A lot of us find ourselves in the same predicament with only a couple weeks left until Christmas and still have lots of last minute gift shopping to do for our loved ones. If you are ahead of the game with the big presents already done but looking for the best stocking stuffers for the lovely pinups in your life…we are here to help!
Oh yes…these are the most amazing pocket size gifts that pack a big punch of fabulousness! With the myriad of incredible retro novelty brooch brands out there at affordable prices…there is definitely something to suit everyone on your list. Some wonderful recommendations are: Erstwilder, Deer Arrow, Match Accessories for the Disney lover, Luxulite, Tangerine Menagerie, and the plethora of vintage pieces available on Etsy.
Pinups adore their red lipsticks and they can never own too many. Luckily for the holiday shopper, a lot of shops offer wonderful sampler gift packs at great prices that will tuck in nicely into a stocking. If you want to be a sneaky savvy gift giver, check out her makeup bag for every day essentials like mascara and eyeliner to ensure you get her favorites. Besame Cosmetics is the go to brand for authentic vintage cosmetics but pinups also love Mac Cosmetics and Sephora just as much.
I am the first one to admit, funky socks rock! These are cheap yet fun gifts to give as there are endless styles, prints, patterns and colours available at your local stores. Often times, retailers give a discount for buying multiple pairs so why not grab a couple for yourself as well? For the classic pinup, vintage inspired stockings by What Katie Did, Gio Stockings, and Secrets in Lace will make them swoon.
It is no mystery that pinups can’t go anywhere until completing their outfits with a magnificent hair flower. Whether you are buying for a rockabilly girl, classic pinup or a little in between…there are oodles of unique handmade hair accessories and hair scarves available on Etsy. For superior quality accessories, check out NiCoco Creations, Vintage Box 1947 and Belle Blossoms.
This one is a no brainer, what girl does not appreciate a gift of jewelry! Make sure to scope out her personal sense of style; some ladies prefer necklaces over earrings or collect vintage bakelite bracelets…you can usually spot this by what they wear day to day or special evenings out. The great thing about vintage jewelry is that you can find timeless pieces at local antique shops, Etsy and Ebay for a great prices. How often can you buy a genuine pearl necklace for under $40 these days?
When someone takes the time to find the perfect personalized keepsakes…aren’t those the ones we all treasure the most? With the luxury of social media constantly at your fingertips, now it’s easier than ever to sleuth out the most cherished gift for that special loved one this Christmas. If she’s a cat lover, dog lover, Disney geek or Star Wars fan…with a little extra homework you can find what she will appreciate the most.
For those of you that wait to the very last minute with no time to shop, you cannot go wrong with gift cards to her favorite retailer or online store. The luxury with online stores is that you don’t even have to leave your house to fight the insane holiday crowds, they email them right to you or the recipient. Awesome right? A few go to recommendations are: Pinup Girl Clothing, Etsy, Unique Vintage, Collectif and more!
Now get a move on and find some fabulous gifts for the lovely pinups in your life!!! 🙂