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Have you ever met (better yet, befriended) a really great gift giver? They're this rare breed of human who have an uncanny knack for knowing just what to bestow on their loved ones. It's a talent, really, so we polled our pals and quickly discovered that Louise Roe is every secret Santa's dream come true.
The NYFW front-row fixture knows her way around the fashion block, so we handed her the challenge of choosing 12 presents that clock in under $50. How did the Fashion Star host fare? Let's just say our gift list just grew tenfold, even though one item was a smidgen over-budg (but, in her defense, it's for a good cause!).
From books to blowouts, here's what Roe's buddies should expect under their trees this Christmas!
Photographed by Michael Flores
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