A personalized necklace bearing tiny heartfelt treasures: Loquet London 18-karat gold and crystal lockets (from $2,583) display a customized selection of charms (from $138) and birthstones (from $35) at Broken English in Santa Monica, (310) 458-2724, Broken English Jewelry and Maxfield in West Hollywood, (310) 274-8800.
Alexis Bittar Fine Jewelry
Add these dazzlers to her jewelry box. Alexis Bittar Silver Gaze Cascade earrings, $1,295 at the Alexis Bittar boutiques in Venice, (310) 452-6901, and West Hollywood, (323) 951-9803.
Albeit the onslaught of high-tech gadgets with built-in timekeepers, nothing beats the old-school cool factor of a collectible vintage Rolex, such as this rare now-discontinued "Paul Newman" Daytona 6239, issued in 1966 and famously worn by the actor; $145,000 at Bob's Watches in Huntington Beach, (800) 494-3708 or Bob's Watches.
New from celebrity dermatologist Dr. Harold Lancer, the Lancer Skincare Travel Essentials bag with zippered pouches includes travel-sized bottles of Eye Contour Lifting Cream and The Method: Polish, Cleanse and Nourish skin care system for face and body, $195 at Neiman Marcus in Beverly Hills, (310) 550-5900.
FOR THE RECORD:
Dec. 22, 3:45 p.m.: An earlier version of this article incorrectly gave Dr. Harold Lancer’s first name as Howard.
Strange Invisible Perfumes
A perfume made to match her star sign eliminates the guesswork: Strange Invisible Perfumes 12 Perfumes of the Zodiac, $125 each at Strange Invisible Perfumes' boutique in Venice, (310) 314-1505 and Siper Fumes.
Holiday gift sets inspired by historic craft guilds; among them is Aesop's A Certain Radiance set of hand and body cleansers and balms, scented with essential oils, $110 at Aesop Downtown LA in Los Angeles, (213) 265-7487, Aesop Abbot Kinney in Venice, (424) 272-9882 and Aesop.
Karen Walker Eyewear
Golden girls and guys abound in Hollywood, where an extra pair of haute sunglasses always comes in handy; Karen Walker Eyewear's limited-edition gold metal Super Duper Strength sunglasses with mirrored lenses, part of the 10-year-anniversary Celebrate collection, $350 at Barneys New York in Beverly Hills, (310) 276-4400 and Karen Walker.
A little something for aspiring screen legends: Crewcuts' girls Lights, Camera, Sparkle Sweatshirt, $58.50 at Crewcuts by J. Crew at The Grove, (323) 939-1070 and J. Crew.
Ahhhhh, the plush extravagance of a Loro Piana mink and baby cashmere Hayley vest is just the gift for the girl who has everything; price upon request at Loro Piana in Beverly Hills, (310) 860-0765 and Loro Piana.
Urban adventurers will appreciate the function and style of these Generic Surplus Mojave tweed and nubuck suede lug-sole boots, $145 at Generic Surplus (Use promotion code "Lastminute" at checkout for free overnight shipping through Dec. 23).
Upgrade his carry-on with this Mark Cross travel dopp kit in pebble calf leather, $795 at Barneys New York in Beverly Hills, (310) 276-4400, and Mark Cross 1845.
Prep her for 2015 with some fine bubbly in this cheerful Tory Burch Embossed-T leather wine tote that fits two bottles (bonus: the luggage tag hides a bottle opener), $125 at Tory Burch in Beverly Hills, (310) 274-2394 and Tory Burch.
Help them move easily from office to off-time with this Gucci bamboo-handle leather tote that folds over to convert into a clutch, $3,500 at Gucci in Beverly Hills, (310) 278-3451 and Gucci.
Make her smile with Anya Hindmarch's large leather Zip-Around Wallet, which boasts whimsical, eye-catching graphics, $525 at Anya Hindmarch in Beverly Grove, (310) 271-9707 or a Anya Hindmarch.
Luxurious scent innovations: Hermès new Le Parfum De La Maison collection includes a perfumed ceramic pebble ($245), perfumed paper origami horse ($100 for four), and candles in three sizes ($185-$450); all in five fragrances at Hermès boutiques in Beverly Hills, (310) 278-6440, South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa, (714) 437-1725, and Hermès.
More than just a darling decorative object, Shinola's handcrafted leather Piggy Bank, inspired by a vintage find, is a reminder to move beyond instant gratification in 2015; $190 at Shinola Store in Silver Lake, (323) 473-5250.
The Elder Statesman
Camping gets glam and glammer with the Elder Statesman's luxurious suede and quilted cashmere sleeping bag with cashmere lining, $6,935 at the Elder Statesman in West Hollywood, (424) 288-4221 and The Elder Statesman.
Santa Maria Novella
Make sitting around the fireplace even more memorable with Santa Maria Novella's Fireplace Starter Potpourri, softly scented of herbs and flowers, $55 for box of four combustion candles at Santa Maria Novella in West Hollywood, (323) 651-3754 and Santa Maria Novella.
Maison Martin Margiela
Let them project the dreamy scenes of their imaginations into this Maison Martin Margiela Oversize Souvenir Snowball globe filed with water and red glitter (8.6 inches wide by 6.4 inches high), $195 at Maison Martin Margiela in Beverly Hills, (310) 284-8093, and Maison Martin Margiela.
The "Celebrity Pets" book by Edward Quinn, published by teNeues, features 1950s and 1960s photographs of movie stars and their furry friends on the French Riviera, $75 at Arcana: Books on the Arts in Culver City, (310) 458-1499 and Teneues.