It seems like the holiday season is just around the corner yet again. What comes with all the excitement and ￼magic is also the long list of gift ideas that you write and rewrite to make sure you’re onto a winner. To save you some time and stress, I’ve broken down some great gift ideas into three categories that should suit all your friends and family. It’s always lovely to receive a gift that is special and well thought out, so let’s take a peek at some of the ideas below!
When someone is difficult to buy for, a super idea for a luxe gift is to go bespoke and get something personalized. For the boys and men in your family, Nike does some great sneakers that you can personalize. You can customize your chosen pair with signature heel graphics, safari prints and different tongue colors and laces. If you want to personalize accessories, Louis Vuitton does a beautiful monogrammed service on their luxury goods. And Longchamp does the same. And if you want super stylish monogrammed diaries or passport holders, Smythson do a beautiful range. And they also ship internationally. Want cute personalized items for the kids? Websites such as personalcreations.com can add names to everything from Christmas stockings to quilted throws. They also do sweet rag dolls that can be personalized with a name on the doll’s dress and a choice of hair color and skin tone. And simplypersonalized.com offer great gifts such as hometown jigsaw puzzles and personalized bottle labels.
Beautiful, whimsical gifts tend to be favoured by the females in our family. A stunning pair of shoes or a beautiful cocktail dress they have had their eye on will always go down a treat at Christmas. For great savings on shoes and clothes, you can search online for discount codes such as Saks Off 5th to make gifts more affordable. Other whimsical gifts include luxury lingerie, their favorite foods in a hamper or a sparkling magnum of Champagne. Also, consider a collection of their favorite makeup or some relaxing essential oils. Or perhaps a sparkly clutch or beautiful pair of statement earrings. Other whimsical gifts could be tickets to a theatre show or the ballet, a cashmere bathrobe or a voucher for their favorite spa treatment. Think about things they love but perhaps cannot justify buying for themselves.
I would say that people that fall into this category are men and tricky older teenagers! Useful gifts include extravagant items such as an iPad, a smart set of golf clubs or a new smartphone. But they can also include gifts such as a new radio, a stylish coffee machine or perhaps a set of weights or a slamball for teenage boys. Other items that fall into this category are cashmere jumpers, luxury fountain pens and shoe cleaning and shaving sets. The kids might love a portable DVD player for the car and the lady in your life may have her eye on a super sleek KitchenAid. Useful Christmas gifts don’t have to be boring!