Gift Guide: Socially Superlative’s Post Holiday Gifts and Exchanges Guide
The Holidays have come and gone! However, we all know that this is the time of year for exchanges, very last minute gifts, real gifts for the people you went to Duane Reade to get a gift for on Christmas eve, the friend who you weren’t sure about getting a gift for but they got you something and now you feel bad, and everything in between.
Well we here at Socially Superlative have you covered! Here are our picks for everything from technology, to fashion, and even cheese!
1. The Google Chromebook
Perfect for: Anyone
- Thin, lightweight, and portable.
- Nothing complicated to learn. Boots in seconds. Comes with your favorite Google apps.
- No viruses ever!
- Chromebooks sync seamlessly with your Android phone or tablet, and other devices running the Chrome browser. Access your bookmarks, files and other settings everywhere.
- The Chrome Web Store offers thousands of free apps, themes, and extensions to help you make the most of your Chromebook. Watch movies, play games or get work done (if you really have to).
- Chromebooks are a new type of computer designed to help you get things done faster and easier. They run Chrome OS, an operating system that has multiple layers of security, cloud storage, and the most popular Google products built-in.
Price: Acer $199 (6 hours of battery life) Samsung $249 (8 hours of battery life
Buy: Google online store
2. Skullcandy Headphones
Perfect for: The music lover in your life
- Skullcandy offers a wide variety of headphones, from ear bud models
(Smokin Buds) to full blown bass boosters (the Skullcrushers). In addition, they supply a list of
companies with their Link system, integrating music and cell phone connections into helmets,
backpacks, and jackets.
- Skullcandy became one of the world’s most distinct audio brands by bringing color, character and performance to an otherwise monochromatic space
- Helping to revolutionize the audio arena by introducing headphones, earbuds, and other audio and wireless lifestyle products that possess unmistakable style and exceptional performance. The Company’s products are sold and distributed through a variety of channels in the U.S. and approximately 80 countries worldwide
Price: Varies depending on model $19.95+
Buy: On their website skullcandy.com
3. Anker portable battery charges
Perfect for: Your techie who is always on the go
- The Perfect Christmas Gift: 4 carefully selected Astro external batteries for your family and friends. Ideal for holiday travel, each offers portable size and broad compatibility to power up various mobile devices while you’re on the go
- Quality Materials: Grade A cells and high quality Lithium-ion batteries ensure reliability; 500 + recharge cycles over the life of each battery
- Amazon top rated
- Popular Compatible Models:
Apple: iPhone 5 (OEM cable required) / iPhone 4S, 4, 3GS / iPod / Astro and Astro3E compatible for iPad, iPad 2 / Astro3E compatible for iPad 3
HTC: One X, S, V / Sensation, Sensation XE XL / Radar 4G / EVO 3D 4G / Inspire 4G / Vivid 4G / Wildfire S / ThunderBolt / Incredible 2 S / Rezound / Desire HD S Z
Samsung: Galaxy S3 / Galaxy S2 I9100 / Verizon Galaxy S3 I535 / AT&T Galaxy S3 I747 / Sprint Galaxy S3 L710 / T-Mobile Galaxy S3 T999 / Galaxy Note 2 / T-Mobile Galaxy S2 T989 / AT&T Galaxy S2 I777 / AT&T Galaxy S2 Skyrocket SGH-I727 / Galaxy Nexus / Galaxy Note / Focus S / Infuse
Motorola: Atrix 2 / Triumph / Verizon Droid 3 X X2 Bionic Razr
LG: Optimus V S T 2X 3D 7
Nokia: N900 / N9 / N8 / N97 / Lumia 900 800
Others: Blackberry Bold 9900 / Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S / PSP / Nook Color / MP3 MP4 MP5 / GoPro
Price: $24.99- $99.99
Buy: They have a Holiday pack with something for everyone amazon.com
4. Zagg Phone accessories
Perfect for: Your active techies
- ZAGGaquabuds are water-resistant, weatherproof earbuds ideal for active gadget lovers who want to take their music on the go. ZAGGaquabuds combine the convenience and quality of digital music with durable, watertight equipment to provide amazing sound. No matter where you take them. Whether you run in the rain or hang out in the hot tub, ZAGGaquabuds keep you in the groove.
- From ZAGG, makers of the amazing invisibleSHIELD, comes a different level of protection for your electronics. ZAGGfoam antibacterial cleaner features an easy-to-use, environmentally friendly pump, and is the ultimate way to keep your gadgets sparkling clean, safe from smudges, and germ-free. A clean gadget is a happy gadget!
