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est. 2007
  1. Christmas gift guide: Presents for fashion lovers

    Need a good present for your favourite fashionista? I’ve pulled together all the best designer gifts, starting at £15 for a Lacroix. It’s true! Read on…

    1. Balenciaga and Spain by Hamish Bowles, £28 from Wee Birdy’s UK Amazon shop and $40.95 from Wee Birdy’s US Amazon shop.
    Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty
    (Metropolitan Museum of Art), by Andrew Bolton, UK£21 from Wee Birdy’s UK Amazon shop and US$27 from Wee Birdy’s US Amazon shop.
    Christian Louboutin by Christian Louboutin, US$94.50, from Wee Birdy’s US Amazon shop.

    2. Maison Martin Margiela by L’ATELIER d’exercices tabi leather bookmark, £29.17 from Net-a-porter.

    3. Yves Saint Laurent arty gold-plated glass ring, £125 from Net-a-porter.

    4. Tom Ford Santal Blush eau de parfum 250ml, £270 from Selfridges. (There is also a 50ml bottle for £120.)

    5. See by Chloé captain parrot keyfob, £54.17 from Net-a-porter.

    6. Marc by Marc Jacobs jungle animal-print automatic umbrella, £33.33 from Net-a-porter.

    7. Comme des Garçons embossed leather coin purse, £50 from Net-a-porter.

    8. Christian Lacroix ‘Oro Y Plata’ Correspondence Cards (x12), £15 from the V&A shop.

    9. Marni stretch silk-satin soft-cup bra, £125 and stretch silk-satin shorts, £100 from Net-a-porter.

    10. Alexander McQueen enamel skull keyfob, £54.17 from Net-a-porter.

    11. Jonathan Saunders for Smythson two-tone leather Panama diary, £137.50 from Net-a-porter.

    12. Small shifting planes resin bangle, AU$75 from Dinosaur Designs.

    13. Marc by Marc Jacobs brass mouse ring, £54.17 from Net-a-porter.

    I’ve also added some beautiful new fashion books to my Amazon shops. I’m rather proud of this collection – I want them all! They make gorgeous presents for any follower of fashion. Click here to go to my UK Amazon shop and here to my US Amazon shop.