Selfcare Christmas Gift Guide

21 November 2018 by
First published: 20 November 2018

This year has been the year of #selfcare – a buzz word that’s been music to our ears! Our Selfcare Christmas Gift Guide is full of buys to help you slow down, take time out, and nurture yourself.

Whether you’re buying for a bestie, rellie or even yourself – ‘self’ care, remember!? – we have gift ideas from stocking fillers to blow-the-budget, you’re worth it treats – enjoy!

(Clockwise from top)

Yawn Pjs
Update your pjs with a set of luxurious 100% cotton blend pjs from Yawn. The relaxed cut and soft waistband on the new Hideaway print make them perfect for chilled evenings and weekends.
£89, loveyawn.com

Corkcicle Lively Floral Canteen
Stay hydrated and enjoy your favourite hot or cold drink anywhere, anytime with this super-stylish collab featuring Corkcicle’s well-loved Canteen style and Rifle Paper Co.’s iconic floral patterns.
£35 available from Selfridges and Anthropologie

New Balance X-90
New kicks are a surefire way to feel good! We’re loving New Balance’s 90s-inspired X-90s in Dark Oxide with Smoke Blue. If you’re looking for a go-with-anything style statement, these are for you.
£90, newbalance.co.uk

Ban.do Work It Out yoga mat
Collapse into Happy Baby on this supersoft yoga mat. Its playful Play Nice mantra and screen printed design make for a thoughtful addition to a yogi’s practice.
£29, uk.bando.com

Yawn socks
Nothing says ‘curl up with a cuppa and take some time out’ quicker than a luxe pair of bed socks. Yawn’s cashmere and merino blend tick all the boxes and are perfect for snuggling up with.
£18, loveyawn.com

Katie Leamon Note Pad
Know a stationery lover? Introduce her to luxe brand Katie Leamon and you’ll be friends for life! These hand-finished original designs are seriously covetable – you probably need to treat yourself to one or two, too!
£15, katieleamon.com 

The Odd Flower Gift Subscription
Treat a loved one to a monthly delivery of blooms from The Odd Flower, to help them stay connected to the changing seasons. Rooted in nature, these beautifully crafted bouquets are a gift that gives all year long.
From £39 for three blooms per month, theoddflower.com

Lark & Berry necklace
Looking for something really special? This beautiful necklace from Lark & Berry is made from ‘cultured’ diamonds made in a laboratory, mimicking the natural diamond-formation in the earth’s mantle. The luxurious range are conflict-free as there is no mining process, and they also generate less waste and water loss, making them one of the purest category of diamonds.
Veto Sapphire Necklace, £785, larkandberry.com

Ombar Centres Coconut & Vanilla
It’s not that we’re too grown up for a bag of chocolate coins at Christmas but when you could be indulging in Ombar’s new Coconut & Vanilla Centres, you’re missing a trick!
£1.99, ombar.co.uk

Eberjey Colette underwear set
Nothing says fancy pants like a new set of undies and this soft yet luxurious honeycomb lace Colette set from Eberjey is perfect. Its mellow latte colour suits all skin tones and its stretchy fabric makes for a beautiful fit.
Colette Racerback Bralette, £61 and Colette Boythong, £39, both Plaisirsboutique.com

Katie Leamon Assorted Luxury Christmas Crackers
Upgrade your crackers and set a seriously luxurious tone at your dinner table this year with Katie Leamon’s Assorted Luxury Christmas Crackers. These handmade English crackers are perfect for your most stylish friend.
£42, katieleamon.com

How to be content and How to make space
These two books by Dr Arlene Unger, illustrated by Jo Parry are both a lovely, thoughtful way to explore the themes and benefit from the collection of practical ways to improve your wellbeing. Ideal for a January reboot after the festive madness.
£9.99, blackwells.co.uk

Chelsea Candle Fig & Tonka candle
Chelsea Candle’s new Memories Collection is the perfect way to transport a loved one back to a shared happy memory. Whether it’s the cut grass of its English Countryside scent or the exotic aroma of our favourite Fig & Tonka, these stylish candles are a beautiful gift for your home-proud bestie.
£19.95, chelseacandle.com

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