Stocking stuffers are tricky- you don’t want to spend too, too much on them, but you also probably shouldn’t be able to find everything you’re looking for at CVS. Hence this list of awesome, yet affordable little trinkets with which to fill your loved ones’ stockings…
This Dumpling Bag by Chako is made from vintage Obi and Kimono fabrics and the inside is just as beautiful as the outside. It’s the perfect size to throw in your purse and use as a lipstick holder. $45 at L-atitude.com.
Who doesn’t love nail polish? That’s right, no one. And this golden shade from Butter London is universally flattering, perfect for ringing in New Year’s, and has a fun name (The Full Monty). $14 at Ulta.
Kate Spade’s Live Colorfully Borough Coasters are a fun (and useful) gift for any stylish New Yorker. $20, Kate Spade
Perfect for a night out, Stila’s Pocket Palette fits in a small clutch and comes with 2 blushes and 4 eyeshadows in gorgeous shades. Bonus- the cases themselves are stunning. $14, Urban Outfitters
Just the thing for the friend who really needs her beauty sleep. Or for the friend who doesn’t have curtains. Mary Green’s “Working on My Novel” eye mask is a cute and comfortable way to block out the sun’s angry, early morning rays. $26, Journelle
I don’t know about you, but winter is not easy on my lips. L’Occitane’s organic and Fair Trade Certified shea butter, packed with Vitamin E, helps to combat dry, flaky lips. Plus is comes in cute little tins and delicious flavors (Vineyard Rose, Orange Honey, and Apricot Flower). Pucker up, New Year’s is just around the corner. $15, L’Occitane.