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All the gift givers in your family have learned the hard way that it's best to ask you what you want, instead of opting for what they think you'd want. (Finally, right?) This means paradise: Instead of spending your entire winter break in the return lines, you can enjoy the rest of your vacation. Despite this, knowing what you want is easier said than done.
This year, think forward with comfort in mind, and ask for gifts that will last but also make major statements at school. From oh-so-luxurious pajamas to sunglasses that are worth more than a one-unit Psych class, we've lined up the ultimate gifts for the last-minute shoppers in your life.
Ever since breaking through with her landmark 1992 album What’s the 411?, and hit single “Real Love,” Mary J. Blige has established herself as an enduring artist for more than two decades. The strength of her debut inspired Uptown Records head Andre Harrell to dub her “The Queen of Hip-Hop Soul” and the title read
Flannel button-downs are the kind of closet essential it’s easy to collect. There are the ones you’ve owned for years and years, the one you’ve only recently picked up thanks to ‘90s nostalgia, and the collection you’ve thrifted, inherited, and/or pretty much stole from your S.O. (or ex-S.O.).
But, in there read