Looking to find some last-minute gifts? Why not let the stars guide you? Bobbie Thomas, ‘Today’ style editor and author of the Buzz for In Touch Weekly, shows you the hot holiday items that Hollywood has been buzzing about.
Film fashionFor the lady who loves the magic of the movies, these silver screen-inspired accessories are sure to steal her heart.
Hollywood icon Marilyn Monroe left a legend of sensuality and style in her wake. Give the gift of movie star glamour with exact crystal replicas of her estate jewelry from the Dolores Hope Masi Marilyn Collection. But don’t expect to be dripping in diamonds. Most of Marilyn's on-screen bling was actually Swarovski crystals, so these replicas are just like the real thing! $195-1295, dhmmarilyncollection.com
Stars like Julia Roberts, Oprah Winfrey and Dakota Fanning not only add their talent to the new live action adaptation of “Charlotte’s Web” — they're also fans of the adorable clothes and accessories inspired by their characters in the classic children’s tale. You can get caught up in the “web” too! Choose from necklaces, earrings, clutches and tracksuits, and give someone special a reminder of their favorite childhood fable. $25-1,200, shopintuition.com
Leading manHe not only put up the tree, he helped decorate it, too! Reward him with a gift that your guy wouldn’t think to get for himself.
Stars like Jon Bon Jovi and Jimmy Fallon travel in style with Tumi. Inspired by the sleek lines of classic Italian motorcycles, the new T3 Ducati collection is luxurious luggage that will make his heart race! $150-525, tumi.com
Help him stay organized while he’s on the go with a leather necktie travel case ($35, 800-932-9913). Game show hosts Pat Sajak and Alex Trebek both took home top prize when they received these helpful holders as gifts. And, get double points by sticking a sleek new necktie inside. Angela Bassett and Kathy Griffin like their men in Mon Atelier’s one-of-a-kind silk styles ($175, monatelier.com).
Or, get creative and stash a belt or a watch in the handy holder. Watches from Philip Stein Teslar contain chips that emit signals to increase energy, improve concentration and even help you sleep. While Oprah and Madonna are fans of the uber-expensive original styles, their new Classic Collection features the same technology for a fraction of the price. $595-17,500, saksfifthavenue.com
Whether she craves casual and comfy or cutting-edge cool, these fashionable finds will speak to her style.
Make it a super-soft season of joy. Tyra Banks and Kelly Clarkson slip into the Chadsworth & Haig leopard print doeskin robe, and the matching bear makes for the perfect presentation. Now that’s our kind of teddy! $95 for robe, $25 for bear; chadsworthandhaig.com
Or, cozy up to her with cashmere this holiday season. Stars like Teri Hatcher love to wrap up in sweaters from Cris. In fact, Christina Aguilera adored their hooded zip-up so much — she took it with her when leaving a photo shoot. The ultra-long sweater comes in four great colors and can go over everything. After all, 'tis the season to layer! $333, crislosangeles.com
If your lady is longing for the latest must-have, you’ll want to consider putting Hollywood’s hottest jacket under her tree. Cameron Diaz, Kiera Knightley, Rachel Bilson and Angelina Jolie are all flipping for the leather look from Mike & Chris. From the cropped bolero to the chic, fitted zip-up, these edgy A-list essentials are the perfect year-round jackets. $150-1,020, activeendeavers.com
Pretty little thingsFrom makeup books to most-wanted wallets, she’ll love these little luxuries.
Stars like Sarah Jessica Parker go to make-up maven Laura Mercier for a special glow. Give your glamour girl the gift of Laura's expert color combinations with this holiday-edition power palate. The sleek three-book package packs a punch of color. $120, saksfifthavenue.com
Indulge the jetsetter in your life with the ultimate beauty box. Sienna Miller and Kate Moss can’t leave home without the eco-chic Elemis Luxury Dream Traveler. The case contains cashmere socks, a faux fur neck pillow and an array of mini Elemis products that she can use to pamper herself on the plane. $648, timetospa.com
And for your designer diva, good things do come in small packages. Why not pick out a wallet, keychain or coin purse from your fashionista’s favorite brand? Stars like Jamie Lynn Sigler and Scarlett Johansson love to surf eLuxury.com for fashionable finds from designers like Marc Jacobs, Fendi and Louis Vuitton.
Star scentsLove is in the air. Whether your special someone wants the hot, new fragrance or a fresh favorite that is hard to find, these perfumes are destined to please.
Black Orchid, the new exotic fragrance from iconic ex-Gucci designer Tom Ford, is sure to be a hit with stars like Demi Moore, and anyone else wanting to spice up their life. $90, neimanmarcus.com
And here’s a fresh idea, literally. At Le Labo, you can pick out a perfume for your loved one and have it personalized with the name of your choice. Kirsten Dunst and Sofia Coppola love to sniff around at the New York City perfumery, where the scent you select is made for you on the spot. $45-180, lelabofragrances.com
Hollywood hostessWhether you're shopping for the hostess with the mostest or your know-it-all neighbor, these gifts are good for everyone on your list.
Here’s a bright idea! Why not light up someone's life with a hand-painted glass fragrance lamp or tea light. Celebs such as Fran Dresher and Virginia Madsen adore artist-signed home accents from Ne’Qwa Art. Their decorative ornaments have also been a hit with Hollywood for years. $35-55, distinctiveassets.com
Ray Romano, Jeremy Piven and Kyra Sedgwick can wow any wine lover with the Ultimate Wine Glass. The unique dimpled design is meant to maximize the flavor of your vino and impress even the biggest wine buffs. $40, tasteofpurple.com
Bundle of joyThe celebrity baby boom has stirred up an entirely new niche of must-have items. These gifts will have both Tinseltown's tots and their proud parents bursting with glee.
Tinseltown's tiniest tykes may start spewing rhymes about fashion rather than repeating fairytales these days! Star moms like Courtney Cox Arquette scooped up “This Little Piggy Went to Prada: Nursery Rhymes for the Blahnik Brigade,” which is full of silly style poems reminiscent of traditional non-fashion rhymes ($19.95, shopintuition.com). Meanwhile, Brooke Shields created custom “My Very Own Fairytale” baby books for her daughters, which she personalized with their names, birth dates and a special dedication ($34.95, jenklairkids.com).Both books make a perfect present for the fashionista-in-training.
Make feeding time fancy for someone's new arrival. When Hollywood's famous babies get hungry, star parents like Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise let them sip from a Baby Dior designer bottle. The blue, pink or silver logo-printed barrels are a status symbol worthy of a star (even a mini one). $40.00, eluxury.com