Make your Christmas wish list now with these inspirational ideas
If, like us, you can’t believe that it’s only a few weeks until Christmas, a little gift inspiration (for both you and the people you love) is probably in order.
Finding the perfect Christmas gifts for women, whether it’s your best friend, mother, daughter, sister or daughter-in-law, needn’t be a hassle because we’ve got some seriously inspiring Christmas gift ideas that they’ll love. And while you’re there, why not start thinking about your all-important Christmas list?
Whether you’re after a gift for a seriously stylish fashionista, someone who spends all their spare time in the garden or a woman with a real passion for baking or interiors, we’ve got it covered with our favourite Christmas gifts for women. Start shopping now…
Give her the gift of flawless skin all year round. This Liz Earle duo contains their cult Hot Cloth Cleanser plus two muslin cloths to wipe away the day along with the non-drying Instant Boost Skin Tonic.
The chicest slippers around! Ruby & Ed’s velvet bow ballerina slippers will not only keep her feet warm throughout the winter months, they’ll look cute around the house too. Snap up your pair from Selfridges.
Seventy-million people have visited Shaun Usher’s online museum dedicated to correspondence, ‘Letters of Note’, to view Queen Elizabeth II’s recipe for drop scones, Leonardo di Vinci’s remarkable job application or Gandhi’s direct appeal to Hitler for calm. This book rounds up the most noteworthy in the collection. Expect to be entertained, inspired and bemused. Buy your copy at Waterstones.
What do you give the fashionista who has everything? A stylish print of course! We’re smitten with Debona and Bennett’s Wizard of Oz inspired artwork. One for her, one for you! Available from Not On The High Street.
You might struggle to part with Prestat’s mouthwatering sea salt caramel truffles. They are simply divine. We’ll buying ours from Selfridges.com.
Diptyque’s handcrafted candleholder will create a peaceful ambience in any room – the perfect home accessory for unwinding after the festive rush.
There’s more to L’Occitane than their fabulous hand cream. This little box of festive treats is bursting with mini bestsellers so she can discover a new favourite.
mywalit’s colourful selection of purses and wallets has grabbed our attention. This card holder makes the perfect Christmas gift – especially for the lady who tends to lose things in her bag, thanks to the bright colours!
Whether she’ll use it for everyday adventures or traveling the globe, she’ll certianly appreciate the versatility and go-anywhere style of this gift. This Just In Case duffel bag folds flat to be completely packable.
Give the culture vulture on your list a fabulous treat that lasts all year! The Art Fund’s National Art Pass allows free entry to over 200 museums, galleries and historic houses plus 50% off major exhibition ticket prices.
Spoil her with a collection of Jo Malone’s signature products. World Of Jo Malone contains the English Pear and Freesia Travel Candle, Lime Basil and Mandarin Body & Hand Wash, Orange Blossom Body Creme, Blackberry and Bay Cologne, Red Roses Glass Decanter Bath Oil. The way to any woman’s heart!
Crafty-types will love to while away the hours creating keepsakes for the home from Cath Kidston’s ‘Sew’ book. An inspired stocking filler or Secret Santa gift.
Christmas 2014 is all about personalised gift giving. Astley Clarke’s engraveable bracelets are an elegant way to embrace the trend. Simply add a name or favourite word.
A YSL Touche Eclat concealer makes for a thoughtful stocking filler. Banish any signs of festive merriment the morning after with just one click! Available from Boots.
Green-fingered friends won’t be able to contain their excitement when they unwrap a gift from The Gluttonous Gardener. Choose from a grapevine gift crate, grow your own blueberry jam or chilli sauce kit or wildflower meadow. Buy through Not on the High Street.
Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without a new pair of pyjamas to lounge around in. Next has the best selection on the high street.
Beauty addict to buy for but not which brand she’s currently doting on? Selfridges’ little box of bestsellers will do nicely.
Perfume is a Christmas staple for every woman we know – and bottles don’t come much more fabulous than this! Marc Jacobs Daisy Dream is both floral and fruity, with notes of blackberry, jasmine and musk. Visit The Perfume Shop now.
House of Fraser have got those cold nights sorted with this gorgeous faux fur hot water bottle cover. Here’s to a cosy and stylish this Christmas!
If she’s a brilliant baker, Rockett St George’s cheeky ceramic cake stand will be a welcome addition to her kitchen.
This faux fur hat from Marks and Spencer will stave off the chill on that Boxing Day walk.
Anyone who is forever making lists or planning to start that novel will go dotty for Kate Spade’s sweet notebook. Wrap up a stylish pencil too and she’ll thank you. Available from Selfridges.
Add some extra sparkle to her jewellery box with this dainty semi-precious bracelet from Lola Rose.
An animal print mini messenger bag with a chain strap – the ultimate accessory for the year ahead, courtesy of Zara of course!
It’s the gift that keeps on giving! Buy her a subscription to her favourite magazine and she’ll be thanking you for months to come.