As if our print gift guide wasn’t enough, we’ve extended our luxury offerings and top picks for the holidays here on our blog. Because let’s face it, finding the right gift is always easier said than done. The debate between shopping online or at your favorite local retailer alone is enough to make one’s metaphorical jingle bells ring. But don’t fret, because for our first annual gift guide, we put together a comprehensive list of items which fall into categories that are a perfect fit for just about anyone in your life. Chances are, if you can’t find what you’re looking for here, well, let’s just say we all know where to find the ugly sweater section at the mall. We at VUE wish you all a Happy Holiday Season!
For the Tech Geek
Best Buy Paramus. Easily capture aerial views with the Mavic Pro camera drone that uses ultrasonic range finders and vision sensors to avoid any obstructions. $999.99.
Kicker.com. The comfortable and stylish EB400 Earphone is engineered to fit active lifestyles for the city dwellers and commuters based in New Jersey and New York. $99.
Twelvesouth.com. This luxe charging station powers your iPhone and Apple Watch simultaneously. Made from sleek metal and accented with napa leather, this tech piece features a lightning connector and watch charging disk so geeks everywhere never have to search for cables again don’t have to fuse with cables. $119.99.
Astell & Kern. AK240 Portable Hi-res Audio Player
Astellnkern.com. Portable high resolution audio player designed to play every beat exactly the way the artist intended. $1484.99.
Amazon. PIQS. Portable, lightweight, and stylish projector perfect for most indoor and outdoor use. $549.
Best Buy Paramus. Bose. Wireless waterproof headphones that were designed with your comfort in mind to provide quality sound without interfering wires. $250.
Logitech Harmony Universal Remote
Logitech.com. The Harmony is every homeowner’s solution to being in control of your home. Pair your Harmony with Apple TV, Amazon Alexa, Roku, Sonos, Sony, and many more. Lower your blinds and dim your lights all with the use of one remote. $349.99.
Saksfifthavenue.com. With its pop colors and fringe detail, this is Burberry’s updated take on the classic oversize scarf. Made in Endgland from wool and cashmere. $695.
Garden State Plaza- Marc Cain. A simple black dress with elongated sleeves, red floral print and lace embroidered hem. $430.Marc Cain Black Stingray Bag
Garden State Plaza- Marc Cain. A petite clutch with chain-link detailing. $860.
Sidney Thomas Jewelers Garden State Plaza or The Mall at Short Hills. Beautiful 11.75 carat ornate diamond necklace. $29,995.
Neiman Marcus Garden State Plaza. Quilted nappa leather pumps with pointed metallic cap toe with leather lining and sole. $1,095.
Missionworkshop.com. The Strathmore is an original take on the classic car coat updated with all the advantages of modern technical outerwear. $695.
Olukai.com. Unique and classy, these embossed leather kicks are the ultimate wardrobe staple for men. Features a patented drop-in heel designed to offer better shoe functionality. $110.
Toddsnyder.com. Johnstons of Elgin Cashmere Grey Buchanan Plaid Scarf, 100 percent cashmere hand-finished scarf. $179.
Neiman Marcus Garden State Plaza. Masculine self-winding chronograph movement watch that subtly resembles Mille Miglia racing cars with black rubber tire profile straps. $6,740.
The Jack Boot by Taft
TaftClothing.com.. Available in black, brown and grey, the Jack Boot by Taft is the ideal men’s footwear holiday gift for the winter season. Stylist and warm, these boots can easily become a wardrobe staple for the colder months and beyond. $250
Dakine Sawtooth Jacket
Dakine.com. Winter is here and that mean’s you’ll want to be prepared. Dakine’s Sawtooth coat features a tailored fit but above all, protects against the elements. Water resistant and fit for a day on the mountains, this coat will be your go to for the season. $450.
Forsake.com. The new 2016 Hiker features an updated waterproof membrane with improved breathability, an anti-microbial lining, and a luxurious anti-odor footbed. 129.95.