Price: Auquabuds $29.99, Zaggfoam $9.99
Buy: Most major technology stores, shopping malls, and zagg.com (guaranteed delivery before Christmas)
5. Vue the ultimate customizable phone case
Perfect for: Your unique & creative techie
- Includes clear case, template, sample patterns, & camera hole punch
- Template & punch provide accurate and clean lines for customization
- Clean case is highly protective & doesn’t collect dust or lint
Buy: Buy online express delivery zagg.com
6. GoSwype microfiber cleaning cloths
Perfect for: Everyone
- Removes 98% of all bacteria, including e.coli and salmonella, with a simple wipe of the screen
- Removes all oil and makeup that can cause breakouts
- Is made with advanced microfiber that traps germ particles, yet is completely reusable for 200 swipes
- Works on any phone, tablet, reader or gaming device (anything with a touch screen)
- You have endless designs to choose from (making this accessible to even the young tough-to-teach consumers)
Fashion and other Stuff
For almost 20 years Belle Chevre has been hand-crafting fine French style goat’s milk cheeses in rural Alabama. A woman with a grand appetite for Chevre (the French word for goat and pronounced ‘shev) founded Belle Chevre and developed a winning recipe that has, to date, garnered over 50 national awards from American Cheese Society and other famed institutions.
Poetik Designs is, aesthetic, it embodies strong color choices, intricate detailing, and poignant messaging that speaks to the heart of our consumer. Ultimately, the brand prides itself on embracing the concept of poetry and having something meaningful to say. With change being the constant in everyone’s life, we strive to infuse the style and trends of today with a timeless approach that will be relatable and likeable through all phases of ones life. Creating a visual platform for our consumer’s voices to not only be heard, but also be felt, is the uniqueness behind Poetik Designs.
Abandoned Beauty, worked to death, mic criminal, fresh dreamer, musical genius, record breaking chick, mic family, I am free tank, 1st lady of soul. All of baby Poets and neckART men and women
It’s all by Poetik Designs is broken down into different labels:
From humble beginnings as a small, New York based, private label, to our status today, Miz Mooz has always remained committed to the principle that fashion and comfort can happily coexist. We believe that our shoes are a reflection of the people that wear them –eclectic, edgy, playful, quirky, but most of all, FUN! To this end, each shoe is carefully finished by hand, and the resulting variations in color and texture ensure that every pair is as unique and interesting as the woman who wears it.
Privé Products Offers Four Different Customized Trio Sets With Amazing Discounts, and Complimentary Products to boot
Tis the season for holiday Shopping! Privé makes it easy offering three separate gift sets for different hair types and needs. Score gifts for everyone on your list this year with a one-stop shop at Privé, whether it is for someone with curly, fine, or even dry hair- the opportunities are endless!
The Just Beautiful Hair Trio includes one Daily Shampoo and Daily Conditioner, and comes with a complimentary Thermal Protection Detangling Spray in a red organza gift bag. This gift set is perfect for those who are looking for an everyday gentle shampoo and conditioner. The Thermal Protection Detangling Spray is an essential for women who dry their hair or use heat tools regularly. Suggested retail price: $38.00, retail value: $61.00, saving: $23.00.
The Repair and Shine Trio includes one Reparative Shampoo and Reparative Conditioner and comes with a complimentary Flash Brilliance Spray in a green organza gift bag. This is a great gift for someone with dry hair who wants more moisture and extra shine. Suggested retail price: $50.00, retail price: $72.00, saving: $22.00.
The Body Beautiful Trio includes one Amplifying Shampoo and Shining Weightless Amplifier and comes with a complimentary Root Amplifier in a silver organza gift bag. This trio is ideal for those with finer, limp hair who want to add more body and thickness to their hair. Suggested retail price: $47.00, retail value: $67.00, saving: $20.00.
The Concept Vert Set includes one Concept Vert Rejuvenating Shampoo and one Concept Vert Rejuvenating Conditioner, and comes with a complimentary Concept Vert Volumizing Froth in a gorgeous holiday box. This is the perfect gift for an eco-friendly beauty lover. Suggested retail price: $58.00, retail value: $82.00, saving: $24.00.
In 1958 Hush Puppies created the world’s first casual shoe, signaling the beginning of today‘s relaxed style. By utilizing supple suede in combination with lightweight crepe soles, Hush Puppies created a soft, breathable and very comfortable shoe—an innovation that would ultimately change the kind of shoes we wear. In an era when footwear choices were limited, Hush Puppies provided the world with a new alternative. A modern shoe embraced for its authentic style and casual flair.
Well there you have it there is still time to get those last minute gift, I owe you’s, and “sorry your gift sucked” presents!
Mosaka Williamson Editor in Chief of Socially Superlative
Native New Yorker, free spirit, traveler, pescetarian, nerd.