The Gift Guide

Share the joy this holiday season, with gift ideas from Cary Magazine partners.


1. The versatile anorak jacket is waterproof, and the hood zips up into the collar for those chilly days – making it the perfect all-weather jacket! Whether you want to dress it up or dress it down, you will look fashionable in any season, $120.

2. Cary Film Circle is a gift that keeps on giving. Members receive exclusive perks at local merchants, ticket deals, T-shirt, and more.

3. The gift of healthy hair: Strong Sexy hair improves hair health while Vibrant Sexy hair gives up to 10 weeks of long-lasting color.

4. Pandora rose: Smooth clasp bracelet with Radiant Hearts, Geometric Radiance and Sweet Heart charms, featured with Hearts of Pandora necklace, starting at $90.

5. Lunchtime facelift: Kiss face lines goodbye with FDA-approved, instant, long-lasting ‘lunchtime facelift’ with Dr. Brian Coan or Nurse April at CARE Plastic Surgery, starting at $599.


6. Active accessories: Studiowear, athleisure apparel, and funky grip socks!  Inspire Active Wear leggings made of recycled plastic bottles, starting at $15.

7. Cheers! North Carolina’s most comprehensive selection of fine wine and craft beer for everyone on your list.

8. Foodie paradise: If you’re looking for unique gifts for holiday entertaining or a gift for someone who enjoys cooking, Whisk is the place!

9. We know beans! Larry’s Coffee is a tasty gift for the java-lover on your list. With more than 30 coffees varying from single origins to blends, there is something for everyone; starting at $13.45 for 12-ounce bag, $34.99 for 1-kilogram bag.


10. Like Durham Distillery’s award-winning Conniption gin, a great party is equal parts art and science. Check out some of their spirits this holiday season and put this theory to the test, starting at $35.

11. Discipline holiday pack: Give the gift of smooth, gorgeous hair with Discipline shampoo and conditioner, also receive a complimentary travel size of reshapable blow dry lotion, $84.

12. Premium pasta sauces: Twist open a jar of Nellino’s sauce and smell the aroma of a southern Italian kitchen. From our marinara to our hot and spicy, there’s something for everyone, $6.99-7.99.

13. Letter perfect: Initial Disc Pendants are available in 14k rose, yellow, and white gold, starting at $300.

14. Pure hydration: It’s a total skin rejuvenation! One of Dr. Jeremy Pyle’s favorites, this ultra-hydrating serum quenches skin for a supple, smooth complexion, $85.


15. Bring on the sparkle: Elegant two-toned filigree cuff and 14k gold-plated statement earrings by Kendra Scott, starting at $70.

16. Bumble and Bumble hair care products; Parlor Beauty makeup line; “Harry Josh Pro Tools” hair appliance and tools.

17. Shop local this season from some of the finest area artisans on Sunday, Dec. 3, at The Mayton Inn from noon to 4 p.m.

18. Raise a glass. Celebrate the holidays with old school classics and new school originals from Bond Brothers.

19. Custom holiday wreaths: Indoor and outdoor wreaths, swags and garlands designed to order. Visit the shop for all of your holiday gifts and arrangements!


20. Give a gift of beauty enhancement with a new skin care kit specially prepared and priced for the holidays: Murad Radiant and Polished Holiday Kit, $49; PCA Renewing Duo Kit, $100; or the PCA Hydrating Duo Kit, $95.

21. Bee-youtiful! The Naked Bee Soaps, lotions and shampoos with all the good stuff, none of the bad stuff. High quality, good for you, unpretentious and easy to carry, $4.50 and up.

22. Productivity, passion and happiness! With your busy schedule, planners and agendas are the only way to keep your life on track.

23. Yam good spirits: Covington Sweet Potato Vodka, and Maters & Taters Bloody Mary Mix. Available at all North Carolina ABC Stores.

24. Big or small, Halie’s has it all: Katie Loxton purses and perfect pouches ensure you are party ready this holiday season, starting at $26.50.


25. Retractable and reusable lint roller that looks as good as you and you’ll wonder how you ever lived without it. Available in a variety of colors and designs, starting at $7.99.

26. Have beautiful skin with ZO Skin Health by Cary Med Spa and Wellness, starting at $49.

Where to Shop

Anfesa’s Jewelers
205 New Fidelity Court, Garner
(919) 773-0013
anfesasjewelers.comArtisan Hair
5039 Arco St., Cary
(919) 694-5755

Bond Brothers Beer Company
202 E. Cedar St., Cary
(919) 459-2670

CARE Plastic Surgery
2001 Weston Parkway, Cary
(919) 484-4884

The Cary
122 E. Chatham St., Cary
(919) 319-4560

Cary Med Spa and Wellness
400 Ashville Ave., Ste. 200, Cary
(919) 473-6002

Covington Spirits
3647 Edgemont Drive, Raleigh

Cute Buttons
Park West Village
3023 Village Market Place, Morrisville
(919) 462-9618

Diamonds Direct-Crabtree
4401 Glenwood Ave., Raleigh
(919) 571-2881

Durham Distillery
711 Washington St., Durham
(919) 937-2121


Garden Supply
1421 Old Apex Road, Cary
(919) 460-7747

Halie’s Boutique
1209 Parkside Main St., Cary
(919) 462-0902

Larry’s Coffee
1507 Gavin St., Raleigh
(919) 828-1234

Locally Made Market
(919) 443-9214

Massage Envy Spa
15 area locations

Nellino’s Sauce Co.
Available at local retailers including Whole Foods and Harris Teeter
(919) 428-4338

Parlor Blow Dry Bar
302 Colonades Way
Waverly Place, Cary
(919) 880-3391

Pink Magnolia
1205 Parkside Main St., Cary
(919) 518-5532
3021 Village Market Place,
(919) 561-1769

Preston Flowers
1848 Boulderstone Way, Cary
(919) 460-4625

Skin Raleigh
2304 Wesvill Court, Suite 310, Raleigh
(919) 871-3292

200 Cornerstone Drive, No. 103, Cary
(919) 466-9989

Swagger Gifts
2425 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary
(919) 858-5824

Triangle Wine Company
Locations in Cary, Morrisville
and Southern Pines

Twisted Scizzors
2751 NC 55, Cary
(919) 303-7775

316 Colonades Way, Waverly Place, Cary
(919) 322-2458

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