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Gifts for the Sophisticate

Classy women deserve classy gifts. Whether a businesswoman on the go or a socialite about town, we have found the perfect gifts to please the most sophisticated palates.

Flagship Pillow

Flagship-Pillow_1.jpgGoing to bed with the finest of Hungarian goose down is the closest you will ever get to having Mother Goose read you a bedtime story. But, the only story you will hear will be the sound of your ear sinking into the finest, softest and lightest down – the secret ingredient to Three Sheets Bedding’s Flagship Pillow.

Such all-encompassing comfort and quality is hard come by, but as I found it is unmistakable. Only the most sought after hand-gathered Hungarian goose down amply fills the Flagship Pillow’s lavish 31 by 40 inches. The quality of the down lends to the weightless cozy feel that is made complete by the 340 thread count single ply 100% Egyptian cotton pillowcase. I was surprised that something so wonderfully huge could be so weightless. Like Howard Hughes’s “Spruce Goose” the pillow defies its size and somehow floats. The comfort is truly a sensation that cannot be fully understood until tried. Read the full article: "A Spruce Goose of a Pillow"

www.threesheetsbedding.com 

Pashmina

No fashion-forward woman’s wardrobe would be complete without owning a Pashmina luxurious shawl, wrap, or scarf. Such as a designer handbags or sunglasses, it is the perfect fashion accessory. ThePashminaStore1.jpgPashmina is made using the finest cashmere in the world. And now you can get one for yourself or buy one for you favorite lady with their holiday specials 20-50% off.

A fashionable pashmina scarf, wrap or shawl is the perfect finishing touch for any outfit. Just a few pashminas will breathe new life into your entire wardrobe. For pure luxury and warmth, wrap yourself in 100% pashmina. For a dramatic accent, simply throw on an elegant pashmina/silk blend. Either way, you’re Pashmina will make you feel and look like a million.

Since they specialize in only cashmere and Pashmina products, by ordering direct from the company you can get the best values on these quality luxury items.

They offer free standard shipping and guaranteed satisfaction with their 30-day return policy, which is now extended until January 15th for your holiday gifts. Most orders ship same day if received by 5:00 PM central time.

Order conveniently and securely online or call toll-free 1-888-874-2957. They will provide you with superior customer service.

http://www.thepashminastore.com/

Selective Eyewear Elements

Any self-respecting fashionista knows that accessories make the outfit, from your bag to your shoes to your belt and even your glasses. But these must-have items are not generally available to the majority of the buying public, thanks to their sky-high price tags and cultivated exclusivity. Selective Eyewear Elements (SEE) refutes this system; its optical boutiques offer cool, modern eyewear from the top European design houses, all at affordable prices. You can find both eye glasses and sunglasses.

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Million dollar looks without the pricetag. In Los Angeles, you can find SEE Eyewear in the Beverly Center or order online at http://www.seeeyewear/

Malie Kauai – Nature’s Finest Luxury

Kauai’s all-natural line of products for the home, body and spirit…Read our article on MalieKauai here…

Maile_Gift_Box.jpgGift your loved ones with a variety of the island’s finest. Packaged in a beautiful gold box wrapped with gold ribbon, Malie’s Gift Box is perfect for recreating the experience of paradise in your home. With Malie Kauai’s Soy Candle, Room Spray, Hand Soap and Lotion Bar Soap your gift will enlighten the home with the truest essence of Kauai. Available in Pikake, Plumeria, Coconut Pineapple or Coconut Vanilla.

The Hawaiian Spa Journey is presented in an Artisan hand-woven custom Pandan Box from Kauai, is the perfect gift for people who enjoy the luxury of a Hawaiian Spa experience at home. Malie’s Spa Box is all you need to pamper and treat yourself with the benefit of Kauai’s natural ingredients while enjoying the aromas of paradise. Begin your Spa experience by soaking in the Body Lather, exfoliate with the Sugar Cane Ginger Body Polish, nourish with Malie’s Mango Butter Bun and finish the treatment with Malie’s aromatic Body Cream. Body Cream and Body Lather available in Pikake, Plumeria, Gardenia or Coconut Vanilla

Or, try items individually:

Maile_room_spray.jpgRoom Sprays: Add the “Aloha Spirit” to your home with Malie Kauai’s Room Sprays. The delicious aromas of these botanical room sprays add a hint of paradise to your environment while entertaining or relaxing. Made with Hawaiian Hydrosols. Choose from Gardenia, Plumeria, Pikake, Coconut Pinapple, or Coconut Vanilla.

