9 stylish festive wrapping papers that will help you win Christmas

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Because we all know it doesn’t matter what’s inside the box, it’s the level of presentation that really counts. 

The task of wrapping your Christmas presents is a joy to behold for approximately the first hour.

Then let’s face it, the chafe of red wool on our fingers gets pretty painful, our hands are covered in paper cuts and our lips are ripped to shreds from sellotape because we couldn’t be bothered to cut it into sensible pieces. 

However, should the wrapping paper be the most festive thing we have ever laid eyes on then obviously all the above is cancelled, because the prospect of a tree reigning over a tower of beautifully wrapped gifts is worth the pain. 

When we stumbled across this Tory Burch holiday video, American actress Yara Shahidi inspired us to do just that and up our wrapping game. 

In a bid to forever be more Yara Shahidi we decided brown paper wrapping and red wool wasn’t going to cut it this season. 

Here are the most stylish wrapping papers available right now that will instantly up your Christmas present game (and make that all important gram pic worth the slog). 

Personalised Nut Cracker wrapping paper

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This playful, personalisable wrapping paper is the both chic and child-friendly. 

Personalised Nut Cracker wrapping paper, £16 for 3 sheets, ABIGAIL WARNER,

Christmas Lights Wrapping paper

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This navy wrapping with painterly printed lights is playful but sophisticated.

Christmas Lights Wrapping Paper, £6.50, Rifle Paper Co

Textured Piqué Wrapping Paper 

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A plain, neutral wrap like this textured white paper looks stylish with a simple ribbon or accessory to decorate.

Textured Piqué Wrapping Paper, £5.60 for 5m, The White Company

Gold Striped Wrapping Paper

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Stripes are eternally stylish. Choose white with a metallic stripe for a nod to the festive season and finish with a simple matte ribbon.

 Gold Striped Wrapping Paper, £8.95 for 5 sheets, Rex London

Pine Cone Christmas Wrapping Paper

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White and gold accents on coloured paper is fun and festive but still elegant, especially when finished with a white velvet ribbon.

Pine Cone Christmas Wrapping Paper, £3.75 for 3m, Paperchase

John Lewis & Partners Sapphire Star Fish Gift Wrap

John Lewis & Partners Blue White and Gold Christmas Wrapping paper festive stylish decorations wrap luxury star print

This versatile star-print wrap is perfect for all of your Christmas gifting and beyond.

John Lewis & Partners Sapphire Star Fish Gift Wrap, £4 for 3m, John Lewis & Partners

Christmas Pudding Personalised Wrapping Paper

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This personalisable wrapping paper is perfect for wrapping gifts for children.

Christmas Pudding Personalised Wrapping Paper, £16 for 3m, Abigail Warner,

Winter Wonderland Mixed Christmas Wrapping Paper Set

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This subtle, snowy-scene Christmas wrapping paper is perfectly understated.

Winter Wonderland Mixed Christmas Wrapping Paper Set, £8.75, Studio 9, Not On The High Street

Polar Bear Wrapping Paper

White company silver Christmas wrapping paper festive chic metallic

Silver wrap is perennially chic and the adorable polar bear details are the perfect addition.

Polar Bear Wrapping Paper, £5.60 for 5m , The White Company

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