Chic Giving

Need more holiday gift ideas? We just happen to have some! When you're finished making your list and checking it twice, head back here and enter to win something for yourself from our gift closet
We are all loving these striking Bayside Heritage Glass Men's Sunglasses with Sunset Mirror Lenses from Hobie® Polarized. As much as we adore the blue lenses, it's great to see a lens shade for those with warm coloring. Featuring Hydroclean™ Plus Glass Lenses, full wrap coverage, and comfortable no-slip nose pads, the sunset mirror lenses are perfectly paired with the lightweight black satin frames. Simply stunning! $210 at hobiepolarized.com


I adore this gorgeous laser cut Camille Satchel from Sole Society. The roomy satchel has an interior zippered pocket, two interior slip pockets for phone, keys and lipstick, and a removable shoulder strap, zipper closure. Dust bag included. Regularly $69.95, it's on sale as of this writing for $48.97...HURRY over to solesociety.com


harbor sweets christmas lighthouse almond crunch

For a gift that will bring back memories of summer vacation, Harbor Sweets Christmas Lighthouse has the sweetest surprise inside. Filled with 24 Sweet Sloops, mini sailboats handcrafted from almond buttercrunch toffee, then dipped in creamy white chocolate floating in dark chocolate with pecan spindrift washing her sides. LOVE this! And did we mention they are DELICIOUS!! $28.50 at harborsweets.com


Give yourself the gift of comfort with these chic ballet flats from Rockport. The on-trend Total Motion Ballet flats feel like your wearing slippers. The non-slip flexible sole provides shock absorption to reduce foot fatigue. Built for all-day comfort using ADIPRENE® by adidas sport technology for heel cushioning and ADIPRENE®+ for forefoot cushioning. Fits true-to-size. Available in three colors, we the Python Print. $110 at rockport.com



This Set of 3 Candles with Garlands and Gift Bags from Valerie makes lovely gifts for a teacher, co-worker, and hostess and is a fantastic value. Three delicious scents in holiday colors include frosted sugar cookie {ivory}, silver spruce {green} and baked apple pie {red}. The 12-oz, wood wick soy candles each have a burn time of 60-70 hours. Jingle bell garland, ribbon and plaid gift bags also included for $31.56 at qvc.com.



Origami Owl® Living Lockets® make it easy for you to give a fun, beautiful and uniquely personalized keepsake. Select a locket and customize it by adding interchangeable charms that tell her story. Add a finishing touch with Swarovski crystals, dangles, or inspirational plates. Origami Owl is sold through Independent Designers at Jewelry Bars. Earlier this year, Origami Owl® was awarded the Direct Selling News Bravo Growth Award for achieving an 870% sales growth in 2013. Create a meaningful locket or an exciting business at origamiowl.com



Another gift on his wish list will be this Black Aluminum Louro Preto Composite iPhone Case from EXOvault. A laminate core and Louro Preto veneer with impact-resistant anodized aluminum provide maximum protection for his iPhone 5/5s. The varying woods result in a one-of-a-kind case. The case is secured with 4 miniature screws. A mini screwdriver and replacement screws are included. Arrives in a handsome gift box. $180, custom engraving can be added for $40, from exovault.com



Gift her luxury in a jar with Clè de Peau Beautè Body Cream. This ultra rich cream is a proprietary blend of apricot and marjoram extract to repair moisture, and bulgarian rose water and ginger extract for firmness and elasticity. This softly-scented, decadent cream firms contours and infuses moisture into the skin leaving it velvety soft, smooth, and glowing. $150 cledepeaubeaute.com




Help the golfer in your life improve their game with Black Magic® Golf''s 60 Degree Hybrid Lob Wedge. The proprietary Hybrid Wedge incorporates a face forward design, maximum grooves the USGA allows, and a large sweet spot for off-center shots to make it easier to get out of sand traps or deep rough. The Hybrid Wedge is designed to dig into the turf or sand, lifting the leading edge up, so the club can slide smoothly under and through the ball. Available in 37º, 48º, 52º, 56º and 60º Right Hand Lofts and 56º Left Hand Loft. $119.95 at blackmagicgolf.com


