Wrap It Up
We get it – the holiday season can be stressful. Let us make it easier on you. We searched high and low at the best local boutiques for unique gifts so you can check off everyone on your list.
From monogrammed clutches to one-of-a-kind pieces, give her a gift she’ll want to keep forever.
This Baby Tangier Tunic Dress with hand-applied passementerie banding on all edges is the epitome of Palm Beach chic, $129, Available at Gretchen Scott in Jupiter.
Give the little girl on your list a Mud Pie reindeer pom-pom tutu set from Gumbo Limbo Coastal Chic in Stuart, $49 to $55.
This is the gift that keeps on giving. Made from recycled/vintage keys, the Giving Keys necklaces are stamped with words of encouragement, and the wearer is supposed to pass it along when she comes in contact with someone else who needs the message, from $42, Available at Maggie and Mae Boutique in Jupiter.
Hive Home Gift & Garden in West Palm Beach offers a variety of gifts she’ll love, including this super soft, cashmere poncho topper that can be worn four different ways, $150, and this shagreen shark or ray-skin gold chain clutch, available in red and several other colors, $520.
These GAIA Empowered Women clutches are one of a kind, handmade by resettled refugee women using vintage, repurposed and sustainable textiles, leather and suede, $130, Available at Curate Clothes + Accessories in North Palm Beach.
You’ll rule her galaxy when you give her the Om Shanti High Performance Yoga Leggings, $44, Available at Aphrodite Style in downtown Stuart.
It’s never too early to start thinking about summer. Pick up SPF 50 swimwear for your infant or teen, like this Snapper Rock tunic, $48, Available at Hibiscus Beach Kids at Downtown at the Gardens.
She’ll stay warm and stylish with the versatile Noelle Multi Wear Bourduex Wrap. Assorted colors, from $24.99, Available at Girls Downtown (formerly Flagler Jewelry & Gifts) in Stuart.
If you like it, put a monogram on it. This full-grain embossed python leather clutch can be personalized with up to three initials and is available in a variety of colors, from $105, Available at Matilda’s Cabana in Stuart.
It may not get cold enough in South Florida for a coat, but that doesn’t mean we can’t layer with this Golfino red and black padded plaid vest, $269, Available at GOLFINO on Worth Avenue.
The Michael Kors Vivian Large Satchel is the perfect addition to the stylish career woman’s wardrobe, $1,295, Available at Michael Kors at The Gardens Mall.
If she has winter travel plans out-of-state, prep her with a J. McLaughlin gift set. Camel Waffle Infinity Scarf, $88, Camel Knit Glove with leather, $48, and Pom Pom Hat, $45. Available at J.McLaughlin in Stuart.
Every woman needs a pair of boots. These Liberty Black vintage leather boots, handmade in Mexico, will do just the trick, $358, Available at April Daze Boutique in Stuart.
This Whiting and Davis small dimple mesh and crystal clutch with shoulder strap will dress up any outfit, $255, Available at Kemp’s Shoe Salon and Boutique.
For the Jewelry Lover
One-of-a-kind pieces at every price point.
The Hipanema Bracelet is one of the hottest bracelets in the country, handmade in Brazil and with a ribbon that says “May All Your Wishes and Dreams Come True” in Portuguese. Various colors, $58 to $125, Available at Straight from the Heart in Stuart.
This colored bead necklace by Palm City-based JB Marsh Designs will undoubtedly be the most unique monogram piece she’s seen. Monograms can be created in sterling silver, vermeil gold or a combination of the two, and are designed to be interchangeable with an array of necklaces, from $159,
Just keep swimming with Susan Rockefeller’s mermaid bangle, which comes in 14k yellow gold (pictured) with 0.15ct diamonds, $16,600, or sterling silver and white topaz, $1,750. Available at Michelle Farmer Collaborate in Palm Beach.
She’ll make a statement with this hand-beaded necklace, $28, and earrings, $18, set, crafted by artisans in Indonesia. Available at Go Fish Clothing and Jewelry Co. in Stuart.
This long scarf necklace by Idalia Couture Jewelry is almost as soft to touch as a fabric scarf, made with fine metallic yarns, woven into intricate mesh fabric design patterns and hand-assembled by Italian craftsmen with 14k gold. Measures 51 inches in length, $185, Available at
These rubellite and diamond “Wrapped” ear clips by Verdura feature two cushion-cut rubellites weighing 19.63ct and 180 round brilliant diamonds weighing 1.55ct, $52,500, Available at Betteridge in Palm Beach.
