4 Locals Reveal The Gifts They're Dying to Receive This Season

Peeping someone else’s holiday list is a little like looking through their refrigerator. It really says a lot about a person! Oh, you use real butter, we see. That's why the inquiring minds over here at Refinery29 Miami want to know what’s at the top of your wish list this year. And lest you think this is a one-sided deal, we hit the street and got the ball rolling— posing the same question to a few of our favorite locals. After you judge check out our their top picks, shoot us a quid pro quo and let us know what made your list this year. We promise to put in a good word with our connections in Santa's workshop.
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Maria Tettamanti, Miami Herald Fashion Writer.

“I'm really into vintage Chanel jewelry right now, thanks to its timeless elegance. But since most people don't know the ins-and-outs of eBay auctions, I'll add a Tory Burch Pom Pom Hat and a pair of rugged Sorel boots to my list. They're just what the doctor ordered for my first-ever ski trip to Vail this February!”

Tory Burch Pom Pom Hat, $225, available at ToryBurch.com.
Sorel Kate the Great Boots, $200, available at Zappos.com.

Photos: Via Sorel and Tory Burch.
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Alex Yanes, Visual Artist

“World peace? Or art supplies. My art habit is an expensive one. But really, as long as my daughter, Marley, has a kick-ass Christmas, I’m happy.”

Art supplies, available at Pearl, 6448 South Dixie Highway; 305-663-8899.

Photo: Via Pearl.
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Eli Perez, Deco Drive Producer

“A Canon PowerShot digital camera, so I can take pictures of all the people I love!”

Canon PowerShot digital camera, $298.99, available at Best Buy.

Photo: Via Best Buy.
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Mario Tolentino, Chef de Cuisine of BLT Steak at The Betsy-South Beach

“I would love it if someone would gift me Nathan Myhrvold’s Modernist Cuisine: The Art and Science of Cooking. Since I’m always looking to learn and grow as a chef, this beautiful, groundbreaking new cookbook is the new essential — definitely at the top of my must-have list!” Modernist Cuisine: The Art and Science of Cooking, $450.25, available at Amazon.com.

Photo: Via Amazon.
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