It’s less than two months until Christmas, and kids and adults alike are already excited to get their advent calendars opened and fairy lights up. So let’s not forget the most important thing of all in the festive run up – Christmas jumpers. Whether you tend to go for a chic and tasteful jumper or a gloriously garish one, here are the best of kids’ Christmas jumpers 2016 so your little ones can rock the look too. 30 delightfully alternative advent calendars This is what people think of the John Lewis Christmas advert
You’ve bought the turkey and all the trimmings, and you’ve got the bubbly chilling in the fridge – so now it’s time to think about the table decor to match your impressive spread. Luckily, giving your dining room a Christmas makeover to wow your guests is easy. Here’s eight DIY ideas for every theme, from minimalist, to classic, to glitz and glamour… Rustic charm
When it comes to Christmas dinner, the pressure makes it tempting to head to the most expensive supermarket to ensure a good feast. Pork does tend to be of a better quality the more you pay for it, especially when it comes to sausages and bacon – the essentials for pigs in blankets.
Children’s toys are great, but they’re, well, for children. They're not exactly stylish and could most definitely do with a bit of a makeover. Well, Stylight have put together a range of ‘fashion toys’ that even us adults want to snap up. Ultimate couple Gigi and Zayn have been made into Barbie and Ken and a Polly Pocket set means you can immerse yourself in the Victoria Secret Fashion Show experience.
Especially when you spend half of it rowing with your family, and the other half worrying about rowing with your family. “I find Christmas to be a time when many of my clients are brought back to their childhoods and those memories may not all be happy,” Hilda explains. “Many of us, when we retreat to our family home, are confronted with parents and siblings who treat us as they always have done.
Ah Christmas. That wonderful time of year when you show your friends and family how much they mean to you in exact monetary terms.
Personalised buys are bigger than ever this year. Everything from fragrances to fashion comes with a monogram option – and we couldn’t be happier. So, whether you’re looking for a chic bag or cheese board, here are 30 monogrammed items bound to be one of the best presents under the tree. 14 Christmas jumpers for women and men (that you’ll actually want to wear) Bling on a budget: Jewellery that will make any outfit look haute
Everyone loves a good stocking come Christmas time. But there’s no need to spend serious cash. From stylish scarves to seriously handy tools, there’s a whole range of budget-friendly gifts that’ll keep everyone happy and ensure you’ll have plenty of money left over for the big guns. Gifts for her: What to buy the lady in your life this Christmas Christmas getaways: The best hotels to spend the festive break i
Christmas is just round the corner meaning that it’s time to start thinking about what you’ll buy the men in your life this festive season. Sure, you could go down the socks route, or you could peruse this ultimate wish list for inspiration. From nostalgic games consoles to home comforts (yes, there is a pair of sheepskin slippers included), we’ve compiled the best present ideas out there – from £11 to £400. Gifts for children: We’ve got Christmas all wrapped up for little ones 30 festive gifts for your furry friend
Advent calendars are no longer the indulgence of children. If anything the older you get they better they get. 24 miniature bottles of gin? Artisan coffee lurking behind each door? Yes please. Very much yes please. If you fancy straying away from the ordinary this festive season, we’ve curated a list of alternative advent calendars to inspire you. Ranging from luxurious to comical; there’s something for everyone. May your December be merry and bright! Gifts for her: What to buy the lady in your life this Christmas The 2016 beauty advent calendar edit
Secret Santa is a tough one. You may land yourself with a colleague you know very little about or feel extremely restricted by the £5 limit. Thankfully, you don’t have to go down the joke route. We’ve found tons of great presents that will put a smile on anyone’s face.
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Us Brits are well known for the soppy way we indulge our pets all year round. Christmas is just another excuse to shower our beloved furry friend with gifts galore. Some of us are lucky enough to receive presents from our animal friends too. Last year my cat got me the posh hand cream I’d been lusting after.
Not a funny kinda guy? No worries, man; let your clothes be the joke this festive season. Christmas is the one time of year you can legit bust out an ugly jumper and actually get compliments. This year’s novelty knits are better than ever, forget your Santa and Rudolph with their bums out (so basic); this year’s Christmas jumper game is on point, we’re talking cultural references, retro nostalgia and puntastic wit.
Christmas is coming, which means that annual conundrum of what to buy that special woman in your life returns. Luckily for you, we’ve searched high and low for this year’s top buys. From sheepskin gloves to *the* new coffee table travel book to the ultimate subscription service, there’s something in here to satisfy every budget and female. No matter her age.
While nothing will ever replace cheap chocolate filled calendars, jazzed up with snowmen and nativity scenes, there’s something infinitely more exciting about counting down the days until Christmas with one beauty treat after another. After all, who wouldn’t want to receive a travel sized fragrance or a mini mascara throughout December? From The bareMinerals to Clarins, even more brands have jumped on the beauty advent calendar band wagon this year, tempting you to treat yourself to a cheeky festive gift for yourself – or a mate. But you better be quick: if past year sales are anything to go by, this luxe calendars tend to sell out fast.