Christmas gifts for her: the best present ideas to give the woman in your life in 2020

With Christmas around the corner, it's time to think about what to buy that special woman

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Need some inspiration on what to buy for your mum, sister or wife? These are the best gift ideas Credit: Getty

Thinking up gift ideas for the woman in your life is no easy feat. Whether it's for your sister, mother, girlfriend or best friend, it's easy to approach the week before Christmas without deciding on the perfect gift-to-be. But, this year, we’re challenging you to cross it off the list without battling high street crowds - and with plenty of time to spare. And, we’ve got just the thing to help.

We've conjured up a list of the best Christmas gifts for women which are sure to impress even the pickiest people. From cosy loungewear to tasty treats, there's definitely something in this for everyone.

Best Christmas gifts for her

1. Elements Boutique Spa Facial Mask 

£15, Holland & Barrett

Elements Boutique Spa Credit: Elements Boutique Spa

Help her relax with a luxury facial mask with cucumber, avocado and broccoli oil from Elements Boutique Spa's Bath & Body collection. Not only is this product vegan and cruelty free, but suitable for all skins types too.

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2. KEF Kube 10B Subwoofer

£599, Amazon

KEF Kube 10B Subwoofer Credit: KEF

This year we've all spent more time indoors than years past, which probably means it's safe to say she's indulged in a movie marathon or two. With that in mind, why not opt for high-quality loudspeakers with a design that will complement her home. This subwoofer will enhance bass sounds to ensure she truly makes the most of her home cinema.

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3. Maisie Chains Hands-free Phone and Card Case

£26, Maisie Chains

Maisie Chains Hands-free Phone and Card Case

A Maisie Chains phone case is the perfect everyday accessory. Designed with ropes, this case can be carried like a sling bag meaning she’s less likely to drop her belongings. Stylish and secure. 

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4. Peloton Bike +

£2,295, Peloton

 Peloton Bike + Credit:  Peloton

The Peloton Bike has been a big hit since it came out, and now, the people behind it have decided to take the item one step further. The Peloton Bike+ not only offers indoor cycling, but also strength, yoga, stretching and meditation classes. A sure winner for the fitness guru in your life. 

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5. Moet and Chandon Impérial Rosé NV Champagne and Personalised Tin

£58.99, Selfridges

Moet and Chandon Impérial Rosé NV Champagne and Personalised Tin Credit: Selfridges & Co

If she’s a fan of champagne then Moët & Chandon’s limited edition gift box couldn't be more perfect. You can include a personal message on the metal case, making it into a memento that can be cherished long after the champagne has been enjoyed.

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6. V&A Museum membership

From £70, Victoria & Albert Museum

Victoria & Albert Museum  Credit: VICTORIA & ALBERT MUSEUM

From the Alexander McQueen Savage Beauty exhibition to the David Bowie retrospective, the Victoria & Albert Museum houses the most stylish shows. A membership will give her unlimited free entry to all exhibitions and special previews.

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7. La Perla Souple lace-trimmed cotton-blend bodysuit

£139, MATCHESFASHION

La Perla Souple lace-trimmed cotton-blend bodysuit Credit: MATCHESFASHION

Ultra luxurious lingerie is always on a stylish woman's wish list, so put this lovely lace-trimmed bodysuit by La Perla in her stocking this year. 

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8. Goop G.Day Ginger + Ashwagandha Energy Body Wash

£28, Goop.com

Goop G.Day Ginger + Ashwagandha Energy Body Wash Credit: Goop

Gwyneth Paltrow's GOOP's UK launch included a new clean beauty collection that has had rave reviews in the industry. This invigorating plant-based body cleanser promises to 'leave skin feeling refreshed, helping clear your mind.' 

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9. Le Délices de Rose Collection Macarons

£4, Waitrose

 Le Délices de Rose Collection Macarons  Credit: Waitrose

Macarons have always been a fun and luxurious treat, and this stylish box is no exception. The dream combination of raspberry, vanilla, lemon, salted caramel, pistachio and chocolate works both as a stocking filler or as part of a collection of gifts. 

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10. Pyropets 'Dýri' white

£27, 54Celsius

Pyropets 'Dýri' white 

54Celsius has modernised the basic candle. As the sculpture melts, it reveals a metal skeleton which can be used as decoration long after the candle wax has melted. This gift will look stylish even after the candle has done its job. 

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11. Accessorize Gold Textured Circle Doorknocker Earrings

£6, Accessorize

Accessorize Gold Textured Circle Doorknocker Earrings Credit: Accessorize

These statement earrings from Accessorize are an affordable way to update any look, and will add a bit of sparkle to her outfit on Christmas Day. 

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12. Loro Piana Puma Cashmere Turtleneck Sweater

£735, NET-A-PORTER

Loro Piana Puma cashmere turtleneck sweate Credit: NET-A-PORTER

A cosy cardigan is the perfect winter warmer and this Loro Piana turtleneck sweater is no exception. It's incredibly soft, boasting 100% cashmere. 

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13. The Little Book of Yoga

£6.99, Amazon

The Little Book of Yoga  Credit: ASOS

If she needs a little help with her warrior pose, this nifty book will help her get there. The perfect gift for someone at the start of their yoga journey. 

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14. Chloé Nomade Eau de Parfum, 50ml

£56.99, John Lewis

Chloé Nomade Eau de Parfum, 50ml 

Take her back to the days of summer with this scent by Chloé. With oak moss, cherry plum and freesia, she'll feel fresh and fragrant despite the wintry weather.

