The Ultimate Gift Guide

As the holidays near, it's down to the wire to find the perfect gift. It can be tricky to find the perfect gift during any normal holiday season. This is especially true as gifts fly off the online shelves and shipping is backed up to New Year's. Whether your gift exchange is virtual or in person, this is your gift guide for every person on your list.

This year, make it essential to support local businesses during these troubling times. Retailers are still open at half capacity if you’re looking to shop in person. If not, these businesses still offer great options like delivery, online shipping, and e-gift cards.

Gift Guide #1: The Gym Junkie

While gyms may be closed until January, get your fitness friend the gift of a workout, either virtual or eventually in-person. The matte giraffe biker set is the perfect fit for any type of workout. This super stretchy and sweat proof material keeps you cool and comforted. It’s also a great look when leaving the gym or home and running errands, without looking like you came from working out. When your loved one is stuck at home, also grab a yoga mat from Amarah Boutique for working out. This eco-friendly premium yoga mat is great for all types of exercise. It’s also water-resistant and super cushioning. Lastly, get your loved one the gift of a fitness class when gyms are open again. Pittsburgh Punch Fitness Boxing Club offers gift cards for custom amounts, new memberships, and for retail items. It can give your friend something to look forward to for January, or something to look good in.

Gift Guide #2: The Homebody (For Her)

Some people are dreading the idea of staying home during quarantine, while others can’t wait to relax. Give your homebody friend the gift of relaxation this holiday with spa treats and loungewear. Posh’s classic loungewear set is the best combination of comfortable and chic. The boxy top and the high-waisted bottoms are so soft, they’ll never want to take them off! Dabble in some self-care with Reveal Skin and Beauty Spa’s Fast Fix Face Mask Sampler. From calming to glowing, this sampler has something for all skin troubles. Amarah’s Boutique also offers delicious smelling candles and complimenting apothecary jar matches that suit any room and any occasion.

Gift Guide #3: The Homebody (For Him)

Girls aren’t the only ones who need self-care. Be sure to also treat the guy in your life to some tranquility during these chaotic few weeks. Proper’s calabasas pullover is a great next go-to outfit for either hanging out at home or running errands. After a long day, Reveal Skin and Beauty Spa’s Agave Nectar Body Oil is a great addition to a shower routine. It’s sweet oat/milk scent will calm and cool your loved one. Finally, add some Pittsburgh pride to your self-care routine with Pgh Apparel’s Candles and Ceramic Camping Mugs. This year has been stressful enough, so make sure to give some relaxation to any guy or gal that you love.

Gift Guide #4: The Coffee Addict

Everyone has their inner caffeine addict. This holiday, make sure to give your loved one’s coffee addiction or your own. Posh’s Mocha Hacci Loungewear Set is the perfect relaxed fit to hang around the house in and sip from a mug. It’s so comforting, they’ll want to sleep in them! Another “perk” to add is a gift card to 802 Bean Company. Located on Brookline Blvd., a gift card to this coffee house is a simple addition for any caffeine addict. Lastly, add some 412 to your bean with Love, Pittsburgh’s Jagoff and Yinz mugs. They are a great way to personalize mugs and add a smile to a morning.

Gift Guide #5: The Girly Girl

Treat the girly girl in your life to a luxurious and fabulous gift this holiday season. The fabulous faux fur jacket from Posh is a luxurious gift for any diva. The oversized and relaxed fit is so soft and cozy during the cold winter. Femi’s Claude Bag perfectly matches with the jacket and adds a polished look to any outfit. But in order to feel like a diva, you have to look like one completely. Add a gift card to the Pittsburgh Beauty Bar and Nail Chic Bar so your girly girl can get a complete makeover and feel absolutely fantastic.

Gift Guide #6: The Proper Gentleman

Just like girly girls, gentlemen like to dress up and look luxurious too. Proper’s Static Longline Jacket can be dressed up or dressed down, but it's perfect to add a stylish vibe to any outfit. Another great addition is a gift card to David Alan Clothing. Give the gift of a custom suit that is sure to add a proper addition to your gentleman’s wardrobe. Finally, add a gift card to Reveal Skin and Beauty Spa. Treatments like teeth whitening or massages will make any guy in your life feel luxurious and relaxed, especially during these times of great stress.