Holiday Love: Zodiac Holiday Gifts & Party Guide

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Holiday Love: Zodiac Holiday Gifts & Party Guide

By, Celli Arenas

The holidays are here and gift giving can be a little hectic, especially if you don’t know what to buy.  Maybe you want to take that special someone out on a holiday date or to a holiday party, but you are not quite sure what will win her over. Have no fear, your holiday love guide is here! This zodiac guide will help you plan the best activities and snag the best gift for your honey this Holiday Season. We even threw some celebrity examples in there for fun!  All you need to say now is, “hey baby, what’s your sign?”

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Aries        Libra           Virgo        Capricorn    Taurus     Cancer       Scorpio          Aquarius
Gemini     Leo     Sagittarius       Pisces

Aries: March 21–Apr 19

Sign: Aries tends to be the leader of the pack, definitely fun and makes spur of the moment decisions. Big, bigger, the biggest is the best and Aries won’t be shy!

Holiday Party Plans: Make it fast-paced and fun. Aries has a short attention span.

The Aries’ Closet: Brightly colored sporty and casual styles. Formal wear doesn’t turn the Aries on.

Guilty Pleasure: Anything that says Aries is “#1.” Attention hungry Aries needs the spotlight!

Famous Aries: Mariah Carey, Jackie Chan, Robert Downey Jr., Maya Angelou, Emma Watson, Keira Knightley, and Lady Gaga.

Gifting : Give an Aries the gift that presents a challenge. Trying something new, like skydiving or race car driving will get the Aries going. Aries is a natural “BOSS” so a gift that helps advance his or her business will be appreciated. The energetic Aries would be happy with sports gear or tickets to a game…FYI-I heard Heat tickets are a steal this season, just a suggestion.

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Taurus: Apr 20–May 20
Sign: Taurus’ are laid back and reliable. Taurus’ have a back-to-basics simplistic attitude and like to live comfortably.

Holiday Party Plans: Spending the day outdoors, hiking, fishing, walking the boardwalk or shopping for designer clothing and accessories, sounds like a fun plan to the Taurus. Taureans like an active lifestyle. For a party, the Taurus’ love attention to detail and a carefully planned event. They will plan for months just to gather the gang at a cozy lounge spot. Impress your Taurus with the littlest details for the biggest delight.

The Taurus’ Closet: Bling, Bling! Taurus loves stylish clothing in luxurious fabrics and fine jewelry.

Guilty Pleasures: Taurus men and women appreciate the good life, luxurious fabrics, and expensive dinners. Spoil the Taurus and he/she will be happy.

Famous Taurus’: Janet Jackson, Kandi Burruss, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Channing Tatum, Chris Brown, Jessica Alba and George Clooney.

Gifting: Taurus’ are nature lovers so any outdoorsy gift will do well. Natural fibers (cotton, silk) wood, and stone will warm the Taurus’ heart. Taureans love music, a mix of funky tunes will please.  They are money-lovers, too; so, money clips, wallets, shares of stock, investments that are destined to glean great results, all win the heart of your Bull. They are suckers for shiny objects. They love to indulge in the finer things in life. Bring on the bling: designer clothing, luxurious accessories, and fine jewelry.
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Gemini: May 21–June 20

Sign: The twins are chatty and fun! Gemini crave information and exude lots of energy.

Holiday Party Plans: Quiet time, cozy and relaxed, catching up on the reading list and discussing the juicy details of the plot sounds good to the Gemini. At night, an outdoor party with lots of activities: dancing, band and/or DJ, caroling, and buffet style food will bring the Gemini delight.

The Geminis’ Closet: Comfortable cotton or linen clothing to fit every occasion and situation. Lady Gemini’s need an equal number of matching handbags, take notes…

Guilty Pleasure: Information and communication are the delight of the Gemini. Geminis will bring their iPad & iPhone everywhere! A nice case for either or both make great gifts.

Famous Gemini: Andre 3000, Angelina Jolie, Carmelo Anthony, Johnny Depp, Ice Cube, Pam Grier, Natalie Portman, Mark Wahlberg, Gladys Knight.

Gifting: Give a Gemini anything that helps him communicate or sparks her imagination. They love multiples; so, build anticipation with a few small gifts that culminate in a BIG ONE! Small gifts that activate creativity or mental challenge go over big! Try Seduko or other puzzles.

