December is upon us which means that Christmas is right around the corner and people have started shopping for their Christmas presents. We know how stressful this time of year can be and how daunting buying the right present for the right person can be. So, we have decided to lift some of the pressure off your shoulders and have rounded up some of the best luxury gifts ideas so all you have to do is read on and choose your favourites!
So, whether your search is for some new electronics, a variety of fancy beverages or some luxurious skincare & beauty items for your loved ones, our gift guide has you covered. Our LUXlife Christmas gift guide will be covering everything you need to make your gift buying process a lot smoother!
Starting right off with the most popular and most-selling department during Christmas, beauty & skincare! The products we have curated this year have sustainability and luxury at their core which means your loved ones are in for a treat.
RÉDUIT | UNI Device available in four colours £87.35
The RÉDUIT UNI is the first ever device to use revolutionary Magnetic Misting and Ultrasonic Diffusion technologies to ensure the ingredients from the skincare product are absorbed thoroughly into the hair and skin.
The UNI device works with the diverse range of RÉDUIT Skinpods and Hairpods. Each Smartpod contains unique treatments and provide effective application which is activated within 15 seconds.
The RÉDUIT UNI devices are available to buy from Cult Beauty.
By Sarah London | Festive Facial Favourites: Hero Facial Oil, Reviver Hydrating Mist & Balancer Cleanser | £76
The By Sarah London Christmas bundle features the Balancer Cleansing Oil, formulated with soothing marula seed and olive squalane, the renowned restorative Hero Facial Oil, and deeply nourishing Reviver Hydrating Mist.
This festive bundle is the perfect gift for someone who is just beginning to use skincare or even for a beauty enthusiast.
The By Sarah London Festive Facial Favourites are available to purchase on the By Sarah London website.
ilody | daily rituals beauty kit | £155
ilody’s daily rituals beauty kit is timeless gift to achieve glowing and radiant skin. The kit includes the luxmi hydrating serum which is packed with tremella mushroom and hyaluronic acid to plump the skin as well as detoxify tired looking skin. This serum will add a gentle glow to any skin type and complexion. The kit also includes the seres boosted collagen serum which smooths out fine lines and plumps the skin. The kansa wonder wand is included to massage, sculpt, heal, and calm the skin.
This deluxe kit is available to purchase on the ilody website.
Vintner’s Daughter | The Signature Set | £380
Vintner’s Daughter is one of the most loved skincare brands among celebrities and this holiday season they have launched their Signature Set, which houses their Active Treatment Essence and Active Botanical serum. These products are designed to renew, restore and refresh your skin in just two simple steps.
Vintner’s Daughter exudes old-world-luxury which makes it the perfect gift for a loved one who likes to go the extra mile to pamper their skin.
The Signature Set is exclusively available on Net-a-Porter and on Vintner’s Daughter.
Kjaer Weiss | Red Edit Lipstick Collection | £44 each
Kjaer Weiss have launched their Red Edit Lipstick Collection which includes 8 flattering shades of red from fiery crimsons to deep burgundies, warm poppies to the classic KW Red. This collection has been specifically curated with a make-up artist’s eye and is formulated with the finest Certified Organic ingredients. The collection has a red shade to suit every skin tone and complexion.
Tabitha James Kraan Hair Organics | Get Started Set, available in Dark Hair and Fair Hair | £59
The Tabitha James Kraan Get Started Set is full of deluxe hair products, including the Scented Organic Hair Oil, which is a botanical, highly nutritious hair oil that will restore life and lustre to your hair. Additionally, the Amber Rose Hair Cleanser is also included which is an alternative to traditional shampoo and is designed to address a scalp that is out of balance, the 4-in-1 Conditioner that is designed to moisturise, detangle, style and protect your hair from heat damage all in one bottle and also the Dry Shampoo. All these 100% natural hair products are wrapped in one luxury gift box, making it the perfect gift to put under your tree this year.
