On the hunt for that perfect gift that’ll light up their face this Christmas? Struggling to pick out something special for your loved one? Our curated collection of ‘must-have gifts for him and her’ caters to a diverse array of tastes and personalities.
Choosing gifts for both men and women can sometimes feel like navigating a labyrinth of preferences. It’s a delicate balance—you want to hit the sweet spot between thoughtful and extravagant without sending the wrong message. Too simple might convey a lack of effort, while overly grand gestures might trigger unexpected thoughts (trust us, you don’t want that). Fear not! Our Christmas gift guide is tailored to cater to even the most discerning tastes.
DNKY Underwear & Loungewear
DKNY’s Premium Collection epitomizes luxury with its composition of Modal/Microfibre, a superior choice over Cotton Elastane for its elevated and plush characteristics. This exquisite fabric boasts a myriad of desirable qualities such as:
- Exceptionally lightweight and durable.
- Revels in a velvety, smooth lustrous finish.
- Exhibits remarkable resistance to creases.
- Demonstrates outstanding absorbency and breathability.
- Delivers a cool-to-the-touch sensation for heightened comfort.
- Guards against pilling, ensuring enduring quality.
- Exhibits resistance to shrinkage for a lasting fit.
- Preserves the vibrancy of colours over time.
Shop the full DNKY collection at very.co.uk
DRO!D is a powerful device that, coupled with the stylish B!POD containers, provides high-performance vacuum power in the weight of an apple. The B!POD Starter Pack contains a DRO!D unit, a set of three containers (with a range of colour options) and a charging kit, the perfect gift for every type of at-home chef, parent prepping for the week ahead or just someone living solo.
Removing oxygen, DRO!D’s vacuum technology, which delivers the performance of a vacuum machine 10 times its size, stops the food oxidation process, locking in both flavour and nutrients and ensuring that food stays fresh and ready to enjoy. All types of food (raw, cooked, solids, liquids, fresh and dry) can be stored inside the bespoke containers and will last up to five times longer than conventional methods of storage. Priced at £319.00 from bipod.it
Simba Stratos Pillow & Simba Body Pillow
This Christmas, help your loved ones drift off into the sweetest dreams with the Stratos Pillow. They offer wonderfully soft, cushioned support for their head and neck, as well as cool-touch tech to help keep them cool. It’s all thanks to Simba Renew Bio™, which are down-like clusters of breathable filler, and a pure cotton cover featuring Stratos® heat control technology.
For your loved ones who prefer side sleeping, this pillow is a game-changing present. It’s expertly crafted to provide the perfect blend of cushioning and support, ensuring comfortable hip and spinal alignment, all night long. Plus, it’s ideal for pregnancy with its much-needed support for expectant mothers, helping them find a comfortable position for restful sleep. The Simba Stratos Pillow costs £60 and the Simba Cooling Body Pillow costs £109 from simbasleep.com
JLab Epic Air Sport ANC True Wireless Earbuds
The first true wireless earbuds to utilise JLab’s new Smart ANC technology and the JLab Air ANC app, with three noise control modes and the ability to fine-tune the sound by adjusting the equalizer settings. Users can customise the active noise control level, pass-through audio, equaliser settings, and touch controls for each earbud. This means users can adjust and design the earphones to suit their exact tastes and preferences. Once the perfect sound is set, it will be saved on the app and remain on the earbuds, every time they are used from then onwards. The JLab Epic Air ANC True Wireless Earbuds offer 48+ Hours of Playtime (12+ hours of Bluetooth playtime in each earbud and 36+ additional hours from the charging case). Touch controls for easy operation. Six interchangeable ear tips and it has an IP55 water resistance rating. RRP £99 from John Lewis or Argos
Transformulas FaceFixers WrinkleBlock – NoTox Set or FlawLess WakeUp & Glow Duo
The FlawLess WakeUp & Glow Duo replenishes skin with all the je ne sais quoi that life removes while safeguarding your skin with 100% mineral filters providing enhanced sun protection. The ultimate wrinkle-fighting dynamic duo – WrinkleBlock and its perfectly paired refill. Helping to ensure your age-defying journey never hits a pause with this refillable duo, you can seamlessly continue your journey towards smooth, healthy and line-free skin without harsh invasive methods. Both products are 100% recyclable. FaceFixers WrinkleBlock – NoTox Set £127 or FlawLess WakeUp & Glow Duo 50ml & 17.5ml £110 from transformulas.com
Proudly made in Italy, Smeg’s first-ever cookware is packed with a plethora of features carefully optimised for all cooking styles and levels. Crafted using cold-forged aluminium with a perfectly thickened bottom and stainless-steel plate – six layers in total – each piece guarantees uniform heating distribution.
