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The Style List: 30 of the best Christmas baubles

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Something festive caught your eye in this week’s magazine?

We’ve scoured the shops for the best baubles of 2019. Is it too soon to put up the tree?      

  • ARCH ANGLES

    Give your branches an instant update with Habitat’s geometric Roca selection.

    £8 for six, habitat.co.uk

  • SANTA BABY

    Santa White Company bauble

    Decorate your tree with The White Company’s cheery little Santa. 

    £8, thewhitecompany.com

  • BRIGHT SPARKLE

    A tiny sausage dog filled with sequins! Hello, and welcome to our tree.

    £4, marksandspencer.com

  • CHRISTMAS PARTY

    A cassette-load of festive disco – park this next to the George Michael bauble.

    £5, johnlewis.com

  • LITTLE DONKEY

    Behold the cheeky face of Alessi’s Asinello bauble – resistance is futile (£16.50, alessi.com). 

  • HIT LIST

    Add a joyful flavour with Oliver Bonas’s tiny multicoloured beaded piñata.

    £7.50, oliverbonas.com

  • WILD STREAK

    Monsoon have said they’re “feline festive”: for that pun alone we’re including this tiger.

    £6, monsoon.co.uk

  • FLAT OUT

    If you favour a more minimalist look, we recommend Sainsbury’s artistic tree.

    £2, sainsburys.co.uk

  • EMBELLISH THIS

    liberty_floral_bauble

    Add some serious drama and flair with this floral beauty from Liberty.

    £14.95, libertylondon.com

  • RAINBOW BRIGHT

    Take a trip away from the traditional with these vibrant pompom tassels by Amara.

    £12 for two, amara.com

  • BAND AID?

    A visual reminder that Christmas isn’t great news for gingerbread people.

    £25, selfridges.com

  • LESSER SPOTTED

    This gorgeous Olivia hand-painted bauble can be colour-customised to your tree.

    £12, cawligraphy.com

  • DIY DELIGHT

    Give the gift of cross stitch with this mini starter’s design for your Nordmann fir.

    £9, notonthehighstreet.com

  • MEXICAN WAVE

    Just when you thought you had Frida Kahlo fatigue, along comes this delightful design.

    £7.50, dobbies.com

  • HIGH FLYER

    A tree strapped to a rocket with gold stars; to paraphrase Mariah, it’s all we want for Christmas.

    £7.50, bl.uk/shop

  • TIME TO EVOLVE

    Sorry Father Christmas – we’re all about this tiny Charles ‘Father of Evolution’ Darwin.

    £12, nhmshop.co.uk

  • Last Christmas

    Instead of giving away your heart, opt for a Freedom-era George Michael bauble.

    £12.95, shop.balticmill.com

  • SHINING STAR

    Homesense will donate £1 to The Prince’s Trust for their Hang a Bauble campaign.

    £2.99, homesense.com

  • ANIMAL MAGIC

    Get some Moby Dick Energy with Petersham Nurseries’ Victoriana whale.

    £16, petershamnurseries.com

  • SWEET CHRISTMAS

    Next’s cute and fuzzy Christmas puddings are irresistible additions to your collection.

    £8 for two, next.co.uk

  • TAKE WING

    Where else should you buy a Gisela Graham hummingbird bauble but from London Zoo?

    £8, shop.zsl.org

  • IN TRAINING

    Know a sneaker head? This little fella is just the thing to decorate their tree.

    £11.95, thegiftedfew.com

  • HANG A HILARY

    Pay tribute to Fleabag with this felt guinea pig complete with carrot and Santa hat.

    £14, harrods.com

  • MOTHER EARTH

    Buy this bauble and Accessorize will donate 10% to the Young Women’s Trust.

    £6, accessorize.com

  • GOOD BOY

    Meet George: he’s a felt pooch that can juggle while wearing spiffy trousers.

    £8.50, whitestuff.com

  • HANG ON

    The perfect present to find on the tree come Christmas morning is a Mulberry keyring.

    £50, mulberry.com

  • BAUBLESAURUS

    Made by women in India, these fabric dinosaurs are a roaring way to support Oxfam.

    £7.99 for two, oxfam.org.uk

  • LITERARY HERO

    In our year of Margaret Atwood, this little Offred from Heidi Friday is a must for your spruce.

    £9, etsy.com

  • PRETTY AS

    Pink and green should always be seen – we love the colours of this Anna + Nina design.

    £4.26, anna-nina.nl/en

  • EMBELLISH THIS

    liberty_floral_bauble

    Add some serious drama and flair with this beauty from Liberty London. 

    £14.95, libertylondon.com

  • PINK CHRISTMAS

    The Conran Shop does decorations in every colour of the rainbow, but we love this one.

    £8, conranshop.co.uk

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Francesca Brown is books editor for Stylist magazine and Stylist Loves; she also compiles the Style List on a weekly basis. She is a self-confessed HBO abuser and has a wide selection of grey sweatshirts. Honestly, you just can’t have enough. @franabouttown

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