The set is available to buy on Tabitha James Kraan Hair Organics.
MONPURE London | Boost and Stimulate Regime £115 |15% goes to Little Princess Trust
MONPURE London are a hi-tech holistic scalp and hair care brand who support the Little Princess Trust and donate 15% of profits from their limited editions and Christmas sets to the charity. This high-performing gift set works in harmony to stimulate follicles, cultivate growth, and optimise the dermatological condition of the scalp. The set includes their Follicle Hair Density Serum, Nourish and Stimulate Scalp Mask and the Heal and Energise Jade Comb.
This limited-edition Christmas set is available to purchase on the Monpure website.
Forest Essentials | Soundraya Gift Box | £180
The Soundraya Gift Box is inspired by the legendary Goddess Lakshmi – an icon of beauty who is believed to have pioneered the use of pure Gold in her skin rituals. This range is recognised as one of the most effective, innovative and iconic collections in the Indian Beauty industry.
You can find this gift box on the Forest Essentials website.
Giving jewellery as a gift is always special and so we have decided to list some pieces that we think will not only look timeless but will also be weighted with luxury and opulence.
Monica Vinader is the definition of luxury when it comes to jewellery. Vinader’s range of jewellery is extremely exquisite has a vast range of designs to cater to everyone’s taste. Monica Vinader jewellery is also the popular choice among celebrities such as Kendall Jenner, Phoebe Dynevor and Bella Hadid to name a few.
The brand caters to men too so if you’re looking for a unique piece of jewellery to gift to someone special who you know will appreciate this is your one stop shop!
Pieces are sold at individual prices on the Monica Vinader website.
Harfi | Rose Frame Necklace | £85.00
Part of the Rose collection, the Pink Opal & Copper Turquoise October & December Birthstone necklace is the perfect gift to those born in the festive month of December. Opal is associated with love and passion whereas Turquoise represents tranquillity and good fortune. This beautiful necklace is made from high-quality craftsmanship and exquisite metal making it the right choice for your loved one!
Available to purchase on the Harfi website.
Kati Kaia | Mala Necklaces and Bracelets | From £45.00
Each piece of jewellery is hand-made using high-quality stones and crystals. Malas are used to guide your breaths or for mantra repetition in practice and hold in intention of your goals and manifestations.
They are available to buy on the Kati Kaia website.
Wine, Whisky and Some Non-Alcoholic Goodness
It’s not Christmas if you’re not stocked up on lots of festive beverages to warm up and celebrate with your loved ones. This year we have curated a list of expensive and unique alcohol as well as some non-alcoholic drinks for those who choose not to drink but still want to be in the Christmas spirit with a festive beverage.
Slingsby are a world-famous brand for gins. Their gins are created from meticulously selected botanicals and are combined with the finest ingredients from across the globe.
This year they are offering personalised gin bottles making them the perfect gift for the gin lover in your life!
All bottles are individually priced and available to buy on the Spirit of Harrogate website.
The team at Diageo has put together a rare and exquisite selection of whiskies that would be the perfect gift for anyone looking to grow their whisky collection this festive season. Each whisky has been handpicked by Ewan Gunn, Diageo’s Senior Global Ambassador to represent something special in the whisky world, building a well-rounded collection.
Available to purchase on Diageo.
Charlie’s Classic Cocktails | Luxury Cocktail Gift Set | £80.00
The Luxury Cocktail Gift Set by Charlie’s Classic Cocktails features six luxuriously handcrafted cocktails including their Signature Spritz which captures the essence of a lemon or orange twist, with a simple spray.
There is no need to mix these cocktails, you just need to simply chill, pour, spritz and sip!
The cocktail sets can be bought from Charlie’s Classic Cocktails.
Ron Abuelo | Finish Collection | £72.50
This luxurious of rum by Ron Abuelo is an expression of craftsmanship of rum making and is a gift set containing three bottles from their XV cask finish collection. In the set, there is the Oloroso Sherry Cask Finish, the Napoleon Cognac Cask Finish and the Tawny Port Cask Finish.
