13 Last Minute Gifts For Fashion People That Are Sure To Satisfy Your Die-Hard Friends
As a zealous fashion fan, you probably keep company with like-minded individuals who are just as nerdy about clothing as you are. Hence, you need to buy some gifts for the fashion people on your holiday shopping list. It goes without saying that these folks represent a rather discerning gift clientele, so the pressure to impress with your Christmas/Hanukkah is ON. After all, you don't want your buddy to unwrap your thoughtful gift only to purse their lips like Miranda Priestly over a cerulean sweater.
That's where we come in. From the costume history buff, to the Vogue devotee, to the straight-up label whore, we have thirteen gifts sure to please any fashion die-hard that you're shopping for this season.
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For the Grace Coddington Fan
For the Costume History Buff
You may not be able to bring home one of Cristobal Balenciaga’s opulent 1950s gowns because most of them are in museums. But the 2D versions are another story.
Balenciaga Paper Dolls, $28, amazon.com
For the Friend Who's All About Fashion Theory
Sheila Heti, Heidi Julavits, and Leanne Sharpton compiled Women in Clothes as an anthology of essays, surveys, and interviews that explore the social, psychological, and emotional meanings of clothing. It’s a fantastic read for anyone who has ever worn anything.
Women in Clothes, $19, amazon.com
For the Karl Cult Member
For the Costume Institute obsessive
So your friend can re-live the Costume Institute exhibit over and over again, free of the crowds and lines.
Charles James: Beyond Fashion, $50, themetstore.com
For the Friend Who Thinks that Chanel is Better Than Sex
It’s nail polish. It’s a phone. IT’S BOTH!!
Chanel Nail Polish Iphone Case, $35, society6.com
For the Friend Who Cried During Gaultier's Final Runway Show
Help your buddy mourn this year’s retirement of design maverick Jean Paul Gauliter with an commemorative art print. Nobody will ever do it like him.
Gaultier Illustration Art Print, $20, society6.com
For the Stone-Cold Kook
For the Purist
If your friend is constantly decrying the death of Haute Couture and they don’t already own this movie, do them a favor and add it to their collection. Together, you can watch Valentino prepare the grand retrospective that sums up a magnificent career. Not to mention, get a load of his pack of pugs that follow him everywhere.
Valentino: The Last Emperor, $10, amazon.com
For the Marc Fangirl
Essentially, this duvet is the grown-up fashion person version of a Lion King comforter.
Marc Jacobs Duvet Cover, $99, society6.com
For the Francophile
Give your buddy an opportunity to dismiss all the poor souls who dare to ask the last names.
French Designers Pullover Sweatshirt, $30, etsy.com
For the Choupette-Lover
Choupette isn’t a cat, she’s a feline goddess. And this isn’t a book, it’s a bible.
Choupette: The Private Life of a High-Flying Fashion Cat, $19, amazon.com
For the HBIC
This season, give the gift of Anna Wintour constantly judging you from her perch on the sofa.
“WIntour is Coming” Throw Pillow, $21, redbubble.com