These Are The Must-Have Holiday Gift Picks We're Eyeing This Year

By Audrey Williams

It’s never too late (or too early, for that matter) to start browsing the gifts you’ll be grabbing for all your favorite people this holiday season. In anticipation of our Let It Zoe holiday gifting event — which features plenty of gorgeous shopping inspiration — we’ve chosen a few of our must-haves for this year that are sure to please everyone on your list. From a trio of fragrances for every man in your life to an essential handbag that’ll stand the test of time, there’s so much to discover. The best part? They’re all easy to nab online, so you can skip the the holiday hustle and actually enjoy the season.

Paco Rabanne Invictus Fragrances ($88-$96/3.4 oz)

Paco Rabanne

It’s amazing how intensely our memories are attached to smell, which is why fragrance is such an incredibly sentimental and personal gift this time of year. the right scent can make someone feel warm and spicy, strong and invincible, or fresh and energized depending on the the notes and accords. the paco rabanne invictus collection — aqua, intense, and eau de toilette — channels the modern masculinity of your favorite guy with a scent for each of his sensibilities.

"...FRAGRANCE IS SUCH AN INCREDIBLY SENTIMENTAL AND PERSONAL GIFT…"

It’s amazing how intensely our memories are attached to smell, which is why fragrance is such an incredibly sentimental and personal gift this time of year. The right scent can make someone feel warm and spicy, strong and invincible, or fresh and energized depending on the the notes and accords. The Paco Rabanne Invictus collection — Aqua, Intense, and Eau De Toilette — channels the modern masculinity of your favorite guy with a scent for each of his sensibilities.

"THE BEST GIFT WE CAN GIVE OUR LOVED ONES IS THE GIFT OF PEACE AND QUIET."

Sometimes the best gift we can give our loved ones is the gift of peace and quiet — and that might come in the form of a pair of luxe, noise-blocking headphones. Whether they’ve got a long, loud commute or like to stay focused in the gym, your giftee can enjoy the solitude they crave with these wireless leather-and-aluminum headphones.

"IT'S A GIFT THAT YOU KNOW WILL LAST FOR YEARS TO COME, EVEN AS THE OTHER TRENDS COME AND GO."

Every season, there’s a new it-bag on the lust list, which also means that every season, there’s a used-to-be-it-bag on the shelf. But a classic bag in a timeless silhouette never goes out of style. This one is the perfect shade of cognac to blend into any wardrobe, and it’s the ideal size for toting along all of life’s little necessities. It’s a gift that you know will last for years to come, even as the other trends come and go.

"THERE'S NOT ONE PERSON WHO COULDN'T USE THE GIFT OF MORE TIME."

There’s not one person who couldn’t use the gift of more time, and while you can’t wrap up more hours in the day, you can give someone a genius timesaver. This deeply cleansing dry shampoo absorbs oil, gets rid of odor, and refreshes styles when there’s just no time for a wash day.

"...A GIFT THAT ELEVATES THE EVERYDAY IS UNIVERSALLY APPRECIATED."

Life’s luxurious moments can often come in unexpected forms, and a gift that elevates the everyday is universally appreciated. This Molton Brown bath and shower set is made with fine fragrances that linger long after use, transforming bathtimes into a true indulgence. It’s a charming touch for anyone on your list, whether you gift it solo or along with other pampering essentials.

“THE BEST GIFTS ARE ALWAYS THE ONES WE NEVER THINK OF GETTING FOR OURSELVES…”

The best gifts are always the ones we never think of getting for ourselves, but once we have them, we can’t imagine how we ever lived without them. Take the BURST Sonic Toothbrush for example. With its limited-edition rose gold finish, sonic action to brighten surface stains and whiten your teeth (from regular wine and coffee intake, perhaps?) and gentle-yet-effective charcoal bristles, it’ll change your giftee’s routine for the better.

"...ALL IT TAKES IS ONE PASS OF THIS CURLING IRON TO FINALLY MAKE PERFECTION HAPPEN."

When it comes to hair, the perfect not-too-fussy, not-too-messy curl can be as elusive as evenly winged liner. But with a genius tourmaline-and-ceramic barrel — and five adjustable heat settings — all it takes is one pass of this curling iron to finally make perfection happen.

"IT'S THE PERFECT ACCESSORY WITH A MIX OF FASHION AND FUNCTION."

A watch that merely tells time won’t be enough for the true fitness lover in your life. With an impressive five-day battery life, the Verge has 11 sport modes, GPS tracking, and the ability to make and receive phone calls. It’s the perfect accessory with a mix of fashion and function.

"TIS THE SEASON FOR ALL THINGS COZY..."

‘Tis the season for all things cozy, and there’s always a way to bundle up in style. A luxurious faux fur scarf will keep anyone toasty without taking away from their chic winter-white aesthetic.

"IT'S HARD TO FIND SOMEONE WHO DOESN'T APPRECIATE A GOOD GLASS OF WINE."

It’s hard to find someone who doesn’t appreciate a good glass of wine. So, if you’re stumped for a gift, consider a chic set of wine glasses and a bottle of Rioja to end to your search. This Spanish wine region, best known for elegant and food-friendly reds, also produces crisp whites and rosés.

Wines range from $15-$40.

"SOFT, SILKY LIPS ARE AT THE TOP OF EVERYONE'S BEAUTY WISHLIST."

Soft, silky lips are at the top of everyone’s beauty wishlist — so gift this luxurious balm. Watermelon extract hydrates, along with nourishing shea butter, jojoba, sweet almond, and rosehip oils. It’s the type of soothing formula that begs to be applied, reapplied, and re-reapplied all day.

"IT COMES ABOUT AS CLOSE TO GOOD-HAIR-DAY-IN-A-BOTTLE AS POSSIBLE."

Give the gift of holiday hair that can last from New Year’s Eve to New Year’s Day with this frizz-fighting hairspray. It comes about as close to good-hair-day-in-a-bottle as possible, giving styles like updos the extra hold they need while still managing to keep hair feeling soft and touchable — without the sticky residue.

"IF YOU CAN'T THINK OF JUST ONE PERFECT GIFT, WHY NOT GIVE A WHOLE COLLECTION OF THEM?"

If you can’t think of just one perfect gift, why not give a whole collection of them? This subscription box curated by Rachel Zoe arrives four times a year, and each one comes with five full-size treasures from the the most coveted brands in fashion and beauty. Plus, for a personal touch, it also includes insider styling tips from Rachel herself, as well as exclusive behind-the-scenes content.

“IT'S ESSENTIALLY THE GIFT OF BEAUTY SLEEP.”

With this eye mask, made of 100% mulberry silk, you’ll be giving the gift of a peaceful night’s rest. It doesn’t tug on or crease delicate skin the way cotton pillowcases can. Plus, it feels like an indulgent update to a typical evening routine. It’s essentially the gift of beauty sleep.

"THE HOLIDAYS JUST AREN'T THE HOLIDAYS WITHOUT SOME SHINE."

The holidays just aren’t the holidays without some shine. This chic LBD from the Rachel Zoe Collection will give your giftee the perfect excuse to go all out with a sequined frock for the season.

"IT'S THE GIFT THAT KEEPS ON GIVING WELL BEYOND THE HOLIDAYS."

There’s no such thing as too much glow, especially this time of year. For that lit-from-within radiance, this 3-in-1 night serum resurfaces, hydrates, and clarifies dull skin overnight thanks to a blend of AHA/BHA, and gentle flower acids, hyaluronic acid, and a proprietary honey blend. It’s the gift that keeps on giving well beyond the holidays.