Does your brother or sister pride his or herself on knowing that band you haven’t heard of? You know, the one they’ll deny liking when they’re wildly mass and popular? Do they see advance screenings of indie films? Have they been stopped for street-style shots?

If you answered yes to any of the above, then you’ve got the classic too-cool-for-school sib. Don’t worry, I have one, too, and they’re nearly impossible to shop for. So as somebody with a little experience, let me guide you through gifting them for the holidays.

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Eames Book

Eames Book, $25 from Assouline
The too-cool-for-school sibling often prides himself on his refined aesthetic. Anyone with an appreciation for design would welcome a book all about one of the industry's most celebrated duos, Charles & Ray Eames.