These stackable Kona Charm Bracelets are handmade in Vero Beach and are available in rose gold or silver, $15, Available at the Florida Oceanographic Coastal Center Gift Shop.
Chan Luu’s wrap bracelets have a cult following for a reason. Crafted with fancy jasper mix and hand-woven onto soft, bronze-colored leather, these pieces wrap around the wrist five times and includes three adjustable leather closures for a comfortable fit. $240, Available at My Gift Avenue in Downtown at the Gardens.
This ladies 18k rose gold, diamond (0.40tcw), and white agate (28ct) pendant by Doron Paloma of Doves is subtle but stylish, $2,575, Available at Just Gold Jewelers.
Upgrade a charm bracelet or necklace with Bella Jewelry’s beads celebrating Treasure Coast towns from Stuart and Hutchinson Island to Jensen Beach and Port St. Lucie. Sterling silver and handcrafted in Florida, from $50, Available at Bella Jewelry and Gifts in downtown Stuart.
Celebrate our marine culture with Rebecca Hook sterling silver starfish stud earrings with small center diamond in a satin finish, $279, Eric Michaels Fine Jewelry in downtown Stuart.
Grab it fast – this Roberto Coin 18k yellow gold choker is from the jeweler’s limited-edition Pois Moi Collection, $18,000, Available at Hamilton Jewelers at The Gardens Mall.
Whether his passion is sports or style, we’ve got him covered.
Nothing says Palm Beach like pink and green, so why not wear it proud? Peruvian cotton pique in pink with diagonal green striping down the front and a single palm tree adorning the sleeve, $63,
Give him the Midas touch with this 24k gold iPad Air, $3,065,
Now, here’s a home accessory he can get excited about. This My Wingman three-foot tall football player poses with a tray and cup holder. Seventeen top NCAA teams are represented, $129 (enter the code “wingman” for free shipping),
He’ll look forward to ringing in 2015 with Tommy Bahama’s silk camp “Uncork the New Year” shirt, $148, Available at Tommy Bahama in Harbourside Place.
Give him the gift of a clean shave with a gift certificate to MAXx’S Shaving Room in downtown Stuart, a complete gentlemen’s barbershop, gifts start at $15.
The businessman who writes all day will appreciate the upgrade his desk gets with this Faber-Castell Ondoro Smoked Oak pen, from $140,
Time will be on his side with these working watch, stainless steel blue sports cuff links by Jan Leslie, $395, Available at John Craig Clothier in Harbourside Place.
He’ll smell so fresh and clean with a four-ounce bottle of Michael Kors for Men, $78, Available at Macy’s at Treasure Coast Square or The Gardens Mall.
Get him ready for January cold fronts with Vineyard Vines’ men’s 1/4 zip sweaters with embroidered whale, ribbed collar, cuffs and hem, $135, Available at O’Sole Mio in Stuart.
Upgrade his watch collection with this Provident Jewelry Marine Diver, equipped with a stainless steel case and rotating bezel, blue dial and blue rubber strap. Water-resistant to 200 m, $8,500, Available at Provident Jewelry.
If he was born to ride, give him these oversized collector’s editions of The Impossible Collection of Motorcycles and The Impossible Collection of Cars, both $695. If he’s more about rock and roll, he’ll love Marshall Hanwell’s speaker in cream, $880, Available at Hive Home Gift & Garden in West Palm Beach.
For the Home
Give them something they’ll look at every day in their house.
These Simpatico natural, soy candles by k.hall studios inc. are made in the USA, are housed in hand-crafted glass and come in holiday-related scents like “Reindeer” and other favorites like “Spanish Lime.” They burn for 100 hours, $32, Available at Sea Salt Boutique in Stuart.
This mid-19th-century French Louis XVI st. ormolu classical style figural group depicts Bacchanalian putti figures and is signed Sèvres. On a white Carrara marble base with an ormolu beaded band and all original gilt, $12,800, Available at Cedric DuPont Antiques in West Palm Beach.
These ceramic graters will dress up a plate of baked bread and dip at your next occasion, $30, Available at ART-TEE-DA in Stuart.
These colorful, nautical wine totes make the perfect hostess gift or countertop adornment. $16, Available at Envy of Palm Beach.
These “Caspari” Christmas Placemats with coordinating napkins and crackers will get any table into the holiday spirit, $40 for a set of four placemats, place setting for under $50, Available at
You’ll be golden if you give them the Tory Burch Westerly Candle this Christmas, $60, Available at Tory Burch at The Gardens Mall.
