The best Christmas gifts for her – ideas that will surprise and delight the special woman in your life

Looking to a avoid disappointed face with your Christmas gifts for her this year? You’ll be relieved to know our experts have done the hard work for you and hand-picked a selection of great presents that any woman will love...

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Researching ideas for Christmas gifts for her and finding the best ones has been a labour of love this year. You’ll be spoilt for choice with this round-up of brilliant Christmas gifts for her. Whether the woman in your  life is a partner, friend, neighbour or colleague you’ll certainly find something great for her here.

From fashionable items for the wardrobe, through to beauty products to help pamper and preen, make this Christmas the year you get her something she’ll really appreciate.

There’s something for every budget too, big and small. We’ve thought of everything from health and fitness-based products to books. Enjoy browsing through our brilliant selection - and then just take your pick...

Fashion gifts

Ladies’ duchess sheepskin slippers

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Ladies’ duchess sheepskin slippers

RRP £65

Is it even Christmas without a fresh pair of slippers waiting under the tree? Your new pyjamas wouldn't be complete without these soft, sheepskin beauties. The fluffy lining with glossy navy and gold star print design will make her face light up on the big day.

SbriStudio personalised leather coin purse

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SbriStudio personalised leather coin purse

RRP £30

Everyone loves a personalised pressie right? Right. Well, Etsy is a go-to for gifts with a personal touch and this handy leather coin purse is a no-brainer. Not only is it in this gorgeous leopard print, you can also add initials on the front and a personalised message engraved on the inside. Add to basket, pronto.

The White Company cashmere bed socks

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The White Company cashmere bed socks

RRP £36/ $49

Not just for bed, these super cosy socks may be more spenny than the usual pairs but the cost-per-wear will be pennies. In soft neutral hues of grey, pink and white, The White Company will also pop these in a gift box and add a personal note for you so they’re all ready to go.

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Colour block cashmere scarf

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Colour block cashmere scarf

RRP £69/ $115

Cos is undoubtedly one of the best shops to head to for timeless classics that will never date. This unisex colour block scarf is an example of one of these – in soft cashemere, it’ll go with any coat you team it with but we recommend trying tan for a cool colour combo.

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Lips notecard set

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Lips notecard set

RRP $30

In a year like this we need personalised touches as much as possible. This graphic note card set is bound to brighten up someone's morning post. Tell someone you miss or love them in true style. 

Opulent drop earrings

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Antropologie Opulent drop earrings

RRP £44

Yes, yes and yes to these dreamy drop earrings. The multi-colour gemstones and delicate golden design is the perfect ear-candy. From party season to summer soirées, we can imagine everyone will want to wear these all year round.

Running gloves

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Running gloves

RRP £38/ $48

Know an avid runner or someone just starting out? Now it’s coming into winter it’s all about getting the right gear. Treat them to warm hands with these lightweight sweat wicking pair, with reflective details and they have tech-friendly fingers so they can still use their phone to switch songs mid-run.

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T-zag band for Apple watch

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Tory Burch T-zag band for Apple watch

RRP £99

Give Apple Watches a fancy new makeover with this gorgeous designer Tory Burch watch strap. Compatible for 1-5 series, this punchy print will overhaul the simplest of outfits and will make sure you always remember to put your watch on as you spot it on the dresser.

Beauty gifts

Sunday Incense candle

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Sunday Incense candle

RRP £26

Cult candle brand SUN.DAY of London is top of our Christmas wish-list. The brand uses only the highest quality aromatherapy grade essential oils, signature sustainable wax blend and pure cotton wicks. Plus the brown glass jars will look stylish on any mantle piece. VIII Nocturne is the perfect candle for cold weather containing the cleansing and energising essential oils Palo Santo and Sage, as well as smoky notes of Juniper and Birch tar and Vetiver, Rosewood and Cedarwood. 

Aspinal of London Large Essential Cosmetic Case in Scarlet Saffiano

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Aspinal of London Large Essential Cosmetic Case in Scarlet Saffiano

RRP £95

You can’t get a more glamorous pouch to carry round toiletries or make-up than this. The bold red shade, crafted from the finest Italian calf leather is simply stunning. And for a more personalised feel, add up to four of her initials on the front top or on the zip pull.

Goutal Le Temps des Rêves Eau de Toilette

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Goutal Le Temps des Rêves Eau de Toilette

RRP £75 for 50ml

Help her blast away any trace of the winter blues with this fresh and summery floral fragrance that blends orange blossom, neroli, bergamot, myrtle and and sandalwood. This is literally a holiday in a bottle - one that she’ll thank you for everyday as she spritzes it on and is transported to sunnier climes.

