Christmas Gift Ideas
In Need of Christmas Gift Ideas in Lafayette, Louisiana?
Caroline & Company Has You Covered With Unique Gifts
With the holidays just around the corner, now’s the perfect time to start Christmas shopping to avoid the long retail lines or delayed shipping times. If you’re stumped for Christmas gift ideas, Lafayette, Louisiana’s very own Caroline & Company has you covered with some professional suggestions. Whether you’re shopping for Christmas gifts for your mom, dad, wife, husband, or kids, we’re proud to be your one-stop-shop for unique, memorable gifts that come from the heart this holiday season. Feel free to begin browsing our vast collections online or in-person today, and be sure to take advantage of our beautiful, complimentary gift wrapping, so they know their gift came from our renowned gift store!
The Best Christmas Gifts for Men (Dads, Husbands, Sons, Etc.)
If you’re looking for the best Christmas gifts for men, you’ve come to the right place. We carry everything from shower caddies, beer soaps, and bourbon colognes to pocket tools, whiskey tasting glasses, and everything he needs to be a grill master. If you’re not sure where to start, check out our #1 Best-Selling Gifts or give the gift of a Caroline & Company gift card to guarantee his satisfaction this holiday season. Check out these popular Christmas gift ideas for the special men and boys in your life:
Cookware and Grilling Equipment
Does your husband or dad love to cook and entertain? Louisiana is the king of flavorful Cajun and Creole cuisine. From cutting boards to crab cutters, oyster knives, gumbo bowls and spoons, fish spatulas, all-purpose seasoning, and Cajun cookbooks, we carry an extensive selection of cookware and grilling supplies. Consider some of these best-selling cookware Christmas gifts for Dad or your husband today:
- The New Orleans Cocktail Book brings the elegant mixology of The Big Easy to life right inside your living room, with some of Bourbon Street’s finest absinthe-filled cocktails and more.
- Another of our best-sellers is The Oyster Bed – Le Petite, with six individual cooking wells, and The Oyster Bed – Le Grande, which features 12 individual cooking wells plus a reservoir to gather juices and help store garnishes and condiments after cooking.
- Maybe Dad prefers a nice juicy steak over seafood. You can’t go wrong with The Steak Bed, our reimagined sizzler plate that absorbs and retains heat while your meat rests, making it ideal for grilling steaks, shrimp, vegetables, oysters, and more!
Custom Plaques of Popular Louisiana Landmarks
Customized plaques and ornaments make a wonderful Christmas gift for Dad or your brother. Encourage a fond stroll down memory lane with several popular Louisiana destinations and landmarks, including:
- Ceramic Ornament of the Cathedral of St. John Church
- Louisiana Plaques – Acadiana High School
- Louisiana Plaques – Baton Rouge High School
- Louisiana Plaques – Café du Monde
- Louisiana Plaques – City Park Carousel New Orleans
- Louisiana Plaques – Federal Courthouse
- Louisiana Plaques – LSU Bell Tower
- Louisiana Plaques – LSU Tiger Stadium
- Louisiana Plaques – Superdome
Louisiana Lagniappe (Unexpected Gifts From the Heart)
Are you familiar with the expression “lagniappe?” It means something given as a bonus or extra gift. Caroline & Company carries many unexpected gift options for your loved ones, including:
- Geaux Cajuns! Show your support for the Ragin’ Cajuns with this gorgeous pillow.
- Spice up the kitchen with Tabasco Pot Holders, featuring a silicone layer to help secure hot pans, bowls, or utensils while you’re holding them. Or consider a Tabasco Bottle Koozie to keep your favorite guy’s beverages cold.
- Add character to any home with an affordable Acadiana Flag Trinket Dish.
Personalized Gifts for Him
Personalized gifts mean so much more than anything you could find mass-produced in the big-box stores. Consider these options for your husband, uncle, brother-in-law, or other significant man:
- Passport covers can be customized with monogrammed initials and colors to hold his driver’s license, passport, credit cards, and other vital documents. Allow 4-6 weeks for processing.
- Whether your man has a MacBook Pro or MacBook Air, consider one of our customized Jon Hart 13” Computer Cases to keep his favorite electronics safe.
- Personalized Stemless Wine Glasses with monogrammed initials make a thoughtful gift. They’re dishwasher-safe and add a touch of class to any holiday gift or gathering.
- If you’re celebrating a father-to-be this holiday season, the Dad Beer Announcement Box is an adorable way to do it!
Cute Children’s Clothing and Gifts
Not sure what to get the finicky kids in your life? We recommend the following Christmas gifts for kids:
- What child doesn’t love dinosaurs? Our Steam-Breathing T-Rex breathes kid-safe steam and operates using a hand-held remote control that makes him stomp, roar, and so much more!
- Pass down the tradition of Louisiana cooking at its finest with our adorable Kids’ Crawfish Boil Set, which includes a pot, strainer, wooden paddle, seasoning, and a plastic crawfish, corn, and potatoes. Your little ones will love practicing the art of cooking at home or holiday parties.
