Fa-la-la Fabulous Gifts for Her

by The Texas Lifestyle Magazine team on November 19, 2021 in Gift Guides,

She’s your wife, mom, sister, daughter, bestie… and your love her to bits. But, what perfect present will melt her heart this holiday season? Take a look through our stylish selection—from the fun to the romantic to the practical, you’re sure to find something she’ll adore.


Gorgeous Gorjana Jewelry

Finding beautiful pieces to pair together for her is easy thanks to California’s gorjana Jewelry collection, which recently opened its Austin location. Each piece is designed to be paired with another for an elegant, feminine look. With prices for every budget, including fine jewelry, getting that special woman in your life jewelry this year will be as easy as a California breeze. $20-$700

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Necklaces from Holly Yashi

Women do love jewelry! These unique necklaces all have a beautiful feminine touch. Does she love the Northeast? In an homage to the beauty of the botanical world, the Holly Yashi Sugar Maple Beaded Necklace mimics the exceptional show of this iconic foliage. We love the subtle design of The Louise necklace, which comes in gold or silver and can be matched with earrings. $75-$80

Happy Elsie Luxury Handbags

It’s true! Women love a new handbag — it’s fun to rotate throughout the year. Happy Elsie has a style for every woman, so make her feel special and happy with one that fits her. These lux bags are handcrafted with genuine leather (or PU leather collection). There’s a myriad of different colors, patterns, and styles but we love The Vicky, with it’s black and white polka dot design with hot pink accents. This one is a fit for day or night. Prices vary, up to $200

Glasses from Peepers

A 4th-generation, family-run company, Peepers is continuously reinventing the spectacle. Peepers began with a quest to find upbeat eyewear, and that light-hearted spirit is embedded in everything Peepers does. From their unique designs to a caring customer experience, their family’s legacy is dedicated to the pursuit of fashion as its most fun. Today, they create stylish, optical quality reading glasses, blue light glasses, and sunglasses. From $19.99


Perfect Styles from Maurices Clothing

Maurices has beautiful fashion for every woman and for every season. We like the comfortable and lightweight Butterfly Crochet Trim Mini Dress with a trendy floral print and  the Berry Smocked Waist Mini Dress for a dressy occasion (like working the iHeart Country Fest red carpet!). They also have affordable and cozy sweaters like the Visgoss Beige Cable Knit Short Sleeve Sweater (perfect for Texas cool temps) and the Visgoss Solid Flutter Sleeve Sweater for an everyday, elegant look. $50 and under

Sarongs from Sunshine Tienda

Is she planning a trip? Then block-printed sarongs from Austin-based Sunshine Tienda are ideal packing essentials for warm-weather travel. (Or, for the Texas weather much of the year!) Made from 100% cotton, the colorful and versatile sarongs can be worn in a variety of ways—style one over a swimsuit as a skirt or tied around the neck as a dress for an elevated beach look. $52

Show-Stopping Kat Maconie Boots

Amp up her fancy boot collection with these creative Alison Chain Heel Boots (above, left) with the most unique gold heel. Made with soft caramel goat leather, the show-stopping part of the shoe is the iconic chain heel. No one else will have this style wherever she walks into!  Save 30% off by using the code TOPSECRET30 for the Black Friday sale, and 40% off with code GIMMIE10 for Cyber Monday. $390

Yellow Box’s Babete Clogs

Throw it back to the ‘70s with these trendy suede clog wedges. They have a 3.5 inch heel and 1.5 inch platform, making them just the perfect height for a fun, yet flirty fall shoe to wear to work or stroll through town. Made with genuine cow suede and a rubber outsole, neither support nor style will be a question with these clogs. And they come in rich taupe, tan or black. $80

Allbirds Women’s Tree Dashers

Gift her these Tree Dashers by Allbirds that are super comfortable, durable, and breathable. They’re light and very well cushioned. Get them in many colors, like the Geyser (Light Blue Sole). Shop online, or if you’re in Austin for the holidays, try their location in boho SoCo. $125


Tai Young’s Vegan, Cruelty-Free Brush Set

Tai’s #5StepstoFlawless Brush Set comes with step-by-step instructions to her signature ‘no makeup, makeup’ look, a fillable booklet to write down what you personally use for each step, a burlap bag for breathable storage, and a mini-silicone cleansing pad to deep clean the brushes. These are not only good for the skin, they’re even better for the environment! They’re easy to clean, and will last longer than animal hair brushes. Surprise your favorite gal with this flawless vegan, cruelty brush set; she’ll look and feel her best! $49.99

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Winner Winner Chicken Dinner Spice Set

She’ll love this all-in-one kit for the ultimate, buttery, herby, chicken dinner! The kit includes Garlicky Onion Herb, Honey Lemon Thyme, and Balsamic Roasted Onion spice blend, as well as a Tomato Garlic Basil dressing starter, and one bag of Herby Leek Seasoned Rice. This set from Cravings by Chrissy Teigen is perfect for spicing up any protein or vegetables in just a pinch! $28

Silver Swag Box

We love this Silver Swag Box — a fun, monthly subscription box made just for (female) seniors. It’s the gift that keeps on giving all year — she’ll be so surprised to unwrap each box, full of delight, each month! Curated with delicious snacks, fun activities to keep the brain working, she’ll discover practical and useful items like candles, and home decor items (some are seasonal). Each box comes in a cool, swaggy theme, and items can be customized for dietary restrictions as well. What a great idea for someone who you might not get to see very often; they get a delightful reminder of your love all year. Free shipping, discounts for 6- and 12-month subscriptions. $49.99/month

Brightbox Happy Mail

Brightbox says it is “on a mission to brighten one million days!” Sending a special gift or message is made affordable and easy with Brightbox’s services. Choose from curated themed boxes filled with sweet treats, confetti, and a card. Or, if you’re feeling bossy, build it from scratch with Brightbox customizable options. From $10


AERIN Cedar Violet Fragrance

Who doesn’t love a great perfume and, even better, one that comes in a luxuriously designed bottle? She can enjoy Aerin’s woody yet feminine fragrance which blends golden gardenia and jasmine with Virginia cedarwood, green violet leaf, sweet muguet, amber, and sandalwood all infused to create a luminescent, floral fragrance that lingers for hours. $135

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House of Wise

House of Wise is the perfect gift for finding calm among the busy holidays. Take control of your strength, stress, sex, and sleep life with this CBD and personal wellness brand. Take the stress tinctures and gummies daily to help get through the day. For those who want a boost of energy, the Strength gummies are great for your fitness routine. Sex by House of Wise is meant to empower women to build a better personal intimacy routine with their lover. Having trouble falling asleep? The sleep tinctures and gummies are paired with melatonin and hints of orange and ginger. $45-$120

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