What To Buy: The Leading Men In Your Life

By Katie Davidson on
(Dominique Charriau/Getty Images Europe; George Pimentel/Getty Images North America; Bauer Griffin;; Stickman/Bauer Griffin)We've searched high and low to bring you our top picks for the hardest people on your shopping lists: men. We've also scoped out a wide-range of characters your favorite guy might relate to, in order to make your shopping a little less strenuous. The Guy Who Has Everything(Burberry London Woven Silk Tie, $150; Nordstrom Terry Shawl Robe, $98.50...Read Full Story

What to Buy: The Home Entertainer

By Ann Brady on
(Source: Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images North America; David Becker/Getty Images North America; Bauer Griffin)She expresses her creativity and love thorough hospitality. Her home has been featured in Apartment Therapy (or similar) she has a passion for "swatches," and can cook up a three-course dinner in the time it takes you to dry your hair. (Row 1: Sur La Table Cutting Mats (Set of 4), $19.95; Plated Dishes, Starting at $60; ‘The Little Pig’ Cheese Board with Spreader, $38; Row 2: “Food...Read Full Story

What to Buy: The Diva

By Ann Brady on
(Source: Bauer Griffin; Bauer Griffin; Jason Merritt/Getty Images North America)She needs a little extra attention (no judgment). We've all got one, god bless her. Blame it on neuroses, Daddy issues, insecurity, or a platinum credit card, but we love her other qualities so much that we happily "maintain" her.(Row 1: 2014 A5 Daily Leather Diary, $44.95; Agent Provocateur Ruffle Eyemask, $90; Shoe Dazzle Gift Card, starting at $25; Equipment Lilian Washed-Silk Pajama Set, $390; Row 2...Read Full Story

What to Buy: The Techie

By Ann Brady on
(Source: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images North America; Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images North America; Bauer Griffin)She has a that brain moves so fast, she tends to speak at the speed of light, and  loves her gear, gadgets, and code as deeply as her boyfriend (who probably is a programmer). Row 1: Glitter USB Charger, $28; “Dot Complicated,” $27.99; Henri Bendel ‘Centennial Stripe’ Smart Cover for Ipad Mini, $78; ZAGGsparq 6000 Universal Charger, $99.99; Row 2: Evernote Subscription, $45/year...Read Full Story

What to Buy: The Athlete

By Ann Brady on
(Source: FameFlynet Pictures; Chris Jackson/Getty Images Europe; FameFlynet Pictures) She does aerial yoga, marathon training, Capoiera classes, and boot camp with Colonel Brock –all before noon, and knows 47 different ways to prepare kale.(Row 1: Everlast Pro Style Training Boxing Gloves, $39.99; Subscription to Nature Box, $59.97; Nike Tech Fleece Cape, $110; Row 2: Basis Heart Rate Watch, $199; Hip & Lower Back Kit, $159.99; Ashley Lloyd Surfboard, $975; Row 3: Body Blast DVD, $18.99...Read Full Story

What to Buy: The Music Snob

By Ann Brady on
(Source: Tim Whitby/Getty Images Europe; Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images Europe)She knows the difference between dubstep and two-step, speaks in song lyrics, has a vinyl collection to rival the Beauty Nut's lipstick stash. On any night of the week, she can be found: on the dance floor, at a concert, in the DJ booth (yes, she "DJs on the side.") She's been on tour at least three times, either with her band, or friends in bands.(Row 1: Ticket Stub Diary, $12; Guitar Pick Punch, $25; Zumreed...Read Full Story

What to Buy: The Traveler

By Ann Brady on
(Source:; Keith Tsuji/Getty Images AsiaPac; Gvk/Bauer Griffin) She always has a packed suitcase stashed in the corner of her living room in case she has to flee at a moment's notice. Considers frequent flyer miles a legitimate currency. Took her passport picture 8 times until they got it right.(Row 1: Modcloth ‘Paris with Everything’ Scarf, $57.99; Anthropologie ‘Slipped-in-Suede’ Journal, $28-$48; 4-1 Adapter, $25; I Glow Travel Yoga Mat, $30; Row 2: Pinch Provisions...Read Full Story

What to Buy: The Artist

By Ann Brady on
(Source: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images Europe; Frazer Harrison/Getty Images North America; Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images North America)She plays the (choose one: guitar/ ukelele/ tambourine), is perpetually "working on her screenplay," running off to (choose one: acting/ improv/ voice /life painting class), looking up at the clouds for inspiration for her new graphic novel.(Row 1: Holga Lens iPhone Attachment, $30; ‘Lola’ Felt Floppy Hat, $49; Warby Parker Gift Card + ‘Make-A-Snowman...Read Full Story

What to Buy: The Beauty Nut

By Ann Brady on
(Source: Ben Gabbe/Getty Images North America; Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images North America; Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images North America)She has a lipstick stash that looks like a Sephora counter, and knows the miraculous properties of every new vitamin, mineral, and product. She expresses her mood through her nail color, and considers mascara-application to be a lost art.(Row 1: Henri Bendel ‘I Heart Me’ Compact, $22.50; Anthropologie ‘Oakwood’ Makeup Brush Holder, $34; Harry Josh Pro...Read Full Story

What to Buy: The Person Who Has Everything

By Ann Brady on
(Source: Bauer Griffin; Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images North America; Bauer Griffin)She considers shopping to be as basic a need as food and shelter, and whose second job is enjoying, managing, and keeping track of all her stuff.(Row 1: Everlane Tee, $15; Chrome Ram Head, $74.99; Addis Scarf by Connected in Hope, $33; Corkcicle, $29; Row 2: GlobalGiving Charity Gift Cards, starting at $10; Anthropologie ‘Varens’ Perfume Jars, $18-$48; Row 3: Dahon Vybe C7A Folding Bike, $499; Hôtel Costes...Read Full Story