Do you need the perfect gift?

It’s inevitable. No matter how much you plan in this holiday season, there’s always one last gift you forgot to buy…one last-minute add-on to a loved one’s wish list…one last person for whom you feel a sudden rush of generosity.

What is there to do? Where do you start? Where can you go for a great, fun, absolutely perfect gift?

Seek no more in vain! We’ve polled our staff for the best sites and have come up with a list of their favorites. Some of these sites also have brick-n-mortar stores (if you’re really in a rush), but all are well worth a visit.

And to simplify your life, Ann (a self-described Christmas enthusiast) has organized them into easy-to-use categories.


For the bargain hunter

For the confection connoisseur

For the outdoorsy type

For the tech-savvy

For the artsy folk

For the holiday hostess

For those with impeccable taste

For the man in your life

For your main squeeze

For the trendy teen

For the kids (or the kid at heart!)