Wrap dresThis is the holiday season to indulge intelligently. High-mileage cars, simple electronics and classic fashion will take you and your loved ones into the New Year with style. Use these gift ideas — all available for purchase locally — to get started on your shopping.

Holiday Party Fashion
Purple is in this season, and many designers have incorporated berry shades into their winter lines. Shine in thisShani plum taffeta wrap-dress (available at Dillards’, $340) or thisCartise short jacket with fox fur lining (available at Miss Martha’s Dress Shop in Fort Mitchell, $430).

Smart carSmart Car Fortwo
Kiss parallel parking goodbye: As short as it is wide, you can park the Smart Car Fortwo nose to curb without it sticking out. With 33 city/41 highway miles per gallon, you can laugh at your gas station receipt, too.Available at Smart Center Cincinnati, $11,590 to $16,590. www.smartcentercincinnati.com 



Creative Zen Mozaic MP3 PlayerZen
High quality yet simple to use, this MP3 player will delight both the techies and technophobes on your list. It includes a built-in speaker, FM radio tuner, and a 1.8-inch color screen. For half the price of an iPod, it can fill a lot of stockings. Available at Circuit City, $59 for 2GB.


Exercise bikeSchwinn Airdyne Exercise Bike

The harder you pedal, the more resistance you feel, which makes this bike appropriate for novices and professionals. In addition to adding wind resistance, the fanwheel will cool you off.Available at Exercise & Leisure, $649.
www.exerciseandleisure.com



Fine dining
Fine Dining
Give the gift of fine dining. Morton’s Steakhouse, which offers prime steak and a great view of Fountain Square, has gift certificates available in denominations of $25, $50, $100 and $200 for purchase both at the restaurants and online.
Primavista offers a breathtaking view of Downtown and excellent Italian cuisine. Gift certificates are available in any denomination at the restaurant.

Pen and cuff linksCrosley Field Pen and Cufflinks
This pen is handcrafted from wooden seats salvaged from Crosley Field and comes with certificate of authenticity. The cufflinks are crafted from a certified used major league baseball.Available at JPeck Jewelers in O’Bryonville. Pen: $140. Cufflinks: $130.

Bose music systemBose Wave Music System
On what other radio could talk shows be mistaken for a live person in the room? The new version also has a CD player and can be connected to external outputs, such as an MP3 player or television. This small system still packs a big punch.At Bose in Kenwood Towne Centre, $499. www.bose.com

orchetsra voucher packsCincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Classic Choice Voucher Packs
Whether it’s a family member or a client, who can turn down a glamorous night at the symphony? Classic Choice vouchers come in packs of six or 10 seats, with options in the orchestra/balcony or gallery, and packages range from $195 to $417 — much cheaper than purchasing individual tickets. www.cincinnatisymphony.org