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December 4th, 2019

The Tidbits Gift Guide!

Sleigh all day. Our gift guide for the girl who has everything.

1. Cotidié // Give the gift of functional fashion to the boss lady in your life. The local brand focuses on every day, every season staples including the pleated-in-back Adeline blouse with a mandarin collar and side slits. Tomorrow is the last day to get 20% off the entire collection, which is made from comfortable technical fabrics that are all machine washable, stretchy and moisture wicking.

2. Nativa // Nothing says joyful like a sleigh full of colorful and unique gifts. Nativa’s collection of holiday treasures  - handmade and imported from Mexico - will instantly lift spirits. Browse hand-carved ornaments, embroidered wine holders and makeup bags, wooly stuffed animals and otomi handbags and stockings.

3. Tea Sip // Tea lovers will be stoked to steep this season. The in-house Tea Smiths at the Heights shop blend and package teas that are handcrafted locally using all natural and organic ingredients. Gift a festive holiday tea sampler like Making Spirits Bright featuring cocktail-inspired Mojito, Moscow Mule and Mulled Berry.

4. Bering’s // Kiss the cook. Bering’s is a local institution for a reason. The elves at both locations of the gift emporium have stocked items for your entire list - from a Big Green Egg, pictured, for your fam’s grilling master to cooking essentials, collectibles and tabletop, darling baby and kids’ clothes, holiday decor and more. 

5. Kendra Scott // Season's sparklings! Take 15% off the entire Kendra Scott boutique at Houston Tidbits’ Holiday Party at Kendra Scott Rice Village TONIGHT, Wed, Dec. 4, from 6 - 8 p.m. Join our editors for champagne and cocktails, a calligrapher on-site personalizing your gifts and the chance to shop the new winter collection, pictured.

6. 1302 Watch Co. // Proving that time pieces are timeless, the local e-boutique specializes in women’s and men’s watches, and Apple watch straps. Founded by sisters-in-law, 1302 Watch Co. features high quality materials like stainless steel and genuine Italian leather. They also donate 5% of profits to charity. Shop their holiday sale: 20% off all items.

7. Texas Tonix // Give the gift we all long for - a few blissful moments of relaxation and relief. A gift basket filled with Texas CBD products including Lexi’s Lotion, Du Drop Face Oil, Lexi’s Lavender Salve and Goat’s Milk Bath Salts makes for a truly indulgent gift for that special someone who needs to de-stress.

8. Hiatus Spa // Two is always twice as nice. With The Merry & Bright, pick any pair of Essential Services—The Signature Massage, The Tailor Made Facial, The One & Only Mani-Pedi, The Body Glow or The Body Wrap—and make a full day of your getaway.  2+ hours $179 - a $220 value! 

9. Boballoons // Locally-owned by a mother-daughter, Boballoons will blow your party out of the park with festive, fun oversized balloon installations. From a New Year's Eve party photo backdrop and elaborate and colorful arches to letters, words, age celebrations, champagne bottles or snowflakes, every idea adds instant wow factor. Take 10% off with code Tidbits2020.

10. Renovate // With a classic red-and-green racing stripe on one side and a pretty soft-red color variation on the other, Renovate's fringed poncho shawl is the perfect pairing with jeans and a tee. Shop the locally-owned boutique for clothing, killer jewelry, home decor, giftables and other goodies.

11. Source Vitál Apothecary // For personalized pampering, hit the Customization Bar at locally-owned Source Vitál Apothecary’s Beauty Market. The all-natural wellness haven offers handcrafted, made-to-order bath salts, facial serums and beard oils, plus holiday gift sets and other clean and natural products for the skin, body, mind and spirit.

12. AWAY // AWAY opens in Houston on Dec 20! Swing by the travel brand’s permanent concept store in Highland Village to wheel around the new Luminous collection, or stick to classics like the aluminum, pictured, for the jetsetter on your list.

13. $28 Holiday Blowout // Today's Treat: Get a blowout, shampoo and style for $28 (regularly $45) at Just Roots Color Bar in Bellaire. Expires three months after purchase.

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