Gifting can really be a minefield, so no wonder store cards are so popular. Sure, it's great to head off to Frasers after the big day and grab your favourite perfume but with us all in various stages of lockdown; who knows if that's even going to be a possibility? Plus, isn't it kind of fabulous to receive a great gift that you wouldn't have thought to buy for yourself? There's a certain special kind of satisfaction in using (and loving) something you didn't have to spend your hard earned cash on.
Whether it's for friends or family OR just a way of dropping a great big hint to your gift-phobic partner; we've lined up our favourite ten picks - from our own website AND some of our favourite online retailers. They're all guaranteed to raise your gifting game AND save your shoe leather.
So sit back, grab your favourite tipple and feast your mince pies on these beauties.
Loved by men and women alike, Amber Noir is Shearers iconic scent. This dark floral is a heady mix of amber, patchouli and tuberose and is perfect for burning on cozy Winter evenings. A great stocking filler or gift for a friend, the three wick variety will make a welcome addition to any mantlepiece this season. £15.
Our boxed leather gloves were originally £25 but are now on offer at just £12.50. They come in two styles and three sizes and are a great stocking filler or present for a teacher. It'll look as though you spent way more money than you really did.
Everyone needs a bit of sparkle at Christmas, right? Our gorgeous open star pendant by London based brand Latelita, comes in exquisite gift packaging and is the perfect way to glam up the festive season (even if you're spending most of it in your pyjamas). £62.
If you're straight up struggling to find a great gift, look no further than this collection of necklaces and bracelets. With styles available in gold, rose gold and silver, it's a personalised pressie that will look like you put heaps of thought into. And if you're really fancy pants; well there's real diamond varieties to choose from too. All in Latelitas lovely gift packaging. Prices from £48
The go-to Christmas gift, raised its game this year. It's no wonder - with us all spending more time at home than ever; sleepwear became day wear. Our super fluffy, softest faux fur Anya slippers come in three great colours and will showcase your pedi AND keep your tootsies warm and cozy. £31.50
When you spend a third of your life sleeping, it's important that your sleepwear feels as good as it looks. Our sleepwear range is super luxurious, made from natural fibres, like this gorgeous leopard pyjama set in leopard. Bamboo feels super-soft, regulates your temperature and will wick away moisture. Plus if the postie wakes you up with an early Amazon delivery; you'll have no fear opening the front door. £59
Another go-to seasonal gift, a great scarf needn't be boring. Why not have a look at a gorgeous screen printed beauty from British Brand One Hundred Stars? Featuring street maps of cities like London, Paris and New York, they're big enough to be worn in a variety of great ways. Buy online from The Shoe Gallery for just £27.95
Even if you're staying at home this Christmas, there's no excuse not to shine. Our Yasmin Top is handmade to order by UK brand Zalina White. Throw it on over your pyjama trousers and you'll be good to go on those family and friend Zoom calls. £55
Step away from the scratchy Christmas sweater with the predictable motif and give something that can be worn all year round instead. We found this great sweater from one of our favourite independent boutiques - Oso - and it's in the sale too! It features a really great combo of teal, gold and pink and will be a super versatile addition to any wardrobe. £45.50
If your vision of Christmas is wafting around the house, fizz in hand - all whilst wearing some glamorous creation; then we have the perfect solution for you. This uber classy dressing gown by One Hundred Stars features a road map print of Paris and contrasting collar. If it's good enough for Nigella Lawson (who has one), then it's good enough for us, quite frankly. Buy online from The Shoe Gallery.