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34 Gifts That Are Prettier Than You'll Ever Be

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1. A pyramid jewelry stand that'll make even the cheapest accessories look like the *pinnacle* of fashion.

Promising review: "Brought this as a gift for my friend and she absolutely loves it!! It’s open on one side and closed by glass on the other two. Perfect for her jewelry." —Jerry RhymeGet it on Amazon for $29.99.
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Promising review: "Brought this as a gift for my friend and she absolutely loves it!! It’s open on one side and closed by glass on the other two. Perfect for her jewelry." —Jerry Rhyme

Get it on Amazon for $29.99.

2. A silk bow barrette, because we all need to feel like we're somehow going to Paris without starting a GoFundMe.

Get it from Free People for $18. Available in 12 colors.
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Get it from Free People for $18. Available in 12 colors.

3. A set of agate coasters for an aesthetic that'll be ~set in stone~ as soon as they hit your coffee table.

Promising review: "Bought them as a gift and they loved it! They were packaged well with no damage. They came with rubber bumpers you attach yourself for tabletop protection. They're very high quality: they look and feel great in person!" —J CGet them from Amazon for $25.98+ (available in two colors and sizes) or a similar four-pack from Walmart for $25.95.
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Promising review: "Bought them as a gift and they loved it! They were packaged well with no damage. They came with rubber bumpers you attach yourself for tabletop protection. They're very high quality: they look and feel great in person!" —J C

Get them from Amazon for $25.98+ (available in two colors and sizes) or a similar four-pack from Walmart for $25.95.

4. A nude eyeshadow palette so you can throw some subtle shade at those who gave crummy gifts.

Promising review: "I have been using it for several months and I could not be happier with it. Colors are very beautiful and pigmented, but not too much. I love the rosy colors the most. I bet they look great on anyone." —AnnaGet it from Amazon or Jet for $5.79.
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Promising review: "I have been using it for several months and I could not be happier with it. Colors are very beautiful and pigmented, but not too much. I love the rosy colors the most. I bet they look great on anyone." —Anna

Get it from Amazon or Jet for $5.79.

5. A gold-plated corkscrew that could make even Barefoot chardonnay feel like you're *flying up* to a Chateau Margaux.

Promising review: "I have been bartending for years and only been using the plain silver stainless steel corkscrews. Then I saw this and had to have it. I use it almost everyday. Soda, wine, liquor, and a number of other liquids have spilt on the corkscrew and the color is still as vibrant as when I first purchased it." —ZoGet it from Amazon for $9.99 or Walmart for $13.59.
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Promising review: "I have been bartending for years and only been using the plain silver stainless steel corkscrews. Then I saw this and had to have it. I use it almost everyday. Soda, wine, liquor, and a number of other liquids have spilt on the corkscrew and the color is still as vibrant as when I first purchased it." —Zo

Get it from Amazon for $9.99 or Walmart for $13.59.

6. A chenille beanie to always stay *on top* of your style without losing all your money.

Get it from Nordstrom for $26.60 (originally $38).
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Get it from Nordstrom for $26.60 (originally $38).

7. A 12-hour Fenty Beauty liquid lipstick, because we should all at least aspire to glow up to Rihanna's level.

Promising review: "I worked eight hours today, got off, ate Thanksgiving dinner with my family, drank, and this color hasn’t smudged or come off yet!! I’m in love with this formula." —CedesJGet it from Sephora for $24.
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Promising review: "I worked eight hours today, got off, ate Thanksgiving dinner with my family, drank, and this color hasn’t smudged or come off yet!! I’m in love with this formula." —CedesJ

Get it from Sephora for $24.

8. A set of vase magnets that'll freshen up your fridge, even if these are the only green things you have in your kitchen.

Promising review: "They're really cute, and the magnets are actually strong enough to hold them up. I like to put water in them with sprigs of mint or lemon balm, then it's available fresh when I want to make tea." —brian bixbyGet it from Amazon for $11.90.
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Promising review: "They're really cute, and the magnets are actually strong enough to hold them up. I like to put water in them with sprigs of mint or lemon balm, then it's available fresh when I want to make tea." —brian bixby

Get it from Amazon for $11.90.

