The first in our gift guide series focuses on a few of the finer things a fashion loving lady could want for the holidays. This is not a mainstream lady, but one who will appreciate the finer nuances of a timeless yet glamorous item. Guy’s use this as a cheat sheet for what to get your girl this holiday an you’re sure to score some major points, we almost guarantee it!
Take a closer look at all the items below which aren’t ordered in any particular way.
1. Diptyque Hiver Candle, $68
We’re all pretty much Diptyque addicts by now, and thankfully they’ve come out with a holiday collection consisting for three brand new limited edition scents. Our pick of the lot is Hiver which embodies everything sensual and lovely about a cold breezy winter with notes of firewood, roasted chestnuts, and balsam fir. You’ll know they love it when they bust it out and start burning it on Christmas morning.
2. Saint Laurent Chain & Tassel Leather Belt, $975
You’ve got that Moschino chain lettered belt already, and you’re looking for something just a tad finer. Enter this absolutely gorge Saint Laurent chain and leather belt with a fantastically grand tassel finish. Made in Italy this thin belt brings that holiday bling and glamour that always makes a girls face light up like a charm.
3. KENZO New Eyes Scarf, $295
Don’t know about you, be we’re definitely not tired of the Kenzo eye print yet and we love seeing it carry over into winter with this cashmere modal blend scarf that makes the perfect pop of colour and pattern to your otherwise neutral outerwear game. Trimmed with yellow, this thin yet luxurious challis stamped scarf is sure to be an instant classic for any lady this holiday.
4. IOSSELLIANI 6 Ring Set, $294
Rings are the way to a girls heart, but what guys don’t seem to get, is that they don’t always have to have meaning, they can just be a set of rad stacking rings, like these ones from IOSSELLIANI. Blending a vintage feel with different metals, crystals, and studs, this set comes with six stackable rings add in varying heights and styles.
5. Gold iPad Air 2, Starts at $549
For the fashionable tech lover on your list, the iPad Air 2 is quite possibly the most coveted gift this holiday season. Perfect for the girl who loves efficiency and travelling in style; it’s the thinnest and most powerful iPad ever made, measuring 6.1mm thin and weighing less than a pound. It tucks perfectly into your Celine Micro Luggage Bag or your Alexander Wang Dumbo Pebble Backpack without weighing you down or taking up too much space like your laptop tends to do.
Pair it with the Beats by Dr. Dre Solo2 On-Ear Headphones in gorgeous hot pink to really blow her socks off this holiday.
6. Christian Louboutin Rouge Louboutin Nail Lacquer, $50
Kick your stocking stuffing up a notch with nail polish in the one and only Louboutin red, or as they called it Rouge Louboutin. Probably the most expensive designer polish on the market, Rouge Louboutin is the same timeless vibrant red you know and love from the coveted soles. This highly pigmented, super glossy formula is suited to any skin tone, and the weighted glass bottle was inspired by the objet d’art of the 8-inch heeled Ballerina Ultima, the tallest heel ever created by Louboutin. An absolutely holiday must-have.
7. 3.1 Phillip Lim Cash Wallet, $225
We’re big fans of practical holiday gifts as long as they’re still fun and this 3.1 Phillip Lim cash wallet has both those boxes ticked! Playfully baring the rates of exchange, this shimmery warm silver zippered wallet is designed specifically to keep your dollar bills nice and crisp. It’s constructed of lamb leather and still has the holiday shimmer that keeps on giving the whole year round.
8. PROENZA SCHOULER Woven Ankle Booties, $1195
No holiday would be complete without a little Proenza and these woven ankle booties are the things that dreams are made of. Not exactly the most seasonally appropriate item on our holiday list, but they’re worth holding onto, even if you’re not planning a trip some place warm. Braided in a huarache weave, made of patent leather with an ankle strap and chunky heel and peep toe these booties are truly something special.
9. Illesteva Leonard II Sunglasses, $290
Always a must on our holiday list, this year we’ve gone with Illesteva’s Leonard II sunglasses in a frosted white and glitter with a slightly silver lens. They’re fun for the holidays with their glittery appeal while still keeping that nice classic Leonard II shape most people seem to love from Illesteva.
10. Mackage Tanner Backback in Olive, $550
My Mackage Tanner backpack has been the envy of everyone of my friends since the day I got it a month or so ago, so obviously we had to make mention of it in this guide. One of the more practical items on this years guide, this pebbled leather bag is the perfect everyday accessory for the fall winter season. It fits just about anything and features zippered back straps, and a handy hidden pock in the side.