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Category Archive: Christmas Gift Guide

Christmas Gift Guide 2012: Silver and Gold

Precious little presents under the Christmas tree are always welcome, but they don’t have to cost the earth – or come from the pages of chain-store jewellery catalogue. Here’s my round-up of some of the best little luxuries for Christmas from around the globe, starting at $36. 1. Georg Jensen Ilse stainless steel vase, AU$110 […]

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Christmas Gift Guide 2012: Presents for mums, sisters and girlfriends

Finishing your Christmas shopping this weekend? Here’s my edit of the best presents for all the lovely ladies in your life, starting at £8.96. If you spot something you fancy for yourself, just share it on Facebook or Twitter prefaced with a big ‘Hint, hint’! 1. ‘Dash Dot’ pointy mittens by Donna Wilson, available in […]

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Christmas Gift Guide 2012: 30 Presents Under $30 (The Non-Crummy Edition)

Buying on a budget has never looked better, especially when you’re talking about snapping up great presents for under 30 quid with brand names like Missoni, Stila and iitala. Not to mention the plethora of loveliness that is just waiting to be discovered from some really fabulous online retailers. I’ve scoured the web for the […]

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Christmas Gift Guide 2012: The “Me” Edition

So what do I want for Christmas? What would be my ultimate dream wishlist? Here are a few of my favourite things right now. I don’t really need anymore STUFF, but I’d love some really, really special things, like a beautiful vase, a fabulous new fuschia lippie, the ultimate take-anywhere black clutch bag, a classic […]

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Christmas Gift Guide 2012: The Birdy Edition

Some of the best presents around this year have a wee birdy on them – or two. Take a flight of fancy with my Christmas Gift Guide: the birdy edition. 1. Aesop Flight Gift Set, £40 from Liberty. 2. Jonathan Adler medium bird bowl, US$88 from Jonathan Adler. 3. Aviary Poster by Alice Melvin, AU$16 […]

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What to order now for Christmas: Presents for babies & kids from Etsy

Do you have any little people to buy for this year? There are loads of mass-produced samey toys around for babies and kids, so why not consider getting something handmade? Here are my top picks for babies and kids from Etsy. 1. Morris little owl, US$40 from Wassupbrothers. 2. Organic colorful little worm teething toy, […]

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