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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.
Loeffler Randall pumps, shoes

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

1 / 10
arbor, jewelry stand

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

2 / 10
Ada Louise Huxtable, book, architecture
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
3 / 10
clare vivier, clutch, purse, leather

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 shoes, lunar shield

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 

5 / 10
Stone Cake Stand Designed by	 Tom Dixon

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

6 / 10
Pamela Love earrings, jewelry

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

 
7 / 10
book, mixology, cocktails

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 

8 / 10
tea

Harney & Sons Soho Blend

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

9 / 10
Aalto Vase - Light Blue

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

Originally appeared in Winter Inspirations: Icy Blues and Snowy Whites
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Loeffler Randall pumps, shoes

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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