Intelligent, well traveled, and successful, the SOPHISTICATE can be a difficult girl to shop for.  If she wants something, she’s likely to just go buy it herself.  Your challenge is to find timeless gifts that she  loves but won’t splurge on.  Quality is key and the price is often high, but like her, it’s worth it.


  1. Givenchy Pandora Sugar Wristlet – This luxurious goatskin leather wristlet is perfect for date night and a wardrobe staple.
  2. Chloé Susanna Studded Ankle Boot –  These timeless booties will give her years of stylish and comfortable wear.  She can pair them with skinny jeans on casual Fridays or a sundress in the spring and summer.
  3. Jo Malone London Deluxe Cologne – This heavenly scent is super luxurious and the beautiful black glass bottle will look lovely on her dressing table.
  4. AllSaints Tilia Dress – This LBD from AllSaints is the right amount of sexy and perfect for the confident sophisticate.  The lace detail on the back is so beautiful and would look stunning with her hair up.
  5. San Sebastian Food Tour –  She’s likely to have a very sophisticated palette, and a San Sebastian Food Tour is perfect if her busy schedule allows it. is so fabulous for travel plans and they have all the insight on where to stay and what to know before you go.
  6. Tom Ford Lip Color Gift Set – These luxurious lip colors from Tom Ford are more than just lipstick.  Even if she spilled coffee on her favorite suit or missed an important deadline (which would never happen), pulling one of these little tubes from her handbag will always make her smile.
  7. Stella McCartney Selma Dancing Silk Lingerie – This lovely bra and panty set from Stella McCartney will make her feel extra sexy, even under conservative workwear.
  8. Chanel Transparent Resin Cuff – Although she’s not a big fan of logo clad items, there are certain exceptions.  This transparent cuff from Chanel is super modern and the perfect addition to her minimalist jewelry collection.  She can wear it with jeans and a T-shirt for running errands on the weekend or with a little black dress for a night out.

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