Ceramic Goblets and Wavy Cutlery — The 2019 Sight Unseen Gift Guide, Part II

By now we’ve come to understand how hotly anticipated our annual gift guides are, so considering that it’s after Thanksgiving, we’ll cut to the chase — we did our gift guides a bit differently this year. We’ll still have one day devoted to each editor, but on the third day we’ve convinced some of our favorite designers and influencers to share their best gifts for giving and receiving. Even more, over on Instagram, you’ll have the chance to win four of the coolest items from each guide — the ones pictured in the opening images, which this year were styled by Sean Dooley and photographed by Cody Guilfoyle. (My giveaway quartet, above, includes a chic leather-strap magazine holder, a planter that does the shell trend in a sophisticated way, a pair of crystal prisms that bounce dreamy colors onto the wall, and an affordable lamp with a perfect pleated shade.)

For the rest of my gift guide, I chose some things I already own and love — like a delicious organic olive oil from Greece and a futuristic self-cleaning water bottle — as well as items I’m currently coveting, many with striking, unusual shapes that will impress pretty much anyone who unwraps them. Happy gifting!

Opening image, from left: Isadora Magazine Holder from Anthropologie, $198; Shell Pot by Ferm Living, $87; Swarovski Crystal Paperweight from MoMA Design Store, $119; and Large Matin Lamp by Inga Sempé for Hay, $225.
Totokaelo_IlBucoVitaGlass2La Riccia Winged Glass by Il Buco Vita, $170
YYY_EmeraldGobletGoblet A by YYY, $44
SU_Viso_BlanketV52 Tapestry Blanket by Viso, $220
ComingSoon_BalzacCandleLe Matin candle by Maison Balzac, $29-69
1stdibs_CzechBoxCzechoslovakian Art Deco Box from 1stDibs, $2,500
supernal-cosmic-glow-oil-editorial-07Supernal Cosmic Glow Oil, $108
SaskiaDiezDANCINGPAILLETTESearringsNo1silverSilver Dancing Pailettes Earring No 1 by Saskia Diez, $132 eachNew_Paper-Collective-Donner-Print-by-LoulouDonner Print by Loulou Avenue, $58
CasaShop_IzabelLamFlatwareSphere Flatware by Izabel Lam, $100 per five-piece setting
Stillfried_Schneid_AuraVase2Aura Vase by Schneid, $140
Anthro_IsadoraMagRackIsadora Magazine Holder by Anthropologie, $198
Beam_Vase1Naturbloq Pot 11 by Mari Masot, $89
PalomaWool_Sweater2Gemini Sweater by Paloma Wool, $143
CeliaTorvisco_BagBasket Bag by Celia Torvisco, $450
Tetra_ElbowPipeElbow Pipe by Ninon Choplin for Tetra, $70
Espelma_CandleScentless Candle by Espelma, $140
Larq_Bottle4LARQ Self-Cleaning Water Bottle, $95
Hay_Matin Table Lamp S green shade polished brassLarge Matin Lamp by Inga Sempé for Hay, $225
InesBressand_AkmaeBagAkmae N.08 Bag by Ines Bresand, $360
Oracle_Bottle1Oracle organic Greek olive oil, $38
AlisonRoman_NothingFancyNothing Fancy cookbook by Alison Roman, $19.50
BulleitxMazamaFin2Bulleit Bourbon x Mazama Cocktail Glass, $44
OurPlace_SkilletAlways Pan by Our Place, $145
Amazon_Sonix_TortoiseIPhoneCaseSonix Tortoise iPhone Case, $35
Ferm_ShellPot2Shell Pot by Ferm Living, $87
Coco_DrinkingChocolateDrinking Chocolate by Coco, $13
New_CS_35_091619_0073Round Tray by Gaetano Pesce, $95Saturdays_NalgeneNalgene Water Bottle by Saturdays, $28
Moma_SwarovskiPaperweightSwarovski Crystal Paperweight by Studio Brynjar and Veronika, $119
Moda__le-botteghe-su-gologoneGeometric Napkins by Le Botteghe Su Gologone, $240 for four
Patagonia_CubeBlack Hole Packing Cube by Patagonia, $39