With Thanksgiving around the corner, we stuffed this turkey-sized list with some of the hottest gifting items to show your family and friends how thankful you are to have them in your life. ~Marriska Fernandes
Vancouver accessories brand Taikan has released a limited edition capsule collection, collaborating with LA streetwear staple Pleasures. The three-piece collection includes one holster bag, $94.99, and two graphic tees — one purple and the other in black, $69.99 each. For the street-savvy stylista in your circle, you can’t go wrong with this trendy line of apparel and accessories.
Got a Clueless fan in your squad? How about gifting them a pair of K-Swiss Clueless kicks? The Women’s Clueless Classic VN, $109, is the iconic ’90s throwback to Cher’s plaid outfit. The bottom of the shoe also features her iconic phrase, “Ugh! As If!” A true fan will adore this statement-making gift.
There’s no better way to thank your host or anyone special in your life than by gifting a little bit of bling. The new Pandora Moments Medium O Pendant, $110, means that you now have a new way to wear your charms. If she loves all things Disney, the Disney Princess Tiana Frog Prince Dangle Charm, $85, is way too adorable to not gift her.
If the lady in your life is all for luxury skincare and makeup, then Valmont Cosmetics’ luxury line L’Elixir des Glaciers is the way to go. Their new Teint Précieux Votre Visage velvet glow foundation, $335, and Poudre de Teint Précieuse powder foundation, $230, are the ultimate gifts. Both give optimal coverage in a range of nude shades. The powder and liquid foundations offer a smooth finish and a glowing complexion.
Guys and girls! Fitbit’s newest smartwatch is here: Fitbit Versa 2. The fitness smartwatch comes with Amazon Alexa built-in, 24/7 heart rate tracking, sleep score, apps and more with a sleek premium design. The Special Edition Versa 2 includes a 3-month trial of Fitbit Premium. $280
The classic plaid print has a chic spin with this Check Print Notch Collar Coat, $150. It’s a perfect fall transition piece and a style-savvy item to add to your wardrobe or to gift someone.
Call It Spring
If you know someone who is a shoeaholic, the Trenant pair of animal print stilettos from Call It Spring are the way to her heart. Not only is this minimalist pointy toe a trendy piece but it’s also quite vintage thanks to the plastic straps. $59.99
This Korean-based brand is made of natural ingredients responsibly sourced from Jeju Island. The Youth-enriched cream, $29, is an early-action daily cream, which helps strengthen, firm, smooth, nourish and brighten the look of skin. The product targets the first signs of aging with this multi-tasking moisturizer, proven to quench skin with hydration and nourishment while improving the look of pores.
The Case Full of Seoul
Another Korean-based brand that is getting a lot of buzz is The Case Full of Seoul, $159.99. It’s an 8-piece skincare regimen designed by beauty experts in Korea. The case includes hero items from May Coop’s Raw Sauce, a gentle toner and essence made with Asian herbal and fruit extracts, to Touch in Sol’s No Pore-blem Primer, that blurs the look of pores and wrinkles.
You can’t go wrong when you bring a bottle as a host gift to dinner. We suggest the Grey Goose La Poire Vodka, $49.95, a pear-flavored vodka to accompany any meal. This one has the lovely aroma of ripe pears with a slightly sweet ripe pear flavor and the warmth of alcohol in the finish. Please do drink responsibly.