‘Tis the Season

The Daily Beast’s 2014 Holiday Gift Guide: For the Carrie Bradshaw in Your Life

For your fun, flirty, freewheeling fashionista.

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Milly Blair Sleeveless Sequined & Feather Dress, $695

The holiday season must-have: a fun party dress! Whether you’re gearing up to meet your true love under the mistletoe or to grab a flute of bubbly and ring in the New Year, this dress has everything you need to have a good time: sequins AND feathers.

Available at Neiman Marcus

3.1 Philip Lim Boxy V-Neck Blouse, $350

The winter can be so drab—all greys, blacks, and neutral tones. Add a pop of color with a bright violet v-neck blouse from 3.1 Phillip Lim.

Available at Barney’s

The Slouchy Cashmere Tunic, $155

Its cold outside, but you don’t have to be. This cashmere tunic by Everlane, known for it’s high-quality basics, can be worn with tights or thrown over a pair of pants for a cozy, warm winter outfit.

Available at Everlane

Worn Stories by Emily Spivack, $19

Clothes aren’t just the pieces of fabric with which we cover ourselves. They are intricately tied to our memories and emotions. Emily Spivack has asked cultural influencers from Roseanne Cash and Greta Gerwig to April Bloomfield and David Carr to share the stories behind their most meaningful pieces of clothing.

Available at Amazon

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Milly Gold Leopard Print Crossbody Mini, $198

This cute leopard bag with a wild metallic finish isn’t only on trend this season—it’s also the perfect accessory to jazz up a muted winter ensemble.

Available at Bloomingdales

MICHAEL Michael Kors Satin-trimmed Crepe Blazer, $225

Sick of borrowing your boyfriend’s jacket? Get your own tailored tuxedo blazer to traipse around town in.

Available at Net-a-Porter

Karl Donoghue Leather and Shearling Earmuffs, $190

They’re fluffy. They’re chic. They keep your ears warm. What more do you want?

Available at Net-a-Porter

Champagne Flutes with Gold Detailing, $95

There is no celebration too small for a little bit of bubbly. But the occasion is even more special when you can cheers with some funky flutes.

Available at Bliss Home & Design

Vogue and the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute: Parties, Exhibitions, People, $37

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute has staged some truly fantastic shows over the past few years. From Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty to Punk: Chaos to Couture, this new coffee table book looks at the Institute’s biggest exhibits and galas.

Available at Amazon