Community December 23, 2010

Gift Guide

Things We Love

Whether you’re looking for that perfect holiday gift or simply something to give as way to show how much you care, the goal of any gift giver is to get that “Wow!” reaction from its recipient. To help, here’s a selection of gifts sure to be high on the “Wow!” factor.


The WEWOOD Company emerged out of Italy as an emblem of eco-luxury and design, committed to the health of our planet.  WEWOOD is the avant-garde approach to sophisticated sustainability. Completely absent of artificial and toxic materials, the WEWOOD Timepiece is as natural as your wrist. When you get your WEWOOD Timepiece, you can feel confident you’re making a difference (with each purchase, WEWOOD plants a tree) and together we help to ensure the health and survival of the natural world.



“Don’t worry about a thing, ’cause every little thing is gonna be alright.”
As with every season, Burton never fails to sprinkle exciting collaborations among its already impressive array of shreds. We’ve seen official collaborations with the Warhol estate, Futura, Ducati, and most recently for 2011, legendary singer and cultural icon Bob Marley. The Marley Whammy board was made possible with a blessing from the Marley Estate and it should give you some good vibes and easy feelings on the mountain for sure mon.



Sun Valley Dog is located in Ketchum, Idaho. All of our products are designed and manufactured here in the USA. We do all of our product testing in the Pioneer, Sawtooth and Boulder mountains to ensure rugged quality. We are design conscious and strive to provide high-quality products that are durable, functional and beautiful. Sun Valley Dog accessories are the perfect complement to an active outdoor lifestyle. Our dogs enjoy freedom here and the playful exuberance they display is infectious. We play hard, we work hard and we are always available to help our customers.
Colors shown above: Buddha and Stripes



The words “cleanse, correct, moisturize and protect” are Nancy Kelly’s skincare mantra. This minimalistic approach to skincare has helped her clients stay on track. Our lives are incredibly busy and it is a sensible choice to keep a skincare program simple, while constantly protecting and allowing the skin to heal itself. Although everyone’s needs are different and some need more products to fine tune problem areas, always reduce it to the basics for beautiful, healthy skin.



Sun Valley Snowflake: Barry Peterson’s signature Sun Valley series remains a favorite amongst Sun Valley residents and visitors. This series includes the original Sun Valley Sun (first designed in 1972 by special request from the owner of the resort) and the new Sun Valley Snowflake. Select from the extensive collection of sizes and diamond options in 18-karat or 14-karat gold or sterling silver.
Pink Tourmaline & Diamond Cross: Make a statement this season with this stunning handmade 3-karat pink tourmaline cross featuring .26-karat diamonds and handmade Turkish filigree using time-honored old world techniques.




From the Johnny Farah collection of belts, handbags and shoes made of entirely hand-stitched, high-quality leathers crafted from premium quality, vegetable-tanned hides that are individually and meticulously handmade in Beruit. Elegant simplicity in a beautiful and timeless design.



Air Terminal Gifts (Your Planet) in the Salt Lake City International Airport, Two’s Company photo frames are techno savvy and made from recycled computer keyboards. Show off your environmental awareness and “re” decorate with eco-friendly goods. Your friends will be “green” with envy.



CHANTECAILLE is the preeminent luxury brand for serious skincare and beautifying cosmetics, known for its uniquely high concentration of natural botanicals. The line stands out for the extensive research and technological innovation invested in each ground-breaking formula. It is also distinguished by the exceptional purity of its ingredients, which are endowed with a potent life force capable of nourishing and revitalizing the skin, the body and the spirit.



From Air Terminal Gifts (Zeta & Company) in the Salt Lake City International Airport, Leatherock belts are handmade in the USA/California. Their unique styles are made from genuine leather and Swarovski crystals.  Leatherock belts have emerged as a leader in the fashion industry. The company was established in 1983 by Laurence & Rahleen Bloch, originally from South Africa. 




Never again cold hands! Thanks to the newly designed heatable gloves by Therm-ic Power Gloves. At first sight, Therm-ic Power Gloves may not look extraordinary. But there’s something very special going on inside… HEAT. Each Therm-ic finger has built-in heating elements. The temperature is regulated with convenient push-button controls on the back of the gloves. Therm-ic Power Gloves feature the great feel and style of the best high-end gloves, but you’re also provided with warmth and comfort for up to 12 hours! And they re-charge overnight.



Update any room with these decorative pillows. Choose from antique illustrations of birds, botanicals, sea life and African animals.



These adorable whimsical woolen robins are ready to nest on a shelf or perch atop a mantle. A fun gift for young and old.





This article appears in the Winter 2011 Issue of Sun Valley Magazine.