Looking for a fragrance for him that you both will love? English Laundry™ Riviera by Christopher Wicks is a clean, fresh invigorating fragrance bursting with scents of citrus and spices. The 1.7 oz. EDT retails for $56 at englishlaundryfragrance.com




The Original EMME Bag is every traveler's dream bag for toiletries and cosmetics. It includes 6 bottles, 8 mini jars and a sheet of printed adhesive labels for you to attach so there's no mistaking eye makeup remover for moisturizer {yes, I've done that!}. There are 5 zippered compartments, most are see-thru and 2 are detachable, and 3 have separate panels to better organize cosmetics and toiletries. A hanger completes the expandable nylon bag that will lay flat in your suitcase. $49.99 at emmebag.com.



BonnBonn Baby's Antimicrobial Micro-wicking Bodysuit will keep your little one dry and comfortable. Their patented super absorbent moisture control technology with antimicrobial protection controls the growth of odor causing bacteria, and wicks moisture away from fabric so baby stays dry even after a spill or wetting. Available in 6 colors for sizes preemie to 18 months. $16 at bonnbonnbaby.com


Chic Giveaway! ~ One lucky reader will win the prize of their choice from our gift closet.

To Enter: email chicgiveaway@gmail.com and include the following: 
  • "Chic Giving" in the subject line
  • your first and last name
  • complete mailing address
  • twitter id 
  • facebook name 
If you wish to tweet about this giveaway, here's a sample tweet for your convenience ~
#Win the prize of your choice from @ChicLuxuries' gift closet in their *Chic Giving* #giveaway details: ow.ly/DvzWg 
    If you're entering our giveaways, we ask that you like/follow us on FacebookTwitter and Pinterest as well as our generous sponsors. 

    Contest ends 11:59 PM ET December 17, 2014. Limit one entry per person and email address. Winner will be notified by email and announced on our Winner's page. Winner will have 48 hours to claim prize. Open to US Residents 18 years of age and older. We will not clog your inbox with emails nor do we share your email with sponsors, we only email giveaway winners.

    Many thanks to each of the brands featured for providing the review products and photos for this editorial. 

    Made in America




    I don't think there can ever be enough attention given to the companies, large and small, whose products are Made in America. We love doing our part to discover and spread the word about these brands. We encourage you to take a look around each site, read their stories and then circle back here to enter to win the prize of your choice from our gift closet. And don't miss out the special offer from Creekside Farms, see below for details. 


    Send some love in a box...a chic box at that! Spoonful of Comfort's Warmest Wishes Package includes a 64-oz. jar of handcrafted Chicken Soup, a Stainless Steel Ladle, 1/2 Dozen Made from Scratch Rolls, and 1/2 Dozen Chocolate Chip or Oatmeal Cookies. It's a delicious and thoughtful sympathy, get-well or care package to send when you can't be there in person. Wrapped and decorated with bright and cheery yellow polka dot ribbon accents. spoonfulofcomfort.com.



    You will be glowing wearing the Marisol Earrings from Isabelle Grace Jewelry. Dangling from twisted wire, faceted Citrines sparkle light sunlight. Measuring 1-1/2" they are the perfect size for those that want a dangling earring that isn't overpowering. Available with oxidized silver, 14KT gold-filled, or sterling silver French ear wires. Handcrafted in Massachusetts, they arrive ready for gifting in a pretty box. $76 at isabellegracejewelry.com.



    I LOVE the look of these Darby Lacie Lace Bootsocks peeking out from a pair of boots. From Bootights, they add a chic and feminine touch to any pair of boots. The opaque knee-hights are attached to a cushy soft sock. Available in several colors for $25 at bootights.com


    The Fresh and Fragrant Wreath from Creekside Farms brings a touch of the nature indoors combining yarrow, quince flowers, cherry peppers, eucalyptus, and sweet annie grown on the company's farm. The 16" wreath also looks great as a table centerpiece, just place a pillar candle in center and voila! Makes a perfect gift for your Thanksgiving hostess. Handcrafted in California. $55 at creeksidefarms.com. Creekside Farms is offering our readers 15% off their entire purchase, use code Chic at checkout. 


