13 Stylish Gifts to Give Your Most Fashion-Forward Friends

Mackenzie Dunn
·4 mins read

We all have that one friend or family member who shows up looking impeccably decked out for every occasion. Whether it’s an 11 a.m. brunch or post-work cocktails, she shows up looking put together as hell, rocking a signature style and flair for all things fashion. She’s our beloved fashionista, the kind of woman who plans her entire day around her #OOTD and the one who knows exactly what will be trending before we do. That’s why, when it comes to shopping for our most fashion-forward loved ones this holiday, we know we’ve got to get them something that’s thoughtful and stylish.

Obviously, style is deeply personal, but we’ve rounded up a few gift ideas for fashionistas that strike a delicate balance between timeless and on trend. From wardrobes staples they’ll appreciate for years to Instagram-worthy accessories everyone is talking about, these gifts for fashion lovers are sure to impress your best-dressed friends.

1. Teddy coat

hellogiggles - $160 Available at Abercrombie

This mid-length sherpa jacket comes in six colors and is just as cozy as it is trendy. The plush material will keep her warm while successfully jazzing up any ensemble underneath.

2. Luxe headbands

hellogiggles Available at Amazon

Knotted headbands have been all the rage lately, and they can effortlessly elevate just about any outfit. This affordable pack of three—embellished with velvet and faux pearls—looks luxe despite being under $15.

4. Snakeskin booties

hellogiggles - $74 BUY IT

Snakeskin is a bold, fashion-forward print no matter how you wear it, so we know your super stylish friend will adore this pair of python-printed booties.

5. Furry bucket hat

hellogiggles - $29 Available at Urban Outfitters

There are certain trends that you may think twice about wearing, yet your fashion-loving friend has just the place for it in her closet—like this faux fur bucket hat, for example. It's a cool take on the summertime staple, and she’ll find a way to wear it throughout fall, winter, and spring.

6. Clothing rental subscription service

hellogiggles - $88/month Available at Nuuly

Excite any fashion lover with a subscription to a clothing rental service like Nuuly. From the parent company of Urban Outfitters, it offers over 100 different brands—from Free People to Anthropologie to UO (of course)— and allows subscribers to get a wardrobe refresh with six items a month for a flat rate. If she ends up loving a piece she rented, she can buy it right through the site for a discounted price. It’s a fashionista's dream.

7. Chic bangle

hellogiggles - $33.60 Available at Nordstrom

We love accessories, and this glamorous bangle is the kind of piece that goes with anything. Plus, she’ll love the fact that it’s perfect for stacking with other bracelets for a trendy, customized look.

8. Edgy ankle boots

hellogiggles - $180 Available at Nordstrom

Any fashion lover either owns or covets a classic pair of Doc Martens. They’re super sturdy and well-made; plus, they can look feminine when paired with a floral dress or edgy when worn with a pair of boyfriend jeans and a sweater. They’re the kind of wardrobe staple she’ll be excited about and wear nonstop.

9. Cool jumpsuit

hellogiggles - $178 Available at Reformation

There’s a good chance your fashionista loves the cult-favorite brand Reformation (who doesn't?), and this trendy jumpsuit is sure to give her a fun styling challenge. The relaxed fit, zipper front, and detachable belt combine for the perfect cool-chic vibe.

10. Bucket bag

hellogiggles - $168 Available at Madewell

This minimalist leather bucket bag is the perfect size to carry everything your trendsetting friend needs and then some.

11. Handy anti-stain bar

hellogiggles Available at Amazon

If you have nice clothes, you'll want to keep them nice. But sometimes, life happens and we end up with a stain on our favorite dress or brand-new blouse. Your fashionable friend will appreciate this handy stain bar that they can throw in their purse. It's gentle enough for the most delicate fabrics and can get out even the most stubborn stains.

12. Trendy gold necklace

hellogiggles - $65 Available at Gorjana

This gold chain necklace is bold yet simple and very much in line with the kind of dainty jewelry that's been on trend lately. She'll love that she can layer this piece with the rest of her favorite necklaces, too.

13. Fashion dictionary

hellogiggles Available at Amazon

For knowledge-hungry friends who are eager to learn more about fashion, this book provides timeless style tips from none other than Christian Dior. It covers everything from weddings and travel attire to finding your personal style.