The best gifts for her: the most stylish Christmas ideas revealed
Luxurious, stylish and cool - get them gifts they'll really want.
Christmas is just around the corner – which also means naff gifts 'for her' are filling the shelves.
Hastily chucked into shopping baskets, these gifts are often completely inappropriate for the person you're buying for and end up sitting in a cupboard for twelves months, regifted or – worst – just chucked in the bin.
It can be easy to be bamboozled – especially when you're buying for someone special and just want to get it right. But if you really want to please your mum, girlfriend, sister or best friend, follow our lead.
We've selected the best, most stylish and least naff Christmas gifts for her – no matter what she's into.
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The best Christmas gifts for her
1. For the one who's stressed all the time - Neom Organics London Scented Candle
If someone you know is in real need of some relaxation, you can't get much better than this Neom scented candle, part of its wider 'Sleep' range. With 6ml of pure essential oils in every candle, they'll be drifting off in no time.
Neom does other scents, too, including a range to 'make you happy' and one to wake you up and energise you – so there's plenty to choose from if you don't want to send someone to sleep.
2. For the beauty maven - Charlotte Tillbury Magical Mini Brush Set
The perfect gift for both beauty addicts and those making their first foray into makeup, this Charlotte Tillbury brush set is a real all-rounder. Including a blusher brush, eye blender brush, eye smudger brush and lip brush, the set also comes in absolutely gorgeous packaging, perfect to display on that dresser.
3. For the eco-warrior - Oxfam Gift Card
If you want to buy a gift that's ethical, look no further than this Oxfam gift card. Every card means a donation to the Future (IN) projects, which help give women all over the world a voice. Oxfam also do some pretty delicious chocolate, so pick some of that up on your way to the checkout too.
4. For the crafty one - ring making workshop
If you want to get something hands-on, this ring making workshop ticks all the boxes. At a London or Brighton workshop, participants will learn how to make a silver ring using wax carving techniques. You'll later receive your gorgeous creation in the post!
5. For the one who loves luxury - Le Labo Hinoki Shower Gel
If you know someone who loves luxury, this Le Labo thick-lathering shower gel will do the job. Made with sesame oil, rosemary leaf and sunflower oil, it is designed to nourish and tone. Its scent is "inspired by the Buddhist temples of Mount Koya in Japan which all carry the mystical, profusely warm and mesmerising scent of the hinoki trees from the surrounding forest", which sounds pretty cool to us.
And it looks great, too – the bottle looks like it's been plucked from a high end hotel room.
6. For the art lover - Matisse in the Studio
If you're dealing with an aesthete, this gorgeous coffee table book is a great choice. Published several years ago to coincide with a Royal Academy exhibition on the great French artist, Matisse in the Studio looks at the paintings, drawings and cut outs that we all know and love.
Lots of interesting details about his life, but plenty of pictures to feast on, too.
7. For the tech fan – Apple iPad in Space Grey
You can't really go wrong with Apple when it comes to Christmas gifts, can you? And with a 10-inch Retina display, amazing front and back cameras and 10 hours of battery life, this iPad is pretty perfect. Plus the Space Grey colour looks really, really chic.
8. For the homebody - Desta Sheepskin Slippers
If the person you're buying for wants to stay snug and cosy all winter long, this is for them. Soft sheepskin and a gorgeous design means they'll stay warm and look chic at the same time – no mean feat for a pair of slippers.
9. For the green-fingered - Macrame Plant Hangers
If you have someone in your life who's more plant than human, these gorgeous macrame hangers are perfect. Suitable for indoor or outdoor use, they come in a variety of colours and shapes – our favourite is the drip effect blue.