No wrapping required.
Are you still holiday shopping? Unless you were smart enough to get it done early, chances are those stress levels have reached an entirely new high. And you're feeling like this:
At this point, we typically resort to all-in-one retailers, like Nordstrom. It carries just about everything, from clothes to makeup and even home decor. Chances are you've already perused the website for potential gifts, so this year, they've teamed up with Cashstar for a move that is sure to satisfy holiday shoppers with a severe case of procrastination.
Instead of nervously waiting for online orders to arrive in a timely fashion, you can eliminate that step all together by sending electronic gifts directly to friends and family; no wrapping required. What they'll see is an email with the Nordstrom products you purchased for them inside. Should they accept the gift, it will be automatically shipped.
And if they don't like it, the gift can be exchanged for other merchandise or turned into a gift card of equal value. Consider it a happy medium between shopping for something truly special and the generic gift cards that bear zero originality.
Per Business of Fashion, “As far as gifting goes, there’s this balance of convenience and thoughtfulness, and we’re going to continue to strive to help the customer navigate that,” said Sean Burrow, director of gift card at Seattle-based Nordstrom, in an interview.
Sounds like a pretty sweet deal! And if you're beauty junkies like us, there are still plenty of holiday-themed goodies left to gift before the New Year. These are our personal favorites:
Christian Louboutin's Velvet Matte Lip Colour ($90, nordstrom.com) has been out for awhile, but we're still lusting after the fancy packaging, that can be worn as a necklace and comes with a reusable jewelry box.
If you like having pretty little things on your bedroom vanity, Miu Miu's Eau De Parfum Set ($130, nordstrom.com) is just the ticket. Inside the baby blue packaging is a scent filled with earthy and floral notes.
Read the gifting fine print here.