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Holiday Gift Guide: Accessories

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Whether your "buying one, taking one," or need a gift for a gift exchange, you can't go wrong with a stylish accessory.

1. Tech Friendly Gloves

Echo tech gloves

Here's a gift nearly everyone on you list will appreciate: Gloves that you can answer your phone and text in. These Echo Knit Touch Gloves do exactly that thanks to a special fabric on the fore finger and thumb. Your friend will no longer have to chose between answering her phone and risking cold hands, and that's a gift everyone can get behind.

The Echo Knit Touch Gloves are available in large and extra large and come in six colors.

2. Go-Anywhere Clutch

Lauren Merkin Twilight Bag

For the glam gal on your list, you can't go wrong with a classic Lauren Merkin Eve clutch. The slim bag is just the right size to fit her phone, credit card, lipstick and keys. The Twighlight color is sparkly enough for New Year's Eve and will add a festive touch to all her outfits the whole year through.

The Lauren Merkin Eve Clutch is available in 24 colors and fabric, including sequins, leather, satin and lace.

3. Cheery Scarf

coach scarf

Brighten up her cold and snowy days with a striped, colorful cashmere Coach Classic Legacy Striped Scarf. The unbelievably soft scarf is oversized and fringed. She can wear it year round when she travels for a cozy option on the plane.

4. Universally Flattering Shades

sunglasses

For your jet setting friend or pal who is always on the go, you can't go wrong with a pair of aviator shades. These Robert Verdi Lizzie aviators are a classic shape with modern update, pyramid studs along the arms. They come in a faux leather pouch.

The Robert Verdi Lizzie Aviators are available in a range of five shades.

5. Sassy Bracelet

bangle

For the friend who always makes you smile with her sense of humor and/or the one who loves all things pop culture, she'll flip for this "Kiss My Grits" bracelet from Jessica Kagan Chushman. The over-size bangles come in black or white. In addition to Flo's catch phrase, you'll also find a number of quotes from The Wizard of Oz, Star Trek and Forrest Gump among others.

6. Hunter's Tote

camo tote

Don't let the name fool you, this L.L. Bean Hunter's Tote is fit for a fashionista. It will make a chic gym bag, overnight bag or beach bag. Bonus: The man in her life will be happy to help carry it, too, and it's waterproof!

The L.L. Bean's Hunter Tote is also available in black, olive or tan camo.

7. Modern Pearl Necklace

pearl necklace

For your classic friend, invest in a pearl necklace with a twist. The Snow Lana Collar from Bauble Bar features five gum-size ball pearls with chain link fringe. It's just as versatile as her favorite pearl necklace but much more modern than grandma's set of pearls.

The Snow Lana Collar is 18-inches with a 3-inch extension.

8. Rain Boots

Hunter Boots

Everyone loves a gift they want for themselves, but never actually get around to buying. If she doesn't already own a pair of Hunter Boots, these will definitely fall in that category. They're a stylish rain boot that every woman needs in her closet. The shorter Hunter Gloss version are generally more flattering than the knee high version and because they come in full sizes only, it's easier to find a pair that will fit.

The Hunter Gloss Short boots are available in sizes five through 11 and come in violet, orange, chartreuse, merlot, smoke and steel blue.

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