A good one knows how you take your coffee, each family member’s birthday, and your entire schedule for the rest of the month. Here, a few ways to show your appreciation.
Written By Christine Whitney
Market By Cynthia Cook Smith
The duties of the loyal assistant are many: From having your newspaper and matcha waiting each morning, to ensuring your appointments run on time (and covering for you when they don’t), to answering and screening your calls (you’re “in a meeting”), to booking your airline tickets, balancing your expense account, and beyond. A devoted one is worth his or her weight in gold, and now is the time to offer your thanks for all the late nights in the office and emergency trips to pick up your tailoring.
Because florals aren’t just for spring anymore. And she’ll need a new wallet to accommodate that end-of-year bonus.
GG BlOOMS Wallet
Your photography-loving right-hand man will get a kick out of this new photo book, which features Phillipe Halsman’s lighthearted images of 197 personalities—from golden age celebrities (Marilyn, Audrey, Maria Felix) to artists (Dalí, Chagall, Weegee) to Richard Nixon—in full flight.
Phillipe Halsman’s jump book
Her indefatigable energy is the marvel of the office. Constantly on the go, she keeps a rotation of heels in her filing cabinet for hitting the town after locking up. Give her the gift of an even faster (and better) after-work beauty routine—less preparation time equals more dancing.
Since you know he wants to get his name—and his business card—out there.
Slate blue leather card case
A graphic cashmere throw is just what he needs for vacation hibernation in his new apartment. Add a bottle of whiskey as an extra-charitable gesture.
Danish Pattern blanket
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