2019 Holiday Gift Guide: 14 Gift Ideas for Her

From local jewelry to gifts that give back, our picks are sure to delight. So go ahead and spoil that loved one in your life.

FEED x Lingua Franca Tote, FEED, $198

A holiday exclusive, this one tote provides 100 school meals to fight childhood hunger with each purchase.

gift ideas: Feed x Lingua Franca Tote

Diamond Sunrise Arc Ring, Mineralogy, $280

In 14K recycled gold, this ring by Chicago designer Mineralogy is sustainably made. They also plant a tree with every purchase made.

gift ideas: Diamond Sunrise Arc Ring from Mineralogy

Clybourn Car Coat, Coat Check Chicago, $495

A Chicago original, this wool coat from Coat Check Chicago is sustainably made and has mega style and extra warmth for our cold winters.

gift ideas: Coat Check Chicago Clybourn Car Coat

A Day of Pampering at Kohler Waters Spa Lincoln Park, Burr Ridge, or in Kohler, Wisconsin, Prices Vary

Give the gift of relaxation and renewal at one of Kohler’s world-class spas. Services include facials, massages, hydrotherapy, and more.

gift ideas: Kohler Waters Spa

Northwestern Wildcats Purple Speckled Pom Beanie (White Pom), Love Your Melon $50

Show off your local collegiate pride with this warm beanie that has a detachable pom. And you can feel good about your purchase, because Love Your Melon donates 50 percent of their profits to help fight pediatric cancer.

gift ideas: Love Your Melon Northwestern Beanie

Heart Bracelet, Boon Supply, $32

With this exclusive piece designed by Collective Hearts, whose mission is to spread love in the world, 40 percent of your purchase will go to a local organization of your choice.

gift ideas: Boon Supply Heart Shaped Bracelet

Maker’s Scarf, Elytra Textiles, $178

This scarf is hand-woven in Chicago using 100 percent USA-grown cotton. Shop this and more from designer and weaver Chelcie Wudtke at the One of a Kind Holiday Show Dec. 5-8.

gift ideas: Maker's Scarf, Elytra Textiles


Anne Loucks Gallery

309 Park Ave., Glencoe, 847-835-8500

A Best of 2019 winner!

Anne Loucks Gallery

Give the gift of art this holiday season. Please stop in and see our special exhibition of small paintings curated for the gift giving season.

Bella Cosa Jewelers

1149 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette, 847-251-5000
7163 S. Kingery Highway, Willowbrook, 630-455-1234

Bella Cosa Jewelers

Bella Cosa Jewelers is Chicago’s premier destination for Hearts on Fire, Tacori and Forevermark Jewelry. Located in Wilmette and Willowbrook, Bella Cosa Jewelers has been a local treasure since 2000. Each location includes on-site gemologists and master goldsmiths for your convenience and confidence. Making moments last a lifetime.

Egea Spa

Dr. William Fagman, MD

1521 Sherman Ave., Evanston, 847-332-2772, egeaspa.com

A Best of 2019 winner!

Egea Spa Perk Colorescience

For instant results, give the Hydrafacial PERK Eye Treatment. The treatment will exfoliate, nourish, and revive the delicate eye area. Included in the service is a full-size Colorescience eye area sunscreen for at-home use to extend the nourishing benefits for up to 30 days. No downtime and takes only 15 min. $145

la de da

1957 Cherry Lane, Northbrook, 847-562-1170

A Best of 2019 winner!

la de da

These faux fur mittens are the perfect gift! They are super cozy and they open for your fingers and thumb. Assorted colors and cheetah prints! $22

skinfo® Specialty Skincare Boutique

716 Vernon Ave., Glencoe
275 Parkway Drive, Suite 612, Lincolnshire, 847-459-2800

A Best of 2019 winner!

DefenAge Clinical Power Trio at skinfo

The DefenAge Clinical Power Trio is a three-step, full-size skincare system that combines the latest revolutionary proven science and technology addressing up to 16 signs of aging. The system includes: DefenAge 8-1 BioSerum (1 ounce), 24/7 Barrier Balance Cream (1.5 ounces), and 2-Minute Reveal Masque (2.5 ounces). $285


Karen Bernstein Shoshana, [email protected], 773-683-4065

The RealReal

As a Luxury Manager for TheRealReal, I help my clients earn money on their no-longer-used luxury items — from jewelry, watches, and fashion to home goods, art, and furniture. TheRealReal’s mission is to provide a trusted platform for authenticated luxury consignment, extend the lifecycle of luxury, and support the circular economy.

Wilmette Hypnosis Center

522 Poplar St., Wilmette, 847-256-7708

Give yourself a gift this holiday season by visiting certified consulting hypnotist Shawn Mossell. Shawn is trained in medical and pain hypnotism, which are based on scientific methods and the body’s ability to heal itself while working with the subconscious mind to advance the experience of comfort.