Holiday Gift Guide 2008

Maggie Mallon

Stumped for gift ideas this holiday season? While it’s easy to stop by the University Shop after your last final and pick up a few seatshirts for your loved ones, The Villanovan gift guide has some more personal ideas for everyone on your holiday gift list. As an extra bonus, these gifts are all available for under $50, a perfect fit for the college student’s budget.

For Her

Nubby Striped Scarf Available in a variety of colors, this lightweight scarf is a perfect accessory for any outfit. Available at Urban Outfitters.

Pink Sugar 1 oz Eau de Toilette Spray Available at Sephora.

Striped Sweater-Knit Booties Keep your feet warm in these knit slippers, available at Old Navy.

For Him

Red TieGreat for both interviews and holiday parties. Available at Macy’s.

“The Dark Knight”on DVD

Boxer ShortsTry J.Crew for a wide selection of boxers in a variety of fun prints and stripes.

For Mom

Parisian Café ApronPerfect for holiday cooking, this apron is available at Anthropologie.

Starbucks gift card

Digial Photo KeychainNow Mom won’t have to cram photos into her wallet. She can display digital pictures on this keychain, available at Brookstone.

For Dad

Tokibot desk clockA fun twist on an office staple, the robot clock is great for dad’s desk at work. Available at

Home Depot Gift Card

5-Day Wireless Weather Forecaster Stay on top of local weather with this forecaster. Available at Brookstone.

For Roommate

Christmas Ornament With Urban Outfitters offering a variety of character ornaments ranging from Snoopy to South Park, you’ll be sure to find one for your roommate.

Campus Corner gift card

Holly Golightly Sleep MaskInspired by the mask Audrey Hepburn wore in “Breakfast at Tiffany’s,” this is the perfect gift for the roommate of a night owl. Available at