Editor’s Picks: The Best New Luxury Designers to Gift this Holiday

Editor's Picks: The Best New Luxury Designers to Gift This Holiday Season

Catherine Smith's Fashion Gift Guide 2016

From Bea Millen's darling custom nameplates to Ellery's brand new denim capsule collection, Plan de Ville's Founder Catherine Smith selects her favorite gifts to give (and receive!) this holiday season. 

Haven Lace Bodysuit by Alix NYC, $325

"This bodysuit is instant sex-appeal, and one of my go-to pieces for a night out. Wear yours with a solid black bra, or a bandeau bra à la Danielle Bernstein of WeWhoreWhat, and layer it under a chic tuxedo jacket. The Le Smoking has met its match! Stretch lace makes this style effortless to wear, and the sophisticated turtleneck detail and bell sleeves set it a part. Trust us - she'll love it."

Ophelia Wide Leg Denim Pants by Ellery, $790

"Ellery redefines moder power dressing, and these jeans are as flattering on as they are innovative. I'm a big fan of the high-waisted denim trend, and the raw denim helps shape your waist and hips while providing some serious support. They're fitted through the thigh until they flare out at the knee in a seriously bombastic signature Ellery silhouette. Best part? No one will have these at your next holiday party. We're one of the only retailers to stock them, and we've only got a few pairs."

Black Amnis Clutch by L'Afshar, $1,250

"Love me a good clutch, and this one takes the cake. L'Afshar's signature box clutch is given new life in a moody transparent black. Pair yours with a little black dress on New Year's Eve. Kendall Jenner just carried the brand to her 21st birthday, and I see big things on the horizon for the talented designer, Lily."

Vertical Engraved Nameplate, Bea Millen, from $1500

"I'm loving Danielle Yadegar's refined take on the timeless monogram trend with her beautiful pieces. My favorite from her label, Bea Millen, is this vertical nameplate with diamond details. Super chic on its own, it becomes elevated when adding one's initials. Looking for a gift for the girl who has everything? You found it."

Mini Elfie Tote by Vasic, $325

"Meet the new Mansur Gavriel. I found Vasic on Instagram and immediately fell for their refined, yet on-trend silhouettes and details. The best part? The price - at $325, this bag is a perfect gift and the quality looks and feels far more expensive. There's nothing more stylish than a good bargain!"