Time flies, it'll be Christmas before we know it! Christmas may be the most magical time of the year that we love to spend with our families; looking for the perfect present is a challenge each year. Whether you're looking for something fun or practical for you mom, dad, sister, brother, boyfriend, girlfriend or other loved ones: here's some Christmas gift inspiration for both him and her. But ladies first!
Victoria's Secret.. There's nothing more feminine and sweet (literally) than the beauty products of Victoria's Secret. From the body sprays, to the bodylotions and the cute beauty cases, any girl will love this. The best part is: these products are available in some drug stores too!
Diamonds are a girls best friend, but hey, any other type of bling will do the trick too! You can never go wrong with a minimalstic silver bracelet or a small heart pendant necklace. Minimalistic pieces of jewelry with a hint of bling will go with any ocassion or look and will surely make every woman's heart melt. Tip on the color: rose gold is the hottest color right now!
Another thing you can't go wrong with: a yummy perfume. Perfumes are quite personal, so if you're not sure... These are the most popular womans' fragrances at the moment, so there's a good chance these will be liked!
1.Yves Saint Laurent - Black Opium (woody: white fowers, vanilla and black coffee )
2. Viktor & Rolf - Flowerbomb (floral: bergamot, rose, and musk)
3. Dior- J'adore (floral: jasmin, rose and bergamot)
4. Lancôme - La vie est belle ( powdery: red berries, black currant and pear)
5. Burberry - Burberry London (spicy: wood, musk and tiare flower)
These are the most popular scented luxury candles and they make the perfect Christmas gift! The candles come in cute jars and are often availble in stunning gift boxes.
A fashion, beauty, lifestyle or cooking book
Aren't these the subjects that most women are into? There are plenty of stunning coffeetable books out there about style or lifestyle, but also on make up and healthy living.
The beauty box
Beauty products in general are a little personal, so a surprise beauty box is a fun way to try out new products. Beauty boxes always contain a little bit of everything: hair, make up, body and nail products. Check this list of beauty boxes you can order.
A good quality (cashmere is great) sweater for a man is always a nice gift. Who doesn't love clothes and looking nice? A classic sweater will go with any look and occasion, but it depends on the style of the person you're getting it for of course ;) Pull & Bear has got a great variety of cozy sweaters and knits.
Men love a good scent just as much as women do. In case you're unsure what fragrance to get for a male, these are the most popular at the moment. Big chance he'll love one of these!
1. Viktor & Rolf - Spicebomb (spicy; cinnamon, bergamot & pink pepper)
2. Chanel - Bleu De Chanel ( woody: Grapefruit, Lemon, Ginger)
3. Hugo Boss - Boss Bottled (fresh: fruit and citrus)
4. Paco Rabanne - Invictus ( woody: sweet, fruity )
5. Tom Ford - Tobacco Vanille ( spicy: tobacco blossom, vanilla and cacao)
Beers of the worldFact: men love a good beer. You can get these 'beers of the world' gift sets at pretty much any liquor store, and for the beer lover who likes to try all different kinds of beer, this could be a nice gift!
Like beer, most men can really enjoy a good glass of whiskey. So what better than to give him a bottle of whiskey? Or fancy whiskey glasses, a whiskey decanter or whiskey stones... Or make his whiskey dream come true and surprise him with an entire whiskey set!
Old skool grooming kit
If you know your dad or boyfriend likes to maintain a nice beard, why not give him this old skool grooming kit? It's got everything he will need in this beardloving box!
If he's intro traveling, a travel guide like The Ultimate Travel list with 500 of the most amazing places in the world to visit, could be a cool gift! Especially if you can pick out some next holiday destintions for you and your boyfriend / girlfriend!
The manly beauty case
A chic leather beauty case like this dark brown one with dark blue lining from Ted Baker is perfect for a man to store his personal products while travelling. Or to just keep other stuff stored nice and tidy.
Ideas for both
Tickets to do something fun together
There are tons of things you can do together, so why not surprise your boyfriend or girlfriend with a weekend getaway, a day of shopping in a big city, something active like snowboarding or hot air balloon flight, a relaxing day at a wellness center or a fun high tea?
Prosecco and luxury chocolates gift set
This is a perfect gift for a guy to buy for a girl and the other way around. You can never go wrong with this! Perfect for almost any occasion: prosecco and chocolates will hit the mark every time. These type of gift sets look stunning and are perfect to enjoy together.
A fancy accessory is something both men and women often like, so a chic leather wallet is a great gift idea to give to a man or a woman. Men especially love things that are also practical: why not look for a leather wallet that has a built in phone case? Story Leather has got some amazing leather goods for both men and women.
Do you always carry your laptop with you? Whether you take it to school or work, carrying your laptop in a chic laptop bag will not only protect your laptop... It'll also give you a style upgrade. The brand Bombata offers a wide range of high quality, leather laptop bags that are suitable for both men and women.
A high quality thermal mug for on the go is an ideal gift for those who are true coffee or tea addicts! The thermal mugs from My Contigo are 100% spill and leak proof, and keep your drink hot for 5 hours or cold for 12 hours. Available in all sorts of colors, models and sizes.
The timeless watch
Who doesn't like a stunning and practical piece of jewelry? If there's one brand that offers stunning high quality watches for men and women, it's gotta be Daniel Wellington. They come in stunning gift boxes, perfect for Christmas!
An ideal gift for the two of you: a bedside pocket! Keep some dvd's, remotes and snacks in there so you have everything at the ready for a relaxing evening in bed with a good movie!
Sudio Sweden earphones
Stunning, elegant, timeless and high quality sound: that's what the Sudio Sweden earphones are. They come in a fancy leather pouch and will have you listening to your favorite tunes in style. Available in different colors and silver, golden or rose golden accents.
If you have other nice ideas, share your own Christmas gift inspiration in the comments!
Posted by Malu Swartjes on 10 November 2016