Holiday Gift Guide 2023 | New Canaan & Darien Moms

‘Tis the Season! Get some holiday inspiration with our 2023 Gift Guide
and find the perfect present for everyone.


Give the gift of cozy luxury this season!

Shop The Cashmere Sale in Darien and find on-trend Luxe cashmere for your friends and family. You’ll find soft, comfy cashmere at accessible prices. Prices are 50% MSRP and range from $38 – $398. There’s a fashionable selection of Women’s and Men’s Accessories, Sweaters, Cardigans and Coats. Plus, there’s a Home section for all your gifting needs. Give a hug for the holidays.

The Cashmere Sale is located in Darien at The Goodwives Shopping Center. Any questions? Contact Susan at [email protected]

Niall Knithouse

Niall Knithouse is a collection of sustainable, modular knitwear, whose mission is to help reduce textile waste by inspiring consumers to buy less and wear more. Their modular design promotes conscious consumption as each item can be worn in any season, all year long. By shopping with Niall, customers can reduce their seasonal purchases without sacrificing their style, and embrace their individuality while making a positive impact on the environment. Niall is owned and designed by Sydney Ellis, a Darien and Rowayton local!

Shop the collection at



Elevate your taste experience at BARVIDA – where vibrant flavors meet a dark and zen atmosphere. Sip on organic cold-pressed juices (cold-pressed in house daily), indulge in the vegan superfood smoothies, savor artisanal toasts, and so much more in the heart of both Darien and New Canaan. Proudly owned by a Darien High School ’13 graduate, BARVIDA encompasses all things healthy with a bold NYC/LA vibe, making this your go-to chic breakfast and lunch meet-up spot.

**Come to BARVIDA at either location & show this email for 15% off your next order!

Visit the website at or follow them on Instagram @barvidajuicebar


The Bar Method Darien

Give the gift of Bar this holiday season by purchasing a Gift Card for the Bar Method enthusiast in your life or treat yourself to 30 days of Unlimited classes and see what all the talk of the town is about! Use the Holiday Guide’s exclusive discount code DNholiday10 for 10% off your first 30 days. The signature method uses your own body weight, the ballet barre and a few props to create a transformative workout that results in long, lean sculpted muscles.

Come join us on The Post Road…we’ll save you a spot at the barre! Purchase online or email [email protected] for more information.

Energy Healer & Mindset Coach Katherine MacLane

Give your spouse the gift of deeply reconnecting with them through an hour session with renowned Energy Healer & Mindset Coach Katherine MacLane. Individual sessions to give inner peace to a loved one are also available. Special holiday pricing (through 12/31/23): Couples Session $333 (from $555), Individual Session $175 (from $275 first time clients only). Luxury gift: Full month individual intensive program inner peace, energy, mindset work: $1,111 (from $3,300).

Email [email protected] to customize and order your gift certificate. BONUS! Book a free 30-minute energy consultation before 12/31/23 and you’ll be entered to win a free fun girls night in energy session—including mini individual sessions. Book here or email the address above.

Busy? Get Clear and CALM
at our Award-Winning Yoga Studio and Training Academy

Sama Yoga Center

Local Love Award 2023
Best of New Canaan, Darien & Rowayton 2023
Best of the Gold Coast 2022 & 2021

3 Months – Be the Best You.
Prioritize, shed holiday stress and get back to what matters most. 
Your health, peace of mind and mental well-being.

Special Offer for NC Moms
3 for the price of 2! 
Three months of unlimited classes for the price of two.
Deal: $438

Text ‘NC MOM’ to 203-894-2413 to score this deal. 
Limit 2 per customer. For you & a friend – motivation!
Follow @samayogacenter 
Founder @fitnessgururebekah


Dr. Sarah / Skin by Sarah Medical

Dr. Sarah of Skin by Sarah Medical is a luxury medical-aesthetic practice located inside the Andrew Stefanou Salon & Medi-Spa in Darien. Dr. Sarah Lacarrubba, D.O. specializes in medical-grade injectables that help people feel radiant and confident. A board-certified physician, she offers treatments including Botox, Dermal Fillers, Sculptra, Exosome Microneedling, the Perfect Derma Peel, Upneeq eyedrops and more. Visit the website to learn more! 

