2/05/13 12/12/11 POPSUGAR Fashion Cushnie et Ochs Shop Fashion Insider Gift Ideas For Holiday 2011 Holiday Gift Ideas From Some of Our Favorite Fashion Insiders December 12, 2011 by Christina Pérez 4 Shares Chat with us on Facebook Messenger. Learn what's trending across POPSUGAR. >> They're making their lists — and checking them twice. Here come the holidays, and who better to spread the cheer than some of our favorite fashionable insiders? From the super-luxe accessories topping Melissa Coker's and Leandra Medine's lists to the souped-up sporting goods desired by Yigal Azrouel and Peter Som, here's a look at what those in the know are coveting this season. See who's hoping for Burberry, who's hoping for Hermes, and who's just hoping for some sleep — plus, glean gift-giving ideas from Anna Sheffield, Lauren Bush Lauren, Derek Lam, Stephanie LaCava, and more — all here, in the slideshow. Shop Brands Kiki de Montparnasse Anna Sheffield Designer, Anna Sheffield and Bing Bang What's on your holiday wish list? "I am coveting this little En&Is speaker (left, $533) like crazy. Also, something I would never buy myself but would love to get are these Versailles Fluò pieces — actually, anything from Future Perfect; I love that place!" What's the best gift you've ever given? "When I was 10, I saved up money — from mowing the grass and selling my drawings to family friends — to buy my little brother a Castle Grayskull. It was the highlight of my childhood assembling that thing secretly and putting it under the tree for him to find on Christmas morning." Any fun holiday plans? "I want to be in Woodstock making snow angels for Christmas, and then dressed up like a Russian czaress for the Dr. Zhivago-themed New Year's party at my friend's bistro in Austin. That is going to be a magical way to ring in 2012!" Kyle Anderson Accessories director, Marie Claire </p> What's on your holiday wish list? "I've been obsessed with these shirts from Burberry Prorsum (left, $1,350) since their men's show. The t-shirts, the sweaters — I really need to add one to my collection! It's the next It item. I also want to buy a Kisimi driftwood side table for my apartment — my living room is inspired by nature." What's the best gift you've ever received? "My Rolex! I wear it 365 days a year." What's the best gift you've ever given? "My love. To my boyfriend. I would do anything for him. It's the best gift." Leandra Medine Blogger, Man Repeller What's on your holiday wish list? "A pony hair PS1 ($2,395) — because, you know, why not? Also, a Jonathan Adler Needlepoint Lion Pillow, Diptyque candles, and Jennifer Fisher skull stud earrings." What's the best gift you've ever received? "My parents bought me a Cartier Love bracelet for graduation that is engraved with the words, 'We're so proud, Mom and Dad.'" Best gift you've ever given? "Fancy VIP tickets to last Summer's MTK Music Festival in East Hampton. So what if it got cancelled the weekend before?" PS1 $2,395 from barneys.com Buy Now Peter Som Designer, Peter Som What's on your holiday wish list? "A Lemlem scarf — I love the colors, and it will keep me warm all Winter long. A trip to The Standard Miami — a mid-Winter getaway to the sun is what every New Yorker dreams of! And, a Brooklyn Cruiser (left, $499). I live near the West Side Highway bike path — this will get me to work and back in style." What's the best gift you've ever received? "For my 40th birthday last year, friends put together a video of old photos and messages — my life was flashing before my eyes; it was one of the most special gifts I've ever received. There wasn't a dry eye in the house — even the wait staff was in tears!" What's the best gift you've ever given? "One year for my mom’s birthday I surprised her by flying home to see her — she's pretty unflappable but she was very surprised!" Any fun holiday plans this year? "Christmas in my hometown, San Francisco, and then New Year's in Palm Springs at The Colony. Can't wait!" Stephanie LaCava Stylist and writer, StephanieLaCava.com What's on your holiday wish list? "Raw chocolate made locally (left, $7); Fragile Nature — the Deyrolles book that's hard to find; any evening dress from Zac Posen's Spring 2012 collection; and a donation to PEN American Center." What's the best gift you've ever received? "My husband found a first edition of the original Vogue's Book of Houses, Gardens and People for me." Best