Christmas gifts for her 2017 – Best present ideas for women from perfumes to jewellery, pyjamas and even luxe make-up she’ll love
The Christmas countdown is on, and the pressure to find that all important gift for your mum/sister/wife/girlfriend is probably weighing on your mind.
However, kick starting your Christmas shopping doesn’t have to be a pain-filled weekend, trawling around your local high street or shopping centre lugging an armful of heavy bags.
Why not opt to get everything you need online? With most major retailer’s offering gift wrapping, nominated day delivery or click and collect from store – it’s a no-brainer option for those short on time over the festive period.
Even for those who have left it to the last minute, there is still time to pick up gifts – check last Christmas order dates for all major retailers and Christmas postal dates to ensure everything arrives just in the nick of time.
And for her, here’s our favourite picks below.
Lush Snow Fairy gift set , £24.95
Snow Fairy is Lush’s finest, candy sweet creation, and it comes out every year. If she’s had it before, she’ll probably want it again, and if she hasn’t, we don’t actually think you can go wrong.
This dazzling (and very pink) box includes a shower gel, bubble bar shower wand, body conditioner and a jelly bomb for the best bathtime on earth.
40 best gin recipes in a book , £9.99
What was once a tipple beloved by grandmas is now the world’s fastest-growing artisan spirit.
In this book (that’s perfect for gin lovers), booze-enthusiast Dan Jones teaches you how to select gin from the top international brands, stock your home bar like a pro and supercharge your poison with the help from one of the 40 best cocktail recipes inside.
Learn how to master the zingy G&T staple to how to concoct a crowd-pleasing Dickens’ Hot Gin Punch or, if you’re feeling wild, an X-rated Naked Peach.
A home can never have too many candles, but what about a luxury scented diffuser, too? This Monsoon Home gift set combines the two, to bring a warm, woody scent to your home.
Each fragrance combines guaiacwood, patchouli and cedar – together with a hit of spice for Christmas.
This gorgeous duo includes a chic kimono wrap shirt with coordinating trousers, both in a beautiful wintry burgundy hue.
Alternatively, you can pick it up in a deep plum for the same price.
If you really want to go all out, we’re spotted this gorgeous watch and bangle set from DKNY down from £185 to £129.50.
The set features a chic watch with a silver sunray dial with gold-tone accents, a polished stainless-steel case and a half-bangle bracelet.
It also includes three metallic bracelets in stainless-steel, black IP, and gold-tone plating, perfect for stacking with the watch for a night out.
Pandora Circles necklace , £75
For beautiful silver jewellery, you can’t go wrong with Pandora, and this iconic circle necklace is perfect for night and day wear.
If it’s fizz you want to invest in, Lanson has just launched a new limited edition bottle, that comes in a delightful singing box.
All she has to do is open the gift to reveal the bottle, pop her smartphone on top, and it’ll then get started with a very merry tune!
And, after it’s finished, the musical gift box can be re-purposed, to play your music on your smartphone, anytime, anywhere.
This limited edition gift comes in black and pink from Selfridges; or in white from Sainsbury’s.
Marks & Spencer’s limited edition nail gift set features eight bold and beautiful hues to brighten up winter.
It’s also currently 3 for 2 on all gifts, and get free delivery when you spend £50 or more.
Braun electric hairbrush , £27.99
As winter draws in, our hair can end up looking starved of TLC, with harsh weather, rain and heat, drying it out.
But, if you suffer from frizz, there is some hope. This Braun electric hairbrush promises to beat static, frizz and give your hair a healthy shine – and it’s handbag sized.
All you have to go is pop some AA batteries in, and it’ll do all of the work for you.
On the subject of haircare, Nicky Clarke have just launched a gorgeous new SuperShine Rose collection which is available now at Boots .
The botanicals-inspired range includes a Salon Professional Dryer, Straightener and Styling Tong – all finished in an elegant pearlescent blush pink and highlighted with rose gold accents making them the perfect gift this Christmas.
