Finding the perfect gift can be nerve wracking—especially this late in the game. Before you reach for your usual, go-to gifts, check out what some of our local tastemakers and friends are wishing for this holiday season. From socks to a Celine bag, here’s what they had to say. Get ready for some serious insight and inspo.

The iPhone 11
“For the camera.” Obvs.
Kerry Brett, Celebrity Photographer and Owner, Lifestyle Portraits

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Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones
“When I’m editing, I want to tune out the world and turn up a podcast.”
Kerry Brett, Celebrity Photographer and Owner, Lifestyle Portraits

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Socks—lots of them!
“I follow Tom Ford’s rule of always changing out socks every six months…. But I hate buying them! That makes them my favorite stocking stuffer every Christmas.”
Matt Gallagher, Owner, Assembly Showroom

(socks available at Assembly Showroom)

Floating Spa Treatment at Balans Organic Spa in Boston
“That or sit in a Himalayan salt room for a week.” Organic spa?!
Can we come with, Katherine?
Katherine Morse, Owner, Flat of the Hill

“I’ve been gifted some beautiful pieces of art and seeing them around my home makes me happy—daily reminders of good times together, love, beauty, talent.”
Katia Orth, Owner, kloTH

“Beautiful and meaningful pieces that last a lifetime and yes, make you feel special. My pick this year is probably a ring or pendant from kloTH.”
Katia Orth, Owner, kloTH

(rings available at kloTH)

Anything to keep me warm…
“I’m always cold so anything to keep me warm…. Winter coat, socks, warm boots, and inevitability a new cozy sweater or two from—yep, you guessed it—kloTH!”
Katia Orth, Owner, kloTH

(socks available at kloTH)

Celine Phantom Tote
“The Celine Phantom tote is at the top of my wish list this year. It’s the perfect size and shape to take me from busy mornings to drinks after work.” Cheers to that!
Christina Reale, Owner, Chel Bella


Sol Angeles sweats
“All about cozy gifts. I’ve yet to meet someone who doesn’t have a pair of go-to sweats when they get home. This set from Sol Angeles coupled with a wintry scent from Wary Meyers and you’re good to go.”
Evan Shuman, Owner, Assembly Showroom

(Sol Angeles sweats available at Assembly Showroom)