As a shopping editor, I see a lot of stuff; therefore, I can tell you from a professional (and personal) standpoint — there is nothing better than a personalized gift.
Speaking for myself, I am very picky (a consequence of the job!), so if something has been customized with my name, initials, birthstone, etc., it automatically falls within the "this is incredible" category. From the viewpoint of my friends and family, the sentiment remains.
Whether a monogrammed accessory, an engraved bottle of perfume, or (my personal favourite) personalized stationery, a custom Christmas gift is an extra thoughtful way to show how much you care.
This incredibly chic 2023 planner is the perfect gift for those who like to stay organized or better yet, people (like me) who will use it as a piece of work-from-home art.
This is, quite possibly, the sweetest gift we have ever seen. The custom trinket dish has earned praise from Etsy shoppers, with one reviewer writing, "I truly can't put into words how beautiful [they were]; I am so blown away."
I don't know a single soul who wouldn't appreciate a little bit of glam this holiday season. And with that said, what's more glamorous than diamonds? If diamonds are out of your budget, you can check out Mejuri's more affordable cursive letter charm (shop here).
With just enough room for your everyday cards and cash, this slim leather card case is available in more than 15 colours and can be made uniquely yours with a monogram debossed into the leather.
A custom engraved YSL Beauty lipstick — could you die? This ultra-luxe lipstick balm has earned more than 1,500 reviews from shoppers who call it "absolutely beautiful."
This all-purpose mat is functional, beautiful, and, most importantly — completely customizable. Choose from over 25 tile colours and find the design that works for you.
Celebrate a special building or home with a custom line drawing from Minted. Simply upload a photo and their team will create a unique drawing for you.
Very few things (in my opinion) are as chic as personalized notecards and stationery. Case in point: this custom pack of 10 notecards from Papier.
This unique custom jewelry travel organizer has earned hundreds of five-star reviews from Etsy shoppers who call it "beautifully made."
A unique luxury experience, fans of Dior fragrances and makeup can add a personal touch to their purchases this season with the brand's custom engraving service.
This dainty letter ring is crafted from 14k solid gold and has been called a "beautiful gift" by Mejuri shoppers.
The ultimate gift this holiday season or, really, any time of the year: this camera bag can be personalized with your initials for just $10 extra.
Personalized stationery is a special way to stay in touch. This set features unique designs printed on luxe paper and a complimentary gift box.
Bring back the art of letter writing with this Monogram Wax Seal Set. The kit includes a monogram-etched wax seal and three wicks of wax for sealing and sending.
This holiday season, give them a gift to remember via these hilarious custom-made face socks.
A unique gift idea: this golf ball personalization kit includes everything you need to mark your golf balls with custom 3-letter monograms.
Say au revoir to boring dinnerware and decor. This monogrammed old-fashioned glass makes for an adorable stocking stuffer this holiday season, and according to shoppers, it's even "more beautiful in real life!"
The weekender bag to end all weekender bags: this personalized travel bag has been called "absolutely stunning" and an "excellent carry-on bag" by reviewers.