Leatherandcotton.com. If you’re like some of us, you’re environmentally conscious. That’s why we chose Leather & Cotton’s Ton Up jacket in our gift guide. It’s made to feel like real leather but it’s actually faux – as close as you can get with out the cow. $159.
Nordstrom Garden State Plaza. SWIMS. Men’s Braided Lace Loafer in Deep Red/Navy. Revolutionized rain footwear and boat shoes made out of nylon, rubber and mesh. $160.
Stateopticalco.com. CLARK Sunglasses. This piece honors bold eye wear tastes and embodies the city of Chicago’s classic style. Comes in a rich coffee color which fades to silver, deep midnight is highlighted by rust and henna. Ideal for sun in any season. $417.
FourRosesBourbon.com. There’s no better time of year to pick up a limited Bourbon batch straight from Four Roses Distillery in Kentucky. This batch three of Four Roses’ unique Bourbon recipes. $130.
Playcraft.com. Brazos River 14’ Pro-Style Shuffleboard Table in solid hardwood shuffleboard table with traditional scoring pattern and a set of 2 3/8“ premium weights. $4,575.
Nate Cotterman Cube Glass
NateCotterman.com. Nate Cotterman. The Cube Glass. Handmade to order in studio, this whiskey glass comes with a built-in ice cube for optimal cooling. $90 per glass.
NateCotterman.com. Nate Cotterman. Flow Decanter. Designed to enhance your wines look, taste and smell, this handblown decanter can also double as a modern décor piece. $198.
Cognac-expert.com. CAMUS Cognac. Extra Dark & Intense 700ml. An award-winning aromatic and intense spirit from one of France’s top Cognac houses. $633.
Straight from the innovative Palmaz Winery in Napa Valley, this 2014 vintage exhibits a unique exuberance upon release. The vintage features fresh notes of red plum and currant are enlivened with luscious notes of praline and cocoa. The combination of these aromas evoke images of a warm inviting confectioner’s workshop enticing the child in you to step heedlessly in. $159.99
Nespresso.com. Freshly brewed Coffee and authentic Espresso with cream at the touch of a button, thanks to the revolutionary Centrifusion and bar code reading technologies. $230.00.
For the Traveler
Missionworkshop.com. The Cadre Overnight Duffle Bag: This medium sized duffle is perfect for everything from short trips to long weekend retreats. Bag features Arkiv Modular System as well. Available in 4 colors. $235.
Jetsmarter.com. Take to the skies with this gift card for Jetsmarter products and services.
G-Ro Carry-On Bag
G-ro.com. The ultimate all-terrain luggage equipped with dual USB ports and luggage tracking for smarter travelling. $399.
Best Buy Paramus. The most innovative camera of its kind, the GoPro HERO6 features touch zoom, speedy smartphone transfer and improvements in image quality and video stabilization. $499.
Smythson.com. Smythson. Mara Passport Cover in Winter Berry. A sleek calf leather cover to house your passport safely and stylishly. $285.
Aersf.com. Winner of the 2017 Carry Awards Best Carry-On Backpack, the Aer Travel Pack has compartments for all of your immediate essentials. $220.
Sportz SUV Tent 82000 from Napier Outdoors
NapierOutdoors.com. When you’re road tripping in the US with an SUV with aspirations of camping, packing and unpacking gear can prove to be a thankless task. Take it from the VUE team, the Sportz SUV Tent not only makes unpacking a cinch, but it also gives you peace of mind knowing your SUV is right beside you while you sleep at night. $399.
For the Athlete
PriorityBicycles.com. Priority Continuum Onyx. Low maintenance commuter bike, featuring reflective sidewalls on tires and a Dynamo head and tail light. $999.
VesselBags.com. Vessel Bags. Player Custom Golf Bag. Custom bag featuring magnetic rangefinder pouch and Vessel’s exclusive lockable pocket. $380.
Cobragolf.com. Cobra Golf. F7 Driver. This club allows golfers to track their distance while playing with the Cobra Connect sensor inside the grip. $349.
