Our Local Holiday Gift Guide

Our Local Holiday Gift Guide

We're making holiday shopping a bit easier this year with products from area salons, boutiques, spas and more

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A colorful and vibrant plaid scarf paired with a rich velvet blazer creates a bright and elegant look you can wear to any holiday event. (Blazer and scarf may be purchased individually.)20161025_giftguide_sma-6642_small

$428 (Joie black velvet blazer)
$145 (Wool plaid scarf)
Rockwood Shopping Center, 2501 University Dr., Ste 3, 984-209-8249
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Give the gift of great hair this holiday season with the GoldPro Dryer by BioIonic. Its 24-karat gold ceramic barrel reduces drying time by up to 50 percent and leaves hair in superior condition with a high-gloss finish.

$135
121 N. Churton St., 2nd Floor, Hillsborough, 919-644-2836

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20161025_giftguide_sma-6631_smallFifi’s Fine Resale Apparel

This Kate Spade New York handbag with authentic wool feels like a luxury coat. Red with charcoal gray trim, it offers a picnic basket style with a center zippered section. The Spade logo on the front is 14-karat gold. It also has small, metal feet on the bottom to prevent wear. Retails for $298. Get it at Fifi’s of Durham for $138!

$138
1000 W. Main St. 1-B, 919-806-3434

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Smallcakes

Looking for the sweetest stocking 20161025_giftguide_sma-6693_smallstuffer for that special someone this season? How about a gift certificate for some of the Triangle’s best cupcakes? Gift cards available in $5, $10, $20 increments. Visit the Durham or Cary cupcakery!

$5-20
4711 Hope Valley Rd., Durham, 919-937- 2922
1132 Parkside Main St., Cary, 919-388-2253

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Share your love of the Bull City this holiday season! This brushed steel ornament handcrafted by Vega Metals makes the perfect adornment for a tree or window. It’s a great gift for all those on your list who love Durham.

$20.99
626-B Ninth St. (above Bruegger’s Bagels), 919-286-5112

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Hillsborough Spa and Day Retreathills_small

Spoil that special someone this holiday with the gift of spa bliss! Our customized massages, facials, body wraps and scrubs will leave you feeling relaxed and revitalized for the New Year. All treatments include complimentary use of our steam rooms and infrared sauna. Treatments start at $120 and gift cards can be purchased in any amount.

$120+
1814 Beckett’s Ridge Dr., Hillsborough, 919-617-1814

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Triangle Fish Guy

screen-shot-2016-11-29-at-10-29-39-pmThis low-profile, 60-gallon aquarium setup features a hidden, powerful canister filter and concealed, full-spectrum LED lighting. No bulky light fixtures or filter equipment to ruin the clean lines and surfaces of the aquarium and cabinetry.

$980, including all materials (even fish); installation starting at just $100

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Whilden

Get holiday party-ready in this fun, sequin dress by Lavender Brown.

$200
The Galleria, 400 S. Elliott Rd., Chapel Hill, 919-240-5491

 

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Unique, one-of-a-kind, hand-knotted throw rugs feature tropical critters. Bright colors and handspun wool make these unusual rugs a gift that will last a lifetime. Available in multiple sizes. Prices start at $250.20161025_giftguide2016_sma-6810_small

$250
5634 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd., Durham, 919-489-8362

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Habitat for Humanity

greeting_card_photoshop_mockup_smallLet Habitat for Humanity of Orange County send holiday cards to your friends, customers or loved ones for you! The card features custom art depicting downtown Chapel Hill’s Northside neighborhood, where Habitat is building 10 new homes and completing 25 home repairs. The image was created by local textile artist Elaine O’Neil.

$10, a minimum donation per card is appreciated.
919-932-7077, ext. 219

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Nugget

Looking for a memorable gift this year? Try Nugget, a foam couch that ships in a box, and then pops out and takes shape right in front of you. With four soft, sturdy pieces that can be arranged to make dozens of ultra-comfy configurations, it’s part toy, part furniture. Manufactured right in Durham out of durable materials, it will last for many holidays to come.

$229
919-307-6553shop_config_half_hammock

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me-holiday-card_smallMassage Envy

This holiday season, buy $100 in gift cards and receive a $25 gift card*, or buy $150 in gift cards and receive a $50 gift card* at any of the 15 convenient Massage Envy locations in Durham and Raleigh. Offer expires 12/24/2016. *Some restrictions apply. See clinic for details.

$100/$150

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20161025_giftguide_sma-6650_smallMonkee’s of Chapel Hill

This Tory Burch “Harper” Tote is made of supple, pebbled leather, with a tonal double-T logo, in fall’s hottest color! Finished with multiple pockets and a polished strap, it’s an effortless, versatile style – great for any day of the week.

$495
108 Meadowmont Village Circle, Chapel Hill, 919-967-6830

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Give the gift of health and well-being. A gift certificate for classes at Chapel Hill Pilates will get you off to a good start with your 2017 resolutions and allow you to de-stress from the holiday. Gift certificates start at $50.

$50+
103 Lloyd St., Carrboro 984-234-3195