Ridiculous yet awesome
Searching for that perfect gift for the most important person in the world — your cat? Looking for a wee something your maudlin uncle will actually appreciate? We’ve rounded up the most absurd-yet-wonderful presents for everyone on your list.
A) LITERALLY A CAN
Looking for a gift that has ‘completely bonkers’ writ across it? This sterling silver can is it. You could even keep it for yourself and swap in the real thing. They’ll never know.
TIFFANY & CO., $2,050
B) PEA POD PILL CASE
Does the sight of too many pills for all those pesky ailments send you into a tizzy? Pop those suckers into this adorable case and be transported back to the playground!
C) ALARMING CAT TOY
Is your beloved feline with fancy tastes the main (slash only) person on your list? Sound the alarms and pick kitty up this fire truck playhouse because … yes.
D) OPERATIC DISH SCRUBBER
This soapy opera singer is meant for that human who knows every line to the Marriage of Figaro but simply can’t keep a clean kitchen. Problem? Solved.
E) FONT PERFUME
For the literati, there’s nothing like the crisp scent of a classic typeface. Helvetica the Perfume will act as a sans serif beacon for the like-minded.
I HAVE A CRUSH ON YOU, $40
F) TRUDEAU T-SHIRT
Need a gift to convince that American friend of our country’s glory? Hand over this dreamboat Justin T-shirt and your work is done.
BLUE BANANA, $33.99
G) COUNTERCULTURE PINS
The holidays are all always tinged with despair. Get that maudlin uncle his gloomy icons for his lapel: David Lynch, Jim Jarmusch and Nick Cave.
THE BEAU & BAUBLE, $10 EACH
H) FOODIE PIZZA CUTTER
Got a friend who fancies himself a cultured foodie but really he just eats ’za? This elegant fixie pizza cutter is a foolproof present.