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Fashionable Gift Giving

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas and the excitement of picking out the perfect gifts has me chomping at the bit. Let’s not mention of course that I have been shopping twice since Thanksgiving and have nothing to show for it except a darling little tunic, sweater and jeans that I found at H&M. Truly this was the first shopping I have done is a while that was not for a photo shoot or a special occasion. And darling it felt divine… to me nothing feels quite like a bargain. It’s my own version of hunting and gathering and I suspect that other girls fancy the same type of thrill otherwise we would all be happy to succumb to full retail prices.

This year though I pressed and pressed for more specifics it seems that most of the people on my list simply have no other wants than new clothes and after a five year bender of buying nothing but gift cards I must say my excitement for opening gift envelopes has turned to boredom… so we are on to more handpicked items that cost less than $100…and the thought once again counts! I am ready for the challenge!

Ugg Sweater Slippers

Ugg Sweater Slippers

I found these darling little ugg slippers that are too good to pass up at about $70 per pair . Imagine how cozy these will be during the chilly 40 something AZ morning. www.nordstrom.com

Kate Spade Wallet

Kate Spade Wallet

How about a popsicle bright credit card holder from Kate Spade? In the most optimistic crisp apple green, cherry red or berry pink these little holders make it easy to access all of your important methods of currency. www.katespade.com

BP Carigans

BP Carigans

And while you are at is stock up on comfy colored cardigans for your sister or niece by Nordstrom brand BP available in eight go with everything shades. They’re so inexpensive that even a trio of matching tones still wouldn’t break the bank! www.nordstrom.com

Couture Couture Juicy Holiday Gift Set

Couture Couture Juicy Holiday Gift Set

Juicy Couture, Couture, Couture Holiday fragrance trio is a scentaholics dream that includes the EDP, shower gel and body cream and who can resist the sweet and sexy packaging that’s perfectly pinkified for your vanity? www.nordstrom.com

Kiehls X KAWS

Kiehls X KAWS

Or how about Kiehl’s most sumptuous body lotion ever-crème de corps in a limited edition in partnerships with the artist KAWS. 100% of the proceeds from your purchase go to benefit RxArt that promotes healing of young patients through art therapy. This couldn’t be more of a win-win… you get supersoft skin and all of the profits go to charity! www.kiehls.com

3 Comments

  • Kaytlin says:

    I know the perfect person who would love the Juicy Couture, Couture, Couture Holiday fragrance trio.

  • Deean says:

    I love everything Kate Spade does. I kick myself everyday for not picking up a wallet that I saw at a Kate Spade outlet store in NY this summer. Maybe Santa can get me that green wallet instead:-)

  • marianne says:

    i love the mini kate spade wallet too…. seems like one of those items you would never actually buy for yourself but would love to receive!

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