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5 Trendy AF Gifts That Your Fashion-Forward BFF Will Be Obsessed With

It’s the season of gift-giving and that means you need to find the perfect gift for every type of BFF in your friend group. When shopping for your fashion-forward BFF, it can be a little tough since she seemingly has everything that’s on-trend at the moment. Luckily, we’ve got you covered with this unexpected list of gifts that’ll keep your friend looking her absolute best this season. Here’s what to you’ll want to give the Carrie Bradshaw of your girl squad to really *wow* her.

1. Scrunchies with a bow

Scrunchies are back in, no one can deny that. But for that fashionista in your friend group, just scrunchies just won’t cut it. Luckily, scrunchies with a little flair exist and are the perfect alternative. There are so many different ways you can wear scrunchies with a bow, from making it a bun accessory, to creating a fancy ponytail. Here are some of our favorite places to pick up one, or three, of these hair accessories. 

Free People Bow Scrunchie ($6 or 3 for $12)

Coming in 11 different colors and styles, you are sure to find a look your friend will like. And you definitely can’t beat the price!

Urban Outfitters Darling Draped Bow Scrunchie ($6)

Featuring much simpler designs, the bow scrunchies at Urban Outfitters are definitely meant for dressing up your outfits, which is perfect for that friend who loves dressing a little extra, even if she’s just going to class. 

2. Feminist-inspired jewelry


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It’s always a #look when you’re wearing feminist-inspired jewelry, whether that comes in the form of quote jewelry or pins of famous women. There are many different ways to pick something that fits your friend’s personal style, whether that be more simple and classic or more showy and colorful. 

Wildfang Ohme Smash the Patriarchy Hoop Earrings ($73)

These large hoop earrings will definitely wow the crowds. Plus, it’s the perfect message to be sporting. 

Nordstrom Set of 3 Feminist Inspiration Bar Bracelets ($34)

This set of three bracelets can given together, or spread throughout your friend group as an adult form of friendship bracelets. Whatever you choose, these bracelets will go with any outfit, making them a great gift choice. 

3. Trendy sunglasses


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Though it may be winter, the sun still shines and sunglasses are definitely still needed. If you see your friend without a pair, get her some trendy, fashion-forward lenses that will put her back on track. Plus, the cat-eye look is back in style, as are other eye-catching sunglasses styles, so there are plenty of choices!

Express Privé Revaux The Street Sunglasses ($29.95)

This reflective look from Express is perfect for keeping your eyes hidden after a late night out and will make the perfect gift for your BFF.

Urban Outfitters Retro Geo Cat-Eye Sunglasses ($18)

You literally can’t go wrong with a cat-eye look, making it the perfect gift! This option from Urban Outfitters is both affordable and classy at the same time. 

4. A fun (and v necessary) umbrella


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Don’t let your friends get down during those dreary, rainy day. Get them a fun umbrella for an unexpected gift! It’s a useful accessory that will keep them smiling no matter how bad the downpour. 

Kate Spade Clear Dot Umbrella ($38)

The clear umbrella is so in right now, and this option from Kate Spade is a great choice that’s more unique than other options. 

Macy’s Signature Auto-Open Compact Umbrella with NeverWet® ($24)

This embroidered-styled umbrella will add a little ~splash~ of color to your friend’s grey day and is sure to keep them dry!

5. A fashion-themed coloring book


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If your friend already has enough fashionable clothing items, get them a fashion-inspired coloring book to help them de-stress after class or work. Seriously, coloring books are severely underrated and make amazing gifts. There are plenty of options out there depending on your friend’s interests. Here are a few of our top choices:

Vogue Colors A to Z: A Fashion Coloring Book ($16.95)

Featuring every letter in the alphabet, all accompanied by Vogue fashion, this coloring book is sure to be a hit. 

Mode Pariesienne: A Fashion Coloring Book ($19.95)

Focused all around French designs, this coloring book is perfect for your BFF who is dreaming of studying fashion in Paris. 

We know that shopping for that friend who seems to know everything about fashion can be tough. But with these ideas, you can have some fun getting your BFF some things that she might not have yet, or give her inspiration for her own fashion designs. Happy gift-giving!

Xandie Kuenning is the Career Editor at Her Campus and a graduate of Northeastern University with a Bachelor's in International Affairs and minors in Journalism and Psychology. She is an avid traveler with a goal to join the Travelers' Century Club. When not gallivanting around the world, she can be found reading about fairytales or Eurasian politics, baking up a storm, or watching dangerous amounts of Netflix. Follow her on Instagram @AKing1917 and on Twitter @XKuenning.