Christmas Gift Guide 2014: For Her

You can and should spoil the ladies in your life any time of the year. But on the days she expects you to, the pressure’s on. Don’t worry – we’ve got you covered. Whether she’s a beauty addict, a design buff, or a fitness junkie, here are 40 hand-picked holiday treats that definitely don’t require an exchange voucher.


You could get her flowers. Or you could get her
Dolce & Gabbana 

Dolce & Gabbana Absolute Luxury Sunglasses, $950

 Custom engraving makes this
must-have more personal 

iPad Air 2 (available in silver, gold
and space grey), from $619

Lazy ‘not getting dressed Sundays’ have never
been so sophisticated

La Perla Maison Vestaglia Corta Short Robe, $999

Rose gold panels and a graphic front flap
make for the ultimate arm candy

Ginger & Smart Boxed Adoration Clutch, $369

 An exquisite statement piece from
the Queen of Cool, Nicole Richie

House Of Harlow 1960 by Nicole Richie Tres
Tri Cut-Out Cuff, $119

 This versatile kaftan can be worn hundreds of ways.
So really, it’s like giving her 100 gifts. Hello, husband/boyfriend/friend/other of the year!

Camilla Trek of the Nung Round Neck Kaftan, $599

Our love of sea salt knows no bounds! Now
adding a salty twist to candles, she’ll love the
wood sage and sea salt scent

Jo Malone Wood Sage & Sea Salt Home Candle, $85

This songbird charm will add
a splash of whimsy to her everyday

Kate Spade New York Songbird Charm, $119.95

Health Nut

More motivational (and dare we say even better looking) than a personal trainer

Bose Soundtrue Ae Mint Green, $229

A 24hr juice bar on her kitchen counter. And when a wheatgrass shot won’t cut it, this bad boy also makes bread sticks and fresh noodles

Oscar 900 Cold Pressed Juicer, $449

 Performance-wear she’ll never want to take off

Adidas Questra Watch, $79

 Fashion and function collide in an ultra-lightweight kick that’s stronger than it looks

Nike Flyknit Lunar2, $219.95

 Her classic carry-all gym bag gets the Witchery overhaul with a monochromatic colourway and detachable mini purse

Witchery ‘Nina’ Carry All, $149.95

 This inflatable pool toy is fun and another excuse to get outside and enjoy that sunshine

Dotti Inflatable Donut, $24.95

That’s right, one of her favourite fashion brands, Country Road now does activewear. Get her this, get her a voucher – she’ll love either

Country Road Sprint Outline Bra, $59.95

This year’s cult fitness item tracks your steps and sleep, but it’s stylish enough to wear even with a flat battery

Jawbone UP24, $122

Want more inspiration? Find the perfect gift with our Sports Luxe Guide

The Entertainer

Amp up the aromas and flavours to turn any old red into a sensory experience with this decanter 

Vineyard Wine Decanter With Wood Base, $44

 Whipping up fresh mozzarella is always a good party trick 

Salts Meats Cheese Mozzarella Making Class, $69

Is there anything that isn’t cooler when served in a mason jar?

Mason Jar Infuser, $25-$44

Eskys are for guys… THIS is for the girls

Large Margarita Ice Bucket, $249.95

 Dinosaur Designs’ resin salad servers are the ultimate blend of form and function

Dinosaur Designs Long Resin Dew Servers, $105

 Ok so this may be a secret present for you too, but what entertainer doesn’t want to serve up their own ice cream? None

Cuisinart Ice Cream Maker, $167

120 recipes of pure deliciousness to keep her busy and baking all summer long!

Delicious ‘Love to Eat’ Cookbook, $39.99

The only bad thing about this retro apron is spilling the first drop of food on it

Orla Kiely House Pears Apron, $79.95

Beauty Queen

Stila’s 18-strong liner collection is not your average gift set

Stila 20th Anniversary Smudge Stick Waterproof
Eye Liner Collection, $280

Because all skin wants to be a little more like Miranda Kerr’s

KORA Organics Revitalizing Body Pack, $150

 A makeup bag so pretty it could double as a clutch

Ted Baker Giller Bow Metallic Large Washbag, $69.95

 This limited edition styler is a rosy addition to ghd’s award-winning lineup

ghd Christmas Edition Rose Gold V Styler, $249.95

 Flourish this magic wand for brighter eyes, fuller lips, and sharper cheekbones

YSL Touche Eclat, $57

 The original, #1 cleansing brush recommended by dermatologists

Clarisonic Mia 2 Energy, $190

We’re not going to sugar coat it – this fragrance gift set smells as delicious as it looks!

Prada Candy Candy EDP Set (50ml), $115

No girl is going to say no to something as sparkly as this. All the neutral tones she needs in her makeup kit are right here

Bobbi Brown Warm Glow Eye Palette, $122

Interiors Addict

A canvas created by the art of lovemaking. This personal piece brings a whole new meaning to the phrase “do it yourself”  

Love Is Art Kit, $POA

 Hand-blown glass and an exquisite antique finish will catch the eye of any Pottery Barn magpie 

Pottery Barn Washed Mercury, $24-$84

This luxe Shetland wool throw does double time as a sofa accent and snuggle buddy

Herringbone Wool Throw, $195.95

She can hide her trinkets, organise her pantry or just add a chic pastel hue to her mantle with these cute canisters

Country Road Art Canister (large and small), $19.95-$24.95

 A little greenery inside the home will brighten any interior (and day!)

Typo The Hall Hanging Planter, $19.95

 Only Charles & Ray Eames could spawn knock-offs more covetable than most originals

Replica Eames Leather Lounge Chair & Ottoman, $69.95

It smells like a tropical island, and comes in a New York illustrated gift box. Trust us, that’s all it takes to make her Christmas!

Glasshouse Fragrances Montego Bay Luxury Gift Set, $59.95

She’ll love the sophisticated addition of colour these votives add to her home

Morgan & Finch Candy Interior Glaze Tealight, $9.95 each

Want more interiors inspiration? Find the perfect gift with our Homewares Guide

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