Mother’s Day is fast approaching and most of us will be spending every waking moment frantically searching for the perfect present.
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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While some of us are getting excited about mince pies and mulled wine, others can’t wait to start our Christmas shopping. Not because of the crowds and the inevitable hole it’ll create in our bank accounts, but because of the incredible Christmas window displays we’ll get to feast our eyes on. And these don’t get much better than those on Oxford Street and in central London. From Liberty and Debenhams to Selfridges and Fortnum & Mason, here are some of the most glamorous, creative and classic shop fronts out there.
It’s easy to feel jealous of kids during Christmas and birthdays, because the toys and gadgets they receive are just so much cooler than what we get as adults. But luckily for us, there’s a world of awesome stuff out there for adults, too. From brilliant kitchenware to clever bits of tech, we’ve got you covered - because being a fully-grown adult means we can buy what we damn well please. 10 buys that help support Breast Cancer Awareness Month Women are buying more trainers than heels for the first time ever
Parents who have asked for handmade gifts for their daughter’s christening are causing quite the stir online. Parents have requested handmade gifts for DD,” she wrote. “Clearly they want lots of unique and personalised gifts for their DD, which is lovely.
Although your wedding is your day, we sure do worry a lot about whether our guests will enjoy themselves. From the type of music, food and most importantly the highly anticipated wedding favours. The stress of trying to please all your closest friends and family is enough to make anyone into a Bridezilla. However, these creative wedding favours are just downright awesome and will definitely be loved by your guests.
The best advice I have heard is to try and sneak a sniff of your loved ones favourite scents and get something similar (that way you can’t go too far wrong.) One of the worst gifts possible can be a fragrance that you just can’t stand! Jewellery and handbags also rank highly on the list of popular Valentines presents but they don’t have to cost the earth.
One of my personal favorite holiday traditions is the annual GOOP gift guide, curated by Gwyneth Paltrow and her team of cashmere legging-wearing GOOPers. I have never purchased anything from any of these, but I, like many readers of the lifestyle newsletter, voraciously pour through the guides in an attempt to get a glimpse at the blonde Hollywood mogul’s psyche. “Whether you want to spend $8 or $8,000, we’ve rounded up some of the most stunning and appealing gift options around — each and every item (a leather travel journal, monogrammed pajamas, an Hermes iWatch, a trip to the moon…) is something we’d love to give or receive,” says the GOOP.