Gucci Bamboo gift set , £67.50
Gucci Bamboo is the smell of the season – and right now, The Fragrance Shop is stocking it as a gift set, for £65 online.
Boasting woody, floral tones, with notes of vanilla, sandalwood and ylang ylang, it’s a perfume that stands for femininity, confidence and strength.
Not sure it’ll be her cup of tea? The Fragrance Shop has just launched a subscription service called Scentaddict . It’s a contract-free £12 a month subscription and you can choose a different ‘travel size’ fragrance each month to arrive at your door.
Find the one of your dreams, and you can redeem your £12 spend on it.
Vineyard tour and lunch , £49
Whether she’s a hardworking mum or a workaholic, if you get her out for some downtime just once next year, make it for this wine tasting experience for two.
It’s a date.
For every power woman, there’s her favourite lipstick behind it, and this Estee Lauder set has every one of those shades perfectly packed into handbag sizes.
All-new Kindle e-reader , £59.99
If she loves a good read, how about a kindle to get her digital collection going? It’s handbag friendly and is built to hold hundreds of thousands of novels.
T2 emerald ‘Pretty’ mug , £22
If a cup of tea in front of the sofa is her happy place, then you may want to head to T2 this Christmas.
We’ve found this beautiful emerald mug, adorned with intricate mosaic prints for a happy £22 online.
You cant go wrong with Jo Malone, it’s basically a fact.
This dreamy scent has mists of honeyed, golden mimosa, teamed with the spiciness of freshly crushed cardamom. It also guarantees a burn time of 45 hours.
Each fragrance promises to uplift, to wind down, or simply add an air of luxury to your room (or bath).
Amazon personalised make up bag , £6.95
This personalised gift bag is ideal if you’ve a low budget to spare, and it still shows you’ve put all of the thought into it!
This eau de toilet has rave reviews on Crabtree & Evelyn online and it promises a scent that will throw you right back to calm summer evenings by the sea.
What can be more blissfull?
Godiva chocolates , £32
Chocolates are just the best – you can’t go wrong. But if you want to show you’ve gone the extra mile, how about a Godiva box, wrapped in wild red ribbon?
This best-seller contains 24 perfect milk, white and dark Godiva favourites, with a variety of tempting, expertly crafted fillings including creamy pralines, sweet caramels, nutty noisettes and soft ganaches.
L’Occitane gift set , £29
Is it pamper time yet? We can’t get over this deliciously scented L’Occitant gift set – which promises a ‘little touch of luxury’ for every lucky owner.
Each tin includes a lavender foaming bath, almond shower gel, almond milk concentrate, shea butter hand cream, Bonne Mère Rose Soap and a box to store all of your goodies.
Personalised prosecco cushion , £19.99
Are they a prosecco princess or crazy for chocolate?
Printed with a word of your choice, this fun cushion is a sofa compulsory, with the phrase: ‘There Comes A Time In Every Woman’s Life When The Only Thing That Helps Is (chocolate or prosecco)’ splashed on the front.
So if the only thing that helps them is a bottle of prosecco, some chocolate or a luxurious bubble bath, pop it on this cushion asap.
Flat pumps, Cath Kidston , £32
With an embroidered upper, these pointed little flats, are coated with extra cushioning for comfort. Plus, they’re pink!
Scarf, Dorothy Perkins , £12
Pink is still the hue to be seen in, so help her keep warm over winter and well into spring, when she can debut them with her new flats!
Fitness tracker, Amazon , £16.99
If your mum is on a mission to get fit, this fitness tracker could be just the thing. Not only is it aesthetically pleasing, it’s also super handy for reaching targets, too!
Heels, M&S Collection , £35
These bargain must-haves are perfect for party season and beyond – and they look just like Sex And The City’s Carrie Bradshaw’s favourite Manolo Blahniks.
Help her achieve inner harmony with these soothing and aromatic products based on Indian Rose and Sweet Almond Oil.