Vintage Silk Slip Dresses $42
Encourage her to slip into something a little more comfortable. These one-of-a-kind slips, dyed and adorned by the boutique’s owner, Solissa, are perfect for layering in the winter or going casual in the summer.
Solissa’s Boutique, 1950 S. 1100 East, Salt Lake City, 801-467-2909, Solissa.com
The Goddess Line Scents $28
More than just perfume, these scents are inspired by goddesses from varying cultures and times and, following the philosophy of yoga, are designed to revitalize and balance her state of being. Besides smelling delicious, each fragrance can be used as aromatherapy to remedy the discomfort of PMS (Isis, emphasizing the feminine) or insecurity (Saraswati, goddess of knowledge).
Prana Yoga, 602 E. 500 South, Salt Lake City, 801-596-3325, PranaYogaSLC.com
Pansy Trench Coat $68.95
With the classic style of this trench coat, plus its beautiful, bright flower pattern, it’s no wonder it’s been seen on shows like Glee and Pretty Little Liars. Corset-like laces in the back cinch to ensure a flattering fit perfect for every spring day.
My Closet Clothing & Gifts, 2490 Harrison Blvd., Ogden, 801-621-7100
Vintage Perfume Bottles $20-$46
A stunning vanity set reminiscent of a bygone era will make the process of getting ready for a night out (at the opera or the Jazz game) that much more special. Warning: The atmosphere created by these glamorous perfume bottles could lead to lingering at the dressing table—so make dinner reservations a half-hour later.
Jade Tree Gifts, 4387 Harrison Blvd., Ogden, 801-479-5535
Moore & Giles Wynn Bag $660
What do you get the woman who has everything, even the perfect new job? The Wynn bag, in stylish Brompton brown leather, transitions seamlessly from the boardroom to the airplane, with a roomy interior and pockets designed specifically for a cell phone, business cards, boarding passes and even files.
Purse Dreams, 1065 E. 900 South, Salt Lake City, 801-355-3550, PurseDreamsSLC.com
She’ll have no problem meeting the minimum requirement for flair with these fun barrettes and bobby pins.
Kaye’s Fun Junk, Craft Sabbath Holiday Boutique, Dec. 2 & Dec. 9, Salt Lake City Main Library, 210 E. 400 South, Salt Lake City
Wooden Earrings $16-$24
Anyone with a love of details will appreciate these intricately cut wooden designs, a unique alternative to the same-old, same-old of dangly metal earrings.
Q Clothing, 215 E. Broadway, Salt Lake City, 801-474-2000, QClothing.com
It’s not exactly cost-conscious to splurge on a new purse each month, but she can chase away the spending doldrums with a colorful new wallet—so long as she doesn’t open it too often.
Ninteen70, 1927 Murray Holladay Road, 801-272-1202, Facebook.com/Nineteen70
Cupcake Bath Bombs $6-$12.50
Nothing tastes as good as being alone for just one hour, please! feels—especially during the holidays. She can escape from the hustle and bustle with a cupcake bath bomb that, depending on the “flavor,” will add cooling mint, fizzy melon or even antioxidants to the bathwater. Ah, sweet solitude.
Splendor Beauty, 1635 W. Redstone Center Drive, Park City, 435-575-1800, ShopSplendor.com
Hawaii Necklace $13
Say “Aloha!” to the warm style of the islands, even in the wintertime, with this metal pendant necklace.
Ume Boutique, 186 25th St., Ogden, 801-393-7326, UmeDesigns.com
Cutlery Chime Necklace $15
You might not have ever taken notice of the beautiful patterns of cutlery before, but it takes on new life—and sound—here. A single fork tine serves as a tiny bell clapper in a knife-handle dome, giving her daily life a dainty soundtrack.
Green the World, 143 25th St., Ogden, 801-781-3931, GreenTheWorldStore.com
Silk Scarves $94
These eye-catching silk scarves get their vibrancy from a method of tie-dying called bandhni, which results in colorful dots and detailed patterns. The only downside of wearing one of these finely textured scarves is all the questions she’ll have to field about her new accessory from covetous passersby.
Tabula Rasa, Trolley Square, 602 E. 500 South, Salt Lake City, 801-575-5043, TabulaRasaStationers.com
Bijou Panache Flask $24.50
Once filled, this flashy, yet classy, flask will help her to be sparkly inside and out.
Got Beauty, 900 E. 2100 South, Salt Lake City, 801-474-2090, GotBeauty.com