If you despair of your other half buying you something lovely for Christmas, then maybe you need to give him some inspiration. Over the next few weeks we’ll be putting together a series of Christmas gift guides full of gorgeous things, starting with irresistible little stocking fillers. If you see something you like, why not send him a link?
Belle-et-Bonbon French Fancies
What could be easier for him than an adorable pair of knickers that comes in its very own Christmas decoration? Belle-et-Bonbon’s signature French Fancy side-tie knickers are made from silk chiffon and come in a festive bauble that he can hang straight on the tree. They come in black or red and cost £35. Buy from sheerluxurylingerie.com.
Love Me Sugar sleepmasks
If you wear an eyemask to sleep, have him treat you to a luxurious Parisian designed one to replace the one you got from your last long-haul flight. Love Me Sugar offers a beautiful collection of handmade sleepmasks and blindfolds, inspired by vintage designs and made from satins, silks and vintage lace. They are totally glamorous and a gorgeous gift. Prices start at just £21.50 from Etsy.com.
Topshop vintage inspired nightdress
We love Topshop for giving us access to designer trends at prices we can afford, and this pretty vintage style nightdress would make the perfect ‘wow’ stocking gift. In mint with cream trim you’ll be the epitome of elegance on Christmas morning. £45 from Topshop.
Pink Champagne lip balm
Not every gift has to cost a fortune. This delicious Pink Champagne lip balm from Aspire Style is a little bit of girly luxury for your lips and the perfect thing to pop into a stocking or a handbag. With cocoa and shea butters, it will leave your lips kissably smooth. £4.99 from Aspire Style.
Lascivious has designed an exclusive collection of knickers for Selfridges which might tickle his fancy. There are two styles of ouvert knickers (open at the back) in a choice of pale peach or black. The Kitty Satin Ouvert knickers are inspired by the brand’s best-selling Kitty knickers and are made from satin with a double layer of tulle at the back finished with ribbons and bows, while the Suki Satin Ouvert Knickers have a double popper opening allowing you the choice of revealing or concealing. They cost £78 each and will be available from Selfridges’ Oxford Street store or from the Lascivious website from mid-November.
Nails Inc Nail Polish Diary
If you love your nail polish, then point him in the direction of this fab gift set from Nails Inc. Featuring a full size nail polish for every month of the year, the nail polish diary includes best-selling shades and trend colours as well as special effect polishes such as rainbow sprinkles, silver foil and feather effect. He can pick it up for just £42 from feelunique.com.
Princesse tam.tam knicker gift set
The French brand is celebrating the Russian influence of its current collection with a cute gift set of hipster bikini briefs of suspender shorts packaged in a little Russian doll. Available in orange, navy or a doll print, this is a fun but practical gift. The set costs £22 from Princessetamtam.co.uk.