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Santana Row Holiday Gift Guide 2016

Holiday shopping is in full swing, this means it is time to head over to my favorite place to shop; Santana Row! Holiday shopping at Santana Row is a fabulous experience mixed with luxury stores, well-known retailers, appetizing restaurants, and places to rejuvenate such as the Bay Club or Burke Williams Spa. Not only can you shop until you drop, you can work off those extra holiday pounds, relax at the spa, and indulge in a gourmet meal; all in one shopping trip! Love that!

In order to help you make the most of your precious shopping time, so you can enjoy the restaurants and amenities of Santana Row, here is my guide to holiday shopping at Santana Row.

Gucci: because everyone deserves luxury

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Pictured from top: 1) red bag (size pictured in-store only-larger version online here) / brocade bag / monogram bag / 2) “Blind for Love” duffel (in-store only) / “Blind for Love” mini bag (in-store only) / 3) gold horse-bit necklace (in-store only) / gold horse-bit bracelet / 4) large red satchel / small red satchel

Gucci handbags are the IT handbag designer to own right now, and into 2017. Why not give the gift of high fashion? The Gucci store at Santana Row has the hottest bags by Gucci including the “Dionysus” bag and the “Marmont” shoulder bag; both are hotter than hot.

For more information please visit Gucci on Santana Row or call 1-408.557.9926

More gift ideas from Gucci:


100% Pure: because everyone needs pampering

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Everyone needs to be pampered! 100% on Santana Row has everything you need to give the gift of pampering this holiday season. They have a large selection of holiday themed gift sets as well as new and exciting products in stock for the beauty fan on your list who has everything.

For more information please visit 100% Pure on Santana Row or call 1-408.244.7873

Gift boxes from 100% Pure:


Spence Diamonds: because a diamond is a girl’s best friend


Santana Row’s newest retailer, Spence Diamonds is jam-packed with conflict-free, and lab-created diamonds. You can read all about this fabulous diamond retailer online here.

They have something in every price range; so you can give the gift of extreme luxury, or a small luxurious token of affection. You can find a gift for a couple hundred dollars, or you can create a special, one-of-a-kind bespoke piece she will cherish a lifetime.

For more information please visit Spence Diamonds on Santana Row or call 1-408.676.1030

Sugarfina: because everyone on your list is sugar and spice, and everything nice

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Everyone has a sweet tooth! At Sugarfina, you can create a custom “Bento Box” filled with your favorite candies, or find a holiday themed gift. The possibilities for gift-giving are endless at Sugarfina!

For more information please visit Sugarfina on Santana Row or call 1-855.784.2734

Gift boxes from Sugarfina:


Kendra Scott: because she needs jewelry which fashionable and fabulous

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Pictured from top: 1) necklace (in-store only) / rose gold earrings (in-store only) / dangle earrings / 2) small stone necklace / Harlow necklace / cuff / stud earrings / nail polish / 3) Kendra Scott nail polish collection / 4) holiday collection necklaces: single stone adjustable choker / statement necklace

Kendra Scott is a fabulous destination for the fashionable girl on your holiday shopping list. The store is filled with on trend, and classic jewelry which is sure to brighten anyone’s day. In addition to baubles, Kendra Scott has a large selection of five-free nail polish in every color you can think of; the nail polish fan on your list is sure to love them! Plus, Kendra Scott just launched her home collection in-store. If you have a decorator on your list, this is the store to visit! Kendra Scott home products are the new IT decor for your house; so you can’t go wrong with a home decor gift!

For more information please visit Kendra Scott on Santana Row or call 1-669.231.0300

More gift ideas from Kendra Scott:

Can’t decide on that perfect on somethin’ somethin’ for your loved one? Why not give the gift of a Santana Row gift card! Your loved one will enjoy being able to use the gift card at Santana Row retailers and restaurants. To purchase a Santana Row gift card, please visit the concierge or call 1-408.551.4611.

Happy Holidays!

*Sponsored by Santana Row. All thoughts and opinions are my own.

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Valentine’s Day gift ideas at Santana Row

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching and that means it is time to start thinking about what to buy that special someone! If you happen to live in the San Francisco Bay Area, look no further than Santana Row in San Jose to find the perfect Valentine’s Day gift!

I love Santana Row for gift shopping because all of the best gift shops in the Bay Area are in one place! Plus, you can enjoy a hot cocoa or cup of coffee from “Cocola,” my favorite coffee/pastry shop in the Bay Area, before or during your shopping trip! Not to mention the long list of amazing restaurants Santana Row has to offer! I recommend “Maggiano’s” for a family meal, “Veggie Grill” for lunch and “Blowfish Sushi” or “Sino” for dinner. 

