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The Fashion Maven's Gift Guide

As your group of friends' resident fashion maven, this person has built a reputation for being always on-point with her Christmas gift-giving abilities. They're so sharp that it's almost uncanny; every stylish gift is clearly well-thought of and perfectly suits their recipients needs — and wants, too! 

If you've ever wanted to give gifts as expertly as her, check out Metro.Style's fashion maven's gift-giving guide for 2017. 

Jo Malone fragrances



An often underestimated accessory for men and women is fragrance. It's an interesting element to include in your ensemble as it speaks to the sense of smell — a sophisticated way to up your game for rounding off an outfit. Consider making a purchase from Jo Malone, one of Britain's most luxurious and sought after fragrance brands in the market today. If you aren't sure about what scent to buy, they recommend their best-selling scent, Lime Basil & Mandarin. 


Personalized wooden and metal items from Thoughtful Supply Co.

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This is Filipino brand born out of the need for beautiful personalized items is great for those who want to inject a whole lot of thoughtfulness in their gifts. Their products are great for family members and best friends who truly mean the world to you and want to make happy this Christmas. Pick from personalized trays, cheese boards, platters, coasters, clothes hangers, and other trinkets, and opt to engrave names, initials, dates, quotes, or phrases to make them extra meaningful. 



Dyson Supersonic hair dryer


When people wonder why they can't seem to achieve salon-ready hair on their own, many of them don't seem to realize that a lot of it has to do with the quality of their hair dryers. Bless your friends with gorgeous tresses with Dyson's travel-friendly Supersonic hair dryer that they can use at home, or take with them out of town. It's compact, lightweight, protects hair from heat damage, and makes getting ready so much better. This is the perfect gift for friends that love, love, love getting dolled up before going out. 


Natalya Lagdameo bangles

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Simple yet striking, these bangles by designer Natalya Lagdameo are surely going to be loved by any of your friends that receive it. It's versatile and cute for every day wear and for day and nighttime occasions, so you know that it's not going to be difficult to pair with a myriad of outfits! Worn a few pieces at a time or stacked, these bangles are always make an impression. We wouldn't be surprised at all if you purchased a set for yourself. 


Fenty Beauty Match Stix 


Rihanna's overwhelming popular beauty line Fenty is so well-received because of its wide range of colors (it has over 20 shades of foundation and other base makeup products so you're sure to find a great match for your skin tone). Match Stix in particular are flying off shelves because they can be used to conceal, contour, and highlight depending on your need for the moment. While it might be tough to buy the right makeup shade for your gal pals, lighter Match Stix shades can add just the right amount of shimmer to a look — great for New Year's Eve parties. 



Baroque bath slippers by Versace


Soaking in the bath isn't just a hygiene thing; it should be an indulgence! From the moment you step into and step out of the tub or shower and plop down onto your bed for a good night's sleep, you should be as comfy and cozy as possible. Add to this indulgence by gifting your friends with this pair of white fluffy bath slippers from Versace. Pair them with a white bath robe, and it'll make them feel like they're walking on and all wrapped up by Cloud 9, all thanks to you. 


Whiskey River Soap Co. bath soap


Whiskey River is a relatively new comer to the industry, but their hilarious bath soaps engraved with super relatable messages are sure to make quite the impression with your friends. Not only are their quirky products good for your skin, cute, and fragrant, they give you a good perking up as you use them. Pick a different bar of soap with a different message that remind you of each of your friends; there's bound to be one in their wide selection! 


Lucerne watch and jewelry box

We're sure you've got a friend, male or female, whose favorite accessory is watches. Those watches need to be kept in a safe and secure place to keep them scratch-free, running smoothly, and away from moisture. Swiss watchmaker Lucerne has mastered the art of watchmaking, from design to maintenance to care, so why not get them an elegant watch box from them? Lucerne makes them in a handful of varieties, and even has two-layered boxes that can store other jewelry and an assortment of lose valuables. 


OPI 2017 holiday collection XOXO

Nail color! Ladies accessorize with it because it looks cute, and getting a mani-pedi is just oh so relaxing. Nail color expert OPI's newest holiday collection is a must-have for your nail salon fanatic friend. It's full of metallics and jewel tones that go swimmingly with the season's palette. 



The Kase cellphone cases 


The Kase isn't your run of the mill cellphone case store. Aside from offering lot of cute designs to choose from for most Apple and Android phones, the best part is that you can purchase a blank case, provide a photo, and they'll print it for you, then, voila! You'll be carrying your phone around in a case that's uniquely yours. Choose a photo with a special memory that you and a friend or a significant other share and you'll surely be thanked.