What Rach and her team are gifting this year

Hot Stuff

Cutino Sauce Co Hot Sauce
Credit: Photography by Peter Ardito

Cutino Sauce Co. habanero sauces are my favorite hot sauces right now, and I have a lot of them. The four-pack ($32) makes a great gift for spice fiends. —Andrew Kaplan, vice president of culinary operations

Joy Ride

Tern Link A7 Bike
Credit: Courtesy of Tern Link

A bicycle was the ultimate childhood Christmas gift—literally the dream. This Tern Link A7 Bike ($449) is like that but for adults: It's seven-speed and super durable, but it's lightweight and folds up easily so it won't take up too much room in the garage. Plus, it just looks so damn cool! —Rach 

High Step

Leah Suede Ankle Tie Sandals
Credit: Courtesy of Leah Suede

Marion Parke is a podiatric surgeon who designs fab shoes, like the Leah Suede Ankle Tie Sandals ($595). They're the most comfortable heels I have ever put on—it's crazy. It's a 3 1/2-inch heel, but it feels like I'm wearing sneakers! Cara Jammet, Rach's wardrobe stylist 

Grab Bag

Convalore Twist-and-Go-Out Mini
Credit: Photography by Peter Ardito

My Italian-leather Convalore Twist-and-Go-Out Mini ($198) is so great for holiday party season. It comes in three festive-but-subtle metallic colors: rose gold, pewter, and black. And at 9 1/2 inches long, it's roomy enough for all the essentials. —Rach

Good Jeans

Wren + Glory With the Band Denim Jacket
Credit: Photography by Peter Ardito

A jean jacket is such a style staple, and this medium-wash Wren + Glory With the Band Denim Jacket ($395) has fun details that make it special enough to be a holiday gift. Just look at those punky tears, cool pins, and hand-painted designs—like the vinyl record on the back—for proof! —Cara Jammet 

Flower Power

Rose Rockers Headphones
Credit: Courtesy of Rose Rockers

How cute are these for a teen or tween? Beneath the blooms, the noise-canceling Rose Rockers Headphones ($98, available in rose, sky, and violet) sport faux-leather cushions, Bluetooth technology, and a female-friendly fit. The on-ear cups are smaller and the audio is more balanced since men and women hear bass differently. Fun fact! —Rach

Shine On

Nars Outshine Lip Gloss Set
Credit: Photography by Peter Ardito

This Nars Outshine Lip Gloss Set ($45) is a tie-in with Studio 54. It not only comes with a sequin bag but also three gleamy glosses. It's perfect because I love disco and anything sparkly. —Joe J. Simon, Rach's makeup artist 

Roll Model

Pendleton × Yeti Yoga Fire Legend Mat
Credit: Courtesy of Pendleton × Yeti

For a cool wellness gift that doesn't have to be over-the-top expensive, I love giving my friends a yoga mat and a pack of yoga lessons. This colorful Pendleton × Yeti Yoga Fire Legend Mat ($60) is right up my alley. —Rach 

Comfort Zone

CloudKnit Sweatpants
Credit: Photography by Peter Ardito

I've been gifting stuff from Outdoor Voices a bunch lately. My husband, John, always travels in their clothes, like these tapered-fit, super-cozy CloudKnit Sweatpants ($85). They're as soft as buttah. —Rach 

Raise The Bar

Breakfast Lover’s Box Pancake Stack Syrup Bottle
Credit: Photography by Christopher Testani

Oscar's Adirondack Smokehouse is one of my favorite spots to pop into when I'm in upstate New York. I think its Breakfast Lover's Box ($33) would make such a fun gift. With New Hope Mills pancake mix, hickory-smoked bacon, and New York–made maple syrup, it's everything you need for those lazy holiday mornings. —Rach 

Want even more gift ideas? Check out our full 2019 gift guide and our online gift guide for tons more great finds.