Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday shopping is in full swing! Some of you might be having some trouble finding the perfect gift while others are professionals at gift-giving. If you find holiday shopping a tad on the stressful side then put those worries aside and let us help you. We have hit the stores at Destin Commons to put together some gift guides for even the pickiest of people. Just check out our holiday gift guides and let us take some of the pressure off!

Delightfully Useful

Some gifts just hit the perfect balance of being delightful and useful making them delightfully useful. We scoured our stores and found what we consider the best of the best of delightfully useful gifts. Drumroll, please!

Southern Living Store

Jane Marie Multi-Purpose Tote

From the beach to the pool to everyday use this multi-purpose tote will travel with you and maintain its shape. This lightweight and durable tote is easy to clean and the straps are removable to make the tote even more versatile. Inspired by Bogg Bag.

Lizard Thicket

Peace and Love Phone Strap

Carry your phone with confidence and great style with the Peace and Love Phone Strap. The phone strap loop onto the bottom of your phone case for a trendy and convenient accessory!

Sephora

Nest New York Holiday & Birchwood Pine PURA Diffuser Set

This is just about the smartest gift you can give. An added bonus is that it will fill your space with warming and inviting scents throughout the year. A smart home fragrance diffusion device that fills your home with bestselling NEST festive scents.

Southern Living Store

Miracle on 34 Beardth Street Gift Set

“Twas the night before Beardsmas, and all through the land, not a beard was disheveled, not even a strand.” This will be the narrative for any fellow lucky enough to open The Miracle on 34th Beardth St Gift Set. Modeled after the candy-infused gift books of Christmas past, this treasured keepsake contains the necessary tools for the man cultivating a world champion beard, not the uncivilized brush of a crazed mountain hobo.

Another Broken Egg Cafe

Gift Card

Give the gift of delicious eating when you give a gift card to Another Broken Egg Cafe. An added bonus – Receive a free, additional $10 gift card for every $50 you spend on Another Broken Egg Cafe® gift cards purchased online.

francesca’s

ban.do How Are You Feeling? Wellness Planner

This wellness planner will help you answer that question with advice from experts, encouraging tear-out cards, and fun stickers. You can learn a lot of new things about your physical and mental wellness from this new edition.

Belk

Saddlebred Valet Tray

Give him the gift of organization with this handsome valet tray. Made from smooth wood, this valet tray from Saddlebred® is designed with numerous compartments for all of your belongings. The days of losing his keys is behind him.

Southern Living Store

Big O Key Ring

Function meets fashion in the Big-O Key Ring now in easy to care for silicone! Take your Big-O to the beach, pool, give it to your kids, you won’t need to worry about it. The large 3.75″ diameter means the Big O can fit on the wrist for a truly hands-free experience. The Big O clasp allows for quick removal at the valet or when letting someone borrow your keys and the design makes sure no nails are broken in the process.

Somo Swayuu

Camera Straps

Keep your camera safely around your neck with a handcrafted camera strap. Each design is unique, made with Wayuu fabric and genuine leather. Make sure you check our Somo Swayuu at our monthly Artisan Market.

Going the Distance

The great outdoors is calling for you. Now is the time to treat the outdoor enthusiasts in your life with some new outdoor gear. Amazing stores like Southern Athletica, Bass Pro Shops, and Innerlight Surf Shops have the gear you need to get your loved one back outside doing what they love in style.

Southern Athletica

Women’s Active Jacket

Sunset Shoes

On Cloudstratus

Double CloudTec®, double your run. The performance shoe for maximum cushioning on road runs – from 5k to a marathon.

Bass Pro Shops

Ascent Orion 3 3-Person Backpacking Tent

Easy to carry and easy to set up, the Ascend® Orion 3 3-Person Backpacking Tent gives light packing hikers 3-season protection for the trail.

Bass Pro Shops

Flambeau Outdoors T4 Pro Multiloader Tacklebox

This hard-sided tackle box provides a ton of storage within a compact footprint. The Flambeau® T4 Pro Multiloader™ system offers an intelligent organization scheme, with both top-loading and front-loading convenience to help you access your gear quickly.

