Cali-Style Holiday Gifts: Made-in-California Gift Guide 2017

This holiday season, we’ve compiled the perfect gifts for everyone on your list – wife, husband, mom, dad, and even that one person that is always hard to buy for. The options are endless, but it’s those thoughtful, special presents that mean the most. Our rule of thumb when gift giving – go luxe, glam and, whenever possible, make it made in California.

  • Give the ultimate hostess gift! With over 100 unique and seasonal exotic flavors, California’s luxury chocolate company Compartes uses fresh and organic ingredients from around the world to make such delectable treats as gourmet chocolate truffles. These truffles are a sensation to be experienced. Deluxe 80-piece signature box, $174.95.
  • The Counter Top Christmas Tree Wine Rack holds up to 12 bottles (a case), and is the perfect display for home or office holiday parties. Proudly made in California, $55.00.
  • After a long day of holiday shopping and celebrating, relax and unwind in soft luxe cashmere slippers, topped with a natural fur pompom $80.
  • Naked Cashmere, based in Malibu, has you traveling in real California style with this luxurious three-piece travel set made from 100 percent pure cashmere. Each set includes a drawstring cashmere bag detailed with silk lining, eye mask and a cozy throw for a comfortable trip every time. Drawstring cashmere bag dimensions, 11.5″ x 15.5″; sleep mask, 9″ x 3″, throw blanket, 82″ x 50″. $295.
  • Add shimmer to your festive holiday entertaining with red votives from California-based Hudson Grace. Arrange along a tabletop or throughout your home for an elegant holiday ambience. $18.
  • This grand oval ice bucket is an stylish way to chill wine or champagne. Ideal for everyday entertaining or a special event, $295. Classic oversized footed bowl is a showpiece on its own, $179, and this deep oval serving platter is a sophisticated way to serve a family-style dish for the holidays, $179. All three pieces are exclusively from Hudson Grace of San Francisco.
  • Los Angeles-based wants to protect you from holiday package theft with its floodlight cams – the world’s only motion-activated HD security camera with built-in floodlights, a two-way audio and siren alarm (Santa better call ahead), $249.
  • Want your man to feel like the coolest guy at the holiday party? Well, here’s the ultimate luxury gift for him – Nick Fouquet’s handmade custom hats for celebrities, sport stars and musicians, just to name a few, all from his humble shop in Venice, price available upon request.
  • Want to give that special someone on your list the gift of art for the holidays? These awesome hand-made nature-inspired wall hangings by California artist Trudy Elliott are truly the gift that keeps giving all year-round, price available upon request.
  • For the true gardenia lover, give the ultimate luxury every month with an “endless supply” subscription of farm-to-door California-grown gardenias year-round. Visit or call 415.770.2360 to arrange custom monthly deliveries for that special someone on your holiday list.
  • A California original, the nostalgic and modern Hudson Grace gnome is certain to become a holiday tradition in your home. Brilliant red-glazed ceramic makes a fun and kitschy holiday accent. Made exclusively for HG in Italy. 15.5″ tall, $95. Also comes in a tree ornament size, $18. A great stocking stuffer.