ALIVE’s 2010 Wish List
Tis the season for spirited gift giving! Forget one-size-? ts-all presents; this year, shower everyone on your list with gifts that make them feel especially appreciated. Need a few hints? Weve got you covered. Turn the page and behold 50 genius ideas for smart, inspired, worldly, romantic, offbeat and awesomely cool gift-giving.
Kate Spade “Charm” Shoe, $325, Wish Shoes, 314.432.0800.
Sarah Patino “Love Collection” Hand-Stamped Rings, $85-$90, Ivy Hill, 314.367.7004.
Francis Coppola 2009 Sofia Rose Wine, $25, Culinaria-A Schnucks Market, 314.436.7694.
Vance Kitira Red Rose Frame, $40, Schwaig Art Glass Works, 314.776.4442.
Romance Lace Boyshort by Simone Perele, $55, Romance Contour Bra by Simone Perele, $89, Jule Lingerie & Loungewear, 314.983.9282.
“Liaisons Dangereuses” By Kilian Scented Candle, $85, Saks Fifth Avenue, Plaza Frontenac, 314.567.9200.
Triple-Strand Pearl Necklace, $159,500, Tiffany & Co., Plaza Frontenac, 314.692.2255.
Art Glass Perfume Atomizer, $39, Cassie’s Scents, 314.454.1010.
Harry Barker Collar, made of 100 percent recycled material, $22, Lusso, 314.725.7205.
Clarisonic Pink Skincare Brush to Benefit Breast Cancer Research, $195, Saks Fifth Avenue, Plaza Frontenac, 314.567.9200.
“The Urban Homestead” by Kelly Coyne and Eric Knutzen, $17.95, Left Bank Books, 314.436.3049.
Waste Not Paper 8 Notes with Envelopes, $10, Phoenix Rising, 314.862.0609.
Handpainted Vase, $65, Your Pot’s Desire, 314.601.3982.
TOMS Woven Blue Harbour Shoes, $69, Sole and Blues, 314.863.3600.
Recycled Coffee Bag Messenger, $38; Fair Trade Organic Teas, $5.89 ea., Kaldi’s Coffee, 314.726.2900.
“Book of the Month” Clutches, available in “The Great Gatsby,” “The Importance of Being Earnest” and “Great Expectations,” $325 each, Kate Spade, Plaza Frontenac, 314.991.8820.
Corky’s Cowboy Rainboots, $46, Giddyup Jane, 314.993.9944.
Refillable Adam & Eve Bottles, $7.59 each, Vom Fass, 314.932.5262.
Sterling Silver Fish Necklace, $255, The Silver Lady, 314.367.7587.
Assorted Cloud9 Watches, $85 each, I Am…!, 314.726.2224.
Suck UK Bookrest Lamp, $85, UMA, 314.241.9990.
Custom-Poured Handmade Soaps Inspired by “True Blood,”
$7.50 each, Maven, 314.645.1155.
Black Leather Will Cuff, $45, Moris Fashions, 314.361.6800.
G-Star Raw Leather Moto Jacket, $495, Sole and Blues, 314.863.3600.
Townie Electra Bicycle, $630, Big Shark Bicycle Co., 314.862.1188.
Black Diamond Snake Ring set in white gold, $4,200, Décor Interiors & Jewelry, 314.434.4022.
Bobble Filtered Water Bottle, $10, Von Maur, 636.561.7040.
Hippie Ink Belt with Attached Purse, $180, Blue Moon Activewear, 314.256.1823.
“Bang” Eau de Toilette Spray by Marc Jacobs, $75, Macy’s, Saint Louis Galleria, 314.726.1810.
Talk With Chalk Set of 4 Ceramic Mugs, $20, Looking Glass Designs, 314.621.3371.
Skinny Negative Ion Bracelet, $20 ea., Cha Boutique, 314.993.8080.
Phone and iPad Compatible Echo Touch Gloves, $35, Susan Lynn’s, 636.530.7337.
Cole Haan Packable Anorak, $395, Nordstrom, West County Center, 314.255.2000.
Nikon Coolpix S1000PJ Digital Camera with Built-In Projector, $349.99, Creve
Coeur Camera, 314.567.3456.
EyeBob Readers, $65-$75, The Eye Bar, 314.367.1848.
Breville Barista Express, $599.99, Macy’s, St. Louis Galleria, 314.726.181
Bitossi Ceramics Limited Edition Vases, $400-$600, Design Within Reach, 314.361.1701.
“Best American Travel Writing 2010” edited by Bill Buford, $14.95, Subterranean Books, 314.862.6100.
Tokoloshe Candles, made by African artisans, $18, Clay & Cotton, 314.394.1400.
Lingo Xplorer 52-Language Talking Translator, $299.95, Brookstone, Saint Louis Galleria, 314.727.5799.
Punch Rare Corojo Cigars, $164.25 for box of 25, The Hill Cigar Co., 314.776.4455.
Teapot and Cups Set, $49.95, Teavana, Plaza Frontenac, 314.991.1007.
Hand-Embroidered Indian Shoes, $33, MacroSun International, 314.421.6400.
Diamond Dangle Earrings, $3,950, Mavrik Fine Jewelry, 314.909.6818.
Cashmere Skinny Scarf, $218, Eileen Fisher, Plaza Frontenac,
Aragosta Aceto Balsamico Tradizionale Di Reggio Emilia, $49-$249, Extra Virgin, An Olive Ovation, 314.727.6464.
Bvlgari, Jasmin Noir Body Cream, $90, Saks Fifth Avenue, 314.567.9200.
Virgin Saints & Angels Archangel Collection Cuff, $285, Blush, 314.965.4411.
16-Piece Assorted Truf?es, $25, Kakao Chocolate, 314.771.2310.
Halston Heritage Fur Vest, $375, Valerie Mills, 314.727.4545.
Kate Spade “Charm” Shoes
Vance Kitira Red Rose Frame
Francis Coppola 2009 Sofia Rose Wine
Vance Kitira Red Rose Frame
Romance Contour Bra by Simone Perele
Romance Lace Boyshort by Simone Perele
À_Liaisons DangereusesÀ_ By Kilian Scented Candle
Triple-Strand Pearl Tiffany Necklace
Art Glass Perfume Atomizer
Harry Barker Collar
Clarisonic Pink Skincare Brush
À_The Urban HomesteadÀ_ by Kelly Coyne and Eric Knutzen
Waste Not Paper 8 Notes with Envelopes
Refillable Adam & Eve Bottles
CorkyÀ_s Cowboy Rainboots
Kate Spade À_Book of the MonthÀ_ Clutches
TOMS Woven Blue Harbour Shoes
Recycled Coffee Bag Messenger
Sterling Silver Fish Necklace
Photo credit: Photography by Derek Feldman