9. An embroidered velvet bralette and panties to give your bod some lush treatment.

Get them from Urban Outfitters for $29 and $24. Sizes: S–XL
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Get them from Urban Outfitters for $29 and $24. Sizes: S–XL

10. A set of electric tea light candles for a table setting so sophisticated, you'll forget you're eating takeout.

Promising review: "These are absolutely gorgeous. They flicker like real candles. I love that there are six of them so that you get to cover more decorating area." —Deborah MayGet it from Amazon for $12.49.
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Promising review: "These are absolutely gorgeous. They flicker like real candles. I love that there are six of them so that you get to cover more decorating area." —Deborah May

Get it from Amazon for $12.49.

11. A pair of starry anklets, because wearing boots every day is going to need a cute update pronto.

Promising review: "They are so pretty and they look just like the picture! I was worried they wouldn’t stay up on my leg but they do, so that’s a plus! I would recommend them. They give your outfit a subtle touch of glam somewhere you wouldn’t expect!" —MaceyGet them from Free People for $36. Available in four colors.
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Promising review: "They are so pretty and they look just like the picture! I was worried they wouldn’t stay up on my leg but they do, so that’s a plus! I would recommend them. They give your outfit a subtle touch of glam somewhere you wouldn’t expect!" —Macey

Get them from Free People for $36. Available in four colors.

12. A boxed set of Jane Austen novels that'll bewitch you, bookshelf and soul.

Promising review: "Classic collection. High-quality materials. My wife proudly displays the books in the box on our bookshelf." —yatesmachineGet it from Amazon for $120, Barnes and Noble for $120.12, or at your local bookseller through IndieBound here.
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Promising review: "Classic collection. High-quality materials. My wife proudly displays the books in the box on our bookshelf." —yatesmachine

Get it from Amazon for $120, Barnes and Noble for $120.12, or at your local bookseller through IndieBound here.

13. A gilded trinket dish so at least something is gold, even if it's not your jewelry.

Get them from Anthropologie for $24 each.
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Get them from Anthropologie for $24 each.

14. A set of ballpoint quills to scribble away worries of an uncomely desk.

Promising review: "Bigger than I expected, I'm very pleased with the quality. The feather part is sturdy and textured. The pen is a very fine tip which I really like, and the caps are nice and secure." —Amazon CustomerGet a four-pack from Amazon for $1.55. Colors randomly selected.
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Promising review: "Bigger than I expected, I'm very pleased with the quality. The feather part is sturdy and textured. The pen is a very fine tip which I really like, and the caps are nice and secure." —Amazon Customer

Get a four-pack from Amazon for $1.55. Colors randomly selected.

15. A rhinestone and velvet headband, because just for ONE DAY you'd like to feel like Blair Waldorf. A driver would also be nice.

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Promising review: "This is my favorite new fall accessory! It goes great with all the statement velvet pieces of the season and the buckle reminds me of my favorite pair of designer shoes. I feel chic and sophisticated." —MrsSlane

Get it from Nordstrom for $35. Available in four colors.

16. A pair of tassel earrings that'll be a real head turner — yours probably, as you stare into a mirror.

Get them from Baublebar for $36.
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Get them from Baublebar for $36.

17. A macaron storage box for anything from headphones to jewelry so everyday you can feel like you *treated* yourself.

Promising review: "These are ADORABLE!!! They are snug fitting, with the circumference of about a quarter on the inside. Absolutely perfect for earrings or pills in your purse." —Miss ConstruedGet it from Amazon for $2.99 or Walmart for $3.02.
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Promising review: "These are ADORABLE!!! They are snug fitting, with the circumference of about a quarter on the inside. Absolutely perfect for earrings or pills in your purse." —Miss Construed

Get it from Amazon for $2.99 or Walmart for $3.02.

