A lot of gifts women like are pretty general: makeup, accessories, some fun tech, and jewelry.
Where people get confused is finding what kind of makeup, accessories, fun tech, or jewelry she actually wants.
Business Insider put together a list of specific items the modern lady in your life might want to find wrapped up, under a tree, or inside a stocking.
If you’re really having trouble, send her this list and see what happens. You might learn something.
Dannijo jewelry was started by two sisters that used Instagram to spread their fun ideas about jewelry. You don't put on a necklace, you 'put a bib on it,' and you don't just put an earring on your ear, you 'give your ears a jacket.'
Also, the jewelry is just stunning.
Even the most put-together ladies need some time to unwind. Get her a Bliss Spa membership, and she'll be able to do so on the regular.
It offers monthly recurring treatments at a discount and exclusive perks. Services include:
-One 60-minute facial or massage each month
-10% off all additional services
-20% off Bliss, Elemis and Remede products
-2 guest passes per year for services at membership rate
Price: $US99 per month (one year minimum commitment)
They might be floral-patterned but there's nothing girly about Skullcandy's new women-only headphones. They're durable, they have got great sound, and they're perfect for a lady who likes to rock.
Fight the winter weather with Clarisonic's combination of gentle sonic cleansing and replenishing moisturizing.
The holiday gift set includes a cleansing brush, a hydro cleanser, and an assortment of ointments that soften the skin's texture, reduce pore size, and hydrate for a softer complexion.
Jawbone's mini Bluetooth speaker made it onto our gentleman's gift guide, but it's perfect for the modern lady too.
This trendy, thin, aluminium speaker syncs with phones and tablets, and even lets you make hands-free phone calls. Plus, its rechargeable Lithium-ion battery lasts 10 hours.
Candy isn't just a stocking stuffer for kids. High-end candy boutique Sugarfina offers sweet treats from around the world, many of which can't be found anywhere else in the U.S.
Their holiday gift box includes peppermint mint balls, pumpkin pie caramels and gingerbread cookie bites. But there are plenty of other options if that doesn't suit your style.
Don't try to flex your fashion muscles when it comes to accessories -- we guarantee you'll get it wrong.
So we recommend getting your modern lady these cay-eye shape sunglasses in black -- they're a modern interpretation of a classic 1960s style.
In other words, they will look good forever and are more than worth the splurge.
Fur is all the rage this season, but most people couldn't pull of a full fur coat. Even if they tried.
Instead, get her a dark coloured, looped mink fur scarf like this Adrienne Landau one. It will work over coats, jackets, and sweaters -- adding just the right amount of glamour.
If you're going to drink the good stuff, you better be drinking it in nice glasses -- like these Baccarat Dom Perignon Champagne flutes.
Bonus: This one basically doubles as a gift for you. Cheers.
The holiday season means one thing: holiday parties. And holiday parties mean one thing: glitz.
Enter, the cocktail ring. Get her a fun, sparkly piece of costume jewellery like this Alexis Bittar cocktail ring to dress up even the plainest of black dresses.
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