Charlotte Tilbury Push-Up Eye Secrets Duo

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Charlotte Tilbury Push-Up Eye Secrets Duo

RRP £23

For eyes worth fluttering under the mistletoe, fans of Charlotte Tilbury will be delighted with this set containing the new Pillow Talk Push-Up Mascara, alongside a travel size Rock ‘n’ Kohl in Barbarella Brown, which gives a long lasting finish in a super-flattering shade. 

Good Hair: The Essential Guide to Afro, Textured and Curly Hair by Charlotte Mensah

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Good Hair: The Essential Guide to Afro, Textured and Curly Hair by Charlotte Mensah

RRP £14.99 (Penguin Life)

For the woman who has always wished for a manual on how to care for her textured hair this excellent book from afro hair guru and celeb stylist Charlotte Mensah, is the ideal gift. From identifying curl textures, creating tailored hair-care routine and styling corn rows or bantu knots, it’s got everything you’ve ever needed to know about looking after textured hair.

Percy & Reed Pump Up The Volume Gift Set

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Percy & Reed Pump Up The Volume Gift Set

RRP £30

The gift of a great hair day is surely priceless and with this set, your loved one can enjoy fabulous hair moments every time they wash and style their hair. All thanks to this no-fuss, maximum results set of five volume boosting products.

Dyson Airwrap Styler in Copper

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Dyson Airwrap Styler in Copper

RRP $549.99, dyson.com

Wow her on Christmas morning with the hair tool that every woman who curls her hair longs to have. The limited edition copper shade with a presentation case and copper-edged storage bag will only add to her excitement. Designed for multiple hair types, whether she has straight, wavy or curly hair, with barrels to curl and wave, and brushes to control, smooth or add volume, this hot-shot tool will help her tame that mane and get the kind of style she could only dream of. 

Diorific Vernis Golden Nights Limited Edition Nail Lacquer in Red Wonders

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Diorific Vernis Golden Nights Limited Edition Nail Lacquer in Red Wonders

RRP $29

Nothing says ‘Christmas’ like a vibrant red manicure. She’ll love this glamorous polish that looks just as good on display on the dressing table, as it does slicked onto nails. The limited shade makes this gift feel a little bit more special and exclusive too.

Giorgio Armani My Way Eau de Parfum

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Giorgio Armani My Way Eau de Parfum

$126 for 3 oz.

This woody floral blend is intensely feminine, combining Bergamot, orange blossom, Indian tuberose and jasmine. The beautiful bottle is one to keep forever, thanks to it’s refillable design. Plus, by refilling the perfume bottle, it will save 64% plastic, 55% glass, 32% paper and 75% metal, so those worried about sustainability and eco credentials need not feel guilty.

Drunk Elephant Dewy The Polypeptide Kit

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Drunk Elephant Dewy The Polypeptide Kit

RRP $75

The perfect gifts for lovers of this cult skincare brand. It contains everything skin needs for nourishment, smoothing lines and wrinkles and making skin dewy and fresh; a full size Protini Polypeptide Cream, as well as generous trial sizes of four other must-haves from the range: B-Hydra Intensive Hydration Serum, Slaai Makeup Melting Butter Cleanser, Bamboo Exfoliating Booster and A-Passioni Retinol Cream.  It’s the perfect opportunity kick start a new skincare regime this Christmas. 

Chanel Matte Match Lip Color Duo

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Chanel Matte Match Lip Color Duo

RRP $72

The mood boosting power of red lipstick has been proven again and again. This beautiful set, featuring Le Crayon Lèvres lip liner and Rouge Allure Ink Fusion Liquid Lipstick in coordinating shades of red, will help her create a bold and impactful make-up look that’s perfect for the festive season and beyond. Elegantly packaged in a signature pouch, what a treat to find underneath the tree!

Hourglass Ambient Lighting Edit Sculpture

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Hourglass Ambient Lighting Edit Sculpture

RRP $80

Give the gift of glowing skin with this very special, limited edition palette. Featuring three bestselling and three exclusive new shades, it’s got everything she needs to brighten, contour and highlight her best features. The six powders include a blush, highlighter, bronzer and finishing powder all with photoluminescent technology to help soften the effects of natural and artificial light, as well as blurring imperfections and softening the appearance of lines and wrinkles.

