Saturday 10 December 2022

Christmas gift guide for adults



Breck + Fox Lights

Working with artists and designers from all around the world, Breck + Fox curate “wow, where did you get that” pieces that are expressive. Passionate about preserving the integrity of our planet, they promise to tread lightly on the earth and offset the shipment of packages to be 100% carbon neutral.

Moon Lamp

Give the gift of the moon’s light with this limited-edition Moon Lamp (RRP from $59.90).

Indulge your senses as you bask in the glow of the Moon Lamp. Displayed on a wooden stand, this lunar lamp is perfect as a night light, bedside table lamp, or home decor that will light up any room. The Moon Lamp transforms your home into a cosmic oasis.

The Moon Lamp is one lamp with multiple colours. Conveniently change the Moon Lamp between 16 different colour settings to reflect your mood and transform your space. The light source comes from an environmentally friendly and heat-safe LED bulb.

There are four sizes to choose from; XS: 3 inches (8cm), S: 4 inches (10cm), M: 6 inches (15cm) and L: 8 inches (20cm). *All sizes are measured by the diameter of the Moon Lamp sphere. 

The magnificent Moon Lamp is created using 3D print technology. Each lamp takes 26 hours to individually 3D print. Every crater has been carefully designed to reflect the moon's surface using real satellite imaging.

Galaxy Projector

Gift your loved one the galaxy with this Galaxy Projector (RRP $99.99) from Breck + Fox.


Form constellations in the comfort of your own home and fall asleep under a blanket of stars. Transform the ambience of your living space instantly with the Galaxy Projector.

The Galaxy Projector will cast an ethereal symphony of the night sky onto every surface the light can touch. The star projector is compact, stylish, and interactive. Each room will be full of a sea of stars, light, and colour. 

Thanks to Smart Sound technology, watch the alluring light react according to your favourite music. The galaxy light can dance with strong rhythmic music if the sound source is within one metre. Conveniently change music with the integrated Bluetooth speakers in the galaxy lamp projector.

Never worry about falling asleep with your planetarium galaxy projector on with the energy-saving timer feature. Conveniently change between 10 different colours to reflect your mood and transform your space with the galaxy star projector.

Perfect for gifting this Christmas, the Galaxy Projector will allow your loved ones to be immersed in the wonders of the cosmic world.

Sunset Lamp

Let your loved ones bask in the beautiful glow of the sunset with this lovely Sunset Lamp (RRP $69.90).

The Sunset Lamp produces a beautiful glowing light that can turn any room into a serene sunset scene. The warm colours of the Sunset Lamp is perfect for taking photographs and creating a calming, positive vibe to your room. 

Enjoy 16 different colours and various sunset lamp settings (flash, strobe, fade, and smooth) with this fun lamp. 

Effortlessly adjust the angle of the sunset lamp to project rings of different shapes and sizes. The greater the distance, the greater the projection of sunlight on the wall, ceiling, or floor. Unlike normal 90-degree rotating lights, this led light can be rotated 180 degrees so that you can freely adjust the angle. Remote Control and App Operated:  Plus easily operate the Sunset Lamp by remote control or by App to switch between colours and the various light settings. 

This Sunset Lamp is perfect as a bedside table lamp, photography enhancer, mood setter, or home decor that will light up any room. 

Kasbah clothing

Get wrapped up for winter and party ready with stylish, distinctive and comfortable plus size clothing from Kasbah Clothing

Created by British designer Heather Griffiths-Benhrima who lives in Marrakech, the clothes showcase the Moroccan influence of her surroundings with bold prints and rich colours. The beautiful, quality garments and accessories are designed and made by a small team in Marrakech then shipped to the UK team in Lincolnshire. 

Kasbah Clothing have a wonderful range of clothing and accessories which are perfect for gifting to loved ones this Christmas. With lots of unique pieces of different styles and a personal size guide for each piece of clothing, there is something for everyone. 

Here are a few of our favourite pieces from Kasbah Clothing that would be wonderful gifts this Christmas.

