What’s not to love about stocking stuffers? They are small, fun, delivered in a giant sock, and are one of the most festive ways to give during the holidays. So instead of filling her stocking with chapstick and socks this year, impress your lady love with these small and thoughtful gifts—ones that will show her you care, all year long.
The Flatirons sunglasses by Native Eyewear (pictured above) are smart, versatile, and are made by a company known for performance eyewear. Help her ditch those cheapo sunglasses for a pair that will last, look good, and have a pretty sweet lifetime warranty. And yes, they share their namesake with a Colorado icon…brownie points! nativeyewear.com
Water bottles are prolific these days, but that doesn’t mean they can’t be improved upon. The S’well bottle can keep beverages cold for 24 hours and hot for 12, all in a pretty little, lightweight package. Beautiful colors and designs make this bottle the sophisticated cousin of the Nalgene. And to top it all off, S’well partners with Unicef, American Forest, and Drink Up to help make our world a more safe and beautiful place and that’s just…swell! swellbottle.com
The Mini Hozuki Lantern by Snow Peak provides the perfect amount of mood lighting, wherever adventure takes you. The magnetic clasp is surprisingly strong, the glow is warm and soft and the clever design is slick, easy to use, and even a little playful. Whether you are looking for a latern, flashlight, or reading lamp, this tiny light does it all. snowpeak.com
The Osprey Ultra Light Stuff Pack is a must have for the lady who loves to travel and loves to shop. This backpack stuffs into a tiny little ball, making it an easy additional to any suitcase. It’s made of ripstop nylon, is comfortable to wear, and comes in four colorways. So when it’s time to pack up and come home, this pack is the perfect way to transport her travel treasures. osprey.com
Give her a daily reminder of your love with one of United By Blue’s brass or copper key chains. The inscriptions are charming, not cheesy, and they are sturdy enough to get her through almost any adventure. unitedbyblue.com
Give her the toastiest of treats with Airblaster’s ninja suit. This jumpsuit is the perfect gift for the girl who is always cold. Cover her in 100% merino wool without sacrificing comfort or ease of use. The 350 degree waist zipper is its best feature, making middle of the night bathroom runs a breeze. myairblaster.com
If an experience is what you are after, splurge on a staycation at Boulder’s own A-lodge to give her an adventure in your own back yard. Whether you want to bike, hike, climb, or ski, this quaint, yet rustic lodge is the basecamp for a whole slew of rocky mountain adventures and is the perfect setting for a local getaway. a-lodge.com