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25 Gifts For The Fashion-Loving (& Lovingly Picky) Woman In Your Life

With only a month of 2020 left, the window to get your holiday shopping done in time is narrowing. With your partner, mom, sister, BFF, and roommate topping your list, start by thinking about the best holiday gift for her, that most important (and potentially picky) woman in your life.

From fashion presents that your impeccably-dressed best friend will love to standout roommate gifts (that you will hopefully get to borrow), we've narrowed down the most stylish gifts to give all the women on your list this year. Highlights include celebrity-approved athleisure, several buzzy fashion collaborations, and some of the season's biggest fashion trends.


Ahead, the ultimate fashion holiday gift guide.

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Boy Smells x Ganni Candle

Cult fashion brand Ganni collaborated with beloved candle brand Boy Smell. The result? A soy and beeswax blend — with notes of ginger, basil, fig, sage, and sandalwood — that smells as good as it looks on the shelf.
Boy Smells x Ganni Park Life Scented Candle, $39.00 Buy
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Baublebar Face Masks

A stylish tie-dye face mask to help them get on the biggest fashion trend of the quarantine without making a DIY mess.
BaubleBar Adjustable Face Mask, Set of 2, $12.00 Buy
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Carolina Herrera Good Girl Gift Set

Gift them this bright and sensual fragrance — made with notes of sweet jasmine, rich cocoa, and fresh tuberose — to let them know they’ve officially made the “good” list this year. Plus, they’ll love the shoe-shaped bottle. 
Carolina Herrera Good Girl Gift Set, $75.00 Buy
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Pangaia Slim Fit T-Shirt

The comfort-seeker on your list will love nothing more than a set from Pangaia, a trendy sustainable loungewear brand that counts Tracee Ellis Ross as a fan.
Pangaia Organic Cotton Slim Fit T-Shirt, $55.00 Buy
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Beepy Bella x Studs Earring

Celeb-adored designer Beepy Bella is known for its whimsical jewelry pieces, featuring traditional materials like pearls alongside childlike charms. Now it's easier (and more affordable) than ever to get a piece thanks to the brand's collaboration with Studs.
Beepy Bella x Studs Darling Daisy Earrings, $30.00 Buy
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Roxanne Assoulin x Warby Parker Eyewear Chain

If your giftee collects Roxanne Assoulin's bracelets in every color, they will love this beaded eyewear chain made as a result of a collaboration between the jewelry brand and sunglasses favorite Warby Parker.
Roxanne Assoulin x Warby Parker Eyewear Chain, $60.00 Buy
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SKIMS Rib Brief

With both briefs and ribbed fabrics trending, you can't go wrong with this style.
Skims Cotton Rib Brief, $28.00 Buy
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Staud x New Balance Sneakers

One of the most popular athleisure collaborations of the year, Staud x New Balance can be found on everyone from Katie Holmes (who has these exact sneakers) to Timothée Chalamet (who has the more colorful pair). The collection also features bike shorts, cropped turtlenecks, and track pants.
Staud x New Balance 327 Sneaker, $150.00 Buy
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Entireworld Socks

While Entireworld is popular with the fashion crowd for its sweatpants and sweaters, we love its ribbed socks for wearing with loafers (or the aforementioned sneakers).
Entireworld Organic Cotton Solid Socks, $15.00 Buy
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Hanifa Cardigan Dress

No brand generated more headlines during lockdown orders than Hanifa, created by Congolese designer Anifa Mvuemba — for throwing a first-of-its-kind 3-D fashion show in May. The most expensive item on this list, this wrap dress is also one that your giftee will live in all winter and spring (year after year). Bonus: There is an adorable matching style for the mini fashionista that you know.
Hanifa Miya Cardigan Dress, $209.00 Buy
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Super Smalls Ring Set

Speaking of minis, if you need a gift for a child who is prone to stealing your jewelry, this one is for them. Created by the former Elle accessories director and mom of three, Super Smalls features kids' jewelry and accessories that even the adults will fawn over.
Super Smalls Power Lunch Ring Set, $27.00 Buy
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Everlane Tiered Dress