The Rafaella crushed velvet bubble dress in midnight blue (RRP £90) is a festive delight and wonderful for the upcoming party season. The sumptuous velvet dress in magical midnight blue hugs the body creating a beautiful silhouette. 

Another stunning statement party piece is the Tomasa crushed velvet bubble top in bordeaux (RRP £75). Complete the Christmas look by wearing this beautiful bordeaux velvet top with Kasbah with Kasbah Clothing’s new Prunella velvet trousers

Arran Sense of Scotland

Give the gift of the sense of Scotland with a lovely gift set from Arran Sense of Scotland.

Proudly made in Scotland and inspired by the beauty and evocative scent of Scotland, in particular the unique, vibrant scent of Arran; the bath, body and home products made by Arran Sense of Scotland are expertly crafted and manufactured with the greatest care on our Island home of Arran. 

Here are just a few of our favourite Arran Sense of Scotland gift sets that are wonderful gifts to give to loved ones this Christmas.

Body care gift set - After the Rain

Arran has a range of luxury body care gift sets that contain their signature bath & shower gel and body lotion, beautifully presented in a bespoke gift box.

The After the Rain gift set (RRP £30) is a signature body care set that features their famous alluring scent - After the Rain - that has stood the test of time since 1989.

This luxurious gift set presented in a beautiful Arran branded gift box, boasts a fresh and floral fragrance. The body care products are perfect for pampering the body by cleansing and moisturising thanks to high quality ingredients. 

Capturing the scent of a summer garden on the Isle of Arran following a rain shower, its warm and inviting scent will captivate your senses with its elegant floral and citrus blend. Discover the sensual and refreshing aroma of lime, musk and rose, fused effortlessly with the soft notes of Arran’s precious woods, a smooth sandalwood fragrance. 

Hand care gift set - New Glen Rosa Fig & Ylang Ylang Hand Care Gift Set

Arran luxury hand cream gift sets treat hard-working hands and have been formulated with shea butter, vitamin E, jojoba seed oil and actives of aloe vera leaf juice, which are known to soothe. Give them the gift of Arran with our best hand wash and hand cream, beautifully presented in a bespoke gift box.

The New Glen Rosa Fig & Ylang Ylang Hand Care Gift Set (RRP £30) is warm, sweet and delicate. 

This velvety fragrance combines the warmth of ripe, honeyed fig with the freshness of crushed green leaves whilst pampering, soothing and caring for hands.

Mens gift set - Mens Shower & Shave Gel Discovery Gift Set

Gift the man in your life this Shower & Shave Discovery gift set (RRP £10) this Christmas.

Introduce loved ones to the spicy warmth of Lochranza or the mineral freshness of Machrie with the new Arran Mens Discovery Set. The gift set includes Lochranza 30ml Shower Gel & 30ml Shave Gel and a Machrie 30ml Shower Gel & 30ml Shave Gel.

This gift set features Arran’s  new and improved branded gift packaging, which is fully recyclable and more compact to reduce waste, and now contains 100% PCR bottles.

BiGDUG limited edition garage/shed storage mega deal bundle

Jingle bells, jingle bells, an epic Christmas Mega Deal is on the waaay ♫


This Christmas, gift your loved one a whole garage filler, thanks to the Christmas Mega Deal from Storage Solutions specialist BiGDUG. This limited-edition, festive-red bundle includes everything they will need to organise their garage or shed – and they’ll love you snow much for it!


The BiGDUG Christmas Mega Deal features two adjustable steel shelving units – with one being a handy corner unit that fits nice and snug while utilising space – a matching powder-coated red workbench, 15 lidded storage boxes and 24 plastic part bins for the ultimate storage solution.


Sleigh the gift-giving game and treat the special person in your life with the Christmas Mega Deal for just £155.58 from Christmas Mega Deal | Shelving | BiGDUG. *Christmas decorations not included!