An essential non-stick primer coating allows food to brown without the nuisance of sticking or using extra oil in your cooking. Smeg’s cookware range will work on all types of hob including induction and ceramic. Thoughtful details appear across the range to improve usability; the frying pan is equipped with a long stainless-steel handle to provide extra control during cooking, whilst a vent hole on the casserole dish lid prevents over-boiling or rattling. Post-cooking, holes in the handles facilitate drainage whilst dishwashing. Buy online at shop.smeguk.com
Simply Sartorial Collection
Under any normal circumstance, we would usually refrain from suggesting buying socks as a gift. However, there is one exception to this rule and its the London Sock Company and their finest luxury sock gift for men of sartorial style and taste. Treat that someone special to their complete, 15-pair Simply Sartorial gift set collection. Made to mid-calf length, stretch-fit luxury cotton blend. Light-to-medium weight thickness – perfect comfort fit for smart shoes and trainers. This luxurious gift box of luxury cotton men’s socks offers colour, style and quality for all occasions. Each gift collection contains 15 colours from The London Sock Company’s Simply Sartorial range. A classic sock style for the modern gentleman, complimented by their finest knitting and luxury Scottish Lisle cotton yarns. The ultimate sock drawer refresh of quality and style for the modern professional. The Simply Sartorial Collection costs £159 from the London Sock Company
Urbanista Sydney Bluetooth Speaker
The Urbanista Bluetooth speaker is one of the cutest speakers on the market. Available in four vibrant shades, Rose Gold, Olive Green, White and Black the Urbanista Sydney is small enough to fit in a handbag and loud enough to compete with some of the higher-priced speakers on the market. Get your groove on while at the beach, in the park or in between festival gigs for up to 5 hours of epic sound. Features a clean silhouette and smooth texture, punctuated with sleek functions like Bluetooth, volume controls and second speaker pairing. £19.99 from urbanista.com
Trust GXT 792 Quadrox 4-in-1 Gaming Bundle – Gaming Headset, Light Up Keyboard & Mouse, Mousepad
The Trust GXT 792 Quadrox 4-in-1 gaming bundle features an illuminated keyboard, headset, mouse, and pad, it is great for starting a gaming journey or refreshing the setup. The gaming keyboard is designed with both style and substance in mind, with multicolour LED lighting, 25 key anti-ghosting, and is spill-resistant. The Zirox gaming headset has powerful 50mm drivers transport to the centre of the action and the comfortable lightweight design is easy to wear for hours on end. Also includes the Felox gaming mouse with adjustable speed between 200-6400 DPI, multicolour LED lighting, and programmable software to adapt the speed, lighting effects and macros, everything is under your control. The mousepad’s optimised surface texture has been designed to provide exceptional accuracy and smooth control. £49.99 from Very
Decleor Anti-Ageing White Magnolia Collection
For mature skin, the Decléor Anti-Ageing White Magnolia Collection features a trio of rejuvenating and radiance-enhancing skincare essentials. For a carefully curated skincare regime that tackles the signs of skin ageing, Decléor Anti-Ageing White Magnolia Collection comprises three favourite Decléor products that work together to make the skin look and feel more youthful, softer, and radiant. RRP £165 from facethefuture.co.uk
Ticketmaster e-gift Card
Available in any amount up to £250, Select from a range of designs and add a personalised message. Send it directly to the recipient’s inbox or print it at home to deliver it in person. This gift card can be used on all events on the Ticketmaster website, from concerts to festivals and more!
Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K Ultra HD with Alexa Voice Remote – streaming media player
One of the easiest gifts on the market. The Amazon Fire Stick will please almost anyone who loves a bit of TV as it’s the most powerful streaming media stick with a new Wi-Fi antenna design optimized for 4K Ultra HD streaming. Launch and control your favourite movies and TV shows with the Alexa Voice Remote. Enjoy favourites from BBC iPlayer, Netflix, Prime Video, YouTube, ITV Hub, All 4, Disney, Curzon and others (subscription fees may apply). RRP £59.99 from Amazon
Coleman Cortes Octagon 8 Tent
SanDisk Ultra Dual Drive Go USB Type-CT
Looking for a Christmas gift that will be both practical and stylish? the SanDisk Ultra Dual Drive Go USB Type-C has everything you need to easily clear up space on the new iPhone® 15 Pro and other USB Type-C compatible smartphones or to automatically back up your contacts, photos, movies, and music. Blending versatility with signature SanDisk performance, this is a 2-in-1 flash drive that lets you switch between Type-C and Type-A connectors to quickly transfer files up to 400MB/s between smartphones and tablets, as well as MacTM and USB Type-A desktops. The SanDisk Ultra Dual Drive Go USB Type-C is set to be launched in navagio bay blue, lavender and absinthe green, and will be available in three different capacities (64GB, 128GB, and 256GB) starting from under £20.
Bondi Body Laser @ Home
Bondi Body Laser @ Home is the only at-home IPL device that boasts a skin rejuvenation function and permanent hair reduction. Skin rejuvenation reduces pigmentation, sun spots, and surface-level broken capillaries, regenerating your skin tone. Non-invasive, with zero downtime. The most effective way to permanently manage excess body hair is by using an IPL laser. The Bondi Body Laser@Home device is not only the most powerful on the market (15.31J/cm) but is safe, easy to use and virtually painless. RRP £299 bondi-body.com
Red5 Hawk Folding Drone with GPS
The RED5 Hawk Drone is Available from menkind.co.uk – £149
Mobile Pixels DUEX
The Mobile Pixels DUEX is a lightweight, portable, full HD display that is easily added to any laptop to provide users with a multi-screen set up wherever they are. Attached by magnets the screen slides out easily when needed making it perfect for anyone who is working, presenting, studying, gaming or even watching movies on the go. The DUEX Max is perfect for 14″ and larger laptops whereas the DUEX Plus is ideal for 13-14″ laptops. Lightweight and with an ultra-slim profile, users can easily carry the DUEX and their device around without it weighing them down. RRP £259 from scan.co.uk
Glow Fixer Gift Set
This set includes The Dewy Fixer which will prevent the smudging and budging of makeup with a spritz of W7’s The Dewy Fixer Fixing Spray. This super-fine setting spray sets and secures makeup, ensuring it stays in place during the day and throughout the night. Its non-sticky, quick-drying formula creates a protective barrier on the skin, preventing makeup from fading or running. The Dewy Fixer leaves skin with a delicate, glowing finish! It also includes It’s Glow Prime which is the perfect priming formula for a natural & glowy makeup base. With a smooth and silky texture, this formula leaves the skin with a faux-filter finish that blurs imperfections and boosts your natural complexion. This peach-champagne formula blends out leaving a sheer, radiant coverage that can be worn alone or under your favourite foundation. RRP £9.95 from w7makeup.co.uk
Festive Gift Vouchers | Hand Picked Hotels
