Gift Ideas – College Girls

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1. Grey Rib Stitch Turtleneck from J.Crew   2. Lululemon Gift Card (I think every college girl would love some extra cash to spend at this cult favorite)    3. Gem Slice Bracelet from Leif Shop   4. Stipe Pocket iPhone 5 Case from Kate Spade (such a great tech accessory for college, the pocket allows for you to carry around a school id and some credit cards)    5. Emoji Stationery Set by Connor Les Petits    6. Instax Mini Camera from FujiFilm (who doesn’t love a fun polaroid picture?)   7. Blue Clay Treatment Mask by Herbivore Botanicals (such an amazing clay mask, your skin feels and looks beautiful after use.)   8. Signature Tote by Sword & Plough (the perfect tote to fit school books and a laptop)  9. Free City Sweatpants   10. Leather Travel Case Set from Cuyana (one of my favorite items, I use these daily for my makeup and beauty products!)  11. Gold “Party On” Bottle Opener from KS Saturday  12. Leopard Cap-Toe Espadrille from Loeffler Randall   13. 2015 Floral Calendar by Rifle Paper  (start off the new year on the right foot by staying organized with this wall calendar) 14. Monogramed Canvas Weekend Bag from Tuckernuck    15. Jersey Pajama Set from Eberjey  16. Lip + Cheek Tint from RMS Beauty (one of my favorite natural, chemical free, skin care brands)  17. Cashmere Textured-Frame Sweater from J.Crew  18. USB Power Link Tassel from Native Union (this handy iphone charger transitions from a simple tassel to the perfect tech accessory!)

 Want to catch up on some of Simply Elegant’s past gift guides —  For the Ladies, For the Guys &  For the Kitchen

Gift Ideas – For the Guys

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1.  Canoe American Flag Poster from Collared Greens    2. Harry’s Shaving Set (a great gift for a great price, only $35)      3.  Do Something Pocket Knife (a perfect stocking stuffer) 4. Wood iPhone Case    5.  Fishing Cutting Board (for the nautical guy, handmade in Maine)    6. Cocktail Tonic from Jack Rudy Co. (a personal favorite!) 7.  Good Grief Rocks Glasses  8. J.Crew Sage Gingham Shirt     9.  Men’s Skin Care Set from Ursa Major (based in Vermont) 10. ‘You Earned It’ Bottle Opener    11. Messenger Bag from Sword & Plough (repurposed military equipment & american made) 12. Set of Six Socks from Nice Laundry (like Everlane for men’s socks.)

 Want to catch up on some of Simply Elegant’s past gift guides —  For the Ladies & For the Kitchen


Winter Instagrams

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Hope that you all are having a wonderful weekend, I am busy up at school with exams and finals. It is crazy that the semester is already almost over. I thought I would stop in on the blog quickly and share a few images from my instagram, aren’t the holidays one of the best times of year!

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Gift Ideas – For the Kitchen

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Next up in holiday gift guides – ideas for your friends who spend time in the kitchen!

1. Beech Wood and Color Bowls from Wind and Willow Home    2. Happy Hour Tray from Biscuit Home    3. Elderflower Tonic by Jack Rudy Cocktail Co. (a new take on our favorite St. Germain)   4. Blue Salad Servers (these are a favorite of my mom’s)  5. Rosemary Topiary from Terrain     6. Arugula and Basil Candle (may seem like a strange combination, but let me tell you it smells wonderful!) 7. Chai Spice Nut Butter by Big Spoon Roasters (so delicious, a favorite of mine from Olives and Grace.) 8. White Canvas Tote by Steel    9. Vermont Maple Syrup and Small Bell Pitcher from Farmhouse Pottery (a perfect little gift set straight from Vt.)  10. Cedar and Eucalyptus Holiday Wreath   11. Cactus Hand Towels (aren’t these fun!) 12. Green Ticking Half Apron from Red House   13. Make It Ahead: A Barefoot Contessa Cookbook (one of our favorite cookbook authors is at it again!)

Want to catch up on some of Simply Elegant’s past gift guides —  For the Ladies & For the Guys 

Scenes from Florida

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While it is already December and the images you might normally see around this time of year are snow covered landscapes, I thought I would share a few images from Florida last week over Thanksgiving! It was so nice to have the week at home to spend time with my family. And obviously the warm weather was an added bonus! Here are just a few little images and detail shots from my time at home.

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Gift Ideas – Ladies in Your Life

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1. Lemon Geranium Soap    2. Rose Flush for Lips and Cheeks (only $10)   3. Pink Bath Salts   4. Gardenia Candle by Diptyque (my favorite scent)    5. Iris Meadow Fragrance by Aerin  6. “Do Small Things with Great Love” Letterpress Print   7. John Derian Pink Pattern Desk Cup    8. Blue & White Scarf     9. Small Isabella Tote in Green (I have the larger size and use it non-stop!)  10. Gem Charm Bracelet    11. Burgundy Ballet Flats by Tieks (the most comfortable flats!) 12. Nautical Cocktail Napkins by Coral and Tusk

Want to catch up on some of Simply Elegant’s past gift guides —  For the Kitchen & For the Guys