Fashion Lover's Gift Guide

Fashion-friendly gifts perfect for giving or receiving.
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Nuts About Fashion

This is by far the chicest nutcracker we’ve ever seen.


Henri Bendel Miss Bendel nutcracker, $288;

Photo courtesy of Henri Bendel

Flickers of Fancy

Invite a little whimsy to dinner with this fuschia candelabra.


Nachtmann Ravello 5-candle candlestick, $320;

Photo courtesy of Riedel

Oh La La, Sneaks

When in doubt, go Parisian chic. Jet-setters know these easy kicks are seen on the feet of every style lover in Europe.


Bensimon Tennis Lacet, $55;

Photo courtesy of Bensimon

Clutch Coffee

Coffee’s the "in" accessory for any fashion lover. Gift it to-go stylishly-and earth-friendly-with this ceramic mug.


Starbucks Jonathan Adler ceramic mug, TK;

Photo courtesy of Starbucks

Pillow Talk

Ladies of leisure always have plenty to lounge on. Stock up with this brightly printed pillow.


Hammocks & High Tea Maya pillow, $160;

Photo courtesy of Hammocks & High Tea

Budding Beauty

Fake flowers’ bad rap deserves a re-think. The faux blooms of today are gorgeous.


Atelier Abigail Ahern faux peony, $6 per stem;

Photo courtesy of Atelier Abigail Ahern

Zip-pity Do Dah

Inject style everywhere with these vividly printed baggies. Perfect for vacations, gifting cookies or packing a sandwich for lunch.


Tili one-quart bags, $7 for box of 12;

Photo courtesy of Tili

All-Star Catcher

Pack some extraordinary into the ordinary with this trinket tray. The ho-hum dailies-car keys, lip balm and spare change-get jazzed up in a bright print.


The Macbeth Collection treasure tray, $48;

Photo courtesy of The Macbeth Collection

Secret (Style) Santa

Designer bag with a do-able price tag? Now that’s a Christmas miracle.


Yves Saint Laurent Belle Du Jour crossbody mini bag, $495;

Photo courtesy of Saks Fifth Avenue

Daredevil Decorations

Deck the halls with saucy underwear that double as ornaments until you take them out of the box.


Hanky Panky thong twinkle ornaments, $18;

Photo courtesy of Hanky Panky

Pretty as a Portrait

Immortalize a wee one with this vintage-inspired pendant.


Vicente Agor 18k gold and diamond pendant, $1,265;

Photo courtesy of Vicente Agor

Fabulous (Faux!) Fur

Keep cozy this winter in a faux fur neck loop.


Buji Baja faux fur loop, $82;

Photo courtesy of Hat Attack

To Frosty, With Love

Introducing cheeky holiday scents that’ll make anyone smile. Once this perfect holiday blend is burnt out, may we suggest "Sweater in a Can"?


Mountain Mama’s Kitchen Co. Snow Man in a Can soy candle, $12;

Photo courtesy of Mountain Mama's Kitchen Co.

Boughs of Bubbly

What better season to pop a cork? This budget bottle is the perfect gift to bring to festive fetes or when staying with out-of-town friends.


Woodbridge by Robert Mondavi Brut, $10;

Photo courtesy of Woodbridge

Grab Bag

Give the gift of individuality by designing a canvas tote with stripes and initials.


iomoi large canvas shopper, $148;

Photo courtesy of iomoi

Bow-Wow Carols

Why? Because pets love the holidays, too! Celebrate your furry friend with these "ooh" and "aah" worthy ornaments.


Patience Brewster hand-painted Boston Terrier ornament, $38;

Photo courtesy of Neiman Marcus

The ABCs of Style

Turn your gift into a love letter. This DIY kit lets you string up a favorite word or beloved’s name.


Alphabet Garland Box by Wendy Addison, $13;

Photo courtesy of Chronicle Books

Jewelry Junkie

These jammies are perfect for the woman who wears her pearls everywhere (including to bed.)


Soma Intimates Personality PJs "Pearl" top and bottom, $45 each;

Photo courtesy of Soma Intimates

Ring in the Season

Gift this gobstopper to anyone with a sweet tooth.


Trina Turk resin ball ring, $75;

Photo courtesy of Max & Chloe

Palm Planner

For those that prefer pen and paper to keyboards, this smartphone-sized mini mini planner fits in any purse and will keep dates at hand all through the new year.


Moleskine 2011 extra small 2.5" x 4" weekly planner, $10;

Photo courtesy of Moleskine

Sugar Prep Fairy

How to decorate a preppy Christmas tree? Lilly Pulitzer, of course.


Lilly Pulitzer holiday ornament, $48;

Photo courtesy of Garnet Hill

The Holi-Daze

The bonus of this holiday gift: hiding tired eyes after hosting family or indulging in shopping marathons.


Paul Smith "Allan" sunglasses, $255;

Photo courtesy of Oliver Peoples

Places, Everyone!

These pretty place mats will please any hostess. Cross your green friends off the list, too-these household picks are made of eco-friendly silicone.


Modern-twist placemat, $18 each;

Photo courtesy of Modern-twist

Simply Studding

Give a 365-day present with these simple gold studs.


Jennifer Meyer studs, $200;

Photo courtesy of Roseark

Hands Off

For the ladylike friend on your list. Trust us, when the New Year rolls around, everyone has lost a glove or two.


San Diego Hat Co. suede gloves, $54;

Photo courtesy of San Diego Hat Co.

Slip Cover

The hint of this gift? Protect your phone with this stylish case and not, we repeat not, with a clip-on holster.


Rebecca Minkoff Stevie snake-embossed leather iPhone sleeve, $55;

Photo courtesy of Saks Fifth Avenue

Ruff to Shop For?

Get everyone in the holiday spirit!


Ralph Lauren Pupwear dog reindeer sweater, $85; 888-475-7674 for stores.

Photo courtesy of Ralph Lauren

Fireplace Finds

Nothing stinks like receiving a, um, strong-smelling candle (no pun intended.) This tobacco scent isn’t overpowering and will please miss and misters alike.


Marie Todd Fire soy wax candle, $32;

Photo courtesy of Marie Todd

Sparkly Saver

Let someone else give the huge rocks. This silky pouch protects jewels while traveling.


J.Crew rayon and silk jewelry pouch, $40;

Photo courtesy of J.Crew

Save the Date!

A simple design and elegant blooms make this an easy gift for someone who values beauty and organization equally.


Snow & Graham 2011 wall calendar, $30;


Shopping for shine this holiday season? Check out MORE’s roundup of Holiday Gifts with Sparkle.


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First Published Fri, 2010-10-29 12:15

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