LuxeTrends: 2020 Gift Guide - Based on Astrological Signs
For the people on your list who have everything, take a peek at these luxe gift ideas to get inspired and find something truly unique. This year’s guide includes 12 items and services, each of which is inspired by the astrological signs.
Aries are unafraid of standing out – they’re bold and confident in all of their unconventional decisions, making this statement-setting face mask with bows from Collina Strada a perfect fit. Each mask is as ethical as it is stylish, having been made from deadstock materials, or fabrics that are left over from fashion houses that overestimated their needs, which means every mask is just as one-of-a-kind as your Aries loved one. collinastrada.com
Known for their love of the finer things in life – from luxury goods, to simple pleasures, like food and sleep – is there a better gift for a Taurus than a cooking class? BentoYa Cooking, based in Japan, does a marvelous job of bringing authentic Japanese cuisine to the comfort of a Taurus’ home – and they love their comfort – with its array of virtual and private, plant-based cooking courses, teaching students how to make everything from tempura and vegan spring rolls to matcha cake or a “cheeseless” cheesecake. bentoyacooking.com
Famous for their playful and outgoing nature, a Gemini’s ideal gift is the artfully chaotic Wonky Dining Table. The uniquely designed table rejects precise measurements and perfect design in favor of an off-the-wall, yet chicly designed and compelling dining room centerpiece, sure to set an exciting ambience for Geminis and those they host alike. thefutureperfect.com
Cancers are the human embodiment of coziness and all things nurturing and comforting; accordingly, their perfect pair is the Norlii box. Based in Copenhagen, Denmark, home décor box Norlii’s primary design principle is hygge, which is a Danish/Norwegian word that translates to coziness and comfort, meant to bring about feelings of wellness and contentment. Their upcoming December box (not pictured here), in particular, demonstrates this ideal with a velvet pillow, stoneware cups, paper ornaments, gourmet marshmallows and tealight holders and tealights. norlii.com
Indulgent and always preferring to put their best foot – or, rather, face – forward, the Leo’s match is none other than Herbivore Botanicals’ EMERALD CBD Glow Oil, which is rated highly across the internet and featured in numerous publications (including our very own). Its key ingredient is a premium, Colorado grown CBD oil, which soothes troubled skin, and is said to tackle dryness, redness and irritation. Combined with other natural ingredients, the glow oil not only relieves skin, but additionally moisturizes it and prevents aging. As a bonus, the product is also vegan, cruelty-free and without synthetic ingredients. emerald.herbivorebotanicals.com
Known as the cleanest, most organized and detail-oriented sign, the Virgo would be delighted to receive the techy UV Sanitizer from CASETiFY, which disinfects 99.99% of germs using UV-C light, emitted from six built-in, mercury-free UV lamps. The compartment is large enough to fit any smartphone and can also disinfect other small objects, such as keys or anything else that can fit into the case. casetify.com
The socialite of the zodiac, Owl Labs’ Meeting Owl Pro facilitates smooth video conferencing to help Libras to keep in touch with family and friends – no matter the social distance. The adorable device acts as both a speaker and microphone, ensuring high-resolution audio recordings and flattering, high-quality video – important to Libras as they prioritize their presentation appearance. owllabs.com
Opposite Libra, Scorpios value alone time, making the ‘Pro’ REBO Wall an ideal gift. The New York Times declared wall practice as “The New Social Distancing Workout,” and REBO Wall delivers, according to Esquire and its professional sports fans. The wall returns the ball to the player as they practice tennis, football/soccer, and more, allowing the goal-oriented Scorpio to hone their skills solo. rebowall.com
Among the most adventurous of the signs – and always craving new knowledge – the Sagittarius would enjoy subscription box Crafted Taste, which sends subscribers globally inspired cocktail kits on a monthly basis. Each kit includes full-sized, award-winning spirits, plus mixers, tools and more, providing Sagittarius’ the opportunity to hone their bartending skills, master new recipes and share with friends. craftedtaste.com
Coffee is synonymous with busy workdays and productivity, making the hemp-infused coffee from Willie’s Remedy ideal for the responsible and ambitious Capricorn. The hemp acts to counteract caffeine’s negative side effects by balancing the alertness derived from caffeine with the calming affects of CBD. williesremedy.com
Curious and free-spirited Aquarius is expectedly open to discovering a variety of new products and cultures. Ujamaa Box is a dream match for this sign – featuring hundreds of national and international, exclusively Black-owned brands and products from varying industries, including fashion, art, health, food and beauty. ujamaabox.com
A romantic and dreamy water sign, valuing comfort in a way similar to fellow water sign Cancer, bubble baths are the perfect way for Pisces to unwind. Topped with dried flowers, these bath bombs from Life Flower achieve the characteristic romance and dreaminess of a Pisces, while CBD helps them to wrap up the day with a luxurious bath. lifeflowercare.com
For more gift ideas and the latest trends, check out the current issue of LPI Magazine.