Christmas Gift Guide: The most wonderful designer presents under £200

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Billie Bhatia

From jewellery to leather goods, candles to homewares, if it’s designer and under £200 we’ve got it here. 

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Christmas trees are popping up across the country, lights are being switched on, carols are being sung and mulled wine is being consumed at breakneck speed.

It’s a wonderful life, right? Let’s get real, it’s actually the trickiest time of year when you realise you have a list of family and friends longer then Santa’s that you need to buy gifts for. And they can’t be just any gifts, they need to personal, considered and so beautiful you illicit tears on Christmas morning.

We have taken the worry, the trawling through hundreds of rails and shelves, and the faff out of Christmas for you with a series of gift guides. Let’s kick off with what everyone wants: designer presents that are affordable.

From leather goods to scarves and everything in between, get Christmas right with our edit of the most wonderful designer gits under £200. 

There are make up bags and then there are Prada make up bags, we all know which one we would rather. 

Cosmetics purse, £160, Prada 

If you’re the person who always says they feel the cold, this Acne Studios scarf the incredibly chic solution. 

Wool scarf, £180, Acne Studios 

Pretend like you’re in the most fashionable hotel at all times with Balenciaga’s key ring. 

Leather key ring, £155, Balenciaga 

Wrap up in style, but keep it festive. 

Merino wool hat, £150, Canada Goose

Bag yourself one of Victoria Beckham’s iconic slogan t-shirts, perfect to cosy into at Christmas. 

“It’s a dark but happy place” sweatshirt, £175, Victoria Beckham 

Bring your hands happiness with a piece of Versace jewellery. 

Lion head ring, £100, Versace 

If you are going to get caught in the rain, at least let it be under this Burberry umbrella. 

Printed umbrella, £190, Burberry 

Snap up designer of the moment Virgil Abloh’s super cool take on a phone case. Guaranteed to stand out from the crowd but probably won’t save your phone from Christmas debauchery. 

Phone case, £65, Off-White 

If your tastes run more towards edible designer treats, the piece de resistance for Christmas will undoubtedly be these Victoria Beckham x Pierre Marcolini chocolates. 

16 chocolate hearts, £35, Victoria Beckham x Pierre Macrolini 

The thirst for gold jewellery is still very much strong in all of us, and the want for something from Alighieri based on Dante’s epic poem Divine Comedy has reached peak desire.

Leo necklace, £195, Alighieri  

Christmas in a candle, Bella Freud’s tuberose and sandalwood offering will keep your house smelling festive all December long. 

Loving candle, £45, Bella Freud 

A card-holder has probably become our most used accessory, so make yours a good one. 

Black leather card holder, £175, Chloé

Candle meets art when it comes to Fornasetti’s iconic pieces. The perfect addition to your coffee table. 

Flora scented candle, £140, Fornasetti

Make like Kate Middleton in her favourite Le Chameau boot, your winter walk never looked so appealing. 

Jersey lined boots, £95, Le Chameau 

The elusive hunt for the perfect gold hoops is over. 

Gold hoop earrings, £120, Theodora Ware 

With their bucket bags and velvet pouches sell-out hits, it won’t be long before everyone comes knocking for this cult classic too. 

PVC tote, £160, Staud 

Be really upfront with what you want this Christmas. 

Slogan t-shirt, £175, Christopher Kane 

What’s a Christmas wardrobe without a metallic accessory? Furla have just answered all your Christmas party plans and beyond. 

Crossbody bag, £165, Furla 

Draped across the necks of his spring summer muses, this Jacquemus coin purse might be the cutest it-bag in the history. 

Coin purse, £195, Jacquemus

Let’s face it, a Tom Ford dress is going to be out of budget but a candle is definitely the slice of TF life that you can afford. 

Arabian wood candle, £80, Tom Ford 

Everyone expects socks at Christmas, but no one will expect Balenciaga socks. 

Logo socks, £80, Balenciaga 

If it’s leopard print that you have been buying into, then Jimmy Choo’s navy neutral print makes for the perfect winter warmer. 

Wool scarf, £200, Jimmy Choo 

Givenchy’s pool slides might not be totally snow appropriate, but come the summer you are going to have the best-dressed feet. 

Pool slides, £200, Givenchy 

Make sure that luxe life filters through to every aspect of your Christmas, including your cocktails. 

Cirôc x Moschino, £40, Cirôc 

The one thing your keys have been missing… a Victoria Beckham whistle. Incredibly useful when your dog goes rogue at the park. 

Whistles key ring, £170, Victoria Beckham 

Both fashionable and functional, tick both boxes with Adidas x Stella McCartney’s shell jacket. 

Shell jacket, £180, Adidas x Stella McCartney 

Structural earrings made huge waves this year with the tiny stud trend well behind us, keep on tracks for next season via Marni’s quirky designs. 

Open hoop earrings, £180, Marni 

Nothing says I love you more than an Anya Hindmarch heart shaped pouch. 

Chubby heart pouch, £175, Anya Hindmarch 

Make like the other cool skater kids in this House of Holland top. Wear with jeans, over your favourite floral dress or tucked into a pencil skirt. A perennial winner. 

Printed top, £80, House of Holland 

Hair accessories kicked off in a big way for autumn winter, just in time for party season. A jewelled slide is the new statement necklace. 

Embellished hair slide, £75, Shrimps 

Wrap up for winter walks in style, your Instagram will thank you for it. 

Woollen hat, £145, Moncler 

Name a more iconic scent than dewy grass? Heavenly in the winter and the summer. 

Dewy grass candle, £70, Burberry 

Upgrade any outfit with a camel coloured scarf - super soft, super versatile and super points for anyone who puts this under the Christmas tree for you. 

Wool scarf, £135, Mulberry