The ISLANDS Gift Guide: Style

This year's ISLANDS Style Guide is filled with gift ideas for the fashionable traveler, featuring some of our favorite island apparel, shoes and accessories from around the world that are perfect for the discriminating jetsetter.

Check out this year's Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide for more ideas like these.

Stella & Dot Jewelry Our favorite island look for her? Splashy patterns, vibrant colors and bold statement jewelry, such as the très chic necklaces, bracelets, earrings and rings in this season's Stella & Dot collection. Pack this Medina Bib necklace in your carry-on and go – it works with casual daytime looks and dresses up a maxi dress for dinner. Our pick: The Stella & Dot Medina Bib necklace, $89, | Stella & Dot
Tahitian Pearl Bracelet
Kamoka Pearls
Dewdrop Designs Every jetsetting fashionista needs a reliable tote for long travel days – a bag that's just as stylish as it is practical. This unlined leather tote from Dewdrop by Gillian Stevens is big enough to accommodate all of your in-flight needs, from your iPad and phone to magazines, books, snacks and a sarong – and it folds up easily to store in your luggage when you land. Our pick: Dewdrop Travel Tote, $150,
Concalma Bags The Concalma boutique is one of Old San Juan's best-kept secrets, featuring totes, satchels, handbags and messenger bags that have been crafted by a local women's cooperative. The bags are lightweight, comfortable, affordable and – best of all – stylish, fusing vibrant patterns of stripes, polka dots and damask with wide, industrial strength straps. Toss one in your carry-on and use it as your day bag on your next trip; it's sure to become your go-to tote. Our pick: Concalma Diario tote, $30, | Concalma
THEIT Camera Bag For the gal who's as likely to think she's part of the paparazzi as she is to be followed by it, your standard ballistic-nylon camera bag won't suffice. She needs a stylish option that still protects all of her lenses, filters and other photography gear. Our pick: Bossi bag from THEIT, a quilted, bowler bag now available in five colors, $159, Bonus: Enter to win one of these fabulous bags!_
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Lululemon Travel Wrap The right wrap covers all the bases on her island jaunts – perfect for napping in-flight or strolling along the beach. A great wrap even pairs with a maxi dress for dining al fresco, and of course, perfectly coordinates with her yoga or pilates attire. _Our pick: Live Healthy Wrap from Lululemon, made from a soft rayon derived from bamboo and blended with cashmere, from $128,
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The Perfect Bikini and Cover-Up For logging time on the beach, at the resort's swim-up bar or at a private plunge pool, an attention-grabbing swimsuit in an iconic print is a Caribbean travel essential. _Our pick: Trina Turk & Caicos Collection for Grace Bay Club, available mid-December, $76 – $204,
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Olukai Shoes Hiking boots are great for mixed terrain, but must they always look like such...hiking boots? Not according to OluKai, makers of responsible – and adorable – Polynesian island-inspired footwear that will serve you just as well on a hike, at the beach, or on a trip into town. Our pick: OluKai Auanas, $150, | Olukai
Sanuk Footwear This oh-so-comfy shoe brand takes its name from the Thai word for fun, and follows suit with a huge selection of footwear featuring daring prints and colors. We love the yoga mat soles on many of the flip-flop sandals, and the sidewalk surfers are perfect for day-tripping around an island or port of call. Our pick: Sanuk Vagabond Stitch for men, $60 or the Sanuk Yoga Spree for women, $30, | Sanuk
Luxury Travel Guides Knowing where to shop, eat and play is an imperative, but mainstream travel guides that cover chain restaurants and tourist traps aren't going to make for a pleasant vacation. A more enlightened city guide, such as this 2012 guide to Hong Kong/Macau, will cover the galleries, spas, boutique hotels and dining options that make for a five-star visit – and may well inspire your fashionable friend's next trip. Our pick: Louis Vuitton City Guides, $34,