Christmas 2020: 10 Gift Ideas for WomenBy Alicia Grimshaw
There’s loads of gift ideas swimming about the internet, but here are some of our favourites for Christmas 2020.
Gifts for Women: Homeware
The Lowdown: Cutch is a new, luxury scented candle business with a range of hand-poured, soy wax candles which create a sensory embrace through a blend of natural fragrances and essential oils. Named after the Welsh term ‘Cwtch’, meaning cuddle or hug, the brand was born in June 2020 when many had been unable to wrap their arms around their loved ones for many months. The Friendship Embrace Candle blends vibrant essential oils and fragrances to create a comforting sense of warmth and positivity that comes with friendship.
Where: Buy online, £18
The Lowdown: La Di Da Interiors stock a range of homeware gifts including these animal-shaped vases –quirky, unique and a focal point for any room. They’re beautifully hand-painted on stoneware with intricate detail, and are a great gift for any home.
Where: Buy online, £55
The Lowdown: Inspired by the latest trends, Sass and Belle are always busy dreaming up new ideas full of joy, style and all lovingly designed in London. A bestselling item on the website, welcome a modern twist on the classic boho style with this large-sized rattan mirror. Part of Sass and Belle’s Pastel Boho collection, the mirror brings a burst of freshness to any room.
Where: Buy online, £25
The Lowdown: This gorgeous range of plants and plant
Where: Buy online, from £7
Gifts for Women: Jewellery
The Lowdown: LEO & LUMI is a newly launched jewellery brand with a conscience, creating elegant and timeless pieces to last a lifetime. Each LEO & LUMI piece has been crafted to a modern and minimalist appeal – with the ability to be worn alone, stacked, or layered. The Emma ring is something special, featuring LEO & LUMI’s signature chain ring with three sustainable HPHT diamonds.
Where: Buy online, £142
The Lowdown: The award-winning Danish jewellery brand Sif Jakobs Jewellery designs and produces sophisticated jewellery of the highest standard with a modern expression. The Antella earrings are made of 18 karat gold plated 925 Sterling silver with rhodium, polished surface and a baguette zirconia.
Where: Buy online, £179
Gifts for Women: Personalised
The Lowdown: Created in 2015, HA Designs has rapidly become the go to personalisation brand. Their main aim is to deliver bespoke pieces which won’t break the bank, either when looking for a special gift or a present to yourself. This purse has all the compartments to stay organised, yet stylish. Expect Saffiano leather with press stud closure and 6 card slots – and you can add in initials of your giftee at the checkout.
Where: Buy online, £35
The Lowdown: The New Beginnings Stationery Bundle is an ideal gift for a perfect start. Included is a weekly desk pad, to do list, a personalised diary or notebook, an inspirational art print and some lovely postcards. Martha Brook produces all of their stationary in West London, and from paper sourced from sustainable forests.
Where: Buy online, £36
Gifts for Women: Clothing and Shoes
The Lowdown: In a smooth green finish, this Oliver Bonas tote bag is in a rectangular profile featuring an adjustable shoulder strap and two fully-lined, zipped compartments, complete with luxe gold-toned metalware. A chic gift for a loved one this Christmas.
Where: Buy online, £49
The Lowdown: Meet Talolo Boots, a range of eye-catching boots with the durability of wellies. Whether taking the pooch out, working in the garden or heading out in the rain, these effortlessly chic, sleek all weather cowboy style ankle boots will add a touch of sass to any outfit. Made from high-quality biodegradable rubber with a 3cm gel heel.
Where: Buy online, £59