Presents Of Mind: Talking Holiday Gifts With Writer Landon Peoples
Posted on Nov 8, 2018
The holidays are all about getting together with friends—so we tapped
a few of ours to share their favorite gifting tips. Like
Landon Peoples, a fashion writer for Refinery29 and a self-confessed last-minute shopper.
He shared what he’s most excited for this season, the kinds of presents he
likes best and more—plus, he picked out a few pieces he recommends
from our gift guide.
Hi, Landon! Tell us a little bit about what you do. Hello! I’m the Fashion Features Writer at Refinery29. I write the
pieces that take a little longer to read than your average news article, so
the kinds of stories you’d find in the back half of a magazine. My beat
consists of profiles on designers, celebrities, models, photographers, etc.
What are you most looking forward to this holiday season? Seeing New York at its most beautiful! There’s nothing like this city
during the holidays.
Do you have a shopping strategy? I’m a last-minute
kind of shopper, but I always make it work. My favorite kinds of gifts are
the ones that require the most thought—and that doesn’t have to mean
shopping for material things or spending a ton of money.
Any suggestions for that friend who has everything? Something that neither of us own! Or if that’s too tricky, I’d say an
experience, like a day of rock climbing or painting and drinking.
Beauty products are
always great options too—people like to use them, so I know I’ll get
my money’s worth and they’ll get the value.
What’s the most memorable gift you’ve ever received? A
card. There is nothing more sentimental, at least for a writer, than a
Speaking of sentimental, Landon picked the presents he was feeling the
most from our gift guide. Shop ’em below.