Welcome to the first of my 2015 Christmas Gift Guide.
This guide is for HER I’ve added products that I absolutely adore & fun products I’ve found over the past year that I think others would love too. It’s a pretty long guide so I’ve split it into two sections. It was so hard to narrow it down I could have added a lot more.
This guide comes in magazine form below and simple blog post form too. If you see anything that you like simply click the name and it will take you straight to their site.
1 | Jungwonny Jacket 350 £200
With the winter season upon us it is import to get the right jacket. JUNGWON Jacket is a full-featured fabric for urban life and completely waterproof & windproof not to mention offers excellent breathability. Perfect for layering throughout the windy, rainy days year round. Would go down a treat with the ladies in your life – I know I’d love one.
2 | Netflix Gift Card £15-£50
Right if you don’t know already I adore Netflix one of the best things to come out of the internet. Why not surprise someone with a Netflix voucher they will be able to watch movies & TV shows online or stream the right to their smart TV, game console, PC, Mac, mobile, tablet …. you name it (sorry the list can literally go on forever). It will be perfect for some well deserved ‘Me Time’ & if you haven’t got Netflix yet … Errm why not? Start your free trial today www.netflix.com
3 | Moka Stovetop Coffee Pot from Bialetti £35
Who loves coffee *raises both hands* I love this retro with a modern twist looking coffee pot crafted from high grade aluminium with a heat resistant nylon handle, this 5-6 cup ‘Moka Express’ espresso maker from Bialetti is a stylish stove top coffee pot that allows you to create a personalised flavour, as blend quality and quantity can be selected directly in the filter. It features a practical non-stick coating for easy cleaning and holds a large 350ml capacity.
4 | Infuriation Classic £15.99
Right with the New Year just round the corner EVERYONE and their neighbours dog will be jumping on that health trip… Me?! I’m starting next week (keep en eye out on my Instagram) But listen instead of wasting money on flavoured water brands, you can now make unlimited flavours in your own home. YEP – GENIUS! Healthy, low cost and super cute looking right? Their BPA-free fruit infusing bottle is designed for any cool liquids and perfect for all your favourite flavour combinations. A colourful silicone lid fits tightly to prevent any leaking.
5 | Rogues Shoes Ziggy Stardust £150
I saw these little beauties at the Christmas Fair at Olympia last month (blog post to follow) I simple can’t stand how cute and stylish they are. With a sand suede upper & a super soft tan calf-skin lining, neon turquoise patent leather lightening bolt details and neon turquoise silk-effect laces you are screaming hipster. Boots come with additional thicker 5mm cotton laces in black to match the suede of the upper also.
6 | Flutterby Knot Necklace £28
Gorgeous jewellery we discovered at the Christmas Fair. This silver coloured knot necklace was my mums favourite (see’s turning stylish on me these days)! Very tactile and easy to wear! 33-39cm long to knot drop, additional 17cm drop. Base metal. Gift-wrapped in a box.
7 | Kaleidoscope Exquisit Lac Dress £109
Now ladies and gents this had to be my ultimate evening dress style from Kaleidoscope. I was saying to another blogger friend and the PR team why not in black but the Red and Green have grown on me something aweful. I love how Kaleidosope go extra every season. You can have the owner of this dress showing some skin while still staying covered up. You have to admit this stunning lace dress toes the line between prim and provocative, with deep v-back detailing and contrast colour lining.
8 | Connock London Kukui Oil Travel Collection £49
One of the first brands my mother & myself got chin wagging to at the Christmas Fair. Their scent is to die for its just such a shame it’s so hard to choose which product to get so why not choose them all with their perfect travel companion to ensure you never need to be away from home without your favourites from the Kukui Oil Collection! And believe me there is too many favourites to list.
30ml Eau de Parfum
10ml Wonder Balm (full retail size)
75ml Hydrating Hand & Body Lotion
75ml Comforting Hand & Body Wash
9 | Milume Potted Pants £23.50
I did a double take when I saw these beautiful Liberty prints underwear. They are simply gorgeous. These little knickers are comfortable AND sexy. Match them with a set of bra straps and throw a Milu Me dress over the top to complete the look. They also come in their own little pots.
10 | The Original Sightseeing Tour £30
Been on the tour twice this year and I can’t wait to take another tour next year in the middle of summer. Nothing scream welcome to London than sightseeing all the local hot spots while traveling on a double-decker! With over 80 conveniently located bus stops across London and countless photo opportunities, The Original Tour really is the best way to see London and its famous landmarks.
They have great value 24 hour tickets include 3 FREE Walking Tours, a FREE Thames River Cruise Pass and unlimited access to all our bus tour routes. From historic sites and attractions, to some of the most famous views in the world, let The Original London Sightseeing Tour help you plan your day out in the capital.
