16 Sparkly Gift Ideas That Aren’t Jewelry
For the glam girl who fancies spontaneous dance parties + glitter everything, not just any old gift will do. Read: You won’t find any baked goods or practical gift ideas for people who are always cold on this list! The ideal gift needs to pack (almost) as much panache as the larger-than-life BFF or sister on your gift list who considers sparkly to be a neutral. Luckily, there’s no shortage of ways to shine bright like a diamond this season. From an ultra sparkly clutch to a bejeweled pair of slippers to glitter hairspray like you had in the ’90s, there’s nothing blasé or predictable about these 16 show-stopping, super sparkly gifts.
1. The White Pepper Moon Clutch Bag ($69): Enter the quintessential clutch-turned-bag-in-disguise that will escort your trendsetting sister wherever she goes. Sure to add a dash of whimsy to every #OOTD, this moon-shaped accessory is all about the rocker ‘tude.
2. Kate Spade Glitter Bug Darla ($78) + Holly Drive Compact ($30): When in doubt, make it a gift set. Kate Spade’s already done the work for you by teaming up one of their signature glittery wallets with a cheeky compact for touch-ups on the go.
3. Haber Sparkle Card Holder ($40): The young professional in your life will get a kick out of this rad card holder that contains flower-shaped sequins and glitter. From here on out, she’ll be able to tote her ID, credit card and business cards in style.
4. Minnetonka for Opening Ceremony Mule Slippers ($145): Lazy mornings are about to get a little more fab thanks to these colorful Swarovski crystal slippers from Minnetonka’s latest collab with Opening Ceremony. They’re perfect for the luxe lady in your life who cherishes her Zzzzzs as much as happy hour.
5. Ban.do Back Me Up Mobile Charger ($35): Busy girls everywhere will appreciate this sparkly mobile charger that can be whipped out in style. Major technology crisis diverted! Phew.
6. Nasty Gal All That Sparkles Sequin Jacket ($78): Hold on to your hats, people: This rockstar sequined jacket is everything. Be it your partner in crime or your friend who seemingly has everything, you can’t go wrong with a statement topper this fierce.
7. Sephora Collection Glitter Happy Brush Set ($85): Calling all makeup connoisseurs: This is the sparkly brush set that will snazz up your makeup counter just like that.
8. Kate Spade Goreski Glasses Ring ($48): There’s no preppy girl who wouldn’t want to add these quirky Goreski-inspired spectacles to her collection. From day to night, this party-approved statement piece will serve as an instant conversation starter.
9. Lulu Guinness Ellie Glitter Across Body With Novelty Face ($224): Fashion girls aren’t as hard to shop for as you may think. This flirty Lulu Guinness cross-body bag is something that your sartorial-minded sista will be able to wow with for years to come.
10. Thimblepress Everyday I’m Sparklin’ Tote ($22): Let her say it loud and proud with this tote featuring an original, hand-drawn illustration. This’ll hold all of her holiday party-hopping essentials.
11. Yofi Cosmetics Hair Glitter Spray ($10): Too much glitter… said no one ever. One quick spritz, and your free-spirited, boho-loving gal will be able to sport fairy dust in her hair.
12. Zara Terez Glitter Capri Leggings ($78): Workin’ up a sweat doesn’t have to mean boring, monochromatic track suits. Case in point: These glittery cropped leggings will inspire your sporty pal to go for the gold.
13. Kate Spade All That Glitters Small Harmony ($198): Allow this to be your BFF’s mantra for the new year. Whether for work, school or play, there’s no blending in as far as this stylish tote is concerned.
14. Pixie Market Sequin Bunny Espadrilles ($105): Imagine the surprised look on you bestie’s, sister’s or roommate’s face when she opens up these bad boys. The well-placed bows (!) are sure to wow on all fronts.
15. Habit Gold Glitter Nail Polish ($18): For the ultimate stocking stuffer or budget-friendly Secret Santa gift, this festive nail polish won’t disappoint. Now every girl in your life can achieve a sparkly accent nail or full-on glitter mani if she so desires.
16. Urban Outfitters Glitter Time iPhone 6/6s Case ($20): This Insta-worthy iPhone case is a shoo-in for tech-savvy girls who like to stay connected 24/7. One flick of the wrist, and it’ll instantly turn into a miniature winter wonderland — complete with speckles of iridescent glitter.
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