Christmas Gift Guide
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Christmas Gift Guide

November 29, 2013

This weekend sees the beginning of December and I think it becomes totally acceptable to release my Christmas gift guide.

No doubt it will be a busy shopping weekend, with paydays hitting and it becoming only 4 weeks till Santa pops his charming self down your chimney. So I have put together a guide to hopefully give you some inspiration and have uncovered some gifts you may have never heard of to make them extra special for those special people in your life.

Without further ado…

Women’s Fashion & Beauty

Christmas Gift IdeasWomen

1. Old Hollywood Eye Palette £59 from Bobbi Brown 2. Black Cat Ears Hat £10 from Next 3. Yonka Absolute Vitality Clutch Bag Gift Set £78 from Yonka Online 4. Toni & Guy Limited Edition Professional Session Style Kit £60 from Boots  5. Gold Nugget Ring £265 available at Theo-Theo  6. OLAY Regenerist 3 Point Super Cleansing System £39.99 available at Boots 7. Rio Roller Skates £44.99 available from Surfdome 8. Elle MacPherson Aromatherapy Footspa £74.99 available at Amazon 9. Tom Ford Lipstick in Cherry Lush £36 at House of Fraser 10. Mighty Purse with built-in phone charger £79.95 available at CuckooLand 11. Cleo B Pom-Pom Shoe Clips £60 at CleobB

I have this exact Elle MacPherson foot spa and it really is a dream, it has LED lighting, hydro massage, vibration massage and you are able to add aromatherapy oils. The Toni & Guy set includes a 2000W lightweight salon motor curl enhancing volume diffuser, precision control slim concentrator, big barrel rollers and a luxury faux suede vanity pouch so great for getting glamorous waves and curls. The Mighty Purse is the perfect handbag for a night out with a secret in built phone charger, who doesn’t need this? My favourite item is the gold nugget ring it is so lovely, I wouldn’t mind that under my tree!

Men’s Fashion & Beauty (because they need help too sometimes!)

Men's Christmas Gift ideas

1. Void Chronograph Watch £300 from 2. Tanqueray Gin Boot Polish £5 available at Fluid Movement 3. Navy Shawl Neck Jumper £75 from T.M Lewin 4. Paul Costelloe Tartan Scarf  £30 available from John Lewis 5. Paul Costelloe Black Leather Gloves £40 from John Lewis  6. Palmer’s Cocoa Butter Formula Men’s Face & Body Lotion £3.97- £5.27 from Boots 7 .TONI&GUY Slim Definer £30 from Amazon  9. Bluebeards Revenge Starter Kit £19.99 available from Shaving Shack 9. Wahl Shave & Trim £14.99 from Boots

The Tanqueray boot polish is a collaboration between Tanqueray Gin and world-class bartender Tristan Stephenson and they have created a limited run of Charles Tanqueray’s 1843 ‘Polish for Boots’ recipe. This is the perfect extra for any man for must have shiny shoes and boots. Tartan scarfs are also a big trend for men this season, I love the colour of this Paul Costelloe one.

Gadgets & Gizmos

Gift ideas Gadgets

1. House of Marley Liberate On-Ear Headphones £99.99 / House of Marley Uplift In-Ear Headphones £29.99 available from House of Marley 2. Nescafe Dolce Gusto Mini Me Coffee Machine £99 (comes in seven colours) available at Dolce Gusto 3. Olloclip 4-in-one iPhone Photo Enhancer £59.95 available from 4. Elite Shiatsu Neck Massager £49.99 from Boots 5. Toshiba Camileo X Sports Camera £229 available from Amazon 6. Oral B Limited Edition PC 600 Black and Pink Electric Toothbrushes £49.99 from Boots 7. Lomography Diana F+ Camera £71.19 from Surfdome  8. Polaroid Camera z2300 £169.99 at Amazon

The Olloclip is one cool gadget and great accessory for you iPhone. It enables your iPhone to have 4 different lenses, fish-eye, wide-angle, macro 10x and macro 15x for great photography straight from your phone! The Toshiba X Sports camera is also pretty nifty,great for the extreme sports person in your life, it mounts on helmets and handlebars or wherever you might need to capture great images. My favourite has got to be the Polaroid Camera, I love how it prints and edits photos but also uploads them to social media too.

Drinks & Sweets

Foodie Christmas Gifts


1. Jack Daniels Personalised Bottle with engraving £44.95 at The Whisky Exchange 2. Balbair Single Malt Whisky 1983 £200 at The Whisky Exchange 3. Tanqueray Gin 70cl £20.00 available from Waitrose 4. Elephant Gin £29.49 from Selfridges 5. Smirnoff Gold Flake Vodka £32.99 from Selfridges 6. Oddka Electricity Vodka £11.49 from Sainsburys 7. Godiva Christmas Gift Set £23 8.  Teroforma Whisky Stones £20 from Selfridges  9. Venchi Chocolate Caviar £7.90 / Venchi Chocolate Cigars Set £24 from Venchi  10. Rolling Stones Crystal Head Vodka gift set £90 available from Amazon 11. Veuve Clicquot Rose Shakkei with 2 flutes £75 from Selfridges

Elephant Gin is a one of a kind gin and what’s great is that 15% of all profits go to Space For Elephants Foundation and the Big Life Foundation to support the preservation of the African wildlife and help ensure future generations will be able to explore these magnificent landscapes, if ever there was a great excuse to drink alcohol. Venchi chocolate is a unique twist on chocolate offering chocaviar, chocolate cigars and gold bars and Godiva is one of my favourites.

Stocking Fillers

Stocking Fillers

1. Cadbury’s Dairy Buttons £1.42 / Freddo with popping candy £.020p 2. Tweezerman Mini Tweezers £9.95 at AllBeauty 3. Cadbury’s Selection Box £2.75 from Ocado 4.Simple Kind To Skin+ Illuminating Radiance Cream £8.99 / Simple Perfecting BB Beauty Balm £8.99 at Boots 5. Twinnings Tea Bauble Jasmine Pearls from Selfridges 6. The Body Shop Gingerbread Scrub from The Body Shop 7. Beano Annual 2014 £7.99 from WHSmith 8. Morgan Taylor Royal Life Collection £10.99 each from Sally’s  9. Bachs Rescue Remedy LipBalm  £6.05 / Rescue Cream£5.90 from Rescue Remedy

You can’t go wrong with chocolate treats and beauty products as extra stocking fillers, my favourite has got to be the Simple Illuminating Cream.

I hope this has helped give you some ideas and happy shopping!

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