gift you've ever given? "A first edition of Edith Wharton's The Book of the Homeless." Fun holiday plans? "Family, doesn't really matter where." Carly Cushnie and Michelle Ochs Designers, Cushnie et Ochs What's on your holiday wish list? Carly: "A new pair of Dr Martens and a Lady Jane Collar by Assad Mounser (left, $425)." Michelle: "A mini Birkin and a new pair of jeans (left, Levi's, $190)." What's the best gift you've ever received? Carly: "A stingray Jil Sander bag." Michelle: "A diamond necklace that spells out a four-letter word." Derek Lam Designer, Derek Lam What's on your holiday wish list? "An iPhone4, Carine Roitfeld: Irreverent (left, $63), and for more people to get involved with Human Rights Watch." What's the best gift you've ever received? "My first car from my parents." Best gift you've ever given? "An antique chess set from England, given to my partner Jan." Any fun holiday plans? "Going away for two weeks to the Maldives to relax and recharge." Melissa Coker Designer, Wren What's on your holiday wish list? "A pretty dress for evenings out, a Jonathan Saunders two-tone iPad cover, and some pretty shoes (left, $2,185) to wear with my new dress — the more impractical, the better. Also, Lulu Frost anything — I especially love these earrings." What's the best gift you've ever received? "My boyfriend's art." Best gift you've ever given? "A beautiful, antique mirror from John Derian. I wanted to keep it so badly." Lauren Bush Lauren Creative director and cofounder, Feed What's on your holiday wish list? "Anything Apple, good books, new black boots, and yoga classes." (iPad, $499) What's the best gift you've ever received? "A dog, Junior, when I was 5 years old." Any holiday plans? "Yes, going to Florida and Jamaica with family." Yigal Azrouël Designer, Yigal Azrouël What's on your holiday wish list? "A new Odin candle, a leather Tumi iPad case, and a vintage chair that I've had my eye on at the Chelsea Flea Market. Also, I think it's about time for a new Al Merrick surfboard ($600)." What's the best gift you've ever received? "A vintage Rolex watch." What's the best gift you've ever given? "I made a very special gown for one of my sisters. It's one of a kind and tailored to her personality." Fun holiday plans? "I am going to Costa Rica, which will be a very relaxing getaway. The surf is great right now so I am very excited!" Odin candle, a leather $600 from odinnewyork.com Buy Now Tumi iPad case, and a vintage chair that I've had my eye on at the Chelsea $600 from tumi.com Buy Now Al Merrick surfboard $600 from channelislands.mwrc.net Buy Now Tom Mora Head of women's design, J.Crew What's on your holiday wish list? "Beats by Dr. Dre Headphones (left, $300) — my trainer has these and the sound is incredible; Turnbull & Asser pajamas; and Neroli Portofino by Tom Ford." What's the best gift you've ever received? "Ballroom dancing classes from my parents." Best gift you've ever given? "Shih Tzu puppy to my parents, much to their dismay." Any fun holiday plans? "Going to Tulum, Mexico." Lisa Salzer Designer and owner, Lulu Frost What's on your holiday wish list? "Bodega of Boston's Trailwear by Penfield tweed and leather puffer jacket, Vince pleated georgette maxi skirt in black, antique gold plain signet ring, and a lime green python leather clutch (left, $250) from Callixto." What's the best gift you've ever received? "A 1978 300TD light yellow diesel Mercedes from my parents — they snagged it at a tag sale for me in high school for $2,000 and made me the happiest girl in the world." Any holiday plans? "I'll be spending the holiday with my family and boyfriend out in Long Island — I plan to sleep and eat a lot." Lela Rose Designer, Lela Rose What's on your holiday wish list? "A dinner reservation at Noma in Copenhagen and custom cowboy boots from M.L. Leddy's (left) in Fort Worth, TX." What's the best gift you've ever received? "My two kids. I know this is trite and has been said many times before, but they are truly the gift that keeps on giving. I will miss them terribly when they turn into awful teenagers!" Best gift you've ever given? "I made some 'Twelve Days of Christmas' plates for my brother and sister-in-law one year. I hand-painted each one specific to the day and had them fired and glazed. They are so special and get used at this time every year." Jessie Randall Designer, Loeffler Randall What's on your holiday wish list? "I honestly can't think of anything I really want or need — except maybe eight hours of uninterrupted sleep; that would be heaven! Also, maybe a massage at the Mandarin Oriental."