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Ready set go: The Stylist Christmas Gift List

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The Stylist web team

There’s not long to go until Christmas, so avoid panic buying with Stylist’s edit of the finest gifts to fill your trolley

Compiled by: Tom Gormer
Words: Georgie Lane-Godfrey

Gifts for building memories

  • On the vine

    Give a whole new meaning to ‘grow your own’ by adopting someone a vine (£136,

  • Fryer's delight

    Make a meat lover happy with this bespoke bacon subscription (from £5.95,

  • Animal magic

    Nothing says romance like a stroll through the countryside with llamas, right? (£100,

  • Light reading

    Let someone discover a different indie magazine every month with this subscription (from £20,

  • Grow your own

    These limited edition kitchen garden boxes are ideal for green-fingered friends (£14.99,

  • Petal power

    Send beautiful blooms through the post to show how much you care (from £20.95,

  • Time for tea

    Send the tea-lover in your life the gift of delicious teas from around the world (£10,

  • Candy crush

    Teach loved ones how to make a lolly with this sweet masterclass (£60,

Gifts for foodies

  • Super noodles

    Bone Daddies’ cooking set comes with all the ingredients for a first-rate ramen (£65,

  • Plant perks

    Grow your own morning caffeine with these Arabica coffee plants in a cup (£5,

  • Basket case

    From vermouth to prosecco, the Aperitivo hamper contains all you need for Italian cocktails (£120,

  • Sweet stuff

    This boozy grown-up chocolate with juniper berry oil is the perfect stocking filler (£4.50,

  • Rock on

    No self respecting foodie’s kitchen is complete without pink Himalayan rock salt and a grater (£24.95,

  • Piece of cake

    This Bundt tin will help add a little Scandinavian chic to any Christmas (£35.99,

  • Holy smokes

    Smoke anything you want, hot or cold, with this nifty home smoker kit (£309,

  • Baked goodness

    What do you give the person with everything? A donut maker, obviously (£49.99,

  • La dolce vita

    A traditional pasta cutter is perfect for creating dishes like mamma used to make (£29.95,

  • Pizza perfect

    Say goodbye to soggy takeaways for good with this Chadwick Pizza Oven (£385,

  • In a pickle

    Newton & Pott’s gin pickled cucumber is perfect for spicing up salads and sarnies (£5.20,

  • Big cheese

    Ricotta, halloumi, mozzarella – this cheese-making kit lets you make them all (£42,

  • Get cooking

    The Palomar Cookbook has delicious recipes from Southern Spain, North Africa and the Levant (£25,

  • To the point

    Buying for a gourmand? Try a fancy oyster knife (£13.80, uk.

Gifts for home lovers

  • Animal instinct

    Keep pets smelling sweet with Aesop’s luxurious fur cleanser (£25,

  • Plant the seed

    Seeds Of Virtue’s notelets come with seeds to sow to remember the message (£20,

  • Block party

    This trolley table by Normann Copenhagen lets you move your drinks where you need them (£170,

  • Strike that

    Add a graphic edge to your fireplace with yellow-tipped matches housed in a striped box (£7,

  • Scroll on

    This cute Dutch- designed elephant mouse mat is made from premium Vitra leather (£18,

  • Wax work

    Orange, mandarin, prune and sandalwood combine in this warming Christmas candle (£120,

  • Pillow talk

    Bring a bit of Soho House to your own home with this cosy knitted cushion (£70,

  • Tube vibes

    London Transport Museum’s iconic designs add a welcoming touch to any doorstep (£29.99,

  • Take a shot

    Coffee has never looked so glamorous thanks to Tom Dixon’s set of copper espresso cups (£95,

  • World class

    Free spirits can chart their travels as they go on this cross stitch map (£19.99,

  • Sweet fruits

    This pretty Christmas Pippin apple tree is easy to grow and produces the tastiest apples (from £48,

  • Top tile

    Brighten up any kitchen with this hand screen-printed ceramic tile (£26, shop.

  • Have a ball

    A pétanque set in a luxurious teak box will have summer garden games covered (£179,

  • Style bible

    Fashion fans will love cult website The Coveteur’s book (£21.99,

Gifts for kids

  • Roll with it

    Give someone a hot pair of wheels with this stylish skateboard (£89.99,

  • Happy feet

    High-top trainers just got even cooler thanks to this pair of Charlie Brown kicks (£57,

  • Box set

    Celebrate Roald Dahl’s centenary with a colourful collection of his 10 best-loved titles (£100,

  • Rocket man

    Mini astronauts will be over the moon with this Nasa-inspired helmet (£45,

  • Money matters

    Kickstart pocket-money saving with this Swedish-designed elephant money box (£8.50,

  • Wheel of fortune

    Lego’s nostalgic Ferris wheel lets you bring home all the fun of the fair (£149.99,

  • Festive fiesta

    Give mealtimes a little Mexican flair with this clever three-part cup and bowl set (£20.95,

  • Pom-pom power

    Give this multi-coloured knit for an on-trend twist on the traditional Christmas jumper (£34.50,

  • Bubble bubble

    Bring the force to the tub with a soak in this C-3P0 bath foam (£4.50,

  • Art attack

    This Damian Hirst colouring book will have kids creating real works of art (£8.99,

  • Zoom in

    Budding scientists will love learning about insects with this talking microscope (£40,

  • Eye full

    These glow-in-the-dark bouncy eyeballs make playing catch a lot more interesting (£1 each,

  • Sweet dreams

    For every Superhero Sleep Buddy you buy another is given to a vulnerable child (£40,

  • Shape up

    Head to John Lewis for a personalised Play-Doh pot (£1.99, Oxford Street store only).

