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It’s only October, but the holidays will be here before you know it. Therefore, it’s time to start making your shopping list — and checking it twice.
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Getting a head start on holiday shopping has never been a bad idea, but it’s more pertinent this year than usual due to global supply chain issues caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. In fact, two major toy company CEOs — Isaac Larian of MGA Entertainment and Jay Foreman of Basic Fun — told CNN Business parents should start shopping early this year.
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In addition to being able to score the items on your list, getting a head start on shopping can also help you save money. While most retailers haven’t announced holiday sales just yet, keeping a watchful eye on the items you wish to purchase can allow you to secure discounts.
Not sure what items to seek out for your loved ones this year? Here’s a look at the top holiday toys, gadgets, household items and more for the 2021 holiday season.
Last updated: Oct. 11, 2021
SKIMS Ribbed Long Dress
Perfect for the fashionista in your life, the SKIMS Ribbed Long Dress is available in sizes XXS-4X. Featuring a classic style, this scoop-neck dress in ribbed stretch modal hugs the body for a flattering yet relaxed look.
Available in nine different colors, get this SKIMS slip dress for $78 at Nordstrom. Clearly a hit with shoppers, 84% of purchasers on the department store’s website gave it a perfect five-star rating, meaning it’s definitely doing something right to please the masses.
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Little Live Pets — My Pet Pig
Ideal for kids who love animals, Piggly, an interactive pet pig, moves and sounds like a live baby pig. Complete with super soft skin, big floppy ears and a little tail that wiggles when she moves, this adorable pig is equipped with more than 25 sounds and reactions.
Priced at $17.99 on Amazon, …….