Gift Guide: Something for Everyone—and We Do Mean Everyone—in the Family
For your dad, who has grown disturbingly comfortable with elastic waistbands:
RRL Studded Belt, $245, STAG Provisions for Men, River Oaks
He’s not a regular dad, he’s a cool dad—one deserving of an Italian-made, hand-distressed piece studded with glass stones and inspired by a 1930s Western belt.
For your mom, who really just deserves something nice this year, doesn’t she?:
Ellie Crystal Earrings, $355, Christina Greene, christinagreene.com
Crystal quartz and 18-karat gold say, “Sorry for last year’s Old Navy scarf.”
For your sister, who still hasn’t stopped stealing your clothes:
MINKPINK Leopard Sweater, $76.95, Emerson Rose, The Heights and Montrose
Will she relinquish your favorite cardigan now? Don’t hold your breath.
For your brother, who knows we're about to win it all:
Harden/Westbrook 2020 Tee, $32, Rockets Shop at the Toyota Center, Downtown
Finally, one ticket we can all agree on.
For your globe-trotting in-laws, who you’re honestly okay with seeing just once a year:
Happiness Pot, $149, Wisteria, Upper Kirby
Elegant, hand-painted Chinese porcelain is sure to charm the world travelers.
For your cousin, the aspiring SoundCloud rapper:
Houston Rap Tapes: An Oral History of Bayou City Hip-Hop, $29.95, Brazos Bookstore, Southampton
Support his passion without having to listen to his mixtape.
For your baby nephew, whose only personality so far is clothing-related:
Houston Onesie, $34, Space Montrose, Montrose
A charming (and machine-washable!) outfit for the stylish babe deep in the heart of Texas.
For your uncle, the O&G OG:
“Black Gold” Socks, $24, Paris Texas Apparel, Tanglewood
Show him that you care … and have an elementary understanding of what exactly he does for Chevron.
For your aunt, who’s definitely voting for Marianne Williamson:
Chakra Oils Roll-On Pack, $79.95, Source Vital, Uptown
Now she can balance her energy centers on the way to her Reiki healing sesh.
For your grandparents, with a healthy dose of humor:
Jonathan Adler Tray, $68, Laurier Blanc, Boulevard Oaks
Cheeky home décor: Just what the doctor ordered.
For your niece, who’s pursuing a “career” as an influencer:
Mini Brush Set, $99, Jentry Kelley, Montrose
Her 200,000 Instagram followers will thank you after her next makeup tutorial.
For a very, very good boy (or girl):
Grrrona Dog Toy, $13, Funny Fur, River Oaks
Don’t forget something for the only one who’s always on your nice list.
For someone’s significant other, who you suspect won’t last through the New Year:
The Little Black Box, $20, Cacao & Cardamom, multiple locations
You’ve got to get them something … gourmet chocolates will ease the coming pain.