What To Give The Quintessential Socialite
The woman whose taste in style is the barometer of elegance and sophistication deserves gifts that will fit perfectly right into her luxurious lifestyle. With her social calendar filled to the brim, it’s always a delight to see how she’d dress up for the occasions or throw parties of her own.
It seems that there’s never a dull moment in her life. She is the life of the party. And every event she goes to, she graces with her easy confidence, head-turning chicness, and refined eloquence. Her life is the epitome of one that is well-lived. For the quintessential socialite, an inspirational and aspirational woman, here are items that will cheer up her Christmas.
Adding a scarf to an outfit can lend that much-needed flair and pizzazz. There is something about this accessory that elevates a look into a certain level of sophistication. Apart from bags, Hermes is also known for their collection of quality scarves. This one in particular, made of 70% cashmere and 30% silk, has a timelessly stylish striped print that will amp up her neutral-colored outfit and give it lots of character in a jiffy. Encadre Club scarf I40, $950, Hermes
For all the parties she has to go to, a small bag is definitely a must-have item in her accessory stash. This bedazzled piece is too beautiful, and it’s all the statement she needs in her ensemble. It features a detachable leather shoulder strap; lock charm with turn lock closure; sacred heart cross-stitched front and back panels; embossed leather shoulder strap, handle and details; embellished with beads, crystals, embroidery and studs; and leather lining. Dolce Box Embellished Cross-Stitched Bag, P273,120, Dolce & Gabbana at Luisa Viaroma
Any addition to her jewelry collection is a welcome treat. Gift her with a simple and classic item that she can wear with almost any outfit in her closet. This 18K rose gold and natural mother-of-pearl bracelet is perennially stylish. Happy Hearts Bangle, $2,840, Chopard
A small touch of elegance can go a long way. This brooch features Louis Vuitton’s signature V sign. It features “a precise micro-paving of white strass contrasts with the warm glow of this season's must-have pink gold.” Essential v strass brooch, Louis Vuitton
A Coffee Table Book
A fine item to style her stunning coffee table with, Bulgari: The Joy of Gems features an eye-catchingly beautiful cover. This book is the first-ever volume devoted exclusively to the house’s jewelry collection. It comes with stunning photographs and text by jewelry historian Vivienne Becker, who worte about the legacy of the brand. Bulgari: The Joy of Gems, $250, Assouline
A lipstick is a staple in her beauty arsenal. The Rouge Pur Couture Lipstick of YSL is the brand’s first customizable lipstick. The lipstick has rich and highly-pigmented color and is available in satin and matte finishes. The gold packaging may be customized with a design and an engraving. Rouge Pur Couture Lipstick, $37, YSL
For all the picture-taking at the parties she attends or throws, her phone has to look as stylish as her outfits as well. The iPhone cases and trays from socialite Olivia Palermo’s collection with Vianel features luxurious textures, skins, and colors. Phone cases and trays, $90-$170, Vianel
Photos from oliviapalermo.com (thumbnail) and vianelnewyork.com (cover photo)