Christmas gift guide - part 1
After a weekend of being bombarded by black Friday emails and given that today is officially cyber Monday we thought what better time to post the first instalment of our Christmas gift guide. This one is aimed at helping out the boys as it's everything a lady could wish for to suit every budget. We'll be following it up with a round up of gifts for men and children so keep posted. But for now it's all about us and after what's been a full on year we might be treating ourselves to some of these festive gifts too!
1. MONSUR GAVRIEL@ NET A PORTER - Leather Bucket Bags - £395
Mansur Gavriel's signature bucket bag is crafted from the finest Tuscan vegetable-tanned leather and is a classic design. It’s one of our new favourite brands.
2. DYSON @ JOHN LEWIS - Super Sonic Hairdryer £299
It allows for faster, more precise drying, while acoustic silencers minimise noise. It controls heat distribution to reduce damage and protect your hair's natural shine. Perfect for any beauty lover.
3. I AND I - Crescent moon necklace £270
One of our favourite jewellery designers. If you don’t like this one there are plenty more wonderful designs to choose from, although this one would make Wendy very happy!
4. BURBERRY - Monogram Cashmere Scarf £350
Personalise this gift and add up to three initials or special characters to the cashmere scarves. Choose from coloured thread or crystals in different sizes and layouts.
5. GUCCI @ HARRODS - Loafers £505 (slightly cheated)
These are classic and timeless will make make any lady very happy to have these in her wardrobe, especially me (hint hint).
1. UNIQLO - Cashmere Jumper £69.90
This women's V-neck sweater features the unparalleled soft feel and elegant texture of 100% luxurious cashmere. Such good value for money too. Go up two sizes if you want a boyfriend look.
2. LANCÔME - Absolute Christmas Gift Set £148
This is one of our go-to skin care brands and we love this gift set. Absolue Precious Cells Day Care is specially developed to regenerate radiance and to help reduce the appearance of signs of skin ageing.
3. & OTHER STORIES - D Ring Bag £79
This bag is perfect for day and night. Neat and uncomplicated, with a thin leather shoulder strap for a hands-free versatility. It’s great quality for the price point.
4. MISSOMA - En-gravable Disc Bracelet £95
Missoma brings you every day wearable jewellery with a fashion-forward edge and this 18ct gold vermeil bracelet is the perfect gift that both of us would love.
5. FREDERIC MALLE @ LIBERTY - Portrait Of A Lady £145
This is the most wonderful and special fragrance, it’s all you will want to wear. Portrait of a Lady is a Frederic Malle perfume that evokes a sensuous beauty that attracts people like a magnet, a modern classic.
1. SOAK AND SLEEP Sheepskin Slippers £42
Snuggling your toes into these sheepskin and merino fleece slippers will make you smile every time. Not too hot, and definitely never cold, footwear doesn't get much more indulgent.
2. OLIVER BONAS Jewellery Stand £34
Perfect for any jewellery lover this gorgeous gold and marble stand will not only keep your trinkets organized but will make a stylish feature on any bedside table.
3. JOULES Colour Block Scarf £24.95
Super soft, cozy and oversized this scarf is must have for the winter months. We love the colour block twist on a timeless classic.
4. JO MALONE - Scented Candle £42
This is one of our favourite brands for fragrance. Peonies in voluptuous bloom, flirtatious with the juicy bite of red apple and the opulence of jasmine, rose and gillyflower. Peony & Blush Suede is a scent that will fill your space and give it true personality. You can also add engraving to make this gift truly special.
5. & OTHER STORIES Striped Lace Bra £17
This beautifully delicate lace bra is wire free so means holiday season comfort without compromising on style.
1. ESSIE @ BOOTS Nail Polish In Wicked £7.99
The perfect shade of reddish black it will keep your nails looking chic all the way through till Spring.
2. YSL Pure Colour Lipstick in 6 Rose Bergamasque £26
The best of everyday nudes we’ve tried. It stays put and doesn’t dry out or crack. Perfect for kisses under the mistletoe.
3. THE WHITE COMPANY Pilling Comb £5
A necessity for any cashmere lover. This nifty little comb will remove all those pesky bobbles and keep your cashmere fresh.
4. H&M Star-shaped Tray £12.99
We have a real thing for trays here at TGUE and we love the star shape of this one.
5. MUJI Pack Of 5 A5 Notepads £2.50
If like us you’re forever making lists then these little notepads will be a blessing. Colour coded and handbag sized they’re great for organizing every aspect of life!