Christmas is not, of course, about presents. But that doesn't actually help you when it comes to shopping for all of your favourite people. Sure, it's the thought that counts but you do also want to give your loved ones things they'll really love and treasure for years to come.
Why not, then, present them with something from their favourite fashion house or luxury label? While this depends heavily on budget, there are some truly lovely gifts that won't completely break the bank.
You may also be searching for an investment piece to really impress, in which case we have you covered on that front, too. From Louis Vuitton's insta-famous boots to Dior sunglasses, Diptyque candles and YSL perfume, we've found the best luxury gifts for every budget – and style.
SHOP: The Best Luxury Gifts For Christmas 2021
Louis Vuitton's Pillow boots have been seen on everyone from Sophie Turner to Viola Davis and a whole host of Insta-famous women, too. It's not hard to see why – they're comfortable, practical and irresistibly squishy, promising to save feet from any inclement weather. One for the fashion fanatic in your life.
Vivienne Westwood's pearl choker has become known as the 'TikTok' necklace, largely due to a resurgence in its popularity as the likes of Bella Hadid, Rihanna and Dua Lipa have worn it. It's the perfect statement piece, ideal for layering over roll necks to give them a bit of razzle dazzle.
For any ski nuts you know (or just anyone who appreciates practical items that are pretty, too) these mittens from LoveShackFancy's recent collaboration with Bogner Fire + Ice are so lovely, you might find it difficult to give them away.
Perfect for the woman who never has a hair out of place, Cloud Nine's premium straighteners and accessories are available this Christmas with a new, luxurious forest green look. Shopping the styler now also adds a free accessories gift set to your basket for a little extra magic.
There is no better gift to tell that special person just how much they mean to you than an entirely personalised gift. Aurum and Grey's bespoke handwritten necklace allows you to write any name, phrase, in fact - anything you like, and they will replicate the handwriting in your choice of 9ct yellow, white or rose gold. Simply beautiful.
Classic sunglasses are hard to beat and nobody does them better than Dior. While this is certainly a generous present, it's one which will last forever and can't fail to put a smile on even the hardest-to-please person's face.
Nobody does sparkly accessories quite like Kate Spade and, while this bracelet may look very expensive, it's actually under £100. Give to your favourite person and then borrow it for nights out. Isn't that what friendship is all about?
A great scent is something everyone loves but that feels very indulgent to keep buying for oneself. Christmas, then, is the perfect time to treat someone to a delicious new perfume. This YSL fragrance has incredible top notes of tangerine and neroli and is designed to be unisex, which therefore means it suits everyone.
Looking for a pair of shoes they will love forever? A luxurious twist on the classic loafer, Aimée Ann Lou's plush velvet loafers are perfect for New Year's Eve and beyond, and the brands recent partnership with Positive Luxury means a sustainable, luxury shopping guarantee.
Give the gift of wellness this year with Marie Reynolds London's Minis Set, the perfect introduction to the brands acclaimed holistic approach to skin therapy. The set contains the Goji Mallow Cleanser, Hydr8 Misting Veil, Elixir Facial OIl, and Reson8 Hydro Gel, everything they'll need to combat dull, winter skin.
She'll want to wear the "Frida" silk shirt set everywhere. From vacation to evening wear. the relaxed fit is cut from premium silk, the very definition of luxury lounging. Perfect for the Christmas hostess with the mostess.
Greek brand Ximena Kavalekas have perfected the statement, top handle bag, and this responsibility sourced cream leather offering is no exception. If you're looking for a gift for the discerning shopper, then look no further.
Specially made for this Christmas, Diptque's Flocon candle looks as good as it smells. It has a musky scent that will make any room in the house instantly cosier – there really are few things as luxurious as a beautiful candle.
Add some cheer to anyone's morning with these pretty ceramic mugs from Bernadette. Each piece in the brand's homeware collection is unique and these mugs are the result of a collaboration with renowned ceramicist Mervyn Gers. The hand-drawn blooms are by co-founder Charlotte de Geyter - an alumna of Antwerp's Royal Academy of Fine Arts.
Give the gift of beautiful shoes this Christmas, whether to a friend or just to yourself. And they don't get more beautiful than a pair of Manolo Blahnik red velvet mules, embellished with a sparkling crystal buckle.
Banish thoughts of old loungewear and uncomfortable joggers, Madeleine Thompson has invented a veritable slice of heaven in the form of a cashmere onesie. Comfortable, warm and chic, this is the perfect present for your jet-setting friend who needs something to wear on a long haul flight. Or buy it for the person you know who just deserves to feel fabulous while watching Netflix at home.
Trust Erdem to produce the prettiest of all headbands. This will be a tough one to buy for someone else, it really is that glorious. If you do have enough willpower to actually give it away, there's no doubt you'll be incredibly popular for the next year – at least.
You can't really go wrong with diamonds, can you? Cartier's earrings are crafted from 18K white gold, 18K rose gold and 18K yellow gold, with each set with a brilliant-cut diamond. To say these would be a treat to find under the tree might be an understatement...
There are trainers and then there are Dior trainers. These brand new Vibe sneakers have only just launched but are already selling fast, giving you an indication that they're due to be the next cult shoe we'll soon see everywhere. Get ahead of the crowd and give them as a very generous present. If you give them to a friend or family member with the same shoe size as you, you can always borrow them.
Forget a gift set from your local Boots – if you really want to give an indulgent beauty gift for Christmas, make it Chanel's delicious N°5 shower gel, which leaves skin feeling super soft and, of course, smelling delightful.
Not only does this eye mask look beautiful, it feels wonderful to wear, too. Giving Olivia von Halle's eye mask for Christmas isn't just giving someone something lovely – you're essentially giving the gift of a good night's sleep, too.
Designer bags are often not realistic ideas for Christmas presents since most come with a four figure price tag. That's why this Loewe clutch is such a great find – it's pretty, practical and it's under £200. Not even Father Christmas could do better than this.
What do you give the maximalists in your life? Ashish's eye-catching homewares are a good place to start. This cushion will enliven any room and give endless joy to all the colour-loving glamazons you know.
The beauty buff in your life will already be familiar with Monday Muse and their stylish approach to uncomplicated skincare. The Muse Kit contains the full 3 step routine - The Cleanser, The Juice and The Nectar, to help them glow this party season. Prepare for some very grateful 'thank yous'.