so happy to finally be able to share with you part one of my holiday gift guide series. i have been working on this for almost two months, accumulating some of my favourite things to share with you for the holiday season. with all the giveaway madness this,  and next week i needed a moment to sneak it in here for you to have enough time to work on completing your own wish lists. these are only some of my favourite objects, and some will be making reappearances in upcoming posts. i tried to organize them all in a sensical manner. this way you can match all the items with the people in your lives who would love them the most. in the end it’s all a collection of my personal picks so this could vary for everybody. this particular one, however, is a set of what i find to be everyday essentials of any fashion girl. stay tuned for a surprise giveaway next week of one of the items from this wish list. clockwise from top left corner:

cozy sweater robe, victoria’s secret, $49.50; do not disturb eye mask, wildfox, $28 (available at holt renfrew or online); vintage canon AE-1 camera; anzie jewelry (see below for details); kenzo iphone case, $68; b. balenciaga eau de parfum, $120, hudson’s bay; cnd holiday vinylux collection (see below for details);  voluspa candle in goji torocco orange, $30, indigo; snow drop luxe gift set, $40, indigo; rosebud lip salve, $9, indigo; moleskine notebook, $24, indigo; moleskine 2015 daily planner, $25, indigo; karen walker 10th anniversary limited edition super super strength sunglasses, $350, nordstrom; assorted makeup (see below for details); kate space note cards, $24, indigo; stripe pouch, $36.50, j.crew; dr. robuck’s face cream, $49.50; daniel wellington watch, $272; happy plugs, $25, urban outfitters; indigo gift cards, loadable; jalu christmas rap cards, $15,; the woman i wanted to be by diane von furstenberg, $32, indigo; festive cotton & lace underwear, $8.50, victoria’s secret.

some of my favourite things this year were sunglasses. and still come in handy in the midst of bright, snowy winters.  i am in love with big round shapes. these limited edition gilded karen walkers are the perfect pair to ring in the new year. find yours at nordstrom or online, $350.

the canadian mother-daughter(s) team are making luxury fun again. with their iconic boheme bracelets and customization events all across the country they are my favourite go to for a perfect gift. with stones that hold deeper meanings this can really add that perfect personal touch. stay tuned for a very special anzie giveaway on the blog next week. you won’t want to miss this one! anzie boheme bracelets: chrysophase with white topaz straburst charm, $300; malachite with white topaz tear drop, $275; green onyx with white topaz mini clover charm, $275; anzie necklaces: white topaz pave horseshoe in 14K; aztec mini starburst blue topaz with diamonds 14Kanzie dew drop, etoile studs collection earrings

this 8 minute quick drying nail polish is a life saver. who has the time to take the day off to do their nails anymore? speed up your routine with 76 beautiful runway inspired colours and get festive with this cnd vinylux holiday collection, $11.99 per bottle, pictured in dazzling dance, grand gala, chiffon twirl & top coat. makes for the perfect stocking stuffer!

gift sets can be predictable. think of other uses your gifts will have, this beautiful packaging just screams instagram. snow drop luxe gift set, $40, chapters & online

beauty blogs are all the rage, with zoella selling more copies of her book than harry potter there is something to be said for girls and their love for candy colors and shiny packaging, a no brainer to say the least (clockwise from top left): tom ford lipstick in pussycat, $66, available at holt renfrew & online; ysl fusion ink foundation, $64 hudson’s bay, nars eye kit in and god created the woman, $59, makeup forever custom artist shadow pallet; bobbi brown art stick in dusty pink, $32, sephora;makeup forever straight & wavy brush no. 234, $35, sephora; tom ford cream colour for eyes in spice, $42, available at holt renfrew & online; benefit cha cha tint in mango, $30, sephora.

*reminder* our daniel wellington watch giveaway ends today and there has been overwhelming response. thank you all who entered. check in at the end of the day to find out who is going to be gifted and make sure you use the code HOLIDAY_ANIAB when shopping on for an additional 15% off until december 14th! a $250 giveaway to is starting later today as well so make sure to check back for all the details. xoxo

2 Responses

  1. You know I’m ALL about that beauty section! I have a little trio of the MUFE shadows myself and I absolutely love everything they do 🙂 xx

  2. Tyler says:

    Now I know what to get you this year! 😉

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