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Gift Guide: The Fashionista

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Gift Guide: The Fashionista

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Aoife Stapleton

Rounding it up

  • It's expensive out there, with inflation and other cost of living increases taking a bite out of your budget.

  • We’ve got you covered with 10, budget-friendly gift ideas for the fashionista in your life.

‘Tis the season for all things glitz, glam and going-all-out when it comes to fashion choices, so buying for a fashion forward friend or family-member means the pressure is on when picking out the perfect gift. But luckily we’ve done a lot of the heavy lifting for you with the 10 most temptingly stylish gifts we could find that’ll make any fashionista weak at the sequined knees.

1. Rib-knit mittens

It’s hard to go wrong with a cozy pair of high quality mittens when it comes to accessorizing any winter wardrobe and with the selection at Simons including their rib-knit mittens for $25 there’s not much need to look any further.

2. Tortoise shell sunglasses

Sunglasses are still necessary all year round, let’s face it (ahem, excuse the pun), so gifting the perfect pair will never go a-miss. After all, can you ever have too many? These $50 Ceres rectangle tortoise shell frames from Nordstrom are just the right amount of bold for any gift box.

3. Patagonia ultralight hip pack

If you haven’t already noticed, the fanny pack is back and we’ve a feeling that won’t be going away for the festive season. Frolicking in the snow requires practical packing (but make it cool, right?) so this Patagonia Ultralight Hip Pack for $45 from Altitude Sport is the perfect find, especially when you’ll get 4% cash back when you buy with your KOHO card.

4. Ten tree Ashton Cardi

No winter fit is complete without a simple knit. Layers are our best friend here in Canada so it would simply be rude not to introduce your lucky gift-getter to the Ten Tree Ashton Cardi for $39. Hot girl summer just became warm girl winter. And hey, that 3% cash back with your KOHO card ain’t bad either, eh?

5. Hoop earrings

How could we possibly make a gift guide without a pair of ho-ho-hoops (sorry, couldn’t resist)? This abstract chunky pair from Oat And Fort are classic but bang on trend, and at $24 you could probably buy a pair for yourself too.

6. Attitude oceanly phyto glow beauty box

No fashionista goes through the winter season without weather-proof skincare, so why not treat them to a beauty box like the ATTITUDE Oceanly Phyto Glow Beauty Box for $59.98 from, where you’ll get 4% back on your KOHO card . It doesn’t just have to be the string lights that glow, you know?

7. Airpod pro case

For the one that has everything (we all have one on our list), a stylish AirPod case is a sure way to surprise and this red Matt And Nat number for $50 from Indigo is a total winner (plus don’t forget you’ll get 5% cash back on your KOHO card here). Oh and it’s made from 100% recycled plastic bottles too, which never hurts!

8. Jacquemus socks

Buying for a designer junkie but the budget doesn’t stretch? Fancy socks are always a fail safe and this cute Jacquemus pair for $50 from Ssense is sure to make any luxury-lover beam.

9. Aesop breathless body oil

A true trend-setter knows that style doesn’t stop at the closet door, it extends right onto the washroom shelves with a bottle of Aesop Breathless Body Oil. And you can still gift lavishly (it’s $45) without busting open the bank.

10. Lululemon water bottle

If there’s one thing that’s always trending it’s hydration (yes, we make ourselves cringe too, but everyone gets a hall pass during the holidays, right?) and there’s nothing better than having a sweet water bottle to do it with. These Lululemon Back to Life Sport Bottles come in a selection of cool colours and even cooler prices, starting at $44.

Wishing you all a happy holiday season <3

The KOHO team

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