Tropilex hammock

Give the gift of relaxation with a luxurious hammock or hanging chair from Tropilex. Tropilex manufactures beautiful hammocks & hanging chairs, producing them as sustainably and honestly as possible.

A hammock or hanging chair is a great product to give or receive. It's a product that you can enjoy in the garden, on the balcony or even in the house. A hammock decorates your garden or home, creates a happy atmosphere and is a great place to relax.

Hammocks are available in a fantastic range of different colours and designs so there is something to suit everyone. Stands for hammocks are available in 100% FSC wood or the strongest metal. Likewise hanging chairs are available in a wonderful array of colours and designs. Tropilex hammocks and hanging chairs are handmade and fairtrade, being woven and finished by hand by traditional hammock weavers in Colombia, Brazil and India. .

Give the gift of relaxation and sumptuous comfort this Christmas with a hammock or hanging chair.

LYNX Africa Retro Washbag Gift Set 

The LYNX Africa Retro Washbag Gift Set (RRP £14.99) is a classic gift to give loved ones this Christmas.

The set contains LYNX Africa Bodyspray 150 ml, Bodywash 225 ml and Antiperspirant Deodorant Spray 150 ml. 

The bodyspray keeps him cool no matter what, with an exotic, masculine scent of warm African spices and aromas. The bodywash is an ultra-fresh body, hair, and face wash with the same iconic fragrance that leaves him smelling fresh and clean. The antiperspirant deodorant spray gives him 72-hour protection against sweat and body odour. 

This gift set comes in a practical, limited edition washbag for him to keep all his LYNX essentials in one place. This season, choose the perfect Christmas gifts for men and surprise your sons, nephews, brothers, dad, and guys everywhere.

Bio-D soaps

Eco-friendly company Bio-D, who secured its B Corp certification earlier this year, has recently launched its brand-new, 100% naturally derived soap bar range.]

Raising the bar this Christmas Bio-D soap bars (RRP £2.54) are lovely gifts that are affordable, UK produced and made from ethically sourced ingredients.

Made with over 65% organic content and plastic free, Bio-D Soap Bars are both cruelty-free and vegan, and gently cleanse the face and body to leave skin feeling fresh and moisturised.


With three of Bio-D’s most popular fragrances to choose from – Lime & Aloe Vera, Plum & Mulberry, and Mandarin – each soap bar contains high levels of Vitamin E which is good for skin, and is free from sulphates including SLS, SLES and ALES, and MPG.

Andi Theokle. Artist limited edition art print

Androulla Theokle or simply Andi, is an international award winning interior designer and international fine artist based in London, Wiltshire and Europe who creates spectacular limited edition art. 

With a focus on nature, architecture and the human form, Andi draws inspiration from their travels around the world. Andi’s work is not only diverse in subject matter but also in style, working in ink applied in a variety of ways, acrylic and oil painting. 

Limited edition print of Blackbirds over London (RRP £100)

This unique piece was created as part of the reminiscence collection , celebrating the view over the millennium bridge of London's iconic St Pauls. This beautiful piece is limited edition and it is 1 of 10 A4 signed prints printed onto 300gsm uncoated paper.

Limited edition print of Golden Capital (RRP £100)

This beautiful view over the Thames is framed by the beautiful Golden sunrise, enveloping the capital city. This is available as a limited signed edition of 25 prints at A3 size on 300gsm uncoated paper.

These stunning prints, along with others available in Andi’s impressive collection of artwork, would make a wonderful, unique gift to give loved ones this Christmas.

Oxford Artisan Distillery Christmas collection

The Oxford Artisan Distillery have festive delights of three wonderful products ideal for presents for you or a loved one over the Christmas period.

Limited Edition Christmas Pudding Rye (20cl RRP £25)

Master Distiller Francisco Rosa has taken their exceptional Oxford Rye spirit and given it a festive twist by combining it with the quintessentially British Christmas Day dessert. 

The Christmas Pudding Rye includes warming winter spices, hints of orange, quite a few Christmas Puddings and, for the first time, this edition was matured for 8 months in a Vintage Port barrique. Christmas Pudding Rye is perfect for Eggnog or served over ice.

