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VB Holiday Gift Guide

December 16, 2018



'Tis the season... We've got something for everyone—whether you're a high flyer, zipping from one time zone to the next, or a social pro with serious selfie game. 

Gifts for the Social Butterfly


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Instagrammers, put your best foot forward—in the party shoe of the season, our Olympia sandal

2. 

Channel the retro glamour of bygone style icons Audrey Hepburn and Rita Hayworth in a pair of leopard gloves by Carolina Amato, available in store at Veronica Beard.

3. 

Clare V's Chou Chou wristlet to carry all your essentials (A.K.A. phone, battery pack), available in store at Veronica Beard.

4. 

And last but not least: IG It-Girl Jeanne Damas' newest book, In Paris: 20 Women on Life in the City of Light




Gifts for the Seasoned Host


1.

Vintage bar cart—you'll be guaranteed an invite to the next party. For bonus points: Make it an extra special by gifting it complete with stemware and a few fine bottles.

2.

Cherry Bombe: The Cookbook—100 recipes from a 100 women, from the team behind the cult magazine.

3.

Jewelry! For the hostess who loves to dress up herself as much as she does her home. Above, on top of the red chocolate box, Ben Amun's Royal Charm gold necklace and filigree clip-on earrings and, to the left, Jardin's large square earrings, all available in store at Veronica Beard.

4.

A great pair of two-tone heels, like our Olympia sandal in gold and black, for a chic throwback to the freewheeling soirées of the Art Deco era.

5.

Venchi chocolates—sweet treats for both hosts and guests.

6.

A dazzling party clutch—like the above Eve style by Tambonita, available in store at Veronica Beard—for the hostess who dazzles. 

Gifts for the Homebody


1.

Our cashmere color-blocked Faber sweater and Glamourpuss' pom-pom hat, the latter available in store at Veronica Beard—both are perfect cold comfort for nights in and out. 


2.

Cozy up with a luxe candle. Votivo's aromatic collection features incredible scents for your myriad moods, from red currant to honeysuckle to pink mimosa.


3.

The Griffin loafer—as comfortable as a slipper, but way more fabulous. 


4.

Books, glorious books—like Kassia St. Clair's The Secret Lives of Color, which explores the fun cultural and historical backstories of 75 different hues, and for the fashionable homebody, Ines de la Fressange's Parisian Chic Look Book. Trust us, hygge converts love nothing more than curling up with a good read, which brings us to...


5.

Magazine subscriptions! Among our favorites: Aperture, Tank, The Gentlewoman, Document Journal, Flaneur, Boat... 



Gifts for the Globetrotter


1.

Our Vale boots, in luxe shearling and suede, for all your adventures—from city to country, lakeside to mountain. Style with Parker Thatch's camo Mimi bag and, for a dose of the wild, leopard gloves by Carolina Amato, both available in store at Veronica Beard.

2.

A chic carry-on that looks as stylish as you do—like these white and pink ones from Away.

3.

A Place In the Sun by Slim Aarons, a coffee-table classic, to inspire your wanderlust.

4.

Looking for amazing vacation ideas? Get them from the insiders in
Chic Stays: Conde Nast Traveller's Favorite People on Their Favorite PlacesEveryone, from Kate Moss to Kate Winslet, shares their secret hideaways. 



Gifts for the Boss Babe


1.

A dickey jacket, a power-dressing essential. One jacket, multiple looks—when time is the ultimate luxury...  

2.

My Life on the Road by Gloria Steinem—the boss babe of boss babes takes you through her life story. "Adventure starts the moment I leave my door,” she writes.  

3.

And for visual inspiration and motivation, head to the Condé Nast store for wall art from its rich roster of magazine photography: Vanity FairVogueThe New YorkerMademoiselle.. 

4.

Never lose power again with Richmond & Finch's phone charger and battery pack, which comes in the shape of a tube of red lipstick—the color of strength, determination, intensity... 

5.

Skip the wallflower jewelry and go audacious and oversized with door-knockers, like Sachin & Babi's allover sequin Fleur Dusk style, available in store at Veronica Beard 

6. 

Because even the bossiest of boss babes lives a life of both on-duty and off-duty moments: the Rowena sandal and Griffin loafer