Christmas 2016: Gift guide for women
Published 6 December 2016 by Emily Bancroft
Buying gifts for her doesn’t need to be a stress this year!
We don’t want to alarm you but it’s now less than three weeks to Christmas. This is the time of year when everything starts to feel a bit stressful, especially if you’ve not got round to buying all of the presents yet.
If you’ve still got to pick up a few gifts for the main woman in your life – whether that’s your partner, your mum or your sister – don’t panic. We’ve put together our pick of the best gifts* for women for Christmas 2016, from the best little treats to big presents she’s sure to love.
Stocking fillers (under £10)
Just looking to get a few smaller gifts? We’ve got you covered.
Christmas chocolate selection: You can’t go wrong with chocolate and Hotel Chocolat is always going to go down well. This Christmas Pocket Selection features eight special-looking chocolates wrapped with a red ribbon to give it a stylish look and at only £8, it won’t break the bank.
Soap & Glory beauty set: Smellies are another great gift idea for the woman in your life. One great little gift option is this Soap & Glory Take Your Pink set from Boots. It comes with four mini treats – shower gel, body butter, hand cream and a body scrub for just £10.
Floral stretch bracelets: You might be thinking of picking up some serious bling for her, but if you want her to have something smaller yet still sparkly to open, this pack of three floral stretch bracelets from Primark makes a sweet little gift for just £5.
Absolutely Fabulous: 2016 marked the year that our favourite media duo finally made it to the big screen! Enjoy their hilarious feature-length adventure with this DVD from Amazon for just £9.99 and look out for a whole host of all-star cameos.
Barry M Nail Paint: When it comes to Christmas, all things metallic and shiny are always going to look on point. This Barry M Molten Metal Nail Paint from Boots is a great stocking filler at just £4 and it comes in four stylish metallic shades.
Under the tree (£10 - £100)
Now it’s time for some really special presents for your special lady – read to find the perfect presents to put under your tree.
Harry Potter dressing gown: If the woman in your life is a Harry Potter fan, she’s sure to love this Harry Potter dressing gown from Primark in the Gryffindor colours – she’ll really be able to feel like she’s at Hogwarts!
Beyoncé album: Queen Bey was well and truly back this year with her visual album Lemonade. Pick up the CD and DVD from Tesco for just £12 and your lady can shimmy around to some of Beyoncé’s best hits.
Yves Saint Laurent spray: Perfume is never going to be the most budget-friendly present. Saying that, this Yves Saint Laurent 'Elle' eau de parfum from Debenhams is currently a bargain – you can pick it up for just £32 reduced from £64.
Velvet floral dress: Make sure the woman in your life is ready to party with this pretty velvet Christmas dress from F&F at Tesco. It’s just £30 and is perfect for dressing up with heels or going more casual.
Brocade ankle boot: These stylish ankle boots from Matalan feature a gold floral print all over. They would make a great gift for your special lady this Christmas and at just £25, they’re a lot cheaper than other similar styles.
*Prices correct at time of writing – 05/12/16