Dwell Holiday Gift Guide: For Her

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December 2, 2012

Our 2012 picks for presents include unique and - we say - downright fun twists on classic gifts for her like jewelry and handbags.

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  Adorned with 3D glasses and accented with plush pom-poms, this fleece-lined ski hat from Kate Spade will deliver a playful dose for the winter season. ($88)

    Adorned with 3D glasses and accented with plush pom-poms, this fleece-lined ski hat from Kate Spade will deliver a playful dose for the winter season. ($88)

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  Have no idea what to get your gal pal who's left the city for greener pastures? This modern-meets-mountain pillow cover by Austin illustrator Alyson Fox is just the thing. ($34)

    Have no idea what to get your gal pal who's left the city for greener pastures? This modern-meets-mountain pillow cover by Austin illustrator Alyson Fox is just the thing. ($34)

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  Cuyana's weekend bag: simple, yet oh-so-perfect. Even the choosiest lady can't resist canvas, leather, and black. ($120)

    Cuyana's weekend bag: simple, yet oh-so-perfect. Even the choosiest lady can't resist canvas, leather, and black. ($120)

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  These classic stocking hats by Annie Larson make dressing for the winter weather so chic, you just might have to buy another one for yourself. ($48)

    These classic stocking hats by Annie Larson make dressing for the winter weather so chic, you just might have to buy another one for yourself. ($48)

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  This Charlotte Olympia clutch is a true statement piece with its bright floral pouch and embellished Matryoshka doll clasp. ($696)

    This Charlotte Olympia clutch is a true statement piece with its bright floral pouch and embellished Matryoshka doll clasp. ($696)

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  A good tote goes a long way and this simple bag from Makr coordinates easily with most wardrobes. ($130)

    A good tote goes a long way and this simple bag from Makr coordinates easily with most wardrobes. ($130)

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  These luxurious Lana towels by Kontex are the ideal gift for spa enthusiasts or simply the person who enjoys winding down with a bubble bath. ($16-420)

    These luxurious Lana towels by Kontex are the ideal gift for spa enthusiasts or simply the person who enjoys winding down with a bubble bath. ($16-420)

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  The Marie Turnor "Dinner" clutch is made from buttery, crinkly leather to resemble a brown paper bag. This version's large size is a convenient carry-all. ($250)

    The Marie Turnor "Dinner" clutch is made from buttery, crinkly leather to resemble a brown paper bag. This version's large size is a convenient carry-all. ($250)

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  Imperfectly perfect, these delicate sterling silver geometric necklaces are handmade by Vanessa Gade. ($164)

    Imperfectly perfect, these delicate sterling silver geometric necklaces are handmade by Vanessa Gade. ($164)

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  These multi-purpose zipper pouches using vibrant color contrast and geometric designs are too sweet to pass up. ($20-$36)

    These multi-purpose zipper pouches using vibrant color contrast and geometric designs are too sweet to pass up. ($20-$36)

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  We love this unique take on jewelry by Kimono Reincarnate: Japanese wash tape is pressed under resin and transformed into a fashion-forward pendant. ($42)

    We love this unique take on jewelry by Kimono Reincarnate: Japanese wash tape is pressed under resin and transformed into a fashion-forward pendant. ($42)

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  Show your feet some well-deserved love with these soft threads preciously handwoven into cozy, colorful slippers. (Note: item production is on hold while designer is away from the office)

    Show your feet some well-deserved love with these soft threads preciously handwoven into cozy, colorful slippers. (Note: item production is on hold while designer is away from the office)

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  For the builder in you, sport this hip cinderblock necklace by Max Steiner. ($65)

    For the builder in you, sport this hip cinderblock necklace by Max Steiner. ($65)

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  We're loving Minoux necklaces, and our favorite is the Clear Fork necklace (far right). The neon tubes that come together to form this piece will add a festive charm to any holiday ensemble. ($68)

    We're loving Minoux necklaces, and our favorite is the Clear Fork necklace (far right). The neon tubes that come together to form this piece will add a festive charm to any holiday ensemble. ($68)

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