Holiday Shopping Guide: Gifts for Women

Get ideas for all the ladies in your life. From stylish tech-sessories to trendy jewels, we've got your BFFs, moms, sisters, and other specials ladies covered.

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West Elm
<b>HER HOME // CAST IRON ANIMALS:</B> These cute critters can serve as stand-alone object d'adorable or bookends. She'll love sprucing up her space. <a href="http://www.westelm.com/products/a721/?pkey=cvases-objects" target="_blank">$26 each, West Elm</a>.
2/21
Revolve Clothing
<b>HER CLOSET // REBECCA MINKOFF MORNING AFTER BAG:</b> The morning after can be rough, but not with Rebecca Minkoff's stylish bag in peacock. It has room for a gal's every need - or whim. <a href="http://www.revolveclothing.com/DisplayProduct.jsp?product=RMIN-WY174&c=Handbags&s=C&sc=Satchels&n=s" target="_blank">$410, RevolveClothing.com</a>.
3/21
Bona Drag
<b>HER CLOSET // STUDDED BALLET SLIPPERS:</B> These super-cute ballet flats are a little bit girly and a little bit punk. If you won't get them for your special lady, perhaps you'll get us a pair? <a href="http://bonadrag.com/shopmain/bags/ballet.html?reload" target="_blank">$49, Bona Drag</a>.
4/21
Oak
<b>HER CLOSET // ASYMMETRIC SWEATER:</b> Another sweater? Nope! Stop yawning because this black asymmetrical look adds just the right amount of spice to make it suitable for the office or a night on the town. <a href="http://www.oaknyc.com/women/new-items/oak-blk-asymm" target="_blank">$224, Oak</a>.
5/21
Moleskine
<B>HER DESK // MOLESKINE COLOR A MONTH DAILY PLANNER SET:</b> She's busy and stylish -- perhaps even stylishly busy. These Moleskine planners are just the thing. A different color for each month with give her something to accessorize with. And maybe she'll be so please that she'll even pencil you in. <a href="http://www.moleskines.com/moleskine-2010-color-a-month-volant-box-set.html" target="_blank">$39.95, Moleskines.com</a>.
6/21
Contexture
<b>HER DESK // IPOD CASSETTE CASE:</b> The iPod may be state-of-the-art, but it won't look it in this awesomely 80's-inspired cassette tape case. Designed for the iPod Nano, it will instantly transform her playlists into mix tapes. As an added bonus, it's made from old tapes, so it's perfect for a greenie.<a href="http://www.contexture.ca/45nano.php" target="_blank">$45, contexture.ca.</a>
7/21
BorsaBella
<b>HER DESK // KINDLE HOLDER:</b> She likes her gadgets, but she's also stylish. Enter this cute handmade Kindle holder so she can accessorize her reading materials. (Kindle not included, or <a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0015T963C/ref=ms_sbrspot_0" target="_blank">is it?</a>.) <a href="http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=28905150" target="_blank">$25, Etsy.com</a>.
8/21
Minot
<b>HER DESK // WOOD IPHONE CASE:</B> If Shabby Kindle Chic isn't her vibe, maybe there's this. iPhone cases come in myriad shapes and sizes, but Minot's is best-in-show. Hand-crafted wood designs, from Holland, one of these dolls-up the gal's mobile (or iTouch). They can be engraved with a sweet nothing, too. <a href=https://www.miniot.com" target=_blank">From € 80, Minot.com</a>.
9/21
Elsewares
<b>HER DESK // EVERY CARD FOR A YEAR:</b> So, she still likes things old school and refuses to send a birthday message on Facebook? This set of 40 cards includes cards for every occassion from valentine's to Get Well, including a few blanks for good measure. <a href="http://www.elsewares.com/commerce/Every-Card-For-a-Year_MPD885.html" target="_blank">$60, Elsewares</a>.
10/21
Studio Patro
<b>HER HOME // STUDIO PATRO TEA TOWELS:</b> If she loves the kitchen, these tea towels are sure to be a hit. Designs are inspired by unlikely sources, such as birds-eye views of medieval towns and building facades. <a href="http://studiopatro.com/tea-towels/buyme" target="_blank">$22 each, StudioPatro.com.</a>
11/21
MoMa
<b>HER HOME // CHAT PLATES:</b> This set of three porcelain plates was designed by Ikuko Nakazawa to resemble conversation bubbles -- as if to say "lady, this guac is spectacular!" <a href="http://momastore.org/museum/moma/ProductDisplay_Chat%20Plates_10451_10001_47717_-1_11515_10002_Y_Tableware_" target="_blank">$48, momastore.org.</a>
12/21
Uncommon Goods
<b>HER HOME // FLORA AND FUANA MELAMINE PLATES:</B> Less playful, more artsy? This set of four colorful plates is fun and fresh, just like her. For the hostess with a flair for the funky, this dish set will spruce up her gatherings. <a href="http://www.uncommongoods.com/item/item.jsp?source=family&itemId=14886" target="_blank">$30 for set of 4, Uncommon Goods</a>.
