20 Hot Stocking Stuffers for Your Best Friend Forever: Holiday 2011
Bling it up this holiday season, your BFF will love you for it!
-Brittany Roshelle Davis
When it comes to giving gifts to your BFF for Christmas, you have two priorities: look fabulous and have fun. To look fabulous, you need to give gifts that keep you looking and feeling beautiful in case their family and boyfriend’s presents fall short of what they really wanted. And to have fun, you need to forget your age and jump outside your comfort zone. That’s why we created a list of hot stocking stuffers for your bestie, from flirty aprons to mini-spa treatments.
1. Chain veil mesh earrings ($6, charlotterusse.com). Sexy earrings that can worn for a holiday party and beyond.
2. Lauren Equestrian silk twill scarf ($32, ralphlauren.com). The classic print scarf can be tied around a purse strap or a ponytail. It would look wonderful with a white tee and with a silk blouse. The possibilities are endless.
3. Sally Hansen Salon Effects real nail polish strips in Peppermint Twist ($8.54, target.com). It’ll look like she paid a mint for this mani.
4 The Macbeth Collection Mini Mice in Sloane Biarritz ($18, themacbethcollection.com). This fashionable USB Optical mouse works with MAC and PC computers. Just pop into any USB port and type away! Comes in 9 gorgeous prints.
5. Amanda Pearl Flora—Kenya clutch ($128, amandapearl.com). 20 percent of the proceeds from the clutch go to the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust (DSWT)– dedicated to the preservation and protection of Kenya’s wildlife.
6. Women’s apron KayDee Sorry Santa ($32.95, flirtyaprons.com). Who could resist cuddling the cook when she’s wearing this apron.
7. The Starlet limited edition makeup vanity ($15, sephora.com). A stunning, mirrored, three-drawer vanity where the makeup lifts out, turning it into a jewelry box! And you can’t knock the gorgeous blushes, shadows and more from Tarte.
8. Holiday Splash martini glass by Lolita ($23.95, lolitawineglasses.com). It even comes with a drink recipe!
9. Philosophy State of Grace mini fragrance wardrobe ($35, philosophy.com). The set contains 0.33 oz. bottles of Amazing Grace, Pure Grace, Eternal Grace and Inner Grace. A scent for every mood or occasion.
10. Women’s sequined Fair Isle scarf ($16.94, oldnavy.com). Stay warm and wear one of the hottest trends of the season.
11. I Am Loved birthstone pendant by Helzberg Diamonds ($49.99, helzberg.com). She’s your BFF for a reason; pick a pendant with her birthstone for a special gift.
12. Ladies’ Citizen Eco-Drive™ Silhouette crystal accented bangle watch with black dial (Model: EW9990-54E) ($200, helzberg.com). She’ll never be late again and she’ll never, ever need batteries too!
13. New Norm teakettle Menu A/S ($79.95, shophorne.com). This sleek Scandinavia designed glass teapot comes with a bonus! While supplies last, get two free Norm Thermo Cups with an isolating double wall with every purchase of the New Norm Kettle teapot.
14. Puma Fitness Lux gym bag ($69.95, nordstrom.com). Instead of that old smelly, ratty gym bag, use this one instead.
15. Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show Runway Essential Makeup kit ($35, victoriassecret.com). The top four Victoria’s Secret beauty essentials in one kit: Loose Shimmer Shadow in Gold Dust, Triple Drama mascara, Sparkling lip gloss in Delight, All-over shimmer powder in Candy Girl.
16. Rent The Runway gift certificatey (various prices, renttherunway.com). Your bestie has a big event coming up and she’s freaking out over the dress? Give her a Rent The Runway gift card and no more worries! Gift card amounts start at $50 and go up to $1000.
17. Delfina brown snake tote ($29, sendthetrend.com). She’ll use this spacious luxe looking tote all year long.
18. Vivitar V5028 5MP 4x Zoom iTwist Camera – Grape ($39.95, hsn.com). If she’s a shutterbug, she’ll love the ease of this point and shoot digital camera.
19. June Jacobs peppermint hand and foot holiday travel kit ($40, qvc.com). The four piece mani/pedi kit contains:1.6-fl oz peppermint hand and foot polish, 1.6-fl oz peppermint hand and foot therapy, 2-fl oz peppermint moisturizing foot mist, 0.5-fl oz cellular intensive cuticle recovery cream. Perfect for the office or if she’s on the go, peppermint revives aching feet and soothes weather-attacked hands.
20. Strawberry Cupcake Keepsake box ($22, vivandingrid.com). The hand lacquered cupcake packed in a box with paper designed by Addison Endpapers has a surprise message inside. Pick Happy Hanukkah, Merry Christmas, A Sweet Treat for You, Happy Birthday or Thank You.
Brittany Roshelle Davis is a freelance writer who specializes in all things fabulous. For weekly contests, visit her site!