The Perfect Holiday Gift Guide

The holiday's are quickly approaching, meaning it's time to start the hunt for the perfect gift! Whether you're looking for a present for your significant other, parents, pets or BFF we've got you covered. Here's a guide to the best gifts for 2016!

For Him

Custom Horween Leather Apple Watch Band

This custom Apple Watch band is made from leather from one of the country's oldest working tanneries, and brings a rugged, vintage feel to the otherwise high-tech Apple face. This would look great on any guy! (Available on Etsy, $95)

IPA Beer Making Kit

Is he a beer guy? Help him craft his own brew with this do-it-yourself kit (which also comes in Pale Ale, Oktoberfest, and gluten-free variations). (Available at Williams-Sonoma, $49.95)

Yeti Cooler

Perfect for the frat boy. All of his friends will be so jealous. (Available at, $249.99)

Tickets To An Event

Get him tickets to a concert featuring a band he likes, to his favorite team’s next game, or to a comedy show he’s been dying to see. Grab a ticket for yourself and make it the perfect night to spend together!  (Ticketmaster)

For Her

Alex and Ani Bracelets

These bracelets are super cute and make the perfect gift! Stack them up, the more the merrier! (Available at Nordstrom, $28)


The real crowd pleaser. Get her anything Kate Spade and you will 100% put a smile on her face, guaranteed. (Available at Kate Spade, Price Varies)


Because duh. Comfy and cute is definitely a win. (Available at Nordstrom, $99.95)

MAC Cosmetics

Unsure of what she wants or needs? That's okay, grab a gift card or anything pretty you see (which is everything). (Available at MAC, Price Varies)

Gifts for Parents

Sonoma State Mug

Parents can never have enough coffee mugs, am I right? Make them feel special and get them a SSU mom or dad mug! (Available at The University Store, $12.98)

Fitbit Charge 2

The newest version of the Fitbit makes a perfect gift for mom or dad! In addition to tracking health data and delivering smartphone notifications, this version guides the user through personalized breathing exercises to wind down. (Available on Amazon, $100-$150)

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones

This is the perfect gift if your parents frequently travel or just want some quiet time! (Available at Target, $299)

Don't Forget Your Pets

Bark Box

Sign up your pup for a monthly subscription of goodies! (Available at Barkbox, Starting at $20)

Kitty Bowl

Attention all cat lovers, make sure you kitty eats in style with this super cute bowl! (Available at Petco, $9.99)


Let us know if you have any suggestions for the perfect gift!

Written By: Aubrey Anzelmo | Seawolf Living