Natural Soy Candle: Want to add some warmth to your home during the holidays? Malie Kauai’s natural soy candle will nourish the soul with the scents of Hawaii. These petroleum-free, soy candles burn from a 100% cotton wick, resulting in a cleaner, longer-lasting burn.

Mango Butter Cup: It’s winter and let’s admit it—your skin is starting to get dry and dull. Malie Kauai’s Mango Butter Cup is an in-shower moisturizer that will revive your skin with the nutrients it needs. Rub directly on skin and feel enriched with moisture. Evangeline Lilly loves the Mango Butter Cup.

Other products available include:

For the Home: Natural Soy Candles, Room Sprays, Linen Mists, Aloha Ambiance Reed Diffusers and Hand Soaps. For the Body: Body Polish, Body Cream, moisturizing Butter Bun, Body Lather and Bar Soap. For the Spirit: A unique Floral Water Perfume and Solid Essential Perfume.    http://www.mailekauai.com/

gloClassic Glamour! Are you Greta, Bette, or Mae?

glo-minerals-classic-glam_k_1.jpgInspired by 1930s Hollywood classic glamour, this must-have kit gives a modern twist to classic beauty.  Feel beautiful anytime, anywhere with this portable palette that has everything you need all in the palm of your hand. Our set includes 8 perfectly cast colors for eyes, cheeks, face and lips: sunkiss dark gloBronzer, sunset and sweet gloBlush, orchid, fawn and coffee #3 gloEyeshadow, eggplant gloCream eyeliner, lilac luster and cherry blossom gloGloss, along with 3 mini gloBrushes.

Bring out your silver screen radiance with our mini make up studio. Are you ready for your close-up?

glominerals_collection.jpgInternationally acclaimed at salons and spas for its uniquely formulated blends that include antioxidants—Vitamins  C, A, K, E and green tea extract—glominerals continues to expand its make-up line and popularity.  glominerals leads the way in innovation when it comes to the hottest hues and concepts for mineral make-up. Hollywood’s elite make-up artists are beautifying the faces of celebrity A-listers who grace the pages of high fashion magazines.  

glominerals’ make-up line takes inspiration from both fashion and nature, with each collection mirroring the season’s hottest colors.   Every product from the collections’ richest hues to the delicate neutrals makes stunning looks for every season.
http://www.glominerals.com/

Elizabeth Grant Skin Care

Elizabeth Grant is an exquisite line of skin care product that is a favorite of celebrities all around the world. The line has endured and evolved since being created in London in 1948 by it’s namesake. elizabeth_grant_2.jpgWith products like Torricelumn, which is 300% more concentrated than any other product on the market today and is so effective and efficient that, with regular use, one will see a 50% reduction of deep set wrinkles and 72% diminishment of fine lines, she’ll have the same radiant skin as all of the most beautiful stars that use it. With it’s gorgeous gold packaging, she’ll feel like a golden girl every time she uses it.

Biocollasis™ is the latest greatest highly advanced anti-aging skin treatment that restores skin on the cellular level and protects skin from the onset of future lines and wrinkles caused by environmental factors.  Biocollasis™ also contains Elizabeth Grant’s exclusive hydrating compound Torricelumn™ which is a blend of vitamins, proteins, botanicals, and anti-oxidants that penetrate deep into the skin making it appear firm, smooth, and younger looking.  Used and loved by celebrities, Biocollasis™ is luxury skincare at its finest.

http://www.elizabethgrant.com/

Theresa Kathryn Laptop Bags 

For the busy business woman on the go, Tammy Trenta from "The Apprentice 5" has crated a beautiful line of luxury laptop bags that provide function as well as style. The Theresa Kathryn collection includes six styles of bags in black, cognac and snow named after legendary celebrities: Angelina, Audrey, Ellen, Madge, Melania and Sienna. Perfect for travel, work or school, each bag includes a padded compartment for your laptop and power cord, pockets for your PDA/cell phone, business cards, pens, cosmetics, keys and sunglasses, and two roomy compartments for everything else—wallet, water bottle, magazines, hand lotion, vitamins, snacks, jewelry roll, etc.

