CHRISTMAS IS COMING – LET US INSPIRE YOU WITH A CURATED SELECTION OF TRULY SPECIAL GIFTS TO HELP KICK OFF YOUR CHRISTMAS SHOPPING
Choosing a gift for a loved one can be a tricky business. As well as weighing up their interests, wants and needs, you need to think about your own budget. This year, to make things easier for you, we’ve created a special edit of exceptional gifts for all the important people in your life. In other words, we’ve done the hard work for you.
‘Choosing the perfect Christmas gift can be a high-stakes business,’ says Dan Cooper, Partner and Buyer, Christmas. ‘To lighten the load, we’ve curated the most covetable, beautiful and innovative gifts that money can buy. We call them gifts of wonder.’
The gifts of wonder edit is a selection of 200 products – simply look out for items highlighted ‘gifts of wonder’ on our website. We’ve selected 40 of our favourite below. We hope that Christmas shopping just got a little easier.
GIFTS FOR HER
Whether you’re searching for the perfect gift for your mum, wife, sister or girlfriend, we’ve got it covered. This year, for our gifts of wonder edit, we selected meaningful and useful products that appeal to all ages and strike the balance between style and function, all of them exquisite in their own way. From the personal letter-emblazoned purses and the suits-all glitter star AND/OR trainers to the covetable Mulberry Darley bag – a chic reworking of the bestselling Lily bag, due online soon – there’s a special gift to suit her.
“Picking on-trend design with the latest home and beauty finds, we’ve left no stone unturned in curating our impressive ‘gifts for her’ edit”
GIFTS FOR HIM
With a multitude of interests and tastes, dads, husbands, brothers and sons are not always the easiest recipients to buy for. For this special curation, we’ve selected all-time classics that should appeal to all tastes like the tartan Barbour scarf, the bestselling Hugo Boss Oxygen watch – a favourite with John Lewis & Partners customers – and the brilliant Ultimate Ears BOOM 3 Bluetooth Speaker. And yes, there are slippers too, albeit luxe sheepskin-lined moccasins that will see him snugly – and stylishly – through winter.
“Packed full of wonderful ideas for adventurers, coffee connoisseurs, sound hounds and gadget lovers, our picks for men are timeless”
GIFTS FOR KIDS
In an age where children often have it all, how do you wow and delight them on Christmas morning? We all know that showering them with dozens of meaningless gifts isn’t the route to happiness, so it’s important to choose something special that will stand the test of time and stay on their play list when the sparkle of Christmas has faded. Our special selection for gifts of wonder includes a classic Brio train set, our bestselling wooden block baby walker and an irresistibly squishy Jellycat octopus they’ll want to keep on cuddling. And yes, for older kids, we’ve got the most popular games consoles covered, including the Xbox One S and the Nintendo Switch.
“Satisfy budding builders, artists, chefs and train drivers with our fun selection of gifts for the youngest members of the family”
Family gifts are the best, because everyone gets to enjoy them. From joyful games like Dobble and classic Roberts radios to toffee truffle biscuits, we’ve hand-picked gifts that will keep everyone happy. We’re also selling customised Quality Street tins again, so don’t miss out. Capture memories from the day with a classic Polaroid camera. These are the kinds of presents you can all enjoy together on Christmas morning.
“We’ve brought together some of our top gifts to help families share laughs, memories and games over the festive period”
GIFTS UNDER £20
Whether you’re looking for star stocking fillers or a Secret Santa gift that will delight your recipient, you’ll find it here. From stylish mugs to plush Father Christmas toys, we’ve cherry-picked a selection of wonderful gifts under £20 – with many of them around the £5 mark – to appeal to all recipients. And never understimate the simple joy a pair of Happy Socks brings.
To make life easier for you, all of these items can be ordered to arrive next day via Click & Collect or by home delivery, at a time that suits you. The John Lewis & Partners Christmas Gift Guide 2019 has just landed in stores. Pick yours up today.