The coziest gifts to give this holiday season

Lisa Boone, Los Angeles Times on

Published in Entertaining

$195 | jennikayne.com

Unified People unisex Figueroa hoodie

Made in Los Angeles from soft organic cotton, the Figueroa hoodie features a stylish straight pocket and is screen-printed with the Unified People's circle logo. The premium hoodie has a cozy, relaxed fit and exaggerated long sleeves for enhanced comfort and style. Available in sizes S to XXL.

$180 | unifiedpeople.com

Block Shop x Fireclay tile coaster set

The imaginative collaboration between Block Shop Textiles and Fireclay Tile is inspired by four women artists — Georgia O'Keeffe, Mavis Pusey, Alma Siedhoff-Buscher and Bridget Riley. Drawing lessons from the brands' aesthetic, the four-tile collections offer limitless layout options to create one-of-a-kind compositions. Available in two- and four-pack sets.

$35-$70 | fireclaytile.com

Calhoun & Co. zodiac sign tapestry blankets

What's your sign? Look to the zodiac sign tapestry blanket illustrated by Calhoun & Co. founder Kerry Stokes. The Brooklyn, N.Y.-based designer's inspiration comes from "community, friendly faces, interesting places and spending Saturday morning cozied up with a cup of coffee and our dog." Measures 50 by 68 inches, not including fringe.

$108 | calhounandconyc.com

Humble ceramics Free Spirit Cazuela

Home cooks will appreciate these earthy, modern cazuelas from Humble Ceramics, the line by Los Angeles artist Delphine Lippens. The pieces are designed to be used in a multitude of ways, such as a serving dish, a deep plate and a trinket bowl/catch-all. This is also an ideal container for ikebana arrangements. The possibilities are plentiful.

$110 | humbleceramics.com

From, Mila double velvet blankets

Stay warm and cozy in these double-layered, reversible velvet blankets from Orange County-based From, Mila. They are hand-block printed by artists in Jaipur, India. For the devoted nester in your life, the blankets can serve as an accent on the bed or draped on the couch for easy grabbing while watching the holiday episode of "The Great British Baking Show."

$300 | frommila.com

Parks Project Yosemite pine candle

There is something so soothing about the smell of pine during the holiday season. Why not give a gift that smells like the holidays — lodgepole pine, granite, meadow dew and fresh chopped wood to be exact — and supports our national parks? Purchases of the Parks Project Yosemite Lodgepole Pine soy and coconut blend candle help fund the maintenance of the 800 miles of trails in Yosemite. It includes a gift label, so no wrapping is required.

$36 | parksproject.us

Gregory Parkinson ikat and block-printed napkins

Dress up your table with these distinctive hand-loomed ikat double-sided napkins by Gregory Parkinson. Ikat on one side, hand-block print on the other, the napkins are 100% cotton and come in a variety of patterns — perfect for holiday meals. Sold as a set of six.

$220 | kneelandco.com

Garza Marfa hand-spun, hand-woven cloths

Inspired by vintage Bolivian frazadas, Garza Marfa's Khadi desert blankets are so striking, you may be tempted to wear them as a wrap. Made of wool and cotton yarn hand-spun in India, the lightweight blankets promise to keep you warm in the winter and cool in the summer.

$200 | garzamarfa.com


Sock Candy maximalist socks by L.A. designer Mary Yashan Gui

Sock Candy's line of cotton socks offers bold prints for the maximalist who wants to make a statement while mercerized cotton keeps things super soft and cozy. From bold, oversize pomegranates, figs and grapes juxtaposed with zebra stripes to butterflies and flowers, Sock Candy keeps things fun. Every order comes in a custom mailer box with the company's signature colors, pink tissue paper, a thank-you card, and, of course, candy.

$18 | sockcandy.com

K-apostrophe throw pillow

K'era Morgan, founder of K-apostrophe, transforms her multimedia artwork into colorful throw pillows and other home textiles. Her pillows measure 17 by 17 inches and are a bold gift for the person who wants to support Black-owned businesses.

$128 | k-apostrophe.com

Fort Standard geometric brass bottle opener

For the beer or soda drinker in your life, Brooklyn, N.Y.,-based Fort Standard has designed a graphic, lightweight solid brass bottle opener as handsome as it is functional. For a special touch, add custom stamping for $10.

$44 | fsobjects.com

Brooklinen silk pillowcases

It doesn't get more indulgent than sleeping on silk pillows, especially when they get softer with washing. According to Brooklinen, sleeping on its luxurious Mulberry Silk "protects skin and hair from friction damage." Who can argue with that? Add a silk eye mask ($29) and call it a night.

$59-$69 | brooklinen.com

Élan Byrd lumbar pillow

The Canyon lumbar pillow by Miami-based artist and textile designer Élan Byrd offers relief for the lower back without sacrificing beauty and thoughtful design. Available in olive and terra cotta raw silk.

$98 | luluandgeorgia.com

Petra de luna tribal blankets

Designed by Petra de Luna and hand-loomed in Mexico from recycled cotton, polyester and acrylic materials from the garment industry there, the Chinanteco blanket is designed for the free spirit in your life — use it as a beach blanket, on camping trips, picnics and other adventures. Measures approximately 55 by 70 inches.

$84 | greenwood-shop.com

Heymat indoor-outdoor doormat

Recycled plastic rugs might be good for the environment, but they can be tough on the feet. Norwegian brand Heymat's indoor-outdoor doormats, however, are soft underfoot and easy on the eyes. They are also washable, durable, and designed to absorb dirt and moisture. The company's aim was to make a doormat that you would be happy to come home to — which is reflected in its name, a play on the Norwegian expression "heimat" or "to return home." Available in three sizes and a selection of patterns and materials.

$150-$340 | heymat.com


(Marques Harper contributed to this gift guide list.)