It is never too early to start gift shopping! If you’re a fashionista like me, you’re probably already thinking about gifts, so I’m excited to share my top 10 must-have items!! These are all the things fashionistas need, with a great mix of high and low priced items. There’s something for all your family and friends on this list (and maybe some well-deserved presents to yourself too)! Each and every fashionista gift is on my wish list (and I might not have been able to wait until the holidays to get them!) Starting at just $10. Be sure to get your orders in early especially if you’re looking at some of the unique Israeli pieces!
As always, feel free to reach out if you have any questions–these are all my personal favorites, so I can answer all your questions about them. I hope you love each and every fashionista gift as much as I do! Happy Shopping!
1. MAJE COZY VARSITY CARDIGAN
Maje is such a cool brand with creative, stylish pieces. From chic accessories to fun, basic, yet elevated suits and the most perfect holiday dresses and blouses, they have everything that any fashionista needs for her holiday outfit! If you’re wondering what to get someone, take a look at this varsity cardigan– I personally own one and it’s such a unique, quality piece. Plus, everyone needs an updated cozy cardigan! Mine is sold out but check out this similar version.
2. COACH X BASQUIAT FAMOUS BAG
If you want to refresh your capsule wardrobe, I can’t recommend enough to get a new bag!! An updated everyday bag can add so much to your wardrobe. The Coach x Basquiat collection is so easy and so different! From the cool, modern shapes, to the neutral colors, with Basquiat’s powerful art prints, you can’t get better than this black “Famous” bag!
3. CHRISTINA KARIN FACES CREWNECK SWEATSHIRT
Christina Karin is one of my long-time favorite local Chicago designers and the cutest boutique in Lincoln Park! The new limited edition ‘ Faces of the World’ artwork sweatshirt is the definition of cool. Make a statement with sophistication and street style! Cozy loungewear, and the perfect fashionista gift idea. The sweatshirt is ethically made in the USA and highlights a positive message of harmony and unity among all.
4. COACH STUDDED COMBAT BOOTS
If you’ve been following me, you know how much I love Coach – they hosted my first styling workshop, and I shop there for myself and my clients all the time! Coach has been on fire lately: they just signed JLo as an ambassador, and their new collection is out of this world! There are so many things to choose from, like their booties (my followers, friends and clients are hooked on them). This year I’m loving these studded combat boots! Mine have gold hardware which is sold out online, but you can call the Michigan Avenue store to order gold!
5. NIKE AIR FORCE 1 SNEAKERS
Every fashionista needs a great pair of white sneakers! And the Nike Air Force 1 women’s sneakers are the #1 trending shoe across the board. These fit every style and are just so comfy, practical, and adorable!
I also love the Coach customizable CitySole sneakers, just launched this year! Mine are arriving in the mail this week finally, and I can’t wait to share how I designed my custom pair. There are over 25 colors, textures, prints, and details to customize, so you can create your dream sneakers!
6. HOT PINK POM BEANIE
Especially in Chicago, dressing for the cold weather is a must! I’m here to remind you that dressing warm doesn’t mean you have to trade style. Personally I focus on cute and trendy winter accessories that are practical, too! And I know I’m not the only one. Pink is one of the biggest color trends of 2020, but this pom beanie is available in 5 colors. Did I mention it’s cashmere for only $59?!
Another great option is a festive red beret! Is anyone else addicted to Emily in Paris, the new Netflix show? I can’t get enough. For all the Emily in Paris fans and chic Paris fashion lovers, this beret is a definite winner. And it’s only $10 on Amazon!
7. RED HOLIDAY PUMPS
Over the holidays, there are tons of opportunities for fancy events, date nights, family dinners, holiday parties, and Instagram photo ops. So every fashionista is going to need festive pumps to get her through all of it! I have you covered. These Schutz red metallic pumps are so chic and festive for the holidays, from Halloween until Valentine’s Day. They are guaranteed to make a statement and get tons of compliments!
8. FASHION COFFEE TABLE BOOKS
Every fashionista needs a fashion book on her coffee table! This style dictionary is the perfect book when you’re looking for a little spark of inspiration to light up your wardrobe, and it adds that extra chic touch to your home. I also love this book of Vogue covers! If you don’t have this yet, you’ll probably want to gift it to yourself, but it’s also a present that all your fashion-forward friends will love.
9. COLLECTE CROSSBODY BAG
You know how much I love supporting Israeli designers, and this is my ULTIMATE favorite Israeli brand for every day, high-quality bags! These bags are truly amazing and the ones I have are such good conversation starters that I’ve met a lot of people just by carrying them. Seriously, these bags have magic powers! When it comes to fashionista gifts, the New Turner round bag is a must. It is such a badass bag! Use promo code “lovetali20” for a special discount!
10. RETROFETE PUFF SLEEVE DENIM JACKET
Okay, I’ve been obsessed with the adorable puff sleeves trend all year. And it doesn’t stop, because I can’t stop wearing my Retrofete puff sleeves denim jacket! It’s just the trendiest update on a classic denim jacket. I don’t usually buy the same item twice in different colors, but I think I have to add this my wish list! This jacket is just so good for a fashionista gift!
Those are my top 10 fashionista gift ideas, for all the trendiest fashion-lovers in your life! Can you guess which ones I already ordered for myself? We deserve to treat ourselves, too!
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