The Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide

Leica Sofort Instant Camera

Haven’t started shopping yet? No problem. Picks for everyone on your list, from your boss to BFF.

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Gadget Lover

The latest and greatest gizmos for the tech fan on your list.

Trunkster Suitcase.
A sturdy and truly smart roll-top, it comes equipped with a removable USB charging unit, a built-in digital scale, and a GSM tracking device. $345;
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H5 Earphones. Who needs a headphone jack anyway? Give them top-notch sound quality (plus great style) in earphones designed to withstand a workout, not just a commute. $249;

Leica Sofort Instant Camera.
The joy of real prints, ­combined with control over everything from exposure to focusing distance, makes Leica’s first instant camera a winner for snap-happy social butterflies. $299;


Sony Portable Ultra Short Throw Projector.
Imagine movies by the pool, vacation photos in the living room, and ­YouTube videos pretty much anywhere. This portable projector casts images from 22 to 80 inches onto any flat surface. ­$999;


Razer Deathadder Elite Gaming Mouse.
Gamers will love this ultra-accurate, extra-fast mouse, with 450-inch-per-second tracking and what is billed as the fastest sensor in the world. $70;



From handy hostess gifts to over-the-top indulgences, these picks make staying in a pleasure.

Collar Espresso Set. A Scandinavian take on the classic Italian Moka pot, this stove-top espresso maker and its matching accessories double as decorative accents when you’re not fueling up. $45 to $85;

Areaware Totem Candles.
Formed in molds made by turning beeswax on a lathe (like a table leg), these intriguing geometric candles will warm up a fireplace mantel or tabletop. $12 to $20 each;
Cire Trudon La Promeneuse Scent Diffuser. Fill the house with fragrances from Cire Trudon, France’s premier candle­maker since 1643. A wax ­cameo infused with Trudon’s legendary scents melts above a tea light within the glass and ceramic holder. $275;

Mrs. John L. Strong Home Directory and Journals.
Nearly 90 years of tradition stand behind these elegant journals. The ultimate gift for serious entertainers, the volumes will let them track their favorite wines, party details, recipes, and more. $125 each;

Compartés Chocolates. Unusual flavors—like blackberry sage and cinnamon toast—swathed in fun wrappers and sleek boxes make for a gift-giving gimme. Bars from $10, truffle gift boxes from $16;

Wary Meyers Striped Soaps. These too-cool-for-school soaps smell as good as they look. You can keep them on hand for last-minute gifts all year long. $14 each;


Keep them cozy and stylish in the latest winter gear and head-turning accessories.

Jet Set Candy Travel Charms. Start a collection or give a complete bracelet or necklace featuring luggage tags and passport stamps from all her favorite destinations. Sterling charms from $68, gold from $148;

Block Shop Textiles Scarf.
It was designed by sisters in Los Angeles and crafted by a family of dyers and block printers in Bagru, India. The result? A strikingly modern, handmade scarf she will want to wear every day. $120;

Delvaux Simplissime City PM Bag. Graphic black and white and a classic shape combine in a purse she will treasure for a lifetime, from the legendary purveyor to the royal family of Belgium. $2,450;

Nike Lunar Force 1 Duckboot. The sneaker addict in your life needn’t compromise between warm feet and impeccable style this year: These boots nod to Nike’s classic Air Force 1 but sport water-repellent leather and high-traction soles. $165;

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Burberry Cotton Sateen Parka.
He’s guaranteed to stay toasty all winter in this luxe take on a British military jacket, trimmed in leather and featuring a removable fur-lined warmer and hood trim. $4,095;

The Adventurer

Whether on a patio or deep in the woods, these items keep people ready for outdoor fun.

Best Made Company Long Ebony Higo ­Pocketknife.
A single Japanese knifemaker crafts each of these extra-light pocketknives: No bells and whistles necessary, just a razor-sharp blade in a stunningly minimalist ebony handle. $178;

Woolrich Fireside Poncho.
Sure, it looks like a throw blanket, but the key here is a leather buckle that turns it into a poncho, perfect for staying snug by a campfire. $145;
Normann Copenhagen Nutcracker. Comfortable to use and cool enough to display back at home, this modern nutcracker (tie it to a big bag of fresh walnuts) provides the perfect activity for chatting away the hours in the great outdoors. $53;

M. Crow Marshmallow & Weenie Sticks. Upgrade the fire pit with stainless-steel roasting sticks, each with a different wood handle and a leather hanging loop. $240 for a set of four;
Uma Sound Lantern.
Its 360-degree sound and eight hours of battery life pair with a softly glowing lantern to provide the ideal accessory for outdoor entertaining. $479;

Mon Oncle Portable Grill. Closed, it’s disguised as a briefcase. Open it, and this carefully designed tabletop grill makes picnics at the park or beach easy, and the smallest balcony barbecue-ready. $375;

More holiday gift guides from Fortune:

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The Best Apple Deals for Black Friday

A version of this article appears in the December 1, 2016 issue of Fortune with the headline “2016 Gift Guide.”

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