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By Olivia Bennett on 6th December 2023

Still working through your Christmas shopping list? Trust The Sybarite's curation of the very best gifts for her this festive season.

Wondering what to buy your wife, sister or best friend? Take the stress out of Christmas shopping with our edit of the best gifts for the special woman in your life. From heirloom-worthy jewels to coveted handbags, most-wanted skincare to luxe fragrance, our edit is sure to spark joy.

Sophie Lis Celestial Hoops

British jewellery designer Sophie Lis elevates the ubiquitous gold hoop with charming solid gold vermeil hearts and delicate white diamonds for a touch of sparkle. A subtle statement maker. £195, sophielis.com

The Works at Neville Hair & Beauty

Party season is in full swing and the one-stop shop for those in the know is Neville Hair & Beauty, Pont Street. A stone's throw from Sloane Square, this salon is a favourite of the Royals and Beauty Editors alike. Give the gift of 'The Works': the ultimate beauty MOT to enter the new year in the glossiest way possible. This package comprises a half head of creamy highlights and a bouncy cut & blowdry, before finishing off with a long lasting manicure and pedicure to ensure they are primed from top to toe. Contact the team on 020 7235 3654 to book. £550, nevillehairandbeauty.net

Roxanne First Happy Or Sad Flip Ring

Roxanne First is known for her irreverent approach to fine jewellery. Case in point: this playful ring cast in solid gold, diamonds, and a kaleidoscope of rainbow sapphires. Flip the smiley face dependent on your mood. £1,495, roxannefirst.com

Dr. David Jack Daily Skin Trio

Dr David Jack has endeavoured to streamline multi-step skincare regimes into a kit of three hardworking products for round the clock protection. Packed to the gills with skin-transforming ingredients, formulas are silky and sink in seamlessly. Good Morning is a vitamin C-enriched serum which leaves skin positively radiant, All Day Long is a light moisturiser with SPF50 and blue light protection to protect skin from ageing, whilst Good Night is a retinoid-packed moisturiser to renew skin as you sleep. £304, drdavidjack.com

P.E Nation Hudson Leggings

Amp up their workout with Australian label P.E Nation’s unparalleled activewear. Instantly recognisable for their bold colour-block designs, this co-cord is too striking to wear solely to the gym. Offering superlative fit wear-after-wear, pieces are as suited to high-intensity circuits as low-impact Pilates. £88, us.pe-nation.com

Champagne Porte Noire Grand Cru Blanc de Blancs by Idris Elba

Porte Noire — meaning  ‘black door’ in French —  is the champagne brand from actor Idris Elba, produced by Champagne Sanger. With a fine mousse and notes of lemon zest and pastries,  it is the perfect tipple to enjoy this festive season.  £89, portenoire.co.uk

Yolaine Paris The Mousses de Rouge "Palette"

Give their make up routine a touch of insouciant Parisian elegance, with this set from renowned multi-hyphenate, Camille Yolaine, who has launched her French beauty and lifestyle brand. This palette consists of six ultra-wearable shades of the iconic La Mousse de Rouge. This highly-pigmented rouge is lightweight, drying to a velvety finish which can be worn on lips, cheeks and even eyelids. £174, thebeautiful.co.uk

Asceno London Pyjamas

There is every excuse to stay in your pyjamas all day thanks to Asceno’s sandwashed silk shirt — too smart just for sleeping in. Expertly-cut for a draped, oversized fit, style this shirt with the corresponding louche trousers, or with jeans when venturing out. From £270, asceno.com

Smythson Soho Weekly Diary

A Smythson diary is eternally at the top of my Christmas wishlist as I begin getting organised the next calendar year. The Soho gives an overview of the week ahead for planning meetings and social engagements with plenty of space for plotting your to-do-list, plus it slots neatly into my handbag. Available in an array of chic hues, we’re coveting the elegant ‘Mara’ shade. £250, smythson.com

Jo Malone London Ginger Biscuit Candle

True to form, Jo Malone London has unveiled an enchanting festive collection, with delightful limited-edition scents and reworkings of classics to suit every budget. This charming candle will fill the home with nostalgic notes of freshly-baked biscuits: think cinnamon, ginger and caramel. Housed in a smart votive, this delightful candle will pep up every mantlepiece. £59, jomalone.co.uk

DeMellier The New York Bag

There’s no such thing as too many handbags, and the Demellier New York tote is imbued with heirloom-worthy appeal. A timeless silhouette, croc leather finish, and capacious shape enough to stow your laptop with 24/7 wearability. £520, demellierlondon.com

Refy Brow Collection

Cancel your in-salon appointment: perfectly defined brows are just a sweep and a brush away with Refy’s Brow Collection. Comprising the Brow Sculpt, Pomade and Pencil, this handy kit contains all you need for natural looking, full brows. In short: your brows, but better. £40, refy.com

Byredo Mixed Emotions Eau de Parfum

Select their new signature scent, Byredo Mixed Emotions is sure to delight every nose. This deep and complex fragrance last all day long and will leave a trail of admirers in your path. The scent opens with the jammy sweetness of cassis, with a heart of warming black tea and green notes of violet leaf. It’s grounded in a reassuring woodiness thanks to birch and papyrus. £140, spacenk.com

Artah Enhanced Nootropics

It goes without saying that the festive period can be a stressful time of year.  Take the edge off with these holistic supplements combining B Complex Vitamins, Magnesium Glycinate and Ashwagandha to calm, soothe, and uplift. They also have the added benefit of aiding concentration, cutting through brain fog. £36, artah.co

OHMU Askø 2-in-1 Sweater

This 2-in-1 knit is the perfect transeasonal styling piece for fashion followers with a minimalist aesthetic. Crafted from ultra cosy lambswool, the removable high-neck bib can be styled over dresses or long sleeve tops as a chic yet warming extra layer. £295, omhu.co.uk

Pierre Marcolini Malline Christmas Flower Bites

Satisfy a sweet tooth with Belgian chocolatier Pierre Marcolini. This box features gingerbread and pistachio truffles around decadent bites of chewy caramel, cashew praline, and feuillantine. Almost too pretty to eat. £37, marcolini.co.uk.

Vanessa Bruno Valeran Coat 

This coat is a masterclass in nonchalant Parisian dressing. In go-with-everything navy and cut to a clean, oversized silhouette, it can be transformed into a far more structural proposition with the built-in scarf. £645, uk.vanessabruno.com

Issy Granger By Candlelight Mix

This set of handblown glass candleholders and candlesticks makes an ideal gift for the host. They will make a colourful addition to any tablescape. £170, issygranger.com

Anine Bing Shearling Mules

Any recipient of these fabulous mules may need a little convincing to leave the house after they slip them on. Crafted from ultra soft shearling, and adorned with signature gold hardware, they take indoor shoes to a whole new level. £350, aninebing.com

Hero image: Jo Malone London Christmas campaign

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