Christmas gift guide 2016 - £100 and under

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If you’ve got a ton to spend, you’ve come to the right place. Here are 30 brilliant products priced up to a £100 for her, him, couples and kids...

Got more to spend? Here are 30 blow-the-budget beauties priced over £100. Or splash less cash on these desirables priced £50 and under and 30 super stocking fillers at £10 and under.

  • Hygge box

    A stylish edit of interior treasures to bring comfort and homeliness. There’s an amber and moss soy candle designed to evoke the scent of a fairytale forest clearing, a concrete and textile spotlight for a sleek but cosy glow, a Danish porcelain vase for freshly cut flowers...the list goes on (£55 or £45 for subscribers, available November 18Birchbox). 

  • What a frill

    Give January a boost with Kalita’s briefs set (£80, Matches).

  • In the pink

    Federica Moretti has given her iconic bow beanie a velvet update (£60, Harvey Nichols).

  • Party like it's 1999

    Balblair starting making whisky in 1790 … then 209 years later came this tipple. Practice makes perfect (£57.95, Whisky Exchange).

  • Under-the-sea wonders

    Elegant sea creature cufflinks with real Swarovski crystal eyes (£52, Simon Carter).

  • Jurassic charm

    Rock glam with a Rexy bag charm from Coach’s new Beasts collection (£85, Coach).

  • Porty on

    For those who like their cheese mature and their port smooth and fruity, this boxed set will make Christmas. The soft cheese scoop is a touch (£75, British Fine Foods).

  • Tooled up

    The brush set all the beauty bloggers want (£75, Iconic London).

  • Hot tunes

    A super start to the day for stylish commuters who want to stay warm without sacrificing their music or podcasts (£80, Ugg).

  • Homegrown hamper

    Championed by Jamie Oliver, Dorset Charcuterie’s Big Box offers delicious meaty delights from local suppliers (£54.99 including delivery, Dorset Charcuterie).

  • Suck up

    Domestic cleaning appliances for Christmas is a bit of a no-no. Unless they are cool robots that get on with the vacuuming while you do more important stuff (£94.77, Amazon).

  • Bespoke tipple

    Hand-stitched hipflasks from West Yorkshire company HÔRD come with a pouring funnel and giftbox and each rugged leather style has the option for personalisation (£65, Hord).

  • One bag

    The Bromsgrove backpack is a year-round classic from the friendmas collection (£59.50, Jack Wills).

  • Flying high

    Sarah Baily’s passport holder is a first class handbag accessory (£60, Sarah Baily).

  • Walkie time

    Come rain or shine, dog lovers will be cheered by this gold-plated Radley timepiece (£75, John Greed).

  • Plump it ... louder

    Enhance cheekbones, lips and eyes with this award-winning cream (£60, Marks & Spencer).

  • Culture vulture

    A Tate membership gift package includes unlimited free admission to all exhibitions at all Tate galleries and access to members’ rooms, events, talks and tours ( £77, Tate). 

  • Cocoa hedonism

    Chocolate is the way to their heart, especially if it’s 39 gourmet treats from Scotland’s most awarded chocolatier (£59.95, Highland Chocolatier).

  • Tech blanket

    Phone-a-holics can cherish their precious one with Kate Sheridan’s Italian leather iPhone carry case (£65, Kate Sheridan).

  • Fresh kicks for him

    Lacoste’s new L.12.12. sneakers are inspired by the famous polo shirt (£100, Schuh).

  • Fresh kicks for her

    Geox and Valemour, an Italian non-profit organisation supporting workers with mental disabilities, have come up with a sharp range of trainers for men and women. The women’s Jaysen (pictured) are embellished with symbols drawn by Ana Vives, a Spanish designer with Down’s syndrome, and inspired by the map of Barcelona (£100, Geox).

  • Wine buff

    This sleek decanter brings out the best in white and rosé by letting it aerate slowly, while the condensation-catching base keeps the vino cool (£80, John Lewis).


  • Bag it up

    A classic holdall for a classy guy (£79, Marks & Spencer).

  • Food therapy

    Spice your own bacon! Gin-infuse your salmon! Ross and Ross has all the flavoured curing kits to make sure everyone has a Merry Christmas (£55, Ross and Ross Food).

  • Tutu good

    Ted Baker’s Swaroski-encrusted Bijou ballerina pendant will add drama to an outfit (£79, John Lewis).

  • Made up

    Charlotte Tilbury’s haul comes in a clutch bag shape casing and contains everything required for a goddess-worthy glow (£90, John Lewis).

  • Exotic interiors

    A soft silk cushion for lovebirds (£60, Natural History Museum).

  • Secret society

    Every month Book Box Club sends members a new release YA book, handcrafted surprises and access to a members-only online book club featuring author Q&As. Can we join? (£77 for three months, Book Box Club).

  • Get the glow

    The MZ Skin range was founded by leading ophthalmologist and oculoplastic surgeon Dr Maryam Zamani. She uses the Cleanse and Clarify mask twice daily to achieve an unparalleled glow (£56, Harrods).

  • Choo, choo ... wheeeee!

    Fisher-Price knows how Thomas the Tank Engine can compete with his modern toy rivals – shoot him into the air for a sky-high bridge jump (£65, Asda).


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Anna Pollitt

Anna is a freelance writer and editor who’s been making her dime from online since 2007. She’s a regular at, ITV News and Emerald Street and moonlights as a copywriter and digital content consultant.