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10 Christmas Presents She’ll Actually Love

Categories Lifestyle

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.

Fitness tracker

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Polaroid Snap

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.

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Terrarium

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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