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Cancer: June 21–July 22

Sign: Cancers are nurturing and comforting, they value tradition and keep family close to their hearts. Sentimental Cancers are what Bobby Brown calls “tenderonis,” full of love.

Holiday Party Plans: Spend the day cooking a down-home dinner or grilling for relatives. Cancers like meal time, especially when it brings folks together. Cancers like intimate gatherings at home with close friends and family and lots of picture-taking. They really like to save the memories.

Guilty Pleasures: Cozy and homey, filled with antiques, family heirlooms and personal mementos are how the Cancer likes to live. Framed photographs of shared experiences touch the Cancer’s sweet heart. Comfort foods like macaroni and cheese, lasagna, French toast with powdered sugar and syrup, and chocolate cake make the Cancer feel loved.

Famous Cancers: 50 Cent, Jessica Simpson, Vin Diesel Fantasia Berrino, Ray Allen, Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Shannon Sharpe, Kevin Hart.

Gifting: Cancers are very sentimental so give them something that has personal meaning like a frame with a photo of your choice or a scrapbook with mementos of times you’ve shared. Tools and gadgets to improve the home also make the Cancer smile.

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Leo: July 23–Aug 22

Sign: Leos are drama kings and queens! So dramatic and fiery, Leos love being the center of attention. Leos are also generous, warm-hearted, and above all, passionate.

Holiday Party Plans: Leos love to compete. Let them play a game, win and get a round of applause from everyone involved. The Leo needs to feel superior. A larger-than-life outdoor party with tiki torches, floating candles, and the spotlight on the Leo, who will don a tiara or crown, will make the season bright.

The Leos’ Closet: Luxury labels, or well-known brand names are a must. Leo ladies love big designer bags (the bigger the better) and animal prints.

Guilty Pleasures: Poker nights, dressing up and lush Casino settings drive the Leo wild.

Famous Leos: Barack Obama, Halle Berry, Madonna, Jennifer Lopez, Megan Good, Martha Stewart, Robert De Niro, and Tom Brady.

Gifting: Leos love being treated like royalty and lavished with all things extravagant. Big branded designer bags, fine jewelry and animal prints are good ideas for the Leo. You can also cater to Leo’s playful side by giving the hottest new gaming system or board game.

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Virgo: Aug 23–Sept 22

Sign: Virgos are detailed, focused and are on a never-ending quest for perfection and knowledge.

Holiday Party Plans: Reading a book, taking a pet for a walk and organizing things around  the house sounds like a fun afternoon for the Virgo.  When it is party time, a neat and organized affair with well-thought-out centerpieces, décor and sumptuous cocktails make the Virgo happy.

The Virgos’ Closet: Classic tailored looks paired with a few colorful accessories. Conservative colors, black, blue, and gray are staples in the Virgo wardrobe.

Guilty Pleasures: The Virgo is super organized and efficient. The Virgo loves tidiness and order.

Famous Virgos: Michael Jackson, Beyoncé, Jennifer Hudson, Jada Pinkett-Smith, Cameron Diaz, Lance Armstrong, Ludacris, P!nk, Nas, KeKe Palmer, Adam Sandler, Celli Arenas😉

Gifting: For Virgos, the more practical the gift, the better. They like items they can put to use right away like organizing tools, desk units, tablets, application/programs. Virgos need their lives to be in order. A new gadget, cell phone, tablet, or an electronic multi-language dictionary would be a great gift. Virgos are usually disciplined about their health too, and enjoy gifts that keep them in tip-top shape. Work out gear, sneakers, weights, exercise machines will light up the Virgo like a Christmas Tree.

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Libra: Sept 23–Oct 22

Sign: The Libras’ scales are a sign of harmony and partnership. Libras are social and strive for balance. Libras have artistic talents and great analytical skills.

Holiday Party Plans: Libras love to get everybody together for a celebration. Don’t leave any VIP’s off the list.

The Libras’ Closet:  The Libra has superb taste and a very critical eye.  A lady Libra always knows what to wear.  The male Libra is fashionable as well, he takes a while to choose which outfit best suits. Female Libras have chic tastes and dare to be different by dressing up classic cuts with an unexpected accessory, for flair.

