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Julia’s Favorite Things Gift Guide

November 30, 2020  —  Written by Julia 

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We’ve done a LOT of gift guides for her over the years (here, here, here, and here to name a few). So this year, I really wanted to focus on my personal favorites that I keep reaching for. Or gifts that meant a lot to me this year. These are tried and true. Tested and loved. A few personal favorites that would make excellent gifts–

1. Taylor Swift Folklore Record: $59 Since getting our record player, I have been gifted a few amazing records and every time, I am floored with the thoughtfulness. I got Folklore AND Deja Entendu for my birthday and now I want to gift someone else a record.

2. Calf-Length Dad Coat: $144  You can’t go wrong with a camel colored calf length coat. I have one and I wear it with everything!

3. Toggle Chain Necklace: $32 My favorite necklace–the clasp is so pretty I don’t even mind when it comes in front.

4. MALIN+GOETZ Dark Rum Candle: $55 I. love. candles. But this scent takes the cake for me. Year round, it’s so welcoming and warm.

5. Burgundy Weekender: $58 I have tried so many makeup cases. But this one is my FAVORITE because it’s so organized inside and it can fit in a carry on or overnight bag easily. The color is pretty great, too!

6. Oversized Alpaca Crew: $95 A classic staple of a sweater to wear over and over.

7. Sorel Waterproof Bootie: $119 These boots are a shorter height making them fun to wear with jeans. They are TOASTY and the color scheme is so versatile. And also, if you have big feet like me, I swear they make your feet look so petite!

8. Dae Duo Shampoo & Conditioner Set: $48 I tried it. I looooovvveeee it. My hair is so silky smooth (and I went 8 days between washes!)

9. Beauty Counter Brightening Oil: $58 This is my number 1 beauty product this year. Every time I look glowy (or I want to), it’s thanks to this. I put it on every night and the smell is delicious.

10. Red Aspen Nail Dashes: $13 I’ve been wearing these press on nails for the last 6 weeks! They are easy to apply and inexpensive and the colors are spot on. I love the short ones best!

11. Lip Sleeping Mask: $20 I put this on religiously every night! Moisturized lips = plump lips. So I don’t skimp!

12. Apple Watch Band: $19 I switched out my apple watch band for this one earlier this year and it honestly felt like I got a new watch! I love the nod to a classic men’s watch and the mixed metals go with everything!

13. The Foldover Transport Tote: $188 A quality bag with a twist. I love this big bag and I alway get compliments on its uniqueness!

14. FOREO LUNA Mini 2 Facial Cleansing Brush: $139 I think I put this on every gift guide because it feels SO good on your face and I honestly think I owe it a big thank you for clearing up my skin this year!

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  1. Gemma says:

    I’ve been a bit stuck for what to get my lovely sister this year. The Foreo Luna was the perfect thing! Thank you! Might just have to ask Santa for that bag too…

  2. Jessica says:

    My mind is a bit blown that you are a Brand New fan! We are around the same age so the timing is right.

  3. Lori says:

    I’ve been looking for a watch band like this for ages. Score! Also, those Sorels (so versatile and love how easy they slip on and off) make my size 7s look like children’s feet. They’re magical feet shrinkers for sure.

  4. Sarah says:

    i’ve been using the laneige lip mask all year too and can testify! it’s amazing! my boyfriend also enjoys the end results ;)

    very highly recommend!

  5. Brooke says:

    FYI, the shampoo link is broken!

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