The holiday season is upon us, and I for one could not be more excited. I love all things Thanksgiving, Christmas, and everything else that the winter holidays bring. This time of year is when we get to spend quality time with family and friends and show the people in our lives how much they mean to us. And what better way to show someone how much you love them than with the perfect present? Now, I normally like to DIY my gifts, but since there are so many people on my list this year, I will probably end up purchasing a handful of presents. So to help all of you check off everyone on your shopping list, I put together my ultimate holiday gift guide. Take a peek and let the holiday shopping begin!
Dainty, delicate jewelry is a go-to gift for me. I love giving my girlfriends a classic accessory that they can wear every single day, and this Stone ID Bracelet by Ariel Gordon can definitely be worn with anything. It’s so pretty I just might have to pick one up for myself, too…
If anyone on your holiday shopping list has a bit of a travel bug, this coffee-table book will be the perfect present. It’s filled with gorgeous photos of destinations all over the world and just might inspire her next vacation. Not to mention it looks pretty nice sitting atop your coffee table or styled on your bookshelf.
This holiday season, The Little Market introduced gift boxes, which many of my friends and family will be getting for the holidays. Each box comes with a different assortment of fair-trade items handmade by women artisans all over the world… and they’re really pretty, too! Click here to browse all of the gift boxes that we have available right now.
I do love an animal-ear detail (see my Halloween costume for proof…), which is why this adorable beanie by Eugenia Kim caught my eye. For all of my besties on the East Coast who are already feeling the chill in the air, this will be a useful accessory this winter. And it just might be the cutest way to stay warm I’ve seen.
There’s no better way to celebrate the holidays than with a glass of bubbly, which is why this set of gold-embellished coupes from Anthropologie will be a go-to gift for me this season. Whenever I gift someone with a set of champagne glasses, I also include a bottle of bubbly with the gift. It makes for a pretty fun present to open and then enjoy!
It’s the most wonderful time of the year and also the coziest… Which is why I love gifting my friends and family with a chic throw blanket this time of year. I normally like to knit these myself, but since each one takes so much time, I will most likely be sending my loved ones one of these double-rib throws from West Elm. I have a couple myself and love them.
When you’re not sure what to get for someone, I recommend going with a candle. Not only do candles give off a beautiful aroma, but they make for pretty home décor accessories, too. And let’s be honest: Who doesn’t appreciate a good scented candle? My current favorite is the Apple Cider candle from my online fair-trade shop, The Little Market. It smells just like the holidays.
Like I mentioned before, I love giving my girlfriends classic pieces of jewelry that they can wear every day… and these rose-gold threadbare stacking rings from Catbird are pretty much perfect. You can wear them alone or create a cute little ring stack with your other jewelry.
I tend to gravitate toward classic pieces that never really go out of style, which is why I think this leather tote from my LC Lauren Conrad Runway Collection would make a wonderful holiday gift. Every girl could use a neutral tote bag, and the rose-gold hardware on this one really sets it apart.
This pretty little bath set from Library of Flowers comes with soap, body scrub, shower gel, hand cream, and lip balm. What more could a girl want? Not to mention they come in some real pretty packaging. This is a great gift option for your co-workers, and they’d also make for good stocking stuffers.
When in doubt, I always go for a pretty piece of décor in the gift department. Adding something beautiful, like one of these petrified-wood serving boards, to someone’s home is such a lovely way to let them know how much you care. And it’s something that your friends can keep forever.
And there you have it! Something for everyone on your list.
What will you be gifting your friends and family with this time of year?