So, without further adieu, here are my picks for the perfect Valentine’s Day gifts at Santana Row!

Valentine’s Day gift ideas from the “Paper Source


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The “Paper Source” is an amazing stationary store which offers the most beautiful wrapping paper, cards and gift items you can imagine. They have a huge selection of Valentine’s Day gifts for both children and adults. This is the perfect place to find gifts for your children or children in your life on Valentine’s Day! In addition, they have everything from romantic gifts to gifts for friends. It is a one-stop-shop for Valentine’s Day! 

My gift picks featured in these photos are available in-store. For more information please call 1-408-241-9000.

Gourmet Chocolate from “Chocolatier Blue Parlor

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Want to make a big impression on someone you love this Valentine’s Day? Look no further than Santana Row’s “Chocolatier Blue Parlor!” They have the most beautiful chocolates which not only look like fine works of ceramic art, they taste like the finest chocolate on Earth! Plus, the ingredients are locally sourced and organic. Love that!

All of their chocolate is available in-store. For more information please call 1-408-244-8300. 

Unique and Stylish Jewelry at “Beau Bijou

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“Beau Bijou” has been my all-time favorite store at Santana Row since the Row opened over ten years ago. The shop is filled with unique silver jewelry using semi-precious and precious stones. Many of the pieces are designed by “Beau Bijou’s” owner and can only be found in-store! This is the perfect shop to find a gift for Valentine’s Day for your loved one who appreciates unique jewelry and works of art.

My gift picks can be found in-store. For more information call 1-408-261-3434. 

Valentine’s Day gift ideas for the beauty fan on your list from “100% Pure

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From top: Nail Polish / Organic Rose Hydrosol / Sun Damage Corrective Cream / Eye Cream

From the moment you set foot in “100% Pure” you will notice the most beautiful aroma at Santana Row. The fragrant bath and body products will lure you into the store and you will find yourself having trouble trying to decide which fragrance to purchase because they all smell so amazing! Well, let me help you out here 🙂 My favorite scent at “100% Pure” is the “Coffee Cherry” scent. Of course, if “Coffee Cherry” is not the scent you think your loved one will prefer, there are plenty of other scents to choose from in-store! Plus, everything at “100% Pure” is 100% vegan and natural! Love that!

For more product information, please visit 100% Pure online or call 1-408-244-7873

Valentine Day gifts from “C Wonder

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From top: Pillows / Bowls / Plates / Jewelry Boxes / Bike

As you may already know, “C Wonder” is one of the most fabulous gift shops online; and last fall they opened an amazing shop right here in the Bay Area at Santana Row! The store is filled with gift ideas which are perfect for friends and family, as well as special loved ones, for Valentine’s Day. In fact, there are several gift options on sale from 25%-50% off! Love that!

For more information about “C Wonder,” please click here or call 1-408-246-1754

Sparkles and Baubles from “Jest Jewels

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“Jest Jewels” is the perfect place to find Valentine’s Day gifts for that special someone who has flair and loves a little bit of fun. The shop is filled with on-trend jewelry, clutches and amazing gift ideas. They even have a Valentine’s Day Hello Kitty!

All of my gift picks featured in these photos are available in-store only. Please call 1-408-249-4800 for more information.

Valentine’s Day gifts for getting that red carpet look at “Flying Lizard

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The jewelry at “Flying Lizard” has been spotted on countless celebrities both on the red carpet and the streets of Southern California. Celebrities such as Brooke Shields, Felicity Huffman, Meg Ryan, Hillary Duff, Vivica Fox, Penelope Cruz and fashion’s darling Sarah Jessica Parker have all been spotted wearing designs from Flying Lizard. The store at Santana Row is filled with hundreds of fabulous jewelry designs which are also owned by Hollywood’s brightest stars. My picks from in-store are featured in the photos above.

For more information about Flying Lizard, please call 1-408-244-8950.

And there you have it! The above photos from select stores at Santana Row are my picks for making Valentine’s Day special and absolutely fabulous! If you are local to the Bay Area, make sure you visit Santana Row to find the perfect gift for that special someone this Valentine’s Day. Everyone on my list will be receiving gifts from the Row!

Happy shopping, and have a fabulous Valentine’s Day! 😉

Photo Credit: Cathy/Bay Area Fashionista 2014©

*This post has been brought to you by Santana Row