The Don’t Worry You Still Have Tons of Time Gift Guide

Here are few ideas to make the holdiday shopping experience easier — when you get around to it
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 It’s not even the middle of December and there are already a lot of “last minute gift guides” floating around, stirring everyone into a needless state of anxiety. Relax, there’s no need to panic. Everyone knows nothing ever gets done well without some time pressure. So, when you get around to it, here are a few suggestions. But, don’t worry, no rush…


Music lover

For the person on your list with a large vinyl collection, give them a way to digitize their collection with the Numark TTUSB turntable with USB audio interface. $179.94 at Stevesmusic.com

Lawyer, self-help 

The Creative Lawyer: A Practical Guide to Authentic Professional Satisfaction is a must-read for any lawyer you know. $25.17 at Amazon.ca

Move over Wayfarer

Make way for the Clubmaster. First launched in 1986, Ray-Ban is re-launching the Clubmaster for 2009 in a variety of new colours. Get a jumpstart by picking up a pair in one of the original colours (black or tortoise) this holiday season. $95 at Shadesdaddy.com

Credit crunched

There’s nothing exciting about the grind of job interviews, except maybe a new Hermes tie! Available at Hermes on Bloor St. in Toronto

The perfect man wallet

It seems every guy is looking for a money clip these days, but not just any clip, it must have slots for cards. Gucci makes a lovely one. $160 at Gucci on Bloor St. in Toronto

Lazy weekends

You’re slowly working through the various box sets of critically acclaimed T.V. shows and you’re getting frightfully close to having to watch live T.V. Hopefully there’s still time to give the gift of The Wire this season. $189.99 at Amazon.ca

Wi-fi boombox 

If the techie in the family already has a mini laptop, here’s another gadget they might like. The Logitech Squeezebox Boom lets you tap into your wireless home internet network and access a wide variety of internet audio services like free online music services, internet radio and podcasts as well as stream music off right off your computer. $389.99 [Ed. note: No longer available] from Tigerdirect.ca


Terry Chan is a Canadian lawyer practicing finance law in London. She writes every Friday on style and fashion, perfectly aware that the next big thing is not looking like a lawyer.