The season of gift giving has arrived! And The O Report’s Holiday Gift Guide is here to help with ideas for the women, men, grandchildren and pets in your life. We’ll be updating our list often as other great gifts catch our eye, so keep checking back for more suggestions for the perfect present..


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The Elizabeth Taylor Necklace is just a stunning as its namesake star. $128. Dillard’s.

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Beautiful, unique and modern. Just like her. Metal Crystal Ring Holder. $125. Kendra Scott.

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Yes, she has slippers. But does she have cashmere slippers? $75. Williams Sonoma Home.

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A parka from The North Face that’s both practical and glamorous. And it comes with a removable faux fur ruff. Harway Insulated Water Repellent Parka in Metallic Copper. $160. Dillard’s.

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Made in Sweden with real ginger using the same recipe since 1952, Nyåkers traditional ginger snaps in a collectible tin will delight with each crispy bite. $14.99. World Market.

The perfect way to state your love for someone from South Carolina, Florida, Texas, New York or California (not shown). Mixed Metal Ornament With Beads. $20. Chico’s.

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The hi-low trend in a robe. Ugg W Duffield II Fleece Wrap Robe. $130. Dillard’s.

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So cozy, so chic. Wool Panama Hat With Pearls. $68. Karl Lagerfeld Paris.

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For the first time ever and for a limited time only, the world's most eternal fragrance meets Gabrielle Chanel's favorite color with this special red bottle of Chanel Nº5 Eau de Parfum Spray. $160. Nordstrom.

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Give them at Christmas and she can wear them New Year’s Eve. Champagne drop earrings by Mignonne Gavigan. $450. Neiman Marcus at SouthPark Mall. Meet the designer and view her newest pieces from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 14 when Mignonne Gavigan makes a personal appearance at the store. Details: 704-442-7900, ext. 2141.

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Boutique luxury travel company Just Ladies Traveling creates meaningful experiences for small groups of women who are married, divorced, single or widowed. Gift a woman you love (or yourself!) with a trip titled Magical Northern Italy: Verona to Venice that takes place Sept. 21-28, 2019. It includes 3 nights in Verona and 3 nights in Venice; a day on Lake Garda; a visit to the wine estate of Mosconi Bertani; seeing Palladian Villas in Vicenza; touring Venice by canal; and visiting Fortuny and other private gardens. $3,500 per person (land only). Just Ladies Traveling.

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This elegant structured bag with a buckle and tassel can be carried by hand or using the detachable shoulder strap. Medium Francine Ross. $465. Brahmin.

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Rainbow metallic stripes are an on-trend way to jazz up any outfit. Party Stripe Clutch. $128. Trina Turk. SouthPark Mall.


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Made famous as “The Dude” sweater on the silver screen, the 20th Anniversary of The Big Lebowski sweater from Pendleton is sure to be a hit. Original Westerley Full-Zip Sweater. $239. Dillard’s.

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Reid’s is famous for its gift baskets, including this Tis The Season version packed with a Lambertz Cookie Collection, Reid’s 5 O'clock Crunch, Reid’s Cheese Straws, Mint Sandwich Cookies, Guylian Truffles, Reid’s Chocolate Covered Pecans and Goodness Gracie Toffee. $89.99. These also make great corporate gifts. Baskets can be customized. Reid’s.

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Steak lovers will rejoice over this gift of perfectly aged Filet Mignons, Top Sirloins and New York Strip Steaks along with juicy Boneless Pork Chops, all-beef Burgers, award-winning Gourmet Jumbo Franks and crispy Potatoes Au Gratin. $89.99. Omaha Steaks.

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A luxury cooler that elevates the art of entertaining. Sovaro Hard-Sided 45 Quart Cooler. $695. Dillard’s.

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Hand-made with Georgia Pecans, fresh eggs, pure cane syrup, and a flaky, buttery crust that's in a league of it's own. Old Fashion Southern Pecan Pie. $49. Savannah Candy Kitchen.

