Nothing quite conveys that time and forethought went into selecting a gift for someone than a personalized gift. This can either be in the form of a present which is actually custom embroidered or embossed or a stock item which simply has the recipient's first or last initial.
You'll be surprised to learn just how wide an assortment there is for holiday gift-giving when it comes to personalized gifts. These range from the more common items like necklaces, coffee mugs and wallets to those which are different and unique, such as a monogramed pocket golf score journal, scented candle complete with name on the label or a box of initial-embossed message cards.
The following are 15 suggestions for personalized and monogramed gifts for giving this festive Christmas holiday season.
Clockwise from top left: Graphic Image leather pocket agenda embossed with 3-letter monogram ($44 Saks Fifth Avenue), Graphic Image calfskin leather passport cover custom embossed with monogram ($68 Saks Fifth Avenue), Michael Kors initial letter keychain in goldtone ($38 Macys), Monica Vinader initial letter pendant charm in rose gold tone (£80 Liberty London), Monica Vinader initial letter necklace charm in silver (£65 Liberty London), Thomas Sabo monogram letter pendant in gold tone (£25 House of Fraser), BIA Cordon Bleu monogram letter coffee/tea mug ($9.99 Bloomingdales), Kate Spade New York business card holder case with initial ($30 Macys), Holiday Lane Christmas tree ornament with stenciled initial in gold glitter ($8 Macys), Graphic Image Vogue Covers hardcover coffee table book custom printed with recipient's name ($104 Saks Fifth Avenue), Kate Spade New York monogram correspondence cards with envelopes, box of 10 ($25 Bloomingdales), Le Labo 8.6oz scented candle labelled at Saks with date and name of receiver ($70 Saks Fifth Avenue), Kate Spade New York womens monogram watch with leather strap ($195 Macys), Henri Bendel striped double-zip dopp kit / toiletry bag with custom embroidered monogram ($58 + $5 for embroidery Henri Bendel), Scrabble 14K gold over silver square letter tile pendant necklace (Reg $375 but check current sale price, Macys)
Also see the personalized and monogram gifts assortments at these retailers: