Your Last-Minute Holiday Gift Guide

The holidays officially end on Jan. 1. Get your shopping done before then with this handy advent calendar.

14. Vintage Andean blanket

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Hand-woven from sheep’s wool in the Andes Mountains, where they know a thing or two about bundling up. ($375; spartan-shop.com

15. Miu Miu First Fragrance

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Perfume is a pretty intimate gift and should not be given lightly. The brand’s first scent is for the feminine and funky. ($86; neimanmarcus.com

16. Paul Smith pencil cuff links

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A little whimsy never hurt anybody. ($125; paulsmith.co.uk)

17. Knox aluminum VR viewer

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Handcrafted virtual-reality goggles that strike just the right balance between Luddite and technophile. ($85; knoxlabs.com

18. Tibi x Del Toro slippers

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These limited-edition velvet loafers say holidays but don’t scream it. ($365; tibi.com

19. Hasami glazed teapot

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Hasami porcelain is well-known for its elegant design. Less well-known: It’s microwave-safe. ($79; trnk-nyc.com

20. Science fiction classics set

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Includes selections from Margaret Atwood, Ray Bradbury, Philip K. Dick, Jules Verne, and more of the greats. ($250; juniperbooks.com

21. J.Crew touchscreen gloves

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Rich leather on the outside, soft cashmere on the inside—and you can still use your phone. ($98; jcrew.com)

22. Want Les Essentiels city shoulder bag

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Make things easy on yourself with a one-size-fits-all gift. A light yet roomy purse for the woman with much to carry. ($595; wantlesessentiels.com

23. The Ultimate American socks

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The warm bison wool wicks moisture like no other socks. ($38; unitedbyblue.com

24. Moroccan neroli shaving duet

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Calm skin is the real gift here. ($80; aesop.com

25. Cubebot

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This discreet desk toy folds into a cube for more serious moments. Don’t overthink the gift. ($15; areaware.com

26. Chloé Snow Capsule Intarsia wool scarf

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A cozy scarf is a no-brainer gift, and the Scandinavian-via-1970s pattern is sure to please. ($690; net-a-porter.com

27. Amazon Echo

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A voice-commanded, Internet-connected electronic assistant that gets smarter the more you use it. ($179.99; amazon.com)

28. My Life on the Road by Gloria Steinem or Gratitude by Oliver Sacks

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Download the work of one of these great minds—provided your giftee has a tablet. ($13.99 and $9.99; amazon.com

29. Chromecast Audio

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Google’s latest streaming device is the missing link between your cell phone and your speaker system. ($35—plus $16 for next-day delivery; store.google.com

30. Bespoke Post gift certificate

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What you lack in punctuality, you can make up for in regularity. Monthly deliveries on manly themes, including beer, shaving, and leather care. ($55 for one box or $45 per month with subscription; bespokepost.com

31. Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay H8 wireless headphones

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 If you live in New York or San Francisco, tech retailer Enjoy will get them to you within four hours. All that’s left is the gift wrap. ($499; beoplay.com)

All items courtesy the brands.

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