by Nadia Michel
If getting a gift for the woman in your life leaves you shuttering in fear of failure, fret no more. We’ve compiled a list of things she already loves, or will, as soon as she sets her eyes on them. Perfect for the woman with exquisite taste, young and old will appreciate your irreproachable selection.
These are so universal, you might just want to buy them all and distribute them randomly. That’s how good they are.
Rizzoli Kate by Kate Moss hardcover book
Moss has inspired her style, and now she can indulge and immerse herself fully into this passion, a deep appreciation for timeless style, curteousy of you. How thoughtful.
148 USD from Net-a-Porter
Sophia Webster Chiara embroidered satin and leather sandals
Maybe she gives you butterflies, and this is your way of telling her. Or maybe she loves shoes, and you want to give her wings. Either way, this is the next best thing to a bonafide work of real, collectible art, in our opinion.
630 USD from Net-a-Porter
Smythson Panama striped textured leather-wallet
For nights out, nothing beats a mini-wallet that fits into an evening bag. This little geometric beauty has the added advantage that it won’t clash with her designer handbag, since Smythson is traditionally a notebook brand. Clever.
240 USD from Net-a-Porter
Illesteva Managua D-frame acetate visor sunglasses
Whether she’s a pro on the slopes or just cutting-edge stylish, she’ll love these sporty glasses. Chic enough for a commute to the office yet utilitarian enough for weekend adventures, they just might eliminate the need for any other shades. We said maybe.
195 USD from Net-a-Porter
Carine Gilson Chantilly lace-trimmed silk-satin robe
Every woman loves a delicate, silky robe and this number ticks all the right boxes in a mesmerising shade of blue. Carefully hand-stitched by skilled artisans in the brand’s Brussels workshop, it features Chantilly lace trim on dramatic kimono sleeves, which ensure she’ll stay away from household chores at least for a few moments.
1, 925 USD from Net-a-Porter
Saint Laurent Loulou small quilted leather shoulder bag
You can’t go wrong with a black handbag, particularly when it’s from a maison with a pedigree as remarkable as that of Saint Laurent. Edgy yet oh-so-classic, this is one she’ll use over and over again, while thinking of you.
1410 USD from Net-a-Porter