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Shopping in Oxford: Last-Minute Gift Ideas for That Special Woman


To all gift-giving guys out there: Look no further. Consider this an olive branch from a girl who is fluent in the love language of gift giving. Christmas arrives in less than two weeks, and whether you just started dating or have been married for more years than you can remember, you might find yourself in a bind when it comes to gifts for “HER.” 
Yeah, maybe you already got her the expensive Michael Kors bag that she so specifically and blatantly texted you the link to so that you’d get her the right one. Or maybe she did what I did and told you, “I want a yoga class pass, so I’ll just sign up, and that can be my gift.” Big gifts are great. But we women always appreciate the gifts that slip our mind. You could call them “extra.” We call them “cute” and “thoughtful,” and they definitely earn you a ton of brownie points. 
You can find great gift ideas, prices included, here. Run down to the Square and find her the crowning jewel of Christmas gifts. Good luck!

LuLu’s Shoes and Accessories


265 Lamar Blvd Suite 10, Oxford, MS 38655
Hours: Mon-Sat 10 a.m.- 6 p.m., Sun 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
(662) 234-4111
Star Drop Earrings: $14
These come in a variety of metallic finishes: silver, gold and rose gold. They can dress up any outfit or complement a T-shirt and jeans for a more simple style.
Star Necklace: $16
You can keep this pretty casual by wearing it alone or dress it up by layering with more necklaces.

Initial Necklace: $18.50 (Same price for both sizes)
This will make a great gift from a newer boyfriend or as a stocking stuffer for your wife. It offers a more personal touch and comes in gold and silver. Make a statement with the large initial or keep it simple with the smaller option.

Coconuts by Matisse Harlan High Top Sneakers: $65
These are the perfect sneakers to slip on and run around town in. Available in gold, silver and camouflage, they’re dressy enough for a night out as well. Gift these sneakers to your special someone to make her feel like you really pay attention to her style and what she wears. Lulu’s sales associate Lindsay Fears calls these sneaks a “safe pick for sure.”


Miss Behavin


107 N Lamar Blvd, Oxford, MS 38655
Hours: Mon-Fri 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
(662) 513-4177
Scarf: $15
This soft, cozy scarf comes in pink, black and ivory. Scarves are a great gift because girls forget to buy them for themselves. But when they find one they like, it becomes their go-to. This is a great chance to surprise her and show that, even though she loves “that” scarf, two is better than one!

Store manager Abby Rigsby models the scarf in pink.

Pre-Wrapped Pajama Set: $50
Available in pink or black, these sets come pre-wrapped and ready to put under the tree. Make your sweetheart feel special with these super-soft, comfy PJs. Girls like to feel cute even when they’re on the couch with Bae.

Knit Sweater $95
All of the sweaters at Miss Behavin are so soft and warm. They offer a variety of styles, all around the $95 price point. There are different styles for different personalities. Girls love to be comfortable and warm! It surely won’t go unnoticed that you opted for a sweater inspired by her personal style over a gift card!


Frock Fashions


201 Lamar Blvd, Oxford, MS 38655
Hours: Mon-Sat 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
(662) 234-1360
Tassel Earrings: $19
These are a fun, stylish piece that can make a statement for any outfit – dressy or casual. They are available in different types and colors as well. A girl might not buy these bold earrings for herself, but receiving them from the man in her life will surely build her confidence. 

Blue Capri Candles
Tall: $36
Small: $20
Candles are always a great gift idea, especially when the jars are as eye-catching as these. There are other brands and styles available, along with plenty of different scents. Gift the scent that reminds you the most of her this season, and be sure to let her know that. She’ll go weak in the knees. Not to mention she can reuse the gorgeous jars for makeup brushes or planting succulents when the candle burns down. 

Hardtail Velour Pullover: $69
Available in multiple colors, this top can be dressed up or down. The material is very soft and comfortable and also lasts after washing and machine drying. This shirt is perfect for any weather. Show your bae that you know how much she appreciates a great go-to piece of clothing. 

So there you go. I hope this helps and that you see that glimmer in her eye on Christmas morning. Christmas isn’t always about the material things, but when an adorable new sweater or piece of jewelry that she might never buy herself is involved, it makes the holidays with the ones you love that much sweeter. 
By Elyse Lenaburg, Social Media Editor of HottyToddy.com. She can be reached at elyse.lenaburg@hottytoddy.com

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