Maui Nix Surf Shop

Globe Chromantic Washed Aqua Cruiser

This skateboard is perfect for beginner skaters. Crafted in California by a team that is dedicated and passionate about all things related to skating, Globe prides itself on its innovation and sustainability.

Coastal Outfitters

IceMule Pro Cooler

The Large Pro can easily load up with 18 cans + ice, making it ideal for a day on the boat or a tailgate before the game. No other soft cooler out there is easier to carry, easier to load up, and easier to unload.

Innerlight Surf Shop

Paddleboards

Whether you are a novice or seasoned on the water, Innerlight Surf Shop has a great selection of paddleboards and surfboards to get you out of the house and out on the water.

Southern Athletica

Men’s Premium Joggers

The most comfortable joggers you have ever worn. Southern Athletica is all about raising the bar on the word premium and you won’t be disappointed with these.

Comfortable and Comforting

Name one person that does not appreciate all things comfortable and comforting. You could not name one, could you? That is because everyone loves things that bring them a sense of peace and coziness. It is just what humans crave. That is why when you enter a house that smells like cookies that you instantly have your mood lightened and feel a sense of security. From lounging around the house to filling your home with relaxing and uplifting scents, our retailers have just the items you need to be comfortable and comforted now and into the next.

Slip Into Something a Little More Comfortable

Who does not love coming home from work or school and putting on the softest and coziest clothes that you own? A soft sweatshirt, pajama pants, and slippers sound like a little bit of heaven!

soma cool nights pj set

Soma

Cool Nights Pajama Set

Keep your cool in classic style when you sleep and lounge in our Soma Intimates exclusive Cool Nights® Long Sleeve Pajama Set. 

aerie flannel plaid jogger

aerie

Flannel Jogger

These joggers are real cozy and Real Good: made with our planet in mind. Not only are these joggers soft and cozy but they are lightweight.

Victoria's secret cozy fleece

Victoria’s Secret

Plush Fleece Zip Jacket

Looking great has never been so cozy. This front zip fleece jacket is perfect for layering and looks chic with jeans or leggings.

aerie marshmallow pj pants

aerie

Marshmallow Pajama Pant

Wrap yourself in softness. The name of these pants says it all, marshmallow goodness. Fluffy, dreamy, cozy, comfy. All the good things in life are enjoyed in total comfort.

soma vivian slippers

Soma

Vivian Slippers

Slip-on luxurious warmth with a pair of these Muk Luks®Vivian Slippers from Soma. With a scuff style bottom to keep from slipping, keep your toes toasty all year.

abercrombie legging friendly

Abercrombie & Fitch

DreamLush Sweater

Meet your leggings best friend. A sweater in a soft fabric is on-trend in a buffalo check pattern and the length means it covers your bum.

Soothing Scents and Other Goodies

There are other things that you can do to aid in your comfort. The glowing flame of a scented candle helps relax the mind or a nice cup of soothing tea is good for the soul. Here are some of our top recommendations to help elevate your levels of comfort.

spice and tea exchange decaf victorian tea

The Spice & Tea Exchange

Decaf Victorian Chai Black Tea

This decaffeinated version of a Victorian-era-inspired blend enhances rich Earl Grey black tea with fennel, cardamom, and other warming spices – softened by sweet highlights of rose and lavender.

bath and body works lavender vanilla pillow mist

Bath & Body Works

Lavender Vanilla Pillow & Body Mist

Wind down and welcome the night with this carefully crafted essential oil blend and use it as part of your bedtime ritual. Spray it as a body spray or miss your bed linens for a relaxing nightly experience.

spice and tea exchange elderberry fortress candle

The Spice & Tea Exchange

Elderberry Fortress Candle

The aromas of tart elderberry and hibiscus with the juicy sweetness of apple are accented by the notes of fresh ginger in this artisanal soy candle infused with essential oils. Topped with Elderberry Fortress Herbal Tea. 

