In this week’s blog, founder BETH WITTIG reveals some of her favorite non-SLATER ZORN sources for winter-holiday gifts that work every time.
FOR THE PRODUCT JUNKIE READY TO GO ALL-THE-WAY NATURAL
New York City-based CAP BEAUTY offers non-toxic, all-natural, environmentally responsible beauty/wellness products for skin, hair, body, and home. Hyper-effective, beautifully packaged, insider-favorite brands include RAHUA, JULISIS, ALKAITIS, LOTUS WEI, and TATA HARPER.
FOR THE ONE WHO’S BEYOND OBSESSED WITH CHRISTMAS TIME
Less than 25 miles from downtown Chicago, the lovely town of Highwood, Illinois, is home to Julie Whitehead and WHITEHEAD STUDIOS, where you’ll find the most stunning one-of-a-kind holiday ornament.
FOR THE ONE WHO MELTS OVER GLAM, HIGH-END CANDLES
New York City perfumery AEDES DE VENUSTAS offers a variety of rare and limited-edition candles. Beth likes the GOLD INTERMEZZO candle by ABD EL KADER. Gift-wrap services available upon request.
FOR THE PHOTOGRAPHY FAN OR COFFEE-TABLE-BOOK COLLECTOR
THE GORDON PARKS FOUNDATION has made available I AM YOU, a coffee-table book featuring the work of writer, filmmaker, and photographer for Gordon Parks, the first African-American photographer to shoot for LIFE and VOGUE magazines.
FOR THE FRIEND OR RELATIVE WHO ALREADY HAS IT ALL
WHAT GOES AROUND has been the leading purveyor of authentic luxury and vintage pieces since the 1993 opening of its flagship store in New York City’s SoHo district. The core values of the company, founded by Gerard Maione and Seth Weisser, are authenticity, quality and collectability.
FOR THE COMMITTED CARNIVORE IN NEED OF AN INGREDIENT UPGRADE
Committed to health, growth, transparency, and responsibility, the Cambridge, Massachusetts, based BUTCHERBOX offers various monthly subscriptions, featuring 100% grass-fed beef, organic/pastured chicken, and heritage-breed pork.