(Kiki de Montparnasse Sleep Mask, $85) What's the best gift you have ever received? "A trip to St. Barts the first Christmas I was dating my now-husband, Brian." Best gift you've ever given? </p> "I like to make homemade gifts. I guess the best ones have been the quilts I have made for friends." Kiki de Montparnasse Black and nude silk blindfold $85 from STYLEBOP.com Buy Now See more Kiki de Montparnasse Intimates Umindi Francis President, Umindi Francis Consulting Group What's on your holiday wish list? "Kelly Wearstler <a href="http://www.kellywearstler.com/store/productslist.aspx?categoryid=30&PageNo=0#zoomWindow" onclick="trackOutboundLink('article:page', 'www.kellywearstler.com', '20826518', 'http://www.kellywearstler.com/store/productslist.aspx?categoryid=30&PageNo=0#zoomWindow')" _blank">brass kaleidoscope</a> ($2,095); Ten Thousand Things gold snake bone necklace; and a Bose iPod dock in fire engine red!" What's the best gift you've ever received? "A small hand-painted jewelry box that my aunt brought back from Turkey. Inside were my grandmother’s vintage sapphire earrings." Best gift you've ever given? "Instead of gifts last year I made a donation to charity in the name of each family member on my gift list." Any holiday plans? "I'm going to an eco resort in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. I'm also looking forward to visiting the Mayan Ruins and taking a trip to Tulum while I'm there." brass kaleidoscope $2,095 from kellywearstler.com Buy Now Beth Fenton Stylist, Tim Howard Management What's on your holiday wish list? "More guitar lessons, Tyrone Lebon's book Nothing Lasts Forever, Ellen Von Unwerth's book Fräulein, and Boudoir perfume by Vivienne Westwood ($65)." What's the best gift you've ever received? "A selection of designer vintage clothes — circa 1960 to 1980 — from a collector with impeccable taste, Kenzo shirts, and Tokio Kumagai shoes. I constantly return to these pieces for inspiration and never get bored of wearing them." Kerrilynn Pamer Designer and founder, Castor & Pollux What's on your holiday wish list? "Silk scarf from Hermes (left, $385), a Solange Azagury-Partridge Real Fake Ring, and a week at The Ashram." What's the best gift you've ever given? "I thought that a book that I filled with my husband's stamps from childhood was pretty fantastic." Any fun holiday plans? "Hanging out and cooking, watching lots of movies, reading all the books I get as gifts, and taking daily walks with my husband and the dogs are our rituals after the madness of the holidays — I love this time of year!" Sunny Shokrae Photographer, SunnyShokrae.com What's on your holiday wish list? "Nike Down Destroyer jacket; Rose Noir perfume; Rachel Comey Zindler flats; and a Hasselblad 501CM (left, $2,400)." What's the best gift you've ever given? "An American Index of the Hidden and Unfamiliar by Taryn Simon." Any holiday plans? "Tennis and bike rides in California with the fam." Lyndsey Butler Designer, Veda What's on your holiday wish list? "The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach, a subscription to The Paris Review, and a massage at Great Jones Spa." What's the best gift you've ever received? "My boyfriend gave me a beautiful piece of art a few years ago. It was thoughtful and is something that I will have forever." Any holiday plans? "Usually, I spend the holiday with my family in Texas or Argentina, but this year I am staying in NYC. It will be my first Christmas in New York, and I am really excited. It will be great to just hang out, read, and do some New York things, like go ice skating and tour the Met." Share this post Castor And PolluxKerrilyn PamerUmindi FrancisSunny ShokraeKyle AndersonLauren Bush LaurenBeth FentonLeandra MedineMan RepellerShop It Like It's HotMelissa CokerStephanie LaCavaTom MoraLyndsey ButlerHoliday 2011Cushnie Et OchsAnna SheffieldLisa SalzerLauren BushJessie RandallLela RoseYigal AzrouelDerek LamPeter SomShopping Stay Stylish With OurFashion and Beauty Newsletter You're subscribed! Sign Up For Our Newsletter Select topics that interest you Beauty Tips Street Style Celebrity Style Fashion and Beauty News Sign up with facebook By signing up, I agree to the Terms & to receive emails from POPSUGAR.