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Gift the Trend: Zebra

May 17, 2013    |    By +
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zebra_print

It seems like every season the trend experts say something like, “animal prints are back!” I’m not sure how they can be “back” if they are always in, but the bottom line is that a splash of animal print will always make an outfit more fun. If she is sick of the same old... Read more »


Fall Beauty Trends

September 18, 2012    |    By +
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Fall Beauty Trends

With Labor Day having come and gone, it’s finally time to get excited about fall fashion! There is no easier way to zip up a bland autumn look than with fresh make-up. I have scoured the web to find the newest beauty trends of the season and I cannot wait to try them all!... Read more »


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NYIGF Inside Scoop: Vogue – The Covers

August 24, 2012    |    By +
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NYIGF Inside Scoop: Vogue – The Covers

We’re posting about the most unique, exciting and sure-to-be-popular gift ideas that we’re seeing while walking the New York International Gift Fair. It is one of the biggest events of its kind in the world and it’s right here in our own back yard. It’s also only open to media and buyers so read-on... Read more »


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Gift Fair Favorites: Dogeared Jewelry

February 6, 2012    |    By +
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Gift Fair Favorites: Dogeared Jewelry

The New York International Gift Fair is the bi-annual industry gathering for the gift industry. The tradeshow is THE place where 35,000 attendees from all over the globe come to see both the latest trends if gifting as well as to get a look at what the “must-have” gifts will be in the coming... Read more »


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Perfect Your Pout for V-day

January 17, 2012    |    By +
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Perfect Your Pout for V-day

Red lipstick has always made a statement. Cleopatra used a version of red lipstick made from crushed carmine beetles, Queen Elizabeth I of England used one made from beeswax and red plant stains almost 500 years ago and the Flappers of the 1920′s used red lipstick to show their rebellious nature. Today red lipstick... Read more »


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Trends to Look Out for 2012

January 5, 2012    |    By +
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Trends to Look Out for 2012

Out with the old and in with the new! With a new year comes new trends, and although it seems a little early to be thinking about Spring, designers and retailers alike are already unveiling the new fashions for the season. Being the avid trend-spotters that we are, we’ve rounded up a few of... Read more »


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Add Some Sparkle and Shimmer to your Style

December 7, 2011    |    By +
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Add Some Sparkle and Shimmer to your Style

Tis’ the season to shine! Everywhere you look, there’s sequins, glitter and metallics making heads turn. With plenty of holiday parties on the horizon, there are plenty of reasons to add a little sparkle to your look. But like with all trends, it’s all about moderation. You don’t want to show up wearing sequins... Read more »


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Gift Giveaway: Win a 6 month ShoeDazzle.com Membership

November 30, 2011    |    By +
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Gift Giveaway:  Win a 6 month ShoeDazzle.com Membership

Everybody has their shopping weakness, their wallet kryptonite. And for most women, it’s a new pair of shoes. It’s an instant wardrobe pick-me up, especially when budgets are tight, a new pair of shoes can give life to an old outfit. While every woman appreciates a new accessory, it’s a tough thing to give... Read more »


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Fashion Week Emergency Kit

September 8, 2011    |    By +
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Fashion Week Emergency Kit

It’s that time of year again, when every fashion-obsessed woman across the US hopes to score an invite to one of the shows at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in New York. With shows beginning at 9:00am and ending at 9:00pm every day of the week and after parties to follow each day’s events…fashion week... Read more »


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Back to Basics: Braids

May 19, 2011    |    By +
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Back to Basics: Braids

Braids are all the rage these days. You can’t flip open a magazine or walk down the street without seeing some stylish lady with her hair intricately braided. Full disclosure, I was always jealous of the girls in school with french braids.  Anytime I attempted to copy their look, it was like I had... Read more »


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Kathryn D.W.
Kathryn Drury Wagner is the senior manager of content at Gifts.com. She was formerly the executive editor at Honolulu Magazine, and is the author of The Ultimate Guide to Shopping on Oahu. Her career has included staff positions at Country Living Gardener and Power & Motoryacht. Her latest book is "Hawaii's Strangest, Ickiest, Wildest Book Ever!"

Gwen P.
Gwen is the Editorial Curator at Gifts.com. In addition to writing blogs, she creates gift guides, curates the site, and produces content for our social media channels. As a freelance writer, she created blogs on fashion, art, travel, health and lifestyle. A talented jewelry designer, she's also a yogi and a hospital volunteer with her therapy dog, Lilo, a Pomeranian.