Stuck for gift ideas this year? Look no further than Hand Picked Hotels’ range of gift vouchers – a perfect present for that someone special. Treat a friend to a champagne spa day, where they will enjoy a luxury treatment, afternoon tea and unlimited access to the hotel’s spa facilities or surprise your other half with a wine and dine experience, including a delicious three-course meal with a perfectly paired bottle of wine and if you can’t decide, you can leave it up to them, and simply give a Hand Picked Hotels gift voucher this Christmas, to be used on food and drink, spa treatments or towards a stay. With 21 luxury country houses and coastal retreats across the UK and the Channel Islands, there will always be a Hand Picked Hotel on hand for you to spend it. Festive gift vouchers start from £50. For more information please visit: handpickedhotels.co.uk
Roe – Waxed Canvas Adventure Backpack from Kovered
Sustainable bag brand, Kovered, has introduced a new adventure-ready bag to its much-loved collection of outdoorsy backpacks. Roe, which is available in tan and moss green and made from reclaimed leather and waxed heavy cotton, has been crafted for hiking, camping and photography trips. Rear loading straps allow a sleeping bag or tripod to be strapped on, while three external pockets with Velcro internal dividers enable you to create the right space for all your camera equipment and tech. Built to securely fit up to a 16-inch laptop and with lockable zips plus magnetic buckle and drawstring closure, this water-resistant backpack is ready for any trip. Available in tan or moss green for £120 on kovered
Environ Skin EssentiA Healthy Skin Set
This set contains a fabulous selection of bestsellers from the Skin EssentiA range.Cleanse, tone, and moisturise your skin with these daily essentials and enjoy incredible complimentary gifts, including a full-size bestselling Revival Masque. The set includes: Environ Skin EssentiA (AVST) Mild Cleansing Lotion 200ml or Environ Skin EssentiA (AVST) Low Foam Cleansing Gel 200ml, Environ Skin EssentiA (AVST) Botanical Infused Moisturising Toner 200ml, Environ Skin EssentiA Vita-Antioxidant AVST (choose between 1,2,3,4, and 5) 50ml and Environ Skin EssentiA (AVST) Antioxidant & Peptide Eye Gel 15ml. RRP £206 from environ
Give the gift of a whole new look with W7’s Sculpt Lover Gift Set. Contains these all-day essentials:
- 1 x Sculpt Power Face Palette
- Bronze, blush and highlight with W7’s Sculpt Power Face Palette!
- 1 x More Lashes Mascara
- 1 x Extra Fine Eyeliner
This face palette features 4 buildable shades to sculpt, blush and glow! Highlight with a champagne shimmer, blush with a touch of rose and bronze with W7’s best-selling Honolulu bronzer! Made with long-lasting and pigmented formulas, build and blend to sculpt up to your desired finish. Create more lash drama with W7’s More Lashes mascara! A long-lasting, black mascara with a curved wand that grips each individual lash to lift, lengthen and curl from root to tip! The W7 Extra Fine Eyeliner Pen is perfect those who prefer a fine, delicate eyeliner look. The extra fine pen can be used to line the lid as well as the waterline of the eyes. Its extra-fine tip means you can build up to your desired eyeliner thickness, from delicate to daring. £12.99 from w7makeup.co.uk
HoMedics STRETCH MAT XS
Experience the touch of a massage therapist and feel immediate benefits in shoulders, back and hips with the HoMedics STRETCH XS. Lay back and unwind as STRETCH XS moves your body through a gentle yet powerful sequence of yoga-inspired stretches and twists. Give yourself the gift the relaxation at home, work or even when you travel, release tension and improve flexibility with the HoMedics STRETCH XS. Compact and portable, this mat also comes with an adjustable headrest.