13/21
Areaware
<b>HER HOME // MY BROTHER'S MIRROR:</b> This wall mirror is the fairest of them all. Designed to resemble an antique painting's frame, it serves a perfect backdrop for your lady to check out her lovely self. <a href="http://www.areaware.com/proddetail.asp?prod=harfb2&CatID=8&subCatID=26&clk=1" target="_blank">$190, areaware.com.</a>
14/21
West Elm
<b>HER HOME // FAUX FUR THROWS:</b> Cuddling and warm, these faux fur throws add a bit of texture, too. Best of all... no guilt involved! <a href="http://www.westelm.com/products/b486/?pkey=cblankets-throws&cm_re=09HOL2.1-_-Hero1-_-FauxFur" target="_blank">$99, West Elm</a>.
15/21
Williams-Sonoma
<b>HER HOME // CASHMERE THROW:</b> If the lady in question strays a bit more traditional, it's hard to find a gift more fool proof than a cashmere throw. These from Williams-Sonoma Home are well-sized, colored and constructed. Monogram it for just $6 more. <a href="http://www.wshome.com/products/6308696/index.cfm?clg=80&bnrid=5241004&cm_ven=Shopping&cm_cat=Froogle&cm_pla=default&cm_ite=default" target="_blank">$268, Williams-Sonoma Home</a>
16/21
J Crew
<b>HER CLOSET // TEXTURED JERSEY BOUQUET TEE:</B> A bouquet of flowers? Yawn. A t-shirt with flowers? Amazing. Plus there's no need to worry if roses send the wrong message. <A HREF="http://www.jcrew.com/AST/Browse/WomenBrowse/Women_Feature_Assortment/NewArrivals/knitstees/PRDOVR~19914/19914.jsp" TARGET="_BLANK">$36.50, J Crew</a>.
17/21
Tatty Devine
<b>HER CLOSET // TATTY DEVINE CUFFS:</b> Laser-cut to resemble ropes, these black and gold-colored acrylic bracelets are almost as pretty as she is. <a href="http://edenandeden.com/item.php?p=447" target="_blank">$75, edenandeden.com.</a>
18/21
Munted Kowhai
<b>HER CLOSET // MUNTEDKOWHAI JEWELRY:</b> Designed by a full-time immunology researcher in Portland, Muntedkowhai's earrings are made from small vintage buttons and hand-crocheted lace. Perfect for that hard-to-find modern Victorian look. <a href="http://www.muntedkowhai.bigcartel.com/" target="_blank">$40 and up, muntedkowhai.bigcartel.com.</a>
19/21
Oak
<b>HER CLOSET // DRESSED DOWN BIB NECKLACE:</b> Grandma's pearls never looked so good! <a href="http://www.anthropologie.com/anthro/catalog/productdetail.jsp?id=943850&catId=JEWELRYACCESSORIES-PARTY&pushId=JEWELRYACCESSORIES-PARTY&popId=JEWELRYACCESSORIES&sortProperties=&navCount=35&navAction=jump&fromCategoryPage=true&selectedProductSize=&selectedProductSize1=&color=000&colorName=ASSORTED&isSubcategory=&isProduct=true" target="_blank">$218, Anthropologie</a>.
20/21
Karen Walker
<b>HER CLOSET // WINTER TRENCH:</B> Brilliant! The classic trench flatters every figure and the heavy wool camel will keep your loved one nice and toasty for winter. <a href="http://www.gargyle.com/shop/winter-trench/designers/karen-walker" target="_blank">$460, Karen Walker</a>.
21/21
NBC 5 News
<b>HER CLOSET // THE LAKE & STARS LINGERIE:</b> What you've learned here: Be sensitive or buy cashmere. Unless lingerie is an option. Pick something you'll want to take off and, bonus, that she might actually want to wear, too. Like the oh-so-sexy sets Wild West (left) and Truce (right). <a href="http://www.thelakeandstars.com/v2/contact.htm" target="_blank">Contact The Lake & Stars for sales and pricing.</a>
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