“I would love to get a pair of leather jeans from Shari’s Place on Lexington. To give: My stylish and durable canvas tote bags are the perfect travel companion. I don’t go anywhere without mine.”
Stewart needs little introduction as the O.G. domestic diva. A successful businesswoman, media mogul and TV personality, she is also a veritable virtuoso of holiday food, style and decorating.
“I’m giving this to all my girlfriends! The print is so fun and joyful and — unlike the fine-bone china collection — this new Everyday Friendship collection is dishwasher safe, so it’s easy and practical to use day to day.”
Kerr was the first Australian Victoria’s Secret model and has starred in many campaigns and runways since. She’s also a beauty mogul with her own brand of organic skincare products: KORA Organics.
“In our family we have a tradition of giving three gift sets — one for your mind (travel books) , one for your body (this backpack with a Zara portfolio and Nike sneakers) and one for your heart (a donation to World Vision).”
The “Semi-Homemade” cookbook series author and TV host, Lee is a lifestyle expert, chef and editor of her own magazine. As the longtime partner of Governor Andrew Cuomo, she’s also the first lady of New York.
“I think one of the most thoughtful gifts is home-baked cookies in a beautiful tin can. For my own browned butter recipe, check out my cookbook. The recipe is pretty simple and always a crowd pleaser.”
The designer of his own line of high-end women’s eveningwear, Posen is also the creative director for Brooks Brothers women’s collections, a philanthropist and the author of “Cooking With Zac.”
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“The gift that keeps on giving. Not only is it an amazing activity, but you can feel good knowing that you are feeding your loved ones the highest quality delicious treats.”
An actress, producer and entrepreneur, Gellar is beloved for her roles in “Cruel Intentions,” “Buffy The Vampire Slayer” and “Robot Chicken.” She co-founded the kid-friendly baking kit company Foodstirs and last year released the cookbook “Stirring up Fun with Food.”
“My three favorite gifts to receive are candles, picture frames and wine. Because I am really into re-gifting, and I love giving candles, picture frames and wine.”
Toronto-native Howie Mandel is a stand-up comedian, actor, TV host and judge on “America’s Got Talent.”
“I like to give a donation to City of Joy — a safe house in the Congo built by V-Day — to care for and empower women recovering from the violence of war.”
The star of “Mission Impossible III,” “Live Free or Die Hard” and “Designated Survivor,” Q will appear in the upcoming “Death of Me” with Luke Hemsworth. She’s also a health activist and co-founder of ActivatedYou, a line of wellness supplements.
“I would love to get all of my friends and family my first collection of sunglasses, which I designed with Foster Grant. They’re super edgy, fun and can go with so many looks.”
A singer, dancer, producer and actress, Graham starred in “The Vampire Diaries” and “The Parent Trap.” Her upcoming film slate includes “Decoy,” “The Poison Rose” and “Emperor.”
By Merle Ginsberg