Gifting during the holiday season can be tricky. It's already hard enough to figure out what to get the person you've kinda been seeing for the last two months, never mind your mother who seemingly has everything already. But the real challenge presents itself when buying for your fashion designer friend who's got exquisite taste and already has the latest and greatest of everything. What chic gift will meet their style standards without breaking your budget?
Coming from a fashion girl herself, the most thoughtful gifts are always the ones that speak to my personality. Whether it be a perfume in a scent that is very "me" or stunning shoes to go with my endless array of trousers, it really is the personal touch that counts.
With that in mind, I've put together the below roundup of 15 fashion designer gifts that your most stylish friend is sure to love, based on the fact that I myself love them. From accessories to home goods and more, keep scrolling to shop the best gift ideas for fashion designers.
Let's face it: Chanel does everything right, but these logo earrings are particularly wonderful. They're sure to be the pièce de résistance in her inevitably large collection of gold jewelry.
Fashion designers derive inspiration from the world around them, and a chic notebook is a perfect place to write and sketch ideas as they come to her.
Speaking of inspiration, this stunning book of fashion is sure to provide it.
Look in the home of any fashion girl and you'll see one of the year's biggest home trends: candlesticks. She'll love this contemporary candle holder.
Headbands completed their Gossip Girl revival this year and have come back to the forefront of the sartorial world. This headband combines three trends in one: pink, velvet, and pearls. Perfection.
Fashion girls are always jet-setting from one place to another, but they like to travel in style. This passport holder and luggage tag will make sure they do.
Style doesn't stop in between the sheets. This pajama set is so chic it could be worn to a party. In fact, it often is.
The most-wanted shoes of the year. Giving these as a gift will make you the best friend of the year.
If you're hoping to gift designer goods for less, consider vintage. This beautiful Hermès bracelet is a classic choice.
Every fashion girl has (or wants to have) a Le Labo fragrance on their bedside table. Gifting a scent can be very personal, but Thé Noir is a crowd favorite.
Take her lipstick game to the next level with a lip color that looks made for royalty.
Help your fashion designer friend refine her skills by practicing her sketching skills in this design book.
New York City is one of the capitals of the fashion world. Whether she lives there or not, she's sure to love exploring the city through the eye of a fashion girl.
Jonathan Adler keeps a fashion girl in mind when he designs, and this tray is no exception. Whether it's stacked with her perfume or her jewelry, it will look beautiful in her home.
Forget Diptyque—Fornasetti might be the new official candle of the sartorial world. The stunning outer illustrations seal the deal.