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Each bag is lined in colorful satin brocade, giving them a luxurious, fun personality. The bags also have detachable shoulder straps ergonomically designed for women, and an exterior panel that slides onto luggage handles for convenient travel. All bags are sized to fit underneath an airplane seat, and have special side zippers for easy access to your laptop when moving through the security gate at airports. Now she won’t have to choose between fashion or function.

http://www.theresakathryn.com/

Kashwere
 
_cid_437033218_03112006_370.jpgKashwére, a chic and modern lifestyle brand, combines high style with relaxed, comfortable inspiration.  Originally renowned for its cashmere-like bathrobe, Kashwére is expanding its product line with new, contemporary furnishings and accessories that bring the same luxurious feel to the spa and the home.Featured in some of the most luxurious spas and resorts worldwide, Kashwére offers unlimited potential to enhance the spa experience with the brand’s renowned luxuriously soft feel.  Kashwére’s lifestyle line is perfect for anyone who wants the sumptuousness of cashmere without the hassles of upkeep.  Kashwére’s products, made out of its patented Chenilla fabric, are machine washable and stress-free.http://www.kashwereathome.com/

PursePal

No sophisticate would ever leave her purse sitting on the floor at her favorite trendy restaurant. PursePal knows this, and has made it even easier for you to keep your beloved bag spot-free. The PursePal is a unique accessory that allows women to hang their handbags from the table when dining out – keeping their bags off the floor and out of their laps.

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The PursePal is lightweight (2 oz), but sturdy medallion with a rotating hook attached. All sizes easily accommodate handbags weighing 10lbs or more and fit almost any table. There are Day Bag ($34.99) and Evening Bag ($29.99) sizes available in a variety of Classic designs. Each design has a beneficiary, and PursePal donates a minimum of $5.00 from the sale of each one sold on their site to a charitable or non-profit organization.
 
The PursePal makes a great girlfriend gift – especially one of the new Jeweled Flower PursePals – three dimensional flowers plated in 14 kt gold or Rhodium and hand set with 67 highest-facet Swarovski crystals. It’s a must have for the handbag fashionista.

http://www.purse-pal.com/

Unique Handbags 4 Less

The phrase “Made in Italy” remains one of the best-known trademarks of quality and style in the world today. Discerning shoppers especially love to see those three little words on leather goods, and Unique Handbags 4 Less brings a whole range of these products to consumers. A full collection of designer handbags, belts, and apparel made from the finest Italian leather is yours for the picking, at prices any woman (or man) can afford.

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Now you don’t have to choose between your mortgage and outstanding Italian design, thanks to Unique Handbags 4 Less. The company also proves you don’t have to sacrifice choice for affordability. Whether you’re looking for a hobo or a tote, an option for evening or a rugged sack for the day, classic neutrals or a bright accessory, Unique Handbags 4 Less has them all. The hottest trends are all here too, from pebbled leather to sexy studded designs. You’ll also find intricately embossed patterns and expertly matched multicolored swathes. They’ll certainly match whatever you have in your wardrobe.

http://www.uniquehandbags4less.com/

CocoaBella Chocolates

Hand-select a custom box of chocolates for that special someone. CocoaBella Chocolates will let you select from their decadent assortment of chocolates to build a gift that’s as individual as the person receiving them.

CocoaBella.jpgIntroduce your loved ones to the “chocolate lifestyle” for a holiday filled with hot chocolate, fondue, bonbons, truffles and more from CocoaBella. The quality is unmatched; founder Michael Freeman has located the world’s best chocolate makers and returned with delicious goods from 16 international artisans.

CocoaBella’s assortments are enough to make you skip straight to dessert. Wine lovers will find a special collection that complements the full flavors of their favorite vintage. The truffle selection features only the most luscious, soft-centered bites available, while the exotic collection combines flavors you’d never associate with chocolate: strawberry, thyme, tangerine, and red chili, for starters. But don’t worry–those with more traditional tastes can opt for the old standbys. Buy a pre-sorted box or make your own!

To read our article on CocoaBella, click here.

http://www.cocoabella.com/

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