B Gifted...

The B-Life Holiday Gift List has arrived, just in time for you to finish off your shopping before the big day! Below you'll find gift ideas that you crave or help you save when buying for your loved ones. Remember - the key to great gifting is buying something for someone that they wouldn't buy for themselves, so use your imagination.

For your best friend...
I'm excited about the upcoming SATC movie release, so I'm all about Carrie Bradshaw & the gang-inspired gifts.

Crave: Sex and the City Collector's Gift Set - $150
Save: Urban Outfitters (Extra-Large) Envelope Clutch - $20
(Supersized clutches are all the rage. This vintag-y bag is just the type of hand piece that would get the sign off from the girls!)

For your man...
get your man something he can brag about. Sports-themed gifts are usually a safe bet. Plus, he'll probably share his passion with you.

Crave: 2 Tickets to Roy Jones Jr. v. Trinidad Fight at Madison Square Garden - About $250

Save: Chelsea Piers One-Hour Private Golf Lesson with a Pro - $115

For your lady...Fellas, we want jewelry. Point-blank. Period.

David Yurman Amethyst Cushion Necklace - $500

Save: Zales Amethyst Flower Ring - $200

For your mom...
Give mom a jazzy, more mature version of something you'd buy for yourself! She'll love the fact that you hipped her to the game. Hey, she may even let you borrow it...

Tory Burch Flats - Mirror Snake Reva - $225

For your dad...Give dad a challenge while sharing the latest technology. Remember Cliff Huxtable - he's the ultimate "dad" and he couldn't stay away from a good gadget.

For your co-workers...no need to splurge on this one. If you want to share the joy with the work crew, buy something yummy from your native city (if you're not a New Yorker). As a native New Orleanian, pralines are my treat of choice. Garrett's popcorn is perfect for Chicagoans, etc., etc.

Gift for anyone...
I'm def. a magazine girl, so I love gifting a subscription to their favorite page-turner. They're typically cost efficient, and you can tailor the gift to their personality. For example, when buying for your favorite business-owner/mid-thirties aunt, grab a double subscription to Essence and Fortune magazines. (B-Life hint: When presenting this gift, don't forget to buy the issue from the newsstand, wrap it in ribbon, and enclose a letter stating when the subscription will begin.)

Magazine subscription - About $20

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