Musical Lip Tints

Boulder’s own Pangea Organics has created a line of music-inspired lip tints that’ll keep her pucker soft with just a hint of color. They’re gently scented with organic Rose Otto and Red Mandarin essential oils, and named after songs by singers who passed away in 2016. Our current favorite: Raspberry Beret. $8 each,

Antiqued silver mesh earrings by Sergio Gutierrez, $52, Trunk Nouveau

Silver Earrings

Jewelry is always a great present for girls, but choosing something unexpected is the sure way for it to be a hit. Check out these shimmery, mesh-like earrings in antiqued silver by Miami artist Sergio Gutierrez; they’ll be perfect for her to wear out on the town New Year’s Eve. $52, Trunk Nouveau, Stanley Marketplace, 2501 Dallas St., 720-512-4977,

Two-tone fur pompom hat, $68, J. McLaughlin

Merino Wool Winter Hat

It’ll eventually get cold here and when it does, she’ll need something stylish to keep her head warm, like J. McLaughlin’s merino wool hat with two-tone fur pompom. $68, J. McLaughlin, 2701 E. 3rd Ave., 303-209-0019,

Venice toe-post slipper by Pretty You London, $42,

Faux Fur Slippers

They may not quite fit in her stocking, but these insanely feminine slippers by Pretty You London are a winter must-have to keep her feet toasty warm. They all come in the brand’s signature super soft faux fur and in a variety of styles—single band, thong or toe-post (pictured above) and even an ankle bootie. From $19–$45,

Commodity 3D Scent Exploration Kit, $38,

Perfume and Candle Combination 

Perfume is generally a big holiday gift, but skip the big brand fragrances this holiday season and instead opt for modern, unisex scents by Commodity. Their limited edition 3D Scent Exploration Kit features 3 mini perfumes and candles in exotic fragrance combinations like honey, Egyptian basil, tobacco, and oolong tea. $38,

Jack Gomme Paris belt bag, $120, True

Sporty Belt Bag

A variety of 1980s trends have been resurrected recently (stirrup pants and oversized jackets to name just two), but the latest one to hit the fashion world is the belt bag. Yes, the fashion statement most seen on senior tourists around the world is officially on-trend. For a modern take on the look, check out this version by Jack Gomme Paris for it’s minimalist sporty vibe. It’s even waterproof! $120, True, Stanley Marketplace, 2501 Dallas St., 720-572-4195,

Henrik Vibskov socks, $22 each, Goldyn

Henrik Vibskov Socks

We’re putting socks on her gift list as well this year, but only if they’re ones by Henrik Vibskov. The Danish designer is known for his brilliant use of color and bold patterns—both of which are fully on display in these novelty print socks with their bright pops of red and yellow. $22 each, Goldyn, 2040 W. 30th Ave., 720-489-0580,

Osmotics Colour Verite Collection, $98,

Makeup Kit

If she’s a major beauty fan, give her a set that will make her morning routine easier while helping to improve her skin. Denver-based Osmotics has just recently released their first makeup color kit, the Colour Verite Collection. The five-piece set includes everything she needs to create a natural, lightweight makeup look, from an illuminating primer, tinted moisturizer, and concealer to a soft pink blush and lip gloss. $98,

Read 5280’s entire 2017 guide to Colorado gift giving.

Georgia Alexia Benjou
Georgia Alexia Benjou

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