Gift Guide: Our Editors’ picks for the 2023 holiday season

See what Editors David and Robin are shopping this year.

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Happy December. We thought we’d ring in the most festive month of the year appropriately — with holiday gift guides featuring our editors’ top present picks.

Scroll to shop, get inspired, and maybe even snag a locally made gift or two, courtesy of David’s and Robin’s exquisite taste.

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Blanchard’s “Basecamp,” $13.80+ | “Let me level with you — this newsletter wouldn’t happen every day if I didn’t have access to an almost frightening amount of coffee. Luckily, Richmond is for coffee lovers, and Blanchard’s happens to have something for everyone.”

RICtoday Mug, $22 | “If you’re drinking Richmond coffee then it seems only obvious you should be drinking it from a Richmond mug. Refill, anyone?”

RICtoday Beanie, $44 | “Now that colder weather is here, show someone special that you care with a RICtoday beanie.”

Richmond Flying Squirrels Keyboard, $84.99 | “Posters are a thing of the past. Show your office your Squirrels pride with a Nutzy keyboard.”

Drink Like a Local Long-Sleeve Tee, $32+ | “A shirt like this is perfect for the beer-loving Richmonder in your life.”

Richmond Monopoly, $44.99 | “Don’t pass up your opportunity to own Maymont, Belle Isle, and the whole James River — the brand new Richmond Monopoly is perfect for any board game loving local.”

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Blanchard’s “Black Dog,” $14.90+ | “Since coffee is a non-negotiable in the morning for me, I love to stock up on local blends.”

Richmond Skyline Cocktail Glasses, $39.99 | “Okay classy — this pair of glasses would be perfect to cheers to the new year.”

Richmond Print, $20+ | “I feel like this cute print is a perfect pick for a friend or coworker.”

Richmond Flying Squirrels Bluetooth Speaker, $69.99 | “If I’m going out on the town, I’m taking Nutzy with me. Siri, play ‘Hail to the Flying Squirrels.’”

Joe’s Inn Print, $55+ | “The only danger with giving or gifting this print would be the continuous call of Spaghetti a la Joe.”

Charlottesville Cottage Vrbo stay, $211 per night | “Treating a group of friends to a mountain escape would be perfect — especially if we can hit up vineyards, the downtown mall, and a basketball game at JPJ.”

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Think we’d let the fun stop there? Shop even more editors’ picks, featuring the gifts our National Content team has their eyes on this month.

Brianna: “I’ve recently ditched the purse for a fanny pack to go totally hands-free while walking around town, which is why I’m eyeing these colorful fanny packs from Burlaep. (Pair it with this cute embroidered baseball cap and you’ve got a perfect city ‘fit.)”

Dayten: “We just moved, and I still have to build my reading nook: Methodical’s Ethiopian blend (which I’ve tried, and loved) and some elegant, renter-friendly decor.”

Emily: “I love waking up with a warm cup of chai tea in the morning — especially when it’s in a cute squirrel mug.”

Jessa: “Everyone loves a big fancy candle. Plus, get some decorative matches to... match.”

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