It’s not exactly hard to come up with gift ideas for women. Dare we say, we could blindly ransack the nearest department store with less than 48-hours to go until the big day and get it all done with enough time left for a festive pint. But finding presents they’ll actually like and not just stuff at the back of the cupboard? Well, that’s a different beast entirely.

Fortunately, we’ve done the legwork for you this holiday season and rounded up the best gifts for you to give to the ladies in your life, whatever their taste, and however deep your pockets. You’re welcome, and happy shopping.

Budget: Under £20 | Under £50 | Under £100 | Under £150 | Over £150

Under £20

Ark Abstract Popper Purse

We’re pretty sure Liberty London is older than Santa himself, giving the iconic department store a leg up when it comes to Christmas gifts. This season, the retailer’s buyers have sourced plenty of fail-safe options, like this colourful real leather purse.

Buy Now: £15

Ark Abstract Popper Purse

Boohoo Love Wins iPhone Case

‘Tis the season for giving, but no one wants to listen to naff carol singers. Instead, get in the festive spirit and do some good with this phone case from Manchester-based Boohoo, which has all of the proceeds going to the city’s Emergency Fund.

Buy Now: £2

Boohoo Love Wins iPhone Case

Benefit Hello San Francisco Glow

Unless you live in some tropical clime, there’s a fair chance the ladies in your life will have lost their summer glow by the time the big day rolls around. Happily, makeup brand Benefit has put together all of the essentials to make her feel she’s been wintering in the Costa Del Sol, not Coventry.

Buy Now: £19.50

Benefit Hello San Francisco Glow

American Chocolate Hamper

A chocolate selection box is never a bad gift (providing the recipient is under the age of eight). For something a little more grown-up, consider this assortment of sugary goods from the ol’ US of A. For your sake, we hope she’s a sharer.

Buy Now: £15

American Chocolate Hamper

Zara Printed Crossbody Bag

If there’s one thing Zara does well, it’s whipping up brilliant bags with a luxe look that belie their price tag. Take this one, which will go with pretty much everything already in her wardrobe, making it look like you’ve been paying attention all along.

Buy Now: £19.99

Zara Printed Crossbody Bag

River Island Yellow Blanket Scarf

Millennial pink? Pah! It’s all about Generation Z yellow, now. And in this giant, cosy scarf from one of our favourite high-street stores, River Island, she can literally wrap herself in the colour and bask in just how on-trend she is. Props to you, naturally.

Buy Now: £20

River Island Yellow Blanket Scarf

H&M Fine Knit Cream Turtleneck

Sure, every girl likes to get glammed up on Christmas day, but the day after is all about being comfy AF. This ultra-cosy fine-knit jumper from Sweden’s H&M is the ultimate option, and there are bonus points for it making the wearer resemble a snowman, kind of.

Buy Now: £19.99

H&M Fine Knit Cream Turtleneck

Mango Beaded Hoop Earrings

Here’s some inside knowledge: big earrings that resemble something your nan might wear have been having a bit of a moment in womenswear. No, seriously. This colour-clashing pair from Mango will make her the fashion alpha in the room over the festive season. You’re welcome.

Buy Now: £15.99

Mango Beaded Hoop Earrings

Vanity Fair Illustrated By Donald Urquhart

Before you run to the shop to pick up a copy of the magazine, that’s not what this is. William Makepeace Thackeray’s Vanity Fair is a novel first published in 1847 that has now been updated with illustrations by the darkly-humorous Donald Urquhart. However, hardbacked and a bit of a tome, this is not a present for the postman to deliver.

Buy Now: £16.95

Illustrated By Donald Urquhart

Stradivarius Camisole With Pearl Embellishment

Forget diamonds; this season, pearls are a girl’s best friend. Turning up in all manner of unexpected places, we think this pearl-embellished camisole (translation: loose, strappy top) would look great worn solo to dinner in autumn or layered over a white tee in the months after. Because, you know, winter.

Buy Now: £17.99

Stradivarius Camisole With Pearl Embellishment

Under £50

Ted Baker Square-Cut Linen T-Shirt

Buying clothing for the opposite sex can be nothing short of a minefield. What’s a playsuit? What’s a jegging? Why are the buttons for this shirt on the back rather than the front? What business do these trouser pockets have being purely decorative? It’s a pretty steep learning curve for the average guy. However, with this simple, stylish pocket T-shirt from Ted Baker, it’s impossible to go far wrong.

Buy Now: £49

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Charlotte Tilbury The Gift Of Goddess Skin

Don’t worry if you haven’t heard of Charlotte Tilbury, the important thing is that every female within a 50-mile radius certainly will have. Queen of the face, she has pulled together the ultimate skin-saving trio to combat the dreaded winter pallor. And quite frankly, we can’t think of a more generous gift than goddess skin.