Trying to find a favourite from the three will be a difficult one since the flavour of each is undeniably phenomenal making this collection the perfect gift for any rum lover!
Available to purchase on Master of Malt.
Sea Change | Christmas Wine Packs | £35.00
This year, the eco-conscious wine brand, Sea Change Wine, has released three new Christmas packs with wines packed with flavour and zest. Each pack has been hand-selected to cover you during your festive celebrations this year. So, whether that’s the Christmas Day pack which includes Prosecco and Malbec to get you in the best spirit or the Warming Reds pack which is perfect for a chilly December evening! There is also the Simply Sea Change pack which is great for evening celebrations and Christmas parties.
Sea Change will also donate to the marine conservation charities that are fighting plastic pollution which every bottle that is sold.
These Christmas packs are the ideal gift if you want to ensure your friends and family feel great this festive season!
The wine collection is available to buy at Sea Change Wine.
Natural History Museum | Discovery Gin | £39.00
This year, the Natural History Museum has partnered with a distillery in order to create an exclusive carbon-negative gin. This deliciously refreshing and well-crafted gin has been created in partnership with Cooper King Distillery, an independent, crowd-funded whiskey and gin distillery near York.
The gin is made with fresh basil, lemongrass, and fragrant clove. This botanic gin will make the perfect sustainable Christmas gift for a gin-lover!
Available to purchase on the Natural History Museum website.
Veuve Ambal | Cremant de Bourgogne Grande | £16.95
This Bourgogne wine is full of exotic fruit flavour, balanced with a wash of citrus making it the ultimate pre-dinner drink. Pair this fresh wine with any fish starters such as Salmon to make your evening bursting with great flavour and ambience.
Available to buy on the Fine Wine Company.
Chivas Regal XV x Balmain | Scotch Whisky | £70.00
The Chivas XV x Balmain have collaborated to create a luxury Scotch whisky brining in a stylish twist to the drink. Oliver Rousteing, the Creative Director of Balmain has designed the limited-edition Chivas XV x Balmain bottles, blending the spirit of luxury French fashion with an icon of luxury Scotch whisky.
This is the ideal gift for lovers of extravagant fashion and Scotch alike!
Available to purchase on the Selfridges website.
Sea Arch | Sea Arch Coastal Juniper (non-alcoholic spirit) | £24.95
The Sea Arch Coastal Juniper is a fresh, non-alcoholic spirit, bursting with seaside botanicals. It is designed to give you a deliciously sophisticated and refined alternative to alcohol without compromising on the flavour or experience.
The rich flavour of Sea Arch is produced with traditional distillation techniques and includes strong flavours of grapefruit, blood orange and coriander.
If you’re looking for something unique but still practical, then the following should help you get some ideas on a few premium electronics that will add a lot of value to your loved ones’ lives.
Ember | Ember Mug2 Metallic Collection | £129.95
Ember has introduced two new colourways (Copper and Rose Gold) in their Ember Mug2 Metallic Collection – perfect for the festive time of year. The Ember Mug2 Metallic Collection will guarantee that your loved one’s hot beverage is perfect from the first to the very last sip as it will allow them to set a drinking temperature which it will maintain as they enjoy their hot drink.
The Ember Mug2 will maintain the chosen drinking temperature for up to 1.5 hours with the built-in battery or can keep your beverage heated all day with the included charging coaster.
To purchase, visit the Ember website.
Smeg | Smeg Bean to Cup Coffee Machine | £679.95
The Smeg Bean to Cup Coffee Machine is the perfect gift for a coffee lover and one who would be delighted to receive stylish yet smart and innovative coffee machine which is packed with new featured to brew the perfect coffee at the push of a button.
This elegant coffee machine is available in a range of different colours so you can choose the one you know your friends and family will love!
