Welcome to Metropolitan Mama’s Christmas Gift Guide for Professional Men & Women.
Below you will find clothes, shoes, gear, decor, and organization products that professional men & women are bound to love (and use!) for Christmas 2021.
If your gift recipient travels regularly as part of her job, she'll love the adorable gingham packing cubes by Bag-All. The 3-piece set will allow her to pack her belongings neatly and with intention. She'll be organized on the road, in the sky, or in a hotel room with accompanying bags for all of her things - high heels, lingerie, even vitamins! P.S. You can choose to have these bags monogrammed for an extra-personalized present.
Give the gift of continuing education! Buy a book that will outline principles for working with more focus, passion, and enjoyment. We've included both classics and new releases for your consideration. Follow my goodreads account for individual reviews of each of these titles!
After a hard day's work, give your favorite professional a pair of snug and cozy slippers to relax in. You can't go wrong in gifting slippers for both men and women!
I discovered silk pillowcases last year after reading that silk offers "anti-aging and hair & skin moisturizing" benefits. One year later and I love my silk pillowcase! It's satiny smooth, cool to the touch, and easy to wash (machine-washable on delicate). Sometimes I even bring my pillowcase with me when I travel!
Silk bonnets are another option for waking up to healthier, shinier, and less frizzy hair. Great for curly hair too!
Say yes to productivity and no to excess paper waste with Quartet's new glass dry-erase notepads. They are as beautiful as they are practical and can be used again and again. Start each day with a fresh slate!
Both men and women will appreciate products that will protect, moisturize, and enhance their skin in the new year. We were recently introduced to Colorescience by a local dermatologist and love that they offer both tinted and brush-on sunscreen options! Created with a hydrating, antioxidant-rich all-mineral formula, these products are perfect picks for people on the go.
Tweezerman is a brand that we trust for sharp and durable nail clippers and tweezers. In fact, we use products from Tweezerman almost daily in our house. For 2021, we recommend the Tweezerman x Tom Bachik Ultimate Nail Care Set. It's a comprehensive (and gorgeous!) nail care set with lovely rose accents and packaged in a sleek black box.
At the recommendation of a friend, I went to a "curly hair expert" for my most recent haircut. She did a fabulous job and explained that she was certified in the Ouidad method. She went on to sing the praises of Ouidad hair care products, which are specifically designed for curly hair! I'm especially loving the reactivating mist for days when I don't have time to shower and need to run out the door to pick up my kids from school or sports.
Some of the products in the list below were sent to us to try. Other products are ones that we purchased ourselves or were given by family members and friends. Know that I will always provide both the pros and cons of each featured product. You are welcome to send any follow-up questions to me via twitter (I’m @stephsheaffer).