The Design Insider's Gift Guide!

By Bryan Anthony
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For the Host with the Most

Plum-hued goblets add elegance to any dinner party. Colette Plum Footed Goble ($116 for a set of four at Juliska)

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For the Classicist

This intricate tea set pays tribute to the elaborate Mughal gardens of India. 20th Anniversary Mughal Garden Tea Set ($3,500 at Michael Aram)

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For the Tech Geek

The Hex Vision Leather Watchband clips on to an iPod Nano so that the receiver of this gift can take their music anywhere in style. Vision Watchband for iPod Nano ($50 at Hex)

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For the Hipster

These aviator-inspired headphones are meant to be discrete, so slide them on and indulge by tuning out the world and tuning in your favorite grooves and jams. Roc Nation Aviator Headphones ($150 at Skullcandy)

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For the Music Aficionado

These self-powered portable suitcase stereo systems work with an iPod/iPhone or any device with a headphone jack. MechaMonster Gator ($925 at The BoomCase)

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For the Localvore

Sam Mogannam, owner of San Francisco's famed Bi-Rite Market, expalins how to identify ingredients, build a great pantry, and reveals ninety recipies from the much-loved in-house kitchen. Bi-Rite Market's Eat Good Food Cookbook ($33 at Random House)

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For the Coffee Connoisseur

Not only is this machine beautifully designed, it makes a darn good cup of espresso. Elektra Lever Espresso Machine ($1, 899 at 1st in Coffee)

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For the Explorer

Don't loose yourself searching for the perfect holiday gift, let this compass from Areaware guide you. Compass ($24 at Yliving) WIN IT NOV. 21-27!

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For the Wanderluster

Provide some direction, comfort and style for the globe-trotters in your life. Recycled Army Canvas Beanbag Chair ($165 at Uncommon Goods)

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For the Skygazer

Based on the celestial binoculars that lined the decks of naval ships in World War II, this replica is both beautiful and fully functional. World War II Celestial Binoculars ($3,995 at Resoration Hardware)

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For the James Bond Wannabe

Because a license to kill doesn't excuse bad taste. Trigger Mug ($18 at A+R Store)

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For the Sartorialist

These handsome cufflinks may be extravagant, but it's a gift that's not soon to be forgotten. Black Diamond Slice Cufflinks ($14,975 at Kimberly McDonald)

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For the Pet Lover

When your doggy-date night on the town calls for a little more bling for your pup, these crystal collars are just the trick. Coco After Midnight Swarovski Crystal Dog Collar ($140 at

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