2023 Drag Fans Gift Guide

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‘Tis the season to find the perfect gift…and if the people on your nice list are fans of RuPaul’s Drag Race, we’ve got lots of gift ideas to make their holidays truly merry. From fierce merch to magical makeup, from books to show tickets, we’ve got ideas to help you slay as a gift-giver!   

World of Wonder’s online store has more giftable merch than you can clack a fan at. Choose from a Drag Race themed Monopoly game, t-shirts, mugs and bags to a Shade button or your very own Ru-Peter badge, as well as books including the superb oral history of Drag Race, And Don’t F**k it Up and Michelle Visage’s The Diva Rules.

We recently interviewed Trinity the Tuck about her new book, Trinity Ruins Christmas and the book, along with a stunning print and festive ornament are available on her website.

Trinity the Tuck Christmas book

Drag Queen Merch is a great site to visit if you want a one-stop-shopping experience and find a variety of products from your favorite queens. Here you can score merch from the queens of Drag Race US, Drag Race UK, Drag Race Down Under, Canada’s Drag Race, Drag Race France and even Drag Race Sweden.

Obsessed, who have brough you tours from Sasha Velour, Adore Delano, Bob and Monét, Trixie and Katya, Juno Birch and the queens of Dragula have a stocked online merch store where you can get that t-shirt or souvenir you forgot to pick up at the venue – or just score some cool goodies from the dolls.

The ultimate gift for a drag fan is a personalized video from Cameo and their website offers you the chance to send holiday greetings from a galaxy of Drag Race favorites from around the world. Just a small sample of the queens available are Jimbo, Salina EsTitties, Mrs. Kasha Davis, Thorgy Thor, Coco Montrese, Kerri Colby, Pangina Heals, Cheryl Hole, Jasmine Masters and Aubrey Haive. Check out the current drag queen offerings over at Cameo.   

Even if you aren’t planning to strut your stuff on the runway, you can get the looks from some of your favorite queens through the magic of makeup. The latest queen to enter the cosmetics scene is Mo Heart. Her MoBeauty collection features lush lashes (and the absolute best lash glue eyeliner called Slick & Stick), powder, highlighters and some fantastic skincare products including masks, serums and lotions.  

Trixie Mattel’s Trixie Cosmetics always has something for the makeup aficionado, with her latest collection, Solid Pink Disco, offering two gorgeous eyeshadow palettes, cream highlighters, a pink brush set and lots more. You can also shop her Horse Girl collection, cure apparel and accessories and gift cards to let them decide.   

Want more makeup? Willam’s Suck Less collection offers gorgeous lashes, sparkly glitter and long-wearing lip varnish. Kim Chi Chic has eyeshadow palettes with more hues than a rainbow, luxe highlighters and a superb powder in Puff Puff Pass.

If you want to treat the Drag Race fan in your life to something special, get them tickets to see some of their favorite performers live. Jimbo’s 2024 Drag Circus tour kicks off in February with dates across the country through June. Season 15 winner Sasha Colby is bringing her Stripped tour (possibly) to a city near you from February to April. Get details and tickets here. If you’re lucky enough to live in San Fran. LA, Chicago, Atlanta or New York, you are cordially invited to the Love Ball, featuring Shea Couleé, Monét X Change, Lala Ri, Luxx Noir London and Tayce. Tickets and dates can be found on Shea’s website. Of course, if your gift recipient is headed to Sin City, they would love to see RuPaul’s Drag Race Live!

RuPaul's Drag Race Live

For those who love a good book, the queens have plenty to check out. You can pre-order Ru’s new memoir The House of Hidden Meanings at Amazon. Mama Ru’s earlier books Workin’ It!: RuPaul’s Guide to Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Style and Guru are also available at Amazon or wherever you buy books.

Alaska’s memoir, My Name's Yours, What's Alaska? is also a great read. Courtney Act takes us along on her drag journey in Caught In the Act. Trixie and Katya are funny in any medium, sp why not grab Trixie and Katya’s Guide to Modern Womanhood, and Working Girls: Trixie and Katya's Guide to Professional Womanhood? Speaking of funny queens, there’s also Willam’s Suck Less: Where There’s a Willam, There’s a Way, and Bianca Del Rio’s Blame It On Bianca Del Rio: The Expert On Nothing With An Opinion On Everything.  

If you need a gift for the holiday hosts in your life, why not pick up Ginger Minj’s new cookbook, Southern Fried Sass: A Queen's Guide to Cooking, Decorating, and Living Just a Little “Extra”.

You can put the spirit in holiday spirit with Serv Vodka. Their flavored vodkas are inspired by some Drag Race icons, including Trinity the Tuck (mixed berries), Trixie Mattel (pink lemonade, of course), Sharon Needles (blood orange), Manila Luzon (pineapple, also a perfect match), Monét X Change (green apple) and Alaska (original). Order online at the Serv Vodka website. You can also feel like you’re on Untucked by sipping on a House of Love cocktail or mocktail.

From all of us at Socialite Life, we wish you and yours a most wonderful holiday season, no matter what you celebrate. Now get out there and get shopping!


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