Gift Guide: My Wish List

Good morning everyone! It’s almost that time where you’re constantly asked “what do you want this year?” If you’re anything like me, this question usually stumps you. I never know what to ask for during the holidays. Eventually I end up with a list of items I would like to have, but it usually takes me for-ever (and a few hours perusing Pinterest) to come up with. This year I have been on top of my “wish list” game and decided to share it with you all! There are items at various price points, some are total steals and a few are splurges. Some are items that I “need” and others are ones that I would like to have!
First and foremost is the GiGi New York Parker Satchel. I have had my eye on this bag ever since I saw it during their Holiday Preview event in Atlanta. It is so chic looking and has the perfect amount of space and organization.
Next up are every day type of jewelry pieces like this personalized bangle, the Kendra Scott cuff, and her newest rings. All of these items would be pieces that could be worn daily and with a lot of outfits.
Karen Walker sunglasses have been on my “want” list for a long time, but have never pulled the trigger. Mainly, I am bad at keeping up with my glasses (RIP fav Ray-Ban aviators), but also because every pair I have tried on have been ginormous on my tiny face!! I love the Karen Walker Helter Skelter sunglasses because they are a little different than her other kind and they’re also smaller.
Booties are an obsession of mine. I have a lot of booties, but would really like to invest in a nice pair that can withstand the test of time. These Sole Society booties fit the bill!
Makeup brushes are something I am constantly on the search for. There is nothing worse than purchasing makeup brushes only to find that they are rough on your face. I have looked at these brushes for a long time at Ulta and never bit the bullet because of their individual prices. Since it’s the holiday season they are offering a set that’s valued at $150 for only $65! Such a steal!
Coffee mugs are something I freakin’ hoard! I love them! Starbucks holiday mug collection is always on point, but this year there are a ton that I love, mainly this one. It’s so cute and the buffalo check is on trend, too! 
This Michael Kors Watch is a great alternative to my every day gold watch. This one has diamonds entrusted on the side and it a little more dressy than my other ones. 
How cute is this marquee light from Nordstrom? I think this would be a great addition to a gallery wall. Every single one I have found have either been really expensive or I have found in an antique store and it’s been pretty banged up. For under $40, you can’t beat this! Great for a girl or guy. 
Every single year I get a new perfume. For some reason none seem to be jumping out to me this year, so what better way to try a bunch than this Joe Malone fragrance gift set from Nordstrom? There are five different fragrances to try of his signature scents!
I have been on the search for a black desk that I can put in my office for quite some time now. Every single one that I have found has either been insanely expensive for a desk (let’s be honest…) or it hasn’t fit the space that I need. After seeing Mackenzie style this desk in her apartment I decided to give it a second look. I love the style of the desk and that the fact that it has organizational drawers and doesn’t take up a ton of room.

GiGi New York Parker Satchel | BaubleBar personalized bangle | Kendra Scott Arden cuff |  Karen Walker Helter Skelter Sunglasses | Kendra Scott Skylen ring | Kendra Scott Windsor ring | Sole Society Riley booties | IT! Cosmetics Makeup Brush Set |Nordstrom Marquee Light | Starbucks Holiday Mug | Michael Kors Glitz WatchTarget Campaign Desk|

Shop my holiday picks below….

What are you asking for this holiday season? I would love to hear!

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  1. Great list – I hope Santa puts a few of these under your tree this year x

    Posted 11.20.14 Reply
  2. Hanna Lei wrote:

    I love that bag! –Hanna Lei

    Posted 11.20.14 Reply
  3. Nice picks! There is something for everyone!

    Posted 11.20.14 Reply
  4. I am so diggin' those booties (why does my eye always wander directly to the shoes?!) and that personalized bangle. Might have to add it to MY wish list!

    Posted 11.20.14 Reply
  5. I recently saw the marquee light at Nordstrom and it's so cute!

    Posted 11.21.14 Reply
  6. This is such a fun list. I'm loving the booties, the bag, the watch.. I'm just loving this post :)

    Posted 11.21.14 Reply
  7. Love your gift guide Emily! I want everything :)

    Posted 11.22.14 Reply
  8. Love the gift guide Emily!! I want everything :)

    Posted 11.22.14 Reply

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