So you have a friend that’s so obsessed with trends, you never know what she likes? We have carefully curated a foolproof gift guide for the fashion conscious, trendy woman in your life. These handpicked gifts reflect 2018’s major fashion and beauty trends. From 90s-inspired items, to texture and print trends like raffia and animal print, and transparent to sorbet; we have you covered.

1. A pair of boots that goes with everything

A pair of black boots is really an all-year-round investment item. Add a pair of transparent heels and you have one of the main trends of the season.


R1 999 | Shop now

2. A high-end fragrance

Versace Dylan Blue is the perfect day to night floral scent. Available in a gift set from Edgars.


R1 800 | Shop now

3. A summery sippy cup

Sippy cups and summer go hand in hand. In the shape of an ice cream, the below will definitely be a winner as we’re leaning towards nostalgic kitsch (think flamingo pool floats).

MRP Home

R80 | Shop now

4. A sun hat in a trendy material

A raffia hat is the ideal December gift. This hat from Elizabeth Summer is the perfect addition to any wardrobe.

Elizabeth Summer

R750 | Shop now

5. A glow-up for the gods

A shimmery body butter is a summer necessity. Eco Diva prides itself on non-toxic skincare (which is the way of the future, in case you missed the memo). Suitable for all skin types.

Eco Diva

R385 | Shop now

6. Beaded mules

Venture into the tropical trend with these statement mules.


R190 | Shop now

7. A festive palette

It’s the holiday season, and this palette comes in a variety of vampy, festive shades that will suit a range of skin tones and eye colours.

R255 | Shop now

8. A nostalgic towel

The perfect towel for the ultimate fan. Finished off with tassels, it is perfect for the beach or the pool.

Cotton On

R349 | Shop now

9. Estée Lauder ANR gift set

The right skincare is essential, but not always so easy on the pocket. Estée Lauder is making gifting effortless this Christmas with their Advanced Night Repair (ANR) gift set for under R900. ANR has a cult following for a good reason, and any beauty-boffin friend will appreciate this gift.


R895 | Shop now

10. A fashion-forward handbag

Below is the transparent bag of the season. Great for casual wear or the beach, the bag is cleaned easily, which makes beach sand in the bottom of your handbag a thing of the past.

Cotton On

R249 | Shop now

11. Nostalgia for the win

Fitted with over 170 pre-loaded games, this mini arcade game is suitable for a variety of ages and is battery-operated.


R500 | Shop now

12. The brow kit to beat all brow kits

Big, groomed brows are probably the predominant beauty trend of the last decade. Your trendy friend will know that brows can either make or break a make-up look. The below is a complete kit and all she’ll ever need.

R995 | Shop now

13. Snakey, but in the right way

Snakeskin has become the most popular animal print of the season. This simple silhouette is sure to be a winner.

R679 | Shop now


Looking for more gifting ideas?  17 gifts for the foodie friend in your life this Christmas