These colourful, quartz-beaded drop earrings will look sensational with a simple white shirt or relaxed off-shoulder dress. ROSANTICA POM POM EARRINGS, DHS562, NET-A-PORTER.
There’s a reason this is in every beauty editor’s handbag. HAND AND NAIL TREATMENT CREAM, DHS125, CLARINS.
A new year, a fresh set of notebooks you’ll be proud to take into the boardroom. OHH DEER NOTEPADS, DHS28, ASOS.
For loved ones who love to travel (or just those who have severe wanderlust), this leather luggage tag with a rose-gold inscription will fit the bill for their next trip. TED BAKER LUGGAGE TAG, DHS80, NAMSHI.
Whether worn as a headscarf, around the neck, or even tied to your favourite bag, this luxe little number is sure to spice up any outfit. SILK TWILL SCARF, DHS430, GUCCI AT NET-A-PORTER.
Drink your cup of morning joe in style with this ceramic beauty. MARBLE PRINT MUG, DHS39, NAMSHI.
Hands down the best exfoliating mask out there (be prepare though, it really does tingle!). PETER THOMAS ROTH PUMPKIN ENZYME MASK, DHS213, SEPHORA.
These pale pink hexagons with a slinky brass inset will look classy on any coffee table. PINK STONE COASTERS, DHS175, WEST ELM.
These fruity little accessories will feel extra refreshing come summer. GINGER iPHONE CASES, DHS49, NAMSHI.
This liquid base housed in a nifty little sponge will suit most skin types – the effect is dewy but not greasy, the finish lightweight but still offering good coverage, and the delightful cooling sensation is appreciated in our desert climes. MIRACLE CUSHION FOUNDATION, DHS255, LANCOME.
Put a little colour into your favourite black handbag (quite literally). LEATHER WALLET, DHS230, COMME DES GARÇONS AT NET-A-PORTER.
Pop it in a chunky black frame and hang it above the dining table so you can admire the city’s impressive outline over your brekkie. DUBAI MAP PRINT, DHS92, POINTTWOMAPS AT ETSY.
A very special gift for a very special someone. ALPHABET PENDANT CHARM, DHS350, MONICA VINADER AT NET-A-PORTER.
Not only will it refrain from pulling and breaking your locks, it also miraculously doesn’t leave kinks. INVISIBOBBLE, DHS25, SEPHORA.
Because every man expects socks in his stocking, right? HAPPY SOCKS, DHS130, ASOS.
And a woman expect slippers in hers, right? (Hey, those tiled floors can be freezing first thing). RIVER ISLAND FAUX FUR SLIPPERS, DHS93, ASOS.
For a long-wearing lip crayon that’s highly pigmented but still creamy, look no further than the colour Fly. SKETCH STICK, DHS72, ILLAMASQUA.
Whether you’re buying for a kitchen novice or a borderline pro, everybody will find something they love among famous, fiery-tempered Marco Pierre White’s fuss-free recipes. ESSENTIALLY MARCO, DHS165, BOOKS ARABIA
Reasons to love this scent? 1. It’s from a fragrance brand made right here in the UAE. 2. The notes of amber, incense and Mediterranean rockrose that make up this number smell exactly like Christmas. 3. It’s one of the most spicy, opulent perfumes we’ve ever given our nostrils the pleasure of smelling. (They also do a lovely beard oil if you’re buying for a man). KAHRUMY, DHS320, LOVAGE.
Christmas is fast approaching (22 more sleeps, people) so now’s the time to start whittling down that fear-inducingly long shopping list.
And luckily we’re at hand to make the whittling down process a little easier.
Whoever you’re buying for, we’ve come up with a few ideas for kicking off the day of gift-giving.
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So, from beauty products to jewellery and good reads, scroll down for some of our favourite stocking fillers.
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