It’s the most wonderful time of the year, which means it's also the time of year when you have to pull out all the stops and find the perfect gift—whether it’s for the person you just started dating, your boss, your partner, or you're treatin' yourself. Wowing someone with your gift-giving prowess requires a tricky balance of utility and thoughtfulness. You want to give something special, but also something they’re sure to use and think of you—not something they’ll accidentally re-gift to you next year.

But you’re here reading this, which means you’re one step ahead of the rest. Read on for some of our favorite and most versatile gift ideas;​ pieces that strike the perfect balance of astute personality assessment and expertly designed practicality. 

 

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