LAST MINUTE PRESENT IDEAS
The final countdown is officially underway as we head at a million miles an hour towards Christmas Weekend. And if you don't have your Christmas shopping all wrapped up yet, I've scoured a few favourite sites for my edit of the best there is going – all for under £50 (minus the velvet Mango velvet dress and Thomas Lyte tote which I couldn't not feature for their sheer brilliance). A general rule of thumb I follow is, if I like/want it, it's the sign of a good present.
Passport holder | Thomas Lyte I'm sure I'm not the only one thinking of fleeing to far-flung islands in a bid to find sun, sea and REST. Served sunny side up, there's an option to emboss initials for a personal touch on this passport holder by Royal Warrant holders Thomas Lyte. There are great ideas for the boys on their site too, in the shape of card holders, wash bags and travel wallets.
Star hair clip | Cheap Monday Love love love. And within Secret Santa budget.
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Star PJs | Hush We're rapidly heading into hibernation season due to a combination of post-Christmas fatigue and gloomy January days on the horizon. In which case PJs will be welcomed with open arms.
Velvet dress | Mango Bravo Mango, the best LBD I've seen. Looking likely this will be a present from me to me.
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Lottie tote | Thomas Lyte As goldsmith and silversmith to the Queen, it's safe to say Royal Warrant holders Thomas Lyte can be relied on for quality. Plus anything in this petrol blue gets the thumbs up from me. Oh, and it's in the sale.
Satin piped kimono top | ASOS Forget saving this for bed, this is exactly the kind of thing I'll be wearing for Christmas parties, New Year's Eve and beyond when it comes to after-dark hours. Looks expensive but isn't – perfect when it comes to present-giving.
Olly, Luna and I are heading into town this evening for more investigating on the present front, so I'll keep you posted. In the meantime, Happy Shopping xoxo