Holiday Gift Guide

The search for that perfect-little-something for everyone on your list can get overwhelming, so we called in a few experts. In their Holiday Gift Guides, local style icons and Instagrammers Lauren “Elle” Mercado, Sierra Bonn, and Mandy Steven share their best ideas and favorite finds to help make this busy shopping season a breeze. Check out their top picks in their gift guides below.

Elle's Gift Guide

Lauren “Elle” Mercado is a professional Wardrobe Stylist, Creative Director, and Founder of Social Style, a digital marketing company focusing on helping small business owners show up on social with style, based in Wichita, KS. Elle has worked extensively in the fashion industry throughout Southern California. From major campaigns featured nationally to one-on-one personal styling, she is a career fashionista through and through. She’s moved back to Wichita to share her 15+ years of experience with the Wichita small business community and is on a mission to elevate her client’s confidence, whether it be their wardrobe, to their social media presence. You can follow her on Instagram at @styleby.elle.

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Sierra's Gift Guide

Sierra Marie Bonn is a passionate Kansan who advocates for supporting local businesses and growing our economy through the empowerment of our current and future workforce. She serves the state as Miss Butler County within the Miss America Organization and works to make the world a better place through her non-profit organization “Let’s Go Full STEAM Ahead!” which empowers the next generation of innovators through STEAM education and engagement. Sierra seeks to support local entrepreneurs by shining a spotlight on ways they help make our community great. You can follow her on Instagram at @sierrmariebonn.

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Mandy's Gift Guide

Mandy Steven is a Wichita-based fashion, beauty, and lifestyle influencer. She is a wife and mother to five children who is passionate about all things fashion and beauty.  When she isn’t crushing her mom duties, you can find her doing freelance makeup for the brides of Wichita, exercising, or shopping + sharing all the latest trends in the Wichita area. You can follow her on Instagram at @mandysteven.

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