Gift inspiration for the family

by Hannah

It’s that time of year again, and for those of us who didn’t get their Christmas shopping out of the way well in advance there’s no need to panic. With almost 4 weeks to go, sit down with a brew and browse the internet at your leisure! With next day delivery available from many online retailers you can afford to put some thought into it, but if you’re stuck for ideas for your family here are a few suggestions…

Clockwise from top right: Pieces Tiffany Beanie Hat, £9; Nails Inc. The Stylists Mini Collection, £15; ASOS Bird Detail Purse, £11; ASOS Leather iPhone Case, £7.50; ASOS Exclusive Silver Owl Compact Mirror, £12.

Clockwise from top right: T-Shirt Store Iphone 4 Case, £20; ASOS Leather Chino Belt, £12; River Island Leather Wallet, £15; ASOS Fairisle Socks, £5; Jack & Jones Beanie Hat, £15.

 

Now that the family’s sorted, why not leave a couple of subtle hints about what you’d like for Christmas? There’s no harm in giving your family a bit of guidance! Perhaps a new dress to wear on Christmas Day? Or something to help you unwind and relax after the festivities?

Ranging from as little as £5, these gifts are ideal stocking fillers. For women and teenagers you can’t go far wrong with a stylish purse or beauty gift set, such as these festive looking mini nail polishes. For men a classic leather belt or wallet makes an affordable gift. They may not be the most outrageous choices but I’m sure we’ve all got cupboards filled with unusual gifts that don’t see much use past Christmas Day! The best thing about giving is seeing your family enjoy their gifts throughout the following year, so avoid fashion trends that will be over before the New Year. And if you have a bigger budget, buy a few small items to give your family more treats to open.

If you prefer to give one special gift, take a look at these pieces that will ensure you’re everybody’s favourite person this Christmas…

Clockwise from top right: Cambridge Satchel Company Exclusive To Asos 15″ Pink Leather Satchel, £135; Disney Couture Exclusive To Asos Dr X Bracelet, £55; GHD metallic styler, £135; Marc By Marc Jacobs Coral And Gunmetal Bracelet Watch, £180.

Emporio Armani AR0428 Classic Core Leather Watch, £150; Boxfresh Hunter Holdall Exclusive To ASOS, £72; Polo Ralph Lauren Zale Shearling Chukka Boots, £110; ; Lomography Diana Mini Camera with Flash, £90.

 

Now that the family’s sorted, why not leave a couple of subtle hints about what you’d like for Christmas? There’s no harm in giving your family a bit of guidance! Perhaps a new dress to wear on Christmas Day? Or something to help you unwind and relax after the festivities?

 

Elemis Duchess Of Spa Exotic Bodycare Set, £49.50; ASOS Skater Dress In Baroque Print, £65. For more dresses for the Christmas party season, click here.

 

After all that shopping you’ll deserve it, nobody needs to know you did it all from the comfort of your own home!

 

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