Pro Tip: Madewell's Gift Guide Has the Best Fashion Finds—Shop My Top 16 Picks

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I know a thing or two about finding fashionable items that make perfect holiday gifts, and classic, cold-weather staples that my friends and family will wear often are a recipe for success. This includes everything from cozy turtleneck sweaters and bouclé overcoats to chunky gold stud earrings and leather loafers. And the secret to securing all these must-have items in one easy swoop is to use Madewell's online gift guide. After browsing through a slew of stylish clothing and accessories, I picked 16 items that not only make top-tier presents but that I'll also add to my own wardrobe without hesitation. (Pro tip: Some of these styles are eligible for Madewell's 30% off Black Friday offer through November 15.) Take a look at my favorites below.

Raina Mendonça
Associate Fashion Editor, Branded Content

Raina Mendonça is an associate fashion editor on the branded content team at sister titles Who What Wear and Marie Claire. Previously, Raina was an editorial assistant at When she’s not writing, you’ll find her crafting new playlists, exploring Los Angeles, or making a cup of English breakfast tea.