Buy Now: £39

Charlotte Tilbury The Gift Of Goddess Skin

Lonely Planet: The Cities Book

From Ushuaia to Ulaanbaatar (don’t worry, us neither), this brilliant new book from the travel chiefs at Lonely Planet charts some of the world’s most incredible cities to visit. Use it as an excellent way to hint at heading on a city break. But be warned, it will induce an incurable case of wanderlust.

Buy Now: £25.88

Lonely Planet Cities Book

Weekday Pink Gloves

There’s nothing fashionable about frostbite, making gloves an easy Christmas gift idea year after year. Slightly more stylish than frozen digits are these perfectly pink hand warmers from Swedish brand Weekday, which are cut from buttery-soft leather and lined with insulating fleece.

Buy Now: £30

Weekday Pink Gloves

Fenty Beauty Match Stix Trio

Multi-talented Barbadian beauty Rihanna recently added makeup entrepreneur to her ever-expanding resume, sending women everywhere into meltdown. Focusing on hard-to-match skin tones, Fenty Beauty has been praised for its inclusivity, praise that will surely be coming your way if you snap up this set of make-up sticks.

Buy Now: £46

Fenty Beauty Match Stix Trio

Topshop Sock Boots

If you didn’t already know (and we wouldn’t blame you), sock boots are a big thing this season in lady land. Impress with your newly acquired knowledge by sliding these bold blue examples under the tree. Just make sure that you don’t let Father Christmas take all of the credit.

Buy Now: £49

Topshop Sock Boots

London City Distillery Gin Gift Set

Launched in 2012, The City of London gin was the first distillery to open in the capital in nearly 200 years. Despite being located in the heart of the financial district, products like this batch of five artisanal gins doesn’t cost the earth, making it the ideal stocking stuffer for any would-be connoisseur.

Buy Now: £34.95

London City Distillery Gin Gift Set

Love Stories Rizzo Eye Mask

Lingerie brand Love Stories is best known for creating delicate underwear and swimwear that girls actually want – not just the stuff you want to see her in. Adding to its awesome line-up of cool-girl-pants, the Dutch firm has also started turning out bedroom accessories, like this silky sleeping mask.

Buy Now: £30

Love Stories Rizzo Eye Mask

Marks & Spencer Wool Blend Checked Scarf

Safer than clothing, but more exciting than a gift card, it’s hard to go wrong with a scarf. At Marks & Spencer there are plenty to choose from in a range of colours and patterns, so you should be able to find one that’s suitable for your clan. But if you’re not even vaguely Celtic, play it safe with stylish grey.

Buy Now: £25

Marks & Spencer Wool Blend Checked Scarf

Biba Modern Fan Cushion

If you haven’t learnt by now, it’s paying attention to the little details that earns you big brownie points. Add that to the fact that there are few women who don’t appreciate decent homeware and there’s a strong case for this ace 1920s fan print cushion.

Buy Now: £35

Biba Modern Fan Cushion

Ted Baker Cat Motif Leather Purse

If you were in a meeting, brainstorming a list of things that women like, cats and purses are probably both going to crop up pretty early on. With that in mind, it makes sense that by combining the two in a thoughtful gift, you’re securing yourself a one-way ticket to gratitude city. Plus, awww, isn’t it cuuute?

Buy Now: £40

Ted Baker Cat Motif Leather Purse

Under £100

Kylie And Kendall Jersey Body

The Jenner sisters are back at Topshop with another clothing collection, but this time the pair has just focussed on bras and pants and ditched the terrible T-shirts (thanks be to fashion Jesus). We’re particularly fond of this form-fitting bodysuit, though we wouldn’t suggest buying it for your mum.

Buy Now: £72

Kylie and Kendall Jersey Body

Chanel Gabrielle Eau De Parfum

Chanel No. 5 has been a men’s gifting go-to for decades, but now there’s a new bottle in town. The French label’s first new fragrance in 15 years, the equally floral and angelic Gabrielle, is being tipped to take the crown, so get it while you can.

Buy Now: £79 for 50ml

Chanel Gabrielle Eau de Parfum

Comme Des Garçons’ Plaid Wallet

Check, plaid, tartan… whatever you call it, crisscrossed lines were all over the catwalks for this season. But if you think she might be too scared to do the full highland fling, allow her to dip her toe into the trend with this achingly cool wallet from Comme des Garçons.

Buy Now: £80

Comme des Garçons' Plaid Wallet

Net-A-Porter On-The-Go Beauty Kit

Packed with mini versions of pretty much every beauty product a woman could ever want or need, this kit compiled by the crack team at Net-a-Porter has got her covered. From Balmain hair perfume to Marc Jacobs mascara, her face will be on fleek well into the New Year.

