Unsightly Santa socks and reindeer-laden sweaters under the Christmas tree? Not this year! No longer are the days of holiday gifting disappointments. In fact, any savvy fashion gal knows the true value of a fine quality accessory. Argyle print socks and North Pole montage cable knits are a different story.

For some, the looming month of December brings dread and confusion when it comes to gift giving. This year, try putting a spin on the tried and true classics by incorporating uniqueness and practicality for your favorite fashion guy or gal. Graduate from basic bro to enlightened gentleman and forget the gift cards this holiday season.

Follow our gift guide below on everything from cashmere socks (yes, we said it) to major investment accessory pieces. After all, nothing quite says “tis the season” like an über personalized gift.

Love, Style, Life, Garance Dore | $30 USD| anthropologie | “The guardian of all style” according to New York Times Magazine, Garance Dore has captivated millions of readers worldwide with her fresh and appealing approach to style and storytelling on her eponymous blog. This gorgeously illustrated book takes readers on a unique narrative journey that blends Garance’s inimitable photography and illustrations with candid wisdom drawn from her life and travels.

Robin Cape Dress | $129 SGD | Apparella |We already know what you’re thinking. Buying a dress for your fashion-loving gal? Big no-no! Rest easy, cowboy. Every girl needs a classic LBD—it’s just about the safest bet when it comes to garments. This on-trend, caped mini is perfect for approaching holiday parties.


Diptyque Les Florales Eau de Lavande Eau de Toilette, 100ml | $171 SGD | TANGS | What fashionista doesn’t love emulating French-girl chic? There’s no better way than with this perfume that pays homage to this great perfumery classic, magnifying the beauty of its rare scent. She’ll be turning noses everywhere.


Chainless Brain Silver Snowflake Pearl Earring | $75 SGD | vonqueston | What’s more holiday party appropriate than snowflake accessorizing? Gifting these whimsical earrings is a perfect way to show your eye for detail. Bonus points for these earrings making the wearer feel as though she’s traipsing around a winter wonderland even if in hot climates.


Macroliani Cashmere/Silk Ribbed Socks | $129 SGD | Saks | Variety and comfort are key when it comes to practical purchases. These luxe foot companions are available in ten shades, bringing coziness to everyone from gothic enigmas to glittering eclectics.

Liberated Fringe Clutch Bag | $350 SGD | House of Sheens | We love fringe just as much the next seventies-obsessed. This fringe clutch nods at style icons like Olivia Palermo and Nicole Richie. Timeless and note-worthy, this is a gift that can be enjoyed not only for holiday outfits, but also all year round.

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