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I have been so blessed to be surrounded by amazing women my entire life. I’ve grown up with 3 beautiful and talented sisters who are my best friends, my mom and both grandma’s who have been such inspiring examples to me, and now a loving mother-in-law and 4 sweet sisters-in-law! At times it can seem like a daunting task to find the perfect gift for such a long list of women in my life who mean so much to me, but each year I always seem to pull it off.

Ann Taylor has a wide selection of sophisticated clothing and accessories that work for women of all ages and lifestyles. Emily, my oldest sister, is an on-the-go mom with a three year old and a two month old baby. Needless to say, she is always needing a bag that will fit all of her children’s necessities and this bag would be perfect for her! My mother-in-law loves everything (including her purse) to be organized to the nines! Her favorite way to keep her handbag organized is by putting pens, lipsticks, gum, etc. in a smaller sized bag so everything has its place. She would be in complete heaven with these chic and functional pouches.

I would keep listing who I’m giving each item to and why but we would be here all day ;)! I hope this gives you a little gift inspiration so you can start crossing those names off your list. Happy holiday shopping!

xo, Rach

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  1. Rachel says:

    This is perfect, I wish I could get all of these presents underneath the Christmas tree ;)

    Love, Rachel

  2. Great picks! I love that gorgeous bag!

    The Style Storm
    xo, Christina

  3. Mel says:

    Pretty items! Good luck with gift shopping!

  4. Soraya says:

    such a fun big family! Love Ann Taylor, great options. Thanks for sharing — Soraya

  5. I love the idea of the pouches! I’m the same way when it comes to my purse, everything has to have its place, I’ll keep this in mind as a gift to myself :)


    Not the Average Girl

  6. Fun list! Love Ann Taylor and these are great suggestions! I’ve got my eyes on that pleated skirt and those booties. xx

    Audrey |

  7. Maria says:

    Hi Rach! Happy Wednesday lovely lady! What a great selection of Ann Taylor goodies. I think I love the booties the best, and guess what? I’m going to the mall today. He, he, he. I might have to drop by Ann Taylor and check them out in person. I think that they would look wonderful, and my readers would enjoy seeing them with a wintery outfit of sorts. I have a pair of Zara boots to return, and these may be the ones I go for instead. I hope you are feeling better, and the maternity sickness has faded away. We all want you, and baby, to be happy and healthy! Sending you lots of well wishes and hugs! XOXO, Maria

  8. Sasha says:

    Gorgeous gifts! I’m sure your women will be all happy with your picks:)

  9. melissa says:

    Love that bag!

  10. Rach says:

    Great picks! 3,5,7, and 9 are my top picks!

  11. barry818 says:

    love the white sweater with the black beaded detail!! I’m so last minute on gift shopping, this helps!

    xx, Sydney

  12. Oh, I just love that cheetah coat, especially that leather collar and those three quarter sleeves! So chic and elegant!

  13. Shae says:

    Great guide! I particularly like those pouches! Definitely a chic replacement for plastic baggies.

    S. Roderick

  14. Jillian says:

    Rach, I have that image of the old car and the Christmas tree coming out of it as my screensaver at work! How funny that you used the same image.

    Ann Taylor is great for gifts to give, and gifts for yourself. I have been wearing these oxblood pumps from there all fall, I can’t get enough of them. They also were only $40 at the time I bought them!

    XO, J

  15. McKenna says:

    Fabulous picks! Loving that blush bag! I have my eye on a similar Gucci one for Christmas! Just cannot get enough of that color! xo

  16. kiely says:

    when i was growing up i wished that i had that many sisters, and i only got one. but she’s the best! :)

    xoxo, kiely

  17. Sarah says:

    Beautiful pink bag and leopard coat!

    x Sarah

  18. Such beautiful picks, Rach! I especially love the red skirt. :) Xo, Alison

  19. Andrea says:

    Such beautiful picks…that red skirt and the black booties have my name written alllll over them! ;)


  20. Laura Yazdi says:

    Love these holiday picks! At least when you are surrounded by a family of women you have a lot of closets to borrow from ;)

    Laura Lily

    Latest Post: 12 Days of Holiday Style: Jessica Simpson

  21. Ann Taylor has some great finds. Love that bag, such a pretty color! Jealous you have three sisters, I have one & would love if there were more of us! Happy holidays!

  22. Ludy Amezcua says:

    Great choices, I’m especially loving those boots!

  23. Paige says:

    Those black boots and that embellished sweater are fabulous!


  24. Jen says:

    Love this post. SO many great gift ideas. xx

  25. Such a great round up. Especially love the tote bag! Thanks for sharing!! XOX

  26. Meagan says:

    Obsessed with those booties!

  27. Loving this gift guide! It will work for all of my cousins, sisters, aunts and mother!!!!! :)

  28. Jessica says:

    I am completely in love with that bag!


  29. Liz says:

    In love with this pleated red skirt! So perfect for the holidays!

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  30. Eden says:

    I love those Ann Taylor boots, they look perfect for the winter season!

  31. Jackie says:

    It’s nice to see a gift guide for the more sophisticated women in our lives. I think a lot of us get caught up in ourselves and our peers (myself included). Definitely taking some inspiration from here.

    Something About That

  32. that tree picture is my fave!
    cutest collage & congrats on the babe!

  33. Loving those Ann Taylor boots, ooh maybe I’ll treat myself and wear them for our Christmas Eve girls dinner!


  34. Emily says:

    Love these picks!

Rach Parcell

In September of 2011 I created Pink Peonies as a place to document the things I loved. Since then, it has become a creative outlet where I share my personal style though daily outfits, beauty tips, home style and much more!

Ever since I was a little girl I've dreamed of creating my own line. After countless hours of working towards that dream, I've finally launched my first collection!

It's full of classic, feminine and romantic pieces that you'll keep in your closet for years to come and wear over and over again!