Everyone needs a good pair of black shoes, right? These Tsubo Acrea are super cute and totally work appropriate. And by "work appropriate" I mean that they look like I can walk more than a block in them without wanting to fall over in pain. Unlike these.
The Cooking Channel has to be my favorite channel on TV. I've definitely become a Nigella fan and Nigella Express has become one of my favorite new (to me) shows second only to...
Bitchin Kitchen. OMGWTFBBQ I love Nadia G. Her show is awesome and the food looks even better.
Everyone also needs a good right hand ring. Right? Right? And amethyst is my birthstone and Colby loves Costco... so I'm pretty sure that getting this would be a match made in heaven. Yeah.
Additionally, everyone needs at least one good, sharp knife. I actually prefer santoku style knives to traditional chef's knives because I'm a rebel like that. But really, my hands are small, so I find chef's knives to be too unwieldy. This Global knife is pretty awesome.
In keeping with the overall theme of this list, most of what's on here is an essential. What's more essential than a classic strand of akoya pearls?