Nice Gift

inding the perfect gift for those special people on your list can be as stressful as scoring a parking space at your local mall. That’s why we spoke to a few tastemakers for their unique tips on how to shop strategically and thoughtfully. "Gifting is a way to communicate, and connect on a deeper level,” says gifting expert Simone LeBlanc, whose eponymous company creates specialty gift boxes. "Think about the backstory of your gift, and find something that has a personal meaning.” With that in mind, check out a few more hints from the pros and then get ready to fill your cart!