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What Women Really Want for Christmas

What Women Really Want for Christmas • Shop Gifts for Women on @SavvyHome


Shop these failproof gifts for women, and you’ll win at gift giving, guaranteed.


Ok, world peace would be great. But while we figure out how to give world peace as a Christmas present, here are some gifts that women in your life will really enjoy. Side note: I came across a list on The List App (are you on it? It’s great! Add me @savvyhome) by Hillary Kerr (@hillarykerr), co-founder of WhoWhatWear. She debunked what people actually like to receive a Christmas gifts (myself included) in the following order:


Inside jokes

A thoughtful reminder of a good time you shared.

Upgrades of everyday essentials

Don’t get a face wash or acne cream. But a luxe mask or bath oil? Yes!

Stalk their social

You’d be surprised how much you can find out about a woman by looking at her Pinterest feed.

Pay attention

Take notes throughout the year.

When in doubt, monogram




Looking for even more ideas? Shop gift guides for the modern jet-setter, the host with the most, the 21st century gentleman, or the mom of the year.

Photo: Courtesy of H&M.


Gab Loves: Holiday Ready

Gab Loves: Holiday Ready • @SavvyHome

We got our first snow this morning! Although I got my winter tires installed yesterday, I wasn’t mentally prepared for the snow yet. It’s been so unseasonably warm this year, I feel like the temperature dropped by twenty degrees overnight. Thank goodness for Christmas music, because it instantly put me in holiday mode. I’m ready to tackle Black Friday like a champ and get all my Holiday shopping done. Bring it on! And happy Thanksgiving to everyone who’s taking off early!



Robert Abbey Dolly Table Lamp | Chloé Faye Bag | Madewell & Owen Barry Shearling Tucker Scarf | Kara Small Backpack in Lavender | Johnson Brothers Dinnerware | Butternut Brooklyn Bell Cutting Board | Sunday Riley Blue Moon Tranquility Cleansing Balm | French Connection Chicago Faux Fur Jacket | West Elm Wally Task Lamp | Aerin Crystal Glasses | Menu Turning Table | Serena & Lily Flokati Rug |  Muuto Pink Nerd Chair | Jimmy Choo Black Patent Pointed Toe Flats

The Weekender: No. 224

Grey Knitted Dress • The Weekender on @SavvyHome

Better late than never, right? I had a really busy week last week, so the weekender post is coming to you just in time for Sunday night reading. I decided to unplug a little this weekend, and enjoy dinners, cocktails and brunches with friends. I’m refreshed and ready to tackle the week now!


Weekend Shopping

There’s a Fall Sale at Loeffler Randall! Get 30% off! Don’t mind if I do.

Get up to 50% off furniture favorites at West Elm! Here are my top picks.


Weekend Reading

One man’s vision for the ultimate ski chalet turned into a reality fit for James Bond. —NY Times

My gal Lauren revealed her new bedroom and it looks dreamy! —Lauren Nelson

The ultimate checklist for those moving into their first apartment! —Domino

22 reasons it’s awesome to be single during the Holidays. —MyDomaine

The (totally fun, not-at-all stuffy) new rules of wine. —Bon Appétit

Steal ideas from these 7 designer guest rooms. —One Kings Lane

Have yourself a Murray little Christmas. —MyDomaine

“TGIF” kind of sucks… Who’s with me? —Man Repeller

11 secrets of irresistible people. —Forbes


Photo: Courtesy of Few Moda

Gifts for the 21st Century Gentleman

Holiday Gift Guide for Men • 2015 on @SavvyHome


The modern gentleman has many interests, from wine, to traveling, to music or art. He takes good care of his appearance, from his shoes to his beard. He appreciates the finer things in life: whiskey, backgammon, champagne. He takes pride in his home. We might think he’s hard to buy for, but it’s not the case. Just pick a gift that reflects one of his interests, upgrade his everyday essentials, get him a thoughtful home gift, or treat him to a classic (a bottle of scotch accompanied by clever whiskey stones never fails).


Shop our Gift Guide for Men


Photo: Courtesy of Mr. Porter.

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