Reaching for the top of the Christmas tree!

The intrepid Ladue News editorial elves want to ease your holiday burden by lessening the fatiguing footwork of shopping – turning something potentially naughty into something a lot nicer. So whether you’re sleighing areawide for a gift for mom, dad or that niece who’s rad, we hope this guide makes you glad. Simply check your list – better yet, check it twice, just to be in line with you-know-who – and rest assured that The List will aid you in checking everyone off at least once or twice!

For the Gals

By Katie Yeadon | Local shop photos by Sarah Conroy

Treat the most important woman in your life to something beautiful this holiday. Stay on-trend and think bright pink and red when shopping for glam gifts like those that follow.

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Heurueh vest, $420, Neiman Marcus (neimanmarcus.com)

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Bed Head pajama set, $140, MG Women (misterguywomens.com)

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Echo gift set, $40 (hat), $60 (scarf), $40 (mittens), MG Women

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Saint Laurent bag, $1,690, Neiman Marcus

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Chanel sneakers, $950, Saks Fifth Avenue (saksfifthavenue.com)

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Sachin & Babi earrings, $135, Neiman Marcus

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Madewell slippers, $39.50, (madewell.com)

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Line & Dot sweater, $94, Paisley Boutique (shoppaisley.com)


For the Gents

By Katie Yeadon | Local shop photos by Sarah Conroy

Show the man in your life how much you care, with gifts just as dapper as he is. Tones of blue make a great palette for the discerning gentlemen on your list, and these fashionable picks will up his style game tenfold.

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Peter Millar jacket, $189, Woody’s Mens Shop (woodyseclub.com)

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Uri Minkoff toiletry kit, $87.50, Saks Fifth Avenue

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Saks Fifth Avenue scarf, $148, Saks Fifth Avenue (saksfifthavenue.com)

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Pocket square, $80, Neiman Marcus

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Belt, $175, Mister Guy Men’s

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Secrid wallet, $89.95 (wallet), $15.95 (wallet belt), Mister Guy Men’s

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Shwood sunglasses, $149, Mister Guy Men’s (misterguymens.com)

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Castaway Nantucket shirts, $135 each, Woody’s Mens Shop

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Tie, $195, Neiman Marcus (neimanmarcus.com)

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Swims loafers, $159, Saks Fifth Avenue


For the Trendy Teen

By Katie Yeadon | Photos by Sarah Conroy

Earn the coveted “cool” title from the hippest member of the fam this season. Your teen will be shining brightly with these colorful gifts.

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Chaser pajamas, $44 (top), $40 (pants), Saks Fifth Avenue

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Paper Wings skirt, $59, City Sprouts

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Sam. puffer jacket, $550, Saks Fifth Avenue (saksfifthavenue.com)

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Bracelet stack, $25, Ivy Hill (ivyhillboutique.com)

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Watchitude watch, $22, City Sprouts (citysprouts.com)

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Bally sneakers, $575, Neiman Marcus (neimanmarcus.com)

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Lucky Little charms, $15, Ivy Hill


For the Littles

By Katie Yeadon | Local shop photos by Sarah Conroy

Classically festive pieces will make the holidays merry and bright for your favorite kiddos. Stuff their stockings with apparel that keeps them warm – and keeps their spirits jolly – all season long.

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Dress, $125, The Woman’s Exchange of St. Louis (woexstl.org)

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Sweaters, $50 (red), $58 (white), Neiman Marcus

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PJ Salvage pajamas, $40, Neiman Marcus (neimanmarcus.com)

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T-shirt, $38, City Sprouts (citysprouts.com)

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Dress, $65, City Sprouts

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Sweatpants, $48, City Sprouts

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Native shoes, $45, City Sprouts