Thursday, December 5, 2013

Gift Guide: Istanbul

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A world traveler with a taste for adventure and the exotic, she is never satisfied with the status quo. Treat her this holiday with worldy treasures with a hint of mystery as unique as she is .

An assortment of Turkish towels or peshtamels, because she knows they make the best travel blankets, scarves, and, well, towels. From Towel & Soap.

A pop of color to brighten the bottom of her bag making keys easy to spot. Morgan Parish Keychain from General Store.

A beautiful bottle of herbal bath oil. From Ambre.

A beautiful deck - for fortune telling. The Wild Unknown Tarot from Cisthene.

A pom-pom laden tassel intended for decorating your camel; works just as well on her bag. From Shop Latitude.

An exotic serving set - for dinner parties filled with incredible dishes. From Leif.

An incredibly glamorous teapot too beautiful to keep in the cupboard. Huan Teapot from aha life

A pair of dusty blue tasseled hoops. Takara Small Ornament Hoops from Steve Alan.

Or something with a little more sparkle. Geode Earrings from Leif.

A trio of tiny baskets for holding her treasures on top of her dresser. Small Treasure Baskets from Baba Souk.

Who Are You?: 101 Ways of Seeing Yourself By Malcolm Godwin

A deep dive into understanding herself through a variety of personality tests and astrological projections. Who Are You from Urban Outfitters.

A soft and sweet case for traveling with treasures in an assortment of vintage ikat prints. Cleobella Ikat Jewelry Roll from Free People.

A beautiful book and accompanying sampler set from the master of spices. For magical meals and dreaming of the spice market. The Art Of Blending Gift Set from Food 52.

A makeup bag essential in a firey shade. Nars Velvet Gloss Pencil in New Lover from Nordstrom.
The perfect pair for stomping through the souk and stopping for waterfront drinks on the way home. Bora by H by Hudson on Piperlime. If she hasn't been that good, these might be a more budget friendly option. 

A super soft beanie with just the right amount of slouch. For chasing off the chill. From Peruvian Connection.

A collection of exquisite velvet ikat pillows to cozy up her boudoir or sofa. From Islimi on Etsy and Silk Way also on Etsy.

A sheepskin rug takes the decor up another notch for total bohemian bliss. From Toast UK.

A deliciously herbal face oil. By Aesop at Mill Mercantile.

A gorgeous green maxi for dining beside the Bosphorus. Cavatina Maxi Dress from Anthropologie.

A dramatically painted tagine for whipping up delicious dishes. Tunisian Hand-Painted Fresco Tagine from Williams Sonoma.

Spice market neutrals for her nails. Julep Fall Leaves Four Piece Collection from QVC.

Finally, a romantic beaded turban to top everything off. Maroon Gold Leaf Twist Headband from Three Bird Nest on Etsy.