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December 1st, 2017

The Tidbits Gift Guide!

There's no time like the presents.

1. Adelante // It's merrymaking at its most at Adelante during their annual 12 Days of Christmas promotion starting Dec. 13. Each day will feature a different discount or promotion and celebrate makers. Shop everything from on-trend ensembles to Otomi pillow cases, pictured. 

2. W Austin Hotel // Get carried AWAY this holiday at AWAY Austin Spa at the W Austin Hotel. Buy $250 in gift cards and get a $50 gift card for yourself through Dec. 31. Pop by the in-spa shop to browse stocking stuffers from Eminence or Yon-Ka, gift sets from Malin + Goetz, W Hotels' room fragrance, and Nina Berenato Jewelry.

3. La Viajera // For the traveler at heart who loves one-of-a-kind finds and supporting artisans, you’ll love the handmade and heartfelt brand La Viajera. Fringe, tassels and vibrant colors make these eclectic bags a must for adventure girls.

4. Lick Honest Ice Creams // Smile as you scoop your fave Lick flavor at home. For the sweet tooth on your list, new holiday merch includes bowls custom-made for Lick by local Era Ceramics, the same scoop they use in the shop - which is engraved with “Lick Y'all" - a leather pint sleeve and more.

5. NOCORI // Ideal for the jetsetter, fitness guru or super parent in your life, gift the essentials this holiday season without sacrificing style. NOCORI’s new KEIKO collection features a secret technical compartment for your sweaty gym gear in a truly cool crossbody.

6. Hiatus Spa + Retreat // Gift the Peace, Love & Joy pampering retreat. Hiatus' three most in-demand services —The Signature Massage, The Tailor Made Facial and The One & Only Mani-Pedi — are bundled up and tied with a bow, for your sugar plum. The luxurious 3.5 hour session is priced at $269 for the holidays ($320 value).

7. Pomp and Circumstance // Step into the holidays in style with darling slides from Pomp and Circumstance in several shades and styles (starting at $62). Personality plus embellishments like fur trim and fur poms are sure to garner attention in the most festive way. 

8. SUAVS // The Zilker Knit by SUAVS is made with a Digital Knit fabric that is so comfy, it feels like you’re walking on clouds. The versatile sneakers are the perfect gift for those who are constantly on the go or love to travel and need a compact shoe they can take with them on their adventures.

9. tenoverten // Care for nails in a healthier and more natural way with a selection of holiday sets from tenoverten, the stunning nail salon inside South Congress Hotel. Sets of their bestselling non-toxic products are available in a custom white box with ribbon, including the Tenoverten Holiday Trio of three of the newest polishes, Catherine, Market and Oliver, for $45.

10. Diamonds Direct // Make this winter a wonderland with 20% savings from Dec. 1-3 at the designer holiday trunk show at Diamonds Direct in The Domain. Stroll the showroom to see what sparkles: classic diamond pieces, designer jewelry, upgrade options and financing options available.

11. Henrie Helen // Killer handmade vintage Japanese silk kimonos are $68 from new local brand Henrie Helen. The shortened, traditional kimonos called Haori jackets come in vibrant colors. Shop other handmade wearables and housewares, too. 
12. Bird & Pear // Perfect for days on the lake, bachelorette party gifts and any other fiesta, Bird & Pear's vibrant Mexican dress koozies are sure to be a hit. Like what you see? The Texas-based brand also hand-makes Mexican dress makeup bags, party flags and throw pillows.
13. The Austin Welcome Mat // Give a piece of iconic Austin pop art this year. Keep Austin welcoming with a doormat featuring the famed "Hi How Are You" frog by artist Daniel Johnston. 
Want to be in the next Tidbits holiday feature? submissions-austin@gotidbits.com

Photo #6: Molly Culver

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