PATTERN’s Wishlist

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The holidays are quickly approaching! No need to fret if you still haven’t finished your shopping, the PATTERN team has you covered. Our fellows and interns shared their favorite picks for the season from books and journals to boots and perfume. Each wishlist incorporates perfect last minute gift ideas.

  1. Come Matter Here Book – Come Matter Here is a book that gives you time to be present in our fast-paced world. Author Hannah Brencher helps you find out what is next for you in life by trusting God. Such an interesting read!
  2. Newfield’s Membership – Support artists and feed the museum goer in your family by giving them a Newfield’s Membership! They will receive free admission to the galleries and gardens as well as discount tickets and early ticket purchase on programs, a discount at the museum shop and café and more.
  3. Jamaican Me Crazy Coffee Beans – This coffee incorporates flavors of caramel, vanilla and Kahlua and can be found at Noble Coffee in Noblesville, IN.
  4. A Steamer – No one looks good in wrinkly clothes. If you know someone who needs to iron their clothes, gift them a steamer for the holidays! This particular one is handheld, easy to use and comes in a variety of colors.
  5. Classic Black Moleskine Sketchbook  – Perfect for the artist in your life. This notebook can be used to sketch or write notes on and can be easily customized for whomever it’s for!

  1. Steve Madden Sock Boots – These Reese Sock Boots from Steve Madden are perfect for the fashionista in your life! The pointed toe and block heel really elevate the shoe while the knit material makes it comfortable to wear.
  2. Tickets to The Nutcracker – Known as a Christmas classic, this ballet has captured audiences for over 50 years. From costumes to choreography, this show is a must see this time of year!
  3. Thera Pixel Glasses – Starring at a screen all day can be draining, especially on the eyes. These computer glasses help filter blue light from the screen while also reducing headaches and digital eye strain. Plus the champagne color is perfect for every outfit!
  4. Pointed-Toe Slides – These shoes are not only cute, they are also very stylish! The fun blue color and pointed-toe are fun, but the velvet material really makes the shoe standout.
  5. Luxury Hydrating Spa Package – Omni Oasis offers several Christmas spa packages including a winter wonderland massage, luxury Christmas wraps and more! Treat someone in your life with a relaxing and stress-free experience they will surely enjoy.

  1. Houndstooth Coat – This gorgeous double-breasted coat will keep you warm and more importantly, stylish all winter long!
  2. Amazing Grace Perfume – Philosophy’s best selling perfume is perfect for anyone on your list! The clean and feminine scent is very welcoming when worn. Find this at most beauty stores include Sephora.
  3. Black Joni Jeans – These skin tight, flattering, stretchy and high waisted jeans are the only jeans you will ever need! Made with cotton, polyester and elastane, you won’t want to take these jeans off.
  4. The Golden State: A Novel – Written by Lydia Kiesling, this novel was named one of the best books of 2018 by NPR. This book tells the story of a single mother on the verge of a breakdown as her husband is unable to return to the U.S. She meets other women at different points in their life and trys to learn about being a mother to a toddler.
  5. Dr. Martens Chelsea Boots – These boots are everything you love about Dr. Martens in a modernized ankle bootie!

  1. Metallic Oxfords – These metallic oxfords are to die for! The gold color and simple style shoe makes it a perfect neutral.
  2. Star Earrings – These star drop earrings are the perfect accessory for any outfit. From SUGARFIX by BaubleBar, these earrings are cute, fun and trendy.
  3. Why Social Media is Ruining Your Life – Author Katherine Ormerod explains how social media is destructing the minds of those who don’t realize that it is a “constructed reality.” Social media has negatively shaped women’s views regarding their body shape, lifestyle, significant other and family. This book is key in helping readers set social media aside, and gain control of their own lives again.
  4. Leopard Skirt – Look no further for this season’s latest trends than J.Crew!  This leopard print skirt is perfect for anyone’s work wardrobe and can easily be transitioned from day to night. The pleat detailing amplifies the look and brings it to the next level.
  5. Glossier Lip Balm – The perfect gift for any beauty guru! From unique packaging to classic scents, these subtle lip balms look good on everyone!

  1. Introvert Shoes – These sleek black shoes are both modern and classic. Made with real leather, the introvert shoes will add edge to your everyday attire.
  2. Alexander McQueen Box Bag – Box Bag 19 is not only extremely structured, it’s also extremely versatile. Wear it as a clutch, a short strapped bag, or a cross-body bag. The black and gold detailing add an edgy touch to this otherwise classic bag.
  3. Rose Gold Perfume – Zara’s Rose Gold Perfume features scents such as magnolia, gardenia and amber. This warm fragrance is perfect for date night or a night on the town!
  4. My Thoughts Exactly Book – Singer Lily Allen shares what it’s like being a pop star, the struggles she has gone through and her rise to fame as well as everything that goes with it.
  5. Down Puffer – Looking for the perfect winter coat? Look no further. The Arrivals down puffer is water resistant, can endure extreme weather conditions and comes in a variety of colors.