Wishlist, Part 2

One Line A Day book | Chanel Laque Brillance Extreme | J.Crew Pavé bracelet | Lucchese leopard boots
J.Crew cashmere-lined leather gloves | Kate Spade Portola Valley planner | Baublebar necklace
Christian Dior Crème de Rose | J.Crew leopard clutch | Tiffany Beads necklace

Isn’t it super, super crazy that Christmas is already around the corner?? I still have presents coming in…And, I have not set foot inside a single store for any of my Christmas shopping this year. Call me lazy, call me crazy, or call me what I really am (a hermit studying for my Step 2 exam…which is tomorrow).

But, I seriously love online shopping so much more than shopping retail. Coupons! No parking! No annoying crowds (am I agoraphobic?)! No taxes (sometimes)! My favorite portals to shop for gifts are ShopItToMe (I’ve been a member since they first started, back in the day, even before the blog), Amazon (Prime! Woohoo!), and eBates (it’s miraculous–cash back just for clicking through to your merchant of choice).

I am also a wishlist person. I’ve had a wishlist since before Amazon wishlists were universal. I’ve tried them all, but I always go back to Amazon. I’m a wishlist person because I’m incredibly hard to shop for. It’s just so hard having opinions about everything. But that’s what makes us stylists/editors/designers/photographers/do-it-yourselfers, isn’t it? We know what we like and we tend to get it ourselves.

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40 Comments

  1. 12.21.2011 / 12:02 am

    I’m terribly hard to shop for as well…my sister found some leather gloves, with a hint of leopard at the bottom, and before she bought them she sent me multiple pictures to ensure I’d like them! Would have been a great surprise gift, but I’m lucky she knows how picky I am and sent me a photo first 🙂

    • 12.21.2011 / 4:07 pm

      This way you’re never disappointed! At least, that’s how I rationalize it…

  2. 12.21.2011 / 12:02 am

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  3. 12.21.2011 / 6:33 am

    Great list. I got that line a day book as a Christmas gift for my sister-in-law, I hope she likes it! 🙂

  4. 12.21.2011 / 7:09 am

    I hope you get everything on your wishlist! As I’m really into Leo-Print at the moment, my favs are clear 😉 xxx Anita

  5. 12.21.2011 / 7:27 am

    Love the list! My favourite: the leo bag! :-)xo, Christina

  6. 12.21.2011 / 7:28 am

    The one line a day book sounds amazing! I am now thinking of making my own 🙂 And that J Crew bracelet..that’s on my wish list as well 🙂
    Xo

  7. 12.21.2011 / 8:59 am

    What a fabulous wishlist! Im so getting that journal and the CD creme!Thanks for your suggestions!
    Merry Xmas from Barcelona!

  8. 12.21.2011 / 1:29 pm

    I don’t generally obsess over Kate Spade, but I feel like this season they just have the BEST stuff out! That planner is just too cute for words!
    xoxo
    Cathy, your Poor Little It Girl

  9. 12.21.2011 / 1:57 pm

    I have both the JCrew gloves (in that color!) and receieved that same BaubleBar necklace in the mail yesterday – both are fantastic purchases and great quality!! 🙂 I also tried on that J.Crew bracelet – beware, it seemed to be a tad small, I could barely clasp it (I’m pretty sure I have an average sized wrist!) Merry Christmas! 🙂

    • 12.21.2011 / 4:06 pm

      Great minds think alike, Courtney! Merry Christmas!

  10. 12.21.2011 / 2:53 pm

    I have the One Line a Day book, and I LOVE it! It’s a fun way to write a little about my day. I bought one for by Hubby for Christmas because he wanted one, too. I love the Kate Spade planner! Lovely.

    • 12.21.2011 / 4:06 pm

      Aw, that’s awesome Pilar! I hope I get the book for Christmas, it’ll be great to chronicle the next 5 years in a time-manageable way. 🙂

  11. 12.21.2011 / 3:13 pm

    I love the Tiffany beads necklace; it’s so elegant.
    I feel like a total fool. The other day I was at Nordstrom buying nail polish and the SA tried to sell me Chanel top coat and I was like ‘no I’m good’ but now after reading the description I wish I had gotten it.

