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    34 Elegant Last Minute Gifts For The Minimalist In Your Life

    What's more stressful than last-minute holiday shopping? Last-minute holiday shopping for someone with a Specific Aesthetic.

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    1. A gridded ceramic picture frame to accentuate your favorite memories.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This is a ceramic 8x10 frame with a grid print in black on cream. Think, graph paper. It is HEAVY. It reads modern because of the grid but high end due to being ceramic. The colors will go with everything. This has the hooks to hang it on the wall but you'll need to make sure you have a study hook and surface. Otherwise, it will work well displayed standing alone or with a grouping." —AB

    Get it from Amazon for $48+ (available in three sizes and and in black/white and blue/white).

    2. A house-shaped tissue box that'snot a joke.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I first spotted this at a swanky modern hotel room with all-white decor. I love how it hides an unsightly branded tissue box — it practically vanishes! It looks so cute with the tissue-y 'billow' of smoke, and is functional too. Every modern minimalist's dream." —nycgirl

    Get it from Amazon for $5.

    3. A no-frills humidifier and essential oil diffuser to keep their air (and decor) from being dry.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This diffuser is beautiful and works well. It blends in with my furnishings which was important to me when choosing one. I would recommend or buy this for friends or family." —Keith Klipfel

    Get it from Amazon for $39.59 (available in cream, black, and pink).

    4. A serpent mini-lighter key ring to enable the smoker in your life.

    Need Supply

    Get it from Need Supply for $38.

    (Order by December 22 1 p.m. EST with Domestic Next Day Shipping to ensure delivery by Christmas Day.)

    5. An electric pour-over kettle they'll definitely want to leave out on the kitchen counter for all to see.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I am so happy I purchased this amazing kettle! It is of high quality and craftsmanship! It is easy to use and has the best pour imaginable! The spout does not drip and the amount of water that comes out during a pour is perfect! I love the hold feature — it keeps the water temperature where you need it after the first cup of coffee, or tea pour, so that the kettle does not have to start to heat over again. The design is well thought out and looks lovely on the kitchen counter! The kettle itself and the handle are perfectly counterbalanced. I wish I purchased this kettle a lot sooner! You will definitely be happy with the Fellow Stagg electric kettle!" —KievaNina

    Get it from Amazon for $145.47 (available in four colors).

    6. Or, a water bottle that'll take this minimalism thing even further with a completely flat, flask-like body.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I was looking for a sleek bottle that fits in my small cross-body bags and came across this style of flasks. So far it works great — sleek, nice materials, no leaks. It looks like an Apple product given the colors and always elicits some compliments." —Norris Vivatrat

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99.

    7. A Bang & Olufsen portable bluetooth speaker for the on-the-go music listener.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Amazing sound quality for a Bluetooth speaker this size. This speaker lives up to the B&O reputation for crisp, clean sound. Its small footprint and decent battery life make it an easy and obvious choice for travel. It won't fill a symphony hall with sound, but it's more than a match for a hotel room or small picnic with a friend. Well worth its price. You can find a lot of cheaper speakers but you won't find a better value if sound matters to you." —Richard Cole

    Get it from Amazon for $169 (available in three colors).

    8. A linen wrap-around mitt for the gift of minimal burns while transporting hot cookware.

    Food52

    Get it from Food52 for $48+ (available in blue chambray, oatmeal chambray, and agrarian striped).

    Ships out in two business days. (Pay $30 for three-day express or $40 for overnight.)

    9. A leaning coat rack for the minimalist who likes to keep only their most-worn items out on display (or at least aspires to).

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I love the look of this thing. It's super cool, and works just like it's supposed to. I was able to put it together really easily, and then it just leans against the wall. I have a couple of coats and a scarf hanging on it. There is a nice matte texture to it that makes it look really high-end." —Natalie

    Get it from Amazon for $33 (available in black and white).

    10. A half-zip cotton-wool sweater that'll stay glued to their chest all winter long.

    COS

    Get it from COS for $125 (available in S-XL and in three colors).

    Guaranteed delivery in 1-4 business days. (Pay $12 before 2 p.m. for express next-business-day delivery.)

    11. A rod bracelet in a smokey bronze for equal measures playful and elegant.

    Need Supply

    Get it from Need Supply for $63 (available in small and medium).

    (Order by December 22 1 p.m. EST with Domestic Next Day Shipping to ensure delivery by Christmas Day.)

