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Holiday Gifts & New Year Gear Guide: Innovative, Exciting, Practical, and Indulgent gifts for everyone on your list!

Nov 23, 2015 03:02PM ● By Cate Reynolds
*Special Advertisement Section*

We present a selection of the Editor’s and Client Picks for the Holiday Gifts & New Year Gear Guide

Gear for the Home


1. kitchenAid Magnetic Drive Blender, Torrent™  // $450
Entering the high-performance premium blender category is Torrent™ by KitchenAid, which uses an interlocking magnetic drive system, instead of a traditional coupler mechanism, to power its blades and safely secure its jar. Multiple Retailers.

2. Fetching Etched Crystal Crab Bowl // $250
Nancy Hammond Editions Crab Bowl, 9”x5” crystal. Original design by Hammond, famous for her Chesapeake silkscreen prints. Nancy Hammond Editions, Annapolis,

3. Vintage Winter Chill // $43-159
This season serve Prosecco, Sparkling Cider, and Champagne on ice in this short champagne bucket with a perfect patina offering classic style. In Oil Rubbed Bronze, Silverplate, or Aged Brass. Restoration Hardware, Annapolis,

4. Store with Style // $950
The Smallest Island Bookshelf is 39” in height and is perfect for a children’s room or to add that quaint feel to any room in the house. Plus, its available in 35 gorgeous paint colors! Maine Cottage,

5. Warm and Inviting Aromatic Candles // $24
Scents of the Season! Exotic Spice and Orange Clove candles by Trapp. Candles Off Main,

Gear for the Man


1. CORUM AC-ONE 45 // $7,700
Part of Corum’s much loved Admiral’s Cup line, the newest AC-One 45 with a unique nautical wood dial. The natural warmth of wood marks a vibrant contrast with steel coating. Technicality and history come together in a maritime direction where the material breaks with the form. From the black inner bezel ring stand the famous nautical pennants, the unmistakable signature of the Admiral’s Cup collection. Black SuperLuminova hands at the 3 and 9 o’clock. Water resistant to 300 meters and has sapphire caseback. Zacharys Jewelers,

2. Anti-Crush Cigar Cradle Accessory // $19.95
Get-A-Grip Cigar Clip attaches to almost anything ensuring an even burn while avoiding surface contamination. Available in black, copper, and red. Chesapeake Cigar,

3. Get Crafty // Starts at $25
Give the gift of the area’s finest craft beers in a 32 oz or 64 oz growler paired with a gift card for sampling delicious libations served fresh and cold from 12 rotating taps at Fishpaws Marketplace. Fishpaws Marketplace,

4. LG Electronics 55-Inch 1080p 3D Curved OLED TV // $2,498
LG Electronics has perfected the home-theater experience with the 55EC9300 model, featuring 3D capability and a curved frame that emulates the shape of a theatrical screen. Multiple Retailers.

5. Large Big Green Egg // $859
The Large Big Green Egg is the most popular size and can handle the cooking needs of most dinners and gatherings—it’s versatile enough for weekend cook-outs or pizza parties, large enough for eight steaks at once, or, even seven racks of ribs. Chesapeake Spas, Edgewater,

6. Klipsch Gallery G-16 7.1 Home Theater System // $2,444
The Klipsch Gallery G-16 provides an unparalleled surround sound experience, along with easily accessible features including Bluetooth, 4K, and built in Wi-Fi. Multiple Retailers.

7. Parker 71R Safety Razor Set // $79.95
When it comes to a clean shave, one should not settle for any tools but the best. The Parker 71R is one of the best razor sets available. Multiple Retailers.

Gear for the Good-Looking


1. Sandro Ferrone Emerald Green Lace Mini Dress // $82
Made in Italy, this smart and sassy mini dress will add European flair to your holiday parties. Paired with black suede high heel boots or sexy booties, it’s a show stopper. Sandro Ferrone, Westfield Annapolis Mall,

2. OPI Infinite Shine Gel Effects Lacquer System // Starting at $18
Prime + Lacquer + Gloss. Hi-Def gel shine without the light. Wears up to 10 days. Soak-free removal. Thirty iconic OPI shades available Avalon Nails,

3. Luxury for All // $92 ($122 value)
All of your favorites available for the holidays. Available in: Nutritive, Densifique, Réflection, Résistance Force Architecte, Discipline, and Elixir Ultime. David Alexander Salon &

4. Steadfast & Stylish Boots // $285
Walk tall wearing these full grain leather boots that make a strong statement with intricate stitching detail. The Cottage, Severna

5. Dynamite Diamond Drop Earrings // $5,300
Angular and astonishing! Sethi Couture 18K White Gold 1.92ctw Diamond Rectangular Drop Earrings. Little Treasury, Gambrills,

6. Modern Classic Centerpiece Necklace // $2,940
Be front and center with this statement necklace! Sethi Couture 18K White Gold Baguette 1.20ctw Diamond Rectangular Necklace. Little Treasury, Gambrills,

7. Try A Sparkle and Shine Bracelet // $495
This versatile accessory will be a match with every look! Luca Fancy Weave Tri-Color Bracelet. Vermeil center adornment with white sapphires. Rare earth magnet clasp closure. Weave in sterling silver and 18K gold. Little Treasury,

8. FitBit Charge // $130
Tracking every statistic from steps taken, distance traveled, and hours slept to calories burned, floors climbed, and minutes of the day that were spent active, the FitBit keeps you aware of your exercise experiences. Multiple Retailers.