lush relax gift set

Lush

Relax Gift Set

This beautiful box full of lavender treats will help set you on a course for peaceful nights. Sink deep into a bath full of bubbles or fizz, lather up with lashes of lavender, or keep skin calm, soothed, and moisturized right before you hit the hay. It’s the perfect thing to relax and unwind.

lizard thicket hygge candle

Lizard Thicket

Hyggelight Astrid Clowing Candle

Not only is the scent divine but the container is as beautiful as it is functional. All the labels around our candles have seeds embedded into them. Once the wax is gone, fill your container with soil, plant the label, and grow yourself some flowers! 

sleepy bear

Lush

Sleepy Bear Bath Bomb

Before bed, run a bath, grab a Sleepy Bear bath bomb, and drop it into the tub of water. It’s made from fair trade organic cocoa butter and fine oatmeal set the scene for sweet dreams, making your bathwater as soft as a warm blanket—perfect for even the most sensitive skin.

Good as Gold

There is the old saying that great things come in small packages, and we are in total agreement. Jewelry is an amazing gift to give to that special person in your life. It shows that a lot of consideration and time went into picking out that perfect gift. We visited REEDS, Kay Jewelers, and Pandora and found some dazzling options that are as good as gold!

Watches

A timeless timepiece makes an ideal present that will be cherished for years to come. Plus, watches come priced at various price points depending on your gift-giving budget. The best advice we can give when it comes to selecting a timepiece is for you to keep it simple with clean lines.

Men’s Watches

Women’s Watches

Earrings

When giving earrings, you have a little more flexibility to be a bit more daring. There is such a variety of shapes, sizes, and metals to choose from. Really take into account the individual style of the person you are buying for. It is easy to stick with the classics like diamond studs or pearls. Or go bold with a pair of gorgeous chandelier earrings. There are so many options out there!

Bracelets

Another great jewelry option is a stunning bracelet. A current trend is the favorite chunky chain bracelet. These can come in gold or silver depending on your friend’s skin tone. Looking for something you can add to for other holidays? Try a charm bracelet from Pandora. Glass charms are a nice extra touch of shine and sparkle to a charm bracelet.

Necklaces

Necklaces are the perfect vehicle for adding a personal touch. By choosing a monogrammed letter or two can show you put a lot of thought into your gift. Or a delicate strand of pearls is always a standout gift. Your loved one is sure to feel as special as they are when you put that extra thought into a gift.

Toy-Rific Ideas

Christmas is for toys! Simply said, children love receiving toys any time of the year but especially at Christmas. This year, we are seeing a surge in wooded toys which help build curiosity and motor skills. Of course, there are fantastic scientific toys available and toys for children that enjoy the great outdoors. We have selected what we think are some of the best toy finds of the year from Pink-n-Blue Avenue, Bass Pro Shops, Belk, and Books-a-Million. These are toy-rific gift ideas!

Plan Toys Vlogger Kit

Pink-n-Blue Avenue

Plan Toys Vlogger Kit

Calling all aspiring bloggers. Plan Toys Vlogger Kit is the ideal gift for children to showcase their artistic talent while encouraging communication and creative thinking. Complete with a toy camera, ring light made from rubber, clip-on microphone with an adaptor, and selfie stick tripod. A bag is included for easy transportation.

Belk

Discovery Kids LED Artist Easel with Removable Glow-in-The-Dark Portable Tablet

Take reality to another level with these fun & educational toys! You can explore the universe & fly through space, roam the desert with animals, run from dinosaurs & much more!

Bass Pro Shops

The Original Lincoln Logs

Celebrate 100 Years of Lincoln Logs® with the K’Nex® 111-Piece Anniversary Tin. This Lincoln Logs set includes 111 all-wood pieces, packaged in a 100th-anniversary storage tin. 

