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10 Must-Have Christmas Gifts For The Detroit Fashionista

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By Raquel Parks

Christmas shopping can be a fun and not so easy, especially when one is shopping for a fashionista. After all, a fashionista is always aware of the latest fashion trends and conscious of what it takes to be stylish everyday. As a result, she expects and wants nothing less than what's fashionable. From a fashionista that knows what she wants, here are 10 items to that are sure to appeal to the fashion lover on your Christmas list:

Jewelry Box

There's an abundance of accessories that go into accenting a fashion look. A jewelry box is secure and stylish enough to store all of a fashionista's important accessories. It also makes a great keepsake.


Any fashionable woman knows that it's important to not only look good but also smell good. They key to picking the perfect scent for her is to know what fragrances she already owns or fragrance notes (floral, fruity, spicy, and etc.) she commonly wears.


Whether it be a pair of diamond earrings or a simple yet classic charm bracelet, a piece of jewelry is ideal for a fashionista.  It's not easy putting together a stylish ensemble everyday therefore accessories are key and a welcome addition to her growing collection.


She may already have an impressive assortment of unique and designer handbags but she can never own too many to coordinate with her outfits! A new handbag is an amazing Christmas gift for a fashionable woman. Observe her taste in handbags before shopping for her, to determine what designer and style she will prefer.

Makeup Collection

A collection of quality makeup, glosses, and brushes makes an amazing gift. A fashionista loves a new lipstick, gloss and a collection of eye shades. If it's hard to pick the right collection -- opt for a gift card.

M.A.C and Sephora sell unique makeup collections to choose from for the holiday.


The cold, Michigan temperatures demand a cozy, warm sweater. But make sure the sweater is stylish and colorful. A fashionista appreciates pieces in her closet that are chic and trendy. Avoid buying sweaters with patterns or holiday décor.

Tech Accessories

A fashionista is all about the details so it's important that even her favorite tech gadgets be as stylish as she is because they are a reflection of her. The typical will not do!

Rachel Roy's Handbag, iPad Clutch is a perfect example of a stylish tech accessory.


Boots are sensible and stylish enough for anything that Michigan weather brings a woman's way. Whether it be winter or rain boots, a pair of boots is necessary and will easily help her accessorize any ensemble for the season.

Fashion Books

To love fashion is to not only about buying accessories and clothes. A fashionable woman also thrives on picking up a few tips on looking stylish.  A fashion book is not only a sensible and clever gift but it will certainly be appreciated.

Here are some suggested fashion books: "Tim Gunn's Fashion Bible: The Fascinating History of Everything in Your Closet" and "Nina Garcia's Look Book: What to Wear for Every Occasion"

Fashion DVD collection

When it's time to kick back and relax, a stylish woman enjoys watching her favorite TV series or movies that cater to what she loves: fashion. A DVD collection or DVD of her favorite fashion movie is definitely a win.

"America's Next Top Model", "Gossip Girl", and "The Devil Wears Prada" are few suggestions for some must-have fashion DVDs.

To find any of these gifts for the fashionista on your Christmas list, try shopping at these local stores: The Spoiled Girl Boutique, Five15 - Media, Mojo, More, Tender, and Lexi Drew.

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