    The memory book is awesome. I want one! Great list 🙂

    • 12.21.2011 / 4:05 pm

      Don’t feel like a fool, Chelsa! I wouldn’t use it either except I saw that someone (I forget which blogger) swears by it…I normally use Seche Vite but it thickens too darn quickly…

  12. 12.21.2011 / 3:16 pm

    love everything in this wish list, what’s not to love, all pretty and sparkly things :)ps. Good luck on your step 2, you’ll rock it 🙂
    x

    • 12.21.2011 / 4:04 pm

      Thanks Naghmeh! Am so nervous but it’ll be good to get it over with…

  13. 12.21.2011 / 3:20 pm

    I absolutely love the leopard boots! I haven’t seen anything like them before! Happy Holidays!!!!! 🙂
    P.S. I am hoping to try out your DIY glitter boots sometime while I’m at home with my sisters, they love the idea!

    • 12.21.2011 / 4:04 pm

      Awesome, Rachel! I hope you’ll share pictures with me of the finished project!!

  14. 12.21.2011 / 5:43 pm

    I hope you get your BaubleBar necklace – I have the same exact one but with the darker gemstones & I have worn it incessantly! xo

  15. 12.21.2011 / 6:48 pm

    Nice choices, I really like One Line a Day: A Five Year Memory Book, it’s such an original concept. Good luck with the USMLE exam, I’m sure you’ll able to choose the best hospitals to do your residency.

  16. angela
    12.21.2011 / 7:31 pm

    i have that kate spade planner and i LOVE it. i hope you get it soon 🙂

  17. 12.21.2011 / 9:16 pm

    love! RT @PrttyShnySprkly: Wishlist, Pt 2 feat. @JCrew_insider @katespade @baublebar @chanel @LuccheseBootCo http://t.co/OZqZMnTo #shopping

  18. 12.21.2011 / 9:51 pm

    I have the One Line a Day journal, and actually posted about it on my blog not too long ago – it’s fabulous, and you really can’t go wrong with how cheap it is! I’ve surprisingly been dedicated enough to write in it each day since I started it back in September. It’s cool to think that if I stick with it, I’ll have my life on paper from ages 25-30! So cool.I adore that Kate Spade planner too, the green is fun.

  19. 12.21.2011 / 11:04 pm

    That’s a great list! I really liked the Tiffany Beads necklace and the “One line a day” book.Good luck for your exams tomorrow. And Merry Christmas! 🙂

  20. 12.22.2011 / 12:00 am

    nice selection. hope Santa will bring all of the things to you :)follow your amazing blog on Bloglovin 🙂

  21. 12.22.2011 / 9:04 am

    Loving the Chanel nail colour. Kudos for doing all your holiday shopping online. Saves time, gas & your sanity. Great list & good luck with your exams!

  22. 12.22.2011 / 9:07 am

    I love it that you called yourself a stylist/editor/designer/do it your self-er! I regularly call my self a “slashie” because I can’t make up my mind like EVER and because I tend to have a lot of opinions about everything! Nice wish list; those gloves look amazing! x

  23. 12.22.2011 / 11:01 am

    The one line a day book is a great gift idea! I am all done (thankfully!) with the Xmas shopping, but that one I will file away for future reference : ) I also have a necklace from Ralph Lauren the same as the Tiffany one you posted there, and I think it is more affordable, if anyone is looking out for one 🙂
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  24. 12.22.2011 / 4:51 pm

    You have a stellar wish list. Adore that Bauble Bar necklace, too, as well as the J Crew clutch… too bad it’s sold out. 🙁 Happy holidays… a lot of excitement for 2012!

  25. 12.22.2011 / 11:14 pm

    Love the one line a day book thought about doing that myself never realized there was a book for it! and the boots are adorable! great pics!!!

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