    12. A mini bonsai tree reflection pool to calm their nerves — IDK about you but I'm feeling zen just looking at it.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "For the price, this is a steal!! It's absolutely beautiful. Packaging was perfect, not a single branch damaged. I gave mine as a gift and my mother-in-law loved it and thought I paid so much more than I did, so it's a perfect gift." —Allea

    Get it from Amazon for $21.98.

    13. A Japanese tiered shoe rack to fit perfectly in their tiny little nook that isn't quite big enough for a standard option.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This is great! Fits vertically in my small entryway, just what I was looking for. If you want a modern stylish clean-looking shoe rack with a small footprint, this is the perfect selection! It’s lightweight, but for storing five pair of shoes, it’s great! It fits mens size 10 shoes perfectly." —Aaron Staley

    Get it from Amazon for $43.68.

    14. A pack of warm merino wool socks that'll get them through winter, comfortably.

    Amazon

    Get a five-pack from Amazon for $15.99 (available in eight colors/varietypacks).

    15. An overnight cold-brew filter bottle they'll agree has no right to look this good.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Very satisfied with the purchase. I use it for cold-brew green tea. It definitely makes drinking cold tea easier because it's more accessible. I recommend it and think it would be a lovely gift for tea lovers." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $19.50+ (available in 300ml or 750ml and in olive green, red, black, and white).

    16. A sterling silver tiny dot necklace for a perfect daily-wear option.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I like this necklace very much and the color is so beautiful! I wear it nearly every day, even while sleeping, showering, and exercising. It's very lightweight and doesn't bother my neck. It goes easily with any style of clothing. If you are a person who likes simple style, then I would strongly recommend this necklace!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99 (available in three finishes).

    17. A statement modern accent chair that'll also secretly be a gift for yourself (your new throne when you visit their apartment).

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Love, love, love this chair. First, it's large and comfortable. The fabric is soft, but seems durable. Second, the quality and workmanship are as good as it gets. The seams are all tight and even. The upholstery is uniformly stretched. Third, everybody who walks in admires it. It's low profile means it takes up less visual space in the room. Feels more informal than a traditional arm chair. Definitely ups my style quotient!" —AvidReader

    Get it from Amazon for $322.36+ (available in grey, canary, and aqua).

    18. A piece of mouth-blown confetti glassware for the perfect amount of subtle texture. (It works as a drinking glass, votive, or vase!)

    Hawkins New York

    Get it from Hawkins New York for $14+ (available in two sizes).

    Order by December 18 with expedited shipping for delivery on December 24.

    19. An acrylic Squatty Potty to get their colon and minimalist sensibility aligned in the bathroom.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This thing is SLEEK! I bought this for my new home's main floor guest bath. We wanted to provide guests with the convenience of the Squatty Potty without the eyesore of the white 7" one. I feel like if Kim and Kanye had a Squatty Potty, it would be this one." —Durga D

    Get it from Amazon for $78.73.

    Don't require high design for your BMs? Check out the original Squatty Potty for $23.24.

    20. A stainless steel watering can for the houseplant aficionado among your friend group.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This is the perfect item if you have houseplants. Especially if your houseplants are hung up. Maybe you don't water your plants as much as they need because it is a hassle taking them down, watering them, and then rehanging them up again. Relax, this watering can is the perfect answer. It is very good looking, extremely well made — this puppy will last for years." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in small and large).

    21. An acrylic fish tank with a built-in LED light that'll go over swimmingly.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This aquarium is so easy to set up and beautiful to see. My fish is so happy in her new home. I love this unit. After struggling with less expensive units, I finally invested in something worthwhile. This has taken away the headache of maintaining an aquarium and it is simply stunning. This is just wonderful! Wow!" —JMP

    Get it from Amazon for $99.99 (available in black and white).

    22. A pair of casual baggy overalls that'll actually turn them into an overalls person.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I just wanted these for kicking around in the garden and they have worked great for that... so I own three pairs now. They're lightweight and good for warmer days." —C. Zittel

    Get them from Amazon for $20.99+ (available in four colors and sizes S–XXXL).

    23. A pair of natural wood hooks they can hang their coats on.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Me: I'm going to put hooks on the back of the door.

    Wife: No you're not. No hooks, nothing, nada, never.

    Me: Here are the hooks for the back of the door.

    Wife: Oh, those are so nice!!" —Ihaveopinions

    Get a pair from Amazon for $15.99 (available in black walnut and beech wood).

