When it comes to womenswear shopping, a shortage of options is never a concern. In fact, the range of goods available is of such abundance that selecting the perfect gift can actually be the most challenging part. To ease the process, we’ve scoured the season’s unique and special offers to select an eclectic variety of goods ranging from petit and personal to label lust designer goods.
Iris Van Herpen for United Nude, €850
Iris Van Herpen has made headlines this year with her 3D printed pieces, but her penchant for precise, sculptural fashions has also been translated into this intricately laced booty that’s all about maximum style.
Wolford Sky Scraper Tights, $51
Tights are a playful way to spruce up any winter wardrobe and Woldford’s quality tights come in varying knits and prints. We love the Sky Scraper version with alternating nude and black ascending vertical stripes.
Made In Brazil #4, $70
With only 1,000 numbered copies, the November 2011 release of Made in Brazil magazine is a must for internationally minded style mavens with an insatiable appetite for unique design.
Gareth Pugh x MAC, $39
British designer Gareth Pugh has launched a new limited edition cosmetic range with MAC. The collection boasts rich, dark hues with nude combinations. We recommend the metal x creamy shadow in Ardent, or lipstick in Restrict for something more natural get.
Alexander McQueen’s skull-clasp Britannia box clutch, $1,995
Alexander McQueen’s skull-clasp Britannia box clutch is a formidable gift for a strong woman. The pale pink clutch with Union Jack leather stitch and signature jeweled skull will complete any New Year’s ensemble (and beyond).
Christopher Kane Pleated Wool-Crepe Skirt, $1,030
Christopher Kane has a knack for turning classic pieces into utterly of-the-moment clothes. This pleated, pink stretch wool crepe skirt bucks the style’s demure tradition with its powerful hue and waterfall hem.
Tze Goh, Wool Turtleneck Top, $1,271
Tze Goh’s sculptural clothes are subtle on the high eyes, but high impact on the body. The beautiful tailoring on this wool turtleneck top creates a subtle sculptural effect, while the beautiful fabrication ensures that it feels good on the skin.
Goemai waitscoat, $703
Goemai is the latest designer to take neoprene out of its surfing context. The French brand’s waistcoat not only looks sleek, but also conceals those unflattering body parts.
Yves Saint Laurent hobo leather bag, $1,495
Yves Saint Laurent’s bags are timeless and chic, the perfect accessory for seriously stylish ladies. This hobo bag is perfect for overbooked women who need to transition from day to evening looks more often than they would like.
Eddie Borgo silver-plated turquoise spike earrings, $248
If you want to give gifts with a bit of off-kilter glamour, check out Eddie Bongo’s silver plated turquoise spike earrings—they’re an unexpected piece of ear decoration that’ll grab lots of attention.
Versace scarf print dress, $795
With its H&M collaboration with a spectacular commercial success, Versace’s popularity is riding higher than usual. All this attention has gotten us hankering for the label’s famous prints from the ’90s, like this scarf print mini dress—perfect on its own for the beach or layered with an oversized sweater for a stylishly urban look.
The Row Pablo Sweater, $1,575
Cozy knits are hard to pass up, especially this winter. The Row, whose basics-driven line is underpinned with uncompromising luxury, makes it hard to resist. Both for its timelessness and for its chicness.