Gifts for techies

  • Blow out

    Dyson’s supersonic hairdryer has a heat-protection sensor to protect your locks (£299.99,

  • Code it

    This cool DIY gamer kit teaches you how to code your own game (£70,

  • Keep track

    Skip with this LED enabled rope and it lights up to display your fitness data mid-air (£75,

  • Game on

    Give MarioKart a go in 3D with the new Nintendo 3DS console (£179.99, store.

  • Get clocked

    This clock uses natural light, sounds and scents to wake you from your sleep cycle (£57.99,

  • Capture it

    The clever Polaroid Snap camera lets you print instantly and digitally save and share photos (£89.99,

  • Snap happy

    Forget selfie sticks, this Mooni remote control lets you take phone selfies from any distance (£24.99,

  • Show and tell

    A pocket projector is handy if you need to give presentations on the go (£444,

  • Work it out

    The super-powerful MacBook Pro is the laptop of techie dreams (£1,749,

  • Hear me roar

    Cute yet deceptively powerful these portable speakers come in a variety of animal guises (£19.99,

  • Lock and load

    This blue-tooth padlock unlocks with an app so that you never need a key again (£65,

  • Print power

    Marvel at seeing your designs come to life with this Da Vinci 3D printer (£299.99,

  • Crank it up

    Sustainable and portable, these speakers are made from recycled cardboard (£25,

  • Plug in

    Sony’s headphones are wireless and washable (£119,

Gifts for the men in your life

  • Natural scent

    Loewe’s 001 aftershave combines notes of bergamot, tangerine and sandalwood (£61 for 50ml,

  • Heads up

    This green cap is the perfect finishing touch for winter wardrobes (£45,

  • All fall down

    Illustrations by David Shrigley add a modern twist to a classic game in this domino set (£40,

  • On your bike

    Perfect for cruising city streets, the KCB Original can be customised (£700,

  • Play ball

    Nostalgic and fun, this wooden bat and ball set will have him beach ready in no time (£29,

  • Hear me roar

    Coach’s Rexy dinosaur jumper is the perfect combination of quirky and cool (£550,

  • Aqua man

    For practical hydration, this flat, reusable water bottle fits perfectly into a laptop bag (£22.99,

  • Get cooking

    This hard-wearing apron only looks better the more he wears it. You’re welcome (£45,

  • Bag it up

    Burberry’s lightweight, shower-proof rucksack can be monogrammed to add a personal touch (£895,

  • Buckle up

    Keep your cyclist safe by giving him this vibrant Brooks England tool saddle bag (£45.50,

  • Higher power

    Pay respect to the festive season with this scented votive, inspired by traditional prayer candles (£88,

  • Run with us

    Help fitness fans through their New Year’s resolutions with Nike’s flyknit trainers (£105,

  • Get groomed

    Tom Ford’s beard comb will keep those hirsute facial locks under control (£29,

  • Sun seeker

    Raise his poolside game with customised Adidas sliders (£39.95,

Gifts for the women in your life

  • It's a wrap

    Breeze through winter with a classic wool checked Aquascutum scarf (£95,

  • Miracle worker

    Get glowing, dewy skin instantly with Charlotte Tilbury’s Magic Cream (£70,

  • Keep in line

    This sparkly striped knit makes a great festive alternative to the standard Breton (£85,

  • Stick it

    Add a personal touch to handbags with these slick leather stickers (£19,

  • Shine on

    Give nails a coat of Burberry’s glitter polishes for instant office-party sparkle (£15,

  • Keep smiling

    Anya Hindmarch’s winking make-up bag is bound to add a smile to your morning routine (£225,

  • Say my name

    Make your phone stand out from the crowd with a leather monogrammed case (£45,

  • Layer up

    Gigi Hadid’s Tommy Hilfiger coat is the perfect winter wardrobe staple (£410,

  • Sleep tight

    Going to bed has never been so stylish with one of Asceno’s silk pyjama sets (£145, top; £135 bottoms,

  • Peep shoe

    With four inch flared heels and a red suede finish, these Topshop shoes will get you noticed (£60,

  • Magic circle

    This rose gold-plated necklace gives the perfect touch of sparkle to an LBD (£125,

  • Smoke show

    Vilhelm Parfumerie’s Smoke Show is inspired by seductive, smoke- filled jazz clubs (£145,

  • Book club

    Maggie O’Farrell’s latest is a moving look at marriage spanning the globe (£18.99, bookshop.

  • Hold me close

    Zara’s boxy clutch will make a statement at work or the party this season (£45.99,