Finding gifts for fashionable friends can be rather stressful. They are known for their particular preferences, impeccable taste, and being on trend, so the last thing that you would want is to give them something that they don’t like. Here are a few ideas to get you started.
New lipstick is always welcome, especially for this season of parties, and Happy Skin’s Shut up & Kiss Me Moisturizing Lippies are not only deliciously hued, they’re also loaded with Shea Butter and collagen to keep lips soft and super kissable.
Available at happyskincosmetics.com, Beauty Bar, Rustan’s Makati
Give your friend an arm party with Lulu DK’s gold and silver temporary tattoos. Based on the intricate artwork of New York designer Lulu deKwiatkowski, they have the look of actual jewelry without the bother the bulky jangle when piled them up.
Available at Common Thread stores in Greenbelt 5 and Rockwell Powerplant
Funky, handmade, and completely local, these accessories can dress and jazz up even the most casual outfits. Since every piece is handmade, no two are alike so it makes for a truly unique gift.
Available at 2/L Mega Fashion hall Mega Mall, and Common Thread Greenbelt 5 and Power Plant Mall
Statement heels may be breathtakingly gorgeous, but after a while, all the statement that you’ll be able to make is “OUCH.” Give those feet a break with the cute ballet flats from Suelas that can be folded up and stowed inside the purse for times such as this.
Available at Alabang Town Center and suelasonline.com
This new magic potion from Davines gives extraordinary shine and softness to hair. While it has anti-frizz effect for curly hair, it works great with straight hair as well. With strong anti-oxidant and anti-free radicals action, the Roucou oil prevents hair aging, makes it healthier and stronger.
Only available in salons.
No fashionista will say no to an afternoon at the Salon, especially when it’s a gift. Salon Beauvoir is the perfect place to get that new look your friend is most likely cooking up for the New Year while being pampered. If your friend hasn’t heard about this place yet, their team of beauty experts will immediately put her at ease. They know their stuff at the Salon.
Salong Beauvoir is at the Upper Groundfloor of Somerset Olympia, 7912 Makati Ave., cor. Sto. Tomas, Makati City
Give your friend more motivation to her new healthy lifestyle with the Fitbit Flex. It’s a bracelet that tracks the number of steps, distance, calories burned, active minutes, and sleep. It’s slim, stylish, comes in several colors, Tory Burch even has a bracelet for it!
Available at fitbit.com
Every fashionista should know who Grace Coddington is, if not, then she’ll get to know her in this dishy memoir of Vogue magazine’s legendary creative director. Filled with insider stories from her days as a fashion model to being one of the powers-that-be of the world’s most powerful fashion magazine, this hefty memoir proves to be a light and glossy read and a great addition to any fashion-lover’s library.