The (Very) Nice List: Georgetown Gift Guide

Luxury items, jewelry, wellness packages, and other gifts worth splurging on.

If you’d like to shop small this holiday season, all of our small businesses have an asterisk (*) next to their name!

Lavande 31, Le Labo Fragrances

The newest addition to the perfumery’s Classic Collection, Lavande 31 is pure Le Labo: ambery, dirty, and musky notes, blended with notes of tonka to give this perfume a regressive classic style that is both clean and dirty.

Price: $322 (100ml)

Sheila Large Satchel, HOBO Bags

Designed for discovery, Sheila is HOBO’s most-loved carryall. The bag is crafted in a granite grey metallic leather with whipstitch detail and a removable guitar strap.

Price: $388

Winter Wonderland Celebration Box, Dog Tag Bakery*

Designed to bring the magic of winter right to your doorstep, this large box is filled with a variety of snowflake-themed goodies, along with bakery favorites – each carefully crafted to make your celebrations truly special. Enjoy 4 melt-in-your-mouth snowball cookies, 1 hot cocoa bomb, 3 white chocolate Oreo snowflakes, 1 bag of winter trail mix, 2 vanilla cakesicles, 2 snowflake marshmallow squares, 3 signature Share the Love brownies, 3 butterscotch blondies, 4 classic chocolate chip cookies, and one Father Curry baking mix. All of these goodies are packed into a navy blue box, and finished with silver & snowflake-decorated ribbon, and a snow globe ornament. Every gift box purchased from Dog Tag Bakery supports veterans and their families through their nonprofit mission.

Price: $125 + shipping

Louis Vuitton x Nike Air Force 1, Home Court DC*

To mark the 40th anniversary of the Nike Air Force 1, Virgil Abloh reinterpreted the iconic sneaker in emblematic Louis Vuitton materials, presenting his designs at the Spring-Summer 2022 men’s show. This low-top version comes in supple white and red calf leather embossed with the Monogram pattern. The Louis Vuitton and Nike by Virgil Abloh collection is crafted at Louis Vuitton’s shoe manufacture in Fiesso d’Artico, Italy.

Diamond Love, DTR Modern Gallery*

Stainless steel heart sculpture on a sandstone base. Various colors available.

Price: $2,200

Handcrafted Stoneware Birdfeeder, The Georgetown Garden Shop*

Handcrafted in Maine by artist J Schatz, the glossy and brilliant colored birdfeeders are not merely eye candy, but the finish serves to keep the squirrels off. The perfect object for gazing outside your window.

Price: $285

Original Abstract Artwork, StudioLab RD*

Your choice of an original, framed small abstract artwork created by local DC artist Robin Davisson with the purchase of $1,000 or more at the StudioLab gallery.

Price: $1,000+

Nina Earrings, L. Priori Jewelry

These 14k gold bar stud earrings are set with six dainty diamonds creating the most delicate look for your ears. Purchase a single stud for a fun game of mix and matching or buy as a pair for a more refined look.

Price: $250 + tax

Macaron Tower, Olivia Macaron*

This macaron tower isn’t just a dessert – it’s a conversation starter. Select from a diverse range of flavors and hues. The towers are shipped disassembled with cases that hold 50 macarons each.

Price: Starting at $170

Holiday Time Resist Facial, The Ritz-Carlton Georgetown Spa

Relieve the tensions of the season with a Holiday Time Resist Facial. Revive and awaken the skin’s youth with a triple de-wrinkling complex of powerful plant-based stem cells, lipoamino acid, and wakame extract to increase elasticity, volume, and hydration. The facial, available Thursday – Sunday through the end of the year, can be purchased with a Marriott Bonvoy gift card. In addition to the spa, gift cards can also be used for a Ritz-Carlton hotel stay, and food and beverage.

Price: $320

BRG Cover Up, LiLi The First*

Imagine sitting in a Green British Racing car in a chilly London day. And then someone decides to open the rooftop. Good thing you have the BRG with you! This soft cover-up is 28″ x 60″ with four unique buttons, and made in the U.S.

Chanel Paris Clip-On Earrings, Jaryam*

Vintage Chanel jewelry = a good holiday.

Price: $495

Advent Calendar, Diptyque

Festive fragrances – from Sapin (Pine Tree) to Délice (Delight) and Coton (Cotton) – beckon you to enjoy 25 enticing surprises inside the limited-edition advent calendar. The exterior, decorated with flame-shaped calligrams, contains an assortment of small Diptyque treasures for you to discover every day in December.

Price: $510

Powder Brows, Azzura Lash Spa*

Powder brows, also known as ombre brows, are the latest trend in cosmetic tattoos. This technique allows Azzura Lash Spa to enhance shape and give brows a semi-permanent enhancement that won’t smudge. They’re customized to ensure each person receives the perfect color match and shape for the most natural results.

Price: $750

Diamond Pave Alphabet Bracelet, gorjana

This classic diamond and solid gold initial bracelet features a personal initial design. This diamond initial bracelet is perfect for stacking with other gold bracelets, and its lightweight construction makes it comfortable to wear.

Price: $240

"Golden Hour" by Judith Peck, Calloway Fine Art & Consulting*

An original, 14×20 oil and gold leaf painting by Judith Peck – a Great Falls, Va., allegorical figurative artist who has made her life’s work to paint about history and healing, using a variety of methods and experimental techniques to achieve a diverse range of visual and tactile results that validate a strong narrative.

Goldenrod Necklace, Jewelers'Werk Galerie*

“Goldenrod” by Adriana Radulescu is made with silver, copper, enamel, and is rose-gold filled with linen thread. The necklace is 26 cm x 26 cm x 1.2 cm, with an overall length of 84 cm.

Price: $2,800

Open Frame Pendant Necklace, Kendra Scott

The Elisa 14k yellow gold open frame pendant necklace in white diamond is timeless, signature, and versatile. Defined by the outline of Kendra Scott’s iconic shape dressed in hand selected and placed diamonds, this heirloom design will make a statement for generations.

Price: $800

Congolese Artwork, Gallery Article 15*

Beauté Africaine #2, by acclaimed Congolese painter Monsengo Shula, is a 122cm x 120cm oil on canvas. Monsengo Shula (born 1959; lives & works in Kinshasa, DRC) is one of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s best-known artists. This striking work combines African tradition and modernity coexisting in beauty and harmony.

Price: $4,000

Mae Necklace, L. Priori Jewelry

This dainty and pretty diamond necklace is a jewelry essential. The diamond center stone is bezel set and totals 0.10 carats. Available in rose, white or yellow gold. This necklace is timeless, and will be great for everyday wear.

Price: $495 + tax

Wellness Package, Unwind Wellness*

What’s better than treating yourself, your friends, or your family to personal wellness this holiday season? Unwind Wellness gift cards and wellness packages are available; receive 5% off when you purchase a 5-session package, and 10% off with a 10-session package. Book deep-tissue massages, acupuncture, sports massages, and more.

Price: Varies

Sherpa Russian Hat, LiLi The First*

South Park fan? Made in Vienna, Austria, from sherpa wool – a very soft fake fur with small curls – this hat is lined with soft flannel cotton for chilly winter days outside.

Price: $320

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