We’re back with even more amazing items for everyone on your gift list. For the GOOD Morning Wilton 2015 Gift Guide: Under $50 list, we’ve compiled an array of unique finds, all right here in Wilton. (To see our recommendations for gifts $50 and over, click here.)
Of course, please don’t forget to tell the retailers you heard about them in GOOD Morning Wilton!
Wilton Tervis 24 oz. Water Bottle
Support the Wilton Class Project 2020 and get a great Wilton-themed gift. This Water Bottle is $25 (cash or check payable to Class Project 2020) and is available at Blue Star Bazaar, Open House, The Painted Cookie, Signature Style and Wilton Sport Shop.
JoyRide Wilton Tanks and Leggings
One of Wilton’s newest entrants on the retail scene, JoyRide Wilton has lots of options. In this price range consider tanks and leggings (varies, starts at $20 and up) or a gift card in any denomination. (3 Godfrey Pl.)
Stella & Dot, Melly Bonita
Aurora Stud Pack—Triple geometric stud pack featuring shiny gold and jet black pavé or shiny silver and clear crystal pavé. Makes a perfect gift! (pack of 3 earrings for $29)
To order, visit Bonita’s website, call 305.733.2106 or email her. Bonita will be holding an open house holiday sale Dec. 14-23. Anyone who mentions GOOD Morning Wilton will be entered in to win a sparkly gift from Stella & Dot. Contact Bonita for a shopping appointment.
Beautycounter Travel Body Collection
Whether you’re traveling by plane, train, or automobile, Beautycounter’s collection of skin and hair products will simplify the packing process. Comes with a free gift—a chic travel bag to carry all the essentials. $48
Painted Cookie Holiday Cookie Gift Buckets and Platters
These nut-free goodies packaged in varying sizes range from $25-$45 each. (196 Danbury Rd.)
J. Hilburn Men’s Clothing, Lisa Lombardi
The Jack Pack
The perfect gift for any man, this set of customer favorites will leave skin healthy, hydrated and protected so he looks and feels his best. From Renaissance Beauty, an $84 value priced at $49. Includes: Deep Dive® Glycolic Facial Cleanser, Double-Duty Face Moisturizer SPF 20, Beard Lube® Conditioning Shave, Industrial Strength Hand Healer, and Turbo Body Bar™ Scrubbing Soap. (134 Old Ridgefield Rd.)
Hand Beaded Earrings
Blue Star Bazaar just received their biggest jewelry shipment of the season, which includes many gorgeous hand beaded earrings ranging from $25 to $50. Whether you want something bold or subtle, you’re sure to find a pair that’s just right. Available in store (237 Danbury Rd.) or online.
A classic gift from 30 years ago is still a favorite today. Simon, the electronic memory game, is available at The Toy Chest for $24.99. (5 River Rd.)
Warm their hearts with a Personal Vornado heater, perfect for personal space like a desk or tabletop. At Wilton Hardware for $29.99. (21 River Rd.)
Personalized Bottle Opener
Classy and functional all in one, this personalized bottle opener is $34 at Signature Style. (72 Old Ridgefield Rd.)
Personalized Key Fobs and Ornaments
Needlepointed by hand, these key fobs ($28.50) and ornaments ($27.50) come themed in hobbies, colleges, sorority and fraternities. Also at Signature Style. (72 Old Ridgefield Rd.)
Wilton Deli Gift Certificate
High schoolers will love a gift certificate to Wilton Deli, available in any amount. (379 Danbury Rd.)
Wilton Library Giving Tree
Wilton Library’s Giving Tree is an annual tradition that stands bright in the gallery each year at this time. The tree is a Wish List of items, materials and programs that the library would like to bring into the collection or provide to the community. Give a gift of honoring of someone by picking an item on an “ornament,” bringing it to the circulation desk and paying for it. The item can be purchased in honor or in memory of someone, or to commemorate a special occasion. A lovely gift card is given to the purchaser, who in turn can give it to the person or family being honored. Where possible, a bookplate will be placed on the selected item to highlight the honoree.
In this category, there’s a donation to the Poetry in Motion event that takes place March 2016 where teens express themselves through poetry, music and art. (Items may go quickly but there are many choices in this category if the Poetry in Motion event is not available.) (137 Old Ridgefield Rd.)
Hanky Panky Underwear
Hanky Panky underwear is known for being the most comfortable underwear out there. These low-rise thongs are not only practical, they’re super cute and come in a variety of solid and print designs. These holiday-themed patterns are “Peppermint” and “Red Bow” and are available at b Chic for $24. (78 Old Ridgefield Rd.)
Want to be part of the latest drone craze without breaking the bank? Stop by Heritage Hobbies for a great selection of Proto Drones that can do flips and other tricks. Fly them indoors with cool lighting effects and master the art of take offs and landings. Endless fun for $29.99. (33 Danbury Rd.)
Happy Hands Art and Pottery Gift Certificate
Gift the gift of fun and creativity. Ceramic gift cards from Happy Hands Art & Pottery is a perfect stocking stuffer or gift this holiday season. Starting at $25 and up. (5 River Rd.)
Daniel Bellow Swirl Bowl
A handcrafted swirl bowl from highly regarded New England artisan Daniel Bellow. It’s $38 at the Wilton Historical Society’s Betts Store. (224 Danbury Rd.)
Every child that touches one of these fleece blankets immediately wants one! So soft and cozy, they’re perfect for cuddling up and getting warm. Petite Chou Chou has them in all styles for $34, now in boys sports prints too. (21 River Rd.)
Festive Flannel Sleep Shorts
With adorable holiday prints, these Sleep Shorts are ideal for the high school or college girl on your list this year. They’re at Chou Chou for $39. (21 River Rd.)
These sporty, stylish reversible vests are nylon on one and a fun color fleece on the other. Open House carries them in four colors for $38. (9 Center St.)
Handmade Soaps and Skin Care Products
Wilton’s Nod Hill Soaps make everything in the store: fine handmade soaps, nourishing skin care products and delightful bath goodies, all in amazing scents. Customize a lovely gift set with three items (price ranges between $25-$35): choose from Handmade Shea & Cocoa Butter Soap, Bath Truffles, Love My Skin Hand & Body Lotion, Scented Drawer Sachets, Lip Butter, Dirty Girl Coffee & Brown Sugar Body Scrub, and European Bath Salts. (81 Old Ridgefield Rd.)
Ambler Farm Picnic/Stadium Blanket
Picnic at Ambler Farm atop this awesome Ambler Farm picnic/stadium blanket. It’s $30 and can be had by emailing Robin Clune, the Farm’s executive director.