEvoy Olive Oil, $24; mcevoy

“If there’s ever a time for shatterproof wine glasses, it’s a New Year’s party.”

Govino Stemless Shatterproof Wine Glasses, $12.95 for 4;

“This bible of Italian cooking has more than 2,000 recipes. It’s perfect for beginning cooks and master chefs.”

The Silver Spoon Cookbook, $32.97;

“This elegant, hand-harvested salt from France is a chef’s secret weapon.”

Fleur de Sel de l’Île de Ré, $31.50;

“People can serve this gorgeous cheese collection at their next cocktail party.”

Artisan American Cheese Gift Box, $59.99;

“I use this all-around pan to make blueberry hotcakes on Christmas morning.”

Curtis Stone Steelworks Non-Stick Frypan, $69.99;

“These unusual creations-like peanut butter and jelly chocolate!-from Brooklyn are amazing for any chocoholic.”

Tastes of Tumbador Chocolate Gift Box, $100; tumbador


Flipping Out

Bravo’s outspoken interior designer selects surprisingly serene items for the hostess or home decorator

gift for the HOME

“Gold is back. This tray will add sophistication to a holiday table.”

Gold Feather Tray, $98;

“A great pair of vases adds a pop of color to any countertop.”

DwellStudio Pebble Double Bulb Vases, $63 and $123;

“Show your fun side and personality with this ceramic accessory.”

Ceramic Turtle, $14;

“Modern linens in simple patterns are a sure way to update a table.”

Vintage Ticking Stripe Napkins, $18 for 4;

“A great gift, these ceramic coasters are an easy way to bring pattern and color to a living room.”

Santorini Coasters, $68 for 4;

“Safeguard the sofa from unruly kids and pets with this tweed throw.”

Kearny Blue Throw, $69.95;

“A great alternative to candles, this room spray provides a punch of citrus.”

Naran Ji Home Ambiente, $30;

“A stylish accessory to hide all things unpretty.”

Nate Berkus for Target Oak Washed Box, $24.99,



The talk show host, pop culture buff and Sex and the City superfan picks gifts to fill the holidays with fun

gift for BOOKS CDs & DVDs

“Okay, I am willing to admit that the collector’s edition is quite an investment, but if you’re like my daughters and me and can watch SATC any day of the week, it’s worth it!”

Sex and the City: The Complete Series, $174.99

“She’s an icon, an incredible talent who can sing like no other.” Barbra Streisand, Release Me, $9.35

“The Boss. Need I say more?”

Bruce Springsteen, Wrecking Ball, $11.46

“My girls are big fans. It’s hard to believe this is her fourth album. She’s only 22!”

Taylor Swift, Red, $14.05

“Pair these great reads with fancy macarons from Laduree, and you have a fantastic gift for the Francophile in your life.”

The Paris Wife by Paula McLain, $13.98, and Paris: A Love Story by Kati Marton, $13.16

“Brene’s down-to-earth approach to being vulnerable resonates with me.”

Daring Greatly by Brené Brown, $14.72

“The Pulitzer Prize-winner’s latest book explores the life and leadership of one of our country’s earliest heroes.”

Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power by Jon Meacham, $18.98

“In this collection of essays, I incorporated advice from people I’d met throughout my career. Who knows: It could spark a New Year’s resolution!”

The Best Advice I Ever Got by Katie Couric, $12.99

“In addition to being very funny, Jimmy is genuinely a nice guy. I am so happy for the success of Late Night, where he began his ‘Thank You Notes’ segment.”

Thank You Notes 2 by Jimmy Fallon, $9.99

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