The Muddy Xmas Gift Guide #1: For Her
Aunts, mums, grandmas, sisters and your girl posse all covered for Crimbo, plus some spot-on suggestions for gifts to self. Ho ho ho.
Channel your inner Bowie with one of these fab Orwell + Austin handmade zig zag cashmere blend jumpers. Available in blue, red or pink from the-Bias-Cut.com in an exclusively-sized range to flatter all body shapes.
IN THE BAG
Soft and slinky, this cowhide and leather Iggy bag comes hand made from Owen Barry’s traditional Somerset workshops. Comes with a detachable shoulder strap, zipped interior pocket, and a lifetime guarantee. Available in four colours including our favourite, silver.
Less is more, according to gorgeous jewellery brand Wanderlust Life - case in point, this stunning Petite Stella Orb gold chain necklace with iridescent labradorite.
STRIKE A LIGHT
We love the sleek simplicity of these three wick candles from Oxfordshire-based House of Bluebelle. Choose from gorgeous scents including Winter Spice and Forest Berries.
Guaranteed to turboboost your va-va-voom (honestly, try it on the school run and enjoy the morning glory), this leather biker jacket by Overider is for life, not just for Christmas.
OIL ME UP
A delicious body oil from Prismologie blended with antioxidants, ruby micro-crystals and the gorgeous scent of cedar wood. Luxurious to the touch, it will firm and condition your skin and leave an attractive glow.
Watch the birdy
How about this feather wreath to tickle your fancy this Xmas? Also available as table settings, hearts and even numbers from the brilliantly named Plucking Fabulous.
One of the UK’s hottest young jewellery labels, Brave Lotus has boho chic totally covered. So hard to choose one favourite, but we’ll plump for these gold feather earrings with labradorite gemstone, framed by an Aztec hoop.
This purse (in Coral Caviar doncha know) has an extra large central compartment for your mobile. Frees your other hand up for fun and fizz, courtesy of StJ Leather Gifts.
DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER
Pick up the perfect sparkly gift from Shen London – this luxe British jewellery brand has a growing reputation for superior diamonds and divine settings, and we can see why!
Cool, comfy and sexy as hell. Strut in style wearing these amaaazing vintage sneakers from Crime London in soft black leather with a silver flash from top Berkshire boutique Jax Jeans.
Party girl ahoy! This foxy jumpsuit by Onjenu, available from Kitch Clothing in Tunbridge Wells, comes in slinky seasonal soft velvet.
Make like a certain Ms Middleton AND tick A/W17’s biggest trend, pillar box red, with this sparkle boucle Woolhampton Coat from designer, Sophie Cranston — the McQueen and Temperley alumna now owns top Hampshire boutique, Libélula.
PUT A RING ON IT
This iridescent white sparkly silver and Drusy Cabochon stone ring is a real showstopper - bagsie for Xmas Day and New Year parties! It’s adjustable to fit so you don’t need to know the person’s ring size. Available from Warwickshire’s Meg Rose Jewellery.
Finisterre is an ethical Cornish brand inspired by hardy British surfers. Their gorgeous, alpaca/ wool blend, Hallaze jumper is guaranteed to keep you toasty on the beach and beyond this winter.
Foldable, rollable, packable, even crushable – but most importantly fabulously on-trend – this quilted Metro Tote from MZ Wallace is almost too nice for your sweaty gym gear.
All the gear, great idea! Tankini swim top in compression fabric to give high performance sculpting. Shorts too if you want to mixy-match.