Holiday Style Gift Guide

As I debut my first Style Holiday Gift Guide, I am pleased to showcase my curated list of unique brands discovered in 2017. These gifts are for those who love to incorporate refined, classic style into their lives who also love to stand out from the rest. From stacked heels fit for a royal to a stylish wine tote, here are my top gift choices for this holiday season and where to find them.

Ja-Vie- Blue/Green Plaid

Add some holiday cheer to your wardrobe that your feet will also thank you for. Tour the shops this holiday season wearing some of the most comfortable flats around. Their unique design provides superb arch support with their leather insole and a knit lining that is made of breathable cotton. The jelly outsole is light and slip resistant, perfect for unpredictable winter weather. The knit lining is available in over 20 colors and is machine washable, just remove the leather insole! ($68)

Ja Vie flats

French SoleRoyal

Made in Las Ramblas, Spain, the marbleized stacked heels are a French Sole FS/NY exclusive, unable to be found anywhere else in the world. Available colors are Black, Taupe, and Navy Patent. I love my Taupe pair that I wear to meetings and out to dinner. These elegant shoes are also perfect for holiday parties and style well with a pencil skirt, black or grey trousers, or dark-wash denim. The shoebox is so cute, I decided to keep mine for storing purposes. ($250)

French Connection NY

Indie Rockin Jewelry

Indie Rockin’ Jewelry creates one-of-a-kind Bohemian inspired watches, bracelets, and necklaces as well as Mala beads utilizing genuine gemstones, and up-cycled fair trade materials. Inspired by the colors, textiles and natural materials of global culture, Indie Rockin’ combines unique finds from around the world with a passion for supporting fair trade projects. The unique artistry of each piece is unlike any other. Custom pieces, such as the necklaces below, are available to clients who request a specific style to match a certain look or outfit. How would you style your holiday jewelry piece? (Price Upon Request)

Indie Rockin Jewelry

Carmen SolAngelica Jelly Large Tote

This is the perfect accessory to accompany you to the Caribbean this winter! I am bringing mine to Antigua & Barbuda for our next family trip, and I cannot wait to show it off! Made in Italy of high quality PVC, this water resistant, durable tote with studded straps fits everything you need for a day out in town or at the beach. Available in fourteen colors and can be personalized with your charm of choice and color. ($165)

Carmen Sol Tote

VeridattaLiving Enzyme Scrub

This may just be the best kept beauty secret of the Hamptons. You will feel like a whole new you: invigorated, refreshed, and pure after you use the Living Enzyme Scrub. Ingredients such as Deep Sea Mud, French Green Clay, and Kaolin clay purge impurities beneath the skin’s surface, and the soothing Organic Virgin Coconut Oil provides nourishment while gently cleansing excess dirt from the skin. The scrub is ideal for all skin types, especially for those who wear makeup and are exposed to pollution. ($52)

Living Enzyme Scrub Veridatta

CoFi Leathers– Mollie Cross-Body Convertible Clutch

A statement handbag with a detachable strap that converts into a clutch, this best-seller will take you from holiday shopping to evening cocktails with ease. The platinum traditional print is one of CoFi’s favorite styles as it is easy to pair with day and night outfits. Made of genuine leather, it features two hidden interior magnetic snaps, a top zip closure, interior zip pocket, and two interior slip pockets. ($155)

CoFi Leathers Clutch Platinum

Destination HausMongolian Fur Bench

Made in New England, this is a vintage wooden bench reupholstered with Mongolian fur. Destination Haus, located in Amagansett in addition to their pop-up shop in Delray Beach, FL, believes that your home and workplace should be a reflection of your passion, style, and explorations. Come explore their collection of destination-inspired furniture, home decor pieces, and art. Shop by destination, including Morocco, India, New England, Mexico, and of course the Hamptons. ($625)

Destination Haus

Bella Vita BagsPortoVino

The Wine Purse by Bella Vita Bags will instantly become the next hit at any party. Ideal for picnics and outdoor events, this chi, everyday handbag has a secret, insulated compartment that holds a removable BPA-free 1.5 liter reservoir for your favorite wine or beverage. It also makes for a great everyday handbag! ($74.95)

PortoVino Black

Baré AlchemyAmbrosia Soothe Serum

One of the most soothing serums I have tried, this one is made with Australian extracts and global botanicals such as pichia ferment, Rose hips, argan oil, oat bran extract and almond oil. These ingredients help to unblock pores and regulate moisture. My skin feels so nourished and rejuvenated after each use. Use morning and night on the face and neck, alone or before applying a moisturizer. The serum is vegan and cruelty-free. ($90)

Bare Alchemy


This season, add that extra ‘wow factor’ and touch of hip personality to any room in your home. Forget your typical, dull waste basket liners. Each liner is reusable, made in the USA, and is available in 12 patterns from leopard and polka dot to gingham and zigzag, perfect for your home and office. ($9.95+)

Designer Liners

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