The countdown to the holidays has officially begun. And so begins our series of gift guides, each chock full of some of our favorite tried and true items from 2011 and of course, a few products on our own wish lists. First up: some gift ideas for the urban girl . . .

(clockwise from top left: Ultrasone Edition 10 Headphones $2750, Bauble Bar Cleo Earrings $92, Catbird Knuckle Ring $58, Jennifer Fisher Peak Ring $125,  Tom Dixon Light Pendant $780, Burberry Cashmere Beanie $165, Skywatch Chronograph $295, Leather Baggu $150, Bauble Bar Monogram Necklace $105, Charles Philip Flats $99, Brass Horseshoe Hook $10, BonLook Eyeglasses $99, Glacier Teaspoon Set $32, Tart Server $16, Coach Court Bag$258, Jennifer Fisher Peak Cuff $190, Keel’s Simple Diary $15, Valentine Goods Leather iPhone Veil $40, Luxe City City Guide $10, Barry Feinstein “Bob Dylan” Print $2250, Carine Roitfeld: Irreverent $62)