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Last Minute Gift Ideas for the Girl in your life

Discussion in 'Social Life, Food & Drink, Travel' started by GQ Lawyer, Dec 16, 2004.

  1. GQ Lawyer

    GQ Lawyer Senior member

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    If your wife (or girlfriend) has a big a shoe fettish as mine, then you should check out http://www.footcandyshoes.com - great prices on designer shoes.
     
  2. Kai

    Kai Senior member

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    Every pair of shoes I've ever bought for my wife has been returned. Either the fit or look didn't work.

    I stick with jewelery.
     
  3. gqelements

    gqelements Senior member

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    what elese did you gentlemen get for your significant others?
    [translate as: i'm stuck, need help]
     
  4. Fabienne

    Fabienne Senior member

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    I'm sure you have explored the usual (books, CDs, cashmere or silk scarf, jewelry, etc) which can all be tricky in their own way.

    I'd suggest something that can potentially fit women of all ages, provided they like to be pampered: a facial + massage at a beauty salon, or a day at a spa, depending on your budget.
     
  5. ViroBono

    ViroBono Senior member

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    I wouldn't dare to try and buy shoes for a woman. Given that that she who must be obeyed feels it necessary to visit every shoe shop in a given town, trying on many different shoes and still not able to arrive easily at a decision, what hope would I have of getting the right thing?

    This year I commissioned a traditional brooch (RAF 'wings') in white and yellow gold from a working jeweller who makes regimental jewellery. Old ones come up on Ebay quite often, but modern ones (with the Queen's crown) very rarely. Indeed, the only decent one I have seen was by Asprey, and £15k.
     
  6. Bradford

    Bradford Senior member

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    www.bluenile.com currently has free 2-day FedEx shipping. I have ordered these earrings Earrings and this necklace Necklace for my wife. I think if you order by Wednesday, you could still get something delivered in time for Christmas. I also picked up a cashmere sweater twinset (tank and cardigan) for her as well. Hope this helps... Bradford www.bluenile.com
     

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