    Treat yourself to a luxurious bath of swirling flower petals with Peacock Parfumerie's Allure Bath Salts. Made with dead sea minerals salt, natural botanicals, and fragrance, it's a delightfully scented experience after a long day. A muslin bag is included for those that enjoy a petal-free bath. A beautiful 16-oz. bottle retails for $30 at peacockparfumerie.com.




    Pelican ProGear™ Voyager Phone Case for Apple iPhone 5 and 5s is tested to military standards to survive multiple drops. It features a scratch-resistant screen protector, kickstand, and a soft-touch over -mold to prevent slipping. Comes with Pelican's lifetime guarantee...you break it, they replace it...forever! $50 pelican.com.



    ScentXpressions Sugar Cookies Soy Blend Candle will take you back to baking cookies in Grandma's kitchen. The warm, cozy scent is pure love in a jar. Handpoured in a charming mason jar with a rustic lid, the 8-oz. candle is crafted in Kenosha, Wisconsin. $12 at etsy.





    For a fun activity with your partner or a friend who enjoy a cold beer, checkout Craft a Brew. Their Brown Ale beer making kit which is good for beginner home brewers. It includes everything needed to make a gallon of delicious dark beer with a roasted malt kick. We thoroughly enjoyed our first attempt at brewing. $45 at craftabrew.com.




    If Vodka is your drink of choice, you'll taste the difference in Leaf Vodka Alaskan Glacial Water. Made with glacial water streaming into Alaska's Blue Lake, the water is so pure it needs no filtering! The result is a smooth, pure vodka that will add a touch of sweetness to your favorite martini. leafvodka.com.


    Keep baked goods, fruit and vegetables fresher longer with Debbie Meyer® UltraLite GreenBoxes™We love these economical boxes which are microwaveable, stackable, BPA-free and dishwasher safe. MSRP is $25.98 for a set of 16 boxes in assorted sizes with lids. Available at Amazon, HSN and Bed, Bath & Beyond.


    Pure Decadence Indulgent Aromatherapy Spray from Soulful Essence is a delightfully scented blend of citrus and cinnamon with therapeutic properties. Use it as a room, car, closet or drawer freshener. Made by hand in Miami, Florida from 100% botanical extracts. $19 soulfulessence.com



    Swarovski Crystal Rhinestone Necklace from Ladybead is made from Swarovski clear crystals and Swarovski rhinestones. The delicate necklace is so feminine and sweet. Each piece is handcrafted with love in Southern California. measures 17".  $49.95 at LadyBead.com.



    Chic Giveaway! ~ One lucky reader will win the prize of their choice from our gift closet.

    To Enter: email chicgiveaway@gmail.com and include the following: 
    • "Made in America" in the subject line
    • your first and last name
    • complete mailing address
    • twitter id 
    • facebook name 
    We would love it if you would tweet about this giveaway, here's a sample tweet for your convenience ~
    #Win the prize of your choice from @ChicLuxuries' gift closet in their *Made in America* #giveaway details: ow.ly/DzbTI
      If you're entering our giveaways, we ask that you like/follow us on FacebookTwitter and Pinterest as well as our generous sponsors. 

      Contest ends 11:59 PM ET December 7, 2014. Limit one entry per person and email address. Winner will be notified by email and announced on our Winner's page. Winner will have 48 hours to claim prize. Open to US Residents 18 years of age and older. We will not clog your inbox with emails nor do we share your email with sponsors, we only email giveaway winners.

      Many thanks to each of the brands featured for providing the review products and photos for this editorial. 

      Do you know of a Made in America product we should feature? Email us and tell us about it! 



       

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