Available to purchase on the Smeg website.
Transparent | Light Speaker | £270.00
This lantern-like portable Light Speaker is a simplistic and functional light device merged with latest technology. This Light Speaker delivers authentic sound, and the colour follows the vibrations and sound of the music giving it a flame-like appearance making it the perfect gift for a music lover.
Available to purchase on the Transparent website.
Marshall | Major IV Headphones | £129.00
The audiophiles are in for a treat with these Marshall Major IV headphones as it boasts over 80 hours of wireless playtime alongside the quick-charge capability, allowing the headphones to charge in just 15 minutes. The headphone set has other features such as easy on-ear control and custom-tuned drivers which delivers roaring bass along with a a smooth mid-range for rich sound quality.
Available to purchase on John Lewis.
After the pandemic it has been very evident how important taking care of your body and mind is. There are a range of products to help people look after their wellbeing and we have listed some ideas which could be useful to give to a loved one who may need a reminder on the importance of self-care.
Echor | ‘End of Day’ Aromatherapy Duo – Pillow Spray & Candle | £39.98
This Vegan and cruelty-free Pillow Spray and candle are created with a blend of essentials oils which have been proven to reduce stress hormones and lower blood pressure.
Both these products are designed to make you feel refreshed and with more energy in the morning after using them. The candle is produced from Vegan soy wax which means it is 1000% natural and does not release any toxin, carcinogens or pollutants.
This set makes for a great gift to give to a loved one who may need to some help to destress and a better night’s sleep.
Available to buy on Echor.
Joyous | Joyous Journal| £25.00-28.00
The Joyous Journal provides you with a safe space to discover your inner self and to nourish your mental health. The journal is also filled with mindful activities and uplifting quotes. The journal is now available in five different colours and is the ideal gift for anyone who wants to stay on top of mindfulness in the new year!
Available to purchase on Joyous.
Nurse Jamie | Super-Cryo Massaging Orb Duo| £43.00
The Nurse Jamie Super-Cryo Duo Massagin Orbs include a large orb and a mini one that temporarily increase circulation, when used, allowing overall visible improvement to the appearance of your skin. The orbs can be used on your face and body and can be used at different temperatures to give you that at-home therapy.
Kati Kaia | Eco Yoga Mat | £80.00
The Kati Kaia high performance yoga mats are a perfect addition to your Christmas gifting for a loved one who enjoys practicing yoga for self-care or for a newbie who wants to start bettering their mental and physical health.
These eco-friendly yoga mats provide excellent support and are longer and wider than regular mats, giving you extra space that you need to stretch and relax.
Available to buy on the Kati Kaia website.
Tali and Loz | Classic Points Collection – Crystals | £23.00
Crystals have seen a surge in popularity over the last few years and can be a great gift to a loved one for a desired effect or one that represents their star sign. The Classic Points Collection is a festive gift set which includes Citrine to boost joy and positivity, Amethyst to ais stress and anxiety and Clear Quartz to amplify the energy of the other crystals.
Available to buy at Tali & Loz London.
If you’re struggling to think of the perfect gift for a loved one this year, then you can’t go wrong with a hamper full of festive treats and delicious beverages!
Partridges | Partridges 50th Anniversary Golden Hamper | £225.00
In celebration of their 50th Christmas in Chelsea, Partridges has launched a new Golden Anniversary Hamper bursting with fine foods, champagne and prosecco. All the items included in the hamper have a golden theme making a special Christmas gift. This is the perfect hamper to gift someone who may also be celebrating a special occasion during Christmas this year.
Available to buy on the Partridges website.
Different Kind | Different Kind Christmas Hamper | £50.00
The newly launched Different Kind has put together the perfect festive hamper for socially conscious friends and family. The hamper is filled with a selection of coffee, tea and chocolate goodies and leaves no room for anyone to feel guilty about indulging as everything included is created by socially and ethically minded producers.
