Thinking Inside the Box: Part ||

Holiday 2011 gift ideas continue… Missed the first batch? Check Part 1 herreee.

{for: new nesters}1. Simrin Set of Four Place Setting Placemats  2. Jonathan Adler Canister  3. Jonathan Adler Needlepoint Backgammon Game  4. Horchow Deck of Filigree Playing Cards  5. Espressione Squissita Plus Espresso Machine  6. Michael Aram Ocean Coral Wine Coaster & Stopper Set  7. Missoni Home Torta Candle  8. The Perfectly Imperfect Home: How to Decorate and Live Well Coffee Table Book

{for: the philanthropist}

1. Theodora & Callum scarf, $175, bloomingdales.com. 15% of sales benefit the Child Mind Institute, devoted to transforming mental health care for the world’s children.

2. Same Sky wrap bracelets, $30 short, $40 long, samesky.com. Made by Rwandan women who survived the 1994 genocide, 100% of the proceeds are reinvested into the company to buy more materials and employ more women artisans.

3.  French designer-du-jour Isabel Marant has worked with the store to produce this fun top in time for World Aids Day. Printed on Gap’s classic heather-grey T-shirt (which comes in a boyish oversized style) with a cute splodgy pattern, 50 per cent of the profits will go to the Global Fund to help eliminate AIDS in Africa.

4. Camille Zarsky, $1,400, camillezarsky.com. 35% of the proceeds will be donated to raise funds for water wells in Ethiopia.

5. Belvedere vodka, $30, Sherry Lehman NYC, 212-838-7500. 50% of sales goes towards the Global Fund, the world’s leading financier of programs to fight HIV/AIDS in Africa.

6. Tory Burch cases, $75 medium, $55 small, toryburch.com. All profits go towards the Tory Burch Foundation, committed to providing economic opportunities to women and their families in the United States.

7. Designer ornaments, $40, bloomingdales.com. $5 will benefit the Child Mind Institute, devoted to transforming mental health care for the world’s children.

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