Receive 10% off your first treatment when you mention the 2023 Holiday Gift Guide.
Perfect for the season (and any occasion), Gift Cards are also available. 

Follow Dr. Sarah @skinbysarahmedical or check out for more information.

Element Medical Aesthetics

Located in New Canaan, Element Medical Aesthetics is a premier medical spa offering the latest wellness and aesthetic treatments, such as such as neurotoxin (Botox), filler, lasers, chemical peels, hair restoration, facials, brow grooming, and more. Founder Merry Thornton, a Cornell-trained Physician Assistant, is a nationally recognized skincare expert, frequently sought after by top brands and media outlets for her expertise and advice. Using the most advanced technology and techniques, she and the Element team help patients achieve beautiful and natural-looking results.

The exclusive discount for New Canaan & Darien + Rowayton Moms is 15% off neurotoxins (Botox, Dysport, Xeomin, Jeuveau), filler, Ultra (resurfacing laser treatment), Genius (radiofrequency microneedling) and facials.

For those interested in buying gift cards for the holidays, enjoy a special promotion:
-Buy a $250 gift card for $200
-Buy a $500 gift card for $425
-Buy a $1000 gift card for $800

For more information or to book a service visit Follow Element on Instagram: @element.ct

Natural Glow

Natural Glow provides clients with custom blended, express organically based spray tans. Elizabeth was an avid spray tanner before becoming certified herself. Because of her experience, and commitment to perfection and detail, she has mastered the golden glow! Natural Glow is your go-to for local spray tans!

Follow for specials:
[email protected]
Text for appointments:

Andrew Stefanou Salon and Medi-Spa

Owned by husband-and-wife team, Andrew and Dee Stefanou, their salon & spa offers a sophisticated and modern aesthetic, a friendly and warm atmosphere, and luxurious and unparalleled beauty and spa services, unmatched by anyone, anywhere. The goal is to provide a respite from the outside world where clients can renew and refresh their body, mind & soul.

Schedule your next appointment by calling 203-656-5656 or visit online at

Skin Studio

Skin Studio offers all things anti-aging, beauty, skincare and wellness. We create customized treatment plans based on your needs.

Mention the Holiday Guide for 10% off your first treatment. 

55 N. Main Street, Norwalk, CT

Williams Day Spa

Williams Day Spa is a family-owned business in Darien for 25 years. Come in this holiday season to shop for gifts, give the gift of relaxation with a gift card purchase or stay for some self-care with a facial, massage, manicure & pedicure, eyebrow & eyelash treatment, airbrush tanning or makeup application.

Call 203-656-2363 or email to book an appointment. Visit the website to learn more.

Hammer & Nails Grooming Shop for Guys

Unthinking men’s grooming one haircut, shave, and hand & foot treatment at a time.  Gift cards are available for all the men on your holiday list, and with our gift card promotion you can “Give More to Get More”!  Earn a free $25 voucher with every $150 of gift cards purchased.  Available online here and in the shop.  88 Heights Rd at Darien Commons.  203-779-0988


A New Community is Unfolding at Darien Commons

Darien Commons is a vibrant new neighborhood with a variety of stores already open including Seamore’s, Sweetgreen, [solidcore], Warby Parker, and so many more. Once complete, the community will feature dozens of dining, wellness, and convenience options – all complemented by 122 well-appointed luxury apartments. You’re invited to join us and enjoy everything Darien Commons as it continues to grow.

Visit Darien Commons!

Now Open:
Choice Pet
Gregorys Coffee
Hammer & Nails
La Source
One Medical
Salt + Sweat
Sur la Table
Van Leeuwen
Warby Parker

Coming Soon:
Chip City
Cosmo’s Bagel & Cafe
Zen Cha Matcha

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