Schumacher Creative Director Dara Caponigro’s Holiday Gift Picks


When it comes to holiday gifting done chic—we knew just the connoisseur to turn to for all things unexpected and fun… Schumacher Creative Director, Editor in Chief of Frederic, and author of S is for Style Dara Caponigro. 

Below, turtlenecks with hints of metallic sparkle, silky party flats, and the best weekend bag of all time— Dara’s top festive gifting ideas, below.




Schumacher Creative Director, Editor in Chief of Frederic, and author of S is for Style Dara Caponigro




Sarabeth Puffer Jacket


This piece is genius! Leave it to J.McLaughlin to dream up a short-sleeve puffer! The gold is incredibly chic and will go with every piece in your closet. I’m gifting it to my daughter for Christmas!



Cashmere Jamey Sweater in Heather Brown


The buttons on the Cashmere Jamey sweater are a beautiful detail and the gorgeous warm chocolate is the new essential neutral.



Arlette Metallic Turtleneck


The metallic in this turtleneck gives it that extra something -- a perfect piece for when you want to take casual up a notch.



Tripp Coat


With an elegant silhouette that minimizes bulk while still keeping you warm, the Tripp Coat is perfect for all activities -- daytime, nighttime, and everything in between!



Cashmere Scarf Sweater


For instantaneous flair.



Cashmere Jamey Sweater in Red


Red is one of the few brights that I have in my own wardrobe arsenal, and nothing says holiday festivity quite like it!



Verbier Faux Fur Jacket


Such a stylish and versatile jacket- – wear it with sneakers or with heels! My babysitter is going to love it!



Cheryl Pointed Block Heel


A classic redefined– the chunky gold heel is such a cool surprise!



Satin Black Pant


A fabulous alternative to a cocktail dress.



RaeLynn Suede Clutch


Not too small and not too big – this clutch is just right for holding all you need while staying on top of your style game.



Leather Card Case in Stripe


Rugged and buttoned up all at once, this card case is perfect for anybody on your list who wants to put their best foot forward.



Sailcloth Weekender Bag


A gift to last a lifetime in a handsome color combo that’s equally timeless.




To read more from Frederic and shop their beautiful holiday gift guides, click here.