Last Minute Gifts from Brooklyn
We know, we know. It’s Christmas Eve and you still don’t have a present. Never fear! The following gifts are from Brooklyn-based companies that won’t have you trekking to a manger; you are just a train ride away from being the best gift give ever!
310 Bedford Ave. (718) 490-5599, Open till 12pm-5pm Christmas Eve
1 Brooklyn Bags Dopp Kit $45
Need a sexy bag to put all your toiletries? Dopp kits, an essential in the military, are crucial for jetsetting or on your vanity.
2 Fatboy Perfect Puddy $19
Sexy hair is a must. And this bestseller will take you to the Promised Land. Best for fine, short hair.
3 Lightscape by Ulrich Lang $110
Sexy. Sprightly. Sensuous. Lemon and violet. At $110 this is only for loved ones who have been giving till it hurts all year long.
(Idea: Buy all three, put the other two in the dopp kitt and wrap them up baby!)
(Find the store nearest you)
4 Hickie’s $20 for 14 ties
Down with laces! Elasticized Hickies are the end to tying your shoes. Forever! This Brooklyn-based company retails in Brookstone and a few other places. We know you work in Manhattan and it’s okay, Brooklyn still loves you.
299 Smith Street (Carroll Gardens), and 82-84 Havemeyer Street (Williamsburg)
5 Civil Grooming Shave Jelly $20
Ain’t nothing sexier than a smooth shave on a man. Your man has already tried creams, and foam, now surprise him with a non-foaming shaving gel. They’re sold in the Williamsburg and Carroll Gardens location of the trendy barbershop so you can grab ‘em easily.
Bustin’ Boards 340 Grand Ave (Williamsburg)
6 The Maestro $90-$300
This is for the longboarder who has everything. The Maestro is one of their bestsellers, but to be on the safe side get a gift certificate to put towards customized board for which Bustin’ has many options.