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The Root

This Is Your Last-Minute, Get-It-There-in-Time Gift Guide—Let's Go!

If you're reading this, you're (almost) too late to get your holiday gifts shipped in time. So, what are you waiting for?

By Maiysha Kai


You did it again, didn’t you? We gave you ample warning, gift guides, and even Cyber Weekend deals, but for the umpteenth year in a row, you waited until the absolute last possible minute to even start thinking about holiday shopping—and now, your options are woefully limited.

Or are they?

For the Homebodies

Who says you can’t travel without leaving home? Sure we’ve been primarily indoors for two years in a row, but that doesn’t mean we can’t bring one of the world’s most famous neighborhoods to us. Nestled in the heart of New York’s Black American mecca, The Studio Museum of Harlem’s Harlem at Home Set ($100) brings a bit of the historic hood’s magic home. The three-piece set includes the museum’s harlemworld: Metropolis as Metaphor, a 1000-piece puzzle of Romare Bearden’s “Uptown at Minton’s” and Harlem Candle Co.’s “Savoy” luxury candle, featuring a 22k Gold Nightclub Map of Harlem. Heads up: All national orders must be placed by today, December 17 to ensure delivery by Christmas Day—but New Yorkers can procrastinate until December 20.


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