Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide

1. JLab audio technology company features environmentally friendly packaging utilizing 100% recyclable cardboard. This limited-edition “Bombora” collabration with local artist TEKSTartist is available in a variety of colors. The left earcup reads: “The rhythm of the waves is the soul of the sea.” The right earcup reads: “Music, Surf, SoCal, Oside, Carlsbad, Encinitas, Del Mar, MB, PB, La Jolla.” 866.358.6640, jlabaudio.com

 

2. Cinepolis Luxury Cinemas offer plush leather electric reclining seats (complete with a foot rest), in-seat waiter service with traditional favorites such as popcorn and soft drinks, specialty coffee drinks, milkshakes, gourmet finger foods, desserts, and a bar menu (21+). Movies are projected with cutting-edge digital sound and projection equipment, with many titles offered in 3D. cinepolisusa.com

 

3. The Art of the Visit: Being the Perfect Host, Becoming the Perfect Guest by Kathy Bertone arms readers with thoughtful suggestions and good-mannered reminders including tips on how to stage and stock your vacation home, how to confront bad guest or host behavior, the 12 essential qualities of being the perfect host – from becoming a master communicator to keeping your cool under pressure – and more. theartofthevisit.com

 

4. The Salon of Art Studio, in historic Mission Hills, offers a unique painting experience housed in an elegant Parisian-inspired building. Creativity is therapeutic, fun, and gets you in touch with your inner muse. Give the gift of a 5-week oil painting program to begin a new artistic and spiritual journey. All levels welcome. 619.497.1177, thesalonofart.com

 

5. Available at Prime Time Fine Jewelry & Watches in Solana Beach, this Cuervo y Sobrinos Robusto “Manjuari” Dive Watch is water resistant to 600 meters. Steeped in history, “1882” (the founding year of CYS) is engraved on case side and as a decorative element on the strap. Available in white or black dial. 858.259.1819, primetimefinejewelry.com

 

6. Le Dimora in Del Rayo Village offers an impressive array of gifts that are perfect for the hardworking hostess. Featured here is an elaborate cheese board with glass top, a dessert pedestal with dome, and a regal cake plate. 858.759.2709, ledimora.com

 

7. This holiday season, give the gift of an enveloping hug. Martha Smith Fine Linens in La Jolla is offering a selection of luxurious Wilhelmina Jacobs faux fur throws in a variety of colors and prints – perfect for that cozy night in. 858.459.8642, marthasmithfinelinens.com

 

8. Stop into The Madison Suite in Flower Hill Promenade to dazzle the special man in your life. Featured here is Tommy Bahama’s Back 9 Cognac Leather Briefcase. Constructed of fine leather, this handsome briefcase brings vintage style into everyday life. Includes removable, adjustable shoulder strap and removable, padded laptop sleeve. 858.259.7622, themadisonsuite.com

 

9. TRE Boutique’s winter and holiday collection offers pieces that are stylishly suited for the colder months ahead. Consider a Dolce Cabo ombre fur vest or a chic leather jacket by Muubaa – paired with Catherine Max jewelry. Stop into one of three locations in Flower Hill Promenade, The Forum, or 4S Ranch. 858.755.7227, 760.942.0227, 858.485.8000

 

10. Bellini Antiques in Solana Beach just received its newest container, filled with terracotta pottery and gift items including chandeliers, lamps, and artwork, as well as stunning burl walnut furniture with Italian craftsmanship details. 858.509.9399, belliniimports.com

 

11. Roberto Coin Shanghai Bracelet in 18k yellow gold with semiprecious stones. Roberto Coin at Park Hyatt Aviara Resort. 760.931.1009, robertocoin.com

 

12. Omega’s Seamaster Planet Ocean 600M “Skyfall” limited edition with stainless steel case and bracelet, black dial with 007 logo at the 7 o’clock position, unidirectional rotating diving bezel. and helium escape valve. Water resistant to 2,000 feet. Omega Boutique Fashion Valley. 619.260.1120, omegawatches.com

 

13. The inaugural San Diego Social Diary Collector’s Edition highlights “the galas, the glamour & the generous” as documented by Margo Schwab and Scott Johnston (and Kima). Available for purchase at Maggie B boutique. 760.452.2299, maggiebclothing.com

 

14. For the fashionista on your gift list, Miu Miu’s Cloquet Faille top-handle bag features elegant brass hardware, metal lettering logo, faille lining, and a zip closure. Miu Miu at South Coast Plaza. 714.617.6927, miumiu.com

 

15. Bon Bijoux owner Kimberly Efseaff is also the in-house designer of her popular customizable specialty lockets featuring charms in sterling silver and 14k gold to represent hobbies, talents, faith, athletics, pets, favorite things, initials, birthstones – you name it. Bon Bijoux Girly Boutique in Flower Hill Promenade. 858.755.5588, shopbonbons.com