By Emma Sarran Webster | December 15, 2017 | Style & Beauty
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! But it can also be the most stressful if you’re doing some gift shopping and have no clue what to get. Fear not, though: whether you’re struggling because she already seems to have everything, she’s a bit picky, or you’ve just bought her so many gifts already that you’re struggling to find something new, we have you covered. Read ahead for 20 top-notch gift ideas for any woman on your list.
The Peninsula Spa Membership ($1,500 initiation fee, $225 monthly dues). 312-573-6865, chicago.peninsula.com
You could gift her one killer spa treatment. Or, you could gift her year-long access to the stress relief haven that is The Peninsula Chicago Spa. A Peninsula Spa Membership includes access to more than 30 weekly group exercise classes, complimentary workout attire, invitations to exclusive member events, personal training sessions, and discounts on Spa services, dining at The Peninsula Chicago, parking, and room reservations for staycations.
Away Travel Holiday Gift Set (Starting at $45). awaytravel.com
Away is a relatively new company, but it has quickly established itself as the go-to for chic travelers (especially ones who like to stay connected, thanks to the built-in USB chargers). Treat her to one of the retailer’s five holiday gift sets: “essential,” “wellness,” “beauty,” “field,” or “amusement," each of which come in a Mini Suitcase, and can be paired with a gift card to pick out her own full-size suitcase.
Eloise Slipper Mule, Vionic ($90). nordstrom.com
Whether she wears these mules (it just might be an unspoken rule that every woman has to have a pair these days) purely inside the house or for casual outings around the city, she’ll look endlessly stylish and feel endlessly comfortable—Vionic’s shoes are podiatrist-designed with the ultimate comfort and style in mind.
Mario Tricoci Olive Oil Mani/Pedi ($39 manicure, $69 pedicure). tricoci.com
Keep her streak going with an indulgent mani/pedi at Mario Tricoci. The Olive Oil treatment is one of the spa’s newest offerings, and features their popular Villa Floriani product line. The combination of body scrub, soothing oils, and hydrating creams and sprays make this a truly luxe gift.
Marie Jo Dauphine Robe, Rigby & Peller ($271). rigbyandpeller.com
Relaxing nights (or weekend mornings) in will be made oh so much better with this soft, shiny, and sophisticated robe.
Peter Thomas Roth MASK-A-HOLIC Kit, Ulta Beauty ($75). ulta.com
In 2017, it feels like face masks blew up in the beauty industry, and now they’re one of the favorite self care products among women everywhere. With this kit from Peter Thomas Roth, she can relax with a different mask each weeknight.
Aura Frame (Starting at $299). auraframes.com
If she’s always snapping pictures wherever she goes, she’ll love having the chance to actually display them outside of social media with this Wi-Fi enabled (and extremely sleek) digital picture frame.
Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed Highlighter Vault, Becca Cosmetics ($200). sephora.com
Why get her just one product from this hugely popular makeup line when you can get her a limited edition vault full of shimmering highlighters to make her glow all year long?
Candle Subscription, Wicskly (starting at $15/month). wicksly.com
Wicksly is an organic luxury candle brand based right here in Chicago, and they offer a subscription plan so she can receive a new, natural and non-toxic candle (they’re made with soy wax) each month.
Sven Oversized Throw, Pom Pom at Home ($255). pompomathome.com
Movie (or, let’s be honest, Netflix binge) nights in are about to get a whole lot better with this big, cozy blanket to curl up under.
Diamond Mismatched Studs, Ilana Ariel ($6,000). ilanaarielcollections.com
This stud set is all-at-once classic (the low profile, and the gold-and-diamond combination) and trendy (the edgy mismatched look).
The Graff Book, Graff Diamonds (£65/approx. $87). graffdiamonds.com
Coffee table books simply do not get more elegant than this one, by classic jeweler Graff Diamonds. Bonus: Proceeds from the book sales go toward the company’s charitable foundation, FACET, supporting education, health and wellbeing of communities in sub-Saharan Africa.
Zoe Diffuser, Pilgrim Collection ($120). pilgrimcollection.com
This aromatherapy diffuser comes complete with an ambient and meditation light and it doubles as a humidifier. But perhaps the best part is the design: It’s so sleek and minimalist that it’ll fit in any room of her home.
Athenia Clutch, Ashlyn’d ($570). bloomingdales.com
Every stylish woman who hits the town regularly can use a good collection of clutches; so even if she has plenty, this one will likely be a great addition.
Coffee Club Subscription, Atlas Coffee Club (starting at $50). atlascoffeeclub.com
This new coffee startup sends subscribers travel-themed coffee from around the world, highlighting the coffee and culture of countries like Tanzania, Ehtiopia, Burundi, and more. And as an added bonus, the bags the coffee comes in are seriously cool-looking, and pretty perfect for Instagram snaps.
Dyson Supersonic, Dyson ($400). dyson.com
This hairdryer has been beloved ever since it launched, and now it comes in an all new color combination: black and purple, complete with a sleek black case.
iXpand Base, SanDisk (starting at $50). sandisk.com
This little device will relieve so much stress. Once plugged in, it’ll automatically back up her photos, videos, and contacts while charging her phone.
Hardcover Photo Book, Artifact Uprising (starting at $69). Artifactuprising.com
Gather all of your memories from a favorite trip together, the last year of your family life, or pretty much anything else meaningful into a perfect package with a custom photo book from Artifact Uprising. Not only is the quality great, but the pages and cover are also made using 100% recycled materials, so you can feel good about it doing good.
Multi Chain Nude Blake Necklace, Lana Jewelry ($1,820). lanajewelry.com
To be honest, it doesn’t get much more glamorous (while at the same time being perfectly restrained) than this multiple-strand gold piece from Chicago-based Lana Jewelry.
Agate Cheese Board, Anthropologie ($55). anthropologie.com
Now this is a cheese board that makes a statement. Her guests are bound to be wowed when she serves up a cheese spread on this stunner. And in between parties, she can use it to display a pretty candle, or even jewelry.
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