Christmas Unplugged


Nostalgic for days of yore? These gifts hark back to a time when life moved a little bit slower.



A little elbow grease and this old-fashioned shoe-shine kit will give footwear a holiday glow. The solid red beechwood box includes Turms polish and more. (


You'll be racing as fast as a train to grab Shinola's limited-edition timepiece, the “Canfield Cannonball,” inspired by the songs of early railroad days. (

Vinyl Me, Please

That's this club's name and records delivered to your door is its game. Monthly choices include extras such as an album-inspired art print. (

Tom Dixon

Not pressed for time? Relax and enjoy a fine cup of coffee from Tom Dixon's “Brew Cafetiere” in copper-plated stainless steel. (


The pen is mightier than the sword! Don't duel—write a love note with Montblanc's “Rouge et Noir Special Edition Coral Fountain Pen.” (

Wary Meyers

Scrub-a-dub-dub—with the most aromatic scents imaginable! As pretty as they are fragrant, Wary Meyers's glycerin striped soaps are handmade in small batches in Cumberland, Maine. Choose from Esprit de Peach, Cedarwood, Sea Air, and Beachy Coconut. (

Crate & Barrel

Delizioso! You just might have to switch from turkey to lasagna this holiday season with the Atlas 150 Aluminum Pasta Maker. The steel hand-crank device produces perfect linguine, spaghetti, and lasagna noodles. Instruction book with recipes included. (

West Elm

The most feminine of flasks might suit that special lady on your list. West Elm's “Odeme” is shapely, petite, and a perfect fit for an evening purse. What's more, it comes in a host of colors, including aqua and red, plus the shiny gold and white selections shown here. (

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