The Gift Guide: Girlfriends

‘Tis [almost] better to gift than to receive. This year’s holiday gift guide will make shopping for your friends & family just as fun as tearing through your own pile of gifts at the end of the season.

First up to the plate is a collection of little luxuries for your ladies. Spoiling your girls during the holidays is more than just good karma – it’s a thank you for a wonderful year of friendship & fun.Gifts for Girlfriends Holiday Gift Guide 2014


BKR Glass Water Bottle, $33 (Murale)
This little glass water bottle will keep your girlfriends hydrated in the chicest way possible. The silicone sleeves protect the 100% glass, BPA-free bottle and are so stylish she’ll want to tote it everywhere.

Dior Le Vernis Golden Shock Topcoat, $29 (Hudson’s Bay)
If giving the gift of Dior isn’t reason enough, this gold foil topcoat is the height of versatile nail luxury. It’ll look as beautiful on her nails as it will on her vanity – this really is the gift that keeps on giving. The gold-flecked topcoat can be layered on for an intensely golden look or left to a single coat for a more subtle shimmer.

Kate Spade Garden Drive Jewelry Box, $40 (Hudson’s Bay)
Every girl dreams of a little blue box during the holidays. While this doesn’t house a twinkling diamond (yet), the stylish lacquered box is the perfect accent for a bookshelf, vanity or dresser. It’s just the sort of thing she’d covet but probably keep from buying herself. 

Gold Cursive Monogram Mug, $12 (Indigo)
Last year’s fabulous cursive monogram mug gets a chic upgrade thanks to gold foil. Buy a set for your girlfriend and her beau and don’t forget to include a pack of hot cocoa for later.

Moet & Chandon Imperial Champagne, $21.95 for 200mL (LCBO)
Gift the gift of luxury bubbly and she’ll start the year in high spirits. Nothing says impromptu celebration quite like personal-sized champagne! For best results, buy it in pairs and pop immediately.

LUSH Golden Wonder Bath Bomb, $6.95 (LUSH)
This golden bar of fizzy wonder is already wrapped in a bow and sure to please. A soft citrus fragrance will emerge as this bath bomb fizzes, leaving the water golden and your girlfriend with champagne-scented skin. Even better? It rattles like a present and has a little secret…

Sephora Gold Star Skinny Brush Set, $49 (Sephora)
This sleek & shiny travel set has all of the essential brushes she’ll need for a weekend away in a chic little pouch. When she’s not jetsetting with her champagne gold cosmetic brushes, she’ll want to display them on her vanity.

Hanky Panky 4 Pack Thongs, $88 (Holt Renfrew)
A little sexy, a little sweet and a lot fun, these Hanky Panky thongs make the gift guide every year. While these stretch lace thongs are sexy, they’re also incredibly comfortable and promise zero VPL. With these as her secret weapon, she’ll always be prepared for whatever the day brings.

Lord & Taylor Cashmere Scarf, $99 (Hudson’s Bay)
Tis the season to cozy up and luxuriate in cashmere. This scarf is incredibly soft and perfect for snuggling up with, whether she’s relaxing at home or shivering thanks to unpredictable office temps.

eos Visibly Smooth Lip Balm, $4 (drugstores)
This adorable balm is a can’t-live-without-it stocking stuffer that you’ll want to gift to all your girls…and yourself. Enriched with shea butter, this balm glides on effortlessly and will keep her ready no matter the mistletoe situation.


What will you be gifting your girlfriends this year?