Gifts That Stand Out in a Crowd

What to get your friends and family for Hanukkah or Christmas? It's the most vexing, most stress-inducing question of the festive season. It doesn't have to be. Too many of us spend too much time thinking up clever gifts that will make a statement about the giver — and not enough trying to please the receiver. Startingly original, handmade gifts are touching; otherwise, when in doubt, fork out. If you have a generous budget, here are a few ideas that are sure to make them smile:

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