It’s hard trying to find the perfect gift for your mother, sister and best friend. Let alone women you don’t know as well like teachers and co-workers. What makes it easier is that all these women probably have their own “look” that they have developed over time. They went through the grunge, punk and alternative looks and came out the other side with a style all their own. When you see a piece of jewelry or an outfit in a store you probably say to yourself, “I can see my friend in that outfit” or “she wouldn’t be caught dead in that dress”. So, when it comes to getting her a present, you are confident you know her style well enough that the chances of finding something that she will like are pretty high.
Teenage girls are different. They are most likely exploring different styles. They haven’t quite settled on a the Boho, Preppy or Urban look. If they haven’t found their own style, then teens are at the mercy of whatever is trendy and popular. So herein lies the problem. You are trying to find a gift for someone who’s A. Own style is evolving and B. Is looking to find fashion forward clothes and jewelry that their friends and celebrity “it” girls are wearing. It is like trying to hit a moving target!
Here are Ten Do’s and Dont’s to help with the difficult task of buying a present for a teen girl:
Not all Teen Girls are going to like the same gift. What teens consider cool and stylish changes quickly. Therefore, think outside the box to find a present they will really love. Get to know who they are and what they like to do, talk to their friends and stick to jewelry and fashion that will stand the test of time. Use the gift as an opportunity to make them feel good about themselves. As long as you keep the ten tips in mind while you shop, you can’t go wrong!
Kimberly started Shame On Jane Jewelry as a love letter to her girlfriends. Follow our blog for updates on celebrities wearing our jewelry, press, news and events.