Our Designers’ Top Holiday Gift Picks
In an endless sea of products, gadgets and experiences, it can be challenging to find the perfect gift for your loved ones. But to ease your stress and send a little relief your way, we’ve turned to the experts for tips on the best gifts of the season.
Check out our top five gift picks for men and women, handpicked by our designers and merchandisers. After all, the clock is ticking, and this means you can (finally) check off your list.
TOP GIFTS FOR HIM
“Lightweight with an awesome texture, and it comes in fun pops of color with darker colors to contrast.” – Kris, Men’s Woven Shirts
“Perfect for lounging or for wearing indoors to outdoors. They’re super soft without being overly casual.” – Kerry, Men’s Knits
“Super cozy. You’ll never want to take this off.” – Kerry, Men’s Knits
“A must-have for guys on the go, featuring multiple pockets to hold all his travel essentials.” – Hitomi, Men’s Accessories
“Add excitement to any winter outfit (which can be dark and serious) with this super-versatile scarf that can reverse into a solid color.” – Hitomi, Men’s Accessories
TOP GIFTS FOR HER
“I love the bright holiday color and the versatility of this coat. The Italian Melton Wool makes it super warm!” – Hallie, Women’s Outerwear
“It comes in a big range of colors, and it’s great for gifting or stocking up for your own closet.” – Rae, Women’s Sweaters
“I love the idea of giving pieces that feel personalized or that the recipient can personalize to make their own, so I’m giving one of our sweet birthstone necklaces to my mom.” – Niamh, Women’s Accessories
“For an added bonus, I’m wrapping my gifts by giving them in in our zip pouches that can double as a clutch. They come in fun color combos to add a little extra touch!” – Niamh, Women’s Accessories
“It’s made with beautiful heathered yarn—plus, it’s incredibly soft! Everyone in our office wants this in every color.” – Rae, Women’s Sweaters
Happy gifting! We believe in you. If you’re looking for even more gift ideas, check out our Holiday Gift Guide. P.S. For all the gifting pros out there, share your holiday picks by tagging @bananarepublic and #itsbanana in your caption for a chance to be featured on our Instagram.