ESSENCE Editors' Christmas Wishlist

What our fashion and beauty editors are wishing for this holiday.

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"My closet is definitely lacking in the fun fur category. This one will change the grey days of winter." –– Celia L. Smith, Fashion Editor

Embellished shearling coat, Roberto Cavalli, $3,027,

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"With a closet full of 'stuff' I'm more interested in adding pieces with purpose to my closet and these shoes look good and do good––employing Kenyan artisans that make long-lasting footwear in awesome designs." –– Celia

'Spring Bok Congo' sandal, Brother Vellies, $380,

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"I discovered interior designer Danielle Arps on Instagram, and I'm obsessed with her minimal aesthetic mixed in with earthly elements. I'm a homebody so the best gift ever would be to have her design my perfect space." –– Celia

Check out Danielle Arps work at

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"I want a Lisa Folawiyo print and I will find a way to wear it to work! Or, even to a special event. I could seperate these pieces and wear them in a different way." –– Pamela Edwards Christiani, Style & Beauty Director

shop the collection at

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“I want to see Aida. I live in New York and I’ve never been to the Metropolitan Opera, and I’ve been to the opera everywhere else D.C., Paris, and I live here for goodness sake!” –– Pamela

The Metropolitan Opera Aida Tickets, price available upon request,

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"I've always been a fan. Even before this whole edgy fine jewelry movement she was one of the firsts." –– Pamela

Diamond lightening bolt ring, $6,725,

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"My holiday season isn't complete without a beautifully scented candle burning in the background. And with a burn time of over 200 hours, this Jo Malone favorite will carry me well into the Spring season."––Deena Campbell, Hair & Beauty Editor

Pomegranate Noir Luxury candle, Jo Malone, $455,

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"It's true: a woman's wallet is a snapshot into how she keeps her home. I always try to keep a comfortable, beautiful home so why shouldn't my wallet reflect that?" ––Deena

Snake embossed leather wallet, Henri Bendel, $298,

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"Leather skirts are the epitome of versatility. I'm looking forward to pairing mine with embellished crop tops, or plain tees and sweaters."––Deena

Leather pencil skirt, Rag & Bone, $895,

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"This has been on my wish list for some time. I just need some counter space for it." –– Nykia Spradley, Beauty Editor

"Gran Maestria" espresso maker, Nespresso, $600,

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Leather and fur moto jacket, Alexander McQueen, $1,145, ––Nykia

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"I'm a total flats girl, but these kick things up a notch! This season I'm loving menswear-inspired loafers that make a statement!" –– Andrea Jordan, Beauty Assistant

Leather fringe "Costello" loafers, Paul Smith, $640,

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"A trusted bag that can fit all of my items during my daily commute it a must. This color is perfect for winter, but still shows off my personality!" –– Andrea

"Zipline" satchel, Kate Spade Saturday, $280,