1. Threads, S. Main Street, Wauconda, threadsforall.com, 847.526.2058: This She + Sky Faux Fur Layered Jacket will be your “go-to” coat for the Holiday season! Available in black or cream colors for $50. Shell is made of 60% cotton and 40% polyester; Lining is 100% polyester. Warm and stylish when the weather gets cold! Accessorize with these La Vie Parisienne Earrings made from antique vintage french molds with Swarovski crystal elements (available in a variety of colors). In silver and 18K gold overlay, $52.
2. Lake Zurich Travel, 461 S Rand Rd, lztravel.com, 847.438.5551: Share the Gift of Travel this year! Give your loved ones an experience they will cherish forever. The thrill of “stuff” fades quickly, but the joy that travel provides will inspire memories to last a lifetime! Lake Zurich Travel Gift Certificates available from $100 to $10,000+.
3. Timothy Grant, 155 N. Rand Rd, Lake Zurich, timothygrants.com, 847.726.1556: Elegant diamond filagree bands by designer Venetti in rose, white or yellow gold are the perfect gift. These can be worn as a fashion ring or bridal band, and alone or stacked to create a wider look. $1,200 each.
4. Restoration Fitness, 728 S. Rand Rd., Lake Zurich, restorationfitness.com , 847.847.1837: Give the gift of health with the Six-Week Habit Builder Program; lose weight and inches, increase energy and feel better, integrate healthy eating strategies, and enjoy personalized workouts. Program cost: $397.
5. Epic Float, 305 N. Rand Rd., Lake Zurich, epicfloatinc.com, 847.847.7466: Epic Float packages provide the ultimate in floatation therapy, perfect for anybody needing stress reduction. Removes toxins, and relieves pain & muscle cramps. Ideally suited for helping ease anxiety. From $55 (1 session) to $140 (3 sessions).
6. 18/8, 120 S. Hough St., Barrington, eighteeneight.com/ barrington_il, 224.633.2188: Give the gift of quality grooming. 18|8 offers handcrafted haircuts and a wide range of luxury skin & hair treatments including undeniably classic straight shaves that’ll leave a man feeling like he runs the town. Gift cards available in any amount.
7. Verizon Wireless Zone, 106-C N. Northwest Hwy, Barrington, 847-852-7050: The hot tech gadget for 2017 is wireless charging, a technology now going mainstream. Skip plugging in your phone by simply laying it on a wireless charging pad. Samsung Fast Wireless Charging Pad, $49.99.
8. Epilogue Boutique, 130 Old McHenry Rd., Long Grove, epilogueart.com, 847.383.5912: Lampe Berger Holiday Gift Sets are perfect for giving, and getting! A Lampe Berger from Paris destroys odors, and purifies and perfumes the air in your home in under 20 minutes. Give the gift of healthier indoor air. $84 (as shown).
9. Avalon Salon & Spa, 20530 N Rand Rd # 346, Deer Park, avalondeerpark.com, 847.726.8855: Receive a $20 Aveda Gift good for Aveda makeup, skin and body products after you purchase $100 in Avalon Gift Cards. Offer ends 12/24/17.
10. Luxe Wearhouse, 20771 N Rand Rd B4A, Kildeer, luxewearhouse.com, 847.438.4880: Voluspa Home Ambience Diffuser, the perfect hostess gift with a scent everyone will love ($20); and Cofi Leather Crossbody/Clutch – this gold cross-body convertible clutch will make a statement no matter how you wear it ($120).