The style-conscious have always had jewelry boxes to display and protect their Tiffany earrings and Rolex timepieces. With OYOBox – a shatterproof, wood and lacquer box that holds up to eight pairs of glasses – luxury eyewear has a home now, too, from $250, Available at Neiman Marcus Palm Beach.
Unique art is a must in any home, and this 12-by-16-inch and-blown glass basket with cold work by Massimiliano Schiavo from the Vignole series is a serious eye-catcher, $6,900, Available at Onessimo Fine Art in Palm Beach Gardens.
The “Frasier Fir” holiday scent is an aromatic snap of crisp Siberian fir needles, heartening cedarwood and relaxing sandalwood forms that will remind users of a just-cut forest fragrance, $29.95, Available at Simple Pleasures Bath & Body in downtown Stuart.
In “You Just Can’t Ruin a Pollock,” artist Stephen Hansen playfully personifies the topsy-turvy world of modern art, while giving props to the godfather of abstract expressionism, Jackson Pollock, 24 by 24 by 4 inches, $2,200, Available at Studio E Gallery at PGA Commons.
This Colander Gift Basket contains ultra premium olive oil or aged balsamic vinegar, pasta, two sliced Italian meats, fresh cerignola olives, pesto, Parmesan reggiano cheese, country Italian bread, a chocolate bar and gold sprouts. $90, Available at Two Olive Trees in Stuart.
This 8-by-10-inch, letterpress Florida “Sunshine All The Time” print by Palm Beach Lately is the perfect local addition to any gallery wall, $30, Available at
Ain’t no mountain high enough for this “Mountain Man” Fredric Remington bronze sculpture with marble base, (25 ½ by 31 inches), $1,000, Available at The Vault in Stuart.
It’s almost polo season and this cashmere-blend Cantering Horse Accent Pillow, available in three colors, is the perfect decoration to celebrate with, $450, Available at Pioneer Linens in West Palm Beach.
Instead of giving them a trendy product, give them something that will last a lifetime.
Give them the gift of music. Colorado Pawn and Jewelry in Stuart carries a variety of guitars, from Yamahas to Fenders to Samicks. Prices range from $70 to $430.
We’re betting this one is going to go fast. One lucky couple who purchases the “A Very Cabana Holiday” package from Eau Palm Beach will get to have lunch with iconic potter, designer and author Jonathan Adler, and enjoy a four-night stay in a suite designed by him. Also includes personal cabana, Champagne and caviar couple’s treatment at the spa, shopping trip to Worth Avenue in a chauffeur-driven Rolls-Royce, private chef-designed dinners, $1,000 worth of gifts from Eau Spa in the suite, a $1,000 Jonathan Adler gift card and more. Only one package available for sale, valid from Dec. 20 to Dec. 30. $25,000.
Adopt a sea turtle from Loggerhead Marinelife Center. Your gift helps to save these creatures while engaging your loved ones in the continued need for ocean conservation. All adoptions include a personalized certificate and letter, a glossy photograph, educational materials and advance notice on your turtle’s release. Gift recipients can also follow weekly updates online during their turtle’s rehabilitation, $35 to $100.
Horse lovers can purchase, adopt or sponsor a horse from the Equine Rescue and Adoption Foundation in Palm City. For details call 772.220.0150 or visit Eraf.org.
If they love the performing arts, give them a membership or tickets to The Sunrise Theatre in downtown Fort Pierce. Prices vary, Visit for info.
Give them the gift of a night at the Lyric Theatre. Gift certificates may be redeemed for tickets to any season production. Prices vary, Visit for info.
Vroom! A membership to the Palm Beach Driving Club offers weekly, year-round track programs to automotive enthusiasts exclusively at Palm Beach International Raceway in Jupiter. Drivers of all levels of experience welcome. Annual memberships from $7,000, Visit for more info.
The South Florida Wildlife Center rescues and rehabilitates more than 12,000 injured, orphaned or imperiled animals annually. The center’s goal is to return every rehabilitated native animal back to nature to live wild and free. But some of the animals that are brought to the Center can’t be released back into the wild for one reason or another. These animals are then placed up for adoption so they can live out their lives in a loving environment. Tortoises, geese, peacocks, snakes, birds and rabbits available. Prices vary, Visit humanesociety.org/animal_community/shelters/wildlife_care_center for info.