11 | Air & Grace Jack and Jill Shoes £150
Who doesn’t need another pair of boots? The cut away sides of the Jack and Jill boot and contrast strap detail make this style as versatile as it is chic. Their patent pending Tender Loving Air ® memory foam cushioning provides the hidden feel good factor. They’ll be running around town all day with sassiness and style, boots that feel and look this good finally exist.
12 | River Island Tab Embellished Charm Watch £35
I love watches and you do need a watch to go with every outfit. I have always loved River Island for their ladies watches. Why not get this Gold tone watch with its Round dial & Embellished face. It also has the branded charm and tan brown strap.
13 | Tiba + Marl Elwood Backpack Floral £115
Everyone needs a stylish and practical backpack. It’s become a thing for me … especially being a mother to a 3-year-old, The ELWOOD is the ideal everyday choice; leaving you hands free for a busy day out-and-about. Featuring their ultra-cool signature floral print this backpack is large enough to fit most laptops and doubles up perfectly as a work bag, gym bag or even carry-on bag.
14 | Vivoactive £199.99
Perfect for them gym buffs out there. Or you can simply us it as temptation this Ultra-thin GPS smartwatch with a sunlight-readable, high-resolution colour touchscreen is perfect for telling you what you’re doing and what you need to be doing when it comes to keeping fit. It also has a built-in sports apps, including GPS-enabled running, biking and golfing plus swimming and activity tracking, let you view your stats even when away from your phone
15 | Acer Iconia One 8 Ince 16GB Wi-Fi £119.99
Everyone needs a phone an a tablet. I love the Acer brand especially with this incredibly fast 8-core processor the tablet will deliver seemless multi-tasking, smooth web browsing and responsive gaming, while acer’s precision plus touch technology delivers the most accurate touch experience ever, allowing you to play, write and sketch with incredible precision.
16 | Gold Monogram Mug £8
I have an original one, maybe two – don’t judge me. One with a C for Charlotte and one with a B for Berice Baby. I might even get one with an R for Rovi but use it myself. Their much-adored porcelain mugs return for the festive season with a limited edition golden gleam. Available in letters A through Z
17 | Beautiful Soul London Kichi Scarf £120
My mum is a scarf hoarder and I’m starting to become just like her … oops. Beautiful Soul London’s statement English Rose print, the ‘Kichi Scarf’ brings a little daring, yet timeless essential to your wardrobe. Beautiful Soul London is designed and manufactured in England. If you’re all for shopping British this Christmas then this brand is perfect for you.
18 | Kaleidoscope Together Clutch Bag £29
Party season right… Clutch bags are needed I simply adore my Together clutch so it would simply be rude not to share how lovely it is with my readers. Their gorgeous glitter clutch bag with metal trim, adds a touch of glamour to your look.
19 | Merrythought Windsor Teddy £78.50
For the teddy lovers – new addition to Merrythought’s Traditional range, Windsor is a classically designed teddy bear made from vintage style distressed gold mohair with complementary wool felt paws and a classy aquamarine satin ribbon.
20 | Olverum Bath Oil 200ml £36.95
Following on from the Netflix voucher why not get some Olverum (true oil) bath all with its unique and luxurious aromatic blend of essential oils. With just a few drops in your bath, these carefully chosen extracts combine to help ease stress and relax tension in both mind and body, bringing you back to your complete and natural self.
21 | Ragdalehall Day Spa Experience From £95
Why not choose something even more relaxing like experiencing the beautiful Ragdale and all it has to offer. As the spa day doesn’t include any treatments, it is also perfect for those who like to spend their time using the spa facilities, shopping or working out. Or for the seasoned spa goer who wants to choose their own menu of treatments.
Includes: Light lunch in the Verandah Bar
22 | ByStroom Hilma Clutch £30
I have falling in love with the dutch brand which has just launched in the UK their HILMA clutch is a simple and elegant clutch with plenty of room for cards, coins, a phone and more. The clutch is designed with room for 8 cards, two pockets, one with a zipper and a large compartment.
23 | Heart In Health Brown Coconut Oil £15
I met this lovely brand at the Free From Show earlier this year. Their unrefined Coconut oil is homemade giving a unique colour and texture. Perfect for cooking, skin & hair. Brown coconut oil lasts much longer than the commercial white coconut oil because its much thicker giving you longer use.
24 | Matalan Abbey Clancy Range From £15
The latest collection by Abbey Clancy features a rock and roll twist. Inspired by 70’s fashion the range features key pieces in vintage shapes and statement prints. Abbeys new range of partywear features sequin dresses, faux fur coats & jumpsuits with something to suit everyone.
Until Next Time… Charlotte x