Thursday, November 25, 2010

avert your eyes

sorry ladies, this post is for the men. so close your eyes, back away from the computer and leave the page open so your significant other can unknowingly stumble upon it and bring you some cheer this holiday season.

for the boys: don't leave your holiday shopping last minute this season! whether you're celebrating christmas, hanukkah or kwanzaa, your lady deserves to know that she is in your thoughts. for your benefit, i compiled a list of gift ideas (all under $100!) to help you choose the perfect present.

moleskine 2011 a4 daily planner ($39.95): so your social gal can keep track of all her events this holiday season. bonus: mark down spontaneous dates in the agenda (i.e. make-our-own fajitas night or midnight stroll through the city)
freehands cashmere gloves ($80): so she can keep in touch with you and her friends via texting while keeping her hands warm.
madewell sequin sleeve tee ($34.99): easy to dress up or down, you can be sure that this will be her holiday wardrobe staple.
asos short fantasy faux fur leopard snood ($31.03): very on trend and it can protect her hair in the snow and wind!
chain fringe pouch bag ($19.80): stylish across-the-body bag that will keep her hands free.
asos tombola shearling cuff shoe boot ($86.20): the grips on the bottom will prevent her from slipping and the neutral colour will work seamlessly with all her outfits.

lomographic holga starter kit ($59.95): everything your girl needs to start taking amazing lomographic photos!
tiny tassels earrings ($20): fun holiday earrings that she'll be wearing to every party
grey fairy print ruffle tie waist teddy ($65): a fun, printed teddy that she can wear to lounge around the fireplace or wear to bed
p.s. i made this book by erica domesek ($12.89): this book offers amazing DIYs that will keep your girl inspired
the sartorialist by scott schuman ($16.50): she probably already follows the amazing blog under the same name, and now she can have this incredible coffee table book filled with street style pictures

alex and ani expandable wire bangle with plume feather ($48): this eco-friendly line offers amazing jewelry and this bangle is no exception. trust me, she'll love it. 
iphone wood infocase by vers audio ($39.99): this renewable iphone case is sure to be a hit; it is crafted from select US hardwoods and bamboo. vers also replants 100 trees for every single tree they use!
hot water bottle in cream ($24.99): she can save energy this winter AND keep warm with this cozy hot water bottle.
spa wisdom™ polynesia monoi miracle oil ($20): as part of an environmentally friendly line for the body shop, this multi-purpose oil can be used to condition her skin and hair, or for a late-night massage...
burt's bees essential body kit ($19.99): this company is famed for its use of natural materials. help keep her skin soft with this kit that includes cream, lotions and salves.
"no kill" cruelty free leather bound journal ($29): this journal is "100% tree-free" and is instead made from handmade cotton rag paper and cruelty free leather.

know it all pencil set ($10): a set of six pencils with cute "know-it-all" sayings printed on them
honeydew® intimates swiss-dot bralette ($32): nobody but you will know what she's wearing underneath her winter sweater at the library...
honeydew® intimates swiss-dot thong ($18): well you need to buy her a set, don't you?
make your own ukulele kit ($44): she'll have fun building her own ukulele and even more fun learning songs with you in her down time
give tea a chance tea bags ($10.62): she'll appreciate these cute tea bags that feature famous historical figures such as gandhi, mother teresa and nelson mandela.
asos leather leopard print pony skin purse ($31.03): she can keep organized with this trendy wallet! 

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