Because life gets busy and sometimes the thing you've seen coming from miles away sneaks up on you anyways. That being said, you can still give that home run gift or stocking stuffer that no one will guess you bought less than a week before Christmas without standing in one mile-long line.
Here's my round-up of gold medal gift ideas that are guaranteed to please and arrive before Santa starts his rounds. Mr. Kringle, if you're listening...you can skip the '54 convertible and slip that blue velvet bag under the tree instead.
Give the gift of...
1|...New Year's sparkle 2|...shiny studs 3|...the new "it" earring
4|..baby's first-trip-to-Disney outfit (hat, onesie, shoes) 5|...no-hassle makeup remover
6|...lustrous lids 7|...cashmere hugs & hearts 8|...bag envy
9|...statement shoes 10|...ladylike heels 11|...forever peonies
12|...glam accents 13|...woodsy warmth 14|...fuzzy pillows 15|...a warm winter's night