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Happy Feet

Is it possible for shoes, slippers, and boots to be fun, sexy, and comfortable? You bet your booties if they come from Bonjour Fleurette, a unique Bay Area fashion footwear company. Last spring, Oprah flipped over their Spa Fleur sandals on her "favorite things" special, and Charlotte kicked up her Bonjour Fleurette flower-slippered heels on "Sex and the City." Now, just in time for the chilly fall months, Bonjour Fleurette has just released "Budeez" and "Toesteez," impossibly hip, impossibly comfortable lightweight and versatile boots with soft suede and plush faux fur lining in right-on colors, with luxurious embellishments and trademark floral flourishes. Looking for something to get your feet in a holiday mood? Try the St. Nic red or black velvet slipper with white faux fur across the toe ... like a Santa hat! Slip these under the tree and make someone (and their feet) very happy! - JLM
$30-$165. Bonjour Fleurette's products can be found at over 1,200 boutiques, retailers, and catalogs nationwide. Visit to order or find retail locations near you.

Lip Color Palette

Every "it" girl on your list needs Stila's Caught Canoodling lip palette to keep lips pucker-ready. From the Starlets Holiday 2004 collection, this sleek little kit o' color features six brand-new, limited-edition shimmery lip colors. If you've been paying close attention to the red carpet and silver screen, you'll know that shimmer is the latest thing to hit makeup since frosty blue came back into vogue. So plant your fabulously festive self under the mistletoe and swap some spit. This holiday season, you will be nothing less than a shining star. - CP
$30 at Sephora, 2083 Union St. or 33 Powell St., and Nordstrom, 865 Market St.; www.

Lip Lust

Girls in the know l-u-v Lola (short for Lust Often Love Always). The cosmetic line's lipsticks have garnered a celebrity following -- Naomi Campbell, James King, Jennifer Tilly, and Amy Smart are reportedly fans. Lola's über-girly red and black packaging makes every item perfectly festive -- just add a bow and get ready to gift. And Lola's seductively scented signature red Burn Baby Burn Candle is sure to heat up the holidays from the boudoir to the bubble bath. Housed in a sleek glass container with Lola's mantra and logo, the long-lasting bergamot-, currant-, and mandarin-scented candle casts a beautiful racy red glow. - CP
$45 at Sephora, 2083 Union St. or 33 Powell St.; Check out or

Nipple Balm

Saucy lingerie label Agent Provocateur likes to stir things up. With their voyeuristic Web site and a recent ad-friendly remake of Joy Division's classic "She's Lost Control" (a forthcoming video will feature a barely-dressed dominatrix bossing around a George Bush look-alike), the U.K.-based cult fave knows how nice naughtiness can be. Justin has reportedly snapped up scanties at the L.A. boutique for Cameron, but this über-trendy line isn't just for celebs. This holiday season, stuff the stocking of your sassiest gal pal with Titillation. It's a duo of lip balm and nipple balm -- yep, lotion for your best friends -- each in its own sleek, black case, but packaged together in the brand's traditional black and pink Agent Provocateur colors. So damn sexy. - CP

"Sexy Girls " Gift Set

It isn't chicken, but pop diva Jessica Simpson's "Sexy Girls Have Taste" gift set sure is finger-lickin' good. Products from her "Dessert" and "Taste" lines of edible body products are decadently flavored for head-to-toe kissable, lickable fun -- all calorie-free, of course. Flavored with warm Tahitian vanilla, luscious white chocolate, coconut cream, apricot, and honey, this super-girlie gift set includes 1.7 oz of Kissable Fragrance and Powdered Sugar Kissable Body Shimmer packaged in a sexy, pink box. Great for every glamour girl on your shopping list. Even David Letterman fell for the tasty Dessert line -- for a Stupid Human Trick earlier this year, the venerable comedian sampled some of La Simpson's beauty products ... and liked 'em. - CP
$64 at Sephora, 33 Powell St. (362-9360) or 2083 Union St. (614-2704), www.seph

Vibrator Travel Kit

Some people rely on a few cocktails to soar through the friendly skies. Others pop an Ambien and snooze the trip away. Then there are those intrepid travelers who choose to make some turbulence of their own. Meow. For the naughtiest girls on your holiday shopping list, pick up the sky's sexy secret weapon -- the stylish Mile High Kit. It's portable and discreet and can easily slip past security. The purse-sized Mini Kit contains a vibrating massager, lubricant, condoms, and a mirror. The full-sized kit adds a blindfold, massage oil, and feather tickler. - CP
Mile High Mini Kit, $24.95 or the Mile High Kit, $54.95. Available at naughty San Francisco site

Wrap Her Up

If you're looking for a cozy and stylish wrap for that special someone, Dilara may be your best bet. They have all sorts of wraps, scarves, and shawls that are personally selected for their quality and artistry, including cashmere/silk blend shawls, silk paisley shawls, designer jamawar wool shawls, silk shawls, and burnout velvet scarves. With the endless options of color, detail and fabric, it's easy to select the perfect one. From flirty fringe to bold brocade, it's all Dilara. - JLM
Prices vary, call for locations 602-5496.

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