Tis the season to buy pretty things

Here’s a list of all the gifts that all of your loved ones will want to find under the tree this festive season. From stocking fillers to unique pieces, here is the ultimate present guide for the 2018 holiday season.


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This Kate Spade New York holiday video will get you into the festive mood

 The best gift for… make up aficionados

This season treat the special someone in your life with a something from the beautiful Chanel lip collection. Our favourites? The rouge coco gloss Flaming Lips (AED 160) and the rouge allure velvetN° 5 Lipstick (AED 175)


The best gift for… the city girl

You can’t go wrong with a classic handbag this festive season. Why not pick up one of these beautiful pieces from Kate Spade New York? (From bottom left, clockwise) Sam Nylon bag (AED 800), Hayes Street Pearls Sam bag, (AED 1,500), Cameron Street Embellished Sam bag, (AED 1,700) Margaux large (AED 1,500) and medium (AED 1,300).

Best gift for… the statement style queen

We fell in love with the Collection: Spring / Summer 2019 Dada Collection fashion show earlier this year. Fashionistas will love the standout statement pieces from the SS 2019 collection.

Best gift for… your younger sister

Shopping for your younger sister? Be sure to check out the pieces from iconic jewellery brand Pandora. Add to her charm bracelet with this heart charm in Pandora rose (AED 175) or buy her a standalone moon and stars necklace (AED 495) or the glacial beauty ring (AED 445).

The best gift for… those with a sweet tooth

We can’t get enough of the latest sweet brand that’s landed in the UAE. Lakrids make high end delicious coated liquorish chocolates . Perfect for giving to friends or colleagues wh

Best gift for… your childhood friend

Acqua di Parma, the brand behind many iconic fragrances and beauty products have produced a range of limited edition candles for the festive season.

Best gift for… your best friend

Treat your best friend with Chloe’s delightful signature perfume this season. This is one we definitely hope to get in our stocking this December 25.

Best gift for… your most stylish friend

We love the Wild Pop Collection from Bvlgari, which mixes Roman creativity with the wild pop vibes of the 1980s.

 Best gift for… the girl who has everything

You’ll even find something for the girl who has everything in the extensive range at Moda Operandi. Check out our two Moda Operandi festive guides (part one and part two) for a comprehensive list of the ultimate gifts this season at the online store.

Best gift for… perfume aficionados

You can’t go wrong with a statement scent from Guerlain. The French perfumery brand has an extensive range, with something for every perfume aficionado.

Best gift for… the party-goer

This season Bloomingdale’s has you covered for all your party needs. From sparkling stilettos to statement dresses, this is the place to shop for the party-goer in your life.

Best gift for… the girl who loves accessories

Harvey Nichols – Dubai has some of the best sparkly accessories this season. Checkout the shoe and handbag collection for the perfect statement pieces to complete any outfit. Clockwise (Left to right) Malone Souliers shoes, Sophia Webster clutch, Suvimol gold clutch, Suvimol silver clutch, Sophia Webster sequin shoes, Suvimol silver clutch. All Harvey Nichols – Dubai, prices vary.


Best gift for… the fashionista in your life

For the latest catwalk looks, head to Stefaniamode.com. The website has an extensive collection of everything you need, when shopping for the fashionista in your life.

Best gift for… the art lover

Art aficionados will appreciate the beauty of the unique jewellery pieces by Pomellato. We love the extensive range of colour in their statement pieces.


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