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Dashing Through: The Last-Minute Holiday Kit

Last-minute shopping

You still have a little time to finish holiday shopping. Stay calm and let us guide you.

Even with the best intentions and most organized checklist there are always a few items that fall through the cracks at the holidays. Here are some essential items for surviving the last-minute shopping rush.

Caffeinate!
Coffee is the fuel that keeps you running on hectic days, so don’t compromise on quality or taste.

NESPRESSO VertuoLine Espresso Maker in Chrome, $249.99

Moisturize!
The dry winter air can take its toll on shopping-bag-laden hands and exposed lips. Apply rich moisture before you go out to prevent discomfort later.

L’OCCITANE Lavender Hand Cream, $12

KIEHL’S SINCE 1851 Lip Balm #1, $12

Lace Up!
It might be a long day on your feet, so put on some shoes designed to perform.

NIKE Women’s Flyknit Training Shoes, $165

NIKE Roshe One Men’s Running Shoes, $100

Carry!
Your shopping tote can be a source of unexpected pleasure. Check your list and see if there’s room for a little self-gifting this year.

MARC JACOBS Wingman Leather Shopping Bag, $535

Remember!
Surrounded by technology, it’s refreshing to put your thoughts into a simple notebook. And why shouldn’t it be pretty, too?

KATE SPADE NEW YORK Medium Gold Notebook, $19