12 Days of Christmas

You don’t have to have a true love to know the Jews had the right idea with this multiple-days-of-presents thing.
December 07, 2012

12 Hours Ticking

Who uses a watch to tell time anymore? Someone with a watch this sleek and stylish. Extra Normal watches available at GreenerGrassDesign.com. $210–$240.

11 Penguins (On) Piping

Well, to be honest, we lost track of these cute little critters after eleven. Polar Opposites Penguin/Polar Bear Critter Corduroy Pants by Bonobos. Bonobos.com. $128.

10 Loves-On-Bracelets

Keep your love as colorful as this inspiring wristwear. “Love is Love” and “Create a New Possibility” mantra bracelets by Proposition Love. PropositionLove.com. $45.

9 Lenses Snapping

…on one camera. You’ve never had this much fun—or looked this shiny—shooting film. Pop9 camera by Lomography (41 W Eighth St). Lomography.com. $39.

8 Monsters Moaning

A collection of the most camptastic Hollywood horror icons ever. Universal Classic Monsters: The Essential Collection. Available at Amazon.com. $159.98.

“What to buy the horror nut who has everything? How about this lavish set, featuring Dracula and gay director James Whale’s Frankenstein films, remastered and loaded with bonus features.” —Justin Lockwood, film critic

7 Colors Of Boxes Booming

These Kickstarter-funded Bluetooth speakers are as easy to turn on as they are to mount on your bike. Turtle Shell Rugged Wireless Bluetooth Boombox by OutdoorTech.com. $149.99.

6 Candles Smelling

Leave the Yankee Candles for your mom. Gay-owned Malin + Goetz’s wicks only burn for gentlemen. Scented candles by Malin + Goetz (177 Seventh Ave). Available in Tobacco, Absolute Rose, Cannabis, Dark Rum, Mojito and Neroli. MalinAndGoetz.com. $48–$52.

5 Artists Plating

Make every meal a masterpiece when you eat off art. Art plates by Artware Editions (270 Bowery). (Rob Wynne: $125; Jeff Koons: $98; Sol LeWitt: $208; Jorge Julián Aristizábal: $80–$100; Rudolf Stingel: $98.) ArtwareEditions.com.

4 Automatically Growing Plants

It’s easy to garden when all you have to do is press a button. Click and Grow Starter Kits (Basil, Mini-Tomato, Cockscomb, Chili Pepper). ClickAndGrow.com. $39.99–$59.99.

3 Slutty Sweaters

Rule the ugly-sweater party with one of these flirty knits. Holiday sweaters by Skedouche.com. (Red Rocket Rudolph, Excited Snowman, Nutcracker.) $64.99–$82.99.

2 Sets A-Shaking

What next? Even your salt and pepper shakers can get married. Mr/Mr Muse Salt & Pepper Shakers by Jonathan Adler (37 Greenwich Ave).  JonathanAdler.com. $48.

And A Salty Shot Glass Under A Jägermeister Tap Machine

Who wouldn’t giggle like a kid again after receiving a bar-ready Jäger-dispensing refrigerator? Unless you’re more a tequila-shots doer, in which case these shot glasses—made of salt—will incite that wanten holiday gasp. Jägermeister Tap Machine. TapMachineINC.com. $299; Himalayan Salt Tequila Glasses available at Uncommon Goods. UncommonGoods.com. $30/set of four.