Unwrapped: What NYLON Editors Want

AKA, here’s what to get the most difficult to shop for people in your life

'Tis officially the season for gift-giving. For us, it’s 31 days of gift giving; for a month, we’ll be providing gift ideas for everyone on your list—from your hard-to-please parents to your ’90s-loving BFF and even your spoiled pet. Filled with creative picks that got our pulses racing, our Unwrapped holiday gift guides will make Christmas shopping a breeze this holiday season.

Here at NYLON, we make it our mission to find the absolute best in everything, whether it be the best new music, the best beauty and skin-care products, the best fashion trends, or the best new movies and TV shows. We're all about hyperbole! It's our favorite thing ever.

But because we're such intimidating ~experts~ we are also kind of hard to shop for. So this list is kind of a cheat sheet for those people who know and love and want to buy us stuff. But also, it's just a pretty good guide for anyone who has a difficult-to-shop-for person in their lives. (It also serves as a pretty good non-ink blot Rorshach Test, letting you know the inner workings of NYLON editors' minds. Spoiler: It's very goth in there, with shimmers of rose gold.)

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Gucci, Dionysus Small Shoulder Bag, $4,890, available at Gucci.

“I’ve been meaning to Guccify my life, and this would be the perfect way to start.” — Jenna Igneri, Associate Fashion & Beauty Editor

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Linda Farrow, 427 C3 Oval Sunglasses in Rose Gold, $1,105, available at Linda Farrow.

“No one does rose gold and gold sunglasses quite like luxe eyewear brand Linda Farrow. While I would kill for any of the gold-plated styles, I am drawn to this pair in particular for its retro-esque shape.” — Irina Grechko, Managing Editor

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Samantha Pleet, Passion Dress in Black Illuminated, $279, available at Samantha Pleet.

“I honestly don’t think I’ve ever found a casual dress more perfect for me than this Samantha Pleet wonder. With the dark green leather jacket from the Arrivals (another wish list item—that’s right, I couldn’t choose just one) and my Rag & Bone boots.... *sigh* dreamy.” — Angela Lashbrook, Social Media Editor

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I.AM.GIA, Tarantino Pant in Camo, $77, available at I.AM.GIA.

“I have been eyeing these pants since I first discovered the brand a few months ago, and go on the site every so often just to make sure that my obsession still checks out. I’ve been on a high-waist, baggy-leg pants kick lately that’s mostly due to the weather change, and think these are the perfect combo of trendy and comfy. If anyone loves me, help a sister out.” — Hafeezah Nazim, Digital Assistant

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KKW Fragrance, KKW Crystal Gardenia Oud, $70, available at KKW Fragrance.

“If I told you how many times I’ve put KKW’s Crystal Gardenia Oud fragrance in a shopping cart and then X’d out of the shopping window, you’d think me mad. (I probably am!) Anyway, I love contributing to Kim Kardashian West’s empire and this particular product speaks to the femme boy that I truly am, while also playing into my more masculine side thanks to its bergamot notes. Kim really did that!” — Hayden Manders, Senior Staff Writer

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Babaton, Stedman Coat in Pink, $425, available at Aritzia.

“I keep walking into Aritzia and petting this coat. I don’t necessarily need it, so I can’t really justify getting it for myself… Please someone just get it for me (in pink) so I can pet it in the comfort of my own home.” — Gabrielle Korn, Global Editor-In-Chief

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Loie Hollowell, Drawing Study, price unknown, contact Pace Gallery for information

“Hi, yes, well, I’d very much like this drawing study by Loie Hollowell, because I like her work very much. Those curves, those colors, that... point! Give it to me. (Also, I like this Sun Mug a ton. It's made by Marian Bull, and is only $45, but is guaranteed to brighten my days, so it's worth every penny whoever gets it for me spends.)” — Kristin Iversen, Digital Deputy Editor

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COME TEES, Send It Up Full Bleed Tee, $150, available at COME TEES.

“Sonya Sombreuil’s line of small batch hand-printed shirts are a wild juxtaposition of colors and narrative. A walking art piece with a punk aesthetic.” — Sarah Lutkenhaus, Design Director

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& Other Stories, Leather Platform Lace-Up Boots, $235, available at & Other Stories.

"Please look at these boots. Just look at them. Have you ever seen a more perfect boot for traipsing around New York City in the winter and not giving a single fuck? I could step on snow! I could step on ice! I could step on men's souls!" — Bee Hill, Social Media Director

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Laura Lombardi, Mini Hoop Earring (In Gold), $94, available at Laura Lombardi.

“Every influencer in the game has these right now and, what can I say, I’m a sucker for some #sponcon especially when it looks this luxe. Plus, I’ve been wanting to get into earrings more and these are a good entry point.” -Taylor Bryant, Web Editor