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The UrbanDaddy NYC Holiday Gift Guide

Giving. Otherwise known as receiving’s slightly more annoying brother. Sort of tough to have one without the other this time of year. So we’d like to help. Below, some gifts for special someones. Yes, one is a dominatrix.

The Meatball Shop Cookbook
FOR THE CARNIVOROUS BALLER

The Meatball Shop Cookbook

Nobody makes meatballs like your grandmother. Unfortunately, she has that whole “over my dead body” policy regarding recipes. Slightly more forthcoming: The Meatball Shop Cookbook. The spherically inclined LES fixture has published a playbook detailing every ball in their arsenal. Spicy pork. Caribbean-rubbed. Mini buffalo chicken. So yeah, stuff it, Nonna.

Evolve Electric Motorcycle
FOR THE EASY RIDER

Evolve Electric Motorcycle

It’s no pony, but in terms of “best presents you can ride,” an electric motorcycle ranks a close second. You’ll visit the factory in Jersey, pick the bike off the assembly line and have them hold it in storage till spring. Or until you develop an environmentally friendly sidecar.

Rent-a-Dominatrix
FOR THE FRIEND IN NEED OF A GOOD BEATING

Rent-a-Dominatrix

You can’t force someone to get into the holiday spirit. But you might be able to have a leather-clad mistress gently spank it into them. Bring one of these particular dommes to your next party, where she’ll gladly work the door, DJ or lightly paddle a few guests. The safe word is: turtle dove.

Contact Domi Dollz for more information, 646-493-6649

Vintage Dice Set
FOR THE GAMBLER NOT NAMED KENNY ROGERS

Vintage Dice Set

You can never have too much of a good thing. Whether or not that applies to dice still remains to be seen. But if you know someone who loves craps... and has horrible aim, here’s a plexiglass case filled with 70 handcrafted dice. Yes, you roll deep.

House of Waris Scarves
FOR THE COLD-BLOODED

House of Waris Scarves

Don’t think of these scarves as an accessory. Think of them as a warm, hand-embroidered cashmere hug that you’re giving to someone’s neck. You’ll find these heirloom fabric shawls at Barneys, courtesy of Brooklyn native and frequent Wes Anderson collaborator Waris Ahluwalia. So yes, they have the Steve Zissou seal of approval.

Back-Walking at the Four Seasons Spa
FOR THE PRESENTLY TENSE

Back-Walking at the Four Seasons Spa

These are stressful times. Family. Fantasy football playoffs. Fatigue-related eggnogging injuries. So for those seeking relief, there’s a woman at the Four Seasons Spa who’ll walk all over you. Picture 80 minutes’ worth of therapeutic back-stomping and vigorous footwork. Turns out the pinky toe is good for something after all.

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