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31 Accessories That Make For Really Great Gifts

I hate winter...but there is nothing better than a cozy knit scarf.

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What a year! The holidays are finally here! And while we’re doing our best to make sure the products we feature will arrive in time, shipping times are especially tricky this year, so we suggest shopping as early as you can.

Stock and shipping times can vary depending on where you live, which product you purchase, and more. So order earlier than you think you need to and be sure to double-check the retailers’ websites for shipping information to ensure that your gift will arrive in time for when you need it.

1. Ear climbers for the pal who wants additional piercings but is simply too chicken to go through with it. Their first one happened at the age of one! Claire’s is scary! TL;DR: These climbers will add more to their lobe, no needles required.

model wearing the ear climbers

2. A JW Pei vegan leather purse available in vibrant hues and neutral shades alike. Light purple, lime green, chocolate brown...no matter the color you choose, your fashionable friend is super to seriously appreciate a gift from this TikTok-famous brand.

3. A bow-topped hair tie because they want to be the kind of person who has mastered the fishtail, but they're currently struggling with just a regular braid. This bow is good at distracting from the flyaways and random pieces of hair they forgot to tie up *plus* makes for the perfect stocking stuffer.

model wearing the pink bow

4. Snake earrings sure to slither their way into your shopping cart due to a fun, trendy design that still feels remarkably...dainty? This gift allows them to decorate their lobes with jewelry that’s reptilian in origin.

model wearing the earrings

5. Thick, cozy socks because the real nightmare before Christmas is when their feet get so cold, any sort of hoof-to-hoof contact could jolt them awake from a deep sleep.

the socks

6. An amethyst gem ring sure to get them a barrage of compliments and questions, the latter being, "Wherever did you get such an exquisite piece of jewelry??" This stunning statement is about to become part of their daily uniform.

the rings

7. A cross-body bag because it's time they finally retire that $12 purse they bought in their college years and somehow still wear. There's lipstick stains in the inner pocket. The strap is starting to unravel at the seams. It had a good run, but it's time to move on — and with this, no one will know they're carrying used gum wrappers and old receipts.

8. A tote bag best described as perfection for folks who are always in a rush. This is perfectly structured, allowing them to slip their laptops in with ease while streamlined pockets mean they won’t spend minutes (hours, days) searching for their car keys, lip balm, and other miscellaneous necessities.

the tote bag

9. A faux-fur pom-pom hat because do we hate winter? Yes. But do we all collectively salivate over adorable winter clothing accessories? Absolutely. The below is warm, adds a perfect pop of color, and makes for the ultimate stocking stuffer.

the red hat

10. Nine pairs of soft knit socks they can rock with Chelsea boots and a miniskirt, where they peek through ever so slightly to tell the world, "Yes, I look put together, but I am also incredibly cozy."

Reviewer photo of a person wearing orange socks under their tan boots

11. A chain bracelet so timeless-yet-trendy, you really can't go wrong with it. Rest assured that unwrapping this gorgeous hunk of arm candy is all but guaranteed to make any recipient happy.

model wearing the gold chain bracelet

12. A sterling silver ring dubbed the croissant ring, which means that, other than an actual edible flaky croissant, there can be no better gift. 10/10 recommend gifting a wearable pastry.

model wearing the silver ring

13. Dopp kits emblazoned with their airport code of choice: NYC for people who consider their Sex and the City obsession a personality trait, SYR to celebrate their alma mater, etc. These accessories looks chic *and* will help them stay organized during weekend trips.

the kits

14. A pair of luxurious Ugg gloves that make for more ~fancy~ upgrades to the chunky knit mittens they wear on a daily basis, and best of all? You can snag 'em for 52% off their original price.

15. A crossbody they will truly get an immeasurable amount of use from. Not only will this become the LBL (little black bag) of their wardrobe, but a 100% leather construction means it won't start falling apart within *checks calendar* one business day.

model wearing the bag

16. Claw clips because it's about time they bid adieu to the damaging hair ties of updos past and embrace the tool that TikTok has been telling me to buy for the last 13 months. These securely hold back their mane without tugging or pulling, meaning breakage and headaches = no longer an issue.

17. A bifold wallet they'll definitely unwrap and say, “I’ve been meaning to get one of these!” They never would have. Give them the gift of something that’s not ripping apart at the literal seams.

18. A layered necklace comprised of mini pearls *and* an 18-karat gold-plated coin, a combo of which is sure to have them develop heart eyes like an old-timey cartoon character.

model wearing the necklace

19. A nubby scarf they'll love for swaddling their bodies when it's freezing out. Excellent for the neck region, but this thing is large enough to function like a chic poncho.

20. An organic oyster turquoise ring sure to make a statement on their digits whenever they slip it on. Manicure-less nails and mauled cuticles? They don't have to worry about that ever again. This gorg accessory will divert their eyes every single time.

model wearing the turquoise rings

21. A cosmetic case that is so handy-dandy for folks who aspire to stay organized but...kind of can’t. This provides a chic way to grab and dump the contents of their makeup vanity into one accessible spot, but the removable top layer can at least keep their brushes looking nice and neat.

22. An easy-to-clean canvas wallet with 10 card slots, four cash (AND *ahem* RECEIPT) holders, an exterior pocket, and secure snap closures. PLUS! It has a super-slim design that won't look or feel bulky.

the wallet

23. A beret if they're planning a trip to Paris *just* to pretend they're an aspiring chef in mouse form. This pays subtle homage to their favorite film.

the hat

24. A duffel bag that is, in a word, perfection for friends with unquenchable wanderlust. This spacious travel must-have is made from durable nylon (or leather), fits a *ton* of stuff and has multiple-sized pockets for organization, but the best part? A convenient strap that easily slides over luggage handles. Happy running through O'Hare as to not miss their holiday flight!

25. A four-piece earring set to guarantee that their 'lobes always have the perfect amount of zhuzh. Tiny hoops, some studs, a trendy chain cuff — they'll relish in choosing their accessory of the day every morning.

26. A custom beaded bracelet if they love accessories emblazoned with their name but were never a fan of the gold name tag necklace. "That's not my name" screamed The Ting Tings as they held up their wrist to show off the below.

the bracelets

27. A faux-leather bucket bag worthy of some serious drool. This roomy purse has ample space for all of their necessities — laptop, workout clothes, you name it! — but looks *way* better than the old gym duffel they've been using for 84 years.

28. A leather belt because they’ve had the same one since MySpace-using dinosaurs roamed the earth. Help them keep their low-rise pants up in style. They will truly appreciate it.

the black belt

29. A sleek faux-leather backpack perfect for weekend vacays thanks to organized inner pockets, a compartment for your laptop, and a back band that slips conveniently over suitcase handles. The dream = a functional accessory that looks chic while carrying their excessive Hudson News purchases. 

model wearing the navy blue backpack
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30. A pair of wool gloves with ~conductive threads~ placed at the index finger and thumb. In English? Their appendages won't need to freeze when they're waiting for the bus — they'll be able to scroll through TikTok in total warmth thanks to these texting-friendly accessories.

31. Fringe earring jackets capable of making any 'fit seem fancy. Wrinkled white tees and their favorite faded denim can become instantaneously more chic when paired with the below.

model wearing the earrings

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