18. A scarf and earmuff so you'll look like you come to work with a private driver, not on an overcrowded subway.

19. A golden S'well bottle to fill with champagne when water is just too common.

Promising review: "Love it. Mainly bought to use when I go on long bike rides as I had not found a bottle that kept water cold. But I use for other things, too. We had a picnic and put cold water on on around three in the afternoon and left on counter until next morning around ten p.m. It was still ice cold." —LVISOCANGet it from Amazon for $35.
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Promising review: "Love it. Mainly bought to use when I go on long bike rides as I had not found a bottle that kept water cold. But I use for other things, too. We had a picnic and put cold water on on around three in the afternoon and left on counter until next morning around ten p.m. It was still ice cold." —LVISOCAN

Get it from Amazon for $35.

20. A trio of art deco notebooks, because even if we don't have Daisy's exquisite wardrobe, we can still pretend we will one day.

Promising review: "Well-designed and aesthetically pleasing. The gold leaf adds a touch of richness, and I love the classic look of art deco. Very nice set of notebooks." —Suzanne L. GreningerGet a three-pack from Amazon for $12.65, Barnes and Noble for $12.95, or at your local bookseller through IndieBound here.
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Promising review: "Well-designed and aesthetically pleasing. The gold leaf adds a touch of richness, and I love the classic look of art deco. Very nice set of notebooks." —Suzanne L. Greninger

Get a three-pack from Amazon for $12.65, Barnes and Noble for $12.95, or at your local bookseller through IndieBound here.

21. An enchanting candlestick that won't present a musical number to you, but it will make guests sing praise.

Get them from Anthropologie for $38+.
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Get them from Anthropologie for $38+.

22. A pair of *classic* socks so you feel as refined as a lady in high society.

Promising review: "Bought them for my granddaughter who is a Jane Austen fan. They look exactly like the picture. Really cute and well-made." —jean c.Get them from Amazon for $9.95. Available in blue and purple.
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Promising review: "Bought them for my granddaughter who is a Jane Austen fan. They look exactly like the picture. Really cute and well-made." —jean c.

Get them from Amazon for $9.95. Available in blue and purple.

23. A box of deodorant wipes for a fashionable recovery when you get the nervous sweats. Goodbye, bathroom hand dryer.

Get it from Paper Source for $8.95.
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Get it from Paper Source for $8.95.

24. A china mug with a gold lipstick smudge to make your morning coffee more chic than cantankerous.

Promising review: "I'm very particular about my cups, mugs and glasses. This mug has a beautiful shape. The handle is comfortable. The weight is balanced well. Smooth to the touch. It also holds a large amount of liquid. The design is pretty and the gold rim is classy." —K LGet it from Amazon for $15.31.
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Promising review: "I'm very particular about my cups, mugs and glasses. This mug has a beautiful shape. The handle is comfortable. The weight is balanced well. Smooth to the touch. It also holds a large amount of liquid. The design is pretty and the gold rim is classy." —K L

Get it from Amazon for $15.31.

25. A velvet pillow cover that'll make your cheap couch look like furniture from Versailles.

Promising review: "These are packaged so well! Each one was in perfect condition, so smooth and soft. They have a nice sheen to them, but not shiny. These are so nice, I would buy again in other colors." —Amazon CustomerGet it from Amazon for $13.99.
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Promising review: "These are packaged so well! Each one was in perfect condition, so smooth and soft. They have a nice sheen to them, but not shiny. These are so nice, I would buy again in other colors." —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $13.99.

26. A subscription to Birchbox so you can handpick which affordable beauty luxuries to pamper your face with each month.

Subscriptions come as three month, six month, and 12 month. The first month's box will come packed with five pre-selected best-selling sample products. After that, they'll receive an email to fill out a profile so the rest of their boxes are customized to hair and skin type, plus personal preferences. Boxes come with sample-sized products which they can buy in full if they love it!Gift a Birchbox subscription for $30+.
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Subscriptions come as three month, six month, and 12 month. The first month's box will come packed with five pre-selected best-selling sample products. After that, they'll receive an email to fill out a profile so the rest of their boxes are customized to hair and skin type, plus personal preferences. Boxes come with sample-sized products which they can buy in full if they love it!