Dam Sloe Gin (20cl RRP £25)

Ideal for the winter months this delicious warming drink is a firm favourite at Christmas. 

The distillery’s sloe gin is packed with locally picked wild damsons and sloes and rested in their award-winning Oxford Rye Dry Gin for over a year before maturing in the richest Vintage Port barrique, bringing a delightful depth to the flavours. Best served with a light tonic or in a cocktail such as a Dam Vintage Mulled Sloegroni.

Oxford Rye Whisky Purple Grain (70cl RRP £75)

Launched in 2022 to celebrate the 5thanniversary of The Oxford Artisan Distillery, Purple Grain Whisky is a wonderful gift for Christmas.  

Crafted from heritage grains, this whisky was matured in rare Moscatel Roxo Casks from Setúbal, Portugal, resulting in a decadent whisky with a refreshing punch. The resulting whisky has strong hazelnut and almond notes that sit alongside dried fruits, fresh herbs and our classic butter-pastry house character. Best served on its own, with a dash of water.

Cotton Traders

Shop for comfort, joy and festive fashion at Cotton Traders this Christmas for you or as a gift for loved ones. With colourful collections, comfort, quality, sizes to suit, style and value there is something for everyone at Cotton Traders.

Here are a few favourite festive clothes from Cotton Traders.

Sofia Faux Fur Coat (RRP £69)

Perfect for party season and special occasions, this gorgeous Sofia coat will have you standing out from the crowd in comfort and style. 

The beautiful coat in champagne colour features a classic revere collar and deeply soft faux fur, that exudes old-school elegance and grace. You’ll love everything about it, from the luxe lining and high-quality finish to the flattering princess seams, front pockets and button-fastening front.

Opulent Borg Double-Breasted Coat (RRP £65)

Fall in love with borg with this stunning boat. 

The opulent borg coat boasts deeply soft borg fabric for incomparable cosiness and is available in rich damson colour or a subtle warm beige. Its mid-length double breasted styling is complemented by a revere collar and deep front pockets to keep you cosy in the cold, while the full lining gives it a gorgeous luxe finish. It’s like wearing a hug!

Winter Crew Neck Jumper (RRP £32)

Perfect for those who love festive knits, this soft and warm knit jumper is available in a storm grey Cotton Traders’ Fair Isle pattern.

Malham Waterproof Jacket (RRP £69)

Inspired by outdoor adventure, this brilliantly practical outer layer is ready for anything! Even though it’s wadded, fully waterproof and windproof with taped seams, its breathable fabric and eyelets under each arm allow air to flow, keeping you comfortable; plus, the wadding is nice and light for warmth without the weight. 

A contrasting microfleece half-lined body, and a softly peached outer add an extra layer of cosiness on cooler days, whilst a zip-through front covered with a popper-fastening storm flap, plus adjustable popper-fastening tabbed cuffs help keep the cold out. The look is completed with a rubber goose shield badge to one sleeve and practical pockets including popper-fastening flap patch pockets to the upper body, twin zip-fastening vertical pockets to the lower body, plus a popper-fastening inner security pocket to keep your wallet and keys safe and secure. 

Amazon Small Business gifts

More than half of all products purchased on Amazon UK are sold by small businesses, where customers can find unique and giftable products from more than 85,000 small business selling partners based in the UK. With a wonderful array of Small Businesses and an expansive range of different types of products, there really is something for everyone by buying from Amazon Small Businesses.

When shopping for gifts this Christmas, Support Small and buy from a small business. Customers can look for the Small Business Badge to identify products sold by small businesses.

Take a look below to see just some of the different types of products available from small businesses on Amazon.

CLOUD NINE The Airshot Hair Dryer (RRP £139)

Bring the heat with the hairdryer that turns up your style. Give the gift of stylish hair this Christmas with this CLOUD NINE hair dryer.

