2023 Holiday Gift Guide: 38 gifts you can buy right now

Shop the most popular gifts of the 2023 holiday season, plus gifts that support small businesses and the best holiday wrapping paper to tie it all up in.

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Searching for the perfect holiday gift? How about these 38 dazzling finds?

We’ve got options for supporting local artists and craftspeople, snagging the buzziest gifts of the season, and delighting everyone on your list this year at any budget. Let’s go-ho-ho.

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$25 and under

For art aficionados: Charleston Rainbow Row graphic print | $18+ | Celebrate the beloved Rainbow Row through this graphic print by Texture Design Co.

For Charlestonians: Charleston city mug | $22 | Show love for Chucktown with this mug created by J. Mars Hall.

For anyone: Personalized star ornament | $6.40 | The perfect gift for just about everyone, these handmade clay ornaments come from a five-star shop.

For trivia fans: Trivial Pursuit “Stuff You Should Know” party game | $21.99 | A game to help you build your knowledge of weird, fascinating, and unbelievable trivia.

For your significant other: Personalized song plaque | $9.99 | A light-up plaque you can customize with their favorite song + a photo of you together.

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For oyster lovers: Oyster coasters | $36 | Oh shucks — these coasters are a must-have.

For pet parents: Rainbow Row Leash - Charleston Edition | $26 | Lowcountry pet parents will fall in love with this Rainbow Row leash.

For anyone: Cooper River Bridge Christmas ornament | $35 | Gift them a beloved local landmark on a colorful, hand-painted Christmas ornament.

For sippers: Charleston skyline cocktail glasses | $39 | Cheers to Charleston with these premium glasses that are laser-etched with the memory of your favorite city.

For style icons: Women’s cropped vest | $36.97 | A winter outfit addition they can pair with anything. The best part? It comes in 20 different colors.

For worker bees: Crockpot Electric Lunch Box | $39.99 | A personal portable food warmer to keep lunchtime meals hot.

For techies: 3-in-1 wireless charging station | $29.99 | Help them charge their phone, smartwatch, and AirPods all at one organized charging stand.

For the poker group: Cocktail art playing cards | $30 | A pack of cards featuring beautiful watercolor cocktail designs.

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For a comfortable fit: Blue patterned button down | $75 | Made with 100% Oxford cotton, this button-down will update any wardrobe.

For cozy moments: French terry pouch pocket hoodie | $82 | Did someone wish for a comfortable hoodie with a hand pocket? Yep, it’s perfect.

For outdoor enthusiasts: Seabrooks sunglasses | $65 | These floating sunglasses are perfect for the Lowcountry waters.

For anyone: Echo Dot | $59.99 | Play music or audiobooks, activate smart home devices, set hands-free timers, ask Alexa, and more.

For foodies: COSORI Air Fryer | $59.99 | Hello, oil-less chicken wings, french fries, and veggies.

For adventurers: Tent for one to two | $65.99 | Make all their camping dreams a reality with a tent perfect for solo or duo campers.

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For art aficionados: “Isle of Palms SC” painting | $95+ | Enjoy the view of Isle of Palms in this 11x14 painting created by Jeff Pittman Art.

For art aficionados: “Good Life” art print | $900 | Art fans will appreciate this painting bursting with vibrant colors

For travelers: Weekender leather bag | $789 | For those who love weekend trips, this luggage crafted from genuine shrunken bison leather is great for on-the-go adventures.

For home chefs: Caraway cookware set | $395 | This coveted pots and pans set features non-toxic, non-stick surfaces and comes in cute colors like cream and perracotta.

For the health conscious: Beastmode by Beast Health Blender | $215 | Blend smoothies and shakes instantly with this sleek one-stop kit.

For anyone: Apple iPad, 10th Generation | $449 | Treat them to fresh, 10th generation technology including Liquid Retina display, an Apple pencil, and all-day battery life.

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Gift sets

For foodies: Mole and salsa gift bundle | $49.95 | Sobremesa is a small-batch mole and salsa company based right here in Charleston. Dip into flavors such as delicious roasted salsa verde and smoky salsa oaxaqueña.

For new parents: Bib + burp cloth set | $42 | Little ones can get messy, but this gift set by Hemming Birds keeps things clean.

For tea lovers: Colonial Remedies herbal treatment gift set | $38.95 | This soothing trio includes three teas designed to aid everything from indigestion to an absent mind.

For beauty icons: Laneige Holiday Hydration gift set | $32 | A trio of hydrating lip and skin products from one of skincare’s buzziest brands.

For cozy moments: Osulloc curated tea sampler | $39.99 | Treat them to 10 different flavors of premium tea in artfully designed packaging.

For daredevils: Smokehouse hot sauce set | $24.98 | Kick up the heat with flavors including fire jalapeno, pineapple mango ghost pepper, and bacon cayenne.

Bonus: The best wrapping supplies

Holiday dogs wrapping paper roll | $15 | Pugs in reindeer ears and Golden Retrievers in Santa hats adorn this wrapping paper from Joy Paper Co., a small business that donates a portion of proceeds to support mental health.

Holiday illustrations wrapping paper roll | $15 | Also from Joy Paper Co. is this versatile wrapping paper featuring timeless holiday icons.

Happy Hanukkah card | $5.50 | A Joy Paper Co. card ready to help you wish others a very happy Hanukkah.

Holiday “To/From” sticker sheets | $9 | Top your gift off with cute labels letting everyone know who it’s for.

Custom pet photo wrapping paper | $42+ | Step up your wrapping paper game with custom-printed paper featuring an illustration of your pet. Bonus: ships free.

Foil wrapping paper set | $16.99 | Go for glam this holiday season with a three-roll set of red, green, and gold foil paper.

Holiday bows and ribbons set | $24.99 | A 54-piece set of bows and ribbons to carry you through the holiday season.