We Just Found The Only Holiday Gift The Coffee Lover In Your Life Will Ever Need
Izabela Habur
Each day I need coffee like I need air. I’m not ashamed, and I’m not alone. Millions of Americans are, like me, often rendered completely and utterly useless in the mornings until a full cup of joe is in my system. I blame my unnerving addiction on the hereditary gene passed down from my dad, but that’s neither here nor there right now. Moving on…If there’s another me in your world, I just made your holiday shopping list one person shorter. If you’re looking for the perfect present for the caffeine fiend (or Starbucks fanatic) in your squad, this is is truly the only one they’ll want or need this Christmas. I’m convinced the newly redesigned Verismo V System by Starbucks is the perfect single-cup brewer and the answer to my morning (and evening) coffee prayers. WANT MORE FROM ESSENCE? Subscribe to our daily newsletter for the latest in hair, beauty, style and celebrity news. They’ll save a little money (you know those daily coffee runs can cost upwards of $5 a pop) while brewing up their favorite blends at home. Whatever their preference—coffee, espresso, even lattes—it’s doable. The luxury of satisfying their need for gourmet brewed beans on demand is just a button away, and it taste just as good as their daily in-store cup. (And don’t even get me going on how it only takes 15 seconds to whip up hot or cold frothed milk) Can I get an amen from the coffee congregation, please?!


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