Gift Guide for Teens and Tweens
If you have a teen or tween on your shopping list, you know this is perhaps the most difficult age for gift-giving. Barbies and Legos just don’t cut it anymore. As tempting as it may be to go with a few iTunes and be done with it, let’s put a little thought into this and find something really cool, or rad, or whatever it is they’re calling it these days. We’ve compiled a list of ideas to get you started. We think they’re super hip and with-it.
15 Dec, 2011
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Reminiscent of Swatch watches, the Splash Watch is an equally trendy timepiece teens and tweens will love. Made of 100% latex-free silicone, it’s stretchy, sporty, and water-resistant. It comes in 9 fabulous colors perfect for 80’s fashion statements.
Splash | Buy
‘Tis the season to dress warmly. She’ll love this soft cable knit scarf from Abercrombie Kids. The loopy style means she’ll be comfy and cozy and on trend.
Abercrombie Kids | Buy
If his favorite color is plaid, this Stash case is perfect for protecting that iPod or iPhone. The vintage wool outer and waterproof canvas lining will keep it snug and cozy. And, for every case sold until December 24th, Stash will donate $7 to animal rescue. The gift that gives back is the best gift of all.
Mari Forssell | Buy
Named for the coldest side of the mountain, The North Face is pretty much synonymous with winter wear. These insulated boots will keep toes warm waiting for the bus or walking to school. And, they’re lightweight and comfy enough to feel like slippers, which makes getting out the door in the morning that much easier.
endless.com | Buy
These fingerless gloves are hand knit with a pretty and feminine rose detail. Made of wool and fleece-lined, they’re perfect for cold winter days when she wants to keep her hands warm but her fingers free for texting in style.
Sundance Catalog | Buy
This delicate 14k gold necklace by Viv&Ingrid is a go with everything classic. The initial makes it a personalized gift that’s sure to become her favorite. As a bonus, she’s bound to think of you whenever she wears it.
Viv&Ingrid | Buy
Give her options with this simple and classic set of four silky soft headbands. Not just for bad hair days, she can add some girlie flair to her ponytail for a graceful, sophisticated look.
Anthropologie | Buy
It’s time for a big boy watch. This chronograph is sporty and stylish with a comfortable silicone band. Perfect for every day, he’ll be hip and punctual (we can hope).
Fossil | Buy
He has a pool table on his wish list, but space is limited. This mini version is small enough to fit in his room and comes with everything needed for hosting wee billiard tournaments.
fred flare | Buy