December 7, 2023 • Charleston

Gift Guide for 2023

With the holiday season in full swing, finding the perfect gift for your loved ones can be as challenging as choosing your perfect Lowcountry residence. Having a reliable advisor not only eases the stress of transactions but also adds joy to the process, whether it’s real estate or gift-giving. The agents at Daniel Ravenel Sotheby’s International Realty excel at connecting their clients with lifestyles, so we cultivated a gift guide inspired by a Lowcountry lifestyle. Featuring brands from the coastal regions of the Carolinas and Georgia, we want to embody the commitment of our agents and highlight our local business owners.

The Entertainer

The notion of gathering together remains king in our coastal markets. Whether entertaining on an expansive porch, outside by a cozy fire pit, or around your kitchen table, you’ll need the right tools. And a few splurge-worthy ones too!

1) Juliska – Chloe Stemless Wine Glass

Chloe Collection by Juliska

A beautifully designed, elegant glassware piece, this Stemless Wine Glass from Juliska’s Chloe Collection adds a touch of sophistication to any table setting or wine experience.

2) Social Betty – Winnipeg Coffee Table

The Winnipeg Coffee Table from Social Betty adds a touch of luxury to any room with its sleek and modern design featuring a glass top, marble bottom, and gold legs.

3) Olive the Above – Gourmet Truffle Pack

The Gourmet Truffle Pack from Olive the Above includes two bottles of truffle oil made in Italy without extracts, featuring a rich white truffle flavor, perfect for enhancing dishes like risotto, pasta, and mashed potatoes.

4) The Paris Market – Savannah Reed Diffuser

The Paris Market Savannah Reed Diffuser perfectly blends notes of jasmine, gardenia, and leather, designed to evoke the mystery and magic of Savannah with its Spanish moss allure into a luxurious home fragrance product.

5) Sotheby’s Wine Collection

Sotheby’s Wine Collection offers an exclusive range of wines, including new additions like Rosé Champagne and Tuscan red blend Lo Stradone.

The Social Butterfly

For all the extroverts we know, the social butterfly category highlights this season’s best picks to keep them stylish for all occasions. Social butterflies seem to have a booked schedule, whether attending a casual dinner with friends or a chic winter wedding, so prepare them for the year’s busiest social season.

1) Loeffler Randall – Camelia Champagne Pleated Bow Heel

From King Street’s newest resident Loeffler Randall comes the glamorous Camelia Champagne Pleated Bow Heel, a heeled sandal made from champagne-hued Italian lamé featuring their signature knotted bow.

2) Blue Heron Boutique – The Grace Pink Quilted Jacket

The Grace Pink Quilted Jacket from Blue Heron Boutique makes for a chic and versatile outerwear piece, adding a pop of color to any outfit.

3) Kelly Caron Curated – Pom Pom Chunky Sweater

The Pom Pom Chunky Sweater from Kelly Caron Curated is a cozy and stylish addition to any wardrobe, adorned with playful pom-pom accents, perfect for adding a unique touch to your autumn looks.

4) Simone at Palmetto Bluff – Bridget Metal Oyster Shell Clutch

The Bridget Metal Oyster Shell Clutch from Simone at Palmetto Bluff, designed by Jonathan Simkhai, makes a statement accessory for any occasion.

5) Croghan’s Jewel Box – Goldbug Palmetto Frond Drop Earrings

Designed locally, the Goldbug Palmetto Frond Drop Earrings from Croghan’s Jewel Box are elegant 18K yellow gold-plated earrings featuring a unique split palmetto frond design, ideal for adding a touch of Southern charm to any outfit.

Palmetto Frond Earrings from Croghan’s Jewel Box’s Goldbug Collection

The Outdoor Lover

Nature enthusiasts flock to the Lowcountry for its vast options for activity. From golfing on manicured greens to boating its extensive waterways, there’s no shortage of local turf to explore. Additionally, there’s no shortage of locally-produced gear to keep all the outdoor lovers you know stocked up.

1) YETI – Camino 50 Carryall Bag

A durable, oversized tote bag made from waterproof, puncture-resistant material, the YETI Camino 50 Carryall makes outdoor adventures a breeze or everyday use fun.

2) Rivers & Glen Trading Co. – Hooks Crafted Leather Classic Duffle

Rivers & Glen Trading Co. showcases the Hooks Crafted Leather Classic Duffle, a timeless duffle designed for catching flights, quick weekend getaways, or everyday use.

3) The Horseshoe Crab – Berta Palm Hat

Berta Palm Hat from The Horseshoe Crab Boutique

A stylish and beach-inspired palm hat, the Berta Palm Hat from The Horseshoe Crab makes a perfect companion for sunny days.

4) Grady Ervin Co. – GE Field Sport Quilted Vest

From the Grady Ervin Co. comes the GE Field Sport Quilted Vest, a durable and fashionable quilted vest designed for outdoor sports enthusiasts.

5) Half-Moon Outfitters – Nomad Cooking Kit

Whether at home by the firepit or out on the water, this compact and versatile cooking kit from Half-Moon Outfitters is ideal for outdoor adventures.


Due to the dizzying hustle and bustle of the holiday season, some of us seek respite in the comfort of our homes. Properties in the Lowcountry similarly prize peace and serenity. We’ve collected our favorite little comforts to share with your favorite homebody or keep your little secret.

1) The Book Lady Bookstore – Rare Books

The Book Lady Bookstore offers a curated collection of rare and unique books, perfect for collectors and enthusiasts.

2) ShopSCAD – Sand Checkered Throw

Crafted by student artisans, a cozy and elegantly designed sand-checkered throw makes the perfect accent for your home.

3) Crew LaLa – Christmas Dog Collars

Perfect for the season, these festive and fashionable Christmas-themed dog collars offered by CrewLaLa will be a holiday showstopper.

4) Candlefish – Ornament Candles

Ornament Candles from Candlefish

These decorative and scented candles from Candlefish shaped like ornaments create the perfect seasonal ambiance.

5) Spartina 449 – Sea Islands Dish Towel

Drawing inspiration from the Sea Island, these beautifully designed dish towels showcase a Lowcountry flair.

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