Holiday Gift Guide 2016: For Every Girl on Your List

December 5, 2016

Yes, it really is that time of year again, and yes, I’m back to help you through all your gift-giving stress!  Apart from the overall holiday spirit, snow, and lights everywhere, my absolute favorite part of the holiday season is figuring out what to get everyone!

While I’m someone who tends to put a lot of individual thought into everyone’s gifts, sometimes there are a few friends or relatives that leave you absolutely lost when it comes to gifts. That’s where this guide comes in!  All of these gifts are tried, tested, and true- meaning that myself or my lovely group of friends have given or received these gifts multiple times to positive response!  Still not convinced? I’ve included the “why” as to how these gifts made this guide next to the item link.  🙂

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Forever 21 Cable Knee High Sock in Oatmeal– Knee high socks are quite arguably the best type of sock ever made. Why? There’s so many completely valid ways to wear them: peeking out from the top of a boot, with a cute pair of heels or flats and a skirt, or just lounging around in pajamas! Cable knit is such a classic stitch pattern and the oatmeal {although I’d just call it dirty cream} color matches well, everything.

J.Crew Italian Cashmere Cardigan Sweater in Neon Petal– In this case, it’s more the idea than the actual product. The reality is that a good sweater lasts for a while and having a nice warm one to wear running out and about in these colder months is the absolute best. Whether or not the girl you’re shopping for may not be a classic cardigan or pink kind of girl, there’s sure to be a sweater out there to match her style.

Aerie Real Soft Flannel Sleep Pant– Pajamas. Ohh my pajamas. While they’re typically viewed as a classic Christmas gift, they’re classic for a reason, people. Aerie happens to have some of the most comfortable {and cutest, I mean, just look at their holiday patterns this year} pajamas out there, but I’d also look at the Brandy Melville Vodi Short {I LIVE in these} especially if you’re shopping for a teenager! Sip Sip Tumbler with Straw in Lady of Leisure– I’m going to be honest, at first I really didn’t understand the appeal of tumblers, really, what could a tumbler do that a water bottle couldn’t?  My mom and my friends basically had their hands glued to theirs, but I was still confused by the whole thing. That was until I was given one to review for a company, and allll my previous tumbler skepticism flipped. They’re way easier to try filling up than a water bottle, way easier to clean than a water bottle, and way cuter than a water bottle. has so many cute designs, but they’re so popular right now that most boutiques and department stores carry them!

Belkin MIXIT Lightening to USB Leather Tassel– A portable battery is quite possibly one of the best things I have ever done for my phone. Freak out over battery percentage no more with a portable battery. Despite being grateful for not having to worry about finding a wall plug, I was constantly annoyed with how heavy decent portable batteries were. Mine became the thing weighing my bag down! My problem was solved when a found a bag puff bag charm that served a dual function as a portable charger, and as it so happens, there’s also a tassel portable charger that is not only on-trend, but lightweight and functional!

Coach Mini ID Skinny– IDs are so easy to lose. So easy. Almost everyone I knew had an ID holder, so I figured I’d buy a cute, but relatively inexpensive one just to try it out. Well, after a year it was falling apart from my using it so much. The ID holder served it’s purpose and became one of the things I was most thankful for when traveling, going out, or shopping, which is exactly why I decided to invest in a nicer leather one!  The Coach Mini ID Skinny is definitely one of the best designed ID holders I’ve seen, from the ID window, to the key ring, to the coin purse, to the card slots. Easy to grab everything you need when on the go!

Crabtree & Evelyn Rosewater Hand Therapy– This hand cream changes the lotion game. I’m convinced. Ask anyone who knows me: the Crabtree & Evelyn Rosewater Hand Therapy is my absolute favorite, and it’s become a fast favorite of theirs, too. Why? Just a small drop of this cream foes a long way and immediate moisture to dry winter hands. I own probably more tubes of this than I should really admit, but it’s because I’ve also gone through so many! It makes the perfect stocking stuffer, gift basket item, or addition to any of the gifts already in this guide!

Want to know my thoughts on what to get the most difficult person on your list this year? Confused as to what to get someone? Leave your thoughts and gift guide suggestions below or send them to me and maybe they’ll be next!

Love and Stay Preppy,

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2 responses to “Holiday Gift Guide 2016: For Every Girl on Your List”

  1. Jessica Lam says:

    These are all such cute picks! Loving the floral tumbler 🙂

  2. Such great gift ideas!

    ​xx katie // a touch of teal

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