Buying from Different Kind means you’re making a positive contribution to social causes such as employing refuges, supporting women who have been victim to domestic violence and support women farmers.
Hamper is available to order on Different Kind.
This holiday season, give the gift of time and comfort to a loved one. Book a festive suite with a few of your loved ones and spend some valuable time creating new memories.
Four Seasons Hotel Hampshire
This festive season, the Four Seasons Hotel Hampshire have created the ultimate cosy Christmas wonderland for you and your loved ones to create new memories to cherish for years to come.
The Four Seasons Hotel Hampshire have recently redesigned their guest rooms and suites and their Christmas package boasts skating rink, extravagant food selections, comfortable and relaxing accommodation, and special pantomime entertainment.
For bookings, please visit Hampshire | Four Seasons Hotel Hampshire or ring 01252 853000.
Throwing in some unique stocking filler gifts are always a great addition to include for friends and family members.
Hot Smoked | Smoke, Whisky & Wine in a Box | £18.50
The Hot Smoked gift collection has some amazing selections of kits for a barbecue lover! The Smoke, Whisky and Wine in a Box is the quintessential smoking starter kit for charcoal or gas barbecues adding amazing smoky flavours to your outdoor cooking.
The box contains pure oak smoking chips in Whisky Oak and Cabernet Oak flavour, to pack in that extra flavour and is boxed in a stainless-steel smoker box. A user guide is also included to inform you on how to get the most out of your kit as well as some handy tips.
Available on the Hot Smoked website.
Kati Kaia | Natural Soy Candles | £22.00
Kati Kaia have launched their new Natural Soy Candles as part of their Rituals Collection. These candles are finely blended with pure essential oils to create a calming and peaceful ambience around you. The candles have a burn time of 40 hours and are produced with 100% pure essential oils.
They also come in three different aromatherapies (Cleanse, Dream and Joy), so you can choose the one you know your friends and family are going to enjoy using the most.
Available to purchase on Kati Kaia.
Addison Ross | Photo Frames | Starting from £32.00
Addison Ross design a spectacular range of luxurious and elegant photo frames to accentuate the interiors of your modern home interior. Their designs range from enamel to marquetry, so you have many options to choose from. Additionally, they offer a phone to frame service with every frame purchase, which gives you the option to add that personal touch to your gift. The designs are packaged in their finely branded gift boxes adding to their luxe quality.
Available on Addison Ross.
LADURÉE | Mellerio 24 Assorted Macaron Gift Box| £84.00
For their Christmas collection this year, Maison Ladurée has partnered with Jewellery House, Mellerio Dits Meller in order to reflect the brilliance of the French art of living.
The Mellerio 24 Assorted Macaron Gift Box is comprised of 6 gold chocolate macarons, 6 silver vanilla macarons, 6 gianduja lemon Christmas macarons and 7 vanilla macarons. This box filled with mouth-watering delicacies is a brilliant stocking filler present if you want to spend a little more to surprise a pastry lover!
Available to purchase on LADURÉE.
Cambrook Foods | 2 and 3 Jar Gift Sets | From £14.00
If you know a nut-lover then the Cambrook Foods expertly baked and seasoned nut mixes is the perfect stocking filler for a loved one.
The set of three gift box includes the Cocktail Mix 2 which is a mix traditional nute, the Cocktail Mix 6, which combines the unique flavours of salted cashews and macadamias, chilli battered peanuts, smoke seasoned almonds and caramelised seasame peanuts. The third jar in the set, is a winner among the masses and contains baked cashews and peanuts with chilli and lime, making it a heavenly blend of zest and spice.
Visit the Cambrook Foods website to place an order.
This was our curated list of gift ideas we know will make for a brilliant treat for your loved ones. There’s something for everyone in this gift guide and we hope we’ve made your Christmas shopping a lot easier!
LUXlife wishes you all a very Merry Christmas!