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Christmas Gifts Her: The Lux Little Gifts - Under $100

"Holiday Pleasures"

Small Santa gifts are the most coveted by the beholder.  Remember Christmas movies when the one wish was granted?  The happiness was paramount and the one sole gift brightened the world and gratefulness was ever present.  A desire to go back in time and present the "one magical gift" is important and on point this holiday season.  While selecting the "one all encompassing gift" surround with lux little gifts that are thoughtful, usable and gladly accepted by the recipient.  A candle, trinket, pajamas, lotion, perfumes and other accessories not often purchased seemed to bring a Santa-like smile to one and to all.   Light up this holiday season with  lux little gifts and sprinkle the trimmings with family, friends, laughter and loved ones.  Spread good cheer, holiday magic and enjoy the festivities abound. 


Ho! Ho! Ho!

Winter Scarf Wrap

II.  Cozy Plaid Scarf:  Wrapping a colorful plaid scarf around the neck keeps the beholder toasty, while enduring the climate precipitation. 

Several hues and on Sale!!  
Nordstrom Plaid Cashmere Scarf 

"When  I wear a silk scarf I never feel so definitely like a woman, a beautiful woman" - Audrey Hepburn


Perfectly Chic Pajamas

Chestnuts roasting on an open fire. Jack Frost nipping at your nose.  

II. Ultimate Comfortable Pajamas:  For some strange reason it is extremely difficult to find classic, comfortable and chic pajamas.  Frankly wearing sweats to bed, tee shirts, animals prints or thermal long johns  reminds a sophisticated adult of being a small child rather than an accomplished and successful woman.   My favorite brand has been PJ Salvage until I stumbled upon the Nordstrom brand.  The pajamas are soft, sexy and for a woman of substance.  Audrey substance that is!

Nordstrom Lingerie Moonlight Pajamas


French Perfume Please!

Two Favorites

Chanel N5

 III.  French Perfumes:  These two scents are unforgettable and definitely stop traffic no matter where the adorned waltzes through a room.

  • Chanel N5 created by Gabrielle Chanel in 1921 is the symbol of luxurious simplicity.   This flagrance is memorable, floral and mesmerizing. Since its creation in 1921, N°5 has exuded the very essence of femininity: An abstract, mysterious scent, alive with countless subtle facets, radiating an extravagant floral richness. In 1986, Jacques Polge, reinterpreted his predecessor Ernest Beaux’s composition to create a fuller, more voluminous version of the now and forever fragrance: the Eau de Parfum.

Chanel N5 Eau De Parfum Spray

"What do I wear to bed? Why Chanel N5 of course!" - Marilyn Monroe

  • Dior J'adore:  The perfect flower finely created down to the final detail.  The essence of Ylang-Ylang from the Comoros unfurls its floral-fruity notes and demands a soft exotic touch.  Rose, Jasmine add a floral touch exuding sensuality working in harmony.  The "flower of the gods" with its warm facets of sensual and enveloping orange blossom. 

Dior 'J'adore' Eau de Parfum Spray

"J' adore is an extraordinary fragrance because it achieves the feat of being an original signature that is easily appealing.  Sensual without being too heavy, it is a composition that brings opposites together; that makes iconic floral notes into an alluring, unique and mysterious ensemble. J'adore invents a flower that doesn't exist, an ideal."  - Francois Demachy


Luxurious Hand Cream

IV. Hand Cream Set:  The cold wet weather requires a hand cream filled with superior hydration and beautiful scents.  This special set is a Limited Edition at the perfect price point including four lavish and extraordinary smelling hand creams to insure soft hands for the holidays and beyond.

Laura Mercier 'Little Indulgences' Hand and Body Creme Collection 


Hair, Hair, Hair! 

V. Glorious Princess Hair:  Keep the long and short tresses held tightly with these beautiful and delightfully hued hairbands.   Great stocking stuffers too.

Set of 8

L. Erickson Ponytail Holders

Set of 15

L. Erickson Ponytail Holders

"Gorgeous hair is the best revenge"


Sassy Slippers

VI. The Only Slippers:  UGG is the best slipper on the market. And, the ultimate little gift for the winter infused months.  Imagine sipping hot chocolate, wearing a sumptuous robe along with these beauties snug on the feet?   Flexible sole for indoor/outdoor use and lined with wool creating a work of warmth and functionality.

UGG 'Dakota' Slipper

Fancy Pants!

UGG Dakota Slipper

"A woman with good shoes is never ugly" - Coco Chanel


The Queen - Lips!

VIII.  Lips of Queens:   Lipstick is imperative for the holidays.  Why not give the queenly lipstick created by Christian Louboutin.  Yes, it is expensive but oh the colors, visual shape and texture are divinely royal.

Christian Louboutin Velvet Matte Lip Colour


The Sophisticate

IX.  The One and Only Wallet:  Oh yes, a gorgeous wallet is a must even with the iPhone commanding attention.  This lovely looker can be used alone as a clutch and indeed is eye fetching.

Ted Baker London Glitter  Large Matinee Wallet

"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't" 


"Diamonds are a Girls Best Friend" 

X.  Diamonds Must Own:  Nordstrom designs beautiful and exquisite Zirconia diamonds that are essential for travel or anytime.   The eye cannot detect fake versus real.  Of course, real diamonds make a keen statement.  Yet, for times when worried about loss or forgetfulness - a Zirconia diamond makes the mark and is so memorable. 


There you have it!  The "lux little gift" waiting to be selected and presented to the loved one this holiday season.   Enjoy the process, shop accordingly and remember it isn't the gifts that make the holiday instead is the thought that counts.  The merriment, joy with friends and family makes the day special.  The small gifts always reign supreme and are truly loved.  While shopping pick up something for yourself, after all you are worth it!

Happy Shopping!

Kim Hardwich - Forever Chic Style


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