Cool last-minute gifts for those you forgot about

Esquire
The Oeno Box

(Courtesy of momastore.com)

In the age of one-click Internet shopping, you have few excuses for coming up short in the giving of gifts. Here are some stylish options to choose from in the final stretch.

For Your Father-in-Law

Because all men love contraptions.

The Oeno Box ($98), momastore.com









Smart Turnout leather wallet

(Photo: Cathy Crawford)

For the Anglophile

Born of the British military, a combination of stalwart and stylish.

Smart Turnout leather wallet ($80), redenvelope.com











Kate Spade 2013 desk calendar

(Courtesy of fredflare.com)

For Your (Female) Assistant

In support of chic organization.

Kate Spade 2013 desk calendar ($30), fredflare.com









Anthropologie frame

(Courtesy of anthropologie.com)

For the Hostess

Forgo the wine for something a little more personal.

Chevron frame made of wood, bone and glass ($28), anthropologie.com











Camo tablet case

(Courtesy of gap.com)

For Your Son's Best Friend

On trend without being too trendy.

Gap camo tablet electronic case ($19), gap.com











Belstaff black absinthe candle

(Courtesy of belstaff.com)

For the Man Who Likes Candles:

No man can argue with scents of absinthe, tobacco, whiskey, and patchouli.

Belstaff black absinthe candle ($110), belstaff.com







Lands' End silver necktie bar

(Courtesy of landsend.com)

For Your Newly Employed Nephew:

A nice alternative to an actual tie.

Lands' End silver necktie bar ($39), landsend.com











Bodum Brazil french press coffee maker

(Courtesy of surlatable.com)

For Your Neighbor

In case you need to borrow it, of course.

Bodum Brazil french press coffee maker ($29.95), surlatable.com












Roxy hot cocoa slippers

(Courtesy of roxy.com)

For the Babysitter

Soft and gentle, as you'd expect them to treat your children.

Roxy hot cocoa slippers ($24), roxy.com








English hunting flask

(Courtesy of apartment48.com )

For the Outdoorsy Type

Because everyone has that friend who needs to be at one with nature.

English hunting flask ($55), apartment48.com








Paul Smith vintage multi-stripe pocket notebook

(Courtesy of paulsmith.co.uk)

For the Literary Type

Shows you possess a certain taste level.

Paul Smith vintage multi-stripe pocket notebook ($23), paulsmith.co.uk











C Wonder Monogrammed Lacquer Box

(Courtesy of cwonder.com)

For the No-Label "Friend"

A no-brainer, any-lady option.

C. Wonder triple coil gold bracelet ($38), cwonder.com










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