Gift a Birchbox subscription for $30+.

27. A metallic 2018 planner to make organization much more appealing. This will be the year!!

IwillnotcancelIwillnotcancelIwillnotcancel.Promising review: "I'm on my second Bloom planner this year, and I was so excited about it that I bought two more for my best friend and my cousin. They were really happy with the gifts (my cousin ended up buying one for her best friend, too) and I really love the addition of the monthly tabs. The planner looks great and I carry it in my purse pretty much everywhere I go. They're cute, they're SUPER useful, and I don't know what I'd do without mine." —CatherineGet it from Amazon for $14.95.
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Promising review: "I'm on my second Bloom planner this year, and I was so excited about it that I bought two more for my best friend and my cousin. They were really happy with the gifts (my cousin ended up buying one for her best friend, too) and I really love the addition of the monthly tabs. The planner looks great and I carry it in my purse pretty much everywhere I go. They're cute, they're SUPER useful, and I don't know what I'd do without mine." —Catherine

Get it from Amazon for $14.95.

28. A refillable perfume bottle with some vintage flair so you feel like an old movie star every time you spritz.

Get it from Amazon for $13.69.
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Get it from Amazon for $13.69.

29. A rhinestone crossbody bag that'll make your day a walking KiraKira filter.

Get it from Urban Outfitters for $39.
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Get it from Urban Outfitters for $39.

30. A set of floral makeup brushes, because it's easy to smell the roses when your vanity is in full bloom.

Get a six-pack from Amazon for $14.99.
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Get a six-pack from Amazon for $14.99.

31. A lipstick kit so your pucker is ready for a close-up every day.

It comes with four moisturizing, richly pigmented matte lipsticks, plus one exclusive metallic lipstick. Promising review: "This set is amazing. I’m obsessed with all of the Wanderout Lipstick shades that it comes with, and I love that you can mix and match your set! I love the shade Sunset, I use it as a highlighter!" —shanisradGet the set of Wander Beauty Read My Lips from Sephora for $35 (originally $75).
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It comes with four moisturizing, richly pigmented matte lipsticks, plus one exclusive metallic lipstick.

Promising review: "This set is amazing. I’m obsessed with all of the Wanderout Lipstick shades that it comes with, and I love that you can mix and match your set! I love the shade Sunset, I use it as a highlighter!" —shanisrad

Get the set of Wander Beauty Read My Lips from Sephora for $35 (originally $75).

32. A gold foil mini calendar for a starry future that even the most ordinary desk can't ruin.

Get it from Paper Source for $17.21.
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Get it from Paper Source for $17.21.

33. A pair of wireless bluetooth headphones that'll sadly block out the sound of people's compliments but you'll already know how good you look.

They have a built-in FM radio, and you can use a TF/Micro SD card with loaded MP3 music and listen to the songs directly on your headphones.Promising review: "I absolutely love these headphones!! I bought them for working out and they stay on really well, I was actually surprised. Great sound and hooks up to my Android perfectly. Would recommend these!" —chelsbrookehGet it from Amazon for $27.99.
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They have a built-in FM radio, and you can use a TF/Micro SD card with loaded MP3 music and listen to the songs directly on your headphones.

Promising review: "I absolutely love these headphones!! I bought them for working out and they stay on really well, I was actually surprised. Great sound and hooks up to my Android perfectly. Would recommend these!" —chelsbrookeh

Get it from Amazon for $27.99.

34. An embroidered phone case to make you almost want to answer your calls to show off its elaborate design.

Get it from Nordstrom for $35. Available in iPhone 7/8, 7/8 plus.
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Get it from Nordstrom for $35. Available in iPhone 7/8, 7/8 plus.

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