SmithOptics.com. Smith. I/07 Goggles. Single-pivot release lens and fog-free snowboarding goggles featuring integration with Smith helmets. $200.
For the Home
Lecreuset.com. Platters for serving at home, available in Cerise, White, Caribbean and Multi. Exterior enamel features a steady grip and will no get marked up by metal. $168.
Lecreuset.com. Bakeware set that features a mid-century/modern aesthetic, best used for entertaining and home occasions. Available in Cerise, Oyster and Marine. $150.
Simple Human Dish Rack
Simplehuman.com. Simple Human has mastered the functions of modern day living, and their steel frame dish rack is no exception. Features an innovative drainage system and Swivel spout. $80.
Atmosphere SKY Air Treatment System
Amway.com. This air system is the best HEPA air purifier on the market. In addition to its ability to keep contaminants from the air in your home, it also reduces odors from cooking, pets, mildew, chemicals and more. $1699.
The Asado Cooker
Coyoteoutdoor.com. Coyote Outdoor. Heat-resistant ceramic allows this outdoor cooker to serve as both a smoker and a grill. $1,199 (pedestal sold separately $199).
Coyoteoutdoor.com. Coyote Outdoor. Electric Grill. An indoor/outdoor tabletop grill made from stainless steel for endurance and performance. $799.
Crock-Pot – The Original Slow Cooker
Crock-Pot.com. It’s not secret that the Crock-Pot has established itself as a 21st Century kitchen staple. Everyone’s favorite slow cooker has evolved over the years and is easier than ever to use. $79.99.
Calphalon Premier Space Saving Cookware
Williams-Sonoma.com. The struggle to have high quality cookware and save space is one many urban dwellers are familiar with. Calphalon’s 10-piece, anodized-aluminium space saving set are designed to nest neatly in one another. $600.
Dual Rectangular Step Can by Simple Human
SimpleHuman.com. This dual compartment bin by Simple Human is the solution to sort for trash and recyclables. Features a patented lid shox to ensure a smooth and quiet close. $200. Leesa Sapira Mattress
Leesa.com. A hybrid mattress that combines high-performance pocket-spring coils and premium foam layers for a better night’s sleep. $1,275.
Brooklinen.com. Brooklinen Premium sheet set. A comfy sheet set for softness and warmth, made from lightweight cotton percale. $198.
Dreampadsleep.com. This pillow uses modern science to get you a better night’s sleep, the ultimate solution for those sleepless nights–especially during the holiday season. Available in Memory, Medium, Firm and Slim (Travel). $149-$179.
For the Decorator
West Elm Paramus & Hoboken. West Elm. Spun Metal Standing Planter – Brass. West Elm Brass Planter. A brass finished planter with a slim, X-shaped base; ideal for modern design schemes. $79, $99.
West Elm Paramus & Hoboken. West Elm. Judy Jackson Stoneware Vases. A set of three functional and modern ceramic vases handmade by New York-based artist Judy Jackson. $129.
Ethan Allen River Edge. Ethan Allen. Geo Symmetric Table Lamp. This lamp brings classic lines and modern flair together with its contemporary laser-etched fretwork pattern in polished nickel. $499.
For the Beauty Expert
Fountain Spa The Shops at Riverside. Spa Technologies. Marine Repair Cream. An anti-aging moisturizer with seaweed extracts, hexapeptides, arctic peptides and antioxidants to firm skin and reduce wrinkles. $99.
Fountain Spa The Shops at Riverside. Spa Technologies. Oxygen Renewal Complex. Vitamin C and pure liquid oxygen work together to brighten skin and reduce inflammation. $180.
Etualé Skin Care Center in Tenafly. Biologique Recherché P50 Lotion. Great for balancing your pH levels while gently exfoliating and hydrating your skin. $65.
Neiman Marcus Garden State Plaza. Tom Ford Soleil Eye and Cheek Palette. A mix of four shadows, highlighter and blush—this gold and ivory encased palette makes for the perfect accessory. $155.