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Gifts for the Holidays & Beyond
GLAMOUR AT $100 OR LESS!

                                       By Solana Hawkenson



Ready or not, the holidays are upon us! And we all know what that means- shopping, whether you like it or not. But this year, it’s a time to smile and even to laugh, and there’s no need to stress over finding the perfect presents! If you think this is just too good to be true, think again, as we, your caring friends at Dish have assembled a list of ten glamorous gifts your friends and family will enjoy- ranging in price from a miniscule $30, to a heady $100. Plus, these gifts can be enjoyed not only for the holiday season, but are alsosuitable for use well beyond the New Year. Why not get on Santa’s good side by gifting any of these charming items to all your friends and love-ones, and giving Ole Saint Nick a well-deserved break?

Godiva Bling Trinket Tray & 4 pc. Gold Favor, $28For the chocolate lover
Godiva Bling Trinket Tray & 4 pc. Gold Favor, $28
Nothing says “special” like a gift from Godiva! The Godiva Bling Trinket Tray & 4 pc. Gold Favor is a truly unique chocolate gift. In addition to delectable Godiva chocolates, It includes a gold porcelain tray that can be used for serving candy, storing jewelry, or anything else your recipient chooses. The Gold Favor includes a Dark Chocolate Ganache Bliss, Milk Chocolate Praliné Heart, Dark Chocolate Caramel Embrace, and a White Chocolate Raspberry Star, all tied together with a gold ribbon. Check out the scrumptiousness at godiva.com.

Benefit Fun-Size Flirts, $38
For the beauty buff
Benefit Fun-Size Flirts, $38
Why give just one of Benefit’s best-selling beauty products when you can gift them all? The Benefit Fun-Size Flirts set comes with ten different Benefit favorites. Your gift recipient can prime, perfect and perk-up her complexion with this adorable set, and the smaller sizes are perfect for traveling with! Mini versions of Benefit bestsellers including The POREfessional, BADgal Lash Mascara, They're Real! Mascara, Instant Comeback Facial Serum, Dandelion Face Powder, Sunbeam, PosieTint, Ooh La Lift, Stay Don't Stray - Light/Medium, and "That Gal" Face Primer. Find it at HSN.com.


For anyone
Holiday Lily Bouquet from 1-800-FLOWERS, $41.99 - $56.99
Holiday Lily Bouquet from 1-800-FLOWERSIf you’re completely unsure of what to gift, a holiday floral arrangement is easy but no less impressive. A beautiful bouquet of exotic red and white lilies is a wonderful surprise for anyone. For just $42, you can send a bouquet of 7 stems of red and white Asiatic lilies, for a total of 25 blooms, with a red rimmed vase. The lilies arrive in bud form and will open to full bloom in 3-4 days. They are picked at the peak of perfection and are shipped overnight to ensure freshness, so that your recipient gets only the most dazzling display of flowers. View this and other options at 1800flowers.com.



Monogrammed White Wineglass

For the wine-o

Monogrammed
White Wineglass, Set of 4, $47.96
If you’re not a wine connoisseur yourself, you may find it overwhelming to pick out a good bottle for your wine-loving friend. Instead, gift a set of monogrammed stemware. It’s a classic and personal gift that you know your friend will find use for over and over again throughout the holiday season, and beyond. Great for parties, gatherings, or personal use, the white wine glasses can be monogrammed with single or triple initials. Order them at williams-sonoma.com.



24 Karat Gold Case for iPhone 6

For the techie

24 Karat Gold Case for iPhone 6 by Case-mate, $50
Induce major envy with the 24 Karat Gold phone case by Case-mate. Inspired by the retro soul of the chic lucite handbags of the 1950s and the 1960s, each iPhone 6 Karat case showcases genuine gold leaf highlights inlaid into acrylic to create a translucent and radiant finish. Even better, its features include an ultra slim, dual-layer design with a protective bumper and enhanced impact resistance and shock dispersion. Visit case-mate.com to see it and other glamorous gifts for technology.


For the fragrance fanatic
Sephora Favorites Bottled Dreams Fragrance Sampler For Her, $57
Sephora Favorites Bottled Dreams Fragrance Sampler For HerChoosing the right perfume for someone is like trying to buy them the perfect pair of jeans; it’s nearly impossible. Sephora takes the guesswork out of fragrance gifting with the Sephora Favorites Bottled Dreams Fragrance Sampler. The set includes eight samples of Sephora’s most popular women’s scents, and once your recipient has chosen her favorite, she can bring in the included scent certificate to any US Sephora store to redeem for a full-size bottle at no extra cost! Samples include: Balenciaga Florabotancia dabber, Burberry Body Tender dabber, Bvlgari Omina Crystalline dabber, Elizabeth and James Nirvana Black Rollerball, Elizabeth and James Nirvana White Rollerball, Gucci Guilty, Juicy Couture Viva La Juicy La Fleur, and Lancome La Vie Est Belle. Get it today at sephora.com!


Swarovski Stardust Bracelets

For the bling queen
Swarovski Stardust Bracelets, $60-$80
Smaller sizes can be worn as a bracelet while the larger sizes can be worn as a double wrap bracelet or choker. Made of soft nylon fishnet tube filled with tiny clear crystals, creating a sparkling 3-D effect. Featuring an easy to use magnetic closure with palladium-plated metal. Mix and match for beautiful color combinations. Get yours at at swarovski.com.


6” Kindle Touch Screen E-ReaderFor the bookworm
6” Kindle Touch Screen E-Reader, $79-$99
Kindles have been a great gift for a few years now, but the all-new Kindle is even better, with touch screen, wi-fi, and glare-free features. The new Kindle has a nifty dictionary feature, faster processor, 2x the storage, and can hold a charge for 4 weeks (based on reading 30 minutes a day with wi-fi off). Also, downloading the app gives you access to all of your books on both your smartphone and laptop. Find it at amazon.com.


Christian Lacroix Jardin Andalou Scented CandleFor the homebody
Christian Lacroix Jardin Andalou Scented Candle, $82
For the friend who spends a lot of time indoors, nothing is more satisfying than a beautifully smelling home or office. What could be more lavish than a designer candle? Inspired by the Andalusian garden, the Christian Lacroix Jardin Andalou Scented Candle has fragrance notes of citrus, lavender and violet.  It features a candle holder made from glass and is gorgeously embossed with the iconic Paseo design in black. Produced by Welton London for Christian Lacroix, the 220gr candle has a burn time of 50 hours. There are also five other scents from the line to choose from. Get it at us.amara.com.

MIR Grey Cashmere Diamond Ring Printed Scarf
For the fashionista
MIR Grey Cashmere Diamond Ring Printed Scarf, $79.20
If you can’t afford to give real diamonds, give the next best thing: a luxurious cashmere scarf printed with diamonds! This scarf by MIR is half wool and half cashmere, so it’s sure to keep your gift recipient warm and fabulous throughout winter. Find it at bluefly.com.



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