Guilty Pleasures: Libras love jewelry like rings and cuff links for men. For women, any kind of jewelry is a great gift. Musical instruments, concerts and downloading the latest tracks online to create an exclusive music list for your Libra Sweetheart are awesome gift ideas. Libras appreciate the good life, they especially like gourmet dining and Egyptian cotton bedding, so keep that in mind.

Famous Libras: Usher, Serena Williams, Gwyneth Paltrow, Will Smith, Gwen Stefani, Snoop Dog, Toni Braxton.

Gifting: Libras don’t care about the price as long as you choose something well-designed or beautiful. Libras love experiences that they can share with you or another friend like a wine tasting class or concert tickets. If you can connect the gift to heartfelt reasons, you will win points with your Libra Love.

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Scorpio: Oct 23–Nov 21

Sign: Mysterious and curious, Scorpios are born detectives but like to keep their own lives private. Scorpios are full of intensity, passion and power.

Holiday Party Plans: Scorpios won’t make a big deal out of their event but will expect everyone else to.  Scorpios want you to remember it, all of it. Impressive fêtes are important to the Scorpio, so the devil is in the details.

The Scorpios’ Closet: Dark and mysterious, deep reds and burgundy fabrics adorn the Scorpio’s lair. Also, sexy Scorpio ladies will likely have a secret stash of sexy lingerie.

Guilty Pleasures: Home life may consist of functional and uncluttered pieces with crystal accents. Anything that creates an air of mystery: candles, water accents, big sunglasses, a sultry fragrance or a locked box are all enchanting gifts for the Scorpio.

Famous Scorpios: Nelly, Julia Roberts, Gabrielle Union-Wade, Diddy, Martin Scorsese, Leonardo DiCaprio, Rev Run.

Gifting: Lover of secrets, Scorpios like to uncover them. A mysterious letter sending them on a hunt for a sexy surprise will keep your Scorpio simmering. The scavenger hunt, equipped with anything that helps their detective skills like binoculars, a spy novel, or a trail of rose petals will turn your Scorpio up from simmer to sizzle. Scorpios love romance so a seductive gift will win. Pamper her with a massage or a beautifully scented bath set and the stinger will be delighted.

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Sagittarius: Nov 22–Dec 21

Sign: Sagittarius’ are impulsive, philosophical and naturally optimistic, always on the move and always thinking.

Holiday Party Plans: A spur-of-the-moment pop-up party would be a delight. The Sagittarius likes outdoor events, so a nature inspired scene or an outdoor bonfire with friends will make your Sagittarius smile.

The Sagittarius’ Closet:  The Archer is not big on fashion, and does not really care about making a statement.  The Sagittarius dresses in comfortable clothes that allow freedom of movement and can handle the tough stuff.  Clothing made from hemp or other natural fibers is preferred. Lady Sagittarius like long skirts, ponchos and loose-fitting jeans.  Jeans and tee shirts suits the Sagittarius male just fine.  He likes sturdy work boots or a great pair of athletic shoes, as well.

Guilty Pleasures: Jokes and pranks are enjoyable treats for the Sagittarius. Throw her a surprise theme party with lots of holiday activities and full of hokey gags, too! Make him the center of attention at a holiday event/birthday party and his heart is all yours.

Famous Sagittarius : Raven Symone, Jay Z, Jon Stewart, Tyra Banks, Trey Songs, Samuel Jackson, Brad Pitt.

Gifting: Adventurous Sagittarius’ like it wild and spontaneous! An experiential gift like a hot air balloon ride, new golf clubs or tennis equipment will be a great gift. Perhaps stimulate their mind with a philosophy book or a hot yoga class. Spring for equestrian lessons or a day at the races to make the half-horse Sagittarius sing!

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Capricorn: Dec 22–Jan 19

Sign: Capricorns are ambitious and reliable. They are always climbing to get to the top.

Holiday Party Plans: Planning their next conquest during a long run or spinning class sounds like a sweet cup of tea for the Capricorn. A dinner party with family and friends where the Capricorn sits at the head of the table is the best of the holiday spectaculars.

