Album Vilmorin: The Vegetable Garden $60
Carefully reproducing artwork that was first published in the 1850s by French seed firm, Vilmorin-Andrieux & Cie, Taschen have created the essential gift for any budding chef with an interest in botany or art. Enclosed within its hardcover shell are 46 frameable color prints that gloriously detail French garden vegetables.
Daily Rituals $19
Mason Currey looks into the lives of some of history's most inspiring minds and compiles a fascinating range of daily rituals. Read about Jean-Paul Sarter, who wrote while on ten times the recommended dose of aspirin each day, Thomas Wolfe, who chose to use a refrigerator as a desk, and the secrets of 159 more.
Custom View-Master Reel $30
Those 3D View-Masters from your childhood are back, only this time you can run seven personal photos through the eyepiece for a creative trip down memory lane. The nostalgic experience is brought to you by Image3D, a company founded by Rich Dubnow, the lead photographer for View-Master for 20 years.
Wine Club $39
Club W is an online service that delivers three bottles of wine to your home each month. Wines are recommended based on an algorithm derived from members' personal taste and purchasing history.
Winbot 730 Window Cleaning Robot $400
Relieve your loved one from the chore of window cleaning with Winbot, a five-pound robotic box that latches itself onto glass panes with an industrial-strength suction mechanism, and then slides about to wash and dry your windows.
Look Mum No Hands!
LMNH Hat, Bottle and Socks $31
Dedicated cyclists, weekend warriors and commuters alike will get geared up over this bundle pack from East London's beloved Look Mum No Hands! bike cafÃ©. The kit features an Italian-made cycling cap available in four design options, including a Tour de France-inspired King of the Mountain colorway, along with moisture-wicking athletic socks and a water bottle, all with LMNH-exclusive designs, this pack will make your two-wheeled pedaling loved ones smile for many rides to come.
Rose Geranium Bath Soak $45
Revitalize your favorite lady with a bottle of Royal Botanicals' Rose Geranium Bath Soak. This invigorating blend includes Dead Sea salts, Epsom salts and organic essential oils of the "flower of constancy," housed in a Victorian Era-inspired amber glass bottle.
Keep makeup, accessories or valuable keepsakes organized with Nomess Copenhagen's smartly configured Balsabox. Smaller boxes nest within the larger structure for solid organization, but best of all, the lid opens to reveal a mirror that can be situated inside for a vanity effect.
Hand in Hand
Ethically-Sourced Soaps $61
Vermont's Bill Glabb and Courtney Apple create Fair Trade triple milled shea butter soaps that literally save lives. With their "buy a bar, give a bar" program, the socially-responsible company makes soap available to children in need, and a portion of the proceeds is used for rainforest conservation projects. Hand in Hand wraps each bar of lavender, orange blossom and white tea soap in eco-friendly packaging and provides a free carbon offset.
Sarah Rainwater Design
Edible Flower Heirloom Seed Kit $50
Rhode Island designer Sarah Rainwater provides all the essentials needed to start growing calendula, lemon mint, nasturtium and starflower at home. The pristinely packaged seed kit includes seeds, biodegradable paper pots and a wooden planter with glass vials for displaying what you've grown.
Valssi Necklace $99
Scandinavian design house Marimekko, known for original prints and a geometric approach to shape and color, created the Valssi necklace in homage to dances at traditional Finnish summer parties (Valssi means waltz in Finnish). With clean lines and bold shapes, this Haldu wood and resin statement piece is whimsically sophisticated.
FTO Guatemala Café Femenino $5
These Klatch Coffee medium roast beans are from a women-run co-op farm in the Nahuala region of Guatemala. The CafÃ© Femenino Coffee Project began in Peru with now more than 1,500 women in Bolivia, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Peru, and Guatemala are actively involved in growing single origin Fair Trade coffee. These beans offer the aromas and flavors of chocolate, nuts and citrus.
Apolis + Kinfolk
Garden Bag $78
The socially-motivated lifestyle brand Apolis teamed up with Kinfolk magazine to create this handsome garden bag. Handcrafted by a co-op of female artisans in Bangladesh, the bag is made from golden jute fiber with a durable waterproof lining, and boasts six pockets, vegetable dyed straps and nickel rivets for extra utility.
Skin Smart Gift Set $$20.00
Making the daily beauty ritual more delicious, this gift set comes with four Fair Trade organic tea varieties including cherry marzipan, cucumber mint, honey yuzu and lychee coconut. Each ingredient has been chosen for its detoxifying properties and flavors that compliment green tea. The set also comes with a Tea FortÃ© oval serenity cup with and silicone tea cozy.
Clic Wooden iPhone Case $50
A sleek accompaniment for your iPhone 5, the handmade Clic Wooden case makes a bold statement by contrasting a bright accent color with natural cherry wood.
Anouk Oil Burner Blend $37
Scented oil burners are a easy way to facilitate relaxation and stress relief. This calming and well-balanced blend of lemon rind, ylang-ylang and Bergamot oils from Aesop will give the someone special some much-deserved down time.