16 Sparkly Gifts for Your Girlfriend to Instagram

Here's to a sparkly holiday season and a glimmering new year.
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Kate Spade New York Olina Kitten Heel Boots, $498, Shopbop.com.
Courtesy Shopbop
Brunello Cucinelli Lightweight Lamé Nappa Leather Down Jacket, $6,995, Shop.Brunellocucinelli.com
Courtesy Brunello Cucinelli
Hermès Chaine D’Ancre Punk Fringe Brooch, $50,800, Hermès.com.
Courtesy Hermès
YSL Asymmetric Draped Mini Dress, $3,705, Brownsfashion.com.
Courtesy Browns Fashion
Vetements X Reebok Edition Classic Glitter Socks, $104, Matchesfashion.com.
Courtesy MatchesFashion
Van Cleef & Arpels “Ruban Secret” Timepiece Featuring Diamonds and Pink Sapphires, $310,000, Vancleefarpels.com.
Courtesy Van Cleef & Arpels
Yestadt Millinery Mylar Knit Beanie in Silver, $390, Maisondemode.com.
Courtesy Maison de Mode
Max Mara Satin Small Bag With Drawstring and Brooch, $465, Max Mara 1202 Northbrook Ct, Northbrook, IL 60062, USA 847-714-1397
Courtesy Max Mara
Gucci Stripe Belt With Butterfly, $700, Gucci.com.
Courtesy Gucci
Huishan Zhang Reine Trench Coat, $2,180, Modaoperandi.com.
Courtesy Moda Operandi
Amrapali Zardozi 18-Karat Gold Diamond Earrings, $9,350, Net-a-Porter.com.
Courtesy Amrapali
Valentino Acetate Sunglasses, $530, Valentino.com.
Courtesy Luxottica
Halpern Sequin Flared Trousers, $1,385, Farfetch.com.
Courtesy Farfetch
Tamara Melon Spotlight Nappa in Bone, $695, Tamaramellon.com.
Courtesy Tamara Mellon
Anya Hindmarch Circulus Eyes Coin Purse, $275, AnyaHindmarch.com.
Courtesy Anya Hindmarch
Dolce & Gabbana Embellished Headphones, $7,995, Modaoperandi.com.
Courtesy Moda Operandi

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This year, if it doesn’t sparkle, don’t gift it. But if it glitters, shimmers, twinkles, glistens or winks, know that it’s pretty much guaranteed to be the best present at your holiday celebration—or at least it will be on Instagram.

Sparkle was a huge trend on the runways for the Fall/Winter 2017 season—perhaps most prominently displayed by YSL’s rhinestone-smothered boots that were swiftly acquired by starlets such as Rihanna (who snagged them just a few days after their runway debut), in addition to Kendall Jenner and Kim Kardashian. Oh and those standout shoes also come with a $10K price tag.

But you don’t need a reality TV pedigree, a pop star reputation or a supermodel’s lifestyle to give the gift of glimmer this holiday season. You can go simple, with an Anya Hindmarch coin purse that doubles as a cute emoji-esque character or excessive, with Dolce & Gabbana’s fox fur and crystal embellished headphones that might as well be a modern-day crown. Stuff stockings with Vetements’ glittery socks—at just $78, they’re a relative bargain for the “it” brand—and win the entire holiday season with Van Cleef & Arpels‘ pink diamond and pink sapphire watch.

However, no gift of glitter will fare well without an additional present (and the app of the moment), KiraKira+, which brilliantly adds an extra filter of sparkle to all “[l]ight emitting materials and reflective objects.” Found in the iTunes store and costing a mere 99 cents, this app is the perfect guarantee that your gift will live on for eternity on Instagram…whatever that might actually mean.

Check out all of Observer’s 2017 gift guides, here.

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