Buy Now: £82

Net-a-Porter On-The-Go Beauty Kit

Fleur Of England Huntress Floral-Lace Bra

Bristol-based, Italian-made bras don’t come much prettier than this flirty, feminine, forest green number from luxury lingerie firm Fleur of England. Just don’t ask her to open it in front of her parents.

Buy Now: £95

Fleur Of England Huntress Floral-lace Bra

H&M Wide Necked Jumper

Swedish high-street behemoth H&M is never short of, well, anything. But particularly in winter, the retailer excels at affordable cashmere, like this block-colour knit, which would be a much-welcomed surprise under any tree.

Buy Now: £59.99

H&M Wide Necked Jumper

Clinique Sonic System Purifying Cleansing Brush

With its supersonic powers, this cleaning brush from the beauty bods at Clinique will help to dislodge all the festive glitter, Christmas cake and robin red lipstick that’s on her face. It’s pretty good at tackling dirt, pollution and impurities the rest of the year, too.

Buy Now: £79

Clinique Sonic System Purifying Cleansing Brush

Ganni Tilden Leopard-Print Mesh Turtleneck Top

Need to top that stellar shirt she got you last Christmas? You’ll be hard-pressed to find something that beats this leopard print number from J.Crew. Yes it’s a statement, but it’s also surprisingly versatile. Your move, Mrs.

Buy Now: £90

Ganni Tilden Leopard-Print Mesh Turtleneck Top

Zara Velvet Quilted Jacket

Knowing which coat to wear for Boxing Day drinks is tricky. On the one hand, she might only see those people from school once a year so will want to look nice. On the other, it’s going to be bloody freezing so she’ll want to wrap up warm. Help a sister out by getting her this velvet jacket; it’s the sartorial equivalent of killing two birds.

Buy Now: £79.99

Zara Velvet Quilted Jacket

Selfridges Champagne Afternoon Tea Gift Box

Afternoon tea is great and all, but there’s nothing that can’t be made better by a bit of booze. Selfridges’ dedicated gift box comes packing biscuits, a hyper-luxe fruitcake, tea and (most importantly) champagne. Best of all, she won’t even have to leave the comfort of the house to enjoy it.

Buy Now: £95

Selfridges Champagne Afternoon Tea Gift Box

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Carrie Elizabeth 14K Gold Rustalted Quartz Ring

London-based jewellery designer Carrie Elizabeth ethically sources her semi-precious stones in Jaipur, India and then crafts them into the lust-worthy pieces of jewellery like this pear-shaped ring. For the love of god, don’t accidentally give it to her on bended knee.

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Buy Now: £75

Carrie Elizabeth 14K Gold Rustalted Quartz Ring

Under £150

Love Stories Jude And Edie Floral Pajama Set

Socks, pants and PJs may be the mainstays of Christmas, but that doesn’t mean they have to be boring. Just take these perfect pyjamas from intimates brand Love Stories as an example. Sleepwear done right.

Buy Now: £130

Love Stories Jude and Edie Floral Pajama Set

Whistles Shearling Cylindrical Ring Bag

You only need to look inside your own wardrobe to see that ’tis the season to be textured. Show off your sartorial smarts by gifting her this cylindrical shearling bag from Whistles.

Buy Now: £129

Whistles Shearling Cylindrical Ring Bag

Pat McGrath Labs Lip Kit

Pat McGrath is the beauty editor-at-large of British Vogue, so it’s fair to say she knows a thing or two about slap. Rather than balls it up yourself, trust in her lip kit to tick all the right boxes, then simply sit back and take all the credit.

Buy Now: £135

Pat McGrath Labs Lip Kit

Axel Arigato Nude Tennis Sneaker

Seeing as it’s the season of goodwill and all, why not introduce the ladies in your life to the coolest sneaker brand in your wardrobe? Axel Arigato makes excellent kicks for women, too, like these nude leather tennis shoes, which sit on top of a textured rubber cupsole.

Buy Now: £149

Axel Arigato Nude Tennis Sneaker

Aurélie Bidermann Takayama Bakelite & Gold-Plated Earrings

Most women have a preference when it comes to the colour of metal they wear. If your particular recipient’s is gold, there’s not a snowman’s chance in hell she won’t like these 18kt examples by French jewellery designer Aurélie Bidermann.

Buy Now: £105

Aurélie Bidermann Takayama Bakelite & Gold-Plated Earrings

Selfridges Beauty Calendar

Let Christmas come early with this sure-to-sell-out beauty advent calendar from Selfridges. It features 24 face-based must-haves from brands like Yves Saint Laurent, Lancôme and Kiehl’s. If nothing else, it’ll keep her hands off your chocolate.

Buy Now: £120

Selfridges Beauty Calendar

Grace: American Vogue Years

An essential read for any fashion-obsessed member of your female flock, Grace: American Vogue Years charts the last 15 years of creative director Grace Coddington’s 28-year tenure at the magazine. The glossy book celebrates some of her best work with legendary photographers like Annie Leibovitz, Craig McDean and Mario Testino.

