Gorgeous Girlfriend Gifts
It’s that time of year. Carols are playing nonstop on the radio and a holiday cheer is in the air. As we attend warm-spirited bashes, we want to wrap a little something-something for our nearest and dearest friends. Hostesses and gal pals alike will be charmed by the thoughtfulness of each of these gifts. And while you’re at it, pick up one or two for yourself—after all, you’ve been a good girl all year, right?
A petite bowl and spoon, made from recycled aluminum, part of the Beatriz Ball collection, is a beautiful gift for those culinarians on your list. Food-service ready and able to withstand heat up to 350°, this nifty device is also elegant and sure to be a favorite for years to come.
$49 | MaddenMcfarland.com | 135th and State Line Road | (913) 681-2821
Carolina Amato Word Play Gloves
Knit of wool, angora and nylon, these hip hand warmers are sure to keep fingers toasty and spirits high. With contrasting embroidered words on each wrist, fashionistas will be thrilled and fashionably ready to stay warm when the wind howls.
$30 | Feng | 5029 W. 119th St., | (913) 498-0530
Knit Cap with flower
Let’s face it, a girl needs something to keep her head warm as she runs around town in the snow and cold. A whimsical knit hat from Reagan Marie Couture has warmth for a winter wonderland and style sure to be admired. Handpicked and individually designed with laughter and love, these caps are the perfect fashionista gift.
$22 | reaganmariecouture.com
Gold Canyon Candle Pod
Candles aglow promise holiday cheer. With 70 aromatic scents including Cozy Christmas, Cinnamon Garland and Gingerbread House, these wickless candle pods and candle pod holders have convenient on/off switches and a timer. No need to worry about forgetting a candle burning, the timer can be set for 4, 8, or 12 hours.
$30-50 | mygc.com/aellis or firstname.lastname@example.org
Frasier Fir Gift Set
The aroma of snow and fir trees can instantly transport anyone back to a favorite holiday moment. The Frasier Fir Gift Set is a perfect way to relive the memories. Capture those treasured memories with this fresh-scented gift, and help create new ones that will last a lifetime.
$17 | S-Scents.com | 5307 W 119th St., | (913) 469-1737
Every lady should have a piece of jewelry that can be worn with anything, at any time. Paired with jeans and a t-shirt beside the fireplace, or a New Year’s Eve party dress, these Initial Necklaces can be left alone or layered, a statement piece for a gorgeous neckline.
$35-45 | FrankieandJules.com | 15495 Quivira | (913) 544-1700
When it comes to decorating our glasses, no longer do we have to settle for charms that simply wrap around the stem. The innovative Going Stemless Magnetic Cocktail charms, which bond to any glass or plastic cup, are the perfect drink accessory for the mixologist. Whether a flute of Champagne or a winter-ready cocktail, a dazzling glass adds a certain je ne sais quoi to any soiree.
$15-25 | Available at Trendz | GoingStemless.com
PJ Salvage Pajamas
When the guests have departed and the kitchen is clean, what hostess doesn’t want to just curl up and relax? For times like these, pajamas from PJ Salvage are perfect. Super-soft fabrics and funky, fun prints combined with a design meant for comfort give every girl the reason she needs to push the guests out the door and crawl into bed with a warm cup of cocoa.
$50-100 | Beauty Escentuals Salon | 12675 Metcalf Ave. (913) 851-4644
House of Harlow 1960 Jewelry
Nicole Richie’s “House of Harlow 1960” jewelry line consists of amazingly beautiful pieces. Reward those closest gal pals for their friendship with one of these gorgeous trinkets. An exquisite adornment that can be on display, even after the tree comes down.
$63-125 | standardstyle.com
One Nineteen | 4573 W. 119th St.
Country Club Plaza | 451 W. 47th St.