When it comes to choosing Christmas gifts, I always find it super easy to find lovely gift ideas for the women, but it’s often more difficult for the men, if you don’t want to stick with socks and cufflinks. When shopping for women, you have a plethora of gift options from budget-friendly stocking fillers, through to the most luxurious jewellery, there’s something for everyone, and I have a selection of gift ideas to share with you, which would all make really great gift ideas.
One of my personal favourite gifts to both gift and receive is fragrance. Everybody loves a new bottle of perfume, and it always feels like such a treat to receive. I also like that fragrance is linked to memories, so whenever you wear that fragrance, you’ll be reminded of the individual that gifted the fragrance to you.
It doesn’t get more practical than socks, but socks don’t have to be a joke gift. Obviously, you can opt for novelty socks depending on whom you’re buying for, but beautiful bamboo socks are a great option. Did you know that bamboo socks are 3-4 times more absorbent than cotton, and the bamboo offers natural thermoregulation technology, allowing them to keep your feet nice and cosy, even on the chilliest days. I think bamboo socks would be a fun twist on socks as a gift, and there are so many designs and colours to choose from.
Jewellery is a gift which will last a lifetime, and jewellery pieces are perfect for those we care about. The jewellery pieces can be worn as a reminder of the love and affection we have for them every day, and they’ll be cherished for years to come. You don’t have to spend a fortune to get high quality jewellery thanks to retailers like Jewellery Box or Warren James, that offer affordable jewellery in silver, yellow gold and rose gold.
We are all having a tough time right now, and I think we could all do with some R&R. I think any woman would be thrilled to receive a spa voucher, or a voucher for a beauty treatment like a full body massage, a facial or manicure. By buying a voucher, it allows your gift recipient to book the treatment themselves for a time/date that works for them, and it’ll be something for them to look forward to, too.
Another beauty themed gift idea is my fifth suggestion, and it’s a DIY pamper hamper. You can buy ready made hampers, but I think a custom hamper shows how much thought and consideration you’ve put into the gift. You could add things you know they’d enjoy, and include things like face masks, their favourite alcoholic drink, manicure tools, a jade roller, a candle, a bath bomb – literally anything to help your loved one give themselves some much-needed “me” time.
You can buy hamper baskets from card shops, which contain everything you need to make a hamper, like the wicker basket, filling, the cellophane wrap and a bow, for the perfect, beautifully presented DIY beauty hamper.