Buy Now: £125

Grace: American Vogue Years

Nuface Mini Facial Toning Device

Sending a loved one to the spa is nice and all, but it’ll set you back a fair whack. For the same price, you could buy this dinky device, which uses microcurrent technology to provide a five-minute facial at home, making it the gift that keeps on giving.

Buy Now: £150

Nuface Mini Facial Toning Device

HP Sprocket Portable Photo Printer

This pocket-sized printer from HP connects to a smartphone, allowing the user to turn Insta-approved pics into photos IRL. It’s like having a Polaroid camera, but with the ability to filter and edit (and most importantly, not print) anything beforehand. Isn’t technology great?

Buy Now: £119.95

HP Sprocket Portable Photo Printer

Over £150

Ted Baker Lace And Mesh Detail Skater Dress

Heading into a woman’s clothes shop and picking out a nice dress for the lady in your life can be a daunting prospect. We get that. And that’s why we did the legwork and found the best one (a safe and stylish little black number) so that you don’t have to. Your secret is safe here.

Buy Now: £179

Ted Baker Cheska Lace Dress

Mansur Gavriel Mini Bucket Bag

Founded in 2012, New York accessories brand Mansur Gavriel fast became a favourite of fashion insiders. Of course you knew that, that’s why you picked out this vegetable-tanned light brown leather bucket bag. Right? Right.

Buy Now: £325

Mansur Gavriel Mini Bucket Bag

Olivia Burton 3D Bee Rose Gold Mesh Watch

There are few ways to get your bae buzzing than with a stunning timepiece. Olivia Burton’s 3D Rose Gold Bee watch guarantees to do just that with its unique design and timeless mesh strap.

Buy Now: £155

Olivia Burton 3D Bee Rose Gold Mesh Watch

Urban Outfitters x The Impossible Project Polaroid Camera

Got a snap-happy sister or a camera-obsessed cousin? Pick up the re-launched Impossible Project Polaroid Camera, which, thanks to a partnership with hipster haven Urban Outfitters, is now available in a range of colours including this lilac version.

Buy Now: £155

Urban Outfitters x The Impossible Project Polaroid Camera

Topshop Boutique Ultimate Trench Coat

They’ve done it; everyone else can go home now, Topshop has officially nailed the perfect affordable trench. Manufactured in Britain as part of the retailer’s boutique range, we can’t think of anyone who wouldn’t want to find this cotton coat in Santa’s sleigh.

Buy Now: £160

Topshop Boutique Ultimate Trench Coat

The Fortnums Christmas Hamper

Luxury London department store Fortnum and Mason is famed for its handsome food hall and mouth-wateringly good hampers. With everything someone could possibly want to eat on Christmas Day, this one would keep even the grumpiest of family members happy if the electricity goes out.

Buy Now: £175

The Fortnums Christmas Hamper

Bella Freud Psycho Analysis Eau de Parfum

Keeping the family trade alive, London designer Bella Freud (and great-granddaughter of Sigmund) has bottled the scent of a psychoanalyst’s office under her own hugely successful brand. Weird? Yes. Cool? Definitely. Plus, it’s cheaper than therapy.

Buy Now: £165 for 100ml

Bella Freud Psycho Analysis Eau de Parfum

Dyson Supersonic Hairdryer

Unless your other half is Amber Rose, there’s a fair chance she obsesses over her hair. Pick up Dyson’s groundbreaking hair dryer, which uses air multiplier technology to speed up the process, and there’s a (slight) chance she’ll be ready faster. A gift for you, too.

Buy Now: £353.70

Dyson Supersonic Hairdryer

Vetements Embroidered Cap

Looking for a gift you can steal back? This cap might be just the ticket. Vetements’ tongue-in-cheek sloganwear has made it a cult favourite and this cap, with its Euro sign detail, is a subtle way for her to give side-eye to any Brexit-voting relatives.

Buy Now: £160

Vetements Embroidered Cap

Elemis Pro Collagen Gift Set

Days (if not weeks) of over-indulgence can take their toll on the face. Give the gift of recovery with smart skincare brand Elemis and its batch of pro-collagen goodies to reverse the damage. Bought alone, the contents would cost £350, making it a smart investment all round.

Buy Now: £199

Elemis Pro Collagen Gift Set

Simplehuman Wide View Sensor Mirror

It takes a man with the patience of Saint Nick to share a bathroom mirror. So do what a Wise Man would and reclaim your space by buying any would-be hogger this. Described as ‘the ultimate smart makeup mirror’ it can sense a user’s face as they approach and uses an advanced lighting system to simulate natural sunlight.

Buy Now: £299.99

simplehuman Wide View Sensor Mirror