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15. Fitbit Versa Smart Watch limited edition strap

£125.99, Amazon

 Fitbit Versa Smart Watch

The Fitbit Versa Smart Watch is the ideal companion for anyone who has taken up fitness during lockdown (which seems to have been everyone). It can store over 300 songs, has 15 different exercise modes and its battery lasts for four days. 

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16. The White Company cashmere bed socks

£36, The White Company

The White Company cashmere bed socks Credit: The White Company

These simple but luxurious cashmere socks take comfort to a new level - perfect for a night-in watching Christmas films. Whilst the pale pink hue is our colour of choice - the pair also come in pale blue and pale grey.

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17. Glossier Cloud Paint

£15, Glossier

Glossier Cloud Paint  Credit: Glossier

If she's a beauty obsessive then she'll know all about cult stateside brand Glossier. One of their adorable Cloud Paint blushes will go down a treat on Christmas morning. The gel-cream formula is sheer and can be dabbed easily onto cheeks.

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18. Zara High Neck Sweater  

£19.99, Zara

Zara High Neck Sweater Credit: Zara 

High neck sweaters are undeniably flattering and they are a must-have for any wardrobe. You can also never have too many. This Zara number, with 3/4 length sleeves, is versatile and will transition easily from day to night. 

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19. Champagne Afternoon Tea at The Ritz

£72.50, The Ritz

Champagne Afternoon Tea at The Ritz 

Does she like cake? Teeny tiny sandwiches? Champagne? If yes, those are three very strong reasons to book her a delicious afternoon tea at the iconic Ritz in London. The perfect excuse to make a day of it once Christmas festivities have come to a close. 

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20. Uniqlo Cashmere Stole 

£39.90, Uniqlo

Uniqlo Cashmere Stole   Credit: Uniqlo

This soft and light cashmere stole is the perfect accessory to any wardrobe. The oversized design is perfect to wear draped over the shoulder, completing any cosy winter day out. 

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21.  Smythson Alphabet Correspondence Cards

£19, Smythson

 Smythson Alphabet correspondence cards Credit:  Smythson

She's going to need something to write her thank you letters on, so she may as well use some chic upscale stationery to do it.

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22. & Other Stories Square Toe Leather Boots

£135, & Other Stories

 & Other Stories Square Toe Leather Boots  Credit:  & Other Stories

Black square-toed boots are the epitome of cool. They not only can be worn with almost any outfit, but will work all year round with a floral dress. There’s no better gift.

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23. Chanel Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lip Colour

£31, Debenhams

Chanel Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lip Colour  Credit: John Lewis

A red lip is a beauty classic so treat her to the best of the best with a Chanel lipstick. Pick 'Rouge Noir' for a Gothic-inspired girl or 'Pirate', which will suit most skin tones.   

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24. Anatomicals pack of three face masks

£3.50, ASOS

Anatomicals pack of three face masks  Credit: ASOS

This pack of masks is a stocking filler that won't break the bank. It includes a brightening strawberry and yarrow mask, a boosting honey mask and a purifying charcoal mask, so she'll remain radiant all through the Christmas period.

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25. Boujo Hake Slouch Pants

£90, Boujo Hake

 Boujo Hake Slouch Pants  Credit:  Boujo Hake

Comfort is key during holiday season so why not treat her to a pair of these stylish 100 per cent cotton slouch pants? As lockdown taught us, you can never have too much loungewear.  

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26. On Hoodie

£120, On

 On Hoodie Credit:  On

Athleisure saw a rise in demand during lockdown with people spending more time exercising and at home. This hoodie made by running brand On will ensure she has something she can wear while she is curled up on the sofa... or running a marathon!

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27. Allbright membership 

From £1,000 a year, Allbright

Allbright membership  Credit: Allbright

The AllBright celebrates and connects smart-minded women through female-only members clubs. They have ones in Mayfair and West Hollwood, but also offer access to similar clubs in Stockholm, Cape Town, Dubai, Hong Kong, Luxembourg, Singapore and Budapest. Nothing says Merry Christmas like a safe space for her to relax and further her career. 

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28. Stack Magazine Subscription

£78 for a year, Stack

Stack Magazine Subscription Credit: Stack

Stack searches out the best independent magazines and delivers them to thousands of readers around the world every month. She won’t know what she’s going to get, but it will certainly be a beautiful, intelligent print publication she probably wouldn’t have otherwise heard of.

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29. Lucy Bee Organic Skincare Collection 

£75.50, Lucy Bee

Lucy Bee Organic Skincare Collection  Credit: Lucy Bee

Lucy Bee's unisex organic skincare collection includes three spectacular items: a cleansing cream, tonic and a face cream. Lucy Bee has been named one of the most ethical soaps in the UK by the Ethical Consumer Guide, so you know without a doubt products are vegan, organic, cruelty free and Fairtrade.

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30. Sage The 3X Bluicer™

£329.95, John Lewis

Sage The 3X Bluicer™ Credit: John Lewis

The Sage 3X Bluicer is an easy-to-use blender and juicer. What better gift than two in one? She'll be able to start mornings off right with fresh juice for smoothies instead of reaching for the shop-bought stuff.

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31. Panasonic Lumix G100 Vlogging Camera 

£719, John Lewis

Panasonic Lumix G100 Vlogging Camera  Credit: Clifton Cameras

Whilst she may not be a social media influencer, with TikTok and Instagram turning us all into online stars, the Lumix G100 is sure to come in handy. It has been designed to make creating content on the go easy. 

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