The Capricorns’ Closet:  The stylish Capricorn is most comfortable in business suits and no-nonsense heels. The Capricorn is an expert shopper, and can find the best deals on shoes and apparel.
What The Capricorn saves on clothes, they splurge on accessories. Expensive jewelry is simple, and elegant.

Guilty Pleasures : Homes with photos of the entire family lining the staircase walls, fine art, ceramics, clocks and watches are signature pieces; all classic style elements favored by the Capricorn.

Famous Capricorns: Shonda Rhimes, Muhammad Ali, Tyrese, Debbie Allen, Kate Moss, Tiger Woods, Dolly Parton, David Bowie.

Gifting: A desk set or a restored family photo is nice, but you can also please a Capricorn with a gift that’s the exact opposite of their staid image. Gift something that they’d consider too indulgent to buy for themselves like sexy lingerie or a spa day, if they like to be touched. A Capi-Girl might like a bedazzled letter opener or a sterling silver set from Tiffany’s. Encourage the Capricorns’ creative side, a craft kit or a new camera might ignite a creative spark.

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Aquarius: Jan 20–Feb 18

Sign : Aquarius’ are eccentric and individualistic. No two water bearers are alike. Aquarius’ have a knack for seeing new uses for old things and are surprisingly socially conscious, recycling and conservation are close to an Aquarian’s heart.

Holiday Party Plans: An impromptu ski trip for a weekend in the mountains would be delightful.  An Aquarius loves to have a big bash with all of their friends at least once a year. Holiday time, like New Years Eve, makes for a grand celebration.

The Aquarius’ Closet: Quirky, unique, vintage pieces and unexpected combinations catch the Aquarius’ eye. Turquoise, rose, amethyst are color palates that are enticing to her. He likes enchanting colors, too.

Guilty Pleasures: Aquarius’ love electronic gadgets and all things unique and unusual. Vintage record players with a funky crate of wax will make your Aquarius’ holiday rock. Jimi Hendrix, Nina Simone, Billie Holiday, the Isley Brothers, will make him twist and shout.

Famous Aquarius’: Oprah Winfrey, Alicia Keys, Kerry Washington, Bob Marley, Christian Bale, Jennifer Aniston, Justin Timberlake, Michael Jordan, and Chris Rock.

Gifting: Make sure your gift is unique or unusual in some way, Aquarius’ love the novelty and variety of having something different. Since Aquarius’ love technology and travel. Purchase a weekend getaway, or plan one together on her brand new tablet. Aquarius are humanitarians, give a donation in their name or a gift that gives a portion of their proceeds to a good cause, they’ll love it!

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Pisces: Feb 19–March 20

Sign: Pisces have wild, active imaginations and have great interest in fantasy.

Holiday Party Plans: A relaxing retreat to replenish at a spa, a golf course or a bar with friends makes the Pisces a happy fish. A quiet party celebrated on the exact day is most important. Significance matters to the Pisces, get it right or don’t bother.

The Pisces’ Closet: The Fish likes to easily flow in and out of clothing.   The lady Pisces likes going barefoot and in long, flowing skirts.  The Pisces male is flexible, though. He can wear  a power suit and wear it like he means it!  Just keep in mind that both male and female Pisces love shoes, even if they like to usually keep their tootsies free.

Guilty Pleasures : Pampering themselves with new shoes, foot messages and pedicures are definitely a treat. All things water inspired: aquariums, boats, sports like surfing or scuba diving and even tropical plants are loved by the Pisces.

Famous Pisces : Queen Latifah, Common, Drew Barrymore, Erykah Badu, Jon Bon Jovi, Jessica Biel, Will.i.am.

Gifting: The Pisces wants a total escape. A day at the spa or the latest fantasy novel or video game may be of interest. You can also encourage their creative side with a music, poetry, dance or photography-themed gift. Of course, you can’t go wrong if you purchase anything water themed or inspired.  A beautiful piece of artwork of an ocean scene, aquamarine jewels, turquoise pieces mounted on 14 carat gold or sterling silver: win, win, win. Nothing artificial for the Pisces, keep it 100% or keep it to yourself.

Gifting can be a challenge or it can be an enjoyable quest. If you are surprising your love with a holiday gift, trip, or party, remember it is the thought that counts. Enjoy the holidays with the ones you love!

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