Gift-giving season may not start for another month, but it’s already on the minds of editors in the Who What Wear offices. We can’t stop talking about all the cool pieces we’re spottin on the market recently and how they’re perfect for the holidays ahead.
Curious to suss out the cool gift ideas our editors have top of mind, I asked my colleagues to share which ones they’ll be giving to their friends and families (or maybe even themselves) this season. From sparkling crystal earrings destined for a New Year’s Eve party to personalized monogrammed cell phone cases to a mini take on the ever-popular 2018 beaded bag trend, see which items made the cut for our team this season. Scroll on to see and shop 17 holiday gift ideas handpicked by our editors.
"There's nothing better than unwrapping something from Chanel."
“Friends who gift watches are the best kind of friends, especially when the watch is embellished with Swarovski crystals. Gift this gold-tone and blue leather-strap watch to your BFF who is always running late.”
"Now here's a candle worthy of a cool gift."
“Imagine packing some homemade cookies in this on-trend bag.”
“There are 10,000 ways to layer a turtleneck, and even if I’m exaggerating, I’m sure she’ll find this very versatile.”
“Clips are it.”
“This makes for such a good gift because you can pick the color that fits the person you’re gifting, and you can also personalize it with their initials.”
“Who wouldn’t want a chic hand sanitizer to keep in their purse?”
“I’m very into personalized gifts, so these cell phone cases are perfect.”
“Anything RA makes is so fun and pretty, but her bracelets make especially good gifts because they’re great for layering, and the more you have the better.”
“Hair accessories are something I feel like no one wants to buy for themselves but always loves receiving.”
“My friends always compliment this little beaded wallet I have, so I figured giving them the same thing would be a home run.”
“I think most of my friends would be very happy to receive these fun earrings (as would I).”
“I love to give people shoes for some reason, and this pair is so chic.”
“Matching workout sets are pretty universal.”
“Who wouldn’t be happy to open up a fun color like this?”
“For my dad and brother, I’m thinking I can’t go wrong with a timeless Lacoste sweater like this black-and-white one.”
“For my mom and friends, I think a Christy Dawn dress is the chicest gift. This particular dress has an adjustable waist, so you don’t have to worry about getting the exact size right.”