2018 Gift Guide

This year, I decided to do a little gift guide full of things I actually know, love and use!

So first up is Freddie's Flowers - a subscription that sends amazing flowers to your door every week, two weeks or month - you can pick and choose whenever you want to have these delivered and how often! I love these deliveries, and there are instructions inside to tell you how to arrange them or you can just go ham and do it however you want! I've gotten two so far, and though the second bouquet hadn't fully opened when I was shooting, they have now and I can confirm they are BEAUTIFUL. I have a code that will get your first bouquet totally free! Ciara079

Next up is this lovely little store that I discovered on Etsy, but I've just found they have an online store too. Atria Decor do the cutest prints and home wear; I found them while I was searching for a nice moon phases bunting and fell in love with everything! I ended up buying these cute horoscope prints as well as the night sky print, which you can customise exactly as you want it. Such a gorgeous gift for anyone and any occasion! Plus the owner is an absolute babe ✨
Alrighty so you must all know by now I am a bookworm and proud. My dad was visiting a few weekends ago and we stumbled into the amazing Hatchards bookshop in Picadilly and wow wow wow it is so fab in there. BUT what caught our attention was the fact they do monthly book subscriptions - you can do fiction, non fiction, a mixtures, childrens book - so many choices! So my lovely papa sorted out my birthday present for this year - it'll be like a little birthday every month!
OK yes yet another subscription but tbh I think they make incredible gifts. And what better than a years supply of your favourite magazine! Again... it's a gift that keeps on giving! Of course Vogue is my guilty pleasure (not guilty, just a pleasure) but depending on the recipient you can get subs for literally any kinds of magazines!
I just wanted to add in a few jewellery faves that I've been wearing to death lately - this necklace from Chupi, ring from Katie Mulally, and earrings from Jewellery Box. I would also highly recommend The Temple Wolf for fab gifts and jewellery!

Some squeeeeky clean bits - beauty and skin care make great stocking fillers and stand alone gifts. This little box from Lush has my entire apartment smelling like a Lush store and I am HERE FOR IT. I can't wait to sink into a nice bubble bath with the bath bombs over Christmas! And where would we be without a little Nivea set - perfect for stocking fillers or secret santas, I love this rose scented one, and how cute is the packaging?!

Another absolute fave of mine - The Cambridge Satchel Company. Anything that can be personalised and monogrammed is a good call in my opinion. It makes it feel a little more special and, well, personal! Plus their bags are gorgeous in general, I love my little green cloud bag!

Look Mate make these incredible unisex socks, and each month they collaborate with a different designer to make extra special, statement making socks! I particularly love the Emily Carter collaboration, the Prism sock - the colours and shapes make it fun but also feels very sophisticated. PLUS they do sock subscriptions and I mean we all know a love a good subscription!

And some more beautiful jewellery! These pieces are from the newest collections from Aurum, an ethical Icelandic jewellery brand - made with recycled silver (mega brownie points in my book) and arriving in these gorgeous pebble recyclable gift boxes, I think they make the perfect gift for anyone a little bit concerned about our current environmental issues (see: me, freaking out about why my pasta packaging isn't recyclable?! Why isn't everything recyclable?!)

And finally, I mean what can I say. I love a mug, I truly do! And these are soooo cool, the heat activated one. If I can't go see the Northern Lights at least I can drink my coffee out of them, right?! Also, in keeping with the current hot mess of the world, the Global Warming mug gets you thinking while you're sipping.

I hope you enjoyed this, and maybe got a few ideas to help you out this festive season! 🎅🏼