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Teen Trend Alert: Seapunk

February 21, 2013    |    By +
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To those readers unaware, I am the Guru for all things “Teen” here at Gifts.com. That means I spend a good portion of my time scouring the web to find the coolest blogs and inspiration for the newest and hippest stuff in youth culture. When I started seeing a variety of ’90s inspired iconography and... Read more »


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Toy Trend: The Katniss-ifcation of Toys!

February 15, 2013    |    By +
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  From the tens of thousands of new toys at the 2013 American International Toy Fair, you start to see some distinct trends. Toys like the upcoming REBELLE line from NERF and the AIR HUNTRESS bow from ZING TOYS are not only tapping into the Hunger Games mania, but the bigger picture idea that... Read more »


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Pantone Color of the Year: Emerald Green

January 24, 2013    |    By +
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Now it’s not just Dorothy, we all are going to the Emerald City in 2013. In case you haven’t heard, emerald green is officially the biggest color of the year according to Pantone. Since 1963, “The PANTONE® name known worldwide as the standard language for color communication from designer to manufacturer to... Read more »


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What’s In? Mason Is In!

January 23, 2013    |    By +
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The Gifts: Aladdin’s Spring 2013 Drinkware Line Up (available in stores April/May) The Scoop: Aladdin recently showcased some of the Spring 2013 products. The “Americana” trend is white hot and these beverage holders are kinda like the “comfort food” of drinkware. Here are two must-haves: The Original Insulated Mason Tumbler has such a retro,... Read more »


21st Century Tea Infusers

January 23, 2013    |    By +
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Few things are more enjoyable to me than sharing a cup of tea with a good friend when it’s cold outside. I fell in love with tea when I studied abroad in England, learned to love it even more when I taught English in China, and still love a simple cup of loose leaf... Read more »


Unbelievable Beauty Ingredients

January 15, 2013    |    By +
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As the beauty editor at Gifts.com, I spend a lot of time checking out the latest trends, fads, and collections to find the best gifts. And, every once in a while, I’m blown away by the ingredients in the hottest beauty products on the market. You are not going to believe what the “secret... Read more »


CES 2013 Trends: A Picture’s Worth…

January 14, 2013    |    By +
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After perusing literally acres of the newest consumer electronics at CES, you start to see clear themes and trends as to where tech is heading. And while the latest 4KTVs and some of the more fun and gimmicky products (hello iPotty!) get a lot of attention, there are some distinct product categories that are... Read more »


CES Trends 2013: Power to the People

January 14, 2013    |    By +
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After perusing literally acres of the newest consumer electronics at CES, you start to see clear themes and trends as to where tech is heading. And while the latest 4KTVs and some of the more fun and gimmicky products (hello iPotty!) get a lot of attention, there are some distinct product categories that are... Read more »


CES Favorites: I Love Luci

January 10, 2013    |    By +
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The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is the world’s largest consumer electronics trade show. With over 150,000 industry attendees on hand to check out over 2500 exhibitors showcasing the latest technology that is ready for your living room, the 1.6 million feet of exhibit space is a gadget fiend’s paradise. Consumer electronics are still... Read more »


CES Favorites: A New Rukus Part II !

January 9, 2013    |    By +
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CES Favorites: A New Rukus Part II !

The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is the world’s largest consumer electronics trade show. With over 150,000 industry attendees on hand to check out over 2500 exhibitors showcasing the latest technology that is ready for your living room, the 1.6 million feet of exhibit space is a gadget fiend’s paradise. Consumer electronics are still... Read more »


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Kathryn D.W.
Kathryn Drury Wagner is the senior manager of content at Gifts.com. She was formerly the executive editor at Honolulu Magazine, and is the author of The Ultimate Guide to Shopping on Oahu. Her career has included staff positions at Country Living Gardener and Power & Motoryacht. Her latest book is "Hawaii's Strangest, Ickiest, Wildest Book Ever!"

Gwen P.
Gwen is the Editorial Curator at Gifts.com. In addition to writing blogs, she creates gift guides, curates the site, and produces content for our social media channels. As a freelance writer, she created blogs on fashion, art, travel, health and lifestyle. A talented jewelry designer, she's also a yogi and a hospital volunteer with her therapy dog, Lilo, a Pomeranian.