Gift Guide: Chic Holiday Finds for Fashionable Pet Lovers

Reindeer sweaters aren’t the only way to express affection for animals this holiday season. These items not only make perfect gifts, but they offer a nod to cute creatures with plenty of panache.

10 Great Gifts for Sophisticated Pet Folk

D&Y Critter Kingdom Monkey Hat

Hats off to D&Y’s Critter Kingdome woven trapper caps. This sock monkey is made with acrylic and polyester, so there's no itch factor ($28).

J.Crew Leopard Pumps

She'll get in touch with her inner cat woman with J.Crew Valentina printed patent d’Orsay pumps. The trendy animal print (which is all the rage this season) is a refreshing departure from the brand’s preppy rep ($248).

Kate Spade Mittens

When you snag a pair of Kate Spade’s long zebra mittens, you'll also be doing good. The gloves help better the lives of women in Bosnia, who weave the stripy winter wear through philanthropic organization Women for Women International ($125).

Adina Reyter Butterfly Necklace

Take flight with celebrity favorite jewelry designer Adina Reyter’s fluttery 14-karat gold butterfly necklace. Dove pendants are also available ($400).

Pocquettes Kitten Earbud Holders

These stocking stuffer-friendly, stitched leather Pocquettes kitten earbud holders are sure to prompt purring among cat aficionados ($25).

Leigh & Luca Tote Bag

Bird fans are flocking to Leigh & Luca’s online shop to snap up the company's “foil swallow” bags, including this all-canvas tote with edgy gunmetal hardware ($215).

Anthropologie Scarf

Anthropologie’s sketched surrealism scarf is for the birds — as well as mice, dogs and cats. The loopy animal drawing was rendered by artist Florence Balducci then transferred to luxe silk ($78).

MoMA Parakeet Brooch Set

Polly want a pin? MoMA’s exclusive two-piece parakeet brooch set by Mika Nakamura and Komako Oki is printed on felt and accented with gold-plated brass ($20).

A Lot to Say T-shirts

The folks behind A Lot to Say donate a portion of the proceeds from their buttery-soft Fetch t-shirts, adorned with playful statements about the health benefits of owning pets, to the Animal Rescue Foundation ($49).

Ferragamo Elephant Tie

Men’s high fashion isn't immune to the call of the wild. Salvatore Ferragamo’s silk elephant tie is fit for (urban) jungle dwellers ($119).


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