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Chan Luu necklace from Francesca's Collections (5307 E. Mockingbird, Ste. 105, 214-370-3646; 10720 Preston Rd., Ste. 1005, 214-891-9866). Amathyst, peridot, and freshwater pearls on Luu's signature ribbon. If it's good enough for Jennifer Aniston, it's good enough for us. $345.

Red velvet high-heeled chair from Home Concepts (2900 Main St., 214-761-1872). This gift isn't right for everyone. But for that certain someone on your list, this funky chair is the perfect gift she didn't even know she wanted. Also in black velvet with leopard print. $189.

Isabella Fiore handbag from Pe Sha (4021 Preston Rd., Ste. 625, 972-781-1611). With this over-the-shoulder sequined number, she can pretend she's on the set of Sex in the City. You can pretend she's Sarah Jessica Parker. $290.

Black-and-gold crack-finish Mediterranean-style Possini table lamp from Lamps Plus (1705 Preston Rd., Plano, 972-447-0019; 3319 Knox St., 214-520-2995). With its hand-painted shade, it would brighten any Italian villa. $300.

Maple wood bowl from The Ole Moon (3016 Greenville Ave., 214-827-9921). Illinois artist Jeanine Anderson Guncheon hand paints these exquisite maple bowls, perfect for serving any holiday dish. $305.

Rockstar glasses from Image Eyewear (4268 Oak Lawn Ave., 214-521-6763). Eyephorics 2.5 line of pastel-tinted eyewear has a frame made of micro-crystalline polyamide, so it's super strong and only weighs 2.5 grams. Starting at $245; $265 with non-prescription tint.

Mona Lisa bamboo curtain from K's Victorian Gallery (511 E. Camp Wisdom Rd., 972-780-8120). Fans of Dharma & Greg will recognize this curtain. Pretend you're living in a sitcom, too! $169.

$100 and under

Recycled Levi's from Gifted (2608 Elm St., 214-752-7839). Each design is a one-of-a-kind and pays tribute to a woman, from Jackie O. to Warhol superstar Edie Sedgewick. $90-$120.

Sterling silver cross necklaces from J. Tiras (5600 W. Lovers Lane, Ste. 122, 214-956-8181). Once Madonna donned them, they became eternally cool. Most at J. Tiras feature turquoise and other semiprecious stones. Starting at $88.

Rhinestone phone cover from Pe Sha (4021 Preston Rd., Ste. 625, 972-781-1611). Give your cell phone a distinctive flair that says, "Call me." Available in many colors. $85.

Champagne and martini glasses from The Ole Moon (3016 Greenville Ave., 214-827-9921). Hand-blown by artist Mariusz Rynkiewicz, these glasses will make anyone a toastmaster. $78 per stem.

High-caliber anger management from DFW Gun Range and Training Center (1607 W. Mockingbird Ln., 214-630-GUNN). This is the gift for the guy who has everything. After some brief instruction, he'll step into the range and get to shoot 100 rounds from a fully automatic MP5 submachine gun. They even offer Osama bin Laden targets. $74.

Brilliant dreidel from The Nest (3007 Henderson Ave., 214-827-5300). Made of metal, acrylic, and clay, this dreidel will delight whether it lands on nun, gimel, he, or shin. $66.

Soul Sister cotton T-shirt from Elements (4400 Lovers Ln., 214-987-0837). Sing it loud and sing it proud. Elements also carries groovy rock-and-roll Ts by Smashing Grampa emblazoned with icons like Mick Jagger, starting at around $40. Soul Sister by Project e, $78.

Reading glasses disguised as an oversized pen from Image Eyewear (4268 Oak Lawn Ave., 214-521-6763). A great stocking stuffer. Remove the pen cap, and tucked inside is a pair of reading glasses. In watermelon, frosted ice, purple haze, and a variety of other colors. $60.

Vintage Tees from Cotton Island (6601 Hillcrest, 214-373-1085). There are T-shirts and then there are T-shirts. Each Vintage Tee is hand selected and recut to create a one-of-a-kind unique look. Satisfy your nostalgiac yearnings. $40.

Kama Sutra Lover's Paintbox from Royal Tiger Massage (3100 Main St, #8, 214-752-0414). The decorative box contains a paintbrush and a jar of edible body chocolate in dark, milk, or white. You know what happens next. $36

Remote-controlled robot from Gifted (2608 Elm St., 214-752-7839). Functions as a baby sitter or personal valet for little or big kids. $40.

Tiffany glass accent teapot from Lamps Plus (1705 Preston Rd., Plano, 972-447-0019; 3319 Knox St., 214-520-2995). Brew something special for the one you love. $40.

Chrome rocket lamps from Home Concepts (2900 Main St., 214-761-1872). Francis Scott Key was a frequent shopper at Home Concepts (then called Ye Olde Home Concepts), and it was there that he first saw the rockets' red glare that inspired him to write our national anthem. It's true. $39 each

Extraordinaire Basket from Breadwinners Bakery (3301 McKinney Ave. at Hall, 214-754-0099). Two fruit breads, 12 muffins, two black-and-white brownies, 12 cookies, two coffee packs. Beautifully decorated with ribbons and gift card. $50.

Steve Madden shoes from Cotton Island (6601 Hillcrest Ave., 214-373-1085). The way to a woman's heart is through her soles. Steve Madden Tennis Mules in leather or nubuck starting at $60. Pointy toe, stiletto heel boots starting at $100..

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