There are so many ways to express love and gratitude during the holiday season. And as we finally gather with loved ones to celebrate and be merry, we may be feeling extra generous this year. So go ahead and treat that special person—or yourself!—to something a little indulgent. If you're looking for a gift that will wow, check out these swoon-worthy picks.
Veer Cruiser XL Wagon
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The Veer Cruiser was chosen as one of the greatest ever in our guide to the best wagon stroller models on the market. We love the luxe, cushy riding and easy steering. Plus, it definitely turns heads on the road. Want more details? Read our in-depth Veer Wagon review here.
Kilne Ultimate Knife Set
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This handsome block knife set looks chic and sophisticated in kitchens of all types and sizes. Plus, home chefs love how versatile all the pieces are. The unsung hero? The extra-sharp kitchen shears that end up being used for everything from chicken to unruly clothing tags.
Dyson v15 Total Detect Clean Cordless Vacuum
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Vroom, vroom! This handsome stick vacuum cleans up all sorts of unsightly messes in a jiffy. It's lightweight, easy to maneuver and makes chores fun.
Britax Advocate Clicktight Convertible Car Seat
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This handsome Britax design made our list of the best convertible car seats thanks to smooth, easy transitioning from newborn to infant sizes, then toddler through older kid stages. We love the trendy colors, easy installation and ample cushioning.
MOEN Aromatherapy Handheld Shower Head
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At around $150, this expensive gift isn't that much of a splurge—especially because the sense of peace and comfort it brings is nearly priceless. If they spend long stretches of time in the shower, this one is an easy winner.
Breville The Barista Express Impress
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This countertop piece is sure to impress even the most discerning coffee lovers out there. We love that it easily whips up coffee alternatives, too. It's one of the most useful gift ideas and a long-lasting statement piece they'll come to treasure.
Follies The Casa Azul Set
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Bright colors, engaging shapes and creative play make this Casa Azul set from Follies a shoe-in for one of the best expensive gifts for play-focused kids. It offers endless fun, and stores nicely next to all their best toys. It's the perfect gift for active toddlers spending long days indoors.
Actually, this one is more affordable than you think, but because Play-Doh is typically so affordable, this seems like one of the more expensive gifts for kids on our list. And trust us—kids will be bowled over with wows when they unwrap it. At about $100, we think it's worth every penny and then some.
Solo Stove Pi Pizza Oven
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This easy-to-operate backyard pizza oven comes with just about everything they'll need to whip up the world's greatest pizzas in minutes. We think it's ideal for quick salmon, steaks, veggies and other dishes as well. The options are limitless and it's so fun to use that there's really no reason to save it for special occasions. It's basically begging for everyday use.
yeedi Vac Station
It vacuums. It mops—and does basically everything you have no interest in, which is why this expensive gift is one of the most clever options on our list. Time is priceless, right? Right. Oh, and it's even self-emptying!
Beaba Babycook Neo Baby Food Maker
Babies deserve the healthiest, most wholesome homemade food—and this brilliant Beaba machine makes it possible minimal effort. Just grab your preferred ingredients, give them a wash, toss them in and watch the machine go to work churning out loads of good-for-them meals.
Cricut Maker 3
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Look like an absolute history book-worthy hero to the crafter in your life when you give them this incredibly versatile Cricut 3 machine. It's the same kind pros use.
Adidas 4DFWD 2 Running Shoes
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Clearly these Adidas running shoes are drop-dead gorgeous, but they don't have to be runners to appreciate the thick cushioning, air-pocketed steps and trendy style. Choose from either women's or men's styles and sizes and expect a world-class thank you note.
Endy Merino Wool Throw Blanket
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Drape this one over a gorgeous tufted headboard or the kid's bed of your choosing. It's soft, luxe and totally worth the splurge. It's a great gift for cozy homebodies and cold-weather friends.
The North Face Cragmont Fleece Jacket
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We love this fuzzy, warm jacket from The North Face as an everyday piece or layered casually over preferred lounge clothing. It's available in sizes XS through 3XL and oodles of crave-worthy colors.
Lily & River Little Climber
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If your babe wants to party all the time (and climb, and dance... and explore), this chic climbing toy is perfect for them. Put it in the living room, basement or bedroom. It's gorgeous everywhere and a total statement piece.
Our Place Ovenware Oven Pan
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Cook up a storm in this sought-after pan that handles just about everything from Sunday morning baked egg dishes to hearty weeknight chicken bakes.
Ninja Foodi NeverStick 4-Quart PossiblePan
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Simply put, we're obsessed with all the brilliant functions this clever Ninja Foodi pan has to offer. Fry, steam, sautee or just about anything else in one convenient place. At about $100, we think it's one of the most useful expensive gifts we've seen yet—and worth every cent.
Away The Bigger Carry-On in Psych!
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Tell them to pack this bag and head to the best Caribbean resorts for families or just about anywhere else. We love how easy it is to spot this luxury gift at the baggage carousel and how sturdy and protective the shell is for delicate items traveling to and fro.
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Fitness is easy peasy and within reach with this fun-to-use home core trainer. It's an interactive option that easily pairs with their smartphone for a whirlwind exercise experience they'll quickly fall in love with. We think it beats a gym gift card by a mile.
Little Passports Subscription
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Turn them into little world travelers with this interactive and globally-inspired gift that gets their minds going while keeping them interested, engaged and exploring. We love that there's an option to save just about everything in the kit for later ages and stages, too.
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This article was originally published on Nov 16, 2022
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