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True to its name, the luxury boutique travel company Just Ladies Traveling specializes in trips for women. But its Spring Fling in New York excursion April 2-4, 2019 is open to the guys. Gift this for the two of you, or send that Broadway-loving male family member on this blockbuster trip to the Big Apple. Includes 2 nights in superior rooms at the Millennium Broadway (145 W. 44th Street); seats to a preview of Tootsie; plus seats for To Kill A Mockingbird. $875 per person double occupancy; $1195 single. Just Ladies Traveling.

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This spacious travel bag is perfect as an airplane carryon or weekend carryall. Duxbury Duffle Avalon. $495. Brahmin.

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Give him a private indoor cycling studio in his home and maybe he’ll be nice enough to let you use it too since everyone in the household gets 24-hour access to streaming cycling studio classes from top instructors. Prices start at $2,245. Peloton store at SouthPark Mall.


Once you find out which House is their favorite (Gryffindor, Slytherin, Ravenclaw or Hufflepuff), opening one of these Harry Potter themed gifts will be a magical moment for the recipient. From left: Beanbag, $119; Superstorage Lapdesk, $99; Tumbler, $25; Water Bottle, $25.50. PBTeen.

The Star Wars empire has captivated a whole new generation. From left: Han Solo Quote Pillow, $39.50; Stormtrooper Media Chair, $449; Darth Vader Backpack, $59.50; Chewbacca Beanbag, $179-$308. PBTeen.

Imagine their faces when they see one of these realistic toy cars under the tree. Maserati Ghibli 12 V Ride-On Car, $259. Mercedes SLS AMG Black Series 12 V Ride-On Car. $529, Realtree Truck 12 V Ride-On Truck, $479. BMW 4 Series Ride-On Car, $299. Dillard’s.

Cozy and cute. Dragon Hooded Blanket, $19.99; Mermaid Tail Wearable Blanket, $14.99; Shark Tail Wearable Blanket, $14.99. Target.

Have grandkids who live and breathe the video game Minecraft? This collection is for them. Minecraft Sheep Pillow Buddy, $19.99; Boy’s Minecraft Union Suit, $16.99; Minecraft TNT Cube Cushion, $19.99. Target.

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Make unforgettable memories with your family during this special trip to London for grandmothers, moms, granddaughters and grandsons July 31-Aug. 6, 2019. Includes the London Eye, jet boating the Thames, visiting Greenwich Observatory, a trip to the Chelsea Soccer Stadium, Harry Potter scenes, Royal sightseeing, historic London and more. $2850 per person double occupancy. Just Ladies Traveling.


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If you love a preppy polo, maybe your dog will too. Ralph Lauren Cotton Mesh Dog Polo Shirt. $40. Ralph Lauren Pet.

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A plush version of the famous Lamb Chop, it comes with a squeaker that will keep your dog entertained. $10.99. World Market.

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Both cats and dogs can cozy up to this more modern version of a pet bed with turned wooden legs and charcoal-gray fabric that resists stains. $159.99. World Market.

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Your cat or dog will look dapper dressed up in this plaid pet bow tie on a white collar. $5.99. World Market.

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"You gotta be kitten me" treat canister. $12.99. World Market.

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“Treat Hustler” dog sweater from Max-Bone. $55. Neiman Marcus at SouthPark mall.


Finding the perfect holiday gift takes time, so from now until the end of December we'll be showcasing presents we love for Christmas. And just like Santa's Nice list, it will keep growing, so check back from now to Dec. 25 for more fabulous finds. The list is organized from least expensive to most expensive. We've also included some gifts that are perfect for Hanukkah, which is celebrated Dec. 12-20 this year. 

Goat, house, truck and hammer stainless steel cookie cutters, $2.99 each from Hearth & Hand with Magnolia at Target.


Handcrafted of wrought iron, these Red Sparkle Bow Napkin Rings add a touch of Christmas to you indoor, or outdoor, holiday table. $4 each. Pier 1 Imports.


Pair with a favorite bottle of wine for the perfect Hanukkah hostess gift. Casper Star Lattice Paper Cocktail Napkins. $5.50 for a pack of 20. Bloomingdales.


Stackables Jewelry Pyramids are a chic way to keep favorite pieces within reach. The smaller size is for rings; the larger size accommodates bracelets and has a hidden base that doubles as a tray for earrings and other small accessories. In blush and marble. $9.99-$14.99. Container Store.


