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Styled By Rica Elysee

Style Blogger Rica shares shopping tips for the holidays

Rica Elysee
Styled By Rica Elysee

As Christmas is a little more than two weeks away, if you are like a lot of folks, okay if you are like most men, you still have some people on your list to shop for. Before you panic, know that there is still time and there are still some really great things to choose from in your quest for the perfect last minute gift. And nothing says happy holidays like a nice piece of jewelry. With that, Impulse in Linden Square ( has you covered.

A pop of color is always a great gift to give and in the form of a bracelet, it really allows for a lot of versatility. This pink beaded bracelet is perfect for pretty much any woman of any age and will not break the bank.

A very popular look right now is jewelry with chain detail. This necklace is a great statement piece and will be much appreciated by anyone who receives it. It can go with anything and has just the right amount of sparkle. It is a must have!

Next, this necklace is great for someone who likes nice things but wants to keep it low key. It is a more conservative piece but still makes a statement of style. The draping detail allows it to go great with turtlenecks for the winter or V necklines for spring and summer.

This next piece is a powerful piece from Ceri Boutique. It is a beautiful necklace that will go great with a strapless dress or shirt. The gold color and the aqua blue jewels are a nice combo.

A ring is a perfect gift to give for Christmas, especially if it has some bling to it.

For the animal print lovers in your life Sara Campbell has them covered ( You cannot go wrong with this jacket. It is comfy, it is trendy and the print in on fire. Trust that whomever you give this to will be jumping with joy and ready to wear it the next time they leave the house. Even if it is just to the store.

Also another perfect find at Sara Cambell is their feathered jewelry. This set here is in an amazing color red and proves to be very versatile as well. The earrings are lightweight and so is the necklace. It is just a cute little set to give to anyone.

The trendy fashionista in your life will have a great appreciation for Tobey Grey Boutique (National Jean Company) (worn by Rica in top photo) ( with their flawless dresses, jumpsuits and jeans. Looking for unique day dresses with edgy flare.

These are just some of the last minute ideas that you can definitely pick up now. No matter what you choose, the person who is lucky enough to receive the gift will not be disappointed.

Rica Elysee Inspired Leader–Dream Catcher–Branding Expert is a A savvy leader and communicator, who brings fresh ideas and talent to a national organization dedicated to educating African American men and their families about prostate cancer. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee with a Bachelors in Political Science and Women Studies. Ms. Elysee serves as the Development guru implementing the unique strategy of listening to donors at the outset to develop a relationship, and then crafting a custom tailored fundraising plan based on sustaining program and organizational success. Elysee brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to her role as the founder and Executive Director of Lynk7, Owner of Boston Naturals and Editorial Director for Amour Creole Magazine. She understands what it takes to get organizations and businesses noticed, funded and organized. She has serviced clients such as the International Association for Human Values, Athletic Kids Association in San Diego, Nurses Care for Haitian Children and the Prescott Area Women’s Shelter.