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2018 CLJ Gift Guide: Gifts For Her

November 24, 2018

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1. Moonlight Nightshirt because it’s time to graduate from sleeping in a t-shirt covered in paint and this super soft nightshirt (paired with socks for me!) takes the cake. $49 (available in 2 colors)

2. Kate Spade Vachetta Leather Apple Watch Strap. The same apple watch she already loves (and owns…this isn’t the watch part), but now she’ll actually love the way it looks, too.  $78 

3. Scarf Pony. My favorite accessory right now and A MILLION and ten times easier than trying to tie a plain ol’ pretty scarf in your hair. Leave it hanging down, or tie it in a few knots. $18 

4. HP Sprocket Portable Photo Printer. Packs easily in her purse and prints photos directly from her phone…like a Polaroid, but better because she can still take 25 photos and then just choose the best one to print–no ink required. ;) $132

5. Huggable Sloth Cooling + Heating Pad that’s also infused with lavendar. Really, there’s no cuter way to relax or make it through muscle aches and cramps. $29

6. The Simple Pouch Belt Bag.  The take-everywhere-stash-everything crossbody she can wear around her waist (hands free!!), that’s juuuuuuust the right size for her essentials: phone, lip balm, keys and cards. $57

7. Sold Out. Here is a super similar one she’ll dress up and down forever and ever and ever. $95

8. Rose Quartz Crystal Facial Roller that feels cool and steady along the skin as it depuffs and massages–it’s the tool she doesn’t know she needs but will want to turn around and give to everyone. (Like I’m doing right now–I love this thing.) $28

9. A 10 ft. Phone Charging cable that looks really great and has a stylish, moveable weighted knot so it will never fall off the dang nightstand into the crack between the bed ever again! And so she can relax while her phone charges, instead of huddling around her current, very short, charger. $39

10. Sold out. I love these Knit gloves just as much and they work with electronic devices so her sweet hands won’t have to brave the winter this year to text you back. $43

11. The classic, effortless tortoise hoops that got me through the YEAR! A staple really. $24

12. Sold out. Similar ones! It’s sock season and there would be nothing more chic than these Leopard Socks peeking through her cropped jeans and ankle boots. $14

13. Hairgenics Lavish Lash. An eyelash and brow growth serum with over 5000 rave reviews. $29

14. Simple Human 8 inch sensor mirror with brightness control that will allow her to see her entire face, all at once, distortion free and in exceptional detail. If she’s anything like me, she’ll tell you it changed her life in less than a week. $200

15. New tone on tone Adidas tennis shoes because she sometimes that’s just the motivation she needs to hit the gym (and they look really cute with jeans.) $85


MORE Gift ideas for her from our past gift guides


What do you think?

  1. Rachel says:

    Is this the eyelash serum you use?

  2. Annika says:

    Sigh. Julia, you just get me. ❤️

  3. heidi says:

    i’m curious about the faux leather jacket. length is 22” – would you wear that length? seems so short for us taller ladies. i’m 5’10” and i cannot imagine it, but curious if you make it work?

  4. Liz K. says:

    FYI the phone charging cable is available cheaper on amazon – just bought there!

  5. Shelby says:

    Have you personally tried that lash serum? All the recent reviews are horrible and most of them say the manufacturer tried to bribe them for a 5 star review with a free product…

    • Julia says:

      I haven’t–but I just ordered it! Will keep you posted. I used Last Boost for awhile and it worked and then my lashes got thin and brittle. I’m currently using Boost Lash and I like it! But we’ll see how this one works too.Some of the pictures look really promising.

  6. Elisha says:

    The watch strap is linking me to the printer right now. Love the gift guide though!

  7. Jess says:

    I have the shirt and pants version of these Nordstrom pajamas and they are amazing! The fabric is so soft and luxurious and even after 100 washes they haven’t piled.

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