Christmas to Valentine’s Day is all about pampering yourself and your loved ones with luxury all winter. In this year’s guide, you will find many thoughtful and truly unique ideas that will help you create the most memorable gift-giving season ever.
A unique way to spa
A Seva Signature Experience at Seva Body-Mind-Soul helps you relax in another place in time with a customized ninety-minute therapeutic massage including Rose Quartz hot stones from Reiki Master and LMT Mina Familar-Ragsdale. Accompanying this most soothing restoration of the body, mind and soul, Familar-Ragsdale will create a beneficial crystal grid just for you as she plays singing bowls and tuning forks for sound therapy. To give this experience to someone you love, visit SevaBodyMindSoul.com and purchase a gift card.
Keep it cozy with candles and more
Oyster Candle Company touts boutique-style gifts like hand-painted oyster wine glasses, locally made throw pillows, tea towels and Christmas ornaments. They also have hosts of hand-poured candles using oyster shells from Shem Creek Offering beautiful gifts and stocking stuffers for everyone all the ladies on your list, this cute Mount Pleasant shop should be on top of your list. To browse their elegant selection, visit OysterCandleCompany.com, or pop into the shop at 216 Scott St.
Bring it to the Boudoir
Whether it’s to fall in love with yourself all over again, or to remind your significant other of how much of a gift you are, book your boudoir photo session with Victorious Boudoir. While sipping a mimosa, selecting luxurious lingerie from an extensive selection, having your hair and makeup done by a professional artist, you’ll experience a day that you will never forget. Learn more at VictoriousPhoto.com.
Jewelry is forever with Hermosa
Founded in 2002 by Haley Holzworth, Hermosa Jewelry offers expertly designed, handcrafted jewelry that make women feel even more beautiful by wearing unique pieces. As Charleston’s first permanent Jewelry company, they specialize in custom fit jewelry that is welded together without a clasp, which is a fun in-store experience to do with a loved one. The company also offers candles, handbags, luxury body butters, headbands, Charleston-themed products and dog accessories.
To start checking off your list, visit HermosaJewelry.com, or pop into either the Mount Pleasant location at 307 Simmons Street, or downtown shop at 62 Spring St.
Give the gift of excellent skin
Me Time Botanicals was founded by Charleston resident Kara Reich on the principals of rejuvenating and detoxing the skin while finding a little bit of “me time.”
Reich recently opened a brick-and-mortar day spa that features her incredible specially formulated products, as well as body treatments, waxing, brow and reflexology services. In the heart of Avondale, located at 845 Savannah Highway, the spa is the perfect oasis to nurture winter skin. Visit MeTimeBotanicals.com to book a session, buy a gift card or purchase the basics to get acquainted with a local brand with quality beyond big box brands.
Take a field trip to Charleston’s sister Summerville this family edition
The birthplace of sweet tea offers hosts of eclectic shops and antique stores to keep you busy, but one boutique stands out as a posh answer to all you gift needs from Christmas through Valentine’s Day. A rare find in the historic downtown shopping district, Fly Modern Apparel offers the hottest, most fashion-forward trends for young adult to maturing women. The selections of clothes, shoes, jewelry and accessories are impossible not to covet. Often only purchasing one or two sizes of each item, these gifts are sure to remain original and make a statement. Pop next door to Sole for moderately priced luxury shoes to complete the journey through the adorable streets “Charleston’s little sister” boasts.