2014 Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts For Men

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I’m kicking off my holiday gift guides by sharing my complete guide for the men in your life. I actually find men to be the hardest to shop for and I’ve put a lot of thought into what to include in this gift guide. From gift ideas for his bar, to his outdoor adventures, to stocking stuffers, to grooming, and to keep him warm and handsome. I know you will find something here for the men in your life. The hubby will actually find a few of these under the tree and inside his stocking. This Christmas I’m giving the gift of #Stanleyness. Thanks to Stanley/Eddie Bauer the hubby will find the Classic One-Hand Vacuum mug, the Adventure Flask and the Classic Vacuum Pint under the tree come Christmas. He will be set for all his outdoor adventures. But shhh . . . don’t tell him!

For his bar:

Ralph Lauren Glen Plaid Decanter, $98 {on sale}, Jack Rudy Cocktail Co. Tonic & Aromatic Bitters, $12 – $16, Horn-Handled 4 Piece Bar Set, $120

For his adventures:

Stanley/Eddie Bauer Classic One-Hand Vacuum mug, $30 {also in navy}, Classic Vacuum Pint, $28, Adventure Flask, $25 {also in navy},

Stocking Stuffers:

Billykirk Leather Coasters, $28, Mast Brothers Chocolate Bar, $10, Izola Handkerchiefs, $40

For his grooming needs:

Baxter Shampoo, Salve, and Deodorant, $10 – $18, Harry’s Truman Shaving Set, $25, Rochester Shoe Tree Company Leather Shoe Care Kit, $110

To keep him warm:

J. Crew Cashmere Buffalo Check Scarf, $125, Club Monaco Cashmere Sweater, $249, Club Monaco Half-Knit Leather Gloves, $89.50

To keep him stylish:

Cole Haan Lenox Hill Chelsea Boot, $169 {on sale}, Nixon ‘The Sentry’ Leather Strap Watch, $150, Ray-Ban Wayfarer Sunglasses, $125

Note: Stanley/Eddie Bauer Collection items shown here have been provided to me free of charge. Thank you for supporting the brands I love and that make A DOSE OF PRETTY happen. All expressions and opinions are my own.

Winter Blues

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It seems I’m into monochrome tones lately and right now I’m into winter blues. The other day on a J. Crew stop to see their new collection, I fell in love with the blue sequin side-stripe shirt among other things of course. It adds some holiday sparkle to an otherwise simple blue shirt and the length is perfectly long. I’m also lusting over a pair of J. Crew’s fabric pumps. Every time I see them on Lucy Laucht I’m reminded of how much I want a pair. Maybe Santa will be good to me this year. Maybe.

Shop the post:

1. Zara Coat, $279, 2. J. Crew Sequin Side-Shirt in Blue, $89.50, 3. Frame Denim, $199, 4. Celine Crossbody Bag {my dream!} {love this similar one from Steven Alan}, 5. J. Crew Elsie Fabric Pumps, $219.99 {on sale}

Interview at Blog Society

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When Jaclyn of Australia’s Blog Society invited me to participate in their Behind the Blog Scene series, I was beyond flattered. It’s such an honor to be a part of this amazing community of bloggers. I hope you’ll head over to read the interview.