The HoMedics STRETCH XS is available from Very at £229.99
Michael Kors Ladies Parker Two-Tone Chronograph Watch
The unique Rose and Tortoiseshell style highlights on this Michael Kors watch, really make it one of a kind. Powered by Japanese quartz movement, the Rose Gold chronographic analogue dial with stone hour markers is framed by a stone set bezel on a 39mm watch head. Secured with a deployment clasp, this piece comes with a full 2-year manufacturer’s warranty. The Michael Kors Ladies Parker Two-Tone Chronograph Watch is available from Watches2U & Michael Kors – £179
Sony a7 III
3 Claw Round Diamond Gold Stud Earring
Save up to 70% on high street rates when you choose to buy an Abelini three-prong setting round diamond stud earrings directly from their website. Abelini creates stud earrings for women as well as men’s stud earrings in yellow gold, white gold and platinum. Diamond stud earrings on sale are not the only ones they possess, they can also create designs as per your specifications too. The 3 Claw Round Diamond Stud Earring is available at Abelini.com from £131
Gift Vouchers from No1 Lounges
A perfect gift for anyone who regularly travels and likes a little luxury. Vouchers also include Premium Security access, so guests can avoid the usual queues and make the most of their lounging. Lounges include complimentary food, alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, unlimited WiFi, newspapers and magazines. Buy your No1 Lounges gift vouchers now.
Bondi Boost Satin Pillow
Redefine your beauty sleep and wake up with frizz free hair and glowing skin every day. Made from high quality satin, this 100% vegan pillowcase reduces friction helping to reduce tangles, breakage and skin creases. Due to its soft touch, satin allows your face to glide against the pillowcase, reducing creases and lines and is less abrasive than cotton, flannel and wool. Satin supports your hair goals by allowing your hair to just glide across when you are moving during the night. This helps to prevent frizz and messy bed hair. Gentle on skin and hair, this pillowcase makes a luxe gift for someone special. RRP £18.99 from bondiboost.co.uk
Babe Original Lip Plumping Jelly
Babe Glow Plumping Lip Jelly Clear 3ml by Babe Original plumps the lips by hydrating the inner and outer layers of the lip with its powerful ingredients like Hyaluronic acid and vitamin E. Features:
- Immediately cools, plumps, and hydrates lips
- Doe foot applicator for precise application
- Cruelty free & Vegan
Babe Original Lip Plumping Jelly is £14.00 from
Velour Effortless Kit
The Velour Effortless Collection Lashes The Effortless Kit is perfect if you’re new to false lashes. This beginner-friendly lash kit includes everything you need to apply your lashes seamlessly. With no measuring or trimming required, you can fix and party. The Effortless Kit includes Velour’s best-selling false lash style Would I Lie? These fluttery, flared and full lashes complement any eye shape. The kit also contains one Velour mini white, non-latex adhesive. It’s mess-free and dries clearly, making it perfect for beginners. Last but not least, the kit includes the mini Too Easy Lash Applicator, ensuring precise and easy false lash application every time. The Velour Effortless Kit contains:
- 1x Velour Lashes
- 1x Velour mini white latex-free lash adhesive
- 1x Velour Too Easy Lash Applicator tool
The Velour effortless kit is £27.00 from falseeyelashes.co.uk
Miracle Hair Mask Bauble
Forbes and Lewis Somerset Leather Holdall/Weekend Bag
The Forbes and Lewis Somerset Holdall is inspired by weekends in the countryside and travelling. This traditionally styled weekend holdall is perfect for those nights spent away from home. Size: 55 x 36 x 25cm which fits the size of cabin bags on EasyJet and other airlines. Features Waxy Buffalo leather gets even better with time. Water-repellent wax Full-length top zip closure for safety. Large leather carrying handles. Adjustable and removable shoulder strap. Large internal zip pocket for your valuables. Large internal zip pocket for phone, wallet, keys & iPad. Fully lined with F&L cotton-polyester blend and comes in an F&L signature cotton dust bag. The Forbes and Lewis Somerset Holdall is available from Forbesandlewis.com – £275