The Complex Economics Of The Contemporary Bridal Shower

I would sum these up as lovely, appropriate, thoughtful gifts that will all eventually be KonMarie’d out of my life.

How Much Should You Spend on a Wedding Gift?

I am an excellent wedding guest. But, I am very, very bad at wedding presents.

Gwyneth Paltrow’s Gift Ideas

if you do feel like splurging, there are some legitimately adorable or impressive things on the GOOP list, like the Penny Skateboard ($74) and the Light + Ladder Air Plant holders ($150).

Spend More on an Austen than Austen Herself Made in her Life!

Until recently, the poster languished in the bedroom, leaning against a wall like Jordan Catalano. Then Ben decided that Something Should Be Done and started emailing auction houses.

La La La (Do 1 Thing)

Gift for Teacher

“Because you don’t know what everyone else is giving,” says Kim Egan, a mother of two in Santa Monica, Calif. “You don’t want to under-give. You don’t want to over-give.”

A Sociologist Looks at Gift-giving

What to Buy When Invited to a Birthday Party for a Baby

I have reached that stage of my life where I’ve begun to attend the birthday parties of children produced by friends. “What do you buy for a baby?” I asked myself as I looked at the invitation inviting me to a one-year-old’s party.

Gifts to President Obama

• Large, black Hermes golf accessory bag including set of lock and key, and extra strap in bottom compartment, presented in cream colored drawstring bag. Est. Value – $7,750.00
From: His Excellency Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the French Republic, and Mrs. Carla BruniSarkozy, First Lady of the French Republic

What to Get for a Person Who Wants Nothing for Christmas

As an adult, when people ask me what I want for Christmas, I say: “Nothing”.