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Holiday Gift Guide: What to give the stylish

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Indulge the loved ones in your life with a stylish gift they’ll wear – and treasure – for years to come. Whether you’re shopping for the fashioinista in your life or the fashion-challenged, selecting the perfect fashion gifts can be one of the perks of the holiday season. Cristina Bolling

Billy Reid canvas and leather messenger bag

$375, at Taylor, Richards & Conger, 6907 Phillips Place Court, or www.billyreid.com.

For the man who craves a stylish yet rugged way to carry his gear, this exquisitely crafted canvas and leather messenger bag will be a classic for years to come. The hardware is copper, and both the grab handle and reinforced bottom are leather. It comes with a detachable shoulder strap. Handmade in Tennessee.

Brightly Twisted tie-dyed modal scarf

$95, at Luna’s at the Lake, 19732 One Norman Blvd., Suite 320, Cornelius; and Neiman Marcus, SouthPark mall.

For an easy, funky accessory that fits any size, Brightly Twisted scarves are the perfect way to chase away the winter blahs. Every scarf is tie-dyed by hand in Michigan, so no two are exactly alike. And because they come in cozy yet lightweight fabrics, they work year-round.

Colorblock faux leather clutch

$62 at The Cheeky Bean, 14815 Ballantyne Village Way.

What woman wouldn’t love a colorful clutch that holds enough to work as a stand-alone purse and is svelte enough to toss into a larger tote? This faux leather clutch with animal print accents is petite yet holds a ton of stuff, with two large pockets, a large zip pocket, credit card holders and a detachable chain.

Philosophy Amazing Grace Fragrance Layering Collection

$49.50 at local Beauty Brands stores.

This classic light and clean fragrance is perfect for the person who prefers fresh, breezy perfumes to heavy scents. This layered collection gives the fragrance staying power, and includes 8-ounce perfumed shampoo, bath and shower gel, 2-ounce spray fragrance and 2-ounce perfumed body butter.

Fossil ‘Georgia’ watch

$105 at the Fossil store at Northlake Mall or department stores where Fossil is sold.

You can’t give someone the gift of time, but you can give them a stylish way to check the time. The Fossil “Georgia” watch has a delicate shape but is versatile enough to wear every day. The strap is made from sand-colored leather, and a mother-of-pearl dial is housed in a rose-gold-tone case. Four clear stones mark the 12, 3, 6 and 9 hours.

BCBG Generation Janiss Brown Boot

$210 at Step by Sloan, 1419 East Blvd., Suite G.

What woman has ever complained about having too many pairs of boots? The leather straps that criss-cross the back of this flat brown riding boot give the perfect twist to a classic wardrobe staple. The top of the boot features an adjustable buckle, so it’s sure to fit most any calf.

MARQUIS shirt and sweater combo

$99.50 for both the shirt and sweater at Bruce Julian Clothier, 8128 Providence Road, Suite 300.

Freshen up his winter wardrobe for casual Friday or weekend wear with a zippered sweater and cotton straight-collar shirt. Shirts have pick stitching down the collar and come in a stripe or grid pattern, perfect for mixing and matching into his existing wardrobe.

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