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She’s the woman who has everything—except these decadent (and oh-so-Violet)
holiday presents.
Market By Cynthia cook-smith
Written By Christine Whitney
Gifts For Your Fanciest BFF | THE VIOLET FILES | @violetgrey

— PHOTOGRAPHY BY OLIVIA MALONE FOR THE VIOLET FILES

She prefers her breakfast at Tiffany’s and places her pre-orders before the clothes have left the runway. The sales manager at Maxfield is on her speed-dial (not to mention a fixture at her holiday parties). Here, an assortment of opulent offerings just over the top enough to delight your best—and most extravagant—girlfriend.

FOR YOUR
FANCIEST BFF

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Whether she’s a card-carrying member of the Admirals Club or plans to fly private, this friend is always jetting off somewhere. Here, a set of high-flying beauty essentials that will fit perfectly in her new travel kit by The Row.

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Girls like her just want to have fun—ideally with a little help from Herr Karl Lagerfeld.
FENDI
KARLITO KEYCHAIN

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The original fancy BFF (to the likes of Rudolf Nureyev and Truman Capote), Lee Radziwill celebrates her elegant life in Lee, a new volume of the famed socialite’s personal stories and captivating photographs. 
ASSOULINE
LEE

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If she’s mad for Valentino’s lush floral accessories and gowns, these botanical ankle boots are sure to make an impression.
valentino
garden print ankle boot

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What’s in a name? In the case of Rodin Olio Lusso, pure luxury. This multitasking cult favorite of editors, stylists, and stars features skin-nourishing oils from 11 botanicals.  

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For your pal who she loves to turn heads, even when she’s in disguise.
MIU MIU
round Sunglasses

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If she’s on the prowl for a new statement handbag, this leopard-print calf hair number is sure to satisfy.
SAINT LAURENT
SAC DU JOUR 

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L.A.-based fine jewelry label Spinelli Kilcollin is hotly sought-after for its linked (diamond and otherwise) rings, which can be worn two ways. Your giftee may also be dazzled by the designer’s new collaboration with Marc Alary, another industry favorite. 
SPINELLI KILCOLLIN
VEGA SG ring 

in polite
society

In polite society, a true friend knows your celebrity CRUSH, your Gmail password, and your favorite shade of LIPSTICK.
— VIOLET GREY
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GOLDEN EYE

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