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Everyone’s got those friends who just ooze cool and seem to do it effortlessly. Their apartments are filled with the most beautiful knickknacks by this or that up-and-coming artist. They know about all of the trendiest coffeehouse hangs before anyone else. And their wardrobe is the stuff fashion dreams are made of. They’re some of the best people to hang out with and get inspired by, but when it comes to shopping for gifts for them? It can be stressful as heck.
What does one buy the person who has their finger on the pulse of all that is trendy and covetable? Luckily, there’s way too much good stuff out there by under-the-radar designers and mega brands alike for one person to ever have seen (much less own) it all. Below are 15 gifts that even the biggest design nerds and fashion girls will lose it over, spanning from handmade home decor to head-turning clothes and accessories. Who’s oozing cool now?
Acne Studios Striped Stretch-Cotton Socks
Despite their bad rap, socks can actually be an incredible gift, especially when they’re by Acne Studios. The retro stripes, the robot face appliqué —it’s all so good.
Acne Studios striped stretch-cotton socks, $45 at Matches Fashion
Zoe Karssen Embroidered Loose-Fit Sweatshirt
Slime green is one of the trendiest colors du jour. But beyond its alienesque hue, this sweatshirt also rules for the tiny embroidered hearts that dot it. “You’ll do,” they read—a sentiment every woman can relate to.
Zoe Karssen embroidered loose-fit sweatshirt, $158 at Shopbop
Dazzling Wishes Bracelet Gift Set
Buying jewelry as a gift can be a tricky task, but this sterling-silver bracelet makes it easy. Featuring a wintry dangle charm studded with cubic zirconia as well as two equally shimmery clips, it’s simple elegance at its best. To make it extra special, the back of the charm is engraved with the message “The best is yet to come.” A bracelet that doubles as a positive daily reminder? Yes, please.
Dazzling Wishes Bracelet Gift Set, $179 at PANDORA
Le Labo Hinoki Travel Set
If you’ve got a friend who is constantly on the go and enjoys the finer shower products in life, this set of mini shower gel, body lotion, shampoo and conditioner by Le Labo will make their heart sing. The luxury brand is known for its addicting fragrances, and its Hinoki scent, which is inspired by the Buddhist temples and hinoki trees of Mount Koya in Japan, is one of the best.
Le Labo Hinoki travel set, $55 at Le Labo
No one can ever have too many sunglasses, especially ones like these. They’re the perfect amalgamation of form and function and are so covetable, you might just be tempted to keep them for yourself.
Tazi sunglasses, $260 at Gentle Monster
Vanna Youngstein Atomic Strawberry Tank
Show your friend that you think she’s the bomb with this not-so-sweet strawberry tank top.
Vanna Youngstein Atomic Strawberry tank, $35 at Opening Ceremony
Tom Dixon Bump Jug
Part jug, part flower vase, this borosilicate glass beauty is ideal for small apartments where multipurpose items are key. Its millennial pink hue and sculpturesque design ensure it doesn’t sacrifice form for function.
Tom Dixon Bump Jug, $150 at Coming Soon
Rodin Lip Balm Ring
The most aughts beauty accessory there ever was! It conveniently puts hydrating lip balm at your literal fingertips and looks ridiculously cute while doing it.
Rodin lip balm ring, $15 at Goop
Edie Parker and Goo.ey Rainbow iPhone Case
Just looking at this phone case makes you instantly happier. Imagine how good it would feel to unwrap one bought specially for you and see it emblazoned with your initial.
Edie Parker and Goo.ey rainbow-printed plastic iPhone 6 and 7 case, $45 at Net-a-Porter
Brixton Ginsberg Cap
Think of this as the adult version of giving someone a teddy bear, except it’s warm and wearable and instantly makes any outfit look super rad.
Brixton Ginsberg cap, $45 at Brixton
Figuratone Limited-Edition Print
Limited-edition artwork is one of the best gifts around. Not only does it support the artist you buy it from, but it also feels super unique and special. This gorgeous piece in particular was created by Swedish fashion designer and artist Eitil Thorén Due, so you know your style-obsessed friend will love it.
Figuratone limited-edition print, $186 at Tictail
Staud Mini Shirley Bag
From its clear vinyl outer to its croc-embossed leather handles and zip compartment, this bag combines two of the season’s biggest trends in the most imaginative of ways. It’s definitely a piece that’ll make for a freak-out-worthy gift—you’re drooling over it yourself, aren’t you?
Staud mini Shirley bag, $195 at Shopbop
Polaroid Originals OneStep Plus i-Type Instant Camera
They say a picture’s worth a thousand words, so giving someone a really cool Polaroid speaks volumes. The Bluetooth-enabled camera was inspired by a model from the ’70s and includes a smartphone app for more editing options. It’s always good to have a friend around to snap cute Polaroids of you, right?
Polaroid Originals OneStep Plus i-Type instant camera, $160 at Urban Outfitters
The Mega Greens Galaxy Pack and Moisturizing Moon Mask work together to leave skin healthy, hydrated and happier than ever. They’re also made by the coolest beauty brand on Earth and boast killer packaging; so, yeah, anyone would be happy to add these to their bathroom counter.
Mask Duo, $40 at Glossier
Classic Girl Pot
These clay pots have been topping pretty much everyone’s wish list all year thanks to their fun, playful vibe. Any succulent that gets to call one home is lucky—there’s no way their plant mom will forget to water them.
Classic Girl Pot, $65 at group-partner.com
This post is sponsored by PANDORA.