With changing tastes, ever-evolving trends, seasonal colors and new personal favorites, some types of gifts are just plain harder to pick out than others. Fortunately, there are ways to make gift-shopping for others easier to accomplish – especially when you have a handy resource on your side. PickUrGift is all about simplifying the tradition of gift-giving. In a nutshell, you choose gifts you’d like to give (with an easy-to-use bookmarklet); send a list to a gift recipient; they pick the items they’d like the best; and then, you decide which gift(s) to purchase from their selections. It’s a win-win situation that helps avoid common gift-giving blunders…
Below, you will find a handful of gift ideas often viewed as the hardest to pick for others:
1. Use PickUrGift to Shop for Clothing Gifts
Whether it’s a winter coat, summer dress or pair of Levis, choosing the correct size and style is some of the trickiest things to achieve when gift-shopping for clothes. When you’re not quite sure where to start, turn to PickUrGift for assistance, which helps take a great deal of anxiety out of trying to purchase something that fits a loved one.
It’s pretty disappointing to open a gift, fall in love with it, and then find out that it’s too small or large. Not only does PickUrGift help you get the size right, but also preferred colors, styles, and brands for the gifts you’d like to give loved ones.
How: When shopping for loved ones, add the clothing pieces you’d like to purchase to a PickUrGift list created specifically for the gift recipient. The PickUrGift bookmarklet works on nearly 100% of all websites that you use for online shopping. After reviewing your collection of gift ideas, email the Reverse Wishlist™, and then wait for a response. Once you know the top picks on their list, you can proceed by following the link on the list to complete your purchase.
2. Use PickUrGift to Shop for Shoe Gifts
What is an outfit without footwear? From strappy sandals to rhinestone high heels, when shopping for a shoe lover, it can be a daunting task to zero in on a winning pair. With PickUrGift, you still get to play an active role in the gift selection, but the final decision is up to the person who will be wearing your gift. Let them choose the color, style, and type of footwear they’d like to add to their shoe collection.
How: While browsing footwear online, add your favorite selections to a PickUrGift list using the bookmarklet. Once finished, send your list as a Reverse Wishlist™, which allows a loved one to choose their favorites (complete with sizes and color preferences). You’ll receive their response, and make the final purchase based on the things they’d like the most.
3. Use PickUrGift to Shop for Purse Gifts
Did you know that the obstacles a husband faced when buying a Coach purse gift for his wife played a significant role in the creation of PickUrGift? There are so many different shapes, sizes, patterns, styles, colors and brands to consider – it can make your head spin – and sometimes, you need a little extra guidance in the right direction.
How: Use the PickUrGift bookmarklet to add an assortment of purses, handbags and clutches to a Reverse Wishlist™, which allows your loved one to select their favorites. Their feedback makes it incredibly easy to purchase a purse they’d definitely love to receive.
By the way, if you ever need a little assistance when shopping for a Coach bag, click here.
4. Use PickUrGift to Shop for Kid’s Toys & Games
Perhaps you’re an auntie with no kids of your own, or have a relative with specific guidelines regarding the types of toys and games they allow for their children. To avoid stepping on any parental toes, PickUrGift lets you choose creative and thoughtful gifts for kids, while also making sure that your selections pass the test with the “higher-ups.”
How: Simply add your picks to a Reverse Wishlist™ or regular gift list while shopping for young relatives by using the PickUrGift bookmarklet. When ready to share with parents, send your list by ‘asking for an opinion’ to get their seal of approval. In your message to them, ask the parents to identify suitable gift options. You’ll receive their response and can then easily purchase the gift by clicking on the link leading to the website where you originally found the item.