The holidays are hard. With so much family time, festive decor, and the general exhaust of the giving spirit, who’s looking out for numero uno? Fear not, neglected celebrators, we’ve got your back with our annual list: the 2015 Holiday Gift Guide for Yourself. Reward your depleted life with goodies from wrist candy to denim that you won’t want to take off, and—if you’re feeling extra nice—present suggestions for your brother, neighbor, or any other deserving men in your life. Check back next week for some ideas for the rest of the crew.
Goodbye Etsy and regional tchotchke boutiques, this tiny, teal cube is your own personal shot at playing god. Don’t mess up, but also do, that’s part of the fun.
Image: Suzanne Felsen.
Two is better than one, and this double-banded, ebony meets ivory wrist friend bears polished sterling silver beads and coolly contrasting onyx balls.
$410, available at select Barneys New York stores and Barneys.com.
Image: Distributed Art Publishers.
Turn right back around: the iconic German filmmaker returns to the sleepy west in an expanded documentary look at the poetic desolation that inspired “Paris, Texas.”
Image: Andrew Zuckerman.
Echoing the actual size of the chimp featured, photographer Andrew Zuckerman looks to eradicate the boundary of observation, bringing nature closer to you and yours.
Image: Bottega Veneta.
Eyeing that Bottega Veneta luxury of ease, these easy-on sneakers feature the fashion house’s famed woven motif and a soft contrast clean sole.