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Nicole Richie's Holiday Gift Guide is Here

Make the season extra-merry with extra-special present ideas for everyone on your list, handpicked by one of our favorite celebrity friends.

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Photo by: Stefan Colson

"I take gifting very seriously,” says multi-talented trendsetter and tastemaker Nicole Richie. And lucky for us! After teaming up with Etsy sellers on two gorgeous Creator Collabs last year, the style icon is back—just in time for the holidays—to share her go-to presents for the season. “When I'm shopping for loved ones, I want to find something that truly speaks to who they are—and that's why I love Etsy,” she says. “I’m so excited to spotlight my top picks from incredible sellers, plus idecas crowdsourced by my wonderful community. I hope you discover gifts your special people will cherish for years." Scroll on to find meaningful presents for every recipient and price point, courtesy of Nicole and her crew.

Gifts for her

Nicole Richie's gifts for her ideas from Etsy SHOP (clockwise from top left): Statement earrings from Vintage Royalty, $51; oversized velvet bow from REloved Studio, $17; ceramic coffee mug from Althea's Pottery, $35; abstract woven blanket from PARKER Made Studio, $149; printed silk bathrobe from Shibumi Style, $315; geode candle from Tal and Bert, from $44

Sparkly statement earrings, oversized velvet bows, luxe silk robes, and a geode-encrusted candle? If the ladies in your life didn’t already know just how much they mean to you, they certainly will when they unwrap one of these thoughtful (and undeniably festive!) finds—and we won’t blame you if you have to scoop up one for yourself, too.

Gifts for him

Nicole Richie's gifts for him ideas from Etsy SHOP (clockwise from top left): Handmade beer glasses from Pretentious Beer Glass, $216 for set of four; personalized photo key chain from Silvy Gift, $20; modular record storage from 6X6 DSGNS from $198; personalized wax canvas dopp kit from zeyn NY, $90; personalized leather flask from stabo, from $44; linen waffle bathrobe from Magic Linen, $119

Dads, grandpas, and best dude friends are notoriously tricky to shop for—that is, until now. From personalized key chains (complete with sentimental photos) and sleek record storage to classic monogrammed dopp kits and creative glassware for their beloved hoppy brews, trust us when we say Nicole’s guy gift picks are foolproof.

Gifts for kids

Nicole Richie's gifts for kids ideas from Etsy SHOP (clockwise from top left): Wooden block toys from Black Crow Curios, $34; personalized family rag dolls from Citizen's Collectible, $142 for four doll set; wooden moon lamp from Houtis Prachtig from $51; reversible baby bib from Sew Many Things, $11; snail garden mobile from Pompon Design, $76; stuffed octopus toy from Big Stuffed, $138

Light up little imaginations with snuggly stuffed animals, playful mobiles, and custom-crafted dolls designed to capture the likeness of your favorite family members. Not sure exactly what the kiddos in your life will love? When in doubt, you can’t go wrong with a wooden moon lamp, hewn from beautiful maple to emit a warm and comforting glow.

Gifts for pets (and their parents)

Nicole Richie's gifts for pets ideas from Etsy SHOP (clockwise from top left): Ceramic egg tray from Claylicious, $87; custom pet figurines from Periwinkle Nuthatch, $145 each; chicken picnic table from Pura Vida Creations, $45; personalized pet ornaments from Kat Giannini from $57; modern dog beds from Laylo Pets, from $49; matching dog bandana and fanny pack from My Dear Bongo, $46

As a proud pet parent herself, Nicole has no shortage of gift picks for the doting dog moms, committed cat dads, and yes, even the faithful chicken keepers out there. We’re talking comfy beds (that complement your decor), matching outfits, and the prettiest custom figurines we ever did see. And did we mention the chicken picnic table? You’re welcome.

Gifts for hosts

Nicole Richie's gifts for hosts ideas from Etsy SHOP (clockwise from top left): Handmade drinking glass from Mariaida Designs, $68; ceramic pour-over cone from Keramiko Pottery, $32; gold-rimmed nesting bowls from Made By Manos, $284 for set of seven; two-bottle wine tote from Aplat Tote, $60; custom handwritten recipe cutting board from Heart Home Designs Inc, $53; cocktail recipe playing cards from Cartesian Cards, $16

Upgrade their entertaining game with a custom recipe-engraved cutting board, chic reusable wine tote, and hand-blown drinking glasses in cheerful hues. Play your cocktail cards right, and you’ll be guaranteed an invite to their next dinner party!

Plus: gift picks from Nicole’s fans

Etsy gift picks from Nicole Richie's fans SHOP (clockwise from top left): Black and white marble coasters from Balducci Marmi, $98 for four; cylindrical ceramic vase from Presis Ceramics, $77; custom pet watercolor portrait from Unicorn Pug, from $44; celestial pendant necklace from Jill Makes, from $45; leather-wrapped vase from zeyn NY, from $83

“I love discovering new must-haves and getting inspiration from my followers' favorite Etsy shops,” says Nicole, who tapped her social media followers for their favorite Etsy gift picks. Surprising no one, it turns out her fans have impeccable taste too!

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Katie Hawley

Katie Hawley is a senior editor at Etsy. She's also an aspiring weaver, a perpetual snacker, and head-over-heels obsessed with her dog.

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