Pink-n-Blue Avenue

Steiff Brownie Monkey

The Soft Cuddly Friends Brownie Monkey climbs everywhere. He smiles so beautifully with its implied mouth, and with its raised eyebrows asks which adventure is likely to be next. 

Bass Pro Shops

Peg-Perego® John Deere® Front Loader

The Peg-Perego® John Deere® Front Loader riding toy is great for young farmers who love to play outdoors.  t looks just like a big John Deere tractor with the signature green and yellow, and there’s even a hitch for an optional trailer (not included).

Books-A-Million

Bluey Family Home Playset

“Meet Bluey! A loveable, six-year-old Blue Heeler dog, whose everyday family life becomes a playful adventure. Recreate some of the most memorable moments from the show in the Bluey Family Home playset! Big in size and features, this enormous toy playset is full of molded details with opening doors. and a large wall panel that pulls down to form an amazing outdoor patio! 

Pink-n-Blue Avenue

Maileg Ballerina Bunny

Grab your ballet shoes and get ready for the Ballerina Bunnies as they dance their way into your arms. These cute ballerinas come dressed in a bolero with a matching tutu, a cute flower detail, and sparkly gold ballet slippers.

Belk

Sharper Image Drone Stunt Glow LED

The Glow Up Mini Stunt Drone from Sharper Image is super easy to fly—even kids and beginners can get in on the fun! Use the included easy-to-use joystick remote control to guide your drone to soar through the open skies.

Pink-n-Blue Avenue

Tender Leaf Babyccino Maker

Who would like a cappuccino? The perfect addition to our Bird’s Nest Café, this babyccino maker is styled in soft mellow colors and has a cute bird clacking dial.

Pink-n-Blue Avenue

Magic Forest Large Toy Tool Box

Kids can create useable, meaningful wood projects with these real tools. Sized to be fully functional, yet easily used by children. An inter-generational gift that builds skills and relationships. 14 impeccable, real tools, including a hand saw, hammer, and pliers stored in a wooden toolbox. Please note that this is a working tool kit with sharp-edged pieces.

Stocking Stuffers

Some say that emptying the stocking is the most exciting part of Christmas morning. Why? Simply because what you find in the stocking are tiny treasures and usually unexpected. Typically, stockings stuffers are inexpensive but oh so much fun to buy.

AE beanie

American Eagle

Waffle Workwear Beanie

Beanies are as cute as they are functional. Perfect for our “chilly” winter weather in Florida.

pink n blue ooly felt markers

Pink-n-Blue Avenue

Ooly Seeing Double Felt Markers

The Seeing Double Fine Double Tip Markers are a set of unique double-sided markers featuring 2 coordinating colors on each side. 

Nest Holiday Votive

Sephora

Nest New York Holiday Candle

Genesis design collections have everything you need to design beautiful block-powered websites with just a few clicks.

Soma Cabin Socks

Soma

Cabin Socks

Beanies are as cute as they are functional. Perfect for our “chilly” winter weather in Florida.

Goddess Incense Sticks

Earthbound Trading

Nitiraj Goddess Incense Sticks

Goddess incense sticks possess an exotic aroma of wildflowers in honor of Tara, the female embodiment of Buddha.de. 

Laneige Sleeping Lip Mask

Sephora

Laneige Sleeping Lip Mask

A leave-on lip mask that delivers intense moisture and antioxidants while you sleep. Perfect for the drier winter weather.

Jellycat merry mistletoe

Pink-n-Blue Avenue

Jellycat Merry Mouse

Merry Mouse is holiday-happy and huggably soft in a splendid Santa outfit.

deep sea gypsy crystals

Deep Sea Gypsy

Various Crystals

Crystals are conduits for the healing energy of the earth. Come see the wide selection at Deep Sea Gypsy.

magnolia bourbon soap

Magnolia Soap & Bath Co.

Bourbon Soap

Keep it clean and yummy smelling. Bourbon smells just like the Kentucky Bourbon used in popular spirits – vanilla, oak, butterscotch, and smoke – warm and spicy.

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