For many of us, putting together a holiday shopping list can feel like getting a lump of coal in our stocking. The weight of being creative and finding the “perfect gift” can be intimidating if not downright overwhelming. That’s why Styleture would like to offer you the perfect gift of our own: an early gift guide for ringing in the holiday season in style.
Whose bathroom wouldn’t benefit from a bit of color? With this new collaboration between the iconic plastic manufacturer Kartell and LAUFEN, the Swiss manufacturer of exquisite ceramic bathroom vanities and furniture, comes Kartell by Laufen, a marriage of innovation and design. If you’re not in the mindset of the complete collection, perhaps some of the colorful towel racks, shelving or stools might do the trick.
The stars are out! Handmade by artisans, these one-of-a-kind hand hammered star-shaped ornaments charm and delight wherever they hang. Tied with twine, each playful, rustic ornament will arrive in an ivory organza bag perfectly prepared to take top billing or to act as costar.
No Christmas is complete without sleigh bells. Used throughout the world, across all cultures, bells have a history and tell a story as unique as their individual chimes. Native Trails’ Copper Bells ring a true story of centuries-old coppersmithing techniques and family traditions passed down through generations. Each bell is artisan crafted to bring out the rich patina of the recycled copper. Available in 2, 3 or 4 inch and in Tempered or Antique finishes.
ThermaSol’s Essential Oils elevate the home spa experience to a higher level of complete renewal. Experience relaxing fragrances such as French Lavender, Italian Bergamot, Egyptian Geranium, Portuguese Eucalyptus, Madagascar Ylang Ylang, French Rosemary and an Energizing Oil Blend – perfect for keeping calm when only a few shopping days are left until the big day.
For everyone’s inner Don Draper comes the perfect invention for keeping your drink cold but not diluted. Add 3 of these chilled stones to your next Old Fashioned, let it stand for 5 minutes and enjoy. Milled in Vermont by the oldest soapstone workshop in the US, this set of 9 soapstone beverage cubes will leave your recipient pleased as punch.
With its unique curved shade, Hudson Valley Lighting’s Alba Lamp employs a distinctive silhouette and is balanced by a sturdy square base. Drawing inspiration from Elio Martinelli’s “mushroom lamp,” Alba reimagines the motif for today’s well-appointed interiors. The “mushroom” shape is only one of several unique elements — including silk shade, cast metalwork and retro style, pull-chain switch. Available as a two-light table or floor lamp with a choice of Eco Paper, Natural or Silver Silk Shades and in old bronze, aged brass or polished nickel finishes, Alba provides a graceful complement to any room.
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