    24. A pack of oversized linen dinner napkins to make every dinner — even those nights when their dinner is cereal — look chic.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "These are high quality, nicely subtle, and don't get too terribly wrinkled." —J. Gobell

    Get it from Amazon for $20.99 (for a six-pack).

    25. A five-piece Japanese-inspired place setting with a sophisticated matte black glaze.

    CB2

    Promising review: "I’m obsessed. Love everything about it. Style is beautiful and classy and clean-looking. Super easy to clean. Highly recommend this product!!" —Estal

    Get a 5-piece set from CB2 for $39.95.

    Order by December 19 at 5 p.m. CT for Christmas delivery.

    26. A deck of monochromatic cards, because winning everyone over with the perfect gift is totally in the cards this year.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "These cards are awesome and came in perfect condition! I got them for a friend, and they love the design of them." —Brandon

    Get it from Amazon for $10+ (available in black and white).

    27. A mini jewelry organizer for the person who has a lot of accessories but little to no idea where to store them.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $19.96+ (available in black/walnut and white/natural, and white/nickel).

    28. A set of brushed microfiber sheets if they're looking for a magical wrinkle-, fade-, and stain-resistant bedding solution.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "These sheets are super soft and very nice.

    And honestly you can't beat the price.

    And I know if I went to the store today.

    I couldn't find any to beat these anyway.

    $30 and a good night's sleep.

    Yeah, I think these, I might just keep.

    Flat sheet, fitted sheet, pillowcases for you.

    Just go ahead and treat yourself to some too.

    And If you're reading this review,

    I hope you enjoyed my rap.

    Now brb I'm going have a quick nap.

    Yeah that's right, I'm gonna lay on my sheets

    Take a deep breath and discover some beats.

    And if you're looking for me?

    You might just find me pressing the key

    'Buy now' immediately

    'Your new sheets are on their way'

    Thank you, have a nice day." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $28.70+ (available in Twin-California/Split King and in 32 colors)

    29. A modern hourglass accent stool they can use to store their stray magazines or electronics.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I was shopping around for a couple of months trying to find auxiliary seating and storage for my stylish but tiny space. There are many similar options on the market for sculptural, multipurpose pieces. At this price, I figured I'd take a chance, and I'm glad I did. These are lightweight AND sturdy. The texture matches my Panton S Chairs in matte white. This definitely looks more expensive than it is. The hidden storage may be lovely, but I'm not really 'storing' anything in there, except some linens and a bag of marbles to add weight." —M Roy Clark

    Get it from Amazon for $35.99+ (available in white, red, orange, and green).

    30. A parkland block set for the minimalist who prefers to experience nature from the comfort of their heated bedroom.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $23.80.

    31. A cat scratcher and lounge that doubles as impressive living room art.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Amazing. I bought mine over a year ago and my cats LOVE them. I hung them up like shelves and the cats love to hang out on them, sleep, stretch, and survey the house. My friends don't even realize they're cat shelves until the cats jump on them! Fast-forward over a year later and they're still in pretty good shape. Worth the money! I picked up some L brackets at The Home Depot to hang them and they worked like a charm." —Jayni

    Get it from Amazon for $49.95 (available in white, gray, and brown).

    32. A carafe with an oak stopper — the gift that says, "Hey, you should host a dinner party again."

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This carafe has worked wonders for me! I wasn't high on the benefits of a decanter until my purchase of this product. I thoroughly enjoy having a glass of wine after work, and this decanter ensures my wine tastes fantastic!" —Ethan

    Get it from Amazon for $26.99+ (available in 33 oz or 67oz).

    33. A sleek compost bin with an adjustable air vent they can mount on their cabinet door if they prefer to keep it out of sight. (Though, it's far from an eyesore!)

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I never knew how awful my metal compost bin was until I got this beauty! Easy to open with one hand, the bag stays in place, and it's lightweight. Everything that's wrong with the traditional countertop compost bin, this bin solves. Life changing." —Emma

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    34. A floating bookshelf that'll *actually* look like it's floating.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Love these!!! I was looking for a sleek mount for some white and silver cylindrical lamps we have for the wall and these worked perfect! Nice and sturdy, but also slim and low profile for a cleaner look than if we would have purchased small shelves." —Rebecca K.

    Get it from Amazon for $14.98+ (available in small and large and in black and white).

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    The reviews used in this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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