Let there be peace on Earth. Pinecone Peace Sign Wreath. $24.99. World Market. 


The Italian liqueur has teamed with the Italian design house Missoni for this limited-edition bottle. $26.70. Available at N.C. ABC Stores. 


A sparkling lacquered finish on this bottle gives it a glamorous appearance in any setting. Maintains cold drinks for 24 hours and hot drinks for 12 hours. Eco-friendly with BPA-free design. S’well Glitter Collection 17 oz. Water Bottle. $35. Dick's Sporting Goods.


Create your own holiday baking tradition for Hanukkah. Nordic Ware Star of David Bundt Cake Pan. Made in the USA. $36.95. Williams Sonoma.


A hand-hammered gold plated cuff accented with a geode stone that's made by female artisans in Mexico and Charlotte who are working to overcome poverty. $38. Fashion & Compassion. 


Three full-size products (brow pencil, mascara, bronzing powder) and a mini liquid highlighter all in a reusable retro tin. Beauty By The Bay holiday gift set. $39. Benefit Cosmetics. 


Grasses from Rwanda are hand-dyed and woven into beautiful Peace Baskets made by survivors of the 1994 Rwandan genocide. Each basket is 12-inches wide. Other colors available. $39. Fashion & Compassion.


Five brushes (powder/cheek, foundation, large eyeshadow, small eyeshadow and liner) in a foiled gold bag that doubles as a clutch. MAC Snowball Brush Kit, $49.50. Belk. 


Present everything from hors d'oeuvres and salads to desserts on these durable stoneware Hanukkah Blue Mosaic Salad Plates that are microwave and dishwasher safe. $50 for a mixed set of 4. Williams Sonoma. 


French brand L'Occitane's Signature Beauty Advent Calendar is filled with mini versions of 24 of its luxurious products including hand creams, soaps, shower gels, body lotions and more in one beautiful illustrated gift that will have the recipient thinking of you every day during the holidays. $69. L'Occitane.


For the chic dog owner, this Doggie Toy Basket made of handwoven rattan with a leather handle and latch holds treats, toys and leashes in one charming wicker chest. $69. Pottery Barn.


Four eyeshadow shades inspired by the natural beauty of Virunga National Park in Africa, home to all of the last remaining gorillas on the planet. Part of the proceeds benefit the Rainforest Alliance. Chantecaille Limited Edition Save The Forest Eye Palette. $85.00. Neiman Marcus. 


Bloom Eau de Parfum is Gucci creative director Alessandro Michele's first fragrance for the House. It has notes of natural tuberose and Jasmine with a powdery, floral edge from Rangoon Creeper, a plant that changes color when it blooms. $94. Belk.


A soft and cozy blanket for a bed or sofa. Biltmore Chunky Knit Throw. $150. Belk. 


A mobile, height-adjustable desk for everything from catching up with your correspondence to a spot to work on your computer. Airlift Mobile Table. $153. Wayfair. 


For the woman who likes to make a statement, the Emmylou earring. Also available in gold and antique silver. $195. Kendra Scott.  


One-of-a-kind handcrafted throw blankets created by Sandra McCaslin of Charlotte for her Etsy store AlexsAttic. Designs include this Ikat Moroccan Blanket. $225. Etsy. Also available at Traditions at Park Road Shopping Center and at the Starving Artists Sale Dec. 17 from  10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Charlotte Art League. 


A Surrealist-inspired limited edition silk scarf Made in Italy by designer Mary Katrantzou that was commissioned by the MoMA Design Store (only 50 were made). $265. The Museum of Modern Art.


This purse from Coach is so versatile it's actually two bags in one, a hobo bag and a wristlet that can be used together or separately. Bandit Hobo in Black Copper/Black. Also available Black Copper/Oxblood. $595. Coach. 


When you're not watching Samsung's The Frame TV, it looks like a real work of art (you can choose from hundreds of art options). Turn it on and it's a state-of-the-art 65" TV that has four times the resolution of HD. $2,799.99. Samsung.