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by elle eichinger | December 21, 2012 | Lifestyle
For your dad: Complement (and compliment) dad’s ability to grill the perfect steak with the perfect steak knives. This set has Chicago Cut Steakhouse engraved in the straight blade and CCS stamped into the handle. Available in-store or by calling only.
Set of 4 steak knives, Chicago Cut Steakhouse ($100). 300 N. LaSalle St., 312-329-1800
For your hostess: Whether it’s family or friends that you find yourself bunking up with over the holidays, they’ll love a pillow they can sink right into—especially one that gives them a compliment.
Hello Beautiful Pillow, Rebecca Puig ($129). Museum of Contemporary Art Store, 220 E. Chicago Ave., 312-397-4000
For your mom: The challenge is finding something as special as mom herself, so go big with a one-of-a-kind string of pearls.
Multicolor South Sea Cultured Pearls, Silver Parkes ($5,350). 5 S. Wabash Ave., Ste. 818, 312-750-1775
For your neighbor: Add a little sparkle to the holiday season with a shining sterling silver ornament for the tree or window. Available in-store only.
Snowflake ornament, Tiffany & Co. ($175). 730 N. Michigan Ave., 312-944-7500
For your friends: It truly is the ultimate goal to not only fight Chicago’s cold weather, but to look good doing it. Outfit your guy pal in a cool necktie scarf, or give your girlfriend a (warm and fuzzy) hand looking stylish.
Cashmere Neckties Men’s Scarf, Franco Ferrari ($439). Elements Chicago, 741 N. Wells St., 312-642-6574
Shearling Mittens, MM6 ($365). Cityblue Apparel & Denim, 1444 N. Wells St., 312-664-2222
For your niece/nephew: The perfect plush toy is incredibly soft, easy to hang on to, and still looks elegant on the nursery room shelf.
Solid Giraffe (in Blue Bensurdatu or Pink Rosanella), La Stupenderia ($135). Odile, 710 N. Wabash, 312-255-0800
For your boss: Forget the fruitcake this year and opt for one of the sumptuous cheesecakes from Eli’s Cheesecake. The Wildflower Honey Cheesecake is made with Wisconsin ricotta and a raw wildflower honey produced by students at the Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences.
Wildflower Honey Cheesecake, Eli's Cheesecake ($36). 6701 Forest Preserve Dr., 773-736-3417
We’ve selected the perfect gifts for everyone in your life.