Bulova Rubaiyat Diamond
Bulova • $1,595 (sponsored)
So she’s got the little black dress, but does she have the little black watch to match? With an artful fusion of black ceramic and stainless steel accented by 73 individually hand-set diamonds encircling the glossy black dial (as well as at the 3, 6 and 9 markers), the Rubaiyat represents the perfect intersection of understated elegance and eye-catching bling. She fields endless compliments. You look like a holiday hero. Everybody wins.
SELF LOVE Bath + Body Ritual Kit
Herbivore • $36
Winter weather is hard on the skin, holiday madness is hard on the psyche. And you, sir, will kill both birds with Herbivore’s spa-quality trifecta of coconut milk bath soak, coco rose body polish and rose quartz illuminating body oil. It’s OK if these terms mean nothing to you. They’ll mean the world to her, and that’s what matters.
Nomad Delux Hardcover by Herbert Ypma
Assouline • $85
Chock full of celebrated travel writer Ypma’s stunning photographs of “hip and hidden places around the world,” this handsome tome will not only look great on the coffee table, but more importantly, in bed — as the two of you flip through it and plan your 2019 jaunting calendar.
Gold Vermeil Flower Earrings
AUrate • $180
Jewelry is admittedly fraught gifting territory — personal predilections abound. However, AUrate’s designs were unanimously agreed upon by the Ladies of InsideHook HQ as both chic and versatile, “perfect for holiday functions but also great for her to rock in warmer weather.” And when they talk, your correspondent listens.
Demi Lace-Trimmed Silk-Charmeuse Playsuit
Cami NYC • $260
Conventional wisdom dictates that sexy is sexy, comfy is comfy and never the twain shall meet. Cami NYC begs to differ (and does it well) with this playful-meets-sophisticated number made from übersoft silk-charmeuse that she’ll love lounging in and you’ll love … watching her lounge in. This is a holiday win-win.