Check out 10 faves that Rach and her team love to gift!


Raise the Bar

freckles and honey soap bar
Credit: Courtesy of Freckles & Honey

I met makeup artist Dahlia Warner when we worked together on Food Network shows. Her company, Freckles & Honey, makes these soaps that smell so wonderful. My faves are Brown Sugar with Clove & Orange and Fir Needle with Orange & Cranberry ($10 for a four-ounce bar from Freckles & Honey). —Joe J. Simon, Rach's makeup artist

Lip Service

luxe trance lipstick
Credit: Photography by Peter Ardito

Pat McGrath lip products have such great texture and colors. I use the Luxe Trance Lipstick ($38 from Pat McGrath) in Valletta and Labeija on Rach, as well as the Lust: Gloss ($28). For a gift, pair the lipstick and gloss together as a DIY lip kit. —Joe J. Simon

Got Milk?

milk makeup blue spray cap
Credit: Courtesy of Milk

Milk Makeup is all I wore this summer. But, really, I wear it year-round. I always grab the Blur Spray ($41 from Amazon) to set my face. —Rach

Jacket Required

faux leather jacket blank nyc blue
Credit: Photography by Jeffrey Westbrook

Last year, I gave a lot of my friends a faux-leather jacket by Blank NYC ($98 from Blank NYC). It's super cute and has a great price point. Plus, leather jackets never go out of style. —Rach

A Cocktail a Day

ginvent cocktail calendar
Credit: Courtesy of Drinks by the Dram

My hubby was gifted this Drinks by the Dram calendar ($163 from one year: Every day until Christmas, you open a window to find a 30-milliliter bottle of booze. Best countdown ever! —Rach

Snap Happy

polaroid originals one step
Credit: Courtesy of Polaroid

My team got me a restored Polaroid camera last year for Christmas because they knew I'd dig the nostalgia of "analog Instagram." The new model, Polaroid Originals One Step+ ($151 from Amazon), is a fun gift for people of any age. Who doesn't love Polaroid? —Rach

Mail-Order Meals

goldbelly meal order sandwiches
Credit: Courtesy of Goldbelly

I'm obsessed with gifting people food through Goldbelly. They make gourmet care packages from restaurants across the U.S.: muffulettas from Central Grocery in New Orleans ($109), bagels from Ess-A-Bagel in New York City ($85), or ribs from Louie Mueller Barbecue in Taylor, Texas ($199 from Goldbelly). —Cara Jammet, Rach's wardrobe stylist

Get the Picture

budsies drawing and stuffed animal
Credit: Photography by Jeffrey Westbrook

How cute are Budsies (from $140 on They take your kids' drawings and turn them into real stuffed animals that your child can play with. It's such a cool keepsake. —Rach

Costume Party

rosie the riveter costume
Credit: Courtesy of Chasing Fireflies

I set up a dress-up closet for my friend Charlie's daughter—with zero princesses. At Chasing Fireflies (from $26 on, you can get great tough-broad costumes like Rosie the Riveter. Charlie's girl looked so cute as a mini Stevie Nicks in the gypsy outfit! —Rach

Ear Candy

happyness earphones colorful
Credit: Courtesy of HappyNes

I came across HappyNes Earphones (from $39 a pair on at an accessories show and immediately noticed them popping up everywhere after. They're fun and brightly colored and cost less than $50! —Cara Jammet