The Most Stylish Women I Know Just Told Me Their Exact Holiday Wish Lists

As the holidays approach, so does the season of gift-giving which, to be honest, can make even the more talented gifters among us draw a blank once it arrives. To find out which items everyone actually wants, I asked the most stylish women I know to share their exact holiday wish lists. They happen to be among the most in-the-know people in fashion and beauty, so whenever they have something on their wish list, you know it’s going to be good. And chances are you’ll be adding each of these items to your own shopping list as well.

From seasonless investment pieces to of-the-moment trends to cult beauty items with a huge following, their lists are stocked with seriously chic finds. Here, discover which fashion and beauty items have landed on their personal wish lists this holiday season. Whether you’re buying a gift for someone on your list or making a holiday purchase for yourself, these 30 stylish picks won’t steer you wrong.

Lisa Aiken, fashion and buying director, Moda Operandi


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Libby Jane Page, senior fashion market editor, Net-a-Porter


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Sylvie Mus, fashion stylist


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Carrie Barber, art director, Violet Grey


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Fong Min Liao, artist


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Nicole Eshaghpour, market editor, Who What Wear 


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Victoria Berezhna


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Anina Hee, founder, Refine


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Viktorija Svedkova Jasevice, brand and communcations consultant


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Taylor Hicks, assistant manager, social media, Bergdorf Goodman 


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Next, discover the most important winter handbag trends for the season ahead.

Associate Director, Special Projects

Kristen Nichols is the Associate Director, Special Projects at Who What Wear with over a decade of experience in fashion, editorial, and publishing. She oversees luxury content and wedding features, and covers fashion within the luxury market, runway reporting, shopping features, trends, and interviews with leading industry experts. She also contributes to podcast recordings, social media, and branded content initiatives. Kristen has worked with brands including Prada, Chanel, MyTheresa, and Luisa Via Roma, and rising designers such as Refine and Tove, and her style has been featured in publications including, Vogue France, WWD, and the CFDA. Before Who What Wear, Kristen began her career at Rodarte, where she worked on assistant styling, photo shoots, and runway shows, and at Allure, where she moved into print and digital editorial. She graduated from the University of Southern California, where she studied art history and business, and currently lives in New York.