Expert travelers are notoriously difficult to buy for as most have their luggage staples down pat. Here are six design-forward gifts that will impress the globetrotter in your life.
For the friend who packs 15 pairs of sunglasses
Oliver Peoples X Gio Ponti (Price: $795)
Space saving is the name of the game when packing your carry-on. Oliver Peoples partnered with the estate of Italian architecture legend Gio Ponti to create these artistic eyeglasses with a sunglass addition.
For the friend who travels with a seven-step skincare routine:
Geneo Facial (Price: $100-$300)
Every seasoned traveler is familiar with the woes of post-flight dry skin. Geneo’s 3-step Hydrate Facial is the perfect gift for brightening dull skin after a long trip.
For the friend who can’t sleep on planes:
Ostrichpillow Eye Mask (Price: $45)
An eye mask might sound like a generic present, but if it’s from the Ostrichpillow collection, it’s far from ordinary. Created using 3D ergonomic technology, the mask adapts perfectly to your face for a 100% black out experience.
For the travel writer:
Papier Travel Notebook (Price: $30)
Whether you’re into sketching the scene on the Champs-Élysées or penning a destination guide, Papier’s designer journals are a carry-on essential and can be customized to add a bespoke touch.
For the audiophile:
Master & Dynamic Active Noise-Cancelling Wireless Headphones (Price: $500)
Headphones are a must-have to block out the chatter on a long flight. Master Dynamic created a pair with noise cancelling capability, a flight adapter, and they look like the inside of a Lamborghini.
For the friend who always forgets their PJs:
Adare Manor X Moon Mellow Pajama Set (Price: $250)
Up the luxury factor on your friend’s next getaway with the perfect pajama set. Your bestie will think about you everytime they snuggle into these lush nightclothes.