Christmas Gift Ideas For The Women In Your Life

Whether it’s your wife, girlfriend, mother, sister, daughter, aunt, niece or grandmother - finding the perfect gift for that special woman can be a critical Christmas task and, truthfully, a bit difficult. A thoughtful gift needs to suit her personality and taste and be useful and practical.

So to save you the effort of pounding the pavement through every shop in the city, we’ve gathered a variety of gift ideas - from cosmetics and accessories to clothes and perfumes - that are sure to melt a woman’s heart.

Gift Hampers

Gift hampers are gaining in popularity. No longer viewed as a corporate gift or a lazy man’s way out, gift sets can be personalised for individual tastes, arranged in beautiful baskets and boxes and contain a variety of luxury items. If she’s difficult to buy for, or you have a couple of items in mind, a gift hamper can be a life, and time, saver.

The perfect gift hamper for that special lady could include anything from flowers, cosmetics and wine or bubbly to gourmet food, sweets and chocolates. Pamper hampers with beauty and body care products are also a great way to treat her to some relaxing time over the Christmas holiday.

Boxt “Keep Calm & Drink Wine” Gift Hamper

This hamper puts a clever spin on the popular “keep calm and ...” slogan, and boasts a delicious range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic indulgences. To complement the choice bottle of red, the Boxt wine hamper contains some tasty treats, including smokey cheese nibbles, organic chocolate and gourmet nuts, making it the perfect gift for the lady who likes to unwind with a glass of wine. Or for a non-alcoholic hamper option, Boxt also offers a ‘Keep Calm and Drink Tea’ gift set – because everyone knows a cuppa is the answer to all of life’s little problems.

L’Occitane Bath and Body Sets

L’Occitane En Provence is offering a special Festive Collection Pack for the Christmas season, filled with their beautifully scented fragrances, hand soaps, body lotions and shower gels. This gift is perfect for a rejuvenating soak during the holidays.

Fruit Hampers

We’ve all been in a situation like this: You’ve been invited to your aunt’s house for lunch on New Year’s Day. She told you not to bring anything, but you know you can’t show up empty handed – what should you bring? The perfect answer in a situation like this is to bring along a fresh and tasty fruit hamper, like this ‘Fruit & Bubbles Gift Hamper’. Everyone loves fruit – and on a hot New Year’s Day you know a juicy orange and a cold glass of bubbly won’t go to waste.

Beauty Products

Beauty products have long been a common option for women’s gifts. Not only viewed as a ‘want’ but as a ‘necessity’ by most women, beauty products open up a wide range of gift options for women, from perfumes to cosmetics and everything in between.

The Body Shop Ginger Sparkle Gift Tin


This body care set is an excellent choice for the Christmas season. It contains body butter and bath essentials, all with that seasonal ginger scent and happy gingerbread man design – cute, useful and smelling good enough to eat!

Benefit She’s So Jetset Set

Is your special lady planning a holiday over the summer season? It’s every woman’s dream to arrive at their destination airport looking movie-star-glamorous, instead of like they’ve been sitting too close to strangers for seven hours. So help make her dreams a reality with this Benefit beauty set – a compact makeup set that comes in a hand-luggage-friendly size – perfect for a quick in-flight makeover before landing.

Nude by Nature Gift Set

Myer offers a wide range of affordable and quality beauty gift options. One of their most amazing offers is the Nude By Nature Gift Set, containing everything a woman needs for beautiful summer glow complexion, all presented in a beautiful gift bag.

OPI Best of the Best Minis

With so many parties to attend over the festive season, and so many dresses to match accessories to, the last thing a woman needs to worry about is whether she has the right colour nail varnish to match as well. That’s where the OPI Best of the Best Minis come in handy. It offers a handbag-sized range of their most popular nail colours, so your special lady will always be party-ready.

Dolce & Gabanna Light Blue

Perfumes and fragrances are a woman’s way of completing her entire look. Some women also choose their fragrance depending on the season, and a perfect summer scent is Dolce & Gabanna Light Blue. The light and feminine scent makes it suitable for women of all age groups and lifestyles, and it’s available at a discounted price from the Perfume Connection.

Clothing

Clothes can be great for gifts as long as you know a woman’s taste or you stick to something classic yet contemporary. Some of the best options for clothing gifts for women this season are:

Leather Body Con Dress by Marku Lupfer

This body con dress with leather panels is a great gift idea for those who have a more daring style and for women who need a break from their usual boring wardrobes. The dress, available through Asos, is sure to make an impression at festive parties, combining traditional style with an innovative of leather design.

The perfect dress for a woman with natural curves, this demure Julien Macdonald wrap over v-neck dress has a gold jacquard design with embellished beads and a pleated waist that will give a woman that hourglass figure. The dress is available through Debenham’s online shop.

Star by Julien Macdonald

The perfect dress for a woman with natural curves, this demure Julien Macdonald wrap over v-neck dress has a gold jacquard design with embellished beads and a pleated waist that will give a woman that hourglass figure. The dress is available through Debenham’s online shop.

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Posted by Charlie81Report
Cool ideas. I love more personalized gifts. My brother is giving his wife a My Dreamlines wedding dress sketch. It looks amazing! It is breathtaking! My husband and I ordered one for our wedding to have it at the reception.