BUST Gift Guide 2023 – For The Cool Friend Whose Perfectly “Weird”

by callie watts

Our editors’ top gift picks of the season based on their areas of expertise

Got a friend whose taste is a bit off the beaten path? We rounded up the perfect gifts for all your witches and weirdos, curated by BUST Associate Editor and resident badass, Callie Watts.

Killer Acid

Six Pack Vest, $69.99

Don’t let them forget to pack their pack. This quilted camping vest has six inside pockets that each fit exactly one can all comfy and cozy, so they can carry a whole sixer while trippin’ through the woods. Plus, they’ll get some rad stickers for free!

@killeracid | killeracid.com 


Fantasy Journal, $78.70

Treat your witches right! This handmade journal is made with reclaimed leather and suede, comes with three glass bottles for potions or collecting magical things, the metal athamé (ceremonial blade) is also removable, and the pages are tea stained for a beautifully creepy aged effect.

@kajuartlarp | kajuArtLARP.etsy.com


The Golden Girls Duvet Set, $99.95 (full/queen) 

Turn the heat in their bedroom up to Miami by giving their bed big Blanche Devereaux vibes. Inspired by Blanche’s iconic bedroom in the show, the set comes with a duvet cover and two pillow shams that are all reversible. One side is tropical palm leaves and the other is an all-over print of the faces of all four Golden Girls.

@cakeworthy | cakeworthystore.com


Mushroom Psychedelic Pattern Hooded Cloak Coat, $97.95

Cloak them in shrooms. The back of this hooded jacket flares out for a cape effect, making it the perfect gift for those woodsy walkers who like to snuggle up all cozy near a fire.

@tatizeinc | Tatize.com

Sipsey Wilder

Jumping Spiders Hip Bag, $38

Look at these cute lil’ creepy crawlies! This hip bag is perfect for your traveling friends or festival goers so they can keep their goods secured and their hands free.

@Sipseywilder | sipseywilder.com

Academy Museum Store

Filthy Trash Bin, $32

The Pope of Trash would be honored to have his face on the can that holds your besties’ filth.

@academymuseum | academymuseumstore.org

Wild As Heck

The Florence, $165

Talk about a statement piece. The super wide brim on this handmade wool hat features illustrations of butterflies and flowers to bring a little dash of spring into your winter days. 

@wildasheckshop | shopwildasheck.com

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