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IF like me you tend to leave your Christmas shopping until the last minute (or December at least), then you are in luck my friends!

Because today I’m going to share with you some brilliant Christmas gift ideas for the adult people that rock your world.

I know there’s hundreds of gift posts out there and I know you may even be sick to the back teeth of seeing / reading them but I’m sharing them because I love you and because if there’s one thing I’m pretty good at, it’s giving lovely gifts.

Here are some ideas for special women and special men. If you haven’t started your shopping yet, have a look and get inspired!


Gift ideas for lovely ladies


gifts for lovely ladies


From left to right:

Starlet necklace, £16 from YOSA – This stunning oval crystal necklace will make any woman feel like a million dollars.

Chanel Miroir Double Facettes, £26 from Boots – Every woman needs a decent make up mirror and this is my personal favourite. Plus it’s Chanel! (I use mine every single day and it always get compliments).

The Woman I Wanted to be by Diane Von Furstenberg – Hardcover £13.60 from Amazon

I was given this book for my birthday from my husband and I’ve got to tell you it’s a belter. Part memoirs, part inspiring life advice, this is the perfect book for any fashionista.

Leopard print leather gloves, £75 from Hobbs

I am in love with these gloves. In fact I hope Santa is listening! Timeless and stylish, these have to be the chicest gloves around. (Plus as they ‘re leather they’ll last for donkey’s years too.)

Vintage inspired green and amber dangly earrings, £5 from Alice’s Wonders

These earrings are proof that you don’t have to spend a fortune to give a gorgeous gift. For just a fiver these bobby dazzlers will brighten any outfit. Buy now while stocks last.

White Grapefruit & May Chang Luxury Bath Foam Decanter 500ml, £30 from Abahna

I LOVE Abahna products but my favourites have to be the bath foams. Now available in gorgeous glass decanters, Abahna’s rich bath foams are the perfect luxury present for exhausted mums, your granny or your best friend. This scent is my favourite in the range.

Pretty Honest: The Straight-Talking Beauty Companion by Sali Hughes – Hardcover £12.50 from Amazon

If you’re stuck with what to buy for any female in your life, just buy this. It’s the perfect beauty book for everyone – from make up lovers to women who prefer a more natural face. All women should own a copy.

Biba Smoke Optic Champagne Saucer, £9.80 from House Of Fraser

Every stylish gal needs a stylish champagne glass and this one is FABULOUS! A truly lovely present for a lady who likes her bubbles and her vintage. (Plus at the moment you can get it for less than a tenner!)

Champagne Truffles, £15.95 from Bettys

For the ultimate in chocolate, boozy heaven, treat a wonderful woman in your life to these delicious Moët & Chandon champagne truffles from Bettys.


Gift ideas for marvellous men


gifts from marvellous men


From left to right:

Tom Ford for Men, Eau De Toilette, from £50 at John Lewis

This aftershave is seriously seductive. Buy it for the special man in your life and help him to smell divine.

Cashmere blend socks, £29 from Paul Smith

I’ve never understood it but all men sure seem to have a thing for socks! Do him a favour though and ditch the festive novelty ones this year and treat him to the ultimate in sock luxury instead with this pair of ultra soft cashmere socks.

Personalised book from The book of Everyone, from £19.50 for a softcover book

For a gift with a difference, give a special men a special book this Christmas, which is ALL about him! Every book is filled with amazing personalised facts, interesting stats and can be personalised with photos and comments.

Unlike many photo books, this is really fast to make and looks glorious, with stunning page designs created by talented artists. (Take it from a woman who knows and has tried it! I may just have a book on its way for a special someone! *winks*)

Plus – and this I truly LOVE – every book bought on the run up to Christmas will go towards a personalised book celebrating the life of an elderly person in partnership with Age UK. These books will be tailored with stories and pictures from the person’s life and will be delivered in person during the Christmas holidays.

Andrea Pirlo: I think Therefore I Play, paper cover £6.99 from Amazon

Ok I’ll be honest I know very little about this chap apart from the fact he’s a gifted footballer, but men seem to adore him, so this book for less than a tenner has to be worth a purchase.

John Smedley black ‘Adrian’ polo, £125 from John Smedley

John Smedley products are seriously lovely and always of incredible quality. This classic polo is stunning and understated and will make a stylish addition to any handsome chap’s wardrobe.

Monty Python’s ‘Holy Grail’ ale gift set, £9.50 from Debenhams – Most men love ale (and Monty Python) so this set ticks both boxes perfectly.

Glengoyne 14 Year Old Single Malt Whisky – Single Bottle at Marks & Spencer – For men who like a serious tipple, this 14 year old whisky will be sure to wet his whistle.

Instagram wall art, from £39.99 from Sticky 9

For something personal and fabulous, why not turn your favourite Instagram pics into magnets and then into a gorgeous piece of wall art. Just the thing for new dads.

Dark grey combined scarf, £22.99 from Zara

Every chap needs a stylish scarf to keep warm when the temperature drops and this one is perfect for those men who have to suit up for work.

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