There’s only so many pairs of socks and bottles of perfume you can cluelessly buy her for Christmas — so grab something from Men’s Style’s gift guide instead.
If she thinks her Fitbit looks a little daggy, Jawbone’s UP2 — which comes in a sleek range of colours and textures — and the Ringly Rendezvous — a slender gold bangle decorated with an eye-catching gemstone — are two stylish alternatives.
The Avid Explorer by Aesop
This lavish kit includes a quartet of Aesop products she’ll love in her bathroom cabinet: Resurrection Aromatique Hand Wash, Resurrection Aromatique Hand Balm, A Rose By Any Other Name Body Cleanser, and Rejuvenate Intensive Body Balm.
Moleskin Livescribe Notebook
The same elegant Moleskine journal she’s always loved . . . but cutting-edge bluetooth technology transfers every word she writes in ink on paper from a smart pen on to her device in an instant, allowing her to digitally save hand-written notes.
Victoria’s Secret Afterhours Satin Boxer PJs
She’ll love the comfort of the luxe, silky-soft shorts and button-front top in a Christmassy green-and-red satin, and we don’t need to explain why you’ll love anything coming from Victoria’s Secret.
Belgravia by Julian Fellowes
Downton Abbey’s author has returned with this scandalous novel set in Victorian London, serialised into 11 chapters that leave you on a cliffhanger, as if that Netflix series she loves binge-watching has been transferred onto the page.
With a minimalist design paying homage to the original Polaroids, this 10-megapixel camera has 32GB storage and produces high-quality 2×3’’ prints in colour, black and white, and sepia.
The perfect plant if she doesn’t have a green thumb — a terrarium only requires a spray every week or so to add a bit of greenery to the home. Happy Place Terrariums offer can create bespoke terrariums if you’ve got a specific idea in mind.
Victorinox Tomo nail kit
This Swiss Army style manicure kit boasts five functions — a blade, nail file with nail cleaner, scissors and key ring — in a smart two-inch package that fits neatly in her handbag.
Wine club membership
Vino Mofo started in an Adelaide garage five years ago and has crown into a community of 350,000 members, many of whom take advantage of great-value subscriptions that send hand-picked wines to their door every week.
Golden Fruit Candles
These scented candles come in warm McIntosh Apple, refreshing Bartlett Pear, and citrusy Pineapple — and when they’ve finished adding their fragrance, they continue being a great ornament in the living room.