- Our Golf Pool Game is fun for the entire family! You play it like billiards, but you also putt like golf, so your family can create your own one-of-a-kind game for the ages.
- Ensure your Christmas gift packs a powerful punch this season. Our Sharks Duffel Bag with a unique camo print is perfect for sports practice or overnights, with adjustable shoulder straps, double handles, and handy pockets on the inside and outside for storage. Boys and girls of all ages will love this bag!
The Best Christmas Gifts for Women (Moms, Wives, Daughters)
Are you finding it difficult to come up with the perfect Christmas gifts for the women in your life? Caroline & Company carries everything from candles to Vera Bradley bags, jewelry, luxury bathrobes, pajama sets, drinkware, wall art, and Christmas knickknacks no hostess with the mostest will want to be without during the holidays. Our gift-giving experts recommend these Christmas gifts for women:
Relaxing Bath & Spa Products
Many women enjoy receiving bath and spa products to help them relax and unwind after a hectic workday. From soaps and lotions to bath salts, sleep masks, and perfumes, consider the following:
- Her skin and hair will remain hydrated and friction-free with our popular Satin Pillowcase & Satin Eye Mask Set. The eye mask blocks light to promote a better, deeper sleep, while the satin pillowcase prevents bedhead and hair breakage.
- Ensure your wife’s hands remain silky soft with our luxurious Hand Cream Gift Set, featuring hand creams created with shea butter and other natural ingredients.
- Does your mother or wife love floral smells? Our Thymes – Goldleaf Gardenia Set features products with amazing rose, jasmine, amber, patchouli, and praline aromas.
Jewelry (Earrings, Necklaces, Bracelets, Rings, Etc.)
No shopping list with Christmas gifts for your wife should be considered complete without at least one piece of dazzling jewelry to express your love. Consider the following from Caroline & Company:
- You can feel good about purchasing our Benedictine Blessing Bracelet – Blessing for a Cure because it raises money for breast cancer research. This lovely pink-and-white adjustable bracelet features medals hand-cast in a sacred site in Italy.
- If you’re shopping for a remarkable young woman in your life, consider these BuDhaGirl All Weather Bangles. They’re weightless, soundless, waterproof, and TSA-proof. Each set comes with an exclusive Lotus prayer bead in yellow gold, white gold, and rose gold.
- No woman would turn down a Personalized Gold Pendant Necklace with initial charms. Each necklace comes with one personalized pendant, but we also sell additional pendants.
Scents impact the senses, evoking feelings of relaxation, cohesion, or comfort. Caroline & Company carries some of the best home fragrance brands, including Tyler Candles, Bridgewater Candle Company, Greenleaf, Bourbon Royalty, Orleans, Nouvelle, and Voluspa. Consider these best-selling Christmas gifts:
- The Afternoon Retreat Petite Reed Diffuser accents the air with teak, sandalwood, and amber and a light breeze of fresh bergamot and lime.
- Circle E Candles’ Hawaiian Pineapple Candle will transport her to the tropical beaches of Hawaii with the tangy aroma of pineapples and other exotic fruits.
- This Frasier Fir Small Luminary Candle features a fresh outdoor fragrance and an elegant pine needle design. She’ll enjoy burning this candle for approximately 60 hours.
Apparel & Accessories
Fashion apparel and accessories are always chic Christmas gifts. From purses, wallets, and luggage sets to sunglasses, reading glasses, headscarves, watches, and gloves, the possibilities are endless. Consider these best-sellers from Caroline & Company:
- Keep your wine bottles or soda cans cold while you’re hiking or enjoying the latest summer music festival with our Corkcicle Cooler. Made of reinforced vegan leather, this cozy cooler has padded, adjustable backpack straps and a rear accessory pocket.
- These exclusive tote bag from Laura Park Designs will make your sweetie look pretty in pink! Made of premium neoprene fabric, it’s exceptionally durable and lightweight with magnetic snaps on the sides and center for a streamlined, compact look.
- No woman can resist the Barefoot Dreams CozyChic Women’s Barefoot in The Wild Robe. It’s designed with a shorter length and minimized collar, making it ideal for lounging around the house. Mom or Grandma will also want to pair it with complementary slippers and socks.
Personalized Gifts for Her
At Caroline & Company, we believe personalized gifts are among the most meaningful. We can customize almost anything for the special women in your life, including the following best-sellers:
- The Jon Hart Southtown duffel bag includes rolled leather handles, adjustable shoulder straps, zippered exterior pockets, and more. It can be customized with her initials, making it the most stylish carry-on bag ever, and it even comes with a removable hook for easy storage.
- This Personalized Gold Cuff Bracelet is handcrafted by a local jewelry designer (Sacred Art Jewelry) and can be customized with your lady’s monogrammed initials.
- Customized pillows with your family’s names make a thoughtful Christmas gift. Measuring approximately 17” x 13”, these pillows make a wonderful addition to any home décor.