2013 Holiday Gift Guide: For the Ladies

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November 20, 2013
With her myriad interests and discerning taste, it can be hard to shop for the lovely lady in your life. Whether you need the perfect present for your mother, sister, significant other, or yourself, let Dwell be your (gift) guide.
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  Loeffler Randall Charlotte D’Orsay PumpUtterly festive and never fussy, a pair of every-season party shoes with gold-mirrored leather will always be appreciated. $325, Loeffler Randall

    Loeffler Randall Charlotte D’Orsay Pump

    Utterly festive and never fussy, a pair of every-season party shoes with gold-mirrored leather will always be appreciated. $325, Loeffler Randall

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  Arbor Jewelry StandTraditional veneered jewelry chests feel stale. Freshen up the modern boudoir with the Arbor Jewelry Stand by Quebeçois designer Zoë Mowat. A detachable dowel supports hanging necklaces and bracelets while snug colored platforms keep tiny pieces safe. $425 from the Dwell Store

    Arbor Jewelry Stand

    Traditional veneered jewelry chests feel stale. Freshen up the modern boudoir with the Arbor Jewelry Stand by Quebeçois designer Zoë Mowat. A detachable dowel supports hanging necklaces and bracelets while snug colored platforms keep tiny pieces safe. $425 from the Dwell Store

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  On Architecture: Collected Reflections on a Century of Change by Ada Louise Huxtable A compendium of Huxtable’s best pieces and never-before-published essays over four decades, this tome celebrates modern architecture’s scope from midcentury to now. From $10.49 via Barnes and Noble
    On Architecture: Collected Reflections on a Century of Change by Ada Louise Huxtable
     
    A compendium of Huxtable’s best pieces and never-before-published essays over four decades, this tome celebrates modern architecture’s scope from midcentury to now. From $10.49 via Barnes and Noble
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  Clare Vivier Foldover ClutchThis classic clutch comes in a plethora of colors and fabrics and, at 11.5 by 11.5 inches, it is easy to grab-and-go without having to ditch essentials. We particularly like the cream and tan version with a kicky green zipper. $210 at Clare Vivier 

    Clare Vivier Foldover Clutch

    This classic clutch comes in a plethora of colors and fabrics and, at 11.5 by 11.5 inches, it is easy to grab-and-go without having to ditch essentials. We particularly like the cream and tan version with a kicky green zipper. $210 at Clare Vivier

     
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  Nike LunarGlide 5 ShieldWhen alone time means running away from the house (temporarily), these sneaks offer a customizable upper for easy visibility at night. Nike’s customizing tool ensures the perfect pair for your picky partner. $160 from Nike 

    Nike LunarGlide 5 Shield

    When alone time means running away from the house (temporarily), these sneaks offer a customizable upper for easy visibility at night. Nike’s customizing tool ensures the perfect pair for your picky partner. $160 from Nike 

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  Tom Dixon Stone Cake StandFrilly aprons and floral ceramics are not necessarily the way to a baker’s heart. We prefer a weighty brass and marble version. $165 from the Dwell Store

    Tom Dixon Stone Cake Stand

    Frilly aprons and floral ceramics are not necessarily the way to a baker’s heart. We prefer a weighty brass and marble version. $165 from the Dwell Store

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  Pamela Love Five Spike Stud EarringsEarrings and light fixtures have more than a few things in common, and this set reminds us of some of our favorite chandeliers by Workstead or Lindsey Adelman. From $205 at Pamela Love 

    Pamela Love Five Spike Stud Earrings

    Earrings and light fixtures have more than a few things in common, and this set reminds us of some of our favorite chandeliers by Workstead or Lindsey Adelman. From $205 at Pamela Love

     
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  The Drunken Botanist by Amy StewartA mix of biology, chemistry, history, etymology, and mixology, we heartily recommend this book to gardeners, scientists, and party animals alike. From $10.99 at Barnes and Noble 

    The Drunken Botanist by Amy Stewart

    A mix of biology, chemistry, history, etymology, and mixology, we heartily recommend this book to gardeners, scientists, and party animals alike. From $10.99 at Barnes and Noble 

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  Harney & Sons Soho BlendTea. Chocolate. Coconut. Sold. $13.30 from Amazon 

    Harney & Sons Soho Blend

    Tea. Chocolate. Coconut. Sold. $13.30 from Amazon 

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  Aalto VaseInspired by the beauty of the natural world, the vase’s fluid shape makes floral arrangements a cinch. $65 from the Dwell Store

    Aalto Vase

    Inspired by the beauty of the natural world, the vase’s fluid shape makes floral arrangements a cinch. $65 from the Dwell Store

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