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Press Pause: Holiday Gift Guide Edition

Press Pause with theSkimm
West Elm, Marc Jacobs, Brightland
Nov 30, 2020

Live from your browser it’s...your no-fuss, actually helpful guide to the holiday season. Because holiday shopping is stressful in ‘precedented’ times. And in 2020, everything is that much harder. 

So we Skimm’d holiday gifting for you. Aka searched the entire internet (it’ big), and curated our favorite finds for everyone on your list. Most of our picks are under $75...and you can buy all of them from the comfort of your ho-ho-home. Don’t say we never gave you anything. 

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1. Cozy things that’ll make winter snuggly AF. 

Oh, the weather outside is...cold. Which means we’re staying indoors. And heated slippers and chunky throws are absolute must-haves.

2. Things to keep everyone entertained all season.

Books, puzzles, and games, oh my. Enter: things that’ll kick boredom’s butt.

3. Fun stocking stuffers for friends who already have everything.

Let’s hear it for the little guys. These things may be tiny...but good things come in small packages, remember?

4. Self-care goodies because….2020. 

We’re talking body scrubs, makeup kits, and essential oils. Aaaand breathe out. 

5. Sentimental things for the mushy-gushy type. 

We’ve got gifts that’ll make them oooh, ahhh, and maybe shed a tear or two. Like custom family portraits and adventure maps to remember your last vacation. Get your tissues ready.

6. Sneakers you can toss in the washing machine.

These sustainable ones are lightweight, extremely comfy, and back-in-stock after having a 16k waitlist. Basically the perfect holiday gift for anyone with feet. Oh, and Skimm’rs get 15% off for a limited time. Don’t wait.*

7. Gadgets for those who can’t let go of their phone. 

Or tablet. Or laptop. They may not be Genius Bar employees, but they love to troubleshoot. 

8. Something to add to cart for yourself, ASAP. 

Because you deserve something nice, too. This female-founded company makes sustainable, super soft, flattering underwear in LOTS of fun colors. Think: limoncello, confetti, and sparkler. Bonus: Skimm’rs get 30% off today only. Get cheeky.*

9. Products to channel your inner Ina.

Calling all foodies. Shop yummy treats, cocktail sets, and kitchen gadgets. Ready, set, eat. 

10. Denim for them...that also means denim for you. 

This brand has a Cyber Monday special where you can get two pairs of their super soft high-rise skinny jeans (as in, they're made with the same stuff as yoga pants) for $125. Psst...Skimm’rs get free shipping, exchanges, and returns. Stay comfy.*

11. The best gifts for the babies and fur babies in your life. 

We’ve got things to clothe them, feed them, and keep ‘em happy. Check, check, and check.

12. Gifts for the stylish among us. 

Remember real clothes? Like dresses, shoes, and dare we say...accessories. It’s time for a movie montage makeover.

13. The stuffer everyone wants in their stocking this year. 

That’s right: hand sanitizer. Because clean hands are a must. This brand’s refillable sanitizer hydrates and kills 99.9% of germs...without harsh chemicals. Skimm’rs can get a limited-edition set for 38% off. Stock up.*

14. Home items worth investing in. 

Aka things for your live-in SOs. Because...if they get a pizza oven, you get a pizza oven. That’s amore. 

15. And for when you’ve finished all your shopping:

We rec: these savory tart recipes, this guide to vetting charities (Giving Tuesday is tomorrow), and this playlist with all the best, new holiday songs.

*This denotes a sponsored post.

PS: If you buy anything from this email, theSkimm may get something in return. Oh, and if something’s out of stock, oops, it was there when we sent this. Thanks.

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