The holidays are getting closer. Stores are putting up decorations, radio stations are switching to festive songs, and families are planning cozy gatherings.
We don’t know if this causes you anxiety, excitement, or both, but we’re here to help you with gift-giving this holiday season. If you find yourself struggling to come up with an answer to the question, “what do you want for Christmas?”,
And, whether you need gift ideas for yourself or others, here is our ultimate list of holiday gift guides.
Home and Hosting
Magnolia: On Magnolia’s holiday gift guide you’ll find collections of thoughtful gifts for everyone on your list, with a focus on comfort and the home.
The Spruce: Help everyone on your list make their best home with gifts from The Spruce. Their gift guide includes gift baskets, hostess gifts, and other heartwarming presents.
Serious Eats: Trust this award-winning food and drink website to curate fantastic guides of gifts for cooking, hosting, and drinking.
Bon Apetit: Check out these gift lists for kid cooks, gardeners, foodies, entertainers, decorators, and more.
Art and DIY
Rifle Paper: At Rifle Paper, the holiday gift guide includes beautiful ornaments, wrapping paper, stocking stuffers, and calendars for decorating and organizing.
Paper Source: Find decorations, stocking stuffers, personalized gifts, and other creative ways to spread cheer on the Paper Source gift guide.
The Home Depot: Use the Home Depot’s holiday gift guide to tind the best gifts for the DIYer, the Doer, and the Crafter.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art: The Met has a 2022 holiday gift guide for art lovers on your list. Shop by recipient, price point, or artist.
Fashion and Style
Vogue: Vogue’s holiday gift guide includes fashionable and indulgent gifts for the man or woman in your life. Check out their best gifts for women, best gifts for men, and 100 gifts under $100 for anyone.
Carter’s: The Carter’s gift guide is your one-stop-shop for merry and cozy clothes and accessories for babies, toddlers, and kids.
Elle: Elle’s best gifts of 2022 are all about fashion, beauty, and culture. Their lists include stocking stuffers and chic gifts that won’t break your budget.
Esquire: Check out these best holiday gifts for men from the experts at Esquire, who know all about how to make a significant impact on a man’s life and style.
Sports and Adventure
Men’s Health: For some people on your list, sports is a lifestyle. Get them the best gifts so they know you’re their biggest fan.
L.L. Bean: The outdoor guides at L.L. Bean know all about adventure. Their holiday gift guide has everything rugged or cozy your adventurer needs.
Travel & Leisure: Traveling is it’s own type of adventure. Find the best gifts for travelers in this holiday guide from Travel & Leisure.
Fanatics: You can search gifts by sports league, recipient, stocking stuffers, deals, apparel, budget, brands, and fan favorites at Fanatics.
Experiences and Learning
Melissa and Doug: At Melissa and Doug, you’ll find toys to engage a child’s imagination. Using their gift finder, you can search gifts by age or interest.
The Toy Insider: The Toy Insider’s holiday gift guide includes the best toys and games for kids of all ages. Don’t miss their STEM 10 list for science, technology, engineering, and math gifts.
Barnes & Noble: Anyone can learn or escape with a good book. You can search books, games, and other gifts by age, interest, or genre.
Uncommon Goods: You’ll find a variety of creative gifts from Uncommon Goods, but their list of gifts of experience is especially fun and unique.
Technology and Gadgets
Best Buy: See all the top categories from Best Buy, including top tech, Apple gifts, and gifts for gamers. You can also search their holiday gift guide by recipient and price.
GameStop: According to GameStop, the gifts on their 2022 holiday guide “sleigh.” Find gifts from the hottest brands and franchises for collectibles, gaming, anime, and virtual reality.
Good Housekeeping: This gift guide from Good Housekeeping lists the best gadgets for tech lovers, and they range from reusable notebooks to smart home devices.
Samsung: Trust this electronics maker with gifts for the savvy shopper, the home entertainer, the tech-obsessed, the diehard gamer, and the multi-tasking virtuoso.
Doing Good and Giving Back
The Strategist: Here’s an inspiring holiday gift guide. These gifts offer a percentage of their proceeds to organizations fighting for food security, childhood cancer, and the planet.
Reader’s Digest: If there’s a do-gooder on your holiday shopping list, find them the perfect present that spreads good in the world using this Reader’s Digest gift guide.
Teen Vogue: The holidays are all about giving, but Teen Vogue wants you to both feel good and do good with this list of gifts that give back.
Oprah Daily: Are you looking for gifts that support great causes? This guide from Oprah Daily has gift ideas to support a wide range of organizations.
Gifts for Everyone
Today: The Today Show has curated a gift guide of gift guides for everyone on your list, from gifts for self care to gifts for an imaginative 2-year-old.
Amazon: If you’re looking for a convenient list of gifts for everyone, you can’t go wrong with Amazon’s holiday gift guide.
Etsy: For a great collection of creative gifts for everyone, Etsy’s holiday gift guide is perfect. You can search by product type or check out staff picks or gifts from award-winning shops.
Target: Find gifts for everyone at Target. Browse extensive lists of gift ideas by recipient, top gifts, and interest. You can even narrow your search to “pets.”
Visit giftster.com to create a Christmas wish list and to start a Secret Santa drawing for your holiday gift exchange.