It’s that time of year again, where nights consist of on-line shopping, quickly popping to the shops and buying more than you bargained for and genuinely being a little bit stressed about the general Christmas period. However it’s nearly time to sit back and relax, after weeks of running around frantically.
We thought we would makes things slightly easier with our Christmas Gift Guide for both men and women. Consisting of beauty products and other miscellaneous items for women, and camera tech and some classic Calvin Klein’s for men.
1. Mulberry Mirror Metallic Leather Coin Purse, £80, John Lewis
If you’re looking for something small, however more on the expensive side then this is just right. It’s perfect to store coins and cards for easy access instead of carrying round a bulky purse and this colour is definitely on trend.
2. YSL Black Opium Perfume, £45
We’ve heard nothing but good things about this newly released perfume by Yves Saint Laurent. Described as a “glam rock” fragrance it has a bit of everything in, including; Black Coffee – for a shot of adrenaline; White florals – to instantly seduce; and Vanilla – for sweetness and sensuality.
3. Jo Malone Wood Sage & Sea Salt Collection, £70
Jo Malone is a go to store when it comes to gift sets and unique scents. It is a bit more on the expensive side however they provide wonderful scents for everybody, from Pomegranate Noir to Lime, Basil and Mandarin. This divine gift set with a Wood Sage & Sea Salt fragrance includes a body and hand wash, a spirited cologne and an indulgent body crème.
4. One Line A Day Book, £12, Oliver Bonas
For something a little bit different we thought the concept of this book was excellent. If you know somebody who appreciates sentimental gifts, or takes time to write things down than this is the gift for them. For 5 years they can write “a-line-a-day”, so in years to come you can sit back and read through your life.
5. Prada Oversized Butterfly Sunglasses, £152.00, B Sunglasses
Maybe these Prada Butterfly sunglasses are the right gift for you. Crafted in a classic oversized silhouette with delicate Prada logo temple detail, this pair of Prada sunglasses are elegant in black
1. ROBERTS Revival Mini DAB/FM Digital Radio, £139.50, John Lewis
This classic little radio, in compact form is perfect for travelling with or using around the house. It comes in multiple colours ranging from red, duck egg blue, black, cream and green, so there is a colour for everybody. It has a built in clock and battery charger and can be powered by a mains supply or through ( 4 x AA ) batteries.
2. GoPro Hero4, £328.99, John Lewis
If your buying for somebody who is known for being adventurous than this is the gift for you. The new GoPro also known as the Hero4, includes features such as; 4K recording, takes 12MP photos, has built in Wi-fi and Bluetooth by connecting it to your smartphone, it’s waterproof and is powered by a rechargeable battery. What more could you want?
3. Calvin Klein Trunks 3 Pack, £35, ASOS
In amongst every man’s Christmas pile there is more than likely bound to be a pair of the classic Calvin Klein “trunks”. We decided to go with the standard black, white and grey pack of 3. You can’t go wrong!
4. Barbour Scarf, £20.30, House of Fraser
Maybe not to everybody’s taste however this scarf is perfect for dressing an outfit up and staying warm over these Winter months. Crafted by Barbour with 100% lambswool you can guarantee it’s not going to be uncomfortable and will make you look that extra bit stylish.
5. Oakley Latch Sunglasses, £84.00, B Sunglasses
Finally, how about these Oakley Latch sunglasses. With the Oakley logo proudly placed on the temple of the glasses, a stylish keyhole bridge, finished with tortoiseshell matte frames these will be a hit with anybody in the family.