The hair dryer features With Kinder Styling Technology, for healthier, stronger, shinier hair every time your style. The Airshot is a lightweight, sleek 2000W styling power house dryer which boasts Tourmaline and Vitamin-Infused ceramic heating elements that provide the ultimate care for your hair whilst styling.

Ensure long-lasting style without compromising your hair’s strength, softness or shine. CLOUD NINE's Anti-Static Technology reduces negatively charged particles, diminishing frizz and flyaways. With professional salon performance and two nozzle attachments with different shapes to focus hot air and target specific parts of your hair during styling, the Airshot Dryer makes the perfect gift.

Prosecco and Wine gift hamper (RRP £42)

This lovely duo gift set by Clearwater Hampers is a great gift to give to loved ones this Christmas.

The thoughtful gift contains a bottle of deliciously crisp Prosecco accompanied with a bottle of full bodied Las Carlinas Garnacha.

NEOM Perfect Night's Sleep Scented Candle (RRP £12.96)

Part of EOM's Scent To Sleep range which has been specially formulated with 100% natural fragrances which smell wonderful and can have a relaxing effect on the mind and body, this candle is a lovely gift to give loved ones.

The candle has a deeply sedative blend of pure essential oils English lavender, jasmine and sweet basil which has the power to induce a deep night's sleep.

Sandy Leaf Farm Gin Making Kit (RRP £29.99)

Perfect for gin lovers, the Sandy Leaf Farm Gin Making Kit is a great Christmas gift. With this kit people can make ten bottles of their very own delicious artisan gin.

Made in the UK, this premium gin making kit includes several spices to make multiple flavours including chocolate orange and classic citrus! The gin kit has everything you need: juniper berries, botanicals, a funnel, a metal strainer, kraft paper, bottle tags, and testing pipettes – just add 700ml of vodka per batch.

Packed full of delicious spice blends and inventive recipes, it’s sure to get a toast!

Badminton Racket and net set

Make Christmas a joyous racket with this Yonex GR303 Badminton racket and net set (RRP £55) gift from the UK’s premier specialist badminton shop - Badminton HQ.

The Yonex GR303 is a badminton set complete with 4 durable steel framed rackets, 2 nylon shuttles, net, net posts and a carry case.

Perfect for badminton lovers or those looking to take up a new hobby, this badminton set will provide hours of fun. If you are looking for badminton gifts for those new to badminton or advanced players, take a look at Badminton HQ who have everything badminton related from rackets to bags to shuttles to grips and strings to clothes and shoes, from every major top brand and 100% genuine and sourced from official distributors. 

Cosmo Necklace from CARAT* London

Christmas gifts and sparkling jewellery often go hand in hand, so this Christmas get your loved one a stunning sparkling necklace from CARAT* London.

The Cosmo necklace (RRP £249) is a sterling silver, white gold finish CARAT* slider necklace. It is a pre-layered necklace composed of a Stellar star pendant necklace paired with a longer chain highlighted with a single Marquise shaped drop. The delicate necklace can be worn at its shortest wearable length of 25cm to the longest length of 46cm.

The Stellar star pendant sparkles magnificently on the necklace with the longer chain’s Marquise shaped drop adding extra shine and beauty, which perfectly dresses up a low neckline that will dazzle this Christmas.

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  1. These Christmas gifting ideas will help with multiple choices. I like Galaxy projector for me.

  2. This is a lovely collection of gift ideas. I really like the prints.

  3. Wow so my gift ideas. The moon lamp looks incredible, I need to look into one of these as I love space themed things x

  4. I'd like to try the bio soap. I'm always on the lookout for a good new soap.

  5. Ohh wow ....I really love this gift guide, helpful informative for my Xmas gifting prep. Thanks! Cheers Siennylovesdrawing

  6. This is the first time I've visited your site and I love it. Love the name and the gifts you share are reflected in that. So many different ideas I love. Thank you. Will definitely visit you again.

  7. The moon lamp is stunning!!! I want want want...Super cool gift for sure.