For fans of The Nap Dress trend.
Everlane The Tiered Cotton Dress, $78.00 Buy
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The Chiffon Trenches By André Leon Talley

A memoir by the former Vogue editor-at-large, The Chiffon Trenches tells the story of André Leon Talley's rise to the top of the fashion journalism industry. Yes, Anna Wintour gets a mention... a few times.
 The Chiffon Trenches By André Leon Talley, $17.89 Buy
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Collina Strada Water Bottle

This may seem like an over-the-top gift — and at $90 for a reusable water bottle it is — but fans of sustainable fashion brand Collina Strada have wanted nothing else since they spotted this bejeweled style on its runway.
Collina Strada Green Rhinestone Water Bottle, $90.00 Buy
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Marc Jacobs x Magda Archer iPhone 11 Case

If the Harry Styles-approved sweater ($225) is out of your holiday budget, Marc Jacobs offers this iPhone case, featuring the cheeky "My Life is Crap" signage, for the "Watermelon Sugar" (and Dua Lipa) fans.
Marc Jacobs x Magda Archer "My Life is Crap" iPhone 11 Case, $45.00 Buy
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Rixo Pajama Shorts

Responsible for some of the internet's most beloved printed dresses, Rixo has now blessed fans with a loungewear line, featuring these shorts (and a nightdress!) that we wouldn't hesitate to wear out.
RIXO Alva Pyjama Short, $88.00 Buy
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Mulberry And Grand Fuzzy Bucket Hat

A fuzzy bucket hat for the Emily in Paris fashion fan.
Mulberry and Grand Fuzzy Bucket Hat, $28.00 $22.40 Buy
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Invivo X By Sarah Jessica Parker Rosé

For the one who still prefers the fashion of Sex and the City, Sarah Jessica Parker has collaborated on a line of wine, which includes this rosé. (There's also the actor's shoe brand, SJP, that Carrie — and Emily — would no doubt approve of.)
Invivo X by Sarah Jessica Parker Rose 2019, $23.00 $18.99 Buy
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Proenza Schouler Book

A self-described love letter to New York, Proenza Schouler's new coffee table book sees the making of the brand's Spring 2021 collection during the pandemic. For those interested in fashion more generally, the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute’s “About Time: Fashion and Duration” exhibit, which looks at the relationship between fashion and time, also comes accompanied by a coffee table book.
Proenza Schouler 2020 New York Book, $70.00 Buy
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Terez Bike Shorts

One of the most popular articles of clothing this summer, bike shorts will continue to trend as we continue to work from home. This pair comes from the activewear brand known for its over-the-top prints, like leopard, cow print, and houndstooth.
Terez Black Snakeskin Foil Bike Shorts, $72.00 $50.40 Buy
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Apparis x Juicy Couture Trackpants

Juicy Couture suits are back and more stylish and comfortable than ever thanks to this collab with popular faux fur brand Apparis.
Apparis x Juicy Couture Nicole Juicy Pink Faux Fur Trackpants, $155.00 Buy
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Tanya Taylor Puzzle

For fashion fans who have taken to doing puzzles in quarantine, contemporary designer Tanya Taylor took her can't-miss prints to this 200-piece set.
Tanya Taylor Maze Print Puzzle, $45.00 Buy
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Akola Build Your Own Bracelet Set

With crafts also taking off during the pandemic, there are plenty of jewelry making kits to choose from. We love this one benefitting women in Uganda that handcraft each piece.
Akola Build Your Own Bracelet Set, $29.99 Buy
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Aurate x Kerry Lioness Pendant

To celebrate Kerry Washington joining Aurate as an investor, sustainably-minded DTC fine jewelry brand Aurate released a four-piece Lioness collection with the Little Fires Everywhere actress. 
Aurate x Kerry Lioness Pendant, $150.00 Buy
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Jules Kae Face Mask Holder

Never toss your face mask into your bag — or worse, drop it on the ground — with this oversized acrylic chain holder. For $18 more, you can order it with an ultra-soft satin mask.
Jules Kae Turquoise Face Mask Holder, $18.00 Buy
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