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    40 Gifts That Are As Beautiful As They Are Useful

    As if you needed an excuse to use this stuff.

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    1. An outta-this-world paperweight that'll tidy your desk while reminding you of how you're working this 9 to 5 to save up for a penthouse on Mars.

    Get it from Amazon for $40, ModCloth for $35, or Jet for $40.

    2. A copper string of lights to shed some ethereal light on most anything.

    USB-powered string made of waterproof, bendable copper wire and LED lights.

    Promising review: "These little copper lights are beautiful and bright at night. I used one strand in a decorative lantern and the other strand in an outdoor glass globe that I move indoors for the winter." —KLA

    Get a 33-foot string from Amazon for $10.99+ (available in two lengths).

    3. A picturesque bundt cake pan to produce the most ~magical~ powdered sugar–dusted forest.

    Get it from Food52 for $36.

    4. A glow-in-the-dark clock as a standout on any gallery wall.

    Get it from ModCloth for $49.

    5. An iridescent zip pouch — it just may become your new travel companion for keeping liquids in *or* out.

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $8.

    6. A luxurious candle in a lovely vessel that'll rise from the ashes as a storage accessory once all the wonderfully scented wax is gone.

    TBH, Diptyque candles are sooo fragrant that you probably won't even need to light it for a while.

    Get it from Nordstrom for $35 (also available in a holiday trio).

    7. A set of *personalized* vitamins for a grammable reminder to take your pills.

    Available in prenatal and a variety of other options. Read our full review here.

    Check out pricing from Care/Of here.

    8. An architectural pen cup to give your desk some good bones.

    Get it from Nordstrom for $18 (available in gray and white).

    9. A roll of galactic tape so you can patch the holes in your life (or the universe).

    Get it from Amazon for $3.37 (available in 18 patterns) or Walmart for $3.37.

    10. A ~sharp~ razor set as a reason to wave No-Shave November goodbye.

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $20 (also available in orange).

    11. A faux-mink snood that'll be your fluffy armor when the weather is frightful.

    Get it from American Eagle for $12.47 (available in three colors).

    12. A serving bowl and dip dish duo for jar queso and a bag of tortilla chips, because like Madge said in "Human Nature," I'm not sorry.

    Get them from ASOS for $57.

    13. A cocktail tome so you can stop pouring all your cash into your fave speakeasy.

    Get it from Amazon for $16.96, Barnes & Noble for $17.01, or ModCloth for $19.

    14. And a lustrous glass to contain those tasty creations.

    Get it from CB2 for $4.95.

    15. A metallic headphones stand that'll match your fave noise-canceling wonders while they're at ease.

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99+ (available in four colors).

    16. A marble cheese board as a place to park your night cheese before devouring it.

    Get it from Anthropologie for $38 (available in every letter except P).

    17. A minimalist wall calendar your family can quickly refer to, but won't be able to muss up with their dentist appointments.

    Get it from Artifact Uprising for $30.

    18. A pair of bow earrings to help you hold on to your air pods!!!

    Get them from Fab for $48.

    19. A mirrored bookmark that'll transform into the most gorgeous thing ever when you glimpse your own visage.

    Get it from Areaware for $10.

    20. A set of lace PJs you can wear when you wanna breathe and dress to impress (your bed).

    Get them from ASOS for $40 (available in sizes 2–12).

    21. A set of gold-handled utensils may help enforce that New Year's resolution you're totally going to make again about cooking more.

    Made of dishwasher-safe stainless steel with brass plating. Includes serving spoon, slotted spoon, whisk, ladle, slotted turner, and turner.

    Get them from Crate & Barrel for $49.95.

    22. A collapsible *sunny* umbrella for making skies look blue, even when they're gray.

    Get it from Amazon for $16.95.

    23. A knotted pillow as an abstract cushion perfect for lounging.

    Get it from Nordstrom for $105 (available in blue and pink).

    24. A Tarte highlighting palette you'll want to casually leave laying out all the time for others to gaze upon.

    Get it from Sephora for $42.

    25. A sculptural bottle opener friends would feel too guilty about stealing at a party.

    Get it from Williams Sonoma for $32 or Bloomingdale's for $45.

    26. A set of nail polish–removing towelettes with packaging that, TBH, you should frame.

    Get an eight pack from Bloomingdale's for $8 (also available in deodorant and stain treating).

    27. A textured throw you can nuzzle into while disguising those sweatpants you've worn for three days straight.

    Get it from West Elm for $49 (available in two colors).

    28. A desktop calendar to *also* serve as an objet d'art.

    Get it from Amazon for $24 or Kate Spade New York for $24.

    29. A lotus incense burner you'll put to use by finally wafting your way through that bundle of incense sticks you bought at a steal.

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99 (available in several styles).

    30. A faux-fur jacket as a chance to rep some of the most beautiful things in life, including flowers, clouds, unicorns, Nicki Minaj, etc.

    Get it from H&M for $69.99 (available in sizes 2–20).

    31. A carry on cocktail kit *built* for your next ✈️ 'gram flat lay.

    All you need is the actual booze!

    Get it from Amazon for $24 (available in Moscow Mule, Bloody Mary, Champagne Cocktail, Gin and Tonic, and Old Fashioned).

    32. An abstract wallet with sweeping lines most people won't realize is in the likeness of a Star Wars stormtrooper helmet unless you tell them.

    Get it from Think Geek for $11.99.

    33. An activity baby chair you'll be sad to put away once your baby has outgrown it.

    Includes a removable tray with squeak, crinkle, mirror, and rattle features to help stimulate the baby's senses. Has a harness to keep baby in place.

    Get it from Land of Nod for $129.

    34. A pair of ~swirly~ coasters may have you asking guests over and over again if they'd like something to drink.

    Get them from Fab for $24.

    35. A sleek watch nearly as handsome as you, but it won't compete with your good looks! Promise.

    Get it from ASOS for $35.

    36. A *tubular* organizer to tidy up your desk.

    Get it from Anthropologie for $48.

    37. A glittery card case — it can easily transfer your wallet essentials to a tiny purse.

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $8 (also available in silver).

    38. Or a sleek business card holder so your deets will stay crease-free.

    Get it from Kate Spade New York for $30.

    39. A sturdy chef's apron with simple, beautiful details to prevent all kinds of clothes-ruining stains.

    Get it from ASOS for $40.

    40. A stacked marble lamp with some real gravitas that can match all kinds of decor schemes. (I know.)

    I own this lamp and am *obsessed* with it! Though it's heavy, it isn't top heavy, so it's been fine on this nightstand I use as a side table in my living room.

    Get it from CB2 for $149.

    Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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