Badly Behaved Women by Anna Marie Crowhurst

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Badly Behaved Women by Anna Marie Crowhurst

RRP £20/$29.95

Prepare to empower another woman in your life with this inspirational, empowering story of modern feminism. Taking you through the decades, Crowhurst looks back at the modern women’s movement with incredibly powerful images, essays from the likes of Helen Pankhurst and Emeli Sande and short snappy chapters such as Smashing The Ceiling and Massive Shoulderpads. It’s a joy to read and, as Lucy Worsley advises on the cover ‘You’ll be needing an extra copy for your daughter too.’

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Wellness gifts

Zepp E circle watch

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Zepp E Circle

£131.77 / $249.99

As much as we're all tempted by smart watches, sometimes we just want something that will look fabulous on our wrists. Well this clever watch will give us the best of both worlds. The sleek and minimalistic design is subtly eye-catching with the addition of sleep monitoring, stress management and health and fitness tracking that even works underwater. This would put a smile on anyone's face under the tree!

Sweaty Betty Super Sculpt Soft High Waisted 7/8 Yoga Leggings

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Sweaty Betty Super Sculpt High Waisted 7/8 Yoga Leggings

£85

Not only do these super comfortable leggings come with a supportive high waistband and high stretch fabric, the material comes with compression technology for a sculpting effect and is sweat-wicking and quick-drying to avoid uncomfortable chafing after workouts. It also comes with a handy pocket to fit your smartphone and we LOVE this gorgeous rosy colour.

Dr David Jack’s relax drink

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Dr David Jack’s relax drink

RRP £60

Need a gift for someone who struggles to wind down? This Relax blend is a mix of 17 ingredients each chosen for their relaxing and mood boosting effects. It includes adaptogens, such as Holy Basil, Maca, Ashwagandha, Cordyceps Mushrooms, Astragalus, Liquorice Root and Rhodiola Roseaused which are used in traditional Chinese and ayurvedic medicine to regulate the effects of stressors on the body. Plus there’s Nootropics (supplements which may improve certain aspects of cognitive function including mood and motivation) including 5-HTP, GABA, Choline and L-Theanine. In addition, ayurvedic ingredients are used such as Bacopa Monnieri, which is believed to improve attention levels. Plus, the chocolate-salted caramel flavour is delicious!

Myprotein Clear Vegan Protein 320g

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Myprotein Clear Vegan Protein 320g

RRP £24.99

This light and refreshing protein drink is ideal if she likes exercise and working out. It’s fully dissolvable thanks to innovative spray drying technology; Myprotein have harnessed the power of pea protein and formulated it into a completely soluble, ready-to-mix powder with and real fruit added B vitamins including pantothenic acid which supports mental performance, and thiamine for her heart health. It tastes great too!

Matt & Nat yoga bag

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Matt & Nat yoga bag

RRP £115

Matt & Nat specialise in sustainable, vegan products, and they absolutely never compromise on quality. The lining is made from 100% recycled nylon too. Available in gorgeous grey or black, this bag also comes with an adjustable strap and an outside pocket to store small essentials like keys, phone and face masks. 

Alo Yoga Women's Flocked High Waist Moto Legging

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Alo Yoga Women's Flocked High Waist Moto Legging

RRP from $44.20

These flattering high waist leggings are designed with four-way stretch fabric to help with flexibility of movement, boosting comfort and performance, whilst the moisture-wicking will keep her feeling dry and fresh throughout her workout. Perfect for the gym, home workouts and everyday wear. 

Heated back massager

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Heated back massager

RRP $39.98

It’s been a stressful year, so a moment to unwind is needed! Plus, if she’s a gym goer, she will certainly benefit from releasing tension in her back, neck and shoulders. Let her relax with this heated massager, which can be placed over the shoulders comfortably. 8 Powerful 4D Deep-Kneading shiatsu massage nodes rotate to improve the blood circulation and loosen back, lower back, neck, shoulder, leg, foot pain and tight muscles. Plus, there are three intensity levels so you can choose just how hard the massage is.

GYMBee Resistance Bands 3 pack

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GYMBee Resistance Bands 3 pack

RRP $19.99

These heavy duty resistance bands are great to help her stay fit and tone up, in the comfort of home! The three bands are all the same size, yet have different resistance levels. They work great around the thighs for glute work and never budge thanks to inner grip straps. They’re durable too and made with robust stitching and premium fabric.