Luxury gifts ideas to add to your list
If there's one hard and fast rule of Christmas shopping - besides 'don't leave it until Christmas Eve', it's this: buy the big gifts before your budget runs out. So we've rounded up our pick of the best luxury ideas for boyfriends, best friends and anyone else who's expecting more than a stocking filler or two.Shop Luxury gifts
1. Bags of style
Berry hued, polished perfection; this Coach Market Tote from their whimsical Holiday Animals collection is sure to be a hit with lovers of all things luxe. Bonus points for its adorable mouse print lining.
Coach, Mouse Print Market Tote Bag, £295
2. Luxe Layer
Cuddling up under layers of cosy texture is a fail-safe way to beat those January blues. Take a tip from après ski style and gift a silky-soft faux fur throw - this natural striped option is on our wish list.
Linea, Mottled Cream Faux Fur Throw, £65
3. Heaven Scent
Imagine the original Gucci Bloom and then throw in glorious notes of rose and osmanthus flowers for a delicious woody scent - and that floral bottle is just too pretty to wrap if you ask us.
Gucci, Gucci Bloom Nettare Di Fiori Eau De Parfum, £109
4. Star Baker
If your special someone fancies themselves as star baker, the coveted Smeg mixer in festive red is hard to beat. And with a five-year warranty, you're guaranteed 'thank you' treats for the foreseeable, right?
Smeg, Stand Mixer, £349.95
5. Deco design
Statement lighting might not be a staple of wish lists the world-over, but we think this luxe lamp might be a game-changer. Gift it to your favourite design devotee and watch their eyes light up.
Biba, Clarissa Gold Table Lamp, £100
6. Heavy purse, light heart
Made for the stylish woman who likes things in order. With ample room for essentials and luxurious croc-embossed leather, you'll have a hard time giving this super chic gift away. You have been warned.
Aspinal of London, Continental Zip Around Wallet, £175
7. Great times
With a silver-plated face, sophisticated leather strap and a date function, this watch has serious luxury appeal, whilst being the perfect everyday timepiece. Cue happy dads, brothers and boyfriends across the land.
Links of London, Regent Silver Dial Black Strap Watch, £550
8. Space saving
The fastest way to make someone's mornings for the foreseeable future? A warming cup of coffee brewed in a speedy 25 seconds. This compact design from the pros at Nespresso is about as sleek as it gets.
Krups, Nespresso Citiz&milk Machine 2016 Design, £209.99
9. Crème de le crème
When it comes to winter skincare, there’s only one face cream that anyone need talk about. This cult product from La Mer deeply hydrates and instantly soothes dry skin after just one application.
La Mer, The Moisturising Soft Cream 30ml, £120
10. Enviable style
If the main man in your life is lacking a smart coat, invest in this cashmere Richard James Mayfair number immediately